Favorites On Mexican Culture

By Wander_Glueck

By Wander_Glueck

I have an insatiable passion for learning about other cultures—particularly Mexican as I've lived in Mexico for the last 8 years, am married to an indigenous Mexican dancer/chef, and we've built our business around sharing his culture. Here are my picks (fiction and non-fiction) on Mexican Culture from over the years.

Fifth Sun: A New History of the Aztecs

Camilla Townsend

$29.95 $26.96

Fantastic book written entirely based on the histories of the indigenous Mexicans themselves. Provides a deep insight into a history that was rewritten by the Spanish

Conquistador: Hernan Cortes, King Montezuma, and the Last Stand of the Aztecs

Buddy Levy

$18.00 $16.56

From more common (Spanish-perspective) histories, but a great book. Gives a detailed account of Cortez's fight to conquor the Mexica empire.

The Hummingbird's Daughter

Luis Alberto Urrea

$16.98 $15.62

One of my all-time favorite books: a historical fiction written by the protagonists great-great-great grand nephew.

Queen of America

Luis Alberto Urrea

$16.99 $15.63

The sequel to The Hummingbird's Daughter