In 1960, the filming of Ocean's Eleven brought together five great artists in Las Vegas: Dean Martin, Sammy Davis Jr., Peter Lawford, Joey Bishop and Frank Sinatra. For two weeks they offered a series of memorable shows that would become the group popular, and it was baptized as «Rat Pack». / En 19..
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Viv Albertine is a pioneer. As lead guitarist and songwriter for the seminal band The Slits, she influenced a future generation of artists including Kurt Cobain and Carrie Brownstein. In Clothes, Clothes, Clothes.., Albertine delivers a unique and unfiltered look at a traditionally male-dominated sc..
The story of an eleven-hundred-mile solo hike that broke down a young woman. At twenty-two, Cheryl thought she had lost everything. At her mother's death and her destroyed marriage she decided to hike the Pacific Crest Trail; rattlesnakes, black bears, intense heat, record snowfalls, and the beauty ..
Cardinal John Henry Newman was one of the most read and prolific thinkers of the nineteenth century in Britain. In this introduction we present a study of the author's thoughts, as well as an anthology with texts of the different genres that he cultivated, and some unpublished works in the Castilian..
While we know little about some aspects of the life of St. Paul—his upbringing, the details of his death—his dramatic vision of God on the road to Damascus is one of the most powerful stories in the history of Christianity, and the life that followed forever changed the course of history. / San Pab..
One of the great adventures of World War II, and one of the greatest feats of the extraordinary life of the British writer Patrick Leigh Fermor, is the kidnapping of General Kreipe, the commander of the German forces in Crete, on April 26, 1944. This historical passage is narrated here by Leigh Ferm..
A moral, historical and political analysis of Seneca, beginning with his family origins in Cordoba and making his thought public through his treatises. An essential book for those who want to know how a man who was born in the most remote lands of the Empire became the most important intellectual in..
Giangiacomo Feltrinelli, founder of the publishing house that bears his name. He edited Doctor Zhivago, to the indignation of the Soviet Union. Died in 1972, at forty-six, due to a bomb he placed. His son Carlo explores his relationship with Fidel Castro and rescues documents for a biography. / Gi..
This is the biography of Josep Lluís Sert, a Spanish architect with international acclaim. The book tells how he went to university in a Rolls Royce with a chauffeur, but developed a social conscience that he revealed in his architecture. The civil war and his exile in New York came later. / Esta e..
Too much and never enough. How my family created the world's most dangerous man.
In this revelatory, authoritative portrait of Donald J. Trump and the toxic family that made him, Mary L. Trump, a trained clinical psychologist and Donald’s only niece, shines a bright light on the dark history of their family in order to explain how her uncle became the man who now threatens the w..
Spain is a female country. Spanish history has been forged by women who excelled in all fields. Spain is a place where women have developed a role as in few places throughout history. There are heroines, literates, queens, sculptors, inventors, scientists, saints... / España es un país femenino. Du..
The figure of general Pablo Morillo has oscillated between oblivion and hatred. A relegated hero of Spanish history that overcame his humble origins due to his enormous value. His career and biography are critical to understanding the whole history of that time, especially dispelling the myths. / L..