It is uncommon for an essay to enter the list of the best-selling books, but such was the case with El infinito en un junco, the most recent work published by the Zaragoza-born philologist and writer Irene Vallejo. The narrative is a scholarly and at the same time enjoyable journey through thirty centuries of the history of books, something that continues to survive despite all the doomsayers who announce its extinction. The work earned the author the 2019 Ojo Crítico de Narrativa Award and in 2020 the Las Librerías Recomiendan prize for essays. She talks about the world of books with journalist Montserrat Domínguez, current director of the Sunday supplement of El País.
Free, but ticketed
In case of rain, the event will take place at the same time inside the Jardín del Torreón de Lozoya