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  • Fat City

    Fat City
    av Leonard Gardner

    Häftad - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781590178928

    Fat City is a vivid novel of allegiance and defeat, of the potent promise of the good life and the desperation and drink that waylay those whom it eludes. Stockton, California, is the setting: the Lido Gym, the Hotel Coma, Main Street lunchrooms and…

  • Stalingrad

    Stalingrad
    av Vasily Grossman

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781681373270

    The prequel to Vasily Grossman's Life and Fate, the War and Peace of the 20th Century, now in English for the first time. In April 1942, Hitler and Mussolini meet in Salzburg where they agree on a renewed assault on the Soviet Union. Launched in th…

  • Life and Fate

    Life and Fate
    av Vasily Grossman

    Häftad - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781590172018

    A book judged so dangerous in the Soviet Union that not only the manuscript but the ribbons on which it had been typed were confiscated by the state, Life and Fate is an epic tale of World War II and a profound reckoning with the dark forces that do…

  • 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…

  • Havoc

    Havoc
    av Tom Kristensen

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781681372075

    A longtime cult-classic in Denmark, this novel about dissolution and despair has been out of print in the US for over eighty years until now. Ole Jastrau is the very model of an enterprising and ambitious young man of letters, poised on the brink of…

  • Katalin Street

    Katalin Street
    av Magda Szabo

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781681371528

    WINNER OF THE 2018 PEN TRANSLATION PRIZE From the author of The Door, selected as one of the New York Times "10 Best Books of 2015," this is a heartwrenching tale about a group of friends and lovers torn apart by the German occupation of Budapest du…

  • Stoner: 50th Anniversary Edition

    Stoner: 50th Anniversary Edition
    av John Williams

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781681374574

    Discover an American masterpiece. This unassuming story about the life of a quiet English professor has earned the admiration of readers all over the globe. The critic Morris Dickstein has said that John Williams's Stoner "is something much rarer th…

  • Augustus

    Augustus
    av John Williams

    Häftad - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781590178218

    By the author of Stoner, the surprise international bestseller. After the brutal murder of his great-uncle, Julius Caesar, Octavian, a shy and scholarly youth of nineteen, suddenly finds himself heir to the vast power of Rome. He is destined, despit…

  • The Bad Side of Books: Selected Essays of D.H. Lawrence

    The Bad Side of Books: Selected Essays of D.H. Lawrence
    av D. H. Lawrence

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781681373638

    You could describe D.H. Lawrence as the great multi-instrumentalist among the great writers of the twentieth century. He was a brilliant, endlessly controversial novelist who transformed, for better and for worse, the way we write about sex and emot…

  • A Journey Round My Skull

    A Journey Round My Skull
    av Frigyes Karinthy

    Häftad - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781590172582

    The distinguished Hungarian author Frigyes Karinthy was sitting in a Budapest caf , wondering whether to write a long-planned monograph on modern man or a new play, when he was disturbed by the roaring--so loud as to drown out all other noises--of a…

  • Witch Grass

    Witch Grass
    av Raymond Queneau

    Häftad - 2003 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781590170311

    Seated in a Paris caf , a man glimpses another man, a shadowy figure hurrying for the train: Who is he? he wonders, How does he live? And instantly the shadow comes to life, precipitating a series of comic run-ins among a range of disreputable and h…

  • Conundrum

    Conundrum
    av Jan Morris

    Häftad - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781590171899

    The great travel writer Jan Morris was born James Morris. James Morris distinguished himself in the British military, became a successful and physically daring reporter, climbed mountains, crossed deserts, and established a reputation as a historian…

  • Manservant and Maidservant

    Manservant and Maidservant
    av Ivy Compton-Burnett

    Häftad - 2001 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780940322639

    At once the strangest and most marvelous of Ivy Compton-Burnett's fictions, Manservant and Maidservant has for its subject the domestic life of Horace Lamb, sadist, skinflint, and tyrant. But it is when Horace undergoes an altogether unforeseeable c…

  • The Long Ships

    The Long Ships
    av Frans G. Bengtsson

    Häftad - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781590173466

    A beloved Viking saga and masterpiece of historical fiction, The Long Ships is a high spirited adventure that stretches from Scandinavia to Spain, England, Ireland, and beyond. Frans Gunnar Bengtsson's The Long Ships resurrects the fantastic world…

  • A High Wind in Jamaica

    A High Wind in Jamaica
    av Richard Hughes

    Häftad - 1999 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780940322158

    Presents the story of children sent to England after a hurricane destroys their parents' Jamaican estate; after a pirate attack, the children are accidentally placed on a pirate vessel, and they adjust to life on the pirate ship.

