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  • Primo Levi

    Primo Levi

    Inbunden - 2022 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780857428998

    Drawing on twenty years of research, this is the definitive biography of Primo Levi. Over the last seventy years, Primo Levi (1919–87) has been recognized as the foremost literary witness of the extermination of the European Jews. In Primo Lev…

  • On Bataille and Blanchot

    On Bataille and Blanchot

    Häftad - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780857429131

    An in-depth analysis of two of Sartre’s contemporaries, Bataille and Blanchot. Iconic French novelist, playwright, and essayist Jean-Paul Sartre is widely recognized as one of the most important philosophers of the twentieth century, and his w…

  • Eulogy for the Living

    Eulogy for the Living
    av Christa Wolf

    Inbunden - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780857425546

    Christa Wolf tried for years to find a way to write about her childhood in Nazi Germany. In her 1976 book Patterns of Childhood, she explained why it was so difficult: "Gradually, over a period of months, the dilemma has emerged: to remain speechles…

  • I Am a Field Full of Rapeseed, Give Cover to Deer and Shine Like Thirteen Oil Paintings Laid One on Top of the Other

    I Am a Field Full of Rapeseed, Give Cover to Deer and Shine Like Thirteen Oil Paintings Laid One on Top of the Other
    av Ulrike Almut Sandig

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780857427373

    “we find ourselves deep in the future of fairy tale. we are the offspring of our own imaginings.” Ulrike Almut Sandig’s second volume of poems to be translated into English is a journey through a world that is imaginary yet entirel…

  • The Digamma

    The Digamma
    av Yves Bonnefoy

    Inbunden - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780857421838

    Heralded as one of France's greatest poets, Yves Bonnefoy has been dazzling readers since the publication of his first book in 1953. He remains influential and relevant, continuing to compose groundbreaking new work. Though Bonnefoy recently celebra…

  • Herbert

    av Nabarun Bhattacharya

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780857426499

    May 1992. In Russia, Boris Yeltsin is showing millions of communists the spectre of capitalism. Yugoslavia is disintegrating. United Germany is uncertain about their next move, and communism is collapsing all around. And in a corner of old Calcutta…

  • Young Light

    Young Light
    av Ralf Rothmann

    Inbunden - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781906497545

    In "Young Light", novelist Ralf Rothmann paints a delicate portrait of a twelve-year-old boy named Julian growing up in a mining community in 1960s Germany. The book covers only a few summer weeks, following Julian's gradual social and sexual awaken…

  • Harlem

    av Gayatri Chakravorty Spivak

    Inbunden - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780857420848

    The African American at the end of the nineteenth century was described by W. E. B. Du Bois as "two souls in one dark body, whose dogged strength alone keeps it from being torn asunder." In the United States today, the hyphen between these two souls…

  • Rhythm Field

    Rhythm Field

    Häftad - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780857422194

    Molissa Fenley, one of the most influential artists of postmodern dance, has had a lasting impact on performance. In dance, she has explored extreme effort and duration in highly crafted patterns and performed with an explosive, joyous energy that i…

  • Monk's Eye

    Monk's Eye
    av Cees Nooteboom

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780857425478

    Cees Nooteboom wrote the poems that make up Monk's Eye on two islands: he began them on the Dutch island of Schiermonnikoog and finished them on the Spanish island of Minorca, where he has spent summers for decades. The poems--which can be read indi…

  • For the Dying Calves

    For the Dying Calves

    Inbunden - 2022 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780857429544

    Poetically written and originally given as lectures, this is a moving essay collection from Durs Grünbein. In his four Lord Weidenfeld Lectures held in Oxford in 2019, German poet Durs Grünbein dealt with a topic that has occupied his mind ever sinc…

  • Prose

    av Thomas Bernhard

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780857425768

    “His manner of speaking, like that of all the subordinated, excluded, was awkward, like a body full of wounds, into which at any time anyone can strew salt, yet so insistent, that it is painful to listen to him,” from The CarpenterThe Au…

  • One Day a Year

    One Day a Year
    av Christa Wolf

    Inbunden - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780857424273

    During a 1960 interview, East German writer Christa Wolf was asked a curious question: would she describe in detail what she did on September 27th? Fascinated by considering the significance of a single day over many years, Wolf began keeping a deta…

