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  • 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…

  • The Sellout

    The Sellout
    av Paul Beatty

    Häftad - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781250083258

    Winner of the Man Booker Prize Winner of the National Book Critics Circle Award in Fiction Winner of the John Dos Passos Prize for Literature New York Times Bestseller Los Angeles Times Bestseller Named One of the 10 Best Books of the Year by The N…

  • 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 latest 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 failur…

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • No Place to Hide: Edward Snowden, the NSA, and the U.S. Surveillance State

    No Place to Hide: Edward Snowden, the NSA, and the U.S. Surveillance State
    av Glenn Greenwald

    Häftad - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781250062581

    By Glenn Greenwald, star of Citizenfour, the Academy Award-winning documentary on Edward Snowden In May 2013, Glenn Greenwald set out for Hong Kong to meet an anonymous source who claimed to have astonishing evidence of pervasive government spying a…

  • The World Without Us

    The World Without Us
    av Alan Weisman

    Häftad - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780312427900

    Time #1 Nonfiction Book of 2007 Entertainment Weekly #1 Nonfiction Book of 2007 Finalist for the 2007 National Book Critics Circle Award Salon Book Awards 2007 Amazon Top 100 Editors' Picks of 2007 (#4) Barnes and Noble 10 Best of 2007: Politics and…

  • Against Interpretation: And Other Essays

    Against Interpretation: And Other Essays
    av Susan Sontag

    Häftad - 2001 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780312280864

    Includes the essay Notes on Camp, the inspiration for the 2019 exhibition Notes on Fashion: Camp at the Costume Institute of the Metropolitan Museum of Art Against Interpretation was Susan Sontag's first collection of essays and is a modern classi…

  • 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…

  • What's the Matter with Kansas?: How Conservatives Won the Heart of America

    What's the Matter with Kansas?: How Conservatives Won the Heart of America
    av Thomas Frank

    Häftad - 2005 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780805077742

    With a New Afterword by the Author The New York Times bestseller, praised as hilariously funny . . . the only way to understand why so many Americans have decided to vote against their own economic and political interests (Molly Ivins) Hailed as daz…

  • 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…

  • 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

  • Slouching Towards Bethlehem: Essays

    Slouching Towards Bethlehem: Essays
    av Joan Didion

    Inbunden - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781250160652

  • If All the Seas Were Ink: A Memoir

    If All the Seas Were Ink: A Memoir
    av Ilana Kurshan

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781250215772

    **WINNER of the 2018 Sami Rohr Prize for Jewish Literature and the 2018 Sophie Brody Medal for achievement in Jewish literature** **2018 Natan Book Award Finalist** **Finalist for the 2017 National Jewish Book Award in Women's Studies ** The Wall S…

  • 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 A groundbreaking, unprecedented bestseller in Italy, Roberto Saviano's insider account traces the decline of the city of Naples under the rule of the Camorra, a…

  • Sleights of Mind: What the Neuroscience of Magic Reveals about Our Everyday Deceptions

    Sleights of Mind: What the Neuroscience of Magic Reveals about Our Everyday Deceptions
    av Stephen Macknik, Susana Martinez-Conde, Sandra Blakeslee

    Häftad - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780312611675

    Stephen Macknik and Susana Martinez-Conde, the founders of the exciting new discipline of neuromagic, have convinced some of the world's greatest magicians to allow scientists to study their techniques for tricking the brain. The implications of neu…

  • Coventry: Essays

    Coventry: Essays
    av Rachel Cusk

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781250619587

    NPR's Favorite Books of 2019 Rachel Cusk redrew the boundaries of fiction with the Outline Trilogy, three "literary masterpieces" (The Washington Post) whose narrator, Faye, perceives the world with a glinting, unsparing intelligence while remaining…

  • 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…

  • Pandemic

    Pandemic
    av Sonia Shah

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781250118004

    More than three hundred infectious diseases have emerged or reemerged in new territory during the past fifty years, and ninety percent of epidemiologists expect that one of them will cause a disruptive, deadly pandemic sometime in the next two gener…

  • 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…

  • Who Rules the World?

    Who Rules the World?
    av Noam Chomsky

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781250131089

    A New York Times Bestseller With a New Afterword In an incisive, thorough analysis of the current international situation, Noam Chomsky examines the way that the United States, despite the rise of Europe and Asia, still largely sets the terms of glo…

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • The Fever: How Malaria Has Ruled Humankind for 500,000 Years

    The Fever: How Malaria Has Ruled Humankind for 500,000 Years
    av Sonia Shah

    Häftad - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780312573010

    A] tour-de-force. --The New York Times "The Fever is a vivid and compelling history with a message that's entirely relevant today." --Elizabeth Kolbert, author of The Sixth Extinction Renowned science journalist Sonia Shah explores the surprising…

  • 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…

  • The Inflamed Mind: A Radical New Approach to Depression

    The Inflamed Mind: A Radical New Approach to Depression
    av Edward Bullmore

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781250318169

  • 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…

  • Repetition

    Repetition
    av Peter Handke

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781250767271

    Set in 1960, Nobel Prize winner Peter Handke's Repetition tells of Filib Kobal's journey from his home in Carinthia to Slovenia on the trail of his missing brother, Gregor. He is armed only with two of Gregor's books: a copy book from agricultural s…

  • The Clasp

    The Clasp
    av Sloane Crosley

    Häftad - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781250097217

    National Bestseller Endlessly entertaining. "Time"Kezia, Nathaniel, and Victor are reunited at the extravagant wedding of a college friend. Now at the tail end of their twenties, they arrive absorbed in their own lives, but soon slip back into old…

