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  • Christina MacSweeney (CM) Interviews Spanish author Elvira Navarro - Words Without Borders

    Elvira Navarro is the author of A Working Woman (Two Lines Press, 2017). Navarro’s translator, Christina MacSweeney, spoke with her about her writing process, the thematic threads in her work, and avant-garde literature.

     
  • 12 Essential Spanish-Language Female Authors

    Some of them are cult writers in their respective countries; some have gained recognition across the Spanish-speaking world but have yet to be fully accounted for in English; some are translated into several languages, figuring prominently in trans-border literary conversations in languages other than English; most defy easy classification; all deserve a place in your reading list.

     
  • Coronado Elementary launches bilingual newspaper

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (KRQE) – Students at one local elementary school are working on writing in English and Spanish, all with the help of a newly launched bilingual newspaper. The paper is called La Prensa, which is Spanish for the press, and has every student in every classroom at Coronado Elementary channeling their inner journalist.

     
  • Get to know this week's List for the week 1 ending on January 7th., 2018

    NPD BookScan, part of the Nielsen Company (US) LLC, and America Reads Spanish (ARS), present the free weekly list of the Spanish bestseller titles in the US market for week 1 of 2018 (week ending 01/07/2018).

     

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Mariah Carey Mariah Carey is one of the most successful recording artists of the history of music, with five Grammys, album…

Christmas is to Carey what reindeers are to Santa, and this year she has doubled down on the festive cheer. The Queen of Christmas, which spawned the smash hit All I Want For Christmas is You, comes with the animated movie The Star, for what she composed the central theme.

 

Idris Elba Life is not about stopping before the storm, but about learning to live in the rain; with that philosophy,…

Elba is the man of the moment, we have not recovered from the end of Luther's fourth season, when he premieres four films in less than three months: The Dark Tower, The Mountain Between Us, Molly's Game and Thor; Ragnakor. Icon of fashion and star of Hollywood, the Briton also is in the television…

 

Elizabeth Moss U.S. awarded actress Elisabeth Moss said she was optimistic on the role of women in cinema nowadays in an…

A consummate reader, Elizabeth told us about her passion to learn other cultures thorough pages and the awareness and empathy that books bring in. Moss is at the moment very busy with The Handmaid's Tale, and her motto to get all those awards is to choose good writing pieces. “Once you have a…

 

Joaquin Phoenix Like Cameron Diaz, Joaquin Phoenix is of Hispanic roots. Born in Puerto Rico, the actor, who constantly visits…

Completely bilingual in English and Spanish, Phoenix, who just won the Palme d'Or at the Cannes Film Festival as best actor for his role in You Were Never Really Here, confessed that although he does not practice, he still keeps the Spanish alive reading Latin…

 

Charlie Hunnam He is the new king of Hollywood, Charlie Hunnam, the guy who looks more than Brad Pitt when he was young, even…

But Hunnam is also the protagonist of the film Lost City of Z, that it was shot in Colombia. Now and again a country decides that it’s time to spend some money to improve the climate for film and TV production. In the past few years the Colombian government has been…

 

Michael Caine Going in Style is a remake of a 1979 caper comedy that originally starred Art Carney, George Burns and Lee…

So, faced with homelessness, they do what anybody would do. They decide to rob a bank. In New York, Sir Michael Caine confessed his passion for the Spanish Culture, his limited with the Spanish and declares that he is not coming from Europe but Brexit.  

 

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