Books Set in the Caribbean & Latin America


Antigua and Barbuda

Kincaid, Jamaica
- A Small Place


Argentina

Guevara, Ernesto Che
- The Motorcycle Diaries: Notes on a Latin American Journey

Parrado, Nando
- Miracle in the Andes: 72 Days on the Mountain and My Long Trek Home


Bahamas

Woodard, Colin
- The Republic of Pirates: Being the True and Surprising Story of the Caribbean Pirates and the Man Who Brought Them Down


Brazil

Montes, Raphael
- Perfect Days

Patchett, Ann
State of Wonder


Chile

Guevara, Ernesto Che
- The Motorcycle Diaries: Notes on a Latin American Journey

Skármeta, Antonio
The Postman

Zambra, Alejandro
The Private Lives of Trees

Tobar, Héctor
- Deep Down Dark: The Untold Stories of 33 Men Buried in a Chilean Mine, and the Miracle That Set Them Free

Rapa Nui

Hunt, Terry and Carl Lipo
- The Statues that Walked: Unraveling the Mystery of Easter Island


Cuba

García, Cristina
- Dreaming in Cuban

Steinbach, Alice
Educating Alice: Adventures of a Curious Woman


Dominica

Rhys, Jean
- Wide Sargasso Sea


Haiti

Danticat, Edwidge
- Brother, I'm Dying


Honduras

Preston, Douglas
- The Lost City of the Monkey God: A True Story


Jamaica

Rhys, Jean
- Wide Sargasso Sea


Mexico

Herrera, Yuri
- Signs Preceding the End of the World

McDougall, Christopher
Born to Run: A Hidden Tribe, Superathletes, and the Greatest Race the World Has Never Seen

Wariner, Ruth
- The Sound of Gravel: A Memoir


Panama

Cristina Henríquez
- The World in Half


Paraguay

Tuck, Lily
- The News from Paraguay

Peru

Arana, Marie
Lima Nights

Guevara, Ernesto Che
- The Motorcycle Diaries: Notes on a Latin American Journey

Wilder, Thornton
- The Bridge of San Luis Rey


Puerto Rico

Santiago, Esmeralda
- When I Was Puerto Rican: A Memoir


Trinidad and Tobago

Nunez, Elizabeth
Prospero's Daughter


Uruguay

Parrado, Nando
- Miracle in the Andes: 72 Days on the Mountain and My Long Trek Home

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