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  • The Personality Brokers: The Strange History of Myers-Briggs and the Birth of Personality Testing

    The Personality Brokers: The Strange History of Myers-Briggs and the Birth of Personality Testing
    av Merve Emre

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781101974148

    An unprecedented history of the personality test conceived a century ago by a mother and her daughter--fiction writers with no formal training in psychology--and how it insinuated itself into our boardrooms, classrooms, and beyond. The basis for the…

  • The Blind Assassin

    The Blind Assassin
    av Margaret Atwood

    Häftad - 2001 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780385720953

    From the #1 New York Times bestselling author of The Handmaid's Tale WINNER OF THE BOOKER PRIZE In The Blind Assassin, Margaret Atwood weaves together strands of gothic suspense, romance, and science fiction into one utterly spellbinding narrative.…

  • The Charming Quirks of Others

    The Charming Quirks of Others
    av Alexander McCall Smith

    Häftad - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780307739391

    ISABEL DALHOUSIE - Book 7 Nothing captures the charm of Edinburgh like the bestselling Isabel Dalhousie series of novels featuring the insatiably curious philosopher and woman detective. Whether investigating a case or a problem of philosophy, the…

  • Cat's Eye

    Cat's Eye
    av Margaret Atwood

    Häftad - 1998 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780385491020

    From the #1 New York Times bestselling author of The Handmaid's Tale Cat's Eye is the story of Elaine Risley, a controversial painter who returns to Toronto, the city of her youth, for a retrospective of her art. Engulfed by vivid images of the past…

  • The Handmaid's Tale (Movie Tie-In)

    The Handmaid's Tale (Movie Tie-In)
    av Margaret Atwood

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780525435006

    Offred is a Handmaid in the Republic of Gilead. She may leave the home of the Commander and his wife once a day to walk to food markets whose signs are now pictures instead of words because women are no longer allowed to read. She must lie on her ba…

  • Rules of Betrayal

    Rules of Betrayal
    av Christopher Reich

    Pocket - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780307473813

    The most riveting novel yet in Christopher Reich's New York Times bestselling series--featuring Dr. Jonathan Ransom and his undercover-agent wife Emma, a dangerous woman with a mysterious past who has gone rogue in the high-stakes, serpentine world…

  • One Thousand and One Nights: A Retelling

    One Thousand and One Nights: A Retelling
    av Hanan Al-Shaykh

    Häftad - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780307948991

    Passed down over centuries from India, Persia, and across the Arab world, the mesmerizing stories of One Thousand and One Nights are related by the beautiful, young Shahrazad as she attempts to delay her execution. Retold in modern English by the ac…

  • The Robber Bride

    The Robber Bride
    av Margaret Atwood

    Häftad - 1998 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780385491037

    From the #1 New York Times bestselling author of The Handmaid's Tale One of Margaret Atwood's most unforgettable characters lurks at the center of this intricate novel like a spider in a web. The glamorous, irresistible, unscrupulous Zenia is nothin…

  • Beyond Einstein: The Cosmic Quest for the Theory of the Universe

    Beyond Einstein: The Cosmic Quest for the Theory of the Universe
    av Michio Kaku

    Häftad - 1995 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780385477819

    Beyond Einstein takes readers on an exciting excursion into the discoveries that have led scientists to the brightest new prospect in theoretical physics today -- superstring theory. What is superstring theory and why is it important? This revolutio…

  • Between East and West: Across the Borderlands of Europe

    Between East and West: Across the Borderlands of Europe
    av Anne Applebaum

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780525433187

    In the summer and fall of 1991, Anne Applebaum, Pulitzer Prize-winning author of Gulag and Iron Curtain, took a three month road trip through the freshly independent borderlands of Eastern Europe. She deftly weaves the harrowing history of the regio…

  • The Nine: Inside the Secret World of the Supreme Court

    The Nine: Inside the Secret World of the Supreme Court
    av Jeffrey Toobin

    Häftad - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781400096794

    Acclaimed journalist Jeffrey Toobin takes us into the chambers of the most important--and secret--legal body in our country, the Supreme Court, revealing the complex dynamic among the nine people who decide the law of the land. An institution at a m…

  • Dark Money: The Hidden History of the Billionaires Behind the Rise of the Radical Right

    Dark Money: The Hidden History of the Billionaires Behind the Rise of the Radical Right
    av Jane Mayer

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780307947901

    NATIONAL BESTSELLER ONE OF THE NEW YORK TIMES 10 BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR Who are the immensely wealthy right-wing ideologues shaping the fate of America today? From the bestselling author of The Dark Side, an electrifying work of investigative journ…

