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  • World War Z

    World War Z
    av Max Brooks

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780715653739

    It began with rumours from China about another pandemic. Then the cases started to multiply and what had looked like the stirrings of a criminal underclass, even the beginning of a revolution, soon revealed itself to be much, much worse. Faced with…

  • The Nordic Theory of Everything

    The Nordic Theory of Everything
    av Anu Partanen

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780715653180

    From childcare to healthcare, provision for the elderly and tackling issues of homelessness, the Nordic countries are world leaders in organising society – no wonder Finland has been ranked among the happiest places in the world. But when Finn…

  • How Not to be a Doctor

    How Not to be a Doctor
    av John Launer

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780715653364

    The essential book on how not to be a doctor - and how to be a better one. Drawn from his popular medical columns over the years, John Launer shares fifty of his best-loved essays, covering topics from essentials skills they don’t teach you in…

  • The History of the Occult Tarot

    The History of the Occult Tarot
    av Ronald Decker

    Häftad - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780715645727

    An essential volume for the libraries of all serious students of the Tarot. When the Tarot was invented in Italy during the early fifteenth century, it was simply a pack of cards used for playing games. Esoteric interpretations of the pack date from…

  • The Divided Mind

    The Divided Mind
    av John E. Sarno

    Häftad - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780715637272

    The book that changes the way we think about health and illness. The Divided Mind is the crowning achievement of Dr. John E. Sarno's distinguished career as a groundbreaking medical pioneer, going beyond pain to address the entire spectrum of psycho…

  • Standard Deviations

    Standard Deviations
    av Gary Smith

    Pocket - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780715651032

    A lively deconstruction of statistical lies we so easily lap up and the damage they do, bringing into stark relief the fraud that surrounds us all.

  • Rest in Pieces

    Rest in Pieces
    av Bess Lovejoy

    Häftad - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780715654132

    In the long run, we're all dead. But for some of the most influential figures in history, death marked the start of a new adventure. The famous deceased have been stolen, burned, sold, pickled, frozen, stuffed, impersonated and even filed away in a…

  • Rest in Pieces

    Rest in Pieces
    av Bess Lovejoy

    Pocket - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780715651162

    A marvellously macabre look at how some of the world's favourite historical figures got even more interesting past their expiration dates with their corpses in part or in whole going on hilarious and horrifying adventures!

  • The Singularity Is Near

    The Singularity Is Near
    av Ray Kurzweil

    Häftad - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780715635612

    'Startling in scope and bravado.' The New York Times A radical and optimistic view of the future course of human development from the bestselling author of How to Create a Mind and who Bill Gates calls 'the best person I know at predicting the futur…

  • The Zombie Survival Guide

    The Zombie Survival Guide
    av Max Brooks

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780715653746

    Don't be reckless with you most precious asset - life. This book is your key to survival against the hordes of undead who may be stalking you right now without your even knowing it. It covers everything you need to know, from how to understand zombi…

  • Queen of Spies

    Queen of Spies
    av Paddy Hayes

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780715654057

    The only biography of Britain's celebrated female spy – now fully updated with previously classified materials. From being raised in a Tanzanian shack, to attaining MI6's most senior operational rank, Daphne Park led a highly unusual life. Dra…

  • Layer Cake

    Layer Cake
    av J. J. Connolly

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780715653647

    Layer cake (n): a metaphor for the murky layers of the criminal world. Smooth-talking drug dealer X has a plan to quietly bankroll enough cash to retire before his thirtieth birthday. Operating under the polished veneer of a legitimate businessman,…

  • How to Create a Mind

    How to Create a Mind
    av Ray Kurzweil

    Häftad - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780715647332

    'Ray Kurzweil is the best person I know at predicting the future of artificial intelligence.' Bill Gates In How to Create a Mind, Ray Kurzweil offers a provocative exploration of the most important project in human-machine civilisation: reverse engi…

  • Deeper Into the Wood

    Deeper Into the Wood
    av Ruth Pavey

    Inbunden - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780715654279

    ‘A wonderfully personal evocation of the joys, hard work and meaning of creating a wood for wildlife, written with sensitivity and care. A delightful read.’ Stephen Moss, author of The Robin: A Biography Over twenty years ago, Ruth Pavey…

  • Why Won't You Apologize?

    Why Won't You Apologize?
    av Harriet Lerner

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780715652640

    Renowned psychologist and bestselling author of The Dance of Anger sheds new light on the two most important words in the English language, "I'm sorry," and offers a unique perspective on the challenge of healing broken relationships and restoring t…

  • Why Won't You Apologize?

