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Read More Latam 2021: December – Published in 2021

This post is part of the #ReadMoreLatam2021 Challenge. Click here for more info.

The challenge for this month is to read a book published in 2021.

To round out the inaugural #ReadMoreLatam2021 challenge, December’s book should be one published in 2021, either in its original language or in translation. There are plenty to choose from, whether you want to read queer memoirs, flights of fictional fantasy, or introspective essays. Many of them are books I’ve been recommending throughout the year, some of which I’ve read and some of which I still haven’t got around to reading.

I’ll be reading The Rooftop by Uruguayan author Fernanda Trías (trans. Annie McDermott). What about you?

(As usual, my recommendations for this month include books I’ve read or simply books I want to read and review. Most are works in translation but a few are in the original Spanish.)


The Rooftop by Fernanda Trías (trans. Annie McDermott)

In Vitro by Isabel Zapata

The Dangers of Smoking in Bed by Mariana Enríquez

Dreaming of You by Melissa Lozada-Oliva

The Impostor by Silvina Ocampo (trans. Daniel Balderston)

American Delirium by Betina González (trans. Heather Cleary)

Infinite Country by Patricia Engel

Of Women and Salt by Gabriela García

Velvet Was the Night by Silvia Moreno-Garcia

I Was Never the First Lady by Wendy Guerra (trans. Achy Obejas)

Brother, Sister, Mother, Explorer by Jamie Figueroa

The President and the Frog by Carolina de Robertis

Isla partida by Daniela Tarazona

I’ll be reading: The Rooftop by Fernanda Trías (trans. Annie McDermott)

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