Five leading Bolivian publishers present their latest literary news and research at the Cochabamba International Book Fair, among others.
These are El Cuervo Publishing House, Kipus Publishing House, La Hoguera Publishing Group, 3600 Publishing House and Plural Editores, which share their news with Los Tiempos.
Their respective stands are located in the main pavilion of the Alalay Fairgrounds.
“Landscapes with tender flames”, by Oscar Alfaro, is the first children’s book published by this publishing house, it contains illustrations, word explanations and reading comprehension. In turn, it has an application for Android systems that complements the information in the book.
“Words. Texts on occasion ”, by the writer Rodrigo Hasbún, is his latest book that contains essays and articles on various topics.
“The tiger in the house. This work was published in 1920 and had no translation into Spanish until now. It has 13 chapters that focus on a specific aspect related to cats.
“Being a clown is a serious thing” is a book by Spanish chronicler Alex Ayala. This work contains several chronicles referring to the difficult job of being a clown. These stories are the result of a one-year field work.
“Aphorisms and hospital diaries”, by the poet from Tarragona Julio Barriga. This book is divided into two parts. In the first, he shares different aphorisms with black humor and satire. In the second, he relives — through a chronicle — an accident he suffered in Argentina more than a decade ago.
The book tells the story of Alicia, a woman who writes reconstructs her past to understand her own loneliness.
“Muerta ciudad”, by the writer Claudio Ferrufino, is about a student of letters who spends his days in Cochabamba between smuggling and other expensive ways to get resources to move forward.
“For our perestroika” is a novel by Alejandro Suárez in which he traces an intense moment of Martin’s adolescence in the late 80s in New Atlantis, an abandoned island in the center of a conflict: the Cold War. It is a self-study work marked by Darwin, Marx, Gorbachev, Prodan and the Ramones.
It is about Lea G, a 36-year-old migrant from Bolivia who recounts in the first person the unforeseen and dramatic events that occurred in the last three months of her life.