  • Toby's Room

    Toby's Room
    av Pat Barker

    Häftad - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780307387813

    A masterfully written World War I-era novel about the secrets between a brother and sister, from the Booker Prize-winning author of the Regeneration Trilogy. It is 1917, and Elinor Brooke, a young painter, is studying art in London while her belove…

  • The Mating Mind: How Sexual Choice Shaped the Evolution of Human Nature

    The Mating Mind: How Sexual Choice Shaped the Evolution of Human Nature
    av Geoffrey Miller
    (1 recension)

    Häftad - 2001 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780385495172

    At once a pioneering study of evolution and an accessible and lively reading experience, The Mating Mind marks the arrival of a prescient and provocative new science writer. Psychologist Geoffrey Miller offers the most convincing-and radical-explana…

  • Low Town

    Low Town
    av Daniel Polansky

    Häftad - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780307743343

    Drug dealers, hustlers, brothels, dirty politics, corrupt cops . . . and sorcery. Welcome to Low Town. In the forgotten back alleys and flophouses that lie in the shadows of Rigus, the finest city of the Thirteen Lands, you will find Low Town. It is…

  • Noonday

    Noonday
    av Pat Barker

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780345806246

    London, 1940. As bombs fall onto the blacked-out city, ambulance driver Elinor Brooke, working alongside former friend Kit Neville, races from bomb sites to hospitals, while her husband Paul Tarrant works as an air raid warden. Once fellow students…

  • An American Summer: Love and Death in Chicago

    An American Summer: Love and Death in Chicago
    av Alex Kotlowitz

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780804170918

    2020 J. ANTHONY LUKAS PRIZE WINNER From the bestselling author of There Are No Children Here, a richly textured, heartrending portrait of love and death in Chicago's most turbulent neighborhoods. The numbers are staggering: over the past twenty year…

  • Running to the Edge

    Running to the Edge
    av Matthew Futterman

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780525562573

    The story of visionary American running coach Bob Larsen's mismatched team of elite California runners who would win championships and Olympic glory in a decades-long pursuit of "the epic run." In the dusty hills above San Diego, Bob Larsen became…

  • Disaster Was My God: A Novel of the Outlaw Life of Arthur Rimbaud

    Disaster Was My God: A Novel of the Outlaw Life of Arthur Rimbaud
    av Bruce Duffy

    Häftad - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780307742865

    Arthur Rimbaud burst onto the literary scene in 1871 with a startling new voice, transforming himself from an anonymous country boy into the sensation of Paris. His explosive life included a passionate affair with the older (and married) poet Paul V…

  • Purgatorio

    Purgatorio
    av Dante

    Häftad - 2004 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780385497008

    A new verse translation of the second section of Dante's monumental epic, the Divine Comedy, chronicles the poet-narrator's odyssey, with the poet Virgil as his guide, up the Mount of Purgatory toward Paradise, in a new version that includes a detai…

  • Blood and Thunder: An Epic of the American West

    Blood and Thunder: An Epic of the American West
    av Hampton Sides

    Häftad - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781400031108

    The author of Ghost Soldiers examines the real-life story of America's Manifest Destiny and westward expansion, describing the forcible subjugation of Native American tribes that stood in the way, including the fierce and bloody battles against the…

  • The Wisdom of Crowds

    The Wisdom of Crowds
    av James Surowiecki

    Häftad - 2005 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780385721707

    In this fascinating book, New Yorker business columnist James Surowiecki explores a deceptively simple idea: Large groups of people are smarter than an elite few, no matter how brilliant--better at solving problems, fostering innovation, coming to w…

  • A Really Good Day: How Microdosing Made a Mega Difference in My Mood, My Marriage, and My Life

    A Really Good Day: How Microdosing Made a Mega Difference in My Mood, My Marriage, and My Life
    av Ayelet Waldman

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781101973721

    "Relentlessly honest and surprisingly funny." - The Washington Post "Genuinely brave and human." --The New York Times "Wildly brilliant." --Elle The true story of how a renowned writer's struggle with mood storms led her to try a remedy as drastic…

  • Contempt of Court: The Turn-Of-The-Century Lynching That Launched 100 Years of Federalism

    Contempt of Court: The Turn-Of-The-Century Lynching That Launched 100 Years of Federalism
    av Mark Curriden, Leroy Phillips

    Häftad - 2001 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780385720823

    In this profound and fascinating book, the authors revisit an overlooked Supreme Court decision that changed forever how justice is carried out in the United States. In 1906, Ed Johnson was the innocent black man found guilty of the brutal rape of N…

