On the Dulce Shelf | Las Comadres & Friends National Latino Book Club

September Selection
The Most Beautiful: My Life with Prince
By Mayte Garcia
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Supplemental Text
Bravo! Poems About Amazing Hispanics
By Margarita Engle
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Please order your copy for October's book club meetup, or make sure to ask Teresa to order it for you. 
2017 Teleconference Book Selections
4th Mondays of the Month
7 PM
Audio Podcasts posted after Interviews
Las Comadres & Friends National Latino Book Club at
SV Cultural Hub

I'm looking forward to seeing you at the Cultural Hub this Thursday, September 28, at 7 PM to discuss August's book selection, Lucía Zárate by Cecilia Velástegui. It has been an interesting read thus far and hoping to complete it tonight! 

Bring your dinner and let's talk about Zoila and Lucía. Coffee will be brewing and water will be infused.   

Las Comadres & Friends Book Club @ the SV #Cultural Hub
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NEXT MONTH | The Most Beautiful: My Life with Prince by Mayte Garcia, with a supplemental title, Bravo! Poems about Amazing Hispanics by Margarita Engle

In The Most Beautiful, a title inspired by the hit song Prince wrote about their legendary love story, Mayte Garcia for the first time shares the deeply personal story of their relationship and offers a singular perspective on the music icon and their world together: from their unconventional meeting backstage at a concert (and the long-distance romance that followed), to their fairy-tale wedding (and their groundbreaking artistic partnership), to the devastating losses that ultimately dissolved their romantic relationship for good. Throughout it all, they shared a bond more intimate than any other in Prince's life. No one else can tell this story or can provide a deeper, more nuanced portrait of Prince--both the famously private man and the pioneering, beloved artist--than Mayte, his partner during some of the most pivotal personal and professional years of his career. The Most Beautiful is a book that will be returned to for decades, as Prince's music lives on with generations to come.
Bravo! Poems About Amazing Hispanics by Margarita Engle

Bold, graphic portraits and evocative poems combine in an introduction to famous and lesser-known Latinos of varied backgrounds, from César Chávez to Tito Puente, who have faced life's challenges in creative ways.

Musician, botanist, baseball player, pilot—the Latinos featured in this collection, Bravo!, come from many different countries and from many different backgrounds. Celebrate their accomplishments and their contributions to a collective history and a community that continues to evolve and thrive today!

Biographical poems include: Aida de Acosta, Arnold Rojas, Baruj Benacerraf, César Chávez, Fabiola Cabeza de Baca, Félix Varela, George Meléndez, José Martí, Juan de Miralles, Juana Briones, Julia de Burgos, Louis Agassiz Fuertes, Paulina Pedroso, Pura Belpré, Roberto Clemente, Tito Puente, Ynes Mexia, and Tomás Rivera..

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