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  • Multiple Choice

    Multiple Choice
    av Alejandro Zambra

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781783782710

    Reader, your life is full of choices. Some will bring you joy and others will bring you heartache. Will you choose to cheat (in life, the examination that follows) or will you choose to copy? Will you fall in love? If so, will you remember her name…

  • The End Of Alice

    The End Of Alice
    av A.M. Homes

    Häftad - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781783787166

    THE END OF ALICE treads the wafer-thin line between the evil and the everyday, following the correspondence of two paedophiles. One, the narrator, is a child-killer, serving his twenty-third year in prison. The other, his seemingly sweet admirer, is…

  • The End Of Alice

    The End Of Alice
    av A.M. Homes

    Häftad - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781847087256

    The End of Alice treads the thin line between the evil and the everyday and caused a major controversy when it was first released in the US. The story centres on the correspondence of two paedophiles: one, the narrator, is a middle-aged child-killer…

  • A Luminous Republic

    A Luminous Republic
    av Andres Barba

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781846276934

    One day, the children begin to show up in the subtropical town of San Cristóbal. Aged between nine and thirteen, the children are covered in dirt and hungry. They beg food, commit small acts of vandalism, play games that don't seem to have any rules…

  • A Luminous Republic

    A Luminous Republic
    av Andres Barba

    Häftad - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781846276941

    One day, the children begin to show up in the subtropical town of San Cristóbal, unwashed and hungry. No one knows where they have come from or where they disappear to each night. And then they rob a supermarket and stab two adults, bringing fear to…

  • Go, Went, Gone

    Go, Went, Gone
    av Jenny Erpenbeck

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781846276224

    One of the great contemporary European writers takes on Europe's biggest issue Richard has spent his life as a university professor, immersed in the world of books and ideas, but now he is retired, his books remain in their packing boxes and he step…

  • The Heavens

    The Heavens
    av Sandra Newman

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781783784868

    AS THE WORLD BURNS, ONLY A DREAMER CAN SAVE IT New York, 2000. The United Nations has just planted its flag on Mars, and a Green Party senator is about to become the first female president of the United States. At a party in the almost-Utopian world…

  • The Heavens

    The Heavens
    av Sandra Newman

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781783784844

    A STORY OF LOVE COMPLICATED BY TIME TRAVEL 'What a wonderful, strange, terrifying, brilliant novel this is' Kamila Shamsie, author of Home Fire New York, 2000. Kate and Ben meet at a party and immediately fall in love. It is the first year of the ne…

  • Asymmetry

    Asymmetry
    av Lisa Halliday

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781783783625

    'A scorchingly intelligent first novel' New York Times 'Spellbinding' New Yorker 'Thrilling' Guardian In New York, Alice, a young editor, begins an affair with Ezra Blazer, a world-famous, much older writer. At Heathrow airport, Amar, an Iraqi-Ameri…

  • The Rehearsal

    The Rehearsal
    av Eleanor Catton

    Häftad - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781847081391

    ‘2009's most exciting new voice’ Guardian Review A high-school sex scandal jolts a group of teenage girls into a new awareness of their own potency and power. But when the local drama school decides to turn the scandal into a show, the…

  • Fishing In Utopia

    Fishing In Utopia
    av Andrew Brown

    Häftad - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781847080813

    From the 1960s to the 1980s, Sweden was an affluent, egalitarian country envied around the world. Refugees were welcomed, even misfit young Englishmen could find a place there. Andrew Brown spent part of his childhood in Sweden during the 1960s. In…

  • Voice of America

    Voice of America
    av E.C. Osondu

    Häftad - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781847082718

    Set in Nigeria and America, Voice of America moves from boys and girls in villages and refugee camps, to the disillusionment and confusion of young married couples living in America, and then back to bustling Lagos. These are stories of two countrie…

  • Behind the Beautiful Forevers

    Behind the Beautiful Forevers
    av Katherine Boo

    Häftad - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781846274510

    Annawadi is a slum at the edge of Mumbai Airport, in the shadow of shining new luxury hotels. Its residents are garbage recyclers and construction workers, economic migrants, all of them living in the hope that a small part of India's booming future…

  • One Day I Will Write About This Place

    One Day I Will Write About This Place
    av Binyavanga Wainaina

    Häftad - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781847083326

    Binyavanga Wainaina tumbled through his middle-class Kenyan childhood out of kilter with the world around him.This world came to him as a chaos of loud and colourful sounds: the hair dryers at his mother's beauty parlour, black mamba bicycle bells,…

  • Terra Nullius

    Terra Nullius
    av Sven Lindqvist

    Häftad - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781847085214

    In the critically acclaimed Desert Divers and Exterminate All the Brutes, Sven Lindqvist travelled through Africa's deserts and unearthed the cruelty of colonialism. Now he has done the same for Australia. Lindqvist travels through the south of the…

  • Who Paid The Piper?

