The publishing houses have had to postpone their news due to the crisis of COVID-19, which has affected many of the dishes planned for St. George’s Day which, as announced, is postponed to before the summer.
The publishers said yesterday that they are relocating to new bookstores, depending on the evolution of the health crisis, and that it could be before summer, during summer or, in a few cases, face to face. at Book Week in Catalan. Other publishers will make efforts to relaunch published works that they couldn’t promote, such as Boulder, by Eva Baltasar.
The Girona authors affected
Among the works affected are the new books by Girona authors. This is the case of the Figuera journalist Anna Teixidor, with Without fear of dying (Portico); of the writer Rafel Nadal, with Summer sea. A Mediterranean memory, and by the author Mar Bosch, with his novel The effervescent woman, the two main courses that Universe was due to publish on March 19. Among the news that have also been postponed is one of the most anticipated political books of the season: I explain. From the investiture to exile (La Campana), by Carles Puigdemont, i Checkmate to fate, by Lluís Llach, which will be the novelty of the publisher Univers in Book Week in Catalan.
For its part, Group 62 was scheduled for April Memories, one of the most recognized Catalan intellectuals and politicians of the 20th century, Josep Benet. As far as the illustration world is concerned, the publication ofThe sea I love most (La Galera), by the Girona teacher Laia Berloso.
Finally, Editions of the Periscope will try to publish in June The shortcut, by Miquel Martín, and Pagès Editors has in his hands Just live, by Sara Montesinos and the olotí Martí Albesa.