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From the New York Times bestselling author of The House of the Spirits, this epic novel spanning decades and crossing continents follows two young people as they flee the aftermath of the Spanish Civil War in search of a place to call home. In the late 1930s, civil war grips Spain. When General Franco and his Fascists succeed in […]

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In celebration of Women’s History Month, we’re highlighting nearly 30 must-have Spanish-language titles representing women’s voices in fiction. These include contemporary works by Sandra Cisneros, Laura Esquivel, and Isabel Allende, as well as, canonical classics such as Jane Austen’s beloved novel Orgullo y prejuicio. Our list of recommendations features the highly anticipated translation of E […]

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From memoirs to movies and the life stories of award-winning novelists and activists, this month, we’ve identified over 30 must-have titles for your library’s Spanish-language collection―including newly released translations such as Mi hijo precioso by David Sheff, the inspiration for the film Beautiful Boy starring Steve Carrell and Timothée Chalamet, Nobel Prize winner Nadia Murad’s Yo seré la última, […]

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The Great American Read is an eight-part television series on PBS which focuses on finding our nation’s favorite novel from a list of 100 books selected by Americans. We found a number of these titles that have Spanish translations including notable classics like F. Scott Fitzgerald’s El Gran Gatsby and Alice Walker’s El Color Púrpura, as well as, page-turning bestsellers like […]

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September is Hispanic Heritage Month and we’ve collected some of our favorite books that will help your patrons celebrate by reading in Spanish and reading works by Hispanic authors. Origen (En espanol) by Dan Brown In keeping with his trademark style, Dan Brown interweaves codes, science, religion, history, art, and architecture into this new novel. Origin thrusts Harvard […]