Barcelona, 1969. Editor-in-chief of Culture in La Vanguardia

Author of books such as Aquellos años del boom [Those Boom Years], La vuelta al mundo en 80 escritores [Around the World in Eighty Writers] and Rebeldía de Nobel [Nobel’s Rebelliousness]. Scriptwriter of the documentaries La clàusula Balcells [The Balcells Clause] and Jorge Herralde. Anagrama de un editor [on Jorge Herralde, founder of the Anagrama publishing house] for TVE.

Portrait: © Llibert Teixidó

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Pierre Lemaitre. The musketeer of literature

Few people in the world are as clear about things as the Frenchman Pierre Lemaitre (Paris, 1951). As if he were a Napoleon of literature or a resurrected Dumas, his...

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