    Why Won't You Apologize?
    av Harriet Lerner

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780715651582

    Renowned psychologist and bestselling author of The Dance of Anger sheds new light on the two most important words in the English language, "I'm sorry," and offers a unique perspective on the challenge of healing broken relationships and restoring t…

  • The Free State of Jones

    The Free State of Jones
    av Victoria Bynum

    Pocket - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780715650776

    Between late 1863 and mid-1864, an armed band of Confederate deserters battled Confederate cavalry in the Piney Woods region of Jones County, Mississippi. Calling themselves the Knight Company after their captain, Newton Knight, they set up headquar…

  • My Life in France

    My Life in France
    av Julia Child

    Häftad - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780715643679

    When Julia Child arrived in Paris in 1948, a six-foot-two-inch, thirty-six-year-old, rather loud and unserious Californian, she spoke barely a few words of French and did not know the first thing about cooking. What's a shallot? she asked her husban…

  • Hitler's Piano Player

    Hitler's Piano Player
    av Peter Conradi

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780715654019

    Ernst Hanfstaengl was court jester, pianist, and foreign press chief for Hitler, he even claimed to have devised the chant of Sieg Heil, but when the two men fell out he fled to Britain, where he was interned and transferred to America. There he wor…

  • Hitler's Piano Player

    Hitler's Piano Player
    av Peter Conradi

    Häftad - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780715635285

    Ernst Hanfstaengl was court jester, pianist, and foreign press chief for Hitler, he even claimed to have devised the chant of Sieg Heil, but when the two men fell out he fled to Britain, where he was interned and transferred to America. There he wor…

  • The British

    The British
    av Pont

    Inbunden - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780715639801

    Classic illustrations of our national character and foibles by the celebrated and much-loved cartoonist. A fondness for laughing at our own anecdotes. An assertion of the importance of tea. A weakness for oak beams. A keen interest in the weather. A…

  • Angela Merkel

    Angela Merkel
    av Matthew Qvortrup

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780715653999

    The definitive biography of perhaps the most respected political figure in the world – updated to include her final months in office Matthew Qvortrup’s definitive and insightful biography of Angela Merkel is essential reading for anyone…

  • A Wood of One's Own

    A Wood of One's Own
    av Ruth Pavey

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780715653678

    'Delightful... Pavey writes with warmth and spirit, and brings this space to life' Penelope Lively 'Captivating and grounded... If this book was not as much a pleasure to write as it is to read, I'll eat my hat and gardening glove' Observer After ye…

  • Recorded Attacks

    Recorded Attacks
    av Max Brooks

    Häftad - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780715643051

    ORGANISE BEFORE THEY RISE! Max Brooks, the world's leading zombie authority, reveals how other eras and cultures have dealt with - and survived - the ancient viral plague. From the Stone Age to the information age, the undead have threatened to engu…

  • The Secret Life of Bones

    The Secret Life of Bones
    av Brian Switek

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780715653791

    Bone is a marvel, an adaptable and resilient building material developed over 500 million years of evolutionary history. It has manifested itself in wings, sails, horns, armour, and an even greater array of appendages since the time of its origin. I…

  • Low Life - Irreverent Reflections from the Bottom of a Glass

    Low Life - Irreverent Reflections from the Bottom of a Glass
    av Late Jeffrey Bernard

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780715653814

    Described as the Tony Hancock of journalism, for forty years Bernard wrote only about himself and the failures of his life – with women, drink, doctors, horses – which have become legendary. Low Life is an irresistible collection of the…

  • Beyond the Secret Garden

    Beyond the Secret Garden
    av Ann Thwaite

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780715654187

    The definitive and revealing biography of the author of The Secret Garden. Frances Hodgson Burnett’s favourite theme in her fiction was the reversal of fortune, and she herself knew extremes of poverty and wealth. Born in Manchester in 1849, s…

  • Harlem Hellfighters

    Harlem Hellfighters
    av Max Brooks

    Häftad - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780715643990

    A NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER In 1919, the 369th infantry regiment - the Harlem Hellfighters as the Germans called them - marched home triumphantly from World War I. They had spent more time in combat than any other American unit, never losing a foot…

  • Dead Men

    Dead Men
    av Richard Pierce

    Häftad - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780715642962

    'Fascinating.' Telegraph Birdie Bowers is a woman with a dead man's name. Her parents had been fascinated by Henry 'Birdie' Bowers, one of Captain Scott's companions on his ill-fated polar expedition. A hundred years after the death of Bowers and Sc…

