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  • Infinite Jest

    Infinite Jest
    av David Foster Wallace

    Häftad - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780316306058

    This deluxe paperback edition -- featuring flaps, new cover art, and a new foreword by Tom Bissell -- celebrates the 20th anniversary of the original publication of Infinite Jest. A gargantuan, mind-altering comedy about the Pursuit of Happiness in…

  • Infinite Jest

    Infinite Jest
    av David Foster Wallace

    Häftad - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780316066525

    A gargantuan, mind-altering comedy about the Pursuit of Happiness in America Set in an addicts' halfway house and a tennis academy, and featuring the most endearingly screwed-up family to come along in recent fiction, Infinite Jest explores essentia…

  • On Killing

    On Killing
    av Dave Grossman

    Pocket - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780316040938

    The good news is that the vast majority of soldiers are loath to kill in battle. Unfortunately, modern armies, using Pavlovian and operant conditioning have developed sophisticated ways of overcoming this instinctive aversion. The psychological cost…

  • Chaos: Charles Manson, the Cia, and the Secret History of the Sixties

    Chaos: Charles Manson, the Cia, and the Secret History of the Sixties
    av Tom O'Neill

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780316477543

    A journalist's twenty-year fascination with the Manson murders leads to shocking new revelations about the FBI's involvement in this riveting reassessment of an infamous case in American history. Over two grim nights in Los Angeles, the young follow…

  • Outliers: The Story of Success

    Outliers: The Story of Success
    av Malcolm Gladwell

    Häftad - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780316017930

    Learn what sets high achievers apart -- from Bill Gates to the Beatles -- in this #1 bestseller from "a singular talent" (New York Times Book Review). In this stunning book, Malcolm Gladwell takes us on an intellectual journey through the world of…

  • Michael Jordan

    Michael Jordan
    av Roland Lazenby

    Häftad - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780316194761

    When most people think of Michael Jordan, they think of the beautiful shots, his body totally in sync with the ball, hitting nothing but net. He is responsible for incredible moments so ingrained in basketball history that they have their own names:…

  • An Unfinished Life: John F. Kennedy, 1917-1963

    An Unfinished Life: John F. Kennedy, 1917-1963
    av Robert Dallek

    Häftad - 2004 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780316907927

    While JFK remains the subject of endless media attention and national fascination more than 40 years after his assassination, Dallek's book provides fresh revelations and perspective. - AN UNFINISHED LIFE became an immediate #1 bestseller upon publi…

  • Bossypants

    Bossypants
    av Tina Fey

    Häftad - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780316056878

    Spirited and whip-smart, these laugh-out-loud autobiographical essays are "a masterpiece" from the Emmy Award-winning actress and comedy writer known for 30 Rock, Mean Girls, and SNL" (Sunday Telegraph). Before Liz Lemon, before "Weekend Update," b…

  • The Water Will Come: Rising Seas, Sinking Cities, and the Remaking of the Civilized World

    The Water Will Come: Rising Seas, Sinking Cities, and the Remaking of the Civilized World
    av Jeff Goodell

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780316260206

    What if Atlantis wasn't a myth, but an early precursor to a new age of great flooding? Across the globe, scientists and civilians alike are noticing rapidly rising sea levels, and higher and higher tides pushing more water directly into the places w…

  • Area 51: An Uncensored History of America's Top Secret Military Base

    Area 51: An Uncensored History of America's Top Secret Military Base
    av Annie Jacobsen

    Häftad - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780316202305

    It is the most famous military installation in the world. And it doesn't exist. Located a mere seventy-five miles outside of Las Vegas in Nevada's desert, the base has never been acknowledged by the U.S. government-but Area 51 has captivated imagina…

  • The Second World War

    The Second World War
    av Antony Beevor

    Häftad - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780316023757

    A masterful and comprehensive chronicle of World War II, by internationally bestselling historian Antony Beevor. Over the past two decades, Antony Beevor has established himself as one of the world's premier historians of WWII. His multi-award winn…

  • Me Talk Pretty One Day

    Me Talk Pretty One Day
    av David Sedaris

    Häftad - 2001 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780316776967

    As far as I was concerned, the French could be cold or even openly hostile. They could burn my flag or pelt me with stones, but if there were taxidermied kittens to be had then I would go and bring them back to this, the greatest country on earth. D…

  • The Pentagon's Brain

    The Pentagon's Brain
    av Annie Jacobsen

    Häftad - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780316371667

    No one has ever written the history of the Defense Department's most secret, most powerful and most controversial military science R&D agency. In the first-ever history of the organization, New York Times bestselling author Annie Jacobsen draws on i…

