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  • Bluebeard's First Wife

    Bluebeard's First Wife
    av Seong-nan Ha

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781948830171

    Disasters, accidents, and deaths abound in Bluebeard's First Wife. A woman spends a night with her fianc and his friends, and overhears a terrible secret that has bound them together since high school. A man grows increasingly agitated by the apartm…

  • Gasoline

    av Quim Monzo

    Häftad - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781934824184

  • Guadalajara

    av Quim Monzo

    Häftad - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781934824191

  • A Thousand Morons

    A Thousand Morons
    av Quim Monzo

    Häftad - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781934824412

    "Today's best known writer in Catalan. He is also, no exaggeration, one of the world's great short-story writers."--The IndependentA Thousand Morons, Quim Monzo's latest collection of short stories, is rife with very unfortunate characters. There's…

  • A Greater Music

    A Greater Music
    av Bae Suah

    Häftad - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781940953465

    From the author nominated for the Best Translated Book Award and the PEN Translation Prize "Bae Suah offers the chance to unknow--to see the everyday afresh and be defamiliarized with what we believe we know--which is no small offering."--Sophie Hug…

  • The Age of Skin

    The Age of Skin
    av Dubravka Ugresic

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781948830225

    These essays are written on the skin of the times. Dubravka Ugresic, winner of the Neustadt International Prize and one of Europe's most influential writers, with biting humor and a multitude of cultural references--from La La Land and Dawn of the P…

  • The Physics Of Sorrow

    The Physics Of Sorrow
    av Georgi Gospodinov

    Häftad - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781940953090

    Finalist for the 2015 PEN Literary Award for TranslationWinner of the 2016 Jan Michalski Prize for Literature"A quirky, compulsively readable book that deftly hints at the emptiness and sadness at its core."--New York TimesA finalist for both the St…

  • On Time and Water

    On Time and Water
    av Andri Snaer Magnason

    Inbunden - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781948830232

    In the next hundred years, the nature of water on Earth will undergo a fundamental change. Glaciers will melt, the level of the sea will rise, and its acidity will change more than it has in the past 50 million years. These changes will affect all l…

  • The Translator's Bride

    The Translator's Bride
    av Joao Reis

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781940953953

    At the start of The Translator's Bride, the Translator's bride has left him. But if he can only find a way to buy a small house, maybe he can win her back . . . These are the obsessive thoughts that pervade the Translator's mind as he walks around a…

  • Why I Killed My Best Friend

    Why I Killed My Best Friend
    av Amanda Michalopoulou

    Häftad - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781934824740

    "Flawlessly translated, Amanda Michalopolou's WIKMBF uses the backdrop of Greek politics, radical protests, and the art world to explore the dangers and joys that come with BFFs. Or, as the narrator puts it, 'odiodsamato, ' which translates roughly…

  • Death In Spring

    Death In Spring
    av Merce Rodoreda

    Häftad - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781940953281

    Considered by many to be the grand achievement of her later period, Death in Spring is one of Merce Rodoreda's most complex and beautifully constructed works. The novel tells the story of the bizarre and destructive customs of a nameless town--buryi…

  • Death In Spring

    Death In Spring
    av Merce Rodoreda

    Inbunden - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781934824115

  • Garden by the Sea

    Garden by the Sea
    av Merce Rodoreda

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781948830089

    The novel that defined Merc Rodoreda's most prolific period is finally available in English for the first time. Set in 1920s Spain, Garden by the Sea takes place over six summers at a villa by the sea inhabited by a young couple and their beautiful,…

  • Her Mother's Mother's Mother And Her Daughters

    Her Mother's Mother's Mother And Her Daughters
    av Maria Jose Silveira

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781940953670

    Spanning 500 years of Brazilian history, Her Mother's Mother's Mother and Her Daughters chronicles a family of women, beginning in 1500 with the birth of Inai , daughter of a Tupiniquim warrior, and ending in 2001 with Inai 's distant descendent, Ma…

  • Frontier

    av Can Xue

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781940953540

    New Novel from the Winner of the 2015 Best Translated Book AwardIntroduction by Porochista Khakpour."One of the most raved-about works of translated fiction this year"--Jonathan Sturgeon, FlavorwireFrontier opens with the story of Liujin, a young wo…

  • The Discoverer

    The Discoverer
    av Jan Kjaerstad

    Inbunden - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781934824122

    Jan Kj rstad is a Viking of literature.--IndependentThe final novel in a trilogy of books about the Norwegian television celebrity Jonas Wergeland, The Discoverer finds Jonas released from prison, having completed his sentence for the death of his w…

  • War, So Much War

    War, So Much War
    av Merce Rodoreda

    Häftad - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781940953229

    Featured on Jeff VanderMeer's "Epic List of Favorite Books Read in 2015" "Rodoreda had bedazzled me by the sensuality with which she reveals things within the atmosphere of her novels."--Gabriel Garc a Marquez"Rodoreda plumbs a sadness that reaches…

  • History. A Mess.

