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  • Att skörda ben

    Att skörda ben
    av Edwidge Danticat, Yokiko Duke

    Pocket - 2021 - Svenska - ISBN: 9789189175280

    "Jag var på intet sätt beredd på den smocka jag skulle få." Sydsvenskan"En klassisk skildring av en traumatisk del i den karibiska historien." DNDominikanska republiken, 1937. Amabelle är tjänsteflicka hos en förmögen familj på en sockerrörsplantage…

  • Att skörda ben

    Att skörda ben
    av Edwidge Danticat, Yokiko Duke

    Inbunden - 2020 - Svenska - ISBN: 9789188253675

    Dominikanska republiken, 1937. Amabelle är tjänsteflicka hos en förmögen familj på en sockerrörsplantage. Hon tog sig som ung över gränsen från Haiti för att få arbete, i likhet med många av sina landsmän. På gården har hon hittat en bra plats, och…

  • Wide Sargasso Sea

    Wide Sargasso Sea
    av Jean Rhys

    Häftad - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780393352566

    Wide Sargasso Sea, a masterpiece of modern fiction, was Jean Rhys's return to the literary center stage. She had a startling early career and was known for her extraordinary prose and haunting women characters. With Wide Sargasso Sea, her last and…

  • The Penguin Book of Migration Literature

    The Penguin Book of Migration Literature

    Pocket - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780143133384

    Spanning a period of over three hundred years and twenty-five countries, The Penguin Book of Migration Literature is a wide-ranging anthology that brings together well-known authors such as Mohsin Hamid, Zadie Smith and Salman Rushdie alongside emer…

  • Claire, som havets ljus

    Claire, som havets ljus
    av Edwidge Danticat

    Inbunden - 2019 - Svenska - ISBN: 9789188253569

    »En romanpärla alla borde få glädjen att läsa.« Yukiko Duke, Li LäserVILLE ROSE, HAITIVarje år går Claire med sin far till kyrkogården på sin födelsedag, som också är hennes mors dödsdag. Men dagen då hon fyller sju försvinner hon spårlöst från den…

  • Breath, Eyes, Memory

    Breath, Eyes, Memory
    av Edwidge Danticat

    Häftad - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781616955021

    The 20th anniversary edition of Edwidge Danticat's groundbreaking debut, now an established classic--revised and with a new introduction by the author, and including extensive bonus materials At the age of twelve, Sophie Caco is sent from her impove…

  • Brother, I'm Dying

    Brother, I'm Dying
    av Edwidge Danticat

    Häftad - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781400034307

    Winner of the National Book Critics Circle Award for Autobiography A National Book Award Finalist A New York Times Notable Book From the age of four, award-winning writer Edwidge Danticat came to think of her uncle Joseph as her "second father," whe…

  • The African Lookbook

    The African Lookbook
    av Catherine E. McKinley

    Inbunden - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781620403532

    An unprecedented visual history of African women told in striking and subversive historical photographs--featuring an Introduction by Edwidge Danticat and a Foreword by Jacqueline Woodson. Most of us grew up with images of African women that were pu…

  • Go Tell It on the Mountain

    Go Tell It on the Mountain
    av James Baldwin

    Inbunden - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781841593715

    'Go back to where you started, or as far back as you can, examine all of it, travel your road again and tell the truth about it. Sing or shout or testify or keep it to yourself: but know whence you came.' Originally published in 1953, Go Tell it on…

  • The Dew Breaker

    The Dew Breaker
    av Edwidge Danticat

    Häftad - 2005 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781400034291

    A scarred Brooklyn resident remembers his past life as a Haitian torturer in the 1960s, a period during which he waged personal and political battles before moving to New York, where his past continued to haunt him throughout his marriage and parent…

  • The Kingdom of This World

    The Kingdom of This World
    av Alejo Carpentier, Alejo Carpentier, Pablo Medina, Alejo Carpentier

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780374537388

    A masterful new translation of a haunting novel of nineteenth-century HaitiA few years after its liberation from harsh French colonial rule in 1803, Haiti endured a period of great brutality under the reign of King Henri Christophe, who was born a s…

  • Go Tell It on the Mountain

    Go Tell It on the Mountain
    av James Baldwin

    Inbunden - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781101907610

    This haunting coming-of-age story, based in part on James Baldwin's childhood in Harlem, is an American classic. Originally published in 1953, Go Tell It on the Mountain was Baldwin's first major work. With a potent combination of lyrical compassio…

  • Breath, Eyes, Memory

    Breath, Eyes, Memory
    av Edwidge Danticat

    Pocket - 1996 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780349106823

    When her mother leaves Haiti to find work in the US, Sophie is raised by her aunt. Their parting, years later, when her mother sends for her, is as wrenching as the reunion in New York. Though she barely knows her mother they both carry secrets from…

