Francis Drake. 6 books about the famous English corsair
Francis Drake. 6 books about the famous English corsair. To know about his life and his stories and aimed at all audiences.
Francis Drake. 6 books about the famous English corsair. To know about his life and his stories and aimed at all audiences.
Juan Sin Tierra signed a day like today in 1245 the Magna Carta, the basis of constitutional freedoms in England. I review 5 readings about his figure.
They christened him Marion Michael Morrison, but the world knew him as John Wayne. Today he passed away in 1979. These are 6 books to remember him.
The works of Gabriel García Márquez and George RR Martin are emblematic. Here we tell you the similarities between One Hundred Years of Solitude and Game of Thrones.
Latin is a very interesting language, learning it offers new perspectives and brings you closer to the knowledge of the ancient ones. Come and find out how to learn it.
A new anniversary of the death of Luis de Camoes, the most famous of the Portuguese poets, is commemorated. These are 4 poems to remember.
Allende, Espinosa, Asensi, Villar, Moccia, Monfort, Hess, Del Val ... They are the surnames of 8 best-selling authors of these months.
If there is an emblematic character in Venezuelan literature, that is José Antonio Ramos Sucre. Here we invite you to briefly delve into his life and work.
Latin is one of the most important languages in the world. Although it is considered a dead language, its use is widespread. Come and learn a little about its history.
We celebrate the birthday of Ken Follet, the most popular and widely read Welsh author in the world, by reviewing 6 of his most famous novels.
Reading is one of the most complete and necessary learning resources. We tell you why starting with The Little Prince results in something unique.
What is Fight Club about? Enter and know everything about this novel that analyzes the pattern of modern man based on hatred and consumerism.
New month and a few editorial news that are already launched for the summer. These are 7 selected from various genres.
Borges exhibited, long before I was born, a reflection that managed to open my eyes: "Reading should be a form of happiness."
The genius of Lope de Vega is undeniable, he deeply penetrated the town of his time, his secret: simplicity. Come and know the reason for his nickname.
Miguel de Unamuno's work is, undeniably, one of the most complete and extensive in Spanish-speaking literature. Come and know a little more about him.
Seneca's seven books of wisdom offer great day-to-day advice to those who read them. Come and know a little more about them.
The Elemental Odes are a clear example of how everything can be poeticized. Neruda offers a master class in poetry. Come, know a little more about this book.
The Tales of the Jungle by Horacio Quiroga are the product of one of the many misfortunes that the writer experienced. Come and know a little about this work.
Carrie is a story in which Stephen King captures the reality of abuse experienced by many young people in schools. Come read a little more about it.
Talking about Stephen King is talking about one of the most significant horror writers in the world, his works are cult pieces. Come and read a little more about it.
The Shining, directed by Stanley Kubrick, is regarded as a cult film. But the film's writer didn't like it. Read here why King didn't like it.
Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, creator of the unforgettable Sherlock Holmes, always had a love-hate relationship with crime. As Doyle struggled ...
Judith Kerr, the author of When Hitler Stole the Pink Rabbit, a reference work of young adult literature, dies. I review his work.
One Hundred Years of Soledad was García Márquez's masterpiece. Come read this focus on Úrsula Iguarán, and why she is the image of the Latin American woman.
We talk to you in depth about Pride and Prejudice, one of the great works of universal literature that arrived in 1913 to redefine the role of women.
It is a new anniversary of the death of Pedro Calderón de la Barca, a distinguished name of the Spanish Golden Age. I remember some of his phrases and verses.
The Divine Comedy is a work that must be read. Dante Alighieri exposed the nature of man totally, here you will see a philosophical approach to the work.
The Barrio de las Letras in Madrid is a must for natives and foreigners. Its streets ooze the atmosphere and the most immortal literary ghosts.
Today Eduardo Punset, the most followed scientific popularizer in Spain, has passed away. These are just 6 of the books he wrote in his long career.
Game of Thrones has ended in its television version, but its creator, George RR Martin, talks about its end much more extensive and yet to be written.
Unesco began to build a Creative Cities Network in 2004, in which several categories are recognized: ...
