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  • The Sea Around Us

    The Sea Around Us
    av Rachel Carson

    Pocket - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781786899200

    The Sea Around Us is one of the most influential books ever written about the natural world. In it Rachel Carson tells the history of our oceans, combining scientific insight and poetic prose as only she can, to take us from the creation of the ocea…

  • Bird by Bird

    Bird by Bird
    av Anne Lamott

    Pocket - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781786898555

    Bird by Bird is the bible of writing guides - a wry, honest, down-to-earth book that has never stopped selling since it was first published in the United States in the 1990s. Bestselling novelist and memoirist Anne Lamott distils what she's learned…

  • Sex & Rage

    Sex & Rage
    av Eve Babitz

    Pocket - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781786892744

    It is the 1970s in LA, and Jacaranda Leven - child of sun and surf - is swept into the dazzling cultural milieu of the beautiful people. Floating on a cloud of drink, drugs and men, she finds herself adrift, before her talent for writing, and a dete…

  • Under the Sea-Wind

    Under the Sea-Wind
    av Rachel Carson

    Pocket - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781786899279

    Under the Sea-Wind marks the beginnings of one of the most significant careers in nature writing. In it Rachel Carson celebrates the mystery and beauty of birds and sea creatures in their natural habitat, conjuring the atmosphere of the shore and th…

  • To the River

    To the River
    av Olivia Laing

    Pocket - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781786891587

    Over sixty years after Virginia Woolf drowned in the River Ouse, Olivia Laing set out one midsummer morning to walk its banks, from source to sea. Along the way, she explores the roles that rivers play in human lives, tracing their intricate flow th…

  • No One Belongs Here More Than You

    No One Belongs Here More Than You
    av Miranda July

    Pocket - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781782116295

    Winner of the 2007 Frank O'Connor International Short Story Award 'Blisteringly good' Guardian In her remarkable stories of seemingly ordinary people living extraordinary lives, Miranda July reveals how a single moment can change everything. Whether…

  • Ham On Rye

    Ham On Rye
    av Charles Bukowski

    Pocket - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781782116660

    INTRODUCTION BY RODDY DOYLE 'He brought everyone down to earth, even the angels' LEONARD COHEN Charles Bukowski is one of the greatest authors of the twentieth century. The autobiographical Ham on Rye is widely considered his finest novel. A classic…

  • The Living Mountain

    The Living Mountain
    av Nan Shepherd

    Pocket - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780857861832

    'The finest book ever written on nature and landscape in Britain' Guardian Introduction by Robert Macfarlane. Afterword by Jeanette Winterson In this masterpiece of nature writing, Nan Shepherd describes her journeys into the Cairngorm mountains of…

  • A Tale for the Time Being

    A Tale for the Time Being
    av Ruth Ozeki

    Pocket - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781786893901

    In the wake of the 2011 tsunami, Ruth discovers a Hello Kitty lunchbox washed up on the shore of her beach home in British Columbia. Within it lies a diary that expresses the hopes, heartbreak and dreams of a young girl desperate for someone to unde…

  • The Penelopiad

    The Penelopiad
    av Margaret Atwood

    Pocket - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781786892485

    Penelope. Immortalised in legend and myth as the devoted wife of the glorious Odysseus, silently weaving and unpicking and weaving again as she waits for her husband's return. Now Penelope wanders the underworld, spinning a different kind of thread:…

  • Life Of Pi

    Life Of Pi
    av Yann Martel

    Pocket - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781786891686

    One boy, one boat, one tiger . . . After the tragic sinking of a cargo ship, a solitary lifeboat remains bobbing on the wild, blue Pacific. The only survivors from the wreck are a sixteen-year-old boy named Pi, a hyena, a zebra (with a broken leg),…

  • The Edge of the Sea

    The Edge of the Sea
    av Rachel Carson

    Pocket - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781786899149

    In The Edge of the Sea Rachel Carson introduces us to the 'strange and beautiful place' where the sea meets the land. She explores a tide pool, an inaccessible cave, and watches a lone crab on the shore at midnight. From these, and other, encounters…

  • Ocean Sea

    Ocean Sea
    av Alessandro Baricco

    Pocket - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781786896438

    A handful of disparate lives converge at a remote seaside inn: a lovelorn professor, a renowned painter, an inscrutable seductress - and a beautiful young girl, fatally ill, brought to the sea by a desperate father's last hope. An intricate web of d…

