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Allen Lane

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  • Autor: Mariana Mazzucato

    Mission Economy : A Moonshot Guide to Changing Capitalism

    Vydavateľstvo: Allen Lane
    Dátum vydania: 22. februára 2021
    Jazyk: anglický
    Dostupnosť: Na sklade
    Bežná cena: 24,95 €
    Vaša cena: 23,70 
    'One of the most influential economists in the world' Wired Even before the Covid-19 pandemic in 2020, capitalism was stuck. It had no answers to a host of problems, including disease, inequality, the digital divide and, perhaps most blatantly, the environmental crisis. Taking her inspiration from the 'moonshot' programmes which successfully co-ordinated … Zobraziť viac info ►
  • Autor: Paolo Zellini

    The Mathematics of the Gods and the Algorithms of Men

    Vydavateľstvo: Allen Lane
    Dátum vydania: 22. apríla 2020
    Jazyk: anglický
    Dostupnosť: Posielame do 5 až 21 dní
    Bežná cena: 21,50 €
    Vaša cena: 20,43 
    Is mathematics a discovery or an invention? Do numbers truly exist? What sort of reality do formulas describe? The complexity of mathematics - its abstract rules and obscure symbols - can seem very distant from the everyday. There are those things that are real and present, it is supposed, and then there are mathematical concepts: creations of our mind, … Zobraziť viac info ►
  • Autor: Carlo Rovelli

    There Are Places in the World Where Rules Are Less Important Than Kindness

    Vydavateľstvo: Allen Lane
    Dátum vydania: 5. novembra 2020
    Jazyk: anglický
    Dostupnosť: Na sklade
    Bežná cena: 19,95 €
    Vaša cena: 18,95 
    One of the most inspiring and counter-intuitive thinkers of our age, the bestselling author of Seven Brief Lessons on Physics, transforms the way we think about the world with his reflections on science, history and humanityIn this collection of writings, the logbook of an intelligence always on the move, Carlo Rovelli follows his curiosity and invites us on … Zobraziť viac info ►
  • Autor: Christopher Harding

    The Japanese

    Vydavateľstvo: Allen Lane
    Dátum vydania: 5. novembra 2020
    Jazyk: anglický
    Dostupnosť: Posielame do 5 až 21 dní
    Bežná cena: 36,95 €
    Vaša cena: 35,10 
    From the acclaimed author of Japan Story, this is the history of Japan, distilled into the stories of twenty remarkable individuals. The vivid and entertaining portraits in Chris Harding's enormously enjoyable new book take the reader from the earliest written accounts of Japan right through to the life of the current empress, Masako. We encounter shamans … Zobraziť viac info ►
  • Autor: Leonard Mlodinow

    Stephen Hawking: A Memoir of Friendship and Physics

    Vydavateľstvo: Allen Lane
    Dátum vydania: 21. septembra 2020
    Jazyk: anglický
    Dostupnosť: Vypredané v e-shope
    Bežná cena: 18,50 €
    Vaša cena: 17,58 
    An icon of the last fifty years, Stephen Hawking seems to encapsulate genius: not since Albert Einstein has a scientific figure held such a position in popular consciousness. In this enthralling memoir, writer and physicist Leonard Mlodinow tells the story of his friend and their friendship, offering an intimate account of this giant of science. … Zobraziť viac info ►
  • Autor: Isabel Wilkerson

    Caste

    Vydavateľstvo: Allen Lane
    Dátum vydania: 1. augusta 2020
    Jazyk: anglický
    Dostupnosť: Na sklade
    Bežná cena: 24,50 €
    Vaša cena: 23,28 
    'Required reading for all of humanity' Oprah Winfrey 'It could not have come at a more urgent time' Fatima Bhutto, Guardian 'An instant American classic' Dwight Garner, The New York Times 'The hierarchy of caste is not about feelings or morality. It is about power - which groups have it and which do not' Beyond race or class, our lives are defined by … Zobraziť viac info ►
  • Autor: Samantha Cristoforetti

