From November, 2015

The Pines

by Eduardo Pondal (1835-1917)

Memories of a Country Boy

Xosé Neira Vilas passed away on 27 November. He was a celebrated Galician writer that wrote about many themes but in particular two constants of the Galician experience: village life and emigration. The following is an excerpt from the novel Memories of a Country Boy.

A Truthful Account of the Reality of Galicia, Part I

Forty years ago today, in 1975, Francisco Franco died in Madrid. On July 18, 1936, he led a military uprising that ruled Spain for forty years. Galician artist Maruxa Mallo fled the country shortly after the uprising, and in 1938 she wrote a four-part series based on first-hand accounts by Galicians of the brutality of the military coup. Here is the first part, translated to English.

About Oneself

Excerpt from the novel About Oneself by Ramón Otero Pedrayo, published in 1930 in Galician