Downwind by Jim Lynch

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For writer Jim Lynch, the answer is in the wind. When the moment comes to ask the question, when the existence of all the members of the Johannssen family drifts towards an unforeseen voyage, a regatta in the waters of Seattle is presented to them as an answer to all their…

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The art of breaking everything, by Mónica Vázquez

In these times you don't always know when you are politically correct or not. It is strange, but in modern and open societies it seems that you always have to talk biting your tongue, looking for the right euphemism instead of the right word. In short, take it with cigarette paper so as not to screw it up ...

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Natural disasters, by Pablo Simonetti

There are differences between some parents and children that suppose inaccessible slopes through which love seems to fall, or on the contrary, that are unattainable in its escalation. The worst thing is to find yourself in the intermediate zone, without knowing if you are going up or down, with the risk of falling off at all times, ...

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Beyond Words, by Lauren Watt

If you read this book, you will end up bringing a dog, probably a mastiff, into your home. He had seen emotional movies starring different animals. The usual nobility and unconditional love of many of our pets and domestic animals have a connection point that we do not always find between ...

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The Fatigue of Love, by Alain de Botton

What if a lot of couples therapy, huge doses of assertiveness, tons of patience and a little common sense ... That is what is always transmitted to us when planning a relationship as a couple. But almost everyone, the smartest 😛, we know perfectly well that reality goes ...

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Life is Wednesdays, by Mariela Michelena

For me there is something unknown in friendship relationships between women. Beyond the soporific labels that speak of these female friendship circles (or any other aspect supposedly exclusive by sex), as spaces that are very different from encounters between men, it is true that ...

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The Valley of Rust, by Philipp Meyer

A slow-paced novel that explores the shortcomings of the soul when the person is stripped of the material. The economic crisis, the economic depression gives rise to scenarios where the lack of material support, in a lifestyle based on that, on the tangible, degenerates into gray souls ...

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The Case Against William, by Mark Giménez

How much does a father know a son? How much can you trust that he hasn't done something heinous? In this legal fiction, at the height of the best Grisham, we delve into the unique relationship of a lawyer father with his son, a budding sports star. Young William has been ...

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The defenses, by Gabi Martínez

The first thing I thought about with this book was the movie Shutter Island, with Di Caprio as a mental patient who hides himself in his madness so as not to face the cruel personal and family reality that surrounds him. And I remembered this novel at that same point of ...

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