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  • Livewired: The Inside Story of the Ever-Changing Brain

    Livewired: The Inside Story of the Ever-Changing Brain
    av David Eagleman

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780307907493

    Eagleman renders the secrets of the brain's adaptability into a truly compelling page-turner." --Khaled Hosseini, author of The Kite Runner "Livewired reads wonderfully like what a book would be if it were written by Oliver Sacks and William Gibson…

  • Mud and Stars: Travels in Russia with Pushkin, Tolstoy, and Other Geniuses of the Golden Age

    Mud and Stars: Travels in Russia with Pushkin, Tolstoy, and Other Geniuses of the Golden Age
    av Sara Wheeler

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781524748012

    ONE OF SMITHSONIAN'S BEST TRAVEL BOOKS OF THE YEAR With the writers of the Golden Age as her guides--Pushkin, Tolstoy, Gogol, and Turgenev, among others--Sara Wheeler searches for a Russia not in the news, traveling from rinsed northwestern beet fie…

  • The Fifty Year Sword

    The Fifty Year Sword
    av Mark Z. Danielewski

    Inbunden - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780307907721

    In this story set in East Texas, a local seamstress named Chintana finds herself responsible for five orphans who are not only captivated by a storyteller's tale of vengeance but by the long black box he sets before them. As midnight approaches, the…

  • Here

    Here
    av Richard McGuire

    Inbunden - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780375406508

    From one of the great comic innovators, the long-awaited fulfillment of a pioneering comic vision. Richard McGuire's Here is the story of a corner of a room and of the events that have occurred in that space over the course of hundreds of thousands…

  • Animal Spirit: Stories

    Animal Spirit: Stories
    av Francesca Marciano

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781524748159

    Centered in Rome but transporting us into worlds as varied and alluring as they are emotionally real, Francesca Marciano's stories paint landscapes that are populated--vividly, hauntingly--by animals: from violent seagulls and starlings circling the…

  • The Human Network: How Your Social Position Determines Your Power, Beliefs, and Behaviors

    The Human Network: How Your Social Position Determines Your Power, Beliefs, and Behaviors
    av Matthew O. Jackson

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781101871430

    Here is a fresh, intriguing, and, above all, authoritative book about how our sometimes hidden positions in various social structures--our human networks--shape how we think and behave, and inform our very outlook on life. Inequality, social immobil…

  • Japanese Tales

    Japanese Tales
    av Royall Tyler

    Pocket - 2002 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780375714511

    Here are two hundred and twenty dazzling tales from medieval Japan, tales that welcome us into a fabulous, faraway world populated by saints and scoundrels, ghosts and magical healers, and a vast assortment of deities and demons. Stories of miracles…

  • Rusty Brown

    Rusty Brown
    av Chris Ware

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780375424328

    A major graphic novel event more than 16 years in progress: part one of the ongoing bifurcated masterwork from the brilliant and beloved author of Jimmy Corrigan: The Smartest Kid on Earth and Building Stories. Rusty Brown is a fully interactive, fu…

  • Bolla

    Bolla
    av Pajtim Statovci

    Inbunden - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781524749200

    From the author of National Book Award finalist Crossing comes an unlikely love story in Kosovo with unpredictable consequences that reverberates throughout a young man's life--a dazzling tale full of fury, tenderness, longing, and lust. April 1995…

  • The Sleeping Beauties: And Other Stories of Mystery Illness

    The Sleeping Beauties: And Other Stories of Mystery Illness
    av Suzanne O'Sullivan

    Inbunden - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781524748371

    A riveting exploration of the phenomenon of psychogenic disorders, mass hysteria, and other culture-bound syndromes occurring around the world In Sweden, hundreds of refugee children fall into a state that resembles sleep for months and years at a…

  • The Joy and Light Bus Company: No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency (22)

    The Joy and Light Bus Company: No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency (22)
    av Alexander McCall Smith

    Inbunden - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780593315736

    The newest addition to the ever-popular, internationally beloved series finds Precious Ramotswe and her friends up to their necks in mysterious trouble. Mma Ramotswe knows she is very lucky indeed. She has a loving family, good friends, and a thrivi…

  • The Man with the Silver SAAB: A Detective Varg Novel (3)

    The Man with the Silver SAAB: A Detective Varg Novel (3)
    av Alexander McCall Smith

    Inbunden - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780593316108

    In the hilarious new novel in the best-selling Detective Varg series, an eminent art historian is framed and the ace investigators of the department of sensitive crimes are on the case ... Detective Ulf Varg is a man of refined tastes and quite fam…

