Lawrence Malkin

Author, journalist  (and ghostwriter), Lawrence Malkin came first came to Deià in 1962 to escape the distractions of New York City and write a novel. At the suggestion of his boyhood friend Fred Grunfeld, he literally stole a year from the hurly-burly of high politics: Larry had reported on Nikita Khruschchev banging his shoe on his desk at the United Nations.  So isolated was Deià  in those years that the rest of the world was three days into the Cuban missile crisis before we even heard about it here.

Ever since then, he and his family have returned to their house in the Viña Vieja to recharge and for Larry to write books, his own or