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#144 May 2019

Karina Sainz Borgo
Told with gripping intensity, It Would be Night in Caracas chronicles one woman’s desperate battle to survive amid the dangerous, sometimes deadly, turbulence of modern Venezuela and the lengths she must go to secure her future.
Una historia de España   
Arturo Pérez Reverte 
For the first time, one volume gathers the history of Spain as written by Arturo Pérez-Reverte over the course of more than four years in his “Patente de corso” (“Carte Blanche”) column for XL Semanal.
Ricardo Pérez Montfort  
In this second volume of Lázaro Cárdenas: A 20th-Century Mexican, we read about the central period in the life of the General: the part that transformed Mexico and launched it into history. The years of his term (1934-1940) and his assignment as Secretary of National Defense .
Gracia leaves her successful career in New York to return to her native Spain and work as a fraud investigator for Social Security. She takes over a case that involves the pension of a veteran reported to be over 112 years old.
Almudena Grandes brings together her newspaper articles from the last ten years in ‘La herida perpetua’ (The perpetual wound)
Ignacio Olmos, Director of the Instituto Cervantes of New York will talk about the Spanish Language in the United States and the cultural policy of Spain worldwide
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Daniel Gamper, winner of the Anagrama de Ensayo Award with Las mejores palabras (The Best Words)
Paul Pen: Spanish fiction that sells in the US. The author bets again on characters trapped in ‘A Perfect Marriage’
Keanu Reeves 
Canadian actor and musician

Keanu Reeves is one of those stars that don’t play the game of Hollywood. Hidden in his world is difficult to find him if he is not promoting a movie. Always traveling, building motorcycles or exploring for the last private tasting, this actor is a star that very soon will premiere the movie John Wick 3. During the promotion of the film, we had time to talk to him about his passion for reading and of course if he would speak some Spanish with us.

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Video: Universidad de Salamanca-Joan Margarit, winner of XXVIII Reina Sofia Award for Ibero-American Poetry 

Radio: RNE - El Ojo crítico - "Las palabras rotas" by Luis Gª Montero, writer and director of Instituto Cervantes 

TodoLiteratura interviews Sara Cano,  writer of Children & Young Adult Books
“It’s a mistake to consider children’s literature a lesser genre.” “It’s a mistake to consider children’s literature a lesser genre.” That a 13-year-old girl becomes president of a nation seems totally implausible, but that is what happens to Marta Chacras.Chacras in her beloved country of Betulia. “I liken it to any small nation in central Europe or perhaps Iceland,” says author Sara Cano, in a fun interview in the cafe of one of the many museums that populate the Castellana promenade in Madrid.
Children's Book
La pequeña princesa 
Elena Medel
If the Little Prince had been a girl, this would be her story. Now the story is hers. The Little Princess must leave her palace to find a prince and a kingdom of her own. That is the story that’s always been told. But stories too often mix lies and reality. And you must know how to look with your heart in order to tell them apart. On the journey, she learns to doubt, to choose, to see the world with new eyes.


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