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  • Algorithms to Live by: The Computer Science of Human Decisions

    Algorithms to Live by: The Computer Science of Human Decisions
    av Brian Christian, Tom Griffiths

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781250118363

    What should we do, or leave undone, in a day or a lifetime? How much messiness should we accept? What balance of the new and familiar is the most fulfilling? These may seem like uniquely human quandaries, but they are not. Computers, like us, confro…

  • The Sixth Extinction: An Unnatural History

    The Sixth Extinction: An Unnatural History
    av Elizabeth Kolbert

    Häftad - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781250062185

    WINNER OF THE PULITZER PRIZE ONE OF THE NEW YORK TIMES BOOK REVIEW'S 10 BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR A NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER A NATIONAL BOOK CRITICS CIRCLE AWARD FINALIST A major book about the future of the world, blending intellectual and natural hi…

  • No Good Men Among the Living

    No Good Men Among the Living
    av Anand Gopal

    Häftad - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781250069269

    Through their dramatic stories, Gopal shows that the Afghan war, so often regarded as a hopeless quagmire, could in fact have gone very differently. Top Taliban leaders actually tried to surrender within months of the US invasion, renouncing all pol…

  • The Virgin Suicides

    The Virgin Suicides
    av Jeffrey Eugenides

    Inbunden - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781250074812

    These pocket-sized titles are stunning....They make the perfect stocking stuffers - Metro Bought together or separately, these fiction titles are ideal stocking stuffers for the literature lover. - USA Today The national bestseller from Jeffrey Eu…

  • The Virgin Suicides (Twenty-Fifth Anniversary Edition)

    The Virgin Suicides (Twenty-Fifth Anniversary Edition)
    av Jeffrey Eugenides

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781250303547

    The national bestseller from Jeffrey Eugenides, the Pulitzer Prize-Winning Author of Middlesex and The Marriage Plot With a New Introduction by Emma Cline Adapted into a critically acclaimed film by Sofia Coppola, The Virgin Suicides is a modern c…

  • The Naked and the Dead: 50th Anniversary Edition, with a New Introduction by the Author

    The Naked and the Dead: 50th Anniversary Edition, with a New Introduction by the Author
    av Norman Mailer

    Häftad - 2000 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780312265052

    Hailed as one of the finest novels to come out of the Second World War, The Naked and the Dead received unprecedented critical acclaim upon its publication and has since become part of the American canon. This fiftieth anniversary edition features a…

  • Do No Harm: Stories of Life, Death, and Brain Surgery

    Do No Harm: Stories of Life, Death, and Brain Surgery
    av Henry Marsh

    Häftad - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781250090133

    Named a Notable Book of the Year by The New York Times Book Review and The Washington Post What is it like to be a brain surgeon? How does it feel to hold someone's life in your hands, to cut into the stuff that creates thought, feeling and reason?…

  • The Age of Cryptocurrency: How Bitcoin and the Blockchain Are Challenging the Global Economic Order

    The Age of Cryptocurrency: How Bitcoin and the Blockchain Are Challenging the Global Economic Order
    av Paul Vigna, Michael J. Casey

    Häftad - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781250081551

    Bitcoin became a buzzword overnight. A cyber-enigma with an enthusiastic following, it pops up in headlines and fuels endless media debate. You can apparently use it to buy anything from coffee to cars, yet few people seem to truly understand what i…

  • Freud: The Making of an Illusion

    Freud: The Making of an Illusion
    av Frederick Crews

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781250183620

    From the master of Freud debunkers, the book that definitively puts an end to the myth of psychoanalysis and its creatorSince the 1970s, Sigmund Freud's scientific reputation has been in an accelerating tailspin--but nonetheless the idea persists th…

  • Artificial Intelligence: A Guide for Thinking Humans

    Artificial Intelligence: A Guide for Thinking Humans
    av Melanie Mitchell

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781250758040

    Melanie Mitchell separates science fact from science fiction in this sweeping examination of the current state of AI and how it is remaking our world No recent scientific enterprise has proved as alluring, terrifying, and filled with extravagant pro…

  • Natasha's Dance: A Cultural History of Russia

    Natasha's Dance: A Cultural History of Russia
    av Orlando Figes

    Häftad - 2003 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780312421953

    The author of A People's Tragedy turns his attention to the culture of Russia, using the lives of writers, artists, and musicians to show how Russia has struggled to define its own soul in the twentieth century. Reprint. 25,000 first printing.

