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  • The Art Of Subtext

    The Art Of Subtext
    av Charles Baxter

    Häftad - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781555974732

    Discusses and illustrates the hidden subtextual overtones and undertones in fictional works haunted by the unspoken, the suppressed and the secreted. Using an array of examples from melville to Dostoevsky and contemporary writers Paula Fox, Edward P…

  • Crying at the Movies

    Crying at the Movies
    av Madelon Sprengnether

    Häftad - 2003 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781555973582

    'In these insightful essays, even the writing itself is cinematic as Sprengnether's memories and quick film summaries meld into one another, making it seem as if the author hasn't just seen many movies, but has actually lived one.' - Publishers Week…

  • The Legend of Pradeep Mathew

    The Legend of Pradeep Mathew
    av Shehan Karunatilaka

    Häftad - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781555976118

    Winner of the Commonwealth Book Prize"* Winner of the $50,000 DSC Prize for South Asian Literature *""* A "Publishers Weekly ""First Fiction" Pick for Spring 2012 *""A crazy ambidextrous delight. A drunk and totally unreliable narrator runs alongsid…

  • In This Light

    In This Light
    av Melanie Rae Thon

    Häftad - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781555975852

    Showcasing Melanie Rae Thon's breathtaking literary ability to become each one of her characters and to move inside the bodies and minds of the dispossessed, In This Light is a collection of searing prose that brings unlikely protagonists to life an…

  • Fugitive Visions

    Fugitive Visions
    av Jane Jeong Trenka

    Häftad - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781555975296

    Named after a composition by Sergei Prokofiev, Fugitive Visions uses the concepts of dissonance and harmony found in music as a metaphor to explore the implications of a life lived between two vastly different cultures. Trenka, a native Korean, was…

  • Repast: Tea, Lunch, Cocktails

    Repast: Tea, Lunch, Cocktails
    av D. A. Powell

    Häftad - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781555976965

    D. A. Powell's first three groundbreaking books Published together for the first time, D. A. Powell's landmark trilogy of Tea, Lunch, and Cocktails make up a three-course Divine Comedy for our day. With a new introduction by novelist David Leavitt,…

  • Invisible Strings: Poems

    Invisible Strings: Poems
    av Jim Moore

    Häftad - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781555975814

    New poetry by Jim Moore, who "elevates economy of phrase to an art" ("Minneapolis Star Tribune")""" No, I don't know ""the way to get there. "" Two empty suitcases sit in the corner, ""if that's any kind of clue. "" " from "Almost Sixty" Brief, jagg…

  • Men in My Situation

    Men in My Situation

    Inbunden - 2022 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781644450758

  • If the Tabloids Are True What Are You?: Poems and Artwork

    If the Tabloids Are True What Are You?: Poems and Artwork
    av Matthea Harvey

    Häftad - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781555976842

    A brilliant combination of poetry and visual artwork by Matthea Harvey, whose vision is "nothing short of blazingly original" ("Time Out New York")"She didn't even know she had a name until one day she heard the human explaining to another one, "Oh…

  • Jane Kenyon Collected Poems

    Jane Kenyon Collected Poems
    av Jane Kenyon

    Häftad - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781555974787

    Jane Kenyon is one of America's best loved poets. Her previous collection, Otherwise: New & Selected Poems, published just after her death in 1995, has been a favourite among readers, with over 60,000 copies in print and is already considered a cont…

  • Standoff

    av David Rivard

    Häftad - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781555977450

    For thirty years, David Rivard has embedded himself into the skin of our times. With Standoff, he asks how, in a world of noise, global anxiety and media distraction, we can speak honestly. These poems scan the shifting horizons of our world, all wh…

  • To the Lake: A Balkan Journey of War and Peace

    To the Lake: A Balkan Journey of War and Peace
    av Kapka Kassabova

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781644450260

    The celebrated author of Border explores a mysterious, ancient, and little-understood corner of Europe Lake Ohrid and Lake Prespa. Two ancient lakes joined by underground rivers. Two lakes that seem to hold both the turbulent memories of the region'…

  • In Caddis Wood

    In Caddis Wood
    av Mary Francois Rockcastle

    Häftad - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781555975920

    Told from the alternating perspectives of a husband and wife, In Caddis Wood explores the competing rhythms of romantic love, family life and professional ambition, refracted through the changing seasons of a long marriage. In this bittersweet tale,…

  • The Rest of the Voyage

    The Rest of the Voyage
    av Bernard Noel, Elena Rivera, Bernard Noel, Elena Rivera