    Diary of an Apprentice Astronaut

    Vydavateľstvo: Allen Lane
    Dátum vydania: 20. októbra 2020
    Jazyk: anglický
    Dostupnosť: Posielame do 5 až 21 dní
    Bežná cena: 24,95 €
    Vaša cena: 23,70 
    'Today I woke up on Earth. And I will fall asleep in space' In space the sun rises and sets 16 times a day. You fly over every sea, every mountain and desert, every city and every port. The most ordinary things -- eating, sleeping, brushing your teeth or cutting your hair -- have to be relearned, until they become familiar again. This is the … Zobraziť viac info ►
  • Autor: Moalem Sharon

    The Better Half

    Vydavateľstvo: Allen Lane
    Dátum vydania: 7. apríla 2020
    Jazyk: anglický
    Dostupnosť: Posielame do 5 až 21 dní
    Bežná cena: 18,50 €
    Vaša cena: 17,58 
    From an award-winning medic and scientist, the game-changing case that genetic females have greater resilience, immunity, endurance and more, compared with males 'A powerful antidote to the myth of a "weaker sex"' Gina Rippon, author of The Gendered Brain From birth, genetic females are better at fighting viruses, infections and cancer. They do better … Zobraziť viac info ►
  • Autor: Malena Ernman, Greta Thunberg, Beata Ernman, Svante Thunberg

    Our House is on Fire

    Vydavateľstvo: Allen Lane
    Dátum vydania: 5. marca 2020
    Jazyk: anglický
    Dostupnosť: Posielame do 5 až 21 dní
    Bežná cena: 18,50 €
    Vaša cena: 17,58 
    The profoundly moving story of how love, courage and determination brought Greta Thunberg's family back from the brink This is the story of a happy family whose life suddenly fell apart, never to be the same again. Of two devoted parents plunged into a waking nightmare as their eleven-year-old daughter Greta stopped speaking and eating, and her younger … Zobraziť viac info ►
  • Autor: Bari Weiss

    How to Fight Anti-Semitism

    Vydavateľstvo: Allen Lane
    Dátum vydania: 27. februára 2020
    Jazyk: anglický
    Dostupnosť: Posielame do 5 až 21 dní
    Bežná cena: 18,50 €
    Vaša cena: 17,58 
    'This acutely argued book will engender a thousand conversations' Cynthia OzickThe prescient New York Times writer delivers an urgent wake-up call exposing the alarming rise of anti-semitism -- and explains what we can do to defeat itOn 27 October 2018 Bari Weiss's childhood synagogue in Pittsburgh became the site of the deadliest attack on Jews in American … Zobraziť viac info ►
  • Autor: Naomi Kleinová

    On Fire: The Burning Case for a Green New Deal

    Vydavateľstvo: Allen Lane
    Dátum vydania: 23. septembra 2019
    Jazyk: anglický
    Dostupnosť: Posielame do 7 dní
    Bežná cena: 16,50 €
    Vaša cena: 14,03 
    For more than twenty years Naomi Klein's books have defined our era, chronicling the exploitation of people and the planet and demanding justice. On Fire gathers for the first time more than a decade of her impassioned writing from the frontline of climate breakdown, and pairs it with new material on the staggeringly high stakes of what we choose to do … Zobraziť viac info ►
  • Autor: Jared Diamond

    Upheaval

    Vydavateľstvo: Allen Lane
    Dátum vydania: 8. júla 2019
    Jazyk: anglický
    Dostupnosť: Vypredané v e-shope
    Bežná cena: 18,95 €
    Vaša cena: 18,00 
    In his landmark international bestsellers Guns, Germs and Steel and Collapse, Jared Diamond transformed our understanding of what makes civilizations rise and fall. Now in the third book in this monumental trilogy, he reveals how successful nations recover from crisis. Diamond shows us how seven countries have survived defining upheavals in the recent past … Zobraziť viac info ►
  • Autor: Joseph E. Stiglitz

