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  • The Dangers of Smoking in Bed

    The Dangers of Smoking in Bed
    av Mariana Enriquez

    Häftad - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781783786718

    'Mariana Enriquez is a mesmerizing writer who demands to be read. Like Bolaño, she is interested in matters of life and death, and her fiction hits with the full force of a train' Dave Eggers Welcome to Buenos Aires, a city thrumming with murderous…

  • The Dangers of Smoking in Bed

    The Dangers of Smoking in Bed

    Häftad - 2022 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781783788217

    SHORTLISTED FOR THE INTERNATIONAL BOOKER PRIZE 'Smoky, carnal, dazzling' Lauren Groff Welcome to Buenos Aires, a place of nightmares and twisted imaginings, where missing children come back from the dead and unearthed bones carry terrible curses. Th…

  • Strange Weather in Tokyo

    Strange Weather in Tokyo
    av Hiromi Kawakami

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781783785797

    Tsukiko is in her late 30s and living alone when one night she happens to meet one of her former high school teachers, 'Sensei', in a bar. He is at least thirty years her senior, retired and, she presumes, a widower. After this initial encounter, th…

  • A Passage North

    A Passage North
    av Anuk Arudpragasam

    Inbunden - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781783786947

    LONGLISTED FOR THE BOOKER PRIZE 2021 It begins with a message: a telephone call informing Krishan that his grandmother''s former care-giver, Rani, has died in unexpected circumstances, at the bottom of a well in her village in the north, her neck br…

  • The White Book

    The White Book
    av Han Kang

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781846276958

    Shortlisted for the Man Booker International 2018 From the author of The Vegetarian, winner of the Man Booker International Prize 2016 From the author of The Vegetarian and Human Acts comes a book like no other. The White Book is a meditation on col…

  • Fishing In Utopia

    Fishing In Utopia
    av Andrew Brown

    Häftad - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781847080813

    From the 1960s to the 1980s, Sweden was an affluent, egalitarian country envied around the world. Refugees were welcomed, even misfit young Englishmen could find a place there. Andrew Brown spent part of his childhood in Sweden during the 1960s. In…

  • People From My Neighbourhood

    People From My Neighbourhood
    av Hiromi Kawakami

    Häftad - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781846276996

    Take a story and shrink it. Make it tiny, so small it can fit in the palm of your hand. Carry the story with you everywhere, let it sit with you while you eat, let it watch you while you sleep. Keep it safe, you never know when you might need it. In…

  • People From My Neighbourhood

    People From My Neighbourhood
    av Hiromi Kawakami

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781846276989

    Take a story and shrink it. Make it tiny, so small it can fit in the palm of your hand. Carry the story with you everywhere, let it sit with you while you eat, let it watch you while you sleep. Keep it safe, you never know when you might need it. In…

  • Mountains Of The Mind

    Mountains Of The Mind
    av Robert Macfarlane

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781783784509

    WINNER OF THE GUARDIAN FIRST BOOK AWARD Once we thought monsters lived there. In the Enlightenment we scaled them to commune with the sublime. Soon, we were racing to conquer their summits in the name of national pride. In this ground-breaking, clas…

  • Weather

    Weather
    av Jenny Offill

    Häftad - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781783784776

    SHORTLISTED FOR THE WOMEN'S PRIZE FOR FICTION SHORTLISTED FOR THE BOOKS ARE MY BAG FICTION READERS AWARD An obligatory note of hope, in a world going to hell Lizzie Benson, a part-time librarian, is already overwhelmed with the crises of daily life…

  • I Will Never See the World Again

    I Will Never See the World Again
    av Ahmet Altan

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781783785155

    Longlisted for the 2019 Baillie Gifford Prize for Non-Fiction The destiny I put down in my novel has become mine. I am now under arrest like the hero I created years ago. I await the decision that will determine my future, just as he awaited his. I…

  • Exterminate All The Brutes

    Exterminate All The Brutes
    av Sven Lindqvist

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781847081988

    Over twenty years ago, Sven Lindqvist, one of the great pioneers of a new kind of experiential history writing, set out across Central Africa. Obsessed with a single line from Conrad's The Heart of Darkness - Kurtz's injunction to 'Exterminate All t…

  • A Passage North

    A Passage North

    Häftad - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781783788989

    It begins with a message: a telephone call informing Krishan that his grandmother''s former care-giver, Rani, has died in unexpected circumstances, at the bottom of a well in her village in the north, her neck broken by the fall. The news arrives on…

  • Do It Like a Woman

    Do It Like a Woman
    av Caroline Criado-Perez

    Häftad - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781783787333

    In the last five years, the feminist movement has seen a radical upswell of energy and activism. We have been inspired by #LeanIn, we have found solidarity in #MeToo. We've pushed one another to be stronger and try harder. Caroline Criado-Perez's la…

