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  • Dancing Odissi

    Dancing Odissi
    av Anurima Banerji

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780857425539

    Odissi holds iconic status as one of the eight classical dance forms recognized and promoted by the Indian government. This book traces the dance’s transformation from its historical role as a regional artistic practice to its modern incarnati…

  • On Disney

    On Disney
    av Sergei Eisenstein

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780857424914

    Few figures in cinema history are as towering as Russian filmmaker and theorist Sergei Mikhailovitch Eisenstein (1898-1948). Not only did Eisenstein direct some of the most important and lasting works of the silent era, including Strike, October, an…

  • Apu Trilogy

    Apu Trilogy
    av Satyajit Ray

    Häftad - 2005 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781905422067

    With the "Apu Trilogy" - "Pather Panchali", "Aparajito" and "Apur Sansar" - in the fifties, Satyajit Ray caught the attention of film enthusiasts all over the world. The trilogy is the story of growing up in India. It traces Apu's growth from childh…

  • Nationalism and the Imagination

    Nationalism and the Imagination
    av Gayatri Chakravorty Spivak

    Häftad - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780857423184

    Gayatri Chakravorty Spivak has distinguished herself as one of the foremost scholars of contemporary literary and postcolonial theory and feminist thought. Known for her translation of Derrida's On Grammatology and her groundbreaking essay, Can the…

  • Singing Emptiness

    Singing Emptiness

    Häftad - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780857429759

    Now in paperback, the journey of a great Hindustani classical vocalist's search for the voice of emptiness. Here, two men, five centuries apart, make contact with each other through poetry, music, and performance. Kumar Gandharva, the great twentiet…

  • Rachel's Blue

    Rachel's Blue
    av Zakes Mda

    Inbunden - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780857423320

    Novelist Zakes Mda has made a name for himself as a key chronicler of the new, post-apartheid South Africa, casting a satirical eye on its claims of political unity, its rising black middle class, and other aspects of its complicated, multiracial so…

  • Brussels, the Gentle Monster

    Brussels, the Gentle Monster
    av Hans Magnus Enzensberger

    Inbunden - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780857420237

    The inner workings of the European Union are as much a mystery to those living within its confines as they are to those of us who reside elsewhere. The Brussels bureaucracy that sets many of the EU's policies feels remote to its citizens, yet the in…

  • Citizens of Tokyo

    Citizens of Tokyo
    av Oriza Hirata

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780857425515

    Citizens of Tokyo is the first collection in English of plays by one of Japan’s most important contemporary playwrights, Oriza Hirata, whose works have been performed all over the world. The first part of Citizens of Tokyo, “At Home and…

  • The Upright Revolution

    The Upright Revolution
    av Ngugi wa Thiong'o

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780857426475

    Science has given us several explanations for how humans evolved from walking on four limbs to two feet. None, however, is as riveting as what master storyteller Ngugi wa Thiong’o offers in The Upright Revolution. Blending myth and folklore wi…

  • The Crime of Jean Genet

    The Crime of Jean Genet

    Häftad - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780857428721

    Now in paperback, The Crime of Jean Genet is a powerful personal account of the influence of one writer on another and one of the most penetrating explorations yet of Genet’s work and achievement. Dominique Eddé met novelist and playwright Jea…

  • Atlas of an Anxious Man

    Atlas of an Anxious Man
    av Christoph Ransmayr

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780857426314

    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…

  • Singers Die Twice

    Singers Die Twice
    av Peter Pannke

    Häftad - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780857428295

    Singers Die Twice is the story of a life in music. One of Germany's best-known exponents of North Indian classical music, specifically dhrupad singing, Perer Pannke has traveled from his home in Germany to Varanasi, Delhi, Darbhanga, and the forests…

  • Sickle

    Sickle
    av Ruth Lillegraven

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780857426116

    Norway. The 1800s. Endre must to take over the family farm from his father—his father, who swings the sickle and sharpens the scythe, and says this is the only way in which rocks and stones and mounts and waves can still be ours. But Endre is…

