Category Archives: miscellaneous
The designer and photographer Juan Gatti is the author of the poster commemorating the 72nd edition of the Madrid Book Fair. The Fair will be held this year from the 31st of May to the 16th of June in the … Continue reading
The comarca (local district) of La Cerdanya (Spain) contains the upper part of the Segre river valley, and lies in the centre of the Catalan Pyrenes (Spain), between France, Andorra and the comarques of El Ripollès, El Berguedà and L’Alt … Continue reading
Don’t know what to read next? I suggest you take a look at The Theakstons Old Peculier Crime Novel of the Year 2013. I’ve read 3 of 18 longlisted, and I’ve some others to be read. Stay tuned.
Searching for Sugar Man is a Swedish-British documentary film directed by Malik Bendjelloul, which details the efforts of two Cape Town fans in the late 1990s, Stephen ‘Sugar’ Segerman and Craig Bartholomew Strydom, to find out whether the rumored death … Continue reading
For the coming months my goal will be to read at least a book a week. In April 2013 I managed to read four books. I thoroughly enjoyed each and every one of them. The full list, with links to … Continue reading
From Wikipedia: The Royal Palace of La Granja de San Ildefonso (Spanish: Palacio Real de La Granja de San Ildefonso) is an 18th century palace in the small town of La Granja de San Ildefonso in the hills near Segovia, … Continue reading
The nominees in the various categories of awards at Semana Negra de Gijon (Gijon’s Noir Week) can be found HERE. The Festival will be held this year from the 5th to the 14th of July. Asociación Cultural Semana Negra
A friend of mine has asked me if I have any recommendation for next 23 April on crime fiction, published recently, translated into Spanish. I have not read any of this books yet, but they are all on my radar. … Continue reading
Please find below (in Spanish) the information regarding Valencia Negra. VN is the I Noir Genre Festival to be held in Valencia from the 21 to the 26 of May, 2013. I wish the Organization and its staff the success … Continue reading
On World Book Day, The Community of Madrid celebrates, for the eighth year in a row, The Books’ Night. Click on the logo for additional information (in Spanish).