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Bokomslag för Like Water for Chocolate: A Novel in Monthly Installments with Recipes, Romances, and Home Remedies

Like Water for Chocolate: A Novel in Monthly Installments with Recipes, Romances, and Home Remedies

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    Engelska

A combination fairy tale, melodrama, romance, Mexican cookbook, and home remedy handbook, the long-awaited trade paperback edition of the hugely popular best-seller includes the artwork from the hardcover version. Reprint.

Bokomslag för Balzac and the Little Chinese Seamstress

Balzac and the Little Chinese Seamstress

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    Engelska

At the height of the Chinese Cultural Revolution, two young boys are sent to the country for "reeducation" at a remote mountain village, where their lives take an unexpected turn when they meet the beautiful daughter of a local tailor and stumble...

Bokomslag för Koko

Koko

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    Engelska

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Bokomslag för Irrational Man: A Study in Existential Philosophy

Irrational Man: A Study in Existential Philosophy

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    Engelska

Widely recognized as the finest definition of existentialist Philosophy, this book introduced existentialism to America in 1958. Barrett discusses the views of 19th and 20th century existentialists Kierkegaard, Nietzsche, Heidegger, and Sartre and...

Bokomslag för The Da Vinci Code

The Da Vinci Code

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    Engelska

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Bokomslag för The World According to Bertie

The World According to Bertie

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    Engelska

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Bokomslag för The Art of the Personal Essay

The Art of the Personal Essay

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    Engelska

For more than four hundred years, the personal essay has been one of the richest and most vibrant of all literary forms. Distinguished from the detached formal essay by its friendly, conversational tone, its loose structure, and its drive towa...

Bokomslag för The Unbearable Lightness of Scones

The Unbearable Lightness of Scones

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    Engelska

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Bokomslag för Dreams in a Time of War: A Childhood Memoir

Dreams in a Time of War: A Childhood Memoir

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    Engelska

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Bokomslag för Ike's Spies: Eisenhower and the Espionage Establishment

Ike's Spies: Eisenhower and the Espionage Establishment

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Based on privileged access to the president and his private papers, this classic Cold War-era history by bestselling historian Stephen E. Ambrose gives an inside look at the way President Dwight Eisenhower managed America’s secret operations as ge...

Bokomslag för The Lost Symbol

The Lost Symbol

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WHAT WAS LOST WILL BE FOUND...Washington DC: Harvard symbologist Robert Langdon is summoned at the last minute to deliver an evening lecture in the Capitol Building. Within moments of his arrival, however, a disturbing object - gruesomely encoded ...

Bokomslag för Espresso Tales: A 44 Scotland Street Novel (2)

Espresso Tales: A 44 Scotland Street Novel (2)

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    Engelska

The second in the series of Alexander McCall Smith’s daily novel about the residents of 44 Scotland Street In Espresso Tales, Alexander McCall Smith returns home to Edinburgh and the glorious cast of his own tales of the city, the residents of...

Bokomslag för The Spiral Staircase: My Climb Out of Darkness

The Spiral Staircase: My Climb Out of Darkness

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In 1962, at age seventeen, Karen Armstrong entered a convent, eager to meet God. After seven brutally unhappy years as a nun, she left her order to pursue English literature at Oxford. But convent life had profoundly altered her, and coping with t...

Bokomslag för The Next 100 Years: A Forecast for the 21st Century

The Next 100 Years: A Forecast for the 21st Century

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    Engelska

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Bokomslag för Damaged

Damaged

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    Engelska

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Bokomslag för The Third Gate

The Third Gate

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    Engelska

An archaeological expedition digging where it shouldn’t. . . A crown so powerful it is rumored to be cursed. . . And the one man who can explain it all. . .  Deep in a nearly impassable swamp south of the Egyptian border, an archaeological team is...

Bokomslag för A Slight Trick of the Mind:

A Slight Trick of the Mind:

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    Engelska

In 1947, ninety-three-year-old Sherlock Holmes lives out his retirement in a remote Sussex farmhouse with a housekeeper and her young son, Roger, who stumbles upon information about Holmes's secret past and long-ago infatuation with Mrs. Keller, w...

Bokomslag för The Other Lands

The Other Lands

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    Engelska

"David Anthony Durham has serious chops. I can't wait to read whatever he writes next."--George R. R. Martin David Anthony Durham's gripping Acacia Trilogy continues with an epic novel where loyalties are tested, new worlds are discovered, and bat...

