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  • Crime and Punishment

    Crime and Punishment
    av Fyodor Dostoevsky

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781631495311

    So essential is Crime and Punishment (1866) to global literature and to our understanding of Russia that it was one of the three books Edward Snowden, while confined to the Moscow airport, was given to help him absorb the culture. In a work that bes…

  • S.P.Q.R: A History of Ancient Rome

    S.P.Q.R: A History of Ancient Rome
    av Mary Beard

    Häftad - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781631492228

    New York Times Bestseller A New York Times Notable Book Named one of the Best Books of the Year by the Wall Street Journal, the Economist, Foreign Affairs, and Kirkus Reviews Finalist for the National Book Critics Circle Award (Nonfiction) Shortlist…

  • Tales from the Ant World

    Tales from the Ant World
    av Edward O. Wilson

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781631495564

    "Ants are the most warlike of all animals, with colony pitted against colony," writes E.O. Wilson, one of the world's most beloved scientists, "their clashes dwarf Waterloo and Gettysburg." In Tales from the Ant World, two-time Pulitzer Prize-winner…

  • Lithium

    Lithium
    av Walter A. Brown

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781631497902

    From insulin comas and lobotomy to incarceration; those who suffered bipolar disorder endured dangerous, ineffective treatments for centuries until a breakthrough in the 1950s offered salvation. Lithium's efficacy at both ending and preventing manic…

  • Lithium

    Lithium
    av Walter A. Brown

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781631491993

    From insulin comas and lobotomy to incarceration; those who suffered bipolar disorder endured dangerous, ineffective treatments for centuries until a breakthrough in the 1950s offered salvation. Lithium's efficacy at both ending and preventing manic…

  • Jerusalem

    Jerusalem
    av Alan Moore

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781631494727

    An opulent mythology for those without a pot to piss in, through the labyrinthine streets and pages ofJerusalem tread ghosts that sing of wealth and poverty; of Africa, and hymns, and our threadbare millennium. They discuss English as a visionary la…

  • Jerusalem

    Jerusalem
    av Alan Moore

    Inbunden - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781631491344

    In the epic novel Jerusalem, Alan Moore channels both the ecstatic visions of William Blake and the theoretical physics of Albert Einstein through the hardscrabble streets and alleys of his hometown of Northampton, UK. In the half a square mile of d…

  • The Concept of Anxiety

    The Concept of Anxiety
    av Soren Kierkegaard

    Häftad - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781631490040

    First published in 1844, Soren Kierkegaard's concise treatise identified-long before Freud-anxiety as a profound human condition, portraying human existence largely as a constant struggle with our own spiritual identities.

  • The Concept of Anxiety

    The Concept of Anxiety
    av Soren Kierkegaard

    Inbunden - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780871407191

    Although Soren Kierkegaard's death in the fall of 1855 foreshadowed a lasting split between conservative Christians and young contemporaries who saw him as a revolutionary thinker, it was not until the turn of the twentieth century-and beyond the bo…

  • The Color of Law

    The Color of Law
    av Richard Rothstein

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781631494536

    Widely heralded as a "masterful" (The Washington Post) and "essential" (Slate) history of the modern American metropolis, Richard Rothstein's The Color of Law offers "the most forceful argument ever published on how federal, state, and local governm…

  • The Color of Law

    The Color of Law
    av Richard Rothstein

    Inbunden - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781631492853

    In this groundbreaking history of the modern American metropolis, Richard Rothstein, a leading authority on housing policy, explodes the myth that America's cities came to be racially divided through de facto segregation-that is, through individual…

  • Words Without Music: A Memoir

    Words Without Music: A Memoir
    av Philip Glass

    Häftad - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781631491436

    New York Times Bestseller An NPR Best Book of the Year Winner of the Chicago Tribune Literary Award Finalist for the Marfield Prize, National Award for Arts Writing "Reads the way Mr. Glass's compositions sound at their best: propulsive, with a surr…

  • Letters to a Young Scientist

    Letters to a Young Scientist
    av Edward O. Wilson

    Häftad - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780871403858

    Edward O. Wilson has distilled sixty years of teaching into a book for students, young and old. Reflecting on his coming-of-age in the South as a Boy Scout and a lover of ants and butterflies, Wilson threads these twenty-one letters, each richly ill…