  • Do It Like a Woman

    Do It Like a Woman
    av Caroline Criado-Perez

    Häftad - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781846275814

    Doing anything 'like a woman' used to be an insult. Now, as the women in this book show, it means being brave, speaking out, and taking risks, changing the world one step at a time. Here, campaigner and journalist Caroline Criado-Perez introduces us…

  • Under the Udala Trees

    Under the Udala Trees
    av Chinelo Okparanta

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781847088383

    "Okparanta is major new voice not only because of her mesmerizing storytelling, but for her bravery and originality. She is a truth teller and soothsayer... Under the Udala Trees is breathtaking, rich with history and heart" - Tayari Jones One day i…

  • Jesus' Son

    Jesus' Son
    av Denis Johnson

    Häftad - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781847086709

    Jesus' Son is a visionary chronicle of dreamers, addicts, and lost souls. These stories tell of spiralling grief and transcendence, of rock bottom and redemption, of getting lost and found and lost again. The narrator of these interlinked stories is…

  • The Faraway Nearby

    The Faraway Nearby
    av Rebecca Solnit

    Häftad - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781847085122

    Gifts come in many guises. One summer, Rebecca Solnit was bequeathed three boxes of ripening apricots, which lay, mountainous, on her bedroom floor - a windfall, a riddle, an emergency to be dealt with. The fruit came from a neglected tree that her…

  • The Faraway Nearby

    The Faraway Nearby
    av Rebecca Solnit

    Häftad - 2022 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781783787364

    Gifts come in many guises. One summer, Rebecca Solnit was given three boxes of ripening apricots, fruit from a neglected tree that her mother, gradually succumbing to memory loss, could no longer tend to. In this courageous, heartbreaking memoir, So…

  • The Topeka School

    The Topeka School
    av Ben Lerner

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781783785377

    Adam Gordon is a senior at Topeka High School, class of '97. His parents are psychologists, his mom a famous author in the field. A renowned debater and orator, an aspiring poet, and - although it requires a lot of posturing and weight lifting - one…

  • The Topeka School

    The Topeka School
    av Ben Lerner

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781783785360

    Adam Gordon is a senior at Topeka High School, class of '97. His parents are psychologists, his mom a famous author in the field. A renowned debater and orator, an aspiring poet, and - although it requires a lot of posturing and weight lifting - one…

  • Earthlings

    Earthlings
    av Sayaka Murata

    Häftad - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781783785698

    Natsuki isn't like the other girls. She has a wand and a transformation mirror. She might be a witch, or an alien from another planet. Together with her cousin Yuu, Natsuki spends her summers in the wild mountains of Nagano, dreaming of other worlds…

  • Earthlings

    Earthlings
    av Sayaka Murata

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781783785674

    Natsuki isn't like the other girls. As youths, she and her cousin Yuu spent the summers in the wild Nagano mountains, hoping for a spaceship to transport her home. When a terrible sequence of events threatens to part the cousins for ever, they make…

  • The Nakano Thrift Shop

    The Nakano Thrift Shop
    av Hiromi Kawakami

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781846276026

    Among the jumble of paperweights, plates, typewriters and general bric-a-brac in Mr Nakano's thrift store, there are treasures to be found. Each piece carries its own story of love and loss - or so it seems to Hitomi, when she takes a job there work…

  • ORWELLS ROSES

    ORWELLS ROSES

    Häftad - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781783788620

  • Gregorius

    Gregorius
    av Bengt Ohlsson

    Häftad - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781846270178

    Ageing and unattractive, the widowed Pastor Gregorius seems to have been granted a second chance at happiness when Helga, the young girl he has been fascinated by since her childhood, accepts his offer of marriage. Yet before long, the relationship…

  • Visitation

    Visitation
    av Jenny Erpenbeck

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781846276743

    By the side of a lake in Brandenburg, a young architect builds the house of his dreams - a summerhouse with wrought-iron balconies, stained-glass windows the colour of jewels, and a bedroom with a hidden closet, all set within a beautiful garden. Bu…

  • The Great Mistake

    The Great Mistake
    av Jonathan Lee

    Inbunden - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781783786244

    The 'Father of Greater New York' is dead. Shot outside his Park Avenue mansion in the year of our Lord, 1903. In the hour of his death, will the truth of his life finally break free? Born to a struggling farming family in 1820, Andrew Haswell Green…

  • The Luminaries

    The Luminaries

    Häftad - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781847084323

    WINNER OF THE BOOKER PRIZE FOR FICTION 2013 It is 1866, and Walter Moody has come to make his fortune upon the New Zealand goldfields. On arrival, he stumbles across a tense gathering of twelve local men, who have met in secret to discuss a series o…

