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  • Caste

    av Isabel Wilkerson

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780241486511

    THE TIME NONFICTION BOOK OF THE YEAR 'Required reading for all of humanity' Oprah Winfrey 'It could not have come at a more urgent time' Fatima Bhutto, Guardian 'An instant American classic' Dwight Garner, The New York Times 'The hierarchy of cast…

  • The Tyranny of Merit

    The Tyranny of Merit
    av Michael J. Sandel

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780241407592

    A TLS, GUARDIAN AND NEW STATESMAN BOOK OF THE YEAR The new bestseller from the acclaimed author of Justice and one of the world's most popular philosophers 'Will help us to heal our divided societies' Sunday Times These are dangerous times for dem…

  • The Weirdest People in the World

    The Weirdest People in the World
    av Joseph Henrich

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781846147968

    'A landmark in social thought. Henrich may go down as the most influential social scientist of the first half of the twenty-first century' MATTHEW SYED 'A brilliant performance - accessible, playful and scholarly, turning conventional history on it…

  • The Ten Equations that Rule the World

    The Ten Equations that Rule the World
    av David Sumpter

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780241404546

    'An entertaining tour that will change how you see the world' Sean Carroll, author of Something Deeply Hidden Is there a secret formula for improving your life? For making something a viral hit? For deciding how long to stick with your current job,…

  • Head Hand Heart

    Head Hand Heart
    av David Goodhart

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780241391570

    A FINANCIAL TIMES AND TELEGRAPH BOOK OF THE YEAR 2020 The acclaimed and urgent new book from the celebrated author of The Road to Somewhere 'Brilliant, will become a classic' Daily Telegraph 'Utterly compelling ... one of the most important intelle…

  • Exercised

    av Daniel Lieberman

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780241309278

    'Endlessly fascinating and full of surprises. Easily one of my books of the year' BILL BRYSON The myth-busting science behind our modern attitudes to exercise: what our bodies really need, why it matters, and its effects on health and wellbeing. In…

  • The End of Everything

    The End of Everything
    av Katie Mack

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780241372333

    *A NEW YORK TIMES NOTABLE BOOK OF 2020* NAMED A BEST BOOK OF THE YEAR BY THE ECONOMIST, OBSERVER, NEW SCIENTIST, BBC FOCUS, INDEPENDENT AND WASHINGTON POST 'Weird science, explained beautifully' - John Scalzi From one of the most dynamic rising star…

  • The New Map

    The New Map
    av Daniel Yergin

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780241472347

    The Pulitzer Prize-winning author of The Prize and The Quest reveals how climate battles and energy revolutions are mapping our future A new type of Cold War is emerging between China and the West. . The global order is being simultaneously shaken…

  • Fundamentals

    av Frank Wilczek

    Inbunden - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780241302460

    One of our great contemporary scientists reveals the ten profound insights that illuminate what everyone should know about the physical world In Fundamentals, Nobel laureate Frank Wilczek offers the reader a simple yet profound exploration of realit…

  • The Pattern Seekers

    The Pattern Seekers
    av Simon Baron-Cohen

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780241242186

    'Sheds light on one of humanity's most distinctive traits, celebrates human cognitive diversity, and is rich with empathy and psychological insight.' - Steven Pinker Why can humans alone invent? In this book, psychologist and world renowned autism…

  • Mission Economy

    Mission Economy
    av Mariana Mazzucato

    Inbunden - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780241419731

    'One of the most influential economists in the world' Wired Even before the Covid-19 pandemic in 2020, capitalism was stuck. It had no answers to a host of problems, including disease, inequality, the digital divide and, perhaps most blatantly, the…

  • Entitled

    av Kate Manne

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780241398784

    'Kate Manne is the Simone de Beauvoir of the 21st century' - Amanda Marcotte 'Incisive, perceptive and profound. . . an absolute must-read' - Soraya Chemaly A vital exploration of gender politics from a highly influential intellectual Male entitlem…

