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  • At the Bottom of the River

    At the Bottom of the River
    av Jamaica Kincaid

    Häftad - 2000 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780374527341

    Jamaica Kincaid's At the Bottom of the River ... inspired, lyrical short storiesReading Jamaica Kincaid is to plunge, gently, into another way of seeing both the physical world and its elusive inhabitants. Her voice is, by turns, naively whimsical a…

  • A Fool and His Money: Life in a Partitioned Town in Fourteenth-Century France

    A Fool and His Money: Life in a Partitioned Town in Fourteenth-Century France
    av Ann Wroe, Anne Wroe

    Häftad - 1995 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780809015924

    Ann Wroe brings to life a rich and perplexing culture of a city physically divided-as so many communities are today-by political factions in this skillful re-creation of fourteenth-century Rodez. Notes, bibliography.

  • The Language of Blood

    The Language of Blood
    av Jane Jeong Trenka

    Häftad - 2005 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781555974268

    "A book that translates, and transcends, the eternal question of home, belonging, family, identity." "Star Tribune" (Minneapolis)"My name is Jeong Kyong-Ah. My ancestry includes landowners, scholars, and government officials. I have six siblings. I…

  • Cracking Up

    Cracking Up
    av Christopher Bollas

    Häftad - 1996 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780809015900

    In "Being a Character," Christopher Bollas argued that Freud's vision of the dream process is a model for all unconscious mental experience. In "Cracking Up" he extends his exploration of the inner world of human experience and suggests that the rhy…

  • Strange Tools: Art and Human Nature

    Strange Tools: Art and Human Nature
    av Alva Noë

    Häftad - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780809089161

    A philosopher makes the case for thinking of works of art as tools for investigating ourselvesIn Strange Tools: Art and Human Nature, the philosopher and cognitive scientist Alva No argues that our obsession with works of art has gotten in the way o…

  • The Rustle of Language

    The Rustle of Language
    av Roland Barthes

    Häftad - 1987 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780809015276

  • Beyond Psychology

    Beyond Psychology
    av Wilhelm Reich

    Häftad - 2005 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780374530587

    In August 1934, Wilhelm Reich was suddenly expelled from the International Psychoanalytic Association. The result was the extraordinary widening of his scientific interests, scrupulously documented in these journals and letters. They record his pion…

  • Canvas: Poems

    Canvas: Poems
    av Adam Zagajewski

    Häftad - 1994 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780374523985

    "Canvas," Zagajewski's second book to appear in English, features all of this poet's distinctive traits. In these sixty-one poems, syntax explodes, masses of detail spill from profuse catalogs, lines break in ways apt but unexpected, and compressed…

  • The Weimar Republic

    The Weimar Republic
    av Detlev J K Peukert

    Häftad - 1993 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780809015566

    The nature of Weimar's terminal crisis - how a politically liberal and culturally progressive society could succomb to fascism - remains one of the central historical questions of our century. In this major work, Detlev J.K. Peukert offers a stimula…

  • Fires

    av Marguerite Yourcenar

    Häftad - 1982 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780374517489

    Fires consists of nine monologues and narratives based on classical Greek stories. Antigone, Clytemnestra, Phaedo, Sappho are all mythical figures whose stories are mingled with contemporary themes. Interspersed are highly personal narratives, refle…

  • Selected Poems 1957-1994

    Selected Poems 1957-1994
    av Ted Hughes

    Häftad - 2002 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780374528645

    Poems from every phase of the career of a great poet This selection of Ted Hughes's poetry, made by the author himself in 1995, includes poems from every phase of his four-decade career. Here are poems from Hughes's first book, The Hawk in the Rain,…

  • A Friend of Kafka

    A Friend of Kafka
    av Isaac Bashevis Singer

    Häftad - 1979 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780374515386

    This book of twenty stories is Isaac Bashevis Singer's fifth collection and contains such classics as "The Cafeteria" and "On the Way to the Poorhouse."

