Maye Musk, the international supermodel, shares personal stories and lessons learned from a life of "living dangerously--carefully"Praise for A Woman Makes a Plan:"I have long admired Maye Musk as both a model and a woman. She has inspired so many throughout her career, and her invaluable wisdom and..
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..
Living Ain't so Much Fun and Getting Old a Pain in the butt
Oscar Tusquets was writing a book "about the pain of growing old and the acceptance of dying" when the pandemic broke out and, of course, he could not resist the temptation to include some of his reflections, always insightful and politically incorrect: the government’s obsession to prohibit, the ae..
This book narrates the rise and fall of the Wallachian voivode commonly known as Vlad Tepes or Vlad the Impaler, whose greed and cunning allowed him to conquer the throne of Wallachia. The history of this personality inspired Bram Stoker to create the most famous earl of all time in his novel Dracul..
1974: Mikel Lejarza is captured by the secret service to infiltrate ETA with the alias of El Lobo. 2019: With another name, Mikel Lejarza continues working for the CNI. Mikel Lejarza has kept silent about his life until now. Now he has decided to reveal everything he has done. / 1974: Mikel Lejarza..
In the riveting style that won accolades for The Adversary, Emmanuel Carrère's I Am Alive and You Are Dead, follows Philip K. Dick's strange odyssey from his traumatic beginnings in 1928, when his twin sister died in infancy, to his lonely end in 1982, beset by mystical visions of swirling pink ligh..
A Delayed Life is the breathtaking memoir that tells the story of Dita Kraus, the real-life Librarian of Auschwitz.Dita Kraus grew up in Prague in an intellectual, middle-class Jewish family. She went to school, played with her friends, and never thought of herself as being different―until the ..