New Latinx and Hispanic Studies Titles from Penguin Random House

By Spenser Stevens | February 12 2024 | Latinx and Hispanic

Browse these new and notable titles for use in your Latinx and Hispanic Studies courses. To request complimentary exam copies for course-use consideration, click here. 

When Trying to Return Home
Stories
9781640096349

A dazzling debut collection spanning a century of Black American and Afro-Latino life in Puerto Rico, Pittsburgh, Louisiana, Miami, and beyond—and an evocative meditation on belonging, the meaning of home, and how we secure freedom on our own terms.

$16.95 US
Feb 06, 2024
Paperback
272 Pages
Counterpoint

The Absent Moon
A Memoir of a Short Childhood and a Long Depression
9780593490747

A literary sensation in Brazil, Luiz Schwarcz’s brave and tender memoir interrogates his ordeal of bipolar disorder in the context of a family story of murder, dispossession, and silence—the long echo of the Holocaust across generations.

$17.00 US
Feb 27, 2024
Paperback
240 Pages
Penguin Books

Stranger in the Desert
A Family Story
9781646221653
Inspired by family lore, a young writer embarks on an epic quest through the Argentine Andes in search of a heritage spanning hemispheres and centuries, from the Jewish Levant to turn-of-the-century trade routes in South America.
$27.00 US
Feb 20, 2024
Hardcover
240 Pages
Catapult

My Documents
Stories
9780143136521

The landmark first story collection from internationally acclaimed author Alejandro Zambra, now featuring five additional stories and an introduction by his longtime collaborator, Megan McDowell.

$18.00 US
Feb 27, 2024
Paperback
272 Pages
Penguin Books