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  • The Hundred Years' War on Palestine: A History of Settler Colonialism and Resistance, 1917-2017

    The Hundred Years' War on Palestine: A History of Settler Colonialism and Resistance, 1917-2017
    av Rashid Khalidi

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781627798556

    A landmark history of one hundred years of war waged against the Palestinians from the foremost US historian of the Middle East, told through pivotal events and family history In 1899, Yusuf Diya al-Khalidi, mayor of Jerusalem, alarmed by the Zionis…

  • Prairie Fires

    Prairie Fires
    av Caroline Fraser

    Inbunden - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781627792769

    Millions of readers of Little House on the Prairie believe they know Laura Ingalls - the pioneer girl who survived blizzards and near-starvation on the Great Plains, and the woman who wrote the famous autobiographical books. But the true stop/ of he…

  • The Arab of the Future 4: A Graphic Memoir of a Childhood in the Middle East, 1987-1992

    The Arab of the Future 4: A Graphic Memoir of a Childhood in the Middle East, 1987-1992
    av Riad Sattouf

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781250150660

    The penultimate installment in the bestselling French graphic memoir series--hailed as "exquisitely illustrated" and "irresistible"--covering the years of Riad Sattouf's adolescence, from 1987-1992. In the fourth volume of The Arab of the Future, li…

  • The Age of Illusions: How America Squandered Its Cold War Victory

    The Age of Illusions: How America Squandered Its Cold War Victory
    av Andrew Bacevich

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781250175083

    A thought-provoking and penetrating account of the post-Cold war follies and delusions that culminated in the age of Donald Trump from the bestselling author of The Limits of Power. When the Cold War ended with the fall of the Berlin Wall, the Washi…

  • Science Fictions: How Fraud, Bias, Negligence, and Hype Undermine the Search for Truth

    Science Fictions: How Fraud, Bias, Negligence, and Hype Undermine the Search for Truth
    av Stuart Ritchie

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781250222695

    An insider's view of science reveals why many scientific results cannot be relied upon - and how the system can be reformed. Science is how we understand the world. Yet failures in peer review and mistakes in statistics have rendered a shocking numb…

  • A People's History of American Empire

    A People's History of American Empire
    av Howard Zinn

    Häftad - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780805087444

    Adapted from the critically acclaimed chronicle of U.S. history, a study of American expansionism around the world is told from a grassroots perspective and provides an analysis of important events from Wounded Knee to Iraq, in a volume created in t…

  • Being Mortal: Medicine and What Matters in the End

    Being Mortal: Medicine and What Matters in the End
    av Atul Gawande

    Inbunden - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780805095159

    #1 New York Times Bestseller In Being Mortal, bestselling author Atul Gawande tackles the hardest challenge of his profession: how medicine can not only improve life but also the process of its ending Medicine has triumphed in modern times, transfo…

  • The Checklist Manifesto: How to Get Things Right

    The Checklist Manifesto: How to Get Things Right
    av Atul Gawande

    Inbunden - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780805091748

    The New York Times bestselling author of Better and Complications reveals the surprising power of the ordinary checklist We live in a world of great and increasing complexity, where even the most expert professionals struggle to master the tasks the…

  • A Peculiar Indifference: The Neglected Toll of Violence on Black America

    A Peculiar Indifference: The Neglected Toll of Violence on Black America
    av Elliott Currie

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781250769930

    A NEW YORK TIMES NOTABLE BOOK OF THE YEAR From Pulitzer Prize finalist Elliott Currie comes a devastating exploration of the extreme levels of violence afflicting Black communities, and a blueprint for addressing the crisis About 170,000 Black Amer…

  • Better: A Surgeon's Notes on Performance

    Better: A Surgeon's Notes on Performance
    av Atul Gawande

    Inbunden - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780805082111

    The surgeon-author of Complications explores the efforts of physicians to close the gap between best intentions and best performance in the face of seemingly insurmountable obstacles, discussing such topics as the ethical considerations of lethal in…

  • The Number Devil: A Mathematical Adventure

    The Number Devil: A Mathematical Adventure
    av Hans Magnus Enzensberger

    Häftad - 2000 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780805062991

    The international best-seller that makes mathematics a thrilling exploration In twelve dreams, Robert, a boy who hates math, meets a Number Devil, who leads him to discover the amazing world of numbers: infinite numbers, prime numbers, Fibonacci num…

