Are you happy in your marriage? Prepared to be there in sickness and in health? Ever lay awake thinking how fun married life used to be? If you’re a member of the human race, then the answer is probably “yes”. Marriage is a mysterious, often irrational business. Making it work isn’t always easy. And..
The hell with it ...let chaos reign ...louder music, more wine ...All the old traditions are exhausted and no new one is yet established. All bets are off! The odds are cancelled! It's anybody's ballgame ...' Tom Wolfe introduces and exults in his generation's journalistic talent: Truman Capote insi..
The humans of our time have acquired an eighth sense that goes beyond the five physical senses, beyond the sixth sense of intuition, well beyond even the seventh sense that consisst of human extrasensory ability. The eighth sense refers to the need to communicate in order to be understood by others..
In times of social media, the art of conversation is in decline. Struggling against the tide of celerity, authors use the Internet to converse unhurriedly about literature, as if they were in a café. The differences in their backgrounds and the fact that they barely knew each other beforehand, means..
Why do we remember the past and not the future? What does it mean for time to "flow"? Do we exist in time or does time exist in us? In lyric, accessible prose, Carlo Rovelli invites us to consider questions about the nature of time that continue to puzzle physicists and philosophers alike. / ¿Qué e..
The publication of Darwin’s The Origin of Species in 1859 marked a dramatic turning point in scientific thought. Selling out its first edition on its first day, The Origin of Species revolutionized the world with its reasoned, documented arguments that carefully advance his assertion that species st..
Paraphrasing the management principle of simplicity KISS (Keep it simple, stupid), this book of business strategy will help managers to make their companies and organizations more competitive. It uses as the basis for the methodology, Jack Trout’s teachings of strategic positioning. / Parafraseando..
This work gathers material from the newspaper La Nación between 2006 and 2011, covering the great events that occurred to Liniers in that period, but also small details of his daily life. An approach full of sensitivity, intelligence, and humor. / ¿Pueden las mujeres ser genios? ¿O sus cabezas son ..
We live in a time of extremes. The crises of climate change, extreme weather, and failing economies, for example, translate directly into the cost of the fuel that gets us back and forth to work each day. All of this means that our lives are changing in ways we’ve never seen in the past, and they’re..
Oliver Sacks, a scientist and a storyteller, is beloved by readers for the extraordinary neurological case histories (Awakenings, An Anthropologist on Mars) in which he introduced and explored many now familiar disorders. The River of Consciousness is one of two books Sacks was working on up to his ..
When Andrés Ruzo was just a small boy in Peru, his grandfather told him the story of a mysterious river, deep in the Amazon, which boils as if a fire burns below it. Twelve years later, Ruzo -now a geoscientist- sets out on a journey deep into the Amazon. / En esta emocionante aventura mezclada con..
Martin Amis turns his piercingly observant eye on Donald Trump, whom he finds “scowling out from under an omelette of makeup” in the run-up to the 2016 Republican Convention, and at a post-election rally, regarding his crowd of supporters with a “flat sneer of Ozymandian hauteur.
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