In 1989 Anagrama published a book of North American short stories with texts by Grace Paley, Donald Barthelme, Raymond Carver, Tobias Wolff, T. Coraghessan Boyle and John Updike, among a varied and wide assortment of writers. The stories were only two to five pages long and their success was thanks ..
These stories are told using illustrations from talented designers. The basic objective is to introduce the classics to the newer generations, but it is also intended for the whole family. The idea is to tell children of the third millennium, hooked to the television, internet and video games, the s..
In Destruction Was My Beatrice, modernist scholar Jed Rasula presents the first narrative history of Dada, showing how this little-understood artistic phenomenon laid the foundation for culture as we know it today. Although the venue where Dada was born closed after only four months and its acolytes..
This is the story of a wealthy family living in Lima. It’s a portrait of a miner at the end of the nineteenth century who creates a great financial empire. With this novel Bryce has achieved a violent, tender, ferocious and even merciless portrait of a family that loses absolutely everything and who..
/ Ésta es una novela que, contrapunteando la voz en primera persona y el falso documental, se pregunta sobre los límites del pudor y sobre qué significa la liberación de las mujeres. Habla de cómo se relacionan la realidad y sus representaciones, y de cómo éstas a menudo se escriben con un lenguaje..
That is what the path started by Juan Villoro in the Personal Effects essays continues. The narrator turns his readings into intelligence stories. An exceptional gallery of characters goes through these pages: the Casanova of the thousand leaks; Goethe caught in the geometry of love; Cervantes, foun..
The landscape of Women with Men ranges from the northern plains of Montana to the streets of Paris and the suburbs of Chicago, where Mr. Ford's various characters experience the consolations and complications that prevail in matters of passion, romance and love. / Un ejecutivo viaja a París en dond..
This powerful collection of stories, set in the mid-West among the lonely men and women who drink, fish and play cards to ease the passing of time, was the first by Raymond Carver to be published in the UK. A spare, colloquial narration and razor-sharp sense of how people really communicate. / Pa..
In a matter of a few months, I witnessed two of the events that I most fear in life: the death of a son for his parents and the death of a young woman for her husband and children. Somebody said to me afterwards: you are a writer, why don’t you write our story? It was a responsibility which I accept..
This is the story of a judicial process. A cold night begins when a man prepares his tea after a long day. Soon, outside his house, a crowd and the rumor that the man is a pedophile. Some neighbors ask for his head, take pictures of the condemned, and the boys are lifted on their shoulders. / Esta ..
Thousands of Finnish people kill themselves every year. On the day of St John, Onni Relonen, a businessman in crisis, decides to end his life. But just when he finds an isolated farmhouse, a noise stops him in his tracks. Onni saves the life of another, Colonel Kemppaine. A wonderful friendship is b..