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 ..
There are too many Elvis, what makes it difficult to narrate the life of that timid and modest boy from the South who fulfilled his dream of getting out of poverty. This book makes an attempt to screen Elvis Presley’s life, who converted his songs into the representation of youthful feeling. / El..
This is a book about a French family in the eighties, vacationing in a motorhome through Italy, Portugal, Spain, Greece, Morocco... A personal story about the author in his youth. It’s about his childhood as a lost paradise; a tribute from Ivan Jablonka to his parents and the relationship between ge..
When feminist writer Susan Faludi learned that her seventy-six-year-old father?long estranged and living in Hungary?had undergone sex reassignment surgery, the revelation would launch her on an extraordinary inquiry into the meaning of identity in the modern world and in her own haunted family saga...
From its opening pages on his youthful obsession with motorcycles and speed, On the Move is infused with Oliver Sacks' restless energy. He recounts his experiences as a young neurologist in the early 1960s, first in California, where he struggled with drug addiction, and then in New York, where he d..
How is it that we come to consider our parents as people with rich and intense lives that include and exclude us? For Richard Ford, the questions of what his parents dreamed of, how they loved each other, and loved him are a striking portrait of American life. Between Them is his vivid image of his ..
One of the worst casualties of the first wave of violence was Odilo Alonso, a Spaniard who in the late 1950s emigrated to Cuba. Odilo was told to return to Spain when Castro confiscated the estate where he worked. He could've, but he said that if Cuba had welcomed him as a son, his duty was to fight..
The figure of Fernando Villalón is one of the most exciting of his time. Count of Miraflores de los Angeles, cattle rancher, poet of the Generation of 27, spiritualist, theosophist... In this book, which is written in the first person, we will know his life and his work. / La figura de Fernando Vil..
Fidel Castro is one of the most overwhelming and Machiavellian political personalities of his generation. He will undoubtedly be remembered by part of the Cuban people and the world as a whole, for his years of autocratic and dictatorial government. / Fidel Castro, una de las personalidades polític..