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  • The Patrick Leigh Fermor Boxed Set

    The Patrick Leigh Fermor Boxed Set
    av Patrick Leigh Fermor, Jan Morris

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781590179321

    This boxed set brings together Patrick Leigh Fermor's three most beloved books A Time for Gifts, Between the Woods and the Water, and The Broken Road, which together comprise Leigh Fermor's account of his legendary, youthful trek across pre-WWII Eur…

  • Last Times

    Last Times
    av Victor Serge

    Häftad - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781681375144

    A story of displacement and resistance during the early days of the Nazi occupation of France. Last Times, Victor Serge's epic novel of the Fall of France is based--like much of his fiction--on first-hand experience. The author was an eyewitness to…

  • The Vet's Daughter

    The Vet's Daughter
    av Barbara Comyns

    Häftad - 2003 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781590170298

    The Vet's Daughter combines shocking realism with a visionary edge. The vet lives with his bedridden wife and shy daughter Alice in a sinister London suburb. He works constantly, captive to a strange private fury, and treats his family with brutalit…

  • The Seventh Cross

    The Seventh Cross
    av Anna Seghers

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781681372129

    A revelatory World War II novel about a German prisoner of war fleeing for the border and encountering a variety of Germans, good and bad and indifferent, along his way. Now available in a new English translation. The Seventh Cross is one of the mos…

  • Live; Live; Live

    Live; Live; Live
    av Jonathan Buckley

    Häftad - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781681375472

    A story of remembrance, desire, and the occult by one of Britain's finest contemporary novelists. The lapping of the waves was a lesson in mortality. Sometimes the corrective would work, and his turmoil would recede. The sound secured him, as the co…

  • Proud Beggars

    Proud Beggars
    av Albert Cossery

    Häftad - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781590174425

    Early in Proud Beggars, a brutal and motiveless murder is committed in a Cairo brothel. But the real mystery at the heart of Albert Cossery's wry black comedy is not the cause of this death but the paradoxical richness to be found in even the most m…

  • Stoner: 50th Anniversary Edition

    Stoner: 50th Anniversary Edition
    av John Williams, John McGahern

    Inbunden - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781590179284

    The critic Morris Dickstein has said that John Williams's Stoner "is something much rarer than a great novel - it is a perfect novel," and in the last decade this austere and deeply moving tale of a Midwestern college professor has been embraced by…

  • All for Nothing

    All for Nothing
    av Walter Kempowski

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781681372051

    A wealthy family tries--and fails--to seal themselves off from the chaos of post-World War II life surrounding them in this stunning novel by one of Germany's most important post-war writers. In East Prussia, January 1945, the German forces are in r…

  • The Pure and the Impure

    The Pure and the Impure
    av Colette

    Häftad - 2000 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780940322486

    Colette herself considered The Pure and the Impure her best book, "the nearest I shall ever come to writing an autobiography." This guided tour of the erotic netherworld with which Colette was so intimately acquainted begins in the darkness and lang…

  • Friend of My Youth

    Friend of My Youth
    av Amit Chaudhuri

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781681373386

    An intensely personal novel about childhood, memory, and history by one of today's most celebrated authors, now available in the US for the first time. Friend of My Youth begins with the novelist Amit Chaudhuri returning to Bombay, the city in which…

  • Fortunes of War: The Balkan Trilogy

    Fortunes of War: The Balkan Trilogy
    av Olivia Manning

    Häftad - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781590173312

    The Balkan Trilogy is the story of a marriage and of a war, a vast, teeming, and complex masterpiece in which Olivia Manning brings the uncertainty and adventure of civilian existence under political and military siege to vibrant life. Manning's foc…

  • Riders in the Chariot

    Riders in the Chariot
    av Patrick White

    Häftad - 2002 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781590170021

    Patrick White's brilliant 1961 novel, set in an Australian suburb, intertwines four deeply different lives. An Aborigine artist, a Holocaust survivor, a beatific washerwoman, and a childlike heiress are each blessed--and stricken--with visionary exp…

  • Charlotte Sometimes

    Charlotte Sometimes
    av Penelope Farmer

    Inbunden - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781590172216

    When she awakens on her second day at boarding school, a young girl finds she has gone back in time to 1918.

