· English / English non fiction

Novedades literarias y recomendaciones

  • FEMINISM: A GRAPHIC GUIDE
    JENAINATI, CATHIA
    What is feminism? Why are we still talking about it, and what can it tell us about ourselves, our societies and prejudices?In this unique, illustrated introduction, we'll explore the early history of conscious struggle against sexist oppression, through the modern "waves" of feminism, up to present-day conversations about MeToo, intersectional feminism, and women's rights in th...
    En stock

    18,90 €

  • 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...
    En stock

    19,50 €

  • GAUDÍ
    MARINA LINARES
    Este libro presenta una visión general de la vida del artista y el trabajo, cubriendo su importancia histórica y cultural. Trae ilustraciones a todo color, con subtítulos en las obras y comentarios explicativos. ...
    En stock

    9,95 €

  • 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 ...
    En stock

    12,15 €

  • 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...
    En stock

    20,00 €

  • 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...
    En stock

    15,75 €

  • EVENING MANTRAS: FOR A PEACEFUL NOW AND AN INSPIRING TOMORROW
    CICO BOOKS
    Bring your day to a calm close, ready for the next, with Evening Mantras.Ending your day well will lead to a better night's sleep and a more productive tomorrow. This collection of mantras and quotations will inspire you to reflect, appreciate and dream.Here are a few examples of the words of wisdom you will find:'There is always something to be grateful for.''Be truthful, gent...
    En stock

    13,35 €

  • 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...
    En stock

    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. ...
    En stock

    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...
    En stock

    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...
    En stock

    13,50 €

  • 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...
    En stock

    13,65 €