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  • Slow Homecoming

    Slow Homecoming
    av Peter Handke

    Häftad - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781590173077

    Provocative, romantic, and restlessly exploratory, Peter Handke is one of the great writers of our time. Slow Homecoming, originally published in the late 1970s, is central to his achievement and to the powerful influence he has exercised on other w…

  • The Thirty Years War

    The Thirty Years War
    av C. V. Wedgwood

    Häftad - 2005 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781590171462

    Europe in 1618 was divided between Protestants and Catholics, and Bourbon and Hapsburg - as well as empires, kingdoms, and countless independent states. After angry Protestants tossed three representatives of the Holy Roman Empire out the window of…

  • Berlin Alexanderplatz

    Berlin Alexanderplatz
    av Alfred Doblin

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781681371993

    The inspiration for Rainer Werner Fassbinder's epic film and that The Guardian named one of the Top 100 Books of All Time, Berlin Alexanderplatz is considered one of the most important works of the Weimar Republic and twentieth century literature. B…

  • The Door

    The Door
    av Magda Szabo

    Häftad - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781590177716

    One of The New York Times Book Review's 10 Best Books of 2015 An NYRB Classics Original The Door is an unsettling exploration of the relationship between two very different women. Magda is a writer, educated, married to an academic, public-spirited,…

  • All for Nothing

    All for Nothing
    av Walter Kempowski

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781681372051

    A wealthy family tries--and fails--to seal themselves off from the chaos of post-World War II life surrounding them in this stunning novel by one of Germany's most important post-war writers. In East Prussia, January 1945, the German forces are in r…

  • Season of Migration to the North

    Season of Migration to the North
    av Tayeb Salih

    Häftad - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781590173022

    After years of study in Europe, the young narrator of Season of Migration to the North returns to his village along the Nile in the Sudan. It is the 1960s, and he is eager to make a contribution to the new postcolonial life of his country. Back home…

  • The Expendable Man

    The Expendable Man
    av Dorothy B. Hughes

    Häftad - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781590174951

    "It was surprising what old experiences remembered could do to a presumably educated, civilized man." And Hugh Denismore, a young doctor driving his mother's Cadillac from Los Angeles to Phoenix, is eminently educated and civilized. He is privileged…

  • Conundrum

    Conundrum
    av Jan Morris

    Häftad - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781590171899

    The great travel writer Jan Morris was born James Morris. James Morris distinguished himself in the British military, became a successful and physically daring reporter, climbed mountains, crossed deserts, and established a reputation as a historian…

  • Shadows of Carcosa: Tales of Cosmic Horror by Lovecraft, Chambers, Machen, Poe, and Other Masters of the Weird

    Shadows of Carcosa: Tales of Cosmic Horror by Lovecraft, Chambers, Machen, Poe, and Other Masters of the Weird
    av H. P. Lovecraft, R. W. Chambers, Ambrose Bierce

    Häftad - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781590179437

    From the fictional land of Carcosa that inspired the HBO show True Detective to H. P. Lovecraft's accursed New England hills, this collection features some of the most legendary landscapes of the cosmic horror genre. The collection includes the foll…

  • In a Lonely Place

    In a Lonely Place
    av Dorothy B. Hughes

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781681371474

    A classic California noir with a feminist twist, this prescient 1947 novel exposed misogyny in post-World War II American society, making it far ahead of its time. Los Angeles in the late 1940s is a city of promise and prosperity, but not for former…

  • NADA

    NADA
    av Jean-Patrick Manchette

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781681373171

    This tour de force political thriller, told in Manchette's signature noir style, follows a group of far left extremists in the throes of post-1968 disillusionment. The thrill of 1968 is long over, and the heavy fog of the 1970s has settled in. In P…

  • Love in a Fallen City

    Love in a Fallen City
    av Eileen Chang

    Häftad - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781590171783

    Masterful short works about passion, family, and human relationships by one of the greatest writers of 20th century China. A New York Review Books Original " A] giant of modern Chinese literature" -The New York Times With language as sharp as a knif…

