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Simpatía

Rodrigo Blanco Calderón
Simpatía

Novel, Alfaguara (May 2020)

Rodrigo Blanco se ha consolidado como una de las grandes voces de la literatura latinoamericana y su Simpatía se alza como firme candidata a ser la gran novela sobre la agonía de Venezuela y el hundimiento del chavismo.

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Oro, petróleo y aguacates

Andy Robinson
Oro, petróleo y aguacates / Gold, Oil and Avocados

Non-fiction, Arpa (March 2020)

This book revisits the still-open veins of Latin America following the dilemmas and disasters, both environmental and human, caused by the economic growth of the early 21st century.

In his unforgettable Open Veins of Latin America, Eduardo Galeano penned the famous quote "We Latin Americans are poor because the ground we tread is rich." That book became the Bible of a generation of left-wingers who took power in Latin America in the early 21st century, from Lula da Silva to Evo Morales, Rafael Correa and Hugo Chávez. What’s happened in those countries since then?

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Y Julia retó a los dioses

Santiago Posteguillo
Y Julia retó a los dioses / And Julia Challenged the Gods

Novel, Planeta (March 2020)

The anxiously awaited part two and conclusion of Yo, Julia (I, Julia), which sold over 250,000 copies in only one year.

In their ascent to the throne, Julia Domna defeated adversaries, conspirators, generals, and even empires to get her beloved Septimius Severus crowned as emperor. But staying in power is a more arduous task than conquering it, and the gods, divided into supporters and detractors, have hatched a plan to challenge Julia to five tests no human would be capable of passing.

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Cubantropía

Iván de la Nuez
Cubantropía / Cubanthropy

Non-fiction, Periférica (February 2020)

Cubantropía does not set out to explain Cuba to the world, but rather the other way around: it uses Cuba as a scale containing the world and its conflicts.

Written from the socialist perspective of the Cold War and the neoliberal perspective of subsequent years, Cubantropía is a harsh criticism of both that explores the connections between Cuban culture and geopolitics in the global era...

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Brujas

Brenda Lozano
Brujas / Witches

Novel, Alfaguara (February 2020)

The anxiously awaited and most ambitious novel yet by Brenda Lozano, one of the most prominent voices of the new generation of female Latin American writers.

A young journalist named Zoe travels from Mexico City to the remote area of San Felipe to write an article about Feliciana, an elderly wise woman whose healing arts attract writers, filmmakers and millionaires from around the world.

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Otoño lejos del nido

Àngel Gil Cheza
Otoño lejos del nido / Autumn Far from the Nest

Novel, Suma (February 2020)

A fast-paced thriller with deeply human characters that confirms Ángel Gil Cheza’s talent as one of the most original and unmissable mystery writers of the new wave.

A series of murders committed at different spots around Barcelona, a city rocked by social and political turmoil, combined with the mysterious disappearance of a best-selling author, brings together three characters at their wits’ end. 

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Los cinco continentes del amor (con Francesc Miralles)

Javier Ruescas
Los cinco continentes del amor (con Francesc Miralles)

Books for children and young readers, Nube de Tinta (February 2020)

Una enternecedora y profunda novela escrita por Javier Ruescas y Francesc Miralles.

El Amante Europeo conoce los secretos de la seducción y el romanticismo, pero a menudo construye la relación desde la fantasía. El Amante Americano vive el amor como un éxito vital, pero es más efectivo en sociedad que en las distancias cortas... ¿A qué continente pertenece tu corazón?

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Marie Curie

Adela Muñoz Páez
Marie Curie

Non-fiction, Debate (February 2020)

La historia oculta de Marie Curie, la madre de la física moderna.

Trabajadora incansable, Marie Curie vivió aparentemente ajena a las limitaciones impuestas a las mujeres de su tiempo. La realidad, sin embargo, es que fue denostada y agredida: la tildaron de impostora, de judía inmigrante, de adúltera, de aprovechada... Esta apasionante biografía nos hará descubrir con nuevos ojos la vida de una científica extraordinaria que, todavía hoy, sigue suscitando una inmensa fascinación.

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Los años impares

María Sirvent
Los años impares

Novel, Espasa (February 2020)

Los años impares es una original y singular novela que mezcla con acidez e ironía situaciones absolutamente divertidas con otras absolutamente melancólicas. María Sirvent nos ofrece un relato en el que personajes de carne y hueso, entrañables todos y perfilados maravillosamente, nos acercan a un mundo casi perdido y un fresco sobre la España contemporánea, con una crítica que va desde la sociedad al arte actual, pasando por los concursos televisivos y la música.

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La forastera

Olga Merino
La forastera / The Stranger

Novel, Alfaguara (February 2020)

A contemporary western set in the rugged, unforgiving territory of rural Spain. A thrilling story about human resilience.

For the locals, Angie is the village crazy lady. She lives isolated and alone in the country, surrounded by ghosts who torment her with childhood memories of a poor working-class neighbourhood in Barcelona and a passionate love affair in her youth with an artist from London.

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