Koba the Fearful is a memoir, a chronicle, a meditation on Stalin and his legacy; a political book while remaining personal. It focuses on an important weak point of twentieth-century thought: the tolerance of Western intellectuals to communism. Between the personal start and the personal end, Amis ..
A call from Carlos Saura that put Stanley Kubrick in contact with Vicente Molina Foix, who, during twenty years of a relationship that only ended with the death of the director, translated into Spanish the dialogues of five of his films.
Una llamada de Carlos Saura puso en contacto con Stanley Kubri..
The story begins with a devastating quote: «Tito has a cerebral palsy». The Fall tells the fight on the disease of his son Tito and the attempts of a father to communicate with him and to make him walk. This is an emotional literary testimony that is far away from sentimentalism and self-pity. / El..
Silvina Ocampo is one of the most exquisite, talented figures of literature in Spanish. The meaning behind much of her work is a mystery; similarly, very little is known about her private life. In this book, Mariana Enriquez looks intensely at the life of someone that lived with the desire to remain..
This book narrates the childhood, meeting, and love via mail of Pingru (born in 1922) and Meitang, his wife, who passed away in 2008. Two lives unfold in this tale of intimate words and images that takes us through the formidable history of the China of the 20th century. / La historia de Pingru y M..
One morning in January 1979, the author found out his father had died. He then began to write La invención de la soledad, which, as he says, was the beginning of everything. Somewhere between memory, a settling of scores and the investigation of the “family novel”, this seminal work is divided in tw..
Most of Cervantes' biographers have tried to recount his character and his myth instead of the adventures of the man: the scarcity of documentary evidence about his life and the many references in his work seemed to indicate that this was the only way proceed. But the biography proposed by Professor..
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 ..