  • A Demon-Haunted Land: Witches, Wonder Doctors, and the Ghosts of the Past in Post-WWII Germany

    A Demon-Haunted Land: Witches, Wonder Doctors, and the Ghosts of the Past in Post-WWII Germany
    av Monica Black

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781250225672

    A revelatory counterhistory of postwar Germany, not as a reborn democracy but as a nation convulsed by apocalyptic visions, witchcraft trials, and supernatural obsessions In the aftermath of World War II, a succession of mass supernatural events sw…

  • Soul City: Race, Equality, and the Lost Dream of an American Utopia

    Soul City: Race, Equality, and the Lost Dream of an American Utopia
    av Thomas Healy

    Inbunden - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781627798624

    A New York Times Book Review Editors' Choice The fascinating, forgotten story of the 1970s attempt to build a city dedicated to racial equality in the heart of "Klan Country" In 1969, with America's cities in turmoil and racial tensions high, civil…

  • A World Without Work: Technology, Automation, and How We Should Respond

    A World Without Work: Technology, Automation, and How We Should Respond
    av Daniel Susskind

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781250173515

    SHORTLISTED FOR THE FINANCIAL TIMES & MCKINSEY 2020 BUSINESS BOOK OF THE YEAR One of Fortune Best Books of the Year One of Inc. Best Business Books of the Year One of The Times (UK) Best Business Books of the Year A New York Times Book Review Editor…

  • Dragman

    Dragman
    av Steven Appleby

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781250172648

    WINNER OF SPECIAL JURY PRIZE AT 2021 FESTIVAL D'ANGOUL ME -- NAMED A BEST GRAPHIC NOVEL OF 2020 BY THE GUARDIAN From Britain's most loved comics artist comes a superhero epic like no other--an ordinary man gains superpowers by donning women's cloth…

  • Republic of Lies: American Conspiracy Theorists and Their Surprising Rise to Power

    Republic of Lies: American Conspiracy Theorists and Their Surprising Rise to Power
    av Anna Merlan

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781250231277

    A riveting tour through the landscape and meaning of modern conspiracy theories, exploring the causes and tenacity of this American malady, from Birthers to Pizzagate and beyond American society has always been fertile ground for conspiracy theories…

  • Republic of Lies: American Conspiracy Theorists and Their Surprising Rise to Power

    Republic of Lies: American Conspiracy Theorists and Their Surprising Rise to Power
    av Anna Merlan

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781250159052

    A riveting tour through the landscape and meaning of modern conspiracy theories, exploring the causes and tenacity of this American malady, from Birthers to Pizzagate and beyond. American society has always been fertile ground for conspiracy theorie…

  • Paying the Land

    Paying the Land
    av Joe Sacco

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781627799034

    NAMED A BEST BOOK OF 2020 BY THE NEW YORK TIMES, THE GUARDIAN, THE BROOKLYN RAIL, THE GLOBE AND MAIL, POP MATTERS, COMICS BEAT, AND PUBLISHERS WEEKLY From the "heir to R. Crumb and Art Spiegelman" (Economist), a masterful work of comics journalism…

  • Journalism

    Journalism
    av Joe Sacco

    Häftad - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780805097931

    "The images Sacco draws are so powerful that they burn deep into your retina and reconfigure how you see the world... Journalism displays Sacco at the top of his game." National Post (Toronto)Over the past decade, Joe Sacco has increasingly turned t…

  • The Crimean War: A History

    The Crimean War: A History
    av Orlando Figes

    Inbunden - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780805074604

    From "the great storyteller of modern Russian historians," ("Financial Times") the definitive account of the forgotten war that shaped the modern ageThe Charge of the Light Brigade, Florence Nightingale these are the enduring icons of the Crimean Wa…

  • Nine Pints: A Journey Through the Money, Medicine, and Mysteries of Blood

    Nine Pints: A Journey Through the Money, Medicine, and Mysteries of Blood
    av Rose George

    Inbunden - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781627796378

    An eye-opening exploration of blood, the lifegiving substance with the power of taboo, the value of diamonds and the promise of breakthrough science Blood carries life, yet the sight of it makes people faint. It is a waste product and a commodity p…

  • Racing Toward the Abyss: Conversations with James Peck

    Racing Toward the Abyss: Conversations with James Peck
    av Noam Chomsky, James Peck

    Häftad - 2022 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781250806055

    In Racing Toward the Abyss, a completely new set of interviews, Noam Chomsky addresses the interwoven crises we face today, and explores the promise of activism for confronting injustice...

