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  • The Rise of the Ultra Runners: A Journey to the Edge of Human Endurance

    The Rise of the Ultra Runners: A Journey to the Edge of Human Endurance
    av Adharanand Finn

    Häftad - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781643135991

    An electrifying look inside the wild world of extreme distance running. Once the reserve of only the most hardcore enthusiasts, ultra running is now a thriving global industry, with hundreds of thousands of competitors each year. But is the rise of…

  • Meghan and Harry: The Real Story

    Meghan and Harry: The Real Story
    av Lady Colin Campbell

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781643136745

    **A Wall Street Journal bestseller** This blockbuster narrative provides the first behind-the-scenes, authoritative account of the Duke and Duchess of Sussex's marriage, by the New York Times bestselling author of Diana in Private. The fall from pop…

  • The Science of Middle-earth

    The Science of Middle-earth

    Inbunden - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781643136165

    The surprising and illuminating look at how Tolkien's love of science and natural history shaped the creation of his Middle Earth, from its flora and fauna to its landscapes. The world J.R.R. Tolkien created is one of the most beloved in all of lite…

  • Amazon Woman

    Amazon Woman
    av Darcy Gaechter

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781643133140

    Part memoir, part feminist manifesto, Amazon Woman shows what incredible feats we are capable of and will encourage people, especially women, across all backgrounds and ages to find the courage and strength to live the life they’ve imagined. T…

  • A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to Stockholm

    A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to Stockholm
    av Robert J. Lefkowitz

    Inbunden - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781643136387

    The rollicking memoir from the cardiologist turned legendary scientist and winner of the Nobel Prize that revels in the joy of science and discovery. Like Richard Feynman in the field of physics, Dr. Robert Lefkowitz is also known for being a large…

  • The Court Dancer

    The Court Dancer
    av Kyung-Sook Shin

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781643132525

    Set during the dramatic final years of the Korean Empire, the new novel from Man Asian Literary Prize winner Kyung-Sook Shin features a mysterious dancer caught up in the dizzying sweep of history. When a novice French diplomat arrives for an audie…

  • Rosemary's Baby

    Rosemary's Baby
    av Ira Levin

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781681774664

    Rosemary Woodhouse and her struggling actor husband Guy move into the Bramford, an old New York City apartment building with an ominous reputation and mostly elderly residents. Neighbors Roman and Minnie Castavet soon come nosing around to welcome t…

  • The Big Gold Dream

    The Big Gold Dream
    av Chester Himes

    Häftad - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781933648842

    Chester Himes, the greatest hardboiled crime writer since Raymond Chandler, is back in print with Pegasus Books. After arriving on the American literary scene with novels of scathing social protest like If He Hollers Let Him Go and The Lonely Crusad…

  • The Hidden Lives of Tudor Women: A Social History

    The Hidden Lives of Tudor Women: A Social History
    av Elizabeth Norton

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781681778044

    The turbulent Tudor Age never fails to capture the imagination. But what was it truly like to be a woman during this era? The Tudor period conjures up images of queens and noblewomen in elaborate court dress; of palace intrigue and dramatic politics…

  • The Three Musketeers

    The Three Musketeers
    av Alexandre Dumas

    Inbunden - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781681776149

    In March of 1844, the Parisian paper The Century began publishing installments of a new tale by France’s favorite author, Alexandre Dumas. Week after week readers thrilled to the adventures of the brave and clever d’Artagnan and his loya…

  • The Three Musketeers

    The Three Musketeers
    av Alexandre Dumas

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781643130408

    In March of 1844, the Parisian paper The Century began publishing installments of a new tale by France’s favorite author, Alexandre Dumas. Week after week readers thrilled to the adventures of the brave and clever d’Artagnan and his loya…

  • Sugar: The World Corrupted: From Slavery to Obesity

    Sugar: The World Corrupted: From Slavery to Obesity
    av James Walvin

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781643132303

    The modern successor to Sweetness and Power, James Walvin's Sugar is a rich and engaging work on a topic that continues to change our world. How did sugar grow from prize to pariah? Acclaimed historian James Walvin looks at the history of our colle…