    Who Paid The Piper?
    av Frances Stonor Saunders
    (1 recension)

    Häftad - 2000 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781862073272

    During the Cold War, writers and artists were faced with a huge challenge. In the Soviet world, they were expected to turn out works that glorified militancy, struggle and relentless optimism. In the West, freedom of expression was vaunted as libera…

  • Global Woman

    Global Woman
    av Barbara Ehrenreich

    Häftad - 2003 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781862075887

    This anthology examines the unexplored consequences of globalization on the lives of women worldwide. In a world shaped by mass migration and economic exchange on an ever-increasing scale, women are moving around the globe as never before. Every yea…

  • Do Not Say We Have Nothing

    Do Not Say We Have Nothing
    av Madeleine Thien

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781783782673

    SHORTLISTED FOR THE BAILEYS WOMEN'S PRIZE FOR FICTION 2017 SHORTLISTED FOR THE MAN BOOKER PRIZE 2016 WINNER OF THE SCOTIABANK GILLER PRIZE 2016 SHORTLISTED FOR THE PARAGRAPHE HUGH MACLENNAN PRIZE FOR FICTION 2016. In Canada in 1991, ten-year-old Mar…

  • Hiking with Nietzsche

    Hiking with Nietzsche
    av John Kaag

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781783784950

    Hiking with Nietzsche is a tale of two philosophical journeys in the Swiss Alps: one made by John Kaag as an introspective teenager, the other seventeen years later in radically different circumstances - as a husband and father with his wife and sma…

  • Hiking with Nietzsche

    Hiking with Nietzsche
    av John Kaag

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781783784943

    Hiking with Nietzsche is a tale of two philosophical journeys - one made by John Kaag as an introspective teenager, the other seventeen years later in radically different circumstances: now a husband and father with his wife and small child in tow.…

  • Absurdistan

    Absurdistan
    av Gary Shteyngart

    Häftad - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781847080066

    Meet Misha Vainberg, aka Snack Daddy, a 325-pound disaster of a human being, son of the 1,238th-richest man in Russia and proud holder of a degree in multicultural studies from Accidental College, USA. Misha is an American impounded in a Russian's b…

  • The Mother of All Questions

    The Mother of All Questions
    av Rebecca Solnit

    Inbunden - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781783783557

    Following on from the success of Men Explain Things to Me comes a new collection of essays in which Rebecca Solnit opens up a feminism for all of us: one that doesn't stigmatize women's lives, whether they include spouses and children or not; that b…

  • Faces in the Crowd

    Faces in the Crowd
    av Valeria Luiselli

    Häftad - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781847085078

    In the heart of Mexico City a woman, trapped in a house and a marriage she can neither fully inhabit nor abandon, thinks about her past.She has decided to write a novel about her days at a publishing house in New York; about the strangers who became…

  • Do It Like a Woman

    Do It Like a Woman
    av Caroline Criado-Perez

    Häftad - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781783787333

    In the last five years, the feminist movement has seen a radical upswell of energy and activism. We have been inspired by #LeanIn, we have found solidarity in #MeToo. We've pushed one another to be stronger and try harder. Caroline Criado-Perez's la…

  • Do It Like a Woman

    Do It Like a Woman
    av Caroline Criado-Perez

    Häftad - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781846275814

    Doing anything 'like a woman' used to be an insult. Now, as the women in this book show, it means being brave, speaking out, and taking risks, changing the world one step at a time. Here, campaigner and journalist Caroline Criado-Perez introduces us…

  • Imperium

    Imperium
    av Ryszard Kapuscinski Kapuscinski

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781783785254

    Imperium is a classic of reportage and a literary masterwork by one of the great writers and witnesses of the twentieth century. It is the story of an empire: the constellation of states that was submerged under a single identity for most of the cen…