  • Better: A Surgeon's Notes on Performance

    Better: A Surgeon's Notes on Performance
    av Atul Gawande

    Häftad - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780312427658

    National Bestseller The struggle to perform well is universal: each of us faces fatigue, limited resources, and imperfect abilities in whatever we do. But nowhere is this drive to do better more important than in medicine, where lives may be on the…

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • Crossing the Sierra de Gredos

    Crossing the Sierra de Gredos
    av Peter Handke

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781250750648

    In this visionary novel, Nobel Prize winner Peter Handke offers descriptions of objects, relationships, and events that teach readers a renewed way of seeing; he creates a wealth of images to replace those lost to convention and conformity. On the…

  • Ninety Percent of Everything: Inside Shipping, the Invisible Industry That Puts Clothes on Your Back, Gas in Your Car, and Food on Your Plate

    Ninety Percent of Everything: Inside Shipping, the Invisible Industry That Puts Clothes on Your Back, Gas in Your Car, and Food on Your Plate
    av Rose George

    Häftad - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781250058294

    On ship-tracking Web sites, the waters are black with dots. Each dot is a ship; each ship is laden with boxes; each box is laden with goods. In postindustrial economies, we no longer produce but buy, and so we must ship. Without shipping there would…

  • 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…

  • Machete Season: The Killers in Rwanda Speak

    Machete Season: The Killers in Rwanda Speak
    av Jean Hatzfeld

    Häftad - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780312425036

    A veteran foreign correspondent shares a collection of interviews with ten Hutu men--all tried, convicted, and sentenced for the genocidal killings of their Tutsi neighbors--as they describe their participation in the heinous crimes and their reason…

  • A Manual for Cleaning Women: Selected Stories

    A Manual for Cleaning Women: Selected Stories
    av Lucia Berlin

    Häftad - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781250094735

    A Manual for Cleaning Women compiles the best work of the legendary short-story writer Lucia Berlin. With the grit of Raymond Carver, the humor of Grace Paley, and a blend of wit and melancholy all her own, Berlin crafts miracles from the everyday,…

  • A Life's Work: On Becoming a Mother

    A Life's Work: On Becoming a Mother
    av Rachel Cusk

    Häftad - 2003 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780312311308

    A New York Times Book Review Notable Book, A Life's Work: On Becoming a Mother is multi-award-winning author Rachel Cusk's honest memoir that captures the life-changing wonders of motherhood. Selected by the New York Times as one of the 50 Best Mem…

  • 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…

  • The Virgin Suicides

    The Virgin Suicides
    av Jeffrey Eugenides

    Häftad - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780312428815

    First published in 1993, The Virgin Suicides announced the arrival of a major new American novelist. In a quiet suburb of Detroit, the five Lisbon sisters--beautiful, eccentric, and obsessively watched by the neighborhood boys--commit suicide one by…

  • 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…

  • Radical Chic and Mau-Mauing the Flak Catchers

    Radical Chic and Mau-Mauing the Flak Catchers
    av Tom Wolfe

    Häftad - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780312429133

    Radical Chic & Mau-Mauing the Flak Catchers is classic Wolfe, a funny, irreverent, and delicious (The Wall Street Journal) dissection of class and status by the master of New Journalism On the night of January 4, 1970, Maestro and Mrs. Leonard Berns…

  • Psychiatric Power: Lectures at the Collège de France, 1973--1974

    Psychiatric Power: Lectures at the Collège de France, 1973--1974
    av Michel Foucault

    Häftad - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780312203313

    In Psychiatric Power, the fourth volume in the collection of his groundbreaking lectures at the Coll ge de France, Michel Foucault addresses and expands upon the ideas in his seminal Madness and Civilization, sketching the genealogy of psychiatry an…

  • But Beautiful: A Book about Jazz

    But Beautiful: A Book about Jazz
    av Geoff Dyer

    Häftad - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780312429478

    May be the best book ever written about jazz.--David Thomson, Los Angeles Times In eight poetically charged vignettes, Geoff Dyer skillfully evokes the music and the men who shaped modern jazz. Drawing on photos, anecdotes, and, most important, the…

  • Bright-Sided: How Positive Thinking Is Undermining America

    Bright-Sided: How Positive Thinking Is Undermining America
    av Barbara Ehrenreich

    Häftad - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780312658854

    Barbara Ehrenreich's New York Times bestselling Bright-sided is a sharp-witted knockdown of America's love affair with positive thinking and an urgent call for a new commitment to realism Americans are a "positive" people -- cheerful, optimistic, a…

  • The Shock Doctrine: The Rise of Disaster Capitalism

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

    Häftad - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780312427993

    In this groundbreaking alternative history of the most dominant ideology of our time, Milton Friedman's free-market economic revolution, Naomi Klein challenges the popular myth of this movement's peaceful global victory. From Chile in 1973 to Iraq t…

  • 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…

  • The ISIS Apocalypse: The History, Strategy, and Doomsday Vision of the Islamic State

    The ISIS Apocalypse: The History, Strategy, and Doomsday Vision of the Islamic State
    av William McCants

    Häftad - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781250112644

    The Islamic State is one of the most lethal and successful jihadist groups in modern history, surpassing even al-Qaeda. Thousands of its followers have marched across Syria and Iraq, subjugating millions, enslaving women, beheading captives, and dar…