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  • Girl, interrupted

    Girl, interrupted
    av Susanna Kaysen

    Pocket - 2000 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781860497926

    * Now a major film starring Winona Ryder, Whoopi Goldberg and Vanessa Redgrave* A clear-sighted and unflinching memoir of an eighteen-year-old girl about her two year stay in a psychiatric hospital for depression

  • The Wizard and the Prophet

    The Wizard and the Prophet

    Pocket - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780345802842

    From the best-selling, award-winning author of 1491 and 1493an incisive portrait of the two little-known twentieth-century scientists, Norman Borlaug and William Vogt, whose diametrically opposed views shaped our ideas about the environment, laying…

  • Aki Hintsa - Voittamisen anatomia

    Aki Hintsa - Voittamisen anatomia
    av Oskari Saari

    Pocket - 2017 - Finska - ISBN: 9789510428184

    MIES F1-MESTAREIDEN TAKANA KERTOO TARINANSA JA PALJASTAA MENESTYKSEN SALAISUUDENMika Häkkinen, Lewis Hamilton, Kimi Räikkönen, Sebastian Vettel... Aki Hintsa - Voittamisen anatomia on ainutlaatuinen tarina F1-maailman huipulta, jossa suomalainen Aki…

  • Mindf*ck

    Mindf*ck

    Pocket - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781788165006

    'Please please please read Mindf*ck' - Richard DawkinsWhat if you could peer into the minds of an entire population? What if you could target the weakest with rumours that only they saw? In 2016, an obscure British military contractor turned the wor…

  • From Here to Eternity

    From Here to Eternity
    av Caitlin Doughty

    Storpocket - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781474606530

    As a practising mortician, Caitlin Doughty has long been fascinated by our pervasive terror of dead bodies. In From Here to Eternity she sets out in search of cultures unburdened by such fears. With curiosity and morbid humour, Doughty introduces us…

  • From Here to Eternity

    From Here to Eternity
    av Caitlin Doughty

    Inbunden - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781474606516

    An eye-opening, entertaining and thought-provoking account of a mortician's journey around the world to discover how other cultures care for their dead --- 'Think Bill Bryson doing an underworld special' THE TIMES

  • Kampen mot illusionerna

    Kampen mot illusionerna
    av Richard Dawkins

    Inbunden - 2015 - Svenska - ISBN: 9789187513732

    Till skillnad från Nyfikenhet och förundran, där Richard Dawkins skildrar sin uppväxt och de första åren som alltmer framgångsrik vetenskapsman, är den andra delen av hans memoarer inte kronologisk. Istället har Dawkins samlat sitt livs viktigaste ö…

  • Ett år i rymden : en livstid av upptäckter

    Ett år i rymden : en livstid av upptäckter
    av Scott Kelly, Margaret Lazarus Dean

    e-bok - 2018 - Svenska - ISBN: 9789113088136

    En häpnadsväckande memoar skriven av den banbrytande amerikanske NASA-astronauten som hyllades världen över efter sitt år ombord på den internationella rymdstationen. Scott Kelly skildrar magin, svårigheterna och utmaningarna under resan, samtidigt…

  • Ett år i rymden : en livstid av upptäckter Provlyssna!

    Ett år i rymden : en livstid av upptäckter
    av Scott Kelly

    Nedladdningsbar MP3 - 2020 - Svenska - ISBN: 9789113105291

    Scott tar med oss in i en sfär som är ytterst fientlig för mänskligt liv. Han beskriver den extrema utmaningen som långa vistelser i rymden innebär. Det handlar om de förödande konsekvenserna för kroppen; isoleringen från nära och kära; frånvaron av…

  • Life Lessons from a Brain Surgeon

    Life Lessons from a Brain Surgeon
    av Rahul Jandial

    Storpocket - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780241338704

    ** THE SUNDAY TIMES BESTSELLER ** As heard on Chris Evans' Virgin Radio' **'You're amazing I could talk to you (Rahul) all day' Chris Evans'This is a gripping new book' The Times World-leading neuroscientist and neurosurgeon Dr Rahul Jandial draws…

