Op. 101

Horace Engdahl

Horace Engdahl is back with OP 101, a new collection of the aphorisms, shorter essays and sudden notions that he has made into a genre of his own. This time, the author looks out from the balcony in his new hometown, onto a new existence that has sha…

Swedish title: Op. 101

Category: General Non-Fiction / Essays

Pub date: 10-11-2021

Notes from a Summer Cottage

Nina Burton

From the 2016 August Prize for Non-Fiction winner comes a beguiling and in many ways exceptional nature memoir, an homage to the natural world around us.What begins with a renovation of Nina Burton’s summer cottage, swiftly turns into an exploration…

Swedish title: Livets tunna väggar

Category: General Non-Fiction / Essays

Pub date: 15-09-2020

The Gutenberg Galaxy Nova

Nina Burton

NONFICTION TITLE OF THE YEAR – WINNER OF THE 2016 AUGUST PRIZEThe fate of humanism told through the life of the 16th century literary star Erasmus of Rotterdam. In the time of Gutenberg’s great printing innovation, and the birth of free media, Erasmu…

Swedish title: Gutenberggalaxens nova

Category: General Non-Fiction / Essays

Pub date: 06-09-2016

The Last Pig

Horace Engdahl

The Last Pig is a book in two parts.The first is made up of aphorisms, an anachronistic form that fits this (culturally) conservative author like a glove. Lengthwise they range from one-line tweets to composed reflections. Though readers are as likel…

Swedish title: Den sista grisen

Category: General Non-Fiction / Essays

Pub date: 18-03-2016

The Wounded Diva

Karin Johannisson

What is madness? Or rather, what does female madness look like, what does it entail, how is it presented? We are all familiar with the likes of schizophrenia, hysteria and paranoia, but do we really know anything about how those diagnosed with these…

Swedish title: Den sårade divan

Category: General Non-Fiction / Essays

Pub date: 31-08-2015

Format: 368 pages