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  • Daughters of the Declaration

    Daughters of the Declaration
    av Claire Gaudiani

    Inbunden - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781610390316

    America's founding fathers established an idealistic framework for a bold experiment in democratic governance. The new nation would be built on the belief that all men are created equal, and are endowed...with a right to life, liberty, and the pursu…

  • To End a Plague

    To End a Plague
    av Emily Bass

    Inbunden - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781541762435

    "Randy Shilts and Laurie Garrett told the story of the HIV/AIDS epidemic through the late 1980s and the early 1990s, respectively. Now journalist-historian-activist Emily Bass tells the story of US engagement in HIV/AIDS control in sub-Saharan Afric…

  • The Entrepreneurial State (Revised Edition)

    The Entrepreneurial State (Revised Edition)
    av Mariana Mazzucato

    Häftad - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781610396134

    In this sharp and controversial expose, Mariana Mazzucato debunks the pervasive myth that the state is a laggard, bureaucratic apparatus at odds with a dynamic private sector. She reveals in detailed case studies, including a riveting chapter on the…

  • The Last Great Senate

    The Last Great Senate
    av Ira Shapiro

    Pocket - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781610392419

    Journalists have called the U.S. Senate an empty chamber politicians have lamented that the institution is broken,yet the Senate was once capable of greatness. Senators of the 1960s and 1970s overcame southern opposition to civil rights, passed Grea…

  • All About the Story

    All About the Story
    av Leonard Downie

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781541742284

    In 1964, at age 22, Len Downie joined the Washington Post as an intern. He became a pioneering investigative reporter, news editor, foreign correspondent, and managing editor, before succeeding the legendary Ben Bradlee as executive editor. As Downi…

  • The Last President of Europe

    The Last President of Europe
    av William Drozdiak

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781541742567

    When Emmanuel Macron won the presidency of France he was a political novice with a brand new party who had swept all traditional political forces aside. He quickly emerged as the strongest voice on behalf of the EU, especially once Angela Merkel ann…

  • The Foundation

    The Foundation
    av Joel Fleishman

    Pocket - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781586487027

    Private foundations have been the dynamo of social change since their invention at the beginning of the last century. Yet just over 10 percent of the public knows they even exist and for those who are aware of them, as well as even those who seek gr…

  • Tulia

    Tulia
    av Nate Blakeslee

    Pocket - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781586484545

    In the summer of 1999, in the tiny west Texas town of Tulia, thirty-nine people, almost all of them black, were arrested and charged with dealing powdered cocaine. The operation, a federally-funded investigation performed in cooperation with the loc…

  • More Terrible Than Death

    More Terrible Than Death
    av Robin Kirk

    Pocket - 2004 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781586482077

    More Terrible Than Death is a gripping work that maps the dramatic new relationship between the United States and Colombia in human terms, using portraits of the Colombians and Americans involved, the author's experiences in Colombia as a writer and…

  • A Family Trust

    A Family Trust
    av Ward Just

    Pocket - 2001 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781586480349

    Jonathan Yardley called A Family Trust "his longest, his most ambitious and his best, a book with serious purposes that manages to entertain at the same time, rich in carefully observed details, in quick, sharp perceptions that reveal more than one…

  • Getting Green Done

    Getting Green Done
    av Auden Schendler

    Pocket - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781586488048

    Going green is easy and profitable." That's the common refrain from sustainability gurus. In reality, though, many green-leaning businesses, families, and governments are fiddling with the small stuff while the planet burns. Why? Because implementin…

  • Cambodia's Curse

    Cambodia's Curse
    av Joel Brinkley

    Pocket - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781610391832

    A generation after the Khmer Rouge, Cambodia shows every sign of having overcome its history- the streets of Phnom Penh are paved skyscrapers dot the skyline. But under this façade lies a country still haunted by its years of terror. Joel Brinkley w…

  • Peter Jennings

    Peter Jennings
    av Kate Darnton

    Pocket - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781586486440

    For many Americans, Peter Jennings was the voice and face that gave shape and meaning to every day's news. In this oral biography, readers witness Jennings' extraordinary rise to the top of his profession, but they get to know him as a person, too.…