  • Can't Stop Won't Stop: A History of the Hip-Hop Generation

    Can't Stop Won't Stop: A History of the Hip-Hop Generation
    av Jeff Chang

    Häftad - 2005 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780312425791

    Can't Stop Won't Stop is a powerful cultural and social history of the end of the American century, and a provocative look into the new world that the hip-hop generation created. Forged in the fires of the Bronx and Kingston, Jamaica, hip-hop became…

  • The Marriage Plot

    The Marriage Plot
    av Jeffrey Eugenides

    Häftad - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781250014764

    A National Book Critics Circle Award Finalist Named a Best Book of the Year by The New York Times Book Review - NPR - The New Republic - Salon - The Seattle Times - Houston Chronicle - The Miami Herald - Publisher's Weekly Remind s] us with uncommo…

  • The Trip to Echo Spring: On Writers and Drinking

    The Trip to Echo Spring: On Writers and Drinking
    av Olivia Laing

    Häftad - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781250063731

    A New York Times Notable Book of 2014 A Time Magazine Notable Book of 2014 Olivia Laing's widely acclaimed account of how writers in the grip of alcoholism created some of the greatest works of American literature In The Trip to Echo Spring, Olivia…

  • The Hawk and the Dove: Paul Nitze, George Kennan, and the History of the Cold War

    The Hawk and the Dove: Paul Nitze, George Kennan, and the History of the Cold War
    av Nicholas Thompson

    Häftad - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780312658861

    Only two Americans held positions of great influence throughout the Cold War. The two men embodied opposing strategies for winning the conflict. Yet they dined together, attended the weddings of each other's children, and remained lifelong friends.…

  • A Tragic Honesty: The Life and Work of Richard Yates

    A Tragic Honesty: The Life and Work of Richard Yates
    av Blake Bailey

    Häftad - 2004 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780312423759

    The first biography of acclaimed American novelist and story writer Richard Yates Celebrated in his prime, forgotten in his final years, only to be championed anew by our greatest contemporary authors, Richard Yates has always exposed readers to the…

  • The Copenhagen Papers: An Intrigue

    The Copenhagen Papers: An Intrigue
    av Michael Frayn, David Burke

    Häftad - 2003 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780312421243

    One day, during the British run of Copenhagen, winner of the Tony Award for best play in 1999, Frayn was presented with a curious package from a London housewife that contained a few faded pages of barely legible German. These pages, apparently foun…

  • Rotten: No Irish, No Blacks, No Dogs

    Rotten: No Irish, No Blacks, No Dogs
    av John Lydon, Keith Zimmerman, Kent Zimmerman

    Häftad - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780312428136

    I have no time for lies and fantasy, and neither should you. Enjoy or die.--John Lydon Punk has been romanticized and embalmed in various media. It has been portrayed as an English class revolt and a reckless diversion that became a marketing dream.…

  • The Right Stuff

    The Right Stuff
    av Tom Wolfe

    Häftad - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780312427566

    From America's nerviest journalist (Newsweek)--a breath-taking epic, a magnificent adventure story, and an investigation into the true heroism and courage of the first Americans to conquer space. Tom Wolfe at his very best (The New York Times Book R…

  • The Shock Doctrine: The Rise of Disaster Capitalism

    The Shock Doctrine: The Rise of Disaster Capitalism
    av Naomi Klein

    Häftad - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780312427993

    The bestselling author of No Logo shows how the global free market has exploited crises and shock for three decades, from Chile to Iraq In her groundbreaking reporting, Naomi Klein introduced the term disaster capitalism. Whether covering Baghdad af…

