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  • Empress of Salt and Fortune

    Empress of Salt and Fortune
    av Nghi Vo

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781250750303

    Winner of the 2020 Crawford Award Dangerous, subtle, unexpected and familiar, angry and ferocious and hopeful... The Empress of Salt and Fortune is a remarkable accomplishment of storytelling.--NPR A 2020 ALA Booklist Top Ten SF/F Debut A Book Rio…

  • Why Women Have Sex: Women Reveal the Truth about Their Sex Lives, from Adventure to Revenge (and Everything in Between)

    Why Women Have Sex: Women Reveal the Truth about Their Sex Lives, from Adventure to Revenge (and Everything in Between)
    av Cindy M. Meston, David M. Buss

    Häftad - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780312662653

    An unparalleled exploration of the mysteries underlying women's sexuality that rivals the culture-shifting Kinsey Report, from two of America's leading research psychologists Do women have sex simply to express love, experience pleasure, or reprodu…

  • Under a Hoodoo Moon: The Life of the Night Tripper

    Under a Hoodoo Moon: The Life of the Night Tripper
    av Mac Rebennack, John Mac Rebennack, John

    Häftad - 1995 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780312131975

    "Under a Hoodoo Moon" is one of rock's most original and infectious autobiographies. In its pages, Dr. John, the alchemist of New Orleans psychedelic funk, tells his story, and what a story it is: of four decades on the road, on the charts, in and o…

  • Thrones, Dominations

    Thrones, Dominations
    av Dorothy L. Sayers, Jill Paton Walsh

    Häftad - 1999 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781250017437

    In 1936, Dorothy L. Sayers considered one of the best mystery writers of the Golden Age abandoned the last Lord Peter Wimsey detective story. Sixty years later, a copy of the unfinished manuscript was discovered in her agent's safe in London, and aw…

  • The Magic Labyrinth: The Fourth Book of the Riverworld Series

    The Magic Labyrinth: The Fourth Book of the Riverworld Series
    av Philip Jose Farmer

    Häftad - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780765326553

    Reissued to follow the Syfy Channel film of "Riverworld," this fourth book in the classic Riverworld series continues the adventures of Samuel Clemens and Sir Richard Francis Burton as they travel through Farmer's strange and wonderful Riverworld, a…

  • Tears of the Cheetah: And Other Tales from the Genetic Frontier

    Tears of the Cheetah: And Other Tales from the Genetic Frontier
    av Stephen J. O'Brien

    Häftad - 2000 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780312339005

    The history of life on Earth is dominated by extinction events so numerous that over 99.9% of the species ever to have existed are gone forever. If animals could talk, we would ask them to recall their own ancestries, in particular the secrets as to…

  • Embracing Uncertainty: Breakthrough Methods for Achieving Peace of Mind When Facing the Unknown

    Embracing Uncertainty: Breakthrough Methods for Achieving Peace of Mind When Facing the Unknown
    av Susan Jeffers

    Häftad - 2000 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780312325831

    From the multimillion bestselling author of Feel the Fear and Do It Anyway comes a powerful and healing book designed to offer a safety net in a world of never-ending change. It may be one of the most comforting and life-affirming books you will eve…

  • The Phoenix Exultant

    The Phoenix Exultant
    av John C Wright

    Häftad - 2003 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780765337429

    And now "The Phoenix Exultant," a second epic novel of an heroic quest in a far future world of super-science from an important new talent."The Phoenix Exultant" is a continuation of the story begun in "The Golden Age" and, like it, a grand space op…

  • The Attenbury Emeralds

    The Attenbury Emeralds
    av Jill Paton Walsh, Dorothy L. Sayers

    Häftad - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781250002594

    In 1936, Dorothy L. Sayers abandoned the last Lord Peter Wimsey detective story. Sixty years later, a brown paper parcel containing a copy of the manuscript was discovered in her agent's safe in London, and award-winning novelist Jill Paton Walsh wa…

