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  • Merchants of Doubt

    Merchants of Doubt
    av Naomi Oreskes, Erik M. Conway, Naomi Oreskes

    Pocket - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781608193943

    "Merchants of Doubt should finally put to rest the question of whether the science of climate change is settled. It is, and we ignore this message at our peril."-Elizabeth Kolbert "Brilliantly reported andwritten with brutal clarity."-Huffington Po…

  • Dreamland

    Dreamland
    av Sam Quinones

    Häftad - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781620402528

    Over the past fifteen years, enterprising sugar cane farmers in the small county of Xalisco on the west coast of Mexico have created a unique distribution system that has brought black tar heroin--the cheapest, most addictive form of the opiate, two…

  • The Secret Life of Pronouns

    The Secret Life of Pronouns
    av James W. Pennebaker

    Häftad - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781608194964

    In "The Secret Life of Pronouns," social psychologist and language expert James W. Pennebaker uses his groundbreaking research in computational linguistics-in essence, counting the frequency of words we use-to show that our language carries secrets…

  • The Savior Generals

    The Savior Generals
    av Victor Davis Hanson

    Pocket - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781608193424

    Prominent military historian Victor Davis Hanson explores the nature of leadership with his usual depth and vivid prose in "The Savior Generals," a set of brilliantly executed pocket biographies of five generals (Themistocles, Belisarius, William Te…

  • Respect Yourself

    Respect Yourself
    av Robert Gordon

    Häftad - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781608194162

    The story of Stax Records unfolds like a Greek tragedy. A white brother and sister build a monument to racial harmony in blighted south Memphis during the civil rights movement. Their success soon pits the siblings against each other, and the brothe…

  • The Savior Generals

    The Savior Generals
    av Victor Davis Hanson

    Inbunden - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781608191635

    Leading military historian Victor Davis Hanson returns to non-fiction in "The Savior Generals," a set of brilliantly executed pocket biographies of five generals who single-handedly saved their nations from defeat in war. War is rarely a predictable…

  • Tabula Rasa

    Tabula Rasa
    av Ruth Downie

    Inbunden - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781608197088

    The medicus Ruso and his wife Tilla are back in the borderlands of Britannia, this time helping to tend the builders of Hadrian's Great Wall. Having been forced to move off their land, the Britons are distinctly on edge and are still smarting from t…

  • Lost Cat

    Lost Cat
    av Caroline Paul

    Inbunden - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781608199778

    A Finalist for the 26th Lambda Literary Award Caroline Paul was recovering from a bad accident and thought things couldn't get worse. But then her beloved cat Tibia disappeared. She and her partner, illustrator Wendy MacNaughton, mourned his loss. Y…

  • America Aflame

    America Aflame
    av David Goldfield

    Häftad - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781608193905

    In this spellbinding history, David Goldfield offers the first major new interpretation of the Civil War era since James M. McPherson's "Battle Cry of Freedom." Where other scholars have seen the conflict as a triumph of freedom, Goldfield paints it…

  • The Crusades of Cesar Chavez

    The Crusades of Cesar Chavez
    av Miriam Pawel

    Häftad - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781608197132

    Cesar Chavez founded a labor union, launched a movement, and inspired a generation. He rose from migrant worker to icon, becoming one of the great leaders of the twentieth century. Two decades after his death, Chavez remains the most significant Lat…

  • The Crusades of Cesar Chavez

    The Crusades of Cesar Chavez
    av Miriam Pawel

    Inbunden - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781608197101

    Cesar Estrada Chavez founded a labor union, launched a movement, and inspired a generation. He rose from migrant worker to national icon, a journey that vaulted him into the ranks of the great charismatic leaders of the twentith century. Almost two…

  • The Art of Losing

    The Art of Losing
    av Kevin Young

    Häftad - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781608194667

    "The Art of Losing "is the first anthology of its kind, delivering poetry with a purpose. Editor Kevin Young has introduced and selected 150 devastatingly beautiful poems that embrace the pain and heartbreak of mourning. Divided into five sections (…

  • Fire in the Belly

    Fire in the Belly
    av Cynthia Carr

    Häftad - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781608194193

    David Wojnarowicz was an abused child, a teen runaway who barely finished high school, but he emerged as one of the most important voices of his generation. He found his tribe in New York's East Village, a neighborhood noted in the 1970s and '80s fo…

