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av: David Maraniss

‘Barack Obama’ reveals the real story of Obama’s beginnings: child of a black man from Luoland and a white woman born in Kansas. At the heart of Obama’s psyche and his political beliefs – and therefore his presidency – is his life-long struggle to understand the extreme duality of…
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Isbn: 9781848872813

Utgivningsår: 20130601

Utgivare: Atlantic Books, Atlantic Books

Mediatyp: BC

av: Steven Strogatz

Kategorier: Matematik och naturvetenskap Naturvetenskap
This is the captivating story of mathematics’ greatest ever idea: calculus. Without it, there would be no computers, no microwave ovens, no GPS, and no space travel. But before it gave modern man almost infinite powers, calculus was behind centuries of controversy, competition, and even death. Taking us on a…
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Isbn: 9781786492975

Utgivningsår: 20200206

Utgivare: Atlantic Books, Atlantic books

Mediatyp: BC

av: Aravind Adiga

Kategorier: Skönlitteratur Skönlitteratur: allmänt
Balram Halwai is a complicated man. Servant. Philosopher. Entrepreneur. Murderer. Over the course of seven nights, by the scattered light of a preposterous chandelier, Balram tells us the terrible and transfixing story of how he came to be a success in life – having nothing but his own wits to help him…
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Isbn: 9780857896193

Utgivningsår: 20120301

Utgivare: Atlantic Books, Atlantic Books

Mediatyp: BC

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Isbn: 9781848874756

Utgivningsår: 20100501

Utgivare: Atlantic Books, Atlantic Books

Mediatyp: BC

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Isbn: 9781911630388

Utgivningsår: 20200806

Utgivare: Atlantic Books, Atlantic Books

Mediatyp: BC

av: Susanna Forrest

Man has always been fascinated by Equus caballus, recasting horse power into many forms: a hunk of meat, an industrial and agricultural machine, a luxury good, a cherished dancer, a comrade in arms and a symbol of a mythical past. From the wild tarpans sought by the Nazis to jade-laden treasure steeds in Ancient China,…
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Isbn: 9780857898982

Utgivningsår: 20161006

Utgivare: Atlantic Books, Atlantic books

Mediatyp: BB

Kategorier: Skönlitteratur Skönlitteratur: allmänt
‘Sometimes when you’re reading Neal Stephenson, he doesn’t just seem like one of the best novelists writing in English right now; he seems like the only one.’ Time One of the most talented and creative authors working today, Neal Stephenson is renowned for his exceptional novels – works…
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Isbn: 9781848878556

Utgivningsår: 20120815

Utgivare: Atlantic Books, Atlantic Books

Mediatyp: BC

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Isbn: 9781786496959

Utgivningsår: 20201105

Utgivare: Atlantic Books, Atlantic Books

Mediatyp: BC

av: G. Willow Wilson

A glorious rollercoaster ride through myth, cyberspace, love and revolution, Alif the Unseen mixes ancient magic with modern adventure to create an extraordinary story. “I will tell you a story, but it comes with a warning; when you hear it, you will become someone else.” He calls himself Alif, a young man…
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Isbn: 9780857895691

Utgivningsår: 20130606

Utgivare: Atlantic Books, Atlantic books

Mediatyp: BC

av: Ian Buruma

Kategorier: Fantasy Skönlitteratur
Many books have been written, and continue to be written, about the Second World War: military histories, histories of the Holocaust, the war in Asia, or collaboration and resistance in Europe. Few books have taken a close look at the immediate aftermath of the worldwide catastrophe. Drawing on hundreds of eyewitness…
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Isbn: 9781848879379

Utgivningsår: 20131003

Utgivare: Atlantic Books, Atlantic Books

Mediatyp: BC

av: Cheryl Strayed

Kategorier: Biografier och litteraturvetenskap Biografier, sanna berättelser, essäer etc.
At twenty-six, Cheryl Strayed thought she had lost everything. In the wake of her mother’s rapid death from cancer, her family disbanded and her marriage crumbled. With nothing to lose, she made the most impulsive decision of her life: to walk eleven-hundred miles of the west coast of America – from the…
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Isbn: 9781782390626

Utgivningsår: 20130101

Utgivare: Atlantic Books, Atlantic books

Mediatyp: BC

av: Pearl Jam

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Isbn: 9781848874930

Utgivningsår: 20110901

Utgivare: Atlantic Books, Atlantic Books

Mediatyp: BB

av: Martin Suter

As the financial crisis tightens its grip on Europe, the gilded world of Zurich’s leading restaurant, Chez Huwyler, seems immune to plunging stock markets and collapsing banks. But behind the scenes, even the rarefied world of haute cuisine is feeling the bite and so Maravan – a Tamil dishwasher and…
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Isbn: 9781782390619

