As a young Florentine envoy to the courts of France and the Italian principalities, Niccolò Machiavelli (1469-1527) was able to observe firsthand the lives of people strongly united under one powerful ruler. His fascination with that political rarity and his intense desire to see the Medici family a..
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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Massimo Recalcati focuses on comparing and contrasting the story of Oedipus by Sophocles and the parable of the prodigal son. Recalcati argues that common parenting strategies are attempts at sealing the fate of the sons –they ensure that the sons realize the dreams and fantasies of the parents. / ..
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. / ..
John Stuart Mill was a prodigious thinker who challenged the beliefs of his age. His book, The Subjection of Women, is one of the earliest written on this subject by a male author. Mill stresses the importance of sexual equality, attempts to make a case for perfect equality and role changes within m..