Elvira Navarro is the author of A Working Woman (Two Lines Press, 2017). Navarro’s translator, Christina MacSweeney, spoke with her about her writing process, the thematic threads in her work, and avant-garde literature.
Some of them are cult writers in their respective countries; some have gained recognition across the Spanish-speaking world but have yet to be fully accounted for in English; some are translated into several languages, figuring prominently in trans-border literary conversations in languages other than English; most defy easy classification; all deserve a place in your reading list.
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (KRQE) – Students at one local elementary school are working on writing in English and Spanish, all with the help of a newly launched bilingual newspaper. The paper is called La Prensa, which is Spanish for the press, and has every student in every classroom at Coronado Elementary channeling their inner journalist.
NPD BookScan, part of the Nielsen Company (US) LLC, and America Reads Spanish (ARS), present the free weekly list of the Spanish bestseller titles in the US market for week 1 of 2018 (week ending 01/07/2018).
Christmas is to Carey what reindeers are to Santa, and this year she has doubled down on the festive cheer. The Queen of Christmas, which spawned the smash hit All I Want For Christmas is You, comes with the animated movie The Star, for what she composed the central theme.
Elba is the man of the moment, we have not recovered from the end of Luther's fourth season, when he premieres four films in less than three months: The Dark Tower, The Mountain Between Us, Molly's Game and Thor; Ragnakor. Icon of fashion and star of Hollywood, the Briton also is in the television…
A consummate reader, Elizabeth told us about her passion to learn other cultures thorough pages and the awareness and empathy that books bring in. Moss is at the moment very busy with The Handmaid's Tale, and her motto to get all those awards is to choose good writing pieces. “Once you have a…
Completely bilingual in English and Spanish, Phoenix, who just won the Palme d'Or at the Cannes Film Festival as best actor for his role in You Were Never Really Here, confessed that although he does not practice, he still keeps the Spanish alive reading Latin…
But Hunnam is also the protagonist of the film Lost City of Z, that it was shot in Colombia. Now and again a country decides that it’s time to spend some money to improve the climate for film and TV production. In the past few years the Colombian government has been…
So, faced with homelessness, they do what anybody would do. They decide to rob a bank. In New York, Sir Michael Caine confessed his passion for the Spanish Culture, his limited with the Spanish and declares that he is not coming from Europe but Brexit.
Find attached the updated list of Nielsen Top 20 Spanish bestseller titles in the US, for every week since January 1st, 2010.
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This book offers a compilation of literary and reference texts destined for Spanish readers of various ages, ranging from those who are being introduced to books and the language, but still haven’t learned to read autonomously and individually, to those who are already proficient in Spanish and are about to commence their university studies.
In Fall 2006, America Reads Spanish launched an on-line survey addressed to librarians in charge of Latin American collections in public, academic and research libraries in the United States of America, so that, in their capacity as experts, they would suggest works germane to the creation of a bibliographic Hispanic database which was initially thought would comprise 500 titles. The works would refer to Spanish letters, language and literatures: fiction, poetry, theater, essays, reference works and children’s literature.
In response to your demand, once again the Spanish Institute for Foreign Trade (ICEX) and the Spanish Association of Publishers Guilds (FGEE), sponsors of the promotional campaign America Reads Spanish, have published this core collection of more than 600 titles of books in Spanish, which is aimed to increase the use and reading of our beautiful language in the thousands of libraries, schools and book stores in the United States of America.