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  • Memory Police

    Memory Police
    av Yoko Ogawa

    Pocket - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781784700447

    Who knows what will vanish next?The Memory Police is a beautiful, haunting and provocative fable about the power of memory and the trauma of loss, from one of Japan's greatest writers. 'One of Japan's most acclaimed authors explores truth, state sur…

  • Way Of Zen

    Way Of Zen
    av Alan W. Watts

    Häftad - 1999 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780375705106

    In his definitive introduction to Zen Buddhism, Alan Watts explains the principles and practices of this ancient religion to Western readers. With a rare combination of freshness and lucidity, he delves into the origins and history of Zen to explain…

  • High Output Management

    High Output Management
    av Andrew S. Grove

    Häftad - 1995 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780679762881

    In this legendary business book and Silicon Valley staple, the former chairman and CEO (and employee number three) of Intel shares his perspective on how to build and run a company. The essential skill of creating and maintaining new businesses--th…

  • The Stranger

    The Stranger
    av Albert Camus

    Häftad - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780679720201

    Through the story of an ordinary man unwittingly drawn into a senseless murder on an Algerian beach, Camus explored what he termed -the nakedness of man faced with the absurd.- First published in 1946; now in a new translation by Matthew Ward.

  • Spell Of The Sensuous

    Spell Of The Sensuous
    av David Abram

    Häftad - 1997 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780679776390

    David Abram draws on sources as diverse as the philosophy of Merleau-Ponty, Balinese shamanism, Apache storytelling, and his own experience as an accomplished sleight-of-hand magician to reveal the subtle dependence of human cognition on the natural…

  • House on Mango Street

    House on Mango Street
    av Sandra Cisneros

    Häftad - 1991 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780679734772

    For Esperanza, a young girl growing up in the Hispanic quarter of Chicago, life is an endless landscape of concrete and run-down tenements, and she tries to rise above the hopelessness

  • Making Movies

    Making Movies
    av Sidney Lumet

    Häftad - 1996 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780679756606

    From one of America's most acclaimed directors comes a book that is both a professional memoir and a definitive guide to the art, craft, and business of the motion picture. Drawing on 40 years of experience on movies ranging from "Long Day's Journey…

  • Sexual Personae

    Sexual Personae
    av Camille Paglia

    Häftad - 1992 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780679735793

    From ancient Egypt through the nineteenth century, Sexual Personae explores the provocative connections between art and pagan ritual; between Emily Dickinson and the Marquis de Sade; between Lord Byron and Elvis Presley. It ultimately challenges the…

  • Spring Snow

    Spring Snow
    av Yukio Mishima

    Häftad - 1990 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780679722410

    The first novel of Mishima's landmark tetralogy, The Sea of fertilitySpring Snow is set in Tokyo in 1912, when the hermetic world of the ancient aristocracy is being breached for the first time by outsiders -- rich provincial families unburdened by…

  • Hiroshima #

    Hiroshima #
    av John Hersey

    Häftad - 1994 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780679721031

    On August 6, 1945, Hiroshima was destroyed by the first atom bomb ever dropped on a city. This book, John Hersey's journalistic masterpiece, tells what happened on that day. Told through the memories of survivors, this timeless, powerful and compass…

  • Orientalism

    av Edward W. Said

    Häftad - 1988 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780394740676

    The noted critic and a Palestinian now teaching at Columbia University, examines the way in which the West observes the Arabs

  • Please Look After Mom

    Please Look After Mom
    av Shin Kyung-Sook

    Pocket - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780307948977

  • Old Drift

    Old Drift
    av Namwali Serpell

    Pocket - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781784703998

    Clarke Award 2020'The great African novel of the twenty-first century' Tade ThompsonOn the banks of the Zambezi River, a few miles from the majestic Victoria Falls, there was once a colonial settlement called The Old Drift. In 1904, in a smoky room…

  • The Sound of Waves

    The Sound of Waves
    av Y Mishima

    Häftad - 1994 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780679752684

    Set in a remote fishing village in Japan, The Sound of Waves is a timeless story of first love. A young fisherman is entranced at the sight of the beautiful daughter of the wealthiest man in the village. They fall in love, but must then endure the c…

  • Cherry

    av Nico Walker

    Pocket - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781784708832

    Hammered out on a prison typewriter, Cherry marks the arrival of a raw, bleakly hilarious, and surprisingly poignant voice straight from the dark heart of America. Cleveland, Ohio, 2003.

  • The Hand

    The Hand
    av Frank R. Wilson

    Häftad - 1999 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780679740476

    "A startling argument . . . provocative . . . absorbing." --The Boston Globe "Ambitious . . . arresting . . . celebrates the importance of hands to our lives today as well as to the history of our species." --The New York Times Book Review The human…

  • The Plague

    The Plague
    av Albert Camus

    Häftad - 1991 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780679720218

    A haunting tale of human resilience in the face of unrelieved horror, Camus' novel about a bubonic plague ravaging the people of a North African coastal town is a classic of twentieth-century literature.