  • The Haunted Looking Glass

    The Haunted Looking Glass
    av Edward Gorey

    Häftad - 2001 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780940322684

    The Haunted Looking Glass is the late Edward Gorey's selection of his favorite tales of ghosts, ghouls, and grisly goings-on. It includes stories by Charles Dickens, Wilkie Collins, M. R. James, W. W. Jacobs, and L. P. Hartley, among other masters o…

  • Surviving: Stories, Essays, Interviews

    Surviving: Stories, Essays, Interviews
    av Henry Green

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781681374123

    A collection of short stories, journalism pieces, and various writings by the esteemed twentieth-century English novelist Henry Green. Surviving presents a miscellany of Henry Green's writing, and is as reflective of his extraordinary and unclassifi…

  • Shadows of Carcosa: Tales of Cosmic Horror by Lovecraft, Chambers, Machen, Poe, and Other Masters of the Weird

    Shadows of Carcosa: Tales of Cosmic Horror by Lovecraft, Chambers, Machen, Poe, and Other Masters of the Weird
    av H. P. Lovecraft, R. W. Chambers, Ambrose Bierce

    Häftad - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781590179437

    From the fictional land of Carcosa that inspired the HBO show True Detective to H. P. Lovecraft's accursed New England hills, this collection features some of the most legendary landscapes of the cosmic horror genre. The collection includes the foll…

  • The Education of a Gardener

    The Education of a Gardener
    av Russell Page

    Häftad - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781590172315

    Russell Page, one of the legendary gardeners and landscapers of the twentieth century, designed gardens great and small for clients throughout the world. His memoirs, born of a lifetime of sketching, designing, and working on site, are a mixture of…

  • A Month in the Country

    A Month in the Country
    av J. L. Carr

    Häftad - 2000 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780940322479

    A short, spellbinding novel about a WWI veteran finding a way to re-enter--and fully embrace--normal life while spending the summer in an idyllic English village. In J. L. Carr's deeply charged poetic novel, Tom Birkin, a veteran of the Great War a…

  • NADA

    NADA
    av Jean-Patrick Manchette

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781681373171

    This tour de force political thriller, told in Manchette's signature noir style, follows a group of far left extremists in the throes of post-1968 disillusionment. The thrill of 1968 is long over, and the heavy fog of the 1970s has settled in. In P…

  • Patrick Leigh Fermor: An Adventure

    Patrick Leigh Fermor: An Adventure
    av Artemis Cooper

    Häftad - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781590177808

    Patrick Leigh Fermor's enviably colorful life took off when in 1934, at the age of eighteen, he decided to walk across Europe. In just over a year he had trekked through nine countries and taught himself three languages, and his enthusiasm and curio…

  • Between the Woods and the Water: On Foot to Constantinople: From the Middle Danube to the Iron Gates

    Between the Woods and the Water: On Foot to Constantinople: From the Middle Danube to the Iron Gates
    av Patrick Leigh Fermor

    Häftad - 2005 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781590171660

    Continuing the epic foot journey across Europe begun in A Time of Gifts, Patrick Leigh Fermor writes about walking from Hungary to the Balkans. The journey that Patrick Leigh Fermor set out on in 1933--to cross Europe on foot with an emergency allo…

  • The Alteration

    The Alteration
    av Kingsley Amis

    Häftad - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781590176177

    In Kingsley Amis's virtuoso foray into virtual history it is 1976 but the modern world is a medieval relic, frozen in intellectual and spiritual time ever since Martin Luther was promoted to pope back in the sixteenth century. Stephen the Third, the…

  • The Thirty Years War

    The Thirty Years War
    av C. V. Wedgwood

    Häftad - 2005 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781590171462

    Europe in 1618 was divided between Protestants and Catholics, and Bourbon and Hapsburg - as well as empires, kingdoms, and countless independent states. After angry Protestants tossed three representatives of the Holy Roman Empire out the window of…