  • The Accidental Homo Sapiens

    The Accidental Homo Sapiens
    av Ian Tattersall

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781643130262

    When you think of evolution, the picture that most likely comes to mind is a straight-forward progression, the iconic illustration of a primate morphing into a proud, upright human being. But in reality, random events have played huge roles in deter…

  • Berlin: The Story of a City

    Berlin: The Story of a City
    av Barney White-Spunner

    Inbunden - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781643137223

    The intoxicating history of an extraordinary city and her people--from the medieval kings surrounding Berlin's founding to the world wars, tumult, and reunification of the twentieth century. There has always been a particular fervor about Berlin, a…

  • The Betrayal of Mary, Queen of Scots: Elizabeth I and Her Greatest Rival

    The Betrayal of Mary, Queen of Scots: Elizabeth I and Her Greatest Rival
    av Kate Williams

    Inbunden - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781643130002

    From the New York Times bestselling author of Becoming Queen Victoria, a new history of Mary Queen of Scots and Elizabeth I that reveals how the most important relationship of their life--their friendship--changed them forever. Elizabeth and Mary we…

  • They Are Already Here

    They Are Already Here
    av Sarah Scoles

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781643133058

    More than half a century since Roswell, UFOs have been making headlines once again. On December 17, 2017, the New York Times ran a front-page story about an approximately five-year Pentagon program called the Advanced Aerospace Threat Identification…

  • Moby Dick

    Moby Dick
    av Herman Melville

    Inbunden - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781681778488

    Every reader knows the obsessive story of Captain Ahab and the famous white whale. Moby Dick is the great American novel, a monument of literature. Based on the events depicted in the “Narrative of the Most Extraordinary and Distressing Shipwr…

  • The Beautiful Race: The Story of the Giro d'Italia

    The Beautiful Race: The Story of the Giro d'Italia
    av Colin O'Brien

    Inbunden - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781681776644

    A celebration of the Giro d'Italia in all its kaleidoscopic glory after more than one-hundred stagings of this glorious race. Born out of tumult in 1909, the Giro d'Italia helped unite a divided Italy. Since then, it has reflected it's home country-…

  • The Anglo-Saxons: A History of the Beginnings of England: 400 - 1066

    The Anglo-Saxons: A History of the Beginnings of England: 400 - 1066
    av Marc Morris

    Inbunden - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781643133126

    A sweeping and original history of the Anglo-Saxons by national bestselling author Marc Morris. Sixteen hundred years ago Britain left the Roman Empire and swiftly fell into ruin. Grand cities and luxurious villas were deserted and left to crumble,…

  • The Russian Pink

    The Russian Pink
    av Matthew Hart

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781643135502

    An explosive debut featuring renowned diamond expert caught in a web of deception and malice while trying to uncover the secrets behind the most expensive diamond in the world. When "The Russian Pink"—a stunningly large rose-hued diamond&mdas…

  • Albert and the Whale: Albrecht Dürer and How Art Imagines Our World

    Albert and the Whale: Albrecht Dürer and How Art Imagines Our World
    av Philip Hoare

    Inbunden - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781643137261

    An illuminating exploration of the intersection between life, art and the sea from the award-winning author of The Whale. In 1520, Albrecht D rer, the most celebrated artist in Northern Europe, sailed to Zeeland to see a whale. A central figure of t…

  • The Story of Egypt

    The Story of Egypt
    av Joann Fletcher

    Pocket - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781681774565

    Fletcher uncovers some fascinating revelations: new evidence shows that women became pharaohs on at least ten occasions; and that the ancient Egyptians built the first Suez Canal and then circumnavigated Africa. From Ramses II's penchant for dying h…

  • The Complete Macrobiotic Diet

    The Complete Macrobiotic Diet
    av Denny Waxman

    Häftad - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781605986661

    In this superb volume of his core values and practices of the macrobiotic lifestyle, acclaimed expert Denny Waxman offers readers a fresh, balanced approach "to loving yourself from the inside out" as a way of life to nourish body, mind, and spirit.…

  • The Werewolf of Paris

    The Werewolf of Paris
    av Guy Endore

    Häftad - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781605984575

    The werewolf is one of the great iconic figures of horror in folklore, legend, film, and literature. And connoisseurs of horror fiction know that The Werewolf of Paris is a cornerstone work. Endore’s classic novel has not only withstood the te…

