On Time and Water, by Andri Snaer Magnason

About time and water

That it is imperative to face another way of inhabiting this planet, there is no doubt. Our passage through the world is marked by landmarks as emblematic as they are insubstantial if we observe the equivalence of our time with the cosmos. So inconsequential and so capable of changing everything. The Earth will survive us and we will be ...

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How to write an essay

The hackneyed phrase "I have to write a book" points to a vision of what has been lived as a unique experience. Something about which the mere testimony put black on white would make the very gods of Olympus tremble. Then there is that other phrase of «Any day I start to write ...

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Niadela, by Beatriz Montañez

Beatriz Montañez listened to that inner voice that sometimes goes from whispering to shouting amid the noise that comes from outside. And notice that here one prejudged that presenter of «El Intermedio» considering that her new professional bet would not have turned out very well when she had disappeared ...

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Excite you, by Carlos del Amor

They come and destroy everything at book fairs. I refer to the media characters that are animated with different luck in this literature. From Carme Chaparro to Monica Carrillo or Carlos del Amor himself (I refrain from citing other unspeakable cases of celebrity, splashing which ...

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The Origin of Others, by Toni Morrison

Arriving at the rehearsal space, Toni Morrison delves into a simple idea, that of the others. A conception that ends up conditioning fundamental aspects such as coexistence in a globalized world or interaction at all levels between different cultures. It is what there is currently, communication between races, education, ...

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Surfing and Meditation, by Sam Bleakley

Editorial Siruela recently presented us with the book Swimming in Open Water, an interesting introduction to the sea as a space between the physical and the spiritual for any human who dives into the waters of the open sea. And this time the same publisher invites us to a ...

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Tyranny without Tyrants, by David Trueba

After his previous novel Tierra de Campos, David Trueba takes a break when it comes to fiction to present us with a book with sociological essay aspirations and inspirations. It is about thinking a little about the transcendental, about the nuances of the fit between the anthropological and the ...

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