The dream of immortality. These days, scientific immortality is investigated in Neurology, Medicine, Pharmacology, Theoretical Physics, and Applied Physics. There is already a date to build a human being not only immortal, but as invulnerable as possible: 2050 or, at the latest, the end of the 21st ..
Something more than a hunch, something less than knowledge. That is what this book contains. If it could speak, it would have to in a low voice, because of the secretive and whispering nature of the material. A reflection on rumors, half-truths, secrets and lies. / Algo más que un pálpito, algo me..
Jeanne Damas and Lauren Bastide shine a spotlight on twenty real-life women of Paris, dispelling the myth that there's only one type of Parisian woman and introducing us to the city that real Parisiennes live in. All twenty embody the effortless chic and insouciant spirit of the legendary Parisian w..
In the eighties, a twenty-year-old Houellebecq grabs at random a book of aphorisms by Schopenhauer and has a revelation: he discovers in him a soul mate, an alter ego of the past, a teacher. That fateful day ended up leading to this book, a kind of dialogue between two people separated by time. / T..
With this complete corpus of private letters and notes by the poet Miguel Hernández (Orihuela, 1910-Alicante, 1942), we can better understand the exemplary personality and concerns of a model and committed writer during a turbulent time in Spain. / A través de las misivas se conoce profundamente al..
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..
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..
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...
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..
Throughout this book we have tried to objectively and concisely address the topic of drugs in today's society, focusing on their most characteristic aspects to try and give consistent news coverage with a preventive context, in order to be useful for professionals and scholars of addictions. / A lo..
What are these creatures hanging from the building or swinging on the needles? They are the gargoyles, mysterious figures that prevent evil or fears away. This book transports you to its strange world through bestiaries, itinerant zoos, grotesques, chimeras of the past, cities and medieval guilds. G..