On Our Bookshelf: Mexico City Edition

Heading on one of our upcoming Mexico City experiences? Well, we've got the 9 must reads from the amazing women you'll meet along the way.

(1) FRIDA: A BIOGRAPHY OF FRIDA KAHLO

 
There are a lot of versions of Frida Kahlo’s biography. Find the one written by Hayden Herrera. That’s the version that inspired the movie with Salma Hayek.
— Natalia Z, CDMX's resident Frida expert
 
 
 

Shorter read: There's also a really fascinating article about
How Frida Kahlo Became A Global Brand on Artsy.net

(2) MEXICO: The COOKBOOK

 
One of my all time favorite cookbooks. Written by a very talented female chef who lives in Mexico City.
— Lauren, Wild Terrains
 
 
 

(3) Textiles de Chiapas

 
A beautiful book about the art of weaving in Mexico.
— Paulina, Colorindio
 
 
 

(4) Frida kahlo: Her photos

 
The best book of Frida’s photography. It has all the photos found in Frida’s bathroom, hidden for 40 years after her death.
— Natalia Z
 
 
 

(5) como agua para chocolate

 
Written by a Mexican woman and an amazing novel. Como Agua Para Chocolate is about Mexican food and the emotional connection we have with everything we cook and eat.
— Rocio, Eat Like A Local
 
 
 

(6) CASA MEXICO

 
If you love Mexican design and interiors this is your future coffee table book.
— Lauren, Wild Terrains
 
 
 

(7) El cuerpo en que nací

 
A novel by an amazing female Mexican writer named Guadalupe Nettel.
— Libia, Colorindio
 
 
 

(8) THIS IS MEXICO CITY

 
We’ve got our eyes on this new Mexico City travel guide by designer Abby Clawson Low. The book is scheduled to be released this October 2018.
— Lauren, Wild Terrains
 
 
 

(9) WILD TERRAINS TRAVEL GUIDE

Last, but certainly not least, our very own (and might we add, free

Mexico City Travel Guide

 
 
 

MEXICO CITY ON WILD TERRAINS

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Lauren Bates

Lauren is the Creator of Wild Terrains and CMO at UrbanStems. She is a storyteller, brand builder and digital marketing expert. She currently lives in Washington, DC.