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  • Sound and the Fury

    Sound and the Fury
    av William Faulkner

    Pocket - 1995 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780099475019

    A complex, intense American novel of family from the winner of the Nobel Prize for LiteratureWith an introduction by Richard HughesEver since the first furore was created on its publication in 1929, The Sound and the Fury has been considered one of…

  • Autobiography Of Red

    Autobiography Of Red
    av Anne Carson

    Pocket - 1999 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780224059732

    In this extraordinary epic poem, Anne Carson bridges the gap between classicism and the modern, poetry and prose, with a volcanic journey into the soul of a winged red monster named Geryon.

  • Atomised

    av Michel Houellebecq

    Pocket - 2001 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780099283362

    Both are symptomatic members of our atomised society, where religion has given way to shallow 'new age' philosophies and love to meaningless sexual connections.

  • Handmaid's Tale

    Handmaid's Tale
    av Margaret Atwood

    Pocket - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780099511663

    Offred is a Handmaid in the Republic of Gilead. She has only one function: to breed. If she deviates, she will, like dissenters, be hanged at the wall or sent out to die slowly of radiation sickness. But even a repressive state cannot obliterate des…

  • Camera Lucida

    Camera Lucida
    av Roland Barthes

    Pocket - 1993 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780099225416

    Examining the themes of presence and absence, the relationship between photography and theatre, history and death, these 'reflections on photography' begin as an investigation into the nature of photographs. Then, as Barthes contemplates a photograp…

  • Dead Man in Deptford

    Dead Man in Deptford
    av Anthony Burgess

    Pocket - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780099541394

    It is a clever, sexually explicit, fast-moving, full blooded yarn'Irish TimesA Dead Man in Deptford re-imagines the riotous life and suspicious death of Christopher Marlowe. Poet, lover and spy, Marlowe must negotiate the pressures placed upon him b…

  • Her Fearful Symmetry

    Her Fearful Symmetry
    av Audrey Niffenegger

    Pocket - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780099524175

    The twins hope that in London their own, separate, lives can finally begin but they have no idea that they've been summoned into a tangle of fraying lives, from the obsessive-compulsive crossword setter who lives above them to their aunt's mysteriou…

  • Tin Drum

    Tin Drum
    av Gunter Grass

    Pocket - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780099540656

    WITH A NEW FOREWORD BY THE AUTHOROn his third birthday Oskar decides to stop growing. Haunted by the deaths of his parents and wielding his tin drum Oskar recounts the events of his extraordinary life; from the long nightmare of the Nazi era to his…

  • Second Sex

    Second Sex
    av Simone de Beauvoir

    Pocket - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780099499381

    'One is not born, but rather becomes, woman'First published in Paris in 1949, The Second Sex by Simone de Beavoir was a groundbreaking, risque book that became a runaway success.

  • Why Women Have Sex

    Why Women Have Sex
    av Cindy Meston, David Buss

    Pocket - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780099546634

    Why do women have sex? Is it purely for pleasure or the desire to reproduce? This title intends to investigate the underlying sexual desires of women and identify 237 distinct motivations for sex. It explores the deep-seated psychology and biology o…

  • Talleyrand

    av Duff Cooper

    Pocket - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780099541622

    Duff Cooper's classic biography charts the remarkable progress of Talleyrand; Talleyrand held high office in five successive regimes from France's Ancient Regime, into the Revolution of 1789, Robespierre's Terror, Napoleon's epic wars, and on throug…

  • Art of Pho

    Art of Pho
    av Julian Hanshaw

    Inbunden - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780224089845

    The noodle soup called pho is the national dish of Vietnam. When Little Blue - having been dropped by a mysterious man with a red car and being told to count to 500 - finds himself in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam's baffling, daunting capital,his salvat…

