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    VALENCIA BOOKS (FOOTBALL) / ‘HISTORIAS DEL LEVANTE UD…’

    ##«HISTORIAS DEL LEVANTE UD. 110 años de resistencia (1909-2019)» Felip Bens • José Luis García Nieves Marking the occasion of the foundation of Levante UD, García Nieves and Bens, with the encyclopedic ‘Historias del Levante UD’, have written an impressive selection of the 40 most emotional episodes and characters in the history of the oldest […]

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    VALENCIA BOOKS… ‘LA COCINA DEL CABANYAL’

    ##24/7 VALENCIA: Could you tell us more about the book? LA COCINA DEL CABANYAL: In the film ‘Million Dollar Baby’, Morgan Freeman says that “It seems that there are Irish people everywhere, or that they would like to be…” to explain the sympathies that the boxer Maggie Fitzgerald aroused. Sometimes, it almost seems like there […]

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    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 […]

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    VALENCIA BOOKS…JASON WEBSTER

    ##24/7 VALENCIA:What is your view of the political stalemate in Spain in recent years? JASON WEBSTER: 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 […]

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    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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    WILLIAM SHAKESBEER (BASED IN VALENCIA)

    24/7 VALENCIA: Could you tell us more about William Shakesbeer? WILLIAM SHAKESBEER: “William Shakesbeer is an online, secondhand, English bookstore, based in Valencia. It’s run by myself, Nic (Nicola) and my husband, Nick. I’m Irish/British and Nick is British. We wanted to make secondhand English books for adults and children available and affordable in Valencia. […]

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    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 […]

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    VALENCIA BOOKS… ‘NORUEGA’

    ##This award-winning novel encapsulates the heartbreaking fictional memoirs of a character called Albert Sanchis Bermell. His is a singular journey, a trip to “the underbelly of a Valencia that has maybe disappeared but not quite: a city of the Rio Turia with its now dry shores nestled by what remains of the Islamic wall”. It […]

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    VALENCIA BOOKS…LAMAR HERRIN

    24/7 VALENCIA:Could you tell us something about your background and experiences? LAMAR HERRIN: 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 in […]

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