Decades after the end of the communist regime in Hungary, the author of this book receives a call about the appearance in a file of some documents that may interest him. They contain a surprising secret that will shake him to the ground. / Décadas después de la desaparición del régimen comunista en..
With an autobiographical tone, Franzen puts on paper some of his more pressing reflections, as his worries, loves and phobias, and expectations for the future. At times controversial, at times funny, endearing or moving, but always clearheaded. / Así, en un registro autobiográfico, Franzen narra a..
The Commemorative V Edition of the centenary of the death of this illustrious and noble warrior. An updated edition, illustrated in full color, with the help of two authors; one, a figure specialist, the other, an expert in the military techniques of the Great Captain. / Edición conmemorativa del V..
The group are the protagonists of the events in Madrid during the period 1964-1974. Stories of courage and fears; fragments of life that allow the reader to immerse in the last years of the Franco dictatorship. / Ana Puértolas hurga en las dudas, los conflictos y las perplejidades de unos jóvenes e..
Mónica Maristain is inserted in this revealing exercise, from a personal perspective, discovering Bolaño as a person. Using a rigorous documentation and a familiar and intimate tone, this book traces the map of Bolaño's life through the people who knew him, through his own voice and the anecdotes th..
The Ice Man: Confessions of a Mafia Contract Kille
This stomach-turning account of the atrocities committed over 43 years by Richard "The Ice Man" Kuklinski seems more of an as-told-to than an independent journalistic narrative. Instead of applying objective insight into how such a murderer came to be, the author presents instead chapter after chapt..
A Parrot in the Pepper Tree, the sequel to Driving Over Lemons, follows the lives of Chris, Ana and their daughter, Chloe, as they get to grips with a misanthropic parrot who joins their home, Spanish school life, neighbors in love, and their amazement at Chris appearing on the bestseller lists. / ..
The Beatles' hair changed the world. As their increasingly wild, untamed manes grew, to the horror of parents everywhere, they set off a cultural revolution as the most tangible symbol of the Sixties' psychedelic dream of peace, love and playful rebellion. / El cabello de los Beatles cambiO el mund..
Julian Barnes, one of the most famous contemporary English writers, tells an exquisite story about his funny experiences and adventures among pans, his successes and defeats. This is a pleasant book cooked with clever humor and it is an essential reading for those who enjoy cooking and reading, and ..
In March of 2012, over thirty years since having stepped on his homeland, Hisham Matar returns to Libya with his mother and wife to find his father. In 1990, Jaballa Matar, a prosperous businessman, leader of the dissident movement, had been kidnapped in Cairo and confined to a prison in Libya. / E..
This is the unauthorized biography of the world's most famous, successful perfume. With its rich golden hue and timeless musky scent, Chanel No. 5 is the world's bestselling perfume. ¿How did this pioneering celebrity fragrance, introduced in early 1920s, eventually take a life of its own, becoming ..
Named one of the best books of the year by Booklist and Publishers Weekly. Two thousand years ago a Jewish preacher gathered followers to establish the "Kingdom of God." His movement was so threatening that he was captured and executed. After his shameful death, his followers called him God. Zealot ..