Barcelona: t’estimem!

Barcelona: t’estimem!

Throughout February we have been swapping fun and interesting content about our city with our friends over at Barcelona City of Literature.  The ‘City in Focus’ campaign saw each UNESCO City twinned with another to promote and share the literary heritage which makes...
Ten Barcelona Authors You Should Read

Ten Barcelona Authors You Should Read

1. Eduardo Mendoza (1943-) Writer and playwright. He became popular in 1975 with his work La Verdad Sobre el Caso Savolta, which was very warmly received by critics. With the extremely popular La Ciudad de Los Prodigios (1986), he painted a particularly detailed...
Summer Reading

Summer Reading

Becoming a UNESCO City of Literature is about becoming part of a global network of cities, each a centre of international literary excellence, handpicked by UNESCO.  We’re delighted to work with other cities, and there is a constant process of sharing ideas,...
A Literary Love Affair in Barcelona

A Literary Love Affair in Barcelona

Barcelona is one of those cities that just keeps getting better with every visit. I recently travelled there for a second time for the UNESCO Cities of Literature network meeting, and I’m already considering when I’ll be able to go back. Barcelona is an enticing,...