  • Return to the Whorl

    Return to the Whorl
    av Gene Wolfe

    Häftad - 2002 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780312873646

    Gene Wolfe's "Return to the Whorl" is the third volume, after" On Blue's Waters "and" In Green's Jungles," of his ambitious SF trilogy The Book of the Short Sun . . . It is again narrated by Horn, who has embarked on a quest in search of the heroic…

  • The Death of the West: How Dying Populations and Immigrant Invasions Imperil Our Country and Civilization

    The Death of the West: How Dying Populations and Immigrant Invasions Imperil Our Country and Civilization
    av Patrick J. Buchanan

    Häftad - 2000 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780312302597

    The national bestseller that shocked the nation--"The Death of the West" is an unflinching look at the increasing decline in Western culture and power.The West is dying. Collapsing birth rates in Europe and the U. S., coupled with population explosi…

  • Bootleg: The Secret History of the Other Recording Industry

    Bootleg: The Secret History of the Other Recording Industry
    av Clinton Heylin

    Häftad - 1996 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780312142896

    The inside story of the $250 million recording industry reveals the method and reasoning behind the creation of the most popular, and notorious bootleg records

  • The Big Blowdown

    The Big Blowdown
    av George P. Pelecanos

    Häftad - 2000 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780312242916

    For Joey Recevo and Pete Karras, two kids from one of Washington's rougher neighborhoods, the easiest work to find after the War is all criminal---providing a little muscle for a local boss. But Karris is soft on his fellow immigrants, and the boss…

  • Soul Picnic: The Music and Passion of Laura Nyro

    Soul Picnic: The Music and Passion of Laura Nyro
    av Michele Kort

    Häftad - 2003 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780312303181

    A portrait of the pioneering 1960s-era singer-songwriter sheds light on her romance with painter Maria Desiderio as well as her revolutionary approach to songwriting.

  • Babylon: Mesopotamia and the Birth of Civilization

    Babylon: Mesopotamia and the Birth of Civilization
    av Paul Kriwaczek

    Häftad - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781250054166

    Civilization was born eight thousand years ago, between the floodplains of the Tigris and Euphrates rivers, when migrants from the surrounding mountains and deserts began to create increasingly sophisticated urban societies. In the cities that they…

  • These Vicious Masks

    These Vicious Masks
    av Tarun Shanker

    Häftad - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781250073891

    Jane Austen meets X-Men in this thrilling Victorian adventure full of magic and mysticism, perfect for anyone who loves a confident, rebellious heroine, snappy dialogue, and a hint of romance. England, 1882. Evelyn is bored with society and its expe…

  • A Feeling for the Organism, 10th Aniversary Edition: The Life and Work of Barbara McClintock

    A Feeling for the Organism, 10th Aniversary Edition: The Life and Work of Barbara McClintock
    av Evelyn Fox Keller

    Häftad - 2000 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780805074581

    For much of her life she worked alone, brilliant but eccentric, with ideas that made little sense to her colleagues. Yet before DNA and the molecular revolution, Barbara McClintock's tireless analysis of corn led her to uncover some of the deepest,…

  • Heirs of the Body

    Heirs of the Body
    av Carola Dunn

    Häftad - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781250068491

    The Daisy Dalrymple series continues in Heirs of the Body when one of four potential claimants to the title of Lord Dalrymple dies a sudden, nasty death, the question on everyone's mind is, "was it murder"?In the late 1920's in England, The Honourab…

  • A Shameful Act: The Armenian Genocide and the Question of Turkish Responsibility

    A Shameful Act: The Armenian Genocide and the Question of Turkish Responsibility
    av Taner Akcam

    Häftad - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780805086652

    "The definitive account of the organized destruction of the Ottoman Armenians . . . No future discussion of the history will be able to ignore this brilliant book."--Orhan PamukBeginning in 1915, under the cover of a world war, some one million Arme…

