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The Observatorio de la Lectura y el Libro (The Observatory of Reading and the Book), a subsidiary of the Ministry…
June 21st, 2017
Spain
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La Vanguardia/EFE, June 19th

“The writer Rafael Vallbona has won the 37th annual BBVA Sant Joan de literatura catalana Prize with his novel La…
June 21st, 2017
Argentina
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Ámbito, June 9th

“The independent publishing industry has come together again in Buenos Aires at the sixth Editors’ Fair, with 140 imprints, most…
June 9th, 2017
Spain
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ABC, June 8th

“The poet Adam Zagajewski (Lwow, Ukraine, 1945) has been awarded with the Princesa de Asturias de las Letras Prize 2017,…
June 9th, 2017
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Andrés Seoane, El Cultural, May 30th

“Cristina Sánchez-Andrade’s (Santiago, 1968) novels, such as Bueyes y rosas dormían or Ya no pisa la tierra tu rey have always been characterized by brilliant oral expression, filled with malleable synaesthesia, and with an interest in subverting classic narrative models…
June 22nd, 2017
Argentina
books in the news

Télam, June 13th

“Los mejores días (The Best Days), the debut novel by Magalí Etchebarne, brings together a series of short stories that can be read as one long story about women who observe, act and make decisions after moments of revelation that…
June 21st, 2017
Spain
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David Pérez Vega, Revista Eñe, May 30th

“Un trago de aceite (A Mouthful of Oil), the first story in the book, is a very intense and measured story. It’s a great beginning that plunges the reader straight into Ortuño’s work. The narrator of Un trago de aceite…
June 19th, 2017
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Fernando Aramburu (Spain)
Publishing house: Tusquets Editores
Rights holder: Tusquets Editores

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Spain
Juan Goytisolo, the dissident writer, dies at 86

Juan Cruz, El País, June 4th

“Juan Goytisolo died this morning in Marrakech where he lived, after a long illness of ups and downs that finally defeated him close to the Yemaa el Efna square, where he consolidated his life’s literary work concerning the diaspora and…
June 6th, 2017
Spain
Alberto Manguel wins the Formentor de las Letras Prize 2017, worth 50,000 euros

Télam, May 29th

“The author, essayist and director of the National Library of Argentina, was awarded in Spain with one of the most important prizes in the world, which only two Argentinians have won in the past: Jorge Luis Borges in 1961, joint…
May 31st, 2017
Spain
The Madrid Book Fair begins for it’s 76th year with Portugal as the country of honour

Andrés Seoane, El Cultural, May 23d

“We are certain that this will be a good fair, although, as always, we send out this message of optimism and confidence from a position of caution” said Manuel Gil, the new director of the fair replacing Teodoro Sacristán, at…
May 23rd, 2017
Spain

Ara.cat

The recent publishing imprint acquired by Malpaso, Libros del Lince, has a new editor. Mireia Lite (Barcelona, 1982) has been an editor of Catalan language imprints since 2015, at Ara Llibres and Amsterdam. She is taking over Eduardo Hojman’s post…
May 17th, 2017
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Felipe González Gómez, El Tiempo, April 27th

“A novel about memory. In his novel Juego de memoria (Game of Memory), Humberto Ballesteros asks the question: Is it worth remembering? This is the question that penetrates Humberto Ballesteros’s entire novel; he even plays with the white spaces within…
June 15th, 2017
Spain

Elena Hevia, El Periódico, May 31st

“Laura Fernández, creator of worlds. The author publishes “Connerland”, a grotesque fantasy about the writing profession. The story follows Voss Van Conner, a science fiction writer worried about his hairstyle, who one unlucky day comes face-to-face with a senseless death…
June 14th, 2017
Spain
Turner Libros is now represented worldwide by The Ella Sher Literary Agency

TURNER LIBROS

The foreign representation of the non-fiction Spanish publishing house excludes USA, Canada, Japan, Taiwan, China and France.
June 16th, 2017
Mexico
CONTEC México: Innovation Summit in Mexico City on 14/15 June 2017

Frankfurter Buchmesse

The Frankfurt Book Fair organizes CONTEC Mexico, a space for reflection on the challenges and opportunities in the content industry. CONTEC Mexico is a trade mark of the Frankfurt Book Fair aimed at creating a space for reflection on the challenges…
May 29th, 2017
France
Eduardo Hojman wins the 30th Premier Roman de Chambéry in the Spanish category

Festival du Premier Roman de Chambéry

Muñeca Maldita (Damned Doll – Librooks) is the first novel by the Argentinean author and editor living in Barcelona, and was the winner of the Primum Fictum 2016. A unique, multifaceted  festival, where the readers’ opinion holds sway Chambéry’s Festival…
May 23rd, 2017