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 ..
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..