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  • Slow Days, Fast Company

    Slow Days, Fast Company
    av Eve Babitz

    Häftad - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781681370088

    No one burned hotter than Eve Babitz. Possessing skin that radiated "its own kind of moral laws," spectacular teeth, and a figure that was the stuff of legend, she seduced seemingly everyone who was anyone in Los Angeles for a long stretch of the 19…

  • Eve's Hollywood

    Eve's Hollywood
    av Eve Babitz

    Häftad - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781590178904

    Journalist, party girl, bookworm, artist, muse: by the time she'd hit thirty, Eve Babitz had played all of these roles. Immortalized as the nude beauty facing down Duchamp and as one of Ed Ruscha's Five 1965 Girlfriends, Babitz's first book showed h…

  • Grief Lessons

    Grief Lessons
    av Euripides

    Häftad - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781590172537

    Now in paperback. Euripides, the last of the three great tragedians of ancient Athens, reached the height of his renown during the disastrous Peloponnesian War, when democratic Athens was brought down by its own outsized ambitions. "Euripides," the…

  • Contempt

    Contempt
    av Alberto Moravia

    Häftad - 1999 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781590171226

    Contempt is a brilliant and unsettling work by one of the revolutionary masters of modern European literature. All the qualities for which Alberto Moravia is justly famous--his cool clarity of expression, his exacting attention to psychological comp…

  • Prisoner Of Love

    Prisoner Of Love
    av Jean Genet

    Häftad - 2003 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781590170281

    Starting in 1970, Jean Genet--petty thief, prostitute, modernist master--spent two years in the Palestinian refugee camps in Jordan. Always an outcast himself, Genet was drawn to this displaced people, an attraction that was to prove as complicated…

  • The Peregrine

    The Peregrine
    av J. A. Baker

    Pocket - 2005 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781590171332

    A memoir of life in the wild on the trail of the peregrine falcon chronicles the habits and hunting techniques of the elusive predator while revealing the effects of human encroachment on their habitats. Original.

  • Notes Of A Crocodile

    Notes Of A Crocodile
    av Bonnie Huie

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781681370767

    WINNER OF THE 2018 LUCIEN STRYK ASIAN TRANSLATION PRIZE The English-language premiere of Qiu Miaojin's coming-of-age novel about queer teenagers in Taiwan, a cult classic in China and winner of the 1995 China Times Literature Award. An NYRB Class…

  • The One-Straw Revolution

    The One-Straw Revolution
    av Masanobu Fukuoka

    Häftad - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781590173138

    Call it "Zen and the Art of Farming" or a "Little Green Book," Masanobu Fukuoka's manifesto about farming, eating, and the limits of human knowledge presents a radical challenge to the global systems we rely on for our food. At the same time, it is…

  • The Book Of Ebenezer Le Page

    The Book Of Ebenezer Le Page
    av G. B. Edwards

    Häftad - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781590172339

    Ebenezer Le Page, cantankerous, opinionated, and charming, is one of the most compelling literary creations of the late twentieth century. Eighty years old, Ebenezer has lived his whole life on the Channel Island of Guernsey, a stony speck of a plac…

  • The Slynx

    The Slynx
    av Tatyana Tolstaya

    Häftad - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781590171967

    New in Paperback "A postmodern literary masterpiece." -The Times Literary Supplement Two hundred years after civilization ended in an event known as the Blast, Benedikt isn't one to complain. He's got a job--transcribing old books and presenting the…

  • Butcher's Crossing

    Butcher's Crossing
    av John Edward Williams, Michelle Latiolais, John Edward Williams

    Pocket - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781590171981

    In his National Book Award-winning novel Augustus, John Williams uncovered the secrets of ancient Rome. With Butcher's Crossing, his fiercely intelligent, beautifully written western, Williams dismantles the myths of modern America. It is the 1870s,…

  • The Anatomy Of Melancholy

    The Anatomy Of Melancholy
    av Robert Burton

    Häftad - 2001 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780940322660

    One of the major documents of modern European civilization, Robert Burton's astounding compendium, a survey of melancholy in all its myriad forms, has invited nothing but superlatives since its publication in the seventeenth century. Lewellyn Powys…

