Diecisiete historias en defensa de las librerías, las bibliotecas, la lectura.
Libraries and bookstores - real or fictional, traveled or read - are fundamental scenes of our sentimental and intellectual education. In this book of chronicles they rehearse and narrative essays, Jorge Carrión travels to the innovative libraries and bookstores in Seoul; investigates in Naples and Capri the history of the mythical house of Curzio Malaparte; interview Miami booksellers and writers; talks about books and cities with Alberto Manguel, Iain Sinclair, Luigi Amara or Han Kang; interprets the Don Quixote and Captain Nemo libraries, and pays tribute to some of the world's most fascinating bookstores and libraries - and his own life. As Amazon continues to conquer physical and virtual spaces, the author of Librerías - the book of international reference on the subject, translated into the most important languages in the world - and from «Against Amazon. Seven reasons / A man...read more