This book compiles the first three titles starring the alcoholic misanthropist Casanova: Henry Chinaski, Bukowski's alter ego. In them we follow his youth among prostitutes, drunks and other creatures of the path of the losers while he dreams of being a writer and his beginnings as an author. / Es..
A parade that monopolize all the attention, the hirsute hipster beards and the fashion of body hair removal; the dictatorship of the digital, the diets and the politically correct; self-help books and artistic pretentiousness. This book contains various sparks of life. / La sonrisa del carrolliano ..
This prodigious book is built like a city. The stories are neighborhoods, the characters are streets. It is set in our days. There are cars, telephones, buses, and television; although there are no computers, and there are even a couple of areas, in City, that slide backwards in time. As far as the ..
During a flight, Marta Sanz feels pain somewhere she has never felt it before. From that moment grows the comic discomfort that triggers Clavicle: "I will tell what has and what has not happened to me. The possibility that nothing has happened to me is the one that shakes me the most. / Durante un ..
Experienced businessmen and young entrepreneurs, teenagers of both sexes, lonely motorists that unload on the urban traffic the bad mood that pervades their life: in this merciless story, everything is news that, with different variants, has always been so. / Experimentados hombres de negocios y jo..
A book about Economics for those who do not understand it; even those well-versed in the language of money will equally enjoy it; Lanchester is a masterful writer with a witty style who goes beyond clichés by revealing how the world of finance really works. / Este es un libro sobre economía para lo..
This is a striking slice of contemporary life at a time of crushing upheaval. Romantic without being sentimental, political without being didactic, and spiritual without being religious, it brings an unflinching gaze to the violence and hope it depicts / Una extraordinaria y cautivadora historia de..
When John Waters delivered his gleefully subversive advice to the graduates of the Rhode Island School of Design, the speech went viral, in part because it was so brilliantly on point about making a living as a creative person. Now we can all enjoy his sly wisdom in this manifesto. / Cuando John Wa..
How to Lose a Country is an impassioned plea, a warning to the world that populism and nationalism don’t march fully-formed into government; they creep. Proposing alternative, global answers to the pressing political questions of our time, Temelkuran explores the insidious idea of ‘real people’. / ..
Life sucks for the protagonist of this novel, an overweight teenage girl who touches herself quietly at night so as to not wake her brother; she belong to a big and poor family with a father who is a drunk and a depressed mother.To top it all off, she embarasses herself badly on local TV while readi..
Life sucks for the protagonist of this novel, a teenage girl who touches herself quietly at night so as to not wake her brother; she belongs to a poor family with an alcoholic father and a depressed mother. To top it off, she embarrasses herself badly on local TV while reading a poem. / Si eres una..
Katie Carr is a mother to two sons, practices medicine and she would like to think that she is a good person because she helps others. On a trip to Leeds, she has an affair with a man younger than her and from that moment onwards her life transforms into a sea of doubt. The thing is, her cynical hus..