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  • Modern Man in Search of a Soul,

    Modern Man in Search of a Soul,
    av C. G. Jung

    Häftad - 1955 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780156612067

    The Swiss psychologist discusses such aspects of analytical psychology as dream analysis and the primitive unconscious

  • The Member of the Wedding

    The Member of the Wedding
    av Carson McCullers

    Häftad - 2004 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780618492398

    From the master of Southern Gothic, Carson McCullers' coming-of-age story like no other about a young girl's fascination with her brother's wedding. Twelve-year-old Frankie is utterly, hopelessly bored with life until she hears about her older brot…

  • The Name of the Rose

    The Name of the Rose
    av Umberto Eco

    Häftad - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780544176560

    An international sensation and winner of the Premio Strega and the Prix M dicis tranger awards The year is 1327. Benedictines in a wealthy Italian abbey are suspected of heresy, and Brother William of Baskerville arrives to investigate. When his de…

  • Silent Spring

    Silent Spring
    av Rachel Carson

    Häftad - 2002 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780618249060

    First published in 1962, Silent Spring alerted a large audience to the environmental and human dangers of indiscriminate use of pesticides, spurring revolutionary changes in the laws affecting our air, land, and water. “Silent Spring became a…

  • The Storytelling Animal: How Stories Make Us Human

    The Storytelling Animal: How Stories Make Us Human
    av Jonathan Gottschall

    Häftad - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780544002340

    A NYTimes.com Editor's Choice A Los Angeles Times Book Prizes Finalist "A jaunty, insightful new book . . . that] draws from disparate corners of history and science to celebrate our compulsion to storify everything around us." --New York Times Huma…

  • Fun Home: A Family Tragicomic

    Fun Home: A Family Tragicomic
    av Alison Bechdel

    Häftad - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780618871711

    A fresh and brilliantly told memoir from a cult favorite comic artist, marked by gothic twists, a family funeral home, sexual angst, and great books. This breakout book by Alison Bechdel is a darkly funny family tale, pitch-perfectly illustrated wit…

  • A Poetry Handbook

    A Poetry Handbook
    av Mary Oliver

    Häftad - 1994 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780156724005

    Offers advice on reading and writing poetry, and discusses imitation, sound, the line, poem forms, free verse, diction, imagery, revision, and workshops

  • The Deepest Well: Healing the Long-Term Effects of Childhood Adversity

    The Deepest Well: Healing the Long-Term Effects of Childhood Adversity
    av Nadine Burke Harris

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781328502667

    "An extraordinary, eye-opening book."--People 2018 National Health Information Awards, Silver Award "A rousing wake-up call . . . this highly engaging, provocative book prove s] beyond a reasonable doubt that millions of lives depend on us finally…

  • The Seven Storey Mountain

    The Seven Storey Mountain
    av Thomas Merton

    Häftad - 1999 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780156010863

    One of the most famous books ever written about a man's search for faith and peace. The Seven Storey Mountain tells of the growing restlessness of a brilliant and passionate young man, who at the age of twenty-six, takes vows in one of the most dem…

  • A Room Full of Bones

    A Room Full of Bones
    av Elly Griffiths

    Pocket - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781328622419

    In this thrilling mystery, "brilliant, feisty, independent"* forensic archaeologist Ruth Galloway and DCI Harry Nelson investigate a seemingly cursed collection of Aboriginal skulls that are causing people to die from a mysterious fever--and the nex…

  • Eat and Run: My Unlikely Journey to Ultramarathon Greatness

    Eat and Run: My Unlikely Journey to Ultramarathon Greatness
    av Scott Jurek, Steve Friedman

    Häftad - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780544002319

    "In pursuing the mental side of endurance, Jurek uncovers the most important secrets any runner can learn."--Amby Burfoot, author of The Runner's Guide to the Meaning of Life For nearly two decades, Scott Jurek has been a dominant force--and darling…

