A brilliantly illuminating portrait of the twenty-first-century West—a book as vast, diverse, and unexpected as the land and the people, from one of our foremost chroniclers of migration
The economic boom—and the devastation left in its wake—has been writ nowhere … Read more
The absorbing globe-spanning journeys of five immigrant families, chronicled by an award-winning journalist.
In The New Americans, a companion book to the highly-anticipated PBS miniseries from the award-winning producers and director of Hoop Dreams, Emmy Award-winning journalist … Read more
A moving account of a family’s odyssey by “one of the brightest voices of a new generation of Hispanic writers” (Washington Post)
The U.S.-Mexican border is one of the most permeable boundaries in the world, breached daily by Mexicans in … Read more
“The Other Side” used to be the name that Mexicans and Central Americans gave to California and points north. As envisioned by Martinez in this work of cultural reportage and personal memoir, “the other side” designates other frontiers as well. … Read more