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  • A Hunter-Gatherer's Guide to the 21st Century

    A Hunter-Gatherer's Guide to the 21st Century

    Inbunden - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781800750746

    A bold, provocative exploration of the tension between our evolutionary history and our modern woes – and what we can do about it We are living through the most prosperous age in all of human history, yet we are listless, divided and miserable…

  • Cynical Theories

    Cynical Theories
    av Helen Pluckrose

    Pocket - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781800750326

    BOOK OF THE YEAR in The Times, the Sunday Times and the Financial Times Have you heard that language is violence and that science is sexist? Or been told that being obese is healthy, that there is no such thing as biological sex, or that only white…

  • Nomadland

    Nomadland
    av Jessica Bruder

    Häftad - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781800750302

    ACADEMY AWARD WINNER: Best Picture, Best Director & Best Actress  Starring Oscar winner Frances McDormand & directed by Chloé Zhao ?‘Sublimely written’ Sunday Times ‘Scorching, beautifully written, vivid, disturbing (and occasional…

  • Irreversible Damage

    Irreversible Damage
    av Abigail Shrier

    Pocket - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781800750364

    NAMED A BOOK OF THE YEAR BY THE ECONOMIST AND ONE OF THE BEST BOOKS OF 2021 BY THE TIMES 'Abigail Shrier does something simple yet devastating: she rigorously lays out the facts' The Times Groups of female friends in schools across the world are com…

  • Irreversible Damage

    Irreversible Damage
    av Abigail Shrier

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781800750340

    'Every parent needs to read this' Helen Joyce Until just a few years ago, gender dysphoria – severe discomfort in one’s biological sex – was vanishingly rare. It was typically found in less than .01 percent of the population, emerg…

  • Cynical Theories

    Cynical Theories
    av Helen Pluckrose

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781800750043

    BOOK OF THE YEAR in The Times, the Sunday Times and the Financial Times Have you heard that language is violence and that science is sexist? Or been told that being obese is healthy, that there is no such thing as biological sex, or that only white…

  • The Upswing

    The Upswing
    av Robert D Putnam

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781800750029

    'Putnam's book speaks for the many millions who don't think the way zealots do' Guardian The Upswing is Robert D. Putnam's brilliant analysis of economic, social, cultural and political trends from the Gilded Age to the present, showing how Americ…

  • The Upswing

    The Upswing
    av Robert D Putnam

    Häftad - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781800750371

    'Putnam's book speaks for the many millions who don't think the way zealots do' Guardian The Upswing is Robert D. Putnam's brilliant analysis of economic, social, cultural and political trends from the Gilded Age to the present, showing how Americ…

  • The High House

    The High House
    av Jessie Greengrass

    Inbunden - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781800750074

    ‘SUFFUSED WITH JOY’ Guardian, ‘PROPHETIC’ Daily Mail, ‘BEAUTIFUL’ Scotsman, ‘IMMERSIVE’ IMAGE Crisis slid from distant threat to imminent probability and we tuned it out like static A stunning novel of…

  • Woke, Inc.

    Woke, Inc.

    Inbunden - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781800750678

    A young entrepreneur makes the case that politics has no place in business, and sets out a new vision for the future of capitalism. The modern woke-industrial complex divides us as a people. By mixing morality with consumerism, corporate elites prey…

  • The Daughters of Kobani

    The Daughters of Kobani
    av Gayle Tzemach Lemmon

    Inbunden - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781800750456

    The extraordinary story of the women who took on the Islamic State and won In 2014, northeastern Syria might have been the last place you would expect to find a revolution centered on women's rights. But that year, an all-female militia faced off ag…

  • The Undocumented Americans

    The Undocumented Americans
    av Karla Cornejo Villavicencio

    Häftad - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781800750395

    A BARACK OBAMA FAVOURITE BOOK OF 2020 A New York Times best book of 2020 One of the first undocumented immigrants to graduate from Harvard reveals the hidden lives of her fellow undocumented Americans. Right after the election of 2016, Karla Cornejo…

  • You'Re About to Make a Terrible Mistake!