  • The Leopard and the Fox ? A Pakistani Tragedy

    The Leopard and the Fox ? A Pakistani Tragedy
    av Tariq Ali

    Inbunden - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781905422296

    The BBC commissioned Tariq Ali to write a three-part TV series on the circumstances leading to the overthrow, trial and execution of Zulfiqar Ali Bhutto, the first elected Prime Minister of Pakistan. As rehearsals were about to begin, the BBC hierar…

  • Hypnos


    Häftad - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780857428691

    Now in paperback, René Char’s Hypnos is both a remarkable work of literature and a document of unique significance in the history of the French Resistance. Hailed by the poet Paul Eluard as an "absolute masterpiece" upon its first appearance i…

  • Self-Portrait of an Other

    Self-Portrait of an Other
    av Cees Nooteboom

    Pocket - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780857425294

    Cees Nooteboom, best known for his novel The Following Story,is one of the most distinguished and significant authors living in the Netherlands today. Self-Portrait of an Other is one of the most unique and innovative works in his oeuvre. Written in…

  • Stories under Occupation

    Stories under Occupation

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780857427472

    Palestinian theater today is drawing increasing interest throughout the Arab world and beyond, as theaters and universities in the English-speaking world are becoming familiar with companies like the Freedom Theatre, Al-Kasaba Theatre, Ashtar, Al-Ro…

  • Of Morsels and Marvels

    Of Morsels and Marvels
    av Maryse Conde

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780857426932

    For many, cooking is simply the mechanical act of reproducing standard recipes. To Maryse Condé, however, cooking implies creativity and personal invention, on par with the complexity of writing a story. A cook, she explains, uses spices and flavors…

  • Infinity Diary

    Infinity Diary
    av Cyril Wong

    Häftad - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780857427427

    This volume of poems by Cyril Wong, one of the leading figures of poetry in Singapore, reflects the many ways in which love between two men can unfold, balancing emotional outpourings with meditations on the nature of relationships. The poetry punct…

  • Journey of a Caribbean Writer

    Journey of a Caribbean Writer
    av Maryse Conde

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780857427557

    For nearly four decades, Maryse Condé, best known for her novels Segu and Windward Heights, has been at the forefront of French Caribbean literature. In this collection of essays and lectures, written over many years and in response to the challenge…

  • In Field Latin

    In Field Latin
    av Lutz Seiler

    Inbunden - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780857423368

    Lutz Seiler grew up in the former East Germany and has lived most of his life outside Berlin. His poems, not surprisingly, are works of the border, the in-between, and the provincial, marked by whispers, weather, time's relentless passing, the dead…

  • in field latin

    in field latin
    av Lutz Seiler

    Häftad - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780857428349

    Lutz Seiler grew up in the former East Germany and has lived most of his life outside Berlin. His poems, not surprisingly, are works of the border, the in-between, and the provincial, marked by whispers, weather, time’s relentless passing, the…

  • The Tale of the Talking Face

    The Tale of the Talking Face
    av K. G. Subramanyan

    Inbunden - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780857420053

    In "The Tale of the Talking Face", eminent Indian artist K.G. Subramanyan offers a stinging parable of democracy gone wrong by narrating and illustrating the story of a princess whose autocratic rule brought nothing but suffering to her people, desp…

  • Atlas of an Anxious Man

    Atlas of an Anxious Man
    av Christoph Ransmayr

    Inbunden - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780857423146

    In The Atlas of an Anxious Man, Christoph Ransmayr offers a mesmerizing travel diary-a sprawling tale of earthly wonders seen by a wandering eye. This is an exquisite, lyrically told travel story. Translated by Simon Pare, this unique account follow…

  • Monsoon

    av Vimala Devi

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780857426956

    An actor of traditional Hindu dramas meets an adolescent girl who turns out to be his half-sister. A man returns to Goa from Mozambique to father a child for a family whose unmarried daughters has produced no heirs. Another man feels out of place in…

