In the Utah canyonlands on a warm Saturday afternoon, eight miles from his truck, in a deep and narrow slot canyon, Aron was climbing down off a wedged boulder when the rock suddenly, and terrifyingly, came loose. Before he could get out of the way, the falling stone pinned his right hand and wrist ..
Villoro’s most exciting chronicle tells how he was able to compare the intensity of two of the most terrible earthquakes that Latin America has suffered: 1985 in Mexico City and 2010 in Santiago de Chile. Villoro took the stories and built a concert of impressions in which there is no lack of suspen..
In this book you will find a constellation of stars: Spanish movie stars such as Ángela Molina, Fernando Fernán Gómez, José Coronado, Ana Belén, Eduardo Noriega and Alfredo Landa. Spanish film director Gutiérrez Aragón describes the actors that he has worked with in his movies and also gives his own..
Through rigorous research and exclusive access to Capone’s family, Deirdre Bair cuts through the mythology, uncovering a complex character who was flawed and cruel but also capable of nobility. At once intimate and iconoclastic, Al Capone gives us the definitive account of a quintessentially America..
NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER An epic, mesmerizing oral history of Hollywood and Los Angeles from the author of the contemporary classic EdiePraise for West of Eden“Compulsively readable, capturing not just a vibrant part of the history of Los Angeles—that uniquely ‘American Place’ ..
Alvarez Duarte, the Child Who Wanted to be an Scul
This book shares the story of Luis Álvarez Duarte (1949-2019), a child who wanted to be an artist. He was the sculptor of religious images, the creator of carvings such as El Cristo de la Sed, La Virgen del Patrocinio, the Macarena of New York, and the Christ of the Footballers of Buenos Aires. / L..
Catherine Millet dives into the work of D. H. Lawrence. Millet spent two years reading Lawrence's novels and poetry. The result is a new vision of Lawrence's topics. Millet ends up speaking also of herself, and the book becomes a stimulating mixture of essay and autobiography in which two authors co..
This is an overview of the life and work of Antonio Barcelo, a simple man who went from being a simple sailor to becoming a hero of the Spanish Royal Navy due to his bravery and skill. January of 2017 marks three hundred years since his birth. / Este es un apasionante recorrido por la vida y haza..
One of the most popular narrators of his time, Arthur Conan Doyle, was a visionary man with attitudes which were far ahead of his time. In this book we will know in depth his biography, his work, beyond the creation of the illustrious Sherlock Holmes, and his spiritualistic inquisitiveness. / Autor..
Benjamin Franklin was considered the first American, and his signature is on the Declaration of Independence of the United States along with the signatures of George Washington and Thomas Jefferson. Learn about one of the most fascinating characters in the history of the United States through his ow..
The Biography of one of the great unknowns of history, Bernardo de Galvez. He marched on the right side of George Washington on the Independence Day of the United States in 1776, in recognition of his work and support for the American cause. Barack Obama has awarded him honorary citizenship in the U..
Brash and supremely self-confident, Michael Bloomberg, the visionary behind the world's fastest-growing media empire, has been hailed as having what it takes to win in the Information Age. Dismissed from Salomon Brothers in 1981, Bloomberg immediately took his money and started Bloomberg L.P. / Es..