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  • Three Rival Versions of Moral Enquiry

    Three Rival Versions of Moral Enquiry
    av Alasdair MacIntyre

    Häftad - 1990 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780715623374

    MacIntyre's project, here as elsewhere, is to put up a fight against philosophical relativism. . . . The current form is the 'incommensurability, ' so-called, of differing standpoints or conceptual schemes. Mr. MacIntyre claims that different school…

  • Marxism and Christianity

    Marxism and Christianity
    av Alasdair MacIntyre

    Häftad - 1995 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780715626733

    This volume explores the common ground between Marxism and Christianity. It argues that Marxism shares in good measure both the content and functions of Christianity and does so because it inherits it from Christianity. It details the religious atti…

  • Sibyls

    Sibyls
    av Jorge Guillermo

    Inbunden - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780715643044

    The myth and truth behind the enduring legend of the ancient oracles

  • Cryptic Pub Quiz

    Cryptic Pub Quiz
    av Frank Paul

    Inbunden - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780715652077

    "This is the book for crossworders and pub quizzers. A must-read" Hugh Stephenson, Guardian Crossword Editor Since 2015, the Mill in Cambridge has hosted an unusually fiendish quiz that combines the pub's warmth with the logic and wordplay of the cr…

  • Denialism

    Denialism
    av Michael Specter

    Häftad - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780715639436

    Presents an examination of the irrationality at the heart of the scare mongering and pseudo-science that stand in the way of progress and argues against modern scepticism of science and for a return to rationality.

  • A Cold Red Sunrise

    A Cold Red Sunrise
    av Stuart M. Kaminsky

    Häftad - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780715646335

    At an icebound naval weather station in far Siberia, the young daughter of an exile dies under suspicious circumstances. The high-ranking Commissar sent to investigate the mystery suffers a similar fatemurdered by an icicle thrust into his skull. In…

  • A Nasty Piece of Work

    A Nasty Piece of Work
    av Robert Littell

    Häftad - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780715648216

    A master of the spy genre, Robert Littell turns his formidable skills towards crime fiction in" A Nasty Piece of Work. Former CIA agent Lemuel Gunn left the battlefield of Afghanistan for early retirement in the desert of New Mexico, where he works…

  • Whose Justice? - Which Rationality?

    Whose Justice? - Which Rationality?
    av Alasdair MacIntyre

    Häftad - 1996 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780715621998

  • The Yellow Emperor's Cure

    The Yellow Emperor's Cure
    av Kunal Basu

    Häftad - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780715645420

    Lisbon, 1898: philandering surgeon Antonio Maria discovers his father is dying of syphilis, scourge of both rich and poor. Desperate to find a cure, he sets sail for Peking. But Antonio encounters the alluring Fumi, and finds a woman he cannot leave…

  • The Yellow Emperor's Cure

    The Yellow Emperor's Cure
    av Kunal Basu

    Inbunden - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780715642870

    In a breakout novel that transports the reader to a brilliantly imagined, sensuously portrayed, dangerous point in history, Kunal Basu has written the tale of a man's journey that spans continents--and the limits of his faith in science. Lisbon, 189…

  • Gender Medicine

    Gender Medicine
    av Marek Glezerman

    Häftad - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780715651148

    The groundbreaking call for reform, challenging the dangerous assumption that male and female patients can be effectively treated in the same way.

  • Fermented Man

    Fermented Man
    av Derek Dellinger

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780715652749

    On a cold new year's day, homebrewer and writer Derek Dellinger began a journey that changed everything he thought he knew about fermented food and drink. For a whole year, he only consumed products created by microbes and became the living embodime…

  • 2017

    2017
    av Olga Slavnikova

    Häftad - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780715644010

    In the year 2017 in Russia poets and writers are obsolete, class distinctions are painfully sharp, and spirits intervene in the lives of humans from their home high in the mythical Riphean Mountains. Professor Anfilogov, a wealthy and emotionless ma…

  • The Gospel and the Zodiac

    The Gospel and the Zodiac
    av Bill Darlison

    Häftad - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780715637708

    For millennia the figure of Jesus has dominated the religious consciousness of the Western world. But the belief that the historical Jesus is the unique incarnation of God has long been a source of division both within Christendom and beyond, as Chr…

  • Wear and Tear

    Wear and Tear
    av Tracy Tynan

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780715652671

    Tracy Peacock Tynan, daughter of the world-famous theatre critic Kenneth Tynan and the author Elaine Dundy, grew up in London and New York during the 1950s and '60s. Her parents threw lavish parties where style was essential and guests included the…

  • Wear and Tear

    Wear and Tear
    av Tracy Tynan

    Inbunden - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780715651506

    A page-turning memoir by the daughter of Kenneth Tynan - filled with Hollywood glamour, dark secrets and the struggle to define oneself amidst the stardust.

