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Book signing "Spain's Great Untranslated," an anthology of twelve contemporary Spanish masters whose dazzling work has been unavailable to the English-language world, until now.
Spanish author Ignacio Martinez de Pisón, Anne McLean (translator of Cortázar, Enrique Vila-Matas or Javier Cercas, among others), American author Margaret Randall and Dr. Santiago Vaquera-Vásquez (Assistant Professor, Department of Spanish & Portuguese) will present the book, and discuss the importance of literary translation. This publication, includes genres such as poetry, fiction, and essays, portraying various literary landscapes. Fernando Aramburu delivers a kaleidoscopic report on the 2004 Madrid subway bombing. Berta Vias Mahou finds children puzzling out maternal mystery. César Antonio Molina crosses bridges and hugs the coastline in Greece. And Juan Eduardo Zúńiga imagines the idyll at the end of the world. The book also includes fiction by Miquel de Palol, Ignacio Martínez de Pisón, and Pedro Zarraluki and poetry by Juan Antonio Masoliver Ródenas and Olvido Garcia Valdés.
Free to the public. Please RSVP by calling 505/724-4777. A glass of Spanish wine & tapas will be offered to the attendees at the end of the panel discussion.
Spain's Great Untranslated Copies of the print edition will be on sale at the event.