In the riveting style that won accolades for The Adversary, Emmanuel Carrère's I Am Alive and You Are Dead, follows Philip K. Dick's strange odyssey from his traumatic beginnings in 1928, when his twin sister died in infancy, to his lonely end in 1982, beset by mystical visions of swirling pink ligh..
This searing, extraordinarily evocative narrative opens with a man in his house at dawn, surrounded by aspens, coyotes cackling in the distance as he quietly navigates the distance between present and past. As memory overtakes him, he sees the bygone America of his childhood: the farmland and the fe..
This book tells ten stories centered on the most vulnerable: children. In 2016, the author interviewed ten immigrants in New York and Los Angeles who entered the United States between 2011 and 2014 with the intention of reuniting with their families. / Este libro cuenta diez historias centradas en ..
Go, Went, Gone is a scathing indictment of Western policy toward the European refugee crisis, but also a touching portrait of a man who finds he has more in common with the Africans than he realizes. Exquisitely translated by Susan Bernofsky. / A Richard, profesor universitario alemán con una exito..
Burroughs fictionalized his experiences using and peddling heroin and other drugs in the 1950s into a work that reads like a field report from the underworld of post-war America. Renowned Burroughs scholar Oliver Harris has gone back to archival typescripts to recreate the author's original text wor..
Lord Copper is proud of his ability to discover talented reporters. However, due to a confusion of surnames he sends the most improbable journalist possible to ‘cover’ a civil war in an African Republic. Evelyn Waugh launches a ferocious satire about the world of journalism, special envoys, and info..