Rincón Literario

Rincón Literario

 

Rincón Literario is the Library's bilingual book club.  Discussions take place in English and Spanish.  New members are always welcome! Rincón Literario es el club de libros bilingües de la Biblioteca.  Las discusiones son en inglés y en español.   ¡Nuevos miembros siempre son bienvenidos!

Meetings are held at 10:30 a.m. over Zoom on the third Saturday of the month. Las reuniones son a las 10:30 a.m. y se llevan a cabo en Zoom el tercer sábado del mes.

Please call 760-839-4214 for more information. Por favor llame al 760-839-4214 para más información.

Upcoming Titles/ Próximos títulos

 

Finding Latinx: In Search of the Voices Redefining Latino Identity
August 21,  2021

August 21, 2021 / Agosto 21, 2021 -- Finding Latinx: In Search of the Voices Redefining Latino Identity / Latinx: En busca de las voces que redefinen la identidad Latina by Paola Ramos

A vital and inspiring work of reportage, Finding Latinx calls on all of us to expand our understanding of what it means to be Latino and what it means to be American. The first step towards change, writes Ramos, is for us to recognize who we are.

In this empowering cross-country travelogue, journalist and activist Paola Ramos embarks on a journey to find the communities of people defining the controversial term, “Latinx.” She introduces us to the indigenous Oaxacans who rebuilt the main street in a post-industrial town in upstate New York, the “Las Poderosas” who fight for reproductive rights in Texas, the musicians in Milwaukee whose beats reassure others of their belonging, as well as drag queens, environmental activists, farmworkers, and the migrants detained at our border. Drawing on intensive field research as well as her own personal story, Ramos chronicles how “Latinx” has given rise to a sense of collectivity and solidarity among Latinos unseen in this country for decades.

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2021 Book Schedule

*List is subject to change

January 16, 2021
Signs Preceding the End of the World / Senales que precederan al fin del mundo by Yuri Herrera

February 20, 2021
Dune / Dune, by Frank Herbert

March 20, 2021
The Yellow Wall-Paper / El Papel de Pared Ararillo by Charlotte Perkins Gilman

April 17, 2021
Open Veins of Latin America / Las Venas Abiertas de América Latina by Eduardo Galeano

May 15, 2021
My Time to Speak Reclaiming Ancestry and Confronting Race / Es mi turno Un viaje en busca de mi voz y mis raíces by Ilia Calderon

June 19, 2021
Delirium / Delirio by Laura Restrepo, translated by Natasha Wimmer

July 17, 2021
The Book of Emma Reyes / El libro de Emma Reyes: Memoria por correspondencia by Emma Reyes

August 21, 2021
Finding Latinx: In Search of the Voices Redefining Latino Identity / Latinx: En busca de las voces que redefinen la identidad Latina by Paola Ramos

September 18, 2021
The Book of Rosy / El Libro de Rosy: La historia de una madre separada de sus hijos en la frontera Pablo Cruz

October 16, 2021
Fever Dream / Distancia de rescate by Samanta Schweblin

November 20, 2021
Thirteen Senses: A Memoir / Trece Sentidos by Victor Villasenor

December 11, 2021
One Book Sin Fronteras / One Book Without Borders sponsored by KPBS