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  • Fugitive Atlas: Poems

    Fugitive Atlas: Poems
    av Khaled Mattawa

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781644450376

    Khaled Mattawa's poetry contains "the complexity of a transnational identity" (MacArthur Fellowship citation) Fugitive Atlas is a sweeping, impassioned account of refugee crises, military occupations, and ecological degradation, an acute and probing…

  • The Time Of The Doves

    The Time Of The Doves
    av Merce Rodoreda

    Häftad - 1986 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780915308750

    The Time of the Doves - by Merce Rodoreda - is the powerfully written story of a naive shop-tender during the Spanish Civil War and beyond, is a rare and moving portrait of a simple soul confronting and surviving a convulsive period in history. The…

  • See/Saw: Looking at Photographs

    See/Saw: Looking at Photographs
    av Geoff Dyer

    Häftad - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781644450444

    A lavishly illustrated history of photography in essays by the author of Otherwise Known as the Human Condition See/Saw shows how photographs frame and change our perspective on the world. Taking in photographers from early in the last century to th…

  • Refresh, Refresh

    Refresh, Refresh
    av Benjamin Percy

    Häftad - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781555974855

    As the war in Iraq empties the small town of Tumalo, Oregon, of its men, their sons are left behind to prove to themselves that they can handle the challenges and heartbreak of growing up and losing their fathers to war, in a series of intertwined s…

  • The Delicacy and Strength of Lace: Letters Between Leslie Marmon Silko & James Wright

    The Delicacy and Strength of Lace: Letters Between Leslie Marmon Silko & James Wright

    Häftad - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781555975432

    The Delicacy and Strength of LaceThe timeless exchange of advice and friendship between two of our greatest literary talents"Dear Leslie: Of course I can't know whether or not the world looks strange to God. But sometimes it looks strange to me."""L…

  • In the Dream House: A Memoir

    In the Dream House: A Memoir
    av Carmen Maria Machado

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781644450031

    A revolutionary memoir about domestic abuse by the award-winning author of Her Body and Other Parties In the Dream House is Carmen Maria Machado's engrossing and wildly innovative account of a relationship gone bad, and a bold dissection of the mech…

  • Alexandria

    Alexandria
    av Paul Kingsnorth

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781644450352

    A visionary and timely novel about a world out of balance by the prizewinning author of The Wake When Swans return, Alexandria will fall. One thousand years from now, a small religious community lives in what were once the fens of eastern England. T…

  • The Wilding

    The Wilding
    av Benjamin Percy

    Inbunden - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781555975692

    A powerful debut novel set in a threatened western landscape, from the award-winning author of "Refresh, Refresh"Echo Canyon is a disappearing pocket of wilderness outside of Bend, Oregon, and the site of conflicting memories for Justin Caves and hi…

  • The Wilding

    The Wilding
    av Benjamin Percy

    Häftad - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781555975968

    The Wilding by Benjamin PercyA canyon earmarked for development as a golf resort. One last hunting trip in a vanishing wilderness. A grandfather, a son, and a grandson plus one angry bear. Over the course of the weekend, each man will change in shar…

  • Suicide Woods

    Suicide Woods
    av Benjamin Percy

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781644450062

    A spine-tingling new collection of stories from the acclaimed author of Thrill Me and The Dark Net Benjamin Percy is a versatile and propulsive storyteller whose genre-busting novels and story collections have ranged from literary to thriller to po…

  • Frank: Sonnets

    Frank: Sonnets
    av Diane Seuss

    Häftad - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781644450451

    A resplendent life in sonnets from the author of Four-Legged Girl, a finalist for the Pulitzer Prize "The sonnet, like poverty, teaches you what you can do / without," Diane Seuss writes in this brilliant, candid work, her most personal collection t…

  • Priest Turned Therapist Treats Fear of God: Poems

    Priest Turned Therapist Treats Fear of God: Poems
    av Tony Hoagland

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781555978075

    "Hoagland's verse is consistently, and crucially, bloodied by a sense of menace and by straight talk." --The New York Times My heroes are the ones who don't say much. They don't hug people they just met. They don't play louder when confused. They us…