    You'Re About to Make a Terrible Mistake!
    av Olivier Sibony

    Pocket - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781800750333

    'A masterful introduction to the state of the art in managerial decision-making. Surprisingly, it is also a pleasure to read’ – Daniel Kahneman, author of Thinking, Fast and Slow A lively, research-based tour of nine common decision-mak…

  • You'Re About to Make a Terrible Mistake!

    You'Re About to Make a Terrible Mistake!
    av Olivier Sibony

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781800750005

    'A masterful introduction to the state of the art in managerial decision-making. Surprisingly, it is also a pleasure to read’ – Daniel Kahneman, author of Thinking, Fast and Slow A lively, research-based tour of nine common decision-mak…

  • The Earth, Thy Great Exchequer, Ready Lies

    The Earth, Thy Great Exchequer, Ready Lies
    av Jo Lloyd

    Inbunden - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781800750104

    'A major talent' Hilary Mantel Shortlisted for the Edge Hill Short Story Prize Whether seeking knowledge, riches, or a better life, the characters in these stories are united by a quest for lasting value, as they ask how we should treat our world,…

  • Bring Back Our Girls

    Bring Back Our Girls
    av Joe Parkinson

    Inbunden - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781800750272

    'Had me gripped from the outset' Fergal Keane  In the spring of 2014, an American rap star unwittingly triggered an online hurricane with the ease of a tweet. Hitting an unprecedented nerve on Twitter, accompanied with the hashtag #BringBackOurGirls…

  • Bring Back Our Girls

    Bring Back Our Girls
    av Joe Parkinson

    Häftad - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781800750296

    Bounty hunters, the manpower of western militaries and special Swiss agents were all deployed but they either met road block after road block or flew home empty-handed. Twitter flitted to the next crisis, leaving the Chibok girls to take survival in…

  • My Father's Dragon

    My Father's Dragon
    av Ruth Stiles Gannett

    Pocket - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781800750388

    A NEWBERY HONOR BOOK When a little boy Elmer strikes up a friendship with an alley cat, he learns of a baby dragon that is being forced to serve as a ferry for the selfish animals of Wild Island. Elmer determines at once to free the dragon, and with…

  • To the Lake

    To the Lake
    av Yana Vagner

    Inbunden - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781800750418

    A deadly flu epidemic sweeps through Moscow, killing hundreds of thousands. Anya and her husband Sergey decide they have no choice but to flee to a lake in the far north of Russia. Joining them on their journey are her son and father-in-law; Sergey'…

  • Autobibliography

    Autobibliography

    Inbunden - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781800750524

    In my case, reading has always served a dual purpose. In a positive sense, it offers sustenance, enlightenment, the bliss of fascination. In a negative sense, it is a means of withdrawal, of inhabiting a reality quarantined from one that often comes…

  • My Own Worst Enemy

    My Own Worst Enemy

    Inbunden - 2022 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781800750814

    'A masterpiece' The Spectator My Own Worst Enemy is an honest and moving memoir of a working-class childhood in 1960s Sheffield, and the relationship between a touchy, overbearing bully of a father and a son whose acceptance to grammar school puts h…

  • Seesaw

    Seesaw
    av Timothy Ogene

    Häftad - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781800750166

    ‘A very funny, intelligent, deliberately and engagingly resistant, and moving piece of writing’ Amit Chaudhuri A ‘recovering writer’ – his first novel having been littered with typos and selling only fifty copies &ndash…

  • Wonderworks

    Wonderworks
    av Angus Fletcher

    Inbunden - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781800750210

    'Fascinating. It blew my mind!' Malcolm Gladwell Wonderworks reveals that literature is among the mightiest technologies that humans have ever invented, precision-honed to give us what our brains most want and need. Literature is a technology like a…

