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Luis Leante obtuvo el pasado 28 de enero el XXVIII Premio Edebé de literatura juvenil con su novela Maneras de vivir.

Maneras de vivir entrelaza de forma periodística la historia de cuatro protagonistas unidos por la música, el destino y el derecho a una segunda oportunidad. Una novela que habla de la superación, de la capacidad de redimirse y reinventarse y el valor de los lazos familiares. Es un homenaje a la...

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Mario Vargas Llosa ha sido galardonado con el Premio Francisco Umbral al Libro del Año por su novela Tiempos recios.

Tiempos recios, publicada el pasado otoño por la editorial Alfaguara, narra la conspiración de EE.UU., a instancias de la United Fruit Company, para derrocar al presidente Jacobo Árbenz. El alzamiento contra su Gobierno liberal en 1954 estuvo encabezado por el coronel Castillo Armas, en una operación...

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The novel West End, by the Ibizan writer José Morella, won the 2019 Café Gijón Prize; an "exciting" literary work, according to the jury, in which the author, mixing real and fictional characters, stands against the discrimination that people suffering from mental illness experience.

In this Café Gijón winner novela, which is published by Siruela, the narrator, before his need and desire to discover the mystery that...

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Isabel Allende (Lima, Peru, August 2nd, 1942) has been awarded the Barcino Historical Novel International Prize by the Barcelona City Council. The ceremony will take place at the Saló de Cent during the ‘Barcelona Historical Novel’ festival, which will be held between November 4th and 10th, 2019.

The jury, comprised of the journalists Oscar López and Sergi Doria; the writers Care Santos and Enric Calpena; and the...

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Javier Cercas won the Planeta Prize 2019 for his novel Terra Alta. This is the most valuable literary award on the Spanish-language market.

With Terra Alta, Cercas begins a series of crime fiction books and returns to the purest fiction, more in line with the stories of The Motive or his first title, The Tenant, than in the non-fiction novels he wrote since the publication of Soldiers of Salamis, 2001.

Javier...

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The author will receive the award on February 6 at the BCNegra festival.

The jury for the 15th Pepe Carvalho Prize, made up by Antonio Iturbe, Marta Sanz, Xon Pagès, Daniel Vázquez Sallés and Sergio Vila-Sanjuan, with Carlos Zanón as president, has decided unanimously to award the 2020 Pepe Carvalho Prize to the writer Juan Madrid.

The jury highlighted “the literary, political and ethical commitment of Juan Madrid,...

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Lamentamos profundamente la muerte de Miguel Catalán, filósofo, escritor y amigo querido. Autor de más de veinte títulos y traducido a varios idiomas, desde el año 1998 elaboraba un tratado sistemático en torno al engaño y la mentira titulado Seudología, del que publicó varias entregas y por el que fue galardonado con diversos premios.  

Desde la agencia expresamos nuestro más sentido pésame a su familia y amigos.

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I Detest Mozart, one of the short-stories by Teresa Solana gathered in the collection The First Prehistoric Serial Killer and Other Stories (Bitter Lemon Press), has been shortlisted for the prestigious CWA Short Story Dagger Award 2019

The ten Daggers awarded annually by the CWA are regarded by the publishing world as the foremost British awards for crime-writing

The Crime Writers’ Association (CWA) Daggers ar...

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Lorenzo Silva signs a deal with The Mediapro Studio (Globomedia) for the adaptation of his novels. The first two projects will be a TV series based on his latest book, Si esto es una mujer (Destino), written in collaboration with Noemí Trujillo, and the long-awaited series about his two characters, Rubén Bevilacqua and Virginia Chamorro, protagonists of nine novels and two short stories.

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Loop, by Brenda Lozano, translated from Spanish by Annie McDermott and published in the UK with Charco Press, has been awarded the English PEN Translates on the basis of outstanding literary quality and contribution to literary diversity in the UK alongside 15 other book.

"These awards go to seventeen books of outstanding merit and...

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