  • The Book of Hours

    The Book of Hours
    av Kevin Jackson

    Inbunden - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780715636084

    Since the monastic era in the West, this organisation by hours has become so ubiquitous that it has come almost to seem uncaused, a fact of nature. Now, Kevin Jackson restores its strangeness and richness. From the structure of the working day to th…

  • Silent Places

    Silent Places

    Inbunden - 2003 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780715632543

    Jeff Gusky, a doctor of emergency medicine decided, at the age of 42, that he wanted to better confront the reality of modern Jewish history. A self-taught photographer who subsequently learned to make museum quality prints, he "bought a good, journ…

  • The Boxer's Heart

    The Boxer's Heart
    av Kate Sekules

    Häftad - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780715643693

    Tells the story of how an average athlete converted her visceral dislike of violence into an eventful career as a professional boxer. This title focuses on the confused state of gender roles, deals with the issues of weight that have plagued women f…

  • The Jolly Roger Social Club

    The Jolly Roger Social Club
    av Nick Foster

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780715652169

    The Jolly Roger Social Club is Nick Foster's astonishing and vivid account of a man who may be the world's first `capitalist' serial killer. In the process of piecing together what happened, he sheds light on the bigger questions raised by Wild Bill…

  • Before Galileo

    Before Galileo
    av John Freely

    Inbunden - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780715645369

    Histories of modern science often begin with the heroic battle between Galileo and the Catholic Church, which sparked the Scientific Revolution and led to the world-changing discoveries of Isaac Newton. In reality, more than a millennium before the…

  • The Idea of Europe

    The Idea of Europe
    av George Steiner

    Inbunden - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780715649923

    The Idea of Europe finds George Steiner reckoning with Europe from a number of different angles: "Europe is the place where Goethe's garden almost borders on Buchenwald, where the house of Corneille abuts on the market-place in which Joan of Arc was…

  • The Egyptologist

    The Egyptologist
    av Arthur Phillips

    Häftad - 2005 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780715633991

    The New York Times Bestseller Arrives In The UK; The Egyptologist is a witty, inventive, brilliantly constructed novel about an archaeologist obsessed with finding the tomb of an apocryphal king. This darkly comic labyrinth of a story opens on the d…

  • Mistresses

    Mistresses
    av Elizabeth Abbott

    Inbunden - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780715639467

    She has been known as the 'kept woman', the 'fancy woman' and the 'other woman'. She is both a fictional character and flesh-and-blood human being. But who is she, really? What do Madame de Pompadour, Heloise, Marilyn Monroe, Jane Eyre and Camilla P…

  • Mistresses

    Mistresses
    av Elizabeth Abbott

    Häftad - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780715641491

    A sparkling study of the role of the 'other woman' throughout history. She has been known as the 'kept woman', the 'fancy woman' and the 'other woman'. She exists as both a fictional character and flesh-and-blood human being. But who is she, really?…

  • History Of Marriage

    History Of Marriage
    av Elizabeth Abbott

    Inbunden - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780715641705

    A History of Marriage paints an often surprising picture of this most public, yet most intimate, institution - a complex tradition that includes arranged marriages, dowries, same-sex marriages, self-marriages and child brides. The wedding ceremony,…

  • The Petty Demon

    The Petty Demon
    av Fyodor Sologub

    Häftad - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780715647707

    The Petty Demon is one of the funniest Russian novels ever written. It is also the most decadent of the great Russian classics, replete with naked boys, sinuous girls and a strange mixture of beauty and perversity. The main character, Peredonov, is…

  • Word for Word

    Word for Word
    av Lilianna Lungina

    Inbunden - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780715649220

    A bestselling sensation in Russia, where it was called the most significant cultural event of the year (Ogoniok), Word for Word is nothing less than the story of a nations literary conscience the history of the twentieth century as seen through the…

  • Out of the Dark Ages

    Out of the Dark Ages
    av John Mitchell

    Häftad - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780715636855

    For the past century, it has been usual to see the Frankish kingdom of Charlemagne as the dynamic and creative power which, in the late 8th and 9th centuries, reinvented and shaped the cultural map of Europe, establishing paradigms that determined a…

