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  • House on Mango Street

    House on Mango Street
    av Sandra Cisneros

    Häftad - 1991 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780679734772

    For Esperanza, a young girl growing up in the Hispanic quarter of Chicago, life is an endless landscape of concrete and run-down tenements, and she tries to rise above the hopelessness

  • American Psycho

    American Psycho
    av B.E. Ellis

    Häftad - 1998 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780679735779

    Now a major motion picture from Lion's Gate Films starring Christian Bale (Metroland), Chloe Sevigny (The Last Days of Disco), Jared Leto (My So Called Life), and Reese Witherspoon (Cruel Intentions), and directed by Mary Harron (I Shot Andy Warhol)…

  • La Casa En Mango Street

    La Casa En Mango Street
    av Sandra Cisneros

    Häftad - 1994 - Spanska - ISBN: 9780679755265

    In celebration of the tenth anniversary of its initial publication, and with a new Introduction by the author, here is Sandra Cisneros's greatly admired and bestselling novel of a young girl growing up in the Latino section of Chicago.

  • The Mare

    The Mare
    av Mary Gaitskill

    Häftad - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780307743602

    One of the Best Books of the Year The New York Times - The Washington Post - NPR - San Francisco Chronicle - Vanity Fair - Milwaukee Journal Sentinel - Kansas City Star When Velveteen Vargas, an eleven-year-old Fresh Air Fund kid from Brooklyn, come…

  • Breaking and Entering

    Breaking and Entering
    av Joy Williams

    Häftad - 1988 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780394757735

  • Bright Lights, Big City

    Bright Lights, Big City
    av Jay McInerney

    Pocket - 1984 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780394726410

    The tragicomedy of a young man in NYC, struggling with the reality of his mother's death, alienation and the seductive pull of drugs.

  • The Flight Portfolio

    The Flight Portfolio
    av Julie Orringer

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780307949714

    MARSEILLE, 1940. Varian Fry, a Harvard-educated journalist and editor, arrives in France. Recognizing the darkness descending over Europe, he and a group of like-minded New Yorkers formed the Emergency Rescue Committee, helping artists and writers e…

  • Celine

    av Peter Heller

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781101973486

    NATIONAL BESTSELLER Esquire Best Books of 2017 Minnesota Public Radio Best of 2017 The Morning News 2018 Tournament of Books Pick New York Times bestselling author of The Dog Stars " A] gorgeously wrought story." --Entertainment Weekly "Heller is a…

  • Taking Care

    Taking Care
    av Joy Williams

    Pocket - 1985 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780394729121

  • Push (Revised)

    Push (Revised)
    av Sapphire

    Häftad - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780593314609

    A new 25th anniversary edition of the instant classic that inspired the major motion picture and Sundance Film Festival winner Precious: Based on the Novel 'PUSH' by Sapphire, whose power and ferocity influenced a generation of writers. Precious Jon…

  • Mama Day

    Mama Day
    av Gloria Naylor

    Häftad - 1989 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780679721819

    "Willow Springs is a sparsely populated sea island just off America's southeastern coast whose small black community is dominated by the elderly matriarch, Miranda 'Mama' Day. When Mama Day's greatniece, Cocoa, marries, she returns to Willow Springs…

  • The Flight Attendant

    The Flight Attendant
    av Chris Bohjalian

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780525432685

    A NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER A WALL STREET JOURNAL BESTSELLER A USA TODAY BESTSELLER A NATIONAL INDIEBOUND BESTSELLER From the author of The Guest Room, a powerful story about the ways an entire life can change in one night: A flight attendant wakes…

  • The Flight Attendant

    The Flight Attendant
    av Chris Bohjalian

    Pocket - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780593081631

    NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER - A powerful story about the ways an entire life can change in one night: A flight attendant wakes up in the wrong hotel, in the wrong bed, with a dead man--and no idea what happened. Now an HBO Max series. Cassandra Bowde…

  • Where I'm Calling from

    Where I'm Calling from
    av Raymond Carver

    Häftad - 1989 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780679722311

    Spans twenty-five years of the author's writing career with both earlier works and original stories that explore betrayal, madness, and other reaches of human experience, in tales including "Intimacy" and "Boxes"

  • Blind Sight

    Blind Sight
    av Meg Howrey

    Pocket - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780307739292

    Seventeen-year-old Luke Prescott has been brought up in a bohemian matriarchy, surrounded by his divorced New Age mother, his religious grandmother, and two precocious half-sisters. He is writing his college applications when his father--a famous te…

  • The Law of Similars

    The Law of Similars
    av Chris Bohjalian

    Pocket - 2000 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780679771470

    From the New York Times bestselling author of Midwives comes this riveting medical thriller about a lawyer, a homeopath, and a tragic death. When one of homeopath Carissa Lake's patients falls into an allergy-induced coma, possibly due to her presc…

  • Swamplandia!

    av Karen Russell

    Häftad - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780307276681

    New York Times Bestseller Pulitzer Prize Finalist Ms. Russell is one in a million. . . . A suspensfuly, deeply haunted book.--The New York Times Thirteen-year-old Ava Bigtree has lived her entire life at Swamplandia , her family's island home and ga…

  • Edwin Mullhouse

    Edwin Mullhouse
    av Steven Millhauser

    Häftad - 1996 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780679766520

    dwin Mullhouse, a novelist at 10, is mysteriously dead at 11. As a memorial, Edwin's bestfriend, Jeffrey Cartwright, decides that the life of this great American writer must be told. He follows Edwin's development from his preverbal first noises thr…

  • In My Father's House

    In My Father's House
    av Ernest J Gaines

    Häftad - 1992 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780679727910

    A story of a man brought to reckon with his buried past. Reverend Martin comes face to face with the sins of his youth in the person of Robert X, a young, unkempt stranger who arrives in town for a mysterious "meeting" with the Reverend.

