La Bodega Sold Dreams
"La Bodega Sold Dreams mixes ghetto invective and a feverish sentimentality, machismo swagger, and its reverse, a soft quality that is inadmissible to life except in art and has no proper name".
-- Village Voice
"After nearly ten years of reciting his poems on street comers, in bars and cafes, this is Pinero's first collection of poems. And they are powerful".