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  • Hiroshima

    Hiroshima
    av Ronald Takaki

    Pocket - 1996 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780316831246

    The bombing of Hiroshima was one of the pivotal events of the twentieth century, yet this controversial question remains unresolved. At the time, General Dwight Eisenhower, General Douglas MacArthur, and chief of staff Admiral William Leahy all agre…

  • Circe

    Circe
    av Madeline Miller

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780316423885

  • 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…

  • 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 Catcher in the Rye

    The Catcher in the Rye
    av J. D. Salinger

    Häftad - 2001 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780316769174

    The "brilliant, funny, meaningful novel" (The New Yorker) that established J. D. Salinger as a leading voice in American literature--and that has instilled in millions of readers around the world a lifelong love of books. "If you really want to hear…

  • 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 Review).…

  • Brideshead Revisited: 75th Anniversary Edition

    Brideshead Revisited: 75th Anniversary Edition
    av Evelyn Waugh

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780316242103

    The gorgeous 75th-anniversary edition of Brideshead Revisited, the novel selected by Modern Library as one of the 100 best of the century and called "Evelyn Waugh's finest achievement" by the New York Times. The wellsprings of desire and the impedi…

  • 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

    Pocket - 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…

  • The Disappearing Spoon: And Other True Tales of Madness, Love, and the History of the World from the Periodic Table of the Elements

    The Disappearing Spoon: And Other True Tales of Madness, Love, and the History of the World from the Periodic Table of the Elements
    av Sam Kean

    Häftad - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780316051637

    From New York Times bestselling author Sam Kean comes incredible stories of science, history, finance, mythology, the arts, medicine, and more, as told by the Periodic Table. Why did Gandhi hate iodine (I, 53)? How did radium (Ra, 88) nearly ruin M…

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • Michael Jordan

    Michael Jordan
    av Roland Lazenby

    Pocket - 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:…

  • From Rockaway

    From Rockaway
    av Jill Eisenstadt

    Pocket - 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,…

  • Me Talk Pretty One Day

    Me Talk Pretty One Day
    av David Sedaris

    Häftad - 2001 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780316776967

    A recent transplant to Paris, humorist David Sedaris, bestselling author of Naked, presents a collection of his strongest work yet, including the title story about his hilarious attempt to learn French. A number one national bestseller now in paperb…

  • 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…

  • Operation Nemesis

    Operation Nemesis
    av Eric Bogosian

    Pocket - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780316292108

    In 1921, a small group of self-appointed patriots set out to avenge the deaths of almost one million victims of the Armenian Genocide. They named their operation Nemesis after the Greek goddess of retribution. Over several years, the men tracked dow…

  • Guantánamo Diary: Restored Edition

    Guantánamo Diary: Restored Edition
    av Mohamedou Ould Slahi

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780316517881

    An unprecedented international publishing event: the first and only diary written by a still-imprisoned Guantanamo detainee. Since 2002, Mohamedou Slahi has been imprisoned at the detainee camp at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba. In all these years, the Unite…

  • The Power of the Dog

    The Power of the Dog
    av Thomas Savage, Annie Proulx

    Häftad - 2001 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780316610896

    Now a major Netflix film by Jane Camption, starring Benedict Cumberbatch and Kirsten Dunst: Thomas Savage's acclaimed Western is "a pitch-perfect evocation of time and place" (Boston Globe) for fans of East of Eden and Brokeback Mountain. Set in th…

  • The Power of the Dog

    The Power of the Dog

    Häftad - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780316436601

    Now a major Netflix film by Jane Camption, starring Benedict Cumberbatch and Kirsten Dunst: Thomas Savage's acclaimed Western is "a pitch-perfect evocation of time and place" (Boston Globe) for fans of East of Eden and Brokeback Mountain. Set in th…

  • The Hellfire Club

    The Hellfire Club
    av Jake Tapper

    Pocket - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780316472302

    Charlie Marder is an unlikely Congressman. Thrust into office by his family ties after his predecessor died mysteriously, Charlie is struggling to navigate the dangerous waters of 1950s Washington, DC, alongside his young wife Margaret, a zoologist…

  • Demonology

    Demonology
    av Rick Moody

    Häftad - 2002 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780316592109

    Rick Moody's novels have earned him a reputation as a "breathtaking" writer (The New York Times) and "a writer of immense gifts" (The San Francisco Examiner). His remarkable short stories have led both the New Yorker and Harpers to single him out as…

