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Joan Margarit, latest laureate of Spain's top literary prize

  Each year since 1976, Spain's Ministry of Culture has awarded the country's equivalent of the Booker or the Nobel Prize for Literature…

Started by David Paul Appell

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Reading (and eating) your way through Puerto Rico

  Many are the guidebooks that have been written about this tropical Latin Caribbean island, but few by Puerto Ricans themselves, and even…

Started by David Paul Appell

0 Jun 18, 2019

In the footsteps of Chile's great poet Pablo Neruda

If Ricardo Eliécer Neftalí Reyes Basoalto (above with 1960s president Salvador Allende) were alive today - well, he'd be 113, but anywa…

Started by Iberia Airlines

0 Jun 1, 2019

On Tripatini's Instagram: the world's loveliest bookstore?

Details on this Buenos Aires jawdropper here.

Started by Tripatini

0 Apr 15, 2018

Jaipur Literature Festival in London a feast of lit/ideas

 Like migratory birds, more than 70 eminent authors and thinkers from across the globe just gathered in London this past May 20-21 for wha…

Started by Tripatini

0 Jul 18, 2017

Happy Bloomsday! An excerpt of literary Dublin

The legendary Irish “gift of gab” has helped Ireland punch above its weight literarily for centuries now – and Dublin in particular has bee…

Started by Tripatini

0 Jun 16, 2017

A Dickens of a Christmas in Rochester, Kent

This coming weekend the town of Rochester in Kent, England, holds its annual Dickensian Christmas Festival.  To find out more about the wri…

Started by Vicky Picks

0 Dec 4, 2013

Three Men In A Boat

Check out the locations on the River Thames which featured in Three Men In A Boat by Jerome K. Jerome http://britainonpageandscreen.blogspo

Started by Vicky Picks

0 Oct 21, 2013

Writing 'Cruise Quarters - A Novel of Casinos and Cruise Ships'

The road to my novel, Cruise Quarters – A Novel About Casinos and Cruise Ships, is a long journey with lots of twist and turns much like a…

Started by Tripatini

0 Aug 4, 2013

A famous book about an epic family feud in Brazil's Amazon

If you’re looking for a book that helps paint a rich, evocative picture of Manaus in Brazil, look no further than Milton Hatoum’s novel The…

Started by Tripatini

0 Jul 27, 2013


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