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  • This Life: Secular Faith and Spiritual Freedom

    This Life: Secular Faith and Spiritual Freedom
    av Martin Hägglund

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781101873731

    This Life offers a profoundly inspiring basis for transforming our lives, demonstrating that our commitment to freedom and democracy should lead us beyond both religion and capitalism. Philosopher Martin Hgglundargues that we need to cultivate not a…

  • The Stand

    The Stand
    av Stephen King

    Pocket - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780307743688

    Arguably the greatest horror novel ever written by the greatest horror novelist, "The Stand" is a true modern classic that was first published in 1978, and then republished in 1990, complete and unabridged. Now available in a tall Premium Edition.

  • The Stand

    The Stand
    av Stephen King

    Häftad - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780307947307

    Stephen King's apocalyptic vision of a world blasted by plague and tangled in an elemental struggle between good and evil remains as riveting--eerily plausible--as when it was first published. The New York Times called it the book that has everythin…

  • Ella Minnow Pea: A Novel in Letters

    Ella Minnow Pea: A Novel in Letters
    av Mark Dunn

    Häftad - 2002 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780385722438

    A linguistic tour de force sure to delight word lovers playfully recounts what happens when the citizens of an island must rely on all their ingenuity to communicate in an increasingly limited language when the government progressively bans letters…

  • Sandworm

    Sandworm
    av Andy Greenberg

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780525564638

    In 2014, the world witnessed the start of a mysterious series of cyberattacks. Targeting American utility companies, NATO, and electric grids in Eastern Europe, the strikes grew ever more brazen. They culminated in the summer of 2017, when the malwa…

  • The People in the Trees

    The People in the Trees
    av Hanya Yanagihara

    Häftad - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780345803313

    It is 1950 when Norton Perina, a young doctor, embarks on an expedition to a remote Micronesian island in search of a rumored lost tribe. There he encounters a strange group of forest dwellers who appear to have attained a form of immortality that p…

  • The Social Construction of Reality

    The Social Construction of Reality
    av Berger

    Häftad - 1900 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780385058988

    This book reformulates the sociological subdiscipline known as the sociology of knowledge. Knowledge is presented as more than ideology, including as well false consciousness, propaganda, science and art. "... A major breakthrough in the sociology o…

  • Carrie

    Carrie
    av Stephen King

    Pocket - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780307743664

    Carrie White may have been unfashionable and unpopular, but she had a gift. Carrie could make things move by concentrating on them. A candle would fall. A door would lock. This was her power and her sin. Then, an act of kindness, as spontaneous as t…

  • Carrie

    Carrie
    av Stephen King

    Häftad - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780345806819

    Now a major motion picture starring Chloe Grace Moretz and Julianne Moore. Stephen King's legendary debut, about a teenage outcast and the revenge she enacts on her classmates. Carrie White may be picked on by her classmates, but she has a gift. She…

  • Carrie

    Carrie
    av Stephen King

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781984898104

    An unpopular teenage girl whose mother is a religious fanatic is tormented and teased to the breaking point by her more popular schoolmates and uses her hidden telekinetic powers to inflict a terrifying revenge.

  • Carrie

    Carrie
    av Stephen King

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780525565338

    An unpopular teenage girl whose mother is a religious fanatic is tormented and teased to the breaking point by her more popular schoolmates and uses her hidden telekinetic powers to inflict a terrifying revenge.

  • The Buddha in the Attic

    The Buddha in the Attic
    av Julie Otsuka

    Häftad - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780307744425

    Winner of the PEN/Faulkner Award For Fiction National Book Award and Los Angeles Times Book Prize Finalist A New York Times Notable Book A gorgeous novel by the celebrated author of When the Emperor Was Divine that tells the story of a group of youn…

  • Half of a Yellow Sun

    Half of a Yellow Sun
    av Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie

    Häftad - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781400095209

    A haunting story of love and war from the best-selling author of Americanah and We Should All Be Feminists. With effortless grace, celebrated author Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie illuminates a seminal moment in modern African history: Biafra's impassione…

