GIVEAWAY: Celebrate Latino Books Month!

It’s Latino Books Month, and The Feminist Texican is celebrating by giving away three books by Latin@ authors, courtesy of Hachette Book Group! One commenter will receive three of the following titles of their choice: Try to Remember By Iris Gomez Hot (broke) Messes By Nancy Trejos Waking Up in the Land of Glitter ByContinue reading “GIVEAWAY: Celebrate Latino Books Month!”

Brownsville: Stories

I wish I had read Oscar Casares’s debut collection of stories when I was living in New York and feeling homesick; I read this in one sitting!  Set in Brownsville, Texas, Brownsville definitely captures the essence of life in the Rio Grande Valley.  The Texas-Mexico border is at times a world all of its own,Continue reading “Brownsville: Stories”


David Foster Wallace’s 1,079 page novel, Infinite Jest, has just been released as an app for iThings with “enriched-endnote capabilities.”  The endnotes will pop up, so people will no longer need to toggle back and forth to the end of the book. I say: IJ endnotes must be experienced in all their obnoxious, hair-pulling, two-bookmark-requiringContinue reading “Booooooooo!!!”