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  • The Sixth Extinction: An Unnatural History

    The Sixth Extinction: An Unnatural History
    av Elizabeth Kolbert

    Häftad - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781250062185

    WINNER OF THE PULITZER PRIZE ONE OF THE NEW YORK TIMES BOOK REVIEW'S 10 BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR A NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER A NATIONAL BOOK CRITICS CIRCLE AWARD FINALIST A major book about the future of the world, blending intellectual and natural hi…

  • The Sellout

    The Sellout
    av Paul Beatty

    Häftad - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781250083258

    Winner of the 2016 Man Booker Prize Winner of the 2015 National Book Critics Circle Award in Fiction Named one of the best books of 2015 by The New York Times Book Review and the Wall Street Journal A biting satire about a young man's isolated upb…

  • The Sellout

    The Sellout
    av Paul Beatty

    Häftad - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781250808240

    Winner of the 2016 Man Booker Prize Winner of the 2015 National Book Critics Circle Award in Fiction Named one of the best books of 2015 by The New York Times Book Review and the Wall Street Journal A biting satire about a young man's isolated upb…

  • The Electric Kool-Aid Acid Test

    The Electric Kool-Aid Acid Test
    av Tom Wolfe

    Häftad - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780312427597

    One of the most essential works on the 1960s counterculture, Tom Wolfe's The Electric Kool-Aid Test ushered in an era of New Journalism. This is the seminal work on the hippie culture, a report on what it was like to follow along with Ken Kesey and…

  • The Shock Doctrine: The Rise of Disaster Capitalism

    The Shock Doctrine: The Rise of Disaster Capitalism
    av Naomi Klein

    Häftad - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780312427993

    The bestselling author of No Logo shows how the global free market has exploited crises and shock for three decades, from Chile to Iraq In her groundbreaking reporting, Naomi Klein introduced the term disaster capitalism. Whether covering Baghdad af…

  • Artificial Intelligence: A Guide for Thinking Humans

    Artificial Intelligence: A Guide for Thinking Humans
    av Melanie Mitchell

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781250758040

    Melanie Mitchell separates science fact from science fiction in this sweeping examination of the current state of AI and how it is remaking our world No recent scientific enterprise has proved as alluring, terrifying, and filled with extravagant pro…

  • Freud: The Making of an Illusion

    Freud: The Making of an Illusion
    av Frederick Crews

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781250183620

    From the master of Freud debunkers, the book that definitively puts an end to the myth of psychoanalysis and its creatorSince the 1970s, Sigmund Freud's scientific reputation has been in an accelerating tailspin--but nonetheless the idea persists th…

  • The Age of Cryptocurrency: How Bitcoin and the Blockchain Are Challenging the Global Economic Order

    The Age of Cryptocurrency: How Bitcoin and the Blockchain Are Challenging the Global Economic Order
    av Paul Vigna, Michael J. Casey

    Häftad - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781250081551

    Bitcoin became a buzzword overnight. A cyber-enigma with an enthusiastic following, it pops up in headlines and fuels endless media debate. You can apparently use it to buy anything from coffee to cars, yet few people seem to truly understand what i…

  • Home (Oprah's Book Club)

    Home (Oprah's Book Club)
    av Marilynne Robinson

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781250784025

    A NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER - OPRAH'S BOOK CLUB PICK - NATIONAL BOOK AWARD FINALIST - A NEW YORK TIMESE NOTABLE BOOK - WINNER OF THE LOS ANGELES TIMES BOOK PRIZE A WASHINGTON POST BEST BOOK OF THE YEAR - A LOS ANGELES TIMES BEST BOOK OF THE YEAR -…

  • What I Loved

    What I Loved
    av Siri Hustvedt

    Häftad - 2004 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780312421199

    Siri Hustvedt's What I Loved begins in New York in 1975, when art historian Leo Hertzberg discovers an extraordinary painting by an unknown artist in a SoHo gallery. He buys the work; tracks down the artist, Bill Wechsler; and the two men embark on…