  • Gathering the Ashes

    Gathering the Ashes
    av Amritlal Nagar

    Inbunden - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780857423924

    Most discussions of India's First War of Independence from British colonial rule in 1857 have centered on the role played by the Mughal emperor, the nawab of Awadh, and other sundry members of mostly urban nobility. What has remained missing from th…

  • Passage of Tears

    Passage of Tears
    av Abdourahman A. Waberi

    Pocket - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780857425317

    Passage of Tears cleverly mixes many genres and forms of writing--spy novel, political thriller, diary (replete with childhood memories), travel notebook, legends, parables, incantations, and prayers. Djibril's reminiscences provide a sense of Djibo…

  • Like Bits of Wind

    Like Bits of Wind
    av Pierre Chappuis

    Inbunden - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780857423382

    One of the central figures from a remarkable generation of French-language poets, Pierre Chappuis has thus far only been represented in English translation in fragments: a few poems here and there in magazines, online reviews, and anthologies. Like…

  • Imagining the Urban

    Imagining the Urban
    av Shonaleeka Kaul

    Inbunden - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781906497811

    In "Imagining the Urban", Shonaleeka Kaul turns to Sanskrit literature to discover the characteristics - both physical and social - of ancient Indian cities. Kaul examines nearly a thousand years of Sanskrit kavyas to see what India's early historic…

  • Naming the Dawn

    Naming the Dawn
    av Abdourahman A. Waberi

    Inbunden - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780857425461

    The poems in this new volume by Abdourahman A. Waberi are introspective and inquisitive, reflecting a deep spiritual bond—with words, with the history of Islam and its great poets, with the landscapes those poets walked, among which Waberi gre…

  • Panopticon

    Panopticon
    av Hans Magnus Enzensberger

    Inbunden - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780857425034

    Hans Magnus Enzensberger takes the title for this collection of daring short essays on topical themes politics, economics, religion, society not from Jeremy Bentham's famous prison but from a mid-1930s Cabinet of Curiosities opened in Germany by Kar…

  • Conversations, Volume 2

    Conversations, Volume 2
    av Jorge Luis Borges

    Inbunden - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780857423009

    Recorded during Jorge Luis Borges's final years, this second volume of his conversations with Osvaldo Ferrari provides a wide-ranging reflection on the life and work of Argentina's master writer and favorite conversationalist. In Conversations: Volu…

  • Sebastian Dreaming

    Sebastian Dreaming
    av Georg Trakl

    Inbunden - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780857423313

    The second book in Seagull’s ambitious series of Georg Trakl’s works, Sebastian Dreaming was the second, and final, collection prepared for publication by Trakl himself. Published after his death, it was perhaps even tied to it: forced i…

  • In Dreams

    In Dreams
    av Diane Meur

    Inbunden - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780857420299

    In Paris, Montreal, Seville, Berlin, and towns large and small, Diane Meur has dreamt - and she has remembered her dreams. In this small volume the author shares her dreams of the years 2008-10, a time of global upheaval that happened to coincide wi…

  • A Thousand Cranes for India

    A Thousand Cranes for India

    Häftad - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780857427441

    In Japan there is a legend that anyone who folds one thousand paper cranes will have their wishes realized. But folding cranes, and the meditative, solemn care that it involves, has come to mean more than just an exercise in wish making. Origami cra…

  • The Loss Library and Other Unfinished Stories

    The Loss Library and Other Unfinished Stories
    av Ivan Vladislavic

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780857425881

    “Not writing is always a relief and sometimes a pleasure. Writing about what cannot be written, by contrast, is the devil’s own job.”In this unusual text, a blend of essay, fiction, and literary genealogy, South African novelist Iv…

  • Shadow of Things to Come

    Shadow of Things to Come

    Häftad - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780857428738

    Now in paperback, The Shadow of Things to Come and its catastrophic and carnivalesque dreamscape speak out against political rhetoric and the destruction of meaning by government. In an unnamed African nation, the people are subject to a state of pe…

  • Portraits

    Portraits
    av Jean-Paul Sartre

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780857424488

    Philosopher Jean-Paul Sartre counted among his friends and associates some of the most esteemed intellectuals, writers, and artists of the twentieth century. In Portraits (Situations IV), Sartre collected his impressions and accounts of many of his…