  • A Primate's Memoir

    A Primate's Memoir
    av Robert M. Sapolsky

    Pocket - 2002 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780743202411

    In the tradition of Jane Goodall and Dian Fossey, Robert Sapolsky, a foremost science writer and recipient of a MacArthur Genius Grant, tells the mesmerizing story of his twenty-one years in remote Kenya with a troop of Savannah baboons. "I had neve…

  • Shuttle, Houston

    Shuttle, Houston
    av Paul Dye

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780316454575

    Offering a compelling look inside the Space Shuttle missions that helped lay the groundwork for the Space Age from the perspective of those tasked with making them happen, Shuttle, Houston explores the determined personalities, technological miracle…

  • Birth of a Theorem: A Mathematical Adventure

    Birth of a Theorem: A Mathematical Adventure
    av Cedric Villani

    Häftad - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780374536671

    In 2010, the French mathematician C dric Villani received the Fields Medal, the most coveted prize in mathematics, in recognition of a proof that he devised with his close collaborator Cl ment Mouhot to explain one of the most surprising theories in…

  • Gödel : mannen som krossade den matematiska drömmen

    Gödel : mannen som krossade den matematiska drömmen
    av Rebecca Goldstein

    Inbunden - 2015 - Svenska - ISBN: 9789187935053

    Kurt Gödel var det plågade geniet vars visioner skakade det matematiska resonemangets stabilitet. Priset för att förändra matematiken i grunden var en balansgång på galenskapens rand.Rebecca Goldstein, prisbelönt författare och filosof, ger läsaren…

  • Albert Einstein : det modiga geniet

    Albert Einstein : det modiga geniet
    av Bengt Fredrikson

    15+ Inbunden - 2015 - Svenska - ISBN: 9789170535253

    ”Albert löser ofta problem genom att tänka i bilder. Han har tänkt på att åka ifatt ljusstrålar, han har tänkt på tåg och nu tänker han på en man i en låda i rymden. – Jag tänker nästan aldrig i ord. Det är först senare jag försöker förv…

  • Listening to the Animals: Becoming The Supervet

    Listening to the Animals: Becoming The Supervet
    av Noel Fitzpatrick

    Pocket - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781409183761

    A powerful, heartwarming and inspiring memoir from the UK's most famous and beloved vet, Dr Noel Fitzpatrick - star of the Channel 4 series The Supervet.

  • Listening to the Animals: Becoming The Supervet

    Listening to the Animals: Becoming The Supervet
    av Noel Fitzpatrick

    Inbunden - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781409183747

    THE NO.1 SUNDAY TIMES BESTSELLER. A powerful, heart-warming and inspiring memoir from the UK's most famous and beloved vet, Professor Noel Fitzpatrick - star of the Channel 4 series The Supervet. Growing up on the family farm in Ballyfin, Ireland,…

  • Ignition!

    Ignition!
    av John Drury Clark

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780813595832

    This newly reissued debut book in the Rutgers University Press Classics imprint is the story of the search for a rocket propellant which could be trusted to take man into space. This search was a hazardous enterprise carried out by rival labs who wo…

  • Ignition!