  • Such Color: New and Selected Poems

    Such Color: New and Selected Poems
    av Tracy K. Smith

    Inbunden - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781644450673

    "Tracy K. Smith's poetry is an awakening itself." --Vogue Celebrated for its extraordinary intelligence and exhilarating range, the poetry of Tracy K. Smith opens up vast questions. Such Color: New and Selected Poems, her first career-spanning volum…

  • When I Sing, Mountains Dance

    When I Sing, Mountains Dance

    Häftad - 2022 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781644450802

  • The Art of Death: Writing the Final Story

    The Art of Death: Writing the Final Story
    av Edwidge Danticat

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781555977771

    A moving reflection on a subject that touches us all, by the bestselling author of Claire of the Sea LightEdwidge Danticat's The Art of Death: Writing the Final Story is at once a personal account of her mother dying from cancer and a deeply conside…

  • That Was Now, This Is Then: Poems

    That Was Now, This Is Then: Poems

    Häftad - 2022 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781644450741

    The brilliant new collection from Vijay Seshadri, author of the Pulitzer Prize-winning 3 Sections No one blends ironic intelligence, emotional frankness, radical self-awareness, and complex humor the way Vijay Seshadri does. In this, his fourth coll…

  • She Would Be King

    She Would Be King
    av Wayetu Moore

    Inbunden - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781555978174

    A novel of exhilarating range, magical realism, and history--a dazzling retelling of Liberia's formationWay tu Moore's powerful debut novel, She Would Be King, reimagines the dramatic story of Liberia's early years through three unforgettable charac…

  • Come And See

    Come And See
    av Fanny Howe

    Häftad - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781555975869

    In Fanny Howe's latest collection of poems, she beckons readers towards the origins of collective knowledge but also reveals the origins of collective misconception. Her poems move from one country to another and from one archetypal position - paren…

  • Inferno

    Inferno
    av Dante Alighieri

    Inbunden - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781555976194

    An innovative and fascinating new version of Dante Alighieri's Inferno as it has never been rendered Stopped mid-motion in the middle Of what we call a life, I looked up and saw no sky- Only a dense cage of leaf, tree, and twig. I was lost. --from C…

  • The Maverick Room: Poems

    The Maverick Room: Poems
    av Thomas Sayers Ellis

    Häftad - 2005 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781555974145

    With its defiance for any one tradition or voice, Thomas Sayers Ellis's debut becomes a powerful argument against monotony" A dream. A democracy. A savage liberty."" And yet another anthem and yet another heaven""and yet another party wants you."" W…

  • The Art Of Perspective

    The Art Of Perspective
    av Christopher Castellani

    Häftad - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781555977269

    A writer may have a story to tell, a sense of plot, and strong characters, but for all of these to come together some key questions must be answered. What form should the narrator take? An omniscient, invisible force, or one - or more - of the chara…

  • Useless Landscape, or a Guide for Boys

    Useless Landscape, or a Guide for Boys
    av D. A. Powell

    Häftad - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781555976958

    Winner of the National Book Critics Circle Award, now in paperbackD. A. Powell's fifth book of poetry, "Useless Landscape, or A Guide for Boys," explores the darker side of divisions and developments, the interstitial spaces of boonies, backstage, b…

  • Bewitched Playground

    Bewitched Playground
    av David Rivard

    Häftad - 2000 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781555973025

    A kind of "public dreaming" takes place via the music of these poems--a music as likely to visit the long-dead ghosts of the Kwakiutl tribe as Gianni Versace, and as interested in the baby seat of a car as it is in a boxing ring. Building on the cri…

  • Elegy

    Elegy
    av Mary Jo Bang

    Häftad - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781555975401

    Elegy by Mary Jo Bang was the winner of the 2007 National Book Critics Circle Award in Poetry, and a 2008 New York Times Notable Book Look at her--It's as if The windows of night have been sewn to her eyes. --from Ode to History

  • Blackacre

    Blackacre
    av Monica Youn

    Häftad - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781555977504

    'Blackacre' is a legal fiction, a hypothetical estate. Monica Youn's fascinating, multifaceted new collection, Blackacre, uses the term to suggest landscape, legacy, what is allotted to each of us - a tract of land, a work of art, a heritage, a body…

  • Spring

    Spring
    av David Szalay

    Häftad - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781555976026

    The US debut from the author of Man Booker Prize Finalist All That Man IsJames is a man with a checkered past sporadic entrepreneur, one-time film producer, almost a dot-com millionaire now alone in a flat in Bloomsbury, running a shady horse-racing…

