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  • On Earth We're Briefly Gorgeous

    On Earth We're Briefly Gorgeous
    av Ocean Vuong

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780525562023

    An instant New York Times Bestseller Longlisted for the 2019 National Book Award for Fiction, the Carnegie Medal in Fiction, the 2019 Aspen Words Literacy Prize, and the PEN/Hemingway Debut Novel Award Shortlisted for the 2019 Center for Fiction Fir…

  • The Daughters of Kobani: A Story of Rebellion, Courage, and Justice

    The Daughters of Kobani: A Story of Rebellion, Courage, and Justice
    av Gayle Tzemach Lemmon

    Inbunden - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780525560685

    A NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER The extraordinary story of the women who took on the Islamic State and won The Daughters of Kobani is an unforgettable and nearly mythic tale of women's power and courage. The young women profiled in this book fought a fe…

  • Devotions: The Selected Poems of Mary Oliver

    Devotions: The Selected Poems of Mary Oliver
    av Mary Oliver

    Inbunden - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780399563249

    A New York Times Bestseller Chosen as one of Oprah's Books That Help Me Through for Oprah's Book Club Pulitzer Prize-winning poet Mary Oliver presents a personal selection of her best work in this definitive collection spanning more than five decade…

  • Alexander Hamilton

    Alexander Hamilton
    av Ron Chernow

    Inbunden - 2004 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781594200090

    The #1 New York Times bestseller, and the inspiration for the hit Broadway musical Hamilton Pulitzer Prize-winning author Ron Chernow presents a landmark biography of Alexander Hamilton, the Founding Father who galvanized, inspired, scandalized, an…

  • Mike Nichols: A Life

    Mike Nichols: A Life
    av Mark Harris

    Inbunden - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780399562242

    An instant New York Times Bestseller A magnificent biography of one of the most protean creative forces in American entertainment history, a life of dazzling highs and vertiginous plunges--some of the worst largely unknown until now--by the acclaime…

  • The Truths We Hold: An American Journey

    The Truths We Hold: An American Journey
    av Kamala Harris

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780525560715

    A New York Times bestseller From Vice President-Elect Kamala Harris, one of America's most inspiring political leaders, a book about the core truths that unite us, and the long struggle to discern what those truths are and how best to act upon them,…

  • Behave: The Biology of Humans at Our Best and Worst

    Behave: The Biology of Humans at Our Best and Worst
    av Robert M. Sapolsky

    Inbunden - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781594205071

    The New York Times bestseller "It's no exaggeration to say that Behave is one of the best nonfiction books I've ever read." --David P. Barash, The Wall Street Journal It has my vote for science book of the year." --Parul Sehgal, The New York Times…

  • Fundamentals: Ten Keys to Reality

    Fundamentals: Ten Keys to Reality
    av Frank Wilczek

    Inbunden - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780735223790

    "Fundamentals might be the perfect book for the winter of this plague year. . . . Wilczek writes with breathtaking economy and clarity, and his pleasure in his subject is palpable." --The New York Times Book Review One of our great contemporary scie…

  • Felicity: Poems

    Felicity: Poems
    av Mary Oliver

    Inbunden - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781594206764

    Mary Oliver, winner of the Pulitzer Prize, celebrates love in her new collection of poems If I have any secret stash of poems, anywhere, it might be about love, not anger, Mary Oliver once said in an interview. Finally, in her stunning new collecti…

  • The Biggest Bluff: How I Learned to Pay Attention, Master Myself, and Win

    The Biggest Bluff: How I Learned to Pay Attention, Master Myself, and Win
    av Maria Konnikova

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780525522621

    The New York Times bestseller A New York Times Notable Book "The tale of how Konnikova followed a story about poker players and wound up becoming a story herself will have you riveted, first as you learn about her big winnings, and then as she conve…

  • Shop Class as Soulcraft: An Inquiry Into the Value of Work

    Shop Class as Soulcraft: An Inquiry Into the Value of Work
    av Matthew B. Crawford

    Inbunden - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781594202230

    A philosopher/mechanic's wise (and sometimes funny) look at the challenges and pleasures of working with one's hands Called the sleeper hit of the publishing season by The Boston Globe, Shop Class as Soulcraft became an instant bestseller, attracti…

  • Burning Down the House: Newt Gingrich, the Fall of a Speaker, and the Rise of the New Republican Party

    Burning Down the House: Newt Gingrich, the Fall of a Speaker, and the Rise of the New Republican Party
    av Julian E. Zelizer

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781594206658

    A New York Times Notable Book A New York Times Book Review Editors' Choice The story of how Newt Gingrich and his allies tainted American politics, launching an enduring era of brutal partisan warfare When Donald Trump was elected president in 2016…

