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  • 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…

  • Across the China Sea

    Across the China Sea
    av Gaute Heivoll

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781555977849

  • Beautiful Unbroken

    Beautiful Unbroken
    av Mary Jane Nealon

    Häftad - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781555975906

    Mary Jane Nealon's decision to become a nurse took her far and wide - first as a flying nurse, untethered and free to follow friends and jobs from New Mexico to Georgia - and later within various communities in New York. Beautiful Unbroken details N…

  • Dead Languages

    Dead Languages
    av David Shields

    Häftad - 1998 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781555972745

    All of the passages of Jeremy Zorn's life are marked in some way by his stutter and his strange attempts at a cure. It is only when he enters college and learns his mother is dying that he realizes all languages, when used as hiding places for the h…

  • Percival Everett by Virgil Russell

    Percival Everett by Virgil Russell
    av Percival Everett

    Häftad - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781555976347

    Anything we take for granted, Mr. Everett means to show us, may turn out to be a lie. --Wall Street Journal * Finalist for the Los Angeles Times Book Prize * Finalist for the PEN / Faulkner Award for Fiction * A story inside a story inside a story.…

  • The Art Of Time In Memoir

    The Art Of Time In Memoir
    av Sven Birkerts

    Häftad - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781555974893

    Memoir is, for better and often for worse, the genre of our times,' Birkerts writes. This piece of elegant literary criticism seeks to understand what makes some memoirs memorable and others self-serving. Birkerts argues that the memoirists strategi…

  • Divide These: Poems

    Divide These: Poems
    av Saskia Hamilton

    Häftad - 2005 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781555974220

    Poet Saskia Hamilton, author of As for Dream, explores "where the pull of reverie becomes palpable and eerily seductive" ("Poetry").Only nightFirst light I will not quite fit in this hole nor you with your long fingers

  • Halls Of Fame

    Halls Of Fame
    av John D'Agata

    Häftad - 2004 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781555973773

    John D'Agata journeys the endless corridoors of America's myriad halls of fame and faithfully reports on what he finds there. In a voice all of his own, he brilliantly maps his terrain in lists, collage and ludic narratives. With topics ranging from…

  • Donkey Gospel

    Donkey Gospel
    av Tony Hoagland

    Häftad - 2003 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781555972684

    Winner of the 1997 James Laughlin Award of The Academy of American PoetsIn Donkey Gospel, his second collection of poems, Hoagland's generous effervescence and a jujitsu cleverness sparkle through line after line confronting negotiation and compromi…

  • Machine

    Machine
    av Susan Steinberg

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781555978471

    A haunting story of guilt and blame in the wake of a drowning, the first novel by the author of Spectacle Susan Steinberg's first novel, Machine, is a dazzling and innovative leap forward for a writer whose most recent book, Spectacle, gained her a…

  • 300 Arguments

    300 Arguments
    av Sarah Manguso

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781555977641

    "Jam-packed with insights you'll want to both text to your friends and tattoo on your skin....A sweeping view of a human mind trying to make order of the world around us."--Celeste Ng, author of Little Fires Everywhere There will come a time when p…

  • Nostalgia, My Enemy

    Nostalgia, My Enemy
    av Saadi Youssef

    Häftad - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781555976293

    Nostalgia, My Enemy collects some of the best of Saadi Youssef's most recent poems from the last decade, since the on-going American-led war in his home country of Iraq. In direct, penetrating language, translated from the original Arabic by Sinan A…

  • Almost Everything Very Fast

    Almost Everything Very Fast
    av Christopher Kloeble

    Häftad - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781555977290

    Albert is nineteen, grew up in an orphanage, and never knew his mother. All his life Albert had to be a father to his father: Fred is a child trapped in the body of an old man. He spends his time reading encyclopedias, waves at green cars, and is kn…

  • Eye Level: Poems

    Eye Level: Poems
    av Jenny Xie

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781555978020

    FINALIST FOR THE NATIONAL BOOK AWARD FOR POETRY Winner of the Walt Whitman Award of the Academy of American Poets, selected by Juan Felipe Herrera For years now, I've been using the wrong palette. Each year with its itchy blue, as the bruise of sol…

  • The Kitchen Sink

    The Kitchen Sink
    av Albert Goldbarth

    Häftad - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781555975265

    Albert Goldbarth has created an unmistakable signature style: learned, copious, hilarious and heartbreaking. The Kitchen Sink brings together 40 new poems with a rich selection of earlier poetry, ranging from the brief, flickering lyric to the long,…

  • So Much for That Winter: Novellas

    So Much for That Winter: Novellas
    av Dorthe Nors

    Häftad - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781555977429

    Dorthe Nors follows up her acclaimed story collection Karate Chop with a pair of novellas that playfully chart the aftermath of two very twenty-first-century romances. In "Days," a woman in her late thirties records her life in a series of lists, gi…

