A viaxe de Gagarin (‘Gagarin’s Journey’) Wins the 2014 “Ánxel Casal” Award


On 13th March 2015 the AGE (Galician Association of Publishers) celebrated “Publishing Night 2015” at the Pazo da Cultura in Pontevedra. During the event, the awards for the best books of 2014 were presented. Click here to read a chronicle of the event on the Brétemas blog by Manuel Bragado (in Galician).

The Ánxel Casal Award for best work of fiction went to A viaxe de Gagarin by Agustín Fernández Paz, published by Edicións Xerais. Click here for the complete list of award winners.

This is the second award for AFP’s fictional book on Gagarin: it also won the Fervenzas Literarias Award for Best Work of Fiction in 2014.

There is abundant information about A viaxe de Gagarin on the website dedicated to the book. The author created the Blog Gagarin to include the extensive documentation used to write the novel for those who are interested in reading more about the process.