LITERATURE

  •     Bayardo Gómez, Patricio. Mediodía : estampas del México ignorado. / Patricio Bayardo Gómez ; proemio de Jorge Ortega. Mexicali, Baja California: Editorial CETYS, 2017.. ISBN: 9786079745257; 6079745259 - Compilation of texts combining fiction with memoirs and personal reflection. Keen powers of observation and narrative talent lend immediacy to distant but primordial experiences. Edition limited to 300 copies…
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  •     León, Antonio. : ríos. / Antonio León. Mexicali, Baja California: CETYS Universidad, 2017. (Colección Ojo de Agua) ISBN: 9786079745271 - Succinct poems of wry despair by Baja California poet. Leon's work is informed by cultural blurring of US-Mexico border region, filled with references to country music and popular film while retaining deeply personal voice. Edition limited to 300 c…
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  •     Longoria, Mara. Bazar, cedazo de tiempo y lejanía. / Mara Longoria. Mexicali, México: CETYS Universidad, 2017. (Colección Ojo de Agua) ISBN: 9786079745219; 6079745216 - One writer's poetic voyage through memory and self-understanding. Chronicles sequence of sensations, emotions, and perceptions against backdrop of pain, nostalgia and anxiety. Edition limited to 300 copies.…
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  •     Manríquez D., Miguel. Lupercalia : antología poética, 1980-2016. / Miguel Manríquez Durán. Hermosillo, Sonora, México: Instituto Sonorense de Cultura, 2017. (Feria del Libro Hermosillo, 2017) ISBN: 9786079499235; 6079499231 - Works by Sonoran scholar who has garnered literary awards for essays and poetry. Opens with critical essay by Alex Ramirez citing Manriquez' "luminous barbarism and infinite melancholy," and concludes with statement by Manriquez about his life and i…
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  •     Ruiz Méndez, José Salvador. Muertos en el tintero : la narrativa policiaca de Gabriel Trujillo Muñoz : ensayo. / José Salvador Ruiz. Mexicali, Baja California: Instituto Cultural de Baja California; Ciudad de México: Secretaría de Cultura, 2017. (Ensayo) ISBN: 9786077832737 - Prizewinning critical analysis of detective novels by well-known author of genre (1958- ) whose work crystallizes dark and violent world of crime at Mexico's northern border. Reviews history and current state of genre in Mexico, establishes Trujillo…
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  •      El círculo de las siete esquinas : antología de cuentos. / Eduardo Antonio Parra, coordinador ; JR Gamboa, compilador ; Jaime Romero and six others. Colima, Col.: Puertabierta Editores, 2017. ISBN: 9786078488841 - Short stories by participants in 2016 literary workshop in Colima, some published here for first time. Works reflect both mutual influences during workshop experience and individual personality and narrative style of each. Contributors include Arma…
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  •     Aguilera Luis Jorge. El poema místico en la poesía mexicana contemporánea : hacia una tipología. / Luis Jorge Aguilera. Guadalajara, Jalisco: Universidad de Guadalajara, Centro Universitario de Ciencias Sociales y Humanidades, 2017. ISBN: 9786077428879 - Explores mystic currents in modern Mexican poetry, based on works by Carlos Pellicer, Javier Sicilia and Minerva Margarita Villarreal. Reconsiders historical and critical vision of Hispanic mystic poetry and defines features of lyric verbal object t…
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  •     Clavel, Ana. Territorio Lolita. / Ana V. Clavel. Ciudad de México: Alfaguara, 2017. ISBN: 9786073156028; 6073156022 - Critical reflections on literary uses of sexually compelling girl child, or "nymphets." First section discusses specificities of Nabokov's eponymous character. Second looks at other examples of this type of character in fairy tales and Victorian li…
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  •      Tatuajes en el muro escolar : antología de poesía. / selección y prólogo, Pepe Tachas ; ilustraciones, Jess Silva. Saltillo: Gobierno Municipal de Saltillo, Instituto Municipal de Cultura de Saltillo, 2017. ISBN: 9786078419296 - Anthology of poems by 10, 11 and 12 year olds studying in Mexican public schools of Saltillo. Created in literary workshop headed by children…
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