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  • The Yacoubian Building

    The Yacoubian Building
    av Alaa Al Aswany

    Häftad - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780060878139

    The lives and fortunes of the inhabitants of the Yacoubian Building, a once elegant, Art Deco apartment building in the heart of downtown Cairo, intertwine as the destinies of a fading aristocrat, voluptuous siren, devout young doorman, secretly gay…

  • Poetry, Language, Thought

    Poetry, Language, Thought
    av Martin Heidegger

    Häftad - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780060937287

    Poetry, Language, Thought collects Martin Heidegger's pivotal writings on art, its role in human life and culture, and its relationship to thinking and truth. Essential reading for students and anyone interested in the great philosophers, this book…

  • Lovecraft Country

    Lovecraft Country
    av Matt Ruff

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780062292070

    Now an HBO(R) Series from J.J. Abrams (Executive Producer of Westworld), Misha Green (Creator of Underground) and Jordan Peele (Director of Get Out)The critically acclaimed cult novelist makes visceral the terrors of life in Jim Crow America and its…

  • Beauty: The Invisible Embrace

    Beauty: The Invisible Embrace
    av John O'Donohue

    Häftad - 2005 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780060957261

    The author of Anam Cara draws on Celtic wisdom and his philosophical imagination to explore the role of beauty in human life, contending that people facing an unprecedented level of anxiety can turn to fine works of music and art in order to redisco…

  • The Wind's Twelve Quarters: Stories

    The Wind's Twelve Quarters: Stories
    av Ursula K. Le Guin

    Häftad - 2004 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780060914349

    The recipient of numerous literary prizes, including the National Book Award, the Kafka Award, and the Pushcart Prize, Ursula K. Le Guin is renowned for her lyrical writing, rich characters, and diverse worlds. The Wind's Twelve Quarters collects se…

  • The Third Chimpanzee: The Evolution and Future of the Human Animal

    The Third Chimpanzee: The Evolution and Future of the Human Animal
    av Jared M. Diamond

    Häftad - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780060845506

    "Wonderful....Jared Diamond conducts his fascinating study of our behavior and origins with a naturalist's eye and a philosopher's cunning." --Diane Ackerman, author of A Natural History of the SensesIn this fascinating, provocative, passionate, fun…

  • The Evolving Self: A Psychology for the Third Millennium

    The Evolving Self: A Psychology for the Third Millennium
    av Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780062842589

    The author of Flow shows us how to overcome our evolutionary heritage in order to re-create ourselves for the next milennium. He explains that we must recognize that there is a common good--and only by transcending our biological and social programm…

  • 28 Barbary Lane: Tales of the City Books 1-3

    28 Barbary Lane: Tales of the City Books 1-3
    av Armistead Maupin

    Häftad - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780062499011

    Armistead Maupin's uproarious and moving Tales of the City novels--the first three of which are collected in this omnibus volume--have earned a unique niche in American literature and are considered indelible documents of cultural change from the se…

  • Ariel: Poems

    Ariel: Poems
    av Sylvia Plath

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780060931728

    An acclaimed anthology of vivid and emotionally shattering poems, written during the last months of Plath's short life, is accompanied by a brief author profile and an incisive foreword by Robert Lowell. Reprint.

  • Making Gay History: The Half-Century Fight for Lesbian and Gay Equal Rights

    Making Gay History: The Half-Century Fight for Lesbian and Gay Equal Rights
    av Eric Marcus

    Häftad - 2002 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780060933913

    "Rich and often moving . . . at times shocking, but often enlightening and inspiring: oral history at its most potent and rewarding." -- Kirkus Reviews A completely revised and updated edition of the classic volume of oral history interviews with hi…

  • The Golden Notebook

    The Golden Notebook
    av Doris Lessing

    Häftad - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780061582486

    The Golden Notebook is Doris Lessing's most important work and has left its mark upon the ideas and feelings of a whole generation of women. -- New York Times Book ReviewAnna is a writer, author of one very successful novel, who now keeps four noteb…

  • The Mapping of Love and Death: A Maisie Dobbs Novel

    The Mapping of Love and Death: A Maisie Dobbs Novel
    av Jacqueline Winspear

    Häftad - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780061727689

    In this riveting mystery from New York Times bestselling author Jacqueline Winspear, Maisie Dobbs is hired to unravel a case of wartime love and death, an investigation that leads her to a doomed affair between a young cartographer and a mysterious…

  • Nemesis: A Harry Hole Novel

    Nemesis: A Harry Hole Novel
    av Jo Nesbo

    Häftad - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780061655517

    Detective Harry Hole must use his maverick methods once again as he investigates a slew of brutal bank robberies and the suspicious suicide of a female artist in this clever and harrowing installment in the Harry Hole series from the author of The S…

