Donostia-San Sebastian. The calendar gathers twelve photos with Basque scenes from the US Diaspora as well as Euskal Herria. The months and days of the week appear in Basque and English, and the days of the week are also in Spanish and French.
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Literature and Basque books in English
2014's calendar features a book every month that is either on a Basque topic, or by a Basque author (from the Basque Country or the Diaspora) written or translated into English and published by the Center for Basque Studies at the University of Nevada, Reno, with covers and photos as well as web reference where the information is expanded or the book can be ordered. The 2014 selection includes:
-Guillermo Zubiaga (comic trilogy; The Flying whaleboat, Whale Island and Joanes or the Basque Whaler
-Joan Errea (My Mama Marie, a tribute to her mother, who immigrated from Banka Behe Nafarroa, a story that includes recipes)
-Beñat Etxepare (Linguae Vasconum Primitiae, the first book published in Basque in 1545)
-Bernardo Atxaga (Two Basque Stories, one of his many works translated into English)
-Mikel Morris (English-Basque / Basque-English Dictionary)
-Mary Jean Etcheverry-Morton (Oui, oui, oui of the Pyrenees, a children’s book written by this Nevada Basque.)
-Warren Lerude (Robert Laxalt, about this well-known Basque –American author)
-David Romtvedt & Dollie Iberlin (Buffalotarrak, that reviews the families and Basque History of the town of Buffalo, Wyoming)
-Mark Kurlansky (The Girl Who Swam to Euskadi, only children’s book published to date by this North American author)
-Philippe Veyrin (The Basques of Lapurdi, Zuberoa and Lower Navarre, Their History and Their Traditions)
-Mari Jose Olaziregi (Basque Literary History, a history of Basque literature)
-Olatz González Abrisketa (Basque Pelota, A Ritual, An Aesthetic)