Category Archives: History

Xose Manuel Beiras

  Xose Manuel Beiras was born on the 7th of April 1936 in Santiago De Compostela, Galicia.  He was popularly known as Xose Manuel Madeira or simply Madeira.  He was a well known Galician writer, intellectual, economist and politician.   … Continue reading

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Lecturas Compartidas

Lecturas Compartidas or Shared Reading is an ongoing project of Reading Libraries.  In some libraries, they welcome even college students to take part in shared reading for the younger students.  In this way, it will be easier for the community … Continue reading

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Cando era Tempo de Inverno

Cando era Tempo de Inverno or When it was Winter Time was written by Pepa Barrios and Illustrated by Sotelo Blanco. This book presents a different life stories about the post war in Lugo and other provincial towns.  It presents a … Continue reading

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Roberto Vidal Bolano

Roberto Vidal Bolano was born on 1950 in Santiago and he died in 2002 in the same city.  He was a member of the “Group Abrente” which is responsible for the upgrading and renewing the written and dramatic representations of … Continue reading

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Kalandraka

Kalandraka is an editorial publishing house in Pontevedra specializing in the publishing of children’s book.  It was created in 1998 from a group of educated people and experts in children’s literature including writers, broadcasters and animators.  It started with only … Continue reading

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Simone de Beauvoir non Naceu En Galego

Simone de Beauvoir non Naceu En Galego means Simone de Beauvoir was born not in Galician.  Simone de Beauvoir was born in Paris, France on the 9th of January 1908.  She died on April 14, 1986 and she was considered … Continue reading

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O Segundo Sexo Tomo I os Feitos e os Mitos

The O Segundo Sexo Tomo I os Feitos e os Mitos or The Second Sex Volume I the Facts and Myths is an essay form written by Simone de Beauvoir and translated by Marga Rodriguez Marcuno.  This work is essential … Continue reading

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Livro das Devoracions

Livro das Devoracions was written by an illustrious author, essayist, poet and professor – Pilar Pallares. Livro das Devoracions or Rids the Devouring was considered as a milestone of the Galician poetry as it presents something new to the readers.  Miguel … Continue reading

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Chamademe Simbad

Chamademe Simbad presents a fantastic and funny story about a boy named Paul or also known as the Sinbad the Sailor.  One of the main characters of the story is his grandfather who got an Alzheimer’s disease.  His grandfather frequently … Continue reading

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Oscar Villan

Oscar Villan was a graduate of Bachelor of Fine Arts with Specialization in Painting in the Facultade Ponteverda.  He illustrated the famous book Kalandraka which earned him the title of National Illustration Award in 1999. He was also an illustrator … Continue reading

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