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  • Black Box Thinking

    Black Box Thinking
    av Matthew Syed

    Pocket - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781473613805

    The Sunday Times No.1 Bestseller From the Bestselling Author of Bounce What links the Mercedes Formula One team with Google? What links Team Sky and the aviation industry? What connects James Dyson and David Beckham? They are all Black Box Thinkers…

  • Birds of a Feather

    Birds of a Feather
    av Jacqueline Winspear

    Pocket - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780719566240

    'A terrific mystery . . . Both intriguing and full of suspense' Observer London, 1929. Joseph Waite is a man who knows what he wants. With his Havana cigars and Savile Row suits, he is one of Britain's wealthiest men. And the last thing he needs is…

  • Dead Lions

    Dead Lions
    av Mick Herron

    Pocket - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781473674196

    *Soon to be a TV series starring Oscar-award winning actor Gary Oldman as Jackson Lamb* 'The new king of the spy thriller' Mail on Sunday 'Razor-sharp prose, fully formed characters and an underlying pathos make this series the most exciting develop…

  • Extraterrestrial

    Extraterrestrial
    av Avi Loeb

    Inbunden - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781529304824

    'An astronomical Sherlock Holmes' WASHINGTON POST 'Visionary' STEPHEN GREENBLATT 'Compelling . . . The book is not so much a claim for one object as an argument for a more open-minded approach to science - a combination of humility and wonder' NEW…

  • The Golden Thread

    The Golden Thread
    av Kassia St Clair

    Pocket - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781473659056

    ** A RADIO 4 BOOK OF THE WEEK ** 'Fascinating . . . The history of the world through the eye of a needle . . . I recommend this book to anyone' THE SPECTATOR 'A charming, absorbing and history that takes us on a journey from the silk roads to sports…

  • The Golden Thread

    The Golden Thread
    av Kassia St Clair

    Inbunden - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781473659032

    ** A RADIO 4 BOOK OF THE WEEK **'Fascinating . . . The history of the world through the eye of a needle . . . I recommend this book to anyone' THE SPECTATOR 'A charming, absorbing history that takes us on a journey from the silk roads to sportswear,…

  • The Great Game

    The Great Game
    av Peter Hopkirk

    Pocket - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780719564475

    For nearly a century the two most powerful nations on earth, Victorian Britain and Tsarist Russia, fought a secret war in the lonely passes and deserts of Central Asia. Those engaged in this shadowy struggle called it 'The Great Game', a phrase immo…

  • Surprise, Kill, Vanish

    Surprise, Kill, Vanish
    av Annie Jacobsen

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781529378528

    THE USA TODAY BESTSELLER 'As fast paced as a thriller' Fred Burton, Stratfor Talks' Pen and Sword Podcast 'Jacobsen here presents a tour de force exploring the CIA's paramilitary activities...this excellent work feels like uncovering the tip of the…

  • Surprise, Kill, Vanish

    Surprise, Kill, Vanish
    av Annie Jacobsen

    Pocket - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781529378559

    THE USA TODAY BESTSELLER 'As fast paced as a thriller' Fred Burton, Stratfor Talks' Pen and Sword Podcast 'Jacobsen here presents a tour de force exploring the CIA's paramilitary activities...this excellent work feels like uncovering the tip of the…

  • Slow Horses

    Slow Horses
    av Mick Herron

    Pocket - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781473674189

    *Picked as a 'best thriller of the last decade' by The Times* *Soon to be a TV series starring Oscar-award winning actor Gary Oldman as Jackson Lamb* 'The new king of the spy thriller' Mail on Sunday 'Razor-sharp prose, fully formed characters and a…

  • Maisie Dobbs

    Maisie Dobbs
    av Jacqueline Winspear

    Pocket - 2005 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780719566226

    A favorite mystery series of Hillary Clinton (as mentioned in What Happened, The New York Times Book Review, and New York Magazine) A New York Times Notable Book of the Year Agatha Award Winner for Best First Novel Macavity Award Winner for Best Fir…

  • Change

    Change
    av Damon Centola

    Inbunden - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781529373363

    'A remarkable and important guide to effecting change in our individual lives, businesses, societies - and beyond' JONAH BERGER, bestselling author of Contagious How did movements like the Arab Spring and Black Lives Matter take off when they did?…

  • What is Real?

