Robert James Fischer is perhaps one of the most iconic characters in chess. His life as a chess player is worthy of a movie. At age 15 he became the youngest Grand Master in history until that time (1958). He put literally in check the Soviet supremacy in the science game facing the already consecra..
Bruce Lee Artist of Life explores the development of his thoughts about Gung Fu (Kung Fu), philosophy, psychology, poetry, Jeet Kune Do, acting, and self-knowledge. Edited by John Little, a leading authority on Lee's life and work, the book includes letters that demonstrate how Lee provided advice t..
This is the first authorized biography of Carlos Saura, one of the greatest geniuses of the world of cinema. This book, which is based on conversations with the director, shows us the vital and professional trajectory of an artist who has garnered the highest international recognition. / Esta es la..
Few historical figures have attracted the attention of historians as Carlos V. This biography of Emperor Charles depicts him from the standpoint of ruler, without neglecting his humanity. He was the most powerful monarch of his time; during his reign the earth was cirumnavegated by Spanish ships and..
Acclaimed around the world and a national best-seller, this is the definitive work on Che Guevara, the dashing rebel whose epic dream was to end poverty and injustice in Latin America and the developing world through armed revolution.Jon Lee Anderson’s biography traces Che’s extraordinary life, from..
This is the heart-wrenching story of one boy’s return to life through the power of love and faith. In these pages, readers see a parent’s resilience, the consequences of misdiagnosis, abuse at the hands of cruel caretakers, and the unthinkable duration of Martin’s mental alertness betrayed by his li..
In Destruction Was My Beatrice, modernist scholar Jed Rasula presents the first narrative history of Dada, showing how this little-understood artistic phenomenon laid the foundation for culture as we know it today. Although the venue where Dada was born closed after only four months and its acolytes..
In the work Of the Light and the Shadows: GOYA, its author, Daniel José Carrasco de Jaime, embarks on an investigation in which we are presented with a different way of understanding art. As an expert in Goya, these pages constitute a true and new illustrated corpus, which develops a new theory on h..
This novel had its birth in the death of Martin Amis's closest friend, the incomparable Christopher Hitchens, and it is within that profound and sprawling friendship that Inside Story unfurls. From their early days as young magazine staffers in London, reviewing romantic entanglements and the latest..
The visceral and carnal Pedro Juan Gutiérrez reviews his busy life and his provocative work, his influences and his working methods… Pedro Juan interviews Pedro Juan. The writer makes an agile and exhaustive review of his life and his work in which nothing is left in the pipeline. And, if we talk ab..
Auster places the spotlight on himself as the first signs of ageing prompt him to remember episodes of his life. A childhood accident while playing baseball, adolescent masturbation and his first sexual experience with a prostitute. Memories of his parents, a car accident that left his wife injured,..
An essential document to understand the ins and outs of a great writer… Six years after his death, the reader has in his hands the diaries that the author reviewed and prepared for publication. With forewords by Marta Sanz and Fernando Valls. "Rafael Chirbes is one of the most influential writers fo..