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Picasso Pablo (dit), Ruiz Picasso Pablo (1881-1973). Paris, musÈe national Picasso - Paris. MP1146.

Two temporary exhibitions that look into the relationship between the painter from Málaga’s poetic side and his relationship with Paul Éluard.

He was the founder of the Catalònia bookstore and the Edhasa publishing house.

On Saturday afternoons there’s a literary tour that traces out the magical side of Barcelona depicted by Carlos Ruiz Zafón.

Literary Radar

Selection of local and international pieces on literature


Analysis of George Steiner's life and literary legacy, who recently passed away at the age of 90 years. 

Orwell: A Man of Our Time by Richard Bradford review – undone by its own premise | The Guardian | 27/02/2020

Analysis of George Orwell's life and works - such as "The Road to Wigan Pier" and "Coming Up for Air", for the 70th anniversary of his death. 

Jane Austen’s Whisper Networks | Electricliterature | 22/01/2020

Reflection on the importance of female networking and alliance in Jane Austen's era, which had a clear influence in "Pride and Prejudice". 

Pablo Neruda Saved Thousands of War Refugees. Isabel Allende Imagines Two of Them. | The New York Times | 20/01/2020

We discover "A Long Petal of the Sea", Isabel Allende's 17th book, a story in which the diplomat and poet Pablo Neruda tries to save thousands of refugees who were escaping...

Christopher Tolkien death: Son of Lord of the Rings author JRR Tolkien dies aged 95 | Independent | 17/01/2020

Christopher Tolkien, son of the Lord of the Rings author JRR Tolkien, dies aged 95 having edited and published much of his father's posthumous work. 

Christopher Tolkien, Keeper of His Father’s Legacy, Dies at 95 | The New York Times | 16/01/2020

Christopher Tolkien, who was working on his father's legacy by compiling and editing literary works such as "The Silmarillion", dies at 95.