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  • Multiculturalism and its Discontents

    Multiculturalism and its Discontents
    av Kenan Malik

    Häftad - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780857421142

    Our contemporary celebration of difference, respect for pluralism, and avowal of identity politics have come to be regarded as the hallmarks of a progressive, modern democracy. Yet despite embracing many of its values, we have at the same time becom…

  • All the Roads Are Open

    All the Roads Are Open
    av Annemarie Schwarzenbach

    Häftad - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780857428226

    In June 1939 Annemarie Schwarzenbach and fellow writer Ella Maillart set out from Geneva in a Ford, heading for Afghanistan. The first women to travel Afghanistan’s Northern Road, they fled the storm brewing in Europe to seek a place untouched…

  • On Tarrying

    On Tarrying
    av Joseph Vogl

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780857427243

    Western culture has been marked by deep divisions between action and contemplation, intervention and passivity, and decisiveness and withdrawal. Conceived as radical opposites, these terms structure the history of religion, philosophy, and political…

  • What Is Africa to Me?

    What Is Africa to Me?
    av Maryse Conde

    Inbunden - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780857423764

    Maryse Conde is one of the best-known and most beloved French Caribbean literary voices. The author of more than twenty novels, she was shortlisted for the Man Booker International Prize in 2015 and has long been recognized as a giant of black femin…

  • The Golden Horde

    The Golden Horde

    Inbunden - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780857427465

    The Golden Horde is a definitive work on the Italian revolutionary movements of the 1960s and ’70s. An anthology of texts and fragments woven together with an original commentary, the volume widens our understanding of the full complexity and…

  • Death in Persia

    Death in Persia
    av Annemarie Schwarzenbach

    Häftad - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780857428233

    Since the rediscovery of her work in the late 1980s, Annemarie Schwarzenbach—journalist, traveler, archaeologist, opium addict, and antifascist novelist—has become a European cult figure among free spirited bohemians. Available in Englis…

  • The Radio Family

    The Radio Family
    av Ingeborg Bachmann

    Inbunden - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780857421913

    Ingeborg Bachmann (1926-1973) is recognized as one of postwar German literature's most important novelists, poets, and playwrights. Influenced by Hans Weigel and the legendary literary circle Gruppe 47, Bachmann gained international renown for her p…

  • The Radio Family

    The Radio Family
    av Ingeborg Bachmann

    Häftad - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780857428172

    Ingeborg Bachmann (1926-1973) is recognized as one of post-war German literature’s most important novelists, poets, and playwrights. Influenced by Hans Weigel and the legendary literary circle Gruppe 47, Bachmann gained international renown fo…

  • Phantom Africa

    Phantom Africa
    av Michel Leiris

    Pocket - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780857427007

    One of the towering classics of twentieth century French literature, Phantom Africa is a singular and ultimately unclassifiable work: a book composed of one man's compulsive and constantly mutating daily travel journal--by turns melodramatic, self-d…

  • Phantom Africa

    Phantom Africa
    av Michel Leiris

    Inbunden - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780857423771

    One of the towering classics of twentieth century French literature, Phantom Africa is a singular and ultimately unclassifiable work: a book composed of one man's compulsive and constantly mutating daily travel journal by turns melodramatic, self-de…

  • Selected Essays

    Selected Essays
    av Friedrich Durrenmatt

    Pocket - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780857427113

    Friedrich Dürrenmatt was one of the most important literary figures of the twentieth century, a talent on par with Samuel Beckett, Albert Camus, Jean-Paul Sartre, and Bertolt Brecht. A prolific writer of letters, poems, novels, and shorter fictions,…

  • Patches of Sunlight, Or of Shadow

    Patches of Sunlight, Or of Shadow
    av Philippe Jaccottet

    Inbunden - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780857427915

    Philippe Jaccottet’s newest work follows in some ways the approach of Seedtime, his recent two-volume collection of notebooks. Similarly comprising on-the-spot jottings, philosophical reflections, literary commentary, dream narratives and sund…

  • Rummelplatz

    Rummelplatz
    av Werner Braunig

    Inbunden - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780857423054

    Werner BrA unig was once regarded as the great hope of East German literature-until an extract from Rummelplatz was read before the East German censorship authorities in 1965, and fierce opposition summarily sealed its fate. The novel's sin? It pain…

  • Manon's World

    Manon's World
    av James Reidel

    Inbunden - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780857427496

    At once a narrative biography and a medical history, Manon’s World tells the story of a haunted young woman caught in the middle of a love triangle in interwar Germany. Manon Gropius (1916–1935) was the daughter of Alma Mahler, the widow…

