Why St George’s Day is marked in Catalonia with roses and books

Why St George’s Day is marked in Catalonia with roses and books

St George is the patron saint of Catalonia - but why do locals celebrate by exchanging red roses and books?

Ernest Hemingway’s favourite Spanish haunts

Ernest Hemingway’s favourite Spanish haunts

Madrid Bookie: The intimate literary salon with big ambitions

Madrid Bookie: The intimate literary salon with big ambitions

Siri Histvedt scoops Spain’s top literary award

Siri Histvedt scoops Spain’s top literary award

95-year-old poet wins top Spanish literary award

95-year-old poet wins top Spanish literary award

10 Madrid bookshops that are more than just bookshops

10 Madrid bookshops that are more than just bookshops

How a remarkable novel is helping Spain come to terms with the Basque Country’s violent past

How a remarkable novel is helping Spain come to terms with the Basque Country’s violent past

Five Spanish authors you should read this summer

Five Spanish authors you should read this summer

Swedish crime novelist Ekbäck writes women back into history

Swedish crime novelist Ekbäck writes women back into history

US novelist Richard Ford wins prestigious Spanish prize

US novelist Richard Ford wins prestigious Spanish prize

Spain in tug-of-war with Lorca family over poet’s archive

Spain in tug-of-war with Lorca family over poet’s archive

Spanish artist to draw controversial Millennium spin off comic books

Spanish artist to draw controversial Millennium spin off comic books

‘We keep a typewriter at the back for customers to punch out poems’

‘We keep a typewriter at the back for customers to punch out poems’

Carmen Balcells, legendary literary agent to Nobel prize winners, dies

Carmen Balcells, legendary literary agent to Nobel prize winners, dies

Cuban author awarded Spain’s literature prize

Cuban author awarded Spain’s literature prize

Cervantes has been found…or has he?

Cervantes has been found…or has he?

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Is 400 year Cervantes mystery solved?

35 percent of Spaniards ‘don’t read books’

35 percent of Spaniards ‘don’t read books’

Irish author wins top Spanish literary award

Irish author wins top Spanish literary award

Barcelona book day hit by author strike

Barcelona book day hit by author strike

Famous writer’s lost tapes turn up in Madrid

Famous writer’s lost tapes turn up in Madrid