  • Dreams Of A Final Theory

    Dreams Of A Final Theory
    av Steven Weinberg

    Pocket - 1993 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780099223917

    An understanding of nature's final laws may be within our grasp - a way of explaining forces and symmetries and articles that does not require further explanation. In it he discusses beauty, the weakness of philosophy, the best ideas in physics and…

  • American Civil War

    American Civil War
    av John Keegan

    Pocket - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780712616102

    The American Civil War was one of the longest and bloodiest of modern wars. In this magisterial history of the first modern war, the distinguished military historian John Keegan unpicks the geography, leadership and strategic logic of the war and ta…

  • Passion Of The Western Mind

    Passion Of The Western Mind
    av Richard Tarnas

    Pocket - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781845951627

    The Passion of the Western Mind is a complete guide to Western civilisation and the philosophical ideas that have shaped our world view.

  • How to Live

    How to Live
    av Sarah Bakewell

    Pocket - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780099485155

    The Essays was an instant bestseller, and over four hundred years later, readers still come to him in search of companionship, wisdom and entertainment - and in search of themselves.

  • Enduring Love

    Enduring Love
    av Ian McEwan

    Pocket - 2004 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780099481249

    Unknown to Rose, something passes between them - something that gives birth in Parry to an obsession so powerful that it will test to the limits Rose's beloved scientific rationalism, threaten the love of his wife Clarissa and drive him to the brink…

  • Autofiction

    av Hitomi Kanehara
    (1 recension)

    Pocket - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780099515982

    Prizewinning author Hitomi Kanehara's sensational novel, Autofiction, follows Rin's life backwards through time from this moment so that we see her when she is eighteen, sixteen and finally fifteen, and a picture of the dark heart and violent past o…

  • Prediction

    av Bruce Bueno de Mesquita

    Pocket - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780099531845

    Using Game Theory (a theory based on the rationale that everyone acts in their own self-interest) he can foretell and even engineer events.

  • You Never Give Me Your Money

    You Never Give Me Your Money
    av Peter Doggett

    Pocket - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780099532361

    When Paul McCartney told the world in 1970 that he had no plans to work with the Beatles again, it was widely viewed as a cultural tragedy by the media and public alike. From court battles to chart success, the best of rock'n'roll writers, Peter Dog…

  • Folding Star

    Folding Star
    av Alan Hollinghurst

    Pocket - 1995 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780099476917

    'An extraordinary book which takes the reader into a world of obsession and mystery...The Folding Star is lit by insight and humour' Evening StandardEdward Manners - thirty three and disaffected - escapes to a Flemish city in search of a new life.

  • Making Haste From Babylon

    Making Haste From Babylon
    av Nick Bunker

    Pocket - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781845951184

    Using a wealth of new evidence - from landscape, archaeology and hundreds of overlooked or neglected documents - Nick Bunker gives a vivid and strikingly original account of the Mayflower project and the first decade of the Plymouth Colony.

  • Little, Aloud

    Little, Aloud

    Pocket - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780701185633

    With short introductions and discussion topics for each piece there's something here for everyone - from Shakespeare and Black Beauty to Elizabeth Jennings and Bruce Chatwin. All royalties in full will go to The Reader Organisation, the leading UK c…

  • Lizard Cage

    Lizard Cage
    av Karen Connelly

    Pocket - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780099502470

    Even though his server, the criminal Sein Yun, sees compromising the singer as a ticket out of jail, Teza befriends him, risking falling into the trap of forbidden conversation, food and the most dangerous contraband of all, paper and pen. Lastly th…

  • Wind-Up Bird Chronicle

    Wind-Up Bird Chronicle
    av Haruki Murakami

    Pocket - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780099540953

    As this compelling story unfolds, the tidy suburban realities of Okada's vague and blameless life, spent cooking, reading, listening to jazz and opera and drinking beer at the kitchen table, are turned inside out, and he embarks on a bizarre journey…