  • The Traveller's Tree: A Journey Through the Caribbean Islands

    The Traveller's Tree: A Journey Through the Caribbean Islands
    av Patrick Leigh Fermor

    Häftad - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781590173800

    In the late 1940s Patrick Leigh Fermor, now widely regarded as one of the twentieth century's greatest travel writers, set out to explore the then relatively little-visited islands of the Caribbean. Rather than a comprehensive political or historica…

  • The Little Town Where Time Stood Still

    The Little Town Where Time Stood Still
    av Bohumil Hrabal

    Häftad - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781590178409

    The Little Town Where Time Stood Still contains two linked narratives by the incomparable Bohumil Hrabal, whom Milan Kundera has described as "Czechoslovakia's greatest writer." "Cutting It Short" is set before World War II in a small country town,…

  • Berlin Alexanderplatz

    Berlin Alexanderplatz
    av Alfred Doblin

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781681371993

    The inspiration for Rainer Werner Fassbinder's epic film and that The Guardian named one of the "Top 100 Books of All Time," Berlin Alexanderplatz is considered one of the most important works of the Weimar Republic and twentieth century literature.…

  • Journey Into the Mind's Eye: Fragments of an Autobiography

    Journey Into the Mind's Eye: Fragments of an Autobiography
    av Lesley Blanch

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781681371931

    A stunning tale set in England, Paris, and Moscow, chronicling Blanch's love for an older Russian man and the passionate obsession that takes her to Siberia and beyond. "My book is not altogether autobiography, nor altogether travel or history eithe…

  • The Unrest-Cure and Other Stories

    The Unrest-Cure and Other Stories
    av Saki

    Häftad - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781590176245

    An NYRB Classics Original The whimsical, macabre tales of British writer H. H. Munro--better known as Saki--skewer the banality and hypocrisy of polite English society between the end of the Victorian era and the beginning of World War I. Saki's her…

  • Pere Gimferrer: Selected Poems

    Pere Gimferrer: Selected Poems
    av Pere Gimferrer

    Häftad - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781681374987

    A new English translation of poems by the award-winning Spanish poet. Pere Gimferrer's writing spans more than fifty years in four languages, and is an attempt to restore and expand upon avant garde tendencies in poetry largely abandoned in Spain af…

  • Chess Story

    Chess Story
    av Stefan Zweig

    Häftad - 2005 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781590171691

    Chess Story, also known as The Royal Game, is the Austrian master Stefan Zweig's final achievement, completed in Brazilian exile and sent off to his American publisher only days before his suicide in 1942. It is the only story in which Zweig looks a…

  • The Struggle for Iran

    The Struggle for Iran
    av Christopher De Bellaigue

    Inbunden - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781590172384

    When Christopher de Bellaigue first visited Iran in 1999, he found it irresistably alive: under the leadership of President Mohammad Khatami, Islamic revolutionary rule was loosening and the prospects for democratic pluralism seemed bright. But over…

  • Temptation

    Temptation
    av Janos Szekely

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781681374376

    A Dickensian coming-of-age tale about poverty, sex, World War I, and the darker side of human nature as seen through the eyes of a lobby boy in a Budapest hotel. Temptation is a rediscovered masterwork of twentieth-century fiction, a Dickensian tal…

  • Letters Summer 1926

    Letters Summer 1926
    av Boris Pasternak, Marina Tsvetayeva, Rainer Maria Rilke

    Häftad - 2001 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780940322714

    Edited by Yevgeny Pasternak, Yelena Pasternak, and Konstantin M. Azadovsky The summer of 1926 was a time of trouble and uncertainty for each of the three poets whose correspondence is collected in this moving volume. Marina Tsvetayeva was living in…

  • Black Wings Has My Angel

    Black Wings Has My Angel
    av Elliott Chaze

    Häftad - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781590179161

    During the 1950s, Gold Medal Books introduced authors like Jim Thompson, Chester Himes, and David Goodis to a mass readership eager for stories of lowlife and sordid crime. Today many of these writers are admired members of the literary canon, but o…

  • Arm in Arm: A Collection of Connections, Endless Tales, Reiterations, and Other Echolalia

    Arm in Arm: A Collection of Connections, Endless Tales, Reiterations, and Other Echolalia
    av Remy Charlip

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781681373737

    A New York Times Best Illustrated Children's Book of the Year. In Arm in Arm, Remy Charlip, the great children's book author and illustrator, is at his most playful, his zaniest, funniest, and cleverest. He rewrites the rules of riddles, tongue twi…

