The greatest celebration of the book in Spanish closes successfully in Mexico

The XXXI edition of the Book Fair of Guadalajara, where Madrid was the guest of honor, has come to a close. The figures are mind-boggling: 20,000 publishing professionals; 2,000 publishing houses; 400,000 titles; ......

A previously unpublished poem by Miguel Hernández is released 75 years after his death.

The death of a friend is equally painful for our hearts as it is for our mother tongue. 75 years after the death of the poet Miguel Hernández (1910-1942), descendants of his sister Elvira decided that it was time to bring to light "a treasure jealously guarded for three generations":

Get to know this week's List for the week 48 ending on December 3rd., 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 48 of 2017 (week ending 12/03/2017).

Library Lagniappe: Library has resources for Spanish speakers

The collection at the North Kenner Library contains about 1,400 books in Spanish. The collection at the Terrytown Library has about 600 Spanish-language books. Tumble Book Library, a database of animated, talking picture books on the library’s website, includes a collection of Spanish books for children.

WSU students write and read Spanish books for local elementary students

Students in Winona State University's Intermediate Spanish courses made children's books in Spanish as a part of their final semester projects. Those Spanish students are donating the books to Madison Elementary in Winona and to the Arcadia Elementary School in Wisconsin.

Literary Suggestions of the month from Brooklyn Public Library

The Brooklyn Public Library (BPL) is the public library system of the borough of Brooklyn, in New York City. It is the fifth largest public library system in the United States.] Like the two other public library systems in New York City, it is an independent nonprofit organization that is funded by the New York City and State governments, the federal government, and private donors.

Revista Babar Presents a List of Favorite Books for the Year 2017

Probably there are some interesting books that have been left out of this list, and there are those who might think that some titles included should not be in this list. In any case, we hope, that these recommendations will give you some ideas and will help you to choose the perfect gift.

The Poet-Historian

Federico García Lorca has often been criticized for exoticizing marginalized groups, but this translation finds new depth in his handling of race. n Poet in Spain, a new volume of translations of Federico García Lorca’s poetry by Sarah Arvio, we see a wide-ranging exhibition of Lorca’s curiosity about ......

The Merits of Juan Casamayor

The editor of Páginas de Espuma (Pages of Foam) talks about his work and his visits to the Guadalajara Book Fair (FIL); yesterday he received a tribute to his work.

The world Spanish speakers have already reached 572 million, 5 million more than a year ago

These are some of the news that the Cervantes Institute will debate during the presentation of the yearbook “El español en el mundo 2017” ("Spanish in the World, 2017"), in a ceremony which will showcase speeches by its director, Juan Manuel Bonet, and Fernando García Casas, Spanish secretary of State for International Cooperation with Ibero-America and the Caribbean. ......

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