  • The Edge

    The Edge
    av Michael Useem

    Inbunden - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781541774117

    A leader's job-in a radically changing world-is standing on the cliff edge, getting a grip on unfamiliar landscapes, and acquiring the skills for leading the enterprise into new territory. In a world facing the unprecedented challenges of global pan…

  • Integrity

    Integrity
    av Egil Krogh, Matthew D. Krogh, Egil Krogh

    Inbunden - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781586484675

    In 1971, Egil "Bud" Krogh was summoned to a closed-door meeting by John Ehrlichman, his mentor and key confidant of President Richard Nixon, in a secluded office in the Western White House. Krogh thought he was walking into a meeting to discuss the…

  • Citizen Canine

    Citizen Canine
    av David Grimm

    Pocket - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781610395502

    Dogs are getting lawyers. Cats are getting kidney transplants. Could they one day be fellow citizens?Cats and dogs were once wild animals. Today, they are family members and surrogate children. A little over a century ago, pets didn't warrant the me…

  • Citizen Canine

    Citizen Canine
    av David Grimm

    Inbunden - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781610391337

    Dogs are getting lawyers. Cats are getting kidney transplants. Could they one day be fellow citizens?Cats and dogs were once wild animals. Today, they are family members and surrogate children. A little over a century ago, pets didn't warrant the me…

  • The Abu Ghraib Investigations

    The Abu Ghraib Investigations
    av Steven Strasser

    Pocket - 2004 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781586483197

    In the fall of 2003, Iraqi prisoners were beaten, stripped naked, confined in small spaces, tortured, sexually humiliated, and abused by U.S. personnel at Abu Ghraib, a sprawling prison complex near Baghdad. The abuse was kept hidden by the U.S. mil…

  • Shadowplay

    Shadowplay
    av Clare Asquith

    Pocket - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781541774292

    In 16th century England many loyal subjects to the crown were asked to make a terrible choice: to follow their monarch or their God. The era was one of unprecedented authoritarianism: England, it seemed, had become a police state, fearful of threats…

  • Impact

    Impact
    av Christen Brandt

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781541756786

    Everyone wants to create meaningful change, but most people aren't sure where to start or where to find a roadmap to guide them. Why is it that we have career coaches, therapists, and financial advisers for all of life's big decisions-but no Impact…

  • The Seven Sins of Wall Street

    The Seven Sins of Wall Street
    av Bob Ivry

    Inbunden - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781610393652

    We all know that the financial crisis of 2008 came dangerously close to pushing the United States and the world into a depression rivaling that of the 1930s. But what is astonishing,and should make us not just afraid but very afraid,are the shenanig…

  • The War On Our Freedoms

    The War On Our Freedoms
    av Gregory Anrig

    Häftad - 2003 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781586482107

    Examines the consequences of the war on terrorism through the loss of civil liberties in the name of homeland security.

  • This Common Secret

    This Common Secret
    av Alex Kesselheim

    Pocket - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781586486471

    In This Common Secret Dr. Susan Wicklund chronicles her emotional and dramatic twenty-year career on the front lines of the abortion war. Growing up in working class, rural Wisconsin, Wicklund had her own painful abortion at a young age. It was not…

  • Encore

    Encore
    av Marc Freedman

    Pocket - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781586486341

    In one of the most significant social trends of the new century, and the biggest transformation of the American workforce since the women's movement, members of the baby boom generation are inventing a new phase of work. Encore tells the stories of…

  • What Dying People Want

    What Dying People Want
    av David Kuhl

    Häftad - 2003 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781586481971

    Facing death results in more fear and anxiety than any other human experience. Though much has been done to address the physical pain suffered by those with a terminal illness, Western medicine has been slow to understand and alleviate the psycholog…

  • Last Call at the Oasis

    Last Call at the Oasis
    av Karl Weber

    Pocket - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781586489786

    "If there was a price placed on clean water we might start treating it like it has value. Maybe when it's gone we'll realize we can't drink oil or money.” - Dave Matthews Less than 1 percent of the world's water is fresh and potable- and no mo…

