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One week after winning the 2022 José Donoso Ibero-American Prize for LiteratureSamanta Schweblin has been longlisted for the National Book Awards (USA) in the Translated Literature category for her book of short stories Siete Casas Vacias (Seven Empty Houses), along with the Ecuatorian Mónica Ojeda and the Polish Nobel Prize winner Olga Tockarzuk, among other nominees.

The seven stories in the collection by...

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The Argentine author Samanta Schweblin awarded the José Donoso Ibero-American Prize for Literature, by the Chilean University of Talca. The author of Kentukis, Seven Empty Houses, Mouthful of Birds or Fever Dream, thus becomes the youngest winner of this award, which is given annually in memory of the Chilean writer.

 

The Jury, made up of the following members: Matei Chihaia, from Germany; Luis Duno-Gottberg, from...

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SANTIAGO ÁLVAREZ
Muerdealmas
27 de mayo
18:30-19:30 Caseta 150, Plat. Editorial
5 de junio
19:00-20:00 Caseta 229

JAVIER CERCAS
El castillo de Barbazul
28 de mayo
12:00-14:00 Caseta 217, La buena vida
18:00-20:00 Caseta 204, Lib. Méndez
29 de mayo
19:00-21:00 Caseta 201, Diógenes
10 de junio
19:00-21:00 Caseta 110, Fnac
11 de junio
19:00-21:00 Caseta 180, Alberti
12 de junio
12:00-14:00 Caseta 225, Visor
19:00-21:00 Caseta 32,...

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Este Sant Jordi, Roma soy yo, la nueva novela de Santiago Posteguillo, ha liderado las ventas de las obras de ficción en castellano.  Posteguillo es el autor más vendido de novela histórica en lengua española con más de 4.000.000 de lectores.

En el inicio de esta nueva serie histórica, publicada por Ediciones B, el escritor recrea los primeros años de un joven patricio llamado Cayo Julio César, que llegó a dominar...

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BORJA BAGUNYÀ
Els angles morts
12:00 - 13:00 Finestres (c/ Diputació, 249)

JAVIER CERCAS
El castillo de Barbazul
11:00 - 12:00 El corte inglés (Pça. Catalunya)
12:00 - 13:00 Casa del Libro (Pg. Gràcia-València)
13:00 - 14:00 Laie (Pg. Gràcia-Gran Via)
17:00 - 18:00 Fnac (Pg. Gràcia-Gran Via)
18:00 - 19:00 La Central (Pg. Gràcia-Mallorca)
19:00 - 20:00 Abacus (Pg. Gràcia-Diputació)

JOSEP CORBELLA
Baselga, el médico que quería...

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Borja Bagunyà has been awarded the 2022 Spanish Critic’s Prize, in the Catalan narrative category, for his novel Els angles morts. The Critic’s Prize for Catalan Narrative was established in 1978 by the Asociación Española de Críticos Literarios (The Spanish Society of Literary Critics) and is given annually to the best narrative book written in Catalan language in the previous year. The winner was announced last...

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Samanta Schweblin’s short-story "Un hombre sin suerte" (“An Unlucky Man”), translated by Megan McDowell, and published in English for first time at McSweeney’s Quarterly Concern, is one of the Winners of the of the 2022 O. Henry Prize for Short Fiction.

Amongst the other winners there are stories by Alejandro Zambra, Olga Tokarczuk, Daniel Mason, and Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie, along with 15 more by other remarkable...

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The author Javier Ruescas will be the screenwriter of the film adaptation of Boulevard by Flor M. Salvador, to be produced by Wattpad Webtoon Studios. Boulevard, the great hit of the online writing and reading platform Wattpad, has more than 75 million readings. 

Boulevard centers around a forbidden romance between Halsey Weigel and self-proclaimed misfit Luke Howland.

Javier Ruescas is a writer and screenwriter....

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Based on the novel Las leyes de la frontera by Javier Cercas, the film with the same title awarded five Goya and is in the Top 10 of the most seen on Netflix in Spain.

The film adaptation, directed by Daniel Monzón, hit the screen in early October and stars Marcos Ruiz, Begoña Vargas and Chechu Salgado, amongst others.

The novel Las leyes de la frontera was written in 2012, it has been translated into fourteen...

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Mario Vargas Llosa was elected to the French Academy last November 25.

The French Academy is an institution which was founded in 1634 and formalized in 1635 by Cardinal Richelieu, whose mission is to contribute to the improvement, the influence of letters, to give certain rules to the French language and to make it pure, eloquent and able to deal with the arts and sciences. It is made up of forty members, a select...

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