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..
Sylvia Plath has been one of the great literary figures of the twentieth century, whose work has not yet exhausted the inspiration of her readers. But behind the appearance of the beautiful, blonde American housewife, with which the poet liked to present herself in her most successful years, are hid..
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 ..
The Broken Life. The Definitive Biography of Ampar
In the summer of 1974, the whole world succumbed to the beauty of Amparo Muñoz, a simple girl from Malaga who had just been elected Miss Universe in Manila. Just six months later, she would become the first Miss to renounce her title.Converted into one of the icons of the Transition, in the eighties..
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..
The Five: The Untold Lives of the Women Killed by Jack the Ripper
Untold stories of the women killed by Jack the Ripper. Polly, Annie, Elisabeth, Catherine, and Mary Jane are famous for the same thing, though they never met. They wrote ballads, ran coffeehouses, lived on country estates; they breathed ink dust from printing presses, and escaped human traffickers. ..
Since the birth of Soviet Russia, Vladimir Lenin has been viewed as a controversial figure, both revered and reviled for his rigid political ideals. Still, he continues to fascinate as a man who made history and who created the first Communist state, a model that would later be imitated by nearly ha..