The Círculo del Liceo hosted the presentation of the book «Memories of light and fog» by Gregorio Marañón Bertrán de Lis, lawyer, businessman, academic and president of the Teatro Real.
The book narrates the memories of the author throughout a life full of adventures, experiences, well-made decisions and full of friendships. Some of these experiences are related to Urquijo bank, BBVA, Prisa, Logista and many other companies.
Gregorio Marañón Bertrán de Lis is a lawyer, businessman and academic, President of the Teatro Real, the Ortega-Marañón Foundation, the company Logista and Universal Music Spain. He is a member of the Board of Directors of El Español, of the Board of Directors of National Heritage, of the Advisory Board of Cáritas and of the Boards of Trustees of the Real Alcázar de Sevilla, the Army Museum and the Historical Archive of Nobility. Full member of the Royal Academy of Fine Arts of San Fernando and of the Académie Européenne des Sciences, des Arts et des Lettres. Doctor Honoris Causa from the University of Castilla-La Mancha. Mariano de Cavia Journalism Award 2017.
The event featured the participation of Sergio Vila-Sanjuán, novelist and cultural journalist. He has worked as head of culture at El Correo Catalán, editor-in-chief of El Noticiero Universal and since 1987 at La Vanguardia, where he currently coordinates the Cultura/s supplement. He is a specialist in literary issues and the world of books. He was curator of the 2005 Book and Reading Year and is a member of the Royal Academy of Good Letters of Barcelona.