  • On Black Sisters' Street

    On Black Sisters' Street
    av Chika Unigwe

    Pocket - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780099523949

    They have come to claim for themselves the riches they believe Europe promises but when Sisi, the most enigmatic of the women, is murdered, their already fragile world is shattered. Drawn together by tragedy, the remaining three women - Joyce, a gre…

  • Chronicler of the Winds

    Chronicler of the Winds
    av Henning Mankell

    Pocket - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780099455479

    A moving, deeply affecting story about street children in Africa, from the bestselling writer behind the Kurt Wallander series One night Jose hears gunfire from the deserted theatre next door to his bakery. On that theatre roof, his life ebbing away…

  • Foundation Pit

    Foundation Pit
    av Andrey Platonov

    Pocket - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780099529743

    TRANSLATED BY ROBERT AND ELIZABETH CHANDLER AND OLGA MEERSONPlatonov's dystopian novel describes the lives of a group of Soviet workers who believe they are laying the foundations for a radiant future.

  • Trespass

    av Rose Tremain

    Pocket - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780099478454

    In a silent valley in southern France stands an isolated stone farmhouse, the Mas Lunel. His sister, Audrun, alone in her bungalow within sight of the Mas Lunel, dreams of exacting retribution for the unspoken betrayals that have blighted her life.

  • Disgrace

    av J.M. Coetzee

    Pocket - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780099540984

    'A great novel by one of the finest authors writing in the English language today' The TimesAfter years teaching Romantic poetry at the Technical University of Cape Town, David Lurie, middle-aged and twice divorced, has an impulsive affair with a st…

  • Death of Ivan Ilyich and Other Stories

    Death of Ivan Ilyich and Other Stories
    av Leo Tolstoy

    Pocket - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780099541066

    This intensely moving story of Ivan Ilyich's lonely end is one of the masterpieces of Tolstoy's late fiction. The ten other stories in this collection include 'The Kreutzer Sonata', 'The Devil', and 'Hadji Murat' which has been described by Harold B…

  • Dogs and the Wolves

    Dogs and the Wolves
    av Irene Nemirovsky

    Pocket - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780099507789

    From the author of the bestselling Suite Francaise. Ada grows up motherless in the Jewish pogroms of a Ukrainian city in the early years of the twentieth century. In the same city, Harry Sinner, the cosseted son of a city financier, belongs to a ver…

  • Fashion System

    Fashion System
    av Roland Barthes

    Pocket - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780099528333

    Fashion never ceases to interest psychologists, aestheticians and sociologists. Roland Barthes, however, examined fashion from a new point of view. In his endeavour to confine his love, outrage and passion for fashion to a system, Barthes created a…

  • Innocent

    av David Szalay

    Pocket - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780099515883

    It is 1948 and Aleksandr, a major in the MGB (the forerunner of the KGB) is sent to an isolated psychiatric clinic to investigate one of the patients there. The patient is a man long presumed dead - a now severely incapacitated veteran of the Second…

  • Scourging Angel

    Scourging Angel
    av Benedict Gummer

    Pocket - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780099548836

    Nothing experienced in human history, before or since, eclipses the terror, tragedy and scale of the Black Death, the disease which killed millions of people in Medieval Europe. By the time it completed its pestilential journey through the British I…

  • Humbling

    av Philip Roth

    Pocket - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780099535652

    Simon Axler is one of America's leading classical stage actors, but his talent - his magic - has deserted him. It is only when he begins an affair with Pegeen - formerly a lesbian of 17 years - that Axler's regeneration (and then his final catastrop…

  • Catalina

    av W. Somerset Maugham

    Pocket - 2001 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780099286844

    In the dark days of the Spanish Inquisition, such a claim to blessedness has serious consequences, especially when Catalina seems more inclined to obey her heart than the demands of the Church. The last of Maugham's novels, Catalina is a romantic ce…

  • Sleeping on a Wire

    Sleeping on a Wire
    av David Grossman

    Pocket - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780099552284

    Israel: Jewish state and national homeland to Jews the world over. But a fifth of its population is Arab, a people who feel themselves to be an inseparable part of the Arab nation, most of which is still technically at war with the State of Israel.

