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The Argentinian Publisher Ojoreja/Pehuén receives the Alija Award by the Argentinian Section of  IBBY (International Board on Books for Young People),  to the “Best Publishing Work” in 2015 for the edition of the short story No, no y no by Julio Cortázar, illustrated by the Mexican painter Gabriel Pacheco.

The Prize will be given at the Buenos Aires Book Fair (Feria del Libro de Buenos Aires) on May, the 6th, ...

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Guillermo Martínez has been awarded with the Milovan Vidakovic Prize at the 10th International Festival of Prose Writing Prosefest, celebrated at the city of Novi Sad, in Serbia, in April 2016.

The author of The Oxford Murders (Los crímenes de Oxford), Regarding Roderer (Acerca de Roderer) and I also Had a Bisexual Girlfriend (Yo también tuve una novia bisexual), amongst other works, was previously awarded with the...

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Albert Sánchez Piñol: Cold Skin 

A mad, nightmarish tale of paranoia and violence, as a man on a remote island is beset every night by monstrous creatures. ‘A troubling hammering and glourious novel ‘ David Mitchell.

John Berger & Jean Mohr: A Fortunate Man. The Story of a Country Doctor

A unique, subtle and powerfully moving investigation into the role of the doctor (republishing as our country’s medical...

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El próximo sábado 23 de abril de 2016, fecha en la que se conmemora el IV centenario del fallecimiento de Miguel de Cervantes, se hará entrega en Alcalá de Henares del Premio Cervantes 2015 al escritor mexicano Fernando del Paso (Ciudad de México, 1931), en reconocimiento a una carrera que ha contribuido de forma notable a enriquecer el patrimonio literario en lengua española.

La ceremonia de entrega estará...

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Josep Pla’s masterpiece, The Gray Notebook (New York Review, 2014) (El quadern gris), is one of the most colorful and unusual works in the modern literature. In 1918, when Pla was in Barcelona studying law, the Spanish flu broke out, the university shut down, and he went home to his parents in coastal Palafrugell. Aspiring to be a writer, not a lawyer, he resolved to hone his style by keeping a journal. In it he...

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Thursday 21 April 2016 at 7 pm. at the Llibrería Altaïr

The Venezuelan writer, Rodrigo Blanco Calderón, will discuss about his new book The Night (Ed. Alfaguara, 2016) with Jorge Carrión, writer, literary critic and regular collaborator of Altaïr Magazine.

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Last Evenings with Teresa (Últimas tardes con Teresa) by Juan Marsé constitutes one of the milestones of mid-20th century Spanish narrative.  Awarded Spain’s Short Novel Prize in 1965, it established the author as one of the most representative writers of modern European literature.

“Last Evenings with Teresa is not only one of the great dramas of my life, but also of many people my age (…) It has everything one...

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Outlaws(Las leyes de la frontera) by Javier Cercas, translated from the Spanish by Anne McLean, is among the ten authors shortlisted for the 2016 International Dublin Literary Award. The prizewinner will be announced on 9 June.

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Javier Cercas is the second Spanish author to receive the Taofen Prize, one of the most prestigious literary prizes in China. In this year’s edition, the finalists for the foreign fiction category were the German Judith Hermann, the Russian Xenia Pushka, the Japanese Shinya Tanaka, the French Adrien Bosc and the Dutch Tommy Wieringa.

“When it comes to the hardest, most personal and collective aspects of our past,...

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