  • The Bonfire of the Vanities

    The Bonfire of the Vanities
    av Tom Wolfe

    Häftad - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780312427573

    Vintage Tom Wolfe, The Bonfire of the Vanities, the #1 bestseller that will forever define late-twentieth-century New York style. No one has portrayed New York Society this accurately and devastatingly since Edith Wharton (The National Review) "A…

  • Illness as Metaphor and AIDS and Its Metaphors

    Illness as Metaphor and AIDS and Its Metaphors
    av Susan Sontag

    Häftad - 2001 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780312420130

    In 1978 Susan Sontag wrote Illness as Metaphor, a classic work described by Newsweek as one of the most liberating books of its time. A cancer patient herself when she was writing the book, Sontag shows how the metaphors and myths surrounding certai…

  • The Electric Kool-Aid Acid Test

    The Electric Kool-Aid Acid Test
    av Tom Wolfe

    Häftad - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780312427597

    One of the most essential works on the 1960s counterculture, Tom Wolfe's The Electric Kool-Aid Test ushered in an era of New Journalism. This is the seminal work on the hippie culture, a report on what it was like to follow along with Ken Kesey and…

  • The Lonely City: Adventures in the Art of Being Alone

    The Lonely City: Adventures in the Art of Being Alone
    av Olivia Laing

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781250118035

    Finalist for the National Book Critics Circle Award in Criticism #1 Book of the Year from Brain Pickings Named a best book of the year by NPR, Newsweek, Slate, Pop Sugar, Marie Claire, Elle, Publishers Weekly, and Lit Hub A dazzling work of biograph…

  • The Lonely City: Adventures in the Art of Being Alone

    The Lonely City: Adventures in the Art of Being Alone
    av Olivia Laing

    Inbunden - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781250039576

    Finalist for the National Book Critics Circle Award in Criticism#1 Book of the Year from Brain PickingsNamed a best book of the year by NPR, Newsweek, Slate, Pop Sugar, Marie Claire, Elle, Publishers Weekly, and Lit HubA dazzling work of biography,…

  • Recovery: Freedom from Our Addictions

    Recovery: Freedom from Our Addictions
    av Russell Brand

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781250182456

    A guide to all kinds of addiction from a star who has struggled with heroin, alcohol, sex, fame, food and eBay, that will help addicts and their loved ones make the first steps into recovery "This manual for self-realization comes not from a mountai…

  • Selfish, Shallow and Self-Absorbed

    Selfish, Shallow and Self-Absorbed
    av Meghan Daum

    Häftad - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781250081643

    One of the most provocative and talked-about books of the year, Selfish, Shallow, and Self-Absorbed is the stunning collection exploring one of society's most vexing taboos. One of the main topics of cultural conversation during the last decade was…

  • The Checklist Manifesto: How to Get Things Right

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

    Häftad - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780312430009

    A New York Times Bestseller In this bestseller, Atul Gawande shows what the simple idea of the checklist reveals about the complexity of our lives and how we can deal with it. The modern world has given us stupendous know-how. Yet avoidable failures…

  • Call Me by Your Name

    Call Me by Your Name
    av André Aciman

    Häftad - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780312426781

    Now a Major Motion Picture from Director Luca Guadagnino, Starring Armie Hammer and Timoth e Chalamet, and Written by Three-Time Oscar(TM) Nominee James Ivory The Basis of the Oscar-Winning Best Adapted Screenplay A New York Times Bestseller A USA T…

  • Ladies and Gentlemen, the Bronx Is Burning: 1977, Baseball, Politics, and the Battle for the Soul of a City

    Ladies and Gentlemen, the Bronx Is Burning: 1977, Baseball, Politics, and the Battle for the Soul of a City
    av Jonathan Mahler

    Häftad - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780312424305

    A passionate and dramatic account of a year in the life of a city, when baseball and crime reigned supreme, and when several remarkable figures emerged to steer New York clear of one of its most harrowing periods. By early 1977, the metropolis was i…

  • Midnight in Sicily: On Art, Feed, History, Travel and La Cosa Nostra

    Midnight in Sicily: On Art, Feed, History, Travel and La Cosa Nostra
    av Peter Robb

