Richard Ellmann has revised and expanded his definitive work on Joyce's life to include newly discovered primary material, including details of a failed love affair, a limerick about Samuel Beckett, a dream notebook, previously unknown letters, and much more. / Para escribir James Joyce, Richard El..
On the eve of the two hundredth anniversary of Jane Austen's death, take a trip back to her world as historian Lucy Worsley visits Austen's childhood home, her schools, and the home she shared with her mother and sister towards the end of her life. Worsley discovers a Jane Austen who fought for her ..
This is a biography of an intellectual, editor, and columnist, who played a relevant role in Spain during the last four decades of the twentieth century. Through numerous testimonies and documents, Jordi Gracia reconstructs the vital, intellectual, editorial and political trajectory of Javier Prader..
Jeff Bezos is the father of Amazon. He is the greatest genius in business since Rockefeller. A guy with overflowing talent and an example to emulate, or the worst CEO in the world according to the unions, Jeff dreams of one day taking the whole humanity off this planet called Earth, so boringly exha..
This book goes on a deep and analytical journey around the personal and professional career of the English composer John Williams, who is the author of famous soundtracks such as ET, Star Wars or Indiana Jones. / Este libro pretende ofrecer al lector una completa visión acerca de la figura del gran..
Alex Halberstadt’s quest takes him across the troubled, enigmatic land of his birth, where decades of Soviet totalitarianism shaped and fractured three generations of his family. In Ukraine, he tracks down his paternal grandfather—most likely the last living bodyguard of Joseph Stalin. He revisits L..
With less than a decade of colossal work, Juan de Mesa (Córdoba, 1583-Seville, 1627) has gone down in history as one of the most acclaimed sculptors in works representing the passion and death of Christ. His life story is short and it is full of lacunas, this book pretends to reach through his sculp..
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...
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..
Arlyne Weiss grew up on the Lower East Side of Manhattan, the daughter of a Jewish mobster who ran an auto sales business as a front. From a young age she idolized Virginia Hill, the girlfriend of gangster Bugsy Siegel, and aspired to have what she saw as a glamorous and exciting life. After a brief..