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  • Sapiens: A Brief History of Humankind

    Sapiens: A Brief History of Humankind
    av Yuval Noah Harari

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780062316110

    Official U.S. edition with full color illustrations throughout.#1 New York Times Bestseller The Summer Reading Pick for President Barack Obama, Bill Gates, and Mark Zuckerberg, now available as a beautifully packaged paperbackFrom a renowned histori…

  • Flow: The Psychology of Optimal Experience

    Flow: The Psychology of Optimal Experience
    av Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi

    Häftad - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780061339202

    THE BESTSELLING CLASSIC ON 'FLOW' - THE KEY TO UNLOCKING MEANING, CREATIVITY, PEAK PERFORMANCE, AND TRUE HAPPINESSLegendary psychologist Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi's famous investigations of optimal experience have revealed that what makes an experienc…

  • The Rational Optimist: How Prosperity Evolves

    The Rational Optimist: How Prosperity Evolves
    av Matt Ridley

    Häftad - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780061452062

    "Ridley writes with panache, wit, and humor and displays remarkable ingenuity in finding ways to present complicated materials for the lay reader." -- Los Angeles Times In a bold and provocative interpretation of economic history, Matt Ridley, the N…

  • Married Love: And Other Stories

    Married Love: And Other Stories
    av Tessa Hadley

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780062135643

    In this brilliant collection, Tessa Hadley showcases beautifully her formidable talent for writing domestic fiction that rises about the genre to become literary art. "Filled with exquisitely calibrated gradations and expressions of class, conducted…

  • The Red Queen: Sex and the Evolution of Human Nature

    The Red Queen: Sex and the Evolution of Human Nature
    av Matt Ridley

    Häftad - 2003 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780060556570

    Referring to Lewis Carroll's Red Queen from Through the Looking-Glass, a character who has to keep running to stay in the same place, Matt Ridley demonstrates why sex is humanity's best strategy for outwitting its constantly mutating internal predat…

  • The Hellbound Heart

    The Hellbound Heart
    av Clive Barker

    Häftad - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780061452888

    Frank Cotton's insatiable appetite for the dark pleasures of pain led him to the puzzle of Lemarchand's box, and from there, to a death only a sick-minded soul could invent. But his brother's love-crazed wife, Julia, has discovered a way to bring Fr…

  • The Doors of Perception and Heaven and Hell

    The Doors of Perception and Heaven and Hell
    av Aldous Huxley

    Häftad - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780061729072

    Two classic complete books-The Doors of Perception (originally published in 1954) and Heaven and Hell (originally published in 1956)-in which Aldous Huxley, author of Brave New World, explores, as only he can, the mind's remote frontiers and the unm…

  • The Sleepwalkers: How Europe Went to War in 1914

    The Sleepwalkers: How Europe Went to War in 1914
    av Christopher Clark

    Häftad - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780061146664

    One of The New York Times Book Review's 10 Best Books of the YearWinner of the Los Angeles Times Book Prize (History)The Sleepwalkers: How Europe Went to War in 1914 is historian Christopher Clark's riveting account of the explosive beginnings of Wo…

  • The Beauty Myth: How Images of Beauty Are Used Against Women

    The Beauty Myth: How Images of Beauty Are Used Against Women
    av Naomi Wolf

    Häftad - 2002 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780060512187

    A look at the beauty myth exposes the unrealistic, impossible standards of female beauty as destructive social control, asserting that the myth of female perfection is created by the media and the diet, fashion, and cosmetic industries. Reprint.