    Ignition!
    av John Drury Clark

    Inbunden - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780813599175

    This newly reissued debut book in the Rutgers University Press Classics Imprint is the story of the search for a rocket propellant which could be trusted to take man into space. This search was a hazardous enterprise carried out by rival labs who wo…

  • Right Stuff

    Right Stuff
    av Tom Wolfe

    Pocket - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781784873714

    A monument to the men who battled to beat the Russians into space, The Right Stuff is a voyage into the mythology of the American space program, and a dizzying dive into the sweat, fear, beauty and danger of being on the white-hot edge of history in…

  • Hidden Valley Road: Inside the Mind of an American Family

    Hidden Valley Road: Inside the Mind of an American Family
    av Robert Kolker

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780385543767

    OPRAH'S BOOK CLUB PICK #1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER The heartrending story of a midcentury American family with twelve children, six of them diagnosed with schizophrenia, that became science's great hope in the quest to understand the disease. Don a…

  • Hidden Valley Road: Inside the Mind of an American Family

    Hidden Valley Road: Inside the Mind of an American Family
    av Robert Kolker

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780593341445

    OPRAH'S BOOK CLUB PICK #1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER The heartrending story of a midcentury American family with twelve children, six of them diagnosed with schizophrenia, that became science's great hope in the quest to understand the disease. Don a…

  • How Contagion Works

    How Contagion Works
    av Paolo Giordano

    Pocket - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781474619288

    'Lucid, calm, informed, directly helpful in trying to think about where we are now... The literature of the time after begins here'Evening Standard 'Taking a breather from bewildering statistics and terrible tales of contagion to read Giordano's bo…

  • Beyond Uncertainty

    Beyond Uncertainty
    av David C. Cassidy

    Häftad - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781934137284

    "A fascinating, well-documented biography." --New York Times Book Review "A monumental effort." --New York Review of Books "An excellent piece of science writing...Cassidy does not so much exculpate Heisenberg as explain him, with a transparency tha…

  • Dear Life

    Dear Life
    av Rachel Clarke

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781408712887

    'What a remarkable book this is; tender, funny, brave, heartfelt, radiant with love and life, and with the love of life. It brought me often to laughter and - several times - to tears' Robert Macfarlane From the Sunday Times bestselling author of Yo…

  • Dear Life

    Dear Life
    av Rachel Clarke

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781408712528

    'A magnificent, tender book' Independent 'Her words are brimful of love, grace and kindness' Guardian 'She writes with a tender, lyrical beauty' Sunday Times From the Sunday Times bestselling author of Your Life in My Hands comes this vibrant, t…

  • Admissions

    Admissions
    av Henry Marsh

    Pocket - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781474603874

    NHS frontline - gripping memoir from the brain surgeon and No.1 bestselling author of DO NO HARM. 'Superb' DAILY TELEGRAPH

  • The Bright Hour: A Memoir of Living and Dying

    The Bright Hour: A Memoir of Living and Dying
    av Nina Riggs

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781501169373

    * INSTANT NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER * "Stunning...heartrending...this year's When Breath Becomes Air." --Nora Krug, The Washington Post "Beautiful and haunting." --Matt McCarthy, MD, USA TODAY "Deeply affecting...simultaneously heartbreaking and fun…

  • The Bright Hour: A Memoir of Living and Dying

    The Bright Hour: A Memoir of Living and Dying
    av Nina Riggs

    Inbunden - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781432843465

    "Stunning...heartrending...this year's When Breath Becomes Air." --Nora Krug, The Washington Post "Beautiful and haunting." --Matt McCarthy, MD, USA TODAY "Deeply affecting...simultaneously heartbreaking and funny." --People (Book of the Week) "Vivi…

  • Faraday, Maxwell, and the Electromagnetic Field

    Faraday, Maxwell, and the Electromagnetic Field
    av Nancy Forbes

    Inbunden - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781616149420

    The story of two brilliant nineteenth-century scientists who discovered the electromagnetic field, laying the groundwork for the amazing technological and theoretical breakthroughs of the twentieth centuryTwo of the boldest and most creative scienti…

  • Faraday, Maxwell, and the Electromagnetic Field

    Faraday, Maxwell, and the Electromagnetic Field
    av Nancy Forbes

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781633886070

    The story of two brilliant nineteenth-century scientists who discovered the electromagnetic field, laying the groundwork for the amazing technological and theoretical breakthroughs of the twentieth centuryTwo of the boldest and most creative scienti…

