LA Times Book PrizeWinner

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Andre Navne: Los Angeles Times Book Prize (Engelsk)
351 Works 0 Books
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Winner 351

The Return of Faraz Ali af Aamina AhmadArt Seidenbaum Award2022
G-Man: J. Edgar Hoover and the Making of the American Century af Beverly GageBiography2022
Solito: A Memoir af Javier ZamoraChristopher Isherwood Prize2022
Lady Justice: Women, the Law, and the Battle to Save America af Dahlia LithwickCurrent Interest2022
Solenoid af Mircea CartarescuFiction2022
Wash Day Diaries af Jamila RowserGraphic Novel/Comics2022
By Hands Now Known: Jim Crow's Legal Executioners af Margaret A. BurnhamHistory2022
Secret Identity af Alex SeguraMystery/Thriller2022
Nomenclature: New and Collected Poems af Dionne BrandPoetry2022
Spear af Nicola GriffithRay Bradbury Prize2022
How Far the Light Reaches: A Life in Ten Sea Creatures af Sabrina ImblerScience & Technology2022
Torch af Lyn Miller-LachmannYoung Adult Literature2022
Brood af Jackie PolzinArt Seidenbaum Award2021
Burning Boy: The Life and Work of Stephen Crane af Paul AusterBiography2021
Real Estate af Deborah LevyChristopher Isherwood Prize2021
Midnight in Washington: How We Almost Lost Our Democracy and Still Could af Adam SchiffCurrent Interest2021
In the Company of Men af Véronique TadjoFiction2021
No One Else af R. Kikuo JohnsonGraphic Novel/Comics2021
Cuba: An American History af Ada FerrerHistory2021
The Turnout af Megan AbbottMystery/Thriller2021
frank: sonnets af Diane SeussPoetry2021
Spirits Abroad {expanded edition} af Zen ChoRay Bradbury Prize2021
The Disordered Cosmos: A Journey into Dark Matter, Spacetime, and Dreams Deferred af Chanda Prescod-WeinsteinScience & Technology2021
A Sitting in St. James af Rita Williams-GarciaYoung Adult Literature2021
The Secret Lives of Church Ladies af Deesha PhilyawArt Seidenbaum Award2020
Mad at the World: A Life of John Steinbeck af William SouderBiography2020
Mayflies af Andrew O'HaganChristopher Isherwood Prize2020
Caste: The Origins of Our Discontents af Isabel WilkersonCurrent Interest2020
At Night All Blood Is Black af David DiopFiction2020
Apsara Engine af Bishakh SomGraphic Novel/Comics2020
Vanguard: How Black Women Broke Barriers, Won the Vote, and Insisted on Equality for All af Martha S. JonesHistory2020
Blacktop Wasteland af S.A. CosbyMystery/Thriller2020
Obit af Victoria ChangPoetry2020
The Only Good Indians af Stephen Graham JonesRay Bradbury Prize2020
The Smallest Lights in the Universe: A Memoir af Sara SeagerScience & Technology2020
Punching the Air af Ibi ZoboiYoung Adult Literature2020
The Old Drift: A Novel af Namwali SerpellArt Seidenbaum Award2019
Our Man: Richard Holbrooke and the End of the American Century af George PackerBiography2019
Black Is the Body: Stories from My Grandmother's Time, My Mother's Time, and Mine af Emily BernardChristopher Isherwood Prize2019
Charged: The New Movement to Transform American Prosecution and End Mass Incarceration af Emily BazelonCurrent Interest2019
The Topeka School af Ben LernerFiction2019
The Hard Tomorrow af Eleanor DavisGraphic Novel/Comics2019
They Were Her Property: White Women as Slave Owners in the American South af Stephanie E. Jones-RogersHistory2019
Your House Will Pay af Steph ChaMystery/Thriller2019
Deaf Republic: Poems af Ilya KaminskyPoetry2019
Black Leopard, Red Wolf af Marlon JamesRay Bradbury Prize2019
Figuring af Maria PopovaScience & Technology2019
When the Ground Is Hard af Malla NunnYoung Adult Literature2019
Heads of the Colored People: Stories af Nafissa Thompson-SpiresArt Seidenbaum Award2018