  • No LOGO: No Space, No Choice, No Jobs

    No LOGO: No Space, No Choice, No Jobs
    av Naomi Klein

    Häftad - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780312429270

    A Tenth Anniversary Edition of Naomi Klein's No Logo with a New Introduction by the Author NO LOGO was an international bestseller and a movement bible (The New York Times). Naomi Klein's second book, The Shock Doctrine, was hailed as a master narra…

  • The Virgin Suicides (Twenty-Fifth Anniversary Edition)

    The Virgin Suicides (Twenty-Fifth Anniversary Edition)
    av Jeffrey Eugenides

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781250303547

    The national bestseller from Jeffrey Eugenides, the Pulitzer Prize-Winning Author of Middlesex and The Marriage Plot With a New Introduction by Emma Cline Adapted into a critically acclaimed film by Sofia Coppola, The Virgin Suicides is a modern c…

  • Philosopher of the Heart: The Restless Life of Søren Kierkegaard

    Philosopher of the Heart: The Restless Life of Søren Kierkegaard
    av Clare Carlisle

    Häftad - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781250798428

    Philosopher of the Heart is the groundbreaking biography of renowned existentialist S ren Kierkegaard's life and creativity, and a searching exploration of how to be a human being in the world. S ren Kierkegaard is one of the most passionate and cha…

  • Aliens: The World's Leading Scientists on the Search for Extraterrestrial Life

    Aliens: The World's Leading Scientists on the Search for Extraterrestrial Life
    av Jim Al-Khalili

    Inbunden - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781250109637

  • Travels in Siberia

    Travels in Siberia
    av Ian Frazier

    Häftad - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780312610609

    New York Times Book Review Notable Book of the Year A Boston Globe Best Book of 2010 A Christian Science Monitor Best Book of 2010 A San Francisco Chronicle Top 10 Books of 2010 A Washington Post Best Book of the Year A Kansas City Star 100 Best Boo…

  • The Hare with Amber Eyes: A Hidden Inheritance

    The Hare with Amber Eyes: A Hidden Inheritance
    av Edmund de Waal

    Häftad - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781250811271

    A New York Times Bestseller An Economist Book of the Year Costa Book Award Winner for Biography Galaxy National Book Award Winner (New Writer of the Year Award) Edmund de Waal is a world-famous ceramicist. Having spent thirty years making beautiful…

  • Close to the Machine: Technophilia and Its Discontents

    Close to the Machine: Technophilia and Its Discontents
    av Ellen Ullman

    Häftad - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781250002488

    With a New Introduction by Jaron Lanier A Salon Best Book of the Year In 1997, the computer was still a relatively new tool---a sleek and unforgiving machine that was beyond the grasp of most users. With intimate and unflinching detail, software eng…

  • Algorithms to Live by: The Computer Science of Human Decisions

    Algorithms to Live by: The Computer Science of Human Decisions
    av Brian Christian, Tom Griffiths

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781250118363

    What should we do, or leave undone, in a day or a lifetime? How much messiness should we accept? What balance of the new and familiar is the most fulfilling? These may seem like uniquely human quandaries, but they are not. Computers, like us, confro…

  • The Virgin Suicides

    The Virgin Suicides
    av Jeffrey Eugenides

    Inbunden - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781250074812

    These pocket-sized titles are stunning....They make the perfect stocking stuffers - Metro Bought together or separately, these fiction titles are ideal stocking stuffers for the literature lover. - USA Today The national bestseller from Jeffrey Eu…

  • On the Run: Fugitive Life in an American City

    On the Run: Fugitive Life in an American City
    av Alice Goffman

    Häftad - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781250065667

    A RIVETING, GROUNDBREAKING ACCOUNT OF HOW THE WAR ON CRIME HAS TORN APART INNER-CITY COMMUNITIES Forty years in, the tough on crime turn in American politics has spurred a prison boom of historic proportions that disproportionately affects Black com…

  • Do No Harm: Stories of Life, Death, and Brain Surgery

    Do No Harm: Stories of Life, Death, and Brain Surgery
    av Henry Marsh

    Häftad - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781250090133

    Named a Notable Book of the Year by The New York Times Book Review and The Washington Post What is it like to be a brain surgeon? How does it feel to hold someone's life in your hands, to cut into the stuff that creates thought, feeling and reason?…