  • Findings: Essays on the Natural and Unnatural World

    Findings: Essays on the Natural and Unnatural World
    av Kathleen Jamie

    Häftad - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781555974459

    In a compilation of essays written during her husband's life-threatening illness, the author shares her direct observations and meditations on the natural and unnatural world, from an awe-inspiring salmon run to a disembodied doll's head trapped wit…

  • The Art Of The Poetic Line

    The Art Of The Poetic Line
    av James Longenbach

    Häftad - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781555974886

    Poetry is the sound of language organized in lines.' James Longenbach opens The Art of the Poetic Line with that essential statement. Through a range of examples - from Shakespeare and Milton to Ashbery and Gluck - Longenbach describes the function…

  • Sky Lounge

    Sky Lounge
    av Mark Bibbins

    Häftad - 2003 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781555973803

    Mark Bibbins finds damaged glamour at the fringes of respectability in this exceptional debut collectionI was born with capable eyes, a moveable heart and time to spare.--from "Euphorium"In his restless and unpredictable debut, Mark Bibbins offers a…

  • The Trees

    The Trees
    av Percival Everett

    Häftad - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781644450642

    An uncanny literary thriller addressing the painful legacy of lynching in the US, by the author of Telephone Percival Everett's The Trees is a page-turner that opens with a series of brutal murders in the rural town of Money, Mississippi. When a pai…

  • The Private I

    The Private I

    Häftad - 2002 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781555973131

    The Private I: Privacy in a Public World, edited by Molly PeacockThese candid, daring, engaging, and decidedly literate writings address the dual question of how we find privacy in this day and age and how we lose it. Comtemporary writers from a wid…

  • The Book Of Faces

    The Book Of Faces
    av Joseph Campana

    Häftad - 2005 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781555974336

    An extraordinary debut taking Audrey Hepburn as the Muse for a series of meditations on the seductions of screen and stage. Campana's poems are haunted by Hepburn, her leading men and a fascinating array of literary spectres - Catullus, Petrarch, Ch…

  • Things and Flesh

    Things and Flesh
    av Linda Gregg

    Häftad - 2000 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781555972936

    Throughout Things and Flesh, there is a wonderful sense of song, a kind of ringing up and down the scales of being. Here, Linda Gregg engages with the searches and findings of both the intellect and the body. This is poetry beautiful in its attentio…

  • Stranger to History: A Son's Journey Through Islamic Lands

    Stranger to History: A Son's Journey Through Islamic Lands
    av Aatish Taseer

    Häftad - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781555976286

    Indispensable reading for anyone who wants a wider understanding of the Islamic world, of its history and its politics. --Financial Times Aatish Taseer's fractured upbringing left him with many questions about his own identity. Raised by his Sikh m…

  • A Lie about My Father

    A Lie about My Father
    av John Burnside

    Häftad - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781555974671

    "My father told lies all his life and, because I knew no better, I repeated them. Lies about everything, great and small, were the very fabric of my world."""""The lie in the title of astonishing memoir "Lie About My Father" is born of shame. Travel…

  • Praise Song For The Day

    Praise Song For The Day
    av Elizabeth Alexander

    Häftad - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781555975456

    Drawing inspiration from poets like Walt Whitman, Gwendolyn Brooks and Robert Hayden, Elizabeth Alexander wrote this poem which she read at the inauguration of Barack Obama. She is the fourth poet in US history to read at a presidential inauguration…

  • As If It Matters

    As If It Matters
    av Eamon Grennan

    Häftad - 1992 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781555971557

  • The Complete Ballet: A Fictional Essay in Five Acts

    The Complete Ballet: A Fictional Essay in Five Acts
    av John Haskell

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781555977870

    A dark-hued, hybrid novel by a writer who "delivers our culture back to us, made entirely new" (A. M. Homes) In The Complete Ballet, John Haskell choreographs an intricate and irresistible pas de deux in which fiction and criticism come together to…

  • The Silk Road

    The Silk Road
    av Kathryn Davis

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781555978297

    A spellbinding novel about transience and mortality, by one of the most original voices in American literature The Silk Road begins on a mat in yoga class, deep within a labyrinth on a settlement somewhere in the icy north, under the canny guidance…

