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  • The Color of Law

    The Color of Law
    av Richard Rothstein

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781631494536

    Widely heralded as a "masterful" (The Washington Post) and "essential" (Slate) history of the modern American metropolis, Richard Rothstein's The Color of Law offers "the most forceful argument ever published on how federal, state, and local governm…

  • The Color of Law

    The Color of Law
    av Richard Rothstein

    Inbunden - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781631492853

    In this groundbreaking history of the modern American metropolis, Richard Rothstein, a leading authority on housing policy, explodes the myth that America's cities came to be racially divided through de facto segregation-that is, through individual…

  • Crime and Punishment

    Crime and Punishment
    av Fyodor Dostoevsky

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781631495311

    So essential is Crime and Punishment (1866) to global literature and to our understanding of Russia that it was one of the three books Edward Snowden, while confined to the Moscow airport, was given to help him absorb the culture. In a work that bes…

  • S.P.Q.R: A History of Ancient Rome

    S.P.Q.R: A History of Ancient Rome
    av Mary Beard

    Häftad - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781631492228

    New York Times Bestseller A New York Times Notable Book Named one of the Best Books of the Year by the Wall Street Journal, the Economist, Foreign Affairs, and Kirkus Reviews Finalist for the National Book Critics Circle Award (Nonfiction) Shortlist…

  • Afropessimism

    Afropessimism
    av Frank, III Wilderson

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781631496141

    A seminal work that combines ground-breaking philosophy with searing flights of memoir, Afropessimism presents the tenets of an increasingly influential intellectual movement that theorises blackness through the lens of perpetual slavery. Rather tha…

  • Shahnameh

    Shahnameh
    av Ferdowsi

    Inbunden - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781631494468

    Ferdowsi's classic poem Shahnameh is part myth, part history-beginning with the legend of the birth of the Persian nation and its tumultuous history, it contains magical birds and superhuman heroes and centuries-long battles. Written over 1,000 year…

  • If Then: How the Simulmatics Corporation Invented the Future

    If Then: How the Simulmatics Corporation Invented the Future
    av Jill Lepore

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781631496103

    Best Books of Fall 2020: O, The Oprah Magazine, The Observer, Boston.com Most Anticipated Books of Fall 2020: TIME Longlisted - Financial Times & McKinsey Business Book of the YearA revelatory account of the Cold War origins of the data-mad, algorit…

  • Portrait of a Novel

    Portrait of a Novel
    av Michael Gorra

    Häftad - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780871406705

    Henry James (1843-1916) has had many biographers but Michael Gorra has taken an original approach to this great American progenitor of the modern novel, combining elements of biography, criticism and travelogue in re-creating the dramatic backstory…

  • Portrait of a Novel

    Portrait of a Novel
    av Michael Gorra

    Inbunden - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780871404084

    Henry James (1843-1916) has had many biographers but Michael Gorra has taken an original approach to this great American progenitor of the modern novel, combining elements of biography, criticism and travelogue in re-creating the dramatic backstory…

  • Hold the Dark

    Hold the Dark
    av William Giraldi

    Pocket - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781631490422

    Written with force and precision and grace (John Wilwol, New York Times Book Review) Hold the Dark is a taut and unforgettable journey into the heart of darkness (Dennis Lehane). At the start of another pitiless winter, wolves have taken three child…

  • Tales from the Ant World

    Tales from the Ant World
    av Edward O. Wilson

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781631495564

    "Ants are the most warlike of all animals, with colony pitted against colony," writes E.O. Wilson, one of the world's most beloved scientists, "their clashes dwarf Waterloo and Gettysburg." In Tales from the Ant World, two-time Pulitzer Prize-winner…

  • The Concept of Anxiety

    The Concept of Anxiety
    av Soren Kierkegaard

    Häftad - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781631490040

    First published in 1844, Soren Kierkegaard's concise treatise identified-long before Freud-anxiety as a profound human condition, portraying human existence largely as a constant struggle with our own spiritual identities.