  • Terra Nullius

    Terra Nullius
    av Sven Lindqvist

    Häftad - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781847085214

    In the critically acclaimed Desert Divers and Exterminate All the Brutes, Sven Lindqvist travelled through Africa's deserts and unearthed the cruelty of colonialism. Now he has done the same for Australia. Lindqvist travels through the south of the…

  • How the World Thinks

    How the World Thinks
    av Julian Baggini

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781783782307

    *SUNDAY TIMES BESTSELLER* 'There to fill the Sapiens-size hole in your life' Observer In this groundbreaking global overview of philosophy, Julian Baggini travels the world to provide a wide-ranging map of human thought. One of the great unexplained…

  • How the World Thinks

    How the World Thinks
    av Julian Baggini

    Inbunden - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781783782284

    'Julian Baggini's How the World Thinks is there to fill the Sapiens-size hole in your life' Observer's guide to Autumn in culture In this groundbreaking global overview of philosophy, Julian Baggini travels the world to provide a wide-ranging map of…

  • The Vegetarian

    The Vegetarian
    av Han Kang

    Häftad - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781846276033

    Yeong-hye and her husband are ordinary people. He is an office worker with moderate ambitions and mild manners; she is an uninspired but dutiful wife. The acceptable flatline of their marriage is interrupted when Yeong-hye, seeking a more 'plant-lik…

  • Leaving the Atocha Station

    Leaving the Atocha Station
    av Ben Lerner

    Häftad - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781847086914

    Adam Gordon is a brilliant, if highly unreliable, young American poet on a prestigious fellowship in Madrid, struggling to establish his sense of self and his attitude towards art. Fuelled by strong coffee and self-prescribed tranquillizers, Adam's…

  • 10:04

    10:04
    av Ben Lerner

    Häftad - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781847088932

    In the past year, the narrator of 10:04 has enjoyed unexpected literary success, been diagnosed with a potentially fatal heart condition, and been asked by his best friend to help her conceive a child. Now, in a New York of increasingly frequent sup…

  • The Manningtree Witches

    The Manningtree Witches
    av A. K. Blakemore

    Inbunden - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781783786435

    WINNER OF THE DESMOND ELLIOTT PRIZE Fear and destruction take root in a community of women when the Witchfinder General comes to town, in this dark and thrilling debut. England, 1643. Parliament is battling the King; the war between the Roundheads a…

  • The Manningtree Witches

    The Manningtree Witches

    Häftad - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781783786442

    WINNER OF THE DESMOND ELLIOTT PRIZE 2021 England, 1643. Puritanical fervour has gripped the nation. In Manningtree, depleted of men since the Civil War began, the women are left to their own devices and Rebecca West chafes against the drudgery of he…

  • Granta 154: I've Been Away for a While

    Granta 154: I've Been Away for a While
    av Sigrid Rausing

    Häftad - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781909889378

  • The History Thieves

    The History Thieves
    av Ian Cobain

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781846275852

    In 1889, the first Official Secrets Act was passed, creating offences of 'disclosure of information' and 'breach of official trust'. It limited and monitored what the public could, and should, be told. Since then a culture of secrecy has flourished.…

  • The Balkans, 1804?2012

    The Balkans, 1804?2012
    av Misha Glenny

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781783784523

    In this celebrated, landmark history of the Balkans, Misha Glenny investigates the roots of the bloodshed, invasions and nationalist fervour that have come to define our understanding of the south-eastern edge of Europe. In doing so, he reveals that…

  • My Phantoms

    My Phantoms
    av Gwendoline Riley

    Inbunden - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781783783267

    Helen Grant is a mystery to her daughter. An extrovert with few friends who has sought intimacy in the wrong places; a twice-divorced mother-of-two now living alone surrounded by her memories, Helen (known to her acquaintances as 'Hen') has always h…

  • The Sisters Brothers

    The Sisters Brothers
    av Patrick deWitt

    Häftad - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781847083197

    Hermann Kermit Warm is going to die. Across 1000 miles of Oregon desert his assassins, the notorious Eli and Charlies Sisters, ride - fighting, shooting, and drinking their way to Sacramento. But their prey isn't an easy mark, the road is long and b…

  • Human Acts

    Human Acts
    av Han Kang

    Häftad - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781846275975

    Gwangju, South Korea, 1980. In the wake of a viciously suppressed student uprising, a boy searches for his friend's corpse, a consciousness searches for its abandoned body, and a brutalised country searches for a voice. In a sequence of interconnect…

  • Granta 152: Still Life

    Granta 152: Still Life
    av Sigrid Rausing

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781909889347

  • Just the Plague

    Just the Plague

    Häftad - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781783788057

    Rudolf Maier, a young microbiologist working on a plague vaccine, is summoned to Moscow to deliver a progress report to his superiors. Inadvertently, he carries the virus with him from the lab. When his illness is discovered, the state machinery tur…

  • Dept. of Speculation

    Dept. of Speculation
    av Jenny Offill

    Häftad - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781847088741

    They used to send each other letters. The return address was always the same: Dept. of Speculation. They used to be young, brave, and giddy with hopes for their future. They got married, had a child, and skated through all the small calamities of fa…

  • The Face Of War

    The Face Of War
    av Martha Gellhorn

    Häftad - 1998 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781862071506

    Martha Gellhorn was one of the twentieth century's greatest war correspondents. The Face of War is a selection of her reports, on the conflicts in Spain, Finland, China and World War II, with later reports on Vietnam, Israel and Central America.