    Häftad - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780312426842

    A New York Times Book Review Notable Book of the YearA New York Public Library Best Book of the YearFrom the author of M and A Death in Brazil comes Midnight in Sicily.South of mainland Italy lies the island of Sicily, home to an ancient culture tha…

  • Complications: A Surgeon's Notes on an Imperfect Science

    Complications: A Surgeon's Notes on an Imperfect Science
    av Atul Gawande

    Häftad - 2003 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780312421700

    Drawing from compelling true accounts of patients and doctors, a provocative examination of the power and limits of modern medicine reveals a world where science is uncertain, information is limited, and deadly mistakes occur. Reprint. 75,000 first…

  • 2666

    2666
    av Roberto Bolaño

    Häftad - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780312429218

    A NATIONAL BOOK CRITICS CIRCLE AWARD WINNER New York Times Book Review 10 Best Books of 2008 Time Magazine's Best Book of 2008 Los Angeles Times Best Books of 2008 San Francisco Chronicle's 50 Best Fiction Books of 2008 Seattle Times Best Books of…

  • Homicide: A Year on the Killing Streets

    Homicide: A Year on the Killing Streets
    av David Simon

    Häftad - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780805080759

    An account of a year inside a city homicide unit focuses on three detectives investigating murders in Baltimore--a city torn by racial tensions and plagued by drugs and crime, in a new edition of the book that became the basis for the acclaimed tele…

  • Being Mortal: Medicine and What Matters in the End

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

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781250076229

    Named a Best Book of the Year by The Washington Post, The New York Times Book Review, NPR, and Chicago Tribune, now in paperback with a new reading group guide Medicine has triumphed in modern times, transforming the dangers of childbirth, injury, a…

  • No Place to Hide: Edward Snowden, the NSA, and the U.S. Surveillance State

    No Place to Hide: Edward Snowden, the NSA, and the U.S. Surveillance State
    av Glenn Greenwald

    Häftad - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781250062581

    A groundbreaking look at the NSA surveillance scandal, from the reporter who broke the story, Glenn Greenwald, star of Citizenfour, the Academy Award-winning documentary on Edward Snowden In May 2013, Glenn Greenwald set out for Hong Kong to meet a…

  • Owls of the Eastern Ice: A Quest to Find and Save the World's Largest Owl

    Owls of the Eastern Ice: A Quest to Find and Save the World's Largest Owl
    av Jonathan C. Slaght

    Häftad - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781250798718

    A New York Times Notable Book of 2020 Longlisted for the National Book Award Winner of the PEN/E.O. Wilson Literary Science Writing Award and the Minnesota Book Award for General Nonfiction A Finalist for the Stanford Dolman Travel Book of the Year…

  • Parakeet

    Parakeet
    av Marie-Helene Bertino

    Häftad - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781250798510

    A Best Book of 2020 at Lit Hub, Electric Literature, and Refinery29 A Best Book of Summer at Vulture, Refinery29, Yahoo Life, Alma, Subway Book Review, and Lit Hub A Best Book of the Month at Entertainment Weekly, Hello Giggles, and PopSugar EDITO…

  • The Almost Nearly Perfect People: Behind the Myth of the Scandinavian Utopia

    The Almost Nearly Perfect People: Behind the Myth of the Scandinavian Utopia
    av Michael Booth

    Häftad - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781250081568

    The Christian Science Monitor's #1 Best Book of the Year A witty, informative, and popular travelogue about the Scandinavian countries and how they may not be as happy or as perfect as we assume, "The Almost Nearly Perfect People offers up the ideal…

  • The North Water

    The North Water
    av Ian McGuire

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781250118141

    Now an AMC+ original miniseries event starring Colin Farrell and Jack O'Connell A nineteenth-century whaling ship sets sail for the Arctic with a killer aboard in this dark, sharp, and highly original tale that grips like a thriller One of The New Y…

