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  • Scribe

    av Alyson Hagy

    Pocket - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781555978181

    A haunting, evocative tale about the power of storytellingA brutal civil war has ravaged the country, and contagious fevers have decimated the population. Abandoned farmhouses litter the isolated mountain valleys and shady hollows. The economy has b…

  • Disappearing Ink

    Disappearing Ink
    av Dana Gioia

    Häftad - 2004 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781555974107

    Leading poet Dana Gioia offers bold and insightful essays on poetry's changing place in contemporary US culture. With the clarity, insight and wit that made his 1992 work Can Poetry Matter? one of the most important books on literature and modern-da…

  • Essays from the Nick of Time: Reflections and Refutations

    Essays from the Nick of Time: Reflections and Refutations
    av Mark Slouka

    Häftad - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781555975715

    A new collection of prophetic essays from one of the sharpest practitioners of the formMark Slouka writes from a particular vantage point, one invoked by Thoreau, who wished "to improve the nick of time . . . to stand on the meeting of two eternitie…

  • Grief Is the Thing with Feathers

    Grief Is the Thing with Feathers
    av Max Porter

    Häftad - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781555977412

    Here he is, husband and father, scruffy romantic, a shambolic scholar--a man adrift in the wake of his wife's sudden, accidental death. And there are his two sons who like him struggle in their London apartment to face the unbearable sadness that ha…

  • American Harvest: God, Country, and Farming in the Heartland

    American Harvest: God, Country, and Farming in the Heartland
    av Marie Mutsuki Mockett

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781644450178

    An epic story of the American wheat harvest, the politics of food, and the culture of the Great Plains For over one hundred years, the Mockett family has owned a seven-thousand-acre wheat farm in the panhandle of Nebraska, where Marie Mutsuki Mocket…

  • Boleto

    av Alyson Hagy

    Inbunden - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781555976125

    An unforgettable story of men and horses, the American West, and the dream of a ticket out "* A May 2012 Indie Next Pick *"Will Testerman is a young Wyoming horse trainer determined to make something of himself. Money is tight at the family ranch, w…

  • Edward Hopper

    Edward Hopper
    av Ernest Farres

    Häftad - 2009 - Spanska - ISBN: 9781555975449

    An arresting sequence of poems based on the life and paintings of Edward Hopper, in an award-winning translation from the Catalan

  • American Sublime

    American Sublime
    av Elizabeth Alexander

    Häftad - 2005 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781555974329

    A fourth collection of poems by the author recalls a century and a half of African-American traditions, knitting together a fascinating blend of history, biography, personal experience, pop culture, and dreamscape. Original.

  • The House of Widows: An Oral History

    The House of Widows: An Oral History
    av Askold Melnyczuk

    Häftad - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781555974916

    A novel of intrigue that is played across decades, continents, and generations by the celebrated, New York Times Notable author of Ambassador of the Dead"Late one night, a week after Father's suicide, I finished sweeping the bulk of my inheritance i…

  • Letter To A Future Lover

    Letter To A Future Lover
    av Ander Monson

    Inbunden - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781555977061

    Ander Monson is well regarded within the field of Creative Non Fiction. He is both a writer and critic of long form journalism, personal essays, and memoir novellas. Here he turns his astute critical eye for innovations in literary form on to the pr…

  • American Journal: Fifty Poems for Our Time

    American Journal: Fifty Poems for Our Time
    av Tracy K. Smith

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781555978150

    A landmark anthology envisioned by Tracy K. Smith, 22nd Poet Laureate of the United States American Journal presents fifty contemporary poems that explore and celebrate our country and our lives. 22nd Poet Laureate of the United States and Pulitzer…

  • The Bride of E

    The Bride of E
    av Mary Jo Bang

    Inbunden - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781555975395

    Poems by the author of "Elegy, "Winner of the National Book Critics Circle Award in Poetry """The goblet mouth on the table speaks ""To your thirst, saying, Longing, your longing, is infinite." -from "H Is Here Is a Song, Now Sing" In her sixth coll…