  • Natural Causes

    Natural Causes
    av Barbara Ehrenreich

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781783782420

    We tend to believe we have agency over our bodies, our minds and even our deaths. Yet emerging science challenges our assumptions of mastery: at the microscopic level, the cells in our bodies facilitate tumours and attack other cells, with life-thre…

  • Fracture

    Fracture
    av Andres Neuman

    Häftad - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781783785124

    A survivor of the atomic bombs dropped in Nagasaki and Hiroshima, Mr Watanabe has evaded the memory for most of his nomadic life. When the 2011 earthquake strikes, triggering the Fukushima nuclear disaster, the past becomes the present, and Mr Watan…

  • Fracture

    Fracture
    av Andres Neuman

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781783785131

    In 2011, Mr. Watanabe, a Japanese electronics executive, is in Tokyo when the earthquake that precedes the Fukushima nuclear disaster strikes. In the aftermath, he fins himself on a journey to Fukushima, a tourist of the current day tragedy that mim…

  • Recollections of My Non-Existence

    Recollections of My Non-Existence

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781783785445

    In 1981, Rebecca Solnit rented a studio apartment in San Francisco that would be her home for the next twenty-five years. There, she began to come to terms with the epidemic of violence against women around her, the street harassment that unsettled…

  • Recollections of My Non-Existence

    Recollections of My Non-Existence
    av Rebecca Solnit

    Häftad - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781783785490

    In 1981, Rebecca Solnit rented a studio apartment in San Francisco, her home for the next twenty-five years. There she began the process of forging a voice in a society that preferred women to be silent. Liberated by West Coast activism, growing gay…

  • Straw Dogs

    Straw Dogs
    av John Gray

    Häftad - 2003 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781862075962

    Straw Dogs is a radical work of philosophy that sets out to challenge our most cherished assumptions about what it means to be human. From Plato to Christianity, from the Enlightenment to Nietzsche and Marx, the Western tradition has been based on a…

  • Fly Already

    Fly Already
    av Etgar Keret

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781783780518

    Winner of the 2018 Sapir Prize. You need to bribe someone into giving you weed? Don't worry, just step into this court room and call the defendant a murderer. You're a rich, lonely man and you want the joy of company? Don't worry, just buy up people…

  • Fly Already

    Fly Already
    av Etgar Keret

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781783780495

    Winner of the 2018 Sapir Prize. You need to bribe someone into giving you weed? Don't worry, just step into this court room and call the defendant a murderer. You're a rich, lonely man and you want the joy of company? Don't worry, just buy up people…

  • The Day Of The Owl

    The Day Of The Owl
    av Leonardo Sciascia

    Häftad - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781847089250

    In the piazza, a man lies dead. No one will say if they witnessed his killing. This presents a challenge to the investigating officer, a man who earnestly believes in the values of a democratic and modern society. Indeed, his enquiries are soon bloc…

  • Mama's Last Hug

    Mama's Last Hug
    av Frans de Waal

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781783784110

    THE NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLLER In this groundbreaking and entertaining book, primatologist Frans de Waal draws on his renowned studies of the social and emotional lives of chimpanzees, bonobos and other primates, and personal encounters with many ot…

  • Mama's Last Hug

    Mama's Last Hug
    av Frans de Waal

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781783784103

    Mama's Last Hug opens with the moving farewell between Mama, a dying chimpanzee matriarch, and her human friend, a professor who inspired the author's work. Their parting, the video of which has been watched by millions online, is not only a window…

  • Sidewalks

    Sidewalks
    av Valeria Luiselli

    Häftad - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781847085191

    Evocative, erudite and consistently surprising, these narrative essays explore the places - real and imagined - that shape our lives. Whether wandering the familiar streets of her neighbourhood, revisiting the landmarks of her past, or getting lost…

  • 1491

    1491
    av Charles C. Mann

    Häftad - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781862078765

    Up until very recently it was believed that in 1491, the year before Columbus landed, the Americas, one-third of the earth's surface, were a near-pristine wilderness inhabited by small roaming bands of indigenous people. But recently unexpected disc…

