After asking permission to live and feel, now Alfredo Bryce Echenique asks permission to retire. Divided into five parts, emerges the emotional and tragicomic evocations of their journeys: childhood in Peru, the school and family environment, the adventurous father and the sensitive mother, and more..
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..
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..
Clothes, Clothes, Clothes. Music, Music, Music. Bo
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..
Cardinal John Henry Newman was one of the most read and prolific thinkers of the nineteenth century in Britain. In this introduction we present a study of the author's thoughts, as well as an anthology with texts of the different genres that he cultivated, and some unpublished works in the Castilian..
While we know little about some aspects of the life of St. Paul—his upbringing, the details of his death—his dramatic vision of God on the road to Damascus is one of the most powerful stories in the history of Christianity, and the life that followed forever changed the course of history. / San Pab..
One of the great adventures of World War II, and one of the greatest feats of the extraordinary life of the British writer Patrick Leigh Fermor, is the kidnapping of General Kreipe, the commander of the German forces in Crete, on April 26, 1944. This historical passage is narrated here by Leigh Ferm..
A moral, historical and political analysis of Seneca, beginning with his family origins in Cordoba and making his thought public through his treatises. An essential book for those who want to know how a man who was born in the most remote lands of the Empire became the most important intellectual in..
Giangiacomo Feltrinelli, founder of the publishing house that bears his name. He edited Doctor Zhivago, to the indignation of the Soviet Union. Died in 1972, at forty-six, due to a bomb he placed. His son Carlo explores his relationship with Fidel Castro and rescues documents for a biography. / Gi..