  • The Snow Geese

    The Snow Geese
    av Sharr White

    Häftad - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780715648827

    With war raging abroad, newly widowed Elizabeth Gaesling gathers her family for their annual shooting party to mark the opening of hunting season in rural upstate New York. But Elizabeth is forced to confront a new reality as her carefree eldest son…

  • Love and Sex with Robots

    Love and Sex with Robots
    av David Levy

    Häftad - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780715637777

    From Pygmalion falling for his Galatea, to Dr Frankenstein marvelling at his monster, to the man-meets-machine fiction of Philip K Dick and Michael Crichton, humans have been enthralled by the possibilities of emotional relationships with their tech…

  • The Secret Universe of Names

    The Secret Universe of Names
    av Roy Feinson

    Häftad - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780715639719

    Charisma. Career success. Love and friendship. Power. How much of each starts with the sound of your name? What does the sound of your name say about you? How does it affect not only your self-image but, even more importantly, the expectations that…

  • Morning Star

    Morning Star
    av Andre Schwarz-Bart

    Inbunden - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780715641002

    The newly discovered masterpiece from internationally bestselling author Andre Schwarz-Bart. The Last of the Just, Andre Schwarz-Bart's debut masterpiece, won him international acclaim and the Prix Goncourt. Now, four years after his death, Schwarz-…

  • Prairie Fever

    Prairie Fever
    av Peter Pagnamenta

    Inbunden - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780715643723

    From the 1830s onward, a succession of well-born Britons headed west to the great American wilderness to find adventure and fulfilment. They brought their dogs, sporting guns, valets and all the attitudes and prejudices of their class. Prairie Fever…

  • Prairie Fever

    Prairie Fever
    av Peter Pagnamenta

    Häftad - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780715645338

    From the 1830s onward, a succession of well-born Britons headed to the American wilderness to find fulfilment. They brought their dogs, valets and the attitudes and prejudices of their class with them. With comic detail, Peter Pagnamenta shows what…

  • The Sayings of Ezra Pound

    The Sayings of Ezra Pound
    av Ezra Pound

    Häftad - 1994 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780715626108

    This series collects together the best-known aphorisms, epigrams and reflections of a wide variety of figures from antiquity to our own age: humorists and novelists, poets and philosophers, politicians and playwrights.

  • The Tin Kin

    The Tin Kin
    av Eleanor Thom

    Häftad - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780715639016

    When her aunt Shirley dies, Dawn finds herself back in her claustrophobic home town in Northern Scotland for the first time in years. She spends her days caring for her small daughter, listening to tapes of old country songs and cleaning Shirley's f…

  • Three Plays by Edward Albee

    Three Plays by Edward Albee
    av Edward Albee

    Häftad - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780715645321

    Three plays by 'One of the few great living American dramatists' The New York Times

  • Mind Bombs

    Mind Bombs
    av Garrick Alder

    Inbunden - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780715636602

    Most of us think we pretty much know how the world works. Most of us don't. If you leave this book lying around you can be sure that someone will pick it up - and that someone will have their perspective explosively altered...From science and techno…

  • A Wicked Pack of Cards

    A Wicked Pack of Cards
    av Michael Dummett, Ronald Decker, Thierry Depaulis

    Inbunden - 1996 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780715627136

  • The Tin-Kin

    The Tin-Kin
    av Eleanor Thom

    Inbunden - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780715638323

    When her aunt Shirley dies, Dawn finds herself back in her claustrophobic home town in Northern Scotland for the first time in years. She spends her days caring for her small daughter, listening to tapes of old country songs and cleaning Shirley's f…

  • Calculus Diaries

    Calculus Diaries
    av Jennifer Ouellette

    Inbunden - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780715641439

    How maths can help you lose weight, win at the casino and survive a zombie apocalypse. Jennifer Ouellette never took maths in the sixth form, mostly because she - like most people - assumed that she wouldn't need it in real life. But then the Englis…

  • Calculus Diaries

    Calculus Diaries
    av Jennifer Ouellette

    Häftad - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780715645130

    Jennifer Ouellette never took maths in the sixth form, mostly because she like most of us assumed she wouldnt need it much in real life. But then the English graduate, now an award-winning science-writer, had a change of heart and decided to revisit…

  • A Fatal Debt

    A Fatal Debt
    av John Gapper

    Häftad - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780715644065

    When Ben, a talented psychiatrist, first meets Harry, former chief executive of a failed Wall Street bank, he diagnoses him as suicidally depressed and admits him to hospital. But when Harry leaves Ben must keep him under observation, and is drawn i…

