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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 Janus Stone

    The Janus Stone
    av Elly Griffiths

    Pocket - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781328622396

    In this "chilling and entirely believable"* mystery, forensic archaeologist Ruth Galloway and DCI Harry Nelson investigate a set of remains buried in the foundations of an old country manor--but as soon as they get close to cracking the case, Ruth b…

  • 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 Group

    The Group
    av Mary McCarthy

    Häftad - 1991 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780156372084

    Written with a trenchant, sardonic edge, "The Group" is a dazzlingly outspoken novel and a captivating look at the social history of America between two world wars. Mary McCarthy s most celebrated novel follows the lives of eight Vassar graduates, k…

  • 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…

  • 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

  • Stuff Matters: Exploring the Marvelous Materials That Shape Our Man-Made World

    Stuff Matters: Exploring the Marvelous Materials That Shape Our Man-Made World
    av Mark Miodownik

    Häftad - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780544483941

    New York Times Bestseller - New York Times Notable Book 2014 - Winner of the Royal Society Winton Prize for Science Books "A thrilling account of the modern material world." --Wall Street Journal "Miodownik, a materials scientist, explains the his…

  • 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…

  • 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 Asshole Survival Guide: How to Deal with People Who Treat You Like Dirt

    The Asshole Survival Guide: How to Deal with People Who Treat You Like Dirt
    av Robert I. Sutton

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781328511669

    "This book is a contemporary classic--a shrewd and spirited guide to protecting ourselves from the jerks, bullies, tyrants, and trolls who seek to demean. We desperately need this antidote to the a-holes in our midst."--Daniel H. Pink, best-selling…

  • Totalitarianism: Part Three of the Origins of Totalitarianism

    Totalitarianism: Part Three of the Origins of Totalitarianism
    av Hannah Arendt

    Häftad - 1968 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780156906500

    In the final volume, Arendt focuses on the two genuine forms of the totalitarian state in history-the dictatorships of Bolshevism after 1930 and of National Socialism after 1938. Index.

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • The Woman in Blue

    The Woman in Blue
    av Elly Griffiths

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780544947115

    "Ruth Galloway is a captivating amateur sleuth -- an inspired creation." -- Louise Penny "Readers will look forward to learning more about Ruth Galloway]." -- USA Today "Ruth is a terrific character: unglamorous, smart, down-to-earth and completel…

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • If on a Winter's Night a Traveler

    If on a Winter's Night a Traveler
    av Italo Calvino

    Häftad - 1982 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780156439619

    Italo Calvino imagines a novel capable of endless mutations in this intricately crafted story about writing and readers.If on a Winter's Night a Traveler turns out to be not one novel but ten, each with a different plot, style, ambience, and author,…

  • 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 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 Blood Card

    The Blood Card
    av Elly Griffiths

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781328511928

    Elizabeth II's coronation is looming, but DI Edgar Stephens is busy investigating the death of a local fortune-teller. Meanwhile, his old pal, the magician Max Mephisto, is rehearsing for his television debut, a coronation day variety show. But upon…

  • 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 Dark Angel

    The Dark Angel
    av Elly Griffiths

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781328585202

    In this highly atmospheric mystery, Ruth Galloway--described by Louise Penny as "a captivating amateur sleuth"--and DI Nelson have their summer vacations horribly disrupted by a murder in a medieval Italian town where dark secrets are buried as deep…

  • The Diary of Virginia Woolf, Volume 1

    The Diary of Virginia Woolf, Volume 1
    av Virginia Woolf

    Häftad - 1979 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780156260367

    Nothing yet published about her so totally contradicts the legend of Virginia Woolf.... This] is a first chance to meet the writer in her own unguarded words and to observe the root impulses of her art without the distractions of a commentary (New Y…

  • 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…

  • Memoirs Found in a Bathtub

    Memoirs Found in a Bathtub
    av Stanislaw Lem

    Häftad - 1986 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780156585859

    The year is 3149, and a vast paper destroying blight-papyralysis-has obliterated much of the planet's written history. However, these rare memoirs, preserved for centuries in a volcanic rock, record the strange life of a man trapped in a hermeticall…

  • The Best American Short Stories 2019

    The Best American Short Stories 2019

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781328484246

    #1 New York Times best-selling, Pulitzer Prize-winning author Anthony Doerr brings his"stunning sense of physical detail and gorgeous metaphors" (San Francisco Chronicle) to selecting The Best American Short Stories 2019. "As soon as you complete a…

  • Elizabeth Bishop: A Miracle for Breakfast

    Elizabeth Bishop: A Miracle for Breakfast
    av Megan Marshall

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781328745637

    "A shapely experiment, mixing memoir with biography . . . Elizabeth Bishop] fuses sympathy with intelligence, sending us back to Bishop's marvelous poems." -- Wall Street Journal Since her death in 1979, Elizabeth Bishop, who published only one hun…

  • Pickett's Charge

    Pickett's Charge
    av George Stewart

    Häftad - 1991 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780395597729

  • Punished by Rewards: Twenty-fifth Anniversary Edition

    Punished by Rewards: Twenty-fifth Anniversary Edition
    av Alfie Kohn

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781328450524

    Since its publication in 1993, this groundbreaking book has convinced countless parents, teachers, and managers that working with people is more successful than doing things to them. "Do rewards motivate people?" asks Kohn. "Yes. They motivate peopl…

