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Patria, Fernando Aramburu’s Novel: neither Victims nor Executioners

 03/10/2017 - 01:50

Fernando Aramburu is a poet, essayist and novelist born in 1959 in San Sebastian, Spain. To date he has published more than twenty works and has received several important prizes, including the Prize of the Royal Academy and the Mario Vargas Llosa NH Prize in 2008 for his collection of short stories, Los peces de la amargura (The Fish of Bitterness). But his biggest critical and editorial success has been due to his latest novel, Patria (Home Country), chosen as the book of the year by ABC Cultural, now on its ninth printing with over 100,000 copies sold.

Friday, March 10, 2017 - 2:36pm
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Miriam Ramírez: “Lo importante es confiar en uno mismo y pensar en positivo”

 02/28/2017 - 11:49

La periodista y empresaria portorriqueña Miriam Ramírez acaba de publicar Qué rayos quiero hacer con mi vida, un libro dirigido a orientar a la juventud latina en la selección de su carrera profesional. Tras el asesinato de su marido, Ramírez se dedica a un negocio de agricultura sostenible en el sur de Puerto Rico.

Tuesday, February 28, 2017 - 11:31am
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El viaje de Juana

 02/22/2017 - 14:48

La ilustradora colombiana Juana Medina ganó el pasado enero el premio de literatura infantil Pura Belpré al mejor autor latino por Juana & Lucas, un cuento que realza los valores del bilingüismo y la multiculturalidad.

Wednesday, February 22, 2017 - 2:43pm
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Latina Gymnast Laurie Hernández Tells in a Book How to be a Gold Medallist

 02/15/2017 - 10:49

Not many Latino women can say they won a gold medal in their first Olympic Games. But Laurie Hernández, a 16-year-old gymnast born in a Puerto Rican family from New Jersey, did it. Five months after the US team won the gold in Rio Olympic Games Laurie comes out with a book to explain her fans the secret of her success. 

Wednesday, February 15, 2017 - 10:17am
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