  • Letters to a Young Scientist

    Letters to a Young Scientist
    av Edward O. Wilson

    Inbunden - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780871403773

    Edward O. Wilson has distilled sixty years of teaching into a book for students, young and old. Reflecting on his coming-of-age in the South as a Boy Scout and a lover of ants and butterflies, Wilson threads these twenty-one letters, each richly ill…

  • A People Betrayed: A History of Corruption, Political Incompetence and Social Division in Modern Spain

    A People Betrayed: A History of Corruption, Political Incompetence and Social Division in Modern Spain
    av Paul Preston

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780871408686

    The culmination of a half-century of historical investigation, A People Betrayed is not only a definitive history of modern Spain but also a compelling narrative that becomes a lens for understanding the challenges that virtually all democracies hav…

  • Shortest Way Home

    Shortest Way Home
    av Pete Buttigieg

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781631494369

    Once described by the Washington Post as "the most interesting mayor you've never heard of," Pete Buttigieg, the thirty-six-year-old Democratic mayor of South Bend, Indiana, has improbably emerged as one of the nation's most visionary politicians. F…

  • Why Does the World Exist?

    Why Does the World Exist?
    av Jim Holt

    Pocket - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780871403599

    Tackling the darkest question in all of philosophy with raffish erudition (Dwight Garner, New York Times), author Jim Holt explores the greatest metaphysical mystery of all: why is there something rather than nothing? This runaway bestseller, which…

  • The Collected Stories of Machado de Assis

    The Collected Stories of Machado de Assis
    av Joaquim Maria Machado De Assis

    Inbunden - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780871404961

    Widely acclaimed as the progenitor of twentieth-century Latin American fiction, Machado de Assis (1839-1908)--the son of a mulatto father and a washerwoman, and the grandson of freed slaves--was hailed in his lifetime as Brazil's greatest writer. Hi…

  • How To Make It in the New Music Business

    How To Make It in the New Music Business
    av Ari Herstand

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781631494796

    How to Make It in the New Music Business has become the go-to resource for "do it yourself" musicians eager to make a living in a turbulent industry. Inspiring thousands to stop waiting around for that "big break", Ari Herstand returns, maintaining…

  • The Drowned World

    The Drowned World
    av J. G. Ballard

    Häftad - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780871403629

    In the novel that catapulted him to international acclaim upon its publication in 1962, J.G. Ballard's mesmerizing and ferociously prescient The Drowned World imagines a terrifying future in which solar radiation and global warming has melted the ic…

  • Trust: America's Best Chance

    Trust: America's Best Chance
    av Pete Buttigieg

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781631498770

    Trust is essential to the foundation of America's democracy, asserts Pete Buttigieg, the former presidential candidate and South Bend mayor. Yet, in a century warped by terrorism, financial collapse, Trumpist populism, systemic racism, and now a glo…

  • Reynard the Fox

    Reynard the Fox

    Inbunden - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780871407368

    James Simpson's translation of the late-middle-English version restores Reynard as part of a tradition that extends to Animal Farm. With all new illustrations, "Reynard the Fox is the animal fable's version of Homer's Odyssey" (Stephen Greenblatt).

  • The Twenty Days of Turin

    The Twenty Days of Turin
    av Giorgio De Maria

    Inbunden - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781631492297

    In the spare wing of a church-run sanatorium, some zealous youths create "the Library," a space where lonely citizens can read one another's personal diaries and connect with like-minded souls in "dialogues across the ether." But when their scribbli…

  • The Golden Thread

    The Golden Thread
    av Kassia St Clair

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781631494802

    From colorful 30,000-year-old threads found on the floor of a Georgian cave to the Indian calicoes that sparked the Industrial Revolution, The Golden Thread weaves an illuminating story of human ingenuity. Design journalist Kassia St. Clair guides u…

  • Goethe: Life as a Work of Art

    Goethe: Life as a Work of Art
    av Rudiger Safranski

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781631494895

    Here, Rudiger Safranski sets his sights on the writer considered the Shakespeare of German literature. Goethe (1749-1832) awakened a burgeoning German nation and the European continent with his electrifying novel The Sorrows of Young Werther. Safran…