  • The Lottery and Other Stories

    The Lottery and Other Stories
    av Shirley Jackson

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781250239365

    Beautifully repackaged as part of the Picador Modern Classics series, this special edition is small enough to fit in your pocket and bold enough to stand out on your bookshelf. One of the most terrifying stories of the twentieth century, Shirley Jac…

  • A State at Any Cost: The Life of David Ben-Gurion

    A State at Any Cost: The Life of David Ben-Gurion
    av Tom Segev

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781250750129

    2019 National Jewish Book Award Finalist A] fascinating biography . . . a masterly portrait of a titanic yet unfulfilled man . . . this is a gripping study of power, and the loneliness of power. --The Economist As the founder of Israel, David Ben-…

  • The Right Stuff

    The Right Stuff
    av Tom Wolfe

    Häftad - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780312427566

    From America's nerviest journalist (Newsweek)--a breath-taking epic, a magnificent adventure story, and an investigation into the true heroism and courage of the first Americans to conquer space. Tom Wolfe at his very best (The New York Times Book R…

  • No Good Men Among the Living

    No Good Men Among the Living
    av Anand Gopal

    Häftad - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781250069269

    Through their dramatic stories, Gopal shows that the Afghan war, so often regarded as a hopeless quagmire, could in fact have gone very differently. Top Taliban leaders actually tried to surrender within months of the US invasion, renouncing all pol…

  • Rotten: No Irish, No Blacks, No Dogs

    Rotten: No Irish, No Blacks, No Dogs
    av John Lydon, Keith Zimmerman, Kent Zimmerman

    Häftad - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780312428136

    I have no time for lies and fantasy, and neither should you. Enjoy or die.--John Lydon Punk has been romanticized and embalmed in various media. It has been portrayed as an English class revolt and a reckless diversion that became a marketing dream.…

  • The Assassination of Margaret Thatcher: Stories

    The Assassination of Margaret Thatcher: Stories
    av Hilary Mantel

    Häftad - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781250074720

    Named a Best Book of the Year byAmazon, Barnes & Noble, "The Guardian "(London), " The Independent "(London), " Kirkus Reviews, " "Los Angeles Times, "" The New York Times Book Review, "" The Telegraph "(London), " The Washington Post" In "The Assas…

  • 4 3 2 1

    4 3 2 1
    av Paul Auster

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781250618801

    * * * Shortlisted for the Man Booker Prize * * * New York Times Bestseller, Los Angeles Times Bestseller, Boston Globe Bestseller, National Indiebound Bestseller "An epic bildungsroman . . . . Original and complex . . . . A monumental assemblage…

  • The Lonely City: Adventures in the Art of Being Alone

    The Lonely City: Adventures in the Art of Being Alone
    av Olivia Laing

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781250118035

    Finalist for the National Book Critics Circle Award in Criticism #1 Book of the Year from Brain Pickings Named a best book of the year by NPR, Newsweek, Slate, Pop Sugar, Marie Claire, Elle, Publishers Weekly, and Lit Hub A dazzling work of biograph…

  • The Lonely City: Adventures in the Art of Being Alone

    The Lonely City: Adventures in the Art of Being Alone
    av Olivia Laing

    Inbunden - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781250039576

    Finalist for the National Book Critics Circle Award in Criticism#1 Book of the Year from Brain PickingsNamed a best book of the year by NPR, Newsweek, Slate, Pop Sugar, Marie Claire, Elle, Publishers Weekly, and Lit HubA dazzling work of biography,…

  • The Checklist Manifesto: How to Get Things Right

    The Checklist Manifesto: How to Get Things Right
    av Atul Gawande

    Häftad - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780312430009

    A New York Times Bestseller In this bestseller, Atul Gawande shows what the simple idea of the checklist reveals about the complexity of our lives and how we can deal with it. The modern world has given us stupendous know-how. Yet avoidable failures…

