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Anxious people —Backman, Fredrik, 1981- author.

"This is a story about a hostage drama. But more than that, it's a story about idiots. That's why, from the very outset, I need to say that it is always very easy to declare people idiots, but only if you forget that it ...

The deal of a lifetime & other stories —Backman, Fredrik, 1981- author.

"From the New York Times bestselling author of A Man Called Ove and Beartown comes a collection of three deeply moving stories about facing life's greatest struggles. Beloved author Fredrik Backman is back with a mesmeri...

A man called Ove —Backman, Fredrik, 1981- author.

There is something about Ove. At first sight, he is almost certainly the grumpiest man you will ever meet. He thinks himself surrounded by idiots - neighbours who can't reverse a trailer properly, joggers, shop assistant...

Us against you : a novel —Backman, Fredrik, 1981- author.

A small community tucked deep in the forest, Beartown is home to tough, hardworking people who don't expect life to be easy or fair. No matter how difficult times get, they've always been able to take pride in their loca...

Britt-Marie was here —Backman, Fredrik, 1981- author.

For as long as anyone can remember, Britt-Marie has been an acquired taste. It's not that she's judgemental, or fussy, or difficult - she just expects things to be done in a certain way. A cutlery drawer should be arrang...

Things my son needs to know about the world —Backman, Fredrik, 1981- author.

"What you need to know about: Falling in love: "Find someone who doesn't love you for the person you are, but despite the person you are." Manhood: "I want you to always remember that you can be whatever you want to be, ...

And every morning the way home gets longer and longer : a novella —Backman, Fredrik, 1981- author.

"From the New York Times bestselling author of A Man Called Ove, My Grandmother Asked Me To Tell You She's Sorry, and Britt-Marie Was Here, comes an exquisitely moving portrait of an elderly man's struggle to hold on to ...

Anxious people —Backman, Fredrik, 1981- author.
Book On CD
2020
Availability: 7 of 10

"This is a story about a hostage drama. But more than that, it's a story about idiots. That's why, from the very outset, I need to say that it is always very easy to declare people idiots, but only if you forget that it ...

Beartown —Backman, Fredrik, 1981- author.
Large Print
2017
Availability: 12 of 16

Winning a junior ice hockey championship might not mean a lot to the average person, but it means everything to the residents of Beartown, a community slowly being eaten alive by unemployment and the surrounding wilderne...

My grandmother sends her regards & apologises —Backman, Fredrik, 1981- author.

From the author of the internationally bestselling A Man Called Ove, a charming, warmhearted novel about a young girl whose grandmother dies and leaves behind a series of letters, sending her on a journey that brings to ...

A man called Ove —Backman, Fredrik, 1981- author.
Large Print
2014
Availability: 0 of 9

Meet Ove. He's a curmudgeon; the kind of man who points at people he dislikes as if they were burglars caught outside his bedroom window. He has staunch principles, strict routines, and a short fuse. People call him 'the...

Us against you —Backman, Fredrik, 1981- author.
Large Print
2018
Availability: 7 of 12

"After everything that the citizens of Beartown have gone through, they are struck yet another blow when they hear that their beloved local hockey team will soon be disbanded. What makes it worse is the obvious satisfact...

Things my son needs to know about the world —Backman, Fredrik, 1981- author.
Large Print
2019
Availability: 10 of 10

"Things My Son Needs to Know About the World collects the personal dispatches from the front lines of one of the most daunting experiences any man can experience: fatherhood. As he conveys his profound awe at experiencin...

Us against you : a novel —Backman, Fredrik, 1981- author.
Book On CD
2018
Availability: 3 of 6

When the small community of Beartown learns their amateur ice hockey team may be disbanded, the tensions mount, but a surprising new coach offers a chance at a comeback.

Britt-Marie was here —Backman, Fredrik, 1981- author.
Large Print
2016
Availability: 1 of 2

Britt-Marie can't stand mess. She eats dinner at precisely the right time and starts her day at six in the morning because only lunatics wake up later than that. And she is not passive-aggressive. Not in the least. It's ...

Things my son needs to know about the world —Backman, Fredrik, 1981- author.
Book On CD
2019
Availability: 1 of 1

Celebrates the first steps, milestones, and foibles of modern parenthood, sharing father-to-son advice on everything from finding a place to belong to beating Monkey Island 3.

A man called Ove —Backman, Fredrik, 1981- author.
Book Club
2014
Availability: 0 of 1

There is something about Ove. At first sight, he is almost certainly the grumpiest man you will ever meet. He thinks himself surrounded by idiots -- neighbours who can't reverse a trailer properly, joggers, shop assistan...

The deal of a lifetime : a novella —Backman, Fredrik, 1981- author.

It's Christmas Even morning. Years ago a man abandoned his son to pursue professional success; now he wonders if it's too late to forge a relationship with him. One week earlier, in a hospital late at night, the man met ...

Things My Son Needs To Know About The World —Backman, Fredrik, 1981- author.
EBook
2019

"Things My Son Needs to Know About the World collects the personal dispatches from the front lines of one of the most daunting experiences any man can experience: fatherhood. As he conveys his profound awe at experiencin...

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