  • The Handmaid's Tale

    The Handmaid's Tale
    av Margaret Atwood

    Häftad - 1998 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780385490818

    #1 New York Times bestseller An instant classic and eerily prescient cultural phenomenon, from "the patron saint of feminist dystopian fiction" (New York Times). Now an award-winning Hulu series starring Elizabeth Moss. Look for The Testaments, the…

  • Bird by Bird: Some Instructions on Writing and Life

    Bird by Bird: Some Instructions on Writing and Life
    av Anne Lamott

    Häftad - 1995 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780385480017

    For a quarter century, more than a million readers--scribes and scribblers of all ages and abilities--have been inspired by Anne Lamott's hilarious, big-hearted, homespun advice. Advice that begins with the simple words of wisdom passed down from An…

  • Dear Ijeawele, or a Feminist Manifesto in Fifteen Suggestions

    Dear Ijeawele, or a Feminist Manifesto in Fifteen Suggestions
    av Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780525434801

    A powerful statement about feminism today from the author of Americanah and We Should All Be Feminists. A few years ago, Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie received a letter from a childhood friend, a new mother who wanted to know how to raise her baby girl…

  • Gulag: A History

    Gulag: A History
    av Anne Applebaum

    Häftad - 2004 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781400034093

    The Gulag—the vast array of Soviet concentration camps—was a system of repression and punishment whose rationalized evil and institutionalized inhumanity were rivaled only by the Holocaust. The Gulag entered the world’s historical…

  • The Devil All the Time

    The Devil All the Time
    av Donald Ray Pollock

    Häftad - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780307744869

    Now a Netflix film starring Tom Holland and Robert Pattinson A dark and riveting vision of 1960s America that delivers literary excitement in the highest degree. In The Devil All the Time, Donald Ray Pollock has written a novel that marries the twis…

  • Fields of Blood: Religion and the History of Violence

    Fields of Blood: Religion and the History of Violence
    av Karen Armstrong

    Häftad - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780307946966

    With a new postscript In these times of rising geopolitical chaos, the need for mutual understanding between cultures has never been more urgent. Religious differences are seen as fuel for violence and warfare. In these pages, one of our greatest w…

  • Medical Apartheid: The Dark History of Medical Experimentation on Black Americans from Colonial Times to the Present

    Medical Apartheid: The Dark History of Medical Experimentation on Black Americans from Colonial Times to the Present
    av Harriet A. Washington

    Häftad - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780767915472

    Provides a provocative study of the history of medical experimentation on African Americans, from the colonial era to the present day, revealing the experimental exploitation and poor medical treatment suffered by blacks, often without any form of c…

  • Americanah

    Americanah
    av Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie

    Häftad - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780307455925

    A powerful, tender story of race and identity by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie, the award-winning author of Half of a Yellow Sun. Ifemelu and Obinze are young and in love when they depart military-ruled Nigeria for the West. Beautiful, self-assured Ifeme…

  • Word Power Made Easy

    Word Power Made Easy
    av Norman Lewis

    Häftad - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781101873854

    The most effective English language vocabulary builder available: this time-tested classic has helped millions achieve mastery of English both in its written and spoken forms. Word Power Made Easy provides a simple, step-by-step method for increasin…

  • Balzac and the Little Chinese Seamstress

    Balzac and the Little Chinese Seamstress
    av Dai Sijie

    Häftad - 2002 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780385722209

    At the height of the Chinese Cultural Revolution, two young boys are sent to the country for "reeducation" at a remote mountain village, where their lives take an unexpected turn when they meet the beautiful daughter of a local tailor and stumble up…

  • What If This Were Enough?

    What If This Were Enough?
    av Heather Havrilesky

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780525434962

    *A Publishers Weekly Best Book of 2018* *A Bustle Best Nonfiction Book of 2018* *One of Chicago Tribune's Favorite Books by Women in 2018* *A Self Best Book of 2018 to Buy for the Bookworm in Your Life* By the acclaimed critic, memoirist, and advice…

  • Shakespeare After All

    Shakespeare After All

    Häftad - 2005 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780385722148

    Reflecting thirty years of scholarship, a comprehensive companion to the plays of Shakespeare presents the plays in chronological order, examining the playwright's stylistic and literary development and the recurring themes and motifs of the plays,…