  • The Education of a Gardener

    The Education of a Gardener
    av Russell Page

    Häftad - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781590172315

    Russell Page, one of the legendary gardeners and landscapers of the twentieth century, designed gardens great and small for clients throughout the world. His memoirs, born of a lifetime of sketching, designing, and working on site, are a mixture of…

  • Essayism: On Form, Feeling, and Nonfiction

    Essayism: On Form, Feeling, and Nonfiction
    av Brian Dillon

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781681372822

    A compelling ode to the essay form and the great essaysists themselves, from Montaigne to Woolf to Sontag. Essayism is a book about essays and essayists, a study of melancholy and depression, a love letter to belle-lettrists, and an account of the i…

  • The Dud Avocado

    The Dud Avocado
    av Elaine Dundy

    Häftad - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781590172322

    A smart, funny classic about a young and beautiful American woman who moves to Paris determined to live life to the fullest. The Dud Avocado follows the romantic and comedic adventures of a young American who heads overseas to conquer Paris in the…

  • The Wedding of Zein and Other Stories

    The Wedding of Zein and Other Stories
    av Tayeb Salih

    Häftad - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781590173428

    "The Wedding of Zein" unfolds in the same village on the upper Nile where Tayeb Salih's tragic masterpiece Season of Migration to the North is set. Here, however, the story that emerges through the overlapping, sometimes contradictory voices of the…

  • Lucky Jim

    Lucky Jim
    av Kingsley Amis

    Häftad - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781590175750

    A hilarious satire about college life and high class manners, this is a classic of postwar English literature. Regarded by many as the finest, and funniest, comic novel of the twentieth century, Lucky Jim remains as trenchant, withering, and eloquen…

  • Selected Works

    Selected Works
    av Cesare Pavese

    Häftad - 2001 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780940322851

    "There is only one pleasure, that of being alive. All the rest is misery," wrote Cesare Pavese, whose short, intense life spanned the ordeals of fascism and World War II to witness the beginnings of Italy's postwar prosperity. Searchingly alert to n…

  • Stoner: 50th Anniversary Edition

    Stoner: 50th Anniversary Edition
    av John Williams

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781681374574

    Discover an American masterpiece. This unassuming story about the life of a quiet English professor has earned the admiration of readers all over the globe. The critic Morris Dickstein has said that John Williams's Stoner is something much rarer tha…

  • Say Something Back & Time Lived, Without Its Flow

    Say Something Back & Time Lived, Without Its Flow
    av Denise Riley

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781681373997

    A moving meditation on grief and motherhood by one of Britain's most celebrated poets. The British poet Denise Riley is one of the finest and most individual writers at work in English today. With her striking musical gifts, she is as happy in trad…

  • Augustus

    Augustus
    av John Williams

    Häftad - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781590178218

    Winner of the 1973 National Book Award In Augustus, the third of his great novels, John Williams took on an entirely new challenge, a historical novel set in classical Rome, exploring the life of the founder of the Roman Empire, whose greatness was…

  • A High Wind in Jamaica

    A High Wind in Jamaica
    av Richard Hughes

    Häftad - 1999 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780940322158

    Presents the story of children sent to England after a hurricane destroys their parents' Jamaican estate; after a pirate attack, the children are accidentally placed on a pirate vessel, and they adjust to life on the pirate ship.

  • The Summer Book

    The Summer Book
    av Tove Jansson

    Häftad - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781590172681

    Like the clear, brilliantly blue sky that hangs over the small island on which it's set, "The Summer Book" is intense, fleeting, and perfect. Tove Jansson's slender novel is a season told in episodes in the lives a six-year-old girl, awakening to ex…

  • No Room at the Morgue

    No Room at the Morgue
    av Jean-Patrick Manchette

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781681374185

    Inspired by the works of Dashiell Hammett, No Room at the Morgue is Jean-Patrick Manchette's unparalleled take on the private eye novel -- fierce, politically inflected, and finely rendered by the haunting, pitch-black prose for which the author is…