  • Mirror, Shoulder, Signal

    Mirror, Shoulder, Signal
    av Dorthe Nors

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781555978082

  • Coming to That

    Coming to That
    av Dorothea Tanning

    Pocket - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781555976019

    "Still later, when I was more in touch with ""the world, they told me, "You have a future." ""I thought that over. Even if I believed them, ""what did my little future, whatever that was, ""have to do with the real thing, whatever that is? "" " from…

  • Holding Pattern

    Holding Pattern
    av Jeffery Renard Allen

    Häftad - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781555975098

    The world of Jeffery Renard Allen's stunning short-story collection is a place like no other. A recognisable city, certainly, but one in which a man might sprout wings or copper pennies might fall from the skies on to one's head. Yet these are no fa…

  • Prognosis: Poems

    Prognosis: Poems
    av Jim Moore

    Häftad - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781644450703

    Jim Moore's poems "are chips of reality, obsidian flakes of the heart and mind" (Jane Hirshfield) In his eighth collection, the celebrated poet Jim Moore looks into unrelenting darkness where moments of tenderness and awe illuminate, at times sudden…

  • The Art Of Intimacy

    The Art Of Intimacy
    av Stacey D'Erasmo

    Häftad - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781555976477

    What is the nature of intimacy, of what happens in the space between us? And how do we, as writers, catch or reflect it on the page?' Stacey D'Erasmo's insightful and illuminating study examines the craft and the contradictions of creating relations…

  • The Making of the American Essay

    The Making of the American Essay
    av John D'Agata

    Häftad - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781555977344

    For two decades, essayist John D'Agata has been exploring the contours of the essay through a series of innovative, informative, and expansive anthologies that have become foundational texts in the study of the genre. The breakthrough first volume,…

  • The Body's Question

    The Body's Question
    av Tracy K. Smith

    Häftad - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781555973919

    Winner of the Cave Canem Poetry Prize for best first book by an African-American poet, this compelling collection of poems gathers together stories from the intersection of race, family, adulthood, and childhood in search of herself, concluding that…

  • Is, Is Not: Poems

    Is, Is Not: Poems
    av Tess Gallagher

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781555978419

    Tess Gallagher's new poems are suspended between contradiction and beauty Is, Is Not upends our notions of linear time, evokes the spirit and sanctity of place, and hovers daringly at the threshold of what language can nearly deliver while offering…

  • Subdivision

    av J. Robert Lennon

    Häftad - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781644450482

    A heady, inventive, fantastical novel about the nature of memory and the difficulty of confronting trauma An unnamed woman checks into a guesthouse in a mysterious district known only as the Subdivision. The guesthouse's owners, Clara and the Judge,…

  • The House of Rust

    The House of Rust
    av Khadija Abdalla Bajaber

    Häftad - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781644450680

    The first Graywolf Press African Fiction Prize winner, a story of a girl's fantastical sea voyage to rescue her father The House of Rust is an enchanting novel about a Hadrami girl in Mombasa. When her fisherman father goes missing, Aisha takes to…

  • Beast

    av Paul Kingsnorth

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781555977795

    The stunning new novel from the prizewinning author of The Wake Beast plunges you into the world of Edward Buckmaster, a man alone on an empty moor in the west of England. What he has left behind we don't yet know. What he faces is an existential b…

  • Best Thought, Worst Thought: On Art, Sex, Work and Death

    Best Thought, Worst Thought: On Art, Sex, Work and Death
    av Don Paterson

    Inbunden - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781555975050

    "Contentious, rude, hilarious, moving, and truthful. A book you'll dip into for the rest of your life." Ian Rankin"The male genitals are worn externally as evolution is in the process of expelling them from the body. Another million years and they'l…

  • Names for Light

    Names for Light
    av Thirii Myo Kyaw Myint

    Pocket - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781644450611

    Winner of the Graywolf Press Nonfiction Prize, a lyrical meditation on family, place, and inheritance Names for Light traverses time and memory to weigh three generations of a family's history against a painful inheritance of postcolonial violence a…

