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..
Andrew O’Hagan presents reports exploring the idea of identity on the Internet―true, false, and in between―where your virtual self takes on a life of its own outside of reality. These fascinating pieces take us to the weirder fringes of life in a digital world while also highlighting our shared pred..
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..
999: The Extraordinary Young Women of the First Of
On March 25, 1942, nearly a thousand young, unmarried Jewish women boarded a train in Poprad, Slovakia. Believing they were going to work in a factory for a few months, they were eager to report for government service. Instead, the young women—many of them teenagers—were sent to Auschwitz. / Todo c..
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..
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..