  • Wintering: A Novel of Sylvia Plath

    Wintering: A Novel of Sylvia Plath
    av Kate Moses

    Häftad - 2003 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781400035007

    A fictional account of the last months of Sylvia Plath's life and the painful creation of her Ariel poems finds her moving with her two children to London after divorcing Ted Hughes, who is saddened by her latest writings and who works to remind her…

  • Martin Luther: Selections from His Writing

    Martin Luther: Selections from His Writing
    av Martin Luther

    Häftad - 1958 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780385098762

    The development of Martin Luther's thought was both a symptom and moving force in the transformation of the Middle Ages into the modern world. Geographical discovery, an emerging scientific tradition, and a climate of social change had splintered th…

  • The Geometry of Holding Hands: An Isabel Dalhousie Novel (13)

    The Geometry of Holding Hands: An Isabel Dalhousie Novel (13)
    av Alexander McCall Smith

    Häftad - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780593081235

    Isabel finds herself entangled in some tricky familial and financial situations that will require all of her kindness, charm, and philosophical expertise to navigate. Just when Isabel and Jamie finally seem to have some time to connect and unwind, a…

  • Black Flags: The Rise of Isis

    Black Flags: The Rise of Isis
    av Joby Warrick

    Häftad - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780804168939

    WINNER OF THE PULITZER PRIZE - In a thrilling dramatic narrative, the award-winning reporter traces how the strain of militant Islam behind ISIS first arose in a remote Jordanian prison and spread with the unwitting aid of two American presidents. W…

  • Embracing the Beloved

    Embracing the Beloved
    av Stephen Levine

    Häftad - 1996 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780385425278

    Follows the natural progression work done with terminally ill patients, meditation, and dying by examining the realm of the human relationship--both romantic and familial

  • Paradiso

    Paradiso
    av Dante

    Häftad - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781400031153

    With his journeys through Hell and Purgatory complete, Dante is at last led by his beloved Beatrice to Paradise. Where his experiences in the Inferno and Purgatorio were arduous and harrowing, this is a journey of comfort, revelation, and, above all…

  • The Landmark Herodotus: The Histories

    The Landmark Herodotus: The Histories

    Häftad - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781400031146

    From the editor of the widely praised The Landmark Thucydides, a new Landmark Edition of The Histories by Herodotus. Cicero called Herodotus the father of history, and his only work, The Histories, is considered the first true piece of historical wr…

  • The Night of the Hunter

    The Night of the Hunter
    av DAVIS GRUBB

    Pocket - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781101910054

    The bestselling, National Book Award-finalist novel that inspired Charles Laughton's expressionist horror classic starring Robert Mitchum and Shelley Winters. Two young children, Pearl and John Harper, are being raised alone by their mother in Cres…

  • Stella: One Woman's True Tale of Evil, Betrayal, and Survival in Hitler's Germany

    Stella: One Woman's True Tale of Evil, Betrayal, and Survival in Hitler's Germany
    av Peter Wyden

    Häftad - 1993 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780385471794

    The story of Stella Goldschlag, whom Wyden knew as a child, and who later became notorious as a "catcher" in wartime Berlin, hunting down hundreds of hidden Jews for the Nazis. A harrowing chronicle of Stella's agonizing choice, her three murder tri…

  • Like Water for Chocolate: A Novel in Monthly Installments with Recipes, Romances, and Home Remedies

    Like Water for Chocolate: A Novel in Monthly Installments with Recipes, Romances, and Home Remedies
    av Laura Esquivel

    Häftad - 1995 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780385420174

    A combination fairy tale, melodrama, romance, Mexican cookbook, and home remedy handbook, the long-awaited trade paperback edition of the hugely popular best-seller includes the artwork from the hardcover version. Reprint.

  • The Challenge for Africa

    The Challenge for Africa
    av Wangari Maathai

    Häftad - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780307390288

    In this groundbreaking work, the Nobel Peace Prize-winner and founder of the Green Belt Movement offers a new perspective on the troubles facing Africa today. Too often these challenges are portrayed by the media in extreme terms connoting poverty,…

  • Interior Darkness: Selected Stories

    Interior Darkness: Selected Stories
    av Peter Straub

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781101971222

    Peter Straub, an American icon of horror, explores the deepest, shadow-filled corners of his imagination. Straub's world is made up of damaged people--from the righteous to the depraved, from the working class to the wealthy. No one and no place i…

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

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

    Häftad - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780525562641

    #1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER - OPRAH'S BOOK CLUB PICK 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. R…