  • A Fortunate Man

    A Fortunate Man
    av John Berger

    Pocket - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781782115038

    In 1966 John Berger spent three months in the Forest of Dean shadowing an English country GP, John Sassall. Sassall is a fortunate man - his work occupies and fulfils him, he lives amongst the patients he treats, the line between his life and his wo…

  • Pimp: The Story Of My Life

    Pimp: The Story Of My Life
    av Iceberg Slim

    Pocket - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781786896124

    In this astonishing account, Iceberg Slim reveals the secret inner world of the pimp, and the smells, sounds, fears and petty triumphs of his world. A legendary figure of the Chicago underworld, this is his story: from defending his mother against t…

  • The Last Holiday

    The Last Holiday
    av Gil Scott-Heron

    Pocket - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781786890252

    Raised by his grandmother in Tennessee, Gil Scott-Heron's journey from humble beginnings to becoming one of the most uncompromising and influential songwriters of his generation is a remarkable one. In this, his heartfelt, beautifully written and po…

  • Necropolis

    av Boris Pahor

    Pocket - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781838852290

    Boris Pahor spent the last fourteen months of World War II as a prisoner and medic in the Nazi camps at Bergen-Belsen, Harzungen, Dachau and Natzweiler-Struthof. Twenty years later, as he visited the preserved remains of a camp, his experiences came…

  • Guantánamo Diary

    Guantánamo Diary
    av Mohamedou Ould Slahi

    Pocket - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781786891853

    Now a major motion picture called The Mauritanian The first and only diary written by a Guantánamo detainee during his imprisonment, now with previous censored material restored. Mohamedou Ould Slahi was imprisoned in Guantánamo Bay in 2002. There h…

  • Book of Mercy

    Book of Mercy
    av Leonard Cohen

    Pocket - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781786896865

    The poems in Book of Mercy brim with praise, despair, anger, doubt and trust. Speaking from the heart of the modern world, yet in tones that resonate with an older devotional tradition, these verses give voice to our deepest, most powerful intuition…

  • L.A. Woman

    L.A. Woman
    av Eve Babitz

    Pocket - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781786892768

    Sophie, a twenty-something Jim Morrison groupie gliding through a golden existence in L.A., and Lola, a German immigrant who has settled in Hollywood, know that while Los Angeles is constantly changing, it is essentially eternal. The two women dazzl…

  • Dreams From My Father

    Dreams From My Father
    av Barack Obama

    Pocket - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781782119258

    An international bestseller which has sold over a million copies in the UK, Dreams From My Father is a refreshing, revealing portrait of a young man asking big questions about identity and belonging. The son of a Black African father and a white Ame…

  • Incognito

    av David Eagleman

    Pocket - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781782112464

    A NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER *Why does your foot hit the brake pedal before you are conscious of danger ahead?* *Why is it so difficult to keep a secret?* *How is it possible to get angry at yourself: who, exactly, is mad at whom?* In this sparkling…

  • Black Lamb and Grey Falcon

    Black Lamb and Grey Falcon
    av Rebecca West

    Pocket - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781786891631

    'Impossible to put down' Observer 'One of the great books of the century' Times Literary Supplement Rebecca West's epic masterpiece not only provides deep insight into the former country of Yugoslavia; it is a portrait of Europe on the brink of war.…

  • A Field Guide To Getting Lost

    A Field Guide To Getting Lost
    av Rebecca Solnit

    Pocket - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781786890511

    In this investigation into loss, losing and being lost, Rebecca Solnit explores the challenges of living with uncertainty. A Field Guide to Getting Lost takes in subjects as eclectic as memory and mapmaking, Hitchcock movies and Renaissance painting…

  • The Hawkline Monster

    The Hawkline Monster
    av Richard Brautigan

    Pocket - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781786890429

    Magic Child, a fifteen-year old Indian girl, wanders into the wrong whorehouse. She is looking for the right men to kill the monster. The monster that lives in the ice caves under the basement of Miss Hawkline's yellow house. Richard Brautigan takes…

