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Josep Pla’s masterpiece, The Gray Notebook (New York Review, 2014) (El quadern gris), is one of the most colorful and unusual works in the modern literature. In 1918, when Pla was in Barcelona studying law, the Spanish flu broke out, the university shut down, and he went home to his parents in coastal Palafrugell. Aspiring to be a writer, not a lawyer, he resolved to hone his style by keeping a journal. In it he...

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Miércoles  20 de abril a las 19 horas en el Museu d’Història de Catalunya con la presencia de Albert Sánchez Piñol y Vicent Sanchís

Norma Editorial presenta el primer volumen del cómic ‘Victus‘, basado en la obra escrita por Albert Sánchez Piñol sobre la Guerra de Sucesión Española. Los encargados de convertir el bestseller en cómic han sido Carles Santamaría, Cesc Dalmases y Marc Sintes.

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Thursday 21 April 2016 at 7 pm. at the Llibrería Altaïr

The Venezuelan writer, Rodrigo Blanco Calderón, will discuss about his new book The Night (Ed. Alfaguara, 2016) with Jorge Carrión, writer, literary critic and regular collaborator of Altaïr Magazine.

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Last Evenings with Teresa (Últimas tardes con Teresa) by Juan Marsé constitutes one of the milestones of mid-20th century Spanish narrative.  Awarded Spain’s Short Novel Prize in 1965, it established the author as one of the most representative writers of modern European literature.

“Last Evenings with Teresa is not only one of the great dramas of my life, but also of many people my age (…) It has everything one...

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Outlaws(Las leyes de la frontera) by Javier Cercas, translated from the Spanish by Anne McLean, is among the ten authors shortlisted for the 2016 International Dublin Literary Award. The prizewinner will be announced on 9 June.

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Javier Cercas is the second Spanish author to receive the Taofen Prize, one of the most prestigious literary prizes in China. In this year’s edition, the finalists for the foreign fiction category were the German Judith Hermann, the Russian Xenia Pushka, the Japanese Shinya Tanaka, the French Adrien Bosc and the Dutch Tommy Wieringa.

“When it comes to the hardest, most personal and collective aspects of our past,...

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