The directors of Editorial Trotta and the bookstore Pasajes de Madrid explain their trajectory. Pasajes and Trotta are the heads of a monster—one of the good ones—dedicated to the protection ofcertain works and genres.
“Xavier Bosch, author of Nosaltres dos (Us Two) and Carles Capdevila, the author of La vida que aprenc (The Life I learn) were the bestselling writers in Catalan fiction and non fiction respectively, up until 19:00 on Sunday, the Day of Sant Jordi. Meanwhile in Spanish, the highest selling fiction author was Fernando Aramburu....
“A new landmark for the Patria phenomenon. Ever since its publication in September last year, Fernando Aramburu’s novel has sold nearly 300,000 copies, it was chosen as the best book of 2016 by the critics at El Cultural, it won the Francisco Umbral Prize and it was announced that it would be adapted into a television series.
The journalist and writer Rosa Montero (b. Madrid, 1951) and the writer, philologist and critic Carlos García Gual (b. Palma de Mallorca, 1943) are vying, according to information received by EFE from diverse sources, to occupy the “M” Chair of the Royal Spanish Academy, which closed the period for the acceptance of candidates last night.
On Saturday, April 29, 1:30-3:30 p.m., Beaverton City Library at 12375 SW Fifth Street will celebrate children, families, and reading with "El dia de los ninos/El dia de los libros" (Children's Day/Book Day). Often referred to simply as "Dia," this holiday is officially celebrated on April 30 every year.