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  • American Psycho

    American Psycho
    av Bret Easton Ellis

    Pocket - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781447277705

    A cult classic, adapted into a film starring Christian Bale. Is evil something you are? Or is it something you do? Patrick Bateman has it all: good looks, youth, charm, a job on Wall Street, reservations at every new restaurant in town and a line o…

  • The Man Who Mistook His Wife for a Hat

    The Man Who Mistook His Wife for a Hat
    av Oliver Sacks

    Pocket - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780330523622

    In his most extraordinary book, The Man Who Mistook His Wife for a Hat, Oliver Sacks recounts the stories of patients lost in the bizarre, apparently inescapable world of neurological disorders. These are case studies of people who have lost their…

  • The Man Who Mistook His Wife for a Hat

    The Man Who Mistook His Wife for a Hat
    av Oliver Sacks

    Pocket - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781447275404

    A classic work of psychology, this international bestseller provides a groundbreaking insight into the human mind. With an introduction by Will Self. If a man has lost a leg or an eye, he knows he has lost a leg or an eye; but if he has lost a self…

  • Into the Wild

    Into the Wild
    av Jon Krakauer

    Pocket - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781509877010

    With an introduction by novelist David Vann In April 1992, Chris McCandless set off alone into the Alaskan wild. He had given his savings to charity, abandoned his car and his possessions, and burnt the money in his wallet, determined to live a life…

  • The Border Trilogy

    The Border Trilogy
    av Cormac McCarthy

    Pocket - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781509852024

    With an introduction by novelist Rachel Kushner In the vanishing world of the Old West, two cowboys begin an epic adventure, and their own coming-of-age stories. In All the Pretty Horses, John Grady Cole’s search for a future takes him across…

  • An Unquiet Mind

    An Unquiet Mind
    av Kay Redfield Jamison

    Storpocket - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781447275282

    With an introduction by Andrew Solomon 'It stands alone in the literature of manic depression for its bravery, brilliance and beauty.' Oliver Sacks I was used to my mind being my best friend. Now, all of a sudden, my mind had turned on me: it mocked…

  • The Emperor's Children

    The Emperor's Children
    av Claire Messud

    Pocket - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781447289418

    With an introduction by Neel Mukherjee. In Manhattan, just after the century's turn, three thirty-year-old friends, Danielle, Marina and Julius, are seeking their fortunes. But the arrival of Marina's young cousin Bootie - fresh from the provinces a…

  • The Road

    The Road
    av Cormac Mccarthy

    Pocket - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781509870639

    The post-apocalyptic modern classic with an introduction by novelist John Banville. In a burned-out America, a father and his young son walk under a darkened sky, heading slowly for the coast. They have no idea what, if anything, awaits them there.…

  • The Lovely Bones

    The Lovely Bones
    av Alice Sebold

    Pocket - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781447275206

    The internationally bestselling novel that inspired the acclaimed film directed by Peter Jackson. With an introduction by Karen Thompson Walker, author of The Age of Miracles. My name was Salmon, like the fish; first name, Susie. I was fourteen when…

  • King of the World

    King of the World
    av David Remnick

    Pocket - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781447289555

    With an introduction by Salman Rushdie and an afterword by the author. It was the night of February 25, 1964. A cloud of cigar smoke drifted through the ring lights. Cassius Clay threw punches into the gray floating haze and waited for the bell. Whe…

  • The Genius of Shakespeare

    The Genius of Shakespeare
    av Jonathan Bate

    Pocket - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781509822546

    With an introduction by Simon Callow Judgements about the quality of works of art begin in opinion. But for the last two hundred years only the wilfully perverse (and Tolstoy) have denied the validity of the opinion that Shakespeare was a genius. Wh…

  • In the Skin of a Lion

    In the Skin of a Lion
    av Michael Ondaatje

    Pocket - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781509823345

    With an introduction by Anne Enright Before the real city could be seen it had to be imagined, the way rumours and tall tales were a kind of charting. It is the 1920s, and Patrick Lewis has arrived in the bustling city of Toronto, leaving behind h…

  • Bridget Jones's Diary

    Bridget Jones's Diary
    av Helen Fielding

    Pocket - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781509813889

    The multi-million copy number one bestseller with an introduction by Caitlin Moran. A dazzling urban satire of modern relationships? An ironic, tragic insight into the demise of the nuclear family? Or the confused ramblings of a pissed thirty-someth…