  • Their Eyes Were Watching God

    Their Eyes Were Watching God
    av Zora Neale Hurston, Edwidge Danticat, Henry Louis Gates

    Pocket - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780060838676

    With a Foreword by Edwidge Danticat and an Afterword by Henry Louis Gates, Jr.One of the most important works of twentieth-century American literature, Zora Neale Hurston's beloved 1937 classic, Their Eyes Were Watching God, is an enduring Southern…

  • Lavil

    Lavil
    av Evan Lyon

    Pocket - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781784786823

    Half a dozen years after the deadliest earthquake in the history of the Western Hemisphere struck Haiti, the island nation remains in crisis, but the international community no longer seems interested. This immersive and engrossing book, based on fi…

  • The Farming Of Bones

    The Farming Of Bones
    av Edwidge Danticat

    Pocket - 2000 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780349111636

    It is 1937, and Amabelle Desir is a young Haitian woman working as a maid for a wealthy family in the Dominican Republic, across the border from her homeland. The Republic, under the iron rule of the Generalissimo, treats the Haitians as second-clas…

  • Create Dangerously

    Create Dangerously
    av Edwidge Danticat

    Inbunden - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691140186

    "Create dangerously, for people who read dangerously. This is what I've always thought it meant to be a writer. Writing, knowing in part that no matter how trivial your words may seem, someday, somewhere, someone may risk his or her life to read the…

  • Krik? Krak!

    Krik? Krak!

    Häftad - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781616957001

    Edwidge Danticat's only short story collection. Gorgeous 20th anniversary edition--complete with a new story Arriving one year after the Haitian-American's first novel (Breath, Eyes, Memory) alerted critics to her compelling voice, these 10 stories…

  • 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…

  • Everything Inside: Stories

    Everything Inside: Stories
    av Edwidge Danticat

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780593164594

    A REESE'S BOOK CLUB PICK WINNER OF THE NATIONAL BOOK CRITICS CIRCLE AWARD One of the Best Books of the Year NPR, Time, Esquire, BuzzFeed, St. Louis Post-Dispatch, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel A romance unexpectedly sparks between two wounded friends.…

  • Everything Inside: Stories

    Everything Inside: Stories
    av Edwidge Danticat

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780525521273

    WINNER OF THE NATIONAL BOOK CRITICS CIRCLE AWARD WINNER OF THE STORY PRIZE WINNER OF THE 2020 VILCEK PRIZE IN LITERATURE From the internationally acclaimed, best-selling author of Brother, I'm Dying, a collection of vividly imagined stories about co…

  • Claire of the Sea Light

    Claire of the Sea Light
    av Edwidge Danticat

    Pocket - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781782068518

    Claire goes missing the night her father agrees to give her up for adoption. Her mother died when she was born. In the tiny fishing town of Ville Rose, Haiti, she and her father are not the only ones to have experienced loss. As the poor townspeople…

  • Claire of the Sea Light

    Claire of the Sea Light
    av Edwidge Danticat

    Inbunden - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781782068488

    Claire goes missing the night her father agrees to give her up for adoption. Her mother died when she was born. In the tiny fishing town of Ville Rose, Haiti, she and her father are not the only ones to have experienced loss. As the poor townspeople…

  • Mama's Nightingale

    Mama's Nightingale
    av Edwidge Danticat

    Inbunden - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780525428091

    A touching tale of parent-child separation and immigration, from a National Book Award finalist After Saya's mother is sent to an immigration detention center, Saya finds comfort in listening to her mother's warm greeting on their answering machine.…

  • Untwine

    Untwine
    av Edwidge Danticat

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780545423045

    A haunting and mesmerizing story about sisterhood, family, love, and loss by literary luminary Edwidge Danticat.Giselle Boyer and her identical twin, Isabelle, are as close as sisters can be, even as their family seems to be unraveling. Then the Boy…

  • Untwine

    Untwine
    av Edwidge Danticat

    Övrigt - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781522652090

    Giselle Boyer and her identical twin, Isabelle, are as close as sisters can be, even as their family seems to be unraveling. Then the Boyers have a tragic encounter that will shatter everyone's world forever. Giselle wakes up in the hospital, injure…

  • Everything Inside: Stories

    Everything Inside: Stories
    av Edwidge Danticat

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780525563051

    A REESE'S BOOK CLUB PICK WINNER OF THE NATIONAL BOOK CRITICS CIRCLE AWARD One of the Best Books of the Year NPR, Time, Esquire, BuzzFeed, St. Louis Post-Dispatch, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel A romance unexpectedly sparks between two wounded friends.…

