The Cuban American novelist Oscar Hijuelos (1951-2013) became the first Hispanic to win the Pulitzer Prize for his novel The Mambo King Plays Songs of Love. An instant bestseller at the time, which perfectly captured a moment in the musical history of New York, the book is considered a classic today. Other books for which he is well-known are A Simple Habana Melody and Empress of the Splendid Season.

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Title: Cool Salsa: Bilingual Poems on Growing Up Latino in the United States, Author: Lori Marie Carlson
Title: The Mambo Kings Play Songs of Love (Pulitzer Prize Winner), Author: Oscar Hijuelos
Title: Red Hot Salsa: Bilingual Poems on Being Young and Latino in the United States, Author: Lori Marie Carlson
Title: Burnt Sugar Cana Quemada: Contemporary Cuban Poetry in English and Spanish, Author: Lori Marie Carlson
Title: Dark Dude, Author: Oscar Hijuelos
Title: The Fourteen Sisters of Emilio Montez O'Brien, Author: Oscar Hijuelos
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Title: Bomb: The Author Interviews, Author: Bomb Magazine
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Title: Our House in the Last World, Author: Oscar Hijuelos
Title: Burnt Sugar, Author: Lori Marie Carlson
Title: Coming of Age in a Hardscrabble World: A Memoir Anthology, Author: Nancy C. Atwood
Title: Bella María de mi alma (Beautiful Maria of My Soul), Author: Oscar Hijuelos
Title: Beautiful Maria of My Soul, Author: Oscar Hijuelos
Title: Twain & Stanley Enter Paradise, Author: Oscar Hijuelos
Title: Mr. Ives' Christmas, Author: Oscar Hijuelos
Title: A Simple Habana Melody, Author: Oscar Hijuelos
Title: Empress of the Splendid Season, Author: Oscar Hijuelos
Title: Cool Salsa, Author: Lori M Carlson
Title: Thoughts without Cigarettes, Author: Oscar Hijuelos
Title: The Business of Writing: Professional Advice on Proposals, Publishers, Contracts, and More for the Aspiring Writer, Author: Jennifer Lyons