The Day of the Rose

The 23rd of April is important for world literature. Two poets, William Shakespeare and Miguel de Cervantes died on the 23rd of April 1616, 400 years ago, today. Spain celebrates the 23rd of April as the National Book Day, and all bookshops offer discounts if you buy a book today. In Marbella, the book fair starts and you can browse and buy a book or order a book for yourself or a friend on Amazon, like Marbella’s Surprising History. In Catalonia in northeastern Spain, tradition demands that you either give a rose or a book to your loved ones.