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‘Granta’ enshrines the literature of diverse Spanish | Culture

Authors selected by the literary magazine ‘Granta’ as the best narrators in Spanish. Vladimir Nabokov used to say that Russian is spoken with a “broad and constant smile”, because Russian vowels were like an orange and English vowels were like a lemon. Following the analogy, to Valerie Miles, editorial director of the British magazine Grant, […]

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The new Valencian school: literature that goes beyond Marina d’Or and the ‘posh’ of Jávea | Culture

From left to right, Rafa Lahuerta, Alberto Torres and David Pascual, in the Carmen neighborhood of Valencia.Monica Torres A former soccer ultra who channeled his anger through reading, a teacher who teaches Spanish canonical poetry with the help of rap and a musician who gives voice to a young woman who could well be a […]

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Polish poet Adam Zagajewski, 2017 Princess of Asturias Award for Literature, dies | Culture

Adam Zagajewski, at his home in Krakow in 2017.LISBETH SALAS “Wherever one cuts life, always part in two halves.” When the Polish poet Adam Zagajewski was awarded the 2017 Princess of Asturias Award for Letters, that phrase from his biography served to define the existence of the writer, who died today, precisely on World Poetry […]

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