Books Set In Spanish Harlem

A few from my memory, feel free to add any I missed:

Down These Mean Streets by Piri Thomas
Bodega Dreams: A Novel by Ernesto Quinonez &
Chango’s Fire: A Novel by Ernesto Quinonez
When I Was Puerto Rican by Esmeralda Santiago
In Search of Respect: Selling Crack in El Barrio (Structural Analysis in the Social Sciences) by Philippe Bourgois
Barrio Dreams: Puerto Ricans, Latinos, and the Neoliberal City by Arlene Dávila
Flying over 96th Street: Memoir of an East Harlem White Boy by Thomas L. Webber
A Sicilian in East Harlem by Salvatore Mondello

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