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La última vez

Guillermo Martínez
La última vez / The Last Time

Novel, Destino (March 2022)

An absorbing literary thriller cloaked in an atmosphere brimming with sensuality.

Merton, a renowned literary critic from Buenos Aires, receives a commission from a prestigious literary agent to travel to Barcelona to read a valuable unpublished manuscript. It is the last novel by an acclaimed author, A, who is seriously ill. His dying wish is that Merton should discover a mystery encoded in his work, a literary key of capital importance for his legacy if it is to be properly understood for posterity.

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Carmen Balcells. Traficante de palabras

Carme Riera
Carmen Balcells. Traficante de palabras

Non-fiction, Debate (March 2022)

La biografía de una mujer rebelde e inconformista que impulsó por su cuenta y riesgo, desde un pequeño despacho barcelonés, la mayor revolución de la literatura en España y Latinoamérica.

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El castillo de Barbazul

Javier Cercas
El castillo de Barbazul / Bluebeard's Castle

Novel, Tusquets (March 2022)

Melchor Marín is back in a race against time to save his daughter.

In the third instalment of this award-winning best-selling series, Melchor Marín, now retired from the police force and living a quiet life as a librarian, has to cope with his most distressing nightmare yet: His teenage daughter, traveling with a friend in Mallorca, stops responding to his messages and vanishes into thin air. 

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Baselga, el médico que quería cambiar el mundo

Josep Corbella
Baselga, el médico que quería cambiar el mundo

Non-fiction, Navona (February 2022)

Josep Baselga has been perhaps the Spanish doctor with the greatest influence and worldwide projection. In this short and impressive book, the journalist Josep Corbella offers us a moving portrait of Baselga, in which the reader discovers a life dedicated to fighting cancer and saving the lives of thousands of people, and also a personality that is both incorruptible and tender.

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Panfleto de Kronborg

Jesús del Campo
Panfleto de Kronborg / Pamphlet of Kronborg

Non-fiction, Acantilado (February 2022)

El castillo de Kronborg, que inspiró a Shakespeare una de las obras cumbres de la literatura universal, es el punto de partida del singular viaje que nos invita a emprender este iluminador libro. A lo largo de sus páginas, la singular voz del narrador conducirá al lector por las sendas que unen pasado y presente de una tradición cultural en crisis, desmantelando así los falsos dogmas que la socavan. 

«A caballo entre libro de viajes y sutil “aleph” histórico, este ensayo original y canalla contiene brillantes claves de nuestro presente y reflexiones del futuro». Andrés Seoane, La Lectura – El Mundo

«Jesús del Campo es una joya por descubrir. Con Panfleto de Kronborg, el autor gijonés nos regala otra de sus delicatessen». Carlos Zanón, Babelia

«El epítome de Jesús del Campo a la historia de la humanidad es una de las lecturas más intensas, breves, amenas y placenteras que se pueden leer en este comienzo de año». Antonio Sánchez Marrón, Medium

«Jesús del Campo ha creado con Panfleto de Kronborg un hermoso himno». Fulgencio Argüelles, El Comercio

«Jesús del Campo recorre espacios y memoria para trazar la geografía de una sociedad que precisa de poesía, de bondad». Ricardo Martínez Llorca, Culturamas

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Atentado

Juana Salabert
Atentado

Novel, Alianza Lit (February 2022)

On a random morning in an undetermined city in the north of the country  there are tourists, travelers, grandparents walking with their grandchildren, unemployed people "in the sun," workers, citizens of all kinds and ages. And suddenly the unnameable appears, the terror that is not immediately identified, but of which we have already accumulated too many direct and indirect experiences. 

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Brujas. La locura de Europa en la Edad Moderna

Adela Muñoz Páez
Brujas. La locura de Europa en la Edad Moderna / Witches: the Madness of Early Modern Europe

Non-fiction, Debate (February 2022)

A wonderful essay that starts with the witch-hunts of the Renaissance, a war waged against women that still resounds in our ears today.

The beginning of the early modern period witnessed a witch-hunt in Europe during which hundreds of thousands of people were persecuted, the vast majority of them women, and some sixty thousand were murdered. What do we know about the victims? And about their accusers? And, above all, what was the reason for such insanity?

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Vint-i-set dinosaures

Teresa Muñoz
Vint-i-set dinosaures / Veintisiete dinosaurios

Books for children and young readers, Estrella Polar (February 2022)

A brave, inspiring story. How to tackle the sexual abuse of minors by alerting them to the traps and showing them how to fight back and ask for help.

When the monster enters his room in the middle of the night, Nil concentrates on the dinosaur stickers on the wall, twenty-seven altogether, and the animals magically come to life until the monster leaves. During the day Nil pretends that everything is normal...

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Cinco inviernos

Olga Merino
Cinco inviernos / Five Winters

Non-fiction, Alfaguara (January 2022)

An eyewitness account of the fall of the Soviet Union at the 90’s and an intimate personal journey.

In 1992 Olga Merino, a young journalist with a literary vocation, was given her first job as a correspondent. Her destination, Moscow, was not the one she had dreamed of.

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La forja de una rebelde

Lorenzo Silva
La forja de una rebelde

Novel, Destino (January 2022)

El segundo caso de la inspectora Manuela Mauri.

La nueva serie de éxito de la novela negra en español.

Desde el inicio de la alerta sanitaria, Manuela Mauri no ha tenido un respiro y por primera vez en su vida se siente desbordada por los acontecimientos. En medio del caos, un doble crimen ocurrido en Alcalá de Henares le quitará el sueño: Carlota, una joven de diecinueve años, avisa a la policía al encontrar a su padre y a su madrastra muertos a tiros en su casa.

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