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  • The Idea of Communism

    The Idea of Communism
    av Tariq Ali

    Inbunden - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781906497262

    November 9, 2009, will mark twenty years since the fall of the Berlin Wall, the monumental event that signalled the beginning of the end of Communism in the former Soviet Union. Why was this collapse of Communism considered final, while the many fai…

  • Wolves

    av Bhuwaneshwar Bhuwaneshwar

    Inbunden - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780857427939

    Written during the final stages of the Indian Independence movement, between the gloom and angst of the interwar period and at the cusp of the beginning of modern India, Bhuwaneshwar’s short stories both capture the melancholy of the time and…

  • Letters to Madeleine

    Letters to Madeleine
    av Guillaume Apollinaire

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780857425829

    When Guillaume Apollinaire was sent to the trenches during World War I, he had already published his groundbreaking book of poems, Alcools, inspiring artists of the budding Surrealist movement and making a foundational mark on twentieth-century lite…

  • Charandas Chor

    Charandas Chor
    av Habib Tanvir

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780857424952

    A towering figure in twentieth-century theater in India, Habib Tanvir was an actor, director, and playwright, working in Hindi and Urdu. He founded the Naya Theater in 1959, through which he created remarkable works drawing on the history and tradit…

  • Hawa Hawa

    Hawa Hawa

    Inbunden - 2022 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780857429827

    A collection of inventive and surprising short stories from one of India’s most prominent countercultural writers. In this wildly inventive collection of Nabarun Bhattacharya’s stories, we meet characters such as a trigger-happy cop in a…

  • The Rain-Maiden and the Bear-Man

    The Rain-Maiden and the Bear-Man
    av Easterine Kire

    Inbunden - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780857426185

    In Easterine Kire’s stories, the boundaries between magic and reality drift away, leaving us to marvel at simple yet fantastical folktales about human connection. The title story in this collection is about feeling trapped by other people̵…

  • Stupefaction ? A Radical Anatomy of Phantoms

    Stupefaction ? A Radical Anatomy of Phantoms
    av Keston Sutherland

    Inbunden - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781906497972

    From Shakespeare to Beckett, the contradictory figure of the fool who posesses unexpected wisdom has been a popular and effective literary trope and rhetorical figure for centuries. Philosophy needs idiots too, argues Keston Sutherland in Stupefacti…

  • Shades of Black

    Shades of Black
    av Nathalie Etoke

    Inbunden - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780857428530

    One might say that the womb of death—the Middle Passage, slavery, and colonization—gave birth to Black populations. Taking this observation as her point of departure, Nathalie Etoke examines Black existence today in her riveting new book…

  • The Limits of Art

    The Limits of Art
    av Tzvetan Todorov

    Inbunden - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781906497620

    Tzvetan Todorov, one of Europe's leading intellectuals, explores the complex relations between art, politics, and ethics in the two essays that make up "The Limits of Art". In "Artists and Dictators," Todorov traces the intimate relationship between…

  • The Shadow-Boxing Woman

    The Shadow-Boxing Woman
    av Inka Parei

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780857425911

    In The Shadow-Boxing Woman, a novel from German writer Inka Parei, a decaying apartment building in post-Wall Berlin is home to Hell, a young woman with a passion for martial arts. When Hell’s neighbor disappears she sets out across the city i…

  • Glory Hole

    Glory Hole

    Häftad - 2022 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780857429872

    A ground-breaking new collection of queer poetry from a leading contemporary Korean poet. Kim Hyun's Glory Hole is the first Korean queer poetry collection. Featuring gay teens, elders, cats, caterpillars, robots, and other unexpected characters, Ki…

  • Colonial Staged ? Theatre In Colonial Calcutta

    Colonial Staged ? Theatre In Colonial Calcutta
    av Sudipto Chatterjee

    Häftad - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781905422449

    From the late eighteenth century, Calcutta, first city of the British empire, has been a hub of intersecting ideas and movements of change. Nowhere did the restless currents of history play themselves out more graphically than in the composite art o…

  • Invitation to the Bold of Heart

    Invitation to the Bold of Heart
    av Dorothee Elmiger

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780857426147

    A fire broke out in the coal seams of their town years ago, and the flames are still smoldering underground. Margaret and Fritzi, the two sisters who are the heroines of Invitation to the Bold of Heart, the debut novel by Swiss writers Dorothee Elmi…

