Only the best is good enough,” Johan Cruyff wrote in his weekly column in “De Telegraaf” at the end of last year, when he had no idea death was going to ambush him this week in Barcelona, Spain.
"For me, literature has been one of the most important things in life. I don’t know how to do anything else but to write."
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Although his sainthood is yet to be declared by the Catholic Church, miracles abound in the life of Father Felix Varela, the champion of thousands of Irish immigrants who in the 19th century suffered, fought and, eventually, prevailed in carving out their own space in the American society, just as Latinos are doing today.
The event was a part of AL DÍA's "Diverse Reads" series.
Estas son las tendencias en materia de lectura de los habitantes de Estados Unidos.
Just in time for Hispanic Heritage Month, a new book series for kids captures historical Latina women like you never seen them before.
El próximo verano, Matt Goodwin tiene planes de lanzar la primerísima antología de ficción especulativa escrita por Latinos titulada “Latino/a Rising”. Desde este momento su lista de autores es geográficamente diversa: los escritores proceden de California y Carolina del Norte, Filadelfia y Arizona.
Next summer, Matt Goodwin plans to launch the first ever anthology of speculative fiction by Latino/a writers called “Latino/a Rising.” As of now his authors list is geographically diverse: writers come from California and North Carolina, Philadelphia and Arizona.
Known as the biggest Peruvian heroine during World War II, a Hollywood studio plans to take the story of Madeleine Truel to the big screen.
Hollywood planea llevar a la pantalla grande la historia de Madeleine Truel, catalogada como la mayor heroína peruana en la Segunda Guerra Mundial.
El Diccionario en Inglés de Oxford (OED) agregó a su contenido jerga del internet, que “sin duda da justo en el clavo para interesar e impresionar”.
Oxford English Dictionary (OED) added internet slang and "is ‘bare’ good and ‘nailed on’ to interest and impress you.”
Gabriel García Márquez's certainty of the genius of William Faulkner compelled him to write columns full of praise for the American writer in the columns published in El Heraldo in Barranquilla in the 1950s.
Perhaps because he wrote all his work in Spanish, he is easily overlooked. In the age of the Internet, not anymore. His words were alive this week in a AL DIA Studio during the recording of the first episode of a podcast series entitled "Literature to Listen to" (Literatura Oral), soon to be launched.