The Man Who Loved Dogs: Leonardo Padura

Translated from Spanish by Anna Kushner Published by Bitter Lemon Press and Farrar Strauss & Giroux “If the social dream and economic utopia supporting it had become corrupt to the core, what remained of the greatest experiment man had ever dreamed of?” It is easy to forget today how seductive the idea of communism was …

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A Parrot in the Pepper Tree: Chris Stewart

Published by Sort of Books Many of us dream of giving up the rat-race and living the simple life in a community far removed from the hustle of cities. These remain dreams for most of us, but not for Chris Stewart and his wife Ana. In 1988, they moved to Alpujarras in Andalucia, Spain, and …

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Pilgrimage to the End of the World—The Road to Santiago de Compostela: Conrad Rudolph

At a time when more and more people are moving away from religion, this book takes you back to the essence of faith. Conrad Rudolph is not particularly religious, but decides to make the pilgrimage to Santiago de Compostela, walking all the way, staying in gîtes and refugios. He writes about what it really means …

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