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International Hot Book Properties, Week of January 8, 2018.

Spanish Thriller Moves to the U.S. The thriller The Black Jersey by Jorge Zepeda, which recently sold to Polish house Sonia Draga, has been snapped up in another deal, this time to an American publisher

Christina MacSweeney (CM) Interviews Spanish author Elvira Navarro - Words Without Borders

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.

12 Essential Spanish-Language Female Authors

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.

Coronado Elementary launches bilingual newspaper

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.

Get to know this week's List for the week 1 ending on January 7th., 2018

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).

Get to know this week's List for the week 52 ending on December 31st., 2017

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 52 of 2017 (week ending 12/31/2017).

The DEL Dictionary gets a new update. The online version has been updated, with 3,345 changes.

Aporofobia (aporophobia), chakra, vallenato, posverdad (post-truth), postureo (posturing), hummus –these are some of the terms that have just been added to the online version of the twenty-third edition of the Dictionary of the Spanish Language (DEL).

Alejandro Palomas is the new 2018 Nadal Prize

The night of the Nadal Prize has ended up becoming one of the most recent Christmas traditions since it started being held on Three Kings’ Day more than seven decades ago. Once more, the ceremony of the Nadal Prize, ....

Center for the Art of Translation Presents "A working Woman" , translated from Spanish by Christina MacSweeney and written by Spain's writer Elvira Navarro

A stunning new novel from the author ranked among Granta’s “Best of Young Spanish-Language Novelists”. Named a “Best Book of the Year” all throughout the Spanish press, including El Cultural, El Confidencial, Numerocero, and Estandarte.

January in McNally Jackson/Español

Book roundtable on Jeffrey Lawrence’s Anxieties of Experience: The Literatures of the Americas from Whitman to Bolaño. Spanish Book Lab: Monsieur Pain, de Roberto Bolaño. Avísenle que sigo en Tenochtitlan, by Maurizio Guerrero with Lorea Canales y Naief Yehya and much more.

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