Wrapping Up: What’s in a Name? 3

Food: The Particular Sadness of Lemon Cake by Aimee Bender [review] Water: On Chesil Beach by Ian McEwan [review] Title: Lord of the Flies by William Golding [review] Plant: The Garden Party by Katherine Mansfield [review] Place: Brownsville: Stories by Oscar Casares [review] Music: Hot Water Music by Charles Bukowski [review] The point of thisContinue reading “Wrapping Up: What’s in a Name? 3”

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”