  • Flyboys: A True Story of Courage

    Flyboys: A True Story of Courage
    av James Bradley

    Häftad - 2004 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780316159432

    Over the remote Pacific island of Chichi Jima, nine American flyers-Navy and Marine pilots sent to bomb Japanese communications towers there-were shot down. Flyboys, a story of war and horror but also of friendship and honor, tells the story of thos…

  • The Soul of a New Machine

    The Soul of a New Machine
    av Tracy Kidder

    Häftad - 2000 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780316491976

    Tracy Kidder's "riveting" (Washington Post) story of one company's efforts to bring a new microcomputer to market won both the Pulitzer Prize and the National Book Award and has become essential reading for understanding the history of the American…

  • The French Lieutenant's Woman

    The French Lieutenant's Woman
    av John Fowles

    Häftad - 1998 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780316291163

    Perhaps the most beloved of John Fowles's internationally bestselling works, The French Lieutenant's Woman is a feat of seductive storytelling that effectively invents anew the Victorian novel. "Filled with enchanting mysteries and magically erotic…

  • The Everything Store: Jeff Bezos and the Age of Amazon

    The Everything Store: Jeff Bezos and the Age of Amazon
    av Brad Stone

    Häftad - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780316219280

    The definitive story of Amazon.com, one of the most successful companies in the world, and of its driven, brilliant founder, Jeff Bezos. Amazon.com started off delivering books through the mail. But its visionary founder, Jeff Bezos, wasn't content…

  • Hold Still: A Memoir with Photographs

    Hold Still: A Memoir with Photographs
    av Sally Mann

    Häftad - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780316247757

    This National Book Award finalist is a revealing and beautifully written memoir and family history from acclaimed photographer Sally Mann. In this groundbreaking book, a unique interplay of narrative and image, Mann's preoccupation with family, rac…

  • The Goldfinch: A Novel (Pulitzer Prize for Fiction)

    The Goldfinch: A Novel (Pulitzer Prize for Fiction)
    av Donna Tartt

    Häftad - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780316055444

    A young New Yorker grieving his mother's death is pulled into a gritty underworld of art and wealth in this "extraordinary" and beloved Pulitzer Prize winner that "connects with the heart as well as the mind" (Stephen King, New York Times Book Revie…

  • Ninth Street Women: Lee Krasner, Elaine de Kooning, Grace Hartigan, Joan Mitchell, and Helen Frankenthaler

    Ninth Street Women: Lee Krasner, Elaine de Kooning, Grace Hartigan, Joan Mitchell, and Helen Frankenthaler
    av Mary Gabriel

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780316226172

    NINTH STREET WOMEN is the impassioned, wild, sometimes tragic, always exhilarating story of five women who dared to enter the male-dominated world of twentieth-century abstract painting--not as muses but as artists. From their cold-water lofts, wher…

  • Assad or We Burn the Country

    Assad or We Burn the Country
    av Sam Dagher

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780316556736

    In spring 2011, Syrian President Bashar al-Assad turned to his friend and army commander, Manaf Tlass, for advice about how to respond to Arab Spring-inspired protests. Tlass pushed for conciliation but Assad decided to crush the uprising -an act wh…

  • Cleopatra: A Life

    Cleopatra: A Life
    av Stacy Schiff

    Häftad - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780316001946

    The Pulitzer Prize-winning biographer brings to life the most intriguing woman in the history of the world: Cleopatra, the last queen of Egypt. Her palace shimmered with onyx, garnets, and gold, but was richer still in political and sexual intrigue…

  • Squirrel Seeks Chipmunk: A Modest Bestiary

    Squirrel Seeks Chipmunk: A Modest Bestiary
    av David Sedaris

    Häftad - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780316038409

    Featuring David Sedaris's unique blend of hilarity and heart, this new illustrated collection of animal-themed tales is an utter delight. Though the characters may not be human, the situations in these stories bear an uncanny resemblance to the insa…

  • Fortunate Son

    Fortunate Son
    av John Fogerty

    Häftad - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780316244589

    Creedence Clearwater Revival is one of the most important and beloved bands in the history of rock, and John Fogerty wrote, sang, and produced their instantly recognizable classics: "Proud Mary," "Bad Moon Rising," "Born on the Bayou," and more. Now…

  • The Tipping Point

    The Tipping Point
    av Malcolm Gladwell
    (1 recension)

    Pocket - 2002 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780316346627

    An introduction to the Tipping Point theory explains how minor changes in ideas and products can increase their popularity and how small adjustments in an individual's immediate environment can alter group behavior.

