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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…

  • A People's History of the United States

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

    Häftad - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780062397348

    A 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 FastWith a new introduction by Anthony Arnove, this edition o…

  • 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

    The history of the United Soviet Socialist Republics is a bloody one, especially before and during the time of Stalin. Tens of millions of innocent people were tortured, imprisoned and killed; entire minority populations were targeted. In The Gulag…

  • 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…

  • To Kill a Mockingbird

    To Kill a Mockingbird
    av Harper Lee

    Häftad - 2005 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780060935467

    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…

  • 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 Assassination of Jesse James by the Coward Robert Ford

    The Assassination of Jesse James by the Coward Robert Ford
    av Ron Hansen

    Häftad - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780061120190

    Jesse James was a fabled outlaw, a charismatic, spiritual, larger-than-life bad man whose bloody exploits captured the imagination and admiration of a nation hungry for antiheroes. Robert Ford was a young upstart torn between dedicated worship and m…

  • 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…

  • Tao Te Ching: A New English Version

    Tao Te Ching: A New English Version
    av Stephen Mitchell

    Häftad - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780061142666

    A new version of the classic "Book of the Way" provides a manual on the art of living, offering eighty concise chapters that offer wisdom and advice on how to achieve balance, perspective, and serenity in every aspect of one's life. Reprint. 35,000…

  • I Know This Much Is True

    I Know This Much Is True
    av Wally Lamb

    Häftad - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780061469084

    #1 New York Times Bestseller and Oprah Book Club selectionThoughtful . . . heart-wrenching . . . . An exercise in soul-baring storytelling--with the soul belonging to 20th-century America itself. It's hard to read and to stop reading, and impossibl…

  • 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

    The world has watched China's astonishing political and economic growth throughout the past three decades. What is less understood, however, is the role of the Chinese Communist Party in this dramatic transformation. With more than 73 million member…

  • The Art of Loving

    The Art of Loving
    av Erich Fromm

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780061129735

    The psychoanalyst explores the theory, meaning, and practice of love, as well as its significance in contemporary Western society and its influence on the shape and course of an individual's life, in a special fiftieth anniversary edition. Reader's…

  • I'll Be Gone in the Dark: One Woman's Obsessive Search for the Golden State Killer

    I'll Be Gone in the Dark: One Woman's Obsessive Search for the Golden State Killer
    av Michelle McNamara

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780062319791

    THE BASIS FOR THE MAJOR 6-PART HBO(R) DOCUMENTARY SERIES#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLERA BEST BOOK OF THE YEAR: Washington Post Maureen Corrigan, NPR Paste Seattle Times Entertainment Weekly Esquire Slate Buzzfeed Jezebel Philadelphia Inquirer P…

  • Poetry, Language, Thought

    Poetry, Language, Thought
    av Martin Heidegger

    Häftad - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780060937287

    Essential reading for students and anyone interested in the great philosophers, Poetry, Language, Thought opened up an appreciation of Martin Heidegger beyond the confines of philosophy to the reaches of poetry. In Heidegger's thinking, poetry is no…

  • White Guilt: How Blacks and Whites Together Destroyed the Promise of the Civil Rights Era

    White Guilt: How Blacks and Whites Together Destroyed the Promise of the Civil Rights Era
    av Shelby Steele

    Häftad - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780060578633

    Not unlike some of Ralph Ellison's or Richard Wright's best work. White Guilt, a serious meditation on vital issues, deserves a wide readership." -- Cleveland Plain DealerIn 1955 the killers of Emmett Till, a black Mississippi youth, were acquitted…

  • Lost Girls: An Unsolved American Mystery

    Lost Girls: An Unsolved American Mystery
    av Robert Kolker

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780063012950

    New York Times Bestseller - Now a Netflix Film"Rich, tragic...monumental . . . true-crime reporting at its best."--Washington Post The bestselling account of the lives of five young women whose fates converged in the perplexing case of the Long Isl…

  • 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

  • Highfire

    Highfire
    av Eoin Colfer

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780062938558

    "True Detective meets Swamp Thing in the Artemis Fowl author's neo-noirish thriller about a curmudgeonly dragon in Louisiana." --GuardianFrom the New York Times bestselling author of the Artemis Fowl series comes a hilarious and high-octane adult no…

  • Highfire

    Highfire
    av Eoin Colfer

    Häftad - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780062938572

    "True Detective meets Swamp Thing in the Artemis Fowl author's neo-noirish thriller about a curmudgeonly dragon in Louisiana." --GuardianFrom the New York Times bestselling author of the Artemis Fowl series comes a hilarious and high-octane adult no…

