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  • 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…

  • The Rehearsal

    The Rehearsal
    av Eleanor Catton

    Häftad - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781847081391

    ‘2009's most exciting new voice’ Guardian Review A high-school sex scandal jolts a group of teenage girls into a new awareness of their own potency and power. But when the local drama school decides to turn the scandal into a show, the…

  • Surviving Autocracy

    Surviving Autocracy
    av Masha Gessen

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781783786763

    'An indispensable voice of and for this moment' Timothy Snyder, author of On TyrannySince Trump's inauguration in 2016, a new mantra has taken hold: 'this isn't normal'. And in Trump's response to Covid-19, we have witnessed the extreme consequences…

  • Surviving Autocracy

    Surviving Autocracy
    av Masha Gessen

    Häftad - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781783786787

    'An indispensable voice of and for this moment' Timothy Snyder, author of On TyrannyMany of us are consumed by news cycles reporting on Trump's latest astonishing policy or declaration, and the overwhelming sense we have is one of confusion and incr…

  • 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 Bolano, she is interested in matters of life and death, and her fiction hits with the full force of a train' Dave EggersWelcome to Buenos Aires, a city thrumming with murderous i…

  • 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…

  • Behind the Beautiful Forevers

    Behind the Beautiful Forevers
    av Katherine Boo

    Häftad - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781846274510

    Annawadi is a slum at the edge of Mumbai Airport, in the shadow of shining new luxury hotels. Its residents are garbage recyclers and construction workers, economic migrants, all of them living in the hope that a small part of India's booming future…

  • 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…

  • Nine Pints

    Nine Pints
    av Rose George

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781846276149

    Most humans contain between nine and twelve pints of blood. Here Rose George, who probably contains nine pints, tells nine different stories about the liquid that sustains us, discovering what it reveals about who we are. In Nepal, she meets girls c…

  • The Last Children of Tokyo

    The Last Children of Tokyo
    av Yoko Tawada

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781846276705

    Yoshiro thinks he might never die. A hundred years old and counting, he is one of Japan's many 'old-elderly'; men and women who remember a time before the air and the sea were poisoned, before terrible catastrophe promted Japan to shut itself off fr…

  • The White Book

    The White Book
    av Han Kang

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781846276958

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

  • The Manningtree Witches

    The Manningtree Witches
    av A. K. Blakemore

    Inbunden - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781783786435

    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 and the Cavaliers rages. Puritanical f…

  • 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…

  • Recollections of My Non-Existence

    Recollections of My Non-Existence

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781783785445

    In 1981, Rebecca Solnit rented a studio apartment in San Francisco that would be her home for the next twenty-five years. There, she began to come to terms with the epidemic of violence against women around her, the street harassment that unsettled…

  • Recollections of My Non-Existence

    Recollections of My Non-Existence
    av Rebecca Solnit

    Häftad - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781783785490

    In 1981, Rebecca Solnit rented a studio apartment in San Francisco, her home for the next twenty-five years. There she began the process of forging a voice in a society that preferred women to be silent. Liberated by West Coast activism, growing gay…

  • 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…

  • Imperium

    Imperium
    av Ryszard Kapuscinski Kapuscinski

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781783785254

    Imperium is a classic of reportage and a literary masterwork by one of the great writers and witnesses of the twentieth century. It is the story of an empire: the constellation of states that was submerged under a single identity for most of the cen…

  • Asymmetry

    Asymmetry
    av Lisa Halliday

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781783783625

    'A scorchingly intelligent first novel' New York Times'Spellbinding' New Yorker'Thrilling' GuardianIn New York, Alice, a young editor, begins an affair with Ezra Blazer, a world-famous, much older writer. At Heathrow airport, Amar, an Iraqi-American…

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • Killing Rage

    Killing Rage
    av Eamon Collins, Mick McGovern

    Häftad - 1998 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781862070479

    This is an account of how an angry young man can cross the line that divides theoretical support for violence from a state of 'killing rage', in which the murder of neighbour becomes thinkable. Over 3000 people have died in Northern Ireland since 19…

  • 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…

  • Strange Weather in Tokyo

    Strange Weather in Tokyo
    av Hiromi Kawakami

    Häftad - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781846275104

    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…

  • The Journalist And The Murderer

    The Journalist And The Murderer
    av Janet Malcolm

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781783784547

    'Every journalist who is not too stupid or too full of himself to notice what is going on knows that what he does is morally indefensible'In equal measure famous and infamous, Janet Malcolm's book charts the true story of a lawsuit between Jeffrey M…