  • The Quark and the Jaguar

    The Quark and the Jaguar
    av Professor Murray Gell-Mann

    Häftad - 2000 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780805072532

    From one of the architects of the new science of simplicity and complexity comes an explanation of the connections between nature at its most basic level and natural selection, archaeology, linguistics, child development, computers, and other comple…

  • Dorothy L. Sayers: Her Life and Soul

    Dorothy L. Sayers: Her Life and Soul
    av Barbara Reynolds

    Häftad - 2002 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780312153533

  • The New York Times on the Web Crosswords for Teens

    The New York Times on the Web Crosswords for Teens
    av New York Times, Frank Longo

    Häftad - 2002 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780312289119

    Featuring educational crossword puzzles and related trivia quizzes, " New York Times On the Web" presents the first crossword puzzle book for teens. Puzzles on topics ranging from American History, Health, to Fine Arts, engage teens wanting to learn…

  • The Alexander Technique: A Complete Course in How to Hold and Use Your Body for Maximum Energy

    The Alexander Technique: A Complete Course in How to Hold and Use Your Body for Maximum Energy
    av John Gray

    Häftad - 2000 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780312064945

    The Alexander Technique is a proven process of mind and body reeducation that reduces stress and muscle tension, and revitalization those who practice it. Used by many actors, athletes, and dancers, the technique can help anyone increase his or her…

  • Kiss Me Like a Stranger: My Search for Love and Art

    Kiss Me Like a Stranger: My Search for Love and Art
    av Gene Wilder

    Häftad - 2005 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780312337070

    The comic actor best known for his work in such films as Young Frankenstein and Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory shares personal events that led to his understanding of love and the art of acting, discussing his relationships with such contempo…

  • Children of the Night: A Vampire Novel

    Children of the Night: A Vampire Novel
    av Dan Simmons

    Häftad - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781250009852

    "Simmons writes like a hot-rodding angel." Stephen King An evil legacy comes to life in this classic and ultimately human novel about believable vampires, featuring a brand-new introduction by Dan Simmons. "Children of the Night" will take you to a…

  • The Myth of Alzheimer's

    The Myth of Alzheimer's
    av Peter J. Whitehouse, Daniel George

    Häftad - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780312368173

    Dr. Peter Whitehouse will transform the way we think about Alzheimer's disease. In this provocative and ground-breaking book he challenges the conventional wisdom about memory loss and cognitive impairment; questions the current treatment for Alzhei…

  • Flirting 101: How to Charm Your Way to Love, Friendship, and Success

    Flirting 101: How to Charm Your Way to Love, Friendship, and Success
    av Andrew Bryant, Michelle Lia Lewis

    Häftad - 2005 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780312334123

    A entertaining guide to the fine art of flirting offers a host of useful tips, practical exercises, quizzes, suggestions, and techniques to help readers overcome their fear of rejection, take advantage of non-verbal communication, increase self-conf…

  • Rights Gone Wrong

    Rights Gone Wrong
    av Richard Thompson Ford

    Häftad - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781250013927

    A "New York Times Book Review" Notable Book Since the 1960s, ideas developed during the civil rights movement have been astonishingly successful in the fight against overt discrimination. But can they combat the whole spectrum of social injustice---…

  • Red Moon Rising: Sputnik and the Hidden Rivalries That Ignited the Space Age

    Red Moon Rising: Sputnik and the Hidden Rivalries That Ignited the Space Age
    av Matthew Brzezinski

    Häftad - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780805088588

    "In his exuberant narrative of the superpower space race . . . Brzezinski] tells the story of American and Soviet decisions with remarkable dramatic even cinematic flair." "The New York Times Book Review" In "Red Moon Rising," Matthew Brzezinski rec…

  • Diaries 1969-1979: The Python Years

    Diaries 1969-1979: The Python Years
    av Michael Palin

    Häftad - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780312384883

    The amazingly insightful, funny and brilliant record of Michael Palin's prime years as a member of the famed comedic group, Monty Python.Michael Palin has kept a diary since newly married in the late 1960s. This volume of his diaries reveals how Pyt…

