Hi all: Today I bring you the review of a book that had been on my mind for a while… The Truth about the Harry Quebert Affair by Joël Dicker A crime story. A love story. More than 2 million copies sold worldwide. And now a major 10-part MGM TV series starring Patrick Dempsey and
Hi all: Although I tend to write more about other people’s books than about my own, I know you know I’m an author (or at least some of you know). I have the best of intentions and always want to learn what to do to sell more books, but I normally get sidetracked and end
Hi all: I wanted to bring you the launch of one of the books I have translated in recent times. This time I bring you a book about writing, by a very talented and experienced Spanish writer who, after years of publishing books and teaching others how to write, decided to answer some of the
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Hi, all. If you have been following my blog for a while you’ll know I’ve been trying to keep up with the Man-Booker Prize this year. Here is a review of another one of the books that made it into the shortlist. 4 3 2 1 by Paul Auster LONGLISTED (AND NOW SHORTLISTED) FOR THE
Hi all: I bring you my review of another one of the novels that have made it into the Man-Booker Longlist. Here is it. Exit West: Longlisted for the Man Booker Prize 2017 by Mohsin Hamid Longlisted for the 2017 Man Booker Prize “It was as if Hamid knew what was going to happen to America and
Hi all: Today we have a pretty special book. I’d recommend it in particular to lovers of historical fiction but I hope everybody would give it a chance because… The Words In My Hand: Shortlisted for the Costa First Novel Award 2016. A footnote to Descartes’s biography finds her voiceby Guinevere Glasfurd ‘EXCELLENT… AN ENTIRELY UNSENTIMENTAL
Hi all: Today I bring you a new book that’s very special to me. I read it and reviewed it in Spanish a while back and have known the author, Estrella Cardona Gamio, who has been writing for many years, and her sister Concha, who looks after the promotional and technical side of their small
Hi all: Although I’m busy at the moment with translations (mine and other authors’ as well. By the way, don’t forget my promotion), my brain has been focusing on writing too. I think I already mentioned that I’d finished the draft of the next story in the thriller series ‘Escaping Psychiatry’ (and if I don’t
Hi all: As you know on Fridays I try and bring you guest authors and new books. You might remember that J.P. Mclean had visited us last July when she was pondering about which direction her writing was going to take. There was a lot of interest in her work and she promised to keep
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