  • Super Sushi Ramen Express: A Culinary Adventure Through Japan

    Super Sushi Ramen Express: A Culinary Adventure Through Japan
    av Michael Booth

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781250145680

    From the author of The Almost Nearly Perfect People comes Super Sushi Ramen Express, a fascinating and funny culinary journey through Japan Japan is arguably the preeminent food nation on earth; it's a mecca for the world's greatest chefs and has mo…

  • Queen of Fashion: What Marie Antoinette Wore to the Revolution

    Queen of Fashion: What Marie Antoinette Wore to the Revolution
    av Caroline Weber
    (1 recension)

    Häftad - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780312427344

    A Washington Post Book World Best Book of the Year When her carriage first crossed over from her native Austria into France, fourteen-year-old Marie Antoinette was taken out, stripped naked before an entourage, and dressed in French attire to please…

  • Mason & Dixon

    Mason & Dixon
    av Thomas Pynchon

    Häftad - 2004 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780312423209

    Charles Mason (1728-1786) and Jeremiah Dixon (1733-1779) were the British surveyors best remembered for running the boundary between Pennsylvania and Maryland that we know today as the Mason-Dixon Line. Here is their story as re-imagined by Thomas P…

  • From Beirut to Jerusalem

    From Beirut to Jerusalem
    av Thomas L. Friedman

    Häftad - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781250034410

    If you're only going to read one book on the Middle East, this is it.---Seymour M. Hersh One of the most thought-provoking books ever written about the Middle East, From Beirut to Jerusalem remains vital to our understanding of this complex and vola…

  • The Naked and the Dead: 50th Anniversary Edition, with a New Introduction by the Author

    The Naked and the Dead: 50th Anniversary Edition, with a New Introduction by the Author
    av Norman Mailer

    Häftad - 2000 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780312265052

    Hailed as one of the finest novels to come out of the Second World War, The Naked and the Dead received unprecedented critical acclaim upon its publication and has since become part of the American canon. This fiftieth anniversary edition features a…

  • Illness as Metaphor and AIDS and Its Metaphors

    Illness as Metaphor and AIDS and Its Metaphors
    av Susan Sontag

    Häftad - 2001 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780312420130

    In 1978 Susan Sontag wrote Illness as Metaphor, a classic work described by Newsweek as one of the most liberating books of its time. A cancer patient herself when she was writing the book, Sontag shows how the metaphors and myths surrounding certai…

  • The Heart of Redness

    The Heart of Redness
    av Zakes Mda

    Häftad - 2003 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780312421748

    In a new novel by one of the premier writers of the "new" South Africa, an exile returns from America--where he fled during the apartheid regime--to find his newly democratic country in a shambles. Reprint. 15,000 first printing.

  • The Savage Detectives

    The Savage Detectives
    av Roberto Bolaño

    Häftad - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780312427481

    This Herralde Award-winning novel chronicles a strange journey that follows the steps of two Latin American poets, Arturo Belano and Ulises Lima, as they struggle to escape from an unknown past, in a novel that follows their odyssey as seen through…

  • Call Me by Your Name

    Call Me by Your Name
    av André Aciman

    Häftad - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780312426781

    Now a Major Motion Picture from Director Luca Guadagnino, Starring Armie Hammer and Timoth e Chalamet, and Written by Three-Time Oscar(TM) Nominee James Ivory The Basis of the Oscar-Winning Best Adapted Screenplay A New York Times Bestseller A USA T…

  • Being Mortal: Medicine and What Matters in the End

    Being Mortal: Medicine and What Matters in the End
    av Atul Gawande

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781250076229

    Named a Best Book of the Year by The Washington Post, The New York Times Book Review, NPR, and Chicago Tribune, now in paperback with a new reading group guide Medicine has triumphed in modern times, transforming the dangers of childbirth, injury, a…

  • Regarding the Pain of Others

    Regarding the Pain of Others
    av Susan Sontag

    Häftad - 2004 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780312422196

    Twenty-five years after her classic On Photography, Susan Sontag returns to the subject of visual representations of war and violence in our culture today. How does the spectacle of the sufferings of others (via television or newsprint) affect us? A…