  • Happy Baby

    Happy Baby
    av Stephen Elliott

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781555977764

  • Spacecraftt Voyager 1

    Spacecraftt Voyager 1
    av Alice Oswald

    Häftad - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781555974824

    Swirling like eddies in a river come the poems of Alice Oswald, who has quickly become one of the premier British poets writing today. Spacecraft Voyager 1 collects poetry from across her career --new poems, selections from her first and more recent…

  • The Virtues of Poetry

    The Virtues of Poetry
    av James Longenbach

    Häftad - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781555976378

    An illuminating look at the many forms of poetry's essential excellence by James Longenbach, a writer with "an ear as subtle and assured as any American poet now writing" (John Koethe) "This book proposes some of the virtues to which the next poem m…

  • Sardines

    Sardines
    av Nuruddin Farah

    Häftad - 2003 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781555971618

    Winner of the Neustadt International Prize for LiteratureFarah's landmark Variations on the Theme of an African Dictatorship trilogy is comprised by the novels Sweet and Sour Milk, Sardines, and Close Sesame. In this volume, the second of the three,…

  • The Translation of Dr. Apelles: A Love Story

    The Translation of Dr. Apelles: A Love Story
    av David Treuer

    Inbunden - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781555974510

    A daring new novel that may be David Treuer's best book (Charles Baxter) He realizes he has discovered a document that could change his life forever. Dr Apelles, Native American translator of Native American texts, lives a diligent existence. He wor…

  • What Narcissism Means to ME

    What Narcissism Means to ME
    av Tony Hoagland

    Häftad - 2004 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781555973865

    An eagerly awaited new collection of poems by contemporary favorite Tony Hoagland, author of Donkey GospelHow did I come to believe in a government called Tony Hoagland? With an economy based on flattery and self-protection? and a sewage system of s…

  • The Way it is

    The Way it is
    av William Stafford

    Inbunden - 1998 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781555972691

    "The Way It Is" gathers many of the unpublished poems from William Stafford's last months, including the poem he wrote the day he died, as well as a generous selection of works from throughout his career.

  • A Postcard Memoir

    A Postcard Memoir
    av Lawrence Sutin

    Häftad - 2003 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781555973049

    Sutin's ingeniously constructed memoir uses duotone reproductions of postcards - by turns nostalgic, quaint or exotic- as Rorschach blots to evoke his deepest memories and feelings. Here he writes about typical events - Little League, his discovery…

  • Border: A Journey to the Edge of Europe

    Border: A Journey to the Edge of Europe
    av Kapka Kassabova

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781555977863

    "Remarkable: a book about borders that makes the reader feel sumptuously free." --Peter Pomerantsev In this extraordinary work of narrative reportage, Kapka Kassabova returns to Bulgaria, from where she emigrated as a girl twenty-five years previous…

  • Tearjerker

    Tearjerker
    av Daniel Hayes

    Häftad - 2004 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781555974091

    Evan Ulmer takes matters into his own hands after his writerly dreams of fame and recognition have stalled. He kidnaps a renowned editor, Robert Partnow, and cages him in a basement equipped with a TV, a treadmill, and a Porta-John. Evan shares his…

  • Look There: Selected Poems

    Look There: Selected Poems
    av Agi Mishol

    Häftad - 2005 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781555974367

    The first publication in the United States of celebrated contemporary Israeli poet Agi Mishol, winner of the Yehuda Amichai Poetry Prize"You are only twenty ""and your first pregnancy is an exploding bomb.""Under your broad skirt you are pregnant wi…

  • The Half-finished Heaven

    The Half-finished Heaven
    av Tomas Transtromer

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781555977832

    A handpicked selection of the best-loved poems of Tomas Transtromer - winner of the 2011 Nobel Prize for Literature. Mystical, versatile and sad, the poems (in verse and prose) have earned him international acclaim. A broad retrospective of his work…

  • Midnight Lantern: New and Selected Poems

    Midnight Lantern: New and Selected Poems
    av Tess Gallagher

    Inbunden - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781555975975

    *A "Publishers Weekly" Top Ten Poetry Book of Fall 2011*"We brave into ourselves each time ""we put on our lantern-light ""and step out as a gleam steps ""out its overlapping forms ""to lift a path from its nest of darkness. "" " from "Midnight Lant…

  • A Table Of Content

    A Table Of Content
    av Dorothea Tanning

    Häftad - 2004 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781555974022

    Renowned painter and sculptor Dorothea Tanning imagines and realises a collage of surreal wit, formal inventiveness, and urban and whimsical visuals. Oh, we were primed like canvas', she writes in one poem, and every page in this remarkable debut be…

  • Open House

    Open House

    Häftad - 2003 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781555973827

    Twenty Writers Define Home In All of Its Complexity and Variety"Where do I live? I don't have a ready answer, not really, but I've realized there's something I like about not having an answer. And indeed something of that spirit--a curious, open eng…

  • The Wake

    The Wake
    av Paul Kingsnorth

    Häftad - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781555977177

    A work that is as disturbing as it is empathetic, as beautiful as it is riveting. --Eimear McBride, New Statesman In the aftermath of the Norman Invasion of 1066, William the Conqueror was uncompromising and brutal. English society was broken apart…

