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  • POCKET HISTORY OF CATALONIA
    ANDRÉS CASAMIQUELA, ORIOL
    Història de butxaca de Catalunya és un llibre que recorre de manera rigorosa i amena la història del nostre país, amb un centenar de capítols breus sobre els fets històrics que ens han fet com som, des de la prehistòria fins al referèndum de l'1 d'octubre de 2017. A més, la majoria de temes s'il·lustren amb imatges d'obres d'art i llocs visitables actualment per a qui vulgui v...
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    19,50 €

  • WAYS OF SEEING
    BERGER, JOHN
    Based on the BBC television series, John Berger's Ways of Seeing is a unique look at the way we view art, published as part of the Penguin on Design series in Penguin Modern Classics.'Seeing comes before words. The child looks and recognizes before it can speak.''But there is also another sense in which seeing comes before words. It is seeing which establishes our place in the ...
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    12,15 €

  • HELL AND GOOD COMPANY
    RHODES, RICHARD
    The Spanish Civil War (1936-1939) engaged an extraordinary number of exceptional artists and writers: Pablo Picasso, Joan Miro, Martha Gellhorn, Ernest Hemingway, George Orwell, John Dos Passos, to name only a few. The idealism of the cause - defending democracy from fascism at a time when Europe was darkening toward another world war - and the brutality of the conflict drew fr...
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    15,75 €

  • PINTXOS TASTY SPANISH TIDBITS
    LÓPEZ, CONCHA
    Just follow the simple instructions to achieve the results seen in the photographs. We’ve chosen the most delicious and innovative recipes created by experienced chefs and professionals. What’s more, we’ve tried each one out three times to ensure the best results. Enjoy them! ...
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    9,95 €

  • ROOTS
    ROCA FONTANÉ, JOAN
    In this book the prestigious chef Joan Roca, at the head of the celebrated restaurant El Celler de Can Roca, introduces a top selection of traditional Catalan recipes from among those his mother, Montserrat, has always prepared at the Can Roca restaurant in Girona, where he began his professional training. The foundations of the cuisine that now bears the name of this master ch...
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    25,00 €

  • A BRIEF HISTORY OF BARCELONA
    AGUSTÍ BELART, DAVID
    Barcelona is a city steeped in history and conflict. It has been a garrison city of the Roman Empire, the leading power of the Mediterranean, the battleground of international wars, an industrial power, and the largest holdout against fascism in the Spanish Civil War. The Catalan capital has been bombed and besieged, and has raised itself from the rubble time and time again. It...
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    20,00 €

  • REMEDIOS VARO: THE MEXICAN YEARS
    NONAKA, MASAYO
    Este libro aborda la vida y obra de Remedios Varo, una de las pintoras surrealistas más interesantes y misteriosas del siglo XX. Es la primera monografía dedicada a la artista que se difunde a nivel mundial e incluye un estudio introductorio de Masayo Nonaka, curadora de la exposición Mujeres surrealistas en México y autora de numerosos libros sobre surrealismo mexicano. El est...
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    36,75 €

  • CATALAN HOME COOKING
    SUSAETA, EQUIPO
    This book presents a diverse range of Catalan regional recipes, the result of centuries of popular wisdom. Over 100 original, simple and cheap dishes, offering you the best of each region with a detailed explanation of ingredientes and clear, step-by-step directions to make the recipes easy to follow. ...
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    9,95 €

  • THE LITTLE BOOK OF CRAFT BEER : A GUIDE TO OVER 100 OF THE WORLD'S FINEST BREWS
    COLE, MELISSA
    It has never been a better time for quality ale and brews. But with more amazing beers available than ever before, it's hard to know which ones to choose. Do you want something sharp or smooth? Citrusy or herby? Light or heavy? In comes The Little Book of Craft Beer, which celebrates over 100 of the world's most innovative and tastiest beers. From classic IPAs bursting with zin...
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    14,04 €

  • NOTRE DAME: A SHORT HISTORY OF THE MEANING OF CATHEDRALS
    FOLLETT, KEN
    'Two days after Notre Dame burned, I flew to Paris to appear on the TV programme La Grande Librairie for a discussion about cathedrals. The following morning I had breakfast at the Hotel Bristol with my French publisher and she asked me to write a short book about Notre Dame and what it means to all of us. She said she would donate the publisher's profits to the rebuilding fund...
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    13,50 €

  • APROPOS OF NOTHING
    ALLEN, WOODY
    The Long-Awaited, Enormously Entertaining Memoir by One of the Great Artists of Our Time--Now a New York Times, USA Today,Los Angeles Times, and Publisher's Weekly Bestseller. In this candid and often hilarious memoir, the celebrated director, comedian, writer, and actor offers a comprehensive, personal look at his tumultuous life. Beginning with his Brooklyn childhood and his ...
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    34,25 €

  • A SHORT HISTORY OF NEARLY EVERYTHING
    BRYSON, BILL
    Bill Bryson describes himself as a reluctant traveller, but even when he stays safely at home he can't contain his curiosity about the world around him. A Short History of Nearly Everything is his quest to understand everything that has happened from the Big Bang to the rise of civilization - how we got from there, being nothing at all, to here, being us. Bill Bryson's challeng...
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    13,65 €