  • Absolute Power

    Absolute Power
    av Paul Collins

    Inbunden - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781610398602

    In 1799, the papacy was at rock bottom: The Papal States had been swept away and Rome seized by the revolutionary French armies. The cardinals were scattered across Europe, and Catholics feared they would be unable to elect the next pope. Even if Ca…

  • Spark

    Spark
    av Frank Koller

    Pocket - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781610390538

    Cleveland-based manufacturer Lincoln Electric has thrived for more than a century. It survived two World Wars, the Great Depression, the decline of industrial America, and the recent credit crash with impressive profits. While factories across the M…

  • Two Rings

    Two Rings
    av Eve Keller

    Inbunden - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781610391221

    Judged only as a World War Two survivor's chronicle, Millie Werber's story would be remarkable enough. Born in central Poland in the town of Radom, she found herself trapped in the ghetto at the age of fourteen, a slave labourer in an armaments fact…

  • A Question Of Intent

    A Question Of Intent
    av David Kessler

    Pocket - 2002 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781586481216

    Tobacco companies had been protecting their turf for decades. They had congressmen in their pocket. They had corrupt scientists who made excuses about nicotine, cancer and addiction. They had hordes of lawyers to threaten anyone,inside the industry…

  • Toward a More Perfect University

    Toward a More Perfect University
    av Jonathan Cole

    Inbunden - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781610392655

    A renowned academic leader identifies the ways America's great universities should evolve in the decades ahead to maintain their global preeminence and enhance their intellectual stature and social mission as higher education confronts the twenty-fi…

  • The Empire Must Die

    The Empire Must Die
    av Mikhail Zygar

    Inbunden - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781610398312

    The Empire Must Die portrays the vivid drama of Russia's brief and exotic experiment with civil society before it was swept away by the despotism of the Communist Revolution. The window between two equally stifling autocracies - the imperial family…

  • Left Brain, Right Stuff

    Left Brain, Right Stuff
    av Phil Rosenzweig

    Inbunden - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781610393072

    Left Brain, Right Stuff takes up where other books about decision making leave off. For many routine choices, from shopping to investing, we can make good decisions simply by avoiding common errors, such as searching only for confirming information…

  • Taking Liberties

    Taking Liberties
    av Aryeh Neier

    Pocket - 2005 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781586482916

    Since joining the staff of the American Civil Liberties Union in 1963 and becoming its youngest executive director, Aryeh Neier has been at the forefront of efforts to fight for civil liberties, human rights, and social justice. Whether he was confr…

  • Overheated

    Overheated
    av Kate Aronoff

    Pocket - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781541700468

    A damning account of the forces that have hijacked progress on climate change, and a bold vision of what it will take, politically and economically, to face the existential threat of global warming head-on.

  • Destination Casablanca

    Destination Casablanca
    av Meredith Hindley

    Inbunden - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781610394055

    In the summer of 1940, following France's surrender to Germany, Casablanca was transformed from an exotic travel destination to a key military target. Nazi agents and collaborators soon overran the city looking to capitalize on the new Vichy regime.…

  • Destination Casablanca

    Destination Casablanca
    av Meredith Hindley

    Pocket - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781541762718

    In the summer of 1940, following France's surrender to Germany, Casablanca was transformed from an exotic travel destination to a key military target. Nazi agents and collaborators soon overran the city looking to capitalize on the new Vichy regime.…

  • Magnificent Delusions

    Magnificent Delusions
    av Husain Haqqani

    Pocket - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781610394734

    The relationship between America and Pakistan is based on mutual incomprehension and always has been. Pakistan,to American eyes,has gone from being a quirky irrelevance, to a stabilizing friend, to an essential military ally, to a seedbed of terror.…

  • War Hospital

    War Hospital
    av Sheri Fink

    Pocket - 2004 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781586482671

    From Sheri Fink, author of Five Days at Memorial, winner of the National Book Critics Circle Award for NonfictionIn April 1992, a handful of young physicians, not one of them a surgeon, was trapped along with 50,000 men, women, and children in the e…

