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  • The Practice Of The Wild

    The Practice Of The Wild
    av Gary Snyder

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781640094215

    "This is an important book for anyone interested in the ethical interrelationships of things, places, and people, and it is a book that is not just read but taken in." --Library Journal Featuring a new introduction by Robert Hass, the nine captivati…

  • A Book of Silence

    A Book of Silence
    av Sara Maitland

    Häftad - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781582436135

    In her late forties, after a noisy upbringing as one of six children and adulthood as a vocal feminist and mother, Sara Maitland found herself living alone in the country and, to her surprise, falling in love with silence. In this fascinating, intel…

  • A Place On Earth

    A Place On Earth
    av Wendell Berry

    Häftad - 2001 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781582431246

    The rhythms of this novel are the rhythms of the land. A Place on Earth resonates with variations played on themes of change; looping transitions from war into peace, winter into spring, browning flood destruction into greening fields, absence into…

  • Ecotherapy

    Ecotherapy

    Häftad - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781578051618

    In the 14 years since Sierra Club Books published Theodore Roszak, Mary E. Gomes, and Allen D. Kanner's groundbreaking anthology, Ecopsychology: Restoring the Earth, Healing the Mind, the editors of this new volume have often been asked: Where can I…

  • Heart Berries

    Heart Berries
    av Terese Marie Mailhot

    Inbunden - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781619023345

    An urgent, provocative new memoir written by a First Nations woman; the narrative style is non-linear, written like a lyrical prose poem, with echoes of the style found in recent works such as Maggie Nelson's The Argonauts Heart Berries pushes the b…

  • Heart Berries

    Heart Berries
    av Terese Marie Mailhot

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781640091603

    A NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER The PBS Newshour/New York Times Book Club January 2020 selection Selected by Emma Watson for her "Our Shared Shelf" Book Club" Finalist for the Governor General's Literary Award for English-Language Nonfiction A Barnes &…

  • Voices

    Voices
    av Nick Coleman

    Inbunden - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781640091153

    "Voices isn't just illuminating and thought-provoking and clever; it is exciting." --Roddy Doyle, author of The Commitments A personal exploration of what singing means and how it works, Voices is a book about our deepest, most telling relationship…

  • Old in Art School

    Old in Art School
    av Nell Painter

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781640092006

    A Finalist for the National Book Critics Circle Award in Autobigraphy "A smart, funny and compelling case for going after your heart's desires, no matter your age." --Essence Following her retirement from Princeton University, celebrated historian…

  • The Man They Wanted Me To Be

    The Man They Wanted Me To Be
    av Jared Yates Sexton

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781640091818

    The author of The People Are Going to Rise Upon Your Shore turns his keen eye to our current crisis of masculinity using his upbringing in a rural, patriarchal home as an entry point to consider the personal and societal dangers of performative gend…

  • The Man They Wanted Me To Be

    The Man They Wanted Me To Be
    av Jared Yates Sexton

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781640093850

    "By carefully and soberly examining his own story, Sexton deconstructs American life and gives many examples of how pervasive toxic masculinity is in our culture." ―Henry Rollins, Los Angeles Times "This book is critically important to our his…

  • Different Every Time

    Different Every Time
    av Marcus O'Dair

    Häftad - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781593766160

    Robert Wyatt started out as the drummer and singer for Soft Machine, who shared a residency at Middle Earth with Pink Floyd and toured America with the Jimi Hendrix Experience. He brought a jazz mindset to the 1960's rock scene, having honed his dru…

  • Appetites

    Appetites
    av Caroline Knapp

    Häftad - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781582438085

    In Appetites, Caroline Knapp confronts Freud's famous question, Â What do women want?" and boldly reframes it, asking instead: How does a woman know, and then honor, what it is she wants in a culture bent on shaping, defining, and controlling her de…

  • The Dogs Are Eating Them Now

    The Dogs Are Eating Them Now
    av Graeme Smith

    Häftad - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781619026193

    For readers of Sebastian Junger, Philip Gourevitch, and Dexter Filkins, Graeme Smith's brilliant book is a raw, uncensored account of the war in Afghanistan from a young reporter who for several years was the only Western journalist brave enough to…