  • Shahnameh

    Shahnameh
    av Ferdowsi

    Inbunden - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781631494468

    Ferdowsi's classic poem Shahnameh is part myth, part history-beginning with the legend of the birth of the Persian nation and its tumultuous history, it contains magical birds and superhuman heroes and centuries-long battles. Written over 1,000 year…

  • The Conquest of Happiness

    The Conquest of Happiness
    av Bertrand Russell

    Häftad - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780871406736

    In The Conquest of Happiness, first published by Liveright in 1930, iconoclastic philosopher Bertrand Russell attempted to diagnose the myriad causes of unhappiness in modern life and chart a path out of the seemingly inescapable malaise so prevalen…

  • Half-Earth: Our Planet's Fight for Life

    Half-Earth: Our Planet's Fight for Life
    av Edward O. Wilson

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781631492525

    History is not a prerogative of the human species, Edward O. Wilson declares in 'Half-Earth'. Demonstrating that we blindly ignore the histories of millions of other species, Wilson warns us that a point of no return is imminent. Refusing to believe…

  • Afropessimism

    Afropessimism
    av Frank B. Wilderson

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781631496141

    A seminal work that combines ground-breaking philosophy with searing flights of memoir, Afropessimism presents the tenets of an increasingly influential intellectual movement that theorises blackness through the lens of perpetual slavery. Rather tha…

  • The Prison Letters of Nelson Mandela

    The Prison Letters of Nelson Mandela
    av Nelson Mandela

    Inbunden - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781631491177

    Arrested in 1962 as South Africa's apartheid regime intensified its brutal campaign against political opponents, forty-four-year-old lawyer and African National Congress activist Nelson Mandela had no idea that he would spend the next twenty-seven y…

  • The Knowledge Machine: How Irrationality Created Modern Science

    The Knowledge Machine: How Irrationality Created Modern Science
    av Michael Strevens

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781631491375

    "The Knowledge Machine is the most stunningly illuminating book of the last several decades regarding the all-important scientific enterprise." --Rebecca Newberger Goldstein, author of Plato at the GoogleplexA paradigm-shifting work, The Knowledge M…

  • AnOther E.E. Cummings

    AnOther E.E. Cummings
    av E. E. Cummings

    Häftad - 1999 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780871401748

    As a poet, Cummings was a pioneer not only in linguistic and typographic inventions, but also in sound and concrete poetry. But his prose is no less experimental; he wrote memoirs, essays, and fiction that are constantly provocative and often radica…

  • E. E. Cummings

    E. E. Cummings
    av E. E. Cummings

    Inbunden - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781631490415

    With a new introduction by Pulitzer Prize-winning poet Stephen Dunn, this redesigned and fully reset edition of Complete Poems collects and presents all the poems published or designated for publication by E.E. Cummings in his lifetime.

  • Pogrom

    Pogrom
    av Steven J. Zipperstein

    Inbunden - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781631492693

    So shattering were the after-effects of Kishinev, the rampage that broke out in Russia in April 1903, that one historian remarked that it was "nothing less than a prototype for the Holocaust itself". In three days of violence, 49 Jews were killed an…

  • Pogrom

    Pogrom
    av Steven J. Zipperstein

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781631495991

    So shattering were the after-effects of Kishinev, the rampage that broke out in Russia in April 1903, that one historian remarked that it was "nothing less than a prototype for the Holocaust itself". In three days of violence, 49 Jews were killed an…

  • S.P.Q.R: A History of Ancient Rome

    S.P.Q.R: A History of Ancient Rome
    av Mary Beard

    Inbunden - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780871404237

    Ancient Rome was an imposing city even by modern standards, a sprawling imperial metropolis of more than a million inhabitants, a "mixture of luxury and filth, liberty and exploitation, civic pride and murderous civil war" that served as the seat of…

  • How to Be a Victorian: A Dawn-To-Dusk Guide to Victorian Life

    How to Be a Victorian: A Dawn-To-Dusk Guide to Victorian Life
    av Ruth Goodman

    Häftad - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781631491139

    Lauded by critics, How to Be a Victorian is an enchanting manual for the insatiably curious, the the cheapest time-travel machine you ll find (NPR). Readers have fallen in love with Ruth Goodman, an historian who believes in getting her hands dirty.…

  • Jesus and John Wayne

    Jesus and John Wayne
    av Kristin Kobes Du Mez

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781631495731

    How did a libertine who lacks even the most basic knowledge of the Christian faith win 81 percent of the white evangelical vote in 2016? And why have white evangelicals become a presidential reprobate's staunchest supporters? These are among the que…

