This foreboding 1940s Spanish gothic literary classic explores how the past shapes the psyche and reflects on the contagion of others’ psychological trauma.
Translator Edith Grossman is the English voice of the world’s best Spanish-language authors, including García Márquez, Vargas Llosa, and Cervantes. Learn how her career began and discover her work.
In El tiempo entre costuras, love leads madrileña seamstress Sira Quiroga to Tangier, Morocco in the 1930s where she is betrayed and forced to rebuild her life. Years of intrigue follow as Sira learns who she really is and whom she can really trust.
Spain is mourning the loss its most beloved duquesa who died in November at age 88. Three husbands, six kids, and no stranger to controversy, here are the best streaming videos and articles about the life and death of the Duchess of Alba Cayetana Fitz-James Stuart.
I only recently discovered Maria Popova’s blog Brain Pickings, and it has become a daily read for me. Today she tweeted about the birthday of Argentine author Jorge Luis Borges and linked to her great post “Jorge Luis Borges on Writing: Wisdom from His Most Candid Interviews.” I was first introduced to Borges my freshman […]
Travel + Leisure has a fun article in its August 2014 issue called “Sleepless in Seville.” It’s written by Andrew McCarthy, whose name rings a bell because he acted in some of the 1980s best movies (Pretty in Pink, St. Elmo’s Fire) before beginning a new career as an author and travel writer. Online, in […]