Lihn, la muerte

¿Biografía apócrifa, novela testimonial?; ¿una elegía, un manifiesto al borde del hacha, un testamento? Lihn, l. a. muerte sigue los pasos en l. a. vida y, particularmente, en l. a. muerte de Enrique Lihn, el prolífico escritor, poeta, novelista, dramaturgo, histrión, el solitario que se quedó en el país de las borrascas, el horroroso Chile de los angeles dictadura, quien jamás dio puntada con hilo.
Disidente crónico y ajeno a las ortodoxias, exploró los límites de todos los géneros, volviéndose un fantasma urbano, de carne y hueso, un lírico desesperado y un sobreviviente.
Maestro de los angeles desinstalación y el desarraigo, mostraba una práctica antigua de exilio en su patria, no en los angeles del lenguaje, que cultivó con maestría a sabiendas de su ineficacia. Lihn, a pesar de los pesares, un artista inspirado y ético.
Lihn va a morir, contra todo pronóstico, y desde ese lugar, tal vez más que nunca, se intensifica su pasión por l. a. vida. Justo allí, en l. a. frontera de los dos únicos países posibles: el de los sanos y el de los enfermos.
“Las palabras que callo cambiarán de sentido” y “Porque escribí estoy vivo”, había escrito.
Ahora, Lihn, ahora, qué estúpida mentira, en vez de l. a. palabra muerte, viene sin más, ella, l. a. muerte.

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Princess Diana

By Joanne Mattern

Examine all in regards to the Queen of Hearts from her lifestyles within the media highlight as spouse of the longer term King of britain to her extraordinary paintings for charities. even if you wish a few additional aid for a faculty venture or simply are looking to discover extra, this ebook will let you know all you want to learn about Princess Diana's fabulous life.
- the single full-color biography out there for children
- greater than a hundred full-color photos and illustrations
- contains certain sidebars, convenient vocabulary packing containers and a visible timeline
About the author:
Joanne Mattern labored as a booklet editor for 10 years ahead of changing into a full-time author. She has now released greater than one hundred fifty books for younger readers. She lives along with her husband and 3 daughters within the Hudson Valley of latest York kingdom.

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My Life: An Illustrated Biography

‘The tale of my existence has develop into intertwined with the tale of this state. And someplace alongside the best way, as I met 1000000 young ones throughout this land, I too learnt from one million minds. This booklet was once no longer written to just inform my tale. i need each younger reader to imagine that this e-book is his or her tale too.’

A.P.J. Abdul Kalam has been essentially the most iconic figures of self reliant India. A scientist, chief, philosopher, instructor and author, he completed notable luck in a number of fields. but, what endeared him to such a lot of was once his commitment to the belief of a constructed India, his basic and direct manner of interacting with humans and his deep love for his fellowmen.

In My lifestyles Dr Kalam writes his lifestyles tale ranging from his days starting to be up at Rameswaram; approximately engaged on India’s house and missile programmes; his years because the 11th President of India; and approximately his existence thereafter. filled with anecdotes that exhibit the significance of exertions, commitment,courage and leading edge considering, this autobiography is an excellent creation to a notable lifestyles. fantastically illustrated and easily written, My existence will encourage readers of every age.

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Spiced: A Pastry Chef's True Stories of Trails by Fire, After-Hours Exploits, and What Really Goes on in the Kitchen

By Dalia Jurgensen

Read Dahlia Jurgensen's posts at the Penguin Blog.

A smart and affectionate glimpse on the fact approximately what is going on at the back of that swinging door, packed with "great insider stuff" (Anthony Bourdain)

existence in a restaurant kitchen is strenuous and fascinating, whereas its population are...unique. during this testosterone-laden surroundings, Dalia Jurgensen tirelessly pursued her dream of turning into a chef, operating her manner up although New York's best eating places.

In her deliciously interesting memoir, she divulges the dynamics among chefs and waiters, cooks and nutrients critics, and heated affairs among employees participants. Written with honest love for the undefined, it is a candid insider's journey from the original standpoint of an acclaimed pastry chef.

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Ulysses S. Grant: The Unlikely Hero (Eminent Lives)

By Michael Korda

The first officer in view that George Washington to turn into a four-star basic within the usa military, Ulysses S. supply was once a guy who controlled to finish the Civil conflict on a notice of grace, and used to be the one president among Andrew Jackson and Woodrow Wilson to serve 8 consecutive years within the White residence. The son of an Ohio tanner, he has lengthy been remembered as an excellent normal yet a failed president whose moment time period resulted in monetary and political scandal. yet now acclaimed, bestselling writer Michael Korda bargains a dramatic reconsideration of the fellow, his existence, and his presidency. Ulysses S. Grant is an evenhanded and stirring portrait of a fallacious chief who however ably guided the US via a pivotal juncture in its history.

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A Light That Never Goes Out: The Enduring Saga of the Smiths

By Tony Fletcher

The definitive ebook concerning the Smiths, the most loved, revered, and storied indie rock bands in track history.

They have been, their fanatics think, the simplest band on the planet. Hailing from Manchester, England, The Smiths--Morrissey, Johnny Marr, Andy Rourke, and Mike Joyce--were severe and well known favorites all through their mid-1980s heyday and past. To at the present time, as a result of their unforgettable songs and lyrics, they're one among the best British rock teams of all time--up there with the Beatles, the Stones, the Who, and the Clash. 

