2008 Past National and Local Events

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December 29, 2008Their Dogs Came with Them

Dec 2008 Teleconference Audio: READING WITH LAS COMADRES
Length: 54:56 minutes | Size: 13.18 MB | ©2008 LasComadres.org

Helena Maria Viramontes
Author of Their Dogs Came With Them

Description: Belinda Acosta interviews author Sylvia Helena Maria Viramontes about her book, Their Dogs Came with Them. Published by Washington Square Press.


November 24, 2008The Gifted Galbaldon Sisters

Nov 2008 Teleconference Audio: READING WITH LAS COMADRES
Length: 58:13 minutes | Size: 13.97 MB | ©2008 LasComadres.org

Lorraine López
Author of The Gifted Galbaldón Sisters

Description: Sandra Guzman interviews author Lorraine López about her book,
The Gifted Galbaldón Sisters. Published by Grand Central Publishing.


October 20, 2008The Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao

Oct 2008 Teleconference Audio: READING WITH LAS COMADRES
Length: 47:30 minutes | Size: 11.4 MB | ©2008 LasComadres.org

Junot Diaz
Author of Brief Wonderous Life of Oscar Wao

Description: Adriana V. Lopez interviews author and 2008 Pulitzer Prize winner, Junot Diaz about his book, Brief Wonderous Life of Oscar Wao. Published by Riverhead Books, a Company of the Penguin Group.


September 22, 2008More Than This

Sep 2008 Teleconference Audio: READING WITH LAS COMADRES
Length: 47:30 minutes | Size: 11.4 MB | ©2008 LasComadres.org

Margo Candela
Author of More Than This

Description: Marta Acosta interviews author Margo Candela about her book,
More Than This. Published by Fireside.


August 25, 2008Mexican Enough

Aug 2008 Teleconference Audio: READING WITH LAS COMADRES
Length: 43:10 minutes | Size: 10.36 MB | ©2008 LasComadres.org

Stephanie Elizondo Griest
Author of Mexican Enough

Description: Anjanette Delgado interviews author Stephanie Elizondo Griest about her book, Mexican Enough. Published by Washington Square Press.


July 21, 2008 The King's Gold

Jul 2008 Teleconference Audio: READING WITH LAS COMADRES
Length: 43:09 minutes | Size: 10.36 MB | ©2008 LasComadres.org

Yxta Maya Murray
Author of The King's Gold

Description: Michelle Herrera Mulligan interviews author Yxta Maya Murray about her book,
The King's Gold. Published by HarperCollins.


June 23, 2008Handbook to Luck

Jun 2008 Teleconference Audio: READING WITH LAS COMADRES
Length: 50:02 minutes | Size: 12.01 MB | ©2008 LasComadres.org

Cristina Garcia
Author of Handbook to Luck

Description: Sylvia Martinez interviews author Cristina Garcia about her book,
Handbook to Luck. Published by Vintage.


April 24, 2008It's Not Fair / No Es Justo

Apr 2008 Teleconference Audio: READING WITH LAS COMADRES
In celebration of El día de los niños/El día de los libros
Length: 55 minutes | Size: 13 MB | ©2008 LasComadres.org

Carmen Tafolla and Sharyll Tenayuca
Authors of That's Not Fair / ¡No Es Justo!

Description: Editor Adriana Dominguez interviews authors Carmen Tafolla and Sharyll Tenayuca about the bilingual children's book, That's Not Fair! / ¡No Es Justo! UT Professor Rebecca Bigler also comments on her research concerning children and their reactions to social injustice after exposure to historical facts about discrimination and injustice.