  • My Body

    My Body

    Inbunden - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781250817860

  • The End of Bias: A Beginning: The Science and Practice of Overcoming Unconscious Bias

    The End of Bias: A Beginning: The Science and Practice of Overcoming Unconscious Bias
    av Jessica Nordell

    Inbunden - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781250186188

    The End of Bias is a transformative, groundbreaking exploration into how we can eradicate unintentional bias and discrimination, the great challenge of our age. Implicit bias: persistent, unintentional prejudiced behavior that clashes with our cons…

  • In the Midst of Civilized Europe: The Pogroms of 1918-1921 and the Onset of the Holocaust

    In the Midst of Civilized Europe: The Pogroms of 1918-1921 and the Onset of the Holocaust
    av Jeffrey Veidlinger

    Inbunden - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781250116253

    "The mass killings of Jews from 1918 to 1921 are a bridge between local pogroms and the extermination of the Holocaust. No history of that Jewish catastrophe comes close to the virtuosity of research, clarity of prose, and power of analysis of this…

  • Metro

    Metro
    av Magdy El Shafee, Chip Rossetti, Magdy El Shafee

    Pocket - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780805094886

    When Shihab runs afoul of a loan shark, all avenues of salvation in Mubarak's corrupt, oppressive Egypt are closed to him but one: robbing a bank. Things go wrong: In their blow against their crumbling society, Shihab and his friend Mustafa happen o…

  • Lifelines: A Doctor's Journey in the Fight for Public Health

    Lifelines: A Doctor's Journey in the Fight for Public Health
    av Leana Wen

    Inbunden - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781250186232

    From medical expert Leana Wen, MD, Lifelines is an insider's account of public health and its crucial role--from opioid addiction to global pandemic--and an inspiring story of her journey from struggling immigrant to being one of Time's 100 Most Inf…

  • The Passenger

    The Passenger
    av Ulrich Alexander Boschwitz

    Inbunden - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781250317148

    Hailed as a remarkable literary discovery, a lost novel of heart-stopping intensity and harrowing absurdity about flight and persecution in 1930s Germany Berlin, November 1938. Jewish shops have been ransacked and looted, synagogues destroyed. As st…

  • The Passenger

    The Passenger

    Häftad - 2022 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781250811288

    Hailed as a remarkable literary discovery, a lost novel of heart-stopping intensity and harrowing absurdity about flight and persecution in 1930s Germany Berlin, November 1938. Jewish shops have been ransacked and looted, synagogues destroyed. As st…

  • Somewhere in the Unknown World: A Collective Refugee Memoir

    Somewhere in the Unknown World: A Collective Refugee Memoir
    av Kao Kalia Yang

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781250296856

    From "an exceptional storyteller," Somewhere in the Unknown World is a collection of powerful stories of refugees who have found new lives in Minnesota's Twin Cities, told by the award-winning author of The Latehomecomer and The Song Poet. All over…

  • Democracy May Not Exist, But We'll Miss It When It's Gone

    Democracy May Not Exist, But We'll Miss It When It's Gone
    av Astra Taylor

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781250179845

    What is democracy really? What do we mean when we use the term? And can it ever truly exist? Astra Taylor, hailed as a "New Civil Rights Leader" by the Los Angeles Times, provides surprising answers. There is no shortage of democracy, at least in n…

  • Democracy May Not Exist, But We'll Miss It When It's Gone

    Democracy May Not Exist, But We'll Miss It When It's Gone
    av Astra Taylor

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781250231284

    What is democracy really? What do we mean when we use the term? And can it ever truly exist? Astra Taylor, hailed as a "New Civil Rights Leader" (LA Times), provides surprising answers. There is no shortage of democracy, at least in name, and yet it…