  • The Dogs Are Eating Them Now

    The Dogs Are Eating Them Now
    av Graeme Smith

    Inbunden - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781619024793

    With a new foreword by the author, The Dogs are Eating Them Now is a highly personal narrative of our war in Afghanistan and how it went dangerously wrong. Written by a respected and fearless former foreign correspondent who has won multiple awards…

  • Moshi Moshi

    Moshi Moshi
    av Banana Yoshimoto

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781640090156

    "A beautiful translation...Yoshimoto deploys a magically Japanese light touch to emotionally and existentially tough subject matter: domestic disarray, loneliness, identity issues, lovesickness... a] nimble narrative." ―ELLE In Moshi Moshi, Y…

  • Moshi Moshi

    Moshi Moshi
    av Banana Yoshimoto

    Inbunden - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781619027862

    "A beautiful translation...Yoshimoto deploys a magically Japanese light touch to emotionally and existentially tough subject matter: domestic disarray, loneliness, identity issues, lovesickness... a] nimble narrative." ―ELLE In Moshi Moshi, Y…

  • Figure It Out

    Figure It Out
    av Wayne Koestenbaum

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781593765958

    "Whatever his subject--favorites include porn, punctuation and the poetry of Frank O'Hara--the goal is always to jigger logic and language free of its moorings . . . His great and singular appeal is this fealty to his own desire and imagination . .…

  • Cool For You

    Cool For You
    av Eileen Myles

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781619029170

    "A cult figure to a generation of post-punk females forming their own literary avant-garde."--The New York Times Why can't I live right now. Because I am not rich, I am not a saint. But I do know this: not all of us were sent here to work. The first…

  • Geist and Zeitgeist

    Geist and Zeitgeist
    av Hermann Broch

    Inbunden - 2002 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781582431680

    From one of the giants of European literature, six essays never before published in English. Hermann Broch achieved international recognition for his brilliant use of innovative literary techniques to present the entire range of human experience, fr…

  • The Golden Thread

    The Golden Thread
    av Ewan Clayton

    Häftad - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781619024724

    From the simple representative shapes used to record transactions of goods and services in ancient Mesopotamia, to the sophisticated typographical resources available to the twenty-first-century users of desktop computers, the story of writing is th…

  • The Golden Thread

    The Golden Thread
    av Ewan Clayton

    Inbunden - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781619022423

    From the simple representative shapes used to record transactions of goods and services in ancient Mesopotamia, to the sophisticated typographical resources available to the twenty-first-century users of desktop computers, the story of writing is th…

  • The Hunters

    The Hunters
    av James Salter

    Häftad - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781619020542

    Captain Cleve Connell has already made a name for himself among pilots when he arrives in Korea during the war there to fly the newly operational F-86 fighters against the Soviet MIGs. His goal, like that of every fighter pilot, is to chalk up enoug…

  • The Diamond Sutra

    The Diamond Sutra

    Häftad - 2002 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781582432564

    Zen Buddhism is often said to be a practice of mind-to-mind transmission without reliance on texts --in fact, some great teachers forbid their students to read or write. But Buddhism has also inspired some of the greatest philosophical writings of a…

  • Black Swans

    Black Swans
    av Eve Babitz

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781640090507

    "Babitz's talent for the brilliant line, honed to a point, never interferes with her feel for languid pleasures." --The New York Times Book Review A new reissue of Babitz's collection of nine stories that look back on the 1980s and early 1990s--deca…

  • Monkeys with Typewriters

    Monkeys with Typewriters
    av Scarlett Thomas

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781593766658

    Exploring great plots from Plato to The Matrix, from Tolstoy to Toy Story, Scarlett Thomas's new book is for writers and readers who want to unlock any narrative and create their own. Filled with creative exercises, structures, and charts, Thomas' m…