These are 5 of the newest books on musicians and singers. Some are reflections or biographies and others are tributes to their trajectories.
Literania and the Book Fair are the two essential literary events in Madrid for the second half of this month of May. We take a look.
Released in 1996 and hugely successful, Frank McCourt's Angela's Ashes delves into the life of a young Irish writer.
When we talk about writers with pseudonyms, classic and modern authors come to mind, from Fernán Caballero to Blue ...
On May 14, 1925, Sir Henry Rider Haggard, an English novelist, the author of such popular works as King Solomon's Mines, died in London.
One more year the anniversary of the birth of Camilo José Cela is celebrated. I select some of his most memorable fragments and phrases.
Influenced by the author's journalistic streak, Gabriel García Márquez's Chronicle of a Death Foretold is one of the great works of the Colombian Nobel Prize winner.
On May 9, 1938, Charles Simic, an American poet born in Belgrade, was born. He was a Pulitzer Prize Winner for Poetry in 1990. These are some of his poems.
Spanish readers choose our next book mainly by word of mouth (more than 50% of readers), by ...
They are still in fashion. The Devil and those who fight him: the famous exorcists. I review 5 titles about them, among others, the classics of Blatty and Levin.
Penguin Random House has purchased Ediciones Salamandra. We analyze this operation that consolidates the Random House group in the Spanish publishing market.
On May 2, which commemorates the uprising of the people of Madrid against the French army of occupation. These are 5 books about those days.
May begins and several interesting titles are released for another month. For lovers of black and historical novels, these are 6 of the chosen ones.
There are many urban legends about the reading habits of the Spanish, what is true in them? Who, how, how much and what do we read?
Uruguayan poet Ida Vitale wins the 2019 Cervantes Prize, the most important prize in Spanish literature. I highlight 7 of his poems.
On Book Day I write about writing in a few reflections after a lifetime putting words together to tell myself and tell stories.
The Trojan Horse saga, by JJ Benítez, is already 35 years old. History, science fiction, faith ... A review of a very particular reading.
Interview with RG Wittener (Witten, Germany, 1973), Spanish writer of stories and novels of science fiction, fantasy, and terror.
We are pleased to have Julio César Cano, (Capellades, Barcelona, 1965) creator of the series on our blog today ...
The Prado Museum celebrates its 2019 years of history this 200. I select 7 books for all readers about one of the best art galleries in the world.
Francisca Aguirre has passed away at the age of 88. In memory of this Alicante author with such a long career, I highlight 4 of her poems.
The letter writers, by Beatriz Osés, and Blanco de tigre, by Andrés Guerrero, winners of the 2019 SM El Barco de Vapor and Gran Angular Awards.
The autobiography of Liudmila Pavlichenko is published, and the memoirs of Vasili Záitsev, two of the most famous Russian snipers of WWII, are reissued.
Literary crowfunding: a collection of money via the Internet by an author to publish his book and donors are compensated with a copy.
Two important names on the current black scene return: Carmen Mola and Dean Koontz. And the latest Nordic phenomenon debuts: Stina Jackson.
William Wordsworth was born on April 7, 1770. On this new anniversary of his birth I choose 6 of his poems to review his work.
Last Friday, March 29, I had the privilege of presenting at the Alberti Bookstore in Madrid, together with Jose ...
On April 2, the International Children's and Youth Book Day is celebrated. These are 6 readings for the youngest readers in the house.
April begins, the month of the book. These are 6 editorial news from names like Aramburu, Vila-Matas, Márkaris or Clara Sánchez.
Jo Nesbø, the Nordic crime novel master, turns 59 today. I congratulate him this time highlighting some of his words and those of his readers about him.
Domingo Villar presented his new novel, The Last Boat, in Madrid after ten years of waiting. I review the act and his work, the trilogy of Inspector Caldas.
We have the privilege and pleasure of having Ricardo Alía (San Sebastián, 1971), writer of ...
Today marks a new anniversary of the birth of prominent American playwright Tennessee Williams. I select some fragments of his works.
One more year today is the International Poetry Day. I have chosen these 8 sonnets by classical and not so classical authors.
Juliet Marion Hulme (London, 1938) is the real name of Anne Perry, one of the most widely read intrigue writers of the ...
