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  • Kalla min barndom åter

    Kalla min barndom åter
    av Jan Sigurd

    Inbunden - 2019 - Svenska - ISBN: 9789187875304

    Under 15 år, från 1957 och till sin död 1972, hade den mytomspunne författaren Fritiof Nilsson Piraten en lägenhet på Sergels väg i Malmö.Ingen har hittills skrivit om denna sista akt i författarens liv. Inte förrän nu. Det är inget helgon vi möter,…

  • Oglömt : om mitt bokliv

    Oglömt : om mitt bokliv
    av Per Rydén

    Inbunden - 2020 - Svenska - ISBN: 9789189063389

    Om mitt bokliv"Böckerna är mitt liv. Jag har skrivit böcker. Jag har skrivit böcker om böcker.Jag har handlett andra som skrivit böcker. Jag har undervisat om böcker. Jag har kritiserat böcker. Jag har förtecknat böcker. Jag har levt i böcker. Jag h…

  • Boyhood

    Boyhood
    av J.M. Coetzee

    Pocket - 1998 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780099268277

    Revisiting the South Africa of half a century ago, the author writes about his childhood and interior life, evoking the tensions, delights and terrors of childhood with startling, haunting immediacy. 'Boyhood is a deeply-felt and utterly compelling…

  • Det förlorade landskapet : en författares uppväxt

    Det förlorade landskapet : en författares uppväxt
    av Joyce Carol Oates

    Inbunden - 2016 - Svenska - ISBN: 9789100154509

    Det förlorade landskapet är en skimrande, rörande och förklarande memoar om händelser, människor och platser som har bidragit till att forma författarens liv. Med en uppriktighet som känns igen från den hyllade Änkans bok återkallar Joyce Carol Oate…

  • Det förlorade landskapet : en författares uppväxt

    Det förlorade landskapet : en författares uppväxt
    av Joyce Carol Oates

    e-bok - 2016 - Svenska - ISBN: 9789100154516

    Det förlorade landskapet är en skimrande, rörande och förklarande memoar om händelser, människor och platser som har bidragit till att forma författarens liv. Med en uppriktighet som känns igen från den hyllade Änkans bok återkallar Joyce Carol Oate…

  • Jadoo

    Jadoo
    av John A. Keel

    Häftad - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781933665733

  • A Year Without a Name: A Memoir

    A Year Without a Name: A Memoir
    av Cyrus Grace Dunham

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780316444965

    A Lambda Literary Award Finalist: from "an extraordinary new voice," a "passionate and clear-eyed and unputdownable" meditation on queerness, family, and desire (Mary Karr). For as long as they can remember, Cyrus Grace Dunham felt like a visitor in…

  • Hitch-22: A Memoir

    Hitch-22: A Memoir
    av Christopher Hitchens

    Häftad - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780446540346

    Over the course of his 60 years, Christopher Hitchens has been a citizen of both the United States and the United Kingdom. He has been both a socialist opposed to the war in Vietnam and a supporter of the U.S. war against Islamic extremism in Iraq.…

  • Mad at the World

    Mad at the World
    av William Souder

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780393292268

    This first full-length biography of the Nobel Laureate to appear in a quarter century explores John Steinbeck's long apprenticeship as a writer struggling through the depths of the Great Depression, and his rise to greatness with masterpieces such a…

  • Mårbackasviten

    Mårbackasviten
    av Selma Lagerlöf

    Inbunden - 2019 - Svenska - ISBN: 9789177817963

    I Selma Lagerlöfs självbiografiska svit omnämns hennes far - i Lagerlöfforskningen ofta kallad författarens musa - som en oemotståndlig charmör, trots att situation efter situation på skriande vis efterfrågar hans kärlek. Han kallas kraftkarl, fast…

  • Disgrace

    Disgrace
    av J.M. Coetzee

    Storpocket - 2000 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780099289524

    Winner of the 1999 Booker Prize. Paperback edition. After years teaching Romantic poetry at the Technical University of Cape Town, David Lurie, middle-aged and twice divorced has an impulsive affair with a student. The affair sours; he is denounced…

