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A happy world: the prophetic work of Aldous Huxley
Aldous Huxley's dystopia is one of the genre's greatest works, something that is also demonstrated today
Allende and her 'Long Petal of the Sea'
A story of exile, life in a concentration camp, and love
1984: George Orwell's masterpiece that is always relevant
George Orwell's story is considered a "prophecy" of today
"Create or die", the future of Latin America
In an era of uncertainty, "Create or die" poses some challenges that Latin Americans must consider to ensure job stability
Sales of digital books grew during confinement
As a consequence of Covid 19, the sale of digital books became a good option to overcome mandatory confinement in much of the world
"Sálvese quien pueda", the book about the future of work
"Sálvese quien pueda" is the book that is showing that, even in a pandemic, the world of work is changing at a rapid pace
Quarantined? Read interesting digital books on these platforms
Lovers of reading and those who would like to read, have various options to distract themselves online and for free.
The 5 best books to start a business
If your desire is to start entrepreneurship, you can read some essential books to have a solid base when it comes to running your business.
The 7 Harry Potter books, from worst to best
Harry Potter continues to be a cultural phenomenon. Therefore, we decided to review the books and order them from worst to best.
Rich Dad Poor Dad: Why is the first book recommended to introduce you to finance?
Discover why it is the best work to introduce you to finance.
5 bestsellers of 2019 written by women
Here are five bestseller books that were written by women during 2019, according to Amazon and The New York Times, that you should read in this new decade.
'Science in the soul': a book for rationalists
The book is a compilation of 42 essays that Richard Dawkins, a British scientist, has written throughout his career .
To read or not to read an erotic novel?
'I am Eric Zimmerman' is the latest book of the erotic saga of the Spanish writer Megan Maxwell and has left women wanting more.
'Revolution Sunday': The Cuban voice from the in-xile
Wendy Guerra exposes through a fiction novel the situation of several Cuban artists victims of ostracism, exile, and censorship.
Do you know why it is important to understand your dreams?
Have you ever had a repetitive dream? Or someone who made you wake up with the feeling that there was some meaning behind it?
‘The Butterfly Garden’: is there light at the end of the tunnel?
From the perspective of Maya, a young woman who was kidnapped, we are able to find this garden where each of the captive women is a butterfly
Megan Maxwell and the power of women
LatinAmerican Post had the opportunity to speak with the famous author Megan Maxwell
Nobel-winning author Toni Morrison dead at 88
Morrison was given the Presidential Medal of Freedom by Barack Obama in 2012.
‘One Thousand Nights Without You’: a love just like the movies
A controlling and obsessive man and an undecided woman are the perfect mix for a complicated story with endless nuances
Latam Booklook: 'Maus' by Art Spiegelman
With drawings of humanized mice and in a graphic novel format, a son reconstructs the steps of his Jewish father in the Second World War
Latam Booklook: 'Mad toy' by Roberto Arlt
In the midst of poverty, Silvio tries to deal with his longings for intellectual and economic greatness in a savage society to which he does not adapt
Latam Booklook: 'A Confederacy of Dunces' by John Kenedy Toole
In this hilarious novel, human nature and capitalism are questioned based on its protagonist, Ignatius Rilley, a particular and emblematic character
Latam Booklook: "Faces in the Crowd" by Valeria Luiselli
Reality and fiction are intermingled in this narration of a woman who is slowly getting along and whose life mixes with Gilberto Owen, the Mexican poet
Latam Booklook: 'The curious incident of the dog at midnight' by Mark Haddon
From a very peculiar incident, Mark Haddon builds a story that takes us into the mind of a 15-year-old boy with Asperger's syndrome
The 2019 Book Fair in Argentina best moments
Although the 2019 Book Fair in Argentina has already ended, it was one of the most important events of the year. Here the best of this event
Latam Booklook: "The medium is the message" by Marshall McLuhan and Quentin Fiore
Full of witty phrases and analysis on the electronic world, McLuhan explores the effect of communicative technologies in our lives
Latam Booklook: "What we see when we read" by Peter Mendelsund
Have you ever wondered what is behind the images we form in the mind when we read? Peter Mendelsund reflects on this in this book
FILBo 2019: this was one of the most important book fairs in Latin America
From April 25 to May 6, the books were the protagonists of Bogotá, Colombia. We tell you how one of the most important book fairs in Latin America was
Latam Booklook: "Diary of a madman" by Lu Hsun
In a society in which cannibalism has been 'normalized', is it mad who refuses to eat others?
Latam Booklook: 'Tropical Virus' by Power Paola
In the framework of the FILBo 2019 the film Tropical Virus was screened, which recently won the Quirino Animation Award. Today we remember the graphic novel on which it is based
Claudia Canto: portrait of an empowered woman
Directly from the Brazilian periphery of Sao Paulo, the living testimony of a former domestic worker who decided to face reality to change history
Tips to visit a book fair
Next week, two major book fairs begin: Bogotá and Buenos Aires. Here are some recommendations to get the best experience
Latam Booklook: "The brief wondrous life of Oscar Wao" by Junot Díaz
A curse that persecutes Dominicans still in the United States is the fate that Oscar shares with his family, as well as the constant desire to escape
Latin American Literature: 20 countries, 20 authors (Part I)
A journey through contemporary Latin American literature. These are the Latin American authors that you should read
Latam Booklook: "Nevermoor: the trials of Morrigan Crow" by Jessica Townsend
Talented children, giant cats and even dragon tamers are some of the things offered by the universe of Nevermoor
Interview with Carime Muvdi, author of How to Look and Feel Fabulous after 50
We talked with Carime Muvdi, nutritionist and triathlete, about her book How to Look and Feel Fabulous after 50
Latam Booklook: 'A history of reading' by Alberto Manguel
Reading as a passion, reading as a way of approaching the world. That's what Manguel shows us in his book
Latam Booklook: 'The literary witches oracle' by Taisia Kitaiskaia and Katy Horan
With spells, this book vindicates the female writers and their important role in a struggle that seeks political, social, economic and sexual equity
5 books to get started in feminism
If you want to approach feminism, we recommend 5 books that will help you understand how it came about, what it consists of and what types of feminisms there are
Latam Booklook: 'I had nowhere to go' by Jonas Mekas
In the diary of his exile across Europe to reach America, Mekas gestates the intimate tone he would later develop in his films
Latam Booklook: "Black ball" by Mario Bellatin and Liniers
The story of the Mexican author, Mario Bellatin, was adapted by the "Succubus Liniers" into a very small graphic novel. A weird and strange object that one can not miss
An English, a Romanian and a Nigerian: three writers you should know
As part of the Hay Festival in Colombia, Zadie Smith, Mircea Cartarescu and Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie visited the country. Who are they?
Hay Festival begins!
From January 31 to February 3, Cartagena will be filled with culture, music, and literature
Otters of the Colombian Orinoquía: know this animal in danger of extinction
'Otters of the Colombian Orinoquía' is a book that allows knowing more in-depth this species that is threatened by humans
These are the 3 most beautiful libraries in Latin America
Literature has a special place in the Latin-American culture and the bookstores that we present below demonstrate this
10 books you must read before dying (Part Two)
For children, for young people, for adults, for everyone! These are the 11 books you must read before dying
10 books you must read before dying (Part One)
These books are for children, for young people, for adults, for everyone!
Latam BookLook: "The Girls" by Emma Cline
From the adolescent perspective, Emma Cline's narrative takes us into one of the most well-known and disturbing cases of the twentieth century: The Manson family
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