  • The Broken Road: From the Iron Gates to Mount Athos

    The Broken Road: From the Iron Gates to Mount Athos
    av Patrick Leigh Fermor

    Häftad - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781590177792

    Patrick Leigh Fermor recounts the last leg of his epic walk across Europe as he makes his way through Bulgaria, Romania, and finally Greece. In the winter of 1933, eighteen-year-old Patrick ("Paddy") Leigh Fermor set out on a walk across Europe, st…

  • A Time of Gifts: On Foot to Constantinople: From the Hook of Holland to the Middle Danube

    A Time of Gifts: On Foot to Constantinople: From the Hook of Holland to the Middle Danube
    av Patrick Leigh Fermor

    Häftad - 2005 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781590171653

    This beloved account about an intrepid young Englishman on the first leg of his walk from London to Constantinople is simply one of the best works of travel literature ever written. At the age of eighteen, Patrick Leigh Fermor set off from the hear…

  • Tarka the Otter

    Tarka the Otter
    av Henry Williamson

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781681374246

    A classic of nature writing beloved by Rachel Carson, Ted Hughes, and Thomas Hardy. Tarka the Otter is one of the defining masterpieces of modern nature writing, a model for books like J. A. Baker's The Peregrine that seek to transcend the boundarie…

  • Say Something Back & Time Lived, Without Its Flow

    Say Something Back & Time Lived, Without Its Flow
    av Denise Riley

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781681373997

    A moving meditation on grief and motherhood by one of Britain's most celebrated poets. The British poet Denise Riley is one of the finest and most individual writers at work in English today. With her striking musical gifts, she is as happy in trad…

  • A House and Its Head

    A House and Its Head
    av Ivy Compton-Burnett

    Häftad - 2001 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780940322646

    A radical thinker, one of the rare modern heretics, said Mary McCarthy of Ivy Compton-Burnett, in whose austere, savage, and bitingly funny novels anything can happen and no one will ever escape. The long, endlessly surprising conversational duels a…

  • War in Val d'Orcia: An Italian War Diary, 1943-1944

    War in Val d'Orcia: An Italian War Diary, 1943-1944
    av Iris Origo

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781681372662

    A bestseller upon its original publication in the 1980s, these diaries reveal life during WWII in Tuscany and include stunning rediscovered photographs In the Second World War, Italy was torn apart by German armies, civil war, and the Allied invasio…

  • To Each His Own

    To Each His Own
    av Leonardo Sciascia

    Häftad - 2000 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780940322523

    This letter is your death sentence. To avenge what you have done you will die. But what has Manno the pharmacist done? Nothing that he can think of. The next day he and his hunting companion are both dead.The police investigation is inconclusive. Ho…

  • The Moon and the Bonfires

    The Moon and the Bonfires
    av Cesare Pavese

    Häftad - 2002 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781590170212

    Winner of the 2003 PEN/Book-of-the-Month Club Translation Prize A NEW YORK REVIEW BOOKS ORIGINAL The nameless narrator of The Moon and the Bonfires, Cesare Pavese's last and greatest novel, returns to Italy from California after the Second World War…

  • Lucky Jim

    Lucky Jim
    av Kingsley Amis

    Häftad - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781590175750

    A hilarious satire about college life and high class manners, this is a classic of postwar English literature. Regarded by many as the finest, and funniest, comic novel of the twentieth century, Lucky Jim remains as trenchant, withering, and eloquen…

  • Essayism: On Form, Feeling, and Nonfiction

    Essayism: On Form, Feeling, and Nonfiction
    av Brian Dillon

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781681372822

    A compelling ode to the essay form and the great essaysists themselves, from Montaigne to Woolf to Sontag. Essayism is a book about essays and essayists, a study of melancholy and depression, a love letter to belle-lettrists, and an account of the i…

  • Mani: Travels in the Southern Peloponnese

    Mani: Travels in the Southern Peloponnese
    av Patrick Leigh Fermor

    Häftad - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781590171882

    Join a classic adventurer on his travels throughout southern Greece, where he explores remote villages, swims in the Aegean and Ionian seas, and finds history wherever he goes. The Mani, at the tip of Greece's--and Europe's--southernmost promontory…

  • Wilding: Returning Nature to Our Farm

    Wilding: Returning Nature to Our Farm
    av Isabella Tree

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781681373713

    An inspiring story about what happens when 3,500 acres of land, farmed for centuries, is left to return to the wild, and about the wilder, richer future a natural landscape can bring. For years Charlie Burrell and his wife, Isabella Tree, farmed Kne…