  • The Cretan Runner: His Story of the German Occupation

    The Cretan Runner: His Story of the German Occupation
    av George Psychoundakis

    Häftad - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781590179048

    George Psychoundakis was a twenty-one-year-old shepherd from the village of Asi Gonia when the battle of Crete began: "It was in May 1941 that, all of a sudden, high in the sky, we heard the drone of many aeroplanes growing steadily closer." The Ger…

  • The Wine Dark Sea

    The Wine Dark Sea
    av Leonardo Sciascia

    Häftad - 2000 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780940322530

    Leonardo Sciascia was an outstanding and controversial presence in twentieth-century Italian literary and intellectual life. Writing about his native Sicily and its culture of secrecy and suspicion, Sciascia matched sympathy with skepticism, unflinc…

  • Short Letter, Long Farewell

    Short Letter, Long Farewell
    av Peter Handke

    Häftad - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781590173060

    Short Letter, Long Farewell is one the most inventive and exhilarating of the great Peter Handke's novels. Full of seedy noir atmospherics and boasting an air of generalized delirium, the book starts by introducing us to a nameless young German who…

  • Smith: The Story of a Pickpocket

    Smith: The Story of a Pickpocket
    av Leon Garfield

    Inbunden - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781590176757

    A Carnegie Medal Honor Book Twelve-year-old Smith is a denizen of the mean streets of eighteenth-century London, living hand to mouth by virtue of wit and pluck. One day he trails an old gentleman with a bulging pocket, deftly picks it, and as foots…

  • The Foundation Pit

    The Foundation Pit
    av Andrey Platonov

    Häftad - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781590173053

    Translated from the Russian by Robert & Elizabeth Chandler and Olga Meerson With notes and an afterword by Robert Chandler and Olga Meerson In Andrey Platonov's The Foundation Pit, a team of workers has been given the job of digging the foundation o…

  • In a Lonely Place

    In a Lonely Place
    av Dorothy B. Hughes

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781681371474

    A classic California noir with a feminist twist, this prescient 1947 novel exposed misogyny in post-World War II American society, making it far ahead of its time. Los Angeles in the late 1940s is a city of promise and prosperity, but not for former…

  • Love in a Fallen City

    Love in a Fallen City
    av Eileen Chang

    Häftad - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781590171783

    Masterful short works about passion, family, and human relationships by one of the greatest writers of 20th century China. A New York Review Books Original " A] giant of modern Chinese literature" -The New York Times "With language as sharp as a kni…

  • Marrow and Bone

    Marrow and Bone
    av Walter Kempowski

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781681374352

    A moving, darkly funny road trip novel about World War II, returning to one's birthplace, and coming to terms with tragedy. West Germany, 1988, just before the fall of the Berlin Wall: Jonathan Fabrizius, a middle-aged erstwhile journalist, has a co…

  • Back

    Back
    av Henry Green

    Häftad - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781681370101

    Back is the story of Charley Summers, who is back from the war and a POW camp having lost the woman he loved, Rose, to illness before he left and his leg to fighting. In other words, Charley has very little to come back to, only memories, and on top…

  • A Certain Plume

    A Certain Plume
    av Henri Michaux

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781681372266

    A bilingual edition of the most famous of Henri Michaux's poetry collections, now in a new translation from the French. The figure of Plume preoccupied the great Belgian poet Henri Michaux throughout his career. Plume, meaning feather or pen, is a c…

  • Mouse House

    Mouse House
    av Rumer Godden

    Inbunden - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781590179987

    "Once upon a time there was a little mouse house. It was like a doll's house, but not for dolls, for mice." Not proper mice, but a flannel He-Mouse and She-Mouse with beady eyes and bristle whiskers who stand quite still, propped on their hind legs…

  • The Mountain Lion

    The Mountain Lion
    av Jean Stafford

    Häftad - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781590173527

    Eight-year-old Molly and her ten-year-old brother Ralph are inseparable, in league with each other against the stodgy and stupid routines of school and daily life; against their prim mother and prissy older sisters; against the world of authority an…

  • Frederick the Great

    Frederick the Great
    av Nancy Mitford

    Häftad - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781590176238

    The Prussian king Frederick II is today best remembered for successfully defending his tiny country against the three great European powers of France, Austria, and Russia during the Seven Years' War. But in his youth, tormented by a spectacularly cr…