Now it is the turn of those "bad" policemen and investigators or, let's say, who do not comply with the rules, have vices of all kinds and are not exemplary.
The news of Mikel Lejarza, David Gistau and Arturo Pérez-Reverte is already on the street. Names of the most literary journalism and the darkest part of Spain.
First article dedicated to those police officers and literary researchers as upright as they are good and efficient as Servaz, Fabel, Bolitar, Betti, Munch and Caldas.
We have the privilege and pleasure of having David Zaplana (Cartagena, 1975) and Ana Ballabriga on our blog,…
Leandro Fernández de Moratín was born in Madrid on a day like today in 1760. I remember his most poetic figure and work with some of his sonnets and epigrams.
One more year on March 8, International Women's Day is celebrated around the world. Today I collect 30 literary phrases about them.
Louisa May Alcott died on March 6, 1888 in Boston. His most universally known novel was Little Women, but his production was very extensive.
I said goodbye to February by attending two presentations, that of What the dead are silent, by Ana Lena Rivera. And that of Countdown, by David López Sandoval.
March is just around the corner and I am picking out 5 new themed editorials to be released next month. For every taste.
Wilhelm Grimm was born on February 24, 1786 in Berlin, and together with his brother Jacob they compiled a series of unforgettable children's stories.
Today I speak with Victor Irún, a teacher at a Madrid high school, where he teaches ESO and Baccalaureate students about the teaching of literature today.
Finding a publisher that is committed to a new author is difficult. In the publishing market every day there are more writers and ...
It is a new anniversary of the death of the genius of the Renaissance that was Miguel Angel Buonarroti. Today I remember him as a poet.
Valentine is here again and on a day like this I take a look at 6 of the most famous couples in love in literature.
Can a music group get entire generations to open a book for the first time in their life? The answer is yes". We talk about Blind Guardian
A representative figure of Spanish Romanticism, Mariano José de Larra died on a day like today in 1837 in Madrid. These 30 of his phrases to remember him.
Rosamunde Pilcher, the British lady in the romance novel, died on February 6 at the age of 94. I review his work and his figure.
What happens when a writer takes his backpack, a van and goes on a trip? Do you really know your country? That…
Today I am talking a bit about Hámavál, the book of teachings and wisdom of the Nordic god par excellence, Odin. A compendium of advice for the good Viking.
Ana Lena Rivera, winner of the Torrente Ballester Prize 2017 and author of Lo que callan los muertos, gives us a very revealing interview.
When those of us who grew up reading Mortadelo and Filemón on paper and appreciated reading in the classic format about any ...
King Arthur is one of the great myths of literature. New fragments of its history dating from the XNUMXth century have just been found.
Mary Shelley was only 53 years old when she died on February 1, 1851. It is 168 years without the creator of Frankenstein. I remember her with three of her poems.
Today I bring 5 titles that will be editorial news in February. They are established and newcomer authors who promise good stories.
Today two greats of literature share their birthdays: Pedro Calderón de la Barca and Anne Brontë. I remember his memory with some poems and fragments.
We celebrate one more year the birth of Jack London, one of the most acclaimed writers of the adventure novel. I remember him with some of his phrases.
I open the year of interviews with the writer and screenwriter Ángel García Roldán, whom I thank for his contact and time ...
More than 12 million people in Spain have reading and writing problems in their daily lives. For them: Reading for Everyone.
We immerse ourselves in the torrid universe of erotic literature through the biography and best books of Megan Maxwell.
The first prizes for this year 2019, the Nadal Prize and the Josep Pla Prize, have just been awarded. They have fallen to Guillermo Martínez and Marc Artigau.
The Three Wise Men are coming. Today I refresh 5 poems by 5 classic writers such as Lope de Vega, Rubén Darío, Santa Teresa de Jesús or GK Chesterton.
Like every year, January 1 is the time when the works of some writers and creators in general pass into the public domain.
We have already started 2019 and another promising literary year awaits us. There will be many titles published and we hope to read them all. Or almost.
A new anniversary of the birth of Rudyard Kipling is celebrated. I highlight three poems from his work: Yes, Do not give up and verses from Epitafios de la guerra.