    Häftad - 2011 - Franska - ISBN: 9781555976002

    Winner of the Robert Fagles Prize for contemporary poetry in translationEl na Rivera's translation of Bernard No l's The Rest of the Voyage is at once original and remarkably faithful--indeed, its originality lies in the care and music the translato…

  • Lawnboy

    av Paul Lisicky

    Häftad - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781555973698

    17-year-old Evan's adventures begin with mowing a neighbour's lawn - a summer job that leads him into an unpredictable world of desire and betrayal. Estranged from his parents and his older brother, he moves in with 41-year-old William and begins a…

  • Eat Quite Everything You See

    Eat Quite Everything You See
    av Leslie Adrienne Miller

    Häftad - 2002 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781555973650

    Reading Miller's poetry has been likened to obtaining tickets to exotic places both real and imagined. In Eat Quite Everything You See - the fourth collection of her verse - she offers a wry and compelling series of wanderings through the ever-chang…

  • The Winter Sun

    The Winter Sun
    av Fanny Howe

    Häftad - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781555975203

    Fanny Howe's richly contemplative The Winter Sun is a collection of essays on childhood, language and meaning by one of America's most original contemporary poets. Through a collage of reflections on people, places and times that have been part of h…

  • Native American Fiction: A User's Manual

    Native American Fiction: A User's Manual
    av David Treuer

    Häftad - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781555974527

    An entirely new approach to reading, understanding, and enjoying Native American fiction"This book has been written with the narrow conviction that if Native American literature is worth thinking about at all, it is worth thinking about as literatur…

  • Crave Radiance: New and Selected Poems 1990-2010

    Crave Radiance: New and Selected Poems 1990-2010
    av Elizabeth Alexander

    Inbunden - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781555975685

    The first career retrospective by the award-winning poet Elizabeth Alexander, including her poem delivered at Barack Obama's presidential inauguration"We crave radiance in this austere world, ""light in the spiritual darkness. ""Learning is the one…

  • Crave Radiance: New and Selected Poems 1990-2010

    Crave Radiance: New and Selected Poems 1990-2010
    av Elizabeth Alexander

    Häftad - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781555976309

    The first career retrospective by the award-winning poet Elizabeth Alexander, now available in paperback We crave radiance in this austere world, light in the spiritual darkness. Learning is the one perfect religion, its path correct, narrow, certai…

  • My Name Will Grow Wide Like a Tree: Selected Poems

    My Name Will Grow Wide Like a Tree: Selected Poems
    av Yi Lei

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781644450406

    One of China's most significant contemporary poets, co-translated by former US Poet Laureate Tracy K. Smith *Shortlisted for the 2021 Griffin Poetry Prize* Yi Lei published her poem "A Single Woman's Bedroom" in 1987, when cohabitation before marri…

  • Mother Country

    Mother Country

    Häftad - 2022 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781644450871

    A transnational feminist novel about human trafficking and motherhood from an award-winning author. Saddled with student loans, medical debt, and the sudden news of her infertility after a major car accident, Shannon, an African American woman, foll…

  • Cities I've Never Lived In

    Cities I've Never Lived In
    av Sara Majka

    Häftad - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781555977313

    Fearlessly riding the line between imagination and experience, fact and fiction, the stories in this debut collection give intimate glimpses of a young New England woman whose life must begin afresh after divorce. A book that upends our ideas of lov…

  • The Lost Origins of the Essay

    The Lost Origins of the Essay
    av John D'Agata

    Häftad - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781555975326

    An expansive and exhilarating world tour of innovative nonfiction writing"I think the reason we've never pinpointed the real beginning to this genre is because we've never agreed on what the genre even is. Do we read nonfiction in order to receive i…

  • Waterlight: Selected Poems

    Waterlight: Selected Poems
    av Kathleen Jamie

    Häftad - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781555974657

    The first U.S. publication of Scottish poet Kathleen Jamie, author of The Tree House, winner of the 2004 Forward Prize for best poetry collectionIt isn't mine to give. I can't coax this bird to my hand that knows the depth of the river yet sings of…

  • The King's Question

    The King's Question
    av Brian Culhane

    Häftad - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781555975111

    In poet Brian Culhane's The King's Question, fragments of the ancient past emerge from contemporary life to reveal rich and resonant correspondences. So the glow of a writer's desk lamp evokes the torchlight of Viking raiders at Lindisfarne; a fathe…