Bokomslag för When the Emperor Was Divine

When the Emperor Was Divine

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    Engelska

A story told from five different points of view--a mother receiving the evacuation order, her daughter on the train ride to the camp, the son in the desert internment camp, the family's return home, and the final release of the father after years ...

Bokomslag för After the Prophet

After the Prophet

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    Engelska

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Bokomslag för Good Calories, Bad Calories: Fats, Carbs, and the Controversial Science of Diet and Health

Good Calories, Bad Calories: Fats, Carbs, and the Controversial Science of Diet and Health

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    Engelska

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Bokomslag för The Social Construction of Reality

The Social Construction of Reality

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    Engelska

This book reformulates the sociological subdiscipline known as the sociology of knowledge. Knowledge is presented as more than ideology, including as well false consciousness, propaganda, science and art. "... A major breakthrough...

Bokomslag för Physics of the Impossible: A Scientific Exploration Into the World of Phasers, Force Fields, Teleportation, and Time Travel

Physics of the Impossible: A Scientific Exploration Into the World of Phasers, Force Fields, Teleportation, and Time Travel

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    Engelska

Teleportation, time machines, force fields, and interstellar space ships--the stuff of science fiction or potentially attainable future technologies? Inspired by the fantastic worlds of "Star Trek, Star Wars, "and" Back to the Future," renowned th...

Bokomslag för Made in Detroit: A South of 8-Mile Memoir

Made in Detroit: A South of 8-Mile Memoir

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    Engelska

An unflinching, honest memoir of growing up white and working class in a city that came to exemplify black urban decay describes the racism and prejudice he faced as one of the few white students at his Catholic high school, the impact of affirmat...

Bokomslag för Hidden Differences: Doing Business with the Japanese

Hidden Differences: Doing Business with the Japanese

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An analysis and explanation of the unstated rules of Japanese-American business relations. By drawing Western readers into the world in which they must function, the Halls simplify the process of adapting Western ways to a new environment.

Bokomslag för You Are Not a Stranger Here

You Are Not a Stranger Here

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    Engelska

A debut collection of short stories features characters confronting the concerns of both classic literature and contemporary life, from an aging inventor who visits his gay son to an orphaned boy who finds solace in a classmate's violence. A first...

Bokomslag för The Baseball Codes: Beanballs, Sign Stealing, and Bench-Clearing Brawls: The Unwritten Rules of America's Pastime

The Baseball Codes: Beanballs, Sign Stealing, and Bench-Clearing Brawls: The Unwritten Rules of America's Pastime

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    Engelska

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Bokomslag för Foxfire 2

Foxfire 2

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This second Foxfire volume includes topics such as ghost stories, spinning and weaving, wagon making, midwifing, corn shuckin', and more.

Bokomslag för First Love, Last Rites: Stories

First Love, Last Rites: Stories

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    Engelska

Ian McEwan's Somerset Maugham Award-winning collection First Love, Last Rites brought him instant recognition as one of the most influential voices writing in England today. Taut, brooding, and densely atmospheric, these stories show us the ways i...

Bokomslag för More Than You Know

More Than You Know

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    Engelska

It's 1958, and Eliza Clark has it all: good looks, a privileged upbringing, and a fast-paced career as a successful magazine editor. High fashion means high life, and she's constantly jetting to Paris and Milan to take in the latest by Chanel, Dio...

Bokomslag för Saturday

Saturday

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    Engelska

Saturday, February 15, 2003. Henry Perowne is a contented man - a successful neurosurgeon, the devoted husband of Rosalind and proud father of two grown-up children. Unusually, he wakes before dawn, drawn to the window of his bedroom and filled wi...

Bokomslag för The Age of Gold: The California Gold Rush and the New American Dream

The Age of Gold: The California Gold Rush and the New American Dream

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    Engelska

A history of the people and commercial imperatives that contributed to the California gold rush discusses the massive influx of hundreds of thousands of people to the area, which became a state in record time, in a volume set against the political...

Bokomslag för Cat's Eye

Cat's Eye

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    Engelska

Cat's Eye is the story of Elaine Risley, a controversial painter who returns to Toronto, the city of her youth, for a retrospective of her art. Engulfed by vivid images of the past, she reminisces about a trio of girls who initiated her into the f...

Bokomslag för Uncertainty

Uncertainty

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    Engelska

An in-depth analysis of the uncertainty principle, first introduced by German physicist Werner Heisenberg in 1927, discusses the birth, evolution, and impact of this important idea, as well as the clash in personalities and ideas that it provoked ...