  • The Quiet Book

    The Quiet Book
    av Deborah Underwood

    Häftad - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780544809048

    Quiet can be delicate. Quiet can be thundering! Quiet can be sweet, and cozy, and can most definitely help you fall asleep. This irresistibly charming bedtime classic explores all the different quiets that can fill a child's days from morning until…

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • King Leopold's Ghost: A Story of Greed, Terror, and Heroism in Colonial Africa

    King Leopold's Ghost: A Story of Greed, Terror, and Heroism in Colonial Africa
    av Adam Hochschild

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780358212508

    "An enthralling story . . . A work of history that reads like a novel." -- Christian Science Monitor "As Hochschild's brilliant book demonstrates, the great Congo scandal prefigured our own times . . . This book must be read and reread." -- Los Ang…

  • Eden

    Eden
    av Stanislaw Lem

    Häftad - 1991 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780156278065

    A six-man crew crash-lands on Eden, fourth planet from another sun. The men find a strange world that grows ever stranger, and everywhere there are images of death. The crew's attempt to communicate with this civilization leads to violence and to a…

  • The Great Crash 1929

    The Great Crash 1929
    av John Kenneth Galbraith

    Häftad - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780547248165

    Of Galbraith's classic examination of the 1929 financial collapse, the Atlantic Monthly said: Economic writings are seldom notable for their entertainment value, but this book is. Galbraith's prose has grace and wit, and he distills a good deal of s…

  • 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…

  • Free to Choose: A Personal Statement

    Free to Choose: A Personal Statement
    av Milton Friedman, Rose Friedman

    Häftad - 1990 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780156334600

    Argues that free-market forces work better than government controls for achieving real equality and security, protecting consumers and workers, providing education, and avoiding inflation and unemployment.

  • 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…

  • Life of the Mind: One/Thinking, Two/Willing

    Life of the Mind: One/Thinking, Two/Willing
    av Hannah Arendt

    Häftad - 1981 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780156519922

    Discusses the nature of thought and volition, examines past philosophical theories, and clarifies the relation between will and freedom

  • The Secret of the Golden Flower: A Chinese Book of Life

    The Secret of the Golden Flower: A Chinese Book of Life
    av Richard Wilhelm

    Häftad - 1970 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780156799805

    The ancient Taoist text that forms the central part of this book was discovered by Wilhelm, who recognized it as essentially a practical guide to the integration of personality. Foreword and Appendix by Carl Jung; illustrations. Translated by Cary F…

  • The People of Paper

    The People of Paper
    av Salvador Plascencia

    Häftad - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780156032117

    Devastated by the abandonment of his wife, Federico de la Fe moves with his young daughter from Mexico to California, where he is unable to break free of feelings of oppression, encounters an unusual woman, and meets another heartbroken man. A first…

  • 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…

  • Invisible Cities

    Invisible Cities
    av Italo Calvino

    Häftad - 1978 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780156453806

    "Cities, like dreams, are made of desires and fears, even if the thread of their discourse is secret, their rules are absurd, their perspectives deceitful, and everything conceals something else." -- from Invisible Cities In a garden sit the aged K…

  • The Advent of the Algorithm: The 300-Year Journey from an Idea to the Computer

    The Advent of the Algorithm: The 300-Year Journey from an Idea to the Computer
    av David Berlinski

    Häftad - 2001 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780156013918

    Simply put, an algorithm is a set of instructions-it's the code that makes computers run. A basic idea that proved elusive for hundreds of years and bent the minds of the greatest thinkers in the world, the algorithm is what made the modern world po…

  • The Investigation

    The Investigation
    av Stanislaw Lem

    Häftad - 1986 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780156451581

    A young officer at Scotland Yard is assigned to investigate a puzzling and eerie case of missing-and apparently resurrected-bodies. To unravel the mystery, Lt. Gregory consults scientific, philosophical, and theological experts, who supply him with…

  • The Waves

    The Waves
    av Virginia Woolf

    Häftad - 1950 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780156949606

    "I am made and remade continually. Different people draw different words from me." Innovative and deeply poetic, The Waves is often regarded as Virginia Woolf's masterpiece. It begins with six children--three boys and three girls--playing in a gard…

  • The Waves

    The Waves
    av Virginia Woolf

    Häftad - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780156031578

    The Waves is often regarded as Virginia Woolf's masterpiece, standing with those few works of twentieth-century literature that have created unique forms of their own. In deeply poetic prose, Woolf traces the lives of six children from infancy to de…

  • 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

    Finalist for the Los Angeles Times Book Prize "The future is in our hands as never before, and this book explains the stakes like no other." -- George Lucas "Required reading for every concerned citizen." -- New York Review of Books Not since the…

  • Origins of Totalitarianism

    Origins of Totalitarianism
    av Hannah Arendt

    Häftad - 1973 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780156701532

    "How could such a book speak so powerfully to our present moment? The short answer is that we, too, live in dark times, even if they are different and perhaps less dark, and "Origins" raises a set of fundamental questions about how tyranny can arise…

  • Helping Children Succeed: What Works and Why

    Helping Children Succeed: What Works and Why
    av Paul Tough

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781328915429

    From the New York Times best-selling author of How Children Succeed, an essential handbook of "informative and effective methods to help children overcome issues and thrive at home and in school"*--now including sixteen new infographics In How Chil…