A soaring coming-of-age story that grapples with achingly familiar issues: coming to terms with loss and loneliness, finding what our identities really mean, and searching for love in an often strange and bewildering world.212 pp.
A collection of stories derived from Chicano and Mexican culture that ranges across the fascinating literary worlds of magical realism, fairy tales, fables and dystopian futures.189 pp.
Ralph Moody was eight years old in 1906 when his family moved from New Hampshire to a Colorado ranch. Through his eyes we experience the pleasures and perils of ranching there early in the 20th century.260 pp.
Nella Larsen's novels Quicksand (1928) and Passing (1929) document the historical realities of Harlem in the 1920s and shed a bright light on the social world of the Black bourgeoisie. Passing is a recent major motion picture.246 pp.
The first openly feminist novel published in Spanish tells the riveting tale of a tumultuous love triangle among a brilliant, young, widowed countess, her inexperienced lover, and his pure and virtuous wife. This first English translation captures the lyrical romanticism of the novel's prose and includes a scholarly introduction to the author and her work.273 pp.