Lit Bit: Taking the Train to Spain

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Next week, Tracks makes its debut in Madrid, Spain!


My novel in stories has been available in Europe for months. This will be my first Tracks reading abroad. The event is free to the public at takes place at 7 p.m. on Sunday, April 15


J & J Books and Coffee is a popular bookstore in Madrid specializing in English-language books. They’re also known for their Friday night Quiz night, two-for-one happy hour specials, and reading events.


Here is their write-up in the New York Times:


Visit J & J Books and Coffee at their website.


Learn more about my reading at J & J Coffee and Books in Madrid next week at their website’s events page.


Eric D. Goodman, Books Correspondent

Eric’s column, Lit Bit, is published every week to Gather Essentials: Books.  Featuring bits on writing, writers, books, and literature, Lit Bit will fulfill your literary longings.

Eric is the author of Tracks: A Novel in Stories, published by Atticus Books and available at

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