  • Every Love Story Is a Ghost Story: A Life of David Foster Wallace

    Every Love Story Is a Ghost Story: A Life of David Foster Wallace
    av D. T. Max

    Häftad - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780147509727

    The acclaimed New York Times-bestselling biography and "emotionally detailed portrait of the artist as a young man" (Michiko Kakutani, The New York Times) In the first biography of the iconic David Foster Wallace, D.T. Max paints the portrait of a m…

  • Dust Tracks On A Road

    Dust Tracks On A Road
    av Zora Neale Hurston

    Storpocket - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780349012216

    With a new introduction by JESMYN WARD'Zora Neale Hurston was a knockout in her life, a wonderful writer and a fabulous person. Devilishly funny and academically solid: delicious mixture' MAYA ANGELOU First published in 1942 at the height of her po…

  • Den nya dagen gryr : Karin Boyes författarliv

    Den nya dagen gryr : Karin Boyes författarliv
    av Johan Svedjedal

    e-bok - 2017 - Svenska - ISBN: 9789146233930

    Tänk bort den strikta statyn när du tänker på Karin Boye! Länge sågs hon som en närmast ovärldslig gestalt – men egentligen var hon en högst levande och jordisk person. Hon var en dotter av 1920- och 1930-talets kvinnofrigörelse: en socialist…

  • Going Solo

    Going Solo
    av Roald Dahl

    Storpocket - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780141365558

    Phizzwhizzing new cover look and branding for the World's NUMBER ONE Storyteller!As a young man, Roald Dahl's adventures took him from London to East Africa, until the Second World War began and he became a RAF pilot. You'll read stories of whizzing…

  • The Anna Karenina Fix

    The Anna Karenina Fix
    av Viv Groskop

    Storpocket - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780241981276

    'Wonderfully entertaining, hilarious. Contains the distilled wisdom of some of the greatest writers who ever lived' Allison Pearson, Sunday Telegraph What should I do with my life? What if my love is not returned? Why do bad things happen?The answe…

  • Essays

    Essays
    av Lydia Davis

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780241371473

    From the International Man Booker Prize-winning author of Can't and Won't and The End of the Story - a crystalline collection of literary essays for fans of Susan Sontag and Joan Didion 'She's a joy. There's no writer quite like her' Ali Smith 'Am…

  • Essays

    Essays
    av Lydia Davis

    Häftad - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780241985458

    From the International Man Booker Prize-winning author of Can't and Won't and The End of the Story - a crystalline collection of literary essays for fans of Susan Sontag and Joan Didion'Among my most favourite writers. Read her now!' A. M. Homes T…

  • Down and out in paris and london

    Down and out in paris and london
    av George Orwell

    Pocket - 2001 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780141184388

    Written when Orwell was a struggling writer in his twenties, it documents his 'first contact with poverty'. Here, he painstakingly documents a world of unrelenting drudgery and squalor - sleeping in bug-infested hostels and doss houses of last resor…

  • A Moveable Feast

    A Moveable Feast
    av Ernest Hemingway

    Pocket - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780099557029

    Published posthumously in 1964, A Moveable Feast remains one of Ernest Hemingway's most beloved works. Since Hemingway's personal papers were released in 1979, scholars have examined and debated the changes made to the text before publication. Now t…

  • Grace

    Grace
    av Grace Coddington

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780714876795

    A chronicle of Grace Coddington's formative years at Vogue, now available as a jacketed paperbackGrace: Thirty Years of Fashion at Vogue showcases some of the most memorable photographs published in British and American Vogue from 1972 to 2002, stor…

  • I Am, I Am, I Am: Seventeen Brushes with Death

    I Am, I Am, I Am: Seventeen Brushes with Death
    av Maggie O'Farrell

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780525436058

    On seventeen occasions, Maggie O'Farrell has stared death in the face--and lived to tell the tale. In this astonishing memoir, she shares the near-death experiences that have punctuated and defined her life: The childhood illness that left her bedri…