  • Calling Bullshit

    Calling Bullshit
    av Jevin D. West, Carl T. Bergstrom

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780241438107

  • Feline Philosophy

    Feline Philosophy
    av John Gray

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780241351147

    'When I play with my cat, how do I know she is not passing time with me rather than I with her?' Montaigne There is no real evidence that humans ever 'domesticated' cats. Rather, it seems that at some point cats saw the potential value to themselve…

  • English Pastoral

    English Pastoral
    av James Rebanks

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780241245729

    THE SUNDAY TIMES NATURE BOOK OF THE YEAR A Telegraph, Financial Times, New Statesman, Independent, Telegraph, Observer and Daily Mail Book of the Year 2020 The new bestseller from the author of The Shepherd's Life 'A heartfelt book and one that dare…

  • The Enlightenment

    The Enlightenment
    av Ritchie Robertson

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780241004821

    The Enlightenment is one of the formative periods of Western history, yet more than 300 years after it began, it remains controversial. It is often seen as the fountainhead of modern values such as human rights, religious toleration, freedom of thou…

  • Time of the Magicians

    Time of the Magicians
    av Wolfram Eilenberger

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780241352168

    AN ECONOMIST, GUARDIAN AND NEW STATESMAN BOOK OF THE YEAR 2020 A gripping narrative of the intertwined lives of the four philosophers whose ideas reshaped the twentieth century The year is 1919. Walter Benjamin flees his overbearing father to scrap…

  • Tyranny of Merit

    Tyranny of Merit
    av Michael J. Sandel

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780241407608

  • Until the End of Time

    Until the End of Time
    av Brian Greene

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780241295984

    From the world-renowned physicist and bestselling author of The Elegant Universe and The Fabric of the Cosmos, a captivating exploration of deep time and humanity's search for purpose In both time and space, the cosmos is astoundingly vast, and yet…

  • Calling Bullshit

    Calling Bullshit
    av Jevin D. West

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780241327234

    A DAILY TELEGRAPH BOOK OF THE YEAR 2020 'A modern classic. . . leaves the reader feeling a very particular kind of smarter: the empowered kind' Wired We think we know bullshit when we hear it, but do we? Two science professors give us the tools to d…

  • Owls of the Eastern Ice

    Owls of the Eastern Ice
    av Jonathan C. Slaght

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780241333938

    THE TIMES NATURE BOOK OF THE YEAR 'A tautly strung adventure ... this book has changed me' Helen Macdonald, author of H is for Hawk 'Remarkable. If only every endangered species had a guardian angel as impassioned, courageous and pragmatic as Jonath…

  • Conquistadores

    av Fernando Cervantes

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780241242148

    NAMED A BOOK OF THE YEAR 2020 BY THE SUNDAY TIMES,TIMES LITERARY SUPPLEMENT, THE TABLET AND THE LADY 'This book is a terrific read ... I could not put it down' Matthew Restall, Literary Review The 'conquistadores', the early explorers and settlers…

  • Just Us

    Just Us
    av Claudia Rankine

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780241467107

    A TLS, FINANCIAL TIMES, NEW STATESMAN, GUARDIAN AND OBSERVER BOOK OF THE YEAR From award-winning writer Claudia Rankine, the stunning follow-up to Citizen and Don't Let Me Be Lonely 'Audacious, revelatory, devastating' Robin DiAngelo At home and i…

  • The Light Ages

    The Light Ages
    av Seb Falk

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780241374252

    Chosen as a Book of the Year by The Times, Daily Telegraph, TLS, BBC History Magazine and Tablet 'Compulsive, brilliantly clear and superbly well-written, it's a charismatic evocation of another world' Ian Mortimer, author of The Time Traveller's Gu…

  • The Habsburgs

    The Habsburgs
    av Martyn Rady

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780241332627

    A SUNDAY TIMES, FINANCIAL TIMES, TLS AND DAILY TELEGRAPH BOOK OF THE YEAR 2020 'This is probably the best book ever written on the Habsburgs in any language, certainly the best I have ever read ... Students, scholars and the general reader will nev…