  • The Best Poems of Jane Kenyon: Poems

    The Best Poems of Jane Kenyon: Poems
    av Jane Kenyon

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781644450192

    "Jane Kenyon had a virtually faultless ear. She was an exquisite master of the art of poetry." --Wendell Berry Published twenty-five years after her untimely death, The Best Poems of Jane Kenyon presents the essential work of one of America's most c…

  • Early Morning

    Early Morning
    av Kim Stafford

    Inbunden - 2002 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781555973728

    With incredible insight and love, Kim Stafford offers a view into the remarkable life of his father, the poet William StaffordThe unspoken deep affection he lived by was like the idea in his poem about the Eskimos--their disdain for "People who talk…

  • Meanwhile Take My Hand

    Meanwhile Take My Hand
    av Kirmen Uribe

    Häftad - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781555974589

    The American debut of Basque writer Kirmen Uribe's "simple, devastating poems" (Bob Holman)"Whenever we're saddened everything looks dark, ""When we're heartened, again, the world crumbles.""Every one of us keeps forever someone else's hidden side,…

  • Duplex

    av Kathryn Davis

    Häftad - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781555976910

    Utterly compelling . . . Davis writes with a stunning brilliance, creating fractured worlds that are both extraordinary and routine. --The Boston Globe A coming-of-age-meets-dystopian-fantasy-meets-alternate-reality novel, or maybe an Ionesco-meets…

  • Rainy Lake

    Rainy Lake
    av Mary Francois Rockcastle

    Häftad - 1996 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781555972424

    In Rainy Lake, author Mary Rockcastle invites the reader to savor the sights, sounds, and smells of summer at her parents' lopsided lakefront cabin during the 1960s. From the landscape of her memory, Danielle Fillian paints a sensitive and wise fami…

  • The Search

    The Search
    av Geoff Dyer

    Häftad - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781555976781

    A short, brilliant novel, The Search offers more in 150 pages than most books twice that length. --The Guardian Walker meets Rachel at a glamorous party by the bay. When she turns up at his apartment two days later, there is a hint of erotic promis…

  • Duplex

    av Kathryn Davis

    Inbunden - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781555976538

    * A "New York Times Book Review "Notable Book of the Year * A "San Francisco Chronicle, " "Kansas City Star, St. Louis Post-Dispatch, "New Hampshire Public Radio, "Flavorwire, Vol. 1 Brooklyn, Largehearted Boy, "and "Slaughterhouse 90210 "Best Book…

  • Ask Me

    Ask Me
    av William Stafford

    Häftad - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781555976644

    In celebration of the American poet's centennial, Ask Me collects 100 of William Stafford's essential poems together in one title. As a conscientious objector during World War II, whilst assigned to Civilian Public Service camps, Stafford began his…

  • Leaving Orbit: Notes from the Last Days of American Spaceflight

    Leaving Orbit: Notes from the Last Days of American Spaceflight
    av Margaret Lazarus Dean

    Häftad - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781555977092

    Winner of the Graywolf Press Nonfiction Prize, a breathtaking elegy to the waning days of human spaceflight as we have known it In the 1960s, humans took their first steps away from Earth, and for a time our possibilities in space seemed endless. Bu…

  • Landing Light: Poems

    Landing Light: Poems
    av Don Paterson

    Häftad - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781555974473

    Now in paperback, the highly acclaimed collection by Scottish poet Don Paterson, winner of the 2003 Whitbread Poetry Award and the T.S. Eliot Prize"Dear son, I was "mezzo del cammin"and the true path was as lost to me as ever""when you cut in front…

  • Burning Down the House: Essays on Fiction

    Burning Down the House: Essays on Fiction
    av Charles Baxter

    Häftad - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781555975081

    Graywolf reissues one of its most successful essay collections with two new essays and a new foreword by Charles Baxter As much a rumination on the state of literature as a technical manual for aspiring writers, Burning Down the House has been enjoy…

  • Duende

    av Tracy K. Smith

    Häftad - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781555974756

    Tracy K. Smith's bold second poetry collection explores the history and intersections of folk traditions and political resistance. One poem tells of a Ho-Chuk Indian boy, separated from his tribe by the government, another gives voice to Ugandan wom…

  • Pity the Beautiful

    Pity the Beautiful
    av Dana Gioia

    Häftad - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781555976132

    The long-awaited fourth collection by one of America's foremost poetsO Lord of indirection and ellipses, ignore our prayers. Deliver us from distraction.Slow our heartbeat to a cricket's call. --from "Prophecy""Pity the Beautiful" is Dana Gioia's fi…