  • The Grid

    The Grid
    av Gretchen Bakke

    Inbunden - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781608196104

  • High Notes

    High Notes
    av Gay Talese

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781632867469

    When Gay Talese left the New York Times in 1965 to write for Esquire, he brought with him a journalistic style entirely his own, which combined his literary sensibility and craftsmanship with a talent for cultural observation and an interest in Amer…

  • The End of Sparta

    The End of Sparta
    av Victor Davis Hanson

    Häftad - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781608193547

    In this sweeping and deeply imagined historical novel, acclaimed classicist Victor Davis Hanson re-creates the battles of one of the greatest generals of ancient Greece, Epaminondas. At the Battle of Leuktra, his Thebans crushed the fearsome army of…

  • Illegal Procedure

    Illegal Procedure
    av Josh Luchs, James Dale, Josh Luchs

    Inbunden - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781608197200

    For fifteen years, sports agent Josh Luchs made illegal deals with numerous college athletes, from top-tier, nationally recognized phenoms to late-round draft picks. Flagrantly flaunting NCAA and NFL Players Association rules, he made no-interest lo…

  • Illegal Procedure

    Illegal Procedure
    av Josh Luchs

    Häftad - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781608197217

    For fifteen years, sports agent Josh Luchs made illegal deals with numerous college athletes, from top-tier, nationally recognized phenoms to late-round draft picks. Flagrantly flaunting NCAA and NFL Players Association rules, he made no-interest lo…

  • Nothin' but Blue Skies

    Nothin' but Blue Skies
    av Edward McClelland

    Inbunden - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781608195299

    The Upper Midwest and Great Lakes region became the "arsenal of democracy"-the greatest manufacturing center in the world-in the years during and after World War II, thanks to natural advantages and a welcoming culture. Decades of unprecedented pros…

  • Forecast

    Forecast
    av Mark Buchanan

    Häftad - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781608198535

    Positive feedback--when A produces B, which in turn produces even more A--drives not only abrupt climate changes, but also the most important and disruptive events in economics and finance, from asset bubbles to debt crises, bank runs, even corporat…

  • The Father of Us All

    The Father of Us All
    av Victor Davis Hanson

    Häftad - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781608194100

  • Unbored

    Unbored
    av Joshua Glenn

    Inbunden - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781608196418

    "Unbored "is the guide and activity book every modern kid needs. Vibrantly designed, lavishly illustrated, brilliantly walking the line between cool and constructive, it's crammed with activities that are not only fun and doable but also designed to…

  • Semper Fidelis

    Semper Fidelis
    av Ruth Downie

    Inbunden - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781608197095

    Back at his post as a doctor in the Twentieth legion in Roman-occupied Britain, Ruso uncovers a new danger even closer to home than the neighboring barbarians. As mysterious injuries, and even deaths, begin to appear in the medical ledgers, it's cle…

  • Ellie McDoodle

    Ellie McDoodle
    av Ruth McNally Barshaw

    Pocket - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781599907154

  • Independence

    Independence
    av John Ferling

    Häftad - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781608193974

    With magisterial command and an unmatched sense of drama, John Ferling traces the political journey from protest to Revolution. "Independence" takes readers from the battlefields of Bunker Hill to the cobblestones of Philadelphia and into the halls…

  • Independence

    Independence
    av John Ferling

    Inbunden - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781608190089

  • Buckley

    Buckley
    av Carl T. Bogus

    Inbunden - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781596915800

    William F. Buckley Jr., was the foremost architect of the conservative movement that swept the American political landscape from the 1960s to the early 2000s. When Buckley launched "National Review "in 1955, conservatism was a beleaguered, fringe se…

  • Buckley

    Buckley
    av Carl T. Bogus

    Pocket - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781608193356

    William F. Buckley Jr. was the foremost architect of the conservative movement that transformed American politics between the 1960s and the end of the century. When Buckley launched "National Review" in 1955, conservatism was a beleaguered, fringe s…