Tony Fletcher paints a bright portrait of the interesting personalities in the staff: Morrissey, the witty, literate lead singer whose loner character and complicated lyrics made him an icon for teens who felt forlorn and forgotten; his songwriting companion Marr, the gregarious guitarist who turned a rock god for a iteration of indie youngsters; and the proficient, handsome rhythm part duo of bassist Rourke and drummer Joyce. regardless of the band's tragic breakup on the top in their luck, A gentle That by no means is going Out is a party: the saga of 4 working-class childrens from a northern English urban who come jointly regardless of contrasting personalities, discover a musical bond, encourage a fanatical following, and depart a legacy that modified the song world--and the lives in their lovers.

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Jimmy Stewart: The Truth Behind the Legend

By Michael Munn

Many stars of the silver monitor in twentieth-century Hollywood grew to become nationwide icons, larger-than-life figures held up as paragons of yank virtues. even if, the non-public lives of actors akin to John Wayne, Henry Fonda, and Errol Flynn hardly lived as much as the idealistic roles they portrayed. James Stewart used to be often called the underdog fighter in lots of of his motion pictures and in actual existence. He was once hugely embellished for his bravery as a bomber pilot in the course of global conflict II and was once loved for his earnest and kindly character. yet there has been even more to the man.

In this New York Times bestseller, the numerous aspects of Stewart are published: his explosive mood, his complicated amorous affairs and his longstanding marriage, his provider as an FBI agent, his innate shyness, and his passionate patriotism. Munn’s personalized effect shines via his writing, as he was once a pal of Stewart and his spouse, Gloria, and interviewed them in addition to their colleagues and acquaintances. This definitive biography finds the early life ups and downs that shaped this cinema hero; explores the mythical Fonda-Stewart dating; and recounts Stewart’s reports making such acclaimed motion pictures as The Philadelphia Story, Rear Window, Anatomy of a Murder, It’s an excellent Life, and Mr. Smith is going to Washington.

Skyhorse Publishing, besides our Arcade, strong Books, activities Publishing, and Yucca imprints, is proud to put up a large variety of biographies, autobiographies, and memoirs. Our record comprises biographies on recognized old figures like Benjamin Franklin, Nelson Mandela, and Alexander Graham Bell, in addition to villains from background, comparable to Heinrich Himmler, John Wayne Gacy, and O. J. Simpson. we've additionally released survivor tales of worldwide battle II, memoirs approximately overcoming adversity, first-hand stories of event, and masses extra. whereas now not each name we post turns into a New York Times bestseller or a countrywide bestseller, we're devoted to books on matters which are occasionally ignored and to authors whose paintings will possibly not differently discover a home.

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Queen Elizabeth II and the Royal Family: A Glorious Illustrated History

Queen Elizabeth II and the Royal Family is an impressive tribute to the lifestyles and reign of Queen Elizabeth II and a party of the British royal kinfolk, from the 1st English kings in the course of the delivery of the queen's moment grandchild to Prince William and Kate, the Duchess of Cambridge.

Highly illustrated with pictures and timelines all through, Queen Elizabeth II and the Royal Family tells the tale of the home of Windsor, and comprises occasions akin to the royal marriage ceremony of Prince William and Kate Middleton and profiles on key humans resembling Princess Diana and Prince Harry.

Graphics remove darkness from information of the queen's own and personal lifestyles, vibrant pictures spotlight very important occasions, exact positive factors show off the royal apartments, and timelines untangle the whole historical past of the kings and queens of britain and Scotland, tracing the road of succession to the throne.

This lovely ebook is the main whole visible historical past of Britain's such a lot enduring icon, Queen Elizabeth II, and the royal family.

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Unruly Life of Woody Allen: A Biography

By Marion Meade

Woody consistently distrusted biographers simply because he felt that this could wreck his public character. yet in 1992, while his stormy inner most lifestyles became sensational headlines, the cracks within the universal character seemed. Meade has tracked down ratings of individuals in Allen s existence who've by no means ahead of spoken to an Allen biographer: boyhood neighbors; Brooklyn pals & academics; colleagues blood brother Hackett & Mel Brooks from his early occupation as a television author; actors Maureen Stapleton, Max von Sydow, & Bob wish; director Sydney Pollack; & the movie reviewers who've his occupation. information the various examples of artwork imitating lifestyles in Allen s movies, really the saga at the back of his marriage to the followed daughter of his lover, Mia Farrow.

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The Beatles (Updated Edition)

By Hunter Davies

The booklet that defines a band that outlined a generation.

in the course of 1967 and 1968 Hunter Davies spent eighteen months with the Beatles on the height in their powers as they outlined a new release and rewrote well known tune. As their simply approved biographer, he had exceptional access―not simply to John, Paul, George, and Ringo but additionally to acquaintances, kin, and associates. Davies gathered a wealth of intimate and revealing fabric that also makes this the vintage Beatles book―the one all different biographers glance to. He remained shut with the band and had entry to additional information through the years. This version brings the tale up to date with new fabric at the Beatles's solo careers and lives, in addition to the tales of many other folks who look within the publication. Drawing on new fabric from the author's records and from the Beatles themselves, together with a newly came across tune lyric by way of George Harrison, this version brings new insights to the Beatles legend. sixty nine black-and-white pictures

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