  • Very Close to Pleasure, There's a Sick Cat

    Very Close to Pleasure, There's a Sick Cat
    av Shakti Chattopadhyay

    Inbunden - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780857424938

    In the early 1960s, the Hungry Generation revitalized Bengali poetry in Calcutta, liberating it from the fetters of scholarship and the fog of punditry and freeing it to explore new forms, language, and subjects. Shakti Chattopadhyay was a cofounder…

  • Camille in October

    Camille in October
    av Mireille Best

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780857426970

    In 1950s France, Camille struggles to figure out who she is and where she fits in the world of her coastal working-class neighborhood. Her mother holds the family together, with the support of a group of women who talk over coffee and cigarettes eac…

  • The Epic of Damarudhar

    The Epic of Damarudhar
    av Trailokyanath Mukhopadhyay

    Inbunden - 2022 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780857427458

    Originally published between 1910 and 1917, and collected in book form in 1923, The Epic of Damarudhar story cycle occupies an important and unique position in the history of Bengali literature. Tackling cosmology and mythology, class and caste abus…

  • The Crime of Jean Genet

    The Crime of Jean Genet
    av Dominique Edde

    Inbunden - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780857423399

    Dominique Eddé met novelist and playwright Jean Genet in the 1970s. And she never forgot him. “His presence,” she writes, “gave me the sensation of icy fire. Like his words, his gestures were full, calculated and precise. . . . Gen…

  • Jewish Portraits, Indian Frames

    Jewish Portraits, Indian Frames

    Häftad - 2022 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780857429919

    Reveals the forgotten history of Baghdadi Jews’ journey into India through the stories of four generations of Jewish women. An invaluable cultural document shaped from personal experience, Jewish Portraits, Indian Frames explores the fascinati…

  • The Red Sofa

    The Red Sofa

    Häftad - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780857428769

    Now in paperback, The Red Sofa is a quiet French novella exploring love, memory, and the perspective that travel gives us on both. In The Red Sofa, we meet Anne, a young woman setting off on the Trans-Siberian Railway in order to find her former lov…

  • The Rabbit Between Us

    The Rabbit Between Us
    av Victor Menza

    Inbunden - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780857427977

    One morning as they parted, Victor Menza's young daughter handed him a bunny postcard. This gift made him wonder anew why rabbits were their symbol of visitation: "How did this kind of creature become such a powerful way of feeling your presence?" T…

  • My Father, the Germans and I

    My Father, the Germans and I
    av Jurek Becker

    Inbunden - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781906497477

    Jurek 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 Lodz ghetto during the German occupation of Poland in World War II. Throughout his career, Becker also wrote nonficti…

  • The Silent Transformations

    The Silent Transformations
    av Francois Jullien

    Inbunden - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781906497873

    To grow up is to grow old. With time, great love can turn into indifference. And even the most earnest revolution can imperceptibly become its own system of privilege and corruption - just as global warming has slowly modified the climate by degrees…

  • The Last Country

    The Last Country
    av Svenja Leiber

    Inbunden - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780857424310

    Winner of the 2015 Arno Reinfrank Literaturpreis"Ruven Preuk stands apart from the village, on an August day in 1911, and listens." Thus begins an epic bildungsroman about the life of Ruven Preuk, son of the wainwright, child of a sleepy village in…

  • Pop Goes the Avant-Garde

    Pop Goes the Avant-Garde
    av Rossella Ferrari

    Häftad - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780857420459

    "Pop Goes the Avant-Garde" is the first comprehensive review of the history and development of avant-garde drama and theater in the People's Republic of China since 1976. Drawing on a range of critical perspectives in the fields of comparative liter…

  • Father's on the Phone with the Flies

    Father's on the Phone with the Flies
    av Herta Muller

    Inbunden - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780857424723

    To create the poems in this collection, Nobel Prize-winner Herta Muller cut up countless newspapers and magazines in search of striking phrases, words, or even fragments of words, which she then arranged in a the form of a collage. Father's on the P…

  • The Assassination ? Who Killed Indira G?