    What is Real?
    av Adam Becker

    Pocket - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781473661363

    Every physicist agrees quantum mechanics is among humanity's finest scientific achievements. But ask what it means, and the result will be a brawl. For a century, most physicists have followed Niels Bohr's Copenhagen interpretation and dismissed que…

  • What is Real?

    What is Real?
    av Adam Becker

    Inbunden - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781473661356

    Every physicist agrees quantum mechanics is among humanity's finest scientific achievements. But ask what it means, and the result will be a brawl. For a century, most physicists have followed Niels Bohr's Copenhagen interpretation and dismissed que…

  • Animal Languages

    Animal Languages
    av Eva Meijer

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781473677678

    'A rich compendium of incidents, anecdotes and studies illustrating the linguistic abilities of animals . . . a rewarding book' Sunday Times Dolphins and parrots call each other by their names. Fork tailed drongos mimic the calls of other animals t…

  • All Girls

    All Girls
    av Emily Layden

    Inbunden - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781529330083

    A tender and unflinching portrait of modern adolescence told through the shifting perspectives of nine female students, All Girls explores what it means to grow up in a place that promises you the world - when the world still isn't yours for the tak…

  • Real Tigers

    Real Tigers
    av Mick Herron

    Pocket - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781473674202

    *Picked as a 'best thriller of all time' by The Times* *Soon to be a TV series starring Oscar-award winning actor Gary Oldman as Jackson Lamb* 'The new king of the spy thriller' Mail on Sunday 'Razor-sharp prose, fully formed characters and an under…

  • Word Perfect

    Word Perfect
    av Susie Dent

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781529311518

    'Susie Dent is a one-off. She breathes life and fun into words and language' Pam Ayres 'Susie Dent is a national treasure' Richard Osman Welcome to a year of wonder with Susie Dent, lexicographer, logophile, and longtime queen of Countdown's Diction…

  • Flood of Fire

    Flood of Fire
    av Amitav Ghosh

    Pocket - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780719569029

    The thrilling climax to the Ibis trilogy that began with the phenomenal Booker-shortlisted Sea of Poppies. It is 1839 and tension has been rapidly mounting between China and British India following the crackdown on opium smuggling by Beijing. With…

  • Paris 1919

    Paris 1919
    av Margaret MacMillan

    Pocket - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781529325263

    Previously published as Peacemakers Between January and July 1919, after the war to end all wars, men and women from all over the world converged on Paris for the Peace Conference. At its heart were the leaders of the three great powers - Woodrow Wi…

  • River of Smoke

    River of Smoke
    av Amitav Ghosh

    Pocket - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780719568893

    'As hypnotic as an opium dream and pretty unputdownable' Daily Mail In September 1838 a storm blows up on the Indian Ocean and the Ibis, a ship carrying a consignment of convicts and indentured laborers from Calcutta to Mauritius, is caught up in th…

  • The Deficit Myth

    The Deficit Myth
    av Stephanie Kelton

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781529352528

    THE SUNDAY TIMES BESTSELLER 'The tools we desperately need to build a safe future for all. Read it' Naomi Klein 'This book is going to be influential' Financial Times 'A rock star in her field' The Times 'Convincingly overturns conventional wisdom'…

  • Mister Pip

    Mister Pip
    av Lloyd Jones

    Pocket - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780719569944

    Shortlisted for the Man Booker Prize'Lloyd Jones brings to life the transformative power of fiction . . . This is a beautiful book' Sunday Times'You cannot pretend to read a book. Your eyes will give you away. So will your breathing. A person entran…

  • Nose Dive

    Nose Dive
    av Harold Mcgee

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780340963227

    A TIMES BOOK OF THE YEAR 2020 BEST BOOKS OF 2020: SCIENCE - FINANCIAL TIMES SHORTLSTED FOR THE ANDRE SIMON AWARD The long awaited new book from Harold McGee, winner of the André Simon Food Book of the Year & the James Beard Award. What is smell?…

  • The Invention of Nature

    The Invention of Nature
    av Andrea Wulf

    Pocket - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781848549005

    WINNER OF THE 2015 COSTA BIOGRAPHY AWARD WINNER OF THE ROYAL SOCIETY SCIENCE BOOK PRIZE 2016 'A thrilling adventure story' Bill Bryson 'Dazzling' Literary Review 'Brilliant' Sunday Express 'Extraordinary and gripping' New Scientist 'A superb biogra…

