The Casa Colonial, Oaxaca (see early post) where we stayed for our artist residency had a fantastic library.Screen Shot 2014-04-06 at 9.31.35 AM


We can recommend these books on Day of the Dead and Mexico:

Artes de Mexico Dia de Muertos: Serenidad Ritual , Numero 62

Artes de Mexico Dia de Muertos: 11: Risa Y Calavera, Numero 67

Brandes, Stanley Skulls to the Living, Bread to the Dead: The Day of the Dead in Mexico and Beyond. Oxford: Blackwell Publishing, 2006

Carmichael, Elizabeth& Sayer, Chloe The Skeleton at the Feast: The Day of the Dead in Mexico. London: British Museum Press, 1991

Chesnut, R. Andrew Devoted to Death: Santa Muerte, the Skeleton Saint. New York: Oxford University Press, 2012

Lanyon, Anna Malinche’s Conquest. Sydney: Allen and Unwin, 1999

Lomnitz, Claudio Death and the Idea of Mexico. New York: Zone Books, 2008

Norget, Kristin Days of Death, Days of Life: Ritual in the Popular Culture of Oaxaca. New York: Columbia University Press, 2006