Rodrigo Hasbún - LOS AFECTOS

Monday, September 28, 2015 - 7:00pm
2421 Bissonnet Street
Houston, TX 77005
Los afectos / Affection Cover Image
ISBN: 9788439730637
Availability: Special Order - Subject to Availability
Published: Literatura Random House - September 15th, 2015

Rodrigo Hasbún (born 1981 in Cochabamba, Bolivia) has published three books of short stories, CincoLos días más felices and Cuatro, a volume of selected stories entitled Nueve, and the novel El lugar del cuerpo. His second novel, Los afectos (Literatura Random House, May 2015), will be published in nine languages, and will be available in English from Pushkin Press in 2016. Hasbún was twice awarded the Bolivian Santa Cruz de la Sierra National Book Award, he was chosen by the Hay Festival as one of the Bogotá 39 (best Latin American writers under the age of 39) and he was named one of Granta’s Best Young Spanish Language Novelists. Two of his stories have been adapted into the films Rojo and Los viejos, for which he co-wrote the screenplays.

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