15 Enthralling Books by Mexican and Mexican American Authors

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Cinco de Mayo celebrates the anniversary of Mexico’s victory in 1862 at the Battle of Puebla against Napoleon’s forces — and today, it’s also often seen as a celebration of Mexican culture. We’ve put together a list of 15 books by Mexican and Mexican American authors, from tales of magical realism to coming-of-age books to literary masterpieces. So if reading is how you like to mark special occasions, dive in!