  • Parisian Lives: Samuel Beckett, Simone de Beauvoir, and Me: A Memoir

    Parisian Lives: Samuel Beckett, Simone de Beauvoir, and Me: A Memoir
    av Deirdre Bair

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780525432906

    A PULITZER PRIZE FINALIST A Publishers Weekly Best Book of the Year National Book Award-winning biographer Deirdre Bair explores her fifteen remarkable years in Paris with Samuel Beckett and Simone de Beauvoir, painting intimate new portraits of two…

  • Say Nothing: A True Story of Murder and Memory in Northern Ireland

    Say Nothing: A True Story of Murder and Memory in Northern Ireland
    av Patrick Radden Keefe

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780307279286

    WINNER OF THE NATIONAL BOOK CRITICS CIRCLE AWARD FOR NONFICTION A NEW YORK TIMES TOP TEN BOOK OF THE YEAR LONGLISTED FOR THE NATIONAL BOOK AWARD WINNER OF THE ORWELL PRIZE BEST NONFICTION BOOK OF THE YEAR - TIME MAGAZINE A WASHINGTON POST TOP TEN B…

  • The Night Circus

    The Night Circus
    av Erin Morgenstern

    Häftad - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780307744432

    Two starcrossed magicians engage in a deadly game of cunning in The Night Circus, the spellbinding New York Times best seller that has captured the world's imagination. The circus arrives without warning. No announcements precede it. It is simply t…

  • The Code Book: The Science of Secrecy from Ancient Egypt to Quantum Cryptography

    The Code Book: The Science of Secrecy from Ancient Egypt to Quantum Cryptography
    av Simon Singh
    (1 recension)

    Häftad - 2000 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780385495325

    In his first book since the bestselling Fermat's Enigma, Simon Singh offers the first sweeping history of encryption, tracing its evolution and revealing the dramatic effects codes have had on wars, nations, and individual lives. From Mary, Queen of…

  • The Thing Around Your Neck

    The Thing Around Your Neck
    av Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie

    Häftad - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780307455918

    A dazzling story collection from the best-selling author of Americanah and We Should All Be Feminists. In these twelve riveting stories, the award-winning Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie explores the ties that bind men and women, parents and children, Afri…

  • Dark Money: The Hidden History of the Billionaires Behind the Rise of the Radical Right

    Dark Money: The Hidden History of the Billionaires Behind the Rise of the Radical Right
    av Jane Mayer

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780307947901

    NATIONAL BESTSELLER ONE OF THE NEW YORK TIMES 10 BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR Who are the immensely wealthy right-wing ideologues shaping the fate of America today? From the bestselling author of The Dark Side, an electrifying work of investigative journ…

  • Driven to Distraction: Recognizing and Coping with Attention Deficit Disorder

    Driven to Distraction: Recognizing and Coping with Attention Deficit Disorder
    av Edward M. Hallowell, John J. Ratey

    Häftad - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780307743152

    Groundbreaking and comprehensive, "Driven to Distraction "has been a lifeline to the approximately eighteen million Americans who are thought to have ADHD. Now the bestselling book is revised and updated with current medical information for a new ge…

  • The Da Vinci Code

    The Da Vinci Code
    av Dan Brown

    Pocket - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780307474278

    MORE THAN 80 MILLION COPIES SOLD Nominated as one of America's best-loved novels by PBS's The Great American Read While in Paris, Harvard symbologist Robert Langdon is awakened by a phone call in the dead of the night. The elderly curator of the Lou…

  • Black Flags: The Rise of Isis

    Black Flags: The Rise of Isis
    av Joby Warrick

    Häftad - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780804168939

    WINNER OF THE 2016 PULITZER PRIZE FOR GENERAL NONFICTION "A Best Book of 2015"--The New York Times, The Washington Post, People Magazine, San Francisco Chronicle, Kansas City Star, and Kirkus Reviews In a thrilling dramatic narrative, Pulitzer Prize…

  • A Walk in the Woods: Rediscovering America on the Appalachian Trail

    A Walk in the Woods: Rediscovering America on the Appalachian Trail
    av Bill Bryson

