San Miguel de Allende Books
There have been quite a few books published about San Miguel – some are guidebooks, some are memoir-type books, some are pure musings. We’ve listed as many as we can recommend honestly – and will keep adding to the list.
Got a San Miguel book? Let us know through the CONTACT button above and we’ll add it – if we like it. We’ve read a lot of them and will only add books we would buy again in retrospect. And in addition to the San Miguel guides, there are some other marvelous books about Mexico.
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The Moon books are always fantastic guides. This one takes you out of SMA as well, into surrounding areas.
The Insider’s Guide is the ultimate local San Miguel guide. If you’re staying longer than a week – you need it.
On Mexican Time is a charming diary of buying, and renovating, a 300-year-old house.
Explorer’s Guides are another great series, this one will get you around SMA and Guanajuato.
The Doors of San Miguel are an intriguing part of her architecture.
And behind the doors? You won’t believe your eyes.
An amusing read – full of clever observations by an expat lawyer.
The best map of San Miguel – order this one for sure, it will make your visit a lot easier.
This author finds that living in Mexico is not all margaritas and mariachis.
The absolute best guide book to Mexico City. You should buy this even if you aren’t going!
There are Spanish words that will trick you – false friends. A very useful book!
A little history and perspective, always a good thing, si?