  • Grotowski's Bridge Made of Memory

    Grotowski's Bridge Made of Memory
    av Dominika Laster

    Häftad - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780857423177

    One of Polish theater's great innovators is Jerzy Grotowski, well known for his lifelong research on the work of the self with and through the other. Taking various forms and undergoing multiple transformations, this single underlying proposition pr…

  • Collected Poems

    Collected Poems
    av Thomas Bernhard

    Inbunden - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780857424266

    Beloved Austrian writer Thomas Bernhard (1931 89) began his career in the early 1950s as a poet. Over the next decade, Bernhard wrote thousands of poems and published four volumes of intensely wrought and increasingly personal verse, with such title…

  • Kaddish

    av Jan Kott

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780857427489

    Tadeusz Kantor (1915–90) was renowned for his revolutionary theater performances in both his native Poland and abroad. Despite nominally being a Catholic, Kantor had a unique relationship with Jewish culture and incorporated many elements of J…

  • Sketchbooks, 1946-1949

    Sketchbooks, 1946-1949

    Inbunden - 2022 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780857429766

    A new translation of one of the earliest volumes of Max Frisch's innovative notebooks. Throughout his life, the great Swiss playwright and novelist Max Frisch (1911-1991) kept a series of diaries, or sketchbooks, as they came to be known in English.…

  • Gone But Not Forgotten

    Gone But Not Forgotten

    Inbunden - 2022 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780857429773

    One of Germany’s greatest living writers offers up an analysis (and samples) of his failed projects. “My dear fellow artists, whether writers, actors, painters, film-makers, singers, sculptors, or composers, why are you so reluctant to t…

  • The Three Rimbauds

    The Three Rimbauds

    Inbunden - 2022 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780857428820

    Mingling fact and fiction, The Three Rimbauds imagines how Rimbaud’s life would have unfolded had he not died at the age of thirty-seven. The myth of Arthur Rimbaud (1854–1891) focuses on his early years: how the great enfant terrible to…

  • Waiting on the Opposite Stage

    Waiting on the Opposite Stage
    av Heiner Muller

    Inbunden - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780857426901

    With poignancy and skill, Heiner Müller’s Waiting on the Opposite Stage comprises a personal retelling not only of post-war German history but also of the communist spirit and pathos that gave rise to the Berlin Wall and its fall. The overarch…

  • Tumult

    av Hans Magnus Enzensberger

    Inbunden - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780857423702

    Hans Magnus Enzensberger, widely regarded as Germany's greatest living poet, was already well known in the 1960s, the tempestuous decade of which Tumult is an autobiographical record. Derived from old papers, notes, jottings, photos, and letters tha…

  • The Sculptors of Mapungubwe

    The Sculptors of Mapungubwe
    av Zakes Mda

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780857425898

    In the timeless kingdom of Mapungubwe, the royal sculptor had two sons, Chata and Rendani. As they grew, so grew their rivalry?and their extraordinary talents. But while Rendani became a master carver of the animals that run in the wild hills and lu…

  • The Fire Above, the Mountain Below

    The Fire Above, the Mountain Below
    av Reinhard Jirgl

    Inbunden - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780857427793

    Reinhard Jirgl’s strikingly individual novel The Fire Above, the Mountain Below demonstrates that he is not only unorthodox in his approach to language, but also difficult to pin down in terms of any genre. Weaving together elements of crime s…

  • The Algerian Memoirs

    The Algerian Memoirs
    av Henri Alleg

    Inbunden - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780857420305

    The personal history of journalist Henri Alleg is tied inextricably to the history of the French-Algerian conflict. Best known for his book "The Question", a firsthand account of his torture by French troops during the Algerian war for independence,…

  • On the Edge of Utopia

    On the Edge of Utopia
    av Rachel Bowditch

    Inbunden - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781906497255

    During the week before Labor Day every year, nearly fifty thousand people gather in Nevada's Black Rock Desert and build Black Rock City. At the center of Black Rock City is a forty-foot wooden effigy of a man, an icon around which art, performance,…

