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Brand: Anagrama EAN: 9788433907981
Butterfly in the Typewriter
This is a story about John Kennedy Toole, an author of a very special novel in 20th century American literature: A Confederacy of Dunces. Cory Maclauchlin has written the biography that this genius writer deserves, going deep into the details of his life, constructing the story from the historical ..
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Brand: Batiscafo EAN: 9788417977610
Uncanny Valley
In 2013, twenty-five-year-old Anna Wiener decides to leave her precarious job as an editorial assistant at a literary agency in New York for the seductive promises of burgeoning tech startups. An adventure that will lead her to move to San Francisco and sign for a new data analysis company. In the e..
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Brand: Anagrama EAN: 9788433973306
Travels with Herodotus
In the 1950s, Ryszard Kapuscinski finished university in Poland and became a foreign correspondent. He was sent to India – the first stop on a decades-long tour of the world. Revisiting his memories of traveling the globe with a copy of Herodotus' Histories in tow, Travels with Herodotus is an excep..
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Brand: Anagrama EAN: 9788433999207
Living Ain't so Much Fun and Getting Old a Pain in the butt
Oscar Tusquets was writing a book "about the pain of growing old and the acceptance of dying" when the pandemic broke out and, of course, he could not resist the temptation to include some of his reflections, always insightful and politically incorrect: the government’s obsession to prohibit, the ae..
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Brand: Almuzara EAN: 9788418346491
Vlad Draculea
This book narrates the rise and fall of the Wallachian voivode commonly known as Vlad Tepes or Vlad the Impaler, whose greed and cunning allowed him to conquer the throne of Wallachia. The history of this personality inspired Bram Stoker to create the most famous earl of all time in his novel Dracul..
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Brand: Anagrama EAN: 9788433908087
I Am Alive and You Are Dead
In the riveting style that won accolades for The Adversary, Emmanuel Carrère's I Am Alive and You Are Dead, follows Philip K. Dick's strange odyssey from his traumatic beginnings in 1928, when his twin sister died in infancy, to his lonely end in 1982, beset by mystical visions of swirling pink ligh..
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Brand: Sélector EAN: 9789706434470
Yes, I am gay
Yes, I am gay! is the crude, but true, recapitulation of the life of a homosexual. Alberto Sánchez, in this autobiographical work, shares as an actor and witness, a reality in which feelings and thoughts will have to face a society full of prejudices and rejections. Alberto, at only seventeen years ..
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Brand: Almuzara EAN: 9788417954550
Carlos Saura. In Search of Light
This is the first authorized biography of Carlos Saura, one of the greatest geniuses of the world of cinema. This book, which is based on conversations with the director, shows us the vital and professional trajectory of an artist who has garnered the highest international recognition. / Esta es la..
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Brand: Edaf EAN: 9788441435865
Charles: Emperor and King
Few historical figures have attracted the attention of historians as Carlos V. This biography of Emperor Charles depicts him from the standpoint of ruler, without neglecting his humanity. He was the most powerful monarch of his time; during his reign the earth was cirumnavegated by Spanish ships and..
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Brand: Duomo EAN: 9788417128203
The Tender Bar
J. R. Moehringer grew up captivated by the voice of his father, a New York City disc jockey who vanished before J. R. spoke his first word. Though J. R.’s mother was his world, he craved something more. He approaches the bar on the corner. There he meets J. R.’s uncle Charlie, a Humphrey Bogart look..
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Brand: Anagrama EAN: 9788433980915
The Sakura Obsession
Each year, the flowering of cherry blossoms marks the beginning of spring. But if it weren’t for the pioneering work of an English eccentric, Collingwood “Cherry” Ingram, Japan’s beloved cherry blossoms could have gone extinct. Ingram first fell in love with the Sakura, or cherry tree, when he visit..
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Brand: Anagrama EAN: 9788433981042
Winter
The second volume in his autobiographical quartet based on the seasons, Winter is an achingly beautiful collection of daily meditations and letters addressed directly to Knaugsaard's unborn daughter. In preparation for her arrival, he takes stock of the world, seeing it as if for the first time. In ..
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