  • What the Robin Knows: How Birds Reveal the Secrets of the Natural World

    What the Robin Knows: How Birds Reveal the Secrets of the Natural World
    av Jon Young

    Häftad - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780544002302

    "Jon Young knows birds, and you will too after reading his marvelous book. You'll discover a universal bird language that will speak to you wherever you go outdoors. Every nature lover should read this book."--Joseph Cornell, author of Sharing Natur…

  • Unfinished Tales of Númenor and Middle-Earth

    Unfinished Tales of Númenor and Middle-Earth
    av J. R. R. Tolkien

    Häftad - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780544337992

    "The tone is heroic, both the heroes and the villains greater than life-size." -- New York Times Book Review Unfinished Tales of N menor and Middle-earth concentrates on the lands of Middle-earth and comprises Gandalf's lively account of how he cam…

  • The House at Sea's End

    The House at Sea's End
    av Elly Griffiths

    Pocket - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781328622402

    In "a wonderful, atmospheric mystery"* featuring forensic archaeologist Ruth Galloway and DCI Harry Nelson, six bodies of men killed during World War II turn up in Brighton--bringing with them a long-buried, nefarious secret. *Milwaukee Journal Sen…

  • The House at Sea's End

    The House at Sea's End
    av Elly Griffiths

    Häftad - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780547844176

    " A] page turning mystery . . . it provides a wholly satisfying whodunit as well as a good reason to look up the other two books in the series] . . . Griffiths's Galloway is a likable and alluring character."--Associated Press Just back from materni…

  • Are You My Mother?: A Comic Drama

    Are You My Mother?: A Comic Drama
    av Alison Bechdel

    Häftad - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780544002234

    From the best-selling author of "Fun Home," "Time "magazine s No. 1 Book of the Year, a brilliantly told graphic memoir of Alison Bechdel becoming the artist her mother wanted to be. Alison Bechdel s "Fun Home" was a pop culture and literary phenome…

  • Selected Prose of T.S. Eliot

    Selected Prose of T.S. Eliot
    av Professor T S Eliot

    Häftad - 1975 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780156806541

    Thirty-one essays-categorized as "essays in generalization," "appreciations of individual authors," and "social and religious criticism"- written over a half century. This volume reveals Eliot's original ideas, cogent conclusions, and skill and grac…

  • The Bone Fire

    The Bone Fire
    av Gyorgy Dragoman

    Häftad - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780544527201

    A New York Times Editors' Choice "Anything can happen in The Bone Fire--and everything does. Dragom n puts us in the middle of our most wondrous and terrifying childhood fairytales, somehow unhazing their dreaminess and replicating their electrifyi…

  • How Emotions Are Made: The Secret Life of the Brain

    How Emotions Are Made: The Secret Life of the Brain
    av Lisa Feldman Barrett

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781328915436

    "Fascinating . . . A thought-provoking journey into emotion science." -- Wall Street Journal "A singular book, remarkable for the freshness of its ideas and the boldness and clarity with which they are presented." -- Scientific American "A brillia…

  • A Crack in Creation: Gene Editing and the Unthinkable Power to Control Evolution

    A Crack in Creation: Gene Editing and the Unthinkable Power to Control Evolution
    av Jennifer A. Doudna, Samuel H. Sternberg

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781328915368

    BY THE WINNER OF THE 2020 NOBEL PRIZE IN CHEMISTRY Finalist for the Los Angeles Times Book Prize "A powerful mix of science and ethics . . . This book is required reading for every concerned citizen--the material it covers should be discussed in s…

  • The Things They Carried

    The Things They Carried
    av Tim O'Brien

    Häftad - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780618706419

    "O'Brien has written a vital, important book--a book that matters not only to the reader interested in Vietnam, but to anyone interested in the craft of writing as well."--Michiko Kakutani, New York Times A classic work of American literature that…