  • Jesus and John Wayne

    Jesus and John Wayne
    av Kristin Kobes Du Mez

    Häftad - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781631499050

    In Jesus and John Wayne, a seventy-five-year history of American evangelicalism, Kristin Kobes Du Mez demolishes the myth that white evangelicals "held their noses" in voting for Donald Trump. Revealing the role of popular culture in evangelicalism,…

  • Kim Jiyoung, Born 1982

    Kim Jiyoung, Born 1982
    av Cho Nam-Joo

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781631496707

    Longlisted - National Book Award (Translated Literature) A New York Times Notable Book of 2020 and Editors' Choice Selection Best Books of 2020 -- TIME Magazine, Chicago Public Library Vulture - Best Books of the Year (So Far) A fierce international…

  • Kim Jiyoung, Born 1982

    Kim Jiyoung, Born 1982
    av Cho Nam-Joo

    Häftad - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781631498671

  • Black Flags, Blue Waters: The Epic History of America's Most Notorious Pirates

    Black Flags, Blue Waters: The Epic History of America's Most Notorious Pirates
    av Eric Jay Dolin

    Inbunden - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781631492105

    Black Flags, Blue Waters reveals the dramatic history of American piracy's "Golden Age"-spanning the late 1600s through to the early 1700s-when lawless pirates plied the coastal waters of North America and beyond. Eric Jay Dolin illustrates how Amer…

  • Kingdom of Nauvoo

    Kingdom of Nauvoo
    av Benjamin E. Park

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781631494864

    Compared to the Puritans, Mormons have rarely gotten their due, treated as fringe cultists at best or marginalized as polygamists unworthy of serious examination at worst. In Kingdom of Nauvoo, the historian Benjamin E. Park excavates the brief life…

  • Reading Dante

    Reading Dante
    av Prue Shaw

    Häftad - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781631490064

    Keenly aware that thousands of books have been written about The Divine Comedy, Prue Shaw-one of the world's foremost Dante authorities-is convinced that an accessible, non-scholarly work that explicated Dante is needed. Just as Dante becomes a poet…

  • The Saddest Words

    The Saddest Words
    av Michael Gorra

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781631491702

    Michael Gorra asks provocative questions in this historic portrait of William Faulkner and his world. He explores whether William Faulkner should still be read in this new century and asks what his works tell us about the legacy of slavery and the A…

  • This America

    This America
    av Jill Lepore

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781631496417

    At a time of much despair over the future of liberal democracy, Harvard historian Jill Lepore makes a stirring case for the nation in This America. Since the end of the Cold War, Lepore writes, American historians have largely retreated from the ide…

  • Driving While Black

    Driving While Black
    av Gretchen Sorin

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781631495694

    It's hardly a secret that mobility has always been limited, if not impossible, for African Americans. Before the Civil War, masters confined their slaves to their property, while free black people found themselves regularly stopped, questioned, and…

  • Driving While Black

    Driving While Black
    av Gretchen Sorin

    Häftad - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781631498695

    Driving While Black demonstrates that the car-the ultimate symbol of independence and possibility-has always held particular importance for African Americans, allowing black families to evade the dangers presented by an entrenched racist society and…

  • Aliens Among Us

    Aliens Among Us
    av Daniel Kariko

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781631494260

    Over the course of his photography career, Daniel Kariko came to realise that many of his most stunning subjects could be found in his own home. Kariko utilises a combination of a Scanning Electron Microscope and optical Stereo Microscope to achieve…

  • The Annotated Memoirs of Ulysses S. Grant

    The Annotated Memoirs of Ulysses S. Grant
    av Ulysses S. Grant

    Inbunden - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781631492440

    Originally published in 1885 by Mark Twain, Ulysses S. Grant's landmark memoir has been annotated by Elizabeth Samet in this lavish edition. No previous edition combines such a sweep of historical and cultural contexts with the literary authority th…

  • Wild Thing: The Short, Spellbinding Life of Jimi Hendrix

    Wild Thing: The Short, Spellbinding Life of Jimi Hendrix
    av Philip Norman

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781631495892

    Over fifty years after his death, Jimi Hendrix (1942-1970) is celebrated as the greatest rock guitarist of all time. But before he was setting guitars and the world aflame, James Marshall Hendrix was a shy kid in Seattle, plucking at a broken ukulel…