  • Aranyak

    Aranyak
    av Bibhutibhushan Bandyopadhyay

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780857424969

    Bibhutibhushan Bandyopadhyay was one of the greatest writers in modern Bengali literature, best known for his autobiographical novel Pather Panchali, which, along with another of Bandyopadhyay’s books, formed the basis for Satyajit Ray’s…

  • Time within Time

    Time within Time
    av Andrei Tarkovsky

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780857424921

    Tarkovsky for me is the greatest, wrote Ingmar Bergman. Andrey Tarkovsky only made seven films, but all are celebrated for its striking visual images, quietly patient dramatic structures, and visionary symbolism.Time within Time is both a diary and…

  • Anselm Kiefer in Conversation with Klaus Dermutz

    Anselm Kiefer in Conversation with Klaus Dermutz
    av Anselm Kiefer

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780857426031

    “I think in pictures. Poems help me with this. They are like buoys in the sea. I swim to them, from one to the other. In between, without them, I am lost. They are the handholds where something masses together in the infinite expanse.”&m…

  • POW!

    POW!
    av Mo Yan

    Häftad - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780857422217

    In this novel by the 2012 Nobel Laureate in Literature, Mo Van, a benign old monk listens to a prospective novice's tale of depravity, violence, and carnivorous excess while a nice little family drama-in which nearly everyone dies-unfurls. But in th…

  • POW!

    POW!
    av Mo Yan

    Inbunden - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780857420763

    A benign old monk listens to a prospective novice's tale of depravity, violence, and carnivorous excess while a nice little family drama - in which nearly everyone dies - unfurls. But in this tale of sharp hatchets, bad water, and a rusty WWII morta…

  • The Kingdom and the Garden

    The Kingdom and the Garden
    av Giorgio Agamben

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780857427861

    What happened to paradise after Adam and Eve were expelled? The question may sound like a theological quibble, or even a joke, but in The Kingdom and the Garden, Giorgio Agamben uses it as a starting point for an investigation of human nature and th…

  • Within the Sweet Noise of Life

    Within the Sweet Noise of Life
    av Sandro Penna

    Inbunden - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780857427878

    Widely considered to be among the most important Italian poets of the twentieth century, Sandro Penna was born and raised in Perugia but spent most of his life in Rome. Openly gay, Penna wrote verses celebrating homosexual love with lyrical elegance…

  • Incidents

    Incidents
    av Roland Barthes

    Häftad - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781906497590

    French philosopher and literary theorist Roland Barthes was one of the leading influences on the post-structuralist movement in twentieth-century literary thought, and some of his best-known works, like "S/Z", speak directly to the essential and ind…

  • A Book of Liszts

    A Book of Liszts
    av John Spurling

    Inbunden - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781906497941

    The extraordinary career of Franz Liszt (1811-86) as a composer, conductor, and virtuoso pianist - whose incomparable skill and personal charisma dazzled audiences all over Europe, from London and Paris to Berlin, Moscow, and even Constantinople - m…

  • The Flying Mountain

    The Flying Mountain
    av Christoph Ransmayr

    Pocket - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780857427205

    In a publishing world that is all too full of realist novels written in undistinguished prose, discernible only by their covers, The Flying Mountain stands out—if for no other reason than that it consists entirely of blank verse. And that form…

  • The Flying Mountain

    The Flying Mountain
    av Christoph Ransmayr

    Inbunden - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780857424747

    In a publishing world that is all too full of realist novels written in undistinguished prose, discernible only by their covers, The Flying Mountain stands out if for no other reason than that it consists entirely of blank verse. And that form is mo…

  • Chess with My Grandfather

    Chess with My Grandfather
    av Ariel Magnus

    Inbunden - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780857427953

    After immigrating with his German Jewish family to South America in the 1930s, Heinz Magnus hopes to escape the Nazi regime and build a new life for himself. But with the storm clouds of war gathering over Europe, the Politeama Theatre in Buenos Air…

  • The Javelin Thrower

    The Javelin Thrower
    av Paolo Volponi

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780857425393

    As a boy growing up in rural Italy in the 1930s, Damin is experiencing the first stirrings of adolescence when he accidentally sees his mother having sex with the local Fascist commandant. His pain, anger, and confusion are uncomfortably intertwined…

  • Notebooks, Volume 1, 1998-99

    Notebooks, Volume 1, 1998-99
    av Anselm Kiefer

    Pocket - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780857427045

    “For a long time, it was not clear if I would become a writer or an artist,” says Anselm Kiefer, whose paintings and sculptures have made him one of the most significant and influential artists of our time. Since he was awarded the Peace…