  • Being Wrong

    Being Wrong
    av Kathryn Schulz

    Häftad - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781846270741

    Being wrong is an inescapable part of being alive. And yet we go through life tacitly assuming (or loudly insisting) that we are right about nearly everything - from our political beliefs to our private memories, from our grasp of scientific fact to…

  • Strange Heart Beating

    Strange Heart Beating
    av Eli Goldstone

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781783783502

    Seb's beautiful, beloved wife Leda has been killed by a swan. Sorting through her belongings after her death, he comes across a packet of unopened letters from Olaf, a man whom Leda had never mentioned. Floundering professionally and sunk by grief,…

  • Strange Heart Beating

    Strange Heart Beating
    av Eli Goldstone

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781783783496

    Seb's beautiful, beloved wife Leda has been killed by a swan. Sorting through her belongings after her death, he comes across a packet of unopened letters from Olaf, a man whom Leda had never mentioned. Floundering professionally and sunk by grief,…

  • All for Nothing

    All for Nothing
    av Walter Kempowski

    Häftad - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781847087218

    In January 1945, the German army is retreating from the Russian advance. Germans are fleeing the occupied territories in their thousands, in cars and carts and on foot. But in a rural East Prussian manor house, the wealthy von Globig family seals it…

  • The Faraway Nearby

    The Faraway Nearby
    av Rebecca Solnit

    Häftad - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781847085122

    Gifts come in many guises. One summer, Rebecca Solnit was bequeathed three boxes of ripening apricots, which lay, mountainous, on her bedroom floor - a windfall, a riddle, an emergency to be dealt with. The fruit came from a neglected tree that her…

  • The Faraway Nearby

    The Faraway Nearby
    av Rebecca Solnit

    Häftad - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781783787364

    Gifts come in many guises. One summer, Rebecca Solnit was bequeathed three boxes of ripening apricots, which lay, mountainous, on her bedroom floor - a windfall, a riddle, an emergency to be dealt with. The fruit came from a neglected tree that her…

  • The Virtues of the Table

    The Virtues of the Table
    av Julian Baggini

    Häftad - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781847087157

    How we eat, farm and shop for food is not only a matter of taste. Our choices regarding what we eat involve every essential aspect of our human nature: the animal, the sensuous, the social, the cultural, the creative, the emotional and the intellect…

  • Perfecting Sound Forever

    Perfecting Sound Forever
    av Greg Milner

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781783784561

    From our CD collections to iPods bursting with MP3s to the hallowed vinyl of DJs, recordings are the most common way we experience music. Perfecting Sound Forever tells the story of recorded music, introducing us to the innovators, musicians and pro…

  • White Houses

    White Houses
    av Amy Bloom

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781783781744

    In 1933, President Franklin and Eleanor Roosevelt took up residence in the White House. With them went the celebrated journalist Lorena Hickok - Hick to friends - a straight-talking reporter from South Dakota, whose passionate relationship with the…

  • Lovetown

    Lovetown
    av Michal Witkowski

    Häftad - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781846270529

    Growing up queer in a Communist state, queens Patricia and Lucretia spent the '70s and '80s underground, finding glamour in the squalor, strutting their stuff in parks and public toilets, seducing hard Soviet soldiers, preying on drunks and seeing t…

  • Cold Earth

    Cold Earth
    av Sarah Moss

    Häftad - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781847081384

    Six young people meet on an archaeological dig in a remote corner of Greenland. Excavating the unsettling remains of a Norse society under attack, they also come to uncover their own demons, as it becomes apparent that a plague pandemic is sweeping…

  • Cold Earth

    Cold Earth
    av Sarah Moss

    Häftad - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781783787845

    On the west coast of Greenland, a team of archaeologists searching for traces of lost Viking settlements receives news of a pandemic back home. As the Arctic winter approaches, their communications with the outside world fall away and they are left…

  • Our Inner Ape

    Our Inner Ape
    av Frans de Waal

    Häftad - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781862078826

    We have long attributed man's violent, aggressive, competitive nature to his animal ancestry. But what if we are just as given to cooperation, empathy and morality by virtue of our genes? From a scientist and writer whom E. O. Wilson has called 'the…

  • The Man Without a Face

    The Man Without a Face
    av Masha Gessen

    Häftad - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781847084231

    When Vladimir Putin, an unimportant, low-level KGB operative, was rushed to power by a group of Oligarchs in 1999, he was a man without a history. Within a few brief years, Putin had dismantled Russia's media, wrested control and wealth from the cou…

