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  • 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…

  • Lead from the Outside: How to Build Your Future and Make Real Change

    Lead from the Outside: How to Build Your Future and Make Real Change
    av Stacey Abrams

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781250214805

    THE NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER from the author of OUR TIME IS NOW Abrams's own grit, coupled with her descriptions of much stumbling and self-doubt, will...touch you in a way few books by politicians can. --The New York Times PRAISE FOR STACEY ABRAM…

  • 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…

  • 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 YearA 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 m…

  • 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…

  • Outrageous Acts and Everyday Rebellions

    Outrageous Acts and Everyday Rebellions
    av Gloria Steinem

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781250204868

    An updated, third edition of the renowned feminist's most diverse and timeless collection of essays, with a new foreword by Emma Watson. Outrageous Acts and Everyday Rebellions has sold over half a million copies since its original publication in 1…

  • 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,…

  • 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…

  • Severance

    Severance
    av Ling Ma

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781250214997

    Maybe it's the end of the world, but not for Candace Chen, a millennial, first-generation American and office drone meandering her way into adulthood in Ling Ma's offbeat, wryly funny, apocalyptic satire, Severance. A stunning, audacious book with…

  • The Gardener and the Carpenter: What the New Science of Child Development Tells Us about the Relationship Between Parents and Children

    The Gardener and the Carpenter: What the New Science of Child Development Tells Us about the Relationship Between Parents and Children
    av Alison Gopnik

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781250132253

    One of the world's leading child psychologists shatters the myth of good parenting Caring deeply about our children is part of what makes us human. Yet the thing we call "parenting" is a surprisingly new invention. In the past thirty years, the con…

  • 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?…

  • 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…

  • Through the Language Glass: Why the World Looks Different in Other Languages

    Through the Language Glass: Why the World Looks Different in Other Languages
    av Guy Deutscher

    Häftad - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780312610494

    A New York Times Editor's Choice An Economist Best Book of 2010 A Financial Times Best Book of 2010 A Library Journal Best Book of 2010 The debate is ages old: Where does language come from? Is it an artifact of our culture or written in our very DN…

  • 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…

  • The Birth of Korean Cool: How One Nation Is Conquering the World Through Pop Culture

    The Birth of Korean Cool: How One Nation Is Conquering the World Through Pop Culture
    av Euny Hong

    Häftad - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781250045119

    How did a really unhip country suddenly become cool? How could a nation that once banned miniskirts, long hair on men and rock 'n' roll come to mass produce pop music and a K-pop star that would break the world record for the most YouTube hits? Who…

  • Aftermath: On Marriage and Separation

    Aftermath: On Marriage and Separation
    av Rachel Cusk

    Häftad - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781250033406

    In 2003, Rachel Cusk published A Life's Work, her provocative and startlingly funny memoir of the cataclysm of motherhood, and launched debates that continue to this day. Now, in her most relevant work yet, Cusk offers an intimate exploration of div…

  • Chasing New Horizons

    Chasing New Horizons
    av Alan Stern

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781250098979

    On July 14, 2015, something amazing happened. More than 3 billion miles from Earth, a small NASA spacecraft called New Horizons screamed past Pluto at more than 32,000 miles per hour, focusing its instruments on the long mysterious icy worlds of the…

  • The Faithful Executioner: Life and Death, Honor and Shame in the Turbulent Sixteenth Century

    The Faithful Executioner: Life and Death, Honor and Shame in the Turbulent Sixteenth Century
    av Joel F. Harrington

    Häftad - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781250043610

    THE EXTRAORDINARY STORY OF A RENAISSANCE-ERA EXECUTIONER AND HIS WORLD, BASED ON A RARE AND OVERLOOKED JOURNAL. In a dusty German bookshop, the noted historian Joel F. Harrington stumbled upon a remarkable document: the journal of a sixteenth-centur…

  • The Lexus and the Olive Tree: Understanding Globalization

    The Lexus and the Olive Tree: Understanding Globalization
    av Thomas L. Friedman

    Häftad - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781250013743

    A brilliant guide for the here and now.---The New York Times Book Review In this vivid portrait of the new business world, Thomas L. Friedman shows how technology, capital, and information are transforming the global marketplace, leveling old geogra…

  • Letters to a Young Muslim

    Letters to a Young Muslim
    av Omar Saif Ghobash

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781250119858

    **A New York Times Editor's Pick****One of Time's Most Anticipated Books of 2017, a Bustle Best Nonfiction Pick for January 2017, a Chicago Review of Books Best Book to Read in January 2017, an Amazon Best of January 2017 in History, a Stylist Magaz…

  • 10:04: A Novel

    10:04: A Novel
    av Ben Lerner

    Häftad - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781250081339

    Named One of the Best Books of the Year By: The New Yorker The New York Times Book Review The Wall Street Journal The Village Voice The Boston Globe NPR Vanity Fair The Guardian (London) The L Magazine The Times Literary Supplement (London) The Glo…

