No menu items!

COSTA RICA'S LEADING ENGLISH LANGUAGE NEWSPAPER

HomeBooks

Books

From our archives: José León Sánchez on prison, the media and writing

Our 2005 interview with Costa Rica's renowned inmate-turned-author: José León Sánchez, whose 1963 novel is now onstage at Teatro Espressivo.

Robert Isenberg’s funny, moving ‘Green Season’ debuts

Former Tico Times reporter Robert Isenberg's "The Green Season" is a sometimes hilarious, sometimes moving book about his first year in Costa Rica.

What not to miss at this year’s International Book Fair

Highlights of this year's International Book Fair, now ongoing at the Antigua Aduana in Barrio Aranjuez.

Book exchange to ‘liberate’ paperbacks in Cariari

Like a bibliophilic scavenger hunt, the so-called World Book Liberation Day invites participants to scatter used books around the complex, and all of these editions are up for grabs.

Sea Shepherd publishes vegan cookbook

If you’ve spent any time on a ship, Raffaella Tolicetti’s descriptions of working a kitchen during rocky seas should sound familiar – although she has the added challenge of cooking while antagonistic vessels attempt to ram each other in Antarctic waters.

‘Cocorí,’ a racism debate, and a brief history of controversial children’s lit

Predictably, the disagreement has become a polarizing debate about racism versus censorship. In honor of this ongoing discussion, here are some examples of beloved children’s books that have caused controversy or fallen completely out of favor.
Costa Rica Travel Insurance
Costa Rica Travel Insurance
Costa Rica Fishing Tourament
Costa Rica Coffee Maker

Argentina Clinches Record 16th Copa America Title in Extra-Time Thriller

Lautaro Martinez scored an extra-time winner as Argentina beat Colombia 1-0 to win a record 16th Copa America title at Hard Rock Stadium on...

Crowd chaos as fans kept waiting outside Conmebol Copa America Final

Chaotic scenes delayed the start of the Copa America final between Argentina and Colombia on Sunday by over 75 minutes after fans were kept...

Spain Triumphs Over England in Euro 2024 Final with Late Oyarzabal Winner

Substitute Mikel Oyarzabal scored a dramatic late winner as Spain triumphed in Sunday's Euro 2024 final, beating England 2-1 to confirm their re-emergence as...