  • The Line of Beauty

    The Line of Beauty
    av Alan Hollinghurst

    Pocket - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781447275183

    With an introduction by Sebastian Faulks Winner of the Man Booker Prize, The Line of Beauty is a classic novel about class, politics and sexuality in Margaret Thatcher's 1980s Britain. There was the soft glare of the flash – twice – thre…

  • Blood Meridian

    Blood Meridian
    av Cormac McCarthy

    Pocket - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781447289456

    With an introduction by Philipp Meyer. The wrath of God lies sleeping. It was hid a million years before men were and only men have power to wake it. Hell aint half full. Set in the anarchic world opened up by America's westward expansion, Blood Mer…

  • King Leopold's Ghost

    King Leopold's Ghost
    av Adam Hochschild

    Pocket - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781509882205

    Winner of the Duff Cooper Prize, King Leopold’s Ghost is the true and haunting account of Leopold's brutal regime and its lasting effect on a ruined nation. With an introduction by award-winning novelist Barbara Kingsolver. In the late ninetee…

  • The Woman Warrior

    The Woman Warrior
    av Maxine Hong Kingston

    Pocket - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781447275220

    With an introduction by Xiaolu Guo A classic memoir set during the Chinese revolution of the 1940s and inspired by folklore, providing a unique insight into the life of an immigrant in America. When we Chinese girls listened to the adults talking-st…

  • The Man Without Qualities

    The Man Without Qualities
    av Robert Musil

    Pocket - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781447289432

    With an introduction by Jonathan Lethem It is 1913, and Viennese high society is determined to find an appropriate way of celebrating the seventieth jubilee of the accession of Emperor Franz Josef. But as the aristocracy tries to salvage something i…

  • Essays In Love

    Essays In Love
    av Alain de Botton

    Pocket - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781447275329

    'De Botton is a national treasure.' - Susan Hill, author of The Woman in Black With an introduction by Sheila Heti A unique love story and a classic work of philosophy, rooted in the mysterious workings of the human heart and mind. Perhaps it is tru…

  • Silence

    Silence
    av Shusaku Endo

    Pocket - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781447299851

    With an introduction by Martin Scorsese, director of the film starring Andrew Garfield and Adam Driver Beneath the light of the candle I am sitting with my hands on my knees, staring in front of me. And I keep turning over in my mind the thought tha…

  • Underworld

    Underworld
    av Don DeLillo

    Pocket - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781447289395

    With an introduction by author Rachel Kushner. He speaks in your voice, American, and there's a shine in his eye that's halfway hopeful. It's a vast and sprawling crowd that comes together to watch the Dodgers-Giants 1951 National League Final, and…

  • How Proust Can Change Your Life

    How Proust Can Change Your Life
    av Alain de Botton

    Pocket - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781509870691

    With an introduction by comedian and novelist David Baddiel A novel in seven volumes, Marcel Proust’s In Search of Lost Time is considered a major literary work of the twentieth century. And even more crucially, one that you should have read b…

  • Bridget Jones: The Edge of Reason

    Bridget Jones: The Edge of Reason
    av Helen Fielding

    Pocket - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781509870127

    With an introduction by journalist Hadley Freeman 9st 2, cigarettes smoked in front of Mark 0 (v.g.), cigarettes smoked in secret 7, cigarettes not smoked 47 (v.g.). Bridget’s second diary ushers in a reformed woman. She is no longer a smoker…

  • The World's Wife

    The World's Wife
    av Carol Ann Duffy

    Pocket - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781447275244

    With an introduction by Jeanette Winterson This unique collection of poems from the Poet Laureate, filled with her characteristic wit, is a feminist classic and a modern take on age-old mythology. Who? Him. The Husband. Hero. Hunk. The Boy Next Door…

  • Them: Adventures with Extremists

    Them: Adventures with Extremists
    av Jon Ronson

    Pocket - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781447275466

    Them is an eye-opening, outrageously funny exploration of extremism, which makes both author and reader think twice about the looking-glass world of 'us' and 'them' . . . A Sunday Times bestseller and the book that launched Jon Ronson's inimitable c…

