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..
The reader is holding in their hands the diary of a writer during the first year of the pandemic. A peculiar diary, since she wrote it in successive Instagram entries, under the hashtag #ParteDeMí. The first entry is from April 17, a month after the confinement was ordered, and the last from Decembe..
In this book, Juan Jose Tamayo invites us to a fascinating walk through the life of Pedro Casaldaliga. For our protagonist, it’s the "journey of the people towards liberation". "Walk with", not lead, or star, or substitute. The leading role in his liberation belongs to the people. Pedro was very cle..
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 ..
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..
How did Vladimir Putin go from being a simple KGB officer in the German Democratic Republic to becoming the most powerful figure in the new Russia, which is moving further and further away from Westerners? Hubert Seipel was the only Western journalist to accompany Putin for the last five years. With..
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..