Translator Edith Grossman is the English voice of the world’s best Spanish-language authors, including García Márquez, Vargas Llosa, and Cervantes. Learn how her career began and discover her work.
Isabel is a series from Televisión Española about the reign of Queen Isabella and King Ferdinand in the 15th century. Its three seasons feature excitement and intrigue, as well as excellent production value and advanced Spanish.
“As journalists we don’t just have to think about reporting, but also that the information goes down like water.” –Samanta Villar
Both shows available streaming online for free from within the U.S. at MiTele.es.
Spain is not like me. It isn’t uptight or overly cautious. Spain doesn’t concern itself with saying the politically correct thing; it has the courage to be what it is. And more than anything I admire that Spanish culture seems less concerned with “making it,” and (at least to me) it seems to value its own inherent worth and doesn’t concern itself too much with the opinion of others about it.