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  • Hank Aaron and the Home Run That Changed America

    Hank Aaron and the Home Run That Changed America
    av Tom Stanton

    Häftad - 2005 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780060722906

    Baseball has witnessed more than 125,000 home runs. Many have altered the outcome of games, and some have decided pennants and become legend. But no dinger has had greater impact than Hank Aaron's 715th home run. His historic blast on April 8, 1974,…

  • Wonder When You'll Miss Me

    Wonder When You'll Miss Me
    av Amanda Davis

    Häftad - 2004 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780060534264

    Losing a considerable amount of weight in her attempt to commit suicide, sixteen-year-old Faith Duckle returns to the school where she had been tormented, haunted by painful memories and working to exact retribution from those who hurt her. Reprint.…

  • You Are Here: A Portable History of the Universe

    You Are Here: A Portable History of the Universe
    av Christopher Potter

    Häftad - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780061137877

    "You Are Here is not just physics for poets, but as close to poetry or music as science is ever likely to get. Christopher Potter's narrative is as imaginative, ingenious, and elegantly concise as it is user-friendly." -- Sylvia Nasar, author of A B…

  • Journal of the Dead

    Journal of the Dead
    av Jason Kersten

    Häftad - 2004 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780060959227

    I killed and buried my best friend today ...When authorities found Raffi Kodikian -- barely alive -- four days after he and his friend David Coughlin became lost in Rattlesnake Canyon, they made a grim and shocking discovery. Kodikian freely admitte…

  • Bonjour Tristesse

    Bonjour Tristesse
    av Francoise Sagan

    Häftad - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780061440793

    A sensational 1954 French novel that has become a contemporary classic - now in a P.S. edition, with the Diane Johnson introduction. Set against the translucent beauty of France in summer, Bonjour Tristesse is a bittersweet tale narrated by Cecile,…

  • The Annunciation of Francesca Dunn

    The Annunciation of Francesca Dunn
    av Janis Hallowell

    Häftad - 2005 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780060559205

    Believed to be a modern-day Holy Virgin, a shy teen fears the changes in her life while she longs for her absent father, in a tale also told from the viewpoints of a homeless man, her scientific-minded mother, and her troubled friend. A first novel.…

  • The Good Fight: Why Liberals---And Only Liberals---Can Win the War on Terror and Make America Great Again

    The Good Fight: Why Liberals---And Only Liberals---Can Win the War on Terror and Make America Great Again
    av Peter Beinart

    Häftad - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780060841607

    In this passionate, provocative book, Peter Beinart offers a bold new vision and sounds the call for liberals to revive the spirit that once swept America and inspired the world.

  • Physics and Philosophy: The Revolution in Modern Science

    Physics and Philosophy: The Revolution in Modern Science
    av Werner Heisenberg

    Häftad - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780061209192

    The seminal work by one of the most important thinkers of the twentieth century, Physics and Philosophy is Werner Heisenberg's concise and accessible narrative of the revolution in modern physics, in which he played a towering role. The outgrowth of…

  • Bottled Goods

    Bottled Goods
    av Sophie Van Llewyn

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780062979520

    Longlisted for the 2019 Women's Prize, this poignant, lyrical novel is set in 1970s Romania during Communist dictator Nicolae Ceausescu's regime--and depicts childhood, marriage, family, and identity in the face of extreme obstacles.Alina yearns for…

  • Power Plays: Win or Lose--How History's Great Political Leaders Play the Game

    Power Plays: Win or Lose--How History's Great Political Leaders Play the Game
    av Dick Morris

    Häftad - 2003 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780060004446

    Dick Morris is one of the frankest and most incisive political observers in America today. A fiercely intelligent presidential advisor and a popular columnist and political analyst for the Fox News Channel, Morris now brings his brilliant strategic…

  • Only One Year: A Memoir

    Only One Year: A Memoir
    av Svetlana Alliluyeva

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780062442628

    "Among the great Russian autobiographical works: Herzen, Kropotkin, Tolstoy's Confession." --Edmund Wilson, The New YorkerAfter the success of her New York Times bestselling childhood memoir Twenty Letters to a Friend, Josef Stalin's daughter Svetla…

  • Stonepicker & the Book of Mirrors

    Stonepicker & the Book of Mirrors
    av Frieda Hughes

    Häftad - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780060564520

    A new collection of unusually intimate poems by the highly acclaimed poet Frieda Hughes, Daughter of Sylvia Plath and Ted Hughes

