translated from Spanish: What Macri said about bookstores that won’t sell his book

Mauricio Macri released «First Time», his book released by Planeta which «is the result of more than a year of reflections on my presidency», explains the former first representative in the advancement of it.

«In its pages I tell the story as I lived it. It is the chronicle of our achievements and the tough battles that we had to give against populism», continues the presentation of this edition that was released last Thursday, March 11.

Planeta Publishing

But its premiere didn’t go unnoticed. After its launch two renowned bookstores in the city of Buenos Aires refused to sell the book of the former official. These are Undested Editorial and Lawns Books.

Look elsewhere for the book, here are many others to think about and discuss ideas. And let the eunuchs keep jestering. Undested Bookstore and Editorial — Undested Magazine (@RevSudestada)
March 11, 2021

«They have nothing to contribute. We’re not going to spread their messages of lie and pose pro,» they said from Editorial Sudestada, adding, «Look for the book elsewhere, here we have many others to think about and discuss ideas. And let the eunuchs keep jestering.» In addition, from Sudestada they disseminated an image of the cover of Primer Tiempo digitally intervened with a crushed «tomatazo» on the lid, in clear show of disapproval towards the copies signed by Macri.

How free it feels to be able to say «Please don’t send us that book, because we won’t put it up for sale.» — Fanti (@FantiCecilia)
March 10, 2021

For his part, Céspedes Libros said, «How free it feels to be able to say «Please don’t send us that book, because we won’t put it up for sale» and explained that they are «a neighborhood bookstore, small and literary.»

On Wednesday, my book arrives in bookstores across the country. Despite isolated episodes of intolerance and bigotry, I am happy and grateful to see the commitment to freedom of expression and the debate of the vast majority of Argentine bookers #PrimerTiempo — Mauricio Macri (@mauriciomacri)
March 14, 2021

Following these clarifications, the former president spoke out: «On Wednesday my book arrives in bookstores across the country. Despite isolated episodes of intolerance and bigotry, I am happy and grateful to see the commitment to freedom of expression and the debate of the vast majority of Argentine #PrimerTiempo.»

Original source in Spanish

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