Frederick Douglass: Prophet of Freedom af David W. BlightBiography2018
Heavy: An American Memoir af Kiese LaymonChristopher Isherwood Prize2018
The Line Becomes a River: Dispatches from the Border af Francisco CantúCurrent Interest2018
The Great Believers af Rebecca MakkaiFiction2018
On a Sunbeam af Tillie WaldenGraphic Novel/Comics2018
Travellers in the Third Reich: The Rise of Fascism Through the Eyes of Everyday People af Julia BoydHistory2018
My Sister, the Serial Killer af Oyinkan BraithwaiteMystery/Thriller2018
Wild Is the Wind: Poems af Carl PhillipsPoetry2018
Dopesick: Dealers, Doctors, and the Drug Company that Addicted America af Beth MacyScience & Technology2018
The Poet X af Elizabeth AcevedoYoung Adult Literature2018
Sour Heart af Jenny ZhangArt Seidenbaum Award2017
Henry David Thoreau: A Life af Laura Dassow WallsBiography2017
The Hue and Cry at Our House: A Year Remembered af Benjamin TaylorChristopher Isherwood Prize2017
Democracy in Chains: The Deep History of the Radical Right's Stealth Plan for America af Nancy MacleanCurrent Interest2017
Exit West af Mohsin HamidFiction2017
Present af Leslie SteinGraphic Novel/Comics2017
The Death and Life of the Great Lakes af Dan EganHistory2017
A Book of American Martyrs af Joyce Carol OatesMystery/Thriller2017
Incendiary Art: Poems af Patricia SmithPoetry2017
Behave: The Biology of Humans at Our Best and Worst af Robert M. SapolskyScience & Technology2017
Long Way Down af Jason ReynoldsYoung Adult Literature2017
The Nix af Nathan HillArt Seidenbaum Award2016
Hitler: Ascent: 1889-1939 af Volker UllrichBiography2016
They Can't Kill Us All: Ferguson, Baltimore, and a New Era in America's Racial Justice Movement af Wesley LoweryChristopher Isherwood Prize2016
Secondhand Time: The Last of the Soviets af Svetlana AlexievichCurrent Interest2016
Imagine Me Gone af Adam HaslettFiction2016
Beverly af Nick DrnasoGraphic Novel/Comics2016
An American Genocide: The United States and the California Indian Catastrophe, 1846-1873 af Benjamin MadleyHistory2016
Dodgers af Bill BeverlyMystery/Thriller2016
Gap Gardening: Selected Poems af Rosmarie WaldropPoetry2016
Patient H.M.: A Story of Memory, Madness, and Family Secrets af Luke DittrichScience & Technology2016
The Lie Tree af Frances HardingeYoung Adult Literature2016
The Fishermen af Chigozie ObiomaArt Seidenbaum Award2015
Listening to Stone: The Art and Life of Isamu Noguchi af Hayden HerreraBiography2015
Thieves of State: Why Corruption Threatens Global Security af Sarah ChayesCurrent Interest2015
The Story of My Teeth af Valeria LuiselliFiction2015
The Arab of the Future: A Childhood in the Middle East, 1978-1984: A Graphic Memoir af Riad SattoufGraphic Novel/Comics2015
Killing a King: The Assassination of Yitzhak Rabin and the Remaking of Israel af Dan EphronHistory2015
The Cartel af Don WinslowMystery/Thriller2015
From the New World: Poems 1976-2014 af Jorie GrahamPoetry2015
The Invention of Nature: Alexander von Humboldt's New World af Andrea WulfScience & Technology2015
My Seneca Village af Marilyn NelsonYoung Adult Literature2015
Faces in the Crowd af Valeria LuiselliArt Seidenbaum Award2014
Napoleon: A Life af Andrew RobertsBiography2014
The Short and Tragic Life of Robert Peace: A Brilliant Young Man Who Left Newark for the Ivy League af Jeff HobbsCurrent Interest2014
Den flammende verden : roman af Siri HustvedtFiction2014
The Love Bunglers af Jaime HernandezGraphic Novel/Comics2014
The Deluge: The Great War, America and the Remaking of the Global Order, 1916-1931 af Adam ToozeHistory2014