    History. A Mess.
    av Sigrun Palsdottir

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781940953984

    While studying a seventeenth-century diary, the protagonist of History. A Mess. uncovers information about the first documented professional female artist. This discovery promises to change her academic career, and life in general . . . until she re…

  • Flowers Of Mold & Other Stories

    Flowers Of Mold & Other Stories
    av Seong-nan Ha

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781940953960

    Praised for her meticulous descriptions and ability to transform the mundanity of everyday life into something strange and unexpected, Ha Seong-nan bursts into the English literary scene with this stunning collection that confirms Korea's place at t…

  • The Private Lives Of Trees

    The Private Lives Of Trees
    av Alejandro Zambra

    Häftad - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781934824245

  • Thank You for Not Reading

    Thank You for Not Reading
    av Dubravka Ugresic

    Häftad - 2022 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781948830454

    Thank You for Not Reading is a biting critique of book publishing: agents, subagents, and scouts, supermarket-like bookstores, Joan Collins, book fairs that have little to do with books, authors promoted because of sex appeal instead of merit, and e…

  • 77

    av Guillermo Saccomanno

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781940953892

    Buenos Aires, 1977. In the darkest days of the Videla dictatorship, G mez, a gay high-school literature teacher, tries to keep a low profile as one-by-one, his friends and students begin to disappear. When Esteban, one of G mez's favorite students,…

  • The Pets

    The Pets
    av Bragi Olafsson

    Inbunden - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781934824016

  • The Pets

    The Pets
    av Bragi Olafsson

    Häftad - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781940953298

    Back in Reykjavik after a vacation in London, Emil Halldorsson is waiting for a call from a beautiful girl, Greta, whom he met on the plane ride home, and he's just put on a pot of coffee when an unexpectedand unwantedvisitor knocks on the door. Emi…

  • Aracoeli

    av Elsa Morante

    Häftad - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781934824153

    "The first time I read Aracoeli, I found it almost pointlessly disturbing and shocking. On rereading it, I still found it disturbing and shocking, but I have also grown to admire it--perhaps because it is so dark and resists any attempt to classify…

  • Karaoke Culture

    Karaoke Culture
    av Dubravka Ugresic

    Häftad - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781934824573

    Finalist for the NBCC award for Criticism."Ugresic is sharp, funny and unafraid. . . . Orwell would approve."--Times Literary SupplementOver the past three decades, Dubravka Ugresic has established herself as one of Europe"s greatest--and most enter…

  • Party Headquarters

    Party Headquarters
    av Georgi Tenev

    Häftad - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781940953267

    Winner of the Vick Foundation Novel of the Year Award in 2007, "Party Headquarters "takes place in the eighties and nineties, during Bulgaria's transition from communist rule to democracy.The book which is a love story, a parody, and a thriller abou…

  • Bardo Or Not Bardo

    Bardo Or Not Bardo
    av Antoine Volodine

    Häftad - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781940953335

    "Irreducible to any single literary genre, the Volodinian cosmos is skillfully crafted, fusing elements of science fiction with magical realism and political commentary." Nicholas Hauck, "Music & Literature"One of Volodine's funniest books, "Bardo o…

  • Camellia Street

    Camellia Street
    av Merce Rodoreda

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781940953861

    A major work from Merc Rodoreda's early, realistic period, Camellia Street is set in war-torn Barcelona of the 1940s and 50s and tells the story of Cecilia, who, abandoned as an infant, ends up fleeing her adoptive family in favor of a more unsettle…

  • The Endless Summer

    The Endless Summer

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781940953694

    "The Endless Summer by Madame Nielsen is my literary discovery of the year." --Sj n"Once in a while, after you've finished a book and put it down, you wish that the author was a good friend and you could call her whenever you felt sad. It's not some…

  • Last Words on Earth

    Last Words on Earth
    av Javier Serena

    Häftad - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781948830324

    In exile from his home country of Peru, Ricardo Funes embodies the ultimate starving artist. Fired from almost every job he's held--usually for paying more attention to literature than work--he sets himself up in a rundown shack where he slaves away…

  • Fox

    av Dubravka Ugresic

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781940953762

    A Best Book of 2018 at Publishers Weekly, Kirkus Reviews, and the New Statesman Fox is the story of literary footnotes and "minor" characters--unnoticed people propelled into timelessness through the biographies and novels of others. With Ugresic's…