    Power, People and Profits

    Vydavateľstvo: Allen Lane
    Dátum vydania: 23. apríla 2019
    Jazyk: anglický
    Dostupnosť: Na sklade
    Bežná cena: 24,95 €
    Vaša cena: 23,70 
    From Nobel Prize-winning economist and bestselling author Joseph Stiglitz, this account of the dangers of free market fundamentalism reveals what has gone so wrong, but also shows us a way out. We all have the sense that our economy tilts toward big business, but as Joseph E. Stiglitz explains in People, Power and Profits, a few corporations have … Zobraziť viac info ►
  • Autor: Richard Bassett

    Last Days in Old Europe

    Vydavateľstvo: Allen Lane
    Dátum vydania: 7. marca 2019
    Jazyk: anglický
    Dostupnosť: Posielame do 5 až 21 dní
    Bežná cena: 21,95 €
    Vaša cena: 20,85 
    The final decade of the Cold War, through the eyes of a laconic and elegant observerIn 1979 Richard Bassett set out on a series of adventures and encounters in central Europe which allowed him to savour the last embers of the cosmopolitan old Hapsburg lands and gave him a ringside seat at the fall of another ancien regime, that of communist rule. … Zobraziť viac info ►
  • Autor: Michael Lewis

    The Fifth Risk

    Vydavateľstvo: Allen Lane
    Dátum vydania: 1. októbra 2018
    Jazyk: anglický
    Dostupnosť: Na sklade
    Bežná cena: 18,95 €
    Vaša cena: 18,00 
    The phenomenal new book from the international bestselling author of The Big Short'The election happened . .. And then there was radio silence. 'The morning after Trump was elected president, the people who ran the US Department of Energy - an agency that deals with some of the most powerful risks facing humanity - waited to welcome the incoming administration's … Zobraziť viac info ►
  • Autor: Frank Wilczek

    Beautiful Question

    Vydavateľstvo: Allen Lane
    Dátum vydania: 16. júla 2015
    Jazyk: anglický
    Dostupnosť: Vypredané v e-shope
    Bežná cena: 28,50 €
    Vaša cena: 27,08 
    In this scientific tour de force, world-class physicist Frank Wilczek argues that beauty is at the heart of the logic of the universe, a principle that has guided his pioneering work in quantum physics. As this book demonstrates, the human quest to find the beauty embodied in the universe connects all scientific pursuit from Pythagoras and Plato on to Galileo … Zobraziť viac info ►
  • Autor: Norman Doidge

    Brain´s Way of Healing

    Vydavateľstvo: Allen Lane
    Dátum vydania: 4. marca 2015
    Jazyk: anglický
    Dostupnosť: Vypredané v e-shope
    Bežná cena: 23,50 €
    Vaša cena: 22,33 
    This book is about the discovery that the human brain has its own unique way of healing. For centuries we believed that the price we paid for our brain's complexity was that, compared to other organs, it was fixed and unregenerative - unable to recover from damage or illness. In his revolutionary new book, Norman Doidge turns this belief on its head. The phenomenon … Zobraziť viac info ►
  • Autor: David Clark, Richard Layard

    Thrive

    Vydavateľstvo: Allen Lane
    Dátum vydania: 28. augusta 2014
    Jazyk: anglický
    Dostupnosť: Vypredané v e-shope
    Bežná cena: 23,50 €
    Vaša cena: 22,33 
    This is a ground-breaking argument for better treatment of mental health from Richard Layard (author of Happiness) and David M. Clark. Britain has become a world leader in providing psychological therapies thanks to the work of Richard Layard and David Clark. But, even so, in Britain and world-wide the majority of people who need help still don't … Zobraziť viac info ►
  • Autor: Jordan Ellenberg

    How Not To Be Wrong : The Hidden Maths of Everyday

    Vydavateľstvo: Allen Lane
    Dátum vydania: 3. júna 2014
    Jazyk: anglický
    Dostupnosť: Vypredané v e-shope
    Bežná cena: 23,50 €
    Vaša cena: 22,33 
    The maths we learn in school can seem like an abstract set of rules, laid down by the ancients and not to be questioned. In fact, Jordan Ellenberg shows us, maths touches on everything we do, and a little mathematical knowledge reveals the hidden structures that lie beneath the world's messy and chaotic surface. In How Not to be Wrong, Ellenberg explores … Zobraziť viac info ►
  • Autor: Michael Lewis

