This book gathers over seventy interviews, previously unpublished in Spain, conducted with fifty-seven Spanish cultural figures published in the Argentine press (1901-1958), which make up a historical and social mural of their time. Pérez Galdós, Picasso, Benavente, Margarita Xirgu, Unamuno, María de Maeztu, Victoria Kent, Sorolla, Azorín, Juan Ramón Jiménez, Zenobia Camprubí, Marañón, Pío Baroja, Ramón y Cajal, Cela or Pastora Imperio, parade through these pages portrayed in body, mind and soul, by some of the most outstanding figures in the Argentine and Spanish press of their time. We discover interviewers and interviewees.
Beatriz Ledesma Fernández de Castillejo (Bilbao, 1977) is a writer and literary researcher and one of the leading specialists on the literature of the republican diaspora in Río de la Plata. She also edited the book "Del amor y otras pasiones", dedicated to Clara Campoamor, for Colección Obra Fundamental.