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,...
Einstein's Unfinished Symphony
Bartusiak, MarciaYale University Press 2019
An updated classic that recounts the long hunt for Einstein's predicted gravitational waves-and celebrates their recent discovery.
Charles Bukowski: Locked in the Arms of a Crazy Life
Sounes, HowardNew York, 1999
A Biography about Charles Bukowski, written by Howard Sounes, the author known for his graphic and gritty autobiographic novels. Including 60+ pictures!
Chomsky, NoamLondon, 2014
Power Systems is the latest collection of searing insights from intellectual superstar Noam Chomsky. In this new collection of conversations, conducted from 2010 to 2012, Noam Chomsky explores the...
Science in the Soul
Dawkins, RichardNew York 2017
The legendary biologist and bestselling author mounts a timely and passionate defense of science and clear thinking with this career-spanning collection of essays, including twenty pieces published...
Grant, AdamVIKING, New York, 2016
The #1 New York Times bestseller that examines how people can champion new ideas-and how leaders can fight groupthink, from the author of Give and Take and co-author of Option B!
Kelly, HelenaAlfred A. Knop, New York, 2017
A brilliant, illuminating reassessment of the life and work of Jane Austen that makes clear how Austen has been misread for the past two centuries and that shows us how she intended her books to be...
The Age of the Horse
Forrest, SusannaAtlantic Monthly Press, New York, 2016
An essential book for anyone who’s ever been captivated by horses, The Age of the Horse is a breathtaking exploration of the enduring connection between humans and Equus caballus. Equestrian expert...
The New Yorker MagazineRandom House, New York, 2015
This engrossing anthology assembles classic New Yorker pieces from a complex era enshrined in the popular imagination as the decade of poodle skirts and Cold War paranoia—featuring contributions...
Guy, JohnVIKING, New York, 2016
Schon mit 25 Jahren wurde Elizabeth zur Königin gekrönt. Anfangs sie Schwierigkeiten, ihre Autorität zu zeigen, da alle nur auf eine Hochzeit und königliche Nachkomme hofften. Doch nach 25 Jahren...
Alexander, MichaelYale University Press, London, 2017
This groundbreaking account of the Medieval Revival movement examines the ways in which the style of the medieval period was re-established in post-Enlightenment England - from Walpole and Scott,...
Jonathan Swift: The Reluctant Rebel
Stubbs, JohnW.W.Norton & Company, 2017
One of Europe's most important literary figures, Jonathan Swift was also an inspired humorist, a beloved companion, and a conscientious Anglican minister-as well as a hoaxer and a teller of tales....
Calder. The Conquest of Time
Perl, JedAlfred A. Knopf, 2017
This is the first biography of America's greatest twentieth-century sculptor: Alexander Calder. A decade in the making, "Calder: the conquest of time" is an authoritative and revelatory...
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 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...
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