  • We Wish to Inform You That Tomorrow We Will Be Killed With Our Families

    We Wish to Inform You That Tomorrow We Will Be Killed With Our Families
    av Philip Gourevitch

    Pocket - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781447275268

    With an introduction by Rory Stewart Winner of the Guardian First Book award, a first-hand account one of the defining outrages of modern history. All at once, as it seemed, something we could have only imagined was upon us - and we could still onl…

  • The Discovery of France

    The Discovery of France
    av Graham Robb

    Pocket - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781509803484

    With an introduction by Colm Tóibín. Ten years ago, I began to explore the country on which I was supposed to be an authority . . . France is a country famous for its intellectuals, its philosophers and writers, its fashion, food and wine. And yet t…

  • The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks

    The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks
    av Rebecca Skloot

    Pocket - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781509877027

    With an introduction by author of The Tidal Zone, Sarah Moss Her name was Henrietta Lacks, but scientists know her as HeLa. Born a poor black tobacco farmer, her cancer cells – taken without her knowledge – became a multimillion-dollar i…

  • Dispatches

    Dispatches
    av Michael Herr

    Pocket - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781447275060

    With an introduction by Kevin Powers. A groundbreaking piece of journalism which inspired Stanley Kubrick's classic Vietnam War film Full Metal Jacket. We took space back quickly, expensively, with total panic and close to maximum brutality. Our mac…

  • The Light Years

    The Light Years
    av Elizabeth Jane Howard

    Pocket - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781509870592

    Elegantly constructed and told with exceptional grace, The Light Years is Elizabeth Jane Howard’s modern classic of contemporary English life and the beginning of an extraordinary family saga. With an introduction by Joanna Lumley. Every summe…

  • Cloudstreet

    Cloudstreet
    av Tim Winton

    Pocket - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781447275305

    Winner of Australia's prestigious Miles Franklin Award, Cloudstreet is Tim Winton's great family drama, a twenty-year story of life and love, full of boisterous energy, joy and heartbreak. His visceral evocation of the Australian landscape is nowher…

  • Gomorrah

    Gomorrah
    av Roberto Saviano

    Pocket - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781509882182

    With an introduction by Misha Glenny. Since Gomorrah was first published in Italy in 2006, Roberto Saviano has received so many death threats that he has been assigned police protection in his native Naples. A groundbreaking study and a searing exp…

  • Lucky

    Lucky
    av Alice Sebold

    Pocket - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781509873937

    With an introduction by the author of Circe and The Song of Achilles, Madeline Miller In Lucky, a memoir long-hailed for its blistering honesty and wit, Alice Sebold reveals how her life was irrevocably changed when, as an eighteen-year-old college…

  • The Little Prince

    The Little Prince
    av Antoine de Saint-Exupery

    Pocket - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781509811304

    With an introduction by Kate Mosse Translated by Ros Schwartz All grown-ups were children once (but most of them have forgotten). A pilot who has crash landed in the desert awakes to see an extraordinary little boy. 'Please,' asks the stranger, 'wil…

  • The Stranger's Child

    The Stranger's Child
    av Alan Hollinghurst

    Pocket - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781509852048

    With an introduction by Anthony Quinn. The Stranger's Child was Sunday Times Novel of the Year in 2011. In the late summer of 1913, George Sawle brings his Cambridge friend Cecil Valance, a charismatic young poet, to visit his family home. The week…

  • The Liars' Club

    The Liars' Club
    av Mary Karr

    Pocket - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781447289470

    My father comes into focus for me on a Liars' Club afternoon. He sits at a wobbly card table weighed down by a bottle. Even now the scene seems so real to me that I can't but write it in the present tense. Mary Karr grew up in a swampy East Texas r…

  • The Butcher Boy

    The Butcher Boy
    av Patrick McCabe

    Pocket - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781447275169

    With an introduction by Ross Raisin. A modern classic of Irish fiction, shortlisted for the 1992 Booker prize. When I was a young lad twenty or thirty or forty years ago I lived in a small town where they were all after me on account of what I done…

  • Quartet in Autumn

    Quartet in Autumn
    av Barbara Pym

    Pocket - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781447289616

    With an introduction by Alexander McCall Smith, author of The No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency series. One did not drink sherry before the evening, just as one did not read a novel in the morning. In 1970s London, Edwin, Norman, Letty and Marcia work…