  • User Friendly: How the Hidden Rules of Design Are Changing the Way We Live, Work, and Play

    User Friendly: How the Hidden Rules of Design Are Changing the Way We Live, Work, and Play
    av Cliff Kuang, Robert Fabricant

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781250758200

    AMAZON BEST BOOKS OF 2019 PICK FORTUNE WRITERS AND EDITORS' RECOMMENDED BOOKS OF 2019 PICK User Friendly is a tour de force, an engrossing fusion of scholarly research, professional experience and revelations from intrepid firsthand reporting. --EDW…

  • All Hell Breaking Loose

    All Hell Breaking Loose
    av Michael Klare

    Häftad - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781250772947

    Drawing on previously obscure reports and government documents, renowned security expert Michael Klare shows that the Pentagon now regards climate change as one of the top threats to American national security and is busy developing strategies to co…

  • Tree of Smoke

    Tree of Smoke
    av Denis Johnson

    Häftad - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780312427740

    NATIONAL BOOK AWARD WINNER One of the New York Times 10 Best Books of the Year The God I want to believe in has a voice and a sense of humor like Denis Johnson's." --Jonathan Franzen Named A Best Book of the Year by Time, The Washington Post, The…

  • Find Me

    Find Me
    av André Aciman

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781250758071

    A New York Times Bestseller In this spellbinding exploration of the varieties of love, the author of the worldwide bestseller Call Me by Your Name revisits its complex and beguiling characters decades after their first meeting. No novel in recent m…

  • In the Forest

    In the Forest
    av Edna O'Brien

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780374538774

    In the Forest is a newly reissued edition of the terrifying novel from one of the greatest writers in the English-speaking world (The New York Times), Edna O'Brien. O'Brien brings together the earthy and delicately poetic: she has the sound of Molly…

  • Retreat from Moscow: A New History of Germany's Winter Campaign, 1941-1942

    Retreat from Moscow: A New History of Germany's Winter Campaign, 1941-1942
    av David Stahel

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781250758163

    A gripping and authoritative revisionist account of the German Winter Campaign of 1941-1942 Germany's winter campaign of 1941-1942 is commonly seen as its first defeat. In Retreat from Moscow, a bold, gripping account of one of the seminal moments o…

  • Identity: The Demand for Dignity and the Politics of Resentment

    Identity: The Demand for Dignity and the Politics of Resentment
    av Francis Fukuyama

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781250234643

    The New York Times bestselling author of The Origins of Political Order offers a provocative examination of modern identity politics: its origins, its effects, and what it means for domestic and international affairs of state In 2014, Francis Fukuya…

  • Slouching Towards Bethlehem: Essays

    Slouching Towards Bethlehem: Essays
    av Joan Didion

    Inbunden - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781250160652

    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. Celebrated, iconic, and indispensable, Joan Didion's first work of non…

  • Conversations with Myself

    Conversations with Myself
    av Nelson Mandela

    Häftad - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780312611682

    Nelson Mandela] has done so much to change his country, and the world, that it is hard to imagine the history of the last several decades without him. --from the foreword by President Barack Obama Foreword by President Barack Obama Nelson Mandela i…

  • The Rest Is Noise: Listening to the Twentieth Century

    The Rest Is Noise: Listening to the Twentieth Century
    av Alex Ross

    Häftad - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780312427719

    Winner of the 2007 National Book Critics Circle Award for Criticism A New York Times Book Review Top Ten Book of the Year Time magazine Top Ten Nonfiction Book of 2007 Newsweek Favorite Books of 2007 A Washington Post Book World Best Book of 2007…

  • 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 the Pulitzer Prize-Winning Author of Middlesex and The Marriage Plot With a New Introduction by Emma Cline First published in 1993, The Virgin Suicides announced the arrival of a major new American novelist. In a quiet…

  • The Rule of the Clan: What an Ancient Form of Social Organization Reveals about the Future of Individual Freedom

    The Rule of the Clan: What an Ancient Form of Social Organization Reveals about the Future of Individual Freedom
    av Mark S. Weiner

    Häftad - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781250043627

    Winner of the Grawemeyer Award For Ideas Improving World Order A lively, wide-ranging meditation on human development that offers surprising lessons for the future of modern individualism, The Rule of the Clan examines the constitutional principles…

  • Security, Territory, Population: Lectures at the Collège de France 1977--1978

    Security, Territory, Population: Lectures at the Collège de France 1977--1978
    av Michel Foucault

    Häftad - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780312203603

    Marking a major development in Foucault's thinking, this book takes as its starting point the notion of biopower, studying the foundations of this new technology of power over populations. Distinct from punitive disciplinary systems, the mechanisms…

