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  • Stamped from the Beginning

    Stamped from the Beginning
    av Ibram X. Kendi, Ibram X. Kendi

    Häftad - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781568585987

    Some Americans cling desperately to the myth that we are living in a post-racial society, that the election of the first black president spelled the doom of racism. In fact, racist thought is alive and well in America--more sophisticated and more in…

  • Literary Witches

    Literary Witches
    av Taisia Kitaiskaia

    Inbunden - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781580056731

    Celebrate the witchiest women writers with beautiful illustrations and imaginative vignettes. Literary Witches draws a connection between witches and visionary writers: both are figures of formidable creativity, empowerment, and general badassery. T…

  • This Is an Uprising

    This Is an Uprising
    av Mark Engler

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781568585703

    "Absorbing... Ambitious... Indispensable. A genuine gift to social movements everywhere." -Naomi KleinFrom protests around climate change and immigrant rights, to Occupy, the Arab Spring, and #BlackLivesMatter, a new generation is unleashing strateg…

  • The Future of Everything

    The Future of Everything
    av David Orrell

    Häftad - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781568583693

    For centuries, scientists have strived to predict the future. But to what extent have they succeeded? Can past events-Hurricane Katrina, the Internet stock bubble, the SARS outbreak-help us understand what will happen next? Will scientists ever real…

  • The Rebel of Rangoon

    The Rebel of Rangoon
    av Delphine Schrank

    Häftad - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781568585086

  • The Sh!t No One Tells You about Pregnancy

    The Sh!t No One Tells You about Pregnancy
    av Dawn Dais

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781580056335

    The fourth book in Dawn Dais's popular Sh t No One Tells You series offers "been there, freaked out about that" advice for expectant parents The fourth title in Dawn Dais's popular parenting series, The Sh t No One Tells You About Pregnancy is quit…

  • The Life of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle

    The Life of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle
    av John Carr

    Häftad - 2003 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780786712342

    A profile based on the subject's personal archives describes such topics as Doyle's education at Stonyhurst and Edinburgh University, his Southsea medical practice, his two marriages, his forays into politics and spiritualism, his friendships with s…

  • I'll Be Your Mirror

    I'll Be Your Mirror
    av Kenneth Goldsmith

    Häftad - 2004 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780786713646

    The Question-and-Answer interview was one of Andy Warhol's favorite communication vehicles, so much so that he named his own magazine after the form. Yet, never before has anyone published a collection of interviews that Warhol himself gave. I'll Be…

  • The Last Jews in Berlin

    The Last Jews in Berlin
    av Leonard Gross

    Pocket - 1999 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780786706877

    Tells the stories of some of the few Jews to remain in Berlin throughout the War and survive, and discusses the reasons they stayed and the techniques they used to stay alive

  • Stalking God

    Stalking God
    av Anjali Kumar

    Inbunden - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781580056618

    Anjali Kumar, a pragmatic lawyer for Google, was part of a rapidly growing population in America: highly spiritual but religiously uncommitted. But when her daughter was born, she became compelled to find God--or at least some kind of enlightenment.…

  • House Rules

    House Rules
    av G. C. Scott

    Häftad - 2000 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780786707447

    In this steamy novel of bondage and abandon, Richard, an Englishman in Hamburg, is introduced by Margaret Wagner to her beautiful niece Helena, and with them experiences the thrills of sexual slavery and transvestism. A shadow falls across Richard's…

  • Black Ajax

    Black Ajax
    av George MacDonald Fraser

    Häftad - 1999 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780786706181

    A freed slave from New Orleans becomes a boxing legend in Regency England, thanks in part to the enthusiasm of Captain Buckley "Mad Buck" Flashman

  • The Woman Who Wouldn't Talk

    The Woman Who Wouldn't Talk
    av Susan McDougal, Pat Harris, Susan McDougal

    Pocket - 2003 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780786713028

    The New York Times bestseller and Book Sense 76 pick is now in paperback. This is the book by Whitewater warrior Susan McDougal that created a media sensation, with author appearances on Today, The O'Reilly Factor, Larry King, Crossfire, FOX Morning…

  • Equally Wed

    Equally Wed
    av Kirsten Palladino

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781580056700

    By and large, most wedding books in the market are still centered around one bride and one groom. And yet, the advent of full marriage equality in the United States has made a new, polished wedding planning book dedicated to guiding LGBTQ couples bo…

  • 1920

    1920
    av David Pietrusza

    Häftad - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780786721023

    The presidential election of 1920 was among history's most dramatic. Six once-and-future presidents-Wilson, Harding, Coolidge, Hoover, and Teddy and Franklin Roosevelt-jockeyed for the White House. With voters choosing between Wilson's League of Nat…

  • Step Right Up

    Step Right Up
    av Perseus

    Häftad - 2004 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780786713325

    Everyone loves a carnival, whether it's the Big Top or a traveling midway kicking up dust. These roving extravaganzas are as amusing as they are mysterious and as innocent as they are sordid. Step Right Up is a one-of-a-kind anthology that collects…

