Puerto Rico

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
Nation of Women: An Early Feminist Speaks Out
The groundbreaking feminist and socialist writings of Puerto Rican author and activist Luisa Capetillo

A Penguin Classic

In 1915, Puerto Rican activist Luisa Capetillo was...

September 14, 2021
Penguin Group
192 Pages
War Against All Puerto Ricans: Revolution and Terror in Americas Colony
The powerful, untold story of the 1950 revolution in Puerto Rico and the long history of U.S. intervention on the island, that the New York Times says could not be more timely. In 1950...
March 29, 2016
Bold Type Books
Puerto Rico: What Everyone Needs to Know(r)
Acquired by the United States from Spain in 1898, Puerto Rico has a peculiar status among Latin American and Caribbean countries. As a Commonwealth, the island enjoys limited autonomy over local...
April 1, 2017
Oxford University Press, USA
208 Pages


Lalo, Eduardo ; Frye, David
Eduardo Lalo is one of the most vital and unique voices of Latin American literature, but his work is relatively little known in the English-speaking world. That changes now: this masterful...
November 2, 2015
University of Chicago Press
152 Pages
Clemente: The Passion and Grace of Baseballs Last Hero
Discover the remarkable life of Roberto Clemente--one of the most accomplished--and beloved--baseball heroes of his generation from Pulitzer Prize winner David Maraniss.

On New Year's Eve...

April 3, 2007
Simon & Schuster
401 Pages
The Time It Snowed in Puerto Rico
It is 1961 and Puerto Rico is trapped in a tug-of-war between those who want to stay connected to the United States and those who are fighting for independence. For eleven-year-old Verdita Ortiz-...
August 3, 2010
Crown Publishing Group (NY)
Mundo Cruel: Stories

Mundo Cruel: Stories

Negron, Luis ; Levine, Suzanne
Luis Negrón's debut collection reveals the intimate world of a small community in Puerto Rico joined together by its transgressive sexuality. The writing straddles the shifting line between pure,...
March 12, 2013
Seven Stories Press
96 Pages
Puerto Rico Inside and Out: Changes and Continuities
The essays in this book deal with continuity and change in Puerto Rico and together constitute a delightful San Juan reader from a thoughtful historian's point of view. The themes range from Puerto...
April 29, 2009
Markus Wiener Publishers


Santiago, Esmeralda

As a young girl growing up in Spain, Ana Larragoity Cubillas is powerfully drawn to Puerto Rico by the diaries of an ancestor who traveled there with Ponce de Leon. And in handsome twin brothers...

July 10, 2012
432 Pages

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