  • Capitalism, Socialism, and Democracy: Third Edition

    Capitalism, Socialism, and Democracy: Third Edition
    av Joseph A. Schumpeter

    Häftad - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780061561610

    "Joseph Schumpeter's classic Capitalism, Socialism and Democracy explains the process of capitalism's 'creative destruction'-a key principle in understanding the logic of globalization. --Thomas L. Friedman, Foreign PolicyIn this definitive third an…

  • The Gulag Archipelago, 1918-1956: Volume 1: An Experiment in Literary Investigation

    The Gulag Archipelago, 1918-1956: Volume 1: An Experiment in Literary Investigation
    av Aleksandr I. Solzhenitsyn

    Häftad - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780061253713

    "BEST NONFICTION BOOK OF THE 20TH CENTURY." --TimeVolume 1 of the gripping epic masterpiece, Solzhenitsyn's chilling report of his arrest and interrogation, which exposed to the world the vast bureaucracy of secret police that haunted Soviet society…

  • The True Believer

    The True Believer
    av Eric Hoffer

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780062930866

    "Its theme is political fanaticism, with which it deals severely and brilliantly." -New YorkerA stevedore on the San Francisco docks in the 1940s, Eric Hoffer wrote philosophical treatises in his spare time while living in the railroad yards. The Tr…

  • What Kind of Woman: Poems

    What Kind of Woman: Poems
    av Kate Baer

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780063008427

    An Instant #1 New York Times BestsellerA Goop Book Club PickIf you want your breath to catch and your heart to stop, turn to Kate Baer.--Joanna Goddard, Cup of Jo A stunning and honest debut poetry collection about the beauty and hardships of being…

  • The Collected Poems

    The Collected Poems
    av Sylvia Plath

    Häftad - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780062144607

  • Homo Deus: A Brief History of Tomorrow

    Homo Deus: A Brief History of Tomorrow
    av Yuval Noah Harari

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780062464347

    Official U.S. edition with full color illustrations throughout.NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER Yuval Noah Harari, author of the critically-acclaimed New York Times bestseller and international phenomenon Sapiens, returns with an equally original, compelli…

  • Predictably Irrational, Revised and Expanded Edition: The Hidden Forces That Shape Our Decisions

    Predictably Irrational, Revised and Expanded Edition: The Hidden Forces That Shape Our Decisions
    av Dan Ariely

    Häftad - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780061353246

    A marvelous book... thought provoking and highly entertaining. --Jerome Groopman, New York Times bestselling author of How Doctors Think"An important book. Full of valuable and entertaining insights that will make an impact on your business, profess…

  • A Suitable Boy

    A Suitable Boy
    av Vikram Seth

    Häftad - 2005 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780060786526

    Now a television series on Acorn TV, directed by Oscar-nominated filmmaker Mira Nair"Surrender to this strange, beguiling world and be swept away on the wings of story. . . . It is difficult to imagine that many contemporary writers could give us a…

  • A People's History of the United States

    A People's History of the United States
    av Howard Zinn

    Häftad - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780062397348

    THE CLASSIC NATIONAL BESTSELLERA wonderful, splendid book--a book that should be read by every American, student or otherwise, who wants to understand his country, its true history, and its hope for the future. -Howard FastHistorian Howard Zinn's A…

  • It Devours!: A Welcome to Night Vale Novel

    It Devours!: A Welcome to Night Vale Novel
    av Joseph Fink, Jeffrey Cranor

    Inbunden - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780062476050

    A new page-turning mystery about science, faith, love and belonging, set in a friendly desert community where ghosts, angels, aliens, and government conspiracies are commonplace parts of everyday life. Welcome to Night Vale..."Brilliant, hilarious,…

  • The Grass Is Singing

    The Grass Is Singing
    av Doris Lessing

    Häftad - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780061673740

    There is passion here, a piercing accuracy, a rare sensitivity and power. . . . One can only marvel. --New York Times Set in Southern Rhodesia under white rule, Doris Lessing's first novel is at once a riveting chronicle of human disintegration, a b…

  • Being and Time

    Being and Time
    av Martin Heidegger

    Häftad - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780061575594

    "Being and Time changed the course of philosophy." --Richard Rorty, New York Times Book Review This first paperback edition of John Macquarrie and Edward Robinson's definitive translation also features a new foreword by Heidegger scholar Taylor Carm…

