The two Hispanic women explain how they've been put into the cage of multiculturalism, sometimes by the way they view themselves, but primarily by publishers and readers--to the extent of being expected to read only certain kinds of literature. When the names Thomas Pynchon and Marguerite Duras come up, the conversation takes a turn, and the satisfactions of broad, deep reading are embraced.
- You can read an overview of the series or an excerpt from:
- Sandra Cisneros' Caramelo
- Nina Marie Martínez's Caramba!
Nina Marie Martinez