  • A Difficult Woman

    A Difficult Woman
    av Alice Kessler-Harris

    Häftad - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781608193950

    Lillian Hellman was a giant of twentieth-century letters and a groundbreaking figure as one of the most successful female playwrights on Broadway. Yet the author of "The Little Foxes" and "Toys in the Attic" is today remembered more as a toxic, bitt…

  • A Difficult Woman

    A Difficult Woman
    av Alice Kessler-Harris

    Inbunden - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781596913639

    Lillian Hellman was a giant of twentieth-century letters and a groundbreaking figure as one of the most successful female playwrights on Broadway. Yet the author of "The Little Foxes" and "Toys in the Attic" is today remembered more as a toxic, bitt…

  • Le Road Trip

    Le Road Trip
    av Vivian Swift

    Inbunden - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781608195329

    Road trip: those are still the two most inspiring words to vagabonds and couch potatoes alike; after all, the great American spirit was forged by road trippers from the Pilgrims to Lewis and Clark to the Dharma Bums. "Le Road Trip" combines the appe…

  • Waves Passing in the Night

    Waves Passing in the Night
    av Lawrence Weschler

    Inbunden - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781632867186

    For film aficionados, Walter Murch is legendary--a three-time Academy Award winner, arguably the most admired sound and film editor in the world for his work on Apocalypse Now, The Godfather trilogy, The English Patient, and many others. Outside of…

  • One Good Egg

    One Good Egg
    av Suzy Becker

    Häftad - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781608193264

    "Suzy Becker is a wonderful writer, hilarious, touching, and sweet." --Anne Lamott, author of "Help, Thanks, Wow" and "Operating Instructions"For the first twenty-three years of her life, Suzy Becker was sure she would have at least two babies. Then…

  • Mr. and Mrs. Madison's War

    Mr. and Mrs. Madison's War
    av Hugh Howard

    Häftad - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781608193936

    August 28, 1814. Dressed in black, James Madison mourns the nation's loss. Smoke rises from the ruin of the Capitol before him; a mile away stands the blackened shell of the White House. The British have laid waste to Washington City, and as Mr. Mad…

  • Men We Reaped

    Men We Reaped
    av Jesmyn Ward

    Häftad - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781608197651

    Universally praised, Jesmyn Ward's "Men We Reaped" confirmed her ascendancy as a writer of both fiction and nonfiction, her Southern requiem securing its place on bestseller and best books of the year lists, with honors and awards pouring in from ar…

  • Saul Bellow's Heart

    Saul Bellow's Heart
    av Greg Bellow

    Pocket - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781608199976

    In this warm, affectionate, yet strikingly honest memoir, Greg Bellow offers a unique look inside the life of his father, one of America's greatest twentieth-century writers. Saul Bellow, the famous but fiercely private Nobel Prize winner, was known…

  • The Paper Garden

    The Paper Garden
    av Molly Peacock

    Häftad - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781608196975

    In 1772, upon the death of her second husband, Mary Delany arose from her grief, picked up a pair of scissors, and, at the age of seventy-two, created a new art form: mixed-media collage. Over the next decade, Mrs. Delany produced an astonishing 985…

  • How to Cook Like a Man

    How to Cook Like a Man
    av Daniel Duane

    Inbunden - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781608191024

    When Daniel Duane became a father, this San Francisco surfer and climber found himself trapped at home with no clue how to contribute. Inept at so many domestic tasks, and less than eager to change diapers, he took on dinner duty. Duane had a few tr…

  • The Double V

    The Double V
    av Rawn, Jr. James

    Inbunden - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781608196081

    Executive Order 9981, issued by President Harry Truman on July 26, 1948, desegregated all branches of the United States military by decree. EO 9981 is often portrayed as a heroic and unexpected move by Truman. But in reality, Truman's history-making…

  • Ebony & Ivy

    Ebony & Ivy
    av Craig Steven Wilder

    Inbunden - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781596916814

    Race, Slavery and the Troubled History of America's Universities.