  • Sun And Shadow

    Sun And Shadow
    av Ake Edwardson

    Pocket - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780099472056

    From the three-time winner of the Swedish Crime Writers' Award. A couple are found murdered in their flat in Gothenburg, their bodies symbolically arranged in a mysterious and grotesque fashion.

  • Beloved

    av Toni Morrison

    Pocket - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780099540977

    INCLUDES A READING GUIDETerrible, unspeakable things happened to Sethe at Sweet Home, the farm where she lived as a slave for so many years until she escaped to Ohio.

  • Beauty Of The Husband

    Beauty Of The Husband
    av Anne Carson

    Pocket - 2001 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780224061308

    The Beauty of the Husband is a work that explores these oldest of lyrical subjects - beauty, desire, love, betrayal - with freshness and devastating power. **ONE OF THE GUARDIAN'S 100 BEST BOOKS OF THE 21st CENTURY**

  • Devil's Teeth

    Devil's Teeth
    av Susan Casey

    Pocket - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780099555247

    A New York Times Bestseller. Great white sharks are enigmas. This godforsaken island is home to a handful of shark-obsessed scientists, ready to endanger their lives just to get close. This is a riveting adventure about great white sharks and the po…

  • Black Flies

    Black Flies
    av Shannon Burke

    Pocket - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780099535492

    After failing to get into medical school, Ollie Cross takes a job as a paramedic in Harlem.

  • Act of Terror

    Act of Terror
    av Andre Brink

    Pocket - 1993 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780749399313

    Brink at his robust and imaginative best' - Adam Low, Daily Telegraph. A profound novel set in South Africa that combines compelling action with an intellectual confrontation of the author's poitically volatile home country.

  • Convent

    av Panos Karnezis

    Pocket - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780099502791

    Those whom God wishes to destroy he first makes mad... The convent of Our Lady of Mercy stands alone in an uninhabited part of the Spanish sierra.

  • Risotto With Nettles

    Risotto With Nettles
    av Anna Del Conte

    Pocket - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780099505990

    *As featured in a BBC documentary*Born in Milan, Anna del Conte grew up in Italy in a gentler time. Her story is informed and enlivened by the food and memories of her native land - from lemon granita to wartime risotto with nettles, from vitello to…

  • 1415: Henry V's Year of Glory

    1415: Henry V's Year of Glory
    av Ian Mortimer

    Pocket - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781845950972

    Does he deserve to be thought of as 'the greatest man who ever ruled England?'In Ian Mortimer's groundbreaking book, he portrays Henry in the pivotal year of his reign. Recording the dramatic events of 1415, he offers the fullest, most precise and l…

  • Paddy Clarke Ha Ha Ha

    Paddy Clarke Ha Ha Ha
    av Roddy Doyle

    Pocket - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780099530398

    WINNER OF THE BOOKER PRIZE 1993Paddy Clarke is ten years old. Paddy Clarke's heroes are Father Damien (and the lepers), Geronimo and George Best. Paddy Clarke loves his Ma and Da, but it seems like they don't love each other, and Paddy wants to unde…

  • Pistols at Dawn

    Pistols at Dawn
    av John Campbell

    Pocket - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781845950910

    Benjamin Disraeli and William Gladstone, Edward Heath and Margaret Thatcher, Gordon Brown and Tony Blair - personal rivalry is the very stuff of politics. This book considers such pairs of rivals and shows how their antagonism, which often evolved i…

  • Silence Of The Grave

    Silence Of The Grave
    av Arnaldur Indridason

    Pocket - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780099548553

    Whilst Erlendur struggles to hold together the crumbling fragments of his own family, his case unearths many other tales of family pain. of family loyalty and family shame. Few people are still alive who can tell the story, but even secrets taken to…