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..
Amaryllis Fox was recruited by the CIA at the age of 21. After an intense training period she is sent undercover to keep weapons out of the hands of terror groups. Posing as an art dealer, she is sent on dangerous missions around the globe. Each time, the stakes become even higher and more terrifyin..
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..
Rob Jovanovic's new biography of George Michael tackles the issues that made the superstar and his place as a cultural icon. It also for the first time analyses Michael's musical output and groundbreaking videos, right up to his triumphant 2006 tour, the first as Michael returned from the music wild..
A compendium of the most outstanding characters in the history of food. We will know about the some experts’s life and feats in gastronomy, their involvement in their epoch, their historical repercussion and how their knowledge and experiences have transcended with the passage of time. / Compendio ..