Since ancient times the term "evil eye" has disturbed communities, groups and people, but what really is the evil eye? According to popular tradition, it is the effect of envy or excessive admiration. Is this true? This is, in short, a book for lovers of the occult, but also for all those who want t..
Disinformation is as old as humanity. But social media has made disinformation more pervasive and pernicious in our current era. In a disturbing turn of events, governments are increasingly using disinformation to create their own false narratives, and democracies are proving not to be good at fight..
«Each person's sense of identity is influenced by his or her sense of belonging to a specific family».
Few scholars have exercised such a profound influence on the theory and practice of family therapy as Salvador Minuchin. This new edition of Families and Family Therapy - a class..
The Old Testament is possibly the most famous book of all time. But how much do we know about this unique book? And what we know, is it written on its pages, or is it the product of legends, myths or movie blockbusters? In this work discover the most unknown passages from the first part of the best-..
Anthropologist Germaine Tillion, a member of the French Resistance and deported to a concentration camp, was still working on the eve of her death. Back from that horror, she decided to laugh until the last minute, awakening around her a group of friendship, mutual help and joy that lasted until she..
Marta arrives in Vietnam to write a travel guide. For her it is much more than just a commission: it is her first opportunity to assert herself in the publishing house where she works. This is a journey of friendship and love, but also the helplessness and certainty that fate is not easy to deceive..
In 1980, an inexperienced Leonardo Padura joined the editorial staff of El Caimán Barbudo, a publication of young Cuban creators financed by the State. Together with a group of colleagues, they insinuated a renovation, which three years later led to the expulsion of these restless «intellectuals». P..
The Unexpected Joy of the Ordinary theorizes a solution that is rediscovering the joy in the ordinary we so often now forget to feel. Because we now expect the pleasure of a croissant, a hot shower, a yoga class, someone delivering our shopping to our door, we no longer feel its buzz...
What is the origin of humanity? Why does a species like ours exist on planet Earth? Do we enjoy a privileged position, what is our destiny in the universe? Where are we headed? And perhaps the most difficult question of all: Why?
In The Meaning of Human Existence, his most philosophical work to date..
In 476, the leader of the Heruli, Odoacer, deposed the Emperor of the West, Romulus Augustus. The Western Roman Empire had come to an end through fighting, corruption, and barbarous interventions... However, in that period, the Roman general Flavio Aecio exercised the functions of Head of State duri..
#1 Wall Street Journal bestseller! This new book of spiritual teachings from international best-selling author and beloved inspirational speaker Dr. Wayne W. Dyer is based on his audio lectures from the 1990s and 2000s, offering a fresh take on mindfulness and enlightenment.Beloved spiritual teacher..
We are experiencing growing anxiety, uncertainty, and loss of direction. But there is also a growing need for values, for rootedness and the desire to live in strong and noble communities, and these forces will become more and more vivid in the next decade. How to grasp the symptoms that herald them..