Dry Bones in the Valley af Tom BoumanMystery/Thriller2014
Citizen: An American Lyric af Claudia RankinePoetry2014
The Sixth Extinction: An Unnatural History af Elizabeth KolbertScience & Technology2014
The Family Romanov: Murder, Rebellion, and the Fall of Imperial Russia af Candace FlemingYoung Adult Literature2014
We Need New Names af NoViolet BulawayoArt Seidenbaum Award2013
Bolivar: American Liberator af Marie AranaBiography2013
Five Days at Memorial: Life and Death in a Storm-Ravaged Hospital af Sheri FinkCurrent Interest2013
Tidens væsen af Ruth OzekiFiction2013
Today is the Last Day of the Rest of Your Life af Ulli LustGraphic Novel/Comics2013
The Sleepwalkers: How Europe Went to War in 1914 af Christopher ClarkHistory2013
Gøgens Kalden af Robert GalbraithMystery/Thriller2013
Collected Poems af Ron PadgettPoetry2013
Countdown: Our Last, Best Hope for a Future on Earth? af Alan WeismanScience & Technology2013
Boxers and Saints af Gene Luen YangYoung Adult Literature2013
Seating Arrangements af Maggie ShipsteadArt Seidenbaum Award2012
The Passage of Power af Robert A. CaroBiography2012
Bag det evigt smukke af Katherine BooCurrent Interest2012
Billy Lynn's Long Halftime Walk af Ben FountainFiction2012
Sammy Harkham: Everything Together: Collected Stories (Picturebox Books) af Sammy HarkhamGraphic Novel/Comics2012
America's Great Debate: Henry Clay, Stephen A. Douglas, and the Compromise That Preserved the Union af Fergus M. BordewichHistory2012
Gensyn med Broken Harbour af Tana FrenchMystery/Thriller2012
Poems 1962-2012 af Louise GlückPoetry2012
Breasts: A Natural and Unnatural History af Florence WilliamsScience & Technology2012
Ask the Passengers af A. S. KingYoung Adult Literature2012
Shards: A Novel af Ismet PrcicArt Seidenbaum Award2011
Clarence Darrow: Attorney for the Damned af John A. FarrellBiography2011
At tænke - hurtigt og langsomt af Daniel KahnemanCurrent Interest2011
Luminarium af Alex ShakarFiction2011
Finder: Voice af Carla Speed McNeilGraphic Novel/Comics2011
Railroaded: The Transcontinentals and the Making of Modern America af Richard WhiteHistory2011
22.11.63 af Stephen KingMystery/Thriller2011
Double Shadow: Poems af Carl PhillipsPoetry2011
Grand Pursuit: The Story of Economic Genius af Sylvia NasarScience & Technology2011
The Big Crunch af Pete HautmanYoung Adult Literature2011
The House of Tomorrow af Peter BognanniArt Seidenbaum Award2010
Unbroken: A World War II Story of Survival, Resilience, and Redemption af Laura HillenbrandBiography2010
The Big Short: Inside the Doomsday Machine af Michael LewisCurrent Interest2010
Tæskeholdet banker på af Jennifer EganFiction2010
Duncan the Wonder Dog af Adam HinesGraphic Novel/Comics2010
The Killing of Crazy Horse af Thomas PowersHistory2010
Pukkelryg pukkelryg af Tom FranklinMystery/Thriller2010
Where I Live: New & Selected Poems 1990-2010 af Maxine KuminPoetry2010
The Price of Altruism: George Price and the Search for the Origins of Kindness af Oren HarmanScience & Technology2010
A Conspiracy of Kings af Megan Whalen TurnerYoung Adult Literature2010
American Rust af Philipp MeyerArt Seidenbaum Award2009
Dorothea Lange: A Life Beyond Limits af Linda GordonBiography2009
Zeitoun af Dave EggersCurrent Interest2009
A Happy Marriage: A Novel af Rafael YglesiasFiction2009
Asterios Polyp af David MazzucchelliGraphic Novel/Comics2009
Golden Dreams: California in an Age of Abundance, 1950-1963 (Americans and the California Dream) af Kevin StarrHistory2009
Practical Water (Wesleyan Poetry Series) af Brenda HillmanPoetry2009
The Strangest Man: The Hidden Life of Paul Dirac, Mystic of the Atom af Graham FarmeloScience & Technology2009
