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av: Rebecca Solnit

Kategorier: Samhälle och samhällsvetenskap
Beginning with the election of Donald Trump (‘The Loneliest Man in the World’) and expanding back and forth into American history, surveillance, violence against the individual, the denormalizing of misogyny and the rehumanizing of public space, the ultimate focus of the book is climate and feminist…
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Isbn: 9781783784974

Utgivningsår: 20180906

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Mediatyp: BB

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Isbn: 9781783782062

Utgivningsår: 20200206

Utgivare: Tiptree Book Service

Mediatyp: BC

av: Hiromi Kawakami

Kategorier: Skönlitteratur Skönlitteratur: allmänt
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 working behind the till. Nor are her fellow employees any less…
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Isbn: 9781846276026

Utgivningsår: 20170601

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Mediatyp: BC

av: Josh Cohen

Kategorier: Filosofi Filosofi och religion
More than ever before, we live in a culture that excoriates inactivity and demonises idleness. Work, connectivity and a constant flow of information are the cultural norms, and a permanent busyness pervades even our quietest moments. In a culture that tacitly coerces us into blind activity, the art of doing nothing is…
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Isbn: 9781783782062

Utgivningsår: 20200102

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Mediatyp: BC

av: Han Kang

Kategorier: Skönlitteratur Skönlitteratur: allmänt
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-like’ existence, decides to become a vegetarian, prompted by…
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Isbn: 9781846276033

Utgivningsår: 20151105

Utgivare: Tiptree Book Service

Mediatyp: BC

av: Rebecca Solnit

Kategorier: Biografier och litteraturvetenskap Biografier, sanna berättelser, essäer etc.
 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 her, and the authority figures that routinely disbelieved her. That…
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Isbn: 9781783785445

Utgivningsår: 20200305

Utgivare: Tiptree Book Service

Mediatyp: BB

av: Madeleine Thien

Kategorier: Skönlitteratur Skönlitteratur: allmänt
In Canada in 1991, ten-year-old Marie and her mother invite a guest into their home: a young woman who has fled China in the aftermath of the Tiananmen Square protests. Her name is Ai-Ming. As her relationship with Marie deepens, Ai-Ming tells the story of her family in revolutionary China, from the crowded teahouses…
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Isbn: 9781783782673

Utgivningsår: 20170406

Utgivare: Tiptree Book Service

Mediatyp: BC

av: Patrick DeWitt

Kategorier: Skönlitteratur Skönlitteratur: allmänt
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 bloody, and somewhere along the path Eli begins to question…
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Isbn: 9781847086006

Utgivningsår: 20111027

Utgivare: Tiptree Book Service

Mediatyp: BC

av: Sandra Newman

Kategorier: Skönlitteratur Skönlitteratur: allmänt
AS THE WORLD BURNS, ONLY A DREAMER CAN SAVE ITNew York, 2000. The United Nations has just planted its flag on Mars, and a Green Party senator is about to become the first female president of the United States. At a party in the almost-Utopian world, Kate and Ben fall in love. London, 1593. Kate wakes as Emilia,…
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Isbn: 9781783784868

Utgivningsår: 20201105

Utgivare: Tiptree Book Service

Mediatyp: BC

av: Margo Jefferson

Kategorier: Biografier och litteraturvetenskap Biografier, sanna berättelser, essäer etc.
Almost ten years on from Jackson’s untimely death, here is Margo Jefferson’s definitive and dazzling dissection of the King of Pop: a man admired for his music, his flair, his performances; and censured for his skin, his erratic behaviour, and, in his final years, for his relationships with children.
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Isbn: 9781783784202

Utgivningsår: 20180503

Utgivare: Tiptree Book Service

Mediatyp: BC

av: Barbara Ehrenreich

Kategorier: Samhälle och samhällsvetenskap
We tend to believe we have agency over our bodies, our minds and even our deaths. Yet emerging science challenges our assumptions of mastery: at the microscopic level, the cells in our bodies facilitate tumours and attack other cells, with life-threatening consequences. In this revelatory book, Barbara Ehrenreich…
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Isbn: 9781783782420

Utgivningsår: 20190404

Utgivare: Tiptree Book Service

Mediatyp: BC

av: Hiromi Kawakami

Kategorier: Skönlitteratur Skönlitteratur: allmänt
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 Kawakami’s super short ‘palm of the hand’ stories…
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Isbn: 9781846276989

Utgivningsår: 20200806

Utgivare: Tiptree Book Service

Mediatyp: BC

av: Rebecca Solnit

Kategorier: Sport, idrott och friluftsliv
What does it mean to be out walking in the world, whether in a landscape or a metropolis, on a pilgrimage or a protest march? In this first general history of walking, Rebecca Solnit draws together many histories to create a range of possibilities for this most basic act. Arguing that walking as history means walking…
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Isbn: 9781783780396

