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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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Customers who viewed this item also viewed. All i know is, i despised the main character and hated almost every women he dated.

There is a common thread that you don’t know about or even willfully ignore until you read Diaz’s work. The ripped-out pages I saved in a portfolio just in case I never saw those stories published again.

Readers are happy to see you! They all feature a young Dominican-American man named Yunior, t I had the honour of attending Junot Diaz’s author talk late last month here in Vancouver. Not that there was worth quoting anything in here anyway. These stories aside, I admit that I did cmoo sympathize with Yunior and his obsessive focus on relationships—past and current, failed and failing.

The theme of this short-story collection is masculine infidelity. This story is told from the first-person perspective of Yunior and begins: I admit that the struggles of a young man to stop making obviously bad decisions that hurt people did not strike a chord in me. Sep 23, Jennifer rated it really liked it Recommended to Jennifer by: Adi understood some of it but not a lot.


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Offers a collection of linked narratives about love – passionate love, illicit love, dying love, maternal love – told through the lives of New Jersey Dominicans, as they struggle to find a point where their two worlds meet.

He has a sexual relationship with her and she eventually becomes a substitute teacher at his high school.

You do not junor cheaters. By that time, I had already read Drown and was on my way to reading Negocios, the Spanish translation of Drown, expertly done by my lit. He’s an onion – everytime you peel back a layer, you feel like crying a little.

Nobody likes children, your mother assured you. Diaz might be a good writer but his choice of words, his storyline, his endless catalog of tits and ass, it just gives me goosebumps, and no matter how much I read, I don’t see any consolation for the flat-out misogyny.

Would you like to tell us about a lower price? He keens over every word, and the words are good. Try the Kindle edition and experience these great reading features: Is this the work of “genius”? How she loves him in this sad way yet does not trust him and can’t relax enough to enjoy their relationship, always wondering if he’s going to go back to his wife. Human, flawed, and brutally real.


There’s a section of the book told from the perspective of a woman. But, I heard that it was good you know, in that Pulitzer-winning way and then there was increased buzz around this latest collection of short stories.

This is how you lose her (Spanish Edition)

A key sentence from this story is the source of the collection’s title. Women are just fucktoys.

I was honestly struck by how emphatically he read his own stories, even more impressed that I remembered his cadences. A ghetto nerd living with his Dominican family in New Jersey, he’s sweet but disastrously overweight. Estos cuentos nos ensenan las leyes fijas del amor: Not sure what kind of audience this book targets, but it definitely wasn’t for me! Sep 18, Jujot DeBlanck rated it it was amazing Shelves: Views Read Edit View history.

This Is How You Lose Her by Junot Díaz

I had the same response to Drown and hoped, even expected, that it was a one-off, but now I can say with certainty that Cmo do not like Diaz’s writing.

I loved the protagonist’s character. He takes forever on his stuff. Hardcoverpages.