  • The Almost Nearly Perfect People: Behind the Myth of the Scandinavian Utopia

    The Almost Nearly Perfect People: Behind the Myth of the Scandinavian Utopia
    av Michael Booth

    Häftad - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781250081568

    The Christian Science Monitor's #1 Best Book of the Year A witty, informative, and popular travelogue about the Scandinavian countries and how they may not be as happy or as perfect as we assume, "The Almost Nearly Perfect People offers up the ideal…

  • The Bonfire of the Vanities

    The Bonfire of the Vanities
    av Tom Wolfe

    Häftad - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780312427573

    Vintage Tom Wolfe, The Bonfire of the Vanities, the #1 bestseller that will forever define late-twentieth-century New York style. No one has portrayed New York Society this accurately and devastatingly since Edith Wharton (The National Review) "A…

  • Natasha's Dance: A Cultural History of Russia

    Natasha's Dance: A Cultural History of Russia
    av Orlando Figes

    Häftad - 2003 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780312421953

    The author of A People's Tragedy turns his attention to the culture of Russia, using the lives of writers, artists, and musicians to show how Russia has struggled to define its own soul in the twentieth century. Reprint. 25,000 first printing.

  • 2666

    2666
    av Roberto Bolaño

    Häftad - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780312429218

    A NATIONAL BOOK CRITICS CIRCLE AWARD WINNER New York Times Book Review 10 Best Books of 2008 Time Magazine's Best Book of 2008 Los Angeles Times Best Books of 2008 San Francisco Chronicle's 50 Best Fiction Books of 2008 Seattle Times Best Books of…

  • Homicide: A Year on the Killing Streets

    Homicide: A Year on the Killing Streets
    av David Simon

    Häftad - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780805080759

    An account of a year inside a city homicide unit focuses on three detectives investigating murders in Baltimore--a city torn by racial tensions and plagued by drugs and crime, in a new edition of the book that became the basis for the acclaimed tele…

  • Gomorrah: A Personal Journey Into the Violent International Empire of Naples' Organized Crime System (10th Anniversary Edition w

    Gomorrah: A Personal Journey Into the Violent International Empire of Naples' Organized Crime System (10th Anniversary Edition w
    av Roberto Saviano

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781250145031

    The basis of the Sundance TV series Gomorrah A New York Times Notable Book of the Year Gomorrah is a bold and important work of investigative writing that holds global significance, one heroic young man's impassioned story of a place under the rul…

  • The Marriage Plot

    The Marriage Plot
    av Jeffrey Eugenides

    Häftad - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781250014764

    A National Book Critics Circle Award Finalist Named a Best Book of the Year by The New York Times Book Review - NPR - The New Republic - Salon - The Seattle Times - Houston Chronicle - The Miami Herald - Publisher's Weekly Remind s] us with uncommo…

  • Can't Stop Won't Stop: A History of the Hip-Hop Generation

    Can't Stop Won't Stop: A History of the Hip-Hop Generation
    av Jeff Chang

    Häftad - 2005 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780312425791

    Can't Stop Won't Stop is a powerful cultural and social history of the end of the American century, and a provocative look into the new world that the hip-hop generation created. Forged in the fires of the Bronx and Kingston, Jamaica, hip-hop became…

  • Selfish, Shallow and Self-Absorbed

    Selfish, Shallow and Self-Absorbed
    av Meghan Daum

    Häftad - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781250081643

    One of the most provocative and talked-about books of the year, Selfish, Shallow, and Self-Absorbed is the stunning collection exploring one of society's most vexing taboos. One of the main topics of cultural conversation during the last decade was…

  • Complications: A Surgeon's Notes on an Imperfect Science

    Complications: A Surgeon's Notes on an Imperfect Science
    av Atul Gawande

    Häftad - 2003 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780312421700

    Drawing from compelling true accounts of patients and doctors, a provocative examination of the power and limits of modern medicine reveals a world where science is uncertain, information is limited, and deadly mistakes occur. Reprint. 75,000 first…