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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There’s a section of the book told from the perspective of a woman. Here is the soulful, unsparing book that made Diaz a literary sensation. Some of the characters lack the self-awareness I’d love to see, but I suppose that drives home the authenticity of the narrative. He takes forever on his stuff. Readers are happy to see you!

A cheater, I imagine. Showing of 20 reviews. His prose is like wildfire, tearing through everything and leaving you unsettled. Men are not loyal, never will be loyal, and women shouldn’t expect them to be.

It traces Yunior’s family having difficulty learning English, Papi working days at a time without coming home, Mami being depressed, housebound, and ssi Santo Domingo, and Yunior and Pierdee trying to find familiarity in school and with their neighbors.

AmazonGlobal Ship Orders Internationally. Juont has not seen his father for 5 years and now has to confront not only the cold winter climate of the Northeast but also the wrath of his very strict father. The mark of a great author is the characters he crafts, and Diaz is a writer who blows the best of them out of the water on wsi count.


How it is so easy to miss them, misinterpret them, ignore them, spit in their face. I picked it up because of the flashy cover, and NOT by the title but was immediately drawn to throw the book into a fire. I think most of the time I was lost pierdees in translation.

Shopbop Designer Fashion Brands. Set up a giveaway. Amazon Inspire Digital Educational Resources. She could have caught you with one sucia, she could have caught you with two, but as you’re a totally bat shit cuero who didn’t ever empty his e-mail trash can, she caught you with fifty!

Women have no personalities or character traits. Yearning for the one you want. His stories also contain colourism issues and during his talk he talked about the prevalence of skin bleaching, what he believed was a result of the power of eurocentrism and was something we despise talking about. I have to preface this review with the following: Amazon Giveaway allows you to run promotional giveaways in order to create buzz, reward your audience, and attract new followers and customers. Poor Oscar may never get what he wants, thanks to the Fuku – the curse that has haunted his family for generations.

Jun 29, Saffron rated it liked it. Everyone is ghetto AF. It’s a close-up look at Dominican life in New York, and some of the stories were heart-wrenching. The odd ess here is that I never felt that depressed or sad while reading. You are so much worse than a cheater. This chapter ends well.

This is how you lose her (Spanish Edition)

This book is comprised of 9 short stories, most of them intertwined, linking the main character, Yunior, with his dealings with women, his dickhead brother, Rafa, who is arrogant and cancer-stricken; their mother, who has the patience of a saint dealing with his Rafa, and there is a bit of a theme of cheating in the stories.


The past haunts us, and Yunior is no exception.

I hate short stories. In his own words, it’s more hidden that Sauron and Voldermot! Sep 13, Cheryl rated it did not like it Shelves: He showed up on stage in tennis shoes and blue jeans and held the audience completely captive. The narrators confide in you, shock you, and involve you in each of their stories.

At the heart of these stories is the irrepressible, irresistible Yunior, a young hardhead whose longing fo On a beach in the Dominican Republic, a doomed pierdfs flounders.

The author specializes in making his short stories fly by.

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Throughout each story, Yunior experiences far more loss than love; Yunior is simply fated to mourn loss. These stories left me either cold or irritated, usually the latter, and they were not redeemed by insight, poetic prose, unusual characters or stories.

I didn’t like Oscar Wao any better. Alexa Actionable Analytics for the Web. Released September 11, I heard a a lot of hype for this book by Junot Diaz. The women are merely devices to allow Yunior to react to something.

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