El món d’ahir is a quarterly publication featuring history by leading writers. It is positioned at the intersection of literature, journalism and essay, and promotes the pleasure of reading history for what it is: adventure and the portrayal of the human condition throughout time. History by auteurs which takes its title from Stefan Zweig’s novel The World of Yesterday. The publication was launched with the idea of inviting top Catalan, Spanish and International writers to write about history, even though they may not have done so before. It also aims to reclaim history in the first person (eyewitness accounts, diaries, and memoires) as well as offer texts by literary authors who have written on historical subjects.
El mon d’ahir is available at www.elmondahir.cat and in bookshops:
Llibreria Calders, La Central, Documenta, Laie, Alibri, Nollegiu, La impossible, Casa Usher (totes a Barcelona), Saltamartí (Badalona), L’Espolsada (Les Franqueses), 22 (Girona), Dòria LLibres (Mataró), Caselles (Lleida), La Temerària (Terrassa),Cal llibreter (Sant Just Desvern) La Llar del Llibre (Sabadell), Muntanya de llibres (Vic) Drac (Olot) and Abacus.