John Stanislaus Joyce
John Wyse Jackson/Peter CostelNew York 1997
James Joyce often remaked that his wit, gift for storytelling, and many of his...
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Love in America
Julian GreenNew York 1994
Plausible portraits of James Lord
Lord, JamesNew York 2003
Over the course of his life as a friend and confidant of artists and collectors,...
Soccer and Philosophy
Richards, TedChicago 2010
Auf dem Klappentext:This collection of incisive articles gives a leading team of international philosophers a free kick toward exploring the complex and often hidden contours of the world of...
Secrest, MerylePenguin Books, London 2014
One of the most extraordinary fashion designers of the twentieth century, the author was an integral figure in the artistic movement of the times. Her collaborations with artists such as Man Ray,...
The Origins of the Irish
Mallory, J.P.Thames and Hudson, London 2013
About eighty million people today can trace their descent back to the occupants of Ireland. But where did the occupants of the island themselves come from? J. P. Mallory wrote the first major...
The Brontë Cabinet
Lutz, DeborahW. W. Norton & Company, New York, 2015
In this unique and lovingly detailed biography of a literary family that has enthralled readers for nearly two centuries, Victorian literature scholar Deborah Lutz illuminates the complex and...
Collected Nonfiction, Volume 1: Selections from the Autobiography, Letters, Essays, and Speeches
Twain, MarkEverymans Library/Alfred A. Knopf, London 2016
Although Samuel Langhorne Clemens, better known as Mark Twain, is rightly beloved for his classic works of fiction, his nonfiction output was equally prolific and impressive. Here, collected in the...
The Year of Dreaming Dangerously
Zizek, SlavojVerso, London, 2012
Call it the year of dreaming dangerously: 2011 caught the world off guard with a series of shattering events. Rage is building, and a new wave of revolts and disturbances will follow. Why? Because...
Cesarani, DavidSt. Martin's Press, New York, 2016
In "Final Solution" David Cesarani chronicles the fate of Europe's Jews. Based on decades of scholarship and the newly available documentation from the opening of the Soviet archives, Cesarani...
Ferguson, NiallPenguin Press, New York 2015
The ultimate biography of one of the influencial politicians of the 20th century!
Artists Under Hitler
Petropoulos, JonathanYale University Press, London, 2015
Analysis of prominent modernist German artists who rejected exile during the Nazi era and tried to find accomodation with the regime. A story of despair and determination, of illusion and reality,...
Sandlin, LeePantheon Books, New York, 2013
Isaac's Storm meets "The Age of Wonder" in Sandlin's "Storm Kings," a riveting tale of the weather's most vicious monster -the super cell tornado- that recreates the origins of meteorology, and the...
Osman, TarekYale University Press, New Haven, London, 2016
A political, social and cultural battle is raging across the Middle East. Those Islamists, who believe Islam should be the region´s primary identity, fight against the nationalists, military...
Hannah Arendt: A Life in Dark Times
Heller, Anne C.New Harvest, Boston, New York 2015
Hannah Arendt, one of the most gifted and provocative voices of her era, was a polarizing cultural theorist. Born to Jewish parents, she escaped from Hitler’s Germany in 1933 and is now best...
Lipton, SaraNew York 2014
The straggly beard, the hooked nose, the bag of coins, and gaudy apparel - the religious artists of medieval Christendom had no shortage of virulent symbols for identifying Jews. The author argues...
The Marvellous Plays of Mr. William Shakespeare
Williams, MarciaLondon 2014
14 dramatic versions of Shakespeares plays in a accessible comic-strip style!!!
Chatwin, BruceRandom House, London 1998
The songlines are the invisible pathways that criss-cross Australia, ancient tracks connecting communities and following ancient boundaries. Along these lines Aboriginals passed the songs which...
The Essential Chomsky
Chomsky, NoelLondon 2008
The seminal writings of the philosopher, activist, linguist and critic, published to coincide with his 80th birthday. 'Chomsky ranks with Marx, Shakespeare and the Bible as one of the ten most...
Cannibalism: A Perfectly Natural History
Schutt, BillAlgonquin Books of Chapel Hill, 2017
For centuries cannibalism was considered rare in nature. But zoologist Bill Schutt did researches and clears common myths about that topic. He also takes us into the future, questioning if we will...
Harman, ClaireNew York 2016
Hardcover-. New. An excellent new bicentennial biography...
The Quest for A Moral Compass
Malik, KenanAtlantic Books, London 2015
An exploration of the history of moral thought as it has developed over three millennia, telling the stories of the great philosophers and breathing life into their ideas, while challenging some of...
Sacks, Oliverpicador, London, 2012
'The story of a disease that plunged its victims into a prison of viscous time, and the drug that catapulted them out of it' Guardian Hailed as a medical classic, and the subject of a major feature...
The Event of Literature
Eagleton, TerryYale Univ. Press, 2013
In this characteristically concise, witty and lucid book, Terry Eagleton turns his attention to the questions we should ask about literature, but rarely do. What is literature? Can we even speak of...
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