The figure of general Pablo Morillo has oscillated between oblivion and hatred. A relegated hero of Spanish history that overcame his humble origins due to his enormous value. His career and biography are critical to understanding the whole history of that time, especially dispelling the myths. / L..
This anthology gathers brief chronicles, essays, some potential story, praises to the poetry and the debt of gratitude that its author keeps with writers, editors and the strangest possible interlocutors: the chance, the meditation, the humor, the melancholy; walks through the solar landscape of the..
Age 14, Joshua Wong made history. While the adults’ silence, Joshua staged the first student protest in Hong Kong to oppose National Education. His efforts have garnered him global news coverage and a Nobel Peace Prize nomination. This is Joshua's story told for the first time, straight from the fro..
She could have married; however, she chose to enter a convent. Teresa intends to take this painful choice in all its rigor: she obtains permission from the authorities to reform the Carmelo and persuades others to follow her. In a man's world, she claimed the right of women to their personality. / ..
Nikola Tesla invented the radio, robots, and remote control. His electric induction motors run our appliances and factories, yet he has been largely overlooked by history. In Tesla, Richard Munson presents a comprehensive portrait of this farsighted and underappreciated mastermind.
Nikola Tesla, uno..
This book is an autobiography of Patricia Campos Domenech's journey through childhood, her passion for soccer, and early college in Valencia, to the passion for flying that pushed her into the Spanish Navy as a fighter pilot, being the first woman to reach this rank in the army. / Patricia Campos D..
In 1990 Román Gubern met Enrique Planas who turned out to be the leader of the Vatican Film Library. When Gubern settled in Rome as director of the Cervantes Institute, the Catalan priest contacted him and proposed to participate in the Vatican preparations to celebrate the centenary of the cinema. ..
This book starts with the meticulous description of a day in the life of an editor. And, from there, a complete journey through the secrets of the publishing sector and the evolution and the entrails of Anagrama since founded in 1969 until the present.
Este libro arranca precisamente con la minucios..
Throughout these workbooks there’s a list of flashes of childhood, adolescence and past days: short chronicles, articles, notes, micro-stories, small poems... And also thoughts about writing, theater, criticism, music and other arts. / A lo largo de estos cuadernos des?lan destellos de infancia, ad..
This is a story about John Kennedy Toole, an author of a very special novel in 20th century American literature: A Confederacy of Dunces. Cory Maclauchlin has written the biography that this genius writer deserves, going deep into the details of his life, constructing the story from the historical ..
Written after his wife's tragic death as a way of coping, A Grief Observed is C.S. Lewis's honest reflection on the fundamental issues of life, death, and faith in the midst of loss. This is a beautiful, unflinchingly honest record of how even a stalwart believer can lose all sense of meaning in the..
In the 1950s, Ryszard Kapuscinski finished university in Poland and became a foreign correspondent. He was sent to India – the first stop on a decades-long tour of the world. Revisiting his memories of traveling the globe with a copy of Herodotus' Histories in tow, Travels with Herodotus is an excep..