National Hispanic Cultural Center Book Club

The National Hispanic Cultural Center Book Club, "Lit Clique," meets in 2020 with once monthly gatherings to read the following books. Monthly dates and time will be determined by book club members. Visit the NHCC website for details.

Books can be purchased from Bookworks for a 10% discount, below or in our shop. For online orders, use the discount code BOOKCLUB on checkout.

  • January 23Berta Isla, Javier Marías, 2017
  • February 27Lost Children Archive, Valeria Luiselli, 2019
  • March 26A Peculiar Kind of Immigrant’s Son, Sergio Troncoso, 2019 (Troncoso speaking and reading at NHCC April 11)
  • April 23The Heart of the Artichoke, Elena Poniatowska, 2012
  • May 28The Hummingbird’s Daughter, Luis Alberto Urrea, 2005
  • June 25The Death of Artemio Cruz, Carlos Fuentes, 1962

For more information and to register, email Valerie Martinez, Director of History and Literary Arts at


Berta Isla: A novel Cover Image
By Javier Marías, Margaret Jull Costa (Translated by)
ISBN: 9780525521365
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Knopf - August 6th, 2019

Lost Children Archive: A novel Cover Image
ISBN: 9780525436461
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Vintage - February 4th, 2020

A Peculiar Kind of Immigrant's Son Cover Image
ISBN: 9781947627338
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Cinco Puntos Press - October 15th, 2019

The Heart of the Artichoke Cover Image
By Elena Poniatowska, George Henson (Translator)
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ISBN: 9780967565897
Availability: Special Order - Price and Availability Subject to Change
Published: Alligator Press - January 2nd, 2012

The Hummingbird's Daughter Cover Image
ISBN: 9780316154529
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Back Bay Books - April 3rd, 2006

The Death of Artemio Cruz: A Novel (FSG Classics) Cover Image
By Carlos Fuentes, Alfred MacAdam (Translated by)
ISBN: 9780374531805
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Farrar, Straus and Giroux - February 3rd, 2009