In 1989 Anagrama published a book of North American short stories with texts by Grace Paley, Donald Barthelme, Raymond Carver, Tobias Wolff, T. Coraghessan Boyle and John Updike, among a varied and wide assortment of writers. The stories were only two to five pages long and their success was thanks ..
This is the story of a wealthy family living in Lima. It’s a portrait of a miner at the end of the nineteenth century who creates a great financial empire. With this novel Bryce has achieved a violent, tender, ferocious and even merciless portrait of a family that loses absolutely everything and who..
/ Ésta es una novela que, contrapunteando la voz en primera persona y el falso documental, se pregunta sobre los límites del pudor y sobre qué significa la liberación de las mujeres. Habla de cómo se relacionan la realidad y sus representaciones, y de cómo éstas a menudo se escriben con un lenguaje..
That is what the path started by Juan Villoro in the Personal Effects essays continues. The narrator turns his readings into intelligence stories. An exceptional gallery of characters goes through these pages: the Casanova of the thousand leaks; Goethe caught in the geometry of love; Cervantes, foun..
The landscape of Women with Men ranges from the northern plains of Montana to the streets of Paris and the suburbs of Chicago, where Mr. Ford's various characters experience the consolations and complications that prevail in matters of passion, romance and love. / Un ejecutivo viaja a París en dond..
Thousands of Finnish people kill themselves every year. On the day of St John, Onni Relonen, a businessman in crisis, decides to end his life. But just when he finds an isolated farmhouse, a noise stops him in his tracks. Onni saves the life of another, Colonel Kemppaine. A wonderful friendship is b..
Jeffrey Eugenides’s bestselling novels have shown him to be an astute observer of the crises of adolescence, self-discovery, family love, and what it means to be American in our times. The stories in Fresh Complaint explore equally rich?and intriguing?territory. / Un joven viaja por el mundo en b..
Despair is the wickedly inventive and richly derisive story of Hermann, a man who undertakes the perfect crime–his own murder. / Desesperación es una impagable joya literaria, una originalísima variación sobre el tema del doble en la que la inveterada astucia narrativa de su autor se combina con su..
When Michael Herr went to Vietnam in 1967 as a correspondent forEsquirehe was a virtually unknown writer. But he quickly became a celebrated author after the publication of his famous article «Hellish tastes», andhisreputationgrew with the steady appearance of more of his works. War Dispatchesconfir..
Frances Price – tart widow, possessive mother, and Upper East Side force of nature – is in dire straits, beset by scandal and impending bankruptcy. Her adult son Malcolm is no help, mired in a permanent state of arrested development. And then there’s the Price’s aging cat, Small Frank, who Frances b..
Since childhood, Oliver Sacks has been fascinated by ferns: an ancient class of plants able to survive and adapt in many climates. Combining Sacks' enthusiasm for natural history and the richness of humanity with his sharp and observant eye for detail, Oaxaca Journal is a rare treat. / Durante su l..
Have you ever dreamed of being a dancer? Do you know what is most important and how they dress and train? This beautiful diary will teach you some of the most important things that surround dancers. Confide your dreams, the things you do at school, at home, or in the park to the diary. / ¿Alguna ve..