  • Dancing Bear

    Dancing Bear
    av J. Crumley

    Häftad - 1984 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780394725765

  • Of Love and Dust

    Of Love and Dust
    av Ernest J Gaines

    Häftad - 1994 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780679752486

    Ernest J. Gaines is best known for his prize-winning THE AUTOBIOGRAPHY OF MISS JANE PITTMAN, but OF LOVE AND DUST has equal power and fascination. It zeros in on an explosion in the making between two men, one black and one white, trapped in the vis…

  • Secrets And Surprises

    Secrets And Surprises
    av Ann Beattie

    Häftad - 1991 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780679731931

    These fifteen stories by Ann Beattie garnered universal critical acclaim on their first publication, earning Beattie the reputation as the most celebrated new voice in American fiction. Today these stories -- "A Vintage Thunderbird;" "The Lawn Party…

  • Before the Wind

    Before the Wind
    av Jim Lynch

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780307949356

    The Johannssens are a sailing family: adventurous, fanatical, and, for now, a complete and total mess. Ruby, a prodigiously talented skipper, has taken off for Africa. Bernard is god-knows-where at sea. And at thirty-one years old, Josh Johannssen,…

  • Nobody's Fool

    Nobody's Fool
    av Richard Russo

    Pocket - 1994 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780679753339

    In his slyly funny and moving new novel, the author of The Risk Pool follows the unexpected operation of grace in a deadbeat, upstate New York town--and in the lives of the unluckiest of its citizens. Soon to be a major motion picture starring Paul…

  • The Risk Pool

    The Risk Pool
    av Richard Russo

    Pocket - 1994 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780679753834

    A wonderfully funny, perceptive novel The Risk Pool is set in Mohawk, New York, where Ned Hall is doing his best to grow up, even though neither of his estranged parents can properly be called adult. His father, Sam, cultivates bad habits so assidu…

  • The Sleepwalker

    The Sleepwalker
    av Chris Bohjalian

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780804170994

    From the New York Times bestselling author of The Flight Attendant comes a spine-tingling novel of lies, loss and buried desire--the mesmerizing story of a wife and mother who vanishes from her bed late one night. Gorgeous, blond, successful, living…

  • The Egg Code

    The Egg Code
    av Mike Heppner

    Pocket - 2003 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780375727252

    Olden Field is a solitary computer hacker, whose ultimate purpose is the destruction of the Gloria 21169, a monstrous router that has taken control of the Internet. Motivational speaker Derek Skye finds himself sickened by the advice he spews to his…

  • Things that Fall from the Sky

    Things that Fall from the Sky
    av Kevin. Brockmeier

    Pocket - 2003 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780375727696

    An award-winning author presents a debut collection of short fiction that features "These Hands" about a male baby-sitter and his relationship with the young girl in his care, "A Day in the Life of Half of Rumpelstilskin" that continues the tale of…

  • Samedi the Deafness

    Samedi the Deafness
    av Jesse Ball

    Pocket - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780307278852

    One morning in the park James Sim discovers a man, crumpled on the ground, stabbed in the chest. In the man's last breath, he whispers his confession: Samedi. What follows is a spellbinding game of cat and mouse as James is abducted, brought to an…

  • Compass Rose

    Compass Rose
    av John Casey

    Pocket - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780375709135

    A Providence Journal Best Book of the Year A Seattle Times Best Book of the Year John Casey follows up his National Book Award-winning novel Spartina with an extraordinary return to the marshes of Rhode Island's South County. Elsie Buttrick, the pro…

  • White People

    White People
    av Allan Gurganus

    Pocket - 2000 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780375704277

    A PEN/Faulkner Award Finalist A New York Times Notable Book In eleven glorious stories, Allan Gurganus, author of the highly acclaimed Oldest Living Confederate Widow Tells All, gives heart-breaking and hilarious voice to the fears, desires, and t…

  • A Hand Reached Down to Guide Me: Stories and a Novella

    A Hand Reached Down to Guide Me: Stories and a Novella
    av David Gates

    Häftad - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780804168748

    A Hand Reached Down to Guide Me is populated by characters, young, old or somewhere in between, who are broadly knowledgeable and often creative and variously accomplished, whether as doctors, composers, academics or journalists. Terrifyingly self-a…