  • The Function of the Orgasm: Discovery of the Orgone

    The Function of the Orgasm: Discovery of the Orgone
    av Wilhelm Reich, Vincent R. Carfagno

    Häftad - 1986 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780374502041

    Dr. Reich shares his findings on the medical and scientific aspects of sexual activity

  • Piano Pieces

    Piano Pieces
    av Russell Sherman

    Häftad - 1997 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780374525002

    Russell Sherman has been hailed as "that rarest of performers--a thinking man's virtuoso" (Chicago Tribune), and "Piano Pieces "is his scintillating excursion into the world of piano and its multiple spheres of affect and influence. From pithy refle…

  • A Riot of Our Own: Night and Day with the Clash

    A Riot of Our Own: Night and Day with the Clash
    av Johnny Green, Garry Barker

    Häftad - 1999 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780571199570

    The tour manager of the rock group The Clash documents his life on the road with the group

  • Bullet Collection

    Bullet Collection
    av Patricia Sarrafian Ward

    Häftad - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781555972998

    "Passionate, lyrical, and deeply humane, this tale of two sisters caught in a war without end moves effortlessly through space and time . . . an astonishing first novel." Andrea BarrettMarianna watches her older sister Alaine collect the detritus of…

  • Seeing Things

    Seeing Things
    av Seamus Heaney, Heaney

    Häftad - 1993 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780374523893

    Seeing Things (1991), as Edward Hirsch wrote in The New York Times Book Review, is a book of thresholds and crossings, of losses balanced by marvels, of casting and gathering and the hushed, contrary air between water and sky, earth and heaven. Alon…

  • Mothers


    Häftad - 1997 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780865475113

    This remarkable collection of twenty stories about motherhood by writers who are mothers evokes every stage of the journey, from pregnancy and birth through the childhood years, adolescence, and adulthood. Together they depict the complexity of moth…

  • It's Not Fair, Jeremy Spencer's Parents Let Him Stay Up All Night!

    It's Not Fair, Jeremy Spencer's Parents Let Him Stay Up All Night!
    av Anthony E. Wolf

    Häftad - 1996 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780374524739

    Anthony Wolf's groundbreaking book focuses on the most difficult challenges of parenting post-infant to pre-teen children setting limits and making demands. Dr. Wolf covers all the class parenting problem areas: family disputes, including who's in c…

  • Begin Again

    Begin Again
    av Grace Paley

    Häftad - 2001 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780374527242

    A longtime teacher, activist, feminist, and masterful writer of short fiction and essays, Paley is also an accomplished poet. Combining her two previous collections with unpublished work, "Begin Again" traces the career of a direct, attentive, and a…

  • Passions

    av Isaac Bashevis Singer

    Häftad - 2003 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780374529116

  • Two Lives and a Dream

    Two Lives and a Dream
    av Marguerite Yourcenar

    Häftad - 1988 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780374520915

    This book of three novellas was first published in Paris in 1982, where it was hailed as the finest book of novellas since Flaubert's Trois Contes.

  • The Ghost with Trembling Wings

    The Ghost with Trembling Wings
    av Scott Weidensaul

    Häftad - 2003 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780865476684

    "A thoughtful examination of the machinery of extinction . . . By turns harrowing and elegiac, thrilling and informative." Michiko Kakutani, "The New York Times"Three or four times an hour, eighty or more times a day, a unique species of plant or an…

  • Insecurity of Freedom

    Insecurity of Freedom
    av Abraham Joshua Heschel

    Häftad - 1963 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780374506087

    The Insecurity of Freedom is a collection of essays on Human Existence by one of the foremost Jewish thinkers of our time, Abraham Joshua Heschel.

  • The Redress of Poetry

    The Redress of Poetry
    av Seamus Heaney

    Häftad - 1996 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780374524883

    Seamus Heaney defines the title of this work of criticism as follows: "To redress poetry is to know and celebrate it for its forcibleness as itself . . . not only as a matter of profferd argument and edifying content but as a matter of angelic poten…

  • Talk Stories

    Talk Stories
    av Jamaica Kincaid, Ian Frazier

    Häftad - 2002 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780374527914

    From ""The Talk of the Town, "" Jamaica Kincaid's first impressions of snobbish, mobbish New York"Talk Pieces" is a collection of Jamaica Kincaid's original writing for the "New Yorker"'s "Talk of the Town," composed during the time when she first c…

  • Games With Books

    Games With Books
    av Peggy Kaye

    Pocket - 2002 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780374528157

    Everyone knows how important it is to read with children. But how can you continue your child's learning experience and enjoyment of a story once you close the book? In her engaging new book, Peggy Kaye shows parents and teachers how to play learnin…

