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 ..
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..
What will remain of us in the memory of those who have loved us? How will they tell our life story to our descendants? While Andrea Camilleri is working, her great granddaughter sneaks under the table to play. With humor and clarity, these pages cover the history of Italy in the twentieth century. /..
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 ..