Central America & Caribbean

Golden Child

Golden Child

Adam, Claire
A deeply affecting debut novel set in Trinidad, following the lives of a family as they navigate impossible choices about scarcity, loyalty, and love


January 28, 2020
Hogarth Press
In the Time of the Butterflies
It is November 25, 1960, and the bodies of three beautiful, convent-educated sisters have been found near their wrecked Jeep at the bottom of a 150-foot cliff on the north coast of the Dominican...
January 1, 2010
Algonquin Books
352 Pages
Che Guevara: A Revolutionary Life (Revised)

A New York Times Notable Book of the year.

Acclaimed around the world and a national best-seller, this is the definitive work on Che Guevara, the dashing rebel whose epic...

April 20, 2010
Grove Press
819 Pages
We Fed an Island: The True Story of Rebuilding Puerto Rico, One Meal at a Time


The true story of how a group of chefs fed hundreds of thousands of hungry Americans after Hurricane Maria...

September 3, 2019
Anthony Bourdain/Ecco
288 Pages
Before Night Falls: A Memoir

Before Night Falls: A Memoir

Arenas, Reinaldo ; Koch, Dolor
"Before Night Falls" is Reinaldo Arenas's stunning autobiography - a bold and unrestrained account of his life as a writer and a homosexual. Arenas, acknowledged as one of the great 20th-century...
October 1, 1994
Penguin Books
336 Pages
The Underdogs: A Novel of the Mexican Revolution

The Underdogs: A Novel of the Mexican Revolution

Azuela, Mariano ; Fuentes, Car
The greatest novel of the Mexican Revolution, in a brilliant new translation by an award-winning translator

The Underdogs is the first great novel about the first great revolution...

August 1, 2008
Penguin Group
148 Pages


Ballenas, Carl

Jamaica is an astounding visual journey documenting the unique history of this remarkable community over more than 350 years.

Jamaica, Queens, has long occupied a commanding...

May 2, 2011
Arcadia Publishing (SC)
127 Pages
The Last Flight of the Scarlet Macaw: One Womans Fight to Save the Worlds Most Beauti
Caring for orphaned animals at her own zoo in the tropical country of Belize, Sharon Matola became one of Central America's greatest wildlife defenders. And when powerful outside forces conspired...
January 13, 2009
Random House Trade
313 Pages
Mexico One Plate at a Time
Rick Bayless has been acclaimed widely as America's foremost proponent of Mexico's thrillingly diverse cuisine. In this companion book to his 26-part Public Television series, he takes us, with...
October 25, 2000
Scribner Book Company
384 Pages
Rick Baylesss Mexican Kitchen: Capturing the Vibrant Flavors of a World-Class Cuisine
Bursting with bold, complex flavors, Mexican cooking has the kind of gusto we want in food today. Until now, American home cooks have had few authorities to translate the heart of this world-class...
October 21, 1996
Scribner Book Company
448 Pages

New Arrivals

Leviathan Falls
Back to Japan: The Life and Art of Master Kimono Painter Kunihiko Moriguchi
Havana Year Zero
Born of No Woman
Colorization: One Hundred Years of Black Films in a White World
Monster in the Middle
Certain Hunger
Loneliest Americans
Sandor Katz's Fermentation Journeys: Recipes, Techniques, and Traditions from Around the World