  • Rock, Paper, Scissors

    Rock, Paper, Scissors
    av Naja Marie Aidt

    Häftad - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781940953168

    "The emotions unleashed in this tale . . . are painfully universal. Yet you know exactly where in the universe you are. This is the hallmark of great short stories, from Chekhov's portraits of discontented Russians to Joyce's struggling Dubliners."-…

  • A Short Tale Of Shame

    A Short Tale Of Shame
    av Angel Igov

    Häftad - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781934824764

  • This Is The Garden

    This Is The Garden
    av Giulio Mozzi

    Häftad - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781934824757

  • The Dark

    The Dark
    av Sergio Chejfec

    Häftad - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781934824436

  • To Hell With Cronje

    To Hell With Cronje
    av Ingrid Winterbach

    Häftad - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781934824306

  • Winter in Sokcho

    Winter in Sokcho
    av Elisa Shua Dusapin

    Häftad - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781948830416

  • Rupert: A Confession

    Rupert: A Confession
    av Ilja Leonard Pfeijffer

    Inbunden - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781934824092

  • The Golden Calf

    The Golden Calf
    av Ilya Ilf

    Häftad - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781934824078

    "A remarkably funny book written by a remarkable pair of collaborators."--New York TimesOstap Bender, the "grand strategist," is a con man on the make in the Soviet Union during the New Economic Policy (NEP) period. He's obsessed with getting one la…

  • My First Suicide

    My First Suicide
    av Jerzy Pilch

    Häftad - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781934824405

    Neither strictly a collection of short stories nor a novel, the ten short stories that comprise 'My First Suicide' straddle the line between intimate revelation and drunken confession. The tales within reveal a nostalgic and poetic author, one who c…

  • If I Were A Suicide Bomber

    If I Were A Suicide Bomber
    av Per Aage Brandt

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781940953649

    "Smart, impish, and spare, Per Aage Brandt finds the physical in the metaphysical, and the fizz in the physiological."--Joanna TrzeciakA cognitive scientist by trade, Per Aage Brandt's poems resemble little puzzle boxes--all quite short with lines o…

  • In Praise Of Poetry

    In Praise Of Poetry
    av Olga Sedakova

    Häftad - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781940953021

    At an early age, Olga Sedakova began writing poetry and, by the 1970s, had joined up with other members of Russia's underground "second culture" to create a vibrant literary movement--one that was at odds with the political powers that be. This conf…

  • Night School

    Night School
    av Zsofia Ban

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781940953885

    Zs fia Ban's Night School: A Reader for Adults uses a textbook format to build an encyclopedia of life--subject by subject, from self-help to geography to chemistry to French. With subtle irony, Ban's collection of "lectures" guides readers through…

  • The Teacher

    The Teacher
    av Michal Ben-Naftali

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781948830072

    No one knew the story of Elsa Weiss. She was a respected English teacher at a Tel Aviv high school, but she remained aloof and never tried to befriend her students. No one ever encountered her outside of school hours. She was a riddle, and yet the s…

  • Maidenhair

    av Mikhail Shishkin

    Häftad - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781934824368

    "One of the most prominent names in modern Russian literature."--Publishers WeeklyDay after day the Russian asylum-seekers sit across from the interpreter and Peter--the Swiss officers who guard the gates to paradise--and tell of the atrocities they…

  • One Of Us Is Sleeping

    One Of Us Is Sleeping
    av Josefine Klougart

    Häftad - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781940953373

    "Scandinavia now has its own Virginia Woolf. Few get as close to the human mind as Klougart"--Mari Nymoen Nilsen, VGThe English-language debut from one of Denmark's most exciting, celebrated young writers, One of Us Is Sleeping is a haunting novel a…

  • Two Or Three Years Later

    Two Or Three Years Later
    av Ror Wolf

    Häftad - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781934824702

  • The Wall In My Head

    The Wall In My Head
    av Various

    Häftad - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781934824238

  • The Elusive Moth

    The Elusive Moth
    av Ingrid Winterbach

    Häftad - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781934824771

  • Vertical Motion

    Vertical Motion
    av Can Xue

    Häftad - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781934824375

    Two young girls sneak onto the grounds of a hospital, where they find a disturbing moment of silence in a rose garden. A couple grows a plant that blooms underground, invisibly, to their long-time neighbor's consternation. A cat worries about its sl…

  • Spiritual Choreographies

    Spiritual Choreographies
    av Carlos Labbe

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781940953977

    By blinking his eyes and moving his pupils, a paraplegic man--the onetime vocalist in a famous rock band--composes a kind of anti-biography that is corrected and expanded upon by an unknown editor. Alternating between the vocalist's impressionistic…