  • The Concept of Anxiety

    The Concept of Anxiety
    av Soren Kierkegaard

    Inbunden - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780871407191

    Although Soren Kierkegaard's death in the fall of 1855 foreshadowed a lasting split between conservative Christians and young contemporaries who saw him as a revolutionary thinker, it was not until the turn of the twentieth century-and beyond the bo…

  • The Conquest of Happiness

    The Conquest of Happiness
    av Bertrand Russell

    Häftad - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780871406736

    In The Conquest of Happiness, first published by Liveright in 1930, iconoclastic philosopher Bertrand Russell attempted to diagnose the myriad causes of unhappiness in modern life and chart a path out of the seemingly inescapable malaise so prevalen…

  • The Taste of Sugar

    The Taste of Sugar
    av Marisel Vera

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781631497735

    Marisel Vera emerges as a major voice of contemporary fiction with a heart-wrenching novel set in Puerto Rico on the eve of the Spanish-American War.

  • The Taste of Sugar

    The Taste of Sugar
    av Marisel Vera

    Häftad - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781631499043

  • Jerusalem

    Jerusalem
    av Alan Moore

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781631494727

    An opulent mythology for those without a pot to piss in, through the labyrinthine streets and pages ofJerusalem tread ghosts that sing of wealth and poverty; of Africa, and hymns, and our threadbare millennium. They discuss English as a visionary la…

  • Jerusalem

    Jerusalem
    av Alan Moore

    Inbunden - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781631491344

    In the epic novel Jerusalem, Alan Moore channels both the ecstatic visions of William Blake and the theoretical physics of Albert Einstein through the hardscrabble streets and alleys of his hometown of Northampton, UK. In the half a square mile of d…

  • The Politics of Pain: Postwar England and the Rise of Nationalism

    The Politics of Pain: Postwar England and the Rise of Nationalism
    av Fintan O'Toole

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781631496455

    From one of the most perceptive observers of the English today comes a brilliantly insightful, mordantly funny account of their seemingly irrational embrace of nationalism.

  • How To Make It in the New Music Business

    How To Make It in the New Music Business
    av Ari Herstand

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781631494796

    How to Make It in the New Music Business has become the go-to resource for "do it yourself" musicians eager to make a living in a turbulent industry. Inspiring thousands to stop waiting around for that "big break", Ari Herstand returns, maintaining…

  • The Drowned World

    The Drowned World
    av J. G. Ballard

    Häftad - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780871403629

    In the novel that catapulted him to international acclaim upon its publication in 1962, J.G. Ballard's mesmerizing and ferociously prescient The Drowned World imagines a terrifying future in which solar radiation and global warming has melted the ic…

  • S.P.Q.R: A History of Ancient Rome

    S.P.Q.R: A History of Ancient Rome
    av Mary Beard

    Inbunden - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780871404237

    Ancient Rome was an imposing city even by modern standards, a sprawling imperial metropolis of more than a million inhabitants, a "mixture of luxury and filth, liberty and exploitation, civic pride and murderous civil war" that served as the seat of…

  • Jesus and John Wayne

    Jesus and John Wayne
    av Kristin Kobes Du Mez

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781631495731

    How did a libertine who lacks even the most basic knowledge of the Christian faith win 81 percent of the white evangelical vote in 2016? And why have white evangelicals become a presidential reprobate's staunchest supporters? These are among the que…

  • Farewell to the Horse

    Farewell to the Horse
    av Ulrich Raulff

    Inbunden - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781631494321

    Horses and humans share an ancient, profoundly complex relationship. Once our most indispensable companions, horses were for millennia essential in helping build our cities, farms, and industries. But during the twentieth century, in an increasingly…

  • Words Without Music: A Memoir

    Words Without Music: A Memoir
    av Philip Glass

    Häftad - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781631491436

    New York Times Bestseller An NPR Best Book of the Year Winner of the Chicago Tribune Literary Award Finalist for the Marfield Prize, National Award for Arts Writing "Reads the way Mr. Glass's compositions sound at their best: propulsive, with a surr…

  • The New Annotated H.P. Lovecraft

    The New Annotated H.P. Lovecraft
    av H. P. Lovecraft

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781631492631

    In 2014, The New Annotated H.P. Lovecraft was published and devoured by the Lovecraft community and general readers alike. The landmark volume included twenty-two stories but there are many others worthy of attention, including Lovecraft's favourite…

  • Wild Thing: The Short, Spellbinding Life of Jimi Hendrix

    Wild Thing: The Short, Spellbinding Life of Jimi Hendrix
    av Philip Norman

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781631495892

    Over fifty years after his death, Jimi Hendrix (1942-1970) is celebrated as the greatest rock guitarist of all time. But before he was setting guitars and the world aflame, James Marshall Hendrix was a shy kid in Seattle, plucking at a broken ukulel…

