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  • Way Of Zen

    Way Of Zen
    av Alan W. Watts

    Storpocket - 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…

  • 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…

  • 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.

  • The Stranger

    The Stranger
    av Albert Camus

    Häftad - 1989 - 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.

  • Rules For Radicals

    Rules For Radicals
    av Saul Alinsky

    Storpocket - 1989 - 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…

  • 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…

  • 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

  • This Poison Will Remain

    This Poison Will Remain
    av Fred Vargas

    Pocket - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781784708290

    ** Sunday Times Crime Book of the Month **The exhilarating new Inspector Adamsberg novel from France's multi-million-copy bestselling crime fiction star'Vargas's books are...cunning, corkscrew murder mysteries' A.J.

  • 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…

  • Camp Concentration

    Camp Concentration
    av Thomas M. Disch

    Häftad - 2000 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780375705458

    When Louis Sacchetti, a poet and conscientious objector, refuses to participate in the war against Third World terrorists, he is confined to a special camp where experimental drugs are tested. Reprint. 12,500 first printing.

  • Orientalism

    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

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • Titan

    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…

  • The Black Jacobins

    The Black Jacobins
    av C.L.R. James

    Häftad - 1989 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780679724674

    A classic and impassioned account of the first revolution in the Third World.This powerful, intensely dramatic book is the definitive account of the Haitian Revolution of 1794-1803, a revolution that began in the wake of the Bastille but became the…

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • Tracks

    Tracks
    av Robyn Davidson

    Pocket - 1995 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780679762874

    A cult classic with an ever-growing audience, Tracks is the brilliantly written and frequently hilarious account of a young woman's odyssey through the deserts of Australia, with no one but her dog and four camels as companions. Davidson emerges as…

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • Selected Poems of Langston Hughes

    Selected Poems of Langston Hughes
    av Langston Hughes

    Häftad - 1990 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780679728184

    With the publication of his first book of poems, The Weary Blues, in 1926, Langston Hughes electrified readers and launched a renaissance in black writing in America. The poems Hughes wrote celebrated the experience of invisible men and women: of sl…

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • 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?

  • Arctic Dreams: Imagination and Desire in a Northern Landscape

    Arctic Dreams: Imagination and Desire in a Northern Landscape
    av Barry Lopez

    Häftad - 2001 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780375727481

    Winner of the National Book Award This bestselling, groundbreaking exploration of the Far North is a classic of natural history, anthropology, and travel writing. The Arctic is a perilous place. Only a few species of wild animals can survive its har…

  • The Decision to Use the Atomic Bomb

    The Decision to Use the Atomic Bomb
    av Gar Alperovitz

    Häftad - 1996 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780679762850

    Controversial in nature, this book demonstrates that the United States did not need to use the atomic bomb against Japan. Alperovitz criticizes one of the most hotly debated precursory events to the Cold War, an event that was largely responsible fo…

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • 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.

  • Light in August

    Light in August
    av William Faulkner

    Storpocket - 1962 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780679732266

    Joe Christmas does not know whether he is black or white. Faulkner makes of Joe's tragedy a powerful indictment of racism; at the same time Joe's life is a study of the divided self and becomes a symbol of 20th century man.

  • 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…

  • Death in the East

    Death in the East
    av Abir Mukherjee

    Pocket - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781784708535

    'Death in the East is the best so far of an unmissable series' The Times Calcutta police detective Captain Sam Wyndham and his quick-witted Indian Sergeant, Surrender-not Banerjee, are back for another rip-roaring adventure set in 1920s India. 1905,…

  • Travelers

    Travelers
    av Regina Porter

    Pocket - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781784708863

  • Cherry

    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.

  • 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)…

  • 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…

  • In the Belly of the Beast

    In the Belly of the Beast
    av ABBOTT

    Häftad - 1991 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780679732372

    A visionary book in the repertoire of prison literature. This is a 37 year old man's account of 25 years behind bars.

  • 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.

  • Secret Network of Nature

    Secret Network of Nature
    av Peter Wohlleben

    Pocket - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781784708498

    From the bestselling author of The Hidden Life of Trees Did you know that trees can influence the rotation of the earth?

  • 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.

  • Smoke and Ashes

    Smoke and Ashes
    av Abir Mukherjee

    Pocket - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781784704780

    SELECTED AS WATERSTONES' THRILLER OF THE MONTH, JULY 2019CHOSEN BY THE SUNDAY TIMES AS ONE OF 100 BEST CRIME NOVELS SINCE 1945SHORTLISTED FOR THE 2019 CWA SAPERE HISTORICAL DAGGERSHORTLISTED FOR THE 2019 HWA GOLD CROWNLONGLISTED FOR THE 2019 CWA GOL…

  • 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.

  • The Box Man

    The Box Man
    av Kobo Abe

    Häftad - 2001 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780375726514

    Kobo Abe, the internationally acclaimed author of Woman in the Dunes, combines wildly imaginative fantasies and naturalistic prose to create narratives reminiscent of the work of Kafka and Beckett. In this eerie and evocative masterpiece, the namele…

  • Collected Poems

    Collected Poems
    av W. H. Auden

    Häftad - 1991 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780679731979

    Between 1927 and his death in 1973, W. H. Auden endowed poetry in the English language with a new face. Or rather, with several faces, since his work ranged from the political to the religious, from the urbane to the pastoral, from the mandarin to t…

  • 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…

  • Please Look After Mom

    Please Look After Mom
    av Shin Kyung-Sook

    Pocket - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780307948977

  • Written on the Body

    Written on the Body
    av Jeanette Winterson

    Häftad - 1994 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780679744474

    The most beguilingly seductive novel to date from the author of The Passion and Sexing the Cherry. Winterson chronicles the consuming affair between the narrator, who is given neither name nor gender, and the beloved, a complex and confused married…

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • All the Pretty Horses

    All the Pretty Horses
    av Cormac McCarthy

    Häftad - 1999 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780679744399

    Now a major motion picture from Columbia Pictures starring Matt Damon, produced by Mike Nichols, and directed by Billy Bob Thornton. The national bestseller and the first volume in Cormac McCarthy's Border Trilogy, All the Pretty Horses is the tale…