• Flying Pieces of Paper


    Elena Poniatowska

    Good stories always bring something of ourselves into play. Their chameleonic properties are both exuberant stimulation and the ultimate expression of our imagination, which refuses to let the...

  • The Seven She-Goats

    NON FICTION, 2000

    Elena Poniatowska

    Wonderful, fierce, crazy to some and unique to all, these artists, painters, writers and muses forged lives of passion, sensitivity, commitment and pain. Frida Kahlo and her mutilated body on the...

  • You Come at Night


    Elena Poniatowska

    In the story that lends its name to this collection, the ease with which Esmeralda - who has just been exposed as a bigamist - carries herself stuns an agent from the Public Ministry who can't...

  • The Bad Girl Rounds

    POETRY, 2008

    Elena Poniatowska

    There comes a time in life when games and songs lose their innocence. An educated but mischievous girl who plays the piano, practices fencing and fights with her sister endures a traumatic...

  • Children of the Days

    NARRATIVE, 2012

    Eduardo Galeano

    Did you know that supposedly the most famous episode in Genesis, featuring Adam, Eve and the apple, doesn't actually appear in the Bible? That the Greek mathematician Eratosthenes measured the...

  • Our Tupperware

    COOKING, 2023.

    Marina Rivas & Inés Ortega

    Inés Ortega and Marina Rivas present their latest instalment in the 1080 New Cooking Ideas series, focussing on this occasion on the ‘batch cooking' method. Like their previous books,...

  • Use it and Dispose it

    NON FICTION, 2023

    Eduardo Galeano

    Ecological collapse - and the discourse that continues to promote planetary disaster - have become a part of our everyday world. In this anthology, Eduardo Galeano proposes an alternative...

  • Letters from Pupé

    NOVEL, 2023

    Fabián Martínez Siccardi

    In 1923, the writer Franz Kafka came across a girl in a park in Berlin crying because she'd lost her doll Pupé. In an attempt to console her, Kafka told her that Pupé had gone...

  • A Quick, Easy Guide to Reading

    NARRATIVE, 2023

    Eduardo Berti

    ‘If reading can be a celebration, why limit yourself to a single set of rules and unimaginative guidelines?' In these pages, Eduardo Berti proposes a range of alternative ways to read...

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