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..
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..
The politician and lawyer Antonio Ledezma, who was Mayor of the Metropolitan District of Caracas, narrates with extreme rigor how he was kidnapped, on two occasions, by the security organs of the Venezuelan regime, He describes the characteristics of the prisons used by the dictatorship to repress t..
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 ..
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..
Maryse Condé takes up the story of her life and invites us to accompany her on the exciting journey that marked her youth: a journey that begins in Paris, with an accidental pregnancy and the abandonment of the man she loves, and that leads her to wander through different African countries in search..