Links of Interest

Desperate Literature
Small but perfectly formed, desperate literature provides a well chosen selection in their store just off plaza Oriente. They run an annual literary prize too. Mostly second hand.

J & J Books and Coffee
This place is more about the bagels than the books, but the bagels are very good, probably the best English language books and cafe/bar combo in Madrid. All second hand.

A good range of English books in the basement here. All new books.

Focuses on the educational market, great if you need a textbook, limited range otherwise. All new books.

The Write Salon

Join The Write Salon to meet great authors and learn with the best teachers. Fabulous writers. Creative inspiration. Friendly people.


An online store of unique literary gifts, seasoned with a touch of humour.
Though the store specializes in gifts for Spanish speakers, it also offers a range of English language products under is “quotes and co” brand

Making of Madrid

A wonderful blog about Madrid, with great tours available from Felicity and Clare.

Felicity Hughes

Find out about Felicity´s latest and upcoming novel, and much more.

Juan Sixto Lopez

Our artist in residence!