  • Moravagine

    Moravagine
    av Blaise Cendrars

    Häftad - 2004 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781590170632

    At once truly appalling and appallingly funny, Blaise Cendrars's Moravagine bears comparison with Naked Lunch--except that it's a lot more entertaining to read. Heir to an immense aristocratic fortune, mental and physical mutant Moravagine is a mons…

  • The Summer Book

    The Summer Book
    av Tove Jansson

    Häftad - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781590172681

    Like the clear, brilliantly blue sky that hangs over the small island on which it's set, "The Summer Book" is intense, fleeting, and perfect. Tove Jansson's slender novel is a season told in episodes in the lives a six-year-old girl, awakening to ex…

  • Our Spoons Came from Woolworths

    Our Spoons Came from Woolworths
    av Barbara Comyns

    Häftad - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781590178966

    "I told Helen my story and she went home and cried." So begins Our Spoons Came from Woolworths. But Barbara Comyns's beguiling novel is far from tragic, despite the harrowing ordeals its heroine endures. Sophia is twenty-one and na ve when she marr…

  • Abigail

    Abigail
    av Magda Szabo

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781681374031

    From the author of The Door, a beloved coming-of-age tale set in WWII-era Hungary. Abigail, the story of a headstrong teenager growing up during World War II, is the most beloved of Magda Szab 's books in her native Hungary. Gina is the only child…

  • Slow Homecoming

    Slow Homecoming
    av Peter Handke

    Häftad - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781590173077

    Provocative, romantic, and restlessly exploratory, Peter Handke is one of the great writers of our time. Slow Homecoming, originally published in the late 1970s, is central to his achievement and to the powerful influence he has exercised on other w…

  • Season of Migration to the North

    Season of Migration to the North
    av Tayeb Salih

    Häftad - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781590173022

    After years of study in Europe, the young narrator of Season of Migration to the North returns to his village along the Nile in the Sudan. It is the 1960s, and he is eager to make a contribution to the new postcolonial life of his country. Back home…

  • Krabat and the Sorcerer's Mill

    Krabat and the Sorcerer's Mill
    av Otfried Preussler

    Inbunden - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781590177785

    New Year's has passed. Twelfth Night is almost here. Krabat, a fourteen-year-old beggar boy dressed up as one of the Three Kings, is traveling from village to village singing carols. One night he has a strange dream in which he is summoned by a fara…

  • The Professor and the Siren

    The Professor and the Siren
    av Giuseppe Tomasi Di Lampedusa

    Häftad - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781590177198

    An NYRB Classics Original In the last two years of his life, the Sicilian aristocrat Giuseppe Tomasi di Lampedusa wrote not only the internationally celebrated novel The Leopard but also three shorter pieces of fiction, brought together here in a n…

  • The Stuffed Owl: An Anthology of Bad Verse

    The Stuffed Owl: An Anthology of Bad Verse

    Häftad - 2003 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781590170380

  • The Siege of Krishnapur

    The Siege of Krishnapur
    av J. G. Farrell

    Häftad - 2004 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781590170922

    Winner of the Booker Prize. An insightful and thrilling novel about the British Empire in India during the Great Mutiny of 1857, as seen through the eyes of a young, love-struck idealist. India, 1857--the year of the Great Mutiny, when Muslim soldi…

  • Really the Blues

    Really the Blues
    av Mezz Mezzrow, Bernard Wolfe

    Häftad - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781590179451

    Mezz Mezzrow was a boy from Chicago who learned to play the sax in reform school and pursued a life in music and a life of crime. He moved from Chicago to New Orleans to New York, working in brothels and bars, bootlegging, dealing drugs, getting hoo…

  • The Rim of Morning: Two Tales of Cosmic Horror

    The Rim of Morning: Two Tales of Cosmic Horror
    av William Sloane

    Häftad - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781590179062

    In the 1930s, William Sloane wrote two brilliant novels that gave a whole new meaning to cosmic horror. In To Walk the Night, Bark Jones and his college buddy Jerry Lister, a science whiz, head back to their alma mater to visit a cherished professor…

  • The Adventures and Misadventures of Maqroll

    The Adventures and Misadventures of Maqroll
    av Alvaro Mutis

    Häftad - 2002 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780940322912

    Maqroll the Gaviero (the Lookout) is one of the most alluring and memorable characters in the fiction of the last twenty-five years. His extravagant and hopeless undertakings, his brushes with the law and scrapes with death, and his enduring friends…