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Get to know this week's List for the week 45 ending on November 12th., 2017

Nielsen 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 45 of 2017 (week ending 11/12/2017)

Ledicia Costas, Rafael Salmerón and Eva Palomar, 2017 Lazarillo Awards

Ledicia Costas, Rafael Salmerón and Eva Palomar win the LAZARILLO 2017 awards for literary creation and illustrated album. The award ceremony will take place on December 13th in the framework of the XLI Children and Youth Book Fair in Madrid

Spain Signs on as Frankfurt Book Fair’s 2021 Guest of Honor

Three decades since its last appearance at the Frankfurt Book Fair as Guest of Honor, Spain will use its 2021 program to raise awareness of Spanish-language literature and creative industries.

Nicaragua's Sergio Ramirez wins Spain's Cervantes prize

The Spanish government says Nicaraguan author and former politician Sergio Ramirez Mercado has won the 2017 Cervantes Prize, the Spanish-speaking world's highest literary honor.

Authors From Penguin Random House Grupo Editorial at Miami International Book Fair

Ray Loriga will be there with his latest book Rendición (Alfaguara), a luminous fable about exile, loss, fatherhood and affection. Alfaguara Prize 2017. Pablo Simonetti with his book Desastres naturales (Alfaguara): The memory of a trip to the south becomes for Marco......

ARCE- Asociación de Revistas Culturales News Bulletin, November 2017

The Association of Spanish Cultural Magazines was established in 1983. A lot of publications have joined the association since then. The new magazines have contributed to strengthen and develop projects of common interest. ARCE is a meeting point for authors, editors and readers.

Instituto Cervantes in New York Talks about Juan Goytisolo: a Tribute, the Legacy of a Great Spanish Writer

Juan Goytisolo´s fiction and non-fiction have sparked his readers' literay imagination for over 60 years. In a delicate balancing act, he combines biting satire, humor, poetry, and autobiography with complex narrative structures, leaps into the absurd and the depths of humanity through shifting ladscapes of contemporary reality.

Students Learn Mandarin or Spanish First, then English, at popular Denver Public School

A Denver charter school that excels on state tests and focuses on preparing students for an increasingly complicated world also refuses to teach English to its youngest students.

Dual language program immersing students at Erma Nash

Not a word of English is spoken in Crystal Flores’ first-grade class at Erma Nash Elementary School. All instructions, lessons and conversation in the class is in Spanish.But this isn’t an English as a second language class. Half the students are English dominant, the other half are Spanish dominant.

Is bilingual teacher training coming to Texas?

Baylor University is considering a new undergraduate and graduate program for training bilingual educators in an effort to fill an increasing need in McLennan County, School of Education officials said. The Department of Curriculum and Instruction is in the midst of a search for a senior-level faculty member to get the program off the ground and hopes to have it up and running by next fall, department chairman Larry Browning said.

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