    Flash Boys

    Vydavateľstvo: Allen Lane
    Dátum vydania: 31. marca 2014
    Jazyk: anglický
    Dostupnosť: Vypredané v e-shope
    Bežná cena: 14,50 €
    Vaša cena: 13,78 
    The story of Michael Lewis' new book is so hot that we can't talk about it yet. .. All we can say is that it involves Wall Street and features a cast of misfits and oddballs doing things with stupefying amounts of money and data that will have you by turns shocked, outraged, laughing, tearing your hair out, cheering - but throughout sitting on the very edge … Zobraziť viac info ►
  • Autor: Max Tegmark

    Our Mathematical Universe

    Vydavateľstvo: Allen Lane
    Dátum vydania: 18. februára 2014
    Jazyk: anglický
    Dostupnosť: Vypredané v e-shope
    Bežná cena: 27,50 €
    Vaša cena: 26,13 
    Our Mathematical Universe is a journey to explore the mysteries uncovered by cosmology and to discover the nature of reality. Our Big Bang, our distant future, parallel worlds, the sub-atomic and intergalactic - none of them are what they seem. But there is a way to understand this immense strangeness - mathematics. Seeking an answer to the fundamental … Zobraziť viac info ►
  • Autor: Dick Swaab

    We Are Our Brains

    Vydavateľstvo: Allen Lane
    Dátum vydania: 17. februára 2014
    Jazyk: anglický
    Dostupnosť: Vypredané v e-shope
    Bežná cena: 22,50 €
    Vaša cena: 21,38 
    Everything we think, do, and refrain from doing is determined by our brain. It shapes our potential, our limitations, and our characters. In other words, we don't just have brains;we are our brains. This forceful conclusion is at the heart of pre-eminent brain researcher DF Swaab's international bestseller. It reveals how nearly everything about us - from … Zobraziť viac info ►
  • Autor: Ramachandra Guha

    Gandhi Before India

    Vydavateľstvo: Allen Lane
    Dátum vydania: 3. októbra 2013
    Jazyk: anglický
    Dostupnosť: Vypredané v e-shope
    Bežná cena: 32,50 €
    Vaša cena: 30,88 
    The first volume of the definitive biography of Gandhi, one of the most remarkable figures of the 20th century, from the great historian Ramachandra Guha. The life of Mohandas Gandhi is one of the most remarkable and potent in the modern era. In this fascinating new biography Ramachandra Guha allows us to understand the personality and politics of Mohandas … Zobraziť viac info ►
  • Autor: Eric Schlosser

    Command and Control

    Vydavateľstvo: Allen Lane
    Dátum vydania: 17. septembra 2013
    Jazyk: anglický
    Dostupnosť: Vypredané v e-shope
    Bežná cena: 19,50 €
    Vaša cena: 18,53 
    From famed investigative journalist Eric Schlosser, author of Fast Food Nation, comes Command and Controla ground-breaking account of the management of nuclear weapons. A ground-breaking account of accidents, near-misses, extraordinary heroism, and technological breakthroughs, Command and Control, explores the dilemma that has existed since the dawn of … Zobraziť viac info ►
  • Autor: Sendhil Mullainathan, Eldar Sharif

    Scarcity

    Vydavateľstvo: Allen Lane
    Dátum vydania: 5. septembra 2013
    Jazyk: anglický
    Dostupnosť: Vypredané v e-shope
    Bežná cena: 22,50 €
    Vaša cena: 21,38 
    Why can we never seem to keep on top of our workload, social diary or chores? Why does poverty persist around the world? Why do successful people do things at the last minute in a sudden rush of energy? This book reveals that the hidden side of all these problems is that they're all about scarcity. … Zobraziť viac info ►
  • Autor: Clarke Thurston