  • Rules For Radicals

    Rules For Radicals
    av Saul Alinsky

    Häftad - 1990 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780679721130

    First published in 1971, Rules for Radicals is Saul Alinsky's impassioned counsel to young radicals on how to effect constructive social change and know -the difference between being a realistic radical and being a rhetorical one.- Written in the mi…

  • Titan

    av Ron Chernow

    Häftad - 2004 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781400077304

    National Book Critics Circle Award Finalist From the acclaimed, award-winning author of Alexander Hamilton here is the essential, endlessly engrossing biography of John D. Rockefeller, Sr.--the Jekyll-and-Hyde of American capitalism. In the course…

  • As I Lay Dying

    As I Lay Dying
    av William Faulkner

    Häftad - 1900 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780679732259

    "I set out deliberately to write a tour-de-force. Before I ever put pen to paper and set down the first word I knew what the last word would be and almost where the last period would fall." --William Faulkner on As I Lay Dying As I Lay Dying is Faul…

  • Everything Under

    Everything Under
    av Daisy Johnson

    Pocket - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781784702113

    SHORTLISTED FOR THE MAN BOOKER PRIZE 2018'Daisy Johnson is a new goddamn swaggering monster of fiction' Lauren Groff`Weird and wild and wonderfully unsettling... Dive in for just a moment and you'll emerge gasping and haunted' Celeste Ng It's been s…

  • Makioka Sisters

    Makioka Sisters
    av Junichiro Tanisaki

    Häftad - 1998 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780679761648

    Four sisters of a respected Japanese family find different ways to cope with the harsh realities of life in postwar Japan

  • The Death and Life of Great American Cities

    The Death and Life of Great American Cities
    av Jane Jacobs

    Häftad - 1993 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780679741954

    A classic since its publication in 1961, this book is the defintive statement on American cities: what makes them safe, how they function, and why all too many official attempts at saving them have failed.

  • In Cold Blood

    In Cold Blood
    av Truman Capote

    Häftad - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780679745587

    With the publication of this book, Capote permanently ripped through the barrier separating crime reportage from serious literature. As he reconstructs the 1959 murder of a Kansas farm family and the investigation that led to the capture, trial, and…

  • Gloaming

    av Kirsty Logan

    Pocket - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781784706562

    'The best lives leave a mark.' A bewitching tale of first love, shattering grief, and the dangerous magic that draws us homeMara's island is one of stories and magic, but every story ends in the same way. The Gloaming is a gorgeous tale of love and…

  • China Dream

    China Dream
    av Ma Jian

    Pocket - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781784708696

    After decades of loyal service, Ma Daode, a corrupt and lecherous party official, has been appointed director of the China Dream Bureau, charged with promoting President Xi Jinping's China Dream of national rejuvenation.

  • Building A Bridge To 18th Century

    Building A Bridge To 18th Century
    av Neil Postman

    Häftad - 2000 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780375701276

    In Building a Bridge to the 18th Century, acclaimed cultural critic Neil Postman offers a cure for the hysteria and hazy values of the postmodern world. Postman shows us how to reclaim that balance between mind and machine in a dazzling celebration…

  • Maldito Amor Y Otros Cuentos (Damned Love and Other Stories)

    Maldito Amor Y Otros Cuentos (Damned Love and Other Stories)
    av Rosario Ferre

    Pocket - 1998 - Spanska - ISBN: 9780375700637

    En las cuatro historias que crean Maldito amor, Ferré explora la historia política y la lucha cultural de Puerto Rico, su país nativo. "Una de las novelistas más dotadas de América Latina" -Washington Post Book World.

  • Memories, Dreams, Reflections

    Memories, Dreams, Reflections
    av Carl Gustav Jung

    Häftad - 1989 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780679723950

    In the spring of 1957, when he was eighty-one years old, C. G. Jung undertook the telling of his life story. At regular intervals he had conversations with his colleague and friend Aniela Jaffe, and collaborated with her in the preparation of the te…

  • Something Like an Autobiography

    Something Like an Autobiography
    av Akira Kurosawa

    Häftad - 1900 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780394714394

    Translated by Audie E. Bock. "A first rate book and a joy to read.... It's doubtful that a complete understanding of the director's artistry can be obtained without reading this book.... Also indispensable for budding directors are the addenda, in w…

  • Seven Japanese Tales

    Seven Japanese Tales
    av Jun'ichiro Tanizaki

    Häftad - 1997 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780679761075

    In these seven stories, the author of The Makioka Sisters explores the territory where love becomes self-annihilation, where the contemplation of beauty gives way to fetishism, and where tradition becomes an instrument of refined cruelty.

  • Palaces for the People

    Palaces for the People
    av Eric Klinenberg

    Pocket - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781784707514

    Because wherever people cross paths and linger, wherever we gather informally, strike up a conversation and get to know one another, relationships blossom and communities emerge - and where communities are strong, people are safer and healthier, cri…

  • Learned Optimism

    Learned Optimism
    av Martin E. P. Seligman

    Häftad - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781400078394

    Seligman draws on more than 20 years of clinical research to demonstrate how optimism enhances the quality of life, and how anyone can learn to practice its skills.