  • 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

  • Central Park

    Central Park
    av Guillaume Musso

    Häftad - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780316590969

    From the #1 international bestselling author: a woman wakes up on a Central Park bench with no memory of how she got there in this "unpredictable and moving psychological thriller that keeps you holding your breath" (M tro) Alice, a fierce and respe…

  • Six Thinking Hats: An Essential Approach to Business Management

    Six Thinking Hats: An Essential Approach to Business Management
    av Edward de Bono

    Häftad - 1999 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780316178310

    A leading authority on lateral thinking streamlines the decision-making process by identifying the central aspects of problem-solving and, by using real-life scenarios, describes how to focus thinking on each aspect individually, then link them into…

  • Beautiful Swimmers: Watermen, Crabs and the Chesapeake Bay

    Beautiful Swimmers: Watermen, Crabs and the Chesapeake Bay
    av William W. Warner

    Häftad - 1994 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780316923354

    The classic Pulitzer Prize-winning study of the Atlantic blue crab and the people of the Chesapeake Bay who have depended on it for generations. For decades, William Warner's exploration of the Atlantic blue crab and the Chesapeake Bay has delighted…

  • The Power

    The Power
    av Naomi Alderman

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780316547604

    In this stunning bestseller praised as "our era's Handmaid's Tale," a fierce new power has emerged--and only women have it (Washington Post). In The Power, the world is a recognizable place: there's a rich Nigerian boy who lounges around the family…

  • Utopia for Realists: How We Can Build the Ideal World

    Utopia for Realists: How We Can Build the Ideal World
    av Rutger Bregman

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780316471916

    Universal basic income. A 15-hour workweek. Open borders. Does it sound too good to be true? One of Europe's leading young thinkers shows how we can build an ideal world today. A more politically radical Malcolm Gladwell. -- New York Times After w…

  • The Undiscovered Self

    The Undiscovered Self
    av C. G. Jung

    Häftad - 1972 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780316476942

    Together for the first time in one paperback volume are two of Jung's major late works, in the version published in The Collected Works of C. G. Jung, as rendered by Jung's official translator. "The Undiscovered Self" (1957) integrates many of Jung'…

  • Ghost in the Wires: My Adventures as the World's Most Wanted Hacker

    Ghost in the Wires: My Adventures as the World's Most Wanted Hacker
    av Kevin Mitnick

    Häftad - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780316037723

    In this intriguing, insightful and extremely educational novel, the world's most famous hacker teaches you easy cloaking and counter-measures for citizens and consumers in the age of Big Brother and Big Data (Frank W. Abagnale). Kevin Mitnick was t…

  • The Pentagon's Brain

    The Pentagon's Brain
    av Annie Jacobsen

    Pocket - 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…

  • 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…

  • Can't Be Satisfied: The Life and Times of Muddy Waters

    Can't Be Satisfied: The Life and Times of Muddy Waters
    av Robert Gordon

    Häftad - 2003 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780316164948

    Drawn from in-depth research and detailed interviews, an authoritative biography of the father of modern blues details his turbulent life, from the cotton fields of rural Mississippi to his extraordinary rise to success, forever changing the music i…

  • 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 Terror

    The Terror
    av Dan Simmons

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780316486095

    The "masterfully chilling" novel that inspired the hit AMC series (Entertainment Weekly). The men on board the HMS Terror -- part of the 1845 Franklin Expedition, the first steam-powered vessels ever to search for the legendary Northwest Passage --…

  • Surprise, Kill, Vanish: The Secret History of CIA Paramilitary Armies, Operators, and Assassins

    Surprise, Kill, Vanish: The Secret History of CIA Paramilitary Armies, Operators, and Assassins
    av Annie Jacobsen

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780316441421

    From Pulitzer Prize finalist Annie Jacobsen, the untold USA Today bestselling story of the CIA's secret paramilitary units. Surprise . . . your target. Kill . . . your enemy. Vanish . . . without a trace. When diplomacy fails, and war is unwise, th…

  • The Historian

    The Historian
    av Elizabeth Kostova

    Häftad - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780316070638

    The record-breaking phenomenon from Elizabeth Kostova is a celebrated masterpiece that "refashioned the vampire myth into a compelling contemporary novel, a late-night page-turner" (San Francisco Chronicle). Breathtakingly suspenseful and beautifu…

  • 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…

  • Julie and Julia: My Year of Cooking Dangerously

    Julie and Julia: My Year of Cooking Dangerously
    av Julie Powell
    (2 recensioner)

    Häftad - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780316013260

    The bestselling memoir that's irresistible....A kind of Bridget Jones meets The French Chef (Philadelphia Inquirer) that inspired Julie & Julia, the major motion picture directed by Nora Ephron, starring Amy Adams as Julie and Meryl Streep as Julia.…