  • The Late Mattia Pascal

    The Late Mattia Pascal
    av Luigi Pirandello

    Häftad - 2004 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781590171158

    Mattia Pascal endures a life of drudgery in a provincial town. Then, providentially, he discovers that he has been declared dead. Realizing he has a chance to start over, to do it right this time, he moves to a new city, adopts a new name, and a new…

  • Kolyma Stories

    Kolyma Stories
    av Donald Rayfield

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781681372143

    Now in its first complete English translation, this masterpiece chronicles life in a Soviet gulag, based on the author's own years in a USSR prison camp. Kolyma Stories is a masterpiece of twentieth-century literature, an epic array of short fiction…

  • African in Greenland, An

    African in Greenland, An
    av Kpomassie Tete-Michel

    Häftad - 2003 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780940322882

    Tete-Michel Kpomassie was a teenager in Togo when he discovered a book about Greenland--and knew that he must go there. Working his way north over nearly a decade, Kpomassie finally arrived in the country of his dreams. This brilliantly observed and…

  • Lolly Willowes: or the Loving Huntsman

    Lolly Willowes: or the Loving Huntsman
    av Sylvia Townsend Warner

    Häftad - 1998 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780940322165

    In "Lolly Willowes," Sylvia Townsend Warner tells of an aging spinster's struggle to break way from her controlling family--a classic story that she treats with cool feminist intelligence, while adding a dimension of the supernatural and strange. Wa…

  • Sunflower

    Sunflower
    av Gyula Krudy

    Häftad - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781590171868

    Gyula Kr dy is a marvelous writer who haunted the taverns of Budapest and lived on its streets while turning out a series of mesmerizing, revelatory novels that are among the masterpieces of modern literature. Kr dy conjures up a world that is entir…

  • Notes On The Cinematograph

    Notes On The Cinematograph
    av Jonathan Griffin

    Häftad - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781681370248

    The French film director Robert Bresson was one of the great artists of the twentieth century and among the most radical, original, and radiant stylists of any time. He worked with nonprofessional actors--models, as he called them--and deployed a st…

  • Speedboat

    Speedboat
    av Renata Adler

    Häftad - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781590176139

    Winner of the Hemingway Foundation/PEN Award. When Speedboat burst on the scene in the late '70s it was like nothing readers had encountered before. It seemed to disregard the rules of the novel, but it wore its unconventionality with ease. Reading…

  • Transit

    Transit
    av Anna Seghers

    Häftad - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781590176252

    Anna Seghers's Transit is an existential, political, literary thriller that explores the agonies of boredom, the vitality of storytelling, and the plight of the exile with extraordinary compassion and insight. Having escaped from a Nazi concentratio…

  • A Savage War Of Peace

    A Savage War Of Peace
    av Alistair Horne

    Häftad - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781590172186

    The Algerian War lasted from 1954 to 1962. It brought down six French governments, led to the collapse of the Fourth Republic, returned de Gaulle to power, and came close to provoking a civil war on French soil. More than a million Muslim Algerians…

  • The Radiance Of The King

    The Radiance Of The King
    av Camara Lays

    Häftad - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781590174555

    At the beginning of this masterpiece of African literature, Clarence, a white man, has been shipwrecked on the coast of Africa. Flush with self-importance, he demands to see the king, but the king has just left for the south of his realm. Traveling…

  • Memoirs Of A Revolutionary

    Memoirs Of A Revolutionary
    av Victor Serge

    Häftad - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781590174517

    A New York Review Books Original Victor Serge is one of the great men of the 20th century --and one of its great writers too. He was an anarchist, an agitator, a revolutionary, an exile, a historian of his times, as well as a brilliant novelist, an…

  • Nightmare Alley

    Nightmare Alley
    av William L Gresham

    Häftad - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781590173480

    Nightmare Alley begins with an extraordinary description of a freak-show geek--alcoholic and abject and the object of the voyeuristic crowd's gleeful disgust and derision--going about his work at a county fair. Young Stan Carlisle is working as a ca…

  • Pitch Dark

    Pitch Dark
    av Renata Adler

    Häftad - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781590176146

    "What's new. What else. What next. What's happened here." Pitch Dark is a book about love. Kate Ennis is poised at a critical moment in an affair with a married man. The complications and contradictions pursue her from a house in rural Connecticut t…