  • Mating

    Mating
    av Norman Rush

    Häftad - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781847087836

    An American anthropologist is at a loose end in Botswana. She is ferociously intelligent and wonderfully inquisitive. She is also in love with Nelson Denoon, a charismatic intellectual who runs an experimental women-only utopian village in the Kalah…

  • Between Two Fires

    Between Two Fires
    av Joshua Yaffa

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781783783700

    Between Two Fires chronicles the lives of eight ambitious Russians - from politicians and entrepreneurs to artists and historians - who have built their careers and constructed their identities in the shadow of the Putin system, where astonishingly,…

  • Between Two Fires

    Between Two Fires
    av Joshua Yaffa

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781783783694

    In this penetrating exploration of contemporary Russia, Joshua Yaffa meets a variety of Russians - from politicians and entrepreneurs to artists and historians - who have built their careers and constructed their identities in the shadow of the Puti…

  • Between Two Fires

    Between Two Fires
    av Joshua Yaffa

    Häftad - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781783783724

    In this penetrating exploration of contemporary Russia, Joshua Yaffa meets a variety of Russians - from politicians and entrepreneurs to artists and historians - who have built their careers and constructed their identities in the shadow of the Puti…

  • The Virtues of the Table

    The Virtues of the Table
    av Julian Baggini

    Häftad - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781847087157

    How we eat, farm and shop for food is not only a matter of taste. Our choices regarding what we eat involve every essential aspect of our human nature: the animal, the sensuous, the social, the cultural, the creative, the emotional and the intellect…

  • The Luminaries

    The Luminaries

    Häftad - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781847084323

    WINNER OF THE BOOKER PRIZE FOR FICTION 2013It 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 of…

  • 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…

  • 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.

  • Our Inner Ape

    Our Inner Ape
    av Frans de Waal

    Häftad - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781862078826

    We have long attributed man's violent, aggressive, competitive nature to his animal ancestry. But what if we are just as given to cooperation, empathy and morality by virtue of our genes? From a scientist and writer whom E. O. Wilson has called 'the…

  • 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…

  • 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 skil…

  • Weather

    Weather
    av Jenny Offill

    Häftad - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781783784776

    SHORTLISTED FOR THE WOMEN'S PRIZE FOR FICTIONSHORTLISTED FOR THE BOOKS ARE MY BAG FICTION READERS AWARDAn 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 wh…

  • 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 fam…

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • Mountains Of The Mind

    Mountains Of The Mind
    av Robert Macfarlane

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781783784509

    WINNER OF THE GUARDIAN FIRST BOOK AWARDOnce 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, class…

  • 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 JonesOne day in…

  • 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' GuardianThrilling and terrifying, Things We Lost in the Fire takes the reader into a world of sharp-toothed children and young girls racked by desire, where demons lurk beneath…

  • Dope Girls

    Dope Girls
    av Marek Kohn

    Pocket - 2003 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781862076181

    'The best, most perceptive and most authoritative account of the British drug scene ever. This book is essential reading for ... anyone who seeks to understand the impact that the illegal status of drugs has had on our society and culture' Will Self

  • Who Cooked Adam Smith's Dinner?

    Who Cooked Adam Smith's Dinner?
    av Katrine Marcal

    Häftad - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781846275661

    Adam Smith, the founder of modern economics, believed that our actions stem from self-interest and the world turns because of financial gain. But every night Adam Smith's mother served him his dinner, not out of self-interest but out of love.Today,…

  • How To Read Wittgenstein

    How To Read Wittgenstein
    av Ray Monk

    Häftad - 2005 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781862077249

    Though Wittgenstein wrote on the same subjects that dominate the work of other analytic philosophers - the nature of logic, the limits of language, the analysis of meaning - he did so in a peculiarly poetic style that separates his work sharply from…

  • Eat the Buddha

    Eat the Buddha
    av Barbara Demick

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781783782086

    In 1950, China claimed sovereignty over Tibet, leading to decades of unrest and resistance, defining the country today. In Eat the Buddha, Barbara Demick chronicles the Tibetan tragedy from Ngaba, a defiant town on the eastern edge of the Tibetan pl…