  • The Case Against Sugar

    The Case Against Sugar
    av Gary Taubes

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781846276392

    More than half a billion adults and 40 million children on the planet are obese. Diabetes is a worldwide epidemic. Evidence increasingly shows that these illnesses are linked to the other major Western diseases: hypertension, heart disease, even Alz…

  • The Vegetarian

    The Vegetarian
    av Han Kang

    Häftad - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781846276033

    Yeong-hye and her husband are ordinary people. He is an office worker with moderate ambitions and mild manners; she is an uninspired but dutiful wife. The acceptable flatline of their marriage is interrupted when Yeong-hye, seeking a more 'plant-lik…

  • Eat the Buddha

    Eat the Buddha
    av Barbara Demick

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781783782086

    In 1950, China claimed sovereignty over Tibet, leading to decades of unrest and resistance, defining the country today. In Eat the Buddha, Barbara Demick chronicles the Tibetan tragedy from Ngaba, a defiant town on the eastern edge of the Tibetan pl…

  • Eat the Buddha

    Eat the Buddha
    av Barbara Demick

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781783785704

    LONGLISTED FOR THE BAILLIE GIFFORD PRIZE FOR NON-FICTION In 1950, China claimed sovereignty over Tibet, leading to decades of unrest and resistance, defining the country today. In Eat the Buddha, Barbara Demick chronicles the Tibetan tragedy from Ng…

  • The Wine Dine Dictionary

    The Wine Dine Dictionary
    av Victoria Moore

    Inbunden - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781783782093

    WINNER OF THE FORTNUM & MASON FOOD AND DRINK AWARDS 2018 'Smart, fun, useful - highly recommended' Hugh Johnson, co-author of The World Atlas of Wine 'With apologies to Jamie and Nigella - The Wine Dine Dictionary is going to be my new kitchen bible…

  • When Words Fail

    When Words Fail
    av Ed Vulliamy

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781783783373

    Can music make the world a better place? Can it really 'belong' to anyone? Can the magic, mystery and incertitude of music - of the human brain meeting or making sound - can it stop wars, rehabilitate the broken, unite, educate or inspire? From Jimi…

  • When Words Fail

    When Words Fail
    av Ed Vulliamy

    Inbunden - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781783783366

    Can music make the world a better place? Can it really 'belong' to anyone? Can the magic, mystery and incertitude of music - of the human brain meeting or making sound - can it stop wars, rehabilitate the broken, unite, educate or inspire? From Jimi…

  • Labours of Love

    Labours of Love
    av Madeleine Bunting

    Häftad - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781783783816

    SHORTLISTED FOR THE ORWELL PRIZE FOR POLITICAL WRITING Long before the pandemic, care work has been underpaid and its values disregarded. In this remarkable and compassionate book, Madeleine Bunting speaks to those on the front line of the care cris…

  • Labours of Love

    Labours of Love
    av Madeleine Bunting

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781783783793

    LONGLISTED FOR THE BAILLIE GIFFORD PRIZE FOR NON-FICTION We're facing a crisis in care likely to affect every one of us over the course of our lives. Care-work is underpaid; its values disregarded. Britain's society lauds economic growth, productivi…

  • Battleborn

    Battleborn
    av Claire Vaye Watkins

    Häftad - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781847084873

    The stories in Battleborn all unfold in Watkins's home state of Nevada, from down south in Nye County and Las Vegas, to Reno, Lake Tahoe, and the Blackrock Desert, the site of Burning Man. We are introduced to a very specific small town America, to…

  • Return To Akenfield

    Return To Akenfield
    av Craig Taylor

    Häftad - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781862079236

    Ronald Blythe's 1969 book Akenfield - a moving portrait of English country life told in the voices of the farmers and villagers themselves - is a modern classic. In 2004, writer and reporter Craig Taylor returned to the village in Suffolk on which A…

  • 1493

    1493
    av Charles C. Mann

    Häftad - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781847082459

    Two hundred million years ago the earth consisted of a single vast continent, Pangea, surrounded by a great planetary sea. Continental drift tore apart Pangaea, and for millennia the hemispheres were separate, evolving almost entirely different suit…