  • The Other Side of the Sea

    The Other Side of the Sea
    av Louis-Philippe Dalembert

    Inbunden - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780813936468

    The Other Side of the Sea, the first novel by this major Haitian author to be translated into English, expresses a powerful preoccupation with other shores - whether it is the ancestral Africa that still haunts Haitians, the America to which so many…

  • After the Dance: A Walk Through Carnival in Jacmel, Haiti (Updated)

    After the Dance: A Walk Through Carnival in Jacmel, Haiti (Updated)
    av Edwidge Danticat

    Häftad - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781101872918

    As a child, acclaimed author Edwidge Danticat was terrified by Carnival festivities - until 2002, when she returned home to Haiti determined to understand the lure of this famed event. Here she chronicles her journey to the coastal town of Jacmel, w…

  • The Best American Essays 2011

    The Best American Essays 2011

    Häftad - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780547479774

    The Best American Series(R) First, Best, and Best-Selling The Best American series is the premier annual showcase for the country's finest short fiction and nonfiction. Each volume's series editor selects notable works from hundreds of magazines, jo…

  • After The Dance

    After The Dance
    av Edwidge Danticat

    Pocket - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781784704582

    Edwidge Danticat had long been scared off from Carnival by a loved one, who spun tales of people dislocating hips from gyrating with too much abandon, losing their voices from singing too loudly, going deaf from the clamor of immense speakers, and b…

  • Plough Quarterly No. 26 ? What Are Families For?

    Plough Quarterly No. 26 ? What Are Families For?
    av Ross Douthat

    Pocket - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781636080147

  • Brown Girl, Brownstones

    Brown Girl, Brownstones
    av Paule Marshall

    Häftad - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781558614987

    "Remarkable for its courage, its color and its natural control."--"The New Yorker""Unforgettable...written with pride and anger, with rebellion and tears."--"The Herald Tribune"This beloved coming-of-age story set in Brooklyn during the Depression a…

  • Fault Lines

    Fault Lines
    av Beverly Bell

    Inbunden - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780801452123

    Beverly Bell, an activist and award-winning writer, has dedicated her life to working for democracy, women’s rights, and economic justice in Haiti and elsewhere. Since the 7.0 magnitude earthquake of January 12, 2010, that struck the island na…

  • Fault Lines

    Fault Lines
    av Beverly Bell

    Pocket - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780801477690

    Beverly Bell, an activist and award-winning writer, has dedicated her life to working for democracy, women’s rights, and economic justice in Haiti and elsewhere. Since the 7.0 magnitude earthquake of January 12, 2010, that struck the island na…

  • Haiti Noir

    Haiti Noir

    Häftad - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781936070657

  • In the Flicker of an Eyelid

    In the Flicker of an Eyelid

    Häftad - 2002 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780813921396

    In his third novel, Jacques Stephen Alexis brings his characteristically vivid scenes, political consciousness, and powerful characters to the dramatic age-old question of whether a prostitute can leave ""the life"" to find her own identity and true…

  • In the Flicker of an Eyelid

    In the Flicker of an Eyelid

    Inbunden - 2002 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780813921389

    In his third novel, Jacques Stephen Alexis brings his characteristically vivid scenes, political consciousness, and powerful characters to the dramatic age-old question of whether a prostitute can leave ""the life"" to find her own identity and true…

  • A Community of Equals

    A Community of Equals
    av Owen Fiss

    Pocket - 1999 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780807004371

    Examines the issues of immigration and equality in a democratic society

  • Van Gogh's Bad Cafa: A Love Story

    Van Gogh's Bad Cafa: A Love Story
    av Frederic Tuten

    Häftad - 2005 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781580730341

    Vincent van Gogh created his life's work out of a vortex of passion and delirium so intense his paintings seem to burst off the canvas. Now Frederick Tuten, the highly acclaimed author of Tintin in the New World, has imagined the personification of…

  • Their Eyes Were Watching God

    Their Eyes Were Watching God
    av Zora Neale Hurston

    Inbunden - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780756964337

  • Plough Quarterly No. 20 - The Welcome Table

    Plough Quarterly No. 20 - The Welcome Table
    av Edwidge Danticat

    Pocket - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780874862874

    Food – how it’s grown, how it’s shared – makes us who we are. This issue traces the connections between farm and food, between humus and human. According to the first book of the Bible, tending the earth was humankind’s…

  • My Mommy Medicine

    My Mommy Medicine

    Häftad - 2022 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781250825605

  • We Are All Suspects Now

    We Are All Suspects Now
    av Tram Nguyen

    Pocket - 2005 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780807004616

    The author examines the impact of changes to immigration policy and law after 9/11 on the nation's immigrant community by focusing on "Little Pakistan"--a community of 20,000 people living in Brooklyn that has suffered under radical changes. Origina…

