Frances Price – tart widow, possessive mother, and Upper East Side force of nature – is in dire straits, beset by scandal and impending bankruptcy. Her adult son Malcolm is no help, mired in a permanent state of arrested development. And then there’s the Price’s aging cat, Small Frank, who Frances b..
Physics is surrounded by many legends that are not true and we ignore realities. To get into these pages that start with the beginning of everything, The Big Bang, you do not need to have scientific knowledge. You just have to get carried away by the author's explanations and let your imagination fl..
Alejandro Navarro brings us a funny work full of curiosities about the history of chemistry. We will check how throughout history we have used chemistry for good and for evil; to make war, to enrich ourselves at the expense of other people or to poison them, but also to cure ourselves or feed a popu..
What was the first fossilized bone ever found? Who came up with the idea of calling them dinosaurs? How did scientists imagine them in the past? Since when are we obsessed with them? What relationship do the fossil remains of dinosaurs and other prehistoric creatures have with our legends? Did you..
Video games have become one of the greatest cultural, artistic, and social phenomena. This book takes a trip through the history of the first consoles, tells interesting anecdotes, talks about the moral reactions which these caused, and explains the positive and negative effects. / ¿Conocías que la..
Radioactivity has been on our planet since it was formed about 4.5 billion years ago and we have realized that a little over a century ago. But what is it? Who discovered it? How did we realize that it existed? If you want to discover the most surprising facts of radioactivity, you have to read this..
When misfortune kills citizens by stripping them of their material well-being, this discomfort is called poverty." In the current landscape, populism spreads across America and Europe. A lucid and argued warning about the discontent in which we live and the one that awaits us. / La crisis económica..
The so-called convergent technologies, of which nanotechnologies are an essential part of, allow a hyper-connected world that turns our societies into increasingly heterogeneous and plural realities. This book provides a necessary reflection on the ethical dimension of techno-science in general and ..
For professionals in the health sciences, it is essential to have conceptual and practical knowledge of the virtues necessary to achieve an excellent form of care. Here you will find the keys to better understand the different aspects of interpersonal relationships, in order to improve the care of o..
Increasingly, women raise their voices to maintain themselves in a society that oppresses them, expels them from public space and dictates a series of tastes and behaviors. The psychologist and writer María Fornet proposes to unite feminism and psychology to help women find their place in the world...
There have been numerous translations and commentaries on the principal philosophers of the Kyoto School, but no evaluation of their thought has been available until now. This study collects the ideas of Nishida Kitaro, Tanabe Hajime, and Nishitani Keiji are presented both as a consistent school of ..
Have you ever been called a freak or a geek? Have you ever felt like one? Luke Jackson is 13 years old and has Asperger's. Luke has learned to laugh at such names but there are other aspects of life which are more difficult. Drawing from his own experiences, he wrote this enlightening, honest and wi..