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Memoirs of an Ex-Nazi: The Literary Poison of Totalitarianism | Culture

Trump supporters, before the assault on the Capitol on January 6, 2021.ROBERTO SCHMIDT / AFP via Getty Images David Saavedra (Pontevedra, 39 years old) was very young when he got deep into what he calls “the bubble”. His militancy on the extreme right and the void it has left in him are not very different […]

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Cercas defends the pardons of the ‘procés’ as an “act of faith” at the inauguration of the new literary festival in Castilla y León | Culture

The cultural and historical diversity of Castilla y León, the largest community in Europe, can be explained through literature. The International Festival of Letters in Spanish (FILE) this Friday began a journey through the literature of this territory as a channel to show its essence and history. The nine provinces of the autonomy will host […]

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‘Escribidores’: Malaga reaffirms its cultural commitment with an international literary festival | Culture

Moment of the presentation of the Escribidores festival, at the La Térmica cultural center.Garcia-Santos / El Pais Museums, cinema and also literature. Malaga seeks to consolidate its cultural character with the launch of Writers, a literary festival that this fall will bring together Mario Vargas Llosa, Mircea Cartarescu, Sara Mesa, Rosa Montero, Anne Weber and […]

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Adultery, literary ambition and hardships, with Elías and Veza Canetti address | Culture

Elias Canetti (1905-1994), 1981 Nobel Prize Winner for Literature, in a 1972 image.COURTESY OF GALAXIA GUTENBERG / CIRCLE OF READERS, FROM THE BOOK They met at a well-attended cultural event in Vienna in 1924: one of the readings-performances of the critic Karl Kraus. She was a cultured and attractive girl, who had something of a […]

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The Girl with Literary Ambitions Responding to Fan Mail for Salinger and Six Other Films of the Week | Culture

This week hits theaters Dreams of a writer in New York the testimony of Joanna Rakoff, a girl with literary ambitions whose first job in New York, at the agency that represented JD Salinger, consisted of responding to letters sent by her admirers. The screens project the terror of The Warren File: Forced By The […]

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Books: The literary return of the Spanish exile | Culture

The socialist Julián Besteiro, in the Carmona prison (Seville), holds a dog accompanied by four Basque priests, in 1940.PABLO IGLESIAS FOUNDATION Exile is a scar without which the history of Spain in the twentieth century cannot be understood, due to its duration, four decades, and its depth, since the half million people who crossed the […]

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Rocío Carrasco, literary character | Culture

The truth became an unappealable hurricane. We saw that in the documentary about the life of Rocío Carrasco. With the French song here by Barbara Pravi as a chant that added sweetness to the catharsis. A mother in ruins who nevertheless recounted her destruction with a sober, distinguished Castilian diction. Rocío Carrasco’s phrases, in the […]

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Two-pointed star: Fuentes and Paz, united and separated by literary criticism

Saturdays at noon The divine They met at the Polito bar in Mexico City, or the one in Prendes, or the Alfonso bar, or the Bellinghausen or the Estoril. They ate, they dried the week and they went out to a canteen or a brothel. The name was given to them by the cartoonist Abel […]

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The literary explosion of the Pacific: a different look at Colombia | Culture

The Colombian writer Tomás González, in 2012 in a promotional image.Juan Carlos Sierra / EFE The mother of Ignacio Gutiérrez – a good-humored radiologist living in Medellín – is 91 years old and has a key wish before she died: to see whales. But not just any kind of whale, he says, but “whales that […]

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