  • Why Fish Don't Exist: A Story of Loss, Love, and the Hidden Order of Life

    Why Fish Don't Exist: A Story of Loss, Love, and the Hidden Order of Life
    av Lulu Miller

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781501160271

    A "remarkable" (Los Angeles Times), "seductive" (The Wall Street Journal) debut from an extraordinary new voice in nonfiction, Why Fish Don't Exist is a dark and astonishing tale of love, chaos, scientific obsession, and--possibly--even murder. "At…

  • I med- och motvind : en flygares bekännelser

    I med- och motvind : en flygares bekännelser
    av John-Olof Holmström

    Inbunden - 2019 - Svenska - ISBN: 9789175272696

    Några ord av och om författaren Jag har jagat björn, landat på floderna Ganges och Brahmaputra, korsat Atlanten 33 gånger, men en självbiografi, det har jag däremot aldrig skrivit./J-O Holmström Författaren John-Olof Holmström har en bredd på sitt f…

  • The Strangest Man

    The Strangest Man
    av Graham Farmelo

    Storpocket - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780571222865

    'A monumental achievement - one of the great scientific biographies.' Michael FraynThe Strangest Man is the Costa Biography Award-winning account of Paul Dirac, the famous physicist sometimes called the British Einstein. He was one of the leading pi…

  • Rise and Fall of the Dinosaurs

    Rise and Fall of the Dinosaurs
    av Steve Brusatte

    Pocket - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781509830091

    66 million years ago the dinosaurs were wiped from the face of the earth. Today, Dr. Steve Brusatte, one of the leading scientists of a new generation of dinosaur hunters, armed with cutting edge technology, is piecing together the complete story of…

  • My brief history

    My brief history

    Pocket - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780857502636

    Stephen Hawking has dazzled readers worldwide with a string of bestsellers exploring the mysteries of the universe. Now, for the first time, the most brilliant cosmologist of our age turns his gaze inwards for a revealing look at his own life and in…

  • The Human Kind

    The Human Kind
    av Peter Dorward

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781472943941

    Everyone gets to be a patient sooner or later. Almost everyone has some experience of being misunderstood by doctors; encounters with difficult doctors; of relationships burdened with mutual bafflement, hostility and pain.Every doctor is haunted by…

  • The Human Kind

    The Human Kind
    av Peter Dorward

    Inbunden - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781472943903

    Everyone is a patient sooner or later. Almost everyone has some experience of being misunderstood by doctors; encounters with difficult doctors; of relationships burdened with mutual bafflement, hostility and pain.Every doctor is haunted by memories…

  • Facebook: The Inside Story

    Facebook: The Inside Story
    av Steven Levy

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780735213159

    "Levy's all-access Facebook reflects the reputational swan dive of its subject. . . . The result is evenhanded and devastating."--San Francisco Chronicle " Levy's] evenhanded conclusions are still damning."--Reason " He] doesn't shy from asking th…

  • Hur jag lärde mig förstå världen

    Hur jag lärde mig förstå världen
    av Fanny Härgestam, Hans Rosling

    Danskt band - 2019 - Svenska - ISBN: 9789127161436

    Det här är en bok som innehåller ytterst få siffror. Istället handlar den om möten med människor som öppnat mina ögon.Hans RoslingDet var fakta som hjälpte honom att förklara hur världen fungerar. Men det var nyfikenhet och engagemang som gjorde Han…

  • Marie Curie : forskaren som sprängde gränser Provläs

    Marie Curie : forskaren som sprängde gränser
    av Carin Svensson

    15+ Inbunden - 2010 - Svenska - ISBN: 9789170533341

    Marie Curie - Forskaren som sprängde gränser "Marie och Pierre gick ofta tillbaka till laboratoriet på kvällarna. Marie älskade stunden då hon och Pierre stod i mörkret på tröskeln till sitt skjul. Då strålade innehållet i provrör, skålar och andra…

