Past Books

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7 for the Revolution

Seven characters. Seven stories that capture uniquely American slices of the Latino immigrant experience. Seven explorations of humanity, longing, suffering and hope that beckon for America to reconsider and revolutionize its views of immigrants and immigration. Rudy Ruiz’s fiction debut garnered four International Latino Book Awards, including Best Popular Fiction Book and The Mariposa Prize for Best First Book – Fiction.

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going-hungry

Going Hungry

Here, collected for the first time, 19 writers describe their eating disorders from the distance of recovery, exposing as never before the anorexic’s self-enclosed world. Taking up issues including depression, genetics, sexuality, sports, religion, fashion and family, these essays examine the role anorexia plays in a young person’s search for direction. Powerful and immensely informative, this collection makes accessible the mindset of a disease that has long been misunderstood.

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Adelante-190x300¡Adelante!

In this book Rudy Ruiz lays out his recommended path to success in America for Latino immigrants. Focusing on the importance of education, the concept of professional development, and financial literacy, Ruiz draws from his own experiences growing up along the US-Mexico border, earning his degrees at Harvard, and succeeding as a social entrepreneur to lay out actionable paths towards the American Dream for immigrants in search of a better life.

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