  • The Gulag Archipelago Volume 2: An Experiment in Literary Investigation

    The Gulag Archipelago Volume 2: An Experiment in Literary Investigation
    av Aleksandr I. Solzhenitsyn

    Häftad - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780061253720

    "BEST NONFICTION BOOK OF THE 20TH CENTURY." --TimeVolume 2 of the Nobel Prize-winner's towering masterpiece: the story of Solzhenitsyn's entrance into the Soviet prison camps, where he would remain for nearly a decade. Features a new foreword by Ann…

  • As Nature Made Him: The Boy Who Was Raised as a Girl

    As Nature Made Him: The Boy Who Was Raised as a Girl
    av John Colapinto

    Häftad - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780061120565

    NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER"We should aspire to Colapinto's stellar journalist example: listening carefully to the circumstances of those who are different rather than demanding that they conform to our own." --Washington Post The true story about the…

  • Magpie Murders

    Magpie Murders
    av Anthony Horowitz

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780063036673

    Magpie Murders is a double puzzle for puzzle fans, who don't often get the classicism they want from contemporary thrillers. --Janet Maslin, The New York TimesA New York Times Bestseller #1 Indie Next Pick NPR Best Book of 2017 Amazon Best Book of…

  • Magpie Murders

    Magpie Murders
    av Anthony Horowitz

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780062645234

    Magpie Murders is a double puzzle for puzzle fans, who don't often get the classicism they want from contemporary thrillers. --Janet Maslin, The New York Times New York Times bestseller Nominee for the Anthony Award for Best Novel Nominee for the Ba…

  • The Perennial Philosophy

    The Perennial Philosophy
    av Aldous Huxley

    Häftad - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780061724947

    An inspired gathering of religious writings that reveals the divine reality common to all faiths, collected by Aldous HuxleyThe Perennial Philosophy, Aldous Huxley writes, may be found among the traditional lore of peoples in every region of the wor…

  • House Made of Dawn [50th Anniversary Ed]

    House Made of Dawn [50th Anniversary Ed]
    av N. Scott Momaday

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780062909954

    "Both a masterpiece about the universal human condition and a masterpiece of Native American literature. . . . A book everyone should read for the joy and emotion of the language it contains." -- The Paris Review A special 50th anniversary edition o…

  • Girlfriend in a Coma

    Girlfriend in a Coma
    av Douglas Coupland

    Häftad - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780061624254

    On a snowy Friday night in 1979, just hours after making love for the first time, Richard's girlfriend, high school senior Karen Ann McNeil, falls into a coma. Nine months later she gives birth to their daughter, Megan. As Karen sleeps through the n…

  • Laura Ingalls Wilder Country: The People and Places in Laura Ingalls Wilder's Life and Books

    Laura Ingalls Wilder Country: The People and Places in Laura Ingalls Wilder's Life and Books
    av William Anderson

    Häftad - 1990 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780060973469

    Laura Ingalls Wilder Country takes the millions of fans of the Little House books and the hit TV series on an enchanting tour of the real world of the well-loved author, visiting the people and places who inspired her classic books. With hundreds of…

  • The Gulag Archipelago Volume 3: An Experiment in Literary Investigation

    The Gulag Archipelago Volume 3: An Experiment in Literary Investigation
    av Aleksandr I. Solzhenitsyn

    Häftad - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780061253737

    "BEST NONFICTION BOOK OF THE 20TH CENTURY." --TimeVolume 3 of the Nobel Prize winner's towering masterpiece: Solzhenitsyn's moving account of resistance within the Soviet labor camps and his own release after eight years. Features a new foreword by…

  • Who's a Good Boy?: Welcome to Night Vale Episodes, Vol. 4

    Who's a Good Boy?: Welcome to Night Vale Episodes, Vol. 4
    av Joseph Fink, Jeffrey Cranor

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780062798114

    From the authors of the New York Times bestselling novels It Devours and Welcome to Night Vale and the creators of the #1 international podcast of the same name, comes a collection of episodes from Season Four of their hit podcast, featuring an intr…