  • Gift from the Sea

    Gift from the Sea
    av Anne Morrow Lindbergh

    Inbunden - 1991 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780679406839

    n time for the holiday season--in an appropriate and enticing new format, and with a striking new jacket--a spectacular hardcover reissue of one of the most beloved books of our time. Since it was first published in 1955, Gift from the Sea has enlig…

  • Constructing a Nervous System

    Constructing a Nervous System

    Inbunden - 2022 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781524748173

  • Pianos and Flowers: Brief Encounters of the Romantic Kind

    Pianos and Flowers: Brief Encounters of the Romantic Kind
    av Alexander McCall Smith

    Inbunden - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780593315750

    A delightful collection of stories and photographs from the author of the No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency series, imagining the lives and loves of everyday people in the twentieth century Pictures capture moments in time, presenting the viewer with a…

  • The Perfect Sound: A Memoir in Stereo

    The Perfect Sound: A Memoir in Stereo

    Inbunden - 2022 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780375425066

    A poet's audio obsession, from his earliest vinyl to his quest for the perfect vacuum tubes, as he strives to make both sound and sense of his life Garrett Hongo's passion for audio dates back to the Empire 398 turntable his father paired with a Dyn…

  • Philosophy for Polar Explorers

    Philosophy for Polar Explorers
    av Erling Kagge

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781524749118

    In Philosophy for Polar Explorers, Erling Kagge, renowned explorer and acclaimed author of Silence and Walking, provides a thoughtful and eloquent meditation on adventure and discovery. Erling Kagge is one of the world's most accomplished explorer…

  • Everything Is Teeth

    Everything Is Teeth
    av Evie Wyld

    Inbunden - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781101870815

    When she was a little girl, passing her summers in the heat of coastal Australia, Evie Wyld was captivated by sharks--by their innate ruthlessness, stealth, and immeasurable power--and they have never released their hold on her imagination. From the…

  • Imagine Wanting Only This

    Imagine Wanting Only This
    av Kristen Radtke

    Inbunden - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781101870839

    ONE OF THE BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR: Forbes - Lit Hub - Electric Lit A gorgeous graphic memoir about loss, love, and confronting grief When Kristen Radtke was in college, the sudden death of a beloved uncle and the sight of an abandoned mining town af…

  • Unsolaced: Along the Way to All That Is

    Unsolaced: Along the Way to All That Is
    av Gretel Ehrlich

    Inbunden - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780307911797

    From the author of the enduring classic The Solace of Open Spaces, here is a wondrous meditation on how water, light, wind, mountain, bird, and horse have shaped her life and her understanding of a world besieged by a climate crisis. Amid species…

  • There Is Never Anything But the Present: And Other Inspiring Words of Wisdom

    There Is Never Anything But the Present: And Other Inspiring Words of Wisdom

    Inbunden - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780593316023

    A giftable collection of inspiring, uplifting, and enlightening words of wisdom from one of the most important voices in spirituality and self-help--the perfect guide for a course correction in life (Deepak Chopra). For decades, people have turned t…

  • How to Live. What to Do: In Search of Ourselves in Life and Literature

    How to Live. What to Do: In Search of Ourselves in Life and Literature
    av Josh Cohen

    Inbunden - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780593316207

    Focusing on some of the best-known characters in all of literature--chosen to trace the arc from childhood to old age--a brilliant psychoanalyst and professor of literature shows how our inner lives become at once stranger and more familiar when see…

  • The Adventures of Alexander Von Humboldt

    The Adventures of Alexander Von Humboldt
    av Andrea Wulf

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781524747374

    A KIRKUS REVIEWS BEST BOOK OF THE YEAR From the New York Times bestselling author of The Invention of Nature, comes a breathtakingly illustrated and brilliantly evocative recounting of Alexander Von Humboldt's five year expedition in South America.…

  • War Without Mercy: Race and Power in the Pacific War

    War Without Mercy: Race and Power in the Pacific War
    av John Dower

    Häftad - 1987 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780394751726

    WINNER OF THE NATIONAL BOOK CRITICS CIRCLE AWARD AN AMERICAN BOOK AWARD FINALIST Now in paperback, War Without Mercy has been hailed by The New York Times as "one of the most original and important books to be written about the war between Japan and…

  • Mary Toft; Or, the Rabbit Queen

    Mary Toft; Or, the Rabbit Queen
    av Dexter Palmer

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781101871935

    In 1726, in the town of Godalming, England, a woman confounded the nation's medical community by giving birth to seventeen rabbits. This astonishing true story is the basis for Dexter Palmer's stunning, powerfully evocative new novel. Surgeon's app…