  • The Saddest Words

    The Saddest Words
    av Michael Gorra

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781631491702

    Michael Gorra asks provocative questions in this historic portrait of William Faulkner and his world. He explores whether William Faulkner should still be read in this new century and asks what his works tell us about the legacy of slavery and the A…

  • Pontius Pilate: Deciphering a Memory

    Pontius Pilate: Deciphering a Memory
    av Aldo Schiavone

    Inbunden - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781631492358

    The Roman prefect Pontius Pilate has been cloaked in rumor and myth since the first century, but what do we actually know of the man who condemned Jesus of Nazareth to the Cross? In this breakthrough, revisionist biography of one of the Bible's most…

  • Rashomon and Other Stories

    Rashomon and Other Stories
    av Ryunosuke Akutagawa

    Häftad - 1999 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780871401731

    Writing at the beginning of the twentieth century, Ryunosuke Akutagawa created disturbing stories out of Japan's cultural upheaval. Whether his fictions are set centuries past or close to the present, Akutagawa was a modernist, writing in polished,…

  • Let Them Eat Tweets: How the Right Rules in an Age of Extreme Inequality

    Let Them Eat Tweets: How the Right Rules in an Age of Extreme Inequality
    av Jacob S. Hacker, Paul Pierson

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781631496844

    The Republican Party appears to be divided between a tax-cutting old guard and a white-nationalist vanguard--and with Donald Trump's ascendance, the upstarts seem to be winning. Yet how are we to explain that, under Trump, the plutocrats have gotten…

  • Let Them Eat Tweets: How the Right Rules in an Age of Extreme Inequality

    Let Them Eat Tweets: How the Right Rules in an Age of Extreme Inequality
    av Jacob S. Hacker, Paul Pierson

    Häftad - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781631499036

  • Bolshoi Confidential: Secrets of the Russian Ballet from the Rule of the Tsars to Today

    Bolshoi Confidential: Secrets of the Russian Ballet from the Rule of the Tsars to Today
    av Simon Morrison

    Inbunden - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780871402967

    On a freezing night in January 2013, a hooded assailant hurled acid in the face of the artistic director of the Bolshoi Ballet. The crime, organized by a lead soloist, dragged one of Russia's most illustrious institutions into scandal. The Bolshoi T…

  • Bolshoi Confidential: Secrets of the Russian Ballet from the Rule of the Tsars to Today

    Bolshoi Confidential: Secrets of the Russian Ballet from the Rule of the Tsars to Today
    av Simon Morrison

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781631493447

  • Tinderbox

    Tinderbox
    av Robert W. Fieseler

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781631495953

    Buried for decades, the Up Stairs Lounge tragedy has only recently emerged as a catalyzing event of the gay liberation movement. In revelatory detail, Robert W. Fieseler chronicles the tragic event that claimed the lives of thirty-one men and one wo…

  • Tinderbox

    Tinderbox
    av Robert W. Fieseler

    Inbunden - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781631491641

    Buried for decades, the Up Stairs Lounge tragedy has only recently emerged as a catalyzing event of the gay liberation movement. In revelatory detail, Robert W. Fieseler chronicles the tragic event that claimed the lives of thirty-one men and one wo…

  • Kim Jiyoung, Born 1982

    Kim Jiyoung, Born 1982
    av Cho Nam-Joo

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781631496707

    Longlisted - National Book Award (Translated Literature) Vulture - Best Books of the Year (So Far) A New York Times Editors Choice Selection A fierce international bestseller that launched Korea's new feminist movement, Kim Jiyoung, Born 1982 follow…

  • Kim Jiyoung, Born 1982

    Kim Jiyoung, Born 1982
    av Cho Nam-Joo

    Häftad - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781631498671

  • The Meaning of Human Existence

    The Meaning of Human Existence
    av Edward O. Wilson

    Häftad - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781631491146

    Searching for meaning in what Nietzsche called "the rainbow colours" around the outer edges of knowledge and imagination, Edward O. Wilson bridges science and philosophy to create a twenty-first-century treatise on human existence. Once criticised f…