  • Foretold by Thunder

    Foretold by Thunder
    av E.M. Davey

    Häftad - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780715649930

    When journalist Jake Wolsey stumbles upon a declassified file showing Winston Churchill's interest in the ancient Etruscan civilisation his curiosity brings peril in its wake. He soon attracts the unlikely attention of alluring archaeologist Florenc…

  • Empire of Guns

    Empire of Guns
    av Priya Satia

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780715653050

    Winner of the Jerry Bentley Prize in World History (American Historical Association). Award-winning historian Priya Satia presents a new history of the Industrial Revolution that positions war and the gun trade squarely at the heart of the rapid gro…

  • China in Ten Words

    China in Ten Words
    av Yu Hua

    Pocket - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780715645512

    A powerful, intimate look at the Chinese experience from the years of the Cultural Revolution to the present day, told through personal stories from one of China’s most acclaimed authors. Framed by ten words and phrases common in the Chinese v…

  • The Last Full Measure

    The Last Full Measure
    av Michael Stephenson

    Häftad - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780715650387

    Behind every soldiers death lies a story, a tale not just of the cold mathematics of the battlefield but of an individual human being who gave his life. What psychological and cultural pressures brought him to his fate? What lies and truths convince…

  • I, Hogarth

    I, Hogarth
    av Michael Dean

    Häftad - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780715647516

    Hogarth's epoch-defining paintings and engravings, such as Gin Lane and The Rake's Progress, are renowned. He was London's painter par excellence, and supplies the most enduring vision of the eighteenth century's ebullience, enjoyments and social in…

  • Nights of the Living Dead

    Nights of the Living Dead

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780715652558

    It all started in 1968 on that dreadful night in a remote farmhouse... the world experienced a brand-new kind of terror with the debut of George A. Romero's landmark film Night of the Living Dead. The newly dead rose to attack the living, not as vam…

  • Donatello and His Sources

    Donatello and His Sources

    Inbunden - 1998 - ISBN: 9780715615621

  • The Devil in the Valley

    The Devil in the Valley
    av Castle Freeman

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780715651636

    In his quiet Vermont home, a man named Taft sits and wonders what's missing from his life. He's at a loss until a strange voice startles him from the rocking chair, where a stranger has seemingly appeared out of nowhere: well-dressed and smooth-talk…

  • The Devil in the Valley

    The Devil in the Valley
    av Castle Freeman

    Inbunden - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780715650523

    In his quiet Vermont home, a man named Taft sits and wonders what's missing from his life. He's at a loss until a strange voice startles him from the rocking chair, where a stranger has seemingly appeared out of nowhere: well-dressed and smooth-talk…

  • Black Venus

    Black Venus
    av James MacManus

    Häftad - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780715648476

    In nineteenth century Paris, the young bohemian Charles Baudelaire roams the streets. Dressed impeccably - thanks to an inheritance that is quickly vanishing - and lost in the decadences of alcohol and opium, he is about to meet one woman destined t…

  • Black Venus

    Black Venus
    av James MacManus

    Inbunden - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780715647424

    In nineteenth century Paris, the young bohemian Charles Baudelaire roams the streets. Dressed impeccably - thanks to an inheritance that is quickly vanishing - and lost in the decadences of alcohol and opium, he is about to meet one woman destined t…

  • Going Solo

    Going Solo
    av Eric Klinenberg

    Inbunden - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780715645123

    In 1950, only 22% of adults were single. Today, more than 50% of adults are. Though conventional wisdom tells us that living by oneself leads to loneliness and isolation, most solo dwellers, compared with their married counterparts, are more likely…

  • Going Solo

    Going Solo
    av Eric Klinenberg

    Häftad - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780715645345

    In 1950, only 22% of adults were single. Today, more than 50% of adults are. Though conventional wisdom tells us that living by oneself leads to loneliness and isolation, most solo dwellers, compared with their married counterparts, are more likely…

  • Going Solo

    Going Solo
    av Eric Klinenberg

    Häftad - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780715647356

    In 1950, only 22% of adults were single. Today, more than 50% of adults are. Though conventional wisdom tells us that living by oneself leads to loneliness and isolation, most solo dwellers, compared with their married counterparts, are more likely…

  • Aristotle and His School

    Aristotle and His School

    Häftad - 1998 - ISBN: 9780715612040

  • The Comedy of Menander

    The Comedy of Menander

    Inbunden - 1998 - ISBN: 9780715626221

  • The Optickal Illusion

    The Optickal Illusion
    av Rachel Halliburton

    Inbunden - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780715651971

    In The Optickal Illusion, Rachel Halliburton’s meticulous recreation of Georgian society reveals the sordid details of a genuine scandal that deceived the British Royal Academy. Her debut novel questions the lengths women must go to make their…

  • One Kiss or Two?

