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  • Don't Call Us Dead: Poems

    Don't Call Us Dead: Poems
    av Danez Smith

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781555977856

    Finalist for the National Book Award for Poetry Winner of the Forward Prize for Best Collection " Smith's] poems are enriched to the point of volatility, but they pay out, often, in sudden joy."--The New Yorker Award-winning poet Danez Smith is a…

  • Missing You, Metropolis: Poems

    Missing You, Metropolis: Poems
    av Gary Jackson

    Häftad - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781555975722

    Winner of the 2009 Cave Canem Poetry Prize The exploits you find in my comics are no more probable than snow in Sunnyvale. I'm not as black as you dream. --from Luke Cage Tells It Like It Is Missing You, Metropolis With humor and the serious collec…

  • Purgatorio

    av Dante Alighieri

    Häftad - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781644450574

    The second installment in Mary Jo Bang's exhilarating, innovative translation of Dante's The Divine Comedy Award-winning poet Mary Jo Bang's new translation of Purgatorio is the extraordinary continuation of her journey with Dante, which began with…

  • On Immunity: An Inoculation

    On Immunity: An Inoculation
    av Eula Biss

    Häftad - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781555977207

    "On Immunity is a book I've recommended too many times to count--a searching, empathetic, ultimately unassailable argument, not just for vaccination but for thoroughly acknowledging our interdependence, and for all that becomes necessary and possibl…

  • The Wild Fox of Yemen: Poems

    The Wild Fox of Yemen: Poems
    av Threa Almontaser

    Häftad - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781644450505

    Longlisted for the National Book Award for Poetry Winner of the Walt Whitman Award of the Academy of American Poets, selected by Harryette Mullen By turns aggressively reckless and fiercely protective, always guided by faith and ancestry, Threa Almo…

  • Encircling

    av Carl Frode Tiller

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781555977627

    The brilliant first novel in the Encircling Trilogy, a searing psychological portrait of a man by his friends David has lost his memory. When a newspaper ad asks his friends and family to share their memories of him, three respond: Jon, his closest…

  • If You Want To Write

    If You Want To Write
    av Brenda Ueland

    Häftad - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781555974718

    In her 93 remarkable years, Brenda Ueland published six million words. She said she had two rules she followed absolutely: to tell the truth and not to do anything she didn't want to do. Her integrity shines throughout her bestselling classic on teh…

  • Out Stealing Horses

    Out Stealing Horses
    av Per Petterson

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781555978440

    A bestseller and winner of the IMPAC Dublin Literary Award, now in paperback from Graywolf Press for the first time We were going out stealing horses. That was what he said, standing at the door to the cabin where I was spending the summer with my f…

  • Urban Tumbleweed

    Urban Tumbleweed
    av Harryette HM Mullen

    Häftad - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781555976569

    In Urban Tumbleweed Harryette Mullen, a critically acclaimed poet and winner of the £50,000 Jackson Poetry Prize, explores the space where both the city and natural world collide. Offering a stark and original commentary on the Los Angeles landscape…

  • The Collected Schizophrenias

    The Collected Schizophrenias
    av Esme Weijun Wang

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781555978273

    An intimate, moving book written with the immediacy and directness of one who still struggles with the effects of mental and chronic illness, The Collected Schizophrenias cuts right to the core. Schizophrenia is not a single unifying diagnosis, and…

  • Later: My Life at the Edge of the World

    Later: My Life at the Edge of the World
    av Paul Lisicky

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781644450161

    A stunning portrait of community, identity, and sexuality by the critically acclaimed author of The Narrow Door When Paul Lisicky arrived in Provincetown in the early 1990s, he was leaving behind a history of family trauma to live in a place outside…

  • Pastoral

    av Carl Phillips

    Häftad - 2000 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781555972981

    Carl Phillips is the author of nine previous books of poems, including "Quiver of Arrows: Selected Poems, 1986-2006";" Riding Westward"; and "The Rest of Love," a National Book Award finalist. He teaches at Washington University in St. Louis. Philli…