  • Ludwig's Room

    Ludwig's Room
    av Alois Hotschnig

    Häftad - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780857428301

    When Kurt Weber inherits his great-uncle’s lakeside house, he finds traces of the dark secrets of his family’s past. The early inhabitants of the house haunt his dreams nightly. And one day a ghostlike woman appears before him, hiding he…

  • The Flaming Feet and Other Essays

    The Flaming Feet and Other Essays
    av D. R. Nagaraj

    Inbunden - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781906497804

    In this volume of sixteen essays, D.R. Nagaraj, the foremost non-Brahmin intellectual to emerge from India's non-English-speaking world, presents his vision of the Indian caste system in relation to Dalit politics - the Dalit being a self-designatio…

  • Pulcinella

    Pulcinella
    av Giorgio Agamben

    Inbunden - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780857425409

    The list of subjects that Giorgio Agamben has tackled in his career is dizzying--from the dangers of our current political moment to the traces of the distant past that inflect the culture around us today. With Pulcinella, Agamben is back with yet a…

  • Circus Girl

    Circus Girl

    Inbunden - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781906497330

    Circuses provide surreal, fantastic entertainment. At times magical and at others chilling, the circus is a world of fantasy and spectacle for the viewer, but for the performer, a career in the circus often brings with it a nomadic, lonely life. In…

  • La Divina Caricatura

    La Divina Caricatura
    av Lee Breuer

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780857425577

    This unique book is a graphic novel and performance poem, a mixed-media musical cartoon, an animated feature film come to life. Lee Breuer’s La Divina Caricatura is in the pataphysical tradition of Alfred Jarry—if Jarry had been a Dante…

  • The Hour Between Dog and Wolf

    The Hour Between Dog and Wolf
    av Silke Scheuermann

    Inbunden - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780857424730

    A young woman who has been living abroad returns to her hometown of Frankfurt am Main in Germany. Her sister Ines a beautiful, impetuous painter who still lives there, soon appears and promptly asks for financial help. But the returning sister knew…

  • The White Bathing Hut

    The White Bathing Hut

    Inbunden - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780857428844

    A novel about disability, family secrets, and Norway’s eugenic past.  The White Bathing Hut is a genetic detective story. The narrator uses a wheelchair because of an inherited illness that has caused his muscle tissue to degenerate, making hi…

  • Fly Away, Pigeon

    Fly Away, Pigeon
    av Melinda Nadj Abonji

    Inbunden - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780857422125

    Fly Away, Pigeon tells the heart-wrenching story of a family torn between emigration and immigration and paints evocative portraits of the former Yugoslavia and modern-day Switzerland. In this novel, Melinda Nadj Abonji interweaves two narrative str…

  • Love Writ Large

    Love Writ Large
    av Navid Kermani

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780857426024

    For a fifteen-year-old, falling in love can eclipse everything else in the world, and make a few short weeks feel like a lifetime of experience. In Love Writ Large, Navid Kermani captures those intense feelings, from the emotional explosion of a fir…

  • The Fate of Rural Hell

    The Fate of Rural Hell
    av Benedict Anderson

    Häftad - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780857424020

    In 1975, when political scientist Benedict Anderson reached Wat Phai Rong Wua, a massive temple complex in rural Thailand conceived by Buddhist monk Luang Phor Khom, he felt he had wandered into a demented Disneyland. One of the world's most bizarre…

  • Sailing on the Sea of Love

    Sailing on the Sea of Love
    av Charles Capwell

    Häftad - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780857420046

    Based on fieldwork carried out in West Bengal, "Sailing on the Sea of Love" is a pioneering study of the songs of the Baul - a Bengali religious sect, widely beloved for its enchanting music. Charles Capwell describes the role Baul song plays in the…

  • A Cry in the Snow

    A Cry in the Snow
    av Stella Vinitchi Radulescu

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780857425973

    Stella Vinitchi Radulescu’s poetry dwells in spaces of paradox, seeking out the words, metaphors, and images that capture both the peaceful stillness of snow and the desperate cry of human experience. A Cry in the Snow often draws on these two…