Marching For Freedom: Walk Together Children and Don't You Grow Weary af Elizabeth PartridgeYoung Adult Literature2009
Den sidste sura af Zoe FerrarisArt Seidenbaum Award2008
Ida: A Sword Among Lions af Paula J. GiddingsBiography2008
Angler: The Cheney Vice Presidency af Barton GellmanCurrent Interest2008
Hjemme af Marilynne RobinsonFiction2008
Hitler's Empire: How the Nazis Ruled Europe af Mark MazowerHistory2008
Envy the Night af Michael KorytaMystery/Thriller2008
Watching the Spring Festival: Poems af Frank BidartPoetry2008
The Black Hole War: My Battle with Stephen Hawking to Make the World Safe for Quantum Mechanics af Leonard SusskindScience & Technology2008
Nation af Terry PratchettYoung Adult Literature2008
The Beautiful Things That Heaven Bears af Dinaw MengestuArt Seidenbaum Award2007
Unge Stalin af Simon Sebag MontefioreBiography2007
Soldier's Heart: Reading Literature Through Peace and War at West Point af Elizabeth D. SametCurrent Interest2007
Be Near Me af Andrew O'HaganFiction2007
CIA - fra den kolde krig til krigen mod terror af Tim WeinerHistory2007
Old Heart: Poems af Stanley PlumlyPoetry2007
I Am a Strange Loop af Douglas R. HofstadterScience & Technology2007
A Darkling Plain af Philip ReeveYoung Adult Literature2007
White Ghost Girls af Alice GreenwayArt Seidenbaum Award2006
Walt Disney: The Triumph of the American Imagination af Neal GablerBiography2006
Murder in Amsterdam: The Death of Theo Van Gogh and the Limits of Tolerance af Ian BurumaCurrent Interest2006
A Woman in Jerusalem af A. B. YehoshuaFiction2006
Al-Qaida - vejen til 11. september af Lawrence WrightHistory2006
Echo Park af Michael ConnellyMystery/Thriller2006
Ooga-Booga: Poems af Frederick SeidelPoetry2006
In Search of Memory: The Emergence of a New Science of Mind af Eric R. KandelScience & Technology2006
Tyrell af Coe BoothYoung Adult Literature2006
Beasts of No Nation af Uzodinma IwealaArt Seidenbaum Award2005
Matisse the Master: A Life of Henri Matisse: The Conquest of Colour: 1909-1954 af Hilary SpurlingBiography2005
Night Draws Near: Iraq's People in the Shadow of America's War af Anthony ShadidCurrent Interest2005
Erindring om mine bedrøvelige ludere af Gabriel Garcia MarquezFiction2005
Bury the Chains: Prophets and Rebels in the Fight to Free an Empire's Slaves af Adam HochschildHistory2005
Legends af Robert LittellMystery/Thriller2005
Refusing Heaven af Jack GilbertPoetry2005
Before The Fallout: From Marie Curie to Hiroshima af Diana PrestonScience & Technology2005
Du og du og du af Per NilssonYoung Adult Literature2005
Harbor af Lorraine AdamsArt Seidenbaum Award2004
de Kooning: An American Master af Mark StevensBiography2004
Generation Kill: Devil Dogs, Iceman, Captain America, and the New Face of American War af Evan WrightCurrent Interest2004
Mesteren : roman af Colm TóibínFiction2004
Perilous Times: Free Speech in Wartime: From the Sedition Act of 1798 to the War on Terrorism af Geoffrey R. StoneHistory2004
Tijuana Straits af Kem NunnMystery/Thriller2004
Inner Voices: Selected Poems, 1963-2003 af Richard HowardPoetry2004
The Whale and the Supercomputer: On the Northern Front of Climate Change af Charles WohlforthScience & Technology2004
Doing It af Melvin BurgessYoung Adult Literature2004
Den mystiske sag om hunden i natten : roman af Mark HaddonArt Seidenbaum Award2003
American Empire: Roosevelt's Geographer and the Prelude to Globalization af Neil SmithBiography2003
The New Chinese Empire: And What It Means For The United States af Ross TerrillCurrent Interest2003
Train af Pete DexterFiction2003