Another year and many readings have passed through my hands. I select my favorites and highlight a character. There are 7 black, romantic and classic novels.
We ended the year with a selection of the ten best books of 2018, which should really be called, the ten books ...
The Victorian era has been and will be the time and source of a thousand and one stories in literature. These 5 titles bring together love, mystery and crime.
The Jungle Book. The Ruyard Kipling classic always comes back. Now in a new, darker version for the cinema. We review some more.
Today I review three black classics of literature: Perfect Robbery, The Postman Always Calls Twice, and The Asphalt Jungle.
Let's travel back in time through the biography and best books of Diana Gabaldon, creator of one of the most exciting historical fiction sagas.
Marie, by Mariola Díaz-Cano Arévalo, has been a finalist for best romantic / erotic novel in the IX Edition of the Atlantis Awards - La Isla de las Letras.
Gustave Flaubert was born on December 12, 1821, so it is 197 years since the author of two fundamental novels of the XNUMXth century, Madame Bovary and Salambó.
Last week, El Ángulo de la Bruma, the novel winner of the 2017 Torrente Ballester Prize in Spanish, was presented in Coruña ...
Marco Tulio Cicero lived in Rome, Robert Graves made us live in Rome. The two shared it as inspiration and passed away the same day.
Today I speak with the Asturian writer Malenka Ramos, with whom I have met in these universes thanks to a common Nordic pleasure: ...
A review of new literary adaptations to television, anniversaries of sagas of editorial phenomena and upcoming news.
We immerse ourselves in the biography and best books of Almudena Grande to delve into the stories of one of the great narrative voices of our country.
The English poet and artist William Blake, one of the greatest figures in literature and art, is turning 261 years old. These are 7 poems to remember.
Arturo Pérez-Reverte turns 67 in November. One of my favorite writers, in this article I make my retrospective on his work and figure.
Nubico, unlimited books in the catalog for a fee of 8,99 euros per month. Movistar applies the same model as that of series and movies.
Do we read poetry? Yes. We respond with these 7 collections of poems by contemporary authors such as Offreds, Búho, Brandon, Sastre, Benito, Arévalo and Cruz.
I choose these 6 readings that stand out for how they helped me understand the value or visions of death in some of its forms.
Estela Chocarro, writer, author of the crime novel series starring journalist Víctor Yoldi and art expert Rebeca Turumbay.
The Heir is Jo Nesbø's latest novel. Independent to his Harry Hole series, it is another great dark and very intense book by the Norwegian writer.
November 11th. San Martin. And you already know: this day comes to every pig. Also in literature. I take a look at these 6 books where pigs are the protagonists or object of narration by various authors.
The two were born on November 10. Frederick Schiller and Arthur Rimbaud became poets of universal fame. Today I remember them with some poems.
It is fall. The moment invites reflection. And these are 40 from different authors on the art, hobby or need to write.
Here are 6 very varied children's and youth readings for these cold autumn days. Comics like the Wild Boar, but also names like Judith Kerr.
November begins with literary novelties signed by names like Gómez-Jurado, Jacobs, Coben, Safier and Stoker. Various genres and good prospects.
We dive into the biography and best books of Charles Dickens to explore the mysteries, poverty and hopes of Victorian London.
We immerse ourselves in the biography and best books of Eduardo Mendoza, one of the great Spanish writers of our time.
Today marks the 19th anniversary of the death of one of the greatest Spanish poets, Rafael Alberti. On the 28th of ...
On Library Day I speak with Ramona Serrano Posadas, the director of the Mario Vargas Llosa Municipal Library, in La Solana (Ciudad Real).
On October 21, 1772, Samuel Taylor Coleridge, one of the founders of Romanticism in England, was born. Today I rescue 3 of his poems to remember him.
A Dark Violet Sea, by Ayanta Barilli, a finalist for the 2018 Planet Prize, is the story of a family dynasty of women told by women.
Today I chat with the writer and private detective Rafael Guerrero about his career, influences, favorite authors and books, etc. I appreciate your time.
Yo, Julia, by Santiago Posteguillo, is a historical novel set in the Roman Empire and starring a powerful woman.