  • Finding the Space to Lead

    Finding the Space to Lead
    av Janice Marturano

    Häftad - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781620402498

    The complexity and relentless pace of our world places exceptional demands on leaders today. They work incredibly hard and yet feel that they are not meeting their own expectations of excellence. They feel disconnected from their own values and over…

  • Beyond the Blue Horizon

    Beyond the Blue Horizon
    av Brian Fagan

    Häftad - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781608194032

    In "Beyond the Blue Horizon," archaeologist and historian Brian Fagan tackles his richest topic yet: the enduring quest to master the oceans, the planet's most mysterious terrain. We know the tales of Columbus and Captain Cook, yet much earlier mari…

  • The Death of Nine to Five

    The Death of Nine to Five
    av Richard A. Greenwald

    Inbunden - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781608196296

  • Hidden Harmonies

    Hidden Harmonies
    av Robert Kaplan, Ellen Kaplan, Robert Kaplan

    Pocket - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781608193981

    A squared plus "b "squared equals "c "squared. It sounds simple, doesn't it? Yet this familiar expression opens a gateway into the riotous garden of mathematics, and sends us on a journey of exploration in the company of two inspired guides, Robert…

  • Walking to Listen

    Walking to Listen
    av Andrew Forsthoefel

    Inbunden - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781632867001

    Life is fast, and I've found it's easy to confuse the miraculous for the mundane, so I'm slowing down, way down, in order to give my full presence to the extraordinary that infuses each moment and resides in every one of us. At 23, Andrew Forsthoef…

  • A New History of Life

    A New History of Life
    av Peter Ward

    Häftad - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781608199105

    Charles Darwin's theories, first published more than 150 years ago, still set the paradigm of how we understand the evolution of life--but scientific advances of recent decades have radically altered that. Now two pioneering scientists draw on their…

  • Year of Meteors

    Year of Meteors
    av Douglas R. Egerton

    Häftad - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781608192618

    In early 1860, pundits across America confidently predicted the election of Illinois senator Stephen A. Douglas in the coming presidential race. Douglas, after all, was a national figure, a renowned orator, and led the only party that bridged North…

  • That Deadman Dance

    That Deadman Dance
    av Kim Scott

    Pocket - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781608197798

    Throughout Bobby Wabalanginy's young life, the ships have been arriving, bringing European settlers to the south coast of Western Australia, where Bobby's people, the Noongar people, have always lived. Bobby, smart, resourceful, and eager to please,…

  • The Art of the Infinite

    The Art of the Infinite
    av Robert Kaplan

    Häftad - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781608198696

    The Art of the Infinite takes infinity, in its countless guises, as a touchstone for understanding mathematical thinking. Robert and Ellen Kaplan guide us through the Republic of Numbers, where we meet both its upstanding citizens and its more shado…

  • The Doomsday Machine

    The Doomsday Machine
    av Daniel Ellsberg

    Inbunden - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781608196708

    At the same time former presidential advisor Daniel Ellsberg famously took the top-secret Pentagon Papers, he also took with him a chilling cache of top secret documents related to America's nuclear program in the 1960s. Here for the first time he r…

  • A Feathered River Across the Sky

    A Feathered River Across the Sky
    av Joel Greenberg

    Häftad - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781620405369

    When Europeans arrived in North America, 25 to 40 percent of the continent's birds were passenger pigeons, traveling in flocks so massive as to block out the sun for hours or even days. The downbeats of their wings would chill the air beneath and cr…

  • The Double V

    The Double V
    av Jr., Rawn James

    Häftad - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781608196227

    Executive Order 9981, issued by President Harry Truman on July 26, 1948, desegregated all branches of the United States military by decree. EO 9981 is often portrayed as a heroic and unexpected move by Truman. But in reality, Truman's history-making…

  • The Revolution of Robert Kennedy

    The Revolution of Robert Kennedy
    av John R. Bohrer

    Inbunden - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781608199648

  • Unaccountable

    Unaccountable
    av Marty, MD Makary

    Häftad - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781608198382

    "Every once in a while a book comes along that rocks the foundations of an established order that's seriously in need of being shaken. The modern American hospital is that establishment and "Unaccountable "is that book."--Shannon Brownlee, author of…

  • The Most Memorable Games in Patriots History

    The Most Memorable Games in Patriots History
    av Bernard M. Corbett

    Inbunden - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781608190676

    Tom Brady marching the team upfield in the final minute of the 2001 Super Bowl. Troy Brown playing offense, defense, and special teams. The Tuck Rule. A rogue groundskeeper plowing a path for kicker John Smith at the end of a scoreless, snowy game.…