  • Moveable Feast

    Moveable Feast
    av Ernest Hemingway

    Pocket - 2000 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780099285045

    Looking back not only at his own much younger self, but also at the other writers who shared Paris with him - James Joyce, Wyndham Lewis, Scott and Zelda Fitzgerald - he recalls the time when, poor, happy and writing in cafes, he discovered his voca…

  • Xenophon

    Xenophon
    av Dr Fiona Hobden

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781474298476

    This book offers a concise introduction to Xenophon, the Athenian historian, political thinker, moral philosopher and literary innovator who was also a pupil of Socrates, a military general on campaign in Persia, and an exile in residence in the Pel…

  • Xenophon

    Xenophon
    av Dr Fiona Hobden

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781474298483

    This book offers a concise introduction to Xenophon, the Athenian historian, political thinker, moral philosopher and literary innovator who was also a pupil of Socrates, a military general on campaign in Persia, and an exile in residence in the Pel…

  • Book of Dreams

    Book of Dreams
    av Jack Kerouac

    Häftad - 2001 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780872863804

    Book of Dreams is Jack Kerouac's record of his dream life, a parallel autobiography of the soul, the sleeper's On the Road: "I got my weary bones out of bed & through eyes swollen with sleep swiftly scribbled in pencil in my little dream notebook ti…

  • Landet mot nord

    Landet mot nord
    av Mona Renate Ringvej, Mona Renate Ringvej

    Inbunden - 2020 - Norska (bokmål) - ISBN: 9788243011717

    Kan man fortelle et lands historie gjennom et knippe individer? Hvem skal da få sine historier fortalt? I Landet mot nord gir Mona Ringvej både kjente og mer ukjente karakterer en plass. De som lager landet ved lov, som Magnus Lagabøte, men også de…

  • Letters to Vera

    Letters to Vera
    av Vladimir Nabokov

    Storpocket - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780141192246

    GUARDIAN BOOKS OF THE YEAR 2014 No marriage of a major twentieth-century writer lasted longer than Vladimir Nabokov's. Vera Slonim shared his delight at the enchantment of life's trifles and literature's treasures, and he rated her as having the be…

  • Angel At My Table

    Angel At My Table
    av Janet Frame

    Pocket - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781844086238

    The autobiography of one of New Zealand's best-loved writers with an introduction by Jane Campion

  • Heart Of A Woman

    Heart Of A Woman
    av Dr Maya Angelou

    Pocket - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781844085040

    * The fourth title in Maya Angelou's bestselling seven-volume autobiography.

  • Virginia Woolf's Garden: the Story of the Garden at Monk's House

    Virginia Woolf's Garden: the Story of the Garden at Monk's House
    av Caroline Zoob

    Inbunden - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781909342132

    Monk's House in Sussex is the former home of Leonard and Virginia Woolf. It was bought by them in 1919 as a country retreat, somewhere they came to read, write and work in the garden. From the overgrown land behind the house they created a brilliant…

  • H. P. Lovecraft: Against the World, Against Life

    H. P. Lovecraft: Against the World, Against Life
    av Michel Houellebecq

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9782374950846

    Part biographical sketch, part pronouncement on existence and literature, the French best-selling novelist Michel Houellebecq's H. P. Lovecraft: Against the World, Against Life was published in France in 1991 and is the first non-fiction text ever p…

  • The Unexpected Joy of Being Sober

    The Unexpected Joy of Being Sober
    av Catherine Gray

    Storpocket - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781912023387

    THE SUNDAY TIMES BESTSELLER 'Gray's tale of going sober is uplifting and inspiring' - The Evening Standard 'An icon of the Quit Lit movement' - Conde Nast Traveller 'Fascinating' - Bryony Gordon 'Not remotely preachy' - The Times 'Jaunty, shrewd…

  • Returning to Reims

    Returning to Reims
    av Didier Eribon

    Storpocket - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780141987996

    'A deeply intelligent and searching book, one that makes you re-consider the narrative of your own life and reframe the story you tell yourself' Hilary Mantel A Guardian reader's Best Book of 2018 "There was a question that had come to trouble me a…

  • The World of Yesterday

    The World of Yesterday
    av Stefan Zweig

    Häftad - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781906548674

    'The time provides the pictures, I merely speak the words to go with them, and it will not be so much my own story I tell as that of an entire generation - our unique generation, carrying a heavier burden of fate than almost any other in the course…

  • The World of Yesterday

    The World of Yesterday
    av Stefan Zweig

    Inbunden - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781782271222

    'The time provides the pictures, I merely speak the words to go with them, and it will not be so much my own story I tell as that of an entire generation - our unique generation, carrying a heavier burden of fate than almost any other in the course…

  • Why Be Happy When You Could Be Normal?