  • One Blade of Grass

    One Blade of Grass
    av Henry Shukman

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781640092624

    "If you've ever wondered how a messed up kid like you or me might master the wisdom of Zen, One Blade of Grass is the adventure for you. It's great company--and after reading it, you might recognize that you're further along than you imagined." --Da…

  • Discovering The True Self

    Discovering The True Self
    av Kodo Sawaki

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781640093775

  • What It Means to Be Moral

    What It Means to Be Moral
    av Phil Zuckerman

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781640094246

    "A thoughtful perspective on humans' capacity for moral behavior." --Kirkus Reviews "A comprehensive introduction to religious skepticism." --Publishers Weekly In What It Means to Be Moral: Why Religion Is Not Necessary for Living an Ethical Life, P…

  • What It Means to Be Moral

    What It Means to Be Moral
    av Phil Zuckerman

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781640092747

    "A thoughtful perspective on humans' capacity for moral behavior." --Kirkus Reviews "A comprehensive introduction to religious skepticism." --Publishers Weekly In What It Means to Be Moral: Why Religion Is Not Necessary for Living an Ethical Life, P…

  • Strange As This Weather Has Been

    Strange As This Weather Has Been
    av Ann Pancake

    Häftad - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781593761660

    Set in present day West Virginia, Ann Pancake's debut novel, Strange As This Weather Has Been, tells the story of a coal mining family a couple and their four children living through the latest mining boom and dealing with the mountaintop removal…

  • Manazuru

    Manazuru
    av Hiromi Kawakami

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781640090187

    Both startlingly restless and immaculately compact, Manazuru paints the portrait of a woman on the brink of her own memories and future.Twelve years have passed since Kei's husband, Rei, disappeared and she was left alone with her three-year-old dau…

  • The Gary Snyder Reader

    The Gary Snyder Reader
    av Gary Snyder

    Häftad - 2000 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781582430799

    Gary Snyder has been a major cultural force in America for five decades-prize-winning poet, environmental activist, Zen Buddhist, and reluctant counterculture guru. Having expanded far beyond the Beat poems that first brought his work into the publi…

  • Oligarchy

    Oligarchy
    av Scarlett Thomas

    Häftad - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781640094628

    From the author of The Seed Collectors comes a darkly comic take on power, privilege, and the pressure put on young women to fit in--and be thin--at their all-girls boarding school It's already the second week of term when Natasha, the daughter of a…

  • The World-ending Fire

    The World-ending Fire
    av Wendell Berry

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781640091979

    Now available in paperback, the most comprehensive--and only author-authorized--Wendell Berry reader. "America's greatest philosopher on sustainable life and living." --Chicago Tribune In a time when our relationship to the natural world is ruled…

  • The World-ending Fire

    The World-ending Fire
    av Wendell Berry

    Inbunden - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781640090286

    "Mr. Berry's sentences and stories deliver a great payload of edifying entertainment, which I hungrily consume, but it is the bass note of morality thumping through his musical phrases that guides me with the most constant of hands upon my plow." Ni…

  • Norco '80

    Norco '80
    av Peter Houlahan

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781640093881

    An Amazon Best History and Best Nonfiction Book of 2019 So Far "Gripping. . . R]eads like a crime novel in the best way possible. . . Norco '80 is a fascinating true-crime account that seems likely to be one of the best nonfiction books of the year.…

  • Norco '80

    Norco '80
    av Peter Houlahan

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781640092129

    In the spirit of Killers of the Flower Moon and The Onion Field, Norco '80 is a gripping true crime account of one of the most violent bank heists in US history. Norco '80 tells the story of how five heavily-armed young men--led by an apocalyptic b…

  • Desert Notebooks

    Desert Notebooks
    av Ben Ehrenreich

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781640093539

    For fans of Robert Macfarlane or Elizabeth Rush, National Magazine Award winner and The Nation columnist Ben Ehrenreich layers climate science, mythologies, nature writing, and personal experiences into a stunning reckoning of our current moment and…

  • Botanical Prints

    Botanical Prints
    av Henry Evans

    Häftad - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781582436371

    Henry Evans (1918Â 1990) began making botanical prints in 1958, depicting some 1,400 subjects in 31 years. In that time, he was accorded more than 250 one-man shows in many countries around the world and in almost every state in the union. Admired b…

