Literature

Articles about literature

Albert Espinosa

The yellow world

Albert Espinosa’s life hasn’t been easy, but he regards it with optimism —realism, in his own words— and refuses to give up. His philosophy, captured in his books and films, has turned him into a role model for thousands of people.

Gabi Martínez

Words to save the world

‘Liternature’, described by Gabi Martínez as that literature that seeks to re-establish that missing dialogue between humans and all other living things, can change the course of our lives forever: discovering an unknown self in faraway destinations, or getting to know ourselves better by following animal tracks. Writer Gabi Martínez tells us about this.

Juan Gómez Bárcena

More than a thousand stories at a time

The writer returns to the Madrid Book Fair with ‘Lo demás es aire’, a novel set in the small Cantabrian village of his childhood. The lives of its inhabitants - and that of the author himself - intermingle in a work that combines reality and fiction, and in which time meanders through four centuries of history.

Jorge Martí

A hymn to life

After a 27-year career, the lead singer of La Habitación Roja, one of the most veteran independent Spanish rock bands, decided to take stock and write his autobiography: 'Canción de amor definitiva' [Ultimate love song].

EÑE Festival

Poetry in Motion

2021 EÑE Literary Festival. Álvaro Tato, Luna Miguel, y AJO talk about the influence of poetry among new generations and its role in contemporary society.

Ana Merino

An All-Round Author

With her first attempt at novel writing, writer Ana Merino has become the new recipient of the 2020 Nadal Award for 'El mapa de los afectos', a portrait of America’s Midwest that captures today’s main social issues and in which references to Spain abound.

Almudena Grandes

Journey to the Women’s Asylum

The writer brings back the crime of child killer Aurora Rodríguez Carballaira in ‘La madre de Frankenstein’, the new instalment of her series dedicated to the post-war era where the reader is submerged into the suffocating and chauvinistic Spain of the 1950s.

Elvira Navarro

On Fantasy, the Quotidian, and Fear

The author of 'La isla de los conejos' (Rabbit Island) took up writing to create worlds like the ones she encountered in her readings. Today, the unique universe of her short stories has become a complex scenery in which nothing is what is seems, in which the abnormal coexists with the quotidian. Come in and read. 

Irene Vallejo

All the Truth About Lifesaving Books

Immersed in an endless promotional tour, amidst talks and interviews, we stole some valuable time from writer Irene Vallejo, author of El infinito en un junco [The infinite in a Reed], to chat about the pleasure of knowledge, reading and the art of lending books, the best way, according to her, to get rid of them.

Caniche Publishing House

Assault on Art

A book bound with a stippled cover. A photo diary by a band on tour in Mexico. A poetry book devised as a Duchampian readymade. A selection of books turned into a pictorial artwork by a plastic artist. The Caniche publishing house sees publishing as a space of freedom and adventure, in which each project follows its own rules.

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