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Barcelona bullia, tot era un sofregit de grandesa i de campi qui pugui

Josep Mª de Sagarra

Barcelona és la ciutat que crida, que maquina, que lluita i que enamora

Irene Polo

Me sentí conmovido en aquella ciudad hermosa, lunática e indescifrable

Gabriel García Márquez

Por primera vez me sentía suelta y libre en la ciudad

Carmen Laforet

It was the first time that I had ever been in a town where the working class was in the saddle

George Orwell

Je vis scintiller à mes pieds, pareille à un grand morceau de quartz fracassé, une cité méditerranéenne

Simone de Beauvoir

La ville oscillait entre l’insurrection et la fête populaire

Mathias Énard

Ets rígida i espessa perquè estàs en ordre de batalla

Josep Carner

Abaixeu, si escriviu, les persianes!

J. V. Foix

Barcelona! Ho tenim tot i no som ditxosos

Francesc Pujols

Vieron el mar, hasta entonces dellos no visto

Miguel de Cervantes
News

L'acull el Museu Nacional d'Art de Catalunya fins al 15 de setembre.

It was written by the Chinese author Sun Tzu, and the show will be open until late January of next year.

The show, which is open until late September, sheds light on the bibliographic, document and image collections related to the sculptor and collector.

Literary Radar

Selection of local and international pieces on literature

Meet the Most Promising New Voices of Nigerian Fiction | Electric Lit | 11/07/2019

Here you have five young Nigerian writers you should know.

 

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Text on the Beach: Great Summer Reads | The New York Times | 10/07/2019

Summer is a great time to get carried away by fresh readings. Here are The New York Times proposals. 

 

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Pride and prejudice: the best books to help with coming out | The Guardian | 05/07/2019

An exquisite kiss from Virginia Woolf, hot skin from Carol Ann Duffy... Here's a proposal of the best books to inspire LGBTQ readers. 

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Can’t Make It to the Beach? These Novels Will Take You There | The New York Times | 04/07/2019

Sometimes what you want is not a 'beach book' but a book literally set at the beach. 

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What does it mean to be a "real" writer? | The New Yorker | 03/07/2019

Two satirical novels, set in M. F. A. programs, challenge our ideas of literary authenticity and achievement. 

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‘I Was Done With All the Silences’: How an Academic Got Personal in ‘Notes to Self’ | The New York Times | 30/06/2019

Reviewing Emilie Pine's "Notes to Self"

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