  • The World of Odysseus

    The World of Odysseus
    av M. I. Finley

    Häftad - 2002 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781590170175

    The World of Odysseus is a concise and penetrating account of the society that gave birth to the Iliad and the Odyssey--a book that provides a vivid picture of the Greek Dark Ages, its men and women, works and days, morals and values. Long celebrate…

  • Peach Blossom Paradise

    Peach Blossom Paradise
    av Ge Fei

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781681374703

    An enthralling story of revolution, idealism, and a savage struggle for utopia by one of China's greatest living novelists. In 1898 reformist intellectuals in China persuaded the young emperor that it was time to transform his sclerotic empire into…

  • Krabat and the Sorcerer's Mill

    Krabat and the Sorcerer's Mill
    av Otfried Preussler

    Inbunden - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781590177785

    New Year's has passed. Twelfth Night is almost here. Krabat, a fourteen-year-old beggar boy dressed up as one of the Three Kings, is traveling from village to village singing carols. One night he has a strange dream in which he is summoned by a fara…

  • Suppose a Sentence

    Suppose a Sentence
    av Brian Dillon

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781681375243

    A captivating meditation on the power of the sentence by the author of Essayism, a 2018 New Yorker book of the year. In Suppose a Sentence, Brian Dillon, whom John Banville has called "a literary fl neur in the tradition of Baudelaire and Walter Ben…

  • Black Wings Has My Angel

    Black Wings Has My Angel
    av Elliott Chaze

    Häftad - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781590179161

    During the 1950s, Gold Medal Books introduced authors like Jim Thompson, Chester Himes, and David Goodis to a mass readership eager for stories of lowlife and sordid crime. Today many of these writers are admired members of the literary canon, but o…

  • Machines in the Head: Selected Stories

    Machines in the Head: Selected Stories
    av Anna Kavan

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781681374147

    Enter the strange and haunting world of Anna Kavan, author of mind-bending stories that blend science fiction and the author's own harrowing experiences with drug addiction, in this new collection of her best short stories. Anna Kavan is one of the…

  • Walkabout

    Walkabout
    av James Vance Marshall

    Häftad - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781590174906

    A plane crashes in the vast Northern Territory of Australia, and the only survivors are two children from Charleston, South Carolina, on their way to visit their uncle in Adelaide. Mary and her younger brother, Peter, set out on foot, lost in the va…

  • A House and Its Head

    A House and Its Head
    av Ivy Compton-Burnett

    Häftad - 2001 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780940322646

    A radical thinker, one of the rare modern heretics, said Mary McCarthy of Ivy Compton-Burnett, in whose austere, savage, and bitingly funny novels anything can happen and no one will ever escape. The long, endlessly surprising conversational duels a…

  • Flaubert and Madame Bovary: A Double Portrait

    Flaubert and Madame Bovary: A Double Portrait
    av Francis Steegmuller

    Häftad - 2004 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781590171165

  • The Long Ships

    The Long Ships
    av Frans G. Bengtsson

    Häftad - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781590173466

    A beloved Viking saga and masterpiece of historical fiction, The Long Ships is a high spirited adventure that stretches from Scandinavia to Spain, England, Ireland, and beyond. Frans Gunnar Bengtsson's The Long Ships resurrects the fantastic world…

  • The Collected Poems: Migrations

    The Collected Poems: Migrations
    av Gloria Gervitz

    Häftad - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781681375700

  • Purgatorio

    Purgatorio
    av Dante Alighieri

    Häftad - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781681376059

    A new translation of Dante's Purgatorio that celebrates the human elements of the second part of The Divine Comedy, figuring the poem as a story of psychological struggle and awakening. This is a bilingual edition with illuminating notes from the tr…

  • The Stone Face

    The Stone Face
    av William Gardner Smith

    Häftad - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781681375168

    A roman clef about racism, identity, and bohemian living amidst the tensions and violence of Algerian War-era France, and one of the earliest published accounts of the Paris massacre of 1961. First published in 1963, The Stone Face tells the tale of…

  • The Netanyahus

    The Netanyahus
    av Joshua Cohen

    Häftad - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781681376073

    A job interview goes awry for the exiled patriarch of Israel's First Family in this riotous novel from one of contemporary fiction's most brilliant and audacious writers. Corbin College, not-quite-upstate New York, winter 1959-1960: Ruben Blum, a Je…