  • Footnotes in Gaza

    Footnotes in Gaza
    av Joe Sacco

    Häftad - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780805092776

    Sacco brings the conflict down to the most human level, allowing us to imagine our way inside it, to make the desperation he discovers, in some small way, our own.--Los Angeles Times Rafah, a town at the bottommost tip of the Gaza Strip, has long b…

  • Permanent Record

    Permanent Record
    av Edward Snowden

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781250237231

    NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER Edward Snowden, the man who risked everything to expose the US government's system of mass surveillance, reveals for the first time the story of his life, including how he helped to build that system and what motivated him…

  • Thin Blue Lie: The Failure of High-Tech Policing

    Thin Blue Lie: The Failure of High-Tech Policing
    av Matt Stroud

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781250260642

    "An incisive, muckraking expos of the 'police industrial complex.'"--The New York Times Book Review American law enforcement is a system in crisis. After explosive protests responding to police brutality and discrimination in Baltimore, Ferguson, an…

  • Thin Blue Lie: The Failure of High-Tech Policing

    Thin Blue Lie: The Failure of High-Tech Policing
    av Matt Stroud

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781250108296

    A wide-ranging investigation of how supposedly transformative technologies adopted by law enforcement have actually made policing worse--lazier, more reckless, and more discriminatoryAmerican law enforcement is a system in crisis. After explosive pr…

  • The Poisoned City: Flint's Water and the American Urban Tragedy

    The Poisoned City: Flint's Water and the American Urban Tragedy
    av Anna Clark

    Inbunden - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781250125149

    When the people of Flint, Michigan, turned on their faucets in April 2014, the water pouring out was poisoned with lead and other toxins. Through a series of disastrous decisions, the state government had switched the city's water supply to a source…

  • The Europeans: Three Lives and the Making of a Cosmopolitan Culture

    The Europeans: Three Lives and the Making of a Cosmopolitan Culture
    av Orlando Figes

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781627792141

    From the "master of historical narrative" (Financial Times), a dazzling, richly detailed, panoramic work--the first to document the genesis of a continent-wide European culture. The nineteenth century in Europe was a time of unprecedented artistic a…

  • Power Systems: Conversations on Global Democratic Uprisings and the New Challenges to U.S. Empire

    Power Systems: Conversations on Global Democratic Uprisings and the New Challenges to U.S. Empire
    av Noam Chomsky, David Barsamian

    Häftad - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780805096156

    A compelling new set of interviews on our changing and turbulent times with Noam Chomsky, one of the world's foremost thinkersIn this new collection of conversations, conducted from 2010 to 2012, Noam Chomsky explores the most immediate and urgent c…

  • The Arab of the Future 3: A Childhood in the Middle East, 1985-1987

    The Arab of the Future 3: A Childhood in the Middle East, 1985-1987
    av Riad Sattouf

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781627793537

    In the third installment of the acclaimed series, the Sattouf family begins to implode under the pressure of Hafez al-Assad's regime and the suffocation of their rural Syrian village. The Arab of the Future is the widely acclaimed, internationally b…

  • Soul City: Race, Equality, and the Lost Dream of an American Utopia

    Soul City: Race, Equality, and the Lost Dream of an American Utopia

    Häftad - 2022 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781250811264

    A New York Times Book Review Editors' Choice The fascinating, forgotten story of the 1970s attempt to build a city dedicated to racial equality in the heart of "Klan Country" In 1969, with America's cities in turmoil and racial tensions high, civil…

  • Washington Rules

    Washington Rules
    av Andrew J. Bacevich

    Pocket - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780805094220

    Hailed as "brilliant" ("The Washington Post"), "Washington Rules" is Andrew J. Bacevich's bestselling challenge to the conventional wisdom that American security requires the United States (and US alone) to maintain a permanent armed presence around…

  • Global Discontents

    Global Discontents
    av Noam Chomsky, Noam Chomsky, David Barsamian, Noam Chomsky

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781250146182

    In wide-ranging interviews with David Barsamian, his longtime interlocutor, Noam Chomsky asks us to consider "the world we are leaving to our grandchildren": one imperiled by the escalation of climate change and the growing potential for nuclear war…

  • We Meant Well: How I Helped Lose the Battle for the Hearts and Minds of the Iraqi People

