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  • The Fountain Overflows

    The Fountain Overflows
    av Rebecca West

    Häftad - 2002 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781590170342

    The author re-imagines her own childhood in this witty, often troubling autobiographical novel that follows the lives of members of the Aubrey family from the perspective of Rose, one of four siblings. Original.

  • Madame de Pompadour

    Madame de Pompadour
    av Nancy Mitford

    Häftad - 2001 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780940322653

    When Madame de Pompadour became the mistress of Louis XV, no one expected her to retain his affections for long. A member of the bourgeoisie rather than an aristocrat, she was physically too cold for the carnal Bourbon king, and had so many enemies…

  • Out of My Head: On the Trail of Consciousness

    Out of My Head: On the Trail of Consciousness
    av Tim Parks

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781681373973

    Adventures in cutting-edge ideas about consciousness, from bestselling non-fiction writer Tim Parks. Hardly a day goes by without some discussion about whether computers can be conscious, whether our universe is some kind of simulation, whether mind…

  • John Aubrey, My Own Life

    John Aubrey, My Own Life
    av Ruth Scurr

    Inbunden - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781681370422

    "A game-changer in the world of biography." --Mary Beard, The Guardian Shortlisted for the Costa Biography Award Born on the brink of the modern world, John Aubrey was witness to the great intellectual and political upheavals of the seventeenth cen…

  • Stones of Aran: Pilgrimage

    Stones of Aran: Pilgrimage
    av Tim Robinson

    Häftad - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781590172773

    The Aran Islands, in Galway Bay off the west coast of Ireland, are a unique geological and cultural landscape, and for centuries their stark beauty and their inhabitants' traditional way of life have attracted pilgrims from abroad. The Aran Islands,…

  • Thomasina: The Cat Who Thought She Was a God

    Thomasina: The Cat Who Thought She Was a God
    av Paul Gallico

    Inbunden - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781681372327

    By the author of the classic The Snow Goose, a heartbreaking story about a young girl and her most unusual cat, who has magical powers that save her owner's life. Seven-year-old Mary adores her ginger cat, Thomasina, and is crushed when Thomasina f…

  • The Root and the Flower

    The Root and the Flower
    av L. H. Myers

    Häftad - 2001 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780940322608

    Set in the war-torn world of Mughal India and first published in the gathering darkness of the 1930s, the three novels collected in The Root and the Flower are stories of intrigue, murder, and romance; of Tantric abandonment and Buddhist renunciatio…

  • The World of Odysseus

    The World of Odysseus
    av M. I. Finley

    Häftad - 2002 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781590170175

    The World of Odysseus is a concise and penetrating account of the society that gave birth to the Iliad and the Odyssey--a book that provides a vivid picture of the Greek Dark Ages, its men and women, works and days, morals and values. Long celebrate…

  • The Midnight Folk

    The Midnight Folk
    av John Masefield

    Inbunden - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781590172902

    The Midnight Folk introduces readers to Kay Harker, the orphaned boy who is also the hero of John Masefield's classic Christmas fantasy, The Box of Delights. Kay lives in a vast old country house, and is looked after by an unpleasant duo: the oily a…

  • School for Love

    School for Love
    av Olivia Manning

    Häftad - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781590173039

    Jerusalem in 1945 is a city in flux: refugees from the war in Europe fill its streets and caf s, the British colonial mandate is coming to an end, and tensions are on the rise between the Arab and Jewish populations. Felix Latimer, a recently orphan…

  • Finding the Raga: An Improvisation on Indian Music

    Finding the Raga: An Improvisation on Indian Music
    av Amit Chaudhuri

    Häftad - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781681374789

    An autobiographical exploration of the role and meaning of music in our world by one of India's greatest living authors, himself a vocalist and performer. Finding the Raga is more than a book that tries to make sense of the raga, of Indian classical…

  • Confusion: The Private Papers of Privy Councillor R. Von D.