  • Rails Under My Back

    Rails Under My Back
    av Jeffery Renard Allen

    Häftad - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781555977238

    Will put Allen in the company of writers such as James Joyce, August Wilson, and Ralph Ellison. --The Philadelphia Inquirer When it was first published fifteen years ago, Jeffery Renard Allen's debut novel, Rails Under My Back, earned its author com…

  • So Much Blue

    So Much Blue
    av Percival Everett

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781555977825

    A new high point for a master novelist, an emotionally charged reckoning with art, marriage, and the past Kevin Pace is working on a painting that he won't allow anyone to see: not his children; not his best friend, Richard; not even his wife, Linda…

  • No Animals We Could Name: Stories

    No Animals We Could Name: Stories
    av Ted Sanders

    Häftad - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781555976163

    No Animals We Could Name by Ted SandersThe winner of the Bakeless Prize for Fiction, a bold debut collection The animals (human or otherwise) in Ted Sanders's inventive, wistful stories are oddly familiar, yet unlike anyone you've met before. A lion…

  • Cinder: New and Selected Poems

    Cinder: New and Selected Poems
    av Susan Stewart

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781555977955

  • Blue Front

    Blue Front
    av Martha Collins

    Häftad - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781555974497

    A collection of poetic works is inspired by the 1909 lynching of two men--one black, the other white--in Cairo, Illinois, an event that was watched by the writer's fruit-seller father and ten thousand other witnesses, in a volume that draws on perio…

  • The Star of Algiers

    The Star of Algiers
    av Aziz Chouaki

    Häftad - 2005 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781555974121

    "The Star of Algiers powerfully depicts youth in distress, caught between the lure of the West and the mosque." BIBA ""We share his stage fright before each new gig. We are fired with his boundless energy. And once we've taken off, we come crashing…

  • It Becomes You

    It Becomes You
    av Dobby Gibson

    Häftad - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781555976323

    Meditative, lyrical, aphoristic and always served with wry wit, the poems in Dobby Gibson's It Becomes You explore the divergent conditions by which we're perpetually defined - the daily weather, the fluctuations of the stock market, the growth of a…

  • Just Us: An American Conversation

    Just Us: An American Conversation
    av Claudia Rankine

    Häftad - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781644450635

    Now in paperback, Claudia Rankine's "skyscraper in the literature on racism" (Christian Science Monitor) In Just Us, Claudia Rankine invites us into a necessary conversation about Whiteness in America. What would it take for us to breach the silence…

  • The Loom and Other Stories

    The Loom and Other Stories
    av R. A. Sasaki, Ruth A. Sasaki

    Häftad - 1991 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781555971571

    "The Loom and Other Stories R.A. Sasaki "Nine loosely connected tales weave the experiences of three generations of Japanese-Americans in San Francisco into a subtle, appealing tapestry . . . So sure is the author's touch that a few deft strokes ser…

  • Elegy

    av Mary Jo Bang

    Inbunden - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781555974831

    Mary Jo Bang's fifth collection, "Elegy," chronicles the year following the death of her son. By weaving the particulars of her own loss into a tapestry that also contains the elements common to all losses, Bang creates something far larger than a m…

  • Twenty Poems That Could Save America And Other Essays

    Twenty Poems That Could Save America And Other Essays
    av Tony Hoagland

    Häftad - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781555976941

    Twenty Poems That Could Save America presents insightful essays on the craft of poetry and a bold conversation about the role of poetry in contemporary culture. Essays on the vertigo' effects of new poetry give way to appraisals of Robert Bly, Sharo…

  • White Flights: Race, Fiction, and the American Imagination

    White Flights: Race, Fiction, and the American Imagination
    av Jess Row

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781555978327

    A bold, incisive look at race and reparative writing in American fiction, by the author of Your Face in Mine White Flights is a meditation on whiteness in American fiction and culture from the end of the civil rights movement to the present. At the…

  • Another World Instead: The Early Poems of William Stafford, 1937-1947

    Another World Instead: The Early Poems of William Stafford, 1937-1947
    av William Stafford

