Monday, April 30, 2007

Biographies & Memoirs of Interest

1. Something to Declare by Julia Alvarez
2. Down These Mean Streets by Piri Thomas
3. Rain of Gold by Victor E. Villasenor
4. Silent Dancing : A Partial Remembrance of a Puerto Rican Childhood by Judith Ortiz Cofer, Judith Ortiz Cofer
5. The Autobiography of a Brown Buffalo by Oscar Zeta Acosta, Robin Desser (Editor)
6. Revolt of the Cockroach People by Oscar Zeta Acosta, Robin Desser (Editor)
7. Nobody's Son : Notes from an American Life (Camino Del Sol) by Luis Alberto Urrea
8. Mariah Carey (Real-Life Reader Biography) by Melanie Cole
9. The Poetry of Healing : A Doctor's Education in Empathy, Identity, and Desire by Rafael Campo
10. The Air Down Here : True Tales from a South Bronx Boyhood by Gil C. Alicea, et al
11. Barrio Boy by Ernesto Galarza, Rudolf Steiner
12. Viva Baseball! : Latin Major Leaguers and Their Special Hunger (Sport and Society) by Samuel O. Regelado, Samuel O. Regalado
13. Pride of Puerto Rico : The Life of Roberto Clemente by Paul Robert Walker
14. Muddy Cup : A Dominican Family Comes of Age in a New America by Barbara Fischkin
15. Roberto Clemente : Young Ball Player (Childhood of Famous Americans) by Montrew Dunham, Meryl Henderson
16. Selena (Real-Life Reader Biography) by Barbara J. Marvis
17. Oscar 'Zeta' Acosta : The Uncollected Works by Oscar Zeta Acosta, Ilan Stavans (Editor)
18. Cholos & Surfers : A Latino Family Album by Jack Lopez
19. Father Greg & the Homeboys : The Extraordinary Journey of Father Greg Boyle and His Work With the Latino Gangs of East L.A. by Celeste Fremon
20. Standing Tall : The Stories of Ten Hispanic Americans (Scholastic Biography) by Argentina Palacios
21. Simon Bolivar : South American Liberator (Hispanic Biographies) by David Goodnough
22. Ritchie Valens : The 1st Latino Rocker by Beverly Mendheim
23. The Hispanic 100 : A Ranking of the Latino Men and Women Who Have Most Influenced American Thought and Culture by Himilce Novas, Himalce Novas
24. Spared Angola : Memories from a Cuban-American Childhood by Virgil Suarez
25. House of Houses by Pat Mora
26. A Message from God in the Atomic Age : A Memoir by Irene Vilar, Gregory Rabassa (Translator)
27. Family Installments : Memories of Growing Up Hispanic by Edward Rivera
28. How Did You Get to Be Mexican? : A White/Brown Man's Search for Identity by Kevin R. Johnson
29. Father Junipero Serra : Founder of California Missions (Hispanic Biographies) by Donna Genet
30. Hispanic Hollywood : The Latins in Motion Pictures (A Citadel Press Book) by George Hadley-Garcia, Dolores Del Rio (Introduction)
31. Dionicio Morales : A Life in Two Cultures by Dionicio Morales
32. Gloria Estefan : A Real-Life Reader Biography (Real-Life Reader Biography) by Sue Boulais 33. Scattering the Ashes by Maria Del Carmen Boza, Maria Del Carmen Boza
34. Jimmy Smits : A Real-Life Reader Biography (Real-Life Reader Biography) by Melanie Cole 35. Hoyt Street : An Autobiography by Mary Helen Ponce
36. Pride of Puerto Rico : The Life of Roberto Clemente by Paul Robert Walker
37. Rafael Palmeiro : At Home With the Balitmore Orioles by Ed Brandt, Na
38. Gloria Estefan (Contemporary Hispanic Americans) by Janel Rodriguez
39. Evelyn Cisneros : Prima Ballerina (Picture-Story Biographies) by Charnan Simon
40. Latino Voices (Writers of America) by Frances R. Aparicio(Editor)
41. Latinos : A Biography of the People by Earl Shorris
42. Oscar De LA Hoya : A Real-Life Reader Biography (Real-Life Reader Biography) by Valerie Menard, Valene Menard