    Confusion: The Private Papers of Privy Councillor R. Von D.
    av Stefan Zweig

    Häftad - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781590174999

    Stefan Zweig was particularly drawn to the novella, and Confusion, a rigorous and yet transporting dramatization of the conflict between the heart and the mind, is among his supreme achievements in the form. A young man who is rapidly going to the d…

  • Fear: A Novel of World War I

    Fear: A Novel of World War I
    av Gabriel Chevallier

    Häftad - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781590177167

    An NYRB Classics Original Winner of the Scott Moncrieff Prize for Translation 1915: Jean Dartemont heads off to the Great War, an eager conscript. The only thing he fears is missing the action. Soon, however, the vaunted "war to end all wars" seems…

  • Don't Look Now: Selected Stories of Daphne Du Maurier

    Don't Look Now: Selected Stories of Daphne Du Maurier
    av Daphne du Maurier

    Häftad - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781590172889

    Classic horror stories by one of masters of the form. Full of bone-chilling tales, this collection includes "The Birds," the basis for the Alfred Hitchcock film of the same title, and other creepy classics. Daphne du Maurier wrote some of the most c…

  • Akenfield: Portrait of an English Village

    Akenfield: Portrait of an English Village
    av Ronald Blythe

    Häftad - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781590178300

    Woven from the words of the inhabitants of a small Suffolk village in the 1960s, Akenfield is a masterpiece of twentieth-century English literature, a scrupulously observed and deeply affecting portrait of a place and people and a now vanished way…

  • A Chill in the Air: An Italian War Diary, 1939-1940

    A Chill in the Air: An Italian War Diary, 1939-1940
    av Iris Origo

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781681372648

    A harrowing account of life in Italy in the year leading up to World War II, available in the US for the first time. In 1939 it was not a foregone conclusion that Mussolini would enter World War II on the side of Hitler. In this previously unpublish…

  • Iza's Ballad

    Iza's Ballad
    av Magda Szabo

    Häftad - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781681370347

    From the author of The Door, selected by The New York Times Book Review as one of the ten best books of 2015 An NYRB Classics Original Like Magda Szab 's internationally acclaimed novel The Door, Iza's Ballad is a striking story of the relationship…

  • Twenty Thousand Streets Under the Sky: A London Trilogy

    Twenty Thousand Streets Under the Sky: A London Trilogy
    av Patrick Hamilton

    Häftad - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781590172568

    Patrick Hamilton may be best known now for the plays Rope and Gaslight and for the classic Alfred Hitchcock and George Cukor movies they inspired, but in his heyday he was no less famous for his brooding tales of London life. Featuring a Dickensian…

  • Caught

    Caught
    av Henry Green

    Häftad - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781681370125

    During the Blitz, Henry Green served on the London Auxiliary Fire Service, and this experience lies behind Caught, published when the bombing had only recently ended. Like Green, Richard Roe, the hero of this resolutely unheroic book, comes from the…

  • The Abandoned

    The Abandoned
    av Paul Gallico

    Inbunden - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781590176269

    London hasn't been kind to Peter, a lonely boy whose parents are always out at parties, and though Peter would love to have a cat for company, his nanny won't hear of it. One day, as Peter is walking out the door, he sees a truck bearing down on a t…

  • Flaubert and Madame Bovary: A Double Portrait

    Flaubert and Madame Bovary: A Double Portrait
    av Francis Steegmuller

    Häftad - 2004 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781590171165

  • The Dud Avocado

    The Dud Avocado
    av Elaine Dundy

    Häftad - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781590172322

    A smart, funny classic about a young and beautiful American woman who moves to Paris determined to live life to the fullest. The Dud Avocado follows the romantic and comedic adventures of a young American who heads overseas to conquer Paris in the…

  • The True Deceiver

    The True Deceiver
    av Tove Jansson

    Häftad - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781590173299

    A New York Review Books OriginalWinner of the Best Translated Book AwardDeception--the lies we tell ourselves and the lies we tell others--is the subject of this, Tove Jansson's most unnerving and unpredictable novel. Here Jansson takes a darker loo…

  • The Continuous Katherine Mortenhoe

    The Continuous Katherine Mortenhoe
    av D. G. Compton

    Häftad - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781590179710

    A prescient 1970s sci-fi novel about death, celebrity, and the ubiquity of reality television, and the basis for the movie Death Watch. Katherine Mortenhoe lives in a near future very similar to the present day. Only in her time, dying from anything…

  • Reflections of a Nonpolitical Man

    Reflections of a Nonpolitical Man
    av Thomas Mann

    Häftad - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781681375311

  • The Bog People: Iron Age Man Preserved

    The Bog People: Iron Age Man Preserved
    av P. V. Glob

    Häftad - 2004 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781590170908

    One spring morning two men cutting peat in a Danish bog uncovered a well-preserved body of a man with a noose around his neck. Thinking they had stumbled upon a murder victim, they reported their discovery to the police, who were baffled until they…

