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Forcing Justice: Violence and Nonviolence in Selected Texts by Thoreau and Gandhi

Can justice be forced on individuals and communities? The essays in this collection by Henry David Thoreau urge us to consider the difficult matter of how to counter the specific i ...


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Vatsyayana & Kalyanamalla, Kärlekens ledtråd och skådebana

I årtusenden har de indiska mästarna Kalyanamalla och Vatsyayanas arbeten stått sig som viktiga fundament. Verken "Kärlekens ledtråd", även känd som "Kamasutram", och "Skådebana", ...


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Knöcklor

Dansuppvisningar i såpvatten, hemsökta hus på Öland och storslagna drömmar om potatis. Berit Gullberg låter sig inte definieras eller begränsas i denna underhållande krönikesamling ...


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War of the Classes

Jack London grew up in abject poverty, scraping by through a combination of both legal and under-the-table ways of making money since he was a boy. He was a sailor and at one point ...


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Intentions

‘Are there not books that can make us live more in one single hour than life can make us live in a score of shameful years?’ In this brilliant collection of essays, Oscar Wilde tal ...


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The Common Reader, First Series

"There is a sadness at the back of life which some people do not attempt to mitigate. Entirely aware of their own standing in the shadow, and yet alive to every tremor and gleam of ...


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Twilight in Italy

Essentially DH Lawrence's personal guide to Italy on foot, 'Twilight In Italy' is a collection of short travel essays. A meditative, poetic exploration of both Italian culture and ...


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Fantasia of the Unconscious

'Fantasia of the Unconscious' is Lawrence's profound reflection on the nature of our consciousness and our unconsciousness. He delivers a convincing, accurate, and somewhat controv ...


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Studies in Classic American Literature

This collection of pervasive essays not only sheds light onto eighteenth and nineteenth-century American consciousness but also on Lawrence's own perspectives and individuality. He ...


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Sea and Sardinia

'Sea and Sardinia' describes Lawrence and his wife Frieda's 1921 trip to Italy. His poetic exploration mirrors that of his own 'Twilight in Italy' and creates an impression of Sard ...


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Sju sorters människor du träffar på i en bokhandel

Alla vet vilka man träffar i en bokhandel: människor som vill köpa böcker. Men, som Shaun Bythell avslöjar är det faktiskt bara halva sanningen. Shaun Bythell är bokhandlaren som h ...


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The Book of the Hamburgs

Best known as the author of the ‘Wizard of Oz’ series of children’s stories, L. Frank Baum also worked as a poultry farmer before he found literary fame. ‘The Book of the Hamburgs’ ...


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Wings and The Child

It is often said that if you want to make the world a better place, start with children!Do you still remember what it was like to be a child? It was frustrating, and you often felt ...


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A. Andra tankar

Efter K och F kommer A. Andra tankar.  Berättelsen om en makalös tid fortsätter i en ny lyrisk ton. A betraktar en häxjakt, begrundar lagen, våldet och besjunger livet som i föröde ...


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Mummo vastaan muu maailma

Mummous on murroksessa. Alkuperäismummolajia kohtaa harvoin, eikä mummoa sovi enää sanoa vanhaksi. On tullut aika tarkastella mummoutta uudesta vinkkelistä - sillä tavalla kuin vai ...


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Autisterna : om kvinnor på spektrat

Varför skrev poeten Emily Dickinson dikter om havet utan att någonsin ha sett det, varför är Underlandet så främmande för Alice, varför spelar filmstjärnan Daryl Hannah så ofta rob ...


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Kultur och politik

Kultur och Politik är en samling artiklar och kåserier hämtade ur olika tidningar och tidskrifter som Per Meurling skrev för mellan år 1939 och 1942. Tillsammans blir texterna ett ...


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De yppersta

I De yppersta porträtterar författaren Kjell Fridh några av våra mest berömda litterära och konstnärliga stjärnor: Mark Twain, Albert Engström, Evert Taube, Bruno Liljefors, Ernest ...


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An Accursed Race

A short essay by acclaimed Victorian writer Elizabeth Gaskell, ‘An Accursed Race’ is a study of the plight of the much-persecuted minority group the Cagots. In her essay, Gaskell e ...


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Hunting Sketches

First published in 1865, Anthony Trollope’s ‘Hunting Sketches’ is a series of eight short essays based around the topic of hunting. Each sketch examines a different aspect of the h ...


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Travelling Sketches

First published in 1866, Anthony Trollope’s ‘Travelling Sketches’ is a series of eight short sketches based around the topic of travel. Each of the eight essays deals with a differ ...


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Transit

I Transit berättar författaren och journalisten Tomas Löfström om sina resor i såväl Sverige och Europa som runt om i Asien. Om att åka nattbuss till New Dehli och att färdas längs ...


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The Human Drift and Other Essays

Just how did we become the dominant species on the planet? Master storyteller Jack London considers the answer in "The Human Drift". Tracing humankind’s journey over the centuries, ...


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Clergymen of the Church of England

Anthony Trollope’s ‘Clergymen of the Church of England’ is a collection of amusing and insightful character portraits of members of the clergy. First appearing in The Pall Mall Gaz ...


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The Mirror of the Sea

'The Mirror of the Sea' (1906) is a collection of autobiographical essays first published in various magazines between 1904 and 1906.Joseph Conrad lived an exciting and eventful li ...