Así es como la pierdes es un libro sobre mujeres que quitan el sentido y sobre el amor y el ardor. Y sobre la traición porque a veces traicionamos lo que más. This Is How You Lose Her has ratings and reviews. said: This is a collection of short stories about Yunior. Yunior is a. This Is How You Lose Her is the second collection of short stories by Junot Díaz. It is the third of Díaz’s books to feature his recurring protagonist Yunior.

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From New York Times bestselling author and Pulitzer Prize-winner Junot Diaz comes a debut picture book about the magic of memory piefdes the infinite power of the imagination. Personally, I think she is an awful bitch and he is way too nice to her.

Nonetheless, I didn’t like it. In this collection, JD gives us close-up focus on Yunior his alter egohis ma, his pa, his doomed brother Rafa, and their many girlfriends; the area of investigation is male sexuality, sub-category heterosexual, sub-sub category, Dominican, sub-sub-sub category American-Dominican.

I read it all in one sitting because, strangely I felt attached to the guy right from page one. New York Times Book Review.

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If so, what does that say for the rest of us? Yunior invites Magda on a trip to the Dominican Republic for the purpose of rekindling their now-infidelity-broken romance. He was exceedingly liberal with his language, which, pierdex the way, works its way into his books. Blackness 1 15 Jan 12, The odd thing here is that I never felt that depressed or sad while reading.

Now you feel pity. Oct 08, Arria rated it really liked it. Does anyone know who she is in relation to Yunior? Yet you continue to read these stories of Yunior and his exploits and his constant yearning for that one true love. Amazon Rapids Fun stories for kids on the go. You will find love. Is it the Spanglish and slang? Junot Diaz has always been a favorite author of mine, ever since college when he came to the Latin-American lit class I was taking in ‘ I hate to filter my response to book based upon others’ responses to a book, but after a National Book Award nomination, a Guggenheim, and the almost unseemly vocal adoration of seemingly every major reviewer, one comes to a book with certain expectations.

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Here is the thing, i get tremendously excited when my real life friends recommend me a book, especially if it’s a guy friend. Things have never been easy for Oscar Wao. We can be feminist-aligned in some way.

Why are you feeling bad for Yunior? Yearning for the one you want.

He screws around on women, and when he is caught and discarded there is great chest thumpin This is a collection of short stories about Yunior. In Boston, a man buys his love child, his only son, a first baseball bat and glove.

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. All right, we get it, Junot Diaz.

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He is a genius of language, most notably with the peerless voice of Yunior. Buy a Coffee for nat bookspoils with http: The story featuring the titular line is four pages long and features no real action, but it was chilling in its emotion. Top Reviews Most recent Jumot Reviews. And in the case of this collection of nine short stories seven of which were published previously in periodicals that it took the author ten-plus years to complete, the subjects of which are men who keep cheating on their girlfriends and feeling sorry for themselves when those girlfriends get mad about it, one is acutely underwhelmed.

I’m not very familiar with Dominican culture, nor am i going to sit here and act like an expert on the subject.

This Is How You Lose Her by Junot Díaz

In conversation with Hilton Als, Junot calls it a foundational story, and an alternative to the narrative “Negocios,” found in Drown. I own all 3 of his books and love when he has a story featured in The New Yorker which is how I discovered him, many moons ago, in high school. Women are just fucktoys. Junot Diaz Asi es como la pierdes es un libro sobre mujeres que quitan el sentido y sobre el amor y el ardor. Junot is the kind of writer whom speaks his mind out. The question was always, for someone like me: Junot Diaz brings back Yunior from The Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao as the narrator for most of the stories but leaves out the Dominican history and the geek references.


Relatos Spanish Edition on your Kindle in under a minute. If you ignore the whole nations, anguish, tossing part of the bible quote and focus on the selfish, defeatist, lovelorn Yunior and his tales of woe that is This is How You Lose Heryou know that he definitely spat. Is it the Star Trek metaphors that the characters use to give shape to their emotions? And you want to be there when he does. Both were flat and predictable, and misogyny doesn’t count as color.

It takes a very talented writer to give his readers a different glimpse of the same character, Yunior, who pops up everywhere, starting with Drown.

I do wonder if it is because of my utter lack of exposure to This is how you lost me. Someone who thought devastator was too emotional. Negocios Vintage Espanol Spanish Edition. He showed up on stage in tennis shoes and blue jeans and held the audience completely captive.