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New Spanish Books Presents Newsletter 2017

Welcome to the 2017 edition of New Spanish Books (NSB). It gives us great pleasure to introduce the most recent literature that the Spanish publishing industry has to offer for translation, along with a few titles first published in Spain some years ago which address topics still very relevant nowadays.

Editor Emiliano Martínez will receive the Tribute of Liber 2017 - granted by the International Book Fair and the Federation of Publishers' Guilds of Spain (FGEE)

Editor Emiliano Martínez will receive the Tribute of Liber 2017 - granted by the International Book Fair and the Federation of Publishers' Guilds of Spain (FGEE) . The homage to Emiliano Martinez, Vice-Presiden of Fundación Santillan, will take place on October 5 at the Real Fábrica de Tapices in the framework of LIBER activities, organized by IFEMA this year...

Eleven Spanish words that English must adopt right now

Some Spanish words are so good at perfectly describing a feeling, experience or person you have to wonder why the English language hasn't adopted them yet. The Local has chosen eleven linguistic gems that should be immediately adopted into the English language.

Five Spanish authors you should read this summer

One of the best attended annual gatherings of Spanish-language writers anywhere is held in Gijón, in northern Spain, and every year they unveil their pick of newly published books by their peers.

Amazon Announces the 4th Literary Award for Spanish-Language Independent Authors

Amazon today announced the launch of its 4th Annual Literary Award for Spanish-language books. Independent authors can submit their previously unpublished works through Amazon’s self-publishing service, Kindle Direct Publishing (KDP), making their stories available to millions of readers around the world and

Local comic book artist staging first ever Texas Latino Comic Con

The first annual Texas Latino Comic Con is from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday, July 29, at the Latino Cultural Center, 2600 Live Oak St. in Dallas. By day, Hector Rodriguez is an unassuming fifth grade teacher at McKinney ISD. But by night, he has a whole other identity as an up-and-coming Latino comic book artist whose creation, El Peso Hero, has become an international sensation.

Westby graduates bring a taste of Spain to students

Before class of 2017 Westby Area High School graduates, Beta DeFlorian and Cody King, became alumni they put together a Spanish 4 class presentation they entitled “Fiesta De Los Ninos”.

David Llorente, has won the the Dashiell Hammett Black Novel Award with his work "Madrid: Frontera".

The novel tells about the deterioration of the Spanish society caused by the economic crisis. The prize is granted by the International Association of Black Novel Writers.The jury, composed of Juan Bolea, Paco Gómez Escribano, Miguel Barrero and Noemí Sabugal, ......

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