  • Being Wrong

    Being Wrong
    av Kathryn Schulz

    Häftad - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781846270741

    Being wrong is an inescapable part of being alive. And yet we go through life tacitly assuming (or loudly insisting) that we are right about nearly everything - from our political beliefs to our private memories, from our grasp of scientific fact to…

  • The Case for Keto

    The Case for Keto
    av Gary Taubes

    Häftad - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781783786534

    While government and nutritional agencies still spout the failed mantra of calorie reduction, doctors treating diabetes and obesity are experiencing extraordinary results among patients cutting out carbs; a diet which has the essential benefit of al…

  • Brilliant Maps

    Brilliant Maps
    av Ian Wright

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781846276613

    Which nations have North Korean embassies? Which region has the highest number of death metal bands per capita? How many countries have bigger economies than California? Who drives on the 'wrong' side of the road? And where can you find lions in the…

  • Brilliant Maps

    Brilliant Maps
    av Ian Wright

    Häftad - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781846276637

    WITH A FOREWORD BY TIM HARFORD Which nations have North Korean embassies? Which region has the highest number of death metal bands per capita? How many countries have bigger economies than California? Who drives on the 'wrong' side of the road? And…

  • Are We Smart Enough to Know How Smart Animals Are?

    Are We Smart Enough to Know How Smart Animals Are?
    av Frans De Waal

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781783783069

    What separates your mind from the mind of an animal? Maybe you think it's your ability to design tools, your sense of self, or your grasp of past and future - all traits that have helped us define ourselves as the pre-eminent species on Earth. But i…

  • How To Read Beauvoir

    How To Read Beauvoir
    av Stella Sandford

    Häftad - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781862078741

    'One is not born, but rather becomes, a woman' Simone de Beauvoir To what extent does our social existence determine who we are? What is the meaning of sexuality for human existence? What is the meaning of 'old age'? What is a woman? And what, for t…

  • Ghost Wall

    Ghost Wall
    av Sarah Moss

    Häftad - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781783787852

    Shortlisted for the RSL Ondaatje Prize Seventeen-year-old Silvie is camping in rural Northumberland with her father and a group of archaeologists, who hope to uncover evidence of human sacrifice. As Silvie glimpses new freedoms with the students, he…

  • Ghost Wall

    Ghost Wall
    av Sarah Moss

    Inbunden - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781783784455

    'Like nothing I have read before... stayed with me all summer... It deserves to [put her] on to the prize podiums.' The Times 'Moss has quietly... been putting out some of the most interesting and carefully sculpted novels of recent years... Ghost W…

  • Straw Dogs

    Straw Dogs
    av John Gray

    Häftad - 2003 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781862075962

    Straw Dogs is a radical work of philosophy that sets out to challenge our most cherished assumptions about what it means to be human. From Plato to Christianity, from the Enlightenment to Nietzsche and Marx, the Western tradition has been based on a…

  • Things We Lost in the Fire

    Things We Lost in the Fire
    av Mariana Enriquez

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781846276361

    'A portrait of a world in fragments, a mirrorball made of razor blades' Guardian Sleep-deprived fathers conjuring phantoms; sharp-toothed children and stolen skulls; persecuted young women drawn to self-immolation. Organized crime sits side-by-side…

  • Weather

    Weather
    av Jenny Offill

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781783784769

    SHORTLISTED FOR THE WOMEN'S PRIZE FOR FICTION 2020 'This is so good. We are not ready nor worthy' Ocean Vuong 'What are you afraid of, he asks me and the answer of course is dentistry, humiliation, scarcity, then he says what are your most useful sk…

  • How To Read Lacan

    How To Read Lacan
    av Slavoj Zizek

    Häftad - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781862078949

    'The only thing of which one can be guilty is of having given ground relative to one's desire' Jacques Lacan. Is psychoanalysis dead or are we to read frequent attacks on its theoretical 'mistakes' and clinical 'frauds' as a proof of its vitality? S…

  • Everything Is Broken

    Everything Is Broken
    av Emma Larkin

    Häftad - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781847081896

    On 2 May 2008, an enormous tropical cyclone made landfall in Burma. The cyclone wreaked untold havoc, but the regime, in an unfathomable decision of near-genocidal proportions, blocked international aid from entering the country, and provided little…