  • 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…

  • Lovecraft Country

    Lovecraft Country
    av Matt Ruff

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780062292070

    Library OutreachAcademic Outreach--Locus

  • 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…

  • The American Agent: A Maisie Dobbs Novel

    The American Agent: A Maisie Dobbs Novel
    av Jacqueline Winspear

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780062436672

    Beloved heroine Maisie Dobbs, "one of the great fictional heroines" (Parade), investigates the mysterious murder of an American war correspondent in London during the Blitz in a page-turning tale of love and war, terror and survival. When Catherine…

  • In the First Circle: The First Uncensored Edition

    In the First Circle: The First Uncensored Edition
    av Aleksandr I. Solzhenitsyn
    (1 recension)

    Häftad - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780061479014

    The thrilling Cold War masterwork by the Nobel Prize-winning author of The Gulag Archipelago, published in full for the first timeA great and important book, whose qualities are finally fully available to English-speaking readers." --Washington Post…

  • Tao Te Ching

    Tao Te Ching
    av Lao-Tzu

    Häftad - 1992 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780060812454

    In a widely praised translation, Stephen Mitchell provides an accessible understanding of a classic guide for living, now in an attractive, pocket-size trim designed to fit in a purse, briefcase, backpack, or pocket. "The English, as 'fluid as melin…

  • Beauty: The Invisible Embrace

    Beauty: The Invisible Embrace
    av John O'Donohue

    Häftad - 2005 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780060957261

    The author of Anam Cara draws on Celtic wisdom and his philosophical imagination to explore the role of beauty in human life, contending that people facing an unprecedented level of anxiety can turn to fine works of music and art in order to redisco…

  • An Expert in Murder: A Josephine Tey Mystery

    An Expert in Murder: A Josephine Tey Mystery
    av Nicola Upson

    Häftad - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780061451553

    March 1934. Revered mystery writer Josephine Tey is traveling from Scotland to London for the final week of her play Richard of Bordeaux, the surprise hit of the season, with pacifist themes that resonate in a world still haunted by war. But joy tur…

  • The Art of Loving

    The Art of Loving
    av Erich Fromm

    Häftad - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780062138927

  • One Hundred Years of Solitude

    One Hundred Years of Solitude
    av Gabriel Garcia Marquez

    Häftad - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780061120091

    Gabriel Garc a M rquez's finest and most famous work, the Nobel Prize-winning One Hundred Years of Solitude chronicles, through the course of a century, life in Macondo and the lives of six Buend a generations-from Jos Arcadio and rsula, through the…

  • 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…

  • 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 A…

  • Ben, in the World: The Sequel to the Fifth Child

    Ben, in the World: The Sequel to the Fifth Child
    av Doris Lessing

    Häftad - 2001 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780060934651

    At eighteen, Ben is in the world, but not of it. He is too large, too awkward, too inhumanly made. Now estranged from his family, he must find his own path in life. From London and the south of France to Brazil and the mountains of the Andes. Ben i…

  • The Golden Notebook

    The Golden Notebook
    av Doris Lessing

    Häftad - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780061582486

    The Golden Notebook is Doris Lessing's most important work and has left its mark upon the ideas and feelings of a whole generation of women. -- New York Times Book ReviewAnna is a writer, author of one very successful novel, who now keeps four noteb…

  • The Bell Jar

    The Bell Jar
    av Sylvia Plath

    Häftad - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780061148514

    In the harrowing acclaimed novel by the celebrated poet, Esther Greenwood, a rising editor during the early 1950s, suffers a nervous breakdown, falling deeply into depression and madness. Reprint. 50,000 first printing.

  • The Bell Jar

    The Bell Jar
    av Sylvia Plath

    Häftad - 2005 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780060837020

    A new edition of the classic novel, featuring a foreword by the original Harper & Row editor who reveals the untold story of the book's first publication. Originally published under a pseudonym in England in 1963, shortly after Plath committed suici…

  • The Birth House

    The Birth House
    av Ami McKay

    Häftad - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780061135873

    An arresting portrait of the struggles that women faced for control of their own bodies, The Birth House is the story of Dora Rare--the first daughter in five generations of Rares.As apprentice to the outspoken Acadian midwife Miss Babineau, Dora le…

  • The Marbled Swarm

    The Marbled Swarm
    av Dennis Cooper

    Häftad - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780061715631

    Literary cult hero Dennis Cooper delivers his highlyanticipated new novel. Written in a voice that is lush and intricate, TheMarbled Swarm is Dennis Cooper's most accomplished (and most beguiling)work to date. Cooper tells the story of a man who sec…

  • The Secret Life of Lobsters: How Fishermen and Scientists Are Unraveling the Mysteries of Our Favorite Crustacean