  • The True Adventures of the Rolling Stones

    The True Adventures of the Rolling Stones
    av Stanley Booth

    Pocket - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780857863515

    The True Adventures of the Rolling Stones is the greatest book about the greatest rock 'n' roll band in history. It is also one of the most important books about the 1960s, capturing its uneasy mix of excess, violence and idealism in a way no other…

  • The Secret River

    The Secret River
    av Kate Grenville

    Pocket - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781782118879

    SHORTLISTED FOR THE MAN BOOKER PRIZE WINNER OF THE 2006 COMMONWEALTH WRITERS' PRIZE LONGLISTED FOR THE IMPAC DUBLIN PRIZE London, 1806. William Thornhill, happily wedded to his childhood sweetheart Sal, is a waterman on the River Thames. Life is to…

  • Hollywood

    av Charles Bukowski

    Pocket - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781786891679

    'What will you do?' 'Oh, hell, I'll write a novel about writing the screenplay and making the movie.' 'What are you going to call it?' 'Hollywood.' Henry Chinaski has a penchant for booze, women and horse-racing. On his precarious journey from poet…

  • Let Us Compare Mythologies

    Let Us Compare Mythologies
    av Leonard Cohen

    Pocket - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781786896889

    First published in 1956 when he was twenty-two years old, Let Us Compare Mythologies is Leonard Cohen's first collection of poetry. It is an accomplished and passionate collection which demonstrates Cohen's remarkably assured voice, even as a young…

  • Widow Basquiat

    Widow Basquiat

    Pocket - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781782114246

    MADONNA. ANDY WARHOL. KEITH HARING. FAB 5 FREDDIE. DEBBIE HARRY. JULIAN SCHNABEL. Jean-Michel Basquiat's transition from the subways to the chic gallery spaces of Manhattan brought the artist into the company of many of New York's established and as…

  • Trickster Makes This World

    Trickster Makes This World
    av Lewis Hyde

    Pocket - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781786890504

    Trickster disrupted the world around him, and in doing so he reshaped it. Playful, mischievous, subversive, amoral, tricksters are a great bother to have around, but they are also indispensable heroes of culture. Trickster Makes This World revisits…

  • Hope In The Dark

    Hope In The Dark
    av Rebecca Solnit

    Pocket - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781782119074

    At a time when political, environmental and social gloom can seem overpowering, this remarkable book offers a lucid, affirmative and well-argued case for hope. This exquisite work traces a history of activism and social change over the past five dec…

  • The Tartar Steppe

    The Tartar Steppe
    av Dino Buzzati

    Pocket - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781786891648

    Idealistic young officer Giovanni Drogo is full of determination to serve his country well. But when he arrives at a bleak border station in the Tartar desert, where he is to take a short assignment at Fort Bastiani, he finds the castle manned by ve…

  • The Death of Bunny Munro

    The Death of Bunny Munro
    av Nick Cave

    Pocket - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781782115335

    The world is a hard place to be good in... Struggling to keep a grip on reality after his wife's death, Bunny Munro does the only thing he can think of: with his young son in tow, he hits the road. An epic chronicle of one man's judgement, The Death…

  • A Short History Of Myth

    A Short History Of Myth
    av Karen Armstrong

    Pocket - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781782118909

    As long as we have been human, we have been mythmakers. In A Short History of Myth, Karen Armstrong holds up the mirror of mythology to show us the history of ourselves, and embarks on a journey that begins at a Neanderthal graveside and ends buried…

  • Now And Then

    Now And Then
    av Gil Scott-Heron

    Pocket - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781786897831

    Now And Then is not merely a collection of a songwriter's lyrics; the song-poems of this undisputed 'bluesologist' triumphantly stand on their own, evoking the rhythm and urgency which have distinguished Gil Scott-Heron's career. This collection of…

  • Homicide

    av David Simon

    Pocket - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781782116301

    'A masterpiece' MARTIN AMIS 'The best book about homicide detectives by an American writer' NORMAN MAILER Based on a year on the killing streets of Baltimore, David Simon's true crime masterpiece reveals a city few will ever experience. Day in day…

  • The Trip to Echo Spring

    The Trip to Echo Spring
    av Olivia Laing

    Pocket - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781786891600

    Why were so many authors of the greatest works of literature consumed by alcoholism? In The Trip to Echo Spring, Olivia Laing takes a journey across America, examining the links between creativity and drink in the overlapping work and lives of six e…