  • The Secret Lives of Colour

    The Secret Lives of Colour
    av Kassia St Clair

    Inbunden - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781473630819

    'A mind-expanding tour of the world without leaving your paintbox. Every colour has a story, and here are some of the most alluring, alarming, and thought-provoking. Very hard painting the hallway magnolia after this inspiring primer.' Simon Garfiel…

  • The Catch

    The Catch
    av Mick Herron

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781529331677

    If life in the Intelligence Service has taught John Bachelor anything, it's to keep his head down. Especially now, when he's living rent-free in a dead spook's flat. So he's not delighted to be woken at dawn by a pair of Regent's Park's heavies, loo…

  • Pol Pot

    Pol Pot
    av Philip Short

    Pocket - 2005 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780719565694

    Pol Pot was an idealistic, reclusive figure with great charisma and personal charm. He initiated a revolution whose radical egalitarianism exceeded any other in history. But in the process, Cambodia desended into madness and his name became a byword…

  • It's Trevor Noah: Born a Crime

    It's Trevor Noah: Born a Crime
    av Trevor Noah

    Pocket - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781529318760

    ADAPTED FOR YOUNG READERS The host of The Daily Show, Trevor Noah, tells the story of growing up mixed race in South Africa under and after apartheid in this young readers' adaptation of his bestselling adult memoir Born a Crime: Stories from a Sou…

  • Sicily

    Sicily
    av John Julius Norwich

    Storpocket - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781848548978

    'Sicily is the key to everything' Johann Wolfgang von Goethe The author of the classic book on Venice turns his sights to Sicily in this beautiful book full of maps and colour photographs. 'I discovered Sicily almost by mistake . . .We drove as far…

  • Hot Stew

    Hot Stew
    av Fiona Mozley

    Inbunden - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781529327205

    'Ambitious, clever, brilliant and very funny . . . If Elmet announced the arrival of a bright new voice in British literature, Hot Stew confirms Mozley as a writer of extraordinary empathic gifts' Observer 'A dazzling Dickensian tale . . . In an ag…

  • Hot Stew

    Hot Stew
    av Fiona Mozley

    Pocket - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781529327243

    'Ambitious, clever, brilliant and very funny . . . If Elmet announced the arrival of a bright new voice in British literature, Hot Stew confirms Mozley as a writer of extraordinary empathic gifts' Observer 'A dazzling Dickensian tale . . . In an ag…

  • Futureproof

    Futureproof
    av Kevin Roose

    Inbunden - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781529304732

    'Kevin Roose provides a clear, compelling strategy for surviving the next wave of technology with our jobs - and souls - intact... Futureproof is the survival guide you need' Charles Duhigg, The Power of Habit In this timely, counterintuitive, and h…

  • Down Cemetery Road

    Down Cemetery Road
    av Mick Herron

    Pocket - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781473646971

    'Good characterisation, dialogue and a well-paced narrative make this confident first novel frighteningly plausible' Daily Telegraph When a house explodes in a quiet Oxford suburb and a young girl disappears in the aftermath, Sarah Tucker - a young…

  • Mama's Boy

    Mama's Boy
    av Dustin Lance Black

    Pocket - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781473665453

    SHORTLISTED FOR THE 2020 POLARI PRIZE 'A magnificent achievement . . . I cannot remember a book where I cried so often. Brave, insightful, unflinching, funny, sad, triumphant . . . everything. And both a warning and a hope for the times to come' ST…

  • Mama's Boy

    Mama's Boy
    av Dustin Lance Black

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781473665446

    SHORTLISTED FOR THE 2020 POLARI PRIZE 'A magnificent achievement . . . I cannot remember a book where I cried so often. Brave, insightful, unflinching, funny, sad, triumphant . . . everything. And both a warning and a hope for the times to come' ST…

  • A Million Little Pieces

    A Million Little Pieces
    av James Frey
    (1 recension)

    Pocket - 2004 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780719561023

    In 'A Million Little Pieces', James Frey tells his story of drug and alcohol abuse and rehabilitation. He brings readers face-to-face with a provocative, new understanding of the nature of addiction and the meaning of recovery. James Frey wakes up o…

  • A Million Little Pieces

    A Million Little Pieces
    av James Frey

    Pocket - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781529316186

    Released in 2019 as a major motion picture starring Aaron Taylor-Johnson, Billy Bob Thornton and Juliette Lewis 'Inspirational and essential' Bret Easton Ellis, author of American Psycho 'Poignant and tragic' The Spectator 'Easily the most remarkabl…

