Books Carlos Monsivais Books by Carlos Monsivais Carlos Monsivais has written books about: Nonfiction Facebook Twitter Google+ Email NPR stories about Carlos Monsivais Books for Everyone on Your Holiday Gift List December 14, 2006 If you're still crossing items off your holiday gift list, remember this: You don't have to worry about the right fit or color, if you pick a book. Karen Grigsby Bates found plenty of titles worth adding to your shopping list, in categories ranging from novels to cookbooks. Books for Everyone on Your Holiday Gift List Listen Toggle more options Download Embed Embed <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/6589823/6621527" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player"> Transcript Gift Books to Delight, Inspire and 'Wow' November 27, 2006 This baker's dozen of picks for the booklovers on your list spans a range from American masters to Mexican pinups, panoramas to punk rock, cartoons to caterpillars. Why ask why? Enjoy!