Can a virus change the world? Why are new viruses emerging? In this book, Ignacio López-Goñi takes us into the world of virology: origin, characteristics, creation of new viruses, pandemics, the best known viruses, and more...
Professor Pierre Aronnax goes to sea in search of an unknown creature that terrifies all sailors. One day, the terrible sea monster hits his boat and throws him into the depths of the waters. But there a big surprise awaits him: the ferocious beast is actually a submarine, the largest and most wonde..
Cortés enters Mehxicoh-Tenoxtitlan with his nine captains, his two translators –Friar Aguilar and Malinalli, interpreter and lover–, his troops and their horses. There the princess Atotoxtli, sister and wife of Moctezuma, accompanied by the priests, entertains them with a meal, and later the emperor..
This is not a novel. It is not even a story. It is a history. It begins with a man who travels the world. The man’s name is Hervé Joncour. You could call it a love story, but if it was only this it would not have been worth telling. The book combines desires and sorrows that have no name...
Seven months into her pregnancy, Rachel Samstat discovers that her husband, Mark, is in love with another woman. The fact that the other woman has "a neck as long as an arm and a nose as long as a thumb and you should see her legs" is no consolation. Food sometimes is, though, since Rachel writes co..
In this book, which is an x-ray of the state of Latin America, eight journalists describe the fissures that have opened up in their territories in recent years. The chronicles show, with the turns, sayings and expressions of each country, the entrails of their societies in living sore. That's what t..
Blu Kang is eleven years old and is only interested in rap and skateboarding. But everything changes radically when Violeta, a secret agent, appears in his life. "Agent Blu, come with me! This threat must be stopped." Suddenly, Blu Kang joins a Top-Secret mission with Violeta. There are five suspect..
Japanese culture is full of stories and legends. Myths as well as popular tales of heroes, monsters and ghosts animate his narratives. This anthology selects the best-known stories from the Kojiki (The Ancient Book of Written Things) and the Nihonshoki (Annals of Japan), and adapts them to children ..
On his way home from a conference, Maigret stops to visit an old school friend in Fontenay-le-Comte. A man in the same train car introduces himself and asks if Maigret has come to help solve the murder case. In fact, the man’s brother-in-law had been murdered four days earlier, followed by the murde..
Melanie Claux and Clara Roussel. Two women connected through a girl. Melanie has participated in a television reality show and is a follower of its successive editions. When she becomes the mother of a boy and a girl, Sammy and Kimmy, she begins to record their daily life and uploads the videos to Y..
Every day Mathilde takes the Metro, then the commuter train, to the office of a large multi-national where she works in the marketing department. Every day, the same routine, the same trains. But something happened a while ago - she dared to voice a different opinion from her moody boss, Jacques. Bi..
The Society of Disappointment contextualizes Lipovetsky's intellectual formation, describes the latest trends in the society of abundance and exposes for the first time a moral ideology that allows us to know his position in the face of current problems. Dreams of progress have long produced monster..