  • Close to the Knives

    Close to the Knives
    av David Wojnarowicz

    Pocket - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781786890276

    I am glad I am alive to witness these things; giving words to this life of sensations is a relief. Smell the flowers while you can. Close to the Knives is the artist, writer and activist David Wojnarowicz's extraordinary memoir. Filthy, beautiful, a…

  • Dubliners

    av James Joyce

    Pocket - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781786896162

    In Dubliners, James Joyce takes us on an extraordinary journey with the ordinary men and women from the city of his birth. In 'Araby' a young boy struggles with everyday tasks in the face of a growing infatuation with his neighbour's sister; in 'The…

  • The End Of Mr. Y

    The End Of Mr. Y
    av Scarlett Thomas

    Pocket - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781786899163

    'Ingenious and original' Philip Pullman If you knew a book was cursed, would you still read it? When Ariel Manto uncovers a copy of The End of Mr. Y in a second-hand bookshop, she can't believe her eyes. She knows enough about its author, the outlan…

  • The Lieutenant

    The Lieutenant
    av Kate Grenville

    Pocket - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781786896025

    In 1788 Daniel Rooke sets out on a journey that will change the course of his life. As a lieutenant in the First Fleet, he lands on the wild and unknown shores of New South Wales. There he sets up an observatory to chart the stars. But this country…

  • A Sunday At The Pool In Kigali

    A Sunday At The Pool In Kigali
    av Gil Courtemanche

    Pocket - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781782118886

    In the middle of Kigali is a swimming pool at the Hôtel des Mille-Collines. It is a magnet for a privileged group of residents, a place where middle-class Rwandans drink with melancholy expatriates and prostitutes. But beyond the walls of the hotel…

  • The Howling Miller

    The Howling Miller
    av Arto Paasilinna

    Pocket - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781782118831

    When Gunnar Huttunen turns up in a small village to restore its run-down mill, its inhabitants are wary. Gunnar is big. He's a bit odd. And, strangest of all, he howls wildly at night. If Gunnar is different, then he must be mad, the villagers decid…

  • Teaching a Stone to Talk

    Teaching a Stone to Talk
    av Annie Dillard

    Pocket - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781782118855

    In Teaching a Stone to Talk, Annie Dillard fixes her entrancing gaze and powerful sense of wonder on the natural world. Whether watching a sublime lunar eclipse or locking eyes with a wild weasel, Dillard captures the grand and miniature miracles of…

  • Sunset Song

    Sunset Song
    av Lewis Grassic Gibbon

    Pocket - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781838851972

    Twice Voted Scotland's Favourite Book 'Left me scorched' Ali Smith 'Unforgettable' Guardian Faced with a choice between a harsh farming life and the world of books and learning, Chris Guthrie chooses to remain in her rural community, bound by her i…

  • Silk

    av Alessandro Baricco

    Pocket - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781786896421

    In 1861 French silkworm merchant Hervé Joncour travels to Japan, where he encounters the mysterious Hara Kei. He develops a painful longing for Kei's beautiful concubine - but they cannot touch; they don't even speak. And he cannot read the note she…

  • The Boat

    The Boat
    av Nam Le

    Pocket - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781786898630

    In this dazzling collection, Nam Le takes us across the globe as he enters the hearts and minds of characters from all over the world. Whether it's the story of fourteen-year-old Juan, a hit man in Colombia; an ageing painter in New York mourning th…

  • Trout Fishing in America

    Trout Fishing in America
    av Richard Brautigan

    Pocket - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781782113805

    Richard Brautigan's wonderfully zany, hilarious episodic novel set amongst the rural waterways of America. Here's a journey that begins at the foot of the Benjamin Franklin statue in San Francisco's Washington Square, wanders through the wonders of…

  • Pereira Maintains

    Pereira Maintains
    av Antonio Tabucchi

    Pocket - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781782116318

    THE INTERNATIONAL BESTSELLER INTRODUCED BY MOHSIN HAMID 'The most impressive novel I've read for years' PHILIP PULLMAN 'Stunning' DIANA ATHILL In the sweltering summer of 1938, with Lisbon in the grip of Portugal's fascist dictatorship, out of nowhe…