  • Elon Musk

    Elon Musk
    av Ashlee Vance

    Pocket - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780753557525

    South African born Elon Musk is the renowned entrepreneur and innovator behind PayPal, SpaceX, Tesla, and SolarCity. Musk wants to save our planet; he wants to send citizens into space, to form a colony on Mars; he wants to make money while doing th…

  • Surely You're Joking Mr Feynman

    Surely You're Joking Mr Feynman
    av Richard P. Feynman

    Pocket - 1992 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780099173311

    Winner of the Nobel Prize for Physics in 1965, Richard Feynman was one of the world's greatest theoretical physicists, but he was also a man who fell, often jumped, into adventure.

  • Broad Band

    Broad Band

    Inbunden - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780735211759

    If you loved Hidden Figures or The Rise of the Rocket Girls, you'll love Claire Evans' breakthrough book on the women who brought you the internet--written out of history, until now. "This is a radically important, timely work," says Miranda July, f…

  • Iwoz: Computer Geek to Cult Icon

    Iwoz: Computer Geek to Cult Icon
    av Steve Wozniak

    Häftad - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780393330434

    Before slim laptops that fit into briefcases, computers looked like strange, alien vending machines. But in "the most staggering burst of technical invention by a single person in high-tech history" (BusinessWeek) Steve Wozniak invented the first tr…

  • Uncanny Valley: A Memoir

    Uncanny Valley: A Memoir
    av Anna Wiener

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780374278014

    A NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER "A definitive document of a world in transition: I won't be alone in returning to it for clarity and consolation for many years to come." --Jia Tolentino, author of Trick Mirror: Reflections on Self-Delusion A New York…

  • Innovators

    Innovators
    av Walter Isaacson

    Pocket - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781471138805

    The author of the massively bestselling Steve Jobs biography writes the whole history of the digital age

  • Ett bräckligt liv : en hjärtkirurgs berättelser från operationsbordet

    Ett bräckligt liv : en hjärtkirurgs berättelser från operationsbordet
    av Stephen Westaby

    Inbunden - 2018 - Svenska - ISBN: 9789177796473

    Liemannen själv sitter på hjärtkirurgens axel en hand som slinter och en människa dör. Balansen mellan liv och död är skör, och hjärtkirurgen utför sitt jobb på en spänd lina mellan dem. I operationsrummet finns det ingen tid att tveka. Det handlar…

  • Girl Decoded

    Girl Decoded
    av Rana el Kaliouby

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780241451564

    'Rana el Kaliouby's vision for how technology should work in parallel with empathy is bold, inspired and hopeful' Arianna Huffington, founder and CEO of Thrive Global'This lucid and captivating book by a renowned pioneer of emotion-AI tackles one of…

  • Polarforskaren som strandade i Kina

    Polarforskaren som strandade i Kina
    av Jan Romgard

    Inbunden - 2018 - Svenska - ISBN: 9789188589026

    Polarforskaren Johan Gunnar Andersson kom 1914 att bli rådgivare åt Kinas regering. Tillsammans med ledande kinesiska vetenskapsmän tog han upp jakten med stormakterna om att lösa dåtidens stora gåtor om landets naturhistoria och arkeologi. För att…

  • Brave New Medicine

    Brave New Medicine
    av Cynthia Li

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781684032051

    In this revelatory memoir, doctor Cynthia Li shares the truth about her struggle with a disabling autoimmune illness, the limitations of Western medicine, and what sufferers need to know to truly begin healing-mind, body, and spirit.Cynthia Li had i…

  • Jacob Berzelius : Klarhet och sanning - Människan bakom de vetenskapliga fr

    Jacob Berzelius : Klarhet och sanning - Människan bakom de vetenskapliga fr
    av Jan Trofast

    Inbunden - 2018 - Svenska - ISBN: 9789188589071

    Jacob Berzelius (1779-1848) var en av sin tids främsta kemister. Han fastställde principen för de oorganiska föreningarnas sammansättning, införde begreppet katalys och skapade det symbolsystem (C=kol, O=syre etc) som vi använder än i dag. Han inval…

  • Becoming Myself

    Becoming Myself
    av Irvin D. Yalom

    Inbunden - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780349410067

    A significant and eagerly anticipated memoir from one of the world's leading therapists.