  • The Next 100 Years: A Forecast for the 21st Century

    The Next 100 Years: A Forecast for the 21st Century
    av George Friedman

    Häftad - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780767923057

    Conventional analysis suffers from a profound failure of imagination. It imagines passing clouds to be permanent and is blind to powerful, long-term shifts taking place in full view of the world. --George FriedmanIn his long-awaited and provocative…

  • Say Nothing: A True Story of Murder and Memory in Northern Ireland

    Say Nothing: A True Story of Murder and Memory in Northern Ireland
    av Patrick Radden Keefe

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780307279286

    NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER - Winner of the National Book Critics Circle Award From the author of the New York Times bestseller Empire of Pain--a stunning, intricate narrative about a notorious killing in Northern Ireland and its devastating repercuss…

  • The Story of Zahra

    The Story of Zahra
    av Hanan Al-Shaykh

    Häftad - 1996 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780385472067

    Zahra's mother uses her as a cover for her meetings with a lover; Zahra's strict father mistreats her for being complicit in her mother's affair. Fleeing from Beirut in search of solace, Zahra stays with her uncle in West Africa--and then uses marri…

  • When the Emperor Was Divine

    When the Emperor Was Divine
    av Julie Otsuka

    Häftad - 2003 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780385721813

    A story told from five different points of view--a mother receiving the evacuation order, her daughter on the train ride to the camp, the son in the desert internment camp, the family's return home, and the final release of the father after years in…

  • Provinces of Night

    Provinces of Night
    av William Gay

    Häftad - 2002 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780385499286

    It's 1952, and E.F. Bloodworth is finally coming home to Ackerman's Field, Tennessee. Itinerant banjo picker and volatile vagrant, he's been gone ever since he gunned down a deputy thirty years before. Two of his sons won't be home to greet him: War…

  • Physics of the Impossible: A Scientific Exploration Into the World of Phasers, Force Fields, Teleportation, and Time Travel

    Physics of the Impossible: A Scientific Exploration Into the World of Phasers, Force Fields, Teleportation, and Time Travel
    av Michio Kaku

    Häftad - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780307278821

    Teleportation, time machines, force fields, and interstellar space ships--the stuff of science fiction or potentially attainable future technologies? Inspired by the fantastic worlds of Star Trek, Star Wars, and Back to the Future, renowned theoreti…

  • The Actor's Art and Craft

    The Actor's Art and Craft
    av William Esper

    Pocket - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780307279262

    William Esper, one of the leading acting teachers of our time, explains and extends Sanford Meisner's legendary technique, offering a clear, concrete, step-by-step approach to becoming a truly creative actor. Esper worked closely with Meisner for se…

  • Assholes: A Theory

    Assholes: A Theory
    av Aaron James

    Häftad - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780804171359

    What does it mean for someone to be an asshole? The answer is not obvious, despite the fact that we are often stuck dealing with people for whom there is no better name. We try to avoid them, but assholes are everywhereat work, at home, on the road,…

  • Palace Walk

    Palace Walk
    av Naguib Mahfouz

    Häftad - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780307947109

    Palace Walk is the first novel in Nobel Prize-winner Naguib Mahfouz s magnificent Cairo Trilogy, an epic family saga of colonial Egypt that is considered his masterwork. The novels of the Cairo Trilogy trace three generations of the family of tyrann…

  • The Map of Love

    The Map of Love
    av Ahdaf Soueif

    Häftad - 2000 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780385720113

    Booker Prize Finalist Here is an extraordinary cross-cultural love story that unfurls across Egypt, England, and the United States over the course of a century. Isabel Parkman, a divorced American journalist, has fallen in love with a gifted and di…

  • A Taste of Power

    A Taste of Power
    av Elaine Brown

    Pocket - 1993 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780385471077

    "A stunning picture of a black woman's coming of age in America. Put it on the shelf beside The Autobiography of Malcolm X." --Kirkus Reviews Elaine Brown assumed her role as the first and only female leader of the Black Panther Party with these wor…

  • The Inner Game of Music

    The Inner Game of Music
    av Barry Green, W. Timothy Gallwey, Barry Green

    Inbunden - 1986 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780385231268

    By the best-selling co-author of Inner Tennis, here's a book designed to help musicians overcome obstacles, help improve concentration, and reduce nervousness, allowing them to reach new levels of performing excellence and musical artistry.

  • The Edible Woman

    The Edible Woman
    av Margaret Atwood

    Häftad - 1998 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780385491068

    The novel that put the #1 New York Times bestselling author of The Handmaid's Tale on the literary map Margaret Atwood's first novel is both a scathingly funny satire of consumerism and a heady exploration of emotional cannibalism. Marian McAlpin…