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The National Library negotiates with the Abbey of the Valley of the Fallen the return of more than 900 books | Culture

Main facade of the Benedictine Abbey of the Valley of the Fallen.EFE The National Library of Spain will sign in the coming weeks a return agreement with the Abbey of Valle de los Caídos that will allow the recovery of 457 titles that were delivered there in 1961. The investigation into the whereabouts of the […]

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Ivorypress, 25 years of books and contemporary art

Ivorypress, 25 years of books and contemporary art

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Ivorypress, the art of making books | Culture

Elena Ochoa Foster at the Ivorypress gallery in Madrid.Salvalopez.com The celebration of the 25th anniversary of the Ivorypress art book publisher will be as traveling and social as its founder, Elena Ochoa Foster. Or at least as much as she could have been until the pandemic hit and she was stranded with her husband, British […]

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Books to understand a poet | Culture

Lawrence Ferlinghetti, next to the window of the City Lights bookstore in San Francisco, in 1977.Janet Fries / Getty Images Lawrence Ferlinghetti, who died this Tuesday at the age of 101 in San Francisco, was one of the most famous poets in the United States. He also served as a singular editor and cultural agitator, […]

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Four essential books by Joan Margarit | Culture

Joan Margarit, who died today in Barcelona at the age of 82, was a poet capable of obtaining poems such as Joana Y House of Mercy sales more typical of novels. In his work, where he alternated the use of Catalan and Spanish, the clarity of his lines and his deep emotion stand out, which […]

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The seven deadly sins that incite to read paperback books | Culture

Lola Larumbe, owner of the Rafael Alberti Bookstore.KIKE TO Alianza Editorial’s pocket book collection has the same diverse nature as the 40,000-copy library donated by author Alberto Manguel to Lisbon. He himself acknowledged that “books on the history of the book, memories of readers, sociological studies on the influence of the printing press, library biographies, […]

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