These LGBTQIA+ magical realist and fabulist books, including When the Moon Was Ours by Anna-Marie McLemore, put queer characters at the front and center of their own magical journeys.
Like many Disney films, Encanto can be categorized as a fantasy musical, but Encanto fits comfortably under the magical realism umbrella.
García Márquez's life story is as interesting as his novels. So, who was Gabriel García Márquez and how did he make a literary impact?
On the elusive definition of magical realism, plus a rich and diverse list of recent magical realism novels to explore.
A reader remembers Toni Morrison, how she returned to the late author's work, and how it impacted her outlook on writing and magical realism.
Here are some of the most impactful magical realism short stories, including short story collections and the best authors in the genre.
What is Magical Realism? It can be hard to pin down. Ultimately we have the authors of Latin America to thank for this, quite literally, fantastic genre. Magical Realism has come to encompass surealism and fabulism and helps us to reconsider the realities we've become too embroiled in to think about questioning.
Here are 100 magical realism must-reads and diverse recommendations, from novels to short story collections.
Ten great book recommendations to introduce you to the world of magical realism.