  • London Rules

    London Rules
    av Mick Herron

    Pocket - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781473657403

    *Soon to be a TV series starring Oscar-award winning actor Gary Oldman as Jackson Lamb* 'The new king of the spy thriller' Mail on Sunday 'Razor-sharp prose, fully formed characters and an underlying pathos make this series the most exciting develop…

  • London Rules

    London Rules
    av Mick Herron

    Inbunden - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781473657373

    SHORTLISTED FOR THE CWA GOLD DAGGER AND IAN FLEMING STEEL DAGGER 'The UK's new spy master' Sunday Times London Rules might not be written down, but everyone knows rule one. Cover your arse. Regent's Park's First Desk, Claude Whelan, is learning thi…

  • Caging Skies

    Caging Skies
    av Christine Leunens

    Pocket - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781529396355

    THE INSPIRATION FOR THE OSCAR-NOMINATED MOTION PICTURE 'JOJO RABBIT' NOMINATED FOR 6 ACADEMY AWARDS INCLUDING BEST PICTURE AND BEST ADAPTED SCREENPLAY This extraordinary novel is seen through the eyes of Johannes, an avid member of the Hitler Youth…

  • Caging Skies

    Caging Skies
    av Christine Leunens

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781529396348

    THE INSPIRATION FOR THE OSCAR-NOMINATED MOTION PICTURE 'JOJO RABBIT' * ACADEMY AWARD WINNER FOR BEST ADAPTED SCREENPLAY * BAFTA WINNER: BEST ADAPTED SCREENPLAY * NOMINATED FOR 6 OSCARS INCLUDING BEST PICTURE AND BEST ADAPTED SCREENPLAY* 'Leunens sai…

  • White Gold

    White Gold
    av Giles Milton

    Pocket - 2005 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780340794708

    This is the forgotten story of the million white Europeans, snatched from their homes and taken in chains to the great slave markets of North Africa to be sold to the highest bidder. Ignored by their own governments, and forced to endure the harshes…

  • An Incomplete Revenge

    An Incomplete Revenge
    av Jacqueline Winspear

    Pocket - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780719569616

    1931. Maisie Dobbs' new case takes her investigation into the pastoral beauty of the Kent Weald where acts of arson, theft and vandalism around the village of Heronsdene have gone suspiciously unreported for more than a decade. With the country in t…

  • The Club

    The Club
    av Jonathan Clegg

    Pocket - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781473699588

    An excellent recap, with wonderful access and forensic detail on the Premier League's rise to global alpha status... All told with an arch sense of humour The GuardianHow did English football - once known for its stale pies, bad book-keeping and hoo…

  • The Club

    The Club
    av Jonathan Clegg

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781473699519

    SHORTLISTED FOR TELEGRAPH FOOTBALL BOOK OF THE YEAR 2019 A fascinating book, by two witty and meticulous sports writers Sunday Times A jaunty journey through the past quarter of a century in English football The Times Magnificent ... Witty, pacy, t…

  • Among the Mad

    Among the Mad
    av Jacqueline Winspear

    Pocket - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780719569913

    Christmas Eve, 1931. On the way to see a client, Maisie Dobbs witnesses a man commit suicide on a busy London street. The following day, the Home Secretary receives a letter threatening a massive loss of life if certain demands are not met. Maisie i…

  • Auntie Poldi and the Lost Madonna

    Auntie Poldi and the Lost Madonna
    av Mario Giordano

    Pocket - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781529329407

    There's only one Auntie Poldi: bewigged, cursing in Bavarian, and knocking back a wee shot of grappa as a pre-breakfast aperitif ... or is there? No one is as they seem (and sound) in this hilarious new mystery featuring Sicily's sultriest sleuth. S…

  • A Time of Gifts

    A Time of Gifts
    av Patrick Leigh Fermor

    Pocket - 2004 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780719566950

    In 1933, at the age of 18, Patrick Leigh Fermor set out on an extraordinary journey by foot - from the Hook of Holland to Constantinople. A Time of Gifts is the first volume in a trilogy recounting the trip, and takes the reader with him as far as H…

  • A Time of Gifts

    A Time of Gifts
    av Patrick Leigh Fermor

    Inbunden - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781529369496

    'Nothing short of a masterpiece' JAN MORRIS '[This] gloriously ornate account of that epic journey is a classic' ROBERT MACFARLANE 'Not only is this journey one of physical adventure but of cultural awakening. Architecture, art, genealogy, quirks…