Bokomslag för How the Universe Got Its Spots: Diary of a Finite Time in a Finite Space

How the Universe Got Its Spots: Diary of a Finite Time in a Finite Space

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    Engelska

In a popular introduction to the mysteries of the universe, a physicist describes what we know about the shape, extent, origins, and evolution of the universe, the vast complexities of space and time, the efforts of science to explain the universe...

Bokomslag för The Wisdom of Crowds

The Wisdom of Crowds

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    Engelska

In this fascinating book, "New Yorker business columnist James Surowiecki explores a deceptively simple idea: Large groups of people are "smarter than an elite few, no matter how brilliant-better at solving problems, fostering innovation, coming t...

Bokomslag för Doctor Glas

Doctor Glas

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    Engelska

Doctor Glas, a lonely, introspective physician, confronts a difficult and chilling moral dilemma after the beautiful wife of the local minister, an odious man for whom Glas has long felt an instinctive hostility, complains to him of her husband's ...

Bokomslag för The Art of Alfred Hitchcock

The Art of Alfred Hitchcock

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    Engelska

A detailed film-by-film analysis of the British-born director's work, from 1935's "Thirty-nine Steps" to 1976's "Family Plot," examining his technique and recurring concerns and assessing his achievement

Bokomslag för The Da Vinci Code

The Da Vinci Code

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    Engelska

PREMIUM MASS MARKET EDITION #1 Worldwide Bestseller--More Than 80 Million Copies Sold As millions of readers around the globe have already discovered, The Da Vinci Code is a reading experience unlike any other. Simultaneously lightning-paced, inte...

Bokomslag för Wizard of the Crow

Wizard of the Crow

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    Engelska

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Bokomslag för Atonement

Atonement

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    Engelska

"McEwan’s most complete and compassionate work to date" (The New York Times Book Review) Atonement offers a symphonic novel of love and war, childhood and class, guilt and forgiveness, that provides all the satisfaction of a brilliant narrative...

Bokomslag för The Mating Mind: How Sexual Choice Shaped the Evolution of Human Nature

The Mating Mind: How Sexual Choice Shaped the Evolution of Human Nature

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    Engelska

At once a pioneering study of evolution and an accessible and lively reading experience, The Mating Mind marks the arrival of a prescient and provocative new science writer. Psychologist Geoffrey Miller offers the most convincing?and radical?expla...

Bokomslag för Bee Season

Bee Season

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    Engelska

Eliza Naumann, a seemingly unremarkable nine-year-old, expects never to fit into her gifted family: her autodidact father, Saul, absorbed in his study of Jewish mysticism; her brother, Aaron, the vessel of his father's spiritual ambitions; and her...

Bokomslag för The No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency

The No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency

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    Engelska

"The Miss Marple of Botswana." -- The New York Times Book Review The No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency consists of one woman, the engaging and sassy Precious Ramotswe, who sets up shop in Gaborone, Botswana. A cross between Kinsey Millhone and Mis...

Bokomslag för The Uncommon Appeal of Clouds

The Uncommon Appeal of Clouds

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    Engelska

ISABEL DALHOUSIE - Book 9 Nothing captures the charm of Edinburgh like the bestselling Isabel Dalhousie series of novels featuring the insatiably curious philosopher and woman detective. Whether investigating a case or a problem of philosophy, the...

Bokomslag för Answers to Distraction

Answers to Distraction

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    Engelska

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Bokomslag för Meditations from the Mat: Daily Reflections on the Path of Yoga

Meditations from the Mat: Daily Reflections on the Path of Yoga

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    Engelska

An inspirational guide for yoga practitioners presents 365 meditations, from a wide variety of sources, designed to be incorporated into one's everyday yoga regimen. Original. 50,000 first printing.

Bokomslag för Half of a Yellow Sun

Half of a Yellow Sun

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    Engelska

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Bokomslag för Rant

Rant

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    Engelska

"Rant" takes the form of an oral history of one Buster 'Rant' Casey, in which an assortment of friends, enemies, admirers, detractors and relations have their say on this (in Chuck Palahniuk's words) 'evil, gender-conflicted Forrest Gump character...

Bokomslag för The Folklore of Discworld: Legends, Myths, and Customs from the Discworld with Helpful Hints from Planet Earth

The Folklore of Discworld: Legends, Myths, and Customs from the Discworld with Helpful Hints from Planet Earth

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OFFERING INSIGHTS INTO ALL 40 DISCWORLD NOVELS Find out - Why cheeses roll down hills - The hazards of treacle mining - What’s so uncanny about the humble hare -The origins of orcs (which are not the same as goblins!) - Why witches come in threes...