Hannah is a sixteen-year-old teenager who leads a boring and monotonous life in front of the computer and social networks. But everything changes when she receives a message on Facebook from a boy named Alex Crowell. Hannah accesses her profile, to see who she is, but then something disturbing happe..
In her youth, Paula Krast went to Brussels to study art. There she met Jonas, whom she desired but it was not always reciprocated, and Kate, a Scottish sculptural. The trio sealed their friendship in those years full of enthusiastic creativity and dreams that did not always reach the intended port. ..
Paris, October 1942. A couple meets during the city's occupation. He’s Jewish; she's Belgian. They marry and have two children; one of them is Patrick Modiano. They lived for twenty years in Conti, among strange characters: businessmen whose jobs are always mysterious, actresses willing to do anythi..
Juice Terry Lawson is a complex man: he's a top shagger, a drug dealer, a gonzo pornstar, and a taxi driver. As we ride along in Juice's cab through the depraved streets of Edinburgh, we encounter a series of charmingly filthy characters, each of whom present their own unique challenges. / Welsh en..
The narratives included in this book are about science, its searches, attempts, experiments and hypotheses, and the changes it introduces in the world. Benjamin Labatut has written a book which speaks of discoveries that are the result of chance and the exploration of the limits of the unknown. / L..
Here, in a magical parade that walks through the confused universe of Russian exiles, we see Olga. She's pretty and bored thanks to the cosmic boredom of her suitors; to the bundle of nerves called Romantovski, who is not guilty of anything but invites punishment. A Russian Beauty has fascinating ch..
This novel offers a portrait of the American ‘Dust Bowl,’ whose storms and constant droughts made the devastating effects of the Great Depression even worse / Casa de tierra, la única novela de Woody Guthrie, concluida en 1947 e inédita hasta el momento, es un crudo retrato del «Dust Bowl» norteame..
Throughout these workbooks there’s a list of flashes of childhood, adolescence and past days: short chronicles, articles, notes, micro-stories, small poems... And also thoughts about writing, theater, criticism, music and other arts. / A lo largo de estos cuadernos des?lan destellos de infancia, ad..
Alessandro Baricco constructed a library and selected the fifty best texts read during the decade. A selection of books that came to his hands as recommended by a friend. And that is why the review of each of the texts gathered here is preceded by a brief commentary on how it came to him. / El auto..
The protagonist in this novel searches for a definitive date with the Lady. The white powder. At the end of the night he takes a trip where he encounters disturbing characters, ghosts of dead friends on their way, and memories of the great city he has left behind in his past. / El protagonista y na..
A literary revelation in the fifties, Kenzaburo Oé was considered the best Japanese novelist of the generation after Yukio Mishima. A Personal Matter is one of his best and most cruel novels, animated by a strange interior violence. It tells of the odyssey of a man called Bird, a young English teach..
Emilio Sánchez lived in Bahrain for two years. When he returned to Spain and finished writing this book, he knew that he could no longer return there because journalists are not welcome in a country that ranks 167th out of 180 in the press freedom classification, elaborated by Reporters without Bord..