Today marks a new anniversary of the birth of Oscar Wilde, one of the most famous writers in literature. There are 3 fragments of his works.
Planeta Prize 2018: The Historical Novel and the Civil War give way this year to novels with female protagonists.
Garcilaso de la Vega, the great Spanish Renaissance poet, died on a day like today in 1536 in Nice. In his memory he rescued 5 of his sonnets.
On the anniversary of the birth of Carlos Arniches I remember his figure highlighting some of his famous sainetes and works with some fragments.
The Planet Award Winner will come from a list of ten finalists chosen by a jury made up of great names in literature.
One more year the Old and Old Book Fair of Madrid is being held. It is now the 30th edition and it is on Paseo de Recoletos.
Vikings. Few towns so famous, so inspiring of myths and legends. Classics in the History of Humanity that do not go out of style in any way.
TECUENTO is a free application for children and adults to edit stories in Spanish sign language in a simple and fun way.
In October we receive new crime novel titles that I review below. Names like Mosley, Perry, Katzenbach, Mikel Santiago or Pérez Gellida.
The anniversary of the end of the First World War or the Great War is approaching. This is my humble selection of readings on that tragic event.
My first contact with the Epic of Gilgamesh was in my early twenties. I read it on the recommendation of a friend, specifically the edition of The Story of the King of Kings. "Open it. Lift its lid. Take the lapis lazuli tablet out of it. Read how Gilgamesh suffered all and overcame all."
Immersing yourself in Dan Brown's biography and best books means doing so in a secret world of symbols, conspiracies and multi-selling novels.
Today I am talking to Javier Alonso García-Pozuelo, author of La cajita de snuff, a detective novel starring Inspector Jose María Benítez.
Immersing yourself in Edgar Allan Poe's biography and best books means doing it in such a dark and iconic universe full of great stories.
Immerse yourself in biography and better books means doing it in the universe of an author as visionary as he is essential in Spanish literature.
Walter Scott left this world and became immortal on September 21, 1832. Today I review the best film adaptations of his best-known works.
A selection of 10 literary review blogs where you will find good recommendations to read. Here you will find the story that you are passionate about.
Many people know Stephen King as the master of horror, or any other flashy nickname related to these kinds of stories. But not everything Many people know Stephen King as "the master of terror", but few know the metaliterary character and intertextuality of his novels.
"He must have been a baker," a writer told me many years ago. To this day, I still identify with those words. All of us, why do we write? A question that all writers have asked themselves. The only certainty is that the path of the writer is uncertain.
Department Q by Jussi Adler-Olsen. Series and film versions. The 4th installment in the cinema of this Nordic black series is released. File 64.
James Fenimore Cooper died on September 14, 1851, but had been born on September 15, 62 years earlier. Today I review his life and work in his memory.
Today I am going to discuss a topic that, although it is important in all the arts, in literature much more because of its own characteristics: I am referring to the opposition.Today we are going to discuss a topic that, although it is important in all the arts, in literature much more : the opposition and relationship between the background and the form.
Stephen King's biography and best books immerse us in a unique atmosphere woven by the King of Terror over the past fifty years.
Of all the jobs, that of a writer is probably one of the most myths associated with it. The vast majority of them are not new, but are probably the work of writer is one of the most myths. Let's look at some associated with the art of writing novels.
This selection of Barack Obama readings for late summer includes some of the best African titles and other thought-provoking ones.
It is a new anniversary of the birth of DH Lawrence, the English author of Lady Chatterley's Lover. I review this work highlighting 15 sentences.
Sirenas and La novia gitana are the two crime novels with the greatest projection on the scene and two successful debut operas by Joseph Knox and Carmen Mola.
Terje Vigen is an epic poem that Henrik Ibsen published in 1882. Unknown to the general public, it is a classic in the Nordic countries.
Isabel Allende is not only the most widely read living writer in Spanish, but a storyteller as versatile as she is unique.
We review the universe of the Colombian Nobel Prize in Literature through the biography and books of Gabriel García Márquez
September is coming and we have literary news to welcome the fall. These are 6 titles for all types of readers and of various themes.
These best European books delve into the history and sociological changes of the old continent through gripping stories.