  • The Burning Of The World

    The Burning Of The World
    av Bela Zombory-Moldovan

    Häftad - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781590178096

    Publishing during the 100th Anniversary of the First World War An NYRB Classics Original The budding young Hungarian artist Bela Zombory-Moldovan was on holiday when the First World War broke out in July 1914. Called up by the army, he soon found hi…

  • Last Words From Montmartre

    Last Words From Montmartre
    av Qiu Miaojin

    Häftad - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781590177259

    An NYRB Classics Original When the pioneering Taiwanese novelist Qiu Miaojin committed suicide in 1995 at age twenty-six, she left behind her unpublished masterpiece, Last Words from Montmartre. Unfolding through a series of letters written by an un…

  • The Invention Of Morel

    The Invention Of Morel
    av Adolfo Bioy Casares

    Häftad - 2003 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781590170571

    Jorge Luis Borges declared The Invention of Morel a masterpiece of plotting, comparable to The Turn of the Screw and Journey to the Center of the Earth. Set on a mysterious island, Bioy's novella is a story of suspense and exploration, as well as a…

  • Doll

    Doll
    av Boleslaw Prus

    Häftad - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781590173831

    Boleslaw Prus is often compared to Chekhov, and Prus's masterpiece might be described as an intimate epic, a beautifully detailed, utterly absorbing exploration of life in late-nineteenth-century Warsaw, which is also a prophetic reckoning with some…

  • The Other

    The Other
    av Thomas Tryon

    Häftad - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781590175835

    Holland and Niles Perry are identical thirteen-year-old twins. They are close, close enough, almost, to read each other's thoughts, but they couldn't be more different. Holland is bold and mischievous, a bad influence, while Niles is kind and eager…

  • The Collected Essays of Elizabeth Hardwick

    The Collected Essays of Elizabeth Hardwick
    av Darryl Pinckney

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781681371542

    The first-ever collection of essays from across Elizabeth Hardwick's illustrious writing career, including works not seen in print for decades. A New York Times Notable Book of 2017 Elizabeth Hardwick wrote during the golden age of the American lite…

  • Memoirs Of My Nervous Illness

    Memoirs Of My Nervous Illness
    av Daniel Paul Schreber

    Häftad - 2000 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780940322202

    In 1884, the distinguished German jurist Daniel Paul Schreber suffered the first of a series of mental collapses that would afflict him for the rest of his life. In his madness, the world was revealed to him as an enormous architecture of nerves, do…

  • Kaputt

    Kaputt
    av Curzio Malaparte

    Häftad - 2004 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781590171479

    Curzio Malaparte was a disaffected supporter of Mussolini with a taste for danger and high living. Sent by an Italian paper during World War II to cover the fighting on the Eastern Front, Malaparte secretly wrote this terrifying report from the abys…

  • Zama

    Zama
    av Antonio Di Benedetto

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781590177174

    An NYRB Classics Original First published in 1956, Zama is now universally recognized as one of the masterpieces of modern Argentine and Spanish-language literature. Written in a style that is both precise and sumptuous, weirdly archaic and powerf…

  • Other Men's Daughters

    Other Men's Daughters
    av Philip Roth

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781681371511

    "Until the day of Merriwether's departure from the house--a month after his divorce--the Merriwether family looked like an ideally tranquil one" we read on the first page of Other Men's Daughters. It is the late 1960s, and the streets of Cambridge,…

  • The Journal 1837-1861

    The Journal 1837-1861
    av Henry David Thoreau

    Häftad - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781590173213

    Henry David Thoreau's Journal was his life's work: the daily practice of writing that accompanied his daily walks, the workshop where he developed his books and essays, and a project in its own right--one of the most intensive explorations ever made…

  • Boredom

    Boredom
    av Alberto Moravia

    Häftad - 1999 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781590171219

    The novels that the great Italian writer Alberto Moravia wrote in the years following the World War II represent an extraordinary survey of the range of human behavior in a fragmented modern society. Boredom, the story of a failed artist and pampere…

