Library of Congress

National Book Festival

At the 2018 National Book Festival


  • Understanding Our World
    Saturday, September 1
    5:45 pm - 6:35 pm

Book Signing

  • Saturday, September 1
    4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Alfredo Corchado is the Mexico border correspondent for The Dallas Morning News and author of “Midnight in Mexico.” He is a Nieman, Lannan, USMEX, Woodrow Wilson and Rockefeller fellow and the winner of the Maria Moors Cabot and Elijah Parish Lovejoy awards for courage in journalism. Corchado lives in Mexico City but calls the border home. His new book is “Homelands: Four Friends, Two Countries, and the Fate of the Great Mexican-American Migration” (Bloomsbury).

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Alfredo Corchado

Photo by David Suro-Piñiera