10 resultados para Categoría: Recomendados en inglés

  • OF MICE AND MEN
    STEINBECK, JOHN
    A controversial tale of friendship and tragedy during the Great Depression They are an unlikely pair: George is small and quick and dark of face; Lennie, a man of tremendous size, has the mind of a young child. Yet they have formed a family, clinging together in the face of loneliness and alienation. Laborers in California's dusty vegetable fields, they hustle work when they ca...

    $ 39,900.00

  • ANIMAL FARM
    ORWELL, GEORGE
    “All animals are equal, but some animals are more equal than others.”A farm is taken over by its overworked, mistreated animals. With flaming idealism and stirring slogans, they set out to create a paradise of progress, justice, and equality. Thus the stage is set for one of the most telling satiric fables ever penned—a razor-edged fairy tale for grown-ups that records the evol...

    $ 32,900.00

  • THREE WOMEN
    TADDEO, LISA
    When Lisa Taddeo began researching her first book, “Three Women,” which she conceived as an exploration of “human desire,” she expected to be “drawn to the stories of men.” But, as she travelled the country, talking to men about their sexual dilemmas and “yearnings,” she found herself unmoved. “The men’s stories began to bleed together,” she writes in the book’s prologue:In som...

    $ 72,000.00

  • UNORTHODOX
    FELDMAN,DEBORAH
    Unorthodox is the bestselling memoir of a young Jewish woman's escape from a religious sect, in the tradition of Ayaan Hirsi Ali's Infidel and Carolyn Jessop's Escape, featuring a new epilogue by the author.As a member of the strictly religious Satmar sect of Hasidic Judaism, Deborah Feldman grew up under a code of relentlessly enforced customs governing everything from what sh...

    $ 64,900.00

  • THE WAYFINDERS
    DAVIS, WADE
    Many of us are alarmed by the accelerating rates of extinction of plants and animals. But how many of us know that human cultures are going extinct at an even more shocking rate? While biologists estimate that 18 percent of mammals and 11 percent of birds are threatened, and botanists anticipate the loss of 8 percent of flora, anthropologists predict that fully 50 percent of th...

    $ 79,000.00

  • THE REFUGEES
    THANH, NGUYEN VIET

    $ 59,000.00

  • SAPIENS: A BRIEF HISTORY OF HUMANKIND
    HARARI, YUVAL NOAH
    From a renowned historian comes a groundbreaking narrative of humanity’s creation and evolution—a #1 international bestseller—that explores the ways in which biology and history have defined us and enhanced our understanding of what it means to be “human.”One hundred thousand years ago, at least six different species of humans inhabited Earth. Yet today there is only one—homo s...

    $ 80,000.00

  • AND THEN THERE WERE NONE
    CHRISTIE, AGATHA
    The World's Bestselling Mystery "Ten . . ." Ten strangers are lured to an isolated island mansion off the Devon coast by a mysterious "U.N. Owen." "Nine . . ." At dinner a recorded message accuses each of them in turn of having a guilty secret, and by the end of the night one of the guests is dead. "Eight . . ."u003cbru003e Stranded by a violent storm, and haunted by a nurse...

    $ 39,900.00

  • EDUCATED
    WESTOVER, TARA
    #1 NEW YORK TIMES, WALL STREET JOURNAL, AND BOSTON GLOBE BESTSELLER - NAMED ONE OF THE TEN BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR BY THE NEW YORK TIMES BOOK REVIEW - ONE OF PRESIDENT BARACK OBAMA'S FAVORITE BOOKS OF THE YEAR - BILL GATES'S HOLIDAY READING LIST - FINALIST FOR THE NATIONAL BOOK CRITICS CIRCLE'S AWARD IN AUTOBIOGRAPHY - FINALIST FOR THE NATIONAL BOOK CRITICS CIRCLE'S JOHN LEONARD...

    $ 65,000.00

  • NECESSARY ILLUSIONS
    CHOMSKY, NOAM
    In his 1988 CBC Massey Lecture, Noam Chomsky inquires into the nature of the media in a political system where the population cannot be disciplined by force and thus must be subjected to more subtle forms of ideological control. Specific cases are illustrated in detail, using the U.S. media primarily but also media in other societies. Chomsky considers how the media might be de...

    $ 99,000.00