Today I celebrate the anniversary of Johann Wolfgang von Goethe, father of German Romanticism, highlighting 4 of his poems and 20 of his phrases.
These best movies based on books make perfect choices for a summer of movies ... or great readings by the pool.
It is a new anniversary of the death of Lope de Vega, the Fénix de los Ingenios. I choose 5 sonnets for your memory.
Mika Waltari died in Helsinki on August 26, 1979. Known for his historical novels, his most famous title is Sinuhé, the Egyptian.
These best books set in the Caribbean range from Bob Marley's Jamaica to Gabriel García Márquez's most romantic story.
These places in Spain that appear in literature take us to La Mancha del Quijote or the mysterious Baztán Valley.
These best futuristic books bring us to a dystopian panorama seen from the perspective of different authors such as Huxley or Wells.
13 new verses of Homer's Odyssey have been discovered at Olympia. I review the work of this classic of Greek literature.
From Japan to Colombia, this round the world tour in 10 writers uncovers some of the most influential authors in history.
These books with the best endings in history confirm the power of certain stories to catch us to their last lines.
Today I analyze one of the most entertaining black series that I have read, that of Myron Bolitar and his charismatic friend Win Lockwood, by Harlan Coben.
These writers who were recognized after their death confirm the paradoxical situation of authors who never experienced the success of their works.
These best Mexican books encompass a literature marked by the sentiment of the Mexican Revolution or currents such as magical realism.
Neo-naturalism in The Advantages of Life in the Countryside, by Pilar Fraile, the latest bet of the Caballo de Troya publishing house.
Harry Potter or Daenerys Targaryen are some of the characters included in these best sagas of books in history in which to immerse yourself.
Herbert George Wells passed away on August 13, 1946. I remember this famous English writer of science fiction novels, a forerunner of the genre.
These best storytellers in history turned short literature into a reference for new readers and writers.
The Jo Nesbø faithful are still in luck this year. In October, The Heir will go on sale and in July 2019 Harry Hole returns with his twelfth novel.
Immigration, the reality of the Middle East or American paranoia are some of the topics addressed by these best books of the XNUMXst century.
María José Moreno (Córdoba, 1958), writer, psychiatrist and author of the Trilogy of Evil, which will soon be shot in the form of a television series.
The Handmaid's Tale or Open Wounds are just some of these series based on books that you cannot miss this summer.
Today marks the 77th anniversary of the death of Rabindranath Tagore, the most famous of the Indian poets. I review his figure with some of his verses.
Ernest Hemingway or Emily Dickinson are just some of the next best American writers whose works are already a part of history.
It is a new anniversary of the birth of Percy Bysshe Shelley, one of the references of English romantic literature. Here are his best poems.
Despite their status as great works of literature, these difficult-to-read books do not always satisfy all readers.
The American writer Herman Melville has his birthday today. Author of the immortal Moby Dick, in his memory there are 20 phrases from his famous works.
Today we celebrate the 200th birthday of Emily Brontë, the English novelist and poet, author of Wuthering Heights. To remember her are these love poems.
These best books to read this vacation become refreshing proposals that navigate between the crime novel or travel literature.
Today four great authors share their birthdays. They are George Bernard Shaw, Aldous Huxley Antonio Machado and Ana María Matute.
Francisco Tejedo Torrent, 73, wins the third edition of the Carmen Martín Gaite Prize with a feminist historical novel.
Robert Burns is possibly Scotland's most famous poet, the epitome of Scottish romance. It has been 222 years since he left us.
The 119th anniversary of the birth of a great of world literature, the writer Ernest Hemingway. These are some fragments of his works.
It is a new anniversary of the birth of AJ Cronin, Scottish doctor and writer, author of The Citadel or The Adventures of a Black Briefcase.
Bruguera is back, the legendary comic book label thanks to Penguin Ramdon House. There will be compilations of The Best of Sir Tim O'Theo and other characters.
These are 6 historical novels by 6 authors such as Jorge Molist, Sebastián Roa or Carlos Aurensanz, David A. Durham, Javier Pellicer and Emilio Lara.
