Delfín Carbonell Basset

Delfín Carbonell Basset

Delfín Carbonell is a graduate of Duquesne University and the University of Pittsburgh. He holds a Ph.D. in Philology from Madrid and has authored 35 books in both English and Spanish, published by McGraw-Hill, Barron’s, Larousse, Anaya and Serbal. He has taught at Pitt, F&M, Scranton and Murray St. University.

How to live on 24 hours a day

How to live on 24 hours a day

How to live on 24 hours a day is a good title, but, unfortunately, it is not mine. It belongs to Arnold Bennett (1867-1931),…

Los duendes y la tipografía

Los duendes y la tipografía

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El poder curativo de la sonrisa

The power of realistic thinking

America’s long and idyllic romance with success and positive thinking has turned the country into the fantasy land, the dream world of Dr. Pangloss,…

Why I Wish My Doctor Didn't Know My Age

Why I wish doctors didn’t know my age

Pimples, blackheads, restlessness, listlessness are associated with youth, mainly with younger people, teenagers chiefly. A slow gait, gray hair, shaky hands, forgetfulness, deafness, for…