The writer moldovan Tatiana Tibuleac, Catalan Irene Solà and the Greek author Theodor Kallifatides, were announced Wednesday as winners of the Awards Calamus 2019. The awards, which gives the Bookstore Calamus, of Zaragoza, for the nineteenth time, will be delivered in a ceremony next Friday, February 21, in the building of the Caja Rural de Aragon.
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The summer that my mother had green eyes (Impedimenta), of Tibuleac (Chişinău, 41 years), has won the award for Book of the year 2019. The text, the opera prima of the author, was published in its original language on 2016 and the Spanish translated by Marian Ochoa de Eribe. Describes a cruel and poignant relationship of a mother with her child, who grows up as a teenager full of pain and resentments and that, become a recognised painter, you must remember the last summer he spent with his mother, to overcome a filibuster artistic.
The prize Another look 2019 has fallen in Solà (Mesh, 29 years old) for his book, Canto I and the mountain dance (Anagram), translated into Spanish by Concha Cardeñoso Sáenz. The work, a fantasy novel rural that she has defined as “the choral”, is the second signed by the author, a Catalan, and she also won the award Llibres Anagram, awarded by the publishing house, in January of 2019. The text is based on some legends Catalan, but is fed mostly by the imagination of the writer and purpose of encouraging the dialogue of the people with the nature that surrounds them.
The Extraordinary prize he has won Kallifatides (Molaoi, 81 years) for his book Another life to live (Gutenberg Galaxy), the first of his published in Spanish, in translation by Selma Ancira. It is a text that reflects two of the faces of the author's life: that of the Swedish social-democrat who welcomed him, in which he has lived for more than 50 years and whose language was adopted to write; and the of his Greece home in crisis, to the point of collapse because of poverty and whose language he returned to write this book.
The award for Book of the year as chosen by the readers, by ballot, from a few titles pre-selected by the library. The Other look is awarded by the home library to a work that, in its opinion, deserves to be more known. And the Extraordinary thing delivery also Sweet to a work or the author of "singular relevance".Updated Date: 15 January 2020, 23:00