    Why Be Happy When You Could Be Normal?
    av Jeanette Winterson

    Pocket - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780099556091

    In 1985 Jeanette Winterson's first novel, Oranges Are Not the Only Fruit, was published. It was Jeanette's version of the story of a terraced house in Accrington, an adopted child, and the thwarted giantess Mrs Winterson. It was a cover story, a pa…

  • Kerstin Thorvall : uppror i skärt och svart

    Kerstin Thorvall : uppror i skärt och svart
    av Beata Arnborg

    Pocket - 2015 - Svenska - ISBN: 9789173537988

    Kerstin Thorvall tog sig rätten att älska, njuta, tycka. Hon var stimulerande, stark och besvärlig. Hon väckte avsky, ilska, glädje och hopp. Nu finns Beata Arnborgs hyllade biografi om henne i pocket.En av årets allra bästa biografierLotta Olsson,…

  • For Bread Alone

    For Bread Alone
    av Mohamed Choukri

    Häftad - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781846590108

    Driven by famine from their home in the Rif, Mohamed's family walks to Tangiers in search of a better life. But things are no better there. Eight of his siblings die of malnutrition and neglect, and one is killed by his father in a fit of rage. This…

  • Green hills of Africa

    Green hills of Africa
    av Ernest Hemingway

    Pocket - 1994 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780099909200

    'I remember seeing the lion looking yellow and heavy-headed and enormous against a scrubby-looking tree in a patch of orchard bush and P.

  • I mitt främmande land : fängelsedagboken 1944

    I mitt främmande land : fängelsedagboken 1944
    av Hans Fallada

    Pocket - 2018 - Svenska - ISBN: 9789177791386

    "Jag har levt samma liv som alla andra, den vanligamänniskans liv."Hösten 1944, mitt under brinnande världskrig, sammanfattarHans Fallada sitt liv i en fängelsecell. I hemlighet och under ständig rädslaför upptäckt skriver han sig fri från nazitiden…

  • The World of Sherlock Holmes

    The World of Sherlock Holmes

    Övrigt - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781786277497

     1000-PIECE PUZZLE featuring Sherlock Holmes's London in glorious detail SPOT FAMOUS CHARACTERS, crime-solving clues, and historical figures as you build the puzzle. Hunt for Sir Arthur Conan Doyle's most memorable characters, from the hound at Bask…

  • Gather Together In My Name

    Gather Together In My Name
    av Maya Angelou

    Pocket - 1985 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781844085026

    The second title in Maya Angelou's bestselling autobiography is reissued in a new look to coincide with the publication of her new book

  • Ett annat liv

    Ett annat liv
    av Per Olov Enquist

    e-bok - 2008 - Svenska - ISBN: 9789113021355

    Liksom Strindberg skrev om sitt liv i tredje person, i Tjänstekvinnans son, skriver PO Enquist om sig själv som "honom", den faderlöse lärarinnpajken från Hjoggböle, tidig medlem i nykterhetsorganisationen Hoppets här och lovande höjdhoppare. Han, s…

  • Ett annat liv Provlyssna!

