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..
Through rigorous research and exclusive access to Capone’s family, Deirdre Bair cuts through the mythology, uncovering a complex character who was flawed and cruel but also capable of nobility. At once intimate and iconoclastic, Al Capone gives us the definitive account of a quintessentially America..
NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER An epic, mesmerizing oral history of Hollywood and Los Angeles from the author of the contemporary classic EdiePraise for West of Eden“Compulsively readable, capturing not just a vibrant part of the history of Los Angeles—that uniquely ‘American Place’ ..
During the summer and fall of 1922, Marcel Proust worked on the manuscript of the pages of the Albertine dissapearance, Albertine being the woman with whom Proust once lived. Now, his great-niece Nathalie Mauriac has taken charge of the definitive edition of the penultimate story. / Durante el vera..
"A writing that works with the senses, a legend at ground level, wild and fierce ... Something radically new in literature in Spanish, original and unusual" (Manuel Rivas)."Memorize this name: Cristina Sánchez-Andrade. She is, without more, one of the most powerful female voices that Spanish literat..
Someone Walks over your Grave. My Trips to Cemeteries
Mariana Enriquez walks and walks us through cemeteries around the world: a fascinating proposal that goes far beyond the macabre."A hypnotic book... A kind of punk chronicler with a genuine adoration for the funeral" (Martín Caamaño, Los Inrockuptibles)."Her gaze mixes the profession of journalist a..
Lucy used to handle her adult romantic life according to the script she’d been handed. She met a guy just like herself: same age, same background, same hopes and dreams; they got married and started a family. Too bad he made her miserable. Now, two decades later, she’s a nearly divorced, forty-one-y..
Now a Hulu TV series starring Zoë KravitzFrom the bestselling author of Funny Girl, About a Boy, and A Long Way Down, a wise and hilarious novel about love, heartbreak, and rock and roll.Praise for High Fidelity:"I've always loved Nick Hornby, and the way he writes characters and the ..
We don’t see with our eyes, but with our mind; that’s why we often ‘see’ things that aren’t actually there, things that we file under the generic term ‘hallucinations’. Hallucinations don't have to be visual, as Oliver Sacks explains in his new and fascinating book: they can also be olfactory or au..
Jumping from the grotesque to horror, Much Loved Monster records the unusual conversation between two characters that to begin with seem very different, but who discover as their verbal tussle continues something that links them together: an obsession with a possessive mother. Javier Tomeo confirms ..
The mysteries of female desire. Catherine Millet addresses the life and work of D. H. Lawrence. Catherine Millet, author of the scandalous The Sex Life of Catherine M., delves into the work of D. H. Lawrence, author of the once scandalous Women in Love and Lady Chatterley's Lover. Why Lawrence?..