  • An Infinity of Little Hours

    An Infinity of Little Hours
    av Nancy Maguire

    Pocket - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781586484323

    In 1960, five young men arrived at the imposing gates of Parkminster, the largest centre of the most rigorous and ascetic monastic order in the Western world: the Carthusians. This is the story of their five-year journey into a society virtually unc…

  • The Longevity Economy

    The Longevity Economy
    av Joseph F. Coughlin

    Inbunden - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781610396639

    As the director of the MIT AgeLab, Joseph Coughlin has studied trends in demographics and technology, and has spearheaded groundbreaking research and innovation on improving the quality of life for older people and those who care for them. Now, in T…

  • The WMD Mirage

    The WMD Mirage
    av Craig Whitney

    Pocket - 2005 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781586483616

    Provides a narrative on how the intelligence failures of the Bush administration concerning Iraq's nuclear program led to an American invasion of Iraq in March, 2003.

  • Three Famines

    Three Famines
    av Thomas Keneally

    Pocket - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781610391870

    Through the lens of three of the most devastating food crises in modern history- the Górta Mor of British-ruled Ireland, the great famine of British-ruled Bengal in 1943, and the string of famines that plagued Ethiopia during the 1970s and 1980s, Bo…

  • How to Beat a Broken Game

    How to Beat a Broken Game

    Inbunden - 2022 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781541701427

    For most baseball teams, the 2020 season was a strange, short, fanless diversion--but not in Los Angeles. After years of frustrating playoff runs, they finally reclaimed the World Series trophy after more than 30 years, led by their star pitcher, Cl…

  • Like a Rolling Stone

    Like a Rolling Stone
    av Greil Marcus

    Pocket - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781586483821

    Greil Marcus saw Bob Dylan for the first time in a New Jersey field in 1963. He didn't know the name of the scruffy singer who had a bit part in a Joan Baez concert, but he knew his performance was unique. So began a dedicated and enduring relations…

  • Schoolhouse Burning

    Schoolhouse Burning
    av Derek W. Black

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781541788442

    We are in the midst of a full-scale attack on our nation's commitment to public education. From funding, to vouchers, to charter schools, public education policy has become a political football, rather than a means of fulfilling the most basic oblig…

  • Faith Misplaced

    Faith Misplaced
    av Ussama Makdisi

    Pocket - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781586489618

    The two-hundred-year-long relationship between the Arab world and United States has been fraught with tension and resentment. What began in the nineteenth century as a favourable exchange of cultural understanding and economic opportunity deteriorat…

  • The Trade

    The Trade
    av Jere van Dyk

    Inbunden - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781610394314

    In 2008, American journalist Jere Van Dyk was kidnapped and held for 45 days. At the time, he had no idea who his kidnappers were. They demanded a ransom and the release of three of their comrades from Guantanamo, yet they hinted at their ties to Pa…

  • Greater than Ever

    Greater than Ever
    av Daniel Doctoroff, Daniel L. Doctoroff

    Inbunden - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781610396073

    Cities that stand still perish. Especially one that is supposed to never sleep.Alongside Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg, Dan Doctoroff led New York's dramatic economic resurgence following the September 11th terrorist attacks. The five-borough economic…

  • The Financial Crisis Inquiry Report, Authorized Edition

    The Financial Crisis Inquiry Report, Authorized Edition
    av Financial Commission

    Pocket - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781610390415

    Official Government Edition The definitive report on what caused America's economic meltdown- and who was responsible The financial and economic crisis has touched the lives of millions of Americans who have lost their jobs and their homes, but many…

  • Island Practice

    Island Practice
    av Pam Belluck

    Pocket - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781610392457

    With a Foreword by Nathaniel Philbrick, author of the bestseller In the Heart of the Sea p style="" class="MsoNormal"If you need an appendectomy, he can do it with a stone scalpel he carved himself. If you have a condition nobody can diagnose- &ldqu…

  • The Smartest Places on Earth

    The Smartest Places on Earth
    av Antoine van Agtmael

    Pocket - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781610398169

    Antoine van Agtmael coined the term "emerging markets" and built a career and a multibillion-dollar investing firm centered on these surging economies that would, over time, supplant the West as engines of wealth and prosperity. The trend held for d…