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..
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..
In this landmark of Christian mysticism, the revered Carmelite nun presents moving accounts of her profound religious experiences and ultimate union with God. St. Teresa wrote this memoir at the behest of her confessor. It offers a warm, accessible account of her transformation into an impassioned l..
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..
An autobiographical work centered around two landmark dates: March 12th 1938, when Nazi Germany annexed Austria, and August 31st 1948, when this great Hungarian author, along with his wife and child, abandoned their country, then already a satellite of the Soviet Union. / Un libro autobiográfico, s..
From the Academy Award-nominated screenwriter of The Theory of Everything and Darkest Hour comes the fascinating and revealing tale of an unprecedented transfer of power, and of two very different men - who both happen to live in the Vatican. SOON TO BE A MAJOR MOTION PICTURE STARRING ANTHONY HOPKIN..
In 1994, journalist Claudia de Icaza published a book about Luis Miguel, which was taken to court by the singer in order to ban its publication. Years later, the court ruled in favor of the journalist, who today, 24 years later, corrects and expands the text of her previous book. / En 1994, la peri..
M. Night Shyamalan is a creator of icons and, above all, of thoughtful works that generate heated debates and endless polemics. This book reveals the problems he had to face to make his films, the peculiarities of his productions, and his ups and downs to maintain the stardom. / El creador de la pe..
At 23 years of age, Manfred von Richthofen, who is a member of a traditional Prussian landowning family, was summoned to fight in the Second World War as a cavalry officer. However, Richthofen did not expect that his distinguished cavalry unit was pushed into the background. / A los 23 años de edad..
Manu Tenorio shares in this book his most intimate and personal biography. The Sevillian artist invites readers into his musical career: his love for music since childhood; his beginnings as a professional musician with only 16 years of age; recording his first solo album; his tours and concerts. Th..
Mary Magdalene is one of the most influential symbols in the history of Christianity—yet, if you look in the Bible, you’ll find only a handful of verses that speak of her. How did she become such a compelling saint? Cynthia Bourgeault examines the Bible and newly discovered texts to see what’s there..