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    Listed below are a few of the many books that have been written on San Miguel de Allende. Click on the links for more information about each book.

    Behind the Doors of San Miguel de Allende, by Robert de Gast
    de Gast 
    visits the the old town’s private courtyards, and captures their tranquility on film.

    The Doors of San Miguel de Allende, by Robert de Gast
    The spirit of San Miguel is evident in the photos of the historic, artistic and colorful doors around town.
    On Mexican Time : A New Life in San Miguel, by Tony Cohan
    One man’s experiences of picking up his life and starting over in San Miguel.
    The Churches and Chapels of San Miguel de Allende, by Robert de Gast
    With more than 80 pictures, this photo essay takes a trip through the San Miguel countryside to view some famous, and some nearly forgotten churches.
    Live Well in Mexico, (Sante Fe: John Muir Publications, 1999) 
    by Ken Luboff
    Entertaining and useful guide to relocating or retiring in Mexico, including an in depth feature on San Miguel. The author combines practical information with entertaining anecdotes. The result is a lively primer on living abroad.
    Leonard and Reva Brooks: Artists in Exile in San Miguel de Allende 
    by John Virtue (Hardcover – November 2001)
    The People’s Guide to Mexico : Wherever You Go…There You Are!! 
    (People’s Guide to Mexico, 11th Ed) 
    by Carl Franz, et al (Paperback – September 1998)
    Live Better South of the Border in Mexico : Practical Advice for Living and Working 
    by Mike Nelson, Mexico Mike Live Better so Nelson
    (Paperback – March 2000) 
    Author’s Website
    Choose Mexico For Retirement, 6th Edition 
    by John Howells
    Don Merwin (Paperback – June 1999)
    Iridiscencia : crnica de un centro de arte 
    by Felipe Cossio del Pomar – out of print
    Holy Week in San Miguel 
    by Patricia Lacy Collins – out of print
    Cossio del Pomar en San Miguel de Allende 
    by Felipe Cossio del Pomar – out of Print
    San Miguel de Allende : gua del visitante - out of print
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    One Response to “Books about San Miguel de Allende”

    Patricia Byrn Says:

    I can’t believe you left out “The Insider’s Guide to San Miguel” by Archie Dean? I realize he has his “likes” and leaves out his “dislikes”, but it has been my Bible in San Miguel for years. You must leave out your “dislikes” also. Better for both of you to be as helpful as possible to visitors to SMA.

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