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#149 Nov.Dec 2019

Gustavo Vázquez Lozano
The empress went back to being a princess. After her husband was shot on the Hill of the Bells, the spoiled young wife became a pariah among the European monarchs and spent the next sixty years deranged.
El museo de los espejos   
Luis Montero Manglano
On the bicentennial of the Prado museum, some bloody murders related to the museum’s artworks tarnish the celebrations. A young copyist and an expert in symbology are the only people capable of solving the crimes.
Javier Cercas 
The A terrible crime shakes the peaceful region of Terra Alta: the owners of their largest company, Graphics Adell, are killed after having been subjected to heinous torture. Melchor Marín, a young policeman and voracious reader who arrived from Barcelona four years ago, is in charge of the case, with a dark past in tow that ..
Cristina Morató
Drawings, anecdotes, and stories of the key travelers who came to Africa in the 19th and 20th centuries. Cristina Morató traveled to Africa for the first time in 1983 and ever since, she has traveled to several countries of...
Benito Pérez Galdós rekindles his value 
US librarians and America Reads Spanish participate in an event with Mario Vargas Llosa
This Week Bestsellers Books in Spanish - Barnes & Noble
Catalan Poet  Joan Margarit, Cervantes Award 2019
AC/E Grants for Translation and in Support of Illustration 2019
Martin Scorsese 
American-Italian filmmaker, actor and historian.
Martin Scorsese is one of the best directors alive, this month brings to our screens the historical drama The Irishman based in the book I Heard You Paint Houses, in which author Charles Brandt interviewed former mobster Frank Sheeran about his involvement in the disappearance of Jimmy Hoffa.

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Video: Coral Gables Television: Peruvian Nobel Prize Vargas Llosa receives the key to the city of Coral Gables 

RTVE - Biblioteca Pública: Javier Cercas talks about his thriller "Terra Alta", Prize Planeta 2019, a story of hate, revenge and justice.

TodoLiteratura interviews Spanish writer and screen player David Botello
 "A nation who doesn't know its history has no identity", says the author of “Follones” (Disray). David Botello is one of the most prominent literary media writers of the day. His program, “El punto sobre la historia,” (The point of history) ran for three seasons in Telemadrid and was one of the most watched programs in regional television.
Children's Book
No quiero dormir sola 
Ana Maria Aguilar and Laura Sala Belda
In a faraway forest, lots of different animals live together, like the giraffe, who’s afraid of sleeping alone; the frog, who smells very bad; and the hippo, who doesn’t know how to kiss.
How will they get one of them to sleep and one of them to take a bath for once?


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