07/09/2018

Ficción en Español – a book club

7:30 p.m.

 

This book club reads fiction in Spanish, generally selecting newer titles. Here’s your chance to read great contemporary writers in their native language. Whether you read in Spanish all the time or you’re looking to get your español in peak form, this club is for you. The price for this discussion group includes a new copy of the book, a dedicated moderator, snacks & bevs, and meets right here in The Last Bookstore the second Monday of every month. Discussion will be in both English and Spanish, depending on which language has the perfect word for whatever you’re trying to say ; )

Este club de lectura lee ficción en español, generalmente selecciona títulos más nuevos. Aquí está tu oportunidad de leer grandes escritores contemporáneos en su lengua materna. Ya sea que lea en español todo el tiempo o esté buscando mejorar su español, este club es para usted. El precio de este grupo de discusión incluye una nueva copia del libro, un moderador dedicado, piscolabis y bebidas, y se reúne aquí en The Last Bookstore el segundo lunes de cada mes. La discusión será tanto en inglés como en español, dependiendo de qué idioma tenga la palabra perfecta para lo que sea que está tratando de decir 😉

 

 

First up for July: Señales que precederán al fin del mundo (Signs Preceding the End of the World) from Yuri Herrera. This novel combines pre-Columbian and Western mythologies to tell the story of a young girl searching for her missing brother at the U.S./Mexico border.

 

 

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If you buy the ticket with shipping, please send a mailing address to larkin.lastbookstore@gmail.com.

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Questions? Thoughts?  Drop us a line at larkin.lastbookstore@gmail.com

 

Dan Lopez is a local bookseller, author, and community organizer. He’s a native Spanish speaker who loves reading Latin American and Spanish literature in its original form. He’s the author of two books, the short story collection Part the Hawser, Limn the Sea (a Lambda Literary Award finalist for best debut fiction), and the novel The Show House (named a Best Book of 2016 by Chicago Review of Books). He’s a regular contributor of book recommendations to the LARB Radio Hour podcast. Sigue lo que está leyendo en Instagram (https://www.instagram.com/danlopezauthor/) y visite danlopezauthor.com to learn more.