  • A Fatal Debt

    A Fatal Debt
    av John Gapper

    Inbunden - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780715643648

    When Ben, a talented British psychiatrist working in New York, first meets Harry, the former chief executive of a failed Wall Street bank, he diagnoses him as suicidally depressed and admits him to hospital. But when pressure is brought by his super…

  • A Fatal Debt

    A Fatal Debt
    av John Gapper

    Häftad - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780715646274

    When Ben, a talented psychiatrist, first meets Harry, former chief executive of a failed Wall Street bank, he diagnoses him as suicidally depressed and admits him to hospital. But when Harry leaves Ben must keep him under observation, and is drawn i…

  • De Profundis

    De Profundis
    av Oscar Wilde

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780715652008

    The definitive edition of Wilde's impassioned letter from Reading Gaol. Imprisoned in Reading Gaol in 1895 for his homosexuality, Oscar Wilde once defiantly wrote `I don't defend my conduct, I explain it'. Wilde's notorious liaison with the Marquess…

  • The Elvis Encyclopedia

    The Elvis Encyclopedia
    av Adam Victor

    Inbunden - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780715638163

    More than thirty years after his death, Elvis Presley remains indelibly etched into the popular psyche. As the Elvis of myth has become synonymous with Elvis the man, the subject of countless books, articles and songs, it has become increasingly har…

  • War on the Margins

    War on the Margins
    av Libby Cone

    Häftad - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780715639726

    France has just fallen to the Nazis. Britain is under siege. As BBC bulletins grow more and more bleak, residents of Jersey abandon their homes in their thousands. When the Germans take over, Marlene Zimmer, a shy clerk at the Aliens Office, must re…

  • The Queer Captain

    The Queer Captain
    av John Bayley

    Inbunden - 1995 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780715626542

    A young female student is kidnapped from an Oxford philosophy class. Is it an experiment in virtual reality or something more sinister? This sequel to Alice exposes the disquieting things that may result from a pursuit of fantasy.

  • The Stalin Epigram

    The Stalin Epigram
    av Robert Littell

    Inbunden - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780715639030

    Moscow, 1934. As thousands of peasant farmers starve under Stalin's regime of collectivisation, Osip Mandelstam, perhaps the greatest Russian poet of the twentieth century, defies the Kremlin with a few short, audacious lines of verse - a searing in…

  • The Stalin Epigram

    The Stalin Epigram
    av Robert Littell

    Häftad - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780715640739

    Moscow, 1934. As thousands of peasant famers starve under Stalin's regime of collectivisation, Osip Mandelstam, perhaps the greatest Russian poet of the twentieth century, defies the Kremlin with a few short, audacious lines of verse - a searing ind…

  • A Curator's Quest

    A Curator's Quest
    av William Rubin

    Inbunden - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780715639818

    The landmark memoir of the pioneering curator who built MoMA's world-famous collections of painting and sculpture. A brilliant curator, critic, collector, and teacher, William Rubin was tenacious, energetic, and extraordinarily successful at acquiri…

  • The Guardsman

    The Guardsman
    av Ferenc Molnar

    Häftad - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780715650097

    Originally written in 1910, The Guardsman is a dizzy farce about a theatrical couple (Jon Barker and Victoria Mack) whose six-month-old marriage is in serious trouble. Being insecure, he thinks his wife could be capable of infidelity. To catch her o…

  • The Greek War of Independence

    The Greek War of Independence
    av David Brewer

    Häftad - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780715641613

    The Greek struggle for independence from the Ottoman Empire captured the imagination of the world. It was the revolution of the Romantic Age, inspiring painters, poets and patriots the world over, fired as much by Lord Byron's ringing words and Dela…

  • The Week-End Book

    The Week-End Book

    Inbunden - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780715635957

    Last year, Duckworth resurrected the legendary "Week-End Book", much to the delight of modern readers. This year we have invited some of the wittiest and most entertaining contemporary writers at work in English to contribute to the "Week-End Book"…

  • Cuba Contemporary Art

    Cuba Contemporary Art
    av Andreas Winkler

    Häftad - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780715642818

    The recent opening up of state-regulated tourism has yielded a flurry of student programmes, professional conferences, books, films and general enthusiasm for all things Cuban. With the future government of Cuba still an open question, its cultural…

  • Creation of the American Soul

    Creation of the American Soul
    av John Barry

    Inbunden - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780715644249

    Roger Williams was the first to describe individual liberty in modern terms a huge influence on men such as Oliver Cromwell, John Milton and John Locke. His story has a backdrop of intellectual, political, religious and social upheaval which led to…