  • Things You Should Know: A Collection of Stories

    Things You Should Know: A Collection of Stories
    av A. M. Homes

    Häftad - 2003 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780060520137

    A collection of stories by a contributing editor to Vanity Fair and other prominent publications considers such topics as human desires, memories, the need for connection, adolescent sexuality, and finding oneself. Reaer's Guide available. Reprint.…

  • Alexander Hamilton: A Life

    Alexander Hamilton: A Life
    av Willard Sterne Randall

    Häftad - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780060954666

    An illuminating account of one of the most ingenious and complex founders of our nation traces his life, from his birth on the Caribbean island of Nevis in 1755 to his untimely demise in a duel in Weehawken, New Jersey, in 1804, highlighting his man…

  • All Our Shimmering Skies

    All Our Shimmering Skies
    av Trent Dalton

    Häftad - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780063075610

  • Oscar Micheaux: The Great and Only

    Oscar Micheaux: The Great and Only
    av Patrick McGilligan

    Häftad - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780060731403

    Oscar Micheaux was the Jackie Robinson of film, the black D. W. Griffith--a bigger-than-life American folk hero whose important life story has been nearly forgotten today. The son of freed slaves, he roamed America as a Pullman porter before making…

  • Baseball Americana: Treasures from the Library of Congress

    Baseball Americana: Treasures from the Library of Congress
    av Harry Katz, Frank Ceresi, Phil Michel

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780062841506

  • The Poetry of Our World: An International Anthology of Contemporary Poetry

    The Poetry of Our World: An International Anthology of Contemporary Poetry
    av Ed J. Paine

    Häftad - 2001 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780060951931

    Here is a capacious and sparkling gathering of poems, an anthology that extends its reach from the English-speaking world to Asia, Africa, Europe, and Latin America. This unique volume includes such well-known figures as Pablo Neruda, Anna Akhmatova…

  • The Neal Pollack Anthology of American Literature: The Collected Writings of Neal Pollack

    The Neal Pollack Anthology of American Literature: The Collected Writings of Neal Pollack
    av Neal Pollack

    Häftad - 2002 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780060004538

    Neal Pollack has been the Greatest Living American Writer across six decades, seven continents, and ten wives. He has won the Pulitzer Prize, the Booker Prize, the PEN/Faulkner Award (twice), and the Premio Simon Bolivar for contributions to the peo…

  • Seek: Reports from the Edges of America & Beyond

    Seek: Reports from the Edges of America & Beyond
    av Denis Johnson

    Häftad - 2002 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780060930479

    Part political disquisition, part travel journal, part self-exploration, Seek is a collection of essays and articles in which Denis Johnson essentially takes on the world. And not an obliging, easygoing world either; but rather one in which horror a…

  • A Simple Habana Melody

    A Simple Habana Melody
    av Oscar Hijuelos

    Häftad - 2003 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780060928698

    It is 1947, and Israel Levis, a Cuban composer whose life had once been a dream of music, love, and sadness, returns to Cuba after being mistakenly imprisoned during the Nazi occupation of France.When Levis arrives back in Habana, his mind returns t…

  • True Love

    True Love
    av Sarah Gerard

    Häftad - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780062937414

  • Eating My Words: An Appetite for Life

    Eating My Words: An Appetite for Life
    av Mimi Sheraton

    Häftad - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780060501105

    A top restaurant critic discusses such topics as the origins of her passion for travel and food writing, her career with The New York Times and other respected publications, her efforts to balance her work and family responsibilities, and her battle…

  • Kapitoil

    Kapitoil
    av Teddy Wayne

    Häftad - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780061873218

    "Teddy Wayne has written a brilliant book. Karim Issar is one of the freshest, funniest heroes I've come across in a long time." -- Ben Fountain, bestselling author of Brief Encounters with Che Guevara "An innovative and incisive meditation on the w…

  • Everything Is Wrong with Me: A Memoir of an American Childhood Gone, Well, Wrong

    Everything Is Wrong with Me: A Memoir of an American Childhood Gone, Well, Wrong
    av Jason Mulgrew

    Häftad - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780061766657

    "People who grow up like this tend to become agoraphobics, serial killers, or really funny writers. Mulgrew, I think - hope? - is the last of these three things. His stories of childhood made me laugh out loud." -- Rob McElhenney, star, creator, and…