  • Steppenwolf

    Steppenwolf
    av Hermann Hesse

    Inbunden - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781250074829

    These pocket-sized titles are stunning....They make the perfect stocking stuffers - Metro Bought together or separately, these fiction titles are ideal stocking stuffers for the literature lover. - USA Today With its blend of Eastern mysticism and…

  • Steppenwolf

    Steppenwolf
    av Hermann Hesse

    Häftad - 2002 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780312278670

    A critique of bourgeois society is viewed through the perceptions and beliefs of a lonely and sensitive man through his partly beautiful, partly diseased fantasies as he struggles to reconcile the rational man and primeval wolf within himself. Repri…

  • 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

    Häftad - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781250787651

    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…

  • The Crimean War: A History

    The Crimean War: A History
    av Orlando Figes

    Häftad - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781250002525

    From the great storyteller of modern Russian historians (Financial Times) comes the definitive account of the forgotten war that shaped the modern age. The Charge of the Light Brigade, Florence Nightingale--these are the enduring icons of the Crimea…

  • In Extremis: The Life and Death of the War Correspondent Marie Colvin

    In Extremis: The Life and Death of the War Correspondent Marie Colvin
    av Lindsey Hilsum

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781250234841

    A New York Times Book Review Editors' Choice. Finalist for the Costa Biography Award and long-listed for the Andrew Carnegie Medal for Excellence. Named a Best Book of 2018 by Esquire and Foreign Policy. An Amazon Best Book of November, the Guardian…

  • On the Run: Fugitive Life in an American City

    On the Run: Fugitive Life in an American City
    av Alice Goffman

    Häftad - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781250065667

    A RIVETING, GROUNDBREAKING ACCOUNT OF HOW THE WAR ON CRIME HAS TORN APART INNER-CITY COMMUNITIES Forty years in, the tough on crime turn in American politics has spurred a prison boom of historic proportions that disproportionately affects Black com…

  • Black Wave: Saudi Arabia, Iran, and the Forty-Year Rivalry That Unraveled Culture, Religion, and Collective Memory in the Middle E

    Black Wave: Saudi Arabia, Iran, and the Forty-Year Rivalry That Unraveled Culture, Religion, and Collective Memory in the Middle E
    av Kim Ghattas

    Häftad - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781250789389

    A New York Times Notable Book of 2020 " A] sweeping and authoritative history (The New York Times Book Review), Black Wave is an unprecedented and ambitious examination of how the modern Middle East unraveled and why it started with the pivotal y…

  • Active Measures: The Secret History of Disinformation and Political Warfare

    Active Measures: The Secret History of Disinformation and Political Warfare
    av Thomas Rid

    Häftad - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781250787408

    This revelatory and dramatic history of disinformation traces the rise of secret organized deception operations from the interwar period to contemporary internet troll farms We live in the age of disinformation--of organized deception. Spy agencies…

  • Nobody's Looking at You: Essays

    Nobody's Looking at You: Essays
    av Janet Malcolm

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781250251084

    A New York Times Book Review Editors' Choice. A 2019 NPR Staff Pick. Malcolm is always worth reading; it can be instructive to see how much satisfying craft she brings to even the most trivial article. --Phillip Lopate, TLS Janet Malcolm's previous…

  • The Coming Plague: Newly Emerging Diseases in a World Out of Balance

    The Coming Plague: Newly Emerging Diseases in a World Out of Balance
    av Laurie Garrett

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781250796127

    A New York Times bestseller The definitive account of the infectious diseases threatening humanity by Pulitzer Prize-winning investigative journalist Laurie Garrett Prodigiously researched . . . A frightening vision of the future and a deeply unsett…

  • The Crystal World

    The Crystal World
    av J. G. Ballard

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781250144805

    J. G. Ballard's fourth novel, which established his reputation as a writer of extraordinary talent and imaginative powers, tells the story of a physician specializing in the treatment of leprosy who is invited to a small outpost in the interior of A…

  • Creative Selection: Inside Apple's Design Process During the Golden Age of Steve Jobs

    Creative Selection: Inside Apple's Design Process During the Golden Age of Steve Jobs
    av Ken Kocienda

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781250203410