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  • Refugee Tales

    Refugee Tales
    av Ali Smith

    Häftad - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781910974230

    Two unaccompanied children travel across the Mediterranean in an overcrowded boat that has been designed to only make it halfway across... A 63-year-old man is woken one morning by border officers 'acting on a tip-off' and, despite having paid taxes…

  • The Book of Tokyo

    The Book of Tokyo

    Häftad - 2015 - Japanese - ISBN: 9781905583577

    At first, Tokyo appears in these stories as it does to many outsiders: a city of bewildering scale, awe-inspiring modernity, peculiar rules, unknowable secrets and, to some extent, danger. Characters observe their fellow citizens from afar, hesitant…

  • The Book of Sheffield

    The Book of Sheffield

    Häftad - 2019 - ISBN: 9781912697137

    Known for both its industrial roots and arboreal abundance, Sheffield has always been a city of two halves. From elegant parks and gardens to brutalist high-rise estates and the hinterland nightclubs of ‘Centertainment’, it is a city cau…

  • The Book of Cairo

    The Book of Cairo

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781910974254

    A corrupt police officer trawls the streets of Cairo on the most important assignment of his career: the answer to the truth of all existence... A young journalist struggles over the obituary of a nightclub dancer... A man slowly loses his mind in o…

  • The American Way

    The American Way

    Inbunden - 2021 - ISBN: 9781912697397

    Following the US's bungled withdrawal from Afghanistan, and the scenes of chaos at Kabul Airport, we could be forgiven for thinking we're experiencing an 'end of empire' moment, that the US is entering a new, less belligerent era in its foreign poli…

  • Settling the World

    Settling the World
    av M. John Harrison

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781912697281

    Throughout his career, M. John Harrison’s writing has defied categorisation, building worlds both unreal and all-too real, overlapping and interlocking with each other. His stories are replete with fissures and portals into parallel dimensions…

  • Refugee Tales

    Refugee Tales
    av Monica Ali

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781912697113

    With nationalism and the far right on the rise across Europe and North America, there has never been a more important moment to face up to what we, in Britain, are doing to those who seek sanctuary. Still the UK detains people indefinitely under imm…

  • Thirteen Months of Sunrise

    Thirteen Months of Sunrise
    av Rania Mamoun

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781910974391

    In this powerful, debut collection of stories, Rania Mamoun expertly blends the real and imagined to create a rich, complex and moving portrait of contemporary Sudan. From painful encounters with loved ones to unexpected new friendships, Mamoun illu…

  • Iraq+100

    Iraq+100
    av Hassan Blasim

    Häftad - 2016 - Arabiska - ISBN: 9781905583669

    Iraq + 100 poses a question to contemporary Iraqi writers: what might your home city look like in the year 2103 - exactly 100 years after the disastrous American and British-led invasion of Iraq? How might that war reach across a century of repair a…

  • Cold Sea Stories

    Cold Sea Stories

    Häftad - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781905583393

    A student pedals an old Ukrainian bicycle between striking factories delivering bulletins in the tumultuous first days of the Polish Solidarity movement; a shepherd watches, unseen, as a strange figure disembarks from a pirate ship to bury a chest o…

  • The Madman of Freedom Square

    The Madman of Freedom Square
    av Hassan Blasim

    Häftad - 2010 - Arabiska - ISBN: 9781905583256

    From hostage-video makers in Baghdad, to human trafficking in the forests of Serbia, institutionalised paranoia in the Saddam years, to the nightmares of an exile trying to embrace a new life in Amsterdam... Blasim’s stories present an uncompr…

  • The Book of Tehran

    The Book of Tehran

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781910974247

    A city of stories – short, fragmented, amorphous, and at times contradictory – Tehran is an impossible tale to tell. For the capital city of one of the most powerful nations in the Middle East, its literary output is rarely acknowledged…

  • God 99

    God 99
    av Hassan Blasim

    Häftad - 2020 - ISBN: 9781905583775

    Chess-playing people-traffickers, suicidal photographers, absurdist sound sculptors, cat-loving rebel sympathisers, murderous storytellers... The characters in Hassan Blasim’s debut novel are not the inventions of a wild imagination, but real-…

  • The Iraqi Christ

    The Iraqi Christ
    av Hassan Blasim

    Häftad - 2013 - Arabiska - ISBN: 9781905583522

    From legends of the desert to horrors of the forest, Blasim’s stories blend the fantastic with the everyday, the surreal with the all-too-real. Taking his cues from Kafka, his prose shines a dazzling light into the dark absurdities of IraqR…

  • Refugee Tales

    Refugee Tales
    av Jackie Kay

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781910974308

    Upon changing his religion, a young man is denounced as an apostate and flees his country hiding in the back of a freezer lorry… After years of travelling and losing almost everything – his country, his children, his wife, his farm &nda…

  • The Book of Newcastle

    The Book of Newcastle

    Häftad - 2020 - ISBN: 9781905583102

    The original Northern Powerhouse, Newcastle upon Tyne has witnessed countless transformations over the last century or so, from its industrial heyday, when Tyneside engineering and innovation led the world, through decades of post-industrial decline…

  • Tiny Deaths

    Tiny Deaths
    av Robert Shearman

    Häftad - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781905583140

    The first major collection of short stories by the acclaimed writer for TV and radio.