    Inbunden - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781555974978

    The unpublished early poems of William Stafford now added to "a body of work that represents some of the finest poetry written during the second half of the twentieth] century." ("Library Journal")"If I could remember all at once but I have forgotte…

  • A Hundred White Daffodils

    A Hundred White Daffodils
    av Jane Kenyon

    Häftad - 2003 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781555973087

    Praised by The New York Times Book Review for her words, with their quiet, rapt force, their pensiveness and wit, [that] come to us from natural speech, from the Bible and hymns, from which she derived the singular psalmlike music that is hers alone…

  • Boleto

    av Alyson Hagy

    Häftad - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781555976637

    Alyson Hagy's hugely successful breakout novel, set against the backdrop of the New American West, is now in paperback. Boleto is the story of a friendship between a man and his horse. 23 year old Will Testerman tries to turn his life around by proc…

  • Nevada Days

    Nevada Days
    av Bernardo Atxaga

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781555978105

  • Reading Life

    Reading Life
    av Sven Birkerts

    Häftad - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781555974640

    In a collection of twelve incisive and intimate essays, the noted critic, essayist, and author of The Gutenberg Elegies reexamines key works of fiction in terms of the personal meaning and influence they have had in his life, covering such works as…

  • Wade in the Water: Poems

    Wade in the Water: Poems
    av Tracy K. Smith

    Inbunden - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781555978136

    Shortlisted for the T. S. Eliot Prize Finalist for the Forward Prize for Best Collection The extraordinary new poetry collection by Tracy K. Smith, the Poet Laureate of the United States Even the men in black armor, the ones Jangling handcuffs and…

  • South Wind Changing

    South Wind Changing
    av Jade Ngoc Quang Huynh

    Häftad - 2000 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781555973056

    Born in 1957, Jade Ngoc Quang Huynh survived the horrors of the Vietnam War and became a student at Saigon University. Suddenly he was arrested and thrown into a brutal labour camp for education in the principles of the new regime. This acclaimed me…

  • Operation Monsoon

    Operation Monsoon
    av Shona Ramaya

    Häftad - 2003 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781555973872

    This story reveals the truth that human body parts are being traded like any other commodity - forcing difficult questions to be answered. Follow the central character as she encounters the growing world of cash-for-kidneys when the family's houseke…

  • A Doll for Throwing: Poems

    A Doll for Throwing: Poems
    av Mary Jo Bang

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781555977818

    The exquisite new collection by the award-winning poet Mary Jo Bang, author of The Last Two Seconds and Elegy We were ridiculous me, with my high jinks and hat. Him, with his boredom and drink. I look back now and see buildings so thick that the li…

  • The House on Eccles Road

    The House on Eccles Road
    av Judith Kitchen

    Inbunden - 2002 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781555973681

    What if Molly took center stage in James Joyce's "Ulysses"? What if she lived in suburban America? The House on Eccles RoadIt is June 16, 1999, in Dublin, Ohio, and Molly wanders through her empty day while her husband, Leo, tends to a strict and bu…

  • The Black Interior

    The Black Interior
    av Elizabeth Alexander

    Häftad - 2001 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781555973933

    Legendary poet Elizabeth Alexander turns her finely-honed sensibilities to the subject of blackness and the interior world of the modern African-American. Intelligent, perceptive and keenly observed, this collection of essays traces a thoughtful pat…

  • The Gulf

    The Gulf
    av Belle Boggs

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781555978341

    A hilarious send-up of writing workshops, for-profit education, and the gulf between believers and nonbelieversMarianne is in a slump: barely able to support herself by teaching, not making progress on her poetry, about to lose her Brooklyn apartmen…

  • Citizen

    av Claudia Rankine

    Häftad - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781555976903

    Claudia Rankine's bold new book recounts mounting racial aggressions in ongoing encounters in 21st century daily life and in the media. The accumulative stresses come to bear on a person's ability to speak, perform and stay alive. Our addressability…