  • Underground Asia

    Underground Asia
    av Tim Harper

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781846145629

    AN ECONOMIST AND HISTORY TODAY BOOK OF THE YEAR 2020 'Compelling and highly original ... The Asia that we see today is the product of the 'underground' which Harper describes with skill and empathy in this monumental work' Rana Mitter, Literary Revi…

  • Wine Grapes

    Wine Grapes
    av Jancis Robinson

    Inbunden - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781846144462

    An indispensable book for every wine lover, from some of the world's greatest experts. Where do wine grapes come from and how are they related to each other? What is the historical background of each grape variety? Where are they grown? What sort of…

  • A World Without Work

    A World Without Work
    av Daniel Susskind

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780241321096

    SHORTLISTED FOR THE FT & McKINSEY BUSINESS BOOK OF THE YEAR AWARDS 2020 The Sunday Times Best Business Books of the Year 2020 The Times of London Best Business Books of the Year 2020 The Financial Times Best Books of the Year 2020 Fortune Magazine B…

  • Transcendence

    av Gaia Vince

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780241281116

    A TIMES BEST BOOK OF 2019 'A wondrous, visionary work' Tim Flannery, scientist and author of the bestselling The Weather Makers From the prize-winning author of Adventures in the Anthropocene, the astonishing story of how culture enabled us to becom…

  • Ravenna

    av Judith Herrin

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781846144660

    A TLS, SPECTATOR AND TELEGRAPH BOOK OF THE YEAR 'Magisterial - an outstanding book that shines a bright light on one of the most important, interesting and under-studied cities in European history. A masterpiece.' Peter Frankopan 'A wonderful new h…

  • The Hitler Conspiracies

    The Hitler Conspiracies
    av Richard J. Evans

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780241413463

    'Both hard to put down and brilliantly insightful ... a 5 out of 5 masterpiece' Martin Bentham, Evening Standard The renowned historian of the Third Reich takes on the conspiracy theories surrounding Adolf Hitler and the Nazis, in a vital history b…

  • Losing Eden

    Losing Eden
    av Lucy Jones

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780241441534

    A TIMES AND TELEGRAPH BOOK OF THE YEAR 'Beautifully written, movingly told and meticulously researched ... a convincing plea for a wilder, richer world' Isabella Tree, author of Wilding 'By the time I'd read the first chapter, I'd resolved to take m…

  • Diary of an Apprentice Astronaut

    Diary of an Apprentice Astronaut
    av Samantha Cristoforetti

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780241371381

    'An incredible odyssey' Financial Times 'Today I woke up on Earth. And I will fall asleep in space' In space the sun rises and sets 16 times a day. You fly over every sea, every mountain and desert, every city and every port. The most ordinary thing…

  • Black Spartacus

    Black Spartacus
    av Sudhir Hazareesingh

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780241293812

    Shortlisted for THE BAILLIE GIFFORD PRIZE FOR NON-FICTION, 2020 Shortlisted for THE SLIGHTLY FOXED BEST FIRST BIOGRAPHY PRIZE, 2020 Longlisted for THE PEN/JACQUELINE BOGRAD WELD AWARD FOR BIOGRAPHY, 2020 'A triumph' Financial Times 'Extraordinarily…

  • Greed Is Dead

    Greed Is Dead
    av Paul Collier

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780241467954

    Two of the UK's leading economists call for an end to extreme individualism as the engine of prosperity Throughout history, successful societies have created institutions which channel both competition and co-operation to achieve complex goals of ge…

  • War for Eternity

    War for Eternity
    av Benjamin R. Teitelbaum

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780241431078

    'Insightful and immersive' Sunday Times 'An intellectual non-fiction thriller' Financial Times A riveting expose of the hidden philosophical movement that drives the populist right around the world Steve Bannon in the United States. Aleksandr Dugin…

  • The Knowledge Machine

    The Knowledge Machine
    av Michael Strevens

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780241205778

    Rich with tales of discovery from Galileo to general relativity, a stimulating and timely analysis of how science works and why we need it. 'The best introduction to the scientific enterprise that I know. A wonderful and important book' David Wootto…