  • In the Face of Death We Are Equal

    In the Face of Death We Are Equal
    av Mu Cao

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780857426987

    “Those who know me call me Old He, and they also know that I’ve worked in a crematorium for my entire life.” Here begins Mu Cao’s novel In the Face of Death We Are Equal, an unrelentingly realistic portrait of working-class g…

  • Ludwig's Room

    Ludwig's Room
    av Alois Hotsching

    Inbunden - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780857422040

    When Kurt Weber inherits his great-uncle's lakeside house, he finds traces of the dark secrets of his family's past. The early inhabitants of the house haunt his dreams nightly. And one day a ghostlike woman appears before him, hiding herself in a r…

  • We Are the Birds of the Coming Storm

    We Are the Birds of the Coming Storm
    av Lola Lafon

    Inbunden - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780857421890

    We Are the Birds of the Coming Storm is a wild novel that oscillates between fiction and reality. The story centers on two young women: Voltairine, a dancer who no longer dances but whose body is still haunted by the movement of dance, and her soulm…

  • Banker For All Seasons ? Bank of Crooks and Cheats  Inc.

    Banker For All Seasons ? Bank of Crooks and Cheats Inc.
    av Tariq Ali

    Inbunden - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781905422654

    During the late Seventies and Eighties a new logo began to jostle for space with the more traditional landmarks on high streets throughout Britain. It was the badge of a remarkable Third World Bank...the BCCI (Bank of Credit and Commerce Internation…

  • Stigmata of Bliss

    Stigmata of Bliss
    av Klaus Merz

    Häftad - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780857428387

    Klaus Merz is one of the most prominent, prolific, and versatile Swiss writers working today. Celebrated as a master of concise, condensed sentences, Merz brings depth and resonance to spare narratives with lyrical prose and striking images. Stigmat…

  • A History of Clouds

    A History of Clouds
    av Hans Magnus Enzensberger

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780857425799

    In these 99 meditations, poet and novelist Hans Magnus Enzensberger celebrates the tenacity of the normal and routine in everyday life, where the survival of the objects we use without thinking—a pair of scissors, perhaps—is both a small…

  • Singers Die Twice

    Singers Die Twice
    av Peter Pannke

    Inbunden - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780857421043

    "Singers Die Twice" is the story of a life in music. One of Germany's best-known exponents of North Indian classical music, specifically dhrupad singing, Perer Pannke has traveled from his home in Germany to Varanasi, Delhi, Darbhanga, and the fores…

  • La Divina Caricatura

    La Divina Caricatura
    av Lee Breuer

    Häftad - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780857421807

    Pataphysics, as invented by Alfred Jarry, is the science of imaginary solutions. Had Jarry been a Dante buff, he might have invented the screwy, hilarious, quirky characters that La Divina Caricatura strings together. Written by Lee Breuer, this tri…

  • Seasonal Time Change

    Seasonal Time Change
    av Michael Kruger

    Häftad - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780857428271

    Our twice-yearly daylight savings holiday, in which we faithfully, collectively adjust our clocks, is purely human tampering with the calendar. Yet, it is a practice that is embedded in nature’s principles, even as we exact more sunlight for o…

  • Accounts and Drawings from Underground

    Accounts and Drawings from Underground
    av William Kentridge

    Inbunden - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780857422057

    Over the last twenty years, William Kentridge has built a world-wide reputation as a contemporary artist, best known for his series of ten animated films created from charcoal drawings. The films introduced a significant character in contemporary fi…

  • A Winter's Journey

    A Winter's Journey
    av Paul Virilio

    Inbunden - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781906497859

    French cultural theorist and urbanist Paul Virilio is best known for his writings on media, technology, and architecture. Gathered here in "A Winter's Journey" are four remarkable conversations in which Virilio and architectural writer Marianne Brau…

  • Writer and the People

    Writer and the People
    av Alberto Asor Rosa

    Inbunden - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780857423429

    Originally published in 1965, The Writer and the People was one of the key books in the revitalization and invigoration of the young Left in late-1960s Italy. Aiming to demystify the myth of populism, Alberto Asor Rosa takes on Marxism and its legac…