Journalist Aleksandra Lipczak talks about her latest book, “Lajla znaczy noc” [Layla Means Night], which tells the story of Al-Andalus, the southern part of Spain, which was once under Arab rule.
What does it mean to be a witch in 21st-century Europe? Our new cross-border reportage tries to answer this question by looking for the granddaughters of the witches that Europe was never able to burn. The heroes of the second part include the descendants of those persecuted during the Basque trials.
The writer Almudena Grandes talks about the exhumation of Franco, her best-selling novel “The Ages of Lulu”, and why Spain must confront its fascist past.
On this day in 1519, Ferdinand Magellan set sail for the Maluku Islands under the banner of Spain. Yet his attempt to circumnavigate the globe was seemingly doomed from the start...