  • How We Learn

    How We Learn
    av Stanislas Dehaene

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780241366462

    'Absorbing, mind-enlarging, studded with insights ... This could have significant real-world results' Sunday Times Humanity's greatest feat is our incredible ability to learn. Even in their first year, infants acquire language, visual and social kno…

  • Wagner's Parsifal

    Wagner's Parsifal
    av Roger Scruton

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780241419694

    A superbly insightful and moving exploration of Wagner's last opera, by one of Britain's leading intellectuals Wagner's last music-drama tells the story of Parsifal, the 'pure fool, knowing through compassion', who has been called to rescue the Ki…

  • Mussolini's War

    Mussolini's War
    av John Gooch

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780241185704

    A DAILY TELEGRAPH BOOK OF THE YEAR 2020 'It is hard to imagine a finer account, both of the sweep of Italy's wars, and of the characters caught up in them' Caroline Moorhead, The Guardian From an acclaimed military historian, the definitive account…

  • Statesman of Europe

    Statesman of Europe
    av T. G. Otte

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780241413364

    A NEW STATESMAN BOOK OF THE YEAR 2020 'The lamps are going out all over Europe. We shall not see them lit again in our life-time.' The words of Sir Edward Grey, looking out from the windows of the Foreign Office in early August 1914, are amongst the…

  • Novacene

    av James Lovelock

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780241399361

    James Lovelock, creator of the Gaia hypothesis and the greatest environmental thinker of our time, has produced an astounding new theory about future of life on Earth. He argues that the anthropocene - the age in which humans acquired planetary-scal…

  • The Unsettling of Europe

    The Unsettling of Europe
    av Peter Gatrell

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780241290453

    Shortlisted for the Lionel Gelber Prize 2020 A Times Literary Supplement Book of the Year 2019 'Peter Gatrell has produced a tour de force ... This important and timely work on one of the most challenging issues in modern Europe deserves to be widel…

  • The Power of Bad

    The Power of Bad
    av John Tierney

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781846147593

    From the international bestselling authors of Willpower Why does a bad impression last longer than a good one? Why does losing money affect us more than gaining it? What makes phobias so hard to shake? The answer is the negativity bias - or in other…

  • The Shepherd's Calendar

    The Shepherd's Calendar
    av James Rebanks

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780241501795

    Discover the year through the eyes of a shepherd on the Lake District fells with this unique calendar from the author of The Shepherd's Life, featuring an original poem by James Rebanks for each month, and the author's own photography. Taking us fro…

  • Human Compatible

    Human Compatible
    av Stuart Russell

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780241335208

    "The most important book I have read in quite some time" (Daniel Kahneman); "A must-read" (Max Tegmark); "The book we've all been waiting for" (Sam Harris) LONGLISTED FOR THE 2019 FINANCIAL TIMES AND MCKINSEY BUSINESS BOOK OF THE YEAR; A FINANCIAL…

  • Bunker

    av Bradley Garrett

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780241336014

    A NEW STATESMAN BOOK OF THE YEAR 2020 'An extraordinary achievement . . . gripping, grim and witty' Robert MacFarlane 'Unputdown-able ... No book could be more timely' Richard J Evans Today, the bunker has become the extreme expression of our grea…

  • The Anxious Triumph

    The Anxious Triumph
    av Donald Sassoon

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780241315163

    The long-awaited magnum opus of one of Britain's most wide-ranging historians Capitalist enterprise has existed in some form since ancient times, but the globalization and dominance of capitalism as a system began in the 1860s when, in different fo…

  • Talking to Strangers

    Talking to Strangers
    av Malcolm Gladwell

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780241351567

    The #1 New York Times and top ten Sunday Times bestseller 'I love this book . . . reading it will actually change not just how you see strangers, but how you look at yourself, the news - the world. Reading this book changed me' Oprah Winfrey The hig…

  • Unlocking the World

    Unlocking the World
    av John Darwin

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781846140860

    From the acclaimed historian of global empire, the dramatic story of how steam power reshaped our cities and our seas, and forged a new world order Steam power transformed our world, initiating the complex, resource-devouring industrial system the…