    Ett annat liv
    av Per Olov Enquist

    Nedladdningsbar MP3 - 2010 - Svenska - ISBN: 9789173135559

    Liksom Strindberg skrev om sitt liv i tredje person, i Tjänstekvinnans son, skriver PO Enquist om sig själv som "honom", den faderlöse lärarinnpajken från Hjoggböle, tidig medlem i nykterhetsorganisationen Hoppets här och lovande höjdhoppare. Han, s…

  • A moveable feast

    A moveable feast
    av Ernest Hemingway

    Pocket - 1994 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780099909408

    Featuring a personal foreword by Patrick Hemingway, Ernest's sole surviving son, and an introduction by the editor and grandson of the author, Sean Hemingway, this new edition also includes a number of unfinished, never-before-published Paris sketch…

  • Emily Dickinson och vulkanerna

    Emily Dickinson och vulkanerna
    av Josefin Holmström

    Inbunden - 2019 - Svenska - ISBN: 9789113088549

    "Det här är en bok om min Emily Dickinson, och om vad det innebär att läsa henne idag. Utgångspunkten är den fråga som genomsyrar det mesta som skrivits om Dickinson: hur kan man vilja det liv som hon valde? Om man ägnar sitt liv åt att skriva och k…

  • Draft No. 4

    Draft No. 4
    av John McPhee

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780374537975

    Draft No. 4 is a master class on the writer's craft. In a series of playful, expertly wrought essays, John McPhee shares insights he has gathered over his career and has refined while teaching at Princeton University, where he has nurtured some of t…

  • Draft No. 4

    Draft No. 4
    av John McPhee, John McPhee

    Inbunden - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780374142742

    The long-awaited guide to writing long-form nonfiction by the legendary author and teacherDraft No. 4 is a master class on the writer's craft. In a series of playful, expertly wrought essays, John McPhee shares insights he has gathered over his care…

  • The Grasmere and Alfoxden Journals

    The Grasmere and Alfoxden Journals
    av Dorothy Wordsworth

    Häftad - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780199536870

    'I went & sat with W & walked backwards & forwards in the Orchard till dinner time - he read me his poem. I broiled Beefsteaks.'Dorothy Wordsworth's journals are a unique record of her life with her brother William, at the time when he was at the he…

  • In Other Words

    In Other Words
    av Jhumpa Lahiri

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781101911464

    National Best Seller On a post-college visit to Florence, Pulitzer Prize-winning author Jhumpa Lahiri fell in love with the Italian language. Twenty years later, seeking total immersion, she and her family relocated to Rome, where she began to read…

  • Astrid Lindgren : ett liv (tigrinsk)

    Astrid Lindgren : ett liv (tigrinsk)
    av Annelie Drewsen, Cilla Dalén

    Inbunden - 2018 - Tigrinja - ISBN: 9789177234401

    Astrid Lindgren - Ett liv nu på tigrinska! Astrid Lindgren är en av världens mest berömda författare. Hennes böcker är översatta till 100 språk och älskas av både barn och vuxna. Astrid stod alltid på barnens sida, vilket avspeglar sig i hennes böck…

  • Astrid och jag : 50 års arbetsliv

    Astrid och jag : 50 års arbetsliv
    av Kerstin Kvint

    Inbunden - 2019 - Svenska - ISBN: 9789187659669

    Vid jultiden 2001 satt jag som så många gånger förr vid Astrid Lindgrens runda matrumsbord på Dalagatan 46 och drack kaffe och betade av dagens postskörd. Jag sa till henne - Tänk, nu har jag fyllt 65, nu har jag blivit folkpensionär. - Jamen från…

  • Tove Jansson

    Tove Jansson
    av Dr Tuula Karjalainen

    Häftad - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780141978826

    Now in paperback, a beautifully illustrated account of of Tove Jansson's life and artThe definitive biography of one of the most unique and beloved children's authors of the 20th century, the creator of the Moomins. Tove Jansson (1914-2001) led a lo…

  • Lockrop

    Lockrop
    av Mario Vargas Llosa, Mauricio Rojas

    Inbunden - 2019 - Svenska - ISBN: 9789177031833

    I Lockrop berättar Mario Vargas Llosa sin intellektuella historia. Boken är en bildningsresa där författaren återvänder till böckerna som format honom. Han finner en livslång strid mellan lockropet från den egna stammen och västs universella ideal.…

  • J. R. R. Tolkien

    J. R. R. Tolkien
    av Humphrey Carpenter

    Pocket - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780008207779

    The original authorised biography, and the only one written by an author who actually met J.R.R. Tolkien, reissued to mark Tolkien's 125th Anniversary.