  • Trace Elements Of Random Tea Parties

    Trace Elements Of Random Tea Parties
    av Felicia Luna Lemus

    Pocket - 2004 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781580051262

    Buckle up, doll, urges the narrator of Trace Elements, "I promise I'll try not to tangle your quinceaera dress. " So begins the adventure of Leticia Marisol Estrella Torez, who moves north to Los Angeles in an attempt to break from her past: from st…

  • Mission High

    Mission High
    av Kristina Rizga

    Inbunden - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781568584959

    A journalist draws on her unprecedented four years of unlimited access to one of the nation's most diverse public schools as it struggles against closure,defies standardization and broken government prescriptions, and comes up with new approaches to…

  • Mouthing the Words

    Mouthing the Words
    av Perseus

    Häftad - 2002 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780786709663

    By turns harrowing and hilarious, this adroitly narrated winner of the Toronto Book Award re-creates the world in the imagination of Thelma. It's a world in which she can escape some of her more painful childhood realities, like those games her fath…

  • The Street (four Walls Eight Windows)

    The Street (four Walls Eight Windows)
    av Israel Rabon

    Häftad - 1993 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780941423458

    The Street By Israel Rabon. Translated from the Yiddish by Leonard Wolf. A novel of poverty and desperation in the tradition of Dostoevski's Notes from Underground. "Bold, disturbing." -the New York Times ISBN: 0-941423-45-X

  • Anatomy of Greed

    Anatomy of Greed
    av Brian Cruver

    Häftad - 2003 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780786712052

    An Enron insider provides an eyewitness view of the rise and fall of the powerful corporation, describing the greed, financial shenanigans, insider stock trades, fraudulent partnerships, and double-dealing attitudes that led to Enron's scandalous de…

  • And the Weak Suffer What They Must?

    And the Weak Suffer What They Must?
    av Yanis Varoufakis

    Pocket - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781568585994

    A titanic battle is being waged for Europe's integrity and soul, with the forces of reason and humanism losing out to growing irrationality, authoritarianism, and malice, promoting inequality and austerity. The whole world has a stake in a victory f…

  • The Truth Behind The Mommy Wars

    The Truth Behind The Mommy Wars
    av Miriam Peskowitz

    Pocket - 2005 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781580051293

    The media, from Dr. Phil to the New York Times Magazine, is adamant that there is no love lost between working parents and those who stay home with their children, each fighting an ideological and economic war based on what they think is best for th…

  • Go Back to Where You Came from

    Go Back to Where You Came from
    av Sasha Polakow-Suransky

    Inbunden - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781568585925

    Bigoted and dangerous views on immigration were once confined to the margins of political discourse. Now, in the wake of an unprecedented refugee crisis and terrorist attacks across Western Europe, these sentiments have gone mainstream. This new pol…

  • Survival in the Killing Fields

    Survival in the Killing Fields
    av Haing S. Ngor, Roger Warner, Haing S. Ngor

    Pocket - 2003 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780786713158

    Nothing has shaped my life as much as surviving the Pol Pot regime. I am a survivor of the Cambodian holocaust. That's who I am," says Haing Ngor. And in his memoir, Survival in the Killing Fields, he tells the gripping and frequently terrifying sto…

  • A History of Irish Fairies

    A History of Irish Fairies
    av Perseus

    Häftad - 2005 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780786715398

    In this lovely and informative book, Carolyn White delves into one of the most intriguing aspects of Irish folklore, the otherworld of fairies. Whether you're a true believer or not, it's impossible not to be seduced by the details of their universe…

  • The Oppermanns

    The Oppermanns
    av Perseus

    Häftad - 2001 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780786708802

    First published in 1934 but fully imagining the future of Germany over the ensuing years, The Oppermanns tells the compelling story of a remarkable German Jewish family confronted by Hitler's rise to power. Compared to works by Voltaire and Zola on…

  • Voyage to the North Star

    Voyage to the North Star
    av Peter Nichol

    Häftad - 2000 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780786707997

    An old-fashioned adventure yarn...[Nichols's] story pulses with action that is given an extra measure of verisimilitude by his deep knowledge of boats and the sea and the watery landscapes of the Far North. - Richard Bernstein, New York Times. As ha…

  • The Bodhran Makers

    The Bodhran Makers
    av John Keane

    Inbunden - 1993 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780941423809

    A novel of rural Ireland: "Furious, raging, passionate and...very, very funny." -- Boston Globe "At once a rueful elegy to a vanished spirit and a comic celebration. For those who wear the green, this book will provide a bounty of tears and laughs."…

  • Only As Good As Your Word

    Only As Good As Your Word
    av Susan Shapiro

    Pocket - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781580052207

    In this funny, moving, and revealing ride, Susan Shapiro recounts her obsessive quest for success as a professional writer and the beloved mentors who saved her life and career along the way. Growing up in the Midwest, Susan Shapiro knew at a young…

  • The Mammoth Book of Cover-ups

    The Mammoth Book of Cover-ups
    av Jon E. Lewis

    Pocket - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780786719686

    The one hundred conspiracy theories of all time-from Harold Wilson as a Soviet agent to Princess Diana's death, from the attacks on 9/11 in the U. S. and on 7/7 in London. This volume presents research and plausible cover-up theories for the reader…