  • The Meaning of Human Existence

    The Meaning of Human Existence
    av Edward O. Wilson

    Inbunden - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780871401007

    Searching for meaning in what Nietzsche called "the rainbow colours" around the outer edges of knowledge and imagination, Edward O. Wilson bridges science and philosophy to create a twenty-first-century treatise on human existence. Once criticised f…

  • Running Wild

    Running Wild
    av J. G. Ballard

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781631493478

    A massacre rocks a suburban utopia-thirty-two adults murdered, and their children missing-in Running Wild, one of Ballard's most dazzlingly subversive works of fiction. "To Ballard, lack of choice . . . is a dangerous state of being. In Running Wild…

  • Half-Earth

    Half-Earth
    av Edward O. Wilson

    Inbunden - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781631490828

    History is not a prerogative of the human species, Edward O. Wilson declares in Half-Earth. Demonstrating that we blindly ignore the histories of millions of other species, Wilson warns us that a point of no return is imminent. Refusing to believe t…

  • E. E. Cummings

    E. E. Cummings
    av E. E. Cummings

    Inbunden - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781631490415

    With a new introduction by Pulitzer Prize-winning poet Stephen Dunn, this redesigned and fully reset edition of Complete Poems collects and presents all the poems published or designated for publication by E.E. Cummings in his lifetime.

  • Gestalt Psychology

    Gestalt Psychology
    av Wolfgang Kohler

    Häftad - 1992 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780871402189

    Wolfgang Koehler (1887-1967) was one of the founders of Gestalt psychology, the influential school that argues that perception is best understood as an organized pattern rather than as separate parts. Penetrating in its insights and lucid in present…

  • Gentlemen Prefer Blondes

    Gentlemen Prefer Blondes
    av Anita Loos

    Häftad - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780871403179

    This delirious 1925 Jazz Age classic introduced readers to Lorelei Lee, the small-town girl from Little Rock, who has become one of the most timeless characters in American fiction. Outrageous and charming, this not-so-dumb blonde has been portrayed…

  • Goethe: Life as a Work of Art

    Goethe: Life as a Work of Art
    av Rudiger Safranski

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781631494895

    Here, Rudiger Safranski sets his sights on the writer considered the Shakespeare of German literature. Goethe (1749-1832) awakened a burgeoning German nation and the European continent with his electrifying novel The Sorrows of Young Werther. Safran…

  • Germany: A Nation in Its Time

    Germany: A Nation in Its Time
    av Helmut Walser Smith

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780871404664

    For nearly a century, conventional historians have depicted Germany as a rabidly nationalist land, born in a sea of aggression, its nineteenth-century ascent accompanied by militarism and brought to a murderous apex in the Third Reich. Not so, asser…

  • Selected Poems

    Selected Poems
    av E. E. Cummings

    Häftad - 1994 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780871401540

    One hundred and fifty-six poems, grouped by theme, are accompanied by drawings, oils, and watercolors by the poet

  • Invisible Armies

    Invisible Armies
    av Max Boot

    Häftad - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780871406880

    Invisible Armies presents an entirely original narrative of warfare, which demonstrates that, far from the exception, loosely organized partisan or guerrilla warfare has been the dominant form of military conflict throughout history. New York Times…

  • Invisible Armies

    Invisible Armies
    av Max Boot

    Inbunden - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780871404244

    Beginning with the first insurgencies in the ancient world-when Alexander the Great discovered that fleet nomads were harder to defeat than massive conventional armies-Max Boot, best-selling author and military advisor in Iraq and Afghanistan, maste…

  • Black Flags, Blue Waters: The Epic History of America's Most Notorious Pirates

    Black Flags, Blue Waters: The Epic History of America's Most Notorious Pirates
    av Eric Jay Dolin

    Inbunden - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781631492105

    Black Flags, Blue Waters reveals the dramatic history of American piracy's "Golden Age"-spanning the late 1600s through to the early 1700s-when lawless pirates plied the coastal waters of North America and beyond. Eric Jay Dolin illustrates how Amer…

  • How to Be a Victorian: A Dawn-To-Dusk Guide to Victorian Life

    How to Be a Victorian: A Dawn-To-Dusk Guide to Victorian Life
    av Ruth Goodman

    Häftad - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781631491139

    Lauded by critics, How to Be a Victorian is an enchanting manual for the insatiably curious, the the cheapest time-travel machine you ll find (NPR). Readers have fallen in love with Ruth Goodman, an historian who believes in getting her hands dirty.…