  • The Art of the English Murder: From Jack the Ripper and Sherlock Holmes to Agatha Christie and Alfred Hitchcock

    The Art of the English Murder: From Jack the Ripper and Sherlock Holmes to Agatha Christie and Alfred Hitchcock
    av Lucy Worsley

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781605989099

    Murder--a dark, shameful deed, the last resort of the desperate or a vile tool of the greedy. And a very strange obsession. But where did this fixation develop? And what does it tell us about ourselves?Our fascination with crimes like these became…

  • Son of Rosemary

    Son of Rosemary
    av Ira Levin

    Häftad - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781605981116

    The modern master of suspense Ira Levin returns to the horror of his 1967 ground-breaking novel Rosemary's Baby with this darkly comic sequel set at the dawn of the millennium. Thirty-three years ago, Rosemary gave birth to the Devil's child while u…

  • How the Zebra Got Its Stripes

    How the Zebra Got Its Stripes
    av Léo Grasset

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781681777559

    Why do giraffes have such long necks? Why are zebras striped? And why does the clitoris of the female hyena exactly resemble and in most respects function like the male's penis?Deploying the latest scientific research and his own extensive observati…

  • Sex Robots and Vegan Meat: Adventures at the Frontier of Birth, Food, Sex, and Death

    Sex Robots and Vegan Meat: Adventures at the Frontier of Birth, Food, Sex, and Death
    av Jenny Kleeman

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781643135724

    A timely investigation into the forces that are driving innovation in the four core areas of human experience: birth, food, sex, and death. In Sex Robots & Vegan Meat, award-winning journalist and documentary-maker Jenny Kleeman takes us on a journe…

  • Agrippina: The Most Extraordinary Woman of the Roman World

    Agrippina: The Most Extraordinary Woman of the Roman World
    av Emma Southon

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781643136103

    Sister of Caligula. Wife of Claudius. Mother of Nero. The story of Agrippina, at the center of imperial power for three generations, is the story of the Julio-Claudia dynasty--and of Rome itself, at its bloody, extravagant, chaotic, ruthless, and po…

  • Agrippina: The Most Extraordinary Woman of the Roman World

    Agrippina: The Most Extraordinary Woman of the Roman World
    av Emma Southon

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781643130781

    Sister of Caligula. Wife of Claudius. Mother of Nero. The story of Agrippina, at the center of imperial power for three generations, is the story of the Julio-Claudia dynasty--and of Rome itself, at its bloody, extravagant, chaotic, ruthless, and po…

  • Lantern Rouge: The Last Man in the Tour de France

    Lantern Rouge: The Last Man in the Tour de France
    av Max Leonard

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781681771366

    Froome, Wiggins, Mercks --we know the winners of the Tour de France, but Lanterne Rouge tells the forgotten, often inspirational, and occasionally absurd stories of the last-placed rider. We learn of stage winners and former yellow jerseys who taste…

  • The Boys from Brazil

    The Boys from Brazil
    av Ira Levin

    Häftad - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781605981307

    Thus Ira Levin opens one of the strangest and most masterful novels of his career. Why has Mengele marked a number of harmless aging men for murder? What is the hidden link that binds them? What interest can they possibly hold for their killers: si…

  • The Edge of the World: A Cultural History of the North Sea and the Transformation of Europe

    The Edge of the World: A Cultural History of the North Sea and the Transformation of Europe
    av Michael Pye

    Häftad - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781681772066

    Saints and spies, pirates and philosophers, artists and intellectuals: they all criss-crossed the grey North Sea in the so-called "dark ages," the years between the fall of the Roman Empire and the beginning of Europe's mastery over the oceans. Now…

  • Eartha & Kitt

    Eartha & Kitt
    av Kitt Shapiro

    Inbunden - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781643137544

    A luminous and inspiring portrait of a Black pioneer and artistic force—Eartha Kitt—and one of the most moving mother/daughter stories in Hollywood history. In this unique combination of memoir and cultural history, we come to know one o…

  • On Call in the Arctic: A Doctor's Pursuit of Life, Love, and Miracles in the Alaskan Frontier

    On Call in the Arctic: A Doctor's Pursuit of Life, Love, and Miracles in the Alaskan Frontier
    av Thomas J. Sims

