Top 5 Non-fiction

  1. Aalto
    Lahti Louna, Gössel Peter, Aalto AlvarSidottu 2015, englanti
    Finnish architect Alvar Aalto (1898-1976) was strongly influenced by both the landscape of his native country, as well as the political struggle over Finland's place within European culture. This title explores his life and work.
  2. Upheaval
    Diamond JaredNidottu 2019, englanti
    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 rec...
  3. Stories of Finnish art
    Suomen taiteen museo AteneumKirja 2016, englanti
    The Ateneum Art Museum - the most frequently visited museum in the country - holds Finland's oldest and largest art collection. This beautifully illustrated book looks at the collection through a social lens, addressing how historical and political events have influenced art and artists as well as museum work and acquisitions for the collection.
  4. 21 Lessons for the 21st Century
    Harari Yuval NoahNidottu 2018, englanti
    Sapiens showed us where we came from. Homo Deus looked to the future. '21 Lessons for the 21st Century' