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  • Memory Police

    Memory Police
    av Yoko Ogawa

    Pocket - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781784700447

    Who knows what will vanish next?The Memory Police is a beautiful, haunting and provocative fable about the power of memory and the trauma of loss, from one of Japan's greatest writers. 'One of Japan's most acclaimed authors explores truth, state sur…

  • Way Of Zen

    Way Of Zen
    av Alan W. Watts

    Häftad - 1999 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780375705106

    In his definitive introduction to Zen Buddhism, Alan Watts explains the principles and practices of this ancient religion to Western readers. With a rare combination of freshness and lucidity, he delves into the origins and history of Zen to explain…

  • High Output Management

    High Output Management
    av Andrew S. Grove

    Häftad - 1995 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780679762881

    In this legendary business book and Silicon Valley staple, the former chairman and CEO (and employee number three) of Intel shares his perspective on how to build and run a company. The essential skill of creating and maintaining new businesses--th…

  • The Stranger

    The Stranger
    av Albert Camus

    Häftad - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780679720201

    Through the story of an ordinary man unwittingly drawn into a senseless murder on an Algerian beach, Camus explored what he termed -the nakedness of man faced with the absurd.- First published in 1946; now in a new translation by Matthew Ward.

  • House on Mango Street

    House on Mango Street
    av Sandra Cisneros

    Häftad - 1991 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780679734772

    For Esperanza, a young girl growing up in the Hispanic quarter of Chicago, life is an endless landscape of concrete and run-down tenements, and she tries to rise above the hopelessness

  • Sexual Personae

    Sexual Personae
    av Camille Paglia

    Häftad - 1992 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780679735793

    From ancient Egypt through the nineteenth century, Sexual Personae explores the provocative connections between art and pagan ritual; between Emily Dickinson and the Marquis de Sade; between Lord Byron and Elvis Presley. It ultimately challenges the…

  • Spell Of The Sensuous

    Spell Of The Sensuous
    av David Abram

    Häftad - 1997 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780679776390

    David Abram draws on sources as diverse as the philosophy of Merleau-Ponty, Balinese shamanism, Apache storytelling, and his own experience as an accomplished sleight-of-hand magician to reveal the subtle dependence of human cognition on the natural…

  • Spring Snow

    Spring Snow
    av Yukio Mishima

    Häftad - 1990 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780679722410

    The first novel of Mishima's landmark tetralogy, The Sea of fertilitySpring Snow is set in Tokyo in 1912, when the hermetic world of the ancient aristocracy is being breached for the first time by outsiders -- rich provincial families unburdened by…

  • Hiroshima #

    Hiroshima #
    av John Hersey

    Häftad - 1994 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780679721031

    On August 6, 1945, Hiroshima was destroyed by the first atom bomb ever dropped on a city. This book, John Hersey's journalistic masterpiece, tells what happened on that day. Told through the memories of survivors, this timeless, powerful and compass…

  • Seven Japanese Tales

    Seven Japanese Tales
    av Jun'ichiro Tanizaki

    Häftad - 1997 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780679761075

    In these seven stories, the author of The Makioka Sisters explores the territory where love becomes self-annihilation, where the contemplation of beauty gives way to fetishism, and where tradition becomes an instrument of refined cruelty.

  • Memories, Dreams, Reflections

    Memories, Dreams, Reflections
    av Carl Gustav Jung

    Häftad - 1989 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780679723950

    In the spring of 1957, when he was eighty-one years old, C. G. Jung undertook the telling of his life story. At regular intervals he had conversations with his colleague and friend Aniela Jaffe, and collaborated with her in the preparation of the te…

  • Cherry

    Cherry
    av Nico Walker

    Pocket - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781784708832

    Hammered out on a prison typewriter, Cherry marks the arrival of a raw, bleakly hilarious, and surprisingly poignant voice straight from the dark heart of America. Cleveland, Ohio, 2003.

  • Maldito Amor Y Otros Cuentos (Damned Love and Other Stories)

    Maldito Amor Y Otros Cuentos (Damned Love and Other Stories)
    av Rosario Ferre

    Pocket - 1998 - Spanska - ISBN: 9780375700637

    En las cuatro historias que crean Maldito amor, Ferré explora la historia política y la lucha cultural de Puerto Rico, su país nativo. "Una de las novelistas más dotadas de América Latina" -Washington Post Book World.

  • Titan

    Titan
    av Ron Chernow

    Häftad - 2004 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781400077304

    National Book Critics Circle Award Finalist From the acclaimed, award-winning author of Alexander Hamilton here is the essential, endlessly engrossing biography of John D. Rockefeller, Sr.--the Jekyll-and-Hyde of American capitalism. In the course…

  • The Death and Life of Great American Cities

    The Death and Life of Great American Cities
    av Jane Jacobs

    Häftad - 1993 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780679741954

    A classic since its publication in 1961, this book is the defintive statement on American cities: what makes them safe, how they function, and why all too many official attempts at saving them have failed.

  • Old Drift

    Old Drift
    av Namwali Serpell

    Pocket - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781784703998

    Clarke Award 2020'The great African novel of the twenty-first century' Tade ThompsonOn the banks of the Zambezi River, a few miles from the majestic Victoria Falls, there was once a colonial settlement called The Old Drift. In 1904, in a smoky room…

  • Please Look After Mom

    Please Look After Mom
    av Shin Kyung-Sook

    Pocket - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780307948977

  • Plainwater

    Plainwater
    av Anne Carson

    Häftad - 2000 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780375708428

    A provocative anthology of poetry and prose by the Canadian intellectual includes selections from "Mimnermos: The Brainsex Paintings," "Short Talks," "Canicula di Anna," "The Life of Towns," and "The Anthropology of Water." Reprint.

  • The Moral Animal

    The Moral Animal
    av Robert Wright

    Häftad - 1995 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780679763994

    Are men literally born to cheat? Does monogamy actually serve women's interests? These are among the questions that have made The Moral Animal one of the most provocative science books in recent years. Wright unveils the genetic strategies behind ev…

  • The Death Of Ivan Ilyich

    The Death Of Ivan Ilyich
    av Leo Tolstoy

    Häftad - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780307951335

    Tolstoy's most famous novella is an intense and moving examination of death and the possibilities of redemption, here in a powerful translation by the award-winning Richard Pevear and Larissa Volokhonsky. Ivan Ilyich is a middle-aged man who has spe…

  • The Myth Of Sisyphus

    The Myth Of Sisyphus
    av Albert Camus

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780525564454

    One of the most influential works of this century, The Myth of Sisyphus and Other Essays is a crucial exposition of existentialist thought. Influenced by works such as Don Juan and the novels of Kafka, these essays begin with a meditation on suicide…

  • Going to Meet the Man

    Going to Meet the Man
    av James Baldwin

    Häftad - 1995 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780679761792

    "There's no way not to suffer. But you try all kinds of ways to keep from drowning in it." The men and women in these eight short fictions grasp this truth on an elemental level, and their stories, as told by James Baldwin, detail the ingenious and…

  • Making Movies

    Making Movies
    av Sidney Lumet

    Häftad - 1996 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780679756606

    From one of America's most acclaimed directors comes a book that is both a professional memoir and a definitive guide to the art, craft, and business of the motion picture. Drawing on 40 years of experience on movies ranging from "Long Day's Journey…

  • Dead Souls

    Dead Souls
    av Gogol

    Häftad - 1997 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780679776444

    Since its publication in 1842, Dead Souls has been celebrated as a supremely realistic portrait of provincial Russian life and as a splendidly exaggerated tale; as a paean to the Russian spirit and as a remorseless satire of imperial Russian venalit…

  • Generations of Winter

    Generations of Winter
    av Aksyonov

    Häftad - 1995 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780679761822

    Compared by critics across the country to War and Peace for its memorable characters and sweep, and to Dr. Zhivago for its portrayal of Stalin's Russia, Generations of Winter is the romantic saga of the Gradov family from 1925 to 1945. "A long, lavi…

  • Captive Mind

    Captive Mind
    av Czeslaw Milosz

    Häftad - 1992 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780679728566

    The best known prose work by the winner of the 1980 Nobel Prize for Literature examines the moral and intellectual conflicts faced by men and women living under totalitarianism of the left or right.

  • Naomi

    Naomi
    av Junichiro Tanizaki

    Häftad - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780375724749

    Junichiro Tanizaki's Naomi is both a hilarious story of one man's obsession and a brilliant reckoning of a nation's cultural confusion. When twenty-eight-year-old Joji first lays eyes upon the teenage waitress Naomi, he is instantly smitten by her…

  • Another Country

    Another Country
    av James Baldwin

    Pocket - 1993 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780679744719

    Set in Greenwich Village, Harlem, and France, among other locales, Another Country is a novel of passions--sexual, racial, political, artistic--that is stunning for its emotional intensity and haunting sensuality, depicting men and women, blacks and…

  • The Triple Agent

    The Triple Agent
    av Joby Warrick

    Häftad - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780307742315

    In December 2009, a group of the CIA's top terrorist hunters gathered at a secret base in Afghanistan to greet a rising superspy: Humam Khalil al-Balawi, a Jordanian who had infiltrated the upper ranks of al-Qaeda. For months, he had sent shocking r…

  • The Sailor Who Fell from Grace With the Sea

    The Sailor Who Fell from Grace With the Sea
    av Yukio Mishima, John Nathan, Yukio Mishima

    Pocket - 1994 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780679750154

  • Rules For Radicals

    Rules For Radicals
    av Saul Alinsky

    Häftad - 1990 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780679721130

    First published in 1971, Rules for Radicals is Saul Alinsky's impassioned counsel to young radicals on how to effect constructive social change and know -the difference between being a realistic radical and being a rhetorical one.- Written in the mi…

  • Collected Poems of Langston Hughes

    Collected Poems of Langston Hughes
    av Langston Hughes

    Häftad - 1995 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780679764083

    "The ultimate book for both the dabbler and serious scholar--. [Hughes] is sumptuous and sharp, playful and sparse, grounded in an earthy music--. This book is a glorious revelation."--Boston Globe Spanning five decades and comprising 868 poems (nea…

  • In Cold Blood

    In Cold Blood
    av Truman Capote

    Häftad - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780679745587

    With the publication of this book, Capote permanently ripped through the barrier separating crime reportage from serious literature. As he reconstructs the 1959 murder of a Kansas farm family and the investigation that led to the capture, trial, and…

  • My Twenty-Five Years In Provence

    My Twenty-Five Years In Provence
    av Peter Mayle

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781101974285

    The beloved author Peter Mayle, champion of all things Provence, here in a final volume of all new writing, offers vivid recollections from his twenty-five years in the South of France--lessons learned, culinary delights enjoyed, and changes observe…

  • Palaces for the People

    Palaces for the People
    av Eric Klinenberg

    Pocket - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781784707514

    Because wherever people cross paths and linger, wherever we gather informally, strike up a conversation and get to know one another, relationships blossom and communities emerge - and where communities are strong, people are safer and healthier, cri…

  • Learned Optimism

    Learned Optimism
    av Martin E. P. Seligman

    Häftad - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781400078394

    Seligman draws on more than 20 years of clinical research to demonstrate how optimism enhances the quality of life, and how anyone can learn to practice its skills.

  • Orientalism

    Orientalism
    av Edward W. Said

    Häftad - 1988 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780394740676

    The noted critic and a Palestinian now teaching at Columbia University, examines the way in which the West observes the Arabs

  • I am Not Your Negro

    I am Not Your Negro
    av James Baldwin

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780525434696

    National Bestseller Nominated for the Academy Award for Best Documentary To compose his stunning documentary film I Am Not Your Negro, acclaimed filmmaker Raoul Peck mined James Baldwin's published and unpublished oeuvre, selecting passages from his…

  • Three Plays

    Three Plays
    av Eugene Gladstone O'Neill

    Häftad - 1996 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780679763963

    These three plays exemplify Eugene O'Neil's ability to explore the limits of the human predicament, even as he sounds the depths of his audiences' hearts.

  • The Sound of Waves

    The Sound of Waves
    av Y Mishima

    Häftad - 1994 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780679752684

    Set in a remote fishing village in Japan, The Sound of Waves is a timeless story of first love. A young fisherman is entranced at the sight of the beautiful daughter of the wealthiest man in the village. They fall in love, but must then endure the c…

  • Blood Meridian, or, the Evening Redness in the West

    Blood Meridian, or, the Evening Redness in the West
    av Cormac McCarthy

    Häftad - 1992 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780679728757

    An epic novel of the violence and depravity that attended America's westward expansion, Blood Meridian brilliantly subverts the conventions of the Western novel and the mythology of the wild west. Based on historical events that took place on the Te…

  • The Flight Attendant

    The Flight Attendant
    av Chris Bohjalian

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780525432685

    A NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER A WALL STREET JOURNAL BESTSELLER A USA TODAY BESTSELLER A NATIONAL INDIEBOUND BESTSELLER From the author of The Guest Room, a powerful story about the ways an entire life can change in one night: A flight attendant wakes…

  • Benefit of Hindsight

    Benefit of Hindsight
    av Susan Hill

    Pocket - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781529110548

    Lafferton struggles to cope with a series of crimes threaten the sanctity of hearth and home, leading Simon to engage with his own demons... One rainy night, a couple welcomes two strangers needing help into their home.

  • The Warmth of Other Suns

    The Warmth of Other Suns
    av Isabel Wilkerson

    Häftad - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780679763888

    In this epic, beautifully written masterwork, Pulitzer Prize-winning author Isabel Wilkerson chronicles one of the great untold stories of American history: the decades-long migration of black citizens who fled the South for northern and western cit…

  • Travelers

    Travelers
    av Regina Porter

    Pocket - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781784708863

  • Secret Network of Nature

    Secret Network of Nature
    av Peter Wohlleben

    Pocket - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781784708498

    From the bestselling author of The Hidden Life of Trees Did you know that trees can influence the rotation of the earth?

  • For the Time Being

    For the Time Being
    av Annie Dillard

    Häftad - 2000 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780375703478

    National Bestseller "Beautifully written and delightfully strange--. As earthy as it is sublime, For the Time Being is, in the truest sense, an eye- opener."--Daily News From Annie Dillard, the Pulitzer Prize-winning author of Pilgrim at Tinker Cree…

  • American Psycho

    American Psycho
    av B.E. Ellis

    Häftad - 1998 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780679735779

    Now a major motion picture from Lion's Gate Films starring Christian Bale (Metroland), Chloe Sevigny (The Last Days of Disco), Jared Leto (My So Called Life), and Reese Witherspoon (Cruel Intentions), and directed by Mary Harron (I Shot Andy Warhol)…

  • Cows Pigs Wars And Witches

    Cows Pigs Wars And Witches
    av Marvin Harris

    Häftad - 1989 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780679724681

    One of America's leading anthropolgists offers solutions to the perplexing question of why people behave the way they do. Why do Hindus worship cows? Why do Jews and Moslems refuse to eat pork? Why did so many people in post-medieval Europe believe…

  • Happy Death

    Happy Death
    av Albert Camus

    Häftad - 1995 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780679764007

    In his first novel, A Happy Death, written when he was in his early twenties and retrieved from his private papers following his death in I960, Albert Camus laid the foundation for The Stranger, focusing in both works on an Algerian clerk who kills…