  • August

    av Christa Wolf

    Pocket - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780857427076

    Christa Wolf was arguably the best-known and most influential writer in the former East Germany. Having grown up during the Nazi regime, she and her family were forced to flee their home like many others, nearly starving to death in the process. Her…

  • Collected Poems

    Collected Poems
    av Georg Trakl

    Pocket - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780857427069

    The work of poet Georg Trakl, a leading Austrian-German expressionist, has been praised by many, including his contemporaries Rainer Maria Rilke and Else Lasker-Schüler, as well as his patron Ludwig Wittgenstein, who famously wrote that while he did…

  • Post-War Reflections

    Post-War Reflections

    Häftad - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780857429049

    A compact collection of eight wide-ranging essays by Sartre from the immediate postwar years. Iconic French novelist, playwright, and essayist Jean-Paul Sartre is widely recognized as one of the most important philosophers of the twentieth century,…

  • "Air of Solitude" Followed by "Requiem"

    "Air of Solitude" Followed by "Requiem"
    av Gustave Roud

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780857426871

    Gustave Roud, perhaps the most beloved poet of Swiss Romandy, is widely considered the founder of modern francophone Swiss literature, along with Charles-Ferdinand Ramuz. Roud lived at his grandfather’s farm in Carrouge, Canton Vaud, for his e…

  • Rights

    av Petra Christine Hardt

    Häftad - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780857420039

    These essays by Petra Christine Hardt, head of the rights department at esteemed German publisher Suhrkamp Verlag, offer unique and informed insight into day-to-day practices in the rights and permissions departments of publishing houses. Hardt also…

  • Rechnitz and The Merchant's Contracts

    Rechnitz and The Merchant's Contracts
    av Elfriede Jelinek

    Häftad - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780857422255

    For much of her career, Elfriede Jelinek has been maligned in the press for both her unrelenting critique of Austrian complicity in the Holocaust and her provocative deconstructions of pornography. Despite this, her central role in shaping contempor…

  • Asylum and Exile

    Asylum and Exile
    av Bidisha

    Inbunden - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780857422101

    Asylum and Exile is the result of several months of personal outreach to refugees and asylum seekers that goes behind the headlines to reveal the humanity, tragedy, and bravery of the individuals who have left everything behind to seek sanctuary fro…

  • Apostoloff

    av Sibylle Lewitscharoff

    Pocket - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780857427199

    “Gone, finito, The End, I say. A father who puts an end to it all before he wears down the whole family deserves more praise than damnation.” Two sisters travel to Sofia—in a convoy of luxury limousines arranged by a fellow Bulgari…

  • Squandered Advice

    Squandered Advice

    Inbunden - 2022 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780857429780

    The first English translation of a major work of postwar German poetry. Austrian writer Ilse Aichinger (1921–2016) was a member of the Gruppe 47 writers’ group, which sought to renew German-language literature after World War II. From a…

  • The Inventors

    The Inventors
    av Rene Char

    Inbunden - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780857423245

    One of the foremost poets of the French Resistance, Rene Char has been hailed by Donald Revell as "the conscience of modern French poetry." Translated by Mark Hutchinson, The Inventors is a companion volume to Char's critically acclaimed Hypnos. It…

  • Prose

    av Thomas Bernhard

    Inbunden - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781906497569

    The Austrian playwright, novelist, and poet Thomas Bernhard (1931-89) is acknowledged as one of the major writers of our time. The seven stories in this collection capture Bernhard's distinct darkly comic voice and vision - often compared to Kafka a…

  • My Father, the Germans and I

    My Father, the Germans and I
    av Jurek Becker

    Häftad - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780857428240

    Jürek Becker (1937–97) is best known for his novel Jacob the Liar, which follows the life of a man, who, like Becker, lived in the Lódz ghetto during the German occupation of Poland in World War II. Throughout his career, Becker also wrote non…

  • The Nomads, My Brothers, Go Out to Drink from the Big Dipper

    The Nomads, My Brothers, Go Out to Drink from the Big Dipper
    av Abdourahman A. Waberi

    Inbunden - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780857422385

    Few of us have had the opportunity to visit Djibouti, the small crook of a country strategically located in the Horn of Africa, which makes The Nomads, My Brothers, Go Out to Drink from the Big Dipper all the more seductive. In his first collection…

