Trotta, the publishing house of a thousand books

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.

Lorenzo Silva, first winner of the CEDRO Prize, inveighs against the lack of anti-pirating measures.

Silva will receive the award this Wednesday to coincide with the observance of World Intellectual Property Day. The writer Lorenzo Silva has decried the difficulties that a Spanish writer must overcome in order to make a living from literature.

The XXVI Symposium of Children and Young Adult Literature at the Cervantes Institute

This year our special guest is Alejandro Palomas, the winner of the 2016 National Prize for Children’s and Young Adult Literature. Other participants this year include Edu Flores (illustrator at Apila Ediciones); Eva Jiménez (Flamboyant); María Ahmad and Paz V. de Troya (Instituto Cervantes).

The Professional Sessions of the Buenos Aires Book Fair begin

“The Fair offers a 20-days-long Literary Festival that has become a meeting place for all readers. It carries out a complete cultural program including conferences, readings, workshops and book presentations.

Xavier Bosch, Fernando Aramburu, Carles Capdevila and Pau Donés, leading the sales charts of Sant Jordi Book Day

“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....

The Patria (Fatherland) phenomenon continues: Winner of The Critics’ Prize and the highest-selling novel of the Sant Jordi Book Day.

“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.

Rosa Montero and Carlos García Gual, candidates for the "M" Chair of the Royal Spanish Academy (RAE)

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.

Beaverton City Library Celebrates Dia de los niños/Dia de los libros

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.

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