The magician’s assistant

This book was the Reading Club assignment for January 2019. The magician’s assistant, by Ann Patchett, is a family story under odd circumstances. Set around the same time it was published (1997), it touches topics that were part of the life of many, although not part of the mainstream news at the time: violence in […]

Forest Dark

This book was the Reading Club assignment for December 2018. This is a character-driven story. Jules and Nicole are successful by most standards: they are wealthy, well-known, and have family and friends. They are also suffering an inner transformation. Jules’s parents have recently passed away and that event is the catalyst that pushes him to […]

The girl on the train

This book was the Reading Club assignment for June 2018, the last before the summer hiatus. This is a thriller that builds slowly. Rachel is the main character, she’s a depressed, mentally unstable, and alcoholic woman that can’t cope with having lost her husband to another woman. Megan is also lost and has her own difficulties to find […]

Califactos

Acabo de participar en la campaña de crowfunding de CALIFACTOS, de Juan. Una serie de calendarios y tarjetas navideñas realizadas a partir de objetos pictórico-sonoros que ha ido creando a lo largo de este año. Os dejo que él mismo os los presente: Algún amigo ha definido los CALIFACTOS como “fogonazos”, otros de “destellos fugaces”, […]

Por qué patrocino Eŭropano

Hoy mismo me he convertido en patrocinador de Eŭropano. El compromiso económico inicial es por 6 meses, hasta primavera de 2017. Durante ese tiempo y de manera mensual aportaré 5€ al proyecto. La razón por la que lo hago es que comparto la filosofía del proyecto: crear una esfera pan-europea de debate y acceso a […]

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