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Here are some of the authors’ recommendations for books about the Dominican Republic. Feel free to add your comments and tips, we would love to hear more.

Non-Fiction

Something to Declare (essays) – Julia Alvarez, Plume, 1999

The Dominican Republic: A National History – Frank Moya Pons, Markus Wiener Publishers; 2nd edition (August 1, 1998)

Trujillo – the Death of a Dictator – Bernard Diederich, Markus Wiener Pub; 1ST edition (April 1, 2000)

When the Cocks Fight – Michele Wucker, Hill and Wang; First Edition edition (April 3, 2000)

Dead Man in Paradise – J.B. MacKinnon, Douglas & McIntyre; First Edition edition (September 2005)

Fiction

In the Time of the Butterflies – Julia Alvarez, Algonquin Books 1995

When the Garcia Girls Lost their Accents – Julia Alvarez, Algonquin Books 1992

Yo – Julia Alvarez, Plume 1997

In the Name of Salome – Julia Alvarez, Plume 2001

Let It Rain Coffee – Angie Cruz, Simon and Schuster 2006

The Farming of Bones – Edwige Danticat, Penguin 1999

The Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao – Junot Díaz, Riverhead 2007

Drown – Junot Díaz, Riverhead 1997

Over – Ramon Marrero Aristy, 1939

Song of the Water Saints – Nelly Rosario, Vintage 2003

The Feast of the Goat – Mario Vargas Llosa, Picador 2002

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