Watch This, Read That: Bless Me, Ultima

Watch This, Read That: Bless Me, Ultima

Rudolfo Anaya’s controversial 1972 novel—#35 on the American Library Association’s “100 Banned Books of the 2000s” list—follows a young boy living in a town full of superstition and magic and the elderly healer who guides him. The movie hits theaters February 22.

Bless Me, Ultima book cover

This article originally appeared on Zola Books.