  • The Mad Farmer Poems

    The Mad Farmer Poems
    av Wendell Berry

    Häftad - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781619022775

    During the otherwise quiet course of his life as a poet, Wendell Berry has become  mad" at what contemporary society has made of its land, its communities, and its past. This anger reaches its peak in the poems of the Mad Farmer, an open-ended sequ…

  • Great Tide Rising

    Great Tide Rising
    av Kathleen Dean Moore

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781619029064

    Even as seas rise against the shores, another great tide is beginning to rise  a tide of outrage against the pillage of the planet, a tide of commitment to justice and human rights, a swelling affirmation of moral responsibility to the future and t…

  • Shadow Work

    Shadow Work
    av Craig Lambert

    Häftad - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781619027367

    With the exception of sleep, humans spend more of their lifetimes on work than any other activity. It is central to our economy, society, and the family. It underpins our finances and our sense of meaning in life. Given the overriding importance of…

  • Shadow Work

    Shadow Work
    av Craig Lambert

    Inbunden - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781619025257

    With the exception of sleep, humans spend more of their lifetimes on work than any other activity. It is central to our economy, society, and the family. It underpins our finances and our sense of meaning in life. Given the overriding importance of…

  • The Long-winded Lady

    The Long-winded Lady
    av Maeve Brennan

    Häftad - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781619027114

    Of all the incomparable stable of journalists who wrote for The New Yorker during its glory days in the Fifties and Sixties, writes The Independent, the most distinctive was Irish-born Maeve Brennan. From 1954 to 1981, Maeve Brennan wrote for The Ne…

  • The Grim Sleeper

    The Grim Sleeper
    av Christine Pelisek

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781640090231

    The inside story of one of the notorious and elusive serial killer who stalked the vulnerable, the young, and the ignored in 1980s Los Angeles--only to return in 2002.The Grim Sleeper was one of the most brutal serial killers in California history,…

  • The Grim Sleeper

    The Grim Sleeper
    av Christine Pelisek

    Inbunden - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781619027244

    The definitive book on the hunt to find the most ruthless serial killer in Los Angeles' history, told by the fearless reporter who broke the story In 2006, Christine Pelisek broke the story of a terrifying serial killer who went unchecked in Los An…

  • That Distant Land

    That Distant Land
    av Wendell Berry

    Häftad - 2005 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781593760540

    Brings together three collections of inspirational fiction including The Wild Birds (1985), Fidelity (1992), and Watch With Me (1994), as well as four new pieces that chronicle the life and times of the inhabitants of Port William. Reprint.

  • That Distant Land

    That Distant Land
    av Wendell Berry

    Inbunden - 2004 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781593760274

    That Distant Land includes twenty-three stories from Wendell Berry's Port William membership. Arranged in their fictional chronology, the book shines forth as a single sustained work, not simply an anthology. It reveals Wendell Berry as a literary m…

  • A World Lost

    A World Lost
    av Wendell Berry

    Häftad - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781582434186

    Set against the turmoil of the World War II, A World Lost is just one of the classic chapters in Berry's Port William series. The summer of 1944 finds nine-year-old Andy Catlett in that very town in Kentucky, occupied more with watching meadowlarks…

  • What Are People For?

    What Are People For?
    av Wendell Berry

    Häftad - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781582434872

    Wendell Berry identifies himself as both  a farmer of sorts and an artist of sorts," which he deftly illustrates in the scope of these 22 essays. Ranging from America's insatiable consumerism and household economies to literary subjects and America…

  • The Disaster Tourist

    The Disaster Tourist
    av Yun Ko-Eun

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781640094161

    An eco-thriller with a fierce feminist sensibility, The Disaster Tourist engages with the global dialog around climate activism, dark tourism, and the #MeToo movement. For ten years, Yona has been stuck behind a desk as a coordinator for Jungle, a t…

