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MAJ 2021 “The Familiar Dark” av Amy Engel

The Familiar Dark is a story about the bonds of family—women doing the best they can for their daughters in dire circumstances—as well as a story about how even the darkest and most terrifying of places can provide the comfort of home.

 

APRIL 2021 “Dopesick” av Beth Macy

From the labs and marketing departments of big pharma to local doctor’s offices; wealthy suburbs to distressed small communities in Central Appalachia; from distant cities to once-idyllic farm towns; the spread of opioid addiction follows a tortuous trajectory that illustrates how this crisis has persisted for so long and become so firmly entrenched.

 

MARS 2021 “American Dirt” av Jeanine Cummins

American Dirt is about the ordeal of a Mexican woman who had to leave behind her life and escape as an undocumented immigrant to the United States with her son

 

 

FEBRUARI 2021 “Educated” av Tara Westover

Educated is a memoir by the American author Tara Westover. In it, Westover recounts overcoming her survivalist Mormon family in order to go to college, and emphasizes the importance of education to enlarging her world.

 

NOVEMBER / DECEMBER 2020 “Beach Music” av Pat Conroy

Beach Music is about Jack McCall, an American living in Rome with his young daughter, trying to find peace after the recent trauma of his wife’s suicide. But his solitude is disturbed by the appearance of his sister-in-law, who begs him to return home, and of two school friends asking for his help in tracking down another classmate who went underground as a Vietnam protester and never resurfaced.

 

SEPTEMBER 2020 “Till något annat tas vid” av Agneta Vorberg

En relationsroman om två systrars helt olika liv, men där båda bär på drömmar om förändring.

 

 

AUGUSTI och OKTOBER 2020 “The Cook up” av D. Watkins

The smartest kid on his block in East Baltimore, D. was certain he would escape the life of drugs, decadence, and violence that had surrounded him since birth. But when his brother Devin is shot-only days after D. receives notice that he’s been accepted into Georgetown University-the plans for his life are exploded, and he takes up the mantel of his brother’s crack empire.

 

JULI 2020 “Where the crawdads sing” av Delia Owens

For years, rumors of the “Marsh Girl” have haunted Barkley Cove, a quiet town on the North Carolina coast.  So in late 1969, when handsome Chase Andrews is found dead, the locals immediately suspect Kya Clark, the so-called Marsh Girl.

 

JUNI 2020 “The Giver of Start” av Jojo Moyes

 

Set in Depression-era America, a breathtaking story of five extraordinary women and their remarkable journey through the mountains of Kentucky and beyond.

 

MAJ 2020 “Bunny Mellon, The life of an American style legend” av Meryl Gordon

Regal yet mischievous, authoritative but insecure, Bunny Mellon was a trendsetting American style icon, prescient art collector, talented landscape designer and Best-Dressed List regular, who gained national acclaim for designing the White House…

 

APRIL 2020 “Det som inte dödar oss” av David Lagerkrantz

Tidskriften Millennium har fått nya ägare. Elaka tungor hävdar att tiden har sprungit ifrån Mikael Blomkvist och han funderar på om han borde göra något annat. Lisbeth Salander är rastlös. Hon medverkar i en hackerattack till synes utan någon särskild anledning. Hon tar risker hon vanligtvis är noga med att undvika. Det är inte likt henne. 

 

MARS 2020 “Beneath a Scarlet” Sky av Mark Sullivan

Based on the true story of a forgotten hero, Beneath a Scarlet Sky is the triumphant, epic tale of one young mans incredible courage and resilience during one of historys darkest hours. Pino Lella wants nothing to do with the war or the Nazis.

 

FEBRUARI 2020 “Buzz Sting Bite”  av  AnneSverdrup-Thygeson is an essential introduction to the little creatures that make the world go round. An enthusiastic, witty, and in

formative introduction to the world of insects and why we—and the planet we inhabit—could not survive without them.