Utgivningsår: 20130201

Utgivare: Atlantic Books, Atlantic Books

Mediatyp: BC

av: Jens Lapidus

Kategorier: Skönlitteratur Thrillers
For decades, a secret network in Stockholm has been exploiting young girls, ruthlessly eliminating anyone who threatens to reveal their secret. As oddly paired duo Teddy and Emelie – the thug and the lawyer – investigate, the terrifying noose tightens. The police force has established a special team to…
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Isbn: 9781786491794

Utgivningsår: 20181101

Utgivare: Atlantic Books, Atlantic books

Mediatyp: BC

av: Patricia Harman

Kategorier: Skönlitteratur Skönlitteratur: allmänt
As a midwife working in rural poverty during the Depression, Patience Murphy’s only solace is her gift: the chance to escort mothers through the challenges of childbirth. Just beginning, she takes on the jobs no one else wants: those most in need-and least likely to pay. Patience is willing to do what it takes to…
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Isbn: 9781782390817

Utgivningsår: 20130301

Utgivare: Atlantic Books, Atlantic Books

Mediatyp: BC

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Isbn: 9781911630104

Utgivningsår: 20181101

Utgivare: Atlantic Books, Atlantic books

Mediatyp: BC

av: Christos Tsiolkas

Daniel Kelly, a talented young swimmer, has one chance to escape his working-class upbringing. His astonishing ability in the pool should drive him to fame and fortune, as well as his revenge on the rich boys at the private school to which he has won a sports scholarship. Everything Danny has ever done, every sacrifice…
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Isbn: 9781782392446

Utgivningsår: 20140619

Utgivare: Atlantic Books, Atlantic books

Mediatyp: BC

av: Takis Wurger

Kategorier: Skönlitteratur Skönlitteratur: allmänt
Hans Stichler’s uncomplicated German childhood ends abruptly when his aunt invites him to study at Cambridge, where she teaches. She will ensure his application is accepted, but in return he must help her investigate an elite university society, the Pitt Club, which has existed for centuries, its long legacy of…
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Isbn: 9781611854770

Utgivningsår: 20190801

Utgivare: Atlantic Books, Atlantic books export

Mediatyp: BC

av: Andre Aciman

Kategorier: Skönlitteratur Skönlitteratur: allmänt
During a restless summer on the Italian Riviera, a powerful romance blooms between seventeen-year-old Elio and his father’s house guest, Oliver. Unrelenting currents of obsession and fear, fascination and desire threaten to overwhelm the lovers who at first feign indifference to the charge between them. What…
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Isbn: 9781786495259

Utgivningsår: 20170921

Utgivare: Atlantic Books, Atlantic books

Mediatyp: BC

av: Bobby Duffy

Kategorier: Samhälle och samhällsvetenskap
Do you eat too much sugar? What proportion of your country are immigrants? What does it cost to raise a child? How much tax do the rich pay? Are we more ignorant than we used to be?Take a minute to answer these questions. No matter how educated you are, this book suggests you are likely to be very wrong indeed.…
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Isbn: 9781786494580

Utgivningsår: 20190905

Utgivare: Atlantic Books, Atlantic books

Mediatyp: BC

av: Christopher Hitchens

Kategorier: Filosofi och religion Religion och tro
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Isbn: 9781843545743

Utgivningsår: 20070908

Utgivare: Atlantic Books, Atlantic books

Mediatyp: BC

av: Roxane Gay

Kategorier: Samhälle och samhällsvetenskap
In this valuable and timely anthology, cultural critic and bestselling author Roxane Gay collects original and previously published pieces that address what it means to live in a world where women have to measure the harassment, violence and aggression they face, and where sexual-abuse survivors are ‘routinely…
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Isbn: 9781911630111

Utgivningsår: 20190704

Utgivare: Atlantic Books, Atlantic books

Mediatyp: BC

av: Katharina Hagena

The bestseller that has captivated Europe, The Taste of Apple Seeds is both a whitehot story of first love and a heartbreaking meditation on memory and loss. When Iris inherits her grandmothers house, she fears she has also inherited her familys darkest secrets. To distract herself, she spends her days swimming at the…
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Isbn: 9780857891075

Utgivningsår: 20130101

Utgivare: Atlantic Books, Atlantic Books

Mediatyp: BC

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Isbn: 9781843549222

Utgivningsår: 20110401

Utgivare: Atlantic Books, Atlantic Books

Mediatyp: BC

av: Matthew O. Jackson

Kategorier: Hälsa, relationer och personlig utveckling Självhjälp och praktiska råd
 It’s not what you know, it’s who you know. Or so the adage goes. Professor Matthew Jackson, world-leading researcher into social and economic networks, shows us why this is far truer than we’d like to believe. Based on his ground-breaking research, The Human Network reveals how our relationships in…
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Isbn: 9781786490223

Utgivningsår: 20200102

Utgivare: Atlantic Books, Atlantic books

Mediatyp: BC

av: A. D. Miller

Kategorier: Deckare Skönlitteratur
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Isbn: 9780857895806

Utgivningsår: 20110901

Utgivare: Atlantic Books, Atlantic Books

Mediatyp: BC