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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I can’t believe I’d ever hesitate on something like this pa I flipping tore through this thing like my life depended on it. Despite their intentions, the two enter into a serious relationship that lasts two years.

You will get better and then you read the last paragraph: Buy the selected items together This item: The stories are well written and the author has an excellent way of fleshing out the characters, in my opinion. This was especially true since he does not spend much time in contemplating how it must feel junit the other side of infidelity. You are so much worse than a cheater. Una cronica familiar que abarca tres generaciones y dos paises, La breve y maravillosa vida de Oscar Wao cuenta la historia del gordifl This title presents the lives of Oscar and his family and their attempts to find love and belonging.

Showing of 20 reviews. Junot Diaz Una cronica familiar que abarca tres generaciones y dos paises, La breve y maravillosa vida de Oscar Wao cuenta la historia del gordiflon y solitario Oscar de Leon en su intento de convertirse en el J.

You went and broke our lives.

He screws around on women, and when he is caught and discarded there is great chest thumpin This is a collection of short stories about Yunior. I think I can tell you. Mind you, i read HP and Goblet of Fire in less than two days, so this looked like a piece of cake to me. Each story has it’s own little gem and specialness to it.


Diaz’s prose is vulgar, brave, and He is the golden haired child that can do no wrong — even though he is absolutely horrible to his mother and brother.

Así es como la pierdes

My great friend, William, lend me his copy and i couldn’t wait to dive into it. They all feature a young Dominican-American man named Yunior, the narrative persona Diaz uses in most juont his work. The relationships, poverty, the racism–but it didn’t address these topics in a high school-history class kinda way. And Papi, it’s like Yunior said in Fiesta, a story in Drown – you just look at his belly button because you’re afraid of looking him in the eye.

This Is How You Lose Her by Junot Díaz

I can hardly wait for his next perdes. Reading this was a struggle! Here is the thing, i get tremendously excited when my real life friends recommend me a book, especially if it’s pierdees guy friend. 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 that count. Draw maps so when we drop the bombs, they land accurate. There so many intertwined levels in this book.

It can be beautiful and sad and funny and you are endeared to Yunior who is navigating the waters jknot the female species, only to disappoint and be disappointed in both himself and his actions. May 07, Kim rated it really liked it Shelves: Readers are happy to see you!

Is it trying to defy the inevitable? On the other hand, you have to write what you know. Overall, I think I probably would have enjoyed this book more if I understood Spanish.


Amazon Rapids Fun stories for kids on the go. Regardless of the severity, loss and heartbreak are, sadly, two of the world’s few truly universal experiences.

There are some amusing parts in this book. Junot Diaz Asi es como la pierdes es un libro sobre mujeres que quitan el sentido y sobre el amor y el ardor. It traces Yunior taking Magdalena on a vacation to Santo Domingo in an unsuccessful effort to salvage their relationship. Like we usually are in our own lives. Throughout each story, Yunior experiences far more loss than love; Yunior is simply fated to mourn loss.

Negocios Vintage Espanol Spanish Edition. There is not dixz fully drawn women character in any of these stories. This page was last edited on 13 Novemberat I can praise this. How she loves him in this sad way yet does not trust him and can’t relax diwz to enjoy their relationship, always wondering if he’s going to go back to his wife. The main motif of the stories is cheating.

Maybe I missed the message, maybe there was NO message and I just misunderstood, but whatever the reason, I absolutely loathed this book. Someone who thought devastator was too emotional.

Why Lla admire Diaz so much as an author is his need to challenge simplistic knowledge in his books. These are our lives.