  • Everything Inside

    Everything Inside
    av Edwidge Danticat

    Pocket - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781529414677

    From the internationally acclaimed, best-selling author of Brother, I'm Dying, a collection of vividly imagined stories about community, family, and love. AUGUST 2020 REESE'S BOOK CLUB PICK WINNER OF THE NATIONAL BOOK CRITICS CIRCLE AWARD WINNER OF…

  • Poetry of Haitian Independence

    Poetry of Haitian Independence

    Inbunden - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780300195590

    At the turn of the nineteenth century, Haiti became the first and only modern country born from a slave revolt. During the first decades of Haitian independence, a wealth of original poetry was created by the inhabitants of the former French Caribbe…

  • Plough Quarterly No. 30 ? Made Perfect

    Plough Quarterly No. 30 ? Made Perfect

    Pocket - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781636080499

    Whose lives count as fully human? The answer matters for everyone, disabled or not. The ancient Greek ideal linked physical wholeness to moral wholeness – the virtuous citizen was “beautiful and good.” It’s an ideal that has…

  • Plough Quarterly No. 29 ? Beyond Borders

    Plough Quarterly No. 29 ? Beyond Borders

    Pocket - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781636080444

    Can we move beyond borders that divide us without losing our identity?   Over the past decade, the yearning for rootedness, for being part of a story bigger than oneself, has flared up as a cultural force to be reckoned with. There’s much to a…

  • Hadriana in All My Dreams

    Hadriana in All My Dreams
    av René Depestre

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781617755330

    Included in 10 Best New Books to Read This May, Chicago Review of Books.Originally published in 1988 and written by one of Haiti's seminal authors, still with us at age 90, this vibrant, erotically charged work shows how humans counter fear--particu…

  • Hadriana in All My Dreams

    Hadriana in All My Dreams
    av René Depestre

    Inbunden - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781617756191

    Included in 10 Best New Books to Read This May, Chicago Review of Books.Originally published in 1988 and written by one of Haiti's seminal authors, still with us at age 90, this vibrant, erotically charged work shows how humans counter fear--particu…

  • The Other Side of the Sea

    The Other Side of the Sea
    av Louis-Philippe Dalembert

    Häftad - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780813936475

    The Other Side of the Sea, the first novel by this major Haitian author to be translated into English, expresses a powerful preoccupation with other shores - whether it is the ancestral Africa that still haunts Haitians, the America to which so many…

  • The Dew Breaker

    The Dew Breaker
    av Edwidge Danticat

    Pocket - 2004 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780349117898

    The dew breaker is a quiet man, a husband and father, a hard-working barber, a kindly landlord to the men living in a basement apartment in his home. He is a fixture in his Brooklyn neighbourhood, recognizable by the terrifying scar on his face. But…

  • Beginnings, Endings, and Salt

    Beginnings, Endings, and Salt
    av Edwidge Danticat

    Pocket - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781642503623

    Edwidge Danticat's Writing JourneyToday, Edwidge Danticat is an award-winning writer. But how did she get here? Follow her literary journey from her childhood in Haiti to her relationships—both on the page and in the flesh—with other wri…

  • Haiti Noir 2

    Haiti Noir 2

    Häftad - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781617751936

    Praise for the original "Haiti Noir" "Danticat has succeeded in assembling a group portrait of Haitian culture and resilience that is cause for celebration."--"Publishers Weekly" "This anthology will give American readers a complex and nuanced portr…

  • Hadriana in All My Dreams

    Hadriana in All My Dreams
    av Rene Depestre

    Pocket - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781909762732

    Set during Carnival in Haiti 1938, a young and beautiful woman named Hadriana drinks a mysterious potion on her wedding day and collapses at the altar. She is buried and later resurrected by an evil sorcerer and, as a zombie, enters the collective m…

  • Walking on Fire

    Walking on Fire
    av Beverly Bell

    Pocket - 2001 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780801487484

    Haiti, long noted for poverty and repression, has a powerful and too-often-overlooked history of resistance. Women in Haiti have played a large role in changing the balance of political and social power, even as they have endured rampant and devasta…

  • Vale of Tears

    Vale of Tears
    av Paulette Poujol Oriol

    Häftad - 2005 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781588140203

    Fiction. Caribbean Studies. Translated from the French by Dolores A. Schaefer. VALE OF TEARS is a stark, meditative, and vivid exploration of Coralie Santeuil's life through a series of flashbacks she has on New Year's eve as she makes fourteen stop…