• BOOKS
    BOOKS IN VALENCIA… ‘RE-READ LIBRERIA LOW COST’ (EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW)

    “It’s like selling culture”: Interview with Lorena Sanchis from Re-Read Librería Lowcost Working in a bookshop is about more than sales; it’s about talking to people and selling culture, says Lorena Sanchis. She has been working full-time at second-hand bookstore, Re-Read Librería Lowcost, for two years, but has helped out since the beginning when her […]

  • Art
    VALENCIA SHOPPING …’SEBASTIAN MELMOTH’

    ##After being freed from Reading Prison, Oscar Wilde spent some time in private seclusion, and the Irish writer was forced to change his name. For this period of life, he chose the name Sebastian Melmoth in honour of Saint Sebastian and in reference to the arrows that adorned the saint’s body that reminded him of […]

  • Art
    VALENCIA BOOKS & PHOTOGRAPHY ‘HOUSES FROM EL CABANYAL’

    ##(EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW WITH WRITER & CABANYAL RESIDENT FELIP BENS) What is the concept and philosophy of ‘HOUSES from El Cabanyal’? The first edition of the book came out in 2007, in the middle of the harassment of the city council of Valencia, with Rita Barberà at the head… to promote the extension of the Blasco […]

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    CHEF & AUTHOR PEDRO PONCE PALOMARES: ‘THE BOOK OF RICES’ (123 RECIPES)

    ##EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW Based in Valencia, Pedro Ponce Palomares is a professional chef and renowned author regarding Spanish cuisine. Visitors travel from all over the world to enjoy paella in the city of Valencia and the surrounding region. His book ‘El Libro de los Arroces, El Arroz en mi Memoria’ are rice recipes that Palomares that […]

  • Art
    OPEN AGAIN! A LOOK AT ‘RUZAFA’ IN VALENCIA

    ##If Paris is your heart’s desire, Ruzafa is your destination. Russafa’s Parisian-style ambiance serves up comparable culture, art and history … right here at home. It’s not only profoundly artsy. It’s chic. Vibrant. Cosmopolitan. Eclectic by day, and electric by night. Most of all, it is Valencian! This thriving-and-jiving urban barrio is located on the […]

  • BOOKS
    VALENCIA BOOKS…JASON WEBSTER

    EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW 1. What is your view of the political stalemate in Spain? This feels like a transitionary phase in many ways. My hope was that the elections would usher in a new generation of politicians and help sweep away the old guard – of both persuasions. That only happened partially, and so now we […]

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    VALENCIA BOOKS…’BLOOD MED’ BY JASON WEBSTER

    ##24/7 VALENCIA: Could you tell us in detail about your detective book set in Valencia, ‘Blood Med’? JASON WEBSTER:It is the fourth in the Chief Inspector Max Cámara series, and it takes a hard look at the economic crisis in Spain and the powerful effect it is having on society. Hospitals are understaffed and running […]

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