  • Amadeus: A Play by Peter Shaffer

    Amadeus: A Play by Peter Shaffer
    av Peter Shaffer

    Häftad - 2001 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780060935498

    Amadeus is the most talked about play in many years. In England it won both the Evening Standard Drama Award and the Theatre Critics Award for the best play of the year.aAmadeus is the story of Salieri's war against God for making him mediocre, for…

  • Simple & Direct

    Simple & Direct
    av Jacques Barzun

    Häftad - 2001 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780060937232

    A fter a lifetime of writing and editing prose, Jacques Barzun has set down his view of the best ways to improve one's style. His discussions of diction, syntax, tone, meaning, composition, and revision guide the reader through the technique of maki…

  • Great Society: A New History

    Great Society: A New History
    av Amity Shlaes

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780061706431

    The New York Times bestselling author of The Forgotten Man and Coolidge offers a stunning revision of our last great period of idealism, the 1960s, with burning relevance for our contemporary challenges.Great Society is accurate history that reads l…

  • The Care and Management of Lies: A Novel of the Great War

    The Care and Management of Lies: A Novel of the Great War
    av Jacqueline Winspear

    Häftad - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780062220516

    The New York Times bestselling author of the Maisie Dobbs series turns her prodigious talents to this World War I standalone novel, a lyrical drama of love struggling to survive in a damaged, fractured world.By July 1914, the ties between Kezia Marc…

  • Nom de Plume: A (Secret) History of Pseudonyms

    Nom de Plume: A (Secret) History of Pseudonyms
    av Carmela Ciuraru

    Häftad - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780061735271

    MaryAnne Evans. Charles Dodgson. Eric Blair. William Sydney Porter. Or, as they aremore commonly remembered, George Eliot, Lewis Carroll, George Orwell, and O.Henry. For these writers and many others, from Mark Twain to Stan Lee to RobertJordan, the…

  • Coolidge

    Coolidge
    av Amity Shlaes

    Häftad - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780061967597

    Amity Shlaes, author of The Forgotten Man, delivers a brilliant and provocative reexamination of America's thirtieth president, Calvin Coolidge, and the decade of unparalleled growth that the nation enjoyed under his leadership. In this riveting bio…

  • Collected Novellas

    Collected Novellas
    av Gabriel Garcia Marquez

    Häftad - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780060932664

    Renowned as a master of magical realism, Gabriel Garcia Marquez has long delighted readers around the world with his exquisitely crafted prose. Brimming with unforgettable characters and set in exotic locales, his fiction transports readers to a wo…

  • Champagne: How the World's Most Glamorous Wine Triumphed Over War and Hard Times

    Champagne: How the World's Most Glamorous Wine Triumphed Over War and Hard Times
    av Don Kladstrup, Petie Kladstrup

    Häftad - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780060737931

    A history of champagne traces the story of its origins in verdant northern France, a region overcome by Visigoths, barbarians, and other invaders, in an account that identifies such contributors to its development as Louis XIV and Napoleon and trace…

  • To Kill a Mockingbird

    To Kill a Mockingbird
    av Harper Lee

    Häftad - 2005 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780060935467

    One of the best-loved stories of all time, To Kill a Mockingbird has been translated into more than forty languages, sold more than forty million copies worldwide, served as the basis for an enormously popular motion picture, and was voted one of th…

  • To Kill a Mockingbird

    To Kill a Mockingbird
    av Harper Lee

    Häftad - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780061120084

    Voted America's Best-Loved Novel in PBS's The Great American ReadHarper Lee's Pulitzer Prize-winning masterwork of honor and injustice in the deep South--and the heroism of one man in the face of blind and violent hatredOne of the most cherished sto…

  • The Collected Poems

    The Collected Poems
    av Sylvia Plath

    Häftad - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780061558894

    Pulitzer Prize winner Sylvia Plath's complete poetic works, edited and introduced by Ted Hughes.By the time of her death on 11, February 1963, Sylvia Plath had written a large bulk of poetry. To my knowledge, she never scrapped any of her poetic eff…

