In this work, Mario Vargas Llosa directs his magnificent reflections on the art of narration to all who dream of becoming writers. Written as a collection of letters, the
Nobel Laureate responds to questions such as how to transform the writer’s calling into tangible literary works, where to begin the journey, how the plot of a novel is
created, where a novelist finds inspiration, and much more.Learn More
These are stories of unique women explored through the eyes and voice of one of today’s most accomplished Spanish writers. It includes stories from the lives of
important women like Frida Kahlo, the Brontë sisters, Simone de Beauvoir, Agatha Christie, and others.
In her unique journey through literary masterpieces such as The Arabian Nights, The Regenta, Heart of Darkness, Lolita, and Frankenstein, Rosa Montero reveals unknown tales, shocking life stories, and eccentric authors. As she shares some of her favorite works, Montero takes the reader into a whole new literary world, one
that is intimate and yet universal, made up of grand stories, brave heroes, memorable monsters, mysterious youngsters, and brilliant villains. A collection of articles
published in the Spanish newspaper El País between 1998 and 2010, this passionate work is sure to become an essential and unconventional reading guide for the
beginner and seasoned reader alike.
Winner of the 2010 Isabel Polanco Award. At the end of the fifteenth century, Castilian Spanish arrived in America to begin the long journey that would transform it into
Spanish. From those days to our time, the language has been in a constant state of transformation, transforming its speakers in the process. This work is much more
than a lesson in history; it is fundamental reading for all those interested in a vital area of our everyday lives: the language that unites all HispanicsLearn More
These writings—previously published in the Mexican newspaper Reforma—recount a determining event in the childhood of figures who have left their mark in
each and every field of society, from politics and music to sports, finances, literature, and science. These stories demonstrate how people’s childhoods shape their
entire lives, using examples as remarkable as Al Capone, Michael Jackson, Frida Kahlo, Juan Rulfo, Marlon Brando, and Gabriel García MárquezLearn More
Inspiring, heartwarming, and humorous, this special story collection celebrates Latino life and community across the country. Whether your roots are in Mexico, Central or
South America, the Caribbean, or the Iberian Peninsula, the stories in this volume will remind you of the pride, hope, and joy of being part of the Latino community.
From the Olmec civilization to our times, best-selling author Kathryn S. Blair offers her personal account of the history of Mexico and provides a fundamental guide
to understanding its cultural richness and diversity. Meticulously documented, this essay traces the evolution of a country and marks the events that defined it and its
major leaders. Straightforward and enjoyable, this is an ideal read for those who want learn about the history of MexicoLearn More
Give your teen this book and protect their financial future! Picking up where school leaves off, Rich Dad Poor Dad for Teens is the secret weapon for gaining the freedom to create the wealth you want. No matter what your grades are, you ARE smart enough to thrive financially, and it is never too early to begin your financial education. In this book Kiyosaki doesn't just share his amazing personal story, he explains how to make your money work hard for you instead of you working hard for money; and, he also shows you how to make choices today, choices of the rich.Learn More
This is an inspiring book by an extraordinary man. Nick Vujicic, born without arms or legs, yet he overcame his disability to live independently and to live a rich life that is a model for anyone seeking true happiness.
In his youth, Nick grieved about having a "normal" life, even to the point when he attempted suicide. But with wisdom, uncharacteristic of one so young, he realized he could affect how his life proceeded. Now 27 years old, he is an internationally successful motivational speaker, and he helps people find the strength to overcome their difficulties however large or small. "Often people ask how I manage to be happy despite having no arms and no legs. The quick answer is that I have a choice. I can be angry about not having limbs, or I can be thankful that I have a purpose. I chose gratitude. You can too."
Nick offers profound inspiration for getting back up every time you are knocked down in “Life Without Limits.” He says "Follow your heart just as I followed mine in pursuing my dream of inspiring and reaching out to people all over the world. If I can chase my dream traveling thousands and thousands of miles each year, you should have no doubt that your dreams are within reach too."
The greatest power of literature is to break limits and this book allows us to partake in this. Vargas Llosa discusses literary works such as Lolita, Death in Venice, The
Stranger, Manhattan Transfer, Tropic of Cancer, and The Tin Drum. This splendid work immerses us in the views of the author—one of the most brilliant writers of our
time—about the purpose of literature and the present and future of booksLearn More