  • The Luminaries

    The Luminaries
    av Eleanor Catton

    Häftad - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780316074292

    The bestselling, Man Booker Prize-winning novel hailed as "a true achievement. Catton has built a lively parody of a 19th-century novel, and in so doing created a novel for the 21st, something utterly new. The pages fly." -- New York Times Book Revi…

  • The Collector

    The Collector
    av John Fowles
    (1 recension)

    Häftad - 1997 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780316290234

    A butterful collector buys a country home where he keeps captive his new specimen--a beautiful young art student

  • Live From New York

    Live From New York
    av Tom Shales

    Häftad - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780316295062

    When first published to celebrate the 30th anniversary of Saturday Night Live, LIVE FROM NEW YORK was immediately proclaimed the best book ever produced on the landmark and legendary late-night show. In their own words, unfiltered and uncensored, a…

  • The Devil's Highway

    The Devil's Highway
    av Louis Alberto Urrea

    Häftad - 2005 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780316010801

    A widely-praised piece of investigative reporting examining the journey of 26 men who in May 2001 attempted to cross the Mexican border into the desert of Southern Arizona through the region known as the Devil's Highway. So harsh and desolate that e…

  • The Outpost

    The Outpost
    av Jake Tapper

    Häftad - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780316185400

    At 5:58 AM on October 3rd, 2009, Combat Outpost Keating, located in frighteningly vulnerable terrain in Afghanistan just 14 miles from the Pakistani border, was viciously attacked. Though the 53 Americans there prevailed against nearly 400 Taliban f…

  • Oblivion: Stories

    Oblivion: Stories
    av David Foster Wallace

    Häftad - 2005 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780316010764

    In the stories that make up Oblivion, David Foster Wallace joins the rawest, most naked humanity with the infinite involutions of self-consciousness -- a combination that is dazzlingly, uniquely his. These are worlds undreamt of by any other mind. O…

  • Big Sky

    Big Sky
    av Kate Atkinson

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780316523080

    Iconoclastic detective Jackson Brodie returns in a triumphant new novel about secrets, sex, and lies. Jackson Brodie has relocated to a quiet seaside village, in the occasional company of his recalcitrant teenage son and an aging Labrador, both at t…

  • Lone Survivor: The Eyewitness Account of Operation Redwing and the Lost Heroes of SEAL Team 10

    Lone Survivor: The Eyewitness Account of Operation Redwing and the Lost Heroes of SEAL Team 10
    av Marcus Luttrell

    Häftad - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780316067607

    The leader, and only survivor, of a team of U.S. Navy SEALs sent to northern Afghanistan to capture a well-known al Qaeda leader chronicles the events of the battle that killed his teammates and offers insight into the training of this elite group o…

  • Circe

    Circe
    av Madeline Miller

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780316556323

    "A bold and subversive retelling of the goddess's story," this #1 New York Times bestseller is "both epic and intimate in its scope, recasting the most infamous female figure from the Odyssey as a hero in her own right" (Alexandra Alter, The New Yor…

  • Disgraced: A Play

    Disgraced: A Play
    av Ayad Akhtar

    Häftad - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780316324465

    Winner of the Pulitzer Prize for Drama From the author of Homeland Elegies, a "sparkling and combustible" play (Bloomberg) about identity in America after September 11. "Everyone has been told that politics and religion are two subjects that should…

  • Dracula, Prince of Many Faces: His Life and His Times

    Dracula, Prince of Many Faces: His Life and His Times
    av Raymond T. McNally, Radu R. Florescu

    Häftad - 1990 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780316286565

    A biography of the 15th Century Prince of Romania, Vlad Dracula (1431-1476), nicknamed the Impale and on whom Bram Stoker based his fictional character. It covers his career as ruler of Wallachia, terror of Transylvania and crusader against the Turk…

  • The Terror

    The Terror
    av Dan Simmons

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780316486095

    The men on board HMS Terror have every expectation of triumph. As part of the 1845 Franklin Expedition, the first steam-powered vessels ever to search for the legendary Northwest Passage, they are as scientifically supported an enterprise as has eve…

  • The End of Night: Searching for Natural Darkness in an Age of Artificial Light

    The End of Night: Searching for Natural Darkness in an Age of Artificial Light
    av Paul Bogard

    Häftad - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780316182911

    A deeply panoramic tour of the night, from its brightest spots to the darkest skies we have left. A starry night is one of nature's most magical wonders. Yet in our artificially lit world, three-quarters of Americans' eyes never switch to night vis…

  • Holidays on Ice

    Holidays on Ice
    av David Sedaris

    Pocket - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780316078917

    David Sedaris's beloved holiday collection is new again with six more pieces, including a never before published story. Along with such favorites as the diaries of a Macy's elf and the annals of two very competitive families, are Sedaris's tales of…

