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Kafka enseña humildad

Ofrecemos un extracto de la gran biografía del escritor checo que Reiner Stach publica con la editorial Acantilado<p>Kafka enseña humildad. Quien se …

El videojuego busca pasar pantalla y superar el machismo

Las usuarias ya suponen la mitad del público pero apenas hay programadoras o personajes femeninos en las obras<p>Paulina fue una de las primeras mujeres …

África, por su ficción la conocerás

La fotografía africana y sobre África, reacciona ante la imagen estereotipada de un continente consumido por la pobreza, la enfermedad y la guerra<p>En …

Why We Hurt Each Other: Tolstoy’s Letters to Gandhi on Love, Violence, and the Truth of the Human Spirit

In 1908, Indian revolutionary Taraknath Das wrote to Leo Tolstoy, by then one of the most famous public figures in the world, asking for the author’s support in India’s independence from British colonial rule. On December 14, Tolstoy, who had spent the last twenty years seeking the answers to …

Lynda Barry’s Illustrated Field Guide to Keeping a Visual Diary and Cultivating a Capacity for Creative Observation

<i>“It gives me such a sense of peace to draw; more than prayer, walks, anything,”</i> Sylvia Plath wrote in her diary when she first began working on her little-known drawings. <i>“The great benefit of drawing … is that when you look at something, you see it for the first time,”</i> the great Milton Glaser …

27 More Pictures Of Lesbian Sex According To Stock Photography

If you've got long hair, face paint, a violin and a fog machine, you're ready for lesbian sex.The post 27 More Pictures Of Lesbian Sex According To …

Naomi Shelton: El poder de la fe

Tardó 66 años en grabar su primer disco tras décadas cantando en iglesias y bares<p>La última gran voz del soul norteamericano fue protagonista del …

Happy Birthday, Madame Chapeau: Cultural Stereotypes Subverted in a Subtle Celebration of Diversity

The loveliest children’s books have a way of distilling the complexities of our most universal emotions into simple, symbolic stories that invite us to restore our faith in the human spirit. Such is the gift of <b>Happy Birthday, Madame Chapeau</b> (<i>public library</i>), written by <b>Andrea Beaty</b> and illustrated …

Tiny Creatures: The Marvelous World of Microbes, in an Illustrated Children’s Book

A vibrant ode to science inspired by folk art.<p><i>“You are mostly not you,”</i> microbial ecologist Rob Knight wrote in his fascinating exploration of the human microbiome, in which he pointed out that only 1% of the genes in our bodies are human and the remaining 99% are microbial. It’s a staggering …

The Farmer and the Clown: A Warm Wordless Story about an Unlikely Friendship and How We Ennoble Each Other with Kindness

<i>“One never notices what has been done,”</i> Marie Curie wrote in a letter to her brother upon receiving her second graduate degree, <i>“one can only see what remains to be done.”</i> She could have easily been talking about the endless world of discovery that is children’s literature. Here comes a woefully …

Cartographies of Time: A Visual History of the Timeline

I was recently asked to select my all-time favorite books for the lovely Ideal Bookshelf project by <i>The Paris Review’</i>s Thessaly la Force and artist Jane Mount. Despite the near-impossible task of shrinking my boundless bibliophilia to a modest list of dozen or so titles, I was eventually able to do …

Freud’s Life and Legacy, in a Comic

While Freud may have engineered his own myth and many of his theories may have been disputed in the decades since his heyday, he remains one of the most influential figures in the history of psychiatry and psychology. And yet for many, Freud is more metaphor than man and his name summons only a …

An Illustrated Meditation on Memory and Its Imperfections, Inspired by Borges

A most unusual invitation to repaint the reality we take for granted through the art of moral imagination.<p><i>“The least contaminated memory,”</i> wrote Sarah Manguso in her magnificent meditation on memory and the ongoingness of time, <i>“might exist in the brain of a patient with amnesia — in the brain of</i> …

Buenos Aires y el reto al cubo blanco

Un viejo hotel de inmigrantes y una antigua oficina de correos reconvertidos en espacios de arte en la capital argentina, reivindican la …

Así fue sobrevivir a Hiroshima

<b><br>Yoshitaka Kawamoto</b> tenía trece años. Estaba en el colegio, como todos los demás niños de la ciudad, cuando todo sucedió. Eran las ocho y cuarto de la …

William Faulkner on Writing, the Purpose of Art, Working in a Brothel, and the Meaning of Life

When <i>The Paris Review</i> launched in 1953, it revolutionized the art of the interview. Over the decades that followed, the revered publication offered unprecedented glimpses of literary history’s greatest minds, which yielded such timeless gems as E. B. White on the responsibility of the writer and the …

Nature Anatomy: A Glorious Illustrated Love Letter to Curiosity and the Magic of Our World

A loving celebration of sunsets and salamanders, ferns and feathers, mountains and mushrooms, and the whole enchanting aliveness in between.<p><i>“A writer is a professional observer,”</i> Susan Sontag noted in her spectacular lecture on literature. So is any great storyteller — including the artist. After …

El fotógrafo de los muertos y otras historias de gran periodismo

Hay dos tipos de enviados especiales: los que pisan la calle y los que no salen del hotel; los que tocan la realidad con los dedos y los que caminan …

How Jane Goodall Turned Her Childhood Dream into Reality: A Sweet Illustrated Story of Purpose and Deep Determination

A heartening testament to the power of undivided intention.<p><i>“One should want only one thing and want it constantly,”</i> young André Gide half-observed, half-resolved in his journal. <i>“Then one is sure of getting it.”</i> More than a century later, Werner Herzog wrote passionately of the “uninvited duty” that …

¿Qué busca usted en mi basura, caballero?

En 1999 la actriz <b>Gwyneth Paltrow</b> recibió un paquete en su hogar de Malibú. El remitente era un tal <b>Dante Michael Soiu</b>. En el paquete había un …

La mujer que Estados Unidos odiaba >> Historia[S] >> Blogs EL PAÍS

Tras pasar su infancia en San Petersburgo, Goldman dejó la Rusia zarista en compañía de su hermanastra Helen. Como miles de inmigrantes, llegó a …

Zadie Smith on the Psychology of the Two Types of Writers

On March 24, 2008, two years before she penned her oft-cited ten rules of writing, the immeasurably brilliant <b>Zadie Smith</b> delivered a lecture at Columbia University’s Writing Program under the brief “to speak about some aspect of your craft.” Appropriately titled “That Crafty Feeling” and included …

Anton Chekhov on the 8 Qualities of Cultured People

What does it mean to be “cultured”? Is it about being a good reader, or knowing how to talk about books you haven’t read, or having a general disposition of intellectual elegance? That’s precisely the question beloved Russian author <b>Anton Chekhov</b> (January 29, 1860–July 15, 1904) considers in a …

Metáforas para hablar de lo que está prohibido

Imagínese que un número cada vez mayor y más influyente de personas pasan a considerar el color amarillo moralmente condenable, el origen de todas …