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.
Martin Amis fue cro..
Claudio Magris investigates secret as a weapon of power, as an instrument of religion, as an element of the intimate realm and as a key mechanism of literature. The spies, the secret of confession, the shadowy areas surrounding the assassination of Kennedy and other political crimes never solved. / ..
This book goes beyond the mere symbolism that is often associated with "blood." It takes you right to the heart of its esoteric essence and will have you reconsidering and valuing, in a way you never have before, just what it is that is coursing through your veins. / La sangre no es únicamente un g..
This book addresses the common and devastating problem of being a perfectionist person, its detection and some possible solutions and it is aimed at doctors and psychologists, parents and educators, teachers and researchers and, especially, affected people, conscious or not, and their relatives. / ..
It is well known that the brave bull constitutes a unique and unrepeatable animal, not only as a living exponent of an unusual genetic perfection, but also for the essential function that it holds in the fight and what it supposes as one of the last forms of extensive cattle industry that persist in..
With an attentive look and firm pulse, Villoro unfolds into a journalist, passerby, pen buyer, nostalgic adult, responsible father, emergency brigade, and offers us a testimony of the many experiences that the city holds for each and every one of its members. Whether from the experience itself or th..
Beyond statistics, beyond whether to raise, call, or fold, Elements of Poker reveals a new world of profitability for your bankroll and your life. You know tilt costs you money, but do you know how to make it go away? You know position is important, but do you know how to cash in that knowledge? Ele..
This volume is composed of 18 essays of diverse themes. They are dedicated to the work of very important authors of the English language: Henry David Thoureau, Hunter S. Thompson, Graham Green, and Georges Simenon, among others.
Ese volumen está integrado por 18 ensayos de diversa t..