  • Shirley Jackson: A Rather Haunted Life

    Shirley Jackson: A Rather Haunted Life
    av Ruth Franklin

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781631493416

    A genius of literary suspense, known to millions as the author of the "The Lottery", Shirley Jackson (1916-1965) plumbed the cultural anxiety of postwar America better than anyone. Based on a wealth of previously undiscovered correspondence and doze…

  • Boys of Alabama

    Boys of Alabama
    av Genevieve Hudson

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781631496295

    Kirkus Reviews - 10 Summer Book Club Picks O, The Oprah Magazine - "LGBTQ Books That'll Change the Literary Landscape in 2020" Lit Hub - "Most Anticipated Books by LGBTQ Authors For the First Half of 2020" Ms. Magazine - "Reads for the Rest of Us:…

  • Boys of Alabama

    Boys of Alabama
    av Genevieve Hudson

    Häftad - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781631499029

  • Cadillac Jack

    Cadillac Jack
    av Larry McMurtry

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781631495090

    Larry McMurtry's "big hearted" fiction has been lauded for "taking us places we hadn't known existed" (Joyce Carol Oates, New York Review of Books). Cadillac Jack does exactly that, inviting readers into the passenger seat of a pearl-colored Caddy w…

  • How the Internet Happened

    How the Internet Happened
    av Brian McCullough

    Inbunden - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781631493072

    The internet was never intended for you, opines Brian McCullough in this lively narrative of an era that utterly transformed everything we thought we knew about technology. In How the Internet Happened, he chronicles the whole fascinating story for…

  • Lithium

    Lithium
    av Walter A. Brown

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781631491993

    From insulin comas and lobotomy to incarceration; those who suffered bipolar disorder endured dangerous, ineffective treatments for centuries until a breakthrough in the 1950s offered salvation. Lithium's efficacy at both ending and preventing manic…

  • Lithium

    Lithium
    av Walter A. Brown

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781631497902

    From insulin comas and lobotomy to incarceration; those who suffered bipolar disorder endured dangerous, ineffective treatments for centuries until a breakthrough in the 1950s offered salvation. Lithium's efficacy at both ending and preventing manic…

  • The Complete Short Stories of James Purdy

    The Complete Short Stories of James Purdy
    av James Purdy

    Häftad - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780871407757

    Collected here for the first time are all James Purdy's short stories-fifty-six-including seven drawn from unpublished archives. Characterised by his dark sense of humour and jaundiced eye towards American culture, Purdy was considered one of the gr…

  • The Complete Short Stories of James Purdy

    The Complete Short Stories of James Purdy
    av James Purdy

    Inbunden - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780871406699

    The publication of The Complete Short Stories of James Purdy is a literary event that marks the first time all of James Purdy's short stories-fifty-six in number, including seven drawn from his unpublished archives-have been collected in a single vo…

  • The Dream of Enlightenment: The Rise of Modern Philosophy

    The Dream of Enlightenment: The Rise of Modern Philosophy
    av Anthony Gottlieb

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781631492969

    Western philosophy is now two and a half millennia old, but much of it came in just two staccato bursts, each lasting only about 150 years. In his landmark survey of Western philosophy from the Greeks to the Renaissance, The Dream of Reason, Anthony…

  • The Dream of Enlightenment: The Rise of Modern Philosophy

    The Dream of Enlightenment: The Rise of Modern Philosophy
    av Anthony Gottlieb

    Inbunden - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780871404435

    Western philosophy is now two and a half millennia old, but much of it came in just two staccato bursts, each lasting only about 150 years. In his landmark survey of Western philosophy from the Greeks to the Renaissance, The Dream of Reason, Anthony…

  • Patsy

    Patsy
    av Nicole Dennis-Benn

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781631495632

    When Patsy gets her long-coveted visa to America, it's the culmination of years of yearning to be reunited with Cicely, her oldest friend and secret love, who left home years before for the "land of opportunity." Patsy's plans do not include her rel…

  • The World Doesn't Require You

    The World Doesn't Require You
    av Rion Amilcar Scott

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781631495380

    Deftly spinning genres of his feverish literary invention, Rion Amilcar Scott creates his very own Yoknapatawpha County with fictional Cross River, Maryland. Established by the leaders of America's only successful slave revolt, the town still evokes…