Cervantes Prize 2012

Today we were informed by the Spanish Ministry of Culture of the winner of the Cervantes Prize 2012, considered the most prestigious in Spanish letters and endowed with 125,000 EUR. This year it goes to the Andalusian writer and poet José Manuel Caballero Bonald. Comments in the Spanish press stressed the writer’s nonconformity, and remarked that he recently published a new book of poetry, Entre guerras [Between wars] (2012).

The Wikipedia has got this article on Caballero Bonald, and this one on the Cervantes prize.

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