Preston wins Catalan history prize

February 15, 2011

Paul Preston in 2009. Photo Colin McPherson,

Paul Preston’s forthcoming book The Spanish Holocaust, an exhaustive study of violence and repression during and after the Spanish Civil War, has just been awarded the prestigious Premio de Historia de Catalunya Santiago Sobrequés i Vidal, Público reports. The book will go on sale in Spain this coming April; the English edition will come out with HarperCollins next year.


One Response to “ Preston wins Catalan history prize ”

  1. Isabel Perez-Molina on February 18, 2011 at 5:08 pm

    I am glad, I think he is a great historian and has done a very good job researching the Spanish Civil War and Francoist period. I have read some of his books and will read this one.