This book combines six autobiographical novels by the Belgian writer, covering episodes from her childhood, adolescence, living in the East, and several trips to Japan where she faces their delirious business world, reunites with the nanny who cared for her as a child, and journeys to Mount Fuji. / ..
Compendium Carrère (The adversary, A Russian novel
With the books included here, Emmanuel Carrère took a giant step in a career that had already stood out for its uniqueness, daring and radicalism. The author explored the non-fiction novel, and the result was three masterpieces of unmatched power. / Con los libros que aquí se incluyen Emmanuel Carr..
The first three novels by Michel Houellebecq, which launched him into literary stardom and placed him at the center of the polemic. The three are characterized by resentful and lethargic shipwrecked beings of our consumer society. / Las tres primeras novelas de Michel Houellebecq, que lo lanzaron a..
This book brings together four of the author's fundamental works and their themes: Angola’s struggle for independence, his experiences on the African continent over four decades, and the intense relationship he had with it and its history and ideas. / Este libro reúne cuatro de las obras fundamenta..
In this illuminating collection of essays on art, Barnes turns his narrative gifts toward some of the most important paintings in the Western canon, eloquently voicing our reactions to these images—what they cause us to think and feel, and why. These essays are a true pleasure to read. / El grueso ..
Not suitable for all audiences. Keep out of reach of children. Not to use after midnight. Recommended to all mothers and fathers who have ever fantasized about throwing their children out the window; those who love jokes about cannibalism, incest, sex, death, and any imaginable sin. / No apto para ..
Poems with a journey through desire, pain, illness, love, death, absence, indignation, eroticism, disgust... His poetry is a spectacular image of his narrative work, and in it he also gives the idea of the radical, obscene, misogynist, caustic, visceral and provocative writer. / Poemas con un recor..
How should the cities of the future be? How has planning evolved throughout history? How does the urban environment in which we live affect our lives? What urban values should be strengthened? Rethinking the city is the ultimate goal of this book.
Cómo deberían ser las ciudades del futuro? ¿Cómo ha ..
Naomi and Nathan thrive on the yellow journalism of the social-media age. Naomi finds herself drawn to the headlines surrounding, Célestine and Aristide, Marxist philosophers and sexual libertines. Célestine has been found dead, and Aristide has disappeared. Naomi discovers the news story may only s..
Mark Greif channels the thought and spirit of the greatest of American dissenters, Henry David Thoreau, with each learned, original, entertaining, and serious essay in Against Everything. They are the work of a young intellectual that is reinventing and reinvigorating what intellectuals can be and s..
In these troubled times, even the most pessimistic diagnosis of our future ends with an uplifting hint that there is light at the end of the tunnel. Yet, argues Slavoj Zizek, it is only when we have admitted to ourselves that our situation is completely hopeless that fundamental change can be brough..
Nora goes out to dinner with some friends. After some drinks a man tries to seduce her; she refuses but is sexually assaulted. In the struggle, he hits his head and she escapes. Her sister Susan takes cares of their dying mother. From letters and photographs that Susan finds, readers get to know the..