Monday / "Ardor Guerrero" by Antonio Muñoz Molina A courageous and naked memory, an implacable document, human entomology, a plea against intolerance, an incisive chronicle of some key years in the history of Spain, Ardor Guerrero is a book that burns in the hands and that the reader, whatever his station of departure, will live from the
Tuesday / "A Farewell to Arms" by Ernest Hemingway Considered by many critics to be one of the most emblematic novels of the twentieth century, A Farewell to Arms marks the pinnacle of the literary work of perhaps the most important American writer: the winner of the Pulitzer of 1953 and the Nobel Prize to the year
Friday / “Hidden Spain” by Cristina García Rodero Considered one of the most outstanding and creatively transcendent photographers in Spain, it was at the university level that she began in the field of photography. Without ever leaving the classroom, she will dedicate herself ever since to investigating popular celebrations with her camera,
Estrella Fernández ends her scholarship today at the International Institute library to join a new professional project. Good luck and thank you very much for your dedication!
We remind users that tomorrow, Saturday, December 6, and Monday, December 8, are holidays, so the library will be closed on both days. We return Tuesday 9th at the usual schedule.
Thursday / “The Two Faces of January” by Patricia Highsmith The book revolves around American characters, but is set in Athens, Crete, and Paris. It involves a swindler, Chester MacFarland, who accidentally kills a Greek policeman who is investigating him. MacFarland's wife, Collette, and an American student, Rydal Keener, become involved in covering up the
http://www.alba-valb.org The Abraham Lincoln Brigade Archives (ALBA) is a non-profit educational organization dedicated to promoting public awareness, research, and discussion about the Spanish Civil War and the American volunteers who risked their lives to fight fascism in Spain. Using its continually expanding archival collections in exhibitions, publications, performances, and educational programs, ALBA preserves the legacy
http://pares.mcu.es/ArchivoRojo/inicio.do Este valioso conjunto fotográfico, fue creado por la Junta de Defensa de Madrid como Fondo propagandístico para denunciar los desastres de la Guerra Civil. Posteriormente, fue ocultado y utilizado por el otro bando como instrumento de represión de las ideas políticas. Hoy, sus imágenes, nos acercan más a los actos encaminados para el
Wednesday / “This is how Carnaby Street was founded” by Leopoldo María Panero SNOW WHITE SAYS GOODBYE TO THE SEVEN DWARFS I promise to write to you, handkerchiefs that are lost on the horizon, laughter that pales, faces that fall weightlessly onto the damp grass, where the spiders now weave their blue fabrics. In the forest house they creak,
http://www.wordswithoutborders.org/ Words Without Borders (WWB) opens doors to international exchange through translation, publication, and promotion of the world’s best writing. WWB publishes selected prose and poetry on the web and in print anthologies (the next one to focus on the Islamic world), stages special events that connect foreign writers to the general public and