An Imperfect God: George Washington, His Slaves, and the Creation of America af Henry WiencekHistory2003
Som brødre af George P. PelecanosMystery/Thriller2003
Collected Later Poems af Anthony HechtPoetry2003
Protecting America's Health: The FDA, Business, and One Hundred Years of Regulation af Philip J. HiltsScience & Technology2003
A Northern Light af Jennifer DonnellyYoung Adult Literature2003
Prague af Arthur PhillipsArt Seidenbaum Award2002
Master of the Senate af Robert A. CaroBiography2002
Harmful to Minors: The Perils of Protecting Children from Sex af Judith LevineCurrent Interest2002
Soning af Ian McEwanFiction2002
Six Days of War af Michael B. OrenHistory2002
Hell to Pay af George P. PelecanosMystery/Thriller2002
The Watercourse af Cynthia ZarinPoetry2002
Rosalind Franklin: The Dark Lady of DNA af Brenda MaddoxScience & Technology2002
Feed af M. T. AndersonYoung Adult Literature2002
Mørkekammeret af Rachel SeiffertArt Seidenbaum Award2001
Theodore Rex af Edmund MorrisBiography2001
Nickel and Dimed: On (Not) Getting By in America af Barbara EhrenreichCurrent Interest2001
Why Did I Ever af Mary RobisonFiction2001
Before the Storm: Barry Goldwater and the Unmaking of the American Consensus af Rick PerlsteinHistory2001
Silent Joe af T. Jefferson ParkerMystery/Thriller2001
The Beauty of the Husband: A Fictional Essay in 29 Tangos af Anne CarsonPoetry2001
The Invention of Clouds: How an Amateur Meteorologist Forged the Language of the Skies af Richard HamblynScience & Technology2001
The Land af Mildred D. TaylorYoung Adult Literature2001
The Romantics af Pankaj MishraArt Seidenbaum Award2000
Jefferson Davis, American af William J. CooperBiography2000
Way Out There In the Blue: Reagan, Star Wars and the End of the Cold War af Frances FitzGeraldCurrent Interest2000
Assorted Fire Events: Stories af David MeansFiction2000
The Collaborator: The Trial and Execution of Robert Brasillach af Alice KaplanHistory2000
Retterstedet af Val McDermidMystery/Thriller2000
The Throne of Labdacus: A Poem af Gjertrud SchnackenbergPoetry2000
The Rise and Fall of Modern Medicine af James Le FanuScience & Technology2000
Miracle's Boys af Jacqueline WoodsonYoung Adult Literature2000
Amy og Isabelle : roman af Elizabeth StroutArt Seidenbaum Award1999
Secrets of the Flesh: A Life of Colette af Judith ThurmanBiography1999
Sidewalk af Mitchell DuneierCurrent Interest1999
Freedom Song: Three Novels af Amit ChaudhuriFiction1999
Embracing Defeat: Japan in the Wake of World War II af John W. DowerHistory1999
Repair: Poems af C. K. WilliamsPoetry1999
Galileos datter : en historisk biografi om videnskab, tro og kærlighed af Dava SobelScience & Technology1999
Frenchtown Summer af Robert CormierYoung Adult Literature1999
Kalimantaan af Christina GodshalkArt Seidenbaum Award1998
Lindbergh af A. Scott BergBiography1998
We wish to inform you that tomorrow we will be killed with our families: Stories from Rwanda af Philip GourevitchCurrent Interest1998
The Rings of Saturn af W. G. SebaldFiction1998
The Greatest Benefit to Mankind: A Medical History of Humanity from Antiquity to the Present af Roy PorterHistory1998
Mysteries of Small Houses (Penguin Poets) af Alice NotleyPoetry1998
Blood: An Epic History of Medicine and Commerce af Douglas StarrScience & Technology1998
Rules of the Road af Joan BauerYoung Adult Literature1998
Don't Erase Me: Stories af Carolyn FerrellArt Seidenbaum Award1997
Whittaker Chambers: A Biography af Sam TanenhausBiography1997
The Spirit Catches You and You Fall Down af Anne FadimanCurrent Interest1997
In the Rogue Blood af James Carlos BlakeFiction1997