  • Life After Life

    Life After Life
    av Kate Atkinson

    Häftad - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780316176491

    What if you could live again and again, until you got it right? On a cold and snowy night in 1910, Ursula Todd is born to an English banker and his wife. She dies before she can draw her first breath. On that same cold and snowy night, Ursula Todd…

  • Blue Highways: A Journey Into America

    Blue Highways: A Journey Into America
    av William Least Heat Moon

    Häftad - 1999 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780316353298

    Hailed as a masterpiece of American travel writing, Blue Highways is an unforgettable journey along our nation's backroads. William Least Heat-Moon set out with little more than the need to put home behind him and a sense of curiosity about those li…

  • 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…

  • 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

    This "compellingly hard-hitting" bestseller from a Pulitzer Prize finalist gives readers the complete untold story of the top-secret military base for the first time (New York Times). It is the most famous military installation in the world. And it…

  • Blue Mind: The Surprising Science That Shows How Being Near, In, On, or Under Water Can Make You Happier, Healthier, More Connect

    Blue Mind: The Surprising Science That Shows How Being Near, In, On, or Under Water Can Make You Happier, Healthier, More Connect
    av Wallace J. Nichols

    Häftad - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780316252119

    A landmark book by marine biologist Wallace J. Nichols on the remarkable effects of water on our health and well-being. Why are we drawn to the ocean each summer? Why does being near water set our minds and bodies at ease? In Blue Mind, Wallace J.…

  • Careless Love: The Unmaking of Elvis Presley

    Careless Love: The Unmaking of Elvis Presley
    av Peter Guralnick

    Häftad - 2000 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780316332972

    Hailed as "a masterwork" by the Wall Street Journal, Careless Loveis the full, true, and mesmerizing story of Elvis Presley's last two decades, in the long-awaited second volume of Peter Guralnick's masterful two-part biography. Winner of the Ralph…

  • Sweet Soul Music: Rhythm and Blues and the Southern Dream of Freedom

    Sweet Soul Music: Rhythm and Blues and the Southern Dream of Freedom
    av Peter Guralnick

    Häftad - 1999 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780316332736

    A gripping narrative that captures the tumult and liberating energy of a nation in transition, Sweet Soul Music is an intimate portrait of the legendary performers--Sam Cooke, Ray Charles, James Brown, Solomon Burke, Aretha Franklin, Otis Redding, a…

  • Operation Paperclip: The Secret Intelligence Program That Brought Nazi Scientists to America

    Operation Paperclip: The Secret Intelligence Program That Brought Nazi Scientists to America
    av Annie Jacobsen

    Häftad - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780316221030

    The "remarkable" story of America's secret post-WWII science programs (The Boston Globe), from the New York Times bestselling author of Area 51. In the chaos following World War II, the U.S. government faced many difficult decisions, including what…

  • Harriet Tubman

    Harriet Tubman
    av Catherine Clinton

    Häftad - 2005 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780316155946

    A definitive full-scale biography of the legendary fugitive slave turned "conductor" on the Underground Railroad describes Tubman's youth in the antebellum South, her escape to Philadelphia, her successful efforts to liberate slaves, and her work as…

  • George Lucas: A Life

    George Lucas: A Life
    av Brian Jay Jones

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780316257428

    The essential biography of the influential and beloved filmmaker George Lucas. On May 25, 1977, a problem-plagued, budget-straining independent science-fiction film opened in a mere thirty-two American movie theaters. Conceived, written, and direct…

  • Ballad of the Whiskey Robber: A True Story of Bank Heists, Ice Hockey, Transylvanian Pelt Smuggling, Moonlighting Detectives, and Broken Hearts

    Ballad of the Whiskey Robber: A True Story of Bank Heists, Ice Hockey, Transylvanian Pelt Smuggling, Moonlighting Detectives, and Broken Hearts
    av Julian Rubinstein

    Häftad - 2005 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780316010733

    Follows the misadventures of Budapest bank robber Attila Ambrus, who struggled in his pursuit of fast women and a haphazard career as an untalented hockey goaltender before taking up a life of crime, and profiles the virtually incompetent team of cr…

  • 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…

  • Outliers: The Story of Success

    Outliers: The Story of Success
    av Malcolm Gladwell

    Häftad - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780316017930

    From the bestselling author of The Bomber Mafia, learn what sets high achievers apart--from Bill Gates to the Beatles--in this seminal work from "a singular talent" (New York Times Book Review). In this stunning book, Malcolm Gladwell takes us on a…