  • Correcting the Landscape

    Correcting the Landscape
    av Marjorie Kowalski Cole

    Häftad - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780060786076

    The editor of a small weekly newspaper in Fairbanks, Alaska, Gus Traynor is an independent spirit whose idealism has survived numerous tests. When big business interests threaten the breathtaking wilderness he cherishes, he joins forces with his bes…

  • The Secrets Between Us

    The Secrets Between Us
    av Thrity Umrigar

    Häftad - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780063138971

  • Four Souls

    Four Souls
    av Louise Erdrich

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780060935221

    Journeying to Minneapolis, where she plans to avenge the loss of her family's land to a deceptive, wealthy white man, a young Native American woman finds herself entangled within a complex relationship. By the author of Tracks and The Master Butcher…

  • Spring Moon: A Novel of China

    Spring Moon: A Novel of China
    av Bette Bao Lord

    Häftad - 2004 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780060599751

    At a time of mystery and cruelty ... in an ancient land of breathtaking beauty and exotic surprise ... a courageous woman triumphs over her world's ultimate tragedy.Behind the garden walls of the House of Chang, pampered daughter Spring Moon is born…

  • The Way of the World: A Story of Truth and Hope in an Age of Extremism

    The Way of the World: A Story of Truth and Hope in an Age of Extremism
    av Ron Suskind

    Häftad - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780061430633

    From Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist and bestselling author Ron Suskind comes an astonishing investigation of how America lost its way and the nation's daily struggle to reclaim the moral authority upon which its survival depends. Tracking down hi…

  • A Reunion of Ghosts

    A Reunion of Ghosts
    av Judith Claire Mitchell

    Häftad - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780062355898

    A NATIONAL JEWISH BOOK AWARD FINALIST"The Alter sisters are mordant, wry, and crystalline in wit and vision; it is a tremendous pleasure to rocket through generations of their family histories with them." --Lauren Groff, New York Timesbestselling au…

  • The Intimate Lives of the Founding Fathers

    The Intimate Lives of the Founding Fathers
    av Thomas Fleming

    Häftad - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780061139130

    In The Intimate Lives of the Founding Fathers from Smithsonian Books, historian Thomas Fleming, author of The Perils of Peace, offers a fresh look at the critical role of women in the lives of Washington, Franklin, Adams, Jefferson, Hamilton, and Ma…

  • The Dog Who Rescues Cats: True Story of Ginny, the

    The Dog Who Rescues Cats: True Story of Ginny, the
    av Philip Gonzalez

    Häftad - 1996 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780060927806

    Philip Gonzalez had lost all interest in living after an industrial accident left him disabled. A friend suggested he adopt a dog.Reluctantly he went to the shelter, where Ginny, a badly abused one-year-old pup, quickly won him over. Philip realized…

  • The Great Upheaval: America and the Birth of the Modern World, 1788-1800

    The Great Upheaval: America and the Birth of the Modern World, 1788-1800
    av Jay Winik

    Häftad - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780060083144

    It is an era that redefined history. As the 1790s began, a fragile America teetered on the brink of oblivion, Russia towered as a vast imperial power, and France plunged into revolution. But in contrast to the way conventional histories tell it, non…

  • A Father's Law

    A Father's Law
    av Richard Wright

    Häftad - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780061349164

    Written shortly before and left unfinished at the time of his death and published for the first time, a masterful novel by the author of Native Son explores one man's conflict over his dual roles as a black police officer and father, especially afte…

  • Caribou Island

    Caribou Island
    av David Vann

    Häftad - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780061875731

    "Dazzling.... Vann knows the darkness but he writes from the compassionate light of art. This is an essential book." --Robert Olen Butler, Pulitzer Prize-winning author of A Good Scent from a Strange Mountain "Exceptional....An unflinching portrait…

  • The Other Civil War: Slavery and Struggle in Civil War America

    The Other Civil War: Slavery and Struggle in Civil War America
    av Howard Zinn

    Häftad - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780062079008

    The Other Civil War offers historian and activist Howard Zinn's view of the social and civil background of the American Civil War--a view that is rarely provided in standard historical texts. Drawn from his New York Times bestseller A People's Histo…

  • Fly-Fishing the 41st: From Connecticut to Mongolia and Home Again: A Fisherman's Odyssey

    Fly-Fishing the 41st: From Connecticut to Mongolia and Home Again: A Fisherman's Odyssey
    av James Prosek