A People's Tragedy: The Russian Revolution 1891-1924 af Orlando FigesHistory1997
Black Zodiac: Poems af Charles WrightPoetry1997
How the Mind Works af Steven PinkerScience & Technology1997
The Smell of Apples af Mark BehrArt Seidenbaum Award1996
Angelas aske : erindringsroman af Frank McCourtBiography1996
Love Thy Neighbor: A Story of War af Peter MaassCurrent Interest1996
En hårfin balance af Rohinton MistryFiction1996
Black Sea af Neal AschersonHistory1996
Mixed Company af Alan ShapiroPoetry1996
The Demon-Haunted World: Science as a Candle in the Dark af Carl SaganScience & Technology1996
American Studies af Mark MerlisArt Seidenbaum Award1995
Under huden Erindringer 1. del af Doris LessingBiography1995
Life on the Color Line: The True Story of a White Boy Who Discovered He Was Black af Gregory Howard WilliamsCurrent Interest1995
The Blue Afternoon af William BoydFiction1995
Fables Of Abundance: A Cultural History Of Advertising In America af Jackson LearsHistory1995
Den guddommelige komedie : Helvede af Dante Alighieri
Pinsky Translation
Naturalist af Edward O. WilsonScience & Technology1995
Year of the Frog: A Novel af Martin M. SimeckaArt Seidenbaum Award1994
Blodig arv af Mikal GilmoreBiography1994
Diplomacy af Henry KissingerCurrent Interest1994
Remembering Babylon af David MaloufFiction1994
Gay New York: Gender, Urban Culture, and the Makings of the Gay Male World, 1890-1940 af George ChaunceyHistory1994
The Angel of History af Carolyn ForchéPoetry1994
The Beak of the Finch: A Story of Evolution in Our Time af Jonathan WeinerScience & Technology1994
Love: Enter af Paul Kafka-GibbonsArt Seidenbaum Award1993
Daniel Boone: The Life and Legend of an American Pioneer af John Mack FaragherBiography1993
Mexican Americans: The Ambivalent Minority af Peter SkerryCurrent Interest1993
Pigs in Heaven af Barbara KingsolverFiction1993
New Worlds, Ancient Texts: The Power of Tradition and the Shock of Discovery af Anthony GraftonHistory1993
My Alexandria af Mark DotyPoetry1993
Fuzzy Logic: The Revolutionary Computer Technology That Is Changing Our World af Daniel McNeillScience & Technology1993
High Cotton af Darryl PinckneyArt Seidenbaum Award1992
Eleanor Roosevelt, Volume 1: 1884-1933 af Blanche Wiesen CookBiography1992
Historiens afslutning og det sidste menneske af Francis FukuyamaCurrent Interest1992
Maus II - og her begyndte mine problemer : en overlevende fortæller af Art SpiegelmanFiction1992
Benevolence and Betrayal: Five Italian Jewish Families Under Fascism af Alexander StilleHistory1992
An Atlas of the Difficult World: Poems 1988-1991 af Adrienne RichPoetry1992
Den tredje chimpanse : storhed og fald af Jared M. DiamondScience & Technology1992
Pangs of Love af David Wong LouieArt Seidenbaum Award1991
Righteous Pilgrim: The Life and Times of Harold L. Ickes, 1874-1952 af T. H. WatkinsBiography1991
Why Americans Hate Politics af E. J. Dionne, Jr.Current Interest1991
White People af Allan GurganusFiction1991
The Promised Land: The Great Black Migration and How It Changed America af Nicholas LemannHistory1991
What Work Is af Philip LevinePoetry1991
The Truth About Chernobyl af Grigori MedvedevScience & Technology1991
A First-Class Temperament: The Emergence of Franklin Roosevelt af Geoffrey C. WardBiography1990
Disappearing Through the Skylight: Culture and Technology in the Twentieth Century af Jr. O. B. HardisonCurrent Interest1990
Lantern Slides af Edna O'BrienFiction1990
The Quest for El Cid af Richard FletcherHistory1990
The Color of Mesabi Bones: Poems and Prose Poems af John CaddyPoetry1990