Utgivningsår: 20140501

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Mediatyp: BC

av: Carys Davies

Kategorier: Samhälle och samhällsvetenskap
When Cy Bellman, American settler and widowed father of Bess, reads in the newspaper that huge ancient bones have been discovered in a Kentucky swamp, he leaves his small Pennsylvania farm and young daughter to find out if the rumours are true: that the giant monsters are still alive, and roam the uncharted wilderness…
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Isbn: 9781783784233

Utgivningsår: 20190404

Utgivare: Tiptree Book Service

Mediatyp: BC

av: Ben Lerner

Kategorier: Skönlitteratur Skönlitteratur: allmänt
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 of the cool kids, he’s also one of the…
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Isbn: 9781783785377

Utgivningsår: 20200903

Utgivare: Tiptree Book Service

Mediatyp: BC

av: Rebecca Solnit

Kategorier: Samhälle och samhällsvetenskap
Rebecca Solnit’s essay ‘Men Explain Things to Me’ has become a touchstone of the feminist movement, inspired the term ‘mansplaining’, and established Solnit as one of the leading feminist thinkers of our time – one who has inspired everyone from radical activists to Beyonce Knowles.…
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Isbn: 9781783780792

Utgivningsår: 20141106

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Mediatyp: BB

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Isbn: 9781783785155

Utgivningsår: 20190307

Utgivare: Tiptree Book Service

Mediatyp: BC

av: Sayaka Murata

Kategorier: Skönlitteratur Skönlitteratur: allmänt
Natsuki isnt 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. When a terrible sequence of events threatens to part the two…
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Isbn: 9781783786688

Utgivningsår: 20201001

Utgivare: Tiptree Book Service

Mediatyp: BC

av: Margo Jefferson

Kategorier: Skönlitteratur Skönlitteratur: allmänt
The daughter of a successful paediatrician and a fashionable socialite, Margo Jefferson spent her childhood among Chicago’s black elite. She calls this society ‘Negroland’: ‘a small region of Negro America where residents were sheltered by a certain amount of privilege and plenty’. With…
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Isbn: 9781783783021

Utgivningsår: 20160602

Utgivare: Tiptree Book Service

Mediatyp: BC

av: Sayaka Murata

Kategorier: Skönlitteratur Skönlitteratur: allmänt
Keiko has never really fitted in. At school and university people find her odd and her family worries she’ll never be normal. To appease them, Keiko takes a job at a newly opened convenience store. Here, she finds peace and purpose in the simple, daily tasks and routine interactions. She is, she comes to…
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Isbn: 9781846276842

Utgivningsår: 20190502

Utgivare: Tiptree Book Service

Mediatyp: BC

av: Margo Jefferson

Kategorier: Biografier och litteraturvetenskap Biografier, sanna berättelser, essäer etc.
The daughter of a successful paediatrician and a fashionable socialite, Margo Jefferson spent her childhood among Chicago’s black elite. She calls this society ‘Negroland’: ‘a small region of Negro America where residents were sheltered by a certain amount of privilege and plenty’. With…
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Isbn: 9781783783397

Utgivningsår: 20170105

Utgivare: Tiptree Book Service

Mediatyp: BC

av: Rebecca Solnit

Kategorier: Skönlitteratur Skönlitteratur: allmänt
Who gets to shape the narrative of our times? The current moment is a battle over that foundational power. Women, people of colour and non-straight people are telling other versions, and white men in particular are fighting to preserve their own centrality. In this outstanding collection of essays by one of the most…
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Isbn: 9781783785438

Utgivningsår: 20190905

Utgivare: Tiptree Book Service

Mediatyp: BB

av: Rebecca Solnit

Kategorier: Samhälle och samhällsvetenskap
In a timely follow-up to her national bestseller ‘Men Explain Things to Me’, Rebecca Solnit offers indispensable commentary on women who refuse to be silenced, misogynistic violence, the fragile masculinity of the literary canon, the gender binary, the recent history of rape jokes, and much more.
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Isbn: 9781783783557

Utgivningsår: 20170907

Utgivare: Tiptree Book Service

Mediatyp: BB

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Isbn: 9781783784950

Utgivningsår: 20200102

Utgivare: Tiptree Book Service

Mediatyp: BC

av: Masha Gessen

Kategorier: Samhälle och samhällsvetenskap
In ‘The Future is History’ Masha Gessen follows the lives of four Russians, born as the Soviet Union crumbled, at what promised to be the dawn of democracy. Each came of age with unprecedented expectations, some as the children or grandchildren of the very architects of the new Russia, each with newfound…
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Isbn: 9781783784028

Utgivningsår: 20180705

Utgivare: Tiptree Book Service

Mediatyp: BC

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Isbn: 9781783784950

Utgivningsår: 20200102

Utgivare: Tiptree Book Service

Mediatyp: BC