  • Seek You: A Journey Through American Loneliness

    Seek You: A Journey Through American Loneliness
    av Kristen Radtke

    Inbunden - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781524748067

    From the acclaimed author of Imagine Wanting Only This--a timely and moving meditation on isolation and longing, both as individuals and as a society - One of Lit Hub's Most Anticipated Books of 2021 "Radtke shines her brilliant light into modern Am…

  • The Body in Question

    The Body in Question
    av Jill Ciment

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781524747985

    *** NEW YORK TIMES 100 NOTABLE BOOKS OF THE YEAR *** From the author of Heroic Measures ("Smart and funny and completely surprising . . . I loved every page" --Ann Patchett), Act of God ("A feat of literary magic"--Booklist) and, with Amy Hempel, Th…

  • Aria

    Aria
    av Nazanine Hozar

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781524749033

    An extraordinary, cinematic saga of rags-to-riches-to-revolution that follows an orphan girl coming of age in Iran at a time of dramatic upheaval It is the 1950s in a restless Iran, a country rich in oil but deeply divided by class and religion. Th…

  • Cancer Vixen: A True Story

    Cancer Vixen: A True Story
    av Marisa Acocella Marchetto

    Häftad - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780375714740

    The groundbreaking graphic memoir that inspires breast cancer patients to fight back--and do so with style. "What happens when a shoe-crazy, lipstick-obsessed, wine-swilling, pasta-slurping, fashion-fanatic, about-to-get-married big-city girl carto…

  • The Victorian Fairy Tale Book

    The Victorian Fairy Tale Book
    av Michael Patrick Hearn

    Pocket - 2002 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780375714559

    From Robert Browning's "Pied Piper of Hamelin" and William Makepeace Thackeray's "Rose and the Ring" to Kenneth Grahme's "Reluctant Dragon "and J. M. Barrie's "Peter Pan in Kensington Gardens, "here are seventeen classic stories and poems from the g…

  • The Search for Heaven: A historian investigates the case for the afterlife

    The Search for Heaven: A historian investigates the case for the afterlife
    av Jean-Pierre Isbouts

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781647130008

    If there is a heaven, as countless Near-Death Experiences suggest, shouldn't modern science be able to identify its existence? This is the central question with which historian Dr. Jean-Pierre Isbouts embarked on an ambitious research project at Fie…

  • Mister Wonderful: A Love Story

    Mister Wonderful: A Love Story
    av Daniel Clowes

    Inbunden - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780307378132

    The fan-favorite Eisner Award-winning story, originally seri­alized in The New York Times Magazine, now collected and with forty pages of new material. Meet Marshall. Sitting alone in the local coffee place. He's been set up by his friend Tim o…

  • The Whalestoe Letters

    The Whalestoe Letters
    av Mark Z. Danielewski

    Pocket - 2000 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780375714412

    Between 1982 and 1989, Pelafina H. Li vre sent her son, Johnny Truant, a series of letters from The Three Attic Whalestoe Institute, a psychiatric facility in Ohio where she spent the final years of her life. Beautiful, heartfelt, and tragic, this c…

  • The Ghost Notebooks

    The Ghost Notebooks
    av Ben Dolnick

    Inbunden - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781101871096

    Belletrist Book of the Month " An] elegant, eerie new novel . . . Powerful." --The Washington Post A supernatural story of love, ghosts, and madness as a young couple, newly engaged, become caretakers of a historic museum. When Nick Beron and Hanna…

  • Creative Types: And Other Stories

    Creative Types: And Other Stories
    av Tom Bissell

    Inbunden - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781524749156

    From the best-selling coauthor of The Disaster Artist, a new collection of stories that range from laugh-out-loud funny to disturbingly dark--unflinching portraits of women and men struggling to bridge the gap between art and life A young and ingra…

  • Persepolis 2: The Story of a Return

    Persepolis 2: The Story of a Return
    av Marjane Satrapi

    Häftad - 2005 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780375714665

    In Persepolis, heralded by the Los Angeles Times as "one of the freshest and most original memoirs of our day," Marjane Satrapi dazzled us with her heartrending memoir-in-comic-strips about growing up in Iran during the Islamic Revolution. Here is t…

  • Persepolis 2: The Story of a Return

    Persepolis 2: The Story of a Return
    av Marjane Satrapi

    Inbunden - 2004 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780375422881

    In Persepolis, heralded by the Los Angeles Times as "one of the freshest and most original memoirs of our day," Marjane Satrapi dazzled us with her heartrending graphic memoir about growing up in Iran during the Islamic Revolution. Here is the conti…

