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In a Basement, Trove of Spanish Literature Blooms

In a Basement, Trove of Spanish Literature Blooms

Culture, Featured Posts, Latino March 21, 2012 at 2:16 pm

in a SoHo basement underneath the McNally Jackson bookstore, a haven for Spanish-language literature has emerged. In this profile of the Uruguayan bookseller behind the store’s Spanish literature section, he explains his approach to promoting a range of Spanish literature, and tells of how a job arranging flowers helped him land his current gig.

PJ Library founder Harold Grinspoon (L) and a Russian child read a book.

Book Program Connects Brooklyn’s Russian Jews to Their Heritage

Brooklyn, Culture, Eastern European, Religion February 27, 2012 at 2:23 pm

A pilot program in South Brooklyn helps build Jewish identity among Russian Jews by offering free Jewish children’s books.

Dr. Jorge Piña, founder of the Metapoesía Movement in the Dominican Republic.

Latino writers between a feather and a hard place

Bronx, Culture, Education, Latino November 14, 2011 at 4:50 pm

Hispanic writers stress the need for local publishing houses that would publish and distribute the works of writers who write in Spanish, as well as media coverage and cultural spaces to present their work.

Writers during the opening of the New York Book Fair at the Queens Museum of Art in Flushing Meadows Corona Park.

Book Fair opens in Queens Museum of Art

Culture, In the News, Latino, Manhattan, Queens October 7, 2011 at 6:45 pm

The NY Book Fair 2011 begins this week at the Queens Museum of Art and the Spanish Benevolent Society (Centro Español) in Manhattan. “This event lets us enjoy and celebrate our culture,” Jacqueline Donado, founder and director of the fair, said (interview below). The NY Book Fair 2011 celebrates theRead More