  • In the Café of Lost Youth

    In the Café of Lost Youth
    av Patrick Modiano

    Häftad - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781590179536

    NYRB Classics Original Winner of the Nobel Prize in Literature In the Caf of Lost Youth is vintage Patrick Modiano, an absorbing evocation of a particular Paris of the 1950s, shadowy and shady, a secret world of writers, criminals, drinkers, and dr…

  • Dear Illusion: Collected Stories

    Dear Illusion: Collected Stories
    av Kingsley Amis

    Häftad - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781590178249

    With "Lucky Jim" Kingsley Amis established himself as the bad boy of twentieth-century British letters. Later he became famous as another kind of bad boy, an inveterate boozer, a red-faced scourge of political correctness. He was consistent througho…

  • Self-Portrait

    Self-Portrait
    av Celia Paul

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781681374826

    A rich, penetrating memoir about the author's relationship with a flawed but influential figure--the painter Lucian Freud--and the satisfactions and struggles of a life lived through art. One of Britain's most important contemporary painters, Celia…

  • Anniversaries, Volume 2: From a Year in the Life of Gesine Cresspahl, April 1968-August 1968

    Anniversaries, Volume 2: From a Year in the Life of Gesine Cresspahl, April 1968-August 1968
    av Uwe Johnson

    Häftad - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781681375571

    The second volume of a titanic masterpiece of twentieth-century literature, named one of the best books of 2019 by The New York Times critics. Beginning in August 1967 and ending in August 1968, Uwe Johnson's Anniversaries unfolds the story of a yea…

  • The Bear That Wasn't

    The Bear That Wasn't
    av Frank Tashlin

    Inbunden - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781590173442

    "Once upon a time, in fact it was Tuesday," the Bear went into the woods to settle in for his long winter nap. But when he awoke what had happened? The trees were gone, the grass was gone, the flowers were gone, and in their place were buildings, ca…

  • The Wedding of Zein and Other Stories

    The Wedding of Zein and Other Stories
    av Tayeb Salih

    Häftad - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781590173428

    "The Wedding of Zein" unfolds in the same village on the upper Nile where Tayeb Salih's tragic masterpiece Season of Migration to the North is set. Here, however, the story that emerges through the overlapping, sometimes contradictory voices of the…

  • The Great Concert of the Night

    The Great Concert of the Night
    av Jonathan Buckley

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781681373959

    "Why isn't Jonathan Buckley better known? His novel of love, death and melancholy comedy, The Great Concert of the Night, is captivating." --John Banville David has just spent New Year's Eve alone, watching Le Grand Concert de la Nuit, a film in…

  • Journey Into the Past

    Journey Into the Past
    av Stefan Zweig

    Häftad - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781590173671

    A deep study of the uneasy heart by one of the masters of the psychological novel, Journey into the Past, published here for the first time in America, is a novella that was found among Zweig's papers after his death. Investigating the strange ways…

  • Mr. Fortune

    Mr. Fortune
    av Sylvia Townsend Warner

    Häftad - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781590174586

    After a decade in one South Seas mission, a London bank-clerk-turned-minister sets his heart on serving a remote volcanic island. Fanua contains neither cannibals nor Christians, but its citizens, his superior warns, are like children--immoral child…

  • Ernesto

    Ernesto
    av Umberto Saba

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781681370828

    A coming of age story that is a classic of gay literature, now in English for the first time An NYRB Classics Original Ernesto is a classic of gay literature, a tender and complex tale of sexual awakening by one of Italy's most admired poets. Ernest…

  • Troubles: Winner of the 2010 "Lost Man Booker Prize" for Fiction

    Troubles: Winner of the 2010 "Lost Man Booker Prize" for Fiction
    av J. G. Farrell

    Häftad - 2002 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781590170182

    In a heart-rending story set in 1919 Ireland, the Majestic Hotel in Kilnalough marks its decline through its dwindling guest list and the World War I veteran who returns to his homeland to claim a family legacy. Reprint.

  • Turtle Diary

    Turtle Diary
    av Russell Hoban

    Häftad - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781590176467

    In this wise and touching classic by the author of Riddley Walker, two lonely Londoners bond over a plan to free the sea turtles at the city zoo. Life in a city can be atomizing, isolating. And it certainly is for William G. and Neaera H., the stran…