In Seeing Voices, Oliver Sacks turns his attention to the subject of deafness, and the result is a deeply felt portrait of a minority struggling for recognition and respect-a minority with its own rich culture and unique visual language, an extraordinary mode of communication. / Con su pasion y cur..
Nutritionist Gemma Bes offers tips and solutions to treat celiac disease. Bes discusses issues such as disease detection and diagnosis. This book offers weekly menus and recipes. / La nutricionista Gemma Bes ofrece en este libro varios consejos y soluciones para tratarla la celiaquía sin que el cam..
In Vulva, the author visits Japanese brothels, Irish churches and stripper bars in search of reconstructing the cultural significance of the silenced genital. This book compares the border that envelops the Virgin in medieval art with the lips of a vulva, and discusses its representation in contempo..
Lao-tzu, the legendary sage of ancient China, is traditionally considered to be the author of the Tao Te Ching, one of the most popular classics of world literature. Lao-tzu's further teachings on the Tao, or Way, are presented here the in text known as the Wen-tzu. / Lao-Tze, el legendario sabio d..
Focusing especially on the figure of Mary of Nazareth, model of purity and perfection, Murgia analyzes how the image of women that prevails today has been formed over time from Catholic imagery. Murgia discusses the elements that have contributed to validate a vision that simplifies women figures. /..
A riveting investigation on parasites and how these organisms we pick up from our own pets are strongly suspected of changing our personality traits and contributing to recklessness, impulsivity, and even suicide. Microbes in our gut affect our emotions and the wiring of our brains. / Una apasionan..
A highly infectious, deadly virus from the central African rain forest suddenly appears in the suburbs of Washington, D.C. There is no cure. In a few days 90 percent of its victims are dead. A secret military SWAT team of soldiers and scientists is mobilized to stop the outbreak of this exotic ""hot..
A fun, playful look at the importance of first impressions -in design and in life- from acclaimed book designer Chip Kidd. / El autor es un experimentado diseñador de portadas de libros y sabe que lo más importante es la primera impresión que ésta causa. También sabe que nos guste o no, cada vez qu..
With this fun book you can take care of your skin, hair, and nails. Enjoy a personalized trainer and professional tips for make-up, hairstyles, and manicures that will transform you into a true beauty: comfortable with yourself and up-to-date with the latest fashion. / Con este divertido cuaderno d..
This book tells the story of the main pacts that have changed and will change the world. Pacts that revolutionize our way of living, which modify issues such as the money we use, the purchases we make, the food we eat or the medicines we take. These pacts have never been the subject of the news. / ..
It sounds like science fiction, but Stephen Petranek considers it fact: Within twenty years, humans will live on Mars. In this sweeping, provocative book that mixes business, science, and human reporting, Petranek makes the case that living on Mars is an essential back-up plan for humanity. / Un li..
Which side of your brain dominates? In this book, you will find a series of fun exercises to better understand how your brain functions, which will improve your cognitive abilities and help you achieve a better balance between the cerebral hemispheres. This way you can shine in all your tasks! / ¿E..