  • Becoming Myself

    Becoming Myself
    av Irvin D. Yalom

    Storpocket - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780349410098

    'Wonderful, compelling and as insightful about its subject and about the times he lived in as you could hope for. A fabulous read' Abraham Verghese, author of Cutting for StoneIrvin D. Yalom has made a career of investigating the lives of others. In…

  • Longitude: The True Story of a Lone Genius Who Solved the Greatest Scientific Problem of His Time

    Longitude: The True Story of a Lone Genius Who Solved the Greatest Scientific Problem of His Time
    av Dava Sobel

    Häftad - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780802715296

    The dramatic human story of an epic scientific quest and of one man's forty-year obsession to find a solution to the thorniest scientific dilemma of the day--"the longitude problem."Anyone alive in the eighteenth century would have known that "the l…

  • Longitude: The True Story of a Lone Genius Who Solved the Greatest Scientific Problem of His Time

    Longitude: The True Story of a Lone Genius Who Solved the Greatest Scientific Problem of His Time
    av Dava Sobel

    Inbunden - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781613835944

    Anyone alive in the eighteenth century would have known that "the longitude problem" was the thorniest scientific dilemma of the day--and had been for centuries. Lacking the ability to measure their longitude, sailors throughout the great ages of ex…

  • Expeditionen : min kärlekshistoria Provlyssna!

    Expeditionen : min kärlekshistoria
    av Bea Uusma

    Nedladdningsbar MP3 - 2015 - Svenska - ISBN: 9789176130186

    Juli 1897. Ingenjör Andrées expedition ger sig iväg i en vätgasballong med riktning Nordpolen. En djärv idé, chanslös från start. Snart befinner sig tre män, med minimala kunskaper om arktiska förhållanden, mitt i en vit mardröm. I trettiotre år und…

  • An Anatomy of Addiction: Sigmund Freud, William Halsted, and the Miracle Drug Cocaine

    An Anatomy of Addiction: Sigmund Freud, William Halsted, and the Miracle Drug Cocaine
    av Howard Markel

    Häftad - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781400078790

    Acclaimed medical historian Howard Markel traces the careers of two brilliant young doctors--Sigmund Freud, neurologist, and William Halsted, surgeon--showing how their powerful addictions to cocaine shaped their enormous contributions to psychology…

  • Obsessive Genius

    Obsessive Genius
    av Barbara Goldsmith

    Pocket - 2005 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780393327489

    Through family interviews, diaries, letters, and workbooks that had been sealed for over sixty years, Barbara Goldsmith reveals the Marie Curie behind the myth an all-too-human woman struggling to balance a spectacular scientific career, a demanding…

  • Niels Bohr: A Very Short Introduction

    Niels Bohr: A Very Short Introduction
    av J.L. Heilbron

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780198819264

    Niels Bohr, who pioneered the quantum theory of the atom, had a broad conception of his obligations as a physicist. They included not only a responsibility for the consequences of his work for the wider society, but also a compulsion to apply the ph…

  • Maria Sibylla Merian - Artist, Scientist, Adventurer

    Maria Sibylla Merian - Artist, Scientist, Adventurer
    av Sarah B. Pomeroy

    Inbunden - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781947440012

    In 1660, at the age of thirteen, Maria Sibylla Merian (1647-1717) began her study of butterfly metamorphosis-years before any other scientist published an accurate description of the process. Later, Merian and her daughter ventured thousands of mile…