    Inbunden - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781681778518

    An extraordinary memoir recounting the adventures of a young doctor stationed in the Alaskan bush. The fish-out-of-water stories of Northern Exposure and Doc Martin meet the rough-and-rugged setting of The Discovery Channel's Alaskan Bush People in…

  • On Call in the Arctic: A Doctor's Pursuit of Life, Love, and Miracles in the Alaskan Frontier

    On Call in the Arctic: A Doctor's Pursuit of Life, Love, and Miracles in the Alaskan Frontier
    av Thomas J. Sims

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781643133409

    The fish-out-of-water stories of Northern Exposure and Doc Martin meet the rough-and-rugged setting of the Discovery Channel's Alaskan Bush People in Thomas J. Sims's On Call in the Arctic, where the author relates his incredible experience saving l…

  • In Byron's Wake

    In Byron's Wake
    av Miranda Seymour

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781643133546

    A masterful portrait of two remarkable women, revealing how two turbulent lives were always haunted by the dangerously enchanting, quicksilver spirit of that extraordinary father whom Ada never knew: Lord Byron. In 1815, the clever and courted Annab…

  • The Shipwreck Hunter: A Lifetime of Extraordinary Discoveries on the Ocean Floor

    The Shipwreck Hunter: A Lifetime of Extraordinary Discoveries on the Ocean Floor
    av David L. Mearns

    Inbunden - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781681777603

    This gripping memoir by the world's foremost marine geologist is an enthralling blend of maritime history, popular science, and Clive Cussler-style adventure. David L. Mearns has discovered some of the world's most fascinating and elusive shipwrecks…

  • A Good Place to Hide: How One French Community Saved Thousands of Lives in World War II

    A Good Place to Hide: How One French Community Saved Thousands of Lives in World War II
    av Peter Grose

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781681771243

    Nobody asked questions, nobody demanded money. Villagers lied, covered up, procrastinated, and concealed, but most importantly they welcomed.This is the story of an isolated community in the upper reaches of the Loire Valley that conspired to save t…

  • Mayflower Lives

    Mayflower Lives
    av Martyn Whittock

    Pocket - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781643136080

    A fresh and revealing history of one of the most seminal events in American history as seen through fourteen diverse and dynamic figures. Martyn Whittock examines the lives of the “saints” (members of the Separatist puritan congregations…

  • Mayflower Lives

    Mayflower Lives
    av Martyn Whittock

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781643131320

    Leading into the 400th anniversary of the voyage of the Mayflower, Martyn Whittock examines the lives of the “saints” (members of the Separatist puritan congregations) and “strangers” (economic migrants) on the original ship.…

  • Editing Humanity: The Crispr Revolution and the New Era of Genome Editing

    Editing Humanity: The Crispr Revolution and the New Era of Genome Editing
    av Kevin Davies

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781643133089

    One of the world's leading experts on genetics unravels one of the most important breakthroughs in modern science and medicine. If our genes are, to a great extent, our destiny, then what would happen if mankind could engineer and alter the very es…

  • Murderous Minds

    Murderous Minds
    av Dean A. Haycock

    Häftad - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781605986951

    How many times have you seen a murder on the news or on a TV show like CSI: Crime Scene Investigation, and said to yourself, "How could someone do something like that?"Today, neuroscientists are imaging, mapping, testing and dissecting the source of…

  • The Border: A Journey Around Russia Through North Korea, China, Mongolia, Kazakhstan, Azerbaijan, Georgia, Ukraine, Belarus, Lithu

    The Border: A Journey Around Russia Through North Korea, China, Mongolia, Kazakhstan, Azerbaijan, Georgia, Ukraine, Belarus, Lithu
    av Erika Fatland

    Inbunden - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781643136561

    The acclaimed author of Sovietistan travels along the seemingly endless Russian border and reveals the deep and pervasive influence it has had across half the globe. Imperial, communist or autocratic, Russia has been--and remains--a towering and in…

  • Unbreakable: The Woman Who Defied the Nazis in the World's Most Dangerous Horse Race

    Unbreakable: The Woman Who Defied the Nazis in the World's Most Dangerous Horse Race
    av Richard Askwith