  • Feuding Fan Dancers

    Feuding Fan Dancers
    av Leslie Zemeckis

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781640092655

    "Detailed, deeply researched, and compelling." --Chicago Tribune Historian Leslie Zemeckis reveals the lost stories of Sally Rand and Faith Bacon--icons who each claimed to be the inventor of the notorious fan dance. Nearly one hundred years later,…

  • Feuding Fan Dancers

    Feuding Fan Dancers
    av Leslie Zemeckis

    Inbunden - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781640091146

    Celebrated burlesque historian and actress Leslie Zemeckis continues to discover the forgotten feminist histories of the Golden Age of entertainment, turning her sights on the lifelong feud between Sally Rand and Faith Bacon--who each claimed to be…

  • The Memory Of Old Jack

    The Memory Of Old Jack
    av Wendell Berry

    Häftad - 1999 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781582430430

    In a rural Kentucky river town, "Old Jack" Beechum, a retired farmer, sees his life again through the sades of one burnished day in September 1952. Bringing the earthiness of America's past to mind, The Memory of Old Jack conveys the truth and integ…

  • The Dream Of The Earth

    The Dream Of The Earth
    av Thomas Berry

    Häftad - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781619025325

    This landmark work, first published by Sierra Club Books in 1988, has established itself as a foundational volume in the ecological canon. In it, noted cultural historian Thomas Berry provides nothing less than a new intellectual-ethical framework f…

  • The Adjustment

    The Adjustment
    av Scott Phillips

    Häftad - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781582438238

    The war is over, but that doesn't mean things are getting better for PR man Wayne Ogden or any of the returning vets. The town of Wichita, Kansas built around the industry of Collins Aircraft and its wealthy founder, Everett Collins is not how the…

  • The Adjustment

    The Adjustment
    av Scott Phillips

    Inbunden - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781582437309

    The war is over, but that doesn't mean things are getting better. For PR man Wayne Ogden or any of the returning vets. The town of Wichita, Kansas built around the industry of Collins Aircraft and its wealthy founder, Everett Collins is not how th…

  • Here Comes The Night

    Here Comes The Night
    av Joel Selvin

    Häftad - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781619025417

    Â I don't know where he's buried, but if I did I'd piss on his grave." Â Jerry Wexler, best friend and mentor.Here Comes the Night: The Dark Soul of Bert Berns and the Dirty Business of Rhythm and Blues is both a definitive account of the New York r…

  • Railtracks

    Railtracks
    av Anne Michaels

    Inbunden - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781619020726

    Railtracks is a unique collaboration between two writers of remarkable achievement. A profound meditation on railways, love and loss, at once intimate and committed, it moves from the industrial to the metaphysical, from the tectonic shifts of globa…

  • The Statues That Walked

    The Statues That Walked
    av Terry Hunt

    Häftad - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781619020207

    The monumental statues of Easter Island, so magisterial and so forlorn, gazing out in their imposing rows over the island's barren landscape, have been the source of great mystery ever since first discovered by Europeans on Easter Sunday 1722. How c…

  • The Selected Letters Of Allen Ginsberg And Gary Snyder

    The Selected Letters Of Allen Ginsberg And Gary Snyder

    Häftad - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781582435336

    One of the central relationships in the Beat scene was the long-lasting friendship of Allen Ginsberg and Gary Snyder. Ginsberg introduced Snyder to the East Coast Beat writers, including Jack Kerouac, while Snyder himself became the model for the se…

  • Song of Myself

    Song of Myself

    Häftad - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781582437118

     Song of Myself," the premier poem in Walt Whitman's Leaves of Grass, is widely believed to be one of the most important poems in American literature. A large part of the brilliance of  Song of Myself" is the raffish playfulness of its diction th…

  • The Beadworkers

    The Beadworkers
    av Beth Piatote

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781640094277

    Beth Piatote's luminous debut collection opens with a feast, grounding its stories in the landscapes and lifeworlds of the Native Northwest, exploring the inventive and unforgettable pattern of Native American life in the contemporary world Told wit…

  • The Beadworkers

    The Beadworkers
    av Beth Piatote

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781640092686