  • The Literary Lacan

    The Literary Lacan

    Inbunden - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780857420374

    The relationship between literature and psychology is long and richly complex, and nowhere more so than in the work of Jacques Lacan, the most controversial psychoanalyst since Freud. "The Literary Lacan" is dedicated to assessing Lacan's significan…

  • On Disney

    On Disney
    av Sergei Eisenstein

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780857424914

    Few figures in cinema history are as towering as Russian filmmaker and theorist Sergei Mikhailovitch Eisenstein (1898-1948). Not only did Eisenstein direct some of the most important and lasting works of the silent era, including Strike, October, an…

  • Lions

    Lions
    av Hans Blumenberg

    Häftad - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780857428264

    For distinguished philosopher Hans Blumenberg, lions were a life-long obsession. Lions, translated by Kári Driscoll, collects thirty-two of Blumenberg’s philosophical vignettes to reveal that the figure of the lion unites two of his other grea…

  • Lions

    Lions
    av Hans Blumenberg

    Inbunden - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780857424303

    For distinguished philosopher Hans Blumenberg, lions were a life-long obsession. Lions, translated by Kari Driscoll, collects thirty-two of Blumenberg's philosophical vignettes to reveal that the figure of the lion unites two of his other great preo…

  • Shift Sleepers

    Shift Sleepers
    av Dorothee Elmiger

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780857425997

    Somewhere deep in the European forest they meet. Frontier workers, smugglers, refugees, workers, asylum seekers, inspectors, artists, musicians, actors, journalists, scholarship holders, logisticians, students, and ghosts. They come from everywhere.…

  • Time and Festivity

    Time and Festivity
    av Furio Jesi

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780857426307

    One of the foremost thinkers of his generation, Furio Jesi began to publish scholarly essays in academic journals at the age of fifteen. By the time of his early death in 1980, he had accumulated a body of work that astonishes with its abundance and…

  • Cargo Hold Of Stars

    Cargo Hold Of Stars
    av Khal Torabully

    Inbunden - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780857427854

    Cargo Hold of Stars is an ode to the forgotten voyage of a forgotten people. Khal Torabully gives voice to the millions of indentured men and women, mostly from India and China, who were brought to Mauritius between 1849 and 1923. Many were transpor…

  • Gathering the Ashes

    Gathering the Ashes
    av Amritlal Nagar

    Inbunden - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780857423924

    Most discussions of India's First War of Independence from British colonial rule in 1857 have centered on the role played by the Mughal emperor, the nawab of Awadh, and other sundry members of mostly urban nobility. What has remained missing from th…

  • Modern Sovereign

    Modern Sovereign
    av Joseph Tonda

    Inbunden - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780857426888

    The “Modern Sovereign,” a notion indebted both to Hobbes’s Leviathan and Marx’s conception of capital, refers to the power that governed the African multitudes from the earliest colonial days to the post-colonial era. It is a…

  • Invitation to the Bold of Heart

    Invitation to the Bold of Heart
    av Dorothee Elmiger

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780857426147

    A fire broke out in the coal seams of their town years ago, and the flames are still smoldering underground. Margaret and Fritzi, the two sisters who are the heroines of Invitation to the Bold of Heart, the debut novel by Swiss writers Dorothee Elmi…

  • A Test of Powers

    A Test of Powers
    av Franco Fortini

    Inbunden - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780857423351

    Originally published in Italian in 1965, A Test of Powers was immediately seen as one of the central texts of Italian intellectual life. By the time of the 1968 student revolts, it was clear that Franco Fortini had anticipated many of the themes and…

  • in field latin

    in field latin
    av Lutz Seiler

    Häftad - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780857428349

    Lutz Seiler grew up in the former East Germany and has lived most of his life outside Berlin. His poems, not surprisingly, are works of the border, the in-between, and the provincial, marked by whispers, weather, time’s relentless passing, the…

  • Studiolo

    Studiolo

    Inbunden - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780857429568

    A brief study of select Western art from Italy’s foremost philosopher. In Renaissance palaces, the studiolo was a small room to which the prince withdrew to meditate or read, surrounded by paintings he particularly loved. This book is a kind o…

  • Eleven-Inch

    Eleven-Inch

    Inbunden - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780857428912

    What does it take to succeed as a queer teenage Eastern European sex worker in the 1990s? Eleven inches and a ruthless attitude. Western Europe, shortly after the fall of the Berlin Wall: Two queer teens from Eastern Europe journey to Vienna, then Z…