  • The BBC National Short Story Award 2016

    The BBC National Short Story Award 2016
    av Lavinia Greenlaw

    Häftad - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781910974278

    One of the most prestigious awards for the short story has reached its eleventh year. Hugely successful, the BBC National Short Story Award, in partnership with Booktrust, awards 15,000 to the winning author, with 3000 going to the runner-up."

  • The Book of Leeds

    The Book of Leeds

    Häftad - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781905583010

    Bringing together fiction from some of the city's most celebrated writers, The Book of Leeds traces the unique contours that fifty years of social and economic change can impress on a city. These are stories that take place at oblique angles to the…

  • Bad Leg

    Bad Leg
    av Ed Barton

    Häftad - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781905583065

    A debut collection from cult musician, artist and songwriter.

  • Ellipsis

    Ellipsis
    av Sean O'Brien

    Häftad - 2005 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780954828028

  • Decapolis

    Decapolis
    av Larissa Boehning

    Häftad - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781905583034

    Takes the reader on a journey through 10 European landscapes via short fiction. This anthology brings together 10 stories from the following 10 cities: Paris, Berlin, Barcelona, Reykjavik, Manchester, Athens, Prague, Zagreb, Venice, Stockholm - all…

  • The Book of Barcelona

    The Book of Barcelona

    Häftad - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781910974056

    A slighted wife escapes her wealthy family for the evening and stumbles into the city’s red-light district… The head of security at Barcelona’s container port searches for a figure that only he has seen sneak in… An elderly…

  • The New Abject

    The New Abject
    av Matthew Holness

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781905583591

    SOMETHING HAS FALLEN AWAY. We have lost a part of ourselves, our history, what we once were. That something, when we encounter it again, look it straight in the eyes, disgusts us, makes us retch. This is the horror of the abject. Following the succe…

  • The Drone Eats with Me

    The Drone Eats with Me
    av Atef Abu Saif

    Häftad - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781905583713

    On 7 July 2014, in an apparent response to the murder of three teenagers, Israel launched a major offensive against the Gaza Strip, lasting 51 days, killing 2145 Palestinians (578 of them children), injuring over 11,000, and demolishing 17,200 homes…

  • The Book of Dhaka

    The Book of Dhaka
    av Anwara Syed Haq

    Häftad - 2016 - Bengali - ISBN: 9781905583805

    Dhaka may be one of the most densely populated cities in the world - noisy, grid-locked, short on public amenities, and blighted with sprawling slums - but, as these stories show, it is also one of the most colourful and chaotically joyful places yo…

  • The Book of Damascus

    The Book of Damascus

    Häftad - 2020 - ISBN: 9781910974155

    Ten short stories from the city of Damascus, the capital and likely the largest city in Syria, following the decline in population of Aleppo due to the ongoing battle for the city. Ten stories translated into English for the first time, and edited b…

  • Europa28: Writing by Women on the Future of Europe

    Europa28: Writing by Women on the Future of Europe
    av Asja Bakic, Zsofia Ban, Annelies Beck

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781912697380

    'To be European, ' writes Le la Slimani, 'is to believe that we are, at once, diverse and united, that the Other is different but equal.' Despite these high ideals, however, there is a growing sense that Europe needs to be fixed, or at the least ser…

  • Elsewhere

    Elsewhere
    av Olga Tokarczuk

    Häftad - 2007 - Multi - flera språk - ISBN: 9781905583133

    Challenging the preconceptions of the hypothetical "small town", this collection of short stories vividly portrays a variety of imaginative characters. In Germany, a house-husband is slowly sent over the edge by his over-achieving neighbors. In the…

  • Scent

    Scent
    av Dinesh Allirajah

    Inbunden - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781910974261

  • The Sea Cloak

    The Sea Cloak
    av Nayrouz Qarmout

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781905583782

    The Sea Cloak is a collection of 11 stories by the author, journalist, and campaigner, Nayrouz Qarmout. Drawing from her own experiences growing up in a Syrian refugee camp, as well as her current life in Gaza, these stories stitch together a patchw…

  • Spindles

    Spindles

    Häftad - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781905583690

    Here, 14 authors have been invited to work with key scientists to explore, through short fiction, various aspects of sleep research: from the possibilities of ‘sleep engineering’ and ‘overnight therapies’, to future-tech ways…

  • Resist

    Resist

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781912697311

    At a time that feels unprecedented in British politics - with unlawful prorogations of parliament, casual race-baiting by senior politicians, and a climate crisis that continues to be ignored - it's easy to think these are uncharted waters for us, a…

  • Resist

    Resist

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781912697076

    In the wake of the social and political turmoil of Brexit and a climate crisis that continues to be ignored, it's easy to think these are uncharted waters for us, as a democracy. But Britain has seen political crises and far-right extremism before.…

  • Mollusc

    Mollusc
    av Helen Clare

    Häftad - 2004 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780954828004

    First collection of poems, fusing scientific perspectives with delicate poetic observations on life, love and loss.