  • Deadliest Enemy

    Deadliest Enemy
    av Michael T. Osterholm

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780316343756

    We are facing an overwhelming army of deadly, invisible enemies. We need a plan -- before it's too late.Unlike natural disasters, whose destruction is concentrated in a limited area over a period of days, and illnesses, which have devastating effect…

  • Rise of the Rocket Girls

    Rise of the Rocket Girls
    av Nathalia Holt

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780316338905

    In the 1940s and 50s, when the newly minted Jet Propulsion Laboratory needed quick-thinking mathematicians to calculate velocities and plot trajectories, they recruited an elite group of young women who, with only pencil, paper, and mathematical pro…

  • Mythology

    Mythology
    av Edith Hamilton

    Häftad - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780316223331

    Edith Hamilton's MYTHOLOGY succeeds like no other book in bringing to life for the modern reader the Greek, Roman, and Norse myths that are the keystone of Western culture-the stories of gods and heroes that have inspired human creativity from antiq…

  • The Lovely Bones

    The Lovely Bones
    av Alice Sebold

    Häftad - 2004 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780316168816

    The spirit of fourteen-year-old Susie Salmon describes her murder, her surprise at her new home in heaven, and her witness to her family's grief, efforts to find the killer, and attempts to come to terms with what has happened. A first novel. Reader…

  • Power of the Dog, the a Novel

    Power of the Dog, the a Novel
    av Thomas Savage, Annie Proulx

    Häftad - 2001 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780316610896

    "A pitch-perfect evocation of time and place" (Boston Globe) for fans of East of Eden and Brokeback Mountain. This new edition, with an afterword by Annie Proulx, marks the return of one of the most powerful and distinctive voices in the literature…

  • We Need New Names

    We Need New Names
    av Noviolet Bulawayo

    Häftad - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780316230841

    A remarkable literary debut shortlisted for the Man Booker Prize: the unflinching and powerful story of a young girl's journey out of Zimbabwe and to America. Darling is only ten years old, and yet she must navigate a fragile and violent world. In…

  • The Chemist

    The Chemist
    av Stephenie Meyer

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780316387842

    In this gripping page-turner, an ex-agent on the run from her former employers must take one more case to clear her name and save her life. She used to work for the U.S. government, but very few people ever knew that. An expert in her field, she wa…

  • The Husband Hour

    The Husband Hour
    av Jamie Brenner

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780316394932

    Lauren Adelman and her high school sweetheart, Rory Kincaid, are a golden couple. They marry just out of college as Rory, a star hockey player, earns a spot in the NHL. Their future could not look brighter when Rory shocks everyone-Lauren most of al…

  • Brief Interviews with Hideous Men

    Brief Interviews with Hideous Men
    av David Foster Wallace

    Häftad - 2000 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780316925198

    In this thought-provoking and playful short story collection, David Foster Wallace nudges at the boundaries of fiction with inimitable wit and seductive intelligence. Wallace's stories present a world where the bizarre and the banal are interwoven a…

  • Long Walk to Freedom: The Autobiography of Nelson Mandela

    Long Walk to Freedom: The Autobiography of Nelson Mandela
    av Nelson Mandela

    Häftad - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780316323543

    "Essential reading for anyone who wants to understand history - and then go out and change it." -President Barack Obama Nelson Mandela was one of the great moral and political leaders of his time: an international hero whose lifelong dedication to t…

  • Long Walk to Freedom: The Autobiography of Nelson Mandela

    Long Walk to Freedom: The Autobiography of Nelson Mandela
    av Nelson Mandela

    Häftad - 1995 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780316548182

    "Essential reading for anyone who wants to understand history - and then go out and change it." -President Barack Obama Nelson Mandela was one of the great moral and political leaders of his time: an international hero whose lifelong dedication to t…

  • The Dark Side of Camelot

    The Dark Side of Camelot
    av Seymour M. Hersh

    Häftad - 1998 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780316360678

    This monumental work of investigative journalism reveals the Kennedy White House as never before. With its meticulously documented & compulsively readable portrait of John F. Kennedy as a man whose reckless personal behavior imperiled his presidency…

  • From Rockaway

    From Rockaway
    av Jill Eisenstadt

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780316506335

    In Jill Eisenstadt's savvy, heartfelt novel we enter the world of working-class kids in 1980's-era Rockaway, New York, a beach community where beer cans and cigarette butts stud the sand instead of seashells. Peg, Alex, Chowderhead, and Timmy play,…