  • The Scientist as Rebel: Revised Edition

    The Scientist as Rebel: Revised Edition
    av Freeman Dyson

    Häftad - 2022 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781681375052

  • The Hearing Trumpet

    The Hearing Trumpet
    av Leonora Carrington

    Häftad - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781681374642

    An old woman enters into a fantastical world of dreams and nightmares in this surrealist classic admired by Bj rk and Luis Bu uel. Leonora Carrington, painter, playwright, and novelist, was a surrealist trickster par excellence, and The Hearing Trum…

  • Stalingrad

    Stalingrad
    av Vasily Grossman

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781681373270

    Now in English for the first time, the prequel to Vasily Grossman's Life and Fate, the War and Peace of the twentieth Century. In April 1942, Hitler and Mussolini meet in Salzburg where they agree on a renewed assault on the Soviet Union. Launched…

  • The Box of Delights

    The Box of Delights
    av John Masefield

    Inbunden - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781590172513

    Strange things begin to happen the minute young Kay Harker boards the train to go home for Christmas and finds himself under observation by two very shifty-looking characters. Arriving at his destination, the boy is immediately accosted by a bright-…

  • Mrs. Palfrey at the Claremont

    Mrs. Palfrey at the Claremont
    av Elizabeth Taylor

    Häftad - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781681375649

    A blackly humorous story of loneliness, deception, and life in old age by one of the most accomplished novelists of the twentieth century. On a rainy Sunday afternoon in January the recently widowed Mrs. Palfrey moves to the Claremont Hotel in South…

  • The Patrick Leigh Fermor Boxed Set

    The Patrick Leigh Fermor Boxed Set
    av Patrick Leigh Fermor, Jan Morris

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781590179321

    This boxed set brings together Patrick Leigh Fermor's three most beloved books A Time for Gifts, Between the Woods and the Water, and The Broken Road, which together comprise Leigh Fermor's account of his legendary, youthful trek across pre-WWII Eur…

  • The Seventh Cross

    The Seventh Cross
    av Anna Seghers

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781681372129

    A revelatory World War II novel about a German prisoner of war fleeing for the border and encountering a variety of Germans, good and bad and indifferent, along his way. Now available in a new English translation. The Seventh Cross is one of the mos…

  • Live; Live; Live

    Live; Live; Live
    av Jonathan Buckley

    Häftad - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781681375472

    A story of remembrance, desire, and the occult by one of Britain's finest contemporary novelists. The lapping of the waves was a lesson in mortality. Sometimes the corrective would work, and his turmoil would recede. The sound secured him, as the co…

  • Stoner: 50th Anniversary Edition

    Stoner: 50th Anniversary Edition
    av John Williams, John McGahern

    Inbunden - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781590179284

    The critic Morris Dickstein has said that John Williams's Stoner "is something much rarer than a great novel - it is a perfect novel," and in the last decade this austere and deeply moving tale of a Midwestern college professor has been embraced by…

  • The Pure and the Impure

    The Pure and the Impure
    av Colette

    Häftad - 2000 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780940322486

    Colette herself considered The Pure and the Impure her best book, "the nearest I shall ever come to writing an autobiography." This guided tour of the erotic netherworld with which Colette was so intimately acquainted begins in the darkness and lang…

  • Fortunes of War: The Balkan Trilogy

    Fortunes of War: The Balkan Trilogy
    av Olivia Manning

    Häftad - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781590173312

    The Balkan Trilogy is the story of a marriage and of a war, a vast, teeming, and complex masterpiece in which Olivia Manning brings the uncertainty and adventure of civilian existence under political and military siege to vibrant life. Manning's foc…

  • Riders in the Chariot

    Riders in the Chariot
    av Patrick White

    Häftad - 2002 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781590170021

    Patrick White's brilliant 1961 novel, set in an Australian suburb, intertwines four deeply different lives. An Aborigine artist, a Holocaust survivor, a beatific washerwoman, and a childlike heiress are each blessed--and stricken--with visionary exp…