Hola, com va això?
I went to another bookstore on the list on Tuesday. It's called Gigamesh, and it's on Calle es Bailén, also in Eixample. I know that neighbourhood because I've been to Arc de Triomfe and Parc de la Ciutedella before, so the bookstore was an easy find.
But before that, I found this place on my walk:
I was pretty excited because a library.
Alas, when I went inside, there was a lady standing in front of the entrance to the biblioteca, speaking to a man who was also planning to go in. From the gist of it, they were holding a private event or something and the man retreated. When I asked (more like hollered from the ground because you had to climb up a grand staircase to the entrance) if it was closed today, the lady replied in rapid Spanish that I couldn't understand so I was like "Ah, vale," and zoomed back out.
I should go again sometime to check it out.
Also, I found this gem:
|ASIAN SUPERMARKET FTW.|
|The store is huge, me gusta|
If you're following me on Instagram then you're probably aware of how I'm still looking for sweet soy sauce. I still regret not bringing any sauces from home because it's so hard to find substitutes here. I've tried three soy sauces but they're all meh so I threw them out.
My cooking experience is really affected by this. I miss my mom's fully-stocked kitchen.
*wipes sole tear*
|Yes, English paperbacks|
This is also one of the best bookstores I've been to because it's filled with pop culture stuff, albeit in a different language. They also have a wide selection of English books, and even their Young Adult section is pretty amazing.
|Shadow of Night, and The Book of Life photobombing in the background|
|The Young Elites|
I wish I had enough money to buy foreign editions of my faves. I only reserve that for Melina Marchetta--I'd do anything for Melina Marchetta. Speaking of, I finally finished Tell the Truth Shame the Devil today and I'm dead inside.
Until next time, fins ara!