Miguel Delibes obit in NYT

March 18, 2010

Andrés Cala today in the Times:

Mr. Delibes was often Spain’s leading nominee for the Nobel Prize in Literature. Known for his humble nature, his empathy for the poor and a lifelong commitment to rural Spain and its traditions, he wrote of sheepherders, cheese-makers, blacksmiths and hunters. His characters are complex, often reflecting the cultural and political struggles that followed the Spanish Civil War.

More here.