Categoria: Inglés

Her – Spike Jonze

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In a near future, Theodore Twombly, a lonely writer develops an unlikely relationship with Samantha, an artificially intelligent virtual assistant personified through a female voice to meet his every need. About the Author. Spike Jonze (Rockville, 22 de octubre de 1969) es un director de vídeos musicales, así como productor y director de filmes estadounidense y también se ha desempeñado como actor en diversas películas. Sus trabajos más importantes incluyen la comedia negra de 1999, Being...

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Fear. Trump in the White House – Bob Woodward

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Fear: Trump in the White House. With authoritative reporting honed through nine presidencies, author Bob Woodward reveals in unprecedented detail the harrowing life inside President Donald Trump’s White House and precisely how he makes decisions on major foreign and domestic policies. Fear is the most intimate portrait of a sitting president ever published during the president’s first years in office. The focus is on the explosive debates and the decision-making in the Oval Office, the...

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Three Critics of the Enlightenment – Isaiah Berlin

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Three Critics of the Enlightenment: Vico, Hamann, Herder. Isaiah Berlin was deeply admired during his life, but his full contribution was perhaps underestimated because of his preference for the long essay form. The efforts of Henry Hardy to edit Berlin’s work and reintroduce it to a broad, eager readership have gone far to remedy this. Now, Princeton is pleased to return to print, under one cover, Berlin’s essays on Vico, Hamann, and Herder. These...

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Peace Talks – Jim Butcher

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Peace Talks. When the Supernatural nations of the world meet up to negotiate an end to ongoing hostilities, Harry Dresden, Chicago’s only professional wizard, joins the White Council’s security team to make sure the talks stay civil. But can he succeed, when dark political manipulations threaten the very existence of Chicago – and all he holds dear? Sobre el Autor. Jim Butcher es un escritor estadounidense, nació en Missouri en 1971. Creció con sus...

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The Ballad of Songbirds and Snakes – Suzanne Collins

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The Ballad of Songbirds and Snakes. It is the morning of the reaping that will kick off the tenth annual Hunger Games. In the Capitol, eighteen-year-old Coriolanus Snow is preparing for his one shot at glory as a mentor in the Games. The once-mighty house of Snow has fallen on hard times, its fate hanging on the slender chance that Coriolanus will be able to outcharm, outwit, and outmaneuvre his fellow students to mentor...

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Box lunch – Diana Cage

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Box lunch: The layperson’s guide to cunnilingus. Written by a woman experienced on both ends of the oral sex equation, this nuts-and-bolts exploration of cunnilingus is unlike anything ever written before. Explicit, detailed, enormously entertaining and written for both novices and pros, Box Lunch demystifies the female anatomy with an eye toward making oral sex as satisfying for the giver as it is for the receiver. Make no mistake, this is the most direct route to...

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Redemption’s Blade – Adrian Tchaikovsky

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Redemption’s Blade. Ten years ago, the Kinslayer returned from the darkness. His brutal Yorughan armies issued from the pits of the earth, crushing all resistance, leaving burnt earth and corruption behind. Thrones toppled and cities fell. And then he died. Celestaine – one of the heroes that destroyed him – has tasked herself with correcting the worst excesses of the Kinslayer’s brief reign, bringing light back to a broken world. With two Yorughan companions,...

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Suicide Notes – Michael Thomas Ford

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Suicide Notes. I’m not crazy. I don’t see what the big deal is about what happened. But apparently someone does think it’s a big deal because here I am. I bet it was my mother. She always overreacts. Fifteen-year-old Jeff wakes up on New Year’s Day to find himself in the hospital. Make that the psychiatric ward. With the nutjobs. Clearly, this is all a huge mistake. Forget about the bandages on his wrists...

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The book thief – Markus Zusak

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The Book Thief. It is 1939. Nazi Germany. The country is holding its breath. Death has never been busier, and will become busier still. Liesel Meminger is a foster girl living outside of Munich, who scratches out a meager existence for herself by stealing when she encounters something she can’t resist–books. With the help of her accordion-playing foster father, she learns to read and shares her stolen books with her neighbors during bombing raids...

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The invisible life of Addie LaRue – V. E. Schwab

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The Invisible Life of Addie LaRue. A Life No One Will Remember. A Story You Will Never Forget. France, 1714: in a moment of desperation, a young woman makes a Faustian bargain to live forever and is cursed to be forgotten by everyone she meets. Thus begins the extraordinary life of Addie LaRue, and a dazzling adventure that will play out across centuries and continents, across history and art, as a young woman learns...

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