    Häftad - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781643136851

    A story of endurance and defiance in an age of prejudice and fear--featuring a courageous countess who defied the Nazis in a legendary horse race. WINNER OF THE 2020 TELEGRAPH SPORTS BOOK AWARDS BIOGRAPHY OF THE YEAR LONGLISTED FOR THE WILLIAM HILL…

  • Unbreakable: The Woman Who Defied the Nazis in the World's Most Dangerous Horse Race

    Unbreakable: The Woman Who Defied the Nazis in the World's Most Dangerous Horse Race
    av Richard Askwith

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781643132105

    The courageous and heartbreaking story of a Czech countess who defied the Nazis in a legendary horse race. Czechoslovakia, October 1937. Vast crowds have gathered to watch the threatened nation's most prestigious sporting contest: the Grand Pardubic…

  • Buzz

    Buzz
    av Hallie Lieberman

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781643130378

    Once only whispered about, vibrators now pervade pop culture. In this suprisingly stimulating story of how these once-taboo toys become socially acceptable, Hallie Lieberman—who holds the world’s first PhD in the history of sex toys&mdas…

  • The Terracotta Warriors: Exploring the Most Intriguing Puzzle in Chinese History

    The Terracotta Warriors: Exploring the Most Intriguing Puzzle in Chinese History
    av Edward Burman

    Inbunden - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781681777962

    A history of the famous Terracotta Army in Xi'an, China, exploring what we now know about it, what remains hidden, and the fascinating theories that surround its creation. Exciting investigations in northwest China are about to reveal more of the my…

  • The Terracotta Warriors: Exploring the Most Intriguing Puzzle in Chinese History

    The Terracotta Warriors: Exploring the Most Intriguing Puzzle in Chinese History
    av Edward Burman

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781643132488

    Exciting investigations in northwest China are set to reveal more of the mysteries of the huge mausoleum of the Qin Emperor, a portion of which was accidently discovered in 1974 by farmers who were digging a well. The second phase of an internationa…

  • Atomic Awakening

    Atomic Awakening
    av James Mahaffey

    Häftad - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781605981277

    The American public's introduction to nuclear technology was manifested in destruction and death. With Hiroshima and the Cold War still ringing in our ears, our perception of all things nuclear is seen through the lens of weapons development. Nuclea…

  • The Ascent of Gravity

    The Ascent of Gravity
    av Marcus Chown

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781681779034

    Gravity is the weakest force in the everyday world yet it is the strongest force in the universe. It was the first force to be recognized and described yet it is the least understood. It is a "force" that keeps your feet on the ground yet no such fo…

  • Blood Royal: The Wars of the Roses: 1462-1485

    Blood Royal: The Wars of the Roses: 1462-1485
    av Hugh Bicheno

    Inbunden - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781681774282

    The concluding volume to this rousing two-part history of the Wars of the Roses, England's longest and bloodiest civil war, narrated by a master historian. England, 1462. The Yorkist Edward IV has been king for three years since his victory at Towto…

  • The Shadows of Empire: How Imperial History Shapes Our World

    The Shadows of Empire: How Imperial History Shapes Our World
    av Samir Puri

    Inbunden - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781643136684

    A masterful, thought-provoking, and wide-ranging study of how the vestiges of the imperial era shape society today. In this groundbreaking narrative, The Shadows of Empire explains (in the vein of The Silk Roads and Prisoners of Geography) how the w…

  • Dangerous Charisma

    Dangerous Charisma
    av Jerrold M. Post, Stephanie R. Doucette

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781643137759

    The long-time head of psychological profiling at the CIA puts President Trump under the psychiatric microscope, examining the unique connection between Trump and his base. Offering an in-depth psychological and political portrait of what makes Donal…

  • Betraying the Nobel

    Betraying the Nobel
    av Unni Turrettini

    Inbunden - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781643135649

    A revelatory examination of the Nobel Peace Prize—the most prestigious, admired, and controversial honor of our time. The Nobel Prize, regardless of category, has always been surrounded by politics, intrigue, even scandal. But those pale in co…

  • The Zoo

    The Zoo
    av Isobel Charman

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781681776835

    The founding of a zoo in Georgian London is a story of jaw-dropping audacity in the Age of Empire. It is the story of diplomats, traders, scientists and aristocratic amateur naturalists charged by Sir Stamford Raffles with collecting amazing creatur…