  • That Awful Mess On The Via Merulana

    That Awful Mess On The Via Merulana
    av Carlo Emilio Gadda

    Häftad - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781590172223

    In a large apartment house in central Rome, two crimes are committed within a matter of days: a burglary, in which a good deal of money and precious jewels are taken, and a murder, as a young woman whose husband is out of town is found with her thro…

  • Memories Of The Future

    Memories Of The Future
    av Sigizmund

    Häftad - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781590173190

    Written in Soviet Moscow in the 1920s--but considered too subversive even to show to a publisher--the seven tales included here attest to Sigizmund Krzhizhanovsky's boundless imagination, black humor, and breathtaking irony: a man loses his way in t…

  • The Diary Of A Man In Despair

    The Diary Of A Man In Despair
    av Friedrich Reck

    Häftad - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781590175866

    Friedrich Reck might seem an unlikely rebel against Nazism. Not just a conservative but a rock-ribbed reactionary, he played the part of a landed gentleman, deplored democracy, and rejected the modern world outright. To Reck the Nazis were ruthless…

  • Warlock

    Warlock
    av Oakley Hall

    Häftad - 2005 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781590171615

    Sharpshooter Clay Blaisedell is called to Warlock, a wild frontier town, to restore order, but the more he tries to fix the town's problems, the more the town plunges into chaos all around him. Reprint.

  • Hard Rain Falling

    Hard Rain Falling
    av Don Carpenter

    Häftad - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781590173244

    Don Carpenter's Hard Rain Falling is a tough-as-nails account of being down and out, but never down for good--a Dostoyevskian tale of crime, punishment, and the pursuit of an ever-elusive redemption. The novel follows the adventures of Jack Levitt,…

  • On Being Blue

    On Being Blue
    av William H. Gass

    Häftad - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781590177181

    On Being Blue is a book about everything blue--sex and sleaze and sadness, among other things--and about everything else. It brings us the world in a word as only William H. Gass, among contemporary American writers, can do. Gass writes: Of the col…

  • The Kremlin Ball

    The Kremlin Ball
    av Curzio Malaparte

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781681372099

    A perverse and delicious tell-all view of the Soviet elite in the 1920s. Perhaps only the impeccably perverse imagination of Curzio Malaparte could have conceived of The Kremlin Ball, which might be described as Proust in the corridors of Soviet po…

  • The Hall Of Uselessness

    The Hall Of Uselessness
    av Simon Leys

    Häftad - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781590176207

    An NYRB Classics Original Simon Leys is a Renaissance man for the era of globalization. A distinguished scholar of classical Chinese art and literature and one of the first Westerners to recognize the appalling toll of Mao's Cultural Revolution, Ley…

  • Monsieur Proust

    Monsieur Proust
    av Celeste Albaret

    Häftad - 2003 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781590170595

    C leste Albaret was Marcel Proust's housekeeper in his last years, when he retreated from the world to devote himself to In Search of Lost Time. She could imitate his voice to perfection, and Proust himself said to her, "You know everything about me…

  • Novels In Three Lines

    Novels In Three Lines
    av Felix Feneon

    Häftad - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781590172308

    Novels in Three Lines collects more than a thousand items that appeared anonymously in the French newspaper Le Matin in 1906-true stories of murder, mayhem, and everyday life presented with a ruthless economy that provokes laughter even as it shocks…

  • Religio Medici And Urne-Buriall

    Religio Medici And Urne-Buriall
    av Sir Thomas Browne

    Häftad - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781590174883

    Sir Thomas Browne is one of the supreme stylists of the English language: a coiner of words and spinner of phrases to rival Shakespeare; the wielder of a weird and wonderful erudition; an inquiring spirit in the mold of Montaigne. Browne was an insp…

  • The Skin

    The Skin
    av Curzio Malaparte

    Häftad - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781590176221

    This is the first unexpurgated English edition of Curzio Malaparte's legendary work The Skin. The book begins in 1943, with Allied forces cementing their grip on the devastated city of Naples. The sometime Fascist and ever-resourceful Curzio Malapar…

  • Skylark

    Skylark
    av Dezso Kosztolanyi

    Häftad - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781590173398

    It is 1900, give or take a few years. The Vajkays--call them Mother and Father--live in S rszeg, a dead-end burg in the provincial heart of the Austro-Hungarian Empire. Father retired some years ago to devote his days to genealogical research and qu…