    Häftad - 2004 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780060555924

    A travelogue and fishing memoir by the author of The Complete Angler follows his round-the-world tour along the globe's forty-first parallel, a journey that took him from his Connecticut hometown to such places as the minefields of the Balkans and t…

  • Music of the Mill

    Music of the Mill
    av Luis J Rodriguez

    Häftad - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780060560775

    In a story of three generations of an American family who built their lives around a decaying, late-twentieth-century steel industry, thirty-year-old Azucena Salcido struggles with the cancer death of her father, the racial polarization of their com…

  • Alfred Kazin's America: Critical and Personal Writings

    Alfred Kazin's America: Critical and Personal Writings
    av Alfred Kazin

    Häftad - 2004 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780060512767

    Over the course of sixty years, Alfred Kazin's writings confronted virtually all of our major imaginative writers, from Emerson to Emily Dickinson to James Wright and Joyce Carol Oates -- including such unexpected figures as Lincoln, William James,…

  • Goodbye Without Leaving

    Goodbye Without Leaving
    av Laurie Colwin

    Häftad - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780063046443

    "Poignant and hilarious . . . . Irresistible." -- Washington PostOne of the most beloved novels from the critically acclaimed novelist Laurie Colwin, Goodbye Without Leaving explores a woman's attempts to reconcile her rock-and-roll past with her si…

  • The Partnership: Five Cold Warriors and Their Quest to Ban the Bomb

    The Partnership: Five Cold Warriors and Their Quest to Ban the Bomb
    av Philip Taubman

    Häftad - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780061744075

    Offering a clear analysis of the danger of nuclear terrorism and how it can be prevented, The Partnership sheds light on one of the most divisive security issues facing Washington today. Award-winning New York Times journalist Philip Taubman illumin…

  • Her Turn

    Her Turn
    av Katherine Ashenburg

    Häftad - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780063084445

  • The Extinction Club: A Tale of Deer, Lost Books, and a Rather Fine Canary Yellow Sweater

    The Extinction Club: A Tale of Deer, Lost Books, and a Rather Fine Canary Yellow Sweater
    av Robert Twigger

    Häftad - 2003 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780060535964

    For one thousand years, the Milu -- an exotic species of deer with the neck of a camel, horns of a stag, feet of a cow, and tail of a donkey -- existed only in the Chinese emperor's private park in Beijing. But in the nineteenth century, a Basque mi…

  • The Most Beautiful Walk in the World

    The Most Beautiful Walk in the World
    av John Baxter

    Häftad - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780062165091

  • Lamentable Journey of Omaha Bigelow Into the Impenetrable Loisaida Jungle

    Lamentable Journey of Omaha Bigelow Into the Impenetrable Loisaida Jungle
    av Edgardo Vega Yunque

    Häftad - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780060846800

    From one of the most powerful voices in contemporary fiction comes a fantastic adventure through the concrete jungle of New York CityFailed in all his career aspirations, recently laid off from Kinko's, and burdened with a frustrating anatomical sho…

  • The Art of War

    The Art of War
    av Sun Tzu, J. H. Huang

    Häftad - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780061351419

    The landmark translation, based on the Linyi text that predates all previous versions by 1,000 years.There is no doubt that J. H. Huang's new translation of Sun-tzu will be valuable to scholars of military art for many years to come. . . . An impor…

  • The Small Backs of Children

    The Small Backs of Children
    av Lidia Yuknavitch

    Häftad - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780062383259

    National BestsellerA masterful literary talent explores the treacherous, often violent borders between war and sex, love and art.With the flash of a camera, one girl's life is shattered, and a host of others altered forever. . .In a war-torn village…

  • Listening Below the Noise: The Transformative Power of Silence

    Listening Below the Noise: The Transformative Power of Silence
    av Anne D. LeClaire

    Häftad - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780061353369

    "Listening Below the Noise offers readers the possibility of finding grace and peace in the natural world and in ourselves. Elegant and honest... one of those rare books that finds its way into our hearts, and stays there." -- Ann Hood, author of Th…

  • War by Candlelight: Stories

    War by Candlelight: Stories
    av Daniel Alarcon

    Häftad - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780060594800

    " Alarc n's] tales, set largely in the hardscrabble world of Lima, build with all the power of a Flannery O'Connor story: a gentle enough start, an innocent setting, and before long the reader is adrift in a drama that defies the imagination--with c…