On March 4, 2011, Miki Roque was diagnosed with a malignant tumor in his pelvis. He died almost 16 months after being only 23 years old. During this delicate process, a soccer player help leading each of the decisions, leaving messages, teachings, moral values, and transmitting a higher energy. He e..
In his second volume of the biography of Miguel de Cervantes, professor José Manuel Lucía Megías places Cervantes on his return from captivity in Algiers, making a living as an officer of the court. He acted as a discreet messenger in Oran, a tax collector, a judge of his Majesty, and, sometimes a..
This book introduces American readers to the international literary sensation that is the six-volume autobiographical novel by Karl Ove Knausgaard. It has already been anointed a Proustian masterpiece and is the rare work of literary originality that is intensely readable. / Karl Ove Knausgård está..
The biography of Cervantes is full of myths and legends. Professor José Manuel Lucía Megías, rescues the man Miguel de Cervantes in the last years of his life. This is the third volume that culminates the most current and complete biography of Miguel de Cervantes. / La biografía de Cervantes está p..
Nazario Luque Vera came to Barcelona in 1972 with the firm intention to make a living by drawing comics. The young artist lived in the libertarian Barcelona during the last years of the Franco period and the beginning of the transition: hippies, shared apartments, joints, and, above all, the air of ..
This is the portrait of 'the great Father of Waters'. Part memoir, part travelogue, it expresses the full range of Twain's literary personality and the most vivid account of the cultural and societal history of the Mississippi Valley, from 'the golden age' of steam boating to the violence wrought by..
Andrew O’Hagan presents reports exploring the idea of identity on the Internet―true, false, and in between―where your virtual self takes on a life of its own outside of reality. These fascinating pieces take us to the weirder fringes of life in a digital world while also highlighting our shared pred..
Catherine Millet, a figure of great prestige in the field of aesthetics, decided to explain her intense sex life, with a frankness and clarity that is absolutely remarkable. The result is, without doubt, one of the most daring and surprising books to come out of the erotic tradition within French li..
999: The Extraordinary Young Women of the First Of
On March 25, 1942, nearly a thousand young, unmarried Jewish women boarded a train in Poprad, Slovakia. Believing they were going to work in a factory for a few months, they were eager to report for government service. Instead, the young women—many of them teenagers—were sent to Auschwitz. / Todo c..
From artist, activist, and Pussy Riot founder Nadya Tolokonnikova, a guerilla guide to radical protest and joyful political resistance. Rooted in action and going beyond the typical “call your senator” guidelines, Read & Riot gives us a refreshing model for civil disobedience. / Nadya Tolokonnikova..
This book is the basis of an Italian-Argentinian film of the same name that premiered in Italy in December 2015 and in 2016 in the rest of the world. The film tells two moments in the life of the pontiff. One is during the Argentinian military dictatorship of 1976 and the other as cardinal who becom..
This volume covers the period from 1968 to 1975. A passion for literature is embodied in sketches of stories and novels by fellow writers, the worsk of classic authors and novelists. Included are Peron's death, the rise of guerrilla groups, and the military coup. It is "the novel of a life. / Este ..