A strong and revealing essay that represents a literary milestone, putting Leslie Jamison on the same level as Susan Sontag and Joan Didion. The author writes about her own experience as a medical actor who was paid to act out symptoms for medical students to diagnose; from here she begins describin..
One summer afternoon, some years after that fateful afternoon of August 1947 in which Manolete died, Tico Medina interviews the myth’s mother in the courtyard of his palace house in Cordoba. / Una tarde, años después de aquella en la que muere Manolete, Tico Medina entrevista a la madre del mito en..
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..
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..
Bernie Eccleston, the great magnate of Formula 1 is an elusive, mysterious type, even sinister, in whose hands the car races have become a multi-billion business. How this used car salesman did to become a billionaire who travels in private jet and rubs shoulders with celebrities, sports heroes, pre..
Joan Figueras was 5 years old when he spent his first night in Port Lligat, at the Dalí house. It was the summer of 1948, Salvador and Gala chose Joan as a model to make the Child Jesus of La Madonna. Joan spent many hours posing for the painter and an intimate family relationship was created. / Jo..
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 ..
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 ..
The true story of a Polish resistance fighter’s infiltration of Auschwitz to sabotage the camp from within, and his attempt to warn the Allies about the Nazis’ plans for a “Final Solution” before it was too late. Witold Pilecki volunteered for an audacious mission: he was to execute an attack from t..