    One Kiss or Two?
    av Andy Scott

    Inbunden - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780715651834

    Every encounter begins with a greeting. Be it a quick ‘Hello!’ or the somewhat longer and gracious ‘Sula manchwanta galunga omugobe!’ shaking hands or shaking, well, rather more private parts of our anatomy, we have been doin…

  • Order, Order!

    Order, Order!
    av Ben Wright

    Inbunden - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780715650639

    Britain's first Prime Minister, Robert Walpole, smuggled wine up the Thames with the help of the Navy. Tony Blair confessed that a stiff drink and half a bottle of wine a night had become a helpful crutch while in office. Joseph Stalin flushed out t…

  • Houdini & Conan Doyle

    Houdini & Conan Doyle
    av Christopher Sandford

    Häftad - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780715643761

    In the early 20th century, in the English-speaking world, Arthur Conan Doyle and Harry Houdini were two of the most feted and famous men alive. And their relationship is extraordinary: As strange as it may seem Arthur Conan Doyle, the creator of the…

  • Houdini & Conan Doyle

    Houdini & Conan Doyle
    av Christopher Sandford

    Inbunden - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780715641460

    In the early 20th century, in the English-speaking world, Arthur Conan Doyle and Harry Houdini were two of the most feted and famous men alive. And their relationship is extraordinary: As strange as it may seem Arthur Conan Doyle, the creator of the…

  • Grammar of the Yiddish Language

    Grammar of the Yiddish Language

    Häftad - 1987 - ISBN: 9780715621622

  • Beautiful Fools

    Beautiful Fools
    av R Clifton Spargo

    Häftad - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780715647462

    Beautiful Fools reimagines the relationship between F. Scott and Zelda Fitzgerald; a lyrical portrayal of an intense romance that ultimately destroyed them. Their standing as one of America's most debonair couples is tarnished by alcoholism, debt an…

  • Jerome

    Jerome

    Häftad - 1998 - ISBN: 9780715612316

  • The Ten Thousand Things (Winner of the Walter Scott Prize for Historical Fiction)

    The Ten Thousand Things (Winner of the Walter Scott Prize for Historical Fiction)
    av John Spurling

    Häftad - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780715649565

    Winner of the Walter Scott Prize for Historical Fiction (2015), The Ten Thousand Things takes us on a journey across fated meetings, grand battles and riveting drama. In the turbulent final years of the Yuan Dynasty, Wang Meng is a low-level bureauc…

  • The Ten Thousand Things (Winner of the Walter Scott Prize for Historical Fiction)

    The Ten Thousand Things (Winner of the Walter Scott Prize for Historical Fiction)
    av John Spurling

    Inbunden - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780715647318

    Winner of the Walter Scott Prize for Historical Fiction (2015), The Ten Thousand Things takes us on a journey across fated meetings, grand battles and riveting drama. In the turbulent final years of the Yuan Dynasty, Wang Meng is a low-level bureauc…

  • Midnight in Berlin

    Midnight in Berlin
    av James MacManus

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780715651643

    Berlin, 1938. Newly-appointed military attache Noel Macrae and his extrovert wife Primrose arrive at the British Embassy. Prime Minister Chamberlain is intent on placating Nazi Germany, but Macrae is less so. Convinced Hitler can be stopped by other…

  • Lives of the Greek Poets

    Lives of the Greek Poets

    Pocket - 1998 - ISBN: 9780715617212

  • On the Value of Greek Literature

    On the Value of Greek Literature

    Häftad - 1998 - Greek, Modern (after - ISBN: 9780715609248

  • Siegfried Sassoon

    Siegfried Sassoon
    av Jean Moorcroft Wilson

    Häftad - 2002 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780715631218

    The definitive biography of one of the twentieth century's finest poets, Siegfried Sassoon combines material from The Making of a War Poet and The Journey from the Trenches, the two bestselling volumes on Sassoon from his biographer and foremost sch…

  • Siegfried Sassoon

    Siegfried Sassoon
    av Jean Moorcroft Wilson

    Inbunden - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780715633892

    The definitive biography of one of the twentieth century's finest poets, Siegfried Sassoon combines material from The Making of a War Poet and The Journey from the Trenches, the two bestselling volumes on Sassoon from his biographer and foremost sch…