  • Station Zed

    Station Zed
    av Tom Sleigh

    Häftad - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781555976989

    Station Zed is the terminal outpost beyond which is the unknown. It is also poet Tom Sleigh's finest work. In this latest collection, Sleigh carries into these poems his experiences as a journalist on tours of Lebanon, Somalia, Iraq and Libya. But t…

  • Turning Into Dwelling: Poems

    Turning Into Dwelling: Poems
    av Christopher Gilbert

    Häftad - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781555977139

    A milestone publication of the late Christopher Gilbert's poetry, with an introduction by the National Book Award winner Terrance Hayes"Lord, the anguish of my Black block rises up in me""like a grief. My only chance to go beyond being breach ""to r…

  • The Yellow-lighted Bookshop

    The Yellow-lighted Bookshop
    av Lewis Buzbee

    Häftad - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781555975104

    Buzbee celebrates the unique experience of the bookstore - the smell and touch of books, getting lost in the deep canyons of shelves, the silent community of readers - sharing his passion for books and interweaving through the whole a fascinating hi…

  • Lions Don't Eat Us: Poems

    Lions Don't Eat Us: Poems
    av Constance Quarterman Bridges

    Häftad - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781555974541

    The winner of the 2005 Cave Canem Poetry Prize, "Lions Don't Eat Us" introduces a fierce and wise new voice "There's nothing to be afraid of.""Don't ever let boys kiss you.""Be nice. One day you'll get married.""Keep your legs closed. Dance.""" from…

  • Loverboy

    av Victoria Redel

    Inbunden - 2001 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781555973223

    What happens if a mother loves her child too much?Sybil and Marty, indifferent to their daughter in life, left her a small fortune and the cryptic advice, "It would do well to find a passion." In Victoria Redel's utterly mesmerizing new novel, we li…

  • Sea Dogs

    Sea Dogs
    av John Bensko

    Häftad - 2004 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781555973995

    Charming and funny, these nuanced tales of modern life move from realism to the supernatural, exploring the "magical realism" underpinning every human life, from the blind man who finds success as a fisherman to the security guard at the Statue of L…

  • Readings

    av Sven Birkerts

    Häftad - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781555972837

    Combining the best of Sven Birkert's dazzling literary criticism with vital new essays. Here is Birkerts the literary critic in top form, discussing authors ranging from Elizabeth Bishop to Don DeLillo and topics ranging from biography to the enigma…

  • Bunk: The Rise of Hoaxes, Humbug, Plagiarists, Phonies, Post-Facts, and Fake News

    Bunk: The Rise of Hoaxes, Humbug, Plagiarists, Phonies, Post-Facts, and Fake News
    av Kevin Young

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781555978167

    Longlisted for the National Book Award for Nonfiction "There Kevin Young goes again, giving us books we greatly need, cleverly disguised as books we merely want. Unexpectedly essential." --Marlon James Has the hoax now moved from the sideshow to t…

  • Mother Desert: Poems

    Mother Desert: Poems
    av Jo Sarzotti

    Häftad - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781555976156

    Winner of the 2011 Bakeless Prize for Poetry, the debut collection by Jo Sarzotti I have learned three things in the north: The sea has a lung, The dead do not eat grass, norDo they return.--from "The Origin of Salt"In these poems, Jo Sarzotti portr…

  • De/compositions

    av W. D. Snodgrass

    Häftad - 2003 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781555973179

    How can we tell good poetry from bad? To illustrate why these 101 poems, many of them well-loved classics, are so remarkable, Pulitzer Prize-winning poet W.D. Snodgrass rewrites them - wrong. De/Composition presents these rewrites next to the origin…

  • Still Life with Waterfall

    Still Life with Waterfall
    av Eamon Grennan

    Häftad - 2002 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781555973636

    Still Life with WaterfallWhether attending to a painting, a moment of love, or a hawk hunting over marshland, Eamon Grennan, in the words of the poet and critic Cal Bedient, "presents the commonplace in so luminous a spirit that it spreads meaning,…

  • Application for Release from the Dream: Poems

    Application for Release from the Dream: Poems
    av Tony Hoagland

    Häftad - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781555977184

    The eagerly awaited, brilliant, and engaging new poems by Tony Hoagland, author of "What Narcissism Means to Me """"""The parade for the slain police officer""goes past the bakery"" ""and the smell of fresh bread""makes the mourners salivate against…