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Carmen Laforet

Carmen Laforet (1921-2004) had a profound impact on Spanish literature. Her debut novel, "Nada," was awarded the first Premio Nadal in 1944. She is also wrote a collection of short stories and five other novels, including "Al doblar la esquina (Around the Block)" and "La mujer nueva (The New Woman)," which won Spain's National Prize for Literature in 1955. Edith Grossman is the distinguished translator of works by many other Spanish and Latin American writers, including Miguel de Cervantes,...See more