    Pocket - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780307279460

    The Appalachian Trail trail stretches from Georgia to Maine and covers some of the most breathtaking terrain in America-majestic mountains, silent forests, sparking lakes. If you're going to take a hike, it's probably the place to go. And Bill Bryso…

  • The Underground Railroad

    The Underground Railroad
    av Colson Whitehead

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780345804327

    Cora is a young slave on a cotton plantation in Georgia. An outcast even among her fellow Africans, she is on the cusp of womanhood--where greater pain awaits. And so when Caesar, a slave who has recently arrived from Virginia, urges her to join him…

  • American Heiress: The Wild Saga of the Kidnapping, Crimes and Trial of Patty Hearst

    American Heiress: The Wild Saga of the Kidnapping, Crimes and Trial of Patty Hearst
    av Jeffrey Toobin

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780345803153

    A National Bestseller From New Yorker staff writer and bestselling author of The Nine and The Run of His Life: The People v. O. J. Simpson, the definitive account of the kidnapping and trial that defined an insane era in American history On February…

  • We Should All Be Feminists

    We Should All Be Feminists
    av Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie

    Häftad - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781101911761

    The highly acclaimed, provocative New York Times bestseller from the award-winning author of Americanah. In this personal, eloquently-argued essay--adapted from the much-admired TEDx talk of the same name--Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie offers readers a…

  • MaddAddam

    MaddAddam
    av Margaret Atwood

    Häftad - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780307455482

    A man-made plague has swept the earth, but a small group survives, along with the green-eyed Crakers - a gentle species bio-engineered to replace humans. Toby, onetime member of the God's Gardeners and expert in mushrooms and bees, is still in love…

  • Night Shift

    Night Shift
    av Stephen King

    Pocket - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780307743640

    "Night Shift"--Stephen King's first collection of stories--is an early showcase of the depths that King's wicked imagination could plumb. In these 20 tales, we see mutated rats gone bad ("Graveyard Shift"); a cataclysmic virus that threatens humanit…

  • Night Shift

    Night Shift
    av Stephen King

    Häftad - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780307947291

    King's first collection of short stories showcases the darkest depths of his brilliant imagination. Here we see mutated rats gone bad ("Graveyard Shift"); a cataclysmic virus that threatens humanity ("Night Surf," the basis for The Stand); a posses…

  • The Three Pillars of Zen: Teaching, Practice, and Enlightenment

    The Three Pillars of Zen: Teaching, Practice, and Enlightenment
    av Roshi P. Kapleau

    Häftad - 1989 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780385260930

    In this classic work of spiritual guidance, the founder of the Rochester Zen Center presents a comprehensive overview of Zen Buddhism. Exploring the three pillars of Zen—teaching, practice, and enlightenment—Roshi Philip Kapleau, th…

  • Into the Wild

    Into the Wild
    av Jon Krakauer

    Häftad - 1997 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780385486804

    Terrifying... Eloquent... A heart-rending drama of human yearning. --New York Times In April 1992 a young man from a well-to-do family hitchhiked to Alaska and walked alone into the wilderness north of Mt. McKinley. He had given $25,000 in savings t…

  • Legacy of Ashes: The History of the CIA

    Legacy of Ashes: The History of the CIA
    av Tim Weiner

    Häftad - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780307389008

    A New York Times reporter offers a powerful indictment of the CIA and its intelligence-gathering capabilities as he traces the history of the organization from the end of World War II to Iraq, in a study that condemns the CIA for its record, its ina…

  • Negotiating with the Dead: A Writer on Writing

    Negotiating with the Dead: A Writer on Writing
    av Margaret Atwood

    Häftad - 2003 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781400032600

    The author of The Handmaid's Tale discusses the writing life and the role of the writer in society, making reference to many other writers, alive and dead, ranging from Dante to Elmore Leonard, to make her case. Reprint. 40,000 first printing.