  • Unrigged

    Unrigged
    av David Daley

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781631495755

    Following Ratf**ked, his "extraordinary timely and undeniably important" (New York Times Book Review) expose of how a small cadre of Republican operatives rigged American elections, David Daley emerged as one of the nation's leading authorities on g…

  • Unrigged

    Unrigged
    av David Daley

    Häftad - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781631498725

    Our country is dominated by a political party that has no interest in governing, and that seeks to entrench its power by limiting democracy-going so far as to force people to the polls in the middle of a pandemic. Yet there is hope, as best-selling…

  • My Life

    My Life
    av Isadora Duncan

    Häftad - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780871403186

    The visionary choreographer and dancer Isadora Duncan (1877-1927) not only revolutionized dance in the twentieth century but blazed a path for other visionaries who would follow in her wake. While many biographies have explored Duncan's crucial role…

  • The Dream of Enlightenment: The Rise of Modern Philosophy

    The Dream of Enlightenment: The Rise of Modern Philosophy
    av Anthony Gottlieb

    Inbunden - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780871404435

    Western philosophy is now two and a half millennia old, but much of it came in just two staccato bursts, each lasting only about 150 years. In his landmark survey of Western philosophy from the Greeks to the Renaissance, The Dream of Reason, Anthony…

  • The Dream of Enlightenment: The Rise of Modern Philosophy

    The Dream of Enlightenment: The Rise of Modern Philosophy
    av Anthony Gottlieb

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781631492969

    Western philosophy is now two and a half millennia old, but much of it came in just two staccato bursts, each lasting only about 150 years. In his landmark survey of Western philosophy from the Greeks to the Renaissance, The Dream of Reason, Anthony…

  • Let Them Eat Tweets: How the Right Rules in an Age of Extreme Inequality

    Let Them Eat Tweets: How the Right Rules in an Age of Extreme Inequality
    av Jacob S. Hacker, Paul Pierson

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781631496844

    The Republican Party appears to be divided between a tax-cutting old guard and a white-nationalist vanguard--and with Donald Trump's ascendance, the upstarts seem to be winning. Yet how are we to explain that, under Trump, the plutocrats have gotten…

  • Let Them Eat Tweets: How the Right Rules in an Age of Extreme Inequality

    Let Them Eat Tweets: How the Right Rules in an Age of Extreme Inequality
    av Jacob S. Hacker, Paul Pierson

    Häftad - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781631499036

    As Jacob S. Hacker and Paul Pierson powerfully demonstrate, the grave threats faced by American democracy did not start with Donald Trump, nor will they end with him--instead, they were created by a Republican Party that marries plutocracy and white…

  • The New Annotated H. P. Lovecraft

    The New Annotated H. P. Lovecraft
    av H. P. Lovecraft

    Inbunden - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780871404534

    "Howard Phillips Lovecraft is beginning to emerge as one of that tumultuous period's most critically fascinating and yet enigmatic figures", writes Alan Moore. But at the time of his death, Lovecraft was maligned by critics and ignored by the public…

  • The New Annotated H.P. Lovecraft

    The New Annotated H.P. Lovecraft
    av H. P. Lovecraft

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781631492631

    In 2014, The New Annotated H.P. Lovecraft was published and devoured by the Lovecraft community and general readers alike. The landmark volume included twenty-two stories but there are many others worthy of attention, including Lovecraft's favourite…

  • The Origins of Creativity

    The Origins of Creativity
    av Edward O. Wilson

    Inbunden - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781631493188

    In this profound and lyrical book, one of our most celebrated biologists offers a sweeping examination of the relationship between the humanities and the sciences: what they offer to each other, how they can be united, and where they still fall shor…

  • If Then: How the Simulmatics Corporation Invented the Future

    If Then: How the Simulmatics Corporation Invented the Future
    av Jill Lepore

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781631496103

    Longlisted - National Book Award (Nonfiction) Best Books of 2020 - Financial Times Best Books of Fall 2020: O, The Oprah Magazine, The Observer, Boston.com Most Anticipated Books of Fall 2020: TIMEA revelatory account of the Cold War origins of the…