The Dominican Republic’s Central Bank put into circulation four new books during an event organized by to mark the institution’s 62nd anniversary. The new books launched were Textos sobre arte, literatura e identidad by poet Jeannette Miller, Alquimias de la ciudad perdida, by José Enrique Delmonte Soñé, Angel Haché en escena by Marianne de Tolentino and Crítica para tiempos de poco fervor by Néstor E. Rodríguez. Together they bring to 115 the number of titles sponsored by the Central Bank.
In his opening remarks, bank president Héctor Valdez Albizu noted that the simultaneous publication of these four works is evidence of the sustained interest of the Central Bank in developing a culture of books and reading that will make better known the intellectual and creative work of local authors.
The works were presented by José Alcántara Almanzar, director of the Cultural Department of the Central Bank. Writer and art critic Jeannette Miller said a few words of thanks on behalf of all authors.
For more on the books (is Spanish) go to http://www.primicias.com.do/articulo,29773,html
Photo : José Enrique Delmonte Soñé, Marianne de Tolentino, Fior de Valdez, Héctor Valdez Albizu, Jeannette Miller y Néstor E. Rodriguez