Is there life beyond fame? Is popularity the hardest drug for those who make it to the top? Shattered biographies of broken toys. Jaime Barrientos, journalist and writer, crumbles with surgical precision the climbs and falls, the birth, rise and defeat of those who had it all: youth, money, sex and ..
Córdoba, land of culture and great artists, was the hand that rocked the cradle of one of the great painters in history: Julio Romero de Torres. City and painter become one through these pages, where the lesser known details of the life and work Julio Romero de Torres had is approached and resolved...
A revelatory biography of the first Black woman to stand for Vice President, charting how the daughter of two immigrants in segregated California became one of this country’s most effective power players.Praise for Kamala's Way:"Detailed and dutiful...Ms. Harris—as is her prerogative—omitted much de..
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..
In this book, readers will find the most surprising questions and answers about the biographies of some of the most prominent writers of world literature, such as Agatha Christie, Mary Shelley, Yukio Mishima and Arthur Conan Doyle, who fulfill the topic that reality surpasses Fiction. / ¿Imaginan a..
The Franco family S.A. It’s a financial-personal journey that goes from the family, at the beginning of the 20th century, to the democratic Spain of 2019. This book rigorously recounts the most unknown aspect of the history of the Franco clan: the secret businesses, the way they amassed their fortun..
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..
With its deeply personal and seamless blend of memoir, cultural history, literary criticism, and reportage, The Recovering turns our understanding of the traditional addiction narrative on its head, demonstrating that the story of recovery can be every bit as electrifying as the train wreck itself. ..
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..