Eric Ladau, host of Houston Public Radio's 91.7 FM, talks with Sergio Troncoso about his novel, From This Wicked Patch of Dust, and book of essays, Crossing Borders: Personal Essays, the importance of teachers, his experiences at Harvard, his relationship to Judaism, and the politics of Latino literature in Texas and New York. In 2012, Troncoso was inducted into the Texas Institute of Letters. Troncoso's website is www.SergioTroncoso.com.
(2011; mp3 audio format; 82 minutes)
From This Wicked Patch of Dust:
"What's fascinating about From This Wicked Patch of Dust is that we have not one hero, but a whole family's worth....Bravo, Sergio, Bravo." ---The LatinaBookClub.com
Crossing Borders: Personal Essays:
"A champion for the rights of immigrants who have come to this country for a better, more propsperous life." ---NewPages.com