2) Bleak House
"Explodes with pyrotechnic inventions, literally as well as figuratively. Hold on till the end."—New York Times
"Whether you're into Sherlock Holmes, Montaillou, Borges, the nouvelle critique, the Rule of St. Benedict, metaphysics, library design, or The Thing from the Crypt, you'll love it. Who can that miss out?"—Sunday Times (London)
The beloved internationally bestselling historical...
"As you read these pages you will understand why I so admire [Peter Wohlleben] and am so in love with his work."—JANE GOODALL
Nature is full of surprises: deciduous trees affect the rotation of the Earth, cranes sabotage the production of Iberian ham, and coniferous forests can make it rain. But what are the processes that drive these incredible phenomena? And why do they matter?
In The Secret Wisdom of Nature,...
“Surely one of the most moving and intriguing farewell notes ever written.... Intensely beautiful in its spirit.” —Alexander McCall Smith, New Statesman
In January 2014, Henning Mankell received a diagnosis of lung cancer....
"One of the standouts of the Nordic thriller boom." — New York Magazine
"No one can thoroughly chill the blood the way Karin Fossum can." — Los Angeles Times
"A truly great writer and explorer of the human mind." — Jo Nesbø
"The queen of Norwegian crime fiction . . . Prolific and brilliant." —Men's Journal