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  • 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…

  • The Door

    The Door
    av Magda Szabo

    Häftad - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781590177716

    One of The New York Times Book Review's 10 Best Books of 2015 An NYRB Classics Original The Door is an unsettling exploration of the relationship between two very different women. Magda is a writer, educated, married to an academic, public-spirited,…

  • Memed, My Hawk

    Memed, My Hawk
    av Yashar Kemal

    Häftad - 2005 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781590171394

    A tale of high adventure and lyrical celebration, tenderness and violence, generosity and ruthlessness, Memed, My Hawk is the defining achievement of one of the greatest and most beloved of living writers, Yashar Kemal. It is reissued here with a ne…

  • 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. B…

  • The Expendable Man

    The Expendable Man
    av Dorothy B. Hughes

    Häftad - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781590174951

    "It was surprising what old experiences remembered could do to a presumably educated, civilized man." And Hugh Denismore, a young doctor driving his mother's Cadillac from Los Angeles to Phoenix, is eminently educated and civilized. He is privileged…

  • No Room at the Morgue

    No Room at the Morgue
    av Jean-Patrick Manchette

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781681374185

    Inspired by the works of Dashiell Hammett, No Room at the Morgue is Jean-Patrick Manchette's unparalleled take on the private eye novel -- fierce, politically inflected, and finely rendered by the haunting, pitch-black prose for which the author is…

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • Machines in the Head: Selected Stories

    Machines in the Head: Selected Stories
    av Anna Kavan

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781681374147

    Enter the strange and haunting world of Anna Kavan, author of mind-bending stories that blend science fiction and the author's own harrowing experiences with drug addiction, in this new collection of her best short stories. Anna Kavan is one of the…

  • 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…

  • 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 tha…

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • Black Sun: The Brief Transit and Violent Eclipse of Harry Crosby

    Black Sun: The Brief Transit and Violent Eclipse of Harry Crosby
    av Geoffrey Wolff

    Häftad - 2003 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781590170663

    Includes an afterword by the author Harry Crosby was the godson of J. P. Morgan and a friend of Ernest Hemingway. Living in Paris in the twenties and directing the Black Sun Press, which published James Joyce among others, Crosby was at the center o…

  • 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…

  • Flaubert and Madame Bovary: A Double Portrait

    Flaubert and Madame Bovary: A Double Portrait
    av Francis Steegmuller

    Häftad - 2004 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781590171165

  • The Stuffed Owl: An Anthology of Bad Verse

    The Stuffed Owl: An Anthology of Bad Verse

    Häftad - 2003 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781590170380

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • 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 duri…

  • 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…

  • 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 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…

  • Peach Blossom Paradise

    Peach Blossom Paradise
    av Ge Fei

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781681374703

    An enthralling story of revolution, idealism, and a savage struggle for utopia by one of China's greatest living novelists. In 1898 reformist intellectuals in China persuaded the young emperor that it was time to transform his sclerotic empire into…

  • The Scientist as Rebel: Revised Edition

    The Scientist as Rebel: Revised Edition
    av Freeman Dyson

    Häftad - 2022 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781681375052

  • The Hearing Trumpet

    The Hearing Trumpet
    av Leonora Carrington

    Häftad - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781681374642

    An old woman enters into a fantastical world of dreams and nightmares in this surrealist classic admired by Bj rk and Luis Bu uel. One of the first things ninety-two-year-old Marian Leatherby overhears when she is given an ornate hearing trumpet is…

  • The Strudlhof Steps: The Depth of the Years

    The Strudlhof Steps: The Depth of the Years
    av Heimito Von Doderer

    Häftad - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781681375274

  • The Box of Delights

    The Box of Delights
    av John Masefield

    Inbunden - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781590172513

    Strange things begin to happen the minute young Kay Harker boards the train to go home for Christmas and finds himself under observation by two very shifty-looking characters. Arriving at his destination, the boy is immediately accosted by a bright-…

  • 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 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…

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • Nothing

    Nothing
    av Henry Green

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781681371436

    Years after having an affair that almost ruined their respective marriages, Jane Weatherby and John Pomfret are reunited when their children decide to get married despite questions regarding their possible kinship and the fact that they have almost…

  • 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…

  • Voltaire in Love

    Voltaire in Love
    av Nancy Mitford

    Häftad - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781590175781

    The inimitable Nancy Mitford's account of Voltaire's fifteen-year relationship with the Marquise du Ch telet--the renowned mathematician who introduced Isaac Newton's revolutionary new physics to France--is a spirited romp in the company of two extr…