    We Meant Well: How I Helped Lose the Battle for the Hearts and Minds of the Iraqi People
    av Peter Van Buren

    Häftad - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780805096811

    "One diplomat's darkly humorous and ultimately scathing assault on just about everything the military and State Department have done--or tried to do--since the invasion of Iraq. The title says it all."--The New York TimesCharged with rebuilding Iraq…

  • The Arab of the Future

    The Arab of the Future
    av Riad Sattouf

    Inbunden - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781627793445

    ln striking, virtuoso graphic style that captures both the immediacy of childhood and the fervour of political idealism, Riad Sattouf recounts his nomadic childhood growing up in rural France, Gaddafi's Libya, and Assad's Syria - but always under th…

  • Sunbelt Blues: The Failure of American Housing

    Sunbelt Blues: The Failure of American Housing
    av Andrew Ross

    Inbunden - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781250804228

    An eye-opening investigation of America's rural and suburban housing crisis, told through a searing portrait of precarious living in Disney World's backyard. Today, a minimum-wage earner can afford a one-bedroom apartment in only 145 out of 3,143 co…

  • On Consolation: Finding Solace in Dark Times

    On Consolation: Finding Solace in Dark Times
    av Michael Ignatieff

    Inbunden - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780805055214

    Timely and profound philosophical meditations on how great figures in history, literature, music, and art searched for solace while facing tragedies and crises, from the internationally renowned historian of ideas and Booker Prize finalist Michael I…

  • Sexual Justice: Supporting Victims, Ensuring Due Process, and Resisting the Conservative Backlash

    Sexual Justice: Supporting Victims, Ensuring Due Process, and Resisting the Conservative Backlash
    av Alexandra Brodsky

    Inbunden - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781250262547

    A pathbreaking work for the next stage of the #MeToo movement, showing how institutions can address sexual harms with fairness to both victims and the accused In the past few years, a remarkable number of sexual harassment victims have come forward…

  • The Song Poet: A Memoir of My Father

    The Song Poet: A Memoir of My Father
    av Kao Kalia Yang

    Inbunden - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781627794947

    From the author of "The Latehomecomer," a powerful memoir of her father, a Hmong song poet who sacrificed his gift for his children's future in AmericaIn the Hmong tradition, the song poet recounts the story of his people, their history and tragedie…

  • Lives Reclaimed: A Story of Rescue and Resistance in Nazi Germany

    Lives Reclaimed: A Story of Rescue and Resistance in Nazi Germany
    av Mark Roseman

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781627797870

    From the celebrated historian of Nazi Germany, the story of a remarkable but completely unsung group that risked everything to help the most vulnerable In the early 1920s amidst the upheaval of Weimar Germany, a small group of peaceable idealists be…

  • Europe Against the Jews, 1880-1945

    Europe Against the Jews, 1880-1945
    av Götz Aly

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781250170170

    From the award-winning historian of the Holocaust, Europe Against the Jews, 1880-1945 is the first book to move beyond Germany's singular crime to the collaboration of Europe as a whole. The Holocaust was perpetrated by the Germans, but it would not…

  • The Complex

    The Complex
    av Nick Turse

    Pocket - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780805089196

    "Fascinating, no matter where you place yourself on the ideological spectrum." "Wired"Now in paperback, a stunning breakdown of the modern military-industrial complex an omnipresent, hidden-in-plain-sight system of systems that penetrates all our li…

  • Base Nation

    Base Nation
    av David Vine

    Inbunden - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781627791694

    As David Vine demonstrates, the overseas bases raise geopolitical tensions and provoke widespread antipathy towards the United States. They also undermine American democratic ideals, pushing the U.S. into partnerships with dictators and perpetuating…

  • A Demon-Haunted Land: Witches, Wonder Doctors, and the Ghosts of the Past in Post-WWII Germany

    A Demon-Haunted Land: Witches, Wonder Doctors, and the Ghosts of the Past in Post-WWII Germany
    av Monica Black

    Häftad - 2022 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781250813855

    A revelatory counterhistory of postwar Germany, not as a reborn democracy but as a nation convulsed by apocalyptic visions, witchcraft trials, and supernatural obsessions In the aftermath of World War II, a succession of mass supernatural events sw…