    JFKs Last Hundred Days

    Vydavateľstvo: Allen Lane
    Dátum vydania: 1. augusta 2013
    Jazyk: anglický
    Dostupnosť: Vypredané v e-shope
    Bežná cena: 21,50 €
    Vaša cena: 20,43 
    Thurston Clarke's gripping account of the last months of the life of President John F. Kennedy weaves together his public and private life and addresses the most tantalizing mystery of all - not who killed him but who he was when he was killed, and where he would have led his country and the world. This re-examination of a critical period looks at all … Zobraziť viac info ►
  • Autor: Robinson Ken Sir

    Finding Your Element

    Vydavateľstvo: Allen Lane
    Dátum vydania: 21. mája 2013
    Jazyk: anglický
    Dostupnosť: Vypredané v e-shope
    Bežná cena: 19,50 €
    Vaša cena: 18,53 
    Ken Robinson, author of the international bestseller "The Element" and the most viewed talk on TED. com, offers a practical guide to discovering your passions and natural aptitudes, and finding the point at which the two meet: "Finding Your Element". Through a range of stories from his own experience and those of people from all walks of life, Ken … Zobraziť viac info ►
  • Autor: Michael Pollan

    Cooked

    Vydavateľstvo: Allen Lane
    Dátum vydania: 23. apríla 2013
    Jazyk: anglický
    Dostupnosť: Vypredané v e-shope
    Bežná cena: 19,50 €
    Vaša cena: 18,53 
    The New York Times Top Five Bestseller - Michael Pollan's uniquely enjoyable quest to understand the transformative magic of cooking. In a culture of celebrity chefs and food reality shows, in countries which are crammed with fresh ingredients flown in from every corner of the Earth, we nonetheless year-on-year wade ever deeper into a great swamp of … Zobraziť viac info ►
  • Autor: Brendan Simms

    Europe

    Vydavateľstvo: Allen Lane
    Dátum vydania: 4. apríla 2013
    Jazyk: anglický
    Dostupnosť: Vypredané v e-shope
    Bežná cena: 32,50 €
    Vaša cena: 30,88 
    Half a millennium of European warfare brilliantly retold by masterly historian Brendan Simms. At the heart of Europe's history lies a puzzle. In most of the world humankind has created enormous political frameworks, whether ancient (such as China) or modern (such as the United States). Sprawling empires, kingdoms or republics appear to be the norm. … Zobraziť viac info ►
  • Autor: Niall Ferguson

    The Great Degeneration

    Vydavateľstvo: Allen Lane
    Dátum vydania: 1. septembra 2012
    Jazyk: anglický
    Dostupnosť: Vypredané v e-shope
    Bežná cena: 15,50 €
    Vaša cena: 14,73 
    The decline of the West is something that has long been prophesied. Symptoms of decline are all around us today, it seems: slowing growth, crushing debts, aging populations, anti-social behaviour. But what exactly is amiss with Western civilization? The answer, Niall Ferguson argues, is that our institutions - the intricate frameworks within which a society … Zobraziť viac info ►
  • Autor: David Thomson

    Big Screen

    Vydavateľstvo: Allen Lane
    Dátum vydania: 4. októbra 2012
    Jazyk: anglický
    Dostupnosť: Vypredané v e-shope
    Bežná cena: 30,50 €
    Vaša cena: 28,98 
    In this triumphant work David Thomson, one of film's greatest living experts and author of "The New Biographical Dictionary of Film", tells the enthralling story of the movies and how they have shaped us. Taking us around the globe, through time and across multiple media, Thomson tracks the ways in which we were initially enchanted by this mesmerizing imitation … Zobraziť viac info ►
  • Autor: John Darwin

    Unfinished Empire

    Vydavateľstvo: Allen Lane
    Dátum vydania: 6. septembra 2012
    Jazyk: anglický
    Dostupnosť: Vypredané v e-shope
    Bežná cena: 29,99 €
    Vaša cena: 28,49 
    Examines the influence of the British Empire. This book has shaped the world in countless ways: repopulating continents, carving out modern nations, imposing its own language, technology and values. … Zobraziť viac info ►