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Get to know this week's List for the week 41 ending on October 15th., 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 41 of 2017 (week ending 10/15/2017)

Fernando Aramburu wins the National Prize of Fiction with Patria

Fernando Aramburu has won the National Prize of Fiction 2017—sponsored by the Ministry of Education, Culture and Sports and endowed with 20,000 euros – with Patria (Fatherland), a "global novel" about "a time of strife in the Basque Country."

Spain Donates Important Historic Materials to Cuba

Havana, October 18 (RHC)– A collection of 204 books related to Spain’s military and generals was donated to the Cuban History Institute (IHC) October 17, during a ceremony at the organization’s headquarters in Old Havana's Palacio de Aldama.

D.C. bookshop launches 'bookstore diplomacy' with Mexico City sister store

As President Trump fuels tension with Mexico with his plan to construct a wall across the shared border, a cluttered used bookstore on Capitol Hill has taken diplomacy into its own hands.

Capitol Hill Library opens whole world to community

Carlos Garcia was in search of a GED study book, but he needed one in Spanish. "Oh, this is English," said Garcia, before walking two aisles over to find the Spanish-language section at the new Capitol Hill Library.

Literary Suggestions of the month from the Cervantes Institute

The Cervantes Institute is a non-profit cultural organization that universally promotes the teaching, study and use of Spanish, as well as the spread of the Spanish language and Spanish and Hispanic-American culture. It collaborates with museums, galleries, theatres, publishing houses and other cultural institutions.

Get to know this week's List for the week 39 ending on October 1st., 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 39 of 2017 (week ending 10/01/2017)

Noël Valis, expert in Spanish literature, wins Victoria Urbano Award

Noël Valis, professor of Spanish in the Department of Spanish and Portuguese, has won the Victoria Urbano Academic Achievement Award (Premio Victoria Urbano de Reconocimiento Académico), given by the International Association of Hispanic Women’s Literature and Culture (Asociación Internacional de Literatura y Cultura Femenina Hispánica), for her work in Hispanic women’s and gender studies.

Ingram Expands Publishers’ Global Distribution Network to Spain

Lightning Source LLC, part of Ingram Content Group (“Ingram”), is expanding its “Global Connect” print-on-demand (POD) and distribution network to Spain through an alliance with PodiPrint, one of the largest media publishing and distribution groups in Spain.

Javier Sierra wins the 2017 Planeta Prize with a conspiratorial thriller

The best endowed book award in Spanish goes to ' The Invisible Fire ', with the holy Grail as the backbone of the plot. The finalist is ' Niebla en Tangier ', by Cristina López Barrio.

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