  • Classic Krakauer: Essays on Wilderness and Risk

    Classic Krakauer: Essays on Wilderness and Risk
    av Jon Krakauer

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781984897695

    From the bestselling author of Missoula and Into the Wild: a selection of the masterful investigative reporting that made Krakauer famous, covering topics from avalanches on Mount Everest to a volcano in Washington State; from a wilderness therapy p…

  • Like Water for Chocolate: A Novel in Monthly Installments with Recipes, Romances, and Home Remedies

    Like Water for Chocolate: A Novel in Monthly Installments with Recipes, Romances, and Home Remedies
    av Laura Esquivel

    Häftad - 1995 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780385420174

    A combination fairy tale, melodrama, romance, Mexican cookbook, and home remedy handbook, the long-awaited trade paperback edition of the hugely popular best-seller includes the artwork from the hardcover version. Reprint.

  • The Next 100 Years: A Forecast for the 21st Century

    The Next 100 Years: A Forecast for the 21st Century
    av George Friedman

    Häftad - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780767923057

    Conventional analysis suffers from a profound failure of imagination. It imagines passing clouds to be permanent and is blind to powerful, long-term shifts taking place in full view of the world. --George FriedmanIn his long-awaited and provocative…

  • Design in Nature: How the Constructal Law Governs Evolution in Biology, Physics, Technology, and Social Organizations

    Design in Nature: How the Constructal Law Governs Evolution in Biology, Physics, Technology, and Social Organizations
    av Adrian Bejan, J. Peder Zane

    Häftad - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780307744340

    In this groundbreaking book, Adrian Bejan takes the recurring patterns in nature--trees, tributaries, air passages, neural networks, and lightning bolts--and reveals how a single principle of physics, the constructal law, accounts for the evolution…

  • The Shining

    The Shining
    av Stephen King

    Häftad - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780345806789

    Before Doctor Sleep, there was The Shining, a classic of modern American horror from the undisputed master, Stephen King. Jack Torrance's new job at the Overlook Hotel is the perfect chance for a fresh start. As the off-season caretaker at the atmo…

  • The Shining

    The Shining
    av Stephen King

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780525565321

    Jack Torrance's new job at the Overlook Hotel is the perfect chance for a fresh start. As the off-season caretaker at the atmospheric old hotel, he'll have plenty of time to spend reconnecting with his family and working on his writing. But as the h…

  • A Blink of the Screen: Collected Shorter Fiction

    A Blink of the Screen: Collected Shorter Fiction
    av Terry Pratchett

    Häftad - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780804169219

    The first career-spanning collection of short fiction by Sir Terry Pratchett--one of the most beloved and bestselling writers of our time--A Blink of the Screen charts the development of Pratchett's creative vision throughout his prolific career, fr…

  • To Live

    To Live
    av Yu Hua

    Häftad - 2003 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781400031863

    This award-winning, internationally acclaimed Chinese bestseller tells the epic story of one man’s transformation from the spoiled son of a rich landlord to a simple and kindhearted peasant. “Yu Hua writes straightforwardly, and to stunn…

  • China Rich Girlfriend

    China Rich Girlfriend
    av Kevin Kwan

    Häftad - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780804172066

    From the bestselling author of Crazy Rich Asians (Now a MAJOR MOTION PICTURE) comes a deliciously fun story of family, fortune, and fame in Mainland China. Book Two of the Crazy Rich Asians Trilogy It's the eve of Rachel Chu's wedding, and she shoul…

  • China Rich Girlfriend

    China Rich Girlfriend
    av Kevin Kwan

    Pocket - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780593310915

    "Deliciously fun. . . . Satire at its best." --People "This year's best beach reading." --The Washington Post "Scandalous." --Town & Country "Makes even Downton Abbey look more like Downton Arriviste. . . . Genius." --The Daily Beast "Frothy." --Han…

  • Rubicon: The Last Years of the Roman Republic

    Rubicon: The Last Years of the Roman Republic
    av Tom Holland

    Häftad - 2005 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781400078974

    A vivid historical account of the social world of Rome as it moved from republic to empire. In 49 B.C., the seven hundred fifth year since the founding of Rome, Julius Caesar crossed a small border river called the Rubicon and plunged Rome into cata…

  • Oryx and Crake

    Oryx and Crake
    av Margaret Atwood

    Häftad - 2004 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780385721677

    Oryx and Crake is at once an unforgettable love story and a compelling vision of the future. Snowman, known as Jimmy before mankind was overwhelmed by a plague, is struggling to survive in a world where he may be the last human, and mourning the los…