  • With Nails

    With Nails
    av Richard E Grant

    Pocket - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781447289531

    With an introduction by Steve Martin Two pages into the script and an ache has developed in my gonads - I am both laughing out loud and agonized by the fact that the Withnail part is such a corker that not in a billion bank holidays will they ever s…

  • A Sport and a Pastime

    A Sport and a Pastime
    av James Salter

    Pocket - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781509823314

    With an introduction by Sarah Hall The 1960s. Philip Dean, a footloose Yale dropout, is touring provincial France and sometimes Paris in a borrowed, once elegant car. He begins a mismatched affair with a young shop girl named Anne-Marie. Together th…

  • The Master

    The Master
    av Colm Toibin

    Pocket - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781509870530

    With an introduction by award-winning novelist Tessa Hadley In January 1895 Henry James anticipates the opening of his first play, Guy Domville, in London. The production fails, and he returns, chastened and humiliated, to his writing desk. The resu…

  • Room

    Room
    av Emma Donoghue

    Pocket - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781447276364

    A major film starring Brie Larson. Shortlisted for the Man Booker Prize. Shortlisted for the Orange Prize. Picador Classics edition with an introduction by John Boyne, author of The Boy in the Striped Pyjamas. Today I'm five. I was four last night g…

  • Don't Let's Go to the Dogs Tonight

    Don't Let's Go to the Dogs Tonight
    av Alexandra Fuller

    Pocket - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781447275084

    With an introduction by author Anne Enright. Shortlisted for the Guardian First Book award, a story of civil war and a family's unbreakable bond. How you see a country depends on whether you are driving through it, or live in it. How you see a count…

  • The Sculptress

    The Sculptress
    av Minette Walters

    Pocket - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781509870165

    This Picador Classic edition of Minette Walters’ The Sculptress features an introduction by Stephanie Merritt, journalist and author of While You Sleep. ‘It was a slaughterhouse, the most horrific scene I have ever witnessed . . . Olive…

  • Musicophilia

    Musicophilia
    av Oliver Sacks

    Pocket - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781509870141

    With an introduction by neuroscientist Daniel Glaser. With his trademark compassion and erudition, Dr Oliver Sacks examines the power of music through the individual experiences of patients, musicians, and everyday people. Among them: a surgeon who…

  • A House for Mr Biswas

    A House for Mr Biswas
    av V. S. Naipaul

    Pocket - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781509803507

    With an introduction by author Teju Cole, A House for Mr Biswas is Nobel Prize in Literature winner V. S. Naipaul's unforgettable masterpiece. Heart-rending and darkly comic, it has been hailed as one of the twentieth century's finest novels, a clas…

  • Oreo

    Oreo
    av Fran Ross

    Pocket - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781509888467

    With an introduction by the Man Booker Prize-winning author of A Brief History of Seven Killings, Marlon James. Oreo has been raised by her maternal grandparents in Philadelphia. Her black mother tours with a theatrical troupe, and her Jewish deadbe…

  • The History Man

    The History Man
    av Malcolm Bradbury

    Pocket - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781509823390

    With an introduction by James Naughtie Take a Valium. Have a party. Go on a demo. Shoot a soldier. Make a bang. Bed a friend. That’s your problem-solving system . . . But haven’t we tried all that? Howard Kirk, product of the Swinging Si…

  • A Bend in the River

    A Bend in the River
    av V. S. Naipaul

    Pocket - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781529014099

    A Bend in the River is V. S. Naipaul’s vivid exploration of post-colonial Africa at the time of Independence. With an introduction by Yiyun Li, author of A Thousand Years of Good Prayers. Salim has spent most of his life on the east coast of…

  • Once in a House on Fire

    Once in a House on Fire
    av Andrea Ashworth

    Pocket - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781447275121

    With an introduction by Eimear McBride A devastatingly powerful, moving and uplifting memoir - now a classic of its genre - that inspired others to tell their own true life stories. When our stepfather staggered home reeking of whisky, ceramic hit t…

  • The Snow Geese

    The Snow Geese
    av William Fiennes

    Pocket - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781447275442

    With an introduction by Robert Macfarlane Shortlisted for the Samuel Johnson Prize and winner of the Hawthornden Prize. I had attached myself to the birds. I couldn't move on until the birds moved on, and the birds couldn't move on without the sprin…