  • Elmer Rice: Three Plays: The Adding Machine, Street Scene and Dream Girl

    Elmer Rice: Three Plays: The Adding Machine, Street Scene and Dream Girl
    av Elmer Rice

    Häftad - 1956 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780809007356

  • A Coin in Nine Hands

    A Coin in Nine Hands
    av Marguerite Yourcenar

    Häftad - 1986 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780374519537

    During the space of a day in Rome in 1933, a ten-lira coin passes through the hands of nine people-including an aging artist, a prostitute, and a would-be assassin of Mussolini. The coin becomes the symbol of contact between human beings, each lost…

  • Blood and Belonging: Journeys Into the New Nationalism

    Blood and Belonging: Journeys Into the New Nationalism
    av Michael Ignatieff

    Häftad - 1995 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780374524487

    Until the end of the Cold War, the politics of national identity was confined to isolated incidents of ethnics strife and civil war in distant countries. Now, with the collapse of Communist regimes across Europe and the loosening pf the Cold War'd c…

  • Lawyerland: An Unguarded, Street-Level Look at Law & Lawyers Today

    Lawyerland: An Unguarded, Street-Level Look at Law & Lawyers Today
    av Lawrence Joseph

    Häftad - 2004 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780374529871

    In "Lawyerland," Lawrence Joseph brings an unerring ear for dialogue, a cunning artistry, and a prosecutor's radar for loaded testimony to a series of rangy, irreverent conversations with downtown lawyers, making his book a uniquely fresh and insigh…

  • Arshile Gorky: His Life and Work

    Arshile Gorky: His Life and Work
    av Hayden Herrera

    Häftad - 2005 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780374529727

    The author of Frida chronicles the heroic and poignant tale of the great painter who seemed beset by one personal tragedy after another, from his family's escape from the Armenian massacre of 1915 to his 1948 suicide. Reprint.

  • The Abyss

    The Abyss
    av Marguerite Yourcenar

    Häftad - 1981 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780374516666

    Marguerite Yourcenar instantly assumes command of our imagination in her novel "The Abyss." Almost before we know it the author establishes a scene and time, and engages us in the fate of two cousins.

  • Farther Afield: A Gardener's Excursions

    Farther Afield: A Gardener's Excursions
    av Allen Lacy

    Häftad - 1988 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780374520632

    In this splendid collection of short essays, gardener, writer, and professor Allen Lacy takes readers on a series of garden excursions, beginning at home. Lacy writes of his experiences with a variety of plants--evening primrose, prairie gentian, su…

  • A Neutral Corner: Boxing Essays

    A Neutral Corner: Boxing Essays
    av A. J. Liebling

    Häftad - 1990 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780865474956

    Fifteen previously unpublished boxing pieces written between 1952 and 1963.Demonstrating A.J. Liebling's abiding passion for the "sweet science" of boxing, A Neutral Corner brings together fifteen previously unpublished pieces written between 1952 a…

  • The Green Revolution: The Environmental Movement 1962-1992

    The Green Revolution: The Environmental Movement 1962-1992
    av Kirkpatrick Sale

    Häftad - 1993 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780809015511

    The Hill and Wang Critical Issues Series: concise, affordable works on pivotal topics in American history, society, and politics. "The Green Revolution" documents the tremendous change in public awareness and attitudes since the publication of Rache…

  • Selected Poems

    Selected Poems
    av Thom Gunn

    Häftad - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780374258597

    Thom Gunn was an Elizabethan poet in modern guise, though there's nothing archaic, quaint, or sepia-toned about his poetry. His method was dispassionate and rigorous, uniquely well suited for making a poetic record of the tumultuous time in which he…

  • This Is How It Goes

    This Is How It Goes
    av Neil Labute

    Häftad - 2005 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780571211555

    Belinda and Cody Phipps "appear" a typical Midwestern couple: teenage sweethearts, children, luxurious home. Typical except that Cody is black--"rich, black, and different," in the words of Belinda, who finds herself attracted to a former (white) cl…