  • The Power of Bad: How the Negativity Effect Rules Us and How We Can Rule It

    The Power of Bad: How the Negativity Effect Rules Us and How We Can Rule It
    av John Tierney, Roy F. Baumeister

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781594205521

    The most important book at the borderland of psychology and politics that I have ever read.--Martin E. P. Seligman, Zellerbach Family Professor of Psychology at that University of Pennsylvania and author of Learned Optimism Why are we devastated by…

  • My Year of Rest and Relaxation

    My Year of Rest and Relaxation
    av Ottessa Moshfegh

    Inbunden - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780525522119

    Entertainment Weekly's #1 Book of 2018 "One of the most compelling protagonists modern fiction has offered in years: a loopy, quietly furious pillhead whose Ambien ramblings and Xanaxed b*tcheries somehow wend their way through sad and funny and str…

  • The Coddling of the American Mind: How Good Intentions and Bad Ideas Are Setting Up a Generation for Failure

    The Coddling of the American Mind: How Good Intentions and Bad Ideas Are Setting Up a Generation for Failure
    av Greg Lukianoff, Jonathan Haidt

    Inbunden - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780735224896

    A finalist for the 2018 National Book Critics Circle Award in Nonfiction A New York Times Notable Book Bloomberg Best Book of 2018 The New York Times bestseller Something has been going wrong on many college campuses in the last few years. Speakers…

  • Power of Bad

    Power of Bad
    av John Tierney, Roy F. Baumeister

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781984879172

  • Origin Story

    Origin Story
    av David Christian

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780141991528

  • Little Fires Everywhere

    Little Fires Everywhere
    av Celeste Ng

    Inbunden - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780735224292

    The #1 New York Times bestseller Now a Hulu original series starring Reese Witherspoon and Kerry Washington. "I read Little Fires Everywhere in a single, breathless sitting." --Jodi Picoult "To say I love this book is an understatement. It's a dee…

  • Nose Dive: A Field Guide to the World's Smells

    Nose Dive: A Field Guide to the World's Smells
    av Harold McGee

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781594203954

    The ultimate guide to the smells of the universe - the ambrosial to the malodorous, and everything in between - from the author of the acclaimed culinary guides On Food and Cooking and Keys to Good Cooking From Harold McGee, James Beard Award-winnin…

  • The Black Church: This Is Our Story, This Is Our Song

    The Black Church: This Is Our Story, This Is Our Song
    av Henry Louis Gates

    Inbunden - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781984880338

    The instant New York Times bestseller and companion book to the PBS series. "Absolutely brilliant...A necessary and moving work." --Eddie S. Glaude, Jr., author of Begin Again "Engaging. . . . In Gates's telling, the Black church shines bright even…

  • The Autobiography of Alice B. Toklas Illustrated

    The Autobiography of Alice B. Toklas Illustrated
    av Gertrude Stein

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781594204609

  • Time of the Magicians: Wittgenstein, Benjamin, Cassirer, Heidegger, and the Decade That Reinvented Philosophy

    Time of the Magicians: Wittgenstein, Benjamin, Cassirer, Heidegger, and the Decade That Reinvented Philosophy
    av Wolfram Eilenberger

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780525559665

    A grand narrative of the intertwining lives of Walter Benjamin, Martin Heidegger, Ludwig Wittgenstein, and Ernst Cassirer, major philosophers whose ideas shaped the twentieth century The year is 1919. The horror of the First World War is still fresh…

  • Cribsheet: A Data-Driven Guide to Better, More Relaxed Parenting, from Birth to Preschool

    Cribsheet: A Data-Driven Guide to Better, More Relaxed Parenting, from Birth to Preschool
    av Emily Oster

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780525559252

    The instant New York Times bestseller An NPR Book of the Year From the author of Expecting Better, an economist's guide to the early years of parenting. The book is jampacked with information, but it's also a delightful read because Oster is such a…

  • Moonwalking with Einstein: The Art and Science of Remembering Everything

    Moonwalking with Einstein: The Art and Science of Remembering Everything
    av Joshua Foer

    Inbunden - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781594202292

    Why is it that career waiters don't have to write down their orders? How are the best violinists able to memorize a new score after playing it only once? Is good memory a personality trait some people are born with - or is there an art to rememberin…

  • Grant

    Grant
    av Ron Chernow

    Inbunden - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781594204876

    Pulitzer Prize-winner and biographer of Alexander Hamilton, George Washington, and John D. Rockefeller, Ron Chernow returns with a sweeping and dramatic portrait of one of our most compelling generals and presidents, Ulysses S. Grant. Ulysses S. Gra…

  • Pappyland: A Story of Family, Fine Bourbon, and the Things That Last

    Pappyland: A Story of Family, Fine Bourbon, and the Things That Last
    av Wright Thompson