  • I'll Never Get Out of This World Alive

    I'll Never Get Out of This World Alive
    av Steve Earle

    Häftad - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780547754437

    "Steve Earle brings to his prose the same authenticity, poetic spirit, and cinematic energy he projects in his music. I'll Never Get Out of This World Alive is like a dream you can't shake, offering beauty and remorse, redemption in spades." --Patti…

  • The Stone Circle

    The Stone Circle
    av Elly Griffiths

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780358299257

    In a chilling entry to the award-winning Ruth Galloway series, Ruth and DCI Nelson are haunted by a ghost from their past, just as their future lands on shaky ground. DCI Nelson has been receiving threatening letters. They are anonymous, yet remini…

  • POPism: The Warhol Sixties

    POPism: The Warhol Sixties
    av Andy Warhol, Pat Hackett

    Häftad - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780156031110

    Anecdotal, funny, frank, POPism is Warhol's personal view of the Pop phenomenon in New York in the 1960s and a look back at the relationships that made up the scene at the Factory, including his relationship with Edie Sedgewick, focus of the upcomin…

  • Living by the Word

    Living by the Word
    av Alice Walker

    Häftad - 1989 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780156528658

    In meditative and passionate prose, these provocative essays explore feminist, environmental, and political issues and shed new light on racial debates, including the controversy surrounding Walker's bestseller, The Color Purple.

  • Abinger Harvest

    Abinger Harvest
    av E. M. Forster

    Häftad - 1950 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780156026109

    This collection of articles, essays, reviews, and poems, written by the author of A Passage to India, contains such well-known pieces as Notes on the English Character, '' ''Adrift in India, and Me, Them and You. Also collected are essays on literar…

  • Mein Kampf

    Mein Kampf
    av Adolpf Hitler

    Häftad - 1998 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780395925034

    Proceeds donated to Jewish Charities & Organizations "In the pages of Mein Kampf Hitler presented the world with his dark vision for the future. Years would pass before he attained the power to realize that vision, but Mein Kampf's existence denies…

  • No One Asked for This: Essays

    No One Asked for This: Essays
    av Cazzie David

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780358197027

    A NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER "Blisteringly honest...kind of like if a David Sedaris book was written by an anxiety-ridden millennial who grew up in Hollywood." --Entertainment Weekly "Cazzie David is the delicious antidote to the poison of basic infl…

  • What If?: Serious Scientific Answers to Absurd Hypothetical Questions

    What If?: Serious Scientific Answers to Absurd Hypothetical Questions
    av Randall Munroe

    Häftad - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780544456860

    From the creator of the wildly popular webcomic xkcd, hilarious and informative answers to important questions you probably never thought to ask Millions of people visit xkcd.com each week to read Randall Munroe's iconic webcomic. His stick-figure d…

  • Destined for War: Can America and China Escape Thucydides's Trap?

    Destined for War: Can America and China Escape Thucydides's Trap?
    av Graham Allison

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781328915382

    A NEW YORK TIMES NOTABLE BOOK OF THE YEAR SHORT-LISTED FOR THE 2018 LIONEL GELBER PRIZE NAMED A BEST BOOK OF THE YEAR BY: FINANCIAL TIMES * THE TIMES (LONDON) * AMAZON "Allison is one of the keenest observers of international affairs around."-- JOE…

  • The Little Prince

    The Little Prince
    av Antoine de Saint-Exupéry

    Häftad - 2000 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780156012195

    A PBS Great American Read Top 100 Pick Few stories are as widely read and as universally cherished by children and adults alike as The Little Prince. Richard Howard's translation of the beloved classic beautifully reflects Saint-Exup ry's unique an…

  • The Little Prince

    The Little Prince
    av Antoine de Saint-Exupéry

    Häftad - 2000 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780156012072

    Few stories are as widely read and as universally cherished by children and adults alike as The Little Prince. Richard Howard's translation of the beloved classic beautifully reflects Saint-Exup ry's unique and gifted style. Howard, an acclaimed poe…

