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At Home with André and Simone Weil
Translated from the French by Benjamin Ivry Simone Weil was one of the twentieth century’s most original philosopher-critics, and as a result her... Les mer
Dawn Clark Netsch - A Political Life
Illinois Democratic politics has recently produced the most skilled and inspirational politician in memory . . . and has also reminded us of the need... Les mer
Født til frihet
Hvem var Jens Bjørneboe? Hva var det ved denne skikkelsen som gjorde ham så myteomspunnet? Og hvordan endte skipsredersønnen fra Kristiansand til... Les mer
Poe: A Life Cut Short
Edgar Allan Poe began his literary career composing verses modelled on Byron. Poe has been claimed as the forerunner of modern fantasy. This... Les mer
Reborn: Early diaries 1947-1963
Reborn is the compelling and frank early diary of Susan Sontag. "Vivid, exhilarating, often moving ...charts the development of a good writer... Les mer
In Search of Fatima
“Her memoir is the story of a fascinating woman . . . If it is a truism to say that no one endures such a catastrophe as that of 1948 with anything... Les mer
The House of Wittgenstein
The Wittgenstein family was one of the richest, most talented and most eccentric in European history. The domineering paternal influence of Karl... Les mer
Alain Badiou Presents Karl Marx
Karl Marx’s analysis of the Paris Commune of 1871, when the citizens of Paris rose up against their government and installed a system of radical... Les mer
Veien til frihet
Etter løslatelsen fra fengselet, har Nelson Rolihlahla Mandela fremstått som en av verdens fremste ledere. I denne selvbiografien forteller han om... Les mer
Dansat med lyckan
För första gången på svenska: Edith Piafs självbiografi Dansat med lyckan (Au bal de la chance). Det här är Edith Piafs egen berättelse om... Les mer
Dante: A Life
An insightful biography of Florence's famous son. Acclaimed biog rap her R.W.B. Lewis traces the life and complex development? emotional,... Les mer
Locke: A Biography
This is the first comprehensive biography of John Locke to be published in nearly a half century. Setting Locke’s life within exciting historical... Les mer
Mikhail Bulgakov: A Critical Biography
When it was published this was the full, post-glasnost critical biography of Mikhail Bulgakov (1891–1940), a great comic writer whose works are... Les mer
A Tempered Wind - An Autobiography
Poet Karen Gershon (1923–1993) opens A Tempered Wind, the sequel to volume 1 of her autobiography A Lesser Child, in 1943. It begins tragically... Les mer
Paul Bowles: A Life
Paul Bowles, best known for his classic 1949 novel, The Sheltering Sky, is one of the most compelling yet elusive figures of twentieth-century... Les mer
En blå hyacint i Paris
En blå hyacint i Paris skildrar en kvinnlig konstnärs liv: I barndomens Kalmar, på konstakademien, i konstnärskretsar i Paris och... Les mer
A biography of the German philosopher Johann Gottlieb Fichte from birth to his resignation from his university position at Jena in 1799 due to the... Les mer
La figura di Stalin occupa una posizione centrale nella storia del Novecento. Dittatore sanguinario ma anche organizzatore di un impero dalle... Les mer
Isaac Rosenberg - The Making of a Great War Poet
"Wilson is excellent on Rosenberg's life and her comments on his poems are always grounded." -- Frances Spalding, Daily... Les mer
The Prophet
“Surely this must be counted among the greatest biographies in the English language.” — Graham Greene “Trotsky’s epic defence of the... Les mer
A Tempered Wind - An Autobiography
Poet Karen Gershon (1923–1993) opens A Tempered Wind, the sequel to volume 1 of her autobiography A Lesser Child, in 1943. It begins tragically... Les mer
Gogol’s Artistry
When one great author engages another, as Andrei Bely so brilliantly does in Gogol’s Artistry, the result is inevitably a telling portrait of both... Les mer
Jean–Bertrand Aristide Presents Toussaint L’Ouverture
Toussaint L’Ouverture was the leader of the Haitian Revolution in the late eighteenth century, in which slaves rebelled against their masters and... Les mer
Wu Ming Presents Thomas Müntzer
The Reformation was originally an attack on a corrupt Church, sparked by Martin Luther. Thomas Müntzer, originally Luther’s protégé, became... Les mer