A young Swedish immigrant finds himself penniless and alone in California. The boy travels East in search of his brother, moving on foot against the great current of emigrants pushing West. Driven back again and again, he meets naturalists, criminals, religious fanatics, swindlers, Indians, and lawm..
This is the last unpublished anthology of Isaac Asimov's science fiction, a work that brings together all those original stories that had never before been published in book form. Goodbye to Earth represents the latest and greatest achievement of the fifty-year career of this genius who transcends t..
Ida is an architect, childless, and in her prime, but lately the warning signs have become too different to ignore. To be safe, she has explored the possibilities of freezing her eggs for her later use, should she meet the right man. Now summer is here, and Ida is on a bus heading south to her idyll..
As he maps the fault lines spreading through the once-impenetrable marriage of Russell and Corrine Calloway and chronicles Russell's wildly ambitious scheme to seize control of the publishing house at which he works, Jay McInerney creates an elegy for New York in the 1980s. From the literary chimera..
Japan, the late 1960s. Nagisa, a shy young woman from Tokyo, lands on Hegura, a tiny island lost in the Sea of Japan. What is she going to do there? Nobody knows. But if she wants to stay, she will have to find her place among the mistresses, women who dive naked in search of the precious limpets an..
Christo has left his parents in Athens and moved to Stockholm. In his early twenties, a scholarship from the Swedish government gives him the opportunity to study the history of ideas at university, something he had always dreamed of. But he is too lonely in Stockholm, where he survives with precari..
Posthumously published in 1964, this is Sylvia Plath's last collection of poems and it came with some controversy, as her husband, Ted Hughes, edited the original manuscript by deleting or adding some poems. This divided the critics between those who improved it as an intrusion and those who underst..
The writer Clara Obligado coordinates this necessary Atlas of Latin American literature that aims to make visible and vindicate the rich variety of literary traditions present in those countries and that are too often unknown in Spain and neighboring nations. Some of the best Latin American narrator..
A hypnotic narrative essay, travel book, and non-fiction novel that takes place during one hundred days of the year 2020. From mid-February, when Reinaldo Laddaga contracted the coronavirus, to the demonstrations that caused the murder of George Floyd. During those strange months, the author dedicat..
Sándor Lester is exiled in a cold European city where he leads a lonely and monotonous life. He is immersed in an alienating routine at the factory where he works, he spends his free time writing, hanging out with people in the same situation as him or in the company of Yolande, a woman he doesn't l..
This essay collects, with as much modesty as ambition, a spiritual itinerary for the men and women of today. An essential rereading, as simple as it is profound, of the legacy of Christ, beacon of humanity. The gospel as a map of consciousness and as a permanent existential provocation. Biography of..
With silence increasingly becoming a stranger to us, one man set out to become its intimate: Pablo d'Ors, a Catholic priest whose life was changed by Zen meditation. With disarming honesty and directness, as well as a striking clarity of language, d'Ors shares his struggles as a beginning meditator:..