No writer has succeeded in capturing the medical and human drama of illness as honestly and as eloquently as Oliver Sacks. During the last few months of his life, he wrote a set of essays in which he movingly explored his feelings about completing a life and coming to terms with his own death. / Mi..
In this exhaustive and rigorous work the author collects the biographies of nineteen women who actively participated in the terror machine of Nazism. Did they have another way out? Yes. However, they chose to take the reins, follow orders and dress their actions with heavy doses of abuse and sadism...
Speak, Memory, first published in 1951 as Conclusive Evidence and then assiduously revised in 1966, is an elegant and rich evocation of Nabokov's life and times, even as it offers incisive insights into his major works, including Lolita, Pnin, Despair, The Gift, and The Real Life of Sebastian Knight..
1943, Amsterdam. Hetty Verolme was only twelve years old when the Nazis deported her along with her family to the Bergen-Belsen concentration camp, the same camp where Anne Frank died. But Hetty does not lose heart, and she becomes a symbol for children in the countryside, reminding them that life, ..
Laurence Debray is the daughter of the philosopher Régis Debray and the historian Elizabeth Burgos. Her parents came from wealthy families, and both embraced the revolutionary cause of Castro. In this sincere book, Laurence Debray tells the myth and truth of her revolutionary parents and of her own ..
The intimate, behind-the-scenes life of an American boy raised by his terrorist father, the man who planned the 1993 World Trade Center bombing. What is it like to grow up with a terrorist in your home? Though his radicalized father and uncles modeled fanatical beliefs, to Ebrahim something never fe..
This book is the autobiography of Alexander Lowen, creator of the therapeutic system known as Bioenergetics, and author of over a dozen books. The extraordinary experience in his rich life, the depth of his knowledge, and his sense of humor make this reading a delight. / Este libro es la autobiogra..
Lifebuilder of Religion, the greatest of masters, heir of Muhammad, many were the names with which Ibn Arabi, renowned Sufi mystic born in Murcia in the second half of the twelfth century, in the height of Arab culture, whose ideological thinking is expanded by the different ramifications of knowled..
Having recalled his life through the story of his physical self in Winter Journal, Paul Auster now remembers the experience of his development from within through the encounters of his interior self with the outer world. It’s an intellectual journey as he inches his way toward adulthood through the ..
In this deeply candid and reflective memoir, Demi pulls back the curtain and opens up about her career and personal life?laying bare her tumultuous relationship with her mother, her marriages and her struggles balancing stardom with raising a family. Inside Out is a story of survival, success, and s..
Isabel II was one of the most important women in the history of Spain, as well as one of the most reviled figures. Eduardo Rodríguez writes an entertaining and didactic study about the life of Isabel II of Spain, detailing the political ups and downs of her reign and explaining the context of her de..
The life of J. A. Bayona could be the script of a Spielberg film: a young Catalan born in a working class neighborhood who manages to become the first Spanish director of a blockbuster: Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom. This book is a collection of anecdotes from the cast about the mysterious director..