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Best mysteries and thrillers to read this month

Bustling cities and a mountain village are the backdrops for three intriguing new thrillers. Cozies they are not.<p>If awards were given for best book title then Jane Corry’s debut thriller, <b>My Husband’s Wife</b> (Pamela Dorman/Viking), would have a lock on the win. The novel’s plot is as provocative as …

Books

6 Gorgeous New Covers For Russian Literary Classics

Not a crime or a punishment among them. From the Vintage Classics Russians series.

Literature

Is the Chinese Language a Superstition Machine? - Issue 44: Luck

Every year, more than a billion people around the world celebrate Chinese New Year and engage in a subtle linguistic dance with luck. You can think …

Language

LAS FLORES DEL MAL: EL POEMARIO CONDENADO DE CHARLES BAUDELAIRE

Durante su juventud estuvo involucrado en la vida bohemia y se comportó, generalmente, de una manera bastante libertina. Entre sus libros más famosos …

El Principito, el libro más leído después de la Biblia, cumplió 70 años

El <b>Principito (Le Petit Prince)</b> es uno de los <b>grandes clásicos</b> del <b>siglo XX</b>, y la <b>universalidad</b> de su <b>mensaje</b> le auguran una <b>larga vida</b> incluso más allá de …

Un día como hoy, en 1896, nació en Buenos Aires el escritor Manuel Rojas, reconocido con el Premio Nacional de Literatura en 1957. https://t.co/gZKapsmXHy

5 grandes escritores olvidados por el mundo

Hace poco releí un libro del polémico gurú Osho acerca de la creatividad y de cómo, en ocasiones, el factor que determina que una creación sea …

Hoy habría cumplido 193 años Wilkie Collins, uno de los padres de la moderna literatura de terror. https://t.co/0AxPlJAFAr

Gloria Fuertes, la primera reina maga de los niños españoles

Tras el paso de la Cabalgata de Reyes del año pasado, la presencia de tres mujeres como protagonistas generó un debate entre los más conservadores, …

Fantásticas estas fotos de #PamelaDuffy del gran #eduardomendoza Hoy en @babelia_elpais #spainmedia10años https://t.co/HcMLvUG4Ed

Reading poetry on the radio is not as easy to pull off as it may appear

In the past, whenever a poet was considered particularly fine, their work would inevitably be performed by a Shakespearean actor with a plummy voice. It’s less fashionable now, but hasn’t entirely died out.<p>And so it was on New Year’s Day, when we were treated to a day-long feast of poetry in <b>Jeremy</b> …

Most Anticipated: The Great 2017 Book Preview

Although 2016 has gotten a bad rap, there were, at the very least, a lot of excellent books published. But this year! Books from <b>George Saunders</b>,</b> …

Books

J.R.R. Tolkien - celebrating an unusual life

With works like "Lord of the Rings" and "The Hobbit" J.R.R. Tolkien is considered to be the inventor of sophisticated fantasy literature. Millions …

Literature

Of All That Ends: Günter Grass and the Truths of Memory

“In 1943, when I was a fifteen-year-old schoolboy in Danzig, I volunteered for active duty.”<p>With those seeming innocuous words, written a decade ago, the writer Günter Grass began a confession that rocked the world: the Nobel Prize-winning author of <i>The Tin Drum</i> and several other novels excoriating …

Literature
Books

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Terenci Moix

El programa "Identitats", presentat per Carmen Alcalde, entrevistava en aquesta ocasió, el 8 de maig del 1985, Terenci Moix.

La poesia está en otra parte

La poesía, como tema de la poesía, el amor y la muerte son principalmente los temas del contenido de este libro, que he titulado, “La poesía está en …