  • Rebooting AI

    Rebooting AI
    av Gary Marcus

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780525566045

    Despite the hype surrounding AI, creating an intelligence that rivals or exceeds human levels is far more complicated than we are led to believe. Professors Gary Marcus and Ernest Davis have spent their careers at the forefront of AI research and ha…

  • I am Not Your Negro

    I am Not Your Negro
    av James Baldwin

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780525434696

    National Bestseller Nominated for the Academy Award for Best Documentary To compose his stunning documentary film I Am Not Your Negro, acclaimed filmmaker Raoul Peck mined James Baldwin's published and unpublished oeuvre, selecting passages from his…

  • Plainwater

    av Anne Carson

    Häftad - 2000 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780375708428

    A provocative anthology of poetry and prose by the Canadian intellectual includes selections from "Mimnermos: The Brainsex Paintings," "Short Talks," "Canicula di Anna," "The Life of Towns," and "The Anthropology of Water." Reprint.

  • The Death Of Ivan Ilyich

    The Death Of Ivan Ilyich
    av Leo Tolstoy

    Häftad - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780307951335

    Tolstoy's most famous novella is an intense and moving examination of death and the possibilities of redemption, here in a powerful translation by the award-winning Richard Pevear and Larissa Volokhonsky. Ivan Ilyich is a middle-aged man who has spe…

  • History of Violence

    History of Violence
    av Edouard Louis

    Pocket - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781784706074

    ** Shortlisted for the 2020 International Dublin Literary Award **The radical, urgent new novel from the author of The End of Eddy - a personal and powerful story of violence. I met Reda on Christmas Eve 2012, at around four in the morning.

  • The Warmth of Other Suns

    The Warmth of Other Suns
    av Isabel Wilkerson

    Häftad - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780679763888

    In this epic, beautifully written masterwork, Pulitzer Prize-winning author Isabel Wilkerson chronicles one of the great untold stories of American history: the decades-long migration of black citizens who fled the South for northern and western cit…

  • My Twenty-Five Years In Provence

    My Twenty-Five Years In Provence
    av Peter Mayle

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781101974285

    The beloved author Peter Mayle, champion of all things Provence, here in a final volume of all new writing, offers vivid recollections from his twenty-five years in the South of France--lessons learned, culinary delights enjoyed, and changes observe…

  • Collected Poems of Langston Hughes

    Collected Poems of Langston Hughes
    av Langston Hughes

    Häftad - 1995 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780679764083

    "The ultimate book for both the dabbler and serious scholar--. [Hughes] is sumptuous and sharp, playful and sparse, grounded in an earthy music--. This book is a glorious revelation."--Boston Globe Spanning five decades and comprising 868 poems (nea…

  • Blood Meridian, or, the Evening Redness in the West

    Blood Meridian, or, the Evening Redness in the West
    av Cormac McCarthy

    Häftad - 1992 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780679728757

    An epic novel of the violence and depravity that attended America's westward expansion, Blood Meridian brilliantly subverts the conventions of the Western novel and the mythology of the wild west. Based on historical events that took place on the Te…

  • The Sailor Who Fell from Grace With the Sea

    The Sailor Who Fell from Grace With the Sea
    av Yukio Mishima, John Nathan, Yukio Mishima

    Pocket - 1994 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780679750154

  • The Flight Attendant

    The Flight Attendant
    av Chris Bohjalian

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780525432685

    A NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER A WALL STREET JOURNAL BESTSELLER A USA TODAY BESTSELLER A NATIONAL INDIEBOUND BESTSELLER From the author of The Guest Room, a powerful story about the ways an entire life can change in one night: A flight attendant wakes…

  • The Moral Animal

    The Moral Animal
    av Robert Wright

    Häftad - 1995 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780679763994

    Are men literally born to cheat? Does monogamy actually serve women's interests? These are among the questions that have made The Moral Animal one of the most provocative science books in recent years. Wright unveils the genetic strategies behind ev…

  • The Myth Of Sisyphus

    The Myth Of Sisyphus
    av Albert Camus

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780525564454

    One of the most influential works of this century, The Myth of Sisyphus and Other Essays is a crucial exposition of existentialist thought. Influenced by works such as Don Juan and the novels of Kafka, these essays begin with a meditation on suicide…

  • Benefit of Hindsight

    Benefit of Hindsight
    av Susan Hill

    Pocket - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781529110548

    Lafferton struggles to cope with a series of crimes threaten the sanctity of hearth and home, leading Simon to engage with his own demons... One rainy night, a couple welcomes two strangers needing help into their home.

  • Travelers

    av Regina Porter

    Pocket - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781784708863

  • American Psycho

    American Psycho
    av B.E. Ellis

    Häftad - 1998 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780679735779

    Now a major motion picture from Lion's Gate Films starring Christian Bale (Metroland), Chloe Sevigny (The Last Days of Disco), Jared Leto (My So Called Life), and Reese Witherspoon (Cruel Intentions), and directed by Mary Harron (I Shot Andy Warhol)…

  • Madness and Civilization

    Madness and Civilization
    av M. Faucault

    Häftad - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780679721109

    Perhaps the French philosopher's masterpiece, which is concerned with an extraordinary question: What does it mean to be mad?