  • Martin Dressler

    Martin Dressler
    av Steven Millhauser

    Häftad - 1997 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780679781271

    Young Martin Dressler begins his career as an industrious helper in his father's cigar store. In the course of his restless young manhood, he makes a swift and eventful rise to the top, accompanied by two sisters--one a dreamlike shadow, the other a…

  • Single, Carefree, Mellow

    Single, Carefree, Mellow
    av Katherine Heiny

    Häftad - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780804173155

    For the commitment-averse women in the eleven sublime stories of Single, Carefree, Mellow, falling in love is never easy and always inconvenient. Maya is in love with both her boyfriend and her boss. Sadie's lover calls her as he drives to meet his…

  • Cockfosters: Stories

    Cockfosters: Stories
    av Helen Simpson

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780525563624

    A Boston Globe Best Book of the Year In these nine virtuoso stories, Helen Simpson turns her wickedly wry wit to the stations of life, the vulnerabilities of age, and the lives of ordinary people in complicated times. The title story follows two old…

  • Testimony and Demeanor

    Testimony and Demeanor
    av John Casey

    Pocket - 2005 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780375719301

    Four stories that thematically comprise a cycle focus on the life-defining moments when a smart, accomplished, and confident young man of privilege finds his sense of superiority crumbling in the face of outside assault. By the author of The Half-Li…

  • Songs Without Words

    Songs Without Words
    av Ann Packer

    Häftad - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780375727177

    Liz and Sarabeth were girlhood neighbors in the suburbs of Northern California, brought as close as sisters by the suicide of Sarabeth's mother. In the decades that followed, their relationship remained a source of continuity and strength. But when…

  • Sorry Please Thank You

    Sorry Please Thank You

    Pocket - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780307948465

    From the National Book Award-⁠winning author of Interior Chinatown, comes a hilarious, heartbreaking, and utterly original collection of short stories. A big-box store employee is confronted by a zombie during the graveyard shift, a problem th…

  • Timeless People

    Timeless People
    av Paule Marshall

    Häftad - 1992 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780394726335

    Depicts the effect of an American research project on the inhabitants of a West Indian island

  • The Revolution of Little Girls

    The Revolution of Little Girls
    av Blanche McCrary Boyd

    Pocket - 1992 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780679738121

    No matter how hard she tries, Ellen Burns will never be Scarlett O'Hara. As a little girl in South Carolina, she prefers playing Tarzan to playing Jane. As a teenage beauty queen she spikes her Cokes with spirits of ammonia and baffles her elders wi…

  • Red Meat Cures Cancer

    Red Meat Cures Cancer
    av Starbuck O'Dwyer

    Pocket - 2004 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781400034819

    What would you do if you were a few months from collecting early retirement--a pension for which you'd sucked up and sycophanted almost twenty years--when your obscenely overweight and extremely crass boss told you that if you didn't raise the compa…

  • Ransom

    av Jay McInerney

    Häftad - 1997 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780394741185

  • Satin Island

    Satin Island
    av Tom McCarthy

    Häftad - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780307739629

    Short-listed for the Man Booker Prize A New York Magazine Best Book of the Year In Satin Island, Tom McCarthy--the acclaimed, Man Booker Prize-nominated author of Remainder and C--captures the way we experience our world and our efforts to find mea…

  • In the Bedroom

    In the Bedroom
    av Andre Dubus

    Pocket - 2002 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781400030774

    Seven stories of people facing turning points in their lives feature a grief-stricken father, a brother whose mother has just left home, and a woman whose many lovers cause her to doubt she will ever truly know love.

  • Burning House

    Burning House
    av Ann Beattie

    Pocket - 1995 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780679765004

    A group of men and women come of age in a society that promises eternal youth, and struggles with such areas as drugs, bereaved friends, failed marriages, infidelity, and the hidden elements of everyday relationships. Reprint. Tour. NYT.

  • Babylon and Other Stories

    Babylon and Other Stories
    av Alix Ohlin

    Pocket - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781400031399

  • The Missing Person

    The Missing Person
    av Alix Ohlin

    Pocket - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781400031382

  • Vintage Contemporaries

    Vintage Contemporaries
    av Tobias Wolff

    Häftad - 1998 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780679767961

    To American soldiers in Vietnam, "back in the world" meant America and safety. To Tobias Wolff's characters, Back in the World is where lives that have veered out of control just might become normal again. Unfortunately, the men and women in these g…

  • The Guest Room

    The Guest Room
    av Chris Bohjalian

    Pocket - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780804170987

    From the New York Times bestselling author of The Flight Attendant comes the spellbinding tale of a party gone horribly wrong: two men lie dead in a suburban living room, two women are on the run from police, and a marriage is ripping apart at the s…

  • The Extraordinary Journey of the Fakir Who Got Trapped in an Ikea Wardrobe

    The Extraordinary Journey of the Fakir Who Got Trapped in an Ikea Wardrobe
    av Romain Puertolas

    Häftad - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780804172080

    The basis for the major motion picture The Extraordinary Journey of the Fakir A charmingly exuberant comic debut, The Extraordinary Journey of the Fakir Who Got Trapped in an Ikea Wardrobe is the globetrotting story of a trickster from rural India a…