43. Cristina : Confidencias De Una Rubia [ABRIDGED] by Cristina Saralegui
44. Women of God, Women of the People : Four Biblical Meditations by Ada Maria Isasi-Diaz, Ada Maria Diaz
45. Raul Julia : Actor and Humanitarian (Hispanic Biographies) by Barbara C. Cruz
46. Famous Mexican Americans by Janet Morey, Wendy Dunn (Contributor)
47. Andres Galarraga : A Real-Life Reader Biography (Real-Life Reader Biography) by Sue Boulais
48. Dolores Huerta (Contemporary Hispanic Americans) by Dolores Huerta, Frank Perez
49. Jose Marti (Hispanic Stories) by Jan Gleiter, et al
50. Gloria Estefan (Junior World Biographies) by David Shirley, Bruce W. Conord
51. Linda Ronstadt (Hispanics of Achievement) by Melissa Amdur, Richard Amdur
52. Athletes Remembered : Mexicano/Latino Professional Football Players, 1929-1970 by Mario Longoria
53. Ruben Blades : Salsa Siger and Social Activist (Hispanic Biographies) by Barbara C. Cruz
54. The Biographical Dictionary of Hispanic Americans by Nicholas E. Meyer
55. Jose Canseco (Contemporary Hispanic Americans) by Bettina Ling
56. Sandra Cisneros : Latina Writer and Activist (Hispanic Biographies) by Caryn Mirriam-Goldberg, Caryn Miriam-Goldberg
57. Pablo Neruda : Nobel Prize-Winning Poet (Hispanic Biographies) by David Goodnough
58. Famous Hispanic Americans by Wendy Dunn(Contributor), Janet Nomura Morey
59. Notable Latino Americans by Matt S. Meier, et al.
60. Simon Bolivar : Latin American Liberator (Hispanic Heritage) by Frank De Varona
61. The Way It Was and Other Writings by Jesus Colon, et al
62. Rita Moreno (Hispanics of Achievement) by Susan Suntree
63. Viva Baseball! : Latin Major Leaguers and Their Special Hunger (Sport and Society) by Samuel O. Regalado
64. Roberto Clemente : Baseball Legend (Hispanic Heritage) by Alan West
65. Hispanic Scientists : Ellen Ochoa, Carlos A. Ramirez, Eloy Rodriguez, Lydia Villa-Komaroff, Maria Elena Zavala (Capstone Short Biographies) by Jetty St. John, Jetty Kahn
66. Jaime Escalante : Sensational Teacher (Hispanic Biographies) by Ann Byers
67. Jose Marti : Cuban Patriot and Poet (Hispanic Biographies) by David Goodnough
68. Joan Baez (Hispanics of Achievement) by Hedda Garza, Robert Green
69. My History, Not Yours : The Formation of Mexican American Autobiography by Genaro M. Padilla
70. The Hispanic Homograph : Gay Self-Representation in Contemporary Spanish Autobiography by Robert Richmond Ellis
71. Rafael Palmeiro: At Home With the Balitmore Orioles by Ed Brandt, et al
72. Working in the Dark : Reflections of a Poet of the Barrio by Jimmy Santiago Baca, Adan Hernandez (Illustrator)
73. Placido Domingo : Opera Superstar (Hispanic Biographies) by David Goodnough
74. Jose De San Martin : Latin America's Quiet Hero (Hispanic Heritage) by Jose B. Fernandez 75. Benito Juarez : President of Mexico (Hispanic Heritage) by Frank De Varona

1 comment:

  1. Creo que te hubiera gustado mi tia. Era profesora de literatura latinoamericana en una universidad de Londres (no recuerdo cual). Se llamaba Nissa Torrents (murió joven). Aquí http://lavista.bloc.cat/post/2053/44750 un retrato suyo, pintado por el pintor Kitaj (el retrato se llama precisamente "La hispanista".

    Si tecleas su nombre en google salen un montón de referencias sobre sus estudios y trabajos. La gente de su generación que la conoció, la adoraban. Yo también. El artículo que escribí debajo del retrato no é por qué no se lee bien. Está en catalán, lo siento.

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