  • The Seven Madmen

    The Seven Madmen
    av Roberto Arlt

    Häftad - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781590179147

    A weird wonder of Argentine and modern literature and a crucial work for Julio Cort zar, The Seven Madmen begins when its hapless and hopeless hero, Erdosain, is dismissed from his job as a bill collector for embezzlement. Then his wife leaves him a…

  • The Way of the World

    The Way of the World
    av Nicolas Bouvier

    Häftad - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781590173220

    In 1953, twenty-four-year old Nicolas Bouvier and his artist friend Thierry Vernet set out to make their way overland from their native Geneva to the Khyber Pass. They had a rattletrap Fiat and a little money, but above all they were equipped with t…

  • Ecstasy and Terror: From the Greeks to Game of Thrones

    Ecstasy and Terror: From the Greeks to Game of Thrones
    av Daniel Mendelsohn

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781681374055

    This collection of essays exemplifies the range, depth, and erudition that have made Daniel Mendelsohn "required reading for anyone interested in dissecting culture" (The Daily Beast). Here Mendelsohn once again casts an eye at literature, film, tel…

  • The Wooden Shepherdess

    The Wooden Shepherdess
    av Richard Hughes

    Häftad - 2000 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780940322301

    The Wooden Shepherdess is the sequel to The Fox in the Attic, and the second volume of Richard Hughes's monumental historical fiction, "The Human Predicament." It opens with Hughes's hero Augustine in prohibition era America, where he is a bemused o…

  • The Old Man and Me

    The Old Man and Me
    av Elaine Dundy

    Häftad - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781590173176

    A sly, funny novel about an American girl trying to make it in 1960s London-and discovering that she's in over head. In The Dud Avocado, Elaine Dundy revealed the life of the young expatriate in Paris in all its hilarious and heartbreaking drama. W…

  • The Moth Snowstorm: Nature and Joy

    The Moth Snowstorm: Nature and Joy
    av Michael McCarthy

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781681372426

    Now available in paperback, The Moth Snowstorm is a one-of-a-kind environmental work that combines memoir, anecodotes, and hard facts to make a case for preserving an ever-dwindling natural world. The moth snowstorm, a phenomenon Michael McCarthy re…

  • Names on the Land: A Historical Account of Place-Naming in the United States

    Names on the Land: A Historical Account of Place-Naming in the United States
    av George R. Stewart

    Häftad - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781590172735

    George R. Stewart's classic study of place-naming in the United States was written during World War II as a tribute to the varied heritage of the nation's peoples. More than half a century later, Names on the Land remains the authoritative source on…

  • The Marzipan Pig

    The Marzipan Pig
    av Russell Hoban

    Inbunden - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781590179994

    Who but Russell Hoban could weave a tale of life's pleasures and pain around a candy pig? And who but Quentin Blake could make the most poignant of stories so lighthearted and delightful? In this episodic picture book by an inimitable author-illustr…

  • The Complete Fiction

    The Complete Fiction
    av Francis Wyndham

    Häftad - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781590173121

    In his more than eighty years, Francis Wyndham has published very little--one novella and two collections of stories--but his is one of the most individual and compelling bodies of work by a contemporary English writer. As Alan Hollinghurst has said…

  • Leon Garfield's Shakespeare Stories

    Leon Garfield's Shakespeare Stories
    av Leon Garfield

    Inbunden - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781590179314

    How to introduce children to Shakespeare, not just to the stories behind the plays but to the richness of Shakespeare's language and the depth of his characters: That's the challenge that Leon Garfield, no slouch as a wordsmith himself, sets out to…

  • The Tiger Prince

    The Tiger Prince
    av Chen Jiang Hong

    Inbunden - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781681372945

    A magnificently illustrated Chinese folklore tale about a tigress, a seer, a King, and the prince, who must leave his family and learn the ways of the tigers so that the war between man and animal can end. Deep in the Great Forest, a tigress is mour…

  • Journey by Moonlight

    Journey by Moonlight
    av Antal Szerb

    Häftad - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781590177730

    An NYRB Classics Original The trouble begins in Venice, the first stop on Erzsi and Mih ly's honeymoon tour of Italy. Here Erzsi discovers that her new husband prefers wandering back alleys on his own to her company. The trouble picks up in Ravenna,…

