September and rentrée are synonymous in the world of books. During July and August, publishing novelties are published sparingly, but in the ninth month of the year some of the most powerful and long-awaited literary novelties begin to arrive in bookstores. 2022 is no less and, to make the end of the holidays more bearable, we can count on the new stories of Sara Mesa, Stephen King and Carmen Molaamong other discoveries. In addition, we can take advantage of the fact that the weather is still good to continue reading outdoors for a little while.
The familySarah Table
When? September 14
“There are no secrets in this family!” says Damián, father of a family and a man of fixed ideas, obsessed with rectitude and pedagogy. But that house is actually full of cracks, and the oppression that is breathed will end up creating escape routes, clandestine codes and lies. A forceful x-ray of a family, of its latent wounds, fragilities, contradictions and weaknesses. With her, Sara Mesa once again demonstrates that she has a clinical eye to undress human behaviors and portray them in all their complexity.
The Family: 700 (Hispanic Narratives)
The mothersCarmen Mola
When? September 27th
Inspector Elena Blanco crosses the depot of the Madrid Municipal Crane until she reaches the corpse of a man tied to a chair, with a seam that rises from the pubis to the abdomen. The autopsy clarifies that this drug addict some organs were removed and a fetus of almost seven months was placed in her womb. In addition, it is her biological son. A few days later, the Case Analysis Brigade travels to A Coruña, where a 64-year-old tax advisor has been murdered in the same way. What is the relationship between the two victims? And where are the mothers of the babies?
The mothers (The gypsy bride 4)
Fairy taleStephen King
Stephen King returns to fantasy in style, with a magnificent novel about an unexpected hero who must take part in the epic battle between good and evil. He is Charlie Reade, who looks like an ordinary high school student, but carries a heavy weight on his shoulders. He has two unexpected friends: a dog named Radar and Howard Bowditch, his elderly owner. When he dies, he leaves him a cassette that contains the great secret that he has kept throughout his life: inside his shed there is a portal that leads to another world.
Fairy Tale (Hits)
When? September 28
In this groundbreaking novel, which has caused quite a stir in the United States, maternity it is shown as something animal, brutal and pure. The protagonist’s exhaustion is such that she believes she is transforming. A tuft of shaggy hair grows on the back of her neck, and in her mouth her fangs seem to be sharpening. And then there is the uncontrolled, canine hunger that dominates her every night.
The Drag, Joy Williams
When? September 7th
the drag It is the first novel in twenty years by Joy Williams. Considered “one of the best living American writers”, in this story she deals with her two great themes: the mother-daughter relationship and commitment to nature. All this with her particular style, which has led her to be compared to the absurd humor of Kafka or Samuel Beckett.
The drag (Formentor Library)
I don’t want to forget everything I know, Tania Balló
When? September 21st
In her third book on the Sinsombrero, Tània Balló will explore the personal struggle and professional sacrifice that exile meant for this group of artists. The author proposes a different approach to that forced exile about which so much has been written, but almost always from a male perspective.
I don’t want to forget everything I know (ESPASA NARRATIVA)
The legacyAsako Serizawa
When? September 7th
History has left an indelible mark on the family that stars in this saga: their lives go through more than one hundred years of Japanese history, from colonial times to the present, passing through emigration to the United States and, above all, the Second World War. World War. Thus, all, to a greater or lesser extent, face a legacy of loss, imperialism and war.
If we can’t travel at the speed of lightKim Cho Yeop
When? September 14
With more than 200,000 copies sold in South Korea, this science fiction novel moves away from fantasy: they are stories of universal characters and themes that take these stories out of the niche and open them up to all readers: the fear of death, memory loss, the difficulties of motherhood… In additionthree of the seven stories will be major productions of South Korean cinema in the coming years.
If we can’t travel at the speed of light (today’s topics)
the heiressesAixa de la Cruz
When? September 22
Six months ago Grandma Carmen opened her veins in the bathtub, and no one knows why. Her four granddaughters return to the town house where she died and which they have inherited. Four young women and a common legacy to decipher: A house or a curse that runs in the genes?
Las heiresses: The great novel by the acclaimed author of “Change your mind” (Hispanic)
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