Mexico City - Post Report Question and Answers

Do you recommend any books or movies about this city/country for those who are interested in learning more?

Too many to name! There seem to be recently a ton of documentaries about the food scene here: Taco Chronicles, Tale of Two Kitchens...and anything on Enrique Olivera, the chef of Pujol. Of course, Mexico has a well-known fantastic literary and artistic legacy as well. - May 2020


The Interior Circuit: A Mexico City Chronicle by Francisco Goldman - Sep 2016


Movies: - Hecho en Mexico (musical documentary) - Amor en primera visa Music:

- check Spotify's account in Mexico

- Vive Latino compilations and music festival

Guides:

-Mexico City: An Opinionated Guide

TimeOut's MX website

- this travel blog - Jun 2016


It is interesting that these are all male authors. Women travelers or mothers are much less likely to be enthusiastic about CDMX. Mexico City: An opinionated guide for the curious traveler, by Jim Johnston First Stop in the New World, by David Lima Down and Delirious in Mexico City, by Daniel Hernandez The Interior Circuit, by Francisco Goldman - May 2016


Circuito Interior by Francisco Goldman. - May 2016


- Apr 2014


- First Stop in the New World, David Lida. - La Region Mas Transparente/the Most Transparent Region, Carlos Fuentes. - The True History of The Conquest of New Spain, Bernal Diaz Del Castillo. - Popol Vuh: The Sacred Book of the Maya. - Pedro Paramo, Juan Rulfo. - Breve Historia de Mexico and Historia de Mexico, Colegio de Mexico (Spanish) - The Man Who Loved Dogs: A Novel, Leonardo Padura. (better in Spanish) - The Labyrinth of Solitude: Life and Thought in Mexico, Octavio Paz. - The Savage Detectives, Roberto Bolano. - Journey to Ixtlan: The Lessons of Don Juan, Carlos Cstaneda. - Jul 2013


First Stop in the New World - Jan 2013


First Stop in the New World by David LIDA. Exceptional book for anyone who will live here. - May 2012


Lonly Planet ( Mexico). - Feb 2010


For history junkies, the Biography of Power by Krauze. The Bear and Porcupine for U.S. policy. Opening Mexico for recent political history. - Jan 2010


Enrigue"s Journey. - Nov 2008


A Painted House. - Nov 2008


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