  • Everything Flows

    Everything Flows
    av Vasily Grossman

    Häftad - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781590173282

    A New York Review Books Original Everything Flows is Vasily Grossman's final testament, written after the Soviet authorities suppressed his masterpiece, Life and Fate. The main story is simple: released after thirty years in the Soviet camps, Ivan G…

  • Sand

    Sand
    av Wolfgang Herrndorf

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781681372013

    Set in the aftermath of the 1972 Munich Olympics massacre, this darkly sophisticated literary thriller by one of Germany's most celebrated writers is now available in the US for the first time. North Africa, 1972. While the world is reeling from the…

  • A Legacy

    A Legacy
    av Sybille Bedford

    Häftad - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781590178263

    A Legacy is the tale of two very different families, the Merzes and the Feldens. The Jewish Merzes are longstanding members of Berlin's haute bourgeoisie who count a friend of Goethe among their distinguished ancestors. Not that this proud legacy me…

  • Loving

    Loving
    av Henry Green

    Häftad - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781681370149

    Loving is set in the vast hereditary house of the Tennants, an aristocratic Anglo-Irish family, but the story mainly involves their servants. The war has led to a scarcity of experienced staff, and when Eldon the butler dies, Raunce the head footman…

  • In Parenthesis: Seinnyessit E Gledyf Ym Penn Mameu

    In Parenthesis: Seinnyessit E Gledyf Ym Penn Mameu
    av David Jones

    Häftad - 2003 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781590170366

    "This writing has to do with some things I saw, felt, and was part of": with quiet modesty, David Jones begins a work that is among the most powerful imaginative efforts to grapple with the carnage of the First World War, a book celebrated by W.B. Y…

  • Hill

    Hill
    av Jean Giono

    Häftad - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781590179185

    An NYRB Classics Original Deep in Provence, a century ago, four stone houses perch on a hillside. Wildness presses in from all sides. Beyond a patchwork of fields, a mass of green threatens to overwhelm the village. The animal world--a miming cat,…

  • Walkabout

    Walkabout
    av James Vance Marshall

    Häftad - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781590174906

    A plane crashes in the vast Northern Territory of Australia, and the only survivors are two children from Charleston, South Carolina, on their way to visit their uncle in Adelaide. Mary and her younger brother, Peter, set out on foot, lost in the va…

  • Shelley: The Pursuit

    Shelley: The Pursuit
    av Richard Holmes

    Häftad - 2003 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781590170373

    Shelley: The Pursuit is the book with which Richard Holmes--the finest literary biographer of our day--made his name. Dispensing with the long-established Victorian picture of Shelley as a blandly ethereal character, Holmes projects a startling imag…

  • A Fairly Good Time: With Green Water, Green Sky

    A Fairly Good Time: With Green Water, Green Sky
    av Mavis Gallant

    Häftad - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781590179871

    AN NYRB CLASSICS ORIGINAL Mavis Gallant's novels are as memorable as her renowned short stories. Full of wit and psychological poignancy, A Fairly Good Time, here with Green Water, Green Sky, encapsulates Gallant's unparalleled skill as a storytel…

  • The Merchant of Prato: Francesco Di Marco Datini, 1335-1410

    The Merchant of Prato: Francesco Di Marco Datini, 1335-1410
    av Iris Origo

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781681374208

    A warm, intimate, and engrossing biography of Francesco di Marco Datini, who built a powerful mercantile network in fourteenth-century Tuscany, and a peerless evocation of the sensations, personalities, and everyday struggles of Italian life more th…

  • Carbonel and Calidor: Being the Further Adventures of a Royal Cat

    Carbonel and Calidor: Being the Further Adventures of a Royal Cat
    av Barbara Sleigh

    Inbunden - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781590173336

    The third and final book in the Carbonel trilogy "There are many kinds of magic...and once magic is in your blood it attracts more magic," says the royal cat Carbonel at the start of Carbonel and Calidor. Sure enough, Carbonel's human friends Rosema…

  • Ending Up

    Ending Up
    av Kingsley Amis

    Häftad - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781590177594

    Ending Up is a grimly hilarious dance of death, full of bickering, bitching, backstabbing, drinking (of course), and idiocy of all sorts. It is a book about dying people and about a dying England, clinging to its memories of greatness as it succumbs…