Soap and Water, by Marta D. Riezu

Soap and water, Marta D. Riezu

Sophistication in search of excellence in fashion. That degree of elegance that seeks to raise some kind of altar rather than stand out, can cause the opposite effect. One day he may even go out into the street naked like that emperor in the story, thinking that he is leaving...

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Prometheus, by Luis García Montero

Prometheus, Luis Garcia Montero

Jesus Christ overcame the most irresistible temptations of the devil to save humanity. Prometheus did the same, also assuming the punishment that would come later. The abnegation made myth and legend. The hope that we can truly find at some point with that form of heroism learned so many times and that...

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The death told by a sapiens to a Neanderthal

The death told by a sapiens to a Neanderthal

Not everything was going to be that blind toast to life. Because in the maxim that governs everything, that premise that indicates the existence of things only based on their opposite value, life and death make up the essential framework between whose extremes we move. And reason...

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The City of the Living, by Nicola Lagioia

The City of the Living, by Nicola Lagioia

Landing neighbor unexpected monstrosities. Jekyll doctors who may not yet know they are Mr Hyde. And that when they are, it is not that there has been any transformation. It will be because of that old saying that can make your skin stand on end “I am human and nothing human is foreign to me”, because…

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Under the gaze of the awake dragon, by Mavi Doñate

Under the gaze of the awakened dragon

Being a reporter validates all the points in considering yourself someone traveled. Because to narrate what happens anywhere in the world you have to have that fundamental knowledge to convey what is happening with credibility. The result may well be, as in this case, a ...

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Haunting Valley, by Anna Wiener

Haunting Valley book

We all wanted that gang of hipsters and other geeks from Silicon Valley. A group of father's children who announced a new world economic system for the benefit of all and oriented to the welfare society. A dawn of the new technological world with its glorious benefits ...

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The Stakes, by Philipp Blom

The Stakes, by Philip Blom

The very use of the term "game" clearly manifests the vision of our world as something not entirely real. Because everything is a game, we are temporary inhabitants of this place and therefore we cannot take very seriously almost anything. Only, unfortunately, the etymology of ...

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How to Avoid a Climate Disaster, by Bill Gates

How to avoid climate disaster Bill Gates

The news has not been flattering for a long time, not even in the sports section (especially for a Real Zaragoza fan). And, jokes aside, the issue of globalization, climate change denied by Rajoy's scientific cousin, and this happily mutating coronavirus ...

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Extremadura spring, by Julio Llamazares

Extremadura spring

There are writers for whom what happens in the world has a different cadence, a very different wavelength from whose frequency complementary impressions and perceptions end up reaching us. Julio Llamazares is from that court of narrators who tangentially run through a lyrical realism as soon as they splash us ...

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From the Lazarillo de Tormes we did not find an anonymous book with greater interest than this one. Because the matter is adjusted to a world situation that has us all with tie piiiiii (be it eggs or ovaries). With a pandemic raging at all levels, four ...

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