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780735221253

    An instant New York Times bestseller From the bestselling author of The Cost of These Dreams The story of how Julian Van Winkle III, the caretaker of the most coveted cult Kentucky Bourbon whiskey in the world, fought to protect his family's heritag…

  • How Not to Be Wrong: The Power of Mathematical Thinking

    How Not to Be Wrong: The Power of Mathematical Thinking
    av Jordan Ellenberg

    Inbunden - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781594205224

    The Freakonomics of math--a math-world superstar unveils the hidden beauty and logic of the world and puts its power in our hands The math we learn in school can seem like a dull set of rules, laid down by the ancients and not to be questioned. In…

  • The Genius of Birds

    The Genius of Birds
    av Jennifer Ackerman

    Inbunden - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781594205217

    An award-winning science writer tours the globe to reveal what makes birds capable of such extraordinary feats of mental prowess Birds are astonishingly intelligent creatures. According to revolutionary new research, some birds rival primates and ev…

  • Death in Her Hands

    Death in Her Hands
    av Ottessa Moshfegh

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781984879356

    An] intricate and unsettling new novel . . . Death in Her Hands is not a murder mystery, nor is it really a story about self-deception or the perils of escapism. Rather, it's a haunting meditation on the nature and meaning of art. -Kevin Power, The…

  • World Order

    World Order
    av Henry Kissinger

    Inbunden - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781594206146

    "Dazzling and instructive . . . a] magisterial new book." --Walter Isaacson, Time Henry Kissinger offers in World Order a deep meditation on the roots of international harmony and global disorder. Drawing on his experience as one of the foremost sta…

  • Tools and Weapons: The Promise and the Peril of the Digital Age

    Tools and Weapons: The Promise and the Peril of the Digital Age
    av Brad Smith, Carol Ann Browne

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781984877710

    The instant New York Times bestseller. From Microsoft's president and one of the tech industry's broadest thinkers, a frank and thoughtful reckoning with how to balance enormous promise and existential risk as the digitization of everything accelera…

  • Washington: A Life

    Washington: A Life
    av Ron Chernow

    Inbunden - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781594202667

    A gripping portrait of the first president of the United States from the author of Alexander Hamilton, the New York Times bestselling biography that inspired the musical. Celebrated biographer Ron Chernow provides a richly nuanced portrait of the fa…

  • How to Change Your Mind: What the New Science of Psychedelics Teaches Us about Consciousness, Dying, Addiction, Depression, and Transcendence

    How to Change Your Mind: What the New Science of Psychedelics Teaches Us about Consciousness, Dying, Addiction, Depression, and Transcendence
    av Michael Pollan

    Inbunden - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781594204227

    New York Times Book Review 10 Best Books of 2018 A New York Times Notable Book The #1 New York Times bestseller. A brilliant and brave investigation into the medical and scientific revolution taking place around psychedelic drugs--and the spellbindi…

  • What Can I Do?: My Path from Climate Despair to Action

    What Can I Do?: My Path from Climate Despair to Action
    av Jane Fonda

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780593296226

    A call to action from Jane Fonda, one of the most inspiring activists of our time, urging us to wake up to the looming disaster of climate change and equipping us with the tools we need to join her in protest This is the last possible moment in hist…

  • In Order to Live: A North Korean Girl's Journey to Freedom

    In Order to Live: A North Korean Girl's Journey to Freedom
    av Yeonmi Park, Maryanne Vollers

    Inbunden - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781594206795

    "I am most grateful for two things: that I was born in North Korea, and that I escaped from North Korea." Yeonmi Park has told the harrowing story of her escape from North Korea as a child many times, but never before has she revealed the most intim…

  • Raising a Rare Girl: A Memoir

    Raising a Rare Girl: A Memoir
    av Heather Lanier

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780525559634

    A New York Times Book Review Editors' Choice Kate Bowler's The Everything Happens Book Club Pick Award-winning writer Heather Lanier's memoir about raising a child with a rare syndrome, defying the tyranny of normal, and embracing parenthood as a…

  • Everything I Never Told You

    Everything I Never Told You
    av Celeste Ng

    Inbunden - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781594205712

    The acclaimed debut novel by the author of Little Fires Everywhere. "A taut tale of ever deepening and quickening suspense. -O, the Oprah Magazine Explosive...Both a propulsive mystery and a profound examination of a mixed-race family. -Entertainmen…

  • Shakespeare in a Divided America: What His Plays Tell Us about Our Past and Future

    Shakespeare in a Divided America: What His Plays Tell Us about Our Past and Future
    av James Shapiro

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780525522294

    One of the New York Times Ten Best Books of the Year - A National Book Critics Circle Award Finalist - A New York Times Notable Book A timely exploration of what Shakespeare's plays reveal about our divided land. "In this sprightly and enthralling…