Patenting the Sun: Polio and the Salk Vacine af Jane S. SmithScience & Technology1990
This Boy's Life af Tobias WolffBiography1989
Parting the Waters: America in the King Years 1954–63 af Taylor BranchCurrent Interest1989
Landets hjerte af Fay WeldonFiction1989
An Empire of Their Own: How the Jews Invented Hollywood af Neal GablerHistory1989
The One Day af Donald HallPoetry1989
Peacemaking among Primates af Frans B. M. de WaalScience & Technology1989
Nora: The Real Life of Molly Bloom af Brenda MaddoxBiography1988
Secrets of the Temple: How the Federal Reserve Runs the Country af William GreiderCurrent Interest1988
Kærlighed i koleraens tid af Gabriel Garcia MarquezFiction1988
Reconstruction: America's Unfinished Revolution, 1863-1877 af Eric FonerHistory1988
New and Collected Poems af Richard WilburPoetry1988
Hemingway af Kenneth S. LynnBiography1987
The Blind Watchmaker af Richard DawkinsCurrent Interest1987
Fools Crow af James WelchFiction1987
The Nazi Doctors: Medical Killing and the Psychology of Genocide af Robert Jay LiftonHistory1987
Partial Accounts af William MeredithPoetry1987
Alexander Pope: A Life af Maynard MackBiography1986
Move Your Shadow: South Africa, Black and White af Joseph LelyveldCurrent Interest1986
Tjenerindens fortælling af Margaret AtwoodFiction1986
The First Socialist Society: A History of the Soviet Union from Within, Second Enlarged Edition af Geoffrey A. HoskingHistory1986
Collected Poems, 1948-1984 af Derek WalcottPoetry1986
Solzhenitsyn: A Biography af Michael ScammellBiography1985
Habits of the Heart: Individualism and Commitment in American Life af Robert N. BellahCurrent Interest1985
Elskovsmidlet af Louise ErdrichFiction1985
Son of the Morning Star af Evan S. ConnellHistory1985
Cross Ties: Selected Poems af X. J. KennedyPoetry1985
The Nightmare of Reason: A Life of Franz Kafka af Ernst PawelBiography1984
Cities and the Wealth of Nations: Principles of Economic Life af Jane JacobsCurrent Interest1984
Tilværelsens ulidelige lethed af Milan KunderaFiction1984
The Great Cat Massacre and Other Episodes in French Cultural History af Robert DarntonHistory1984
The Maximus Poems af Charles OlsonPoetry1984
The Price of Power: Kissinger in the Nixon White House af Seymour M. HershBiography1983
Lost in the Cosmos: The Last Self-Help Book af Walker PercyCurrent Interest1983
Schindler's Ark af Thomas KeneallyFiction1983
The Wheels of Commerce af Fernand BraudelHistory1983
The Changing Light at Sandover af James MerrillPoetry1983
Waldo Emerson af Gay Wilson AllenBiography1982
Jordens skæbne af Jonathan SchellCurrent Interest1982
Efter natten af Robert StoneFiction1982
The Gate of Heavenly Peace: The Chinese and Their Revolution af Jonathan D. SpenceHistory1982
Plutonian Ode: And Other Poems 1977-1980 (City Lights Pocket Poets Series) af Allen GinsbergPoetry1982
Mornings on Horseback: The Story of an Extraordinary Family, a Vanished Way of Life and the Unique Child Who Became Theodore Roosevelt af David McCulloughBiography1981
Prisoner without a Name, Cell without a Number af Jacobo TimermanCurrent Interest1981
Det hvide hotel : en roman af D. M. ThomasFiction1981
Land of Savagery, Land of Promise: The European Image of the American Frontier in the Nineteenth Century af Ray Allen BillingtonHistory1981
Three Pieces af Ntozake ShangePoetry1981
Without Fear or Favor: The New York Times and Its Times af Harrison E. SalisburyCurrent Interest1980
The Second Coming af Walker PercyFiction1980
Walter Lippmann and the American Century af Ronald SteelHistory1980
Kill the Messenger af Robert KellyPoetry1980


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