• Editorial
    LAMAR HERRIN

    VALENCIA BOOKS: LAMAR HERRIN 1.Could you tell us something about your background and experiences? I first wanted to be a professional baseball player, then an actor. But I was never much of an actor. While working on a film called ‘Voyage to the Bottom of the Sea’ for eight weeks (I was the sonar operator […]

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    Kenneth Tynan on Valencia

    KENNETH TYNAN ON VALENCIA In his 1975 book ‘The Sound Of Two Hands Clapping,’ Kenneth Tynan wrote: “The new tourism, of which I am a charter member, is more selective…Valencia where a noisy and majestic ugliness stands sentinel, ever ready to repel outsiders, is one of the few places that come close to fulfilling all […]

  • TIRANT LO BLANC

    TIRANT LO BLANC Valencia’s white knight, the first modern novel First published in Valencia in 1490, ‘Tirant lo Blanc’ (or Blanch in the original medieval spelling) is the iconic Valencian novel par excellence. It was the first Spanish chivalry romance to be published and according to the Spanish National Library ‘‘the most read book in […]

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    VALENCIA BOOKS TIMOTHY O’GRADY

    VALENCIA BOOKS TIMOTHY O’GRADY 1. Tell us something your background and travels…    I’m from Chicago. When I was twenty-one someone offered me the use of a house on a deserted island off the coast of Donegal in Ireland. I expected to return from there to America but never did. I lived in Dublin, London, Valencia […]

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    VALENCIA BOOKS JASON WEBSTER

    VALENCIA BOOKS: JASON WEBSTER 1. What is your view of the political stalemate in Spain? By the time this interview is published the situation may well have changed significantly, so it’s not easy to say. At the time of writing (late January) the possibility of forming a lasting coalition government looks unlikely, although I suspect that […]

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