  • The Production of Local Knowledge

    The Production of Local Knowledge
    av Luis Tapia

    Inbunden - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780857423344

    This book offers the first comprehensive examination of the work of Bolivian political thinker Rene Zavaleta (1939 84), whose ideas were a key influence on many of the indigenous activists and ideologues who have transformed Bolivian politics and ec…

  • Among the Almond Trees

    Among the Almond Trees

    Inbunden - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780857428967

    A poetically written and bitterly sweet memoir about nature, death, life in Palestine, and the universal concept of home. Palestinian writer Hussein Barghouthi was in his late forties when he was diagnosed with lymphoma. He had feared it was HIV, so…

  • The Apu Trilogy

    The Apu Trilogy
    av Satyajit Ray

    Häftad - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780857426437

    With Satyajit Ray’s Apu Trliogy—"Pather Panchali" (1955), "Aparajito" (1956) and "Apur Sansar" (1959)—a stirring new cinematic voice was born. Listed among the greatest films of all time, the trilogy follows the unforgettable chara…

  • Gazing Eastwards

    Gazing Eastwards
    av Romila Thapar

    Inbunden - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780857428165

    In 1957, renowned Indian historian Romila Thapar visited China, where, together with Sri Lankan art historian Anil de Silva, she worked at two cave sites that were the locations of Buddhist monasteries and shrines from the first millennium CE. The f…

  • On Novels and Novelists

    On Novels and Novelists

    Häftad - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780857429148

    A collection of essays on renowned French writers, including Sarraute, Renard, and Gide. Iconic French novelist, playwright, and essayist Jean-Paul Sartre is widely recognized as one of the most important philosophers of the twentieth century, and h…

  • Our Santiniketan

    Our Santiniketan

    Inbunden - 2022 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780857429018

    A brief, poetic, poignant memoir from one of India's greatest writers. "Like a dazzling feather that has fluttered down from some unknown place. . . . How long will the feather keep its colours, waiting? The 'feather' stands for memories of childho…

  • Political Fictions

    Political Fictions

    Häftad - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780857429070

    A collection of pieces on politically engaged fiction of Sartre’s day, including works by André Gorz and Paul Nizan. Iconic French novelist, playwright, and essayist Jean-Paul Sartre is widely recognized as one of the most important philosophe…

  • Friendship as Social Justice Activism

    Friendship as Social Justice Activism

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780857424433

    Friendship as Social Justice Activism brings together academics and activists to have essential conversations about friendship, love, and desire as kinetics for social justice movements. The contributors featured here come from across the globe and…

  • Night Music

    Night Music
    av Theodor W. Adorno

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780857424501

    Although Theodor W. Adorno is best known for his association with the Frankfurt School of Critical Theory, he began his career as a composer and successful music critic. Night Music presents the first complete English translations of two collections…

  • The Little Horse

    The Little Horse
    av Thorvald Steen

    Inbunden - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780857422156

    Snorri Sturluson was an Icelandic politician, writer, and historian living during the twelfth century. He was a man of great political influence, and his writings are still researched and valued today. Snorri was killed on September 22, 1241, in Rey…

  • The King of China

    The King of China
    av Tilman Rammstedt

    Pocket - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780857427311

    When Keith Stapperpfennig and his family give their grandfather the trip of a lifetime—an all expenses paid holiday to any destination in the world—the eccentric old man arbitrarily chooses China, and he asks Keith to accompany him. But…

  • The King of China

    The King of China
    av Tilman Rammstedt

    Inbunden - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780857421654

    When Keith Stapperpfenning and his family give their grandfather the trip of a lifetime - an all-expenses-paid holiday to any destination in the world - the eccentric old man arbitrarily chooses China, and he asks Keith to accompany him. After Keith…

  • Life in Peacetime

    Life in Peacetime
    av Francesco Pecoraro

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780857424822

    When Life in Peactime opens, on May 29, 2015, engineer Ivo Brandani is sixty-nine years old. He's disillusioned and angry but morbidly attached to life. As he makes a day-long trip home from his job in Sharm el Sheik reconstructing the coral reefs o…

  • Festive Devils of the Americas

    Festive Devils of the Americas

    Häftad - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780857421791

    The devil is a defiant, nefarious figure, the emblem of evil, and harbinger of the damned. However, the festive devil - the devil that dances - turns the most hideous acts into playful transgressions. Festive Devils of the Americas is the first volu…