  • Life After Truth

    Life After Truth

    Pocket - 2022 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781800750159

    ‘A sublime gem of a novel’ Hannah Kent, author of Burial Rites Fifteen years after graduating from Harvard, five close friends on the cusp of middle age are still pursuing an elusive happiness and wondering if they’ve wasted their…

  • Blood in the Water

    Blood in the Water
    av Silver Donald Cameron

    Häftad - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781800750241

    ‘Fascinating’ Margaret Atwood Can taking the law into your own hands be the right thing to do? In June 2013, three upstanding citizens of a small town in Nova Scotia murdered their neighbour, Phillip Boudreau, while out fishing. Boudr…

  • Elmer and the Dragon

    Elmer and the Dragon
    av Ruth Stiles Gannett

    Pocket - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781800750432

    Book two in the My Father's Dragon trilogy After his exciting adventures on Wild Island, Elmer is ready to go home. Luckily his new friend the baby dragon offers to fly him there. But when a storm forces them to make an emergency landing, they fin…

  • The Beauty Queen of Jerusalem

    The Beauty Queen of Jerusalem
    av Sarit Yishai-Levi

    Pocket - 2022 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781800750197

    A No. 1 international bestseller, The Beauty Queen of Jerusalem is a dazzling novel of mothers and daughters, stories told and untold, and the ties that bind four generations of women. Gabriela's mother Luna is the most beautiful woman in all of Jer…

  • A Dictionary of Naval Slang

    A Dictionary of Naval Slang

    Inbunden - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781800750654

    For centuries the sailors of the Royal Navy have been famous for their colourful language. Trapped aboard leaky ships and creaking vessels for months, sometimes years, on end, the crews developed a peculiar language all of their own. Veteran sailor…

  • Life After Truth

    Life After Truth
    av Ceridwen Dovey

    Inbunden - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781800750135

    ‘A sublime gem of a novel’ Hannah Kent, author of Burial Rites Fifteen years after graduating from Harvard, five close friends on the cusp of middle age are still pursuing an elusive happiness and wondering if they’ve wasted their…

  • DAUGHTERS OF KOBANI

    DAUGHTERS OF KOBANI

    Häftad - 2022 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781800750890

    The extraordinary story of the women who took on the Islamic State and wonIn 2014, northeastern Syria might have been the last place you would expect to find a revolution centered on womens rights. But that year, an all-female militia faced off agai…

  • Wanting

    Wanting
    av Luke Burgis

    Pocket - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781800750562

    A groundbreaking exploration of why we want what we want, and a toolkit for freeing ourselves from chasing unfulfilling desires. Humans don’t desire anything independently. Human desire is mimetic – we imitate what other people want. Thi…

  • The World Turned Upside Down

    The World Turned Upside Down

    Inbunden - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781800750586

    Yang Jisheng’s The World Turned Upside Down is the definitive history of the Cultural Revolution, in withering and heartbreaking detail. As a major political event and a crucial turning point in the history of the People’s Republic of Ch…

  • The Dragons of Blueland

    The Dragons of Blueland
    av Ruth Stiles Gannett

    Pocket - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781800750449

    Book three in the My Father's Dragon trilogy Elmer is safe and sound at home in Evergreen Park while Boris is heading to Blueland, where he'll reunite with his family. There's just one problem: hunters have trapped Boris' family and plan to capture…

  • EARTH THY GREAT EXCHEQUER READY LIES

    EARTH THY GREAT EXCHEQUER READY LIES

    Häftad - 2022 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781800750128

    A major talent Hilary MantelEach of Jo Lloyds nine tales has the weight and polish of a work of art TLSWhether seeking knowledge, riches, or a better life, the characters in these stories are united by a quest for lasting value, as they ask how we s…

  • Never Mind the B#Ll*Cks, Here's the Science

    Never Mind the B#Ll*Cks, Here's the Science

    Häftad - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781800750760

    A number one Irish bestseller, and winner of the Popular Non-Fiction Book of the Year at the Irish Book Awards In this fascinating and thought-provoking book, Professor Luke O’Neill grapples with life’s biggest questions and tells us wh…