For over a decade Stephen Purvis had been a pillar of Havana's expat community, one of many foreign businessmen investing in Cuba's crawl from Cold War communism towards modernity. But for reasons unknown to him he was also under State Security's microscope. One morning during the height of President Raúl Castro's purges in 2012, he was arrested and taken away into the absurd and brutal world of Cuban justice.
La obra de Derek Walcott, fallecido a los 87 años, ha estado marcada por tres elementos fundamentales: su patria caribeña, la lengua inglesa y su origen africano.
Born in Saint Lucia in 1930, he was regarded by critics as one of the greatest Caribbean poets.
En El Monje y el Filósofo, el célebre pensador francés Jean-François Revel dialoga con su hijo para entender los motivos que le llevaron a abandonar su brillante carrera científica y convertirse en monje budista.
Fernando Aramburu is a poet, essayist and novelist born in 1959 in San Sebastian, Spain. To date he has published more than twenty works and has received several important prizes, including the Prize of the Royal Academy and the Mario Vargas Llosa NH Prize in 2008 for his collection of short stories, Los peces de la amargura (The Fish of Bitterness). But his biggest critical and editorial success has been due to his latest novel, Patria (Home Country), chosen as the book of the year by ABC Cultural, now on its ninth printing with over 100,000 copies sold.
En "Open. An Autobiography", el tenista André Agassi relata sin tapujos la historia de una vida marcada por un padre obsesionado por transformarle en el número uno del tenis.
La periodista y empresaria portorriqueña Miriam Ramírez acaba de publicar Qué rayos quiero hacer con mi vida, un libro dirigido a orientar a la juventud latina en la selección de su carrera profesional. Tras el asesinato de su marido, Ramírez se dedica a un negocio de agricultura sostenible en el sur de Puerto Rico.
Former President George W. Bush’s first book of oil paintings, “Portraits of Courage,” appears in bookstores today. Bush has weighd in on Trump's presidency, calling the media 'Indispensable To Democracy'
New photobook Palazzos of Power explores the neoclassical grandeur of these artifacts of the early electric age
In an interview with El País, Mexican writer Yuri Herrera says there is "a fascist offensive" against Mexican immigrants in the United States.