    The Secret Life of Lobsters: How Fishermen and Scientists Are Unraveling the Mysteries of Our Favorite Crustacean
    av Trevor Corson

    Häftad - 2005 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780060555597

    In this intimate portrait of an island lobstering community and aneccentric band of renegade biologists, journalist Trevor Corson escorts the reader onto the slippery decks of fishing boats, through danger-filled scuba dives, and deep into the churn…

  • Logical Family: A Memoir

    Logical Family: A Memoir
    av Armistead Maupin

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780062391254

    A book for any of us, gay or straight, who have had to find our family. Maupin is one of America's finest storytellers.--Neil GaimanI fell in love with Maupin's effervescent Tales of the City decades ago, and his genius turn at memoir is no less com…

  • 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…

  • Leaving Everything Most Loved: A Maisie Dobbs Novel

    Leaving Everything Most Loved: A Maisie Dobbs Novel
    av Jacqueline Winspear

    Häftad - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780062049612

    From New York Times bestselling author Jacqueline Winspear, now available in paperback--the tenth novel in the New York Times bestselling Maisie Dobbs series--"a series that seems to get better with each entry" (Wall Street Journal)--in which the de…

  • The Elements of Story: Field Notes on Nonfiction Writing

    The Elements of Story: Field Notes on Nonfiction Writing
    av Francis Flaherty

    Häftad - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780061689154

    The bulk of writing books address grammar, style, and other line-by-line topics. However, Francis Flaherty believes that complex story-level matters--how to make a story move and how to use description to buttress your theme--pose equally common and…

  • The Sweetest Dream

    The Sweetest Dream
    av Doris Lessing

    Häftad - 2002 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780060937553

    As Frances Lennox and her two sons try to make the best of their situation, which requires that they live with her conservative mother-in-law, her ex-husband Comrade Johnny dumps his second wife's problem child at her feet, in a dramatic novel that…

  • The Bridge of San Luis Rey

    The Bridge of San Luis Rey
    av Thornton Wilder

    Häftad - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780060757502

    "The essence of Mr. Wilder's book is really the feeling in it; it is a 'notation of the heart' with sympathy. Gaily or sadly, but always with understanding, a belief in the miracle of love runs through it all." --Times Literary Supplement (London)On…

  • My Grandfather's Son: A Memoir

    My Grandfather's Son: A Memoir
    av Clarence Thomas

    Häftad - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780060565565

    Provocative, inspiring, and unflinchingly honest, My Grandfather's Son is the story of one of America's most remarkable and controversial leaders, Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas, told in his own words. Thomas speaks out, revealing the pieces…

  • The Power of Babel: A Natural History of Language

    The Power of Babel: A Natural History of Language
    av John McWhorter

    Häftad - 2003 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780060520854

    Chronicles the origins and evolution of language from the appearance of the first language about 150,000 years ago in East Africa to the approximately six thousand language varieties of today. Reprint.

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • The Secret Life of Plants: A Fascinating Account of the Physical, Emotional, and Spiritual Relations Between Plants and Man

    The Secret Life of Plants: A Fascinating Account of the Physical, Emotional, and Spiritual Relations Between Plants and Man
    av Peter Tompkins, Christopher Bird

    Häftad - 1989 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780060915872

    Explore the inner world of plants and its fascinating relation to mankind, as uncovered by the latest discoveries of science. A perennial bestseller.In this truly revolutionary and beloved work, drawn from remarkable research, Peter Tompkins and Chr…

  • The Erotic Mind: Unlocking the Inner Sources of Passion and Fulfillment

    The Erotic Mind: Unlocking the Inner Sources of Passion and Fulfillment
    av Jack Morin

    Häftad - 1996 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780060984281

    Challenging accepted theories about what makes for terrific sex, The Erotic Mind is a breakthrough exploration of the least understood dimensions of human sexuality--the psychology of desire, arousal, and fulfillment. Nationally known sex therapist…

  • 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.

  • The Evolution of Everything: How New Ideas Emerge

    The Evolution of Everything: How New Ideas Emerge
    av Matt Ridley

    Häftad - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780062296016

    Human society evolves. Change in technology, language, morality, and society is incremental, inexorable, gradual, and spontaneous. It follows a narrative, going from one stage to the next, and it largely happens by trial and error--a version of natu…

  • Being and Time

    Being and Time
    av Martin Heidegger

    Häftad - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780061575594

    What is the meaning of being? This is the central question of Martin Heidegger's profoundly important work, in which the great philosopher seeks to explain the basic problems of existence. A central influence on later philosophy, literature, art, an…