  • The Cuckoo Cage

    The Cuckoo Cage

    Pocket - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781912697403

    The superhero of comic books and blockbuster movies might be a State-side phenomenon, with its conservative notions of ‘truth, justice and the American way’. But the cultural DNA of the superhero arguably lies in a much older, more progr…

  • The Book of Venice

    The Book of Venice

    Häftad - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781910974094

    An inspector rages against the announcement that police HQ is to relocate - the way so many of the city's residents already have - to the mainland... An aspiring author struggles with the inexorable creep of rentalisation that has forced him to shar…

  • You Have 24 Hours to Love Us

    You Have 24 Hours to Love Us
    av Guy Ware

    Häftad - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781905583263

  • The Dressing-Up Box

    The Dressing-Up Box
    av David Constantine

    Häftad - 2020 - ISBN: 9781912697304

    The characters in David Constantine’s fifth collection are all in pursuit of sanctuary; the violence and mendacity of the outside world presses in from all sides – be it the ritualised brutality suffered by children at a Catholic orphana…

  • The Book of Riga

    The Book of Riga

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781910974384

    Riga may be over 800 years old as a city, but its status as capital of an independent Latvia is only a century old, with half of that time spent under Soviet rule. Despite this, it has established itself as a vibrant, creative hub, attracting artist…

  • The Book of Havana

    The Book of Havana

    Häftad - 2018 - Spanska - ISBN: 9781910974018

    The stories gathered in this anthology reflect the many complex challenges Havana’s citizens have had to endure as a result of their country’s political isolation – from the hardships of the ‘Special Period’, to the pit…

  • Stonetree

    Stonetree
    av Victoria Cribb, Gyoir Eliasson, Victoria Cribb

    Häftad - 2008 - Isländska - ISBN: 9781905583089

    Short stories translated from the Icelandic. Eliasson's literary field abounds with eccentric characters, children, old people, animals and ghosts, all of them belonging to cultural margins, and the constant proximity of something 'other' than the h…

  • Conradology

    Conradology
    av SJ Bradley

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781910974339

    Born in what is now Ukraine to Polish parents, naturalised as a British citizen, and schooled on the high seas of international commerce, Joseph Conrad was a true citizen of the world. His novels bore witness to the dehumanising repercussions of emp…

  • Instruction Manual for Swallowing

    Instruction Manual for Swallowing
    av Adam Marek

    Häftad - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781905583041

    Robotic insects, in-growing cutlery, flesh-serving waiters in a zombie cafe… Welcome to the surreal, misshapen universe of Adam Marek’s debut collection; a bestiary of hybrids from the techno-crazed future and mythical past; a usersR…

  • Lifting the Piano with One Hand

    Lifting the Piano with One Hand
    av Gaia Holmes

    Häftad - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781905583270

  • The Last Tram

    The Last Tram
    av Nedim Gursel

    Häftad - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781905583355

  • Points of Origin

    Points of Origin
    av Diao Dou

    Häftad - 2015 - Kinesiska - ISBN: 9781905583621

    Diao Dou’s short stories perform a kind of high-wire literary acrobatics; each one executes an immaculate mid-air transition, from closely observed social realism to surrealist parody, and back again. Covering all aspects of modern Chinese lif…

  • Bracket

    Bracket
    av Ra Page, Fiona Ritchie Walker, Ra Page

    Häftad - 2004 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781857547696

    This is the third anthology in the series from Comma Press.

  • The Shieling

    The Shieling
    av David Constantine

    Häftad - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781905583218

    Tree-climbing students, volunteering soldiers, island-bound recluses... The characters in David Constantine’s remarkable collection are united by an urge to absent themselves, to abscond from the intolerable pressures of normal life and withdr…

  • Lemistry

    Lemistry
    av Ra Page, Magda Raczynska, Ra Page

    Häftad - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781905583324

  • The Book of Liverpool

    The Book of Liverpool
    av Margaret Murphy

    Häftad - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781905583096

    Bringing together fiction from some of the city’s most celebrated writers, The Book of Liverpool traces the unique contours that decades of social and economic change can impress on a city. Set against key historical moments from the Second Wo…