  • Unscrewed

    Unscrewed
    av Jaclyn Friedman

    Inbunden - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781580056410

    What bestselling authors like Sheryl Sandberg and Brigid Schulte have done for women's work lives, Jaclyn Friedman does here for women's sexuality: spark a culture-wide rethink about what's accepted as normal, urging us all to try for something bett…

  • Sherlock Holmes and the Hapsburg Tiara

    Sherlock Holmes and the Hapsburg Tiara
    av Perseus

    Häftad - 2004 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780786715091

    In a crafty new novel featuring the world's greatest literary detective, Alan Vanneman extends the boundaries of the Sherlock Holmes canon with an investigation that takes the celebrated sleuth and his cohort Dr. Watson far from the cozy Victorian c…

  • The Man Who Knew Too Much

    The Man Who Knew Too Much
    av Dick Russell

    Häftad - 2003 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780786712427

    A fascinating twist on the assassination of JFK explores the life and times of Richard Nagell, a man who insisted that he had been hired to kill Oswald and then spent years in prison trying to prove that he was sane. Reprint.

  • Reclaiming Our Daughters

    Reclaiming Our Daughters
    av Karen Stabiner

    Pocket - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781580052139

    An optimistic roadmap to girl adolescence draws on the author's experience with raising a daughter in her coming-of-age years, during which she gained insight into the societal pressures faced by today's girls and fostered a determination to be her…

  • No Dogs In Heaven?

    No Dogs In Heaven?
    av Robert T. Sharp

    Pocket - 2005 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780786715244

    For the millions of animal enthusiasts in America, here's a heartwarming collection of tales by veterinarian Robert Sharp that relate the joys and misadventures of being an animal doctor in small-town U. S. A. With humor and compassion, No Dogs in H…

  • Hot Women's Erotica

    Hot Women's Erotica
    av Marilyn Lewis

    Häftad - 2005 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781562014766

    What's the one thing all women want in erotica? They want it hot -- and that's what this book delivers. This giant new collection features hot new erotic stories that will appeal to wanton women everywhere. In "Ten Minutes in the Eighties," Alison T…

  • Inconsolable

    Inconsolable
    av Marrit Ingman

    Pocket - 2005 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781580051408

    A humorously dark account of postpartum depression describes the author's roller-coaster journey of chronic illness, antidepressants, and early motherhood, an experience during which she also came to terms with unhelpful advice and failed expectatio…

  • Lover of Unreason

    Lover of Unreason
    av Eilat Negev

    Häftad - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780786721054

    My true wife and the best friend I ever had," wrote Ted Hughes after Assia Wevill's 1969 suicide. Long seen as the woman who lured Hughes away from Sylvia Plath, Wevill has remained a mysterious figure. Now, for the first time Yehuda Koren and Eilat…

  • Nightshade

    Nightshade

    Häftad - 2000 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780786708086

    A chilling anthology of ghost stories by twenty-seven distinguished twentieth-century authors features tales of hauntings, spectres, and phantoms by Isak Dinesen, Joyce Carol Oates, Gabriel Garcfa Mrquez, William Trevor, Franz Kafka, Henry James, an…

  • The Collected Stories of Edith Wharton

    The Collected Stories of Edith Wharton
    av Perseus

    Häftad - 2002 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780786711123

    Combining two volumes of Wharton's short stories in a brand new edition, this outstanding selection is the most comprehensive available. Although Edith Wharton is best known for her novels The Age of Innocence and The House of Mirth, this extensive…

  • The Overly Honest Baby Book

    The Overly Honest Baby Book
    av Dawn Dais

    Inbunden - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781580056397

    Riffing off the sweet, sentimental baby memory books in the gift market, The Overly Honest Baby Book will highlight the real milestones of parenting-the indignities of childbirth, the first green poop, the first time Baby bit Mommy's boob while feed…

  • A Garden of Sand

    A Garden of Sand
    av Perseus

    Häftad - 2001 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780786709465

    Destitution, hunger, cruelty, rootlessness--all the odds stand against Jacky, the young boy at the center of this powerful, popular American classic, yet still he prevails. Resourcefully, doggedly, Jacky nurtures his spirit of independence, his capa…

  • You Are Not the One

    You Are Not the One
    av Perseus

    Häftad - 2004 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780786714339

    In this debut collection of eight compulsively readable stories, Vestal McIntyre combines honesty and compassion with hilarious dialogue-bringing together the comic milieu of David Sedaris with the spot-on perceptions of Adam Haslett's You Are Not a…

  • Necessary Trouble

    Necessary Trouble
    av Sarah Jaffe

    Inbunden - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781568585369

    A rising star in progressive journalism presents a deeply-reported exploration of the political and social movements that have arisen since the 2008 financial crisis, revealing how ordinary Americans across political beliefs struggle for change, and…

  • The Drive

    The Drive
    av Teresa Bruce

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781580056519

    The Drive follows Teresa Bruce on her 2003 road trip through Mexico and onto the Pan American Highway, in a rickety camper with her old dog and new husband in tow. Bruce first set off on the exact same route in 1973, her parents at the helm and thei…