The Argentinian Bruno Gelber is one of the best pianists of the 20th century. He started playing at three years old, and his vocation was so strong that at seven, when he contracted polio, he asked his parents to fit the piano in bed.
El argentino Bruno Gelber es uno de los cien mejores pianistas de..
The figure of Ortega as a philosopher and citizen is the main idea that this book tries to explain. His influence is of such consistency among the great writers and philosophers of the twentieth century that it is hard to imagine the thoughts of our era without Ortega. / La figura de Ortega qua fil..
Calusas, timucuanos, guales, semínolas, creeks, were some of the tribes of Florida at the time when Pedro Menéndez de Avilés established there the settlement of San Agustín, the oldest city in the United States. Strong and ferocious warriors, who lived in almost permanent state of war and mutilated ..
Sugar -the once-anonymous online columnist at The Rumpus, now revealed as Cheryl Strayed, author of the bestselling memoir Wild- is the person thousands turn to for advice. Tiny Beautiful Things brings the best of Dear Sugar in one place. Rich with humor, insight, compassion, and absolute honesty, t..
Bryce Echenique borrows Malraux's term “antimemeories” to qualify what is not only a “license to live” but also a license to tell the stories of many important events in random order and in his own way. How will the life of this man transpire, who ever since he was a child always preferred to play t..
This very personal cartography includes disconcerting characters and enigmatic writers; the filmmaker Lucrecia Martel; Onetti's last wife; the singer-songwriter Facundo Cabral; the Argentinean editor Daniel Divinsky... the author proposes in each portrait a total immersion in the universe of a creat..
Argentinian friendships are a rather strange combination of endless dialogue and discreet confidences, Ricardo Piglia says in reference to his relationship with Juan José Saer. This book contains a collection of conversations between these two emblematic Argentinian writers when they met to speak in..
Women have been relegated from history books and that doesn’t mean that they weren’t important to the future of Humanity. From empresses and queens, through the great rivalries between women from different eras, courtesans, thinkers, artists and writers. / La mujer ha sido la gran relegada de los l..
For Rafael Nadal a valuable trophy is the unity and love of his family. At 25, he is the youngest professional player who has won all four Grand Slam titles. Trained by his uncle Toni, raised by his parents in modesty and respect, Rafa has managed the unusual feat of being a simple, hardworking and ..
In 1960, the filming of Ocean's Eleven brought together five great artists in Las Vegas: Dean Martin, Sammy Davis Jr., Peter Lawford, Joey Bishop and Frank Sinatra. For two weeks they offered a series of memorable shows that would become the group popular, and it was baptized as «Rat Pack». / En 19..
Queens in the Shadow: Lovers and Courtesans that C
Most of the time royal marriages are the result of State interests. For this reason the affairs of the monarchs were always looked at with a certain indulgence. The fact is, the “King's Woman” is not always the Queen. / La autora nos acerca veinte historias de amor que cambiaron los destinos reale..
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Viv Albertine is a pioneer. As lead guitarist and songwriter for the seminal band The Slits, she influenced a future generation of artists including Kurt Cobain and Carrie Brownstein. In Clothes, Clothes, Clothes.., Albertine delivers a unique and unfiltered look at a traditionally male-dominated sc..