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 Percebes o lechugas o taburetes

Javier Marías

“El titular no podía ser más triste para quienes pasamos ratos magníficos en esos establecimientos: “Cada día cierran dos librerías en España”. 973 more words

Literatura

Tomorrow in the battle think on me

No one ever expects that they might some day find themselves with a dead woman in their arms, a woman whose face they will never see again, but whose name they will remember.

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Literature

Leer "Tristram Shandy" como si estuvieras haciendo un rompecabezas

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Me ha llevado más de siete días leer este acertijo de libro escrito por Laurence Sterne: La vida y las opiniones del caballero Tristram Shandy. 436 more words

Novela

The History of the Siege of Lisbon by José Saramago 1989

A proof reader, guardian of textual correctness both grammatical and factual, rewrites history. In doing so he rewrites his life and Portugal’s founding fiction. Could ideological fiction’s bad name be down to the greatness of some of its practitioners? 1,552 more words

Literary Fiction

The skinny reader

Nowadays hardly anyone comes into a library and asks for a skinny little book. Which is a pity, as there are some terrific reads that fit the “ 356 more words

Books

A Heart So White by Javier Marías

I often reread a favourite book during the dark days of winter. It’s usually something like The Great Gatsby, but this year I chose… 1,572 more words

Book Reviews

Happy Birthday To Me.... (or rather, an excuse for more books!)

Yes, more books have arrived and been loaded onto the shelves in the past two weeks. And since I do find it hard (believe me, I do) to justify this massive addition so soon after the even more… 459 more words

Diaries & Letters