The book of the sea, by the Norwegian writer Morten Strøksnes, is the latest editorial launch of reflection on nature that comes to us from the North.
I review the many faces that Poirot has had, a pristine and shrewd character of Agatha Christie, whose last face is that of John Malkovich.
Interview with Santiago Díaz Cortés, author of Talión: The protagonist decides to spend her last two months of life applying the Talión law.
Eduardo Mendoza and Arturo Pérez-Reverte publish new novels for this fall. I go ahead to take a look at them and wait patiently for the heat to pass.
Today I bring another freelance author who is worth tracking down. Jorge Moreno, from Madrid, answers 10 questions, especially a little.
The teacher who made life miserable for Joanne Rowling, Mrs. Morgan, is one of the most evil characters in Harry Potter: Professor Severus Snape.
Herman Hesse was a writer, poet, novelist and painter, and he became one of the most relevant and widely read authors of the XNUMXth century. Review of his work.
Today the film version of See You Up There, the novel by Pierre Lemaitre, winner of Goncourt 2013, is released. This was my review.
These best illustrated books for adults readapt already known stories and give us new ones whose visual contribution reinvent the narrative concept.
July arrives, the seventh month of the year. Review 7 editorial news. Romantic, self-help, comic, or historical. Novels for all tastes.
George Orwell would have turned 115 today. I remember his figure with phrases and fragments from his works 1984 and Rebellion on the farm.
On June 22, 1865, the Duke of Rivas passed away. His most representative work is Don Álvaro or the force of fate, of which I choose a few fragments.
Author of Sonarás bajo las Aguas, a novel of intrigue starring the inspector Petunia Prado del Bosque, set on the shores of the Cantabrian Sea.
To receive the summer, horror titles by Stoker, Poe or Stevenson, some horror in Roman Hispania and a mixture of science fiction with atavistic fears.
Last summer, the tweet, in the form of a suspense story created by Manuel Bartual, went viral and marked the beginning of a literary phenomenon.
These best books of American literature analyze the racism, slavery or paranoia so recurrent in the history of the heart of the West.
The soccer World Cup is being held in Russia. Today I dedicate this article to 7 of his most representative literary works.
These writers who did not win the Nobel Prize for Literature confirm that, sometimes, the Swedish Academy can also be wrong.
William Butler Yeats is one of Ireland's greatest poets and today is his birthday. There are 6 of his poems to celebrate it.
Alexander Pushkin is the best known and most admired Russian poet, but he was also a novelist and playwright. I choose 7 poems to celebrate his birth.
The ability to combine magic and everyday life make these best magical realism books the best representatives of this genre that emerged in Latin America.
Today I speak with Lorena Franco, considered the new queen of the so-called domestic noir. He answers 11 questions about his books and his career.
For any fan of World War II, June 6 is marked on the calendar. These 6 books are to keep remembering that D-Day.
June 5, 1898. The most widely read Spanish poet of all time, Federico García Lorca, is born. And one more year he celebrated his birthday with 5 of his sonnets.
These best books by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie cover topics of great importance such as feminism, immigration or African identity.
Today I am speaking with the Extremaduran writer Luis Roso, who has answered some questions. Talk about their books, their authors, and their writing quirks.
Taking advantage of the imminent arrival of summer, these best books set by the sea are a refreshing journey through some of the great works of literature.
I analyze this crime novel series by Irish writer Ken Bruen about his detective and antihero Jack Taylor. 3 essential titles of the genre.
Francisco Narla is one of our best historical novel narrators and he has a new novel, Laín el bastardo. Answer these 10 questions.
Among the best books of Salman Rushdie we find not only some of the best stories of India, but the perfect analysis of a country as turbulent as it is fascinating.
Dashiell Hammett turns 124 years old. Considered the father of the crime novel, I remember some of his most famous works and phrases.
In these 10 questions Gabriel Romero de Ávila tells us about his books and authors, his influences, his readings, his projects and experiences.
Today is the 159th anniversary of the birth of Arthur Conan Doyle, the creative writer of Sherlock Holmes. I celebrate his anniversary with some fragments of his work.
First article dedicated to independent authors. Francisco Hergueta, writer of La Solana, begins, answers 10 questions about his experience.
