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Maldita Roma

Santiago Posteguillo
Maldita Roma

Novel, Ediciones B (November 2023)

The highly anticipated continuation of a saga that began with Roma soy yo, Spain’s best-selling book in 2022, has now arrived.

Julius Caesar is no longer an inexperienced young lawyer but rather a real threat to the power of Rome. However, he is not the only danger. 

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Le dedico mi silencio

Mario Vargas Llosa
Le dedico mi silencio

Novel, Alfaguara (October 2023)

Mario Vargas Llosa's latest novel. A mystery that captures the contradictions of a whole country.

Toño Azpilcueta breathes and lives for Creole music and he is unquestionably its greatest authority and collector in Peru. But instead of this finding him a place among the Lima intelligentsia, he is only able to contribute with his vast knowledge to trashy magazines that pay him a pittance.

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La librería y la diosa

Paula Vázquez
La librería y la diosa / The Bookshop and the Goddess

Novel, Lumen (October 2023)

A moving memoir about motherhood, feminism and books.

Paula attends classes in a ceramics workshop with four other women, who chat and have tea together and mould the clay before firing their creations in the kiln. Not all of them come out well: thirty per cent of the pieces miscarry. At the age of thirty-six, Paula is also trying to get pregnant, but as sometimes happens with her ceramic pieces, she suffers successive miscarriages.

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Tierra adentro

José Morella
Tierra adentro / Inland

Novel, Aristas Martínez (September 2023)

A woman subjected to the dangerous, destructive harassment of a man filled with hatred.

Violeta is hounded by a stalker, Salva, the mayor's son, who makes her life impossible. Not only does he shadow her on the social networks, but he also travels to the capital, where he has no reason to go, to mark Violeta's territory with his viscous, menacing presence: the university where she studies Physics, the routes she takes every day, and even the apartment that Violeta shares with her girlfriend.

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A casa teníem un himne

Maria Climent
A casa teníem un himne / At Home We Had an Anthem

Novel, L'Altra (September 2023)

Who is brave enough to do the opposite of what they’ve always been taught? Three women, a mother and two sisters, and three ways of coping with adversity.

Without really understanding how she got there, Marga finds herself well into her thirties and wondering what exactly she is doing with her life, a question to which she cannot find an answer untainted by her usual acid cynicism. She is single, she works in a flower shop, and she misses – although she won’t admit it – the peaceful life of the village where she grew up, far from Barcelona.

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Las sombras de la ciudad

Ángeles Gil
Las sombras de la ciudad / The Shadows of the City

Novel, Ediciones B (July 2023)

A superb noir thriller set in the Barcelona of the 1930s.

1938. Lola, the recent widow of a policeman killed in one of the aerial bombings that unleash chaos and destruction in Barcelona, decides to investigate the mysterious disappearance of an acquaintance, kidnapped at gunpoint by two thugs. The trail of the missing man leads Lola to Mika, a Polish woman who is being forced to prostitute herself in the brothels of the city's underworld.

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Las cartas del Boom (con Carlos Fuentes, Mario Vargas Llosa y Gabriel García Márquez)

Julio Cortázar
Las cartas del Boom (con Carlos Fuentes, Mario Vargas Llosa y Gabriel García Márquez)

Letters, Alfaguara (June 2023)

The exceptional correspondence between four great writers who were also great friends and allies. An invaluable testament to an incomparable epoch and generation.

Written between 1955 and 2012, the 207 letters in this book reproduce the friendship that was built up between four of the greatest boom writers, from different countries and each with his own narrative project.

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El viento conoce mi nombre

Isabel Allende
El viento conoce mi nombre / The Wind Knows My Name

Novel, Plaza & Janés (June 2023)

This powerful and moving novel weaves together past and present, tracing the ripple effects of war and immigration on one child in Europe in 1938 and another in the United States in 2019.

Vienna, 1938. Samuel Adler is five years old when his father disappears during Kristallnacht—the night his family loses everything.

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Los discursos de Miguel Delibes. Naturaleza, literatura y vida

Miguel Delibes
Los discursos de Miguel Delibes. Naturaleza, literatura y vida

Anthology / Selection, Destino (May 2023)

Los discursos del gran escritor reunidos por primera vez en un libro. 

Miguel Delibes pronunció su primer discurso en el acto de su recepción en la Real Academia Española en 1975, y con el tiempo resultó una joya literaria con un mensaje más vigente que nunca y sin duda uno de los grandes temas de su obra: cómo el progreso moderno puede destruir la naturaleza y, con ella, un componente esencial de nuestra humanidad.

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Lorenzo Silva

Novel, Destino (May 2023)

A gripping thriller that combines the fast-paced action of films like Bourne and Taken with the literary drive of Lorenzo Silva, a best-selling author in Spain.

Púa is the code name of a former agent of the Company, a secret special unit set up to fight against terrorism. Now, no one would recognize him if they saw him in his new job as a bookseller in the provinces, under a new identity after dedicating the best years of his life to the corps.

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