  • The Convert: A Tale of Exile and Extremism

    The Convert: A Tale of Exile and Extremism
    av Deborah Baker

    Inbunden - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781555975821

    *A 2011 National Book Award Finalist*"A spellbinding story of renunciation, conversion, and radicalism from Pulitzer Prize-finalist biographer Deborah Baker"What drives a young woman raised in a postwar New York City suburb to convert to Islam, aban…

  • Trump Sky Alpha

    Trump Sky Alpha
    av Mark Doten

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781555978280

    A novel on the political madness of our time and the Internet's deep workings, by the author of The InfernalOne year after the president has plunged the world into nuclear war, a journalist takes refuge in the Twin Cities Metro Containment Zone. On…

  • Seven-Star Bird

    Seven-Star Bird
    av David Daniel

    Häftad - 2003 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781555973889

    David Daniel explores a city-entire lives-swept clean off the map in this haunting debutAs breezes lap the shallow-tugged tide flow And swallows twitter and skirt the dusk, We lie within the wreckage of the stars- The moon spill, our planets' pull-…

  • City of Bohane

    City of Bohane
    av Kevin Barry

    Häftad - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781555976453

    Extraordinary . . . Barry takes us on a roaring journey . . . Powerful, exuberant fiction. --The New York Times Book Review (front cover) Forty or so years in the future. The once-great city of Bohane on the west coast of Ireland is on its knees, in…

  • City of Bohane

    City of Bohane
    av Kevin Barry

    Inbunden - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781555976088

    * Shortlisted for the 2011 Costa Book Award in the First Novel category *"A blazingly original, wildly stylish, and pulpy debut novel"""City of Bohane," the extraordinary first novel by the Irish writer Kevin Barry, is full of marvels. They are all…

  • This Close

    This Close
    av Jessica Francis Kane

    Häftad - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781555976361

    How close can we come to love, success, happiness, forgiveness? Through twelve stories, some stand-alone, others woven with linked characters, Jessica Francis Kane, author of The Report (Portobello Books, 2012), questions the tensions between friend…

  • To Be Read In 500 Years

    To Be Read In 500 Years
    av Albert Goldbarth

    Häftad - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781555975258

    Goldbarth's time capsule for a future that nobody can now imagine - a world without mailboxes, without sexual reproduction, without oil or tillable soil, without the capacity to understand music or poetry or love love love love crazy love'. Goldbart…

  • The Looking House: Poems

    The Looking House: Poems
    av Fred Marchant

    Häftad - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781555975289

    "To my mind, what distinguishes Marchant's work is his willingness to take a hard look at human suffering while maintaining his unflinching, delicate tone." "The Journal""""" "house that floats""""on a muddy river in spring-time flood, """"house lik…

  • A Woman Loved

    A Woman Loved
    av Andrei Makine

    Häftad - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781555977115

    The fascinating story of a young Russian filmmaker's attempts to portray Catherine the Great, before and after the collapse of the Soviet Union Catherine the Great's life seems to have been made for the cinema--her rise to power; her reportedly cou…

  • Selfish

    Selfish
    av Albert Goldbarth

    Häftad - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781555977085

    In his latest collection, the widely lauded poet Albert Goldbarth explores all things selfish. Or should that be, 'self-ish'? Widening the remit of critical thinking around what the UK press has deemed, 'selfie culture,' Goldbarth discusses the mode…

  • Burying the Typewriter: A Memoir

    Burying the Typewriter: A Memoir
    av Carmen Bugan

    Häftad - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781555976170

    Winner of the Bakeless Prize for Nonfiction, a childhood memoir of political oppression and persecution during Romania's Ceausescu yearsCarmen Bugan grew up amid the bounty of the Romanian countryside on her grandparent's farm where food and laughte…

  • Against Heaven: Poems

    Against Heaven: Poems

    Häftad - 2022 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781644450826

  • The Other Walk

    The Other Walk
    av Sven Birkerts

    Häftad - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781555975937

    In this deeply appealing and engaging collection of essays, Sven Birkerts looks back through his own life, as well as at the generations before him and ahead at the lives of his children. Through vignette-style meditations, Birkerts plunges readers…