  • Succeed at Psychometric Testing

    Succeed at Psychometric Testing
    av Bernice Walmsley

    Pocket - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780340969274

    Are you about to attend an interview or assessment centre for a new job, or are you being considered for promotion or training? If that means the daunting prospect of sitting psychometric tests then this book contains plenty of preparation exercises…

  • The Story of San Michele

    The Story of San Michele
    av Axel Munthe

    Pocket - 2004 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780719566998

    This 'dream-laden and spooked' (Marina Warner, London Review of Books) story is to many one of the best-loved books of the twentieth century. Munthe spent many years working as a doctor in Southern Italy, labouring unstintingly during typhus, choler…

  • Civilisation

    Civilisation
    av Kenneth Clark

    Pocket - 2005 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780719568442

    Kenneth Clark's sweeping narrative looks at how Western Europe evolved in the wake of the collapse of the Roman Empire, to produce the ideas, books, buildings, works of art and great individuals that make up our civilisation. The author takes us fro…

  • Ataturk

    Ataturk
    av Andrew Mango

    Pocket - 2004 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780719565922

    This biography of Atatürk aims to strip away the myth to show the complexities of the man beneath. Born plain Mustafa in Ottoman Salonica in 1881, he trained as an army officer but was virtually unknown until 1919, when he took the lead in thwarting…

  • The Blood Miracles

    The Blood Miracles
    av Lisa McInerney

    Pocket - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781444798920

    The second novel from the author of the Baileys Prize-winning The Glorious Heresies 'Fast paced, compelling, and thrilling, Lisa McInerney writes the type of fiction that is both beautifully crafted and immensely enjoyable' Louise O'Neill 'The Blood…

  • The Blood Miracles

    The Blood Miracles
    av Lisa McInerney

    Inbunden - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781444798890

    The second novel from the author of the Baileys Prize-winning The Glorious Heresies 'Devastatingly brilliant' SALLY ROONEY 'Fast paced, compelling, and thrilling, Lisa McInerney writes the type of fiction that is both beautifully crafted and immens…

  • The Adventures of Alexander von Humboldt

    The Adventures of Alexander von Humboldt
    av Andrea Wulf

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781473668317

    Meet Alexander von Humboldt: the great lost scientist, visionary, thinker and daring explorer; the man who first predicted climate change, who has more things named after him than anyone else (including a sea on the moon), and who has inspired gener…

  • Pardonable Lies

    Pardonable Lies
    av Jacqueline Winspear

    Pocket - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780719567360

    London, 1930. Maisie Dobbs, the renowned psychologist and investigator, receives a most unusual request. She must prove that Sir Cecil Lawton's son Ralph really is dead. This is a case that will challenge Maisie in unexpected ways, for Ralph Lawton…

  • How To

    How To
    av Randall Munroe

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781473680326

    The world's most entertaining and useless self-help guide, from the brilliant mind behind the wildly popular webcomic xkcd and the million-selling What If? and Thing Explainer Randall Munroe is . . . 'Nerd royalty' Ben Goldacre 'Totally brilliant' T…

  • Lou Reed

    Lou Reed
    av Anthony DeCurtis

    Pocket - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781444794601

    A GUARDIAN AND CHOICE BOOK OF THE YEAR 'A walk on the wild side with the alt-rock pioneer' GQ 'DeCurtis is well placed to trace Reed's five-decade career, drawing on insider knowledge but skilfully balancing it with detailed research and fascinating…

  • Lou Reed

    Lou Reed
    av Anthony DeCurtis

    Inbunden - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781444794588

    A GUARDIAN AND CHOICE BOOK OF THE YEAR 'A walk on the wild side with the alt-rock pioneer ' GQ 'DeCurtis is well placed to trace Reed's five-decade career, drawing on insider knowledge but skilfully balancing it with detailed research and fascinatin…

  • Farsighted

    Farsighted
    av Steven Johnson

    Pocket - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781473693456

    Plenty of books offer useful advice on how to get better at making quick-thinking, intuitive choices. But what about more consequential decisions, the ones that affect our lives for years, or centuries, to come? Our most powerful stories revolve aro…

  • Farsighted

    Farsighted
    av Steven Johnson

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781473693463

    Plenty of books offer useful advice on how to get better at making quick-thinking, intuitive choices. But what about more consequential decisions, the ones that affect our lives for years, or centuries, to come? Our most powerful stories revolve aro…