  • Say It Loud!: On Race, Law, History, and Culture

    Say It Loud!: On Race, Law, History, and Culture
    av Randall Kennedy

    Inbunden - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780593316047

    A collection of provocative essays exploring the key social justice issues of our time--from George Floyd to antiracism to inequality and the Supreme Court. Kennedy is among the most incisive American commentators on race (The New York Times). Infor…

  • Love in the Time of Contagion: A Diagnosis

    Love in the Time of Contagion: A Diagnosis

    Inbunden - 2022 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780593316283

    In this timely, insightful, and darkly funny investigation, the acclaimed author of Against Love asks: what does living in dystopic times do to our ability to love each other and the world? COVID produced new taxonomies of love, intimacy, and vulner…

  • Last Look

    Last Look
    av Charles Burns

    Häftad - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780375715174

    A true graphic milestone: the epic trilogy that began with X'ed Out, continued in The Hive, and concluded in Sugar Skull--now in one volume. The long strange trip of Doug in all its mind-bending, heartbreaking totality. The fragments of the past co…

  • Silence: In the Age of Noise

    Silence: In the Age of Noise
    av Erling Kagge

    Inbunden - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781524733230

    A transformative account of an experience that is essential for our sanity and our happiness. There is a solution to the noise, distraction, ceaseless pings and alerts that undermine our patience and disturb our daily equilibrium: silence. What is s…

  • Factory Made

    Factory Made

    Inbunden - 2003 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780679423720

  • Off Speed: Baseball, Pitching, and the Art of Deception

    Off Speed: Baseball, Pitching, and the Art of Deception
    av Terry McDermott

    Inbunden - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780307379429

    Longlisted for the PEN/ESPN Award for Literary Sports Writing The lively and fascinating story of baseball's 150-year hunt for the perfect pitch In August 2012, Felix Hernandez of the Seattle Mariners pitched a perfect game against the Tampa Bay Ray…

  • Habibi

    Habibi
    av Craig Thompson

    Inbunden - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780375424144

    Sprawling across an epic landscape of deserts, harems, and modern industrial clutter, Habibi tells the tale of Dodola and Zam, refugee child slaves bound to each other by chance, by circumstance, and by the love that grows between them. We follow th…

  • Europe, Europe: Forays Into a Continent

    Europe, Europe: Forays Into a Continent
    av Hans Magnus Enzensberger

    Häftad - 1990 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780679731597

    In this highly acclaimed and entertaining book, already among the touchstones of the new travel writing (Newsweek), one of West Germany's leading authors takes us on an insider's tour of Europe in the recent past. Focusing on Italy, Poland, Hungary,…

  • Selected Poems

    Selected Poems
    av R DOVE

    Pocket - 1993 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780679750802

    Here in one volume is a selection of the extraordinary poems of Rita Dove, who, as the nation's Poet Laureate from 1993 to 1995, brought poetry into the lives of millions of people. Along with a new introduction and poem, Selected Poems comprises Do…

  • Violence: a Reflection on the National Epidemic

    Violence: a Reflection on the National Epidemic
    av GILLIGAN

    Häftad - 2001 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780679779124

    Drawing on firsthand experience as a prison psychiatrist, his own family history, and literature, Gilligan unveils the motives of men who commit horrifying crimes, men who will not only kill others but destroy themselves rather than suffer a loss of…

  • Magritte: A Life

    Magritte: A Life
    av Alexander Danchev

    Inbunden - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780307908193

    From the celebrated biographer of C zanne and Braque, here is the first major biography of the pathbreaking, perpetually influential surrealist artist. In this thought-provoking life of Ren Magritte (1898‒1967), Alex Danchev makes a compelling…

  • Terror to the Wicked: America's First Trial by Jury That Ended a War and Helped to Form a Nation

    Terror to the Wicked: America's First Trial by Jury That Ended a War and Helped to Form a Nation
    av Tobey Pearl

    Inbunden - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781101871713

    A little-known moment in colonial history that changed the course of America's future. A riveting account of a brutal killing, an all-out manhunt, and the first murder trial in America, set against the backdrop of the Pequot War (between the Pequot…

  • How to Raise an Elephant: No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency (21)

    How to Raise an Elephant: No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency (21)
    av Alexander McCall Smith

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781524749361

    In this latest installment in the cherished No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency series, Mma Ramotswe must balance family obligations with the growing needs of one of Charlie's pet projects. Precious Ramotswe loves her dependable old van. Yes, it someti…

  • Fly Paper: A Short Story: Introduction by Art Spiegelman

    Fly Paper: A Short Story: Introduction by Art Spiegelman
    av Dashiell Hammett

    Inbunden - 2023 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781524748777