    The Assassination ? Who Killed Indira G?
    av Tariq Ali

    Inbunden - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781905422852

    Who killed Mrs Gandhi? We know the name of the assassins, but did they act alone? In this fictional filmscript, Tariq Ali suggests that larger forces were at work, exploiting genuine Sikh grievances to settle their own score with a Prime Minister wh…

  • Porcelain

    av Durs Grunbein

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780857427816

    Porcelain is a book-length cycle of forty-nine poems written over the course of more than a decade that together serve as a lament for Durs Grünbein’s hometown, Dresden, which was destroyed in the Allied firebombing of February 1945. The book…

  • Conversations, Volume 1

    Conversations, Volume 1
    av Jorge Luis Borges

    Häftad - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780857423986

    Buddhism, love, Henry James, and the tango are just a few of the topics Jorge Luis Borges, Argentina's master writer, and extraordinary conversationalist, discusses in the first volume of the remarkable new series, Conversations. The eighty-four-yea…

  • War Diary

    War Diary
    av Ingeborg Bachmann

    Inbunden - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780857420084

    Austrian writer Ingeborg Bachmann (1926-73) is recognized as one of the most important novelists, poets, and playwrights of postwar German literature. As befitting such a versatile writer, her "War Diary" is not a day-by-day journal but a series of…

  • Gazing Eastwards

    Gazing Eastwards
    av Romila Thapar

    Inbunden - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780857428165

    In 1957, renowned Indian historian Romila Thapar visited China, where, together with Sri Lankan art historian Anil de Silva, she worked at two cave sites that were the locations of Buddhist monasteries and shrines from the first millennium CE. The f…

  • The God Behind the Window

    The God Behind the Window
    av Michael Kruger

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780857426055

    The thirteen stories of Michael Krüger’s The God behind the Window capture the poignancy and cynicism of late life through tales of misanthropic old men full of the mixture of wisdom and melancholy that so often accompanies old age. In Krüger&…

  • Paleoperformance ? The Emergence of Theatricality as Social Practice

    Paleoperformance ? The Emergence of Theatricality as Social Practice
    av Yann-pierre Montelle

    Häftad - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781905422821

    "Paleoperformance" is a pioneering work which examines the emergence of theatricality at the birth of human societies. In the Upper Paleolithic period, over 30,000 years ago, archaeological and art historical evidence reveals the very beginnings of…

  • What Was Before

    What Was Before
    av Martin Mosebach

    Pocket - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780857427182

    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…

  • On Merleau-Ponty

    On Merleau-Ponty

    Häftad - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780857429087

    A moving tribute to phenomenologist Maurice Merleau-Ponty in the wake of his early death. Iconic French novelist, playwright, and essayist Jean-Paul Sartre is widely recognized as one of the most important philosophers of the twentieth century, and…

  • Old Masters

    Old Masters
    av Thomas Bernhard

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780857424709

    Thomas Bernhard's Old Masters has been called his "most enjoyable novel" by the New York Review of Books. It's a wild satire that takes place almost entirely in front of Tintoretto's White-Bearded Man, on display in the Kunsthistorisches Museum, as…

  • Silences of Hammerstein

    Silences of Hammerstein
    av Hans Magnus Enzensberger

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780857424464

    The Silences of Hammerstein, the latest work from one of Germany's most significant contemporary authors, engages readers with a blend of a documentary, collage, narration and fictional interviews. The gripping plot revolves around the experiences o…

  • Against the World

    Against the World
    av Jan Brandt

    Inbunden - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780857423375

    On its publication in German, Against the World was hailed as an immediate classic. “One of the most spectacular debuts of recent decades,” said Kulturspiegel, while Der Spiegel went even farther: “Against the World is the book of…

  • The Blue Soda Siphon

    The Blue Soda Siphon
    av Urs Widmer

    Inbunden - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780857422118

    In the wildly entertaining novel The Blue Soda Siphon, the narrator unexpectedly finds himself back in the world of his childhood: Switzerland in the 1940s. He returns to his childhood home to find his parents frantic because their son is missing. T…

  • Describing the Past

    Describing the Past
    av Ghassan Zaqtan

    Inbunden - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780857423498

    When he was seven years old, Palestinian poet Ghassan Zaqtan moved with his family to a Karameh refugee camp east of the River Jordan. That camp—a center of Palestinian resistance following the Six-Day War and the site of major devastation whe…