Today could be the day that you start a whole year of unlimited reading!
Add this book to bookshelf
Grey 902feb64d8b6d481ab8ddda06fbebbba4c95dfa9b7936a7beeb197266cd8b846
Write a new comment Default profile 50px
Grey 902feb64d8b6d481ab8ddda06fbebbba4c95dfa9b7936a7beeb197266cd8b846
Read online the first chapters of this book!
All characters reduced 7236434c7af12f85357591f712aa5cce47c3d377e8addfc98f989c55a4ef4ca5
Narrator - cover

Narrator

Bragi Ólafsson

Translator Lytton Smith

Publisher: Open Letter

  • 0
  • 3
  • 0

Summary

A thirty-something aspiring writer, G., encounters a former romantic rival at the post office, a man he once wished didn’t exist. On a whim, G. begins trailing the man throughout Reykjavik. What starts as an amusing tale of cat and mouse turns into a complex, introspective journey of a man struggling to complete the unfinished narrative of his own life.

Other books that might interest you

  • After the Rise and Stall of American Feminism - Taking Back a Revolution - cover

    After the Rise and Stall of...

    Lynn S. Chancer

    • 1
    • 11
    • 1
    It is more than fifty years since Betty Friedan diagnosed malaise among suburban housewives and the National Organization of Women was founded. Across the decades, the feminist movement brought about significant progress on workplace discrimination, reproductive rights, and sexual assault. Yet, the proverbial million-dollar question remains: why is there still so much to be done? 
     
    With this book, Lynn S. Chancer takes stock of the American feminist movement and engages with a new burst of feminist activism. She articulates four common causes—advancing political and economic equality, allowing intimate and sexual freedom, ending violence against women, and expanding the cultural representation of women—considering each in turn to assess what has been gained (or not). It is around these shared concerns, Chancer argues, that we can continue to build a vibrant and expansive feminist movement.
     
    After the Rise and Stall of American Feminism takes the long view of the successes and shortcomings of feminism(s). Chancer articulates a broad agenda developed through advancing intersectional concerns about class, race, and sexuality. She advocates ways to reduce the divisiveness that too frequently emphasizes points of disagreement over shared aims. And she offers a vision of individual and social life that does not separate the "personal" from the "political." Ultimately, this book is about not only redressing problems, but also reasserting a future for feminism and its enduring ability to change the world.
    Show book
  • Her Way To The Top - The Glass Ceiling Is Thicker Than It Looks - cover

    Her Way To The Top - The Glass...

    Hira Ali

    • 0
    • 7
    • 0
    Award-winning Hira Ali examines the myriad of challenges women face on their road to professional success. Informed by her 13 years of coaching experience and survey responses from 300 working women, she reveals the universal internal and external roadblocks that can impede a woman’s climb to the top, regardless of her culture or geography. This go-to guide for working women explores FOMO (the Fear of Missing Out), Imposter Syndrome, perfectionism and sexual harassment, among other issues.
     
    She moves beyond problems and empowers her readers with real solutions to help them break the glass ceiling. Written by a successful career woman for the benefit of career women around the world, Her Way to the Top demonstrates that women are all in this together, and together they can make a difference for each other.
    Show book
  • Dealing With A Narcissistic Mother: How to Handle Your Narcissistic Mother as an Adult - cover

    Dealing With A Narcissistic...

    D.T Bloom

    • 0
    • 1
    • 0
    Were you raised by a mother who put her needs and wants before yours? Does your mother make you think that her love is conditional, and that it will be stripped of you if you don't meet her expectations? Does your mother consistently make you feel inadequate, empty and riddled with sadness? Does she always seem to disappoint you, making you feel worthless and abandoned by her?  
    I know all of the above feelings all too well. I was brought up by a narcissistic mother, and know just how heartbreaking it can be to still feel like that scared child, even as an adult. I've been through decades of being subjected to my mothers narcissism, and it was only when I hit my lowest point that my survival instinct kicked in: I either cut ties with my mother, or I developed ways to deal with her hurtful, damaging behavior. Neither option was going to be easy, but both were going to ensure I could heal, find my self-worth for the first time, and begin to thrive. I would no longer be living in her shadow. Dealing with your narcissistic mother means taking back control.  
    In this book, I'll guide you through the following: 
    - Grieving the loss of the mother you never had 
    - Processing your emotions 
    - Setting your boundaries 
    - Guarding yourself against gaslighting 
    - Protecting your feelings 
    - Confronting the possibility of cutting ties 
    - How to cut ties if you choose to  
    On the path towards becoming stronger and confronting the narcissistic abuse you've endured, the biggest hurdle you'll face is undoubtedly the relationship you have with your mother. To help you find your worth and flourish, I want to show you how to deal with your narcissistic mother now that you're an adult.
    Show book
  • A Joosr Guide to Happy by Derren Brown - Why More or Less Everything Is Absolutely Fine - cover

    A Joosr Guide to Happy by Derren...

    Joosr

    • 0
    • 3
    • 0
    In today's fast-paced world, it's tough to find the time to read. But with Joosr guides, you can get the key insights from bestselling non-fiction titles in less than 20 minutes. Whether you want to gain knowledge on the go or find the books you'll love, Joosr's brief and accessible eBook summaries fit into your life. Find out more at joosr.com.
     
    Everyone wants to be happy. But what is happiness, exactly? And are many of us pursuing it in totally the wrong way. Happy shares insights from one of the world's top "mind magicians" into how to lead a happier life. Challenging the myth of "positive thinking," it offers practical and rational advice on how to experience more joy, acceptance, and contentment-whatever your life is like right now.
     
    You will learn:
     
    · Why an ancient philosophy might hold the secrets to a happier life today
     
    · One of the core causes of discontentment-and how to get rid of it
     
    · Four smart techniques for managing anger
     
    · How changing your personal story can change your life.
    Show book
  • Little Gems - Marvels and Musings on Motherhood from Around the World - cover

    Little Gems - Marvels and...

    Jane Langley, Bridget Fogarty,...

    • 0
    • 1
    • 1
    "An old Russian proverb claims that labor will go more smoothly if both parents-to-be confess the names of all their previous lovers. So all that screaming and yelling you hear in the delivery suite? It might not be pain related.”When it comes to childbirth and child rearing, what can other cultures teach us about motherhood? And what can we learn from the way our great grandmothers did things? Many young women are looking to folk wisdom and folk tradition for guidance (just think of the rise in midwives, doulas, belly-binding, postpartum herb baths, and placenta smoothies). This book is full of little gems—customs, folklore, and cultural practices from around the world as well as the voices of contemporary mothers. This beautifully illustrated book is a delightful read with a good dose of humor and fun. It's a refreshingly different gift for new mothers. 
    Show book
  • the witch doesn't burn in this one - cover

    the witch doesn't burn in this one

    Amanda Lovelace, ladybookmad

    • 1
    • 9
    • 0
    The witch: supernaturally powerful, inscrutably independent, and now—indestructible. These moving, relatable poems encourage resilience and embolden women to take control of their own stories. Enemies try to judge, oppress, and marginalize her, but the witch doesn’t burn in this one. 
    Show book