  • Voluntary Servitude: Poems

    Voluntary Servitude: Poems
    av Mark Wunderlich

    Häftad - 2004 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781555974084

    A chilling and masterful second poetry collection by Mark Wunderlich, the author of the award-winning "The Anchorage ""Sometimes the heart breaks. Sometimes""it is not held hostage. The red world""where cells prepare for the unexpected""splays open…

  • Wild Swims: Stories

    Wild Swims: Stories
    av Dorthe Nors

    Häftad - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781644450437

    A dazzling return to the short story by a finalist for the Man Booker International Prize In fourteen effervescent stories, Dorthe Nors plumbs the depths of the human heart, from desire to melancholy and everything in between. Just as she did in her…

  • Useless Landscape, Or A Guide For Boys

    Useless Landscape, Or A Guide For Boys
    av D.A. Powell

    Inbunden - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781555976057

    In D. A. Powell's fifth book of poetry, the rollicking line he has made his signature becomes the taut, more discursive means to describing beauty, singing a dirge, directing an ironic smile, or questioning who in any given setting is the instructor…

  • The Accordionist's Son

    The Accordionist's Son
    av Bernardo Atxaga

    Inbunden - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781555975173

    A celebrated international author, listed among the 21 top writers for the 21st century (The Observer, U.K.) As David Imaz, on the threshold of adulthood, divides his time between his uncle Juan's ranch and his life in the village, where he reluctan…

  • The New Black: Mourning, Melancholia, and Depression

    The New Black: Mourning, Melancholia, and Depression
    av Darian Leader

    Häftad - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781555975425

    Fifty years ago, the terms mourning and melancholia were part of the psychological lexicon. Today, in a world of rapid diagnoses, quick cures, and big pharmaceutical dollars, the catch-all concept of depression has evolved to take their place. In "T…

  • The Art of Mystery: The Search for Questions

    The Art of Mystery: The Search for Questions
    av Maud Casey

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781555977948

  • Confessions of a Recovering Environmentalist and Other Essays

    Confessions of a Recovering Environmentalist and Other Essays
    av Paul Kingsnorth

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781555977801

    A provocative and urgent essay collection that asks how we can live with hope in an age of ecocide Paul Kingsnorth was once an activist an ardent environmentalist. He fought against rampant development and the depredations of a corporate world that…

  • How To Dance As The Roof Caves In

    How To Dance As The Roof Caves In
    av Nick Lantz

    Häftad - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781555976705

    'Nick Lantz writes with elegant simplicity. Most poets take a lifetime to learn as much'. This quote by Linda Gregerson perfectly sums up Lantz's latest work How to Dance as the Roof Caves In. Examining America as it faces a recession of collective…

  • That Was Now, This Is Then: Poems

    That Was Now, This Is Then: Poems
    av Vijay Seshadri

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781644450369

    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…

  • The Game of Boxes: Poems

    The Game of Boxes: Poems
    av Catherine Barnett

    Häftad - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781555976200

    *Winner of the 2012 James Laughlin Award* The second collection by Catherine Barnett, whose "poems are scrupulously restrained and beautifully made" (Edward Hirsch, The Washington Post)Everyone asks us what we're afraid of but children aren't suppo…

  • Tesla

    Tesla
    av Vladimir Pistalo

    Häftad - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781555976972

    A cynic might call Tesla's life a perfectly formed metaphor for US-European relations. His dislike of the cultures of American interventionism led him to reject institutional American support for his research, but his unwillingness to accept it led…

  • Y

    Y
    av Leslie Adrienne, Miller

    Häftad - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781555976224

    Y is Leslie Adrienne Miller's book of the looming child, the son, the cipher, the letter for which a math problem seeks a solution. Collaging lyric investigation, personal reflection and hard research into psychology and childhood development, Mille…

  • Ghosts of Wyoming: Stories

    Ghosts of Wyoming: Stories
    av Alyson Hagy

    Häftad - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781555975487

    An unsentimental vision of the west, new and old, comes to life in a gritty new collection of stories by the author of "Snow, Ashes"""In "Ghosts of Wyoming," Alyson Hagy explores the hardscrabble lives and terrain of America's least-populous state.…

  • Lightning at Dinner: Poems

    Lightning at Dinner: Poems
    av Jim Moore

    Häftad - 2005 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781555974251

    "Jim Moore writes of history, of love, of pain, of the intimate revelations of a consciousness alive to itself." C. K. williamsIt is not beautiful, this dying, but it is what this god has for a tool. from "Blood Harmony"Jim Moore's sixth collection,…

  • Snow, Ashes

    Snow, Ashes
    av Alyson Hagy

    Häftad - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781555974688

    The uneasy friendship between Adams and Hoggs works best when each has a job to do. Neglected by his mother at an early age, Hobbs finds his way into the Adams family and takes his fair share of chores on their Wyoming ranch. And everyone can tell h…