  • Emergency Doctor

    Emergency Doctor
    av Edward Ziegler

    Häftad - 2004 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780060595029

    Hundreds of people slam through its doors every day: gun-shot cops, battered kids, drug addicts, and suicides, destitute drunks, homeless people, AIDS sufferers, and accident victims. It's a bizarre parade of humanity looking for help -- in the one…

  • Rosalind Franklin: The Dark Lady of DNA

    Rosalind Franklin: The Dark Lady of DNA
    av Brenda Maddox

    Häftad - 2003 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780060985080

    The author of Yeats's Ghosts reveals the frequently overlooked story of the woman who helped discover the double helix structure of DNA, detailing the contributions of scientist Rosalind Franklin to the work of Watson, Crick, and Wilkins. Reprint. 2…

  • The Ethics of Star Trek

    The Ethics of Star Trek
    av Judith Barad, Ed Robertson

    Häftad - 2001 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780060933265

    For Trekkies everywhere, a fascinating look at the philosophy of Star Trek, from Kirk and Spock to Janeway and Seven of NineFor four decades, Star Trek has been the obsession of millions of fans. But real Trekkies know that the show is more than jus…

  • The Field: The Quest for the Secret Force of the Universe

    The Field: The Quest for the Secret Force of the Universe
    av Lynne McTaggart
    (2 recensioner)

    Häftad - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780061435188

    An updated re-release of the best-selling scientific investigation into the plausibility of supernatural phenomena provides detailed coverage of the nature of consciousness and paradigm shift, offering additional discussion of such topics as the ide…

  • A Short History of Reconstruction [updated Edition]

    A Short History of Reconstruction [updated Edition]
    av Eric Foner

    Häftad - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780062370860

    From the "preeminent historian of Reconstruction" (New York Times Book Review), an updated abridged edition of Reconstruction, the prize-winning classic work on the post-Civil War period which shaped modern America.Reconstruction chronicles the way…

  • Commonwealth

    Commonwealth
    av Ann Patchett

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780063037625

    "Exquisite... Commonwealth is impossible to put down." -- New York Times#1 New York Times Bestseller NBCC Award Finalist New York Times Best Book of the Year USA Today Best Book TIME Magazine Top 10 Selection Oprah Favorite Book of 2016 New York Mag…

  • Commonwealth

    Commonwealth
    av Ann Patchett

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780062491831

    "Exquisite... Commonwealth is impossible to put down." -- New York Times#1 New York Times Bestseller NBCC Award Finalist New York Times Best Book of the Year USA Today Best Book TIME Magazine Top 10 Selection Oprah Favorite Book of 2016 New York Mag…

  • Reconstruction Updated Edition

    Reconstruction Updated Edition
    av Eric Foner

    Häftad - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780062354518

    Newly Reissued with a New Introduction: From the "preeminent historian of Reconstruction" (New York Times Book Review), a newly updated edition of the prize-winning classic work on the post-Civil War period which shaped modern America. Eric Foner's…

  • Love Medicine: Newly Revised Edition

    Love Medicine: Newly Revised Edition
    av Louise Erdrich

    Häftad - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780061787423

    Set on and around a North Dakota Ojibwe reservation, Love Medicine--the first novel by bestselling, National Book Award-winning author Louise Erdrich--is the epic story about the intertwined fates of two families: the Kashpaws and the Lamartines.Wit…

  • Biology as Ideology: The Doctrine of DNA

    Biology as Ideology: The Doctrine of DNA
    av Richard C. Lewontin

    Häftad - 1993 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780060975197

    Following in the fashion of Stephen Jay Gould and Peter Medawar, one of the world's leading scientists examines how pure science is in fact shaped and guided by social and political needs and assumptions.

  • Tracks a Novel

    Tracks a Novel
    av Louise Erdrich

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780060972455

    " Erdrich] captures the passions, fears, myths, and doom of a living people, and she does so with an ease that leaves the reader breathless."--The New YorkerFrom award-winning, New York Times bestselling author Louise Erdrich comes an arresting, lyr…

  • What Would Maisie Do?: Inspiration from the Pages of Maisie Dobbs

    What Would Maisie Do?: Inspiration from the Pages of Maisie Dobbs
    av Jacqueline Winspear

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780062859341

    A one-of-a-kind illustrated companion to the best-selling Maisie Dobbs series, which invites readers into the beloved heroine's world--and shares her wisdom and inspiration.Through fourteen books, the Maisie Dobbs series has had a resounding impact…

  • The Friedkin Connection

    The Friedkin Connection
    av William Friedkin

    Häftad - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780061775147

    The long-awaited memoir from the Academy Award-winning director of such legendary films as The French Connection, The Exorcist, and To Live and Die in LA, The Friedkin Connection takes readers from the streets of Chicago to the suites of Hollywood…

