Andrea Rodés

Andrea Rodés
Writer and freelance journalist based in Barcelona

Andrea Rodés graduated in Business Administration at ESADE (Barcelona) and holds a Postgraduate Diploma in Art History by the Courtauld Institute of Art (London).She dreamt of being a museum director, until she started dating a journalist and realised that what she really liked was to write. In 2007 she moved to Beijing to work as the China correspondent for daily newspaper Público and cover the Olympic Games (Beijing 2008). In 2011, Andrea came back to Barcelona, where she lives now. She works as a freelance journalist for several newspapers and she is the author of five books.
Whenever she feels like writing, or when she is just bored, she writes fiction stories and chronicles in her blog: Operación Berenjena (
In fact, she would have loved to become a professional tennis player, but her coach told her that writing might suit her better.

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Wonder: la novela escrita por una autora hispana que causa furor en España

 12/11/2017 - 06:14
La novela de R.J. Palacio, seudónimo de la escritora estadounidense de origen colombiano Raquel Jaramillo, ha servido de inspiración para muchos adolescentes españoles que sufren acoso escolar a causa de algun defecto físico en el rostro.

 Escrita por la autora estadounidense de origen colombiano Raquel Jaramillo, Wonder vuelve a estar de actualidad gracias al estreno de la película con el mismo nombre. La novela sirve de inspiración para jóvenes afectados por alteraciones faciales que sufren bullying en el colegio.


"For my neighbor, traveling to a small town in Ohio was like traveling to an exotic place”

 12/06/2017 - 12:21
Photo of Marc Bassets - former head of the El Pais delegation in Washington DC – as he leaves the Democratic National Congress (DNC) in Philadelphia. August 2016. Photo: M.B

The Spanish journalist Marc Bassets, former chief correspondent of El País in Washington DC, presents a book in which he mixes a journey chronicle and a personal story to try to understand the essence of American society and the political phenomena that have occurred in the US during the last six years.