  • Operation Dark Heart: Spycraft and Special Ops on the Frontlines of Afghanistan -- And the Path to Victory

    Operation Dark Heart: Spycraft and Special Ops on the Frontlines of Afghanistan -- And the Path to Victory
    av Anthony Shaffer

    Häftad - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780312606916

    Operation Dark Heart tells the story of what really went on--and what went wrong--in Afghanistan. Lt. Col. Anthony Shaffer led a black-ops team on the forefront of the military efforts to block the Taliban's resuregence. For a moment he saw us winni…

  • One Palestine, Complete: Jews and Arabs Under the British Mandate

    One Palestine, Complete: Jews and Arabs Under the British Mandate
    av Tom Segev

    Häftad - 2000 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780805065879

    "One Palestine, Complete" explores the tumultuous period before the creation of the state of Israel. This was the time of the British Mandate, when Britain's promise to both Jews and Arabs that they would inherit the land, set in motion the conflict…

  • Imagining Numbers

    Imagining Numbers
    av Barry Mazur

    Häftad - 2004 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780312421878

    Barry Mazur invites lovers of poetry to make a leap into mathematics. Through discussions of the role of the imagination and imagery in both poetry and mathematics, Mazur reviews the writings of the early mathematical explorers and reveals the early…

  • Darwinia

    Darwinia
    av Robert Charles Wilson
    (1 recension)

    Häftad - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780765319050

    In 1912, history was changed by the Miracle, when the old world of Europe was replaced by Darwinia, a strange land of nightmarish jungle and antediluvian monsters. To some, the Miracle was an act of divine retribution; to others, it is an opportunit…

  • Journal of the Gun Years

    Journal of the Gun Years
    av Richard Matheson

    Häftad - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780765393685

    Back East, they told tall tales about Marshall Clay Halser, the fearless Civil War veteran who became known as the "Hero of the Plains" for his daring exploits in the Wild West. But the truth, as revealed in his private journals, is even more compel…

  • A Lawyer's Life

    A Lawyer's Life
    av Johnnie Cochran

    Häftad - 2003 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780312319670

    The most famous lawyer in America talks about the law, his life, and how he has won.Johnnie Cochran has been a lawyer for almost forty years. In that time, he has taken on dozens of groundbreaking cases and emerged as a pivotal figure in race relati…

  • Unstuck: A Supportive and Practical Guide to Working Through Writer's Block

    Unstuck: A Supportive and Practical Guide to Working Through Writer's Block
    av Jane Anne Staw

    Häftad - 2005 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780312339807

    No one is immune to writer's block. From well-known novelists to students writing term papers, Ph.D. candidates, and associates in business and law firms, most anyone who writes has experienced either brief moments or longer periods when the words s…

  • Spqr VI: Nobody Loves a Centurion

    Spqr VI: Nobody Loves a Centurion
    av John Maddox Roberts

    Häftad - 2003 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780312320195

    Like so many young men in later generations, Roman playboy/detective Decius Caecilius Metellus the Younger is faced with the necessity of serving in his country's armed forces. Since a dangerous enemy has become powerful in the politics of Rome, Dec…

  • What Are You?: Voices of Mixed-Race Young People

    What Are You?: Voices of Mixed-Race Young People
    av Pearl Fuyo Gaskins

    Häftad - 1999 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780805099331

    In the past three decades, the number of interracial marriages in the United States has increased by more than 800 percent. Now over four million children and teenagers do not identify themselves as being just one race or another.Here is a book that…

  • Life's Too Short!: Pull the Plug on Self-Defeating Behavior and Turn on the Power of Self-Esteem

    Life's Too Short!: Pull the Plug on Self-Defeating Behavior and Turn on the Power of Self-Esteem
    av Abraham J. Twerski