  • Words Are My Matter: Writings on Life and Books

    Words Are My Matter: Writings on Life and Books
    av Ursula K. Le Guin

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780358212102

    A collection of essays on life and literature, from one of the most iconic authors and astute critics in contemporary letters. Words Are My Matter is essential reading: a collection of talks, essays, and criticism by Ursula K. Le Guin, a literary le…

  • The First Total War: Napoleon's Europe and the Birth of Warfare as We Know It

    The First Total War: Napoleon's Europe and the Birth of Warfare as We Know It
    av David A. Bell

    Häftad - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780618919819

    A distinguished historian describes how the Enlightenment and the French Revolution led to the first total war in history during the age of Napoleon, when such embodiments of modern-day warfare--conscription, guerrilla warfare, unconditional surrend…

  • Le Petit Prince (French)

    Le Petit Prince (French)
    av Antoine de Saint-Exupéry, Antoine de Saint-Exupéry

    Häftad - 2001 - Franska - ISBN: 9780156013987

    In 2000 Harcourt proudly reissued Antoine de Saint-Exup ry's masterpiece, The Little Prince, in a sparkling new format. Newly translated by Pulitzer Prize-winning poet Richard Howard, this timeless classic was embraced by critics and readers across…

  • Film Form: Essays in Film Theory

    Film Form: Essays in Film Theory
    av Sergei Eisenstein

    Häftad - 1969 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780156309202

    Twelve essays written between 1928 and 1945 that demonstrate key points in the development of Eisenstein's film theory and in particular his analysis of the sound-film medium. Edited, translated, and with an Introduction by Jay Leyda; Index; photogr…

  • Mistakes Were Made (But Not by Me) Third Edition: Why We Justify Foolish Beliefs, Bad Decisions, and Hurtful Acts

    Mistakes Were Made (But Not by Me) Third Edition: Why We Justify Foolish Beliefs, Bad Decisions, and Hurtful Acts
    av Carol Tavris, Elliot Aronson

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780358329619

    "Entertaining, illuminating and--when you recognize yourself in the stories it tells--mortifying." -- Wall Street Journal "Every page sparkles with sharp insight and keen observation. Mistakes were made--but not in this book " -- Daniel Gilbert, aut…

  • Steering the Craft: A Twenty-First-Century Guide to Sailing the Sea of Story

    Steering the Craft: A Twenty-First-Century Guide to Sailing the Sea of Story
    av Ursula K. Le Guin

    Häftad - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780544611610

    A revised and updated guide to the essentials of a writer's craft, presented by a brilliant practitioner of the art Completely revised and rewritten to address the challenges and opportunities of the modern era, this handbook is a short, deceptivel…

  • Four Quartets

    Four Quartets
    av T. S. Eliot

    Häftad - 1968 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780156332255

    The last major verse written by Nobel laureate T. S. Eliot, considered by Eliot himself to be his finest work Four Quartets is a rich composition that expands the spiritual vision introduced in "The Waste Land." Here, in four linked poems ("Burnt No…

  • Delta of Venus

    Delta of Venus
    av Anaïs Nin

    Häftad - 2004 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780156029032

    An extraordinarily rich and exotic collection from the mistress of erotic writing In Delta of Venus, Anais Nin pens a lush, magical world where the characters of her imagination possess the most universal of desires and exceptional of talents. Among…

  • The Essential Dykes to Watch Out for

    The Essential Dykes to Watch Out for
    av Alison Bechdel

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780358424178

    Settle in to this wittily illustrated soap opera (Bechdel calls it "half op-ed column and half endless serialized Victorian novel") of the lives, loves, and politics of Mo, Lois, Sydney, Sparrow, Ginger, Stuart, Clarice, and the rest of the cast of…

  • Flowers for Algernon

    Flowers for Algernon
    av Daniel Keyes

    Häftad - 2005 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780156030304

    Winner of both the Hugo and Nebula Awards, the powerful, classic story about a man who receives an operation that turns him into a genius...and introduces him to heartache. Charlie Gordon is about to embark upon an unprecedented journey. Born with…