María Frisa is getting to be the publishing phenomenon of the moment with her novel Take care of me. He answers these 10 questions about his career.
The Fall of the Usher House is one of Edgar Allan Poe's best known works. This article is part of a college essay.
Today Camilo José Cela would have turned 102 years old. I remember him in a selection of phrases and passages from La familia de Pascual Duarte.
Xabier Gutiérrez, San Sebastián, 1960, creator of gastronomic noir, in which the noir genre takes place between stoves and signature dishes. Xabier is one of the most renowned chefs in our country and the author of the tetralogy Los Aromas del Crimen, starring the sub-commissioner of the Ertzaintza, Vicente Parra.
Art does not exist with the objective of being "correct", for that we already have our daily social hypocrisy, but to extol both the beauty and the horror of the human condition. Literature and political correctness are like oil and water.
The magic born out of a need to face the reality of a country as repressed as it is optimistic adds to some of the best books of Cuban literature.
Today is a memory for José Luis Sampedro reviewing his works through his sentences, some about the creation process and others about writing.
Middle-earth, the adventures of a young wizard or Pratchett's universe fit into the following selection of the best fantasy books ever.
Today is Mother's Day and one more year I want to congratulate you. They can all do everything and also read. These are 6 titles for mothers of all tastes.
Today I recover another of my university essays on Ivanhoe, by Walter Scott, and again mix two passions such as literature and history.
These best non-fiction books range from Zarathustra's manifesto to Virginia Woolf's feminist vision through other ways of understanding a certain time in history.
May begins and among the new black releases I highlight these 5 titles. From Toni Hill, Carmen Mola, Lorenzo Silva, Peter Swanson and Antonio Manzini.
From the adventures of Ramayana to the current situation of women in the Asian country, these best books on India analyze the different faces of what is one of the most unique nations in the world.
Today marks 143 years since the birth of Rafael Sabatini. To celebrate his birthday there are some of his stories and their versions on the screen.
Neruda or Dickinson are just some of the authors included in this selection of the best poetry books in history loaded with timeless and timeless lyrics.
Straddling realism and fantasy, between East and West, these best books by Haruki Murakami represent the essence of the most popular Japanese author in the world.
This was my college essay on Macbeth. Specifically, it was about the friendship between Macbeth and Banquo and how it evolves throughout the work.
From La Celestina to the Javier Cercas fanpic, we travel through the different eras of our lyrics through the next best Spanish books in history.
Dying is not what hurts the most is the first novel by a new writer, Inés Plana, and it is on its way to becoming one of the top sales of the year. Such a hit with a first film is an unusual phenomenon.
The Nicaraguan writer Sergio Ramírez has been the winner this year of the highest award for Spanish letters, the Cervantes Prize. We review your work.
Book Day is coming. What is literature without the thoughts of those writers? Here are 36 of them that we can share or not. Let's see them.
The colors of India or the festivities of San Fermín intersect in the following list of the best books to travel by Hemingway, Steinbeck or Kerouac.
These best accounts of writers on Instagram allow us to peek into the universe of letters and anecdotes of some of the best current authors.
Hard Dogs Don't Dance is the latest novel by Arturo Pérez-Reverte. A doggy story starring El Negro, a former fight fighter.
Do they have children? Don't have them. Believe me, there is no more excruciating pain in this life »repeats Gabino, the protagonist of Pukata, Pescados y Mariscos in each chapter of the story. (Men Marías. 2017 Carmen Martín Gaite Award.
Jo Nesbø covers Macbeth. Corrupt cops, casinos, drugs, bikers and traffickers witches in a rainy and dark indeterminate city of the 70s.
Literary tourism is in vogue. The offer to recreate the settings of your favorite novels is growing. From the setting cities of the television saga of Game of Thrones to the London routes in the footsteps of Sherlock Holmes.
These best feminist books in history lead us to analyze and experience all the nuances of the pink revolution through different essays and novels.
These best Asian books in history evoke the exuberance and mystery of countries like Japan, India, China or Cambodia.
On April 4, the Basque writer Jon Arretxe was in Aranjuez. He told us many things about his life and his work. These were some.