  • Brave New World

    Brave New World
    av Aldous Huxley

    Häftad - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780060850524

    First published in 1932, the classic, prophetic novel capturing the socialized horrors of a futuristic utopia remarkably explores the now-timely themes of cloning, individual creativity and freedom, and the role of science, technology, and drugs in…

  • Animal Liberation: The Definitive Classic of the Animal Movement

    Animal Liberation: The Definitive Classic of the Animal Movement
    av Peter Singer

    Häftad - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780061711305

    Since its original publication in 1975, this groundbreaking work has awakened millions of people to the existence of speciesism--our systematic disregard of nonhuman animals--inspiring a worldwide movement to transform our attitudes to animals and e…

  • One Hundred Years of Solitude

    One Hundred Years of Solitude
    av Gabriel Garcia Marquez
    (1 recension)

    Häftad - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780060883287

    A celebration of the endless variety of life in the mythical village of Macondo chronicles the story of the Buendia family, set against the background of the evolution and eventual decadence of the small South American town. Reprint. 50,000 first pr…

  • One Hundred Years of Solitude

    One Hundred Years of Solitude
    av Gabriel Garcia Marquez

    Häftad - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780061120091

    One Hundred Years of Solitude is the first piece of literature since the Book of Genesis that should be required reading for the entire human race. . . . Mr. Garcia Marquez has done nothing less than to create in the reader a sense of all that is pr…

  • In Country

    In Country
    av Bobbie Ann Mason

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780060835170

    Bobbie Ann Mason's debut novel--a brilliant and moving book... a moral tale that entwines public history with private anguish. --Los Angeles Times Book Review"How Ms. Mason conjures a vivid image of the futility of war and its searing legacy of con…

  • Making Gay History: The Half-Century Fight for Lesbian and Gay Equal Rights

    Making Gay History: The Half-Century Fight for Lesbian and Gay Equal Rights
    av Eric Marcus

    Häftad - 2002 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780060933913

    From the Boy Scouts and the U.S. military to marriage and adoption, the gay civil rights movement has exploded on the national stage. Eric Marcus takes us back in time to the earliest days of that struggle in a newly revised and thoroughly updated e…

  • Europe: A History

    Europe: A History
    av Norman Davies

    Häftad - 1998 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780060974688

    Here is a masterpiece of historical narrative that stretches from the Ice Age to the Atomic Age, as it tells the story of Europe, East and West. Norman Davies captures it all--the rise and fall of Rome, the sweeping invasions of Alaric and Atilla, t…

  • Journey of the Heart: Path of Conscious Love, the

    Journey of the Heart: Path of Conscious Love, the
    av John Welwood

    Häftad - 1996 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780060927424

    Advocates a new approach to intimate relationships that requires a willingness to let go of old patterns and draw on a new kind of honesty and awareness to embark on a path of personal and spiritual discovery

  • Inanna

    Inanna
    av Diane Wolkstein

    Häftad - 1983 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780060908546

    A fresh retelling of the ancient texts about Ishtar, the world's first goddess. Illustrated with visual artifacts of the period. A great masterpiece of universal literature.--Mircea Eliade

  • Under the Volcano

    Under the Volcano
    av Malcolm Lowry

    Häftad - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780061120152

    Lowry's masterpiece. . . has a claim to being regarded as one of the ten most consequential works of fiction produced in the twentieth] century. -- Los Angeles TimesUnder the Volcano remains one of literature's most powerful and lyrical statements o…

  • The Party: The Secret World of China's Communist Rulers

    The Party: The Secret World of China's Communist Rulers
    av Richard McGregor

    Häftad - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780061708763

    "Few outsiders have any realistic sense of the innards, motives, rivalries, and fears of the Chinese Communist leadership. But we all know much more than before, thanks to Richard McGregor's illuminating and richly-textured look at the people in cha…