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  • Samanta Schweblin

    Última gran novela de la celebrada autora argentina nominada al Man Booker Prize 2017. Samanta Schweblin ha creado un universo fascinante, un mundo donde no sabemos quién nos mira y en el que podemos ser amos o mascotas. ¿Qué sucedería si personas de cualquier lugar del planeta pudieran meterse en la vida de otras? ¿A través de qué dispositivo lo harían? ¿Hasta dónde podría llegar la creatividad humana para sacar provecho de esta situación? Cada uno de los personajes de esta novela encarna el costado más escalofriante de la tecnología. Ya se registran miles de casos en Vancouver, Hong Kong, Tel Aviv, Barcelona, Oaxaca, y se está propagando rápidamente a...read more

  • Samanta Schweblin

    A visionary novel about our interconnected world, about the collision of horror and humanity, from the Man Booker-shortlisted master of the spine-tingling tale. They've infiltrated homes in Hong Kong, shops in Vancouver, the streets of Sierra Leone, town squares of Oaxaca, schools in Tel Aviv, bedrooms in Indiana. They're not pets, nor ghosts, nor robots. They're real people, but how can a person living in Berlin walk freely through the living room of someone in Sydney? How can someone in Bangkok have breakfast with your children in Buenos Aires, without you knowing? Especially when these people are completely anonymous, unknown, untraceable. The characters in Samanta Schweblin's wildly...read more

  • Samanta Schweblin

    'Genius.' —Jia Tolentino, The New Yorker 'Samanta Schweblin’s electric story reads like a Fever Dream.' —Vanity Fair Shortlisted for the Man Booker International Prize! Experience the blazing, surreal sensation of a fever dream... A young woman named Amanda lies dying in a rural hospital clinic. A boy named David sits beside her. She’s not his mother. He's not her child. Together, they tell a haunting story of broken souls, toxins, and the power and desperation of family.         Fever Dream is a nightmare come to life, a ghost story for the real world, a love story and a cautionary...read more

  • Samanta Schweblin

    A powerful, eerily unsettling story collection from a major international literary star. Unearthly and unexpected, the stories in Mouthful of Birds burrow their way into your psyche and don't let go. Samanta Schweblin haunts and mesmerizes in this extraordinary, masterful collection. Schweblin's stories have the feel of a sleepless night, where every shadow and bump in the dark take on huge implications, leaving your pulse racing, and the line between the real and the strange blur. Audiobook table of contents: Headlights, read by Erin Bennett  Preserves, read by Allyson Ryan  Butterflies, read by Mark Bramhall  Mouthful of Birds, read by Kaleo Griffith ...read more

  • Samanta Schweblin

    LONGLISTED FOR THE 2020 MAN BOOKER INTERNATIONAL PRIZE A NEW YORK TIMES NOTABLE BOOK OF THE YEAR 'Her most unsettling work yet — and her most realistic.' --New York Times Named a Best Book of the Year by O, The Oprah Magazine, Vulture, and Thrillist A visionary novel about our interconnected present, about the collision of horror and humanity, from a master of the spine-tingling tale. They've infiltrated homes in Hong Kong, shops in Vancouver, the streets of in Sierra Leone, town squares in Oaxaca, schools in Tel Aviv, bedrooms in Indiana. They're everywhere. They're here. They're us. They're not pets, or ghosts, or robots. They're real people, but how can a person...read more