Snippet: non-fiction works for the fall of 2014

Recently, La Vanguardia newspaper announced the works of non-fiction soon to be released onto the Spanish book market. We leave out here all those not originally published in Spanish/Catalan with the exception of those dealing with Spain. They appear in the same order as in the article.

BIOGRAPHY:

Heinrich Thyssen-Bornemisza, Yo, el barón Thyssen [Me, Baron Thyssen], “memories of a life marked by luxury, success, love scandals, business and art.”

Josep Pla, La vida lenta [The slow life], diaries of 1956, 1957 and 1964.

Octavio Paz (biography)

Juan Reinaldo Sánchez, Fidel Castro (biography)

Jaime Velasco Kindelán, Emilio Botín (banker’s biography)

Antonio Garrigues Walker (lawyer’s biography)

José Manuel Vidal, Rouco Varela (non-authorized cardinal’s biography)

Beatriz de Moura (publisher’s autobiography)

Teresa de Jesús (Saint’s biography)

William Ospina, Bolívar (indepence hero’s/rebel’s biography)

Eduardo Navarro, La sombra de Suárez [Suárez’ shadow] (memories)

Francisco Serrat, Salamanca, 1936 (memories of a Franco foreign secretary)

HISTORY:

Paul Preston, El final de la guerra [The war’s end]

Vicente Blasco Ibáñez, Crónica de la guerra europea 1914-1918 [Chronicle of the European War, 1914-1918]

Gutmaro Gómez, Puig Antich. La transición inacabada [P.A. The unfinished transition]

Luis M. Francisco, Morir en África [To die in Africa]

Miquel Caralt, Fernando Casal, Historia de España explicada a los jóvenes [History of Spain explained to the young]

Manuel Lucena, 82 objetos que cuentan un país [82 objects that narrate a country]

Santiago Posteguillo, La sangre de los libros [The books’ blood](literary history’s enigmas)

ESSAY:

Carlos Fuentes, Pantallas de plata [Silver screens] (on cinema and literature)

Javier Reverte, Un otoño romano [A Roman autumn]

Eduard Punset, El viaje a la vida [The journey to life]

Fernando Savater, ¡No te prives!. Defensa de la ciudadanía [Do not abstain. Defense of citizenship]

Víctor Gómez Pin, Reducción y combate del animal humano [Reduction and fight of the human animal]

Sergio Pitol, El tercer personaje [The third character]

Luis Racionero, Ética para Alicia [Ethics for Alice]

Anton Losada,  Código mariano [Marian’s code]

THE CATALAN QUESTION:

Henry Kamen, España y Cataluña [Spain and Catalonia]

Santiago Muñoz, Cataluña y las demás Españas [Catalonia and the other Spains]

Pere Ysàs, Carme Molinero, La cuestión catalana [The Catalan question]

Joaquín Leguina, Los 10 mitos del nacionalismo catalán [The 10 myths of Catalan nationalism]

Enrique Barón, La era del federalismo [The era of federalism]

José Enrique Ruiz-Domènec, ¿Sucesión o secesión? [Succession or secession]

Antonio Morales, 1714. La monarquía borbónica y Cataluña [1417, the Bourbon monarchy and Catalonia]

Ricardo Fernández Aguilà, Un Fernandes entre banderas [A Fernandes between flags]

 

If you would like to know more on a specific title, please comment.

 

SOURCE: La Vanguardia, August 22, 2014

 

 

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