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"In 1994, Mylene Fernández Pintado (Pinar del Rio, 1963) obtained a mention in the contest of stories of the Gazette of Cuba, of the Union of Writers and Artists of Cuba, by its first text, Anhedonia, the same that later gave title to the book that won the 1998 David de Cuento Prize.

Seix Barral Brings us Derecho natural (Natural Rights), by Ignacio Martínez de Pisón

“Martínez de Pisón brings us another excellent novel, Derecho natural (Natural Rights), about deteriorating relationships in a home. April 3, 2017

Penguin Random House Grupo Editorial Is Acquiring Spain’s Ediciones B

Penguin Random House widens its footprint in Spanish-language markets with the acquisition of Ediciones B, which is based in Spain and has imprints across Latin America. PRH Grupo Editorial to Produce 2,000 Titles Per Year.

FocusON Immigration

Much like the United States, the countries of Western Europe have experienced massive immigration in the last three decades. Spain, in particular, has been transformed from an immigrant-exporting country to one receiving hundreds of thousands of new immigrants. Today, almost 13 percent of the country’s population is foreign-born.

Get to know this week's List for the week 13 ending on April 2nd, 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 13 of 2017 (week ending 4/02/2017)

Ray Loriga is the winner of the 2017 Premio Alfaguara for his Novel "Rendición"

“Loriga won this year’s prize for his novel, Rendición, which he entered under the pseudonym Sebastián Verón, the name of a former football player. The author Ray Loriga (Madrid, 1967) is the winner of this year’s Alfagura prize – 2017 marks the twentieth anniversary of the prize – for the novel Victoria (Victory)

Spain's author David Cirici is the winner of the Premio Strega for the Italian translation of his novel, “Molsa”

“Author David Cirici (Barcelona, 1954) has made of 2017 a year of success. In December, he was announced as the winner of the Premi Sant Jordi for his novel El séptimo ángel (The Seventh Angel) (Proa, in Catalan) and this Wednesday, he has been awarded the Premio Strega....

Antonio Ortuño has won the Ribera del Duero prize for short fiction

“The Mexican has been awarded 50,000 EUR on the prize’s fifth year for his book "La vaga ambición" (Vague Ambition). Ortuño has published «El buscador de cabezas» (2006), «Recursos humanos» (2007), «Ánima» (2011), «La fila india» (2013), «Blackboy» (2014), «Méjico» (2015) y «El rastro» (2016).

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