  • She Said: Breaking the Sexual Harassment Story That Helped Ignite a Movement

    She Said: Breaking the Sexual Harassment Story That Helped Ignite a Movement
    av Jodi Kantor, Megan Twohey

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780525560340

    The instant New York Times bestseller. An instant classic of investigative journalism...'All the President's Men' for the Me Too era. -- Carlos Lozada, The Washington Post From the Pulitzer Prize-winning reporters who broke the news of Harvey Weinst…

  • Cowboy Graves: Three Novellas

    Cowboy Graves: Three Novellas
    av Roberto Bolaño

    Inbunden - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780735222885

    One more journey to the universe of Roberto Bola o, an essential voice of contemporary Latin American literature Cowboy Graves is an unexpected treasure from the vault of a revolutionary talent. Roberto Bola o's boundless imagination and seemingly i…

  • Barbarian Days: A Surfing Life

    Barbarian Days: A Surfing Life
    av William Finnegan

    Inbunden - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781594203473

    **Winner of the 2016 Pulitzer Prize for Autobiography** "Reading this guy on the subject of waves and water is like reading Hemingway on bullfighting; William Burroughs on controlled substances; Updike on adultery. . . . a coming-of-age story, seen…

  • The Signal and the Noise: Why So Many Predictions Fail-But Some Don't

    The Signal and the Noise: Why So Many Predictions Fail-But Some Don't
    av Nate Silver

    Inbunden - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781594204111

    UPDATED FOR 2020 WITH A NEW PREFACE BY NATE SILVER One of the more momentous books of the decade.--The New York Times Book Review Nate Silver built an innovative system for predicting baseball performance, predicted the 2008 election within a hair's…

  • The Bird Way: A New Look at How Birds Talk, Work, Play, Parent, and Think

    The Bird Way: A New Look at How Birds Talk, Work, Play, Parent, and Think
    av Jennifer Ackerman

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780735223011

    From the New York Times bestselling author of The Genius of Birds, a radical investigation into the bird way of being, and the recent scientific research that is dramatically shifting our understanding of birds -- how they live and how they think. "…

  • Eileen

    Eileen
    av Ottessa Moshfegh

    Inbunden - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781594206627

    Shortlisted for the 2016 Man Booker Prize and chosen by David Sedaris as his recommended book for his Fall 2016 tour. So here we are. My name was Eileen Dunlop. Now you know me. I was twenty-four years old then, and had a job that paid fifty-seven…

  • Homesick for Another World: Stories

    Homesick for Another World: Stories
    av Ottessa Moshfegh

    Inbunden - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780399562884

    A New York Times Book Review Notable Book of 2017 An electrifying first collection from one of the most exciting short story writers of our time I can't recall the last time I laughed this hard at a book. Simultaneously, I'm shocked and scandalized.…

  • No One Is Too Small to Make a Difference Deluxe Edition

    No One Is Too Small to Make a Difference Deluxe Edition
    av Greta Thunberg

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780593297148

    A new illustrated edition of the groundbreaking speeches of Greta Thunberg, Time's Person of the Year and the young climate activist who has become the voice of a generation "Everything needs to change. And it has to start today." In August 2018 a…

  • The Third Plate: Field Notes on the Future of Food

    The Third Plate: Field Notes on the Future of Food
    av Dan Barber

    Inbunden - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781594204074

    "Not since Michael Pollan has such a powerful storyteller emerged to reform American food." --The Washington Post Today's optimistic farm-to-table food culture has a dark secret: the local food movement has failed to change how we eat. It has also o…

  • Stalin: Waiting for Hitler, 1929-1941

    Stalin: Waiting for Hitler, 1929-1941
    av Stephen Kotkin

    Inbunden - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781594203800

    Pulitzer Prize-finalist Stephen Kotkin continues his definitive biography of Stalin, from collectivization and the Great Terror through to the coming of the conflict with Hitler's Germany that is the signal event of modern world history. When we lef…

  • The Meritocracy Trap: How America's Foundational Myth Feeds Inequality, Dismantles the Middle Class, and Devours the Elite

    The Meritocracy Trap: How America's Foundational Myth Feeds Inequality, Dismantles the Middle Class, and Devours the Elite
    av Daniel Markovits

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780735221994

    A revolutionary new argument from eminent Yale Law professor Daniel Markovits attacking the false promise of meritocracy It is an axiom of American life that advantage should be earned through ability and effort. Even as the country divides itself…

  • Supreme Inequality: The Supreme Court's Fifty-Year Battle for a More Unjust America

    Supreme Inequality: The Supreme Court's Fifty-Year Battle for a More Unjust America
    av Adam Cohen

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780735221505

    "Meticulously researched and engagingly written . . . a comprehensive indictment of the court's rulings in areas ranging from campaign finance and voting rights to poverty law and criminal justice." --Financial Times A revelatory examination of the…