  • The Kept

    The Kept
    av James Scott

    Häftad - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780062236654

    "Dark and mysterious. . . . A novel whose daring is found in its bleakness. . . . The plot unfolds with a weighty languor reminiscent of Cormac McCarthy. . . sparse, elegant. . . haunting." -- New York TimesSet in rural New York state at the turn of…

  • Lost Girls: An Unsolved American Mystery

    Lost Girls: An Unsolved American Mystery
    av Robert Kolker

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780063012950

     One late spring evening in 2010, Shannan Gilbert-after running through the oceanfront community of Oak Beach screaming for her life-went missing. No one who had heard of her disappearance thought much about what had happened to the twenty-four-year…

  • Everything I Know about Love: A Memoir

    Everything I Know about Love: A Memoir
    av Dolly Alderton

    Häftad - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780062968791

    There is no writer quite like Dolly Alderton working today and very soon the world will know it." --Lisa Taddeo, author of #1 New York Times bestseller Three Women "Dolly Alderton has always been a sparkling Roman candle of talent. She is funny, sma…

  • The Plague of Doves

    The Plague of Doves
    av Louise Erdrich

    Häftad - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780060515133

    A finalist for the Pulitzer Prize, The Plague of Doves--the first part of a loose trilogy that includes the National Book Award-winning The Round House and LaRose--is a gripping novel about a long-unsolved crime in a small North Dakota town and how,…

  • Alex & Me

    Alex & Me
    av Irene Pepperberg

    Häftad - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780061673986

    Alex & Me is the remarkable true story of an extraordinary relationship between psychologist Irene M. Pepperberg and Alex, an African Grey parrot who proved scientists and accepted wisdom wrong by demonstrating an astonishing ability to communicate…

  • Only Yesterday: An Informal History of the 1920s

    Only Yesterday: An Informal History of the 1920s
    av Frederick L. Allen

    Häftad - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780060956653

    "A style that is verve itself." -- New York Times "A perfectly grand piece of historical record and synthetic journalism." -- Chicago Daily Tribune From Frederick Lewis Allen, former editor-in-chief of Harper's magazine, comes a classic history of 1…

  • Country Driving: A Chinese Road Trip

    Country Driving: A Chinese Road Trip
    av Peter Hessler

    Häftad - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780061804106

    One of The Economist's Best Books of the YearFrom the bestselling author of Oracle Bones and River Town comes the final book in his award-winning trilogy on the human side of the economic revolution in China.Peter Hessler, whom the Wall Street Journ…

  • The Professor and the Madman: A Tale of Murder, Insanity, and the Making of the Oxford English Dictionary

    The Professor and the Madman: A Tale of Murder, Insanity, and the Making of the Oxford English Dictionary
    av Simon Winchester

    Häftad - 2005 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780060839789

    A New York Times Notable Book The Professor and the Madman is an extraordinary tale of madness, genius, and the incredible obsessions of two remarkable men that led to the making of the Oxford English Dictionary--and literary history.The making of t…

  • Welcome to Night Vale

    Welcome to Night Vale
    av Joseph Fink, Jeffrey Cranor

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780062351432

    From the creators of the #1 international hit podcast Welcome to Night Vale comes an imaginative mystery of appearances and disappearances that is also a poignant look at the ways in which we all struggle to find ourselves . . . no matter where we l…

  • Welcome to Night Vale

    Welcome to Night Vale
    av Joseph Fink, Jeffrey Cranor

    Inbunden - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780062351425

    From the creators of the wildly popular Welcome to Night Vale podcast comes an imaginative mystery of appearances and disappearances that is also a poignant look at the ways in which we all struggle to find ourselves...no matter where we live."Hypno…

  • The Whore of Akron: One Man's Search for the Soul of Lebron James

    The Whore of Akron: One Man's Search for the Soul of Lebron James
    av Scott Raab

    Häftad - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780062066374

    After 52 long years, the city of Cleveland finally has a new championship team, thanks to LeBron James and his Cavaliers. Scott Raab--Cleveland super-fan--has suffered for every one of those five decades of drought. In the tradition of Frederick Exl…

  • The Autobiography of Eleanor Roosevelt

    The Autobiography of Eleanor Roosevelt
    av Eleanor Roosevelt

    Häftad - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780062355911

    A candid and insightful look at an era and a life through the eyes of one of the most remarkable Americans of the twentieth century, First Lady and humanitarian Eleanor Roosevelt.The daughter of one of New York's most influential families, niece of…

  • Beautiful Ruins

    Beautiful Ruins
    av Jess Walter

    Häftad - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780061928178

    The #1 New York Times bestseller, now available in paperback--Jess Walter's "absolute masterpiece" (Richard Russo, Pulitzer Prize-winning author): the story of an almost-love affair that begins on the Italian coast in 1962 and resurfaces fifty years…