  • Eat the Buddha

    Eat the Buddha
    av Barbara Demick

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781783785704

    LONGLISTED FOR THE BAILLIE GIFFORD PRIZE FOR NON-FICTIONIn 1950, China claimed sovereignty over Tibet, leading to decades of unrest and resistance, defining the country today. In Eat the Buddha, Barbara Demick chronicles the Tibetan tragedy from Nga…

  • We the Animals

    We the Animals
    av Justin Torres

    Häftad - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781847083968

    Three brothers tear their way through childhood - smashing tomatoes all over each other, building kites from rubbish, hiding when their parents do battle, tiptoeing around the house as their mother sleeps off her graveyard shift. Paps and Ma are fro…

  • Fly Already

    Fly Already
    av Etgar Keret

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781783780518

    Winner of the 2018 Sapir Prize. You need to bribe someone into giving you weed? Don't worry, just step into this court room and call the defendant a murderer. You're a rich, lonely man and you want the joy of company? Don't worry, just buy up people…

  • Fly Already

    Fly Already
    av Etgar Keret

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781783780495

    Winner of the 2018 Sapir Prize. You need to bribe someone into giving you weed? Don't worry, just step into this court room and call the defendant a murderer. You're a rich, lonely man and you want the joy of company? Don't worry, just buy up people…

  • Stasiland

    Stasiland
    av Anna Funder

    Häftad - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781847083357

    In 1989, the Berlin Wall fell; shortly afterwards the two Germanies reunited, and East Germany ceased to exist. In Stasiland, winner of the 2004 Samuel Johnson Prize, Anna Funder tells extraordinary tales from the underbelly of the former East Germa…

  • Stasiland

    Stasiland
    av Anna Funder

    Häftad - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781783787340

    In 1989, the Berlin Wall fell; shortly afterwards the two Germanies reunited, and East Germany ceased to exist. In Stasiland, winner of the 2004 Samuel Johnson Prize, Anna Funder tells extraordinary tales from the underbelly of the former East Germa…

  • Mama's Last Hug

    Mama's Last Hug
    av Frans de Waal

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781783784110

    THE NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLLERIn this groundbreaking and entertaining book, primatologist Frans de Waal draws on his renowned studies of the social and emotional lives of chimpanzees, bonobos and other primates, and personal encounters with many oth…

  • Mama's Last Hug

    Mama's Last Hug
    av Frans de Waal

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781783784103

    Mama's Last Hug opens with the moving farewell between Mama, a dying chimpanzee matriarch, and her human friend, a professor who inspired the author's work. Their parting, the video of which has been watched by millions online, is not only a window…

  • The Mother of All Questions

    The Mother of All Questions
    av Rebecca Solnit

    Inbunden - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781783783557

    Following on from the success of Men Explain Things to Me comes a new collection of essays in which Rebecca Solnit opens up a feminism for all of us: one that doesn't stigmatize women's lives, whether they include spouses and children or not; that b…

  • The Man Without a Face

    The Man Without a Face
    av Masha Gessen

    Häftad - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781847084231

    When Vladimir Putin, an unimportant, low-level KGB operative, was rushed to power by a group of Oligarchs in 1999, he was a man without a history. Within a few brief years, Putin had dismantled Russia's media, wrested control and wealth from the cou…

  • Global Woman

    Global Woman
    av Barbara Ehrenreich

    Häftad - 2003 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781862075887

    This anthology examines the unexplored consequences of globalization on the lives of women worldwide. In a world shaped by mass migration and economic exchange on an ever-increasing scale, women are moving around the globe as never before. Every yea…

  • The Case Against Sugar

    The Case Against Sugar
    av Gary Taubes

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781846276392

    More than half a billion adults and 40 million children on the planet are obese. Diabetes is a worldwide epidemic. Evidence increasingly shows that these illnesses are linked to the other major Western diseases: hypertension, heart disease, even Alz…

  • 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' ObserverIn 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 wo…

  • 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 cultureIn this groundbreaking global overview of philosophy, Julian Baggini travels the world to provide a wide-ranging map of…

  • 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…

  • Voice of America

    Voice of America
    av E.C. Osondu

    Häftad - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781847082718

    Set in Nigeria and America, Voice of America moves from boys and girls in villages and refugee camps, to the disillusionment and confusion of young married couples living in America, and then back to bustling Lagos. These are stories of two countrie…