Sant Jordi. We visited three bookshops to ask them to recommend publications which offer an understanding of human relations and movements.
Sant Jordi. Sant Jordi arrives brimming with activities based around literature, strengthening Barcelona’s position as a frontrunner in publishing and reading.
‘Barcelones’, Vázquez Montalbán’s critical historical account of the city, to be available in bookshops for Sant Jordi
Culture and free time. Reedition of Manuel Vázquez Montalbán’s ‘Barcelones’ for Sant Jordi.
Commerce and markets. A new municipal publication on historical establishments in the city.
Barcelona Metròpolis. The communities of people from abroad living in Barcelona today are bigger and more diverse than ever. We dedicate the dossier to the largest immigrant communities in the city and the ones that have grown up more.
Christmas. Enjoy your Christmas Christmas and festivals are also culture. So giving books as presents is a good idea for the festive season. Here is a list of our recommendations for books about Barcelona.
Fauna. The book brings together information on the 83 species of birds which nest in the city, promotes urban biodiversity and helps towards bird conservation.
Fairs. Catalan institutions and publishers have consolidated their joint stand at the Frankfurt International Book Fair, which is taking place from 11 to 15 October, in order to raise awareness about Barcelona and Catalonia's...
Fairs. It's time to look through, look for and find that book you've been searching for, at an unbeatable price. The 66th edition of the Antique and Modern Second-Hand Book Fair is on until 8 October, in Passeig de Gràcia.
Culture. The Literapolisbcn app offers literary gymkhanas to boost reading and familiarity with the city, particularly among teenagers.
Archives. The central building in the Can Batlló complex will house the Barcelona Municipal Archives, bringing together the documents from the 21 municipal archives around the city.
Books. Summer is a good time to read and to discover more about Barcelona. We recommend five books for you to enjoy during the hot spell and discover new sides to the city.
The book ‘Colles de diables de Barcelona’ comes with texts by Xavier Cordomí and illustrations by Juanolo. The book will be presented at Espai 4 of the Palau de la Virreina, on Wednesday 26 February at 7 pm.
Barcelona Metròpolis. Have you given any thought to how women and men use the city? The dossier Urban planning and gender proposes how to rethink the city to balance between women and men both productive and care-giving tasks.
Architecture. The book “345 ways of living (in) Barcelona”, published by the Barcelona City Council, shows what it is like to live in the city today using the buildings showcased in the 48h Open House Barcelona Festival.
Culture. Published by Barcelona City Council and written by Ricard Mas, ‘Dalí i Barcelona’ looks at the artist’s relationship with the city, with numerous new insights.
Awards The essay "Barcelona Supermodel" has won the 2016 Ciutat de Barcelona Award, in the History of Barcelona category.
Books. ‘Barcelona, ciutat de llibres’ looks at the close relationship between the city and books, and how they have helped shape public spaces.
Culture. The new book ‘Barcelona, ciutat simbòlica’, published by Barcelona City Council, looks at the monuments, images and iconic streets in the city.
Barcelona Metròpolis. La nostra revista arriba al número 100 després de trenta anys de publicació gairebé ininterrompuda.