  • Geek Sublime: The Beauty of Code, the Code of Beauty

    Geek Sublime: The Beauty of Code, the Code of Beauty
    av Vikram Chandra

    Häftad - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781555976859

    The nonfiction debut from the author of the international bestseller "Sacred Games" about the surprising overlap between writing and computer codingVikram Chandra has been a computer programmer for almost as long as he has been a novelist. In this e…

  • One Day I Will Write about This Place: A Memoir

    One Day I Will Write about This Place: A Memoir
    av Binyavanga Wainaina

    Häftad - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781555976248

    A Kenyan Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man . . . suffused by a love affair with language.--Publishers Weekly, Top Ten Books of 2011 In this vivid and compelling memoir, Binyavanga Wainaina tumbles through his middle-class Kenyan childhood out of…

  • The Dragons, the Giant, the Women: A Memoir

    The Dragons, the Giant, the Women: A Memoir
    av Wayétu Moore

    Häftad - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781644450567

    FINALIST FOR THE 2020 NATIONAL BOOK CRITICS CIRCLE AWARD FOR AUTOBIOGRAPHY An engrossing memoir of escaping the First Liberian Civil War and building a life in the United States When Way tu Moore turns five years old, her father and grandmother thr…

  • Obabakoak: Stories from a Village

    Obabakoak: Stories from a Village
    av Bernardo Atxaga

    Häftad - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781555975517

    "A brilliantly inventive writer ... he understands the nature of storytelling and is at once terribly moving and wildy funny." A.S. Byatt "Obabakoak "is a shimmering, mercurial collection about life in Obaba, a remote, exotic Basque village. A schoo…

  • Barn 8

    Barn 8
    av Deb Olin Unferth

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781644450154

    An unforgettably exuberant and potent novel by a writer at the height of her powers Two auditors for the U.S. egg industry go rogue and conceive a plot to steal a million chickens in the middle of the night--an entire egg farm's worth of animals. Ja…

  • Walking on Cowrie Shells: Stories

    Walking on Cowrie Shells: Stories
    av Nana Nkweti

    Häftad - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781644450543

    A "boisterous and high-spirited debut" (Kirkus starred review)"that enthralls the reader through their every twist and turn" (Publishers Weekly starred review), named one of the Most Anticipated Books for Brittle Paper, The Millions, and The Rumpus,…

  • Customs: Poems

    Customs: Poems

    Häftad - 2022 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781644450796

  • Turn Up the Ocean: Poems

    Turn Up the Ocean: Poems

    Häftad - 2022 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781644450925

    Over the course of his celebrated career, Tony Hoagland ventured fearlessly into the unlit alleys of emotion and experience. The poems in Turn Up the Ocean examine with an unflinching eye and mordant humor the reality of living and dying in a time a…

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • Sleeping Alone: Stories

    Sleeping Alone: Stories

    Häftad - 2022 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781644450888

    In this collection of rich and textured stories about crossing borders, both real and imagined, Sleeping Alone asks one of the fundamental questions of our times: What is the toll of feeling foreign in one's land, to others, or even to oneself? A ca…

  • Pocketful Of Names

    Pocketful Of Names
    av Joe Coomer

    Inbunden - 2005 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781555974237

    Comfortable with her life as a dedicated and solitary artist living on an island off the coast of Maine, Hannah is increasingly disturbed by and forced to adjust to a series of unexpected and uninvited visitors, including an abandoned dog, a teenage…

  • 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

    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…

  • Graywolf Forum Three

    Graywolf Forum Three
    av Charles Baxter

    Häftad - 1999 - ISBN: 9781555972875

    Collects essays exploring recovered memories, amnesia, and political and cultural forgetfulness by such authors as Richard Bausch, Lydia Davis, Patricial Hampl, James A. McPherson, and Sylvia Watanabe

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • 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 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…

  • Early Morning

    Early Morning
    av Kim Stafford

    Häftad - 2003 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781555973896

    A prolific writer, a famous pacifist, a respected teacher, and a literary mentor to many, William Stafford is one of the great American poets of the twentieth century. His first major collection--Traveling Through the Dark--won the National Book Awa…

  • 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…