Mercator - The Man Who Mapped The Planet
Crane, NicholasOwl, New York 2003
Crane brings the great cartographer to life (Washington Post)
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Borrowed Finery: A Memoir
Fox, PaulaHolt and Companey, New York 2001
A finalist for the National Book Critics Circle Award. "Original and elegant... a celebration of resilience- both of character and of the memoir form." Sandra Scofield, Chicago Tribune
Lehane, DennisHarperCollins Books, London 2006
This collection is a compilation of the best of Dennis Lehane's previously published short fiction. By turns suspensful, surreal, romantic, and tragicallycomic, these powerful tales journey...
The Reason Why
Rendell, RuthNew York 1996
Murder itself is not interesting. It is the impetus to murder, the passion and terrors which bring it to pass and the varieties of feeling surrounding the act that make of a sordid or revolting...
None to Accompany Me
Gordimer, NadineNew York 1994
Women in South Africa. A fascinating novel by one of the most important South African writers of our time.
Jacobs, AlanHarperCollins, New York 2008
Alan Jacobs nimmt den Leser mit auf eine turbulente Reise zurück zu den Wurzeln und ursprünglichen Idee der Sünde und berichtet anschaulich von Geschichte, Entwicklung, Befürwortern und Gegnern...
Weis, RenéHenry Holt and Co., New York 2007
Weis versucht der wahren Person Shakespeares auf den Grund zu gehen. Viele Mythen und Geschichten wurden bereits über den wohl berühmtesten Dichter und Autor der Welt verbreitet. In diesem Band...
Love and Obstacles
Hemon, AleksandarRiverhead Books, London 2009
Infused with the haunting yet hilarious storytelling that makes Hemon's work so destinctive, the stories of Love and Obstacles are united by their narrator, a young man coming of age in...
Loomings Over the Suet
Baxter, GlenBloomsbury Publishing, London 2004
Another entertainingly bizarre story from Baxter. Spring has returned once again to the Cotswolds. Flickering Shadow snake eerily over Eric huntley as he struggles to regain posession of the...
The Bonfire of the Vanities
Wolfe, TomLondon, 2010
An exhilarating satire of Eighties excess that captures the effervescent spirit of New York, from one of the greatest writers of modern American prose Sherman McCoy is a WASP, bond trader and...
The Armageddon Rag
Martin, George R.R.London, 2013
Magic, music, drugs and rock'n'roll in an early novel from George R. R. Martin, author of A GAME OF THRONES One-time underground journalist Sandy Blair has traveled far from his radical roots in...
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...
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...
Roth, PhilipNew York 2014 Vintage
Roth's award-winning first book instantly established its author's reputation as a writer of explosive wit, merciless insight, and a fierce compassion for even the most self-deluding of his...
America - a history in verse ( 3 Vol.)
Sanders, EdwardBlack Sparrow Press, Santa Rosa, 2000
1. Auflage, Americas history in verse for every year from 1900 until 1970, Vol.1 1900-1939, Vol.2 1940-1961, Vol.3 1962-1970
Lillian NGHopewell 1997
The General Rule. A Guide to Customary Weights and Measures
Linarce, VivianSquezze Press, Somerset 2007
An essential collection of articles, tables and notes, to define and explain the modern uses and relationships - as well as the global origins, evolution and culture - of the units composing what...
The Moviegoer's Companion
Guy, RhiannonThink, London 2004
Wether you love film noir or Matt LeBlanc, Gone with the Wind or Reservoir Dogs, this is the book for you. Discover the strange and wonderful world of movies in all their bizarre and glamorous...
Vicious Circle: A Novel of Complicity
Littell, RobertOverlook, Woodstock-New York 2006
Veteran espionage writer Littell, whose 1973 debut, The Defection of A.J. Lewinter, prompted critics to compare him to such British masters as Eric Ambler and John le Carré, stumbles a bit with his...
Farmelo, GrahamBasic Books, New York
Perhaps no scientific development has shaped the course of modern history as much as the harnessing of nuclear energy. Yet the twentieth century might have turned out differently had greater...
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