    Häftad - 2000 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780312155704

    Examines the painful impact of low self-esteem and a poor self-image, explaining how to identify negative behavior patterns and develop the confidence and self-awareness to overcome them

  • Saturday Night Dirt

    Saturday Night Dirt
    av Will Weaver

    Häftad - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780312561314

    It's a sizzling summer Saturday, and Headwaters Speedway is suddenly the place to be. Thanks to rainouts across the state, this small-town dirt track is drawing big-time stock cars and local drivers. First up: Trace Bonham in his Street Stock Chevy…

  • Last Seen in Massilia: A Novel of Ancient Rome

    Last Seen in Massilia: A Novel of Ancient Rome
    av Steven Saylor

    Häftad - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780312582432

    In the city of Massilia (modern-day Marseille), on the coast of Southern Gaul, Gordianus the Finder's beloved son Meto has disappeared--branded as a traitor to Caesar and apparently dead. Consumed with grief, Gordianus arrives in the city in the mid…

  • The Last Supper: A Summer in Italy

    The Last Supper: A Summer in Italy
    av Rachel Cusk

    Häftad - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780312429652

    A vivid and elegant account of a family's season abroad by one of our finest contemporary authors Casting off a northern winter and an orderly life, a family decides to sell everything and go to Italy to search for art and its meanings, for freedom…

  • Remembered Rapture: The Writer at Work

    Remembered Rapture: The Writer at Work
    av Bell Hooks

    Häftad - 1999 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780805059106

    With grace and insight, celebrated writer bell hooks untangles the complex personae of women writers. Born and raised in the rural South, hooks learned early the power of the written word and the importance of speaking her mind. Her passion for word…

  • Colourful Death

    Colourful Death
    av Carola Dunn

    Häftad - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781250036247

    "Dunn's second cozy set in 1960s Cornwall (after "Manna from Hades") is a delightful romp." "Library Journal"""""Eleanor Trewynn is a recently retired widow who has moved to the small village of Port Mabyn in Cornwall. Neither frail nor retiring, af…

  • The Myth of Repressed Memory: False Memories and Allegations of Sexual Abuse

    The Myth of Repressed Memory: False Memories and Allegations of Sexual Abuse
    av Elizabeth Loftus

    Häftad - 2000 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780312141233

    Explains the theory behind recovered memory therapy, argues that there is no scientific support for the theory, and describes the impact of false memory

  • The Killing of the Tinkers

    The Killing of the Tinkers
    av Ken Bruen, Bruen

    Häftad - 2000 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780312339289

    Back in Galway and back to his old drinking habits, former member of the Irish Guards Jack Taylor agrees to assist a gypsy in an investigation into the deaths of a number of members of the gypsy clan, deaths that the Guards, the Irish police, are re…

  • Fatal Mountaineer: The High-Altitude Life and Death of Willi Unsoeld, American Himalayan Legend

    Fatal Mountaineer: The High-Altitude Life and Death of Willi Unsoeld, American Himalayan Legend
    av Robert Roper

    Häftad - 2003 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780312302665

    In 1963, Willi Unsoeld became an international hero for his conquest of the West Ridge of Everest. A charismatic professor of philosophy, Unsoeld was one of the greatest climbers of the twentiethth century, a man whose raw physical power and casual…

  • The Story of Ireland: A History of the Irish People

    The Story of Ireland: A History of the Irish People
    av Neil Hegarty

    Häftad - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781250060020

    In this groundbreaking history of Ireland, Neil Hegarty presents a fresh perspective on Ireland's past. Comprehensive and engaging, "The Story of Ireland "is an eye-opening account of a nation that has long been shaped by forces beyond its coasts. "…

  • The Interpreter

    The Interpreter
    av Suki Kim, Kim Suki

    Häftad - 2004 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780312422240

    Suzy Park is a twenty-nine-year-old Korean American interpreter for the New York City court system who makes a startling and ominous discovery about her family history that will send her on a chilling quest. Five years prior, her parents--hardworkin…