By Helen Oyeyemi,María Belmonte
By Helen Oyeyemi,María Belmonte
By Alex Gfeller
By Oliver Sacks,José Manuel Álvarez Flórez
En este libro, Oliver Sacks narra veinte historiales médicos de pacientes perdidos en el mundo extraño y aparentemente irremediable de las enfermedades neurológicas. Se trata de casos de individuos, aquejados por inauditas aberraciones de los angeles percepción que han perdido los angeles memoria, y con ella, l. a. mayor parte de su pasado; que son incapaces de reconocer a sus familiares o los objetos cotidianos; que han sido descartados como retrasados mentales y que, sin embargo, poseen insólitos dones artísticos o científicos. Por extraños que parezcan estos casos, el medical professional Sacks los relata con pasión humana y gran talento literario. Son estudios que nos permiten acceder al universo de los enfermos nerviosos y comprender su situación frente a las adversidades. Como gran médico, Oliver Sacks nunca pierde de vista el cometido ultimate de l. a. medicina: «el sujeto humano que sufre y lucha».
By Haylo Karres
By Thomas Zietlow,Hans Sachs
By Molly Keane
By Zachary Mason
Kern has no such entry; he is one of many many refugees within the sprawling drone-built favelas at the city’s outer edge, the place he lives like a monk, education relentlessly in martial arts, scraping by means of as a thief and an enforcer. Thales is from a distinct global fullyyt – the mathematically-inclined scion of a Brazilian political extended family, he is fled to L.A. after the assault that left him crippled and his father useless.
A ragged stranger accosts Thales and calls for to understand how a lot he can bear in mind. Kern flees for his existence after robbing the inaccurate mark. Irina unearths a mystery within the mirrored image of a laptop’s monitor in her employer’s eyeglasses. None are secure as they’re driven jointly by means of refined forces that remain simply out of sight.
Vivid, tumultuous and propulsive, Void megastar is Zachary Mason’s mind-bending follow-up to his bestselling debut The misplaced Books of the Odyssey.
By Stephen Henighan
But Amparo’s existence is wracked with tensions. Dona María, an older girl who's a strong determine within the village marketplace the place Amparo sells her handicrafts, is jealous of Amparo’s rate reductions membership. Amparo’s ally, Raquel, is a born-again Protestant who disdains Amparo’s religious Catholicism. The youngest of Amparo’s 9 siblings, Yolanda, a stunning seventeen-year-old lady, flirts with overseas males within the close by vacationer city of Antigua. so much heavily of all, Amparo’s husband, Eusebio, suspects that he's now not the daddy of Amparo’s moment baby. although his suspicions are groundless, the erosion of complicity among them poisons their marriage.
The moment a part of the unconventional opens in 2003. Amparo is operating as a instructor in a language tuition for travelers in Antigua. many of the scholars are american citizens who are looking to research Spanish, however the school’s proprietor telephones Amparo with a unique request: a guy who manages courses for international scholars in Guatemala needs to check her local Cakchiquel Mayan language. The adventure of educating this guy, whom she calls Ricardo, confronts her with the in-between nature of her personal tradition: she doesn't converse Cakchiquel completely, as her mom and dad do, but as a local individual she can't be thoroughly authorized into Spanish-speaking Guatemalan society; her Catholicism is blended with ideals in conventional Mayan gods. Her drawback approximately what to maintain and what to discard from her tradition is accentuated whilst her son, Pablito, a sickly, enigmatic boy whom she struggles to appreciate, falls ill.
By Daniel Depland