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January's issue 2020, is now available with exciting news about America Reads Spanish!

HACU - Hispanic Association of Colleges and Universities Upcomin Events

The 25th Annual National Capitol Forum on Hispanic Higher Education event will take place at the Washington Court Hotel in Washington, D.C., on April 21-22, 2020

Mario Vargas Llosa is awarded the Francisco Umbral Award

The novel “Tiempos recios” (Hard Times) has been selected as the book of the year 2019. Author Mario Vargas Llosa has been awarded with the Francisco Umbral Book Award of 2019 for his novel, Tiempos recios, (Hard Times).

Instituto Cervantes New York Announces the Cultural Program for 2020

Instituto Cervantes is an institution that was founded by the Spanish government in 1991 to universally promote the Spanish language, its teaching, study and use, as well as develop the quality and visibility of these, and to spread Spanish and Hispanic-American culture.

What is causing the uptick in independent bookstores?

My first real job was in a bookstore, on the sales floor of the brand new paperback department in Brentano’s on 5th Avenue in the summer of 1962.

This Week Bestsellers Books in Spanish - Amazon

Amazon bookstore. These are the Amazon top ten titles. The most popular products based on sales. Updated hourly.

This Week Bestsellers Books in Spanish - Barnes & Noble

Get to know the best selling books in Spanish through the Barnes & Noble bookstore.

A biography of Galdós wins the XXXII Comillas Award (Premio Comillas)

On the centennial of his death, the author, Professor Yolanda Arencibia, wins the accolade for her “masterpiece narrative on the life and work of one of the great masters of Spain”

Roser Rahola, founder and president of Editorial Vicens Vives has died at the age of 105.

According to Gremio de Editores de Cataluña (Catalonia Association of Publishers Guilds), Roser Rahola, widow of publisher Jaume Vicens Vives, was the leader of the Spanish publishers and a fore figure of the publishing world.

María José Gálvez, new general director of the Book and Reading Promotion

A doctor in law and an editor, she succeeds Olvido García Valdés, who resigned from office in October.

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