Literature is playing a crucial role in contemporary issues related to race. This role, is regarded (in general) as a positive influence on readers because it offers a meditation on how human beings interact with each other. On the other hand, it is helping to achieve a new position towards race where dialogue and mutual understanding are the strongest arguments in order to achieve success and personal wholeness. This book offers a general historical overview of heterosexual interracial relations in the US, contrasting it with the incorporation of the topic in contemporary fiction writing and pointing out important differences on how the topic is nowadays approached. This is a book for Teachers (MFL/Literature) but also for pre/university level students looking for an introduction to Interracial Relations and literature.It includes an annex with Didactic Applications: a set of projects and activities recommended to teach Interracial Literature or English L2. A practical and updated bibliography about interracial relations is also included on this edition.