  • The Strength of Poetry: Oxford Lectures

    The Strength of Poetry: Oxford Lectures
    av James Fenton

    Häftad - 1902 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780374528485

    Sharp-eyed critiques and appreciations of the essential poets of our time. James Fenton is unique among contemporary writers in having achieved equal distinction as a poet and -- in his reportage and criticism -- as a master of trenchant prose. What…

  • Pillars of the Republic

    Pillars of the Republic
    av Carl Kaestle

    Häftad - 1983 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780809001545

    "Pillars of the Republic is a pioneering study of common-school development in the years before the Civil War. Public acceptance of state school systems, Kaestle argues, was encouraged by the people's commitment to republican government, by their tr…

  • Gene Machine: How Genetic Technologies Are Changing the Way We Have Kids--and the Kids We Have

    Gene Machine: How Genetic Technologies Are Changing the Way We Have Kids--and the Kids We Have
    av Bonnie Rochman

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780374537555

    A sharp-eyed exploration of the promise and peril of having children in an age of genetic tests and interventions Is screening for disease in an embryo a humane form of family planning or a slippery slope toward eugenics? Should doctors tell you tha…

  • Mea Cuba

    Mea Cuba
    av Guillermo Cabrena Infante

    Häftad - 1995 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780374524463

    With bitter irony, the author tells a story sadly repeated during this century. A dictatorship that silences the intellectuals, a regime that lies and kills, and a propaganda war that has yet to end. One of the best compilations of documents on rece…

  • The Horseman on the Roof

    The Horseman on the Roof
    av Jean Giono

    Häftad - 1982 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780865470606

    Perhaps no other of his novels better reveals Giono's perfect balance between lyricism and narrative, description and characterization, the epic and the particular, than "The Horseman on the Roof." This novel, which Giono began writing in 1934 and w…

  • Blood and Gifts: A Play

    Blood and Gifts: A Play
    av J. T. Rogers

    Häftad - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780865478848

    My God, Russian soldiers being shot with Chinese bullets. Sometimes the world is so beautiful. It's 1981. As the Soviet army burns its way through Afghanistan, CIA operative Jim Warnock is sent to try to halt its bloody progress, beginning a secret…

  • Civilizing the Machine: Technology and Republican Values in America, 1776-1900

    Civilizing the Machine: Technology and Republican Values in America, 1776-1900
    av John F. Kasson

    Häftad - 1999 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780809016204

    A major theme of American history has always been the desire to achieve a genuinely republican way of life that values liberty, order, and virtue. In" Civilizing the Machine," John F. Kasson asks how new technologies have affected this drive for a r…

  • Why the Cocks Fight

    Why the Cocks Fight
    av Michele Wucker

    Häftad - 2000 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780809097135

    Like two roosters in a fighting arena, Haiti and the Dominican Republic are encircled by barriers of geography and poverty. They co-inhabit the Caribbean island of Hispaniola, but their histories are as deeply divided as their cultures: one French-s…

  • Adopting on Your Own

    Adopting on Your Own
    av Lee Varon, Varon Lee

    Häftad - 2000 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780374128838

    The first guide of its kind, covering all stages of the adoption process"Adopting on Your Own "addresses the questions and concerns of prospective single parents. Lee Varon, a practicing therapist specializing in adoption counseling and the single m…

  • Rogue States and Nuclear Outlaws : America's Search for a New Foreign Policy

    Rogue States and Nuclear Outlaws : America's Search for a New Foreign Policy
    av Michael Klare

    Häftad - 1996 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780809015870

    In this incisive examination of our national security policy, Michael Klare suggests that the Pentagon in effect established a new class of enemies when the Cold War came to an -unpredictable and hostile states in Asia, Africa, and Latin America. Kl…

  • The Feminization of American Culture

    The Feminization of American Culture
    av Ann Douglas

    Häftad - 1998 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780374525583

    This modern classic by one of our leading scholars seeks to explain the values prevalent in today's mass culture by tracing them back to their roots in the Victorian era. As religion lost its hold on the public mind, clergymen and educated women, po…

  • Serious Pig

    Serious Pig
    av John Thorne

    Häftad - 2000 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780865475977

    In this collection of essays, John Thorne sets our to explore the origins of his identity as a cook, going "here" (the Maine coast, where he'd summered as a child and returned as an adult for a decade's sojourn), "there" (southern Louisiana, where h…