Margaret Atwood: Alias Grace

[Versión bilingüe] In this week’s literary review I wanted to analyse Margaret Atwood’s novel Alias Grace, since —beside it being a brilliant book, actually the author’s greatest masterpiece in my opinion— everyone is going to be talking about it from now on. Why is that? Because a six-part miniseries based on it was released on … Continue reading Margaret Atwood: Alias Grace

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Virginia Woolf: The Years / Los años

[Versión bilingüe] Although now The Years (1937) does not seem to be as well-known as other novels written by Virginia Woolf (such as The Waves or Orlando), it was actually the most popular one during her lifetime — even though it received very mixed reviews. Her second-to-last novel, before she wrote Between the Acts in … Continue reading Virginia Woolf: The Years / Los años

Susan Glaspell

[Versión bilingüe] In the first semester of my Masters, I had the chance to study some of the greatest American women playwrights of the 20th and 21st century. I was very lucky because I got to learn about one of my current favourite writers, Susan Glaspell, from the professor Noelia Hernando-Real, who is actually the … Continue reading Susan Glaspell

Books and covers / Libros y portadas

[Versión bilingüe] Judging a book by its cover We live in the age of botox, Instagram, shopaholism, and detox juices. We are obsessed about ours and everybody’s looks. Then, how on earth are we supposed to not judge a book by its cover? Marketing industr… I mean, publishing houses know this. They know we watch … Continue reading Books and covers / Libros y portadas

A Must: Insecure (HBO)

[Versión bilingüe] HBO is known for takings risks and backing series that tell stories different from the conventional dramas and rom-coms, with characters that do not fit in the rigid white upper-middle-class heteropatriarchal canons. Right now, everyone is talking about the ending of the iconic show Girls (Lucía has written an article about it) and … Continue reading A Must: Insecure (HBO)