  • Drafts for a Third Sketchbook

    Drafts for a Third Sketchbook
    av Max Frisch

    Inbunden - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780857421692

    New York...I HATE IT...I LOVE IT...I DON'T KNOW...". These are the reflections of Max Frisch, writing from his apartment in the Big Apple near the end of the twentieth century. Beginning in 1946 and continuing until his death at the age of eighty, t…

  • What was Before

    What was Before
    av Martin Mosebach

    Inbunden - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780857422149

    Martin Mosebach's novel What Was Before opens with a young couple enjoying a moment of carefree intimacy. Then the young woman, turning slightly more serious, asks her lover that fateful question, one that sounds so innocent but carries toxic seeds…

  • Kong's Finest Hour

    Kong's Finest Hour
    av Alexander Kluge

    Inbunden - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780857428479

    In a world full of devils, the giant ape Kong defends what he loves the most. But who and what is this undomesticated animal? Might it reside within us? As we tread confidently, is this where the earth opens up beneath us? In Kong’s Finest Hou…

  • September

    av Thomas Lehr

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780857426321

    Two fathers with two daughters: Martin, professor of German, writes but is studying Earth Sciences at MIT; Tariq, a doctor in Baghdad and Muna, is studying the archaeology of a region that is seen as the cradle of civilization. These two parallel re…

  • Efina

    av Noelle Revaz

    Inbunden - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780857421708

    T., an acclaimed but aging actor, and Efina, a passionate theatergoer, are engaged in an obsessive love affair that careens from attraction to repulsion. They compulsively write letters - often to express their intense dislike of one another - which…

  • Performing Religion in the Americas ? Media, Politics, and Devotional Practices of the 21st Century

    Performing Religion in the Americas ? Media, Politics, and Devotional Practices of the 21st Century
    av Alyshia Galvez

    Inbunden - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781905422395

    Religious practice and belief remain astoundingly diverse across North and South America. At a time when globalization is taken to mean the ever greater homogenization of cultures, "Performing Religion in the Americas" reveals how individual culture…

  • Under the Aleppo Sun

    Under the Aleppo Sun
    av Alice Attie

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780857425485

    As the Syrian war has raged over the past several years, the world has watched in horror. And that horror is particularly concentrated on the city of Aleppo, which has been subject to almost incomparable devastation and deprivation. Aleppo is Alice…

  • Conversations with Jean?Paul Sartre

    Conversations with Jean?Paul Sartre
    av Jean-paul Sartre

    Inbunden - 2005 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781905422012

    Jean-Paul Sartre was undoubtedly one of the greatest and most popular philosophers of the 20th Century. Also a prominent novelist, playwright and biographer, Sartre was, above all, the embodiment of the engaged intellectual, active in a variety of p…

  • Rebels, Wives, Saints

    Rebels, Wives, Saints
    av Tanika Sarkar

    Inbunden - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781906497293

    In "Rebels, Wives, Saints", Tanika Sarkar continues her revolutionary scholarship on women, religion, and nationhood in colonial Bengal. The colonial universe Sarkar describes in "Rebels, Wives, Saints" centers around symbols of women as both defile…

  • Censoring Sexuality

    Censoring Sexuality
    av Paul Bailey

    Inbunden - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781905422562

    "Manifestos For The Twenty-First Century" is a Seagull Series created in collaboration with Index On Censorship, a home and a voice for freedom of expression since it was founded in 1972. Despite Western culture's roots and much touted pride in its…

  • Dark Company

    Dark Company
    av Gert Loschutz

    Häftad - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780857428288

     “Of course I had to end up here . . .” Over ten rainy nights, Thomas, an ex-bargeman who used to be skipper of his own boat, walks the muddy fields of the landlocked German interior and remembers the events that lost him his home, his b…

  • Black Diamond

    Black Diamond
    av Zakes Mda

    Inbunden - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780857422224

    In this novel by celebrated South African writer Zakes Mda, Kristin Uys, a tough magistrate who lives alone with her cat in the Roodepoort district of Johannesburg, goes on a one-woman crusade to wipe out prostitution in her town. Her reasons are pe…