Sunday, April 25, 2010

Argentina Aims to Rediscover a Love of Books - By Candace Piette (BBC News)

From the 1930s to the 1960s, the cafe at Hotel Castelar was at the heart of the Buenos Aires' literary life, and was visited by some of the greatest Spanish-language writers of the 20th century such as Federico Garcia Lorca, Pablo Neruda, and Julio Cortázar. The cafe has now been chosen with 14 others, all connected with what is considered the richest period in Argentine literature, for a new city government scheme to promote reading ... read more

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