  • 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…

  • The Death of Adam: Essays on Modern Thought

    The Death of Adam: Essays on Modern Thought
    av Marilynne Robinson

    Häftad - 2005 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780312425326

    In this award-winning collection, the bestselling author of Gilead offers us other ways of thinking about history, religion, and society. Whether rescuing Calvinism and its creator Jean Cauvin from the repressive puritan stereotype, or considering h…

  • The Kandy-Kolored Tangerine-Flake Streamline Baby

    The Kandy-Kolored Tangerine-Flake Streamline Baby
    av Tom Wolfe

    Häftad - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780312429126

    An excellent book by a genius, said Kurt Vonnegut, Jr., of this now classic exploration of the 1960s from the founder of new journalism. This is a book that will be a sharp pleasure to reread years from now, when it will bring back, like a falcon in…

  • Call Me by Your Name

    Call Me by Your Name
    av André Aciman

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781250169440

    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…

  • 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…

  • Living, Thinking, Looking: Essays

    Living, Thinking, Looking: Essays
    av Siri Hustvedt

    Häftad - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781250009524

    The internationally acclaimed novelist Siri Hustvedt has also produced a growing body of nonfiction. She has published a book of essays on painting (Mysteries of the Rectangle) as well as an interdisciplinary investigation of a neurological disorder…

  • The Glass Bead Game: (magister Ludi) a Novel

    The Glass Bead Game: (magister Ludi) a Novel
    av Hermann Hesse

    Häftad - 2002 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780312278496

    The final novel of Hermann Hesse, for which he won the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1946, The Glass Bead Game is a fascinating tale of the complexity of modern life as well as a classic of modern literature Set in the 23rd century, The Glass Bead…

  • 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 the P…

  • Wolf Hall

    Wolf Hall
    av Hilary Mantel

    Häftad - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780312429980

    WINNER OF THE 2009 MAN BOOKER PRIZE WINNER OF THE NATIONAL BOOK CRITICS CIRCLE AWARD FOR FICTION A NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER England in the 1520s is a heartbeat from disaster. If the king dies without a male heir, the country could be destroyed by…

  • Wolf Hall

    Wolf Hall
    av Hilary Mantel

    Häftad - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781250806710

    WINNER OF THE 2009 MAN BOOKER PRIZE WINNER OF THE NATIONAL BOOK CRITICS CIRCLE AWARD FOR FICTION A NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER The first novel in Hilary Mantel's magnificent trilogy about Thomas Cromwell and Henry VIII, in a gorgeous new edition to c…

  • Among Flowers: A Walk in the Himalaya

    Among Flowers: A Walk in the Himalaya
    av Jamaica Kincaid

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780374538101

    In this travel memoir, the acclaimed novelist Jamaica Kincaid chronicles a three-week trek through Nepal, the spectacular and exotic Himalayan land, where she and her companions are gathering seeds for planting at home. The natural world and, in par…

  • Eloquent Rage

    Eloquent Rage
    av Brittney Cooper

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781250112880

    Far too often, Black women's anger has been caricatured into an ugly and destructive force that threatens the civility and social fabric of American democracy. But Cooper shows us that there is more to the story than that. Black women's eloquent rag…

  • 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…

  • On Photography

    On Photography
    av Susan Sontag

    Häftad - 2001 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780312420093

    Winner of the National Book Critics' Circle Award for Criticism.One of the most highly regarded books of its kind, On Photography first appeared in 1977 and is described by its author as "a progress of essays about the meaning and career of photogra…

  • Black Chalk

    Black Chalk
    av Christopher J. Yates

    Häftad - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781250075550

    "This is the smart summer thriller you've been waiting for."--NPR's "All Things Considered" NAMED A MUST READ BY "THE BOSTON GLOBE, "BBC.COM," "AND "NEW YORK POST"""NAMED A BEST BOOK OF THE YEAR BY "NPR " A compulsively readable psychological thrill…

  • Automating Inequality: How High-Tech Tools Profile, Police, and Punish the Poor

    Automating Inequality: How High-Tech Tools Profile, Police, and Punish the Poor
    av Virginia Eubanks

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781250215789

    WINNER: The 2019 Lillian Smith Book Award, 2018 McGannon Center Book Prize, and shortlisted for the Goddard Riverside Stephan Russo Book Prize for Social Justice Astra Taylor, author of The People's Platform: The single most important book about t…

  • Fryderyk Chopin: A Life and Times

    Fryderyk Chopin: A Life and Times
    av Alan Walker

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781250234827

    A New York Times Book Review Editors' Choice. The Sunday Times (U.K.) Classical Music Book of 2018 and one of The Economist's Best Books of 2018. A magisterial portrait. --Corinna da Fonseca-Wollheim, The New York Times Book Review A landmark biogr…

  • 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…