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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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Notas para unas memorias que nunca escribiré

Juan Marsé
Notas para unas memorias que nunca escribiré

Biography / Memoirs, Lumen (March 2021)

Marsé inédito

El pensamiento y la intimidad de uno de los grandes escritores españoles de hoy y el retrato de un país en un año muy especial.

«Uno de los libros más esperados de la temporada [de la mano de] una de las grandes voces de la literatura española del siglo XX.» Víctor Fernández, La Razón

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Aprendívoros

Santiago Beruete
Aprendívoros

Non-fiction, Turner (March 2021)

Our innate desire to learn defines us as a species.

What we should teach the new generations is an ongoing daily debate in many quarters, though it is rarely related to the life and society we long for. We all know, but we often forget that a philosophical approach and a critical spirit are perennial requisites for the future, however unpredictable the latter may be.

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Independencia

Javier Cercas
Independencia / Prey for the Shadow

Novel, Tusquets (March 2021)

Melchor Marín is back, the maverick, ill-starred hero of the best-selling Terra Alta

Melchor Marín became a police officer for just one reason: to avenge the murder of his mother...

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Els angles morts

Borja Bagunyà
Els angles morts / Dead Angles

Novel, Periscopi (March 2021)

Packed with pitiless, corrosive humour, Els angles morts is the confirmation of the enormous talent of one of the most striking and original voices in Catalan fiction.

Sesé and Morella have been married for more than twenty years and understand each other perfectly. Her supervision of an unusual birth while on night duty prompts Sesé, an eminent gynaecologist, to begin to reconsider not only the routine in which she has been trapped for years but also the deeper meaning of medical practice and the motives underlying her own professional work.

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Donde no hago pie

Belén López Peiró
Donde no hago pie / Where I Can't Touch Bottom

Novel, Lumen (March 2021)

After a year without any updates, a call from the Prosecutor's Office announces that the sexual abuse complaint has finally gone to trial. That wintry morning marks the beginning of another grueling process for the narrator: finding legal representation, navigating the bureaucratic intricacies of the justice system, building a support network to confront the case against her powerful uncle, a high-ranking police officer, and summoning the courage to reopen a file that leads to the family's past.

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