At the Guadalajara International Book Fair, Anagrama director Jorge Herralde spoke as both a champion of Latin American work and a survivor in publishing.
Mexico’s Álvaro Enrigue won the €18,000 Herralde Prize for his novel Muerte súbita. The prize, awarded by Anagrama, is given to an unpublished novel in Spanish.
Planeta has bought a majority share in respected mid-sized independent Spanish publisher Tusquets, further expanding the influence of the Spanish juggernaut.
By Emily Williams Publisher Anagrama announced this week that the 2010 winner of the house’s prestigious Herralde Novel Prize (worth €18,000) is Colombian writer Antonio Ungar for his novel Tres ataúdes blancos, or Three White Coffins. The novel is set in the fictional Latin American country of Miranda, where by mistake the protagonist is installed as leader of the political opposition. Ungar, …