Neustadt in the News
Music & Literature’s latest book review features two books (Natural Histories and The Body Where I Was Born) by current Neustadt Prize finalist Guadalupe Nettel.
The Pasadena Museum of California Art will feature a new exhibit from local artists Alexandra Grant and Steve Roden inspired by 1974 Neustadt laureate Francis Ponge.
The Independent discusses Mexican culture and highlights the inspiration of Neustadt laureate Octavio Paz and his use of poetry to describe his heritage and country.
Instituto Cervantes and the Embassy of Colombia host “Cine Colombiano,” which features films centered on Neustadt laureate Gabriel García Márquez’s life and works. The festival starts September 5th in Ermita, Manila.
Fun Finds and Inspiration
A good first line can draw you into a book. The Huffington Post highlights 11 unforgettable first lines from works including Neustadt laureate Gabriel García Márquez, Charles Bukowski, Joan Didion, and more.
The Conarte Library in Monterrey, Mexico, featured this week by Book Riot is a beautifully designed reading space that “wraps the reader in.”