It all began with a letter inquiring about second-hand books, written by Helene Hanff in New York, and posted to a London bookshop. As Helene's sarcastic and witty letters are responded to by the stodgy and proper Frank Doel, a relationship blossoms into a warm and charming long-distance friendship...
In this book you will find a constellation of stars: Spanish movie stars such as Ángela Molina, Fernando Fernán Gómez, José Coronado, Ana Belén, Eduardo Noriega and Alfredo Landa. Spanish film director Gutiérrez Aragón describes the actors that he has worked with in his movies and also gives his own..
Emotions are born with us and arise from our relationship with the environment. But only when we learn to give emotions a name we begin to interpret them better and appreciate their nuances. From A to Z, emotions are expressed in this book through delicious rhyming texts and original illustrations. ..
As Ambrose Bierce said, "home is the only place open all night". And in this first novel by David Trueba, the home belongs to the Belitre, a family as numerous as it is absurd. The people who inhabit this book only listen to the voice of their heart, while reason keeps an impassive silence. / Como ..
In the Mexican city of Merida, ten-year-old Janey lives with Johnny ?her “boyfriend, brother, sister, money, amusement, and father”? until he leaves her for another woman. Bereft, Janey travels to New York City, plunging into an underworld of gangs and prostitution. / Janey se va de casa porque su ..
After years of emotional instability, Frank Bascombe finds himself growing older relatively happily. He continues to work as an estate agent in Sea-Clift, where he had gone to live with his second wife who unexpectedly left him. Soon after he discovers that he has prostate cancer. Once again we acco..
Van Veen and Ada, a brother and a sister who believe themselves to be cousins, fall in love and embark on a sexual relationship. On the 97th birthday of Van Veen, they contemplate the various stages of their long love affair. This is the apogee of Nabokov's long and brilliant career. / Publicada po..
The pressure in Tomás’ teenage years reaches the point of no return when he travels with his family to a small town where they usually spend their summer vacations. In that moment, everything begins in an unstoppable chain of events: the discovery of sex, violence, death and disobedience. / La tens..
Violence against women has been forced into silence. Not because of their reluctance to speak, but because of institutional imposition. The #Cuéntalo movement (a clear echo of the #MeToo hashtag) builds a collective memory of aggressions. Three million women participated in just two weeks. / La vio..
The novel starts with the vindication of writing and the construction of a landscape. That landscape is the border between Mexico and the United States, and in it will appear characters, past and present. Missionaries, settlers and also the others, the Indians of the tribes already civilized. / La..
These are texts of extraordinary lucidity, some of which received the Miguel Delibes National Journalism Award. They reveal the curiosity of the chronicler and the ability of a great writer that sees beyond the apparent, to a glimpse of the world to come. / Estos son textos de una lucidez extraordi..
West of Eden is a work of history both grand in scale and intimate in detail. At the center of each family is a dreamer who finds fortune and strife in Southern California: Edward Doheny, the oil tycoon whose corruption led to his son’s death; Jack Warner, who founded film studios, and many others. ..