The landmark modern novel Mrs. Dalloway creates a portrait of a single day in the life of Clarissa Dalloway as she orchestrates the last-minute details of a grand party. But before Virginia Woolf wrote this masterwork, she explored in a series of fascinating stories a similar revelry in the mental a..
During a flight, Marta Sanz feels pain somewhere she has never felt it before. From that moment grows the comic discomfort that triggers Clavicle: "I will tell what has and what has not happened to me. The possibility that nothing has happened to me is the one that shakes me the most. / Durante un ..
Twenty-four-year-old British painter Cleo has escaped from England to New York and is still finding her place in the sleepless city when, a few months before her student visa ends, she meets Frank. Twenty years older and a self-made success, Frank's life is full of all the excesses Cleo's lacks. He ..
Lizzie Benson is a librarian in Brooklyn. She divides her attentions between her son Eli, her husband Ben, and her brother Henry, who is recovering from his drug addiction. In addition, she helps a former professor with the copious mail she receives because of her successful podcast on climate chang..
Experienced businessmen and young entrepreneurs, teenagers of both sexes, lonely motorists that unload on the urban traffic the bad mood that pervades their life: in this merciless story, everything is news that, with different variants, has always been so. / Experimentados hombres de negocios y jo..
The small country town, originally called Illiers, about forty kilometers from Chartres, was transformed by the childhood memories of Proust, who glorified it in his work In Search of Lost Time under the name of Combray. Combray is the beginning, the introduction to the rest of the volumes that make..
This is a striking slice of contemporary life at a time of crushing upheaval. Romantic without being sentimental, political without being didactic, and spiritual without being religious, it brings an unflinching gaze to the violence and hope it depicts / Una extraordinaria y cautivadora historia de..
Life sucks for the protagonist of this novel, an overweight teenage girl who touches herself quietly at night so as to not wake her brother; she belong to a big and poor family with a father who is a drunk and a depressed mother.To top it all off, she embarasses herself badly on local TV while readi..
Katie Carr is a mother to two sons, practices medicine and she would like to think that she is a good person because she helps others. On a trip to Leeds, she has an affair with a man younger than her and from that moment onwards her life transforms into a sea of doubt. The thing is, her cynical hus..
Johanna Morrigan (aka Dolly Wilde) has it all: she's nineteen, lives in her own flat in London, and writes for the coolest music magazine in Britain. Her star is rising, just not quickly enough for her liking. For anyone who has admired fame or judged it, How to Be Famous is a hilarious tale of fame..
Two sisters. A secret. A lifetime of longings. Giovanna and Sergio have guests today. Like every Sunday, his friends come to eat and enjoy a pleasant after-dinner. But today will be different. As the entrees are about to be served, a knock on the door interrupts their Sunday routine. On the threshol..
/ Esta obra insólita, un auténtico estímulo para la lectura, ha sido uno de los grandes fenómenos de la edición francesa reciente. Pennac, profesor de literatura en un instituto, se propone una tarea tan simple como necesaria en nuestros días: que el adolescente pierda el miedo a la lectura, que le..