  • The American Agent: A Maisie Dobbs Novel

    The American Agent: A Maisie Dobbs Novel
    av Jacqueline Winspear

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780062436672

    Beloved heroine Maisie Dobbs, "one of the great fictional heroines" (Parade), investigates the mysterious murder of an American war correspondent in London during the Blitz in a page-turning tale of love and war, terror and survival. When Catherine…

  • Rebel

    Rebel
    av Bernard Cornwell

    Häftad - 2001 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780060934613

    When Richmond landowner Washington Faulconer snatches young Nate Starbuck from the grip of a Yankee-hating mob, Nate is both grateful and awed by his idealistic rescuer. To repay his generosity, he enlists in the Faulconer legion to fight against hi…

  • The Witches of New York

    The Witches of New York
    av Ami McKay

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780062359926

    A Buzzfeed Best Gift Book of the Year"A dark, atmospheric, and feminist story of three women in New York City's Gilded Age, each determined to thrive in a society hell-bent on keeping them down, and using their coven to do so. --BuzzfeedINTERNATIONA…

  • The Party: The Secret World of China's Communist Rulers

    The Party: The Secret World of China's Communist Rulers
    av Richard McGregor

    Häftad - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780061708763

    "Few outsiders have any realistic sense of the innards, motives, rivalries, and fears of the Chinese Communist leadership. But we all know much more than before, thanks to Richard McGregor's illuminating and richly-textured look at the people in cha…

  • Brave New World Revisited

    Brave New World Revisited
    av Aldous Huxley

    Häftad - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780060898526

    Written thirty years after his classic novel of the future, Brave New World, this thought-provoking sequel describes the shocking scientific devices and techniques available to any group in a position to manipulate society. Reprint. 25,000 first pri…

  • Oracle Bones: A Journey Through Time in China

    Oracle Bones: A Journey Through Time in China
    av Peter Hessler

    Häftad - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780060826598

    An American journalist living in Beijing offers an intriguing odyssey through twenty-first-century China as seen through the eyes of a handful of ordinary people, including Polat, a member of an ethnic minority seeking freedom in the U.S.; Anne, a m…

  • House Made of Dawn [50th Anniversary Ed]

    House Made of Dawn [50th Anniversary Ed]
    av N. Scott Momaday

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780062909954

    "Both a masterpiece about the universal human condition and a masterpiece of Native American literature. . . . A book everyone should read for the joy and emotion of the language it contains." -- The Paris Review A special 50th anniversary edition o…

  • Soul Mates: Honoring the Mysteries of Love and Relationship

    Soul Mates: Honoring the Mysteries of Love and Relationship
    av Thomas Moore

    Häftad - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780062466860

    This companion volume to Care of the Soul offers more of Thomas Moore's inspiring wisdom and empathy as it expands on his ideas about life, love, and the mysteries of human relationships.In Care of the Soul, Thomas Moore explored the importance of n…

  • Sex and Temperament: In Three Primitive Societies

    Sex and Temperament: In Three Primitive Societies
    av Margaret Mead

    Häftad - 2001 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780060934958

    First published in 1935, Sex & Temperament is a fascinating and brilliant anthropological study of the intimate lives of three New Guinea tribes from infancy to adulthood. Focusing on the gentle, mountain-dwelling Arapesh, the fierce, cannibalistic…

  • Go Set a Watchman

    Go Set a Watchman
    av Harper Lee

    Häftad - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780062409867

    Maycomb, Alabama. Twenty-six-year-old Jean Louise Finch Scout returns home from New York City to visit her aging father, Atticus. Set against the backdrop of the civil rights tensions and political turmoil that were transforming the South, Jean Loui…

  • How to Be a Woman

    How to Be a Woman
    av Caitlin Moran

    Häftad - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780062124296

    NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLERThe book that launched a feminist revolution--the hilarious memoir/manifesto from Caitlin Moran, the UK's answer to Tina Fey, Chelsea Handler, and Lena Dunham all rolled into one (Marie Claire).Though they have the vote and…

  • How to Build a Girl

    How to Build a Girl
    av Caitlin Moran

    Häftad - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780062335982

    Now a major motion picture starring Beanie Feldstein The New York Times bestselling author hailed as "the UK's answer to Tina Fey, Chelsea Handler, and Lena Dunham all rolled into one" (Marie Claire) makes her fiction debut with a hilarious yet dee…

  • A Suitable Boy

    A Suitable Boy
    av Vikram Seth

    Häftad - 2005 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780060786526

    Now a television series on Acorn TV, directed by Oscar-nominated filmmaker Mira Nair"Surrender to this strange, beguiling world and be swept away on the wings of story. . . . It is difficult to imagine that many contemporary writers could give us a…