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Luis Goytisolo has been awarded the Carlos Fuentes International Prize for Literary Creation in the Spanish Language 2018, granted by the Ministry of Culture of the Government of Mexico and the National Autonomous University of Mexico.

The Jury mentioned “the irrenunciable and persistent commitment of Luis Goytisolo with literature and his desire to renew the traditional novel through the plurality of perspectives,...

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Fever Dream by Samanta Schweblin and The Lost Daughter Collective by Lindsey Drager were both announced as winners in the Novella category at the Shirley Jackson Awards on Sunday, July 15, 2018, at Readercon 29, Conference on Imaginative Literature, in Quincy, Massachusetts.

The Shirley Jackson Awards, Inc. has been established for outstanding achievement in the literature of psychological suspense, horror, and the...

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The World Cup in Russia is an excellent opportunity for commemorating Osvaldo Soriano and Manuel Vázquez Montalbán. Unlike other intellectuals, these writers found prime literary material in football, which they used to portray dignity in the face of defeat. Football, taken to the epic heights seen only in the world of sports, could represent the moral character of a time and country.

Osvaldo Soriano (1943-1997) had...

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GUILLERMO FESSER

  • Sábado 2 de junio
    12:00h – 13:00h  Lo que leo Santillana, caseta 152
    19:00h – 21:00h  Diógenes, caseta 40

BELÉN GOPEGUI

  • Sábado 2 de junio
    13:00h – 15:00h  La Central, caseta 189
    18:30h – 20:30h  Enclave de Libros, caseta 55
  • Domingo 3 de junio
    12:00h – 13:30h  Librería Mujeres, caseta 53
    19:00h - 21:00h  Librería Antonio Machado, caseta 34

JUAN MADRID

  • Sábado 9 de junio
    19:00h – 21:00h  Alianza...
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We love the initiative to name the month of May as the short story month. Who has come up with this? We don’t know; but in any case, hooray for his great idea. To celebrate this, here is an account of some of the most important short story books published by our authors in recent times.

In Mouthful of Birds, Samanta Schweblin, finalist of the Man Booker International Prize 2017, brings together twenty stories...

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Glòria Gutiérrez, Literary Manager of the Agencia Balcells, is the winner of 'The Literary Agent Award' at The London Book Fair International Excellence Awards 2018, together with Deborah Harris, of The Deborah Harris Agency (Israel).

The International Excellence Awards, which are held in partnership with the UK Publishers Association, celebrate excellence in seventeen categories, including international publishing,...

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Sobre la poesía

habría un par de cosas que decir/
que nadie la lee mucho/
que esos nadie son pocos/
que todo el mundo está con el asunto de la crisis mundial/y

con el asunto de comer cada día/se trata
de un asunto importante/recuerdo
cuando murió de hambre el tío juan/
decía que ni se acordaba de comer y que no había problema/

pero el problema fue después/
no había plata para el cajón/
y cuando finalmente pasó el camión...

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Javier Cercas’ novel El impostor (2014), published by MacLehose Press (UK, 2017) and translated by Frank Wynne, has been longlisted for The Man Booker International Prize 2018.

In this extraordinary novel, Javier Cercas unravels the enigma of an impostor, Enric Marco, an old man in his 90s who claimed to be a Nazi concentration camp survivor. Cercas delves with passion and honesty into the most ambiguous aspects of...

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En los años de la dictadura franquista Juan Marsé escribió Si te dicen que caí (1973) "convencido de que no se iba a publicar jamás". De ninguna manera habría superado el examen de la censura y, de hecho, no se pudo publicar en España hasta la muerte de Franco. Lo mismo ocurrió con Cambio de piel (1967), de Carlos Fuentes, ganadora del Premio Biblioteca Breve y prohibida por "pornográfica, antirreligiosa,...

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“Books at Berlinale” 2018— Twelve International Novels with Screen Potential

In the Midst of Winter by Isabel Allende, was selected by “Books at Berlinale 2018” from close to 150 submissions from 30 countries, as one of the twelve new, unusual literary works that could be turned into films.

The selected books, from Germany, France, Georgia, Greece, Italy, Norway, Spain, Turkey and United Kingdom, were showcased...

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