San Elvis, ruega por nosotros
An ode to journalism and the art of storytelling, to the and to literature, to rigor and nonchalance.
This book is not a memoir, it's not a stock of anecdotes of thirty years of journalism, it's not a selection of articles, it's not a nostalgic ode to journalism, but it is, without a doubt, all the above.
En each chapter, Arenós what he wrote years ago. From anecdote to reflection, the reader is caught like a fly on honey. An ode to journalism and the art of storytelling, to the trade and to literature, to rigour and nonchalance
32 journeys across the world searching for the perfect meal and some indigestions and disillusions.
¡Plato! is a collection of gastronomical journeys around the globe searching for perfect meals- and unexpectedly and frustratingly a lot of imperfect ones- and the many stories of the people who make them
Coautor: Jordi Saladrigas
Photos: Julio Carbó
Ediciones B, 1997
Thirteen barcelonian dredge memories and landscapes of the intimacies of their urban biography to plot thirteen sentimental itineraries through a very personal city
Los momentos decisivos
In this beautiful and unrepeatable book we discover the lifes of nine unforgettable characters of the 20th century.
Photos: Albert Bertran
They tell us about the minute that might have changed their life forever
Cocina en casa
101 original recipes, both attractive and familiar.
"These are the dishes I prepare for my family, that we eat at home, the ones I thought up during lockdown and kept cooking afterwards. I don’t mistrust professional work —on the contrary, I feel admiration— but it takes away the truth at the service of a fictional beauty and irks the mundane chef, inside all of us, that can never reproduce that artwork"
Nadar con atunes y otras aventuras gastronómicas que no siempre salen bien
A collection of gastronomic adventures.
'Nadar con atunes y otras aventuras gastronómicas que no siempre salen bien' mixes top chefs with secondary roads. Gastronomy is often like this, full of exits and disasters, journeys that end badly or pleasant experiences that propel towards new dimensions
La cocina de los valientes (extended edition)
Extended edition of recent classic, with a new prologue of the so called tecnoemotional revolution, that altered the global cuisine in a positive way. Without skimping on critics, Pau Arenós speculates on the present and the future, with a chapter dedicated to the women chefs and another to the youths of the great kitchens.
Ediciones B, 2019
“One of the best gastronomic writers of the world”
(Juan Mari Arzak)
Los genios del fuego
The masters of the fire: who they are, how they create and what do they cook. 50 high cuisine recipes from ten vanguard chefs.
Photos: Albert Bertran
The recipes, impressions and photographs of ten vanguard chefs of Spain for the first time gathered in a unique work in all Spain
La cocina de los valientes
A critic portrait of the modern high cuisine, of the so called “technoemocional” whose key words are vanguard, creativity, innovation and gallantry.
Ediciones B, 2011
“The definitive book about modern gastronomy”
The chefs that are paving the way forward
Ediciones B, 2014
Albert Adrià, David Muñoz, Angel León, Francis Paniego, Paco Pérez, Josean Alija, Paco Roncero, Eneko Atxa, Ricard Camarena, Marcos Morán, Paco Morales.
The most important recipes of their careers
Hecho en casa
Own ideas and adaptations from others, with the approval of his family (obligatory tasters during a year) and with the usual humour and charm of the author.
Ediciones B, 2013
What happens when a gastronomy chronicler unveils his intimacies and culinary secrets and switches the pen for the knife?
La memòria dels plats
ARA Llibres, 2005
Travel in time through our recipes, from the greek cuisine to the traditional catalan recipe books, through the pharaonic cuisine and the domestic experience
He descubierto un restaurante
This book is a gastronomic portrait of Catalonia.
What is happening now that gourmets across the world are? What is beyond Barcelona, screen city and therefore disdainful of what stands to its sides?
Primera Plana, 2007
The new kind of food in Barcelona and Catalonia
El topo a la luz del día
Discover a truly original voice, in which the nods to literature and good food stand out, and a cultural critique as biting as it is funny.
El Aleph, 2003
Agreement and disagreements of an accidental detective with food, sex and violence
Una puta muy alta
An XXL size prostitute tells stories to an urban hermit.
Stella Maris, 2016
The people that answer to my advertisement are not usually common. There is click, a spark, something that makes them pick up the phone
Fabulations, stories, fiction. Rewrite reality after reading the newspaper.
Malpaso Ediciones, 2019
Fiction, essay, news, opinion? Fuck news is, nothing more and nothing less, the world –split in news sections–seen through the warping talent and imagination of Pau Arenós
Mi buen asesino
What happens when a professional hitman finds himself incapable of carrying out his job?
Ediciones Carena, 2019
A culinary thriller that will whet your appetite
Álex y Sandra
Previously edited in paper with another title (Una puta muy alta) and published now as an e-book, Álex y Sandra tells an atypical story of love and confinement y and asks a very disquieting yet necessary question: if one day we disappear, who will miss us?
A novel about love and isolation