  • The Only Investment Guide You'll Ever Need

    The Only Investment Guide You'll Ever Need
    av Andrew Tobias

    Häftad - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780544781931

    "The Only Investment Guide You'll Ever Need . . . actually lives up to its name." -- Los Angeles Times "So full of tips and angles that only a booby or a billionaire could not benefit." -- New York Times For nearly forty years, The Only Investment…

  • The Namesake

    The Namesake
    av Jhumpa Lahiri

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780358062684

    With a new afterword from Jhumpa Lahiri, a new edition of the contemporary classic. "Dazzling...An intimate, closely observed family portrait."--The New York Times "Hugely appealing."--People Magazine "An exquisitely detailed family saga."--Ente…

  • The Namesake

    The Namesake
    av Jhumpa Lahiri

    Häftad - 2004 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780618485222

    An incisive portrait of the immigrant experience follows the Ganguli family from their traditional life in India through their arrival in Massachusetts in the late 1960s and their difficult melding into an American way of life, in a debut novel that…

  • The Club Dumas

    The Club Dumas
    av Arturo Perez-Reverte

    Häftad - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780156032834

    A provocative literary thriller that playfully pays tribute to classic tales of mystery and adventure Lucas Corso is a book detective, a middle-aged mercenary hired to hunt down rare editions for wealthy and unscrupulous clients. When a well-known b…

  • The Origin of Consciousness in the Breakdown of the Bicameral Mind

    The Origin of Consciousness in the Breakdown of the Bicameral Mind
    av Julian Jaynes

    Häftad - 2000 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780618057078

    At the heart of this classic, seminal book is Julian Jaynes's still-controversial thesis that human consciousness did not begin far back in animal evolution but instead is a learned process that came about only three thousand years ago and is still…

  • The Autistic Brain: Helping Different Kinds of Minds Succeed

    The Autistic Brain: Helping Different Kinds of Minds Succeed
    av Temple Grandin, Richard Panek

    Häftad - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780544227736

    Temple Grandin may be the most famous person with autism, a condition that affects 1 in 88 children. Since her birth in 1947, our understanding of it has undergone a great transformation, leading to more hope than ever before that we may finally lea…

  • How Doctors Think

    How Doctors Think
    av Jerome Groopman

    Häftad - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780547053646

    Updated with a new afterword containing additional advice, a physician discusses the thought patterns and actions that often lead to misdiagnosis on the part of health-care providers, and suggests methods that patients can use to improve communicati…

  • The Two Towers

    The Two Towers
    av J. R. R. Tolkien

    Häftad - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780547928203

    The second volume in J.R.R. Tolkien's epic adventure THE LORD OF THE RINGS One Ring to rule them all, One Ring to find them, One Ring to bring them all and in the darkness bind them Frodo and his Companions of the Ring have been beset by danger duri…

  • The Hobbit: Or There and Back Again

    The Hobbit: Or There and Back Again
    av J. R. R. Tolkien

    Häftad - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780547928227

    A great modern classic and the prelude to The Lord of the Rings. Bilbo Baggins is a hobbit who enjoys a comfortable, unambitious life, rarely traveling any farther than his pantry or cellar. But his contentment is disturbed when the wizard Gandalf a…

  • The Fellowship of the Ring

    The Fellowship of the Ring
    av J. R. R. Tolkien

    Häftad - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780547928210

    The first volume in J.R.R. Tolkien's epic adventure THE LORD OF THE RINGS One Ring to rule them all, One Ring to find them, One Ring to bring them all and in the darkness bind them In ancient times the Rings of Power were crafted by the Elven-smiths…

  • The Silmarillion

    The Silmarillion
    av J. R. R. Tolkien

    Häftad - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780544338012

    "Majestic . . . Readers of The Hobbit and The Lord of the Rings will find in The Silmarillion a cosmology to call their own, medieval romances, fierce fairy tales, and fiercer wars that ring with heraldic fury . . . It overwhelms the reader." -- Tim…