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Existiríamos el mar

Belén Gopegui
Existiríamos el mar

Novel, Literatura Random House (September 2021)

Because it would be possible to live differently. 

A heart-warming novel about loyalty and living together.

In a neighbourhood in Madrid, Lena, Hugo, Ramiro, Camelia and Jara have managed to turn the flat they share into a communal living space. They are all in their forties and they live together out of necessity and also because it is part of their way of understanding coexistence and personal relationships.

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Últimes notícies del Chaco

Carles Casajuana
Últimes notícies del Chaco / Latest News of Chaco

Novel, Proa (September 2021)

Since time immemorial an indigenous tribe has lived on the land that is now the legal property of a multinational. And so whom does it belong to? A highly intelligent novel about justice and morality in the globalised world.

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No em busquis

Sara Medina
No em busquis / Don’t Look For Me

Novel, Rosa dels Vents (August 2021)

A fast-paced thriller with many contrasts, about two very different women who are forced to reach an understanding in a search against the clock. 

Silvia, an executive who lives in the highest and wealthiest part of Barcelona, discovers that her son Martí has missed his last session of rehabilitation treatment, which he has been receiving for many months. Then her worst fears are confirmed: Martí has disappeared without trace. The only news she has from him is a message that says: “Don't look for me.”

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Copèrnic

Miquel de Palol
Copèrnic / Copernicus

Novel, Proa (June 2021)

What if the Mr Hyde hiding inside you had his own voice and expressed out loud everything you had repressed during your whole life? 

The peaceful life of Toni Radiguet, a married man with children who have already fled the nest, is turned upside down when a pimple appears on the nape of his neck. 

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A Farewell to Gabo and Mercedes

Rodrigo García
A Farewell to Gabo and Mercedes

Biography / Memoirs, Harper Via / Literatura Random House (May 2021)

In March 2014, Gabriel García Márquez, one of the most acclaimed writers of the twentieth century, came down with a cold. The woman who had been by his side for more than fifty years, his wife, Mercedes Barcha, was not hopeful; her husband, affectionately known as “Gabo,” was then nearly eighty-seven and battling dementia. “I don’t think we’ll get out of this one,” she told their son Rodrigo. 

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República encantada

José María Ridao
República encantada

Non-fiction, Tusquets (May 2021)

Un imprescindible ensayo sobre las raíces de la intolerancia y sus repercusiones en la política actual.

El autor explora con enorme lucidez diversos aspectos controvertidos de la historiografía española: la negación del pasado musulmán, las consecuencias de la expulsión de judíos y moriscos de nuestro país, la imposición de una ortodoxia religiosa de tintes retrógrados, las dificultades que la tolerancia ha tenido para prosperar en España...

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Dos soledades. Un diálogo sobre la novela en America Latina

Mario Vargas Llosa
Dos soledades. Un diálogo sobre la novela en America Latina

Non-fiction, Alfaguara (April 2021)

“In this book there are more valuable lessons on the novelist’s craft than at any faculty of literature.” Juan Gabriel Vásquez.

In September 1967, the two young authors Gabriel García Márquez and Mario Vargas Llosa met up in Lima to discuss Latin American literature. The former had already sold thousands of copies of One Hundred Years of Solitude. The latter had just won the Rómulo Gallegos Award for The Green House. Today they are universally considered two of the greatest exponents of literature in Spanish...

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García Márquez: historia de un deicidio

Mario Vargas Llosa
García Márquez: historia de un deicidio / García Márquez: The Story of a Deicide

Non-fiction, Alfaguara (April 2021)
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Consumits pel foc

Jaume Cabré
Consumits pel foc / Consumed by Fire

Novel, Proa (April 2021)

Jaume Cabré publishes a new novel, Consumits pel foc, ten years after the publication of Jo confesso (Confessions). As the press has underlined : “ The indispensable elements of Cabré’s narrative are all there, masterfully crafted: an absorbing story, characters with disturbing features, and highly literary narrative findings."

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Transbordo en Moscú

Eduardo Mendoza
Transbordo en Moscú / Change in Moscow

Novel, Seix Barral (April 2021)

The grand finale that concludes the trilogy of the Three Laws of Motion, a journey as lucid as it is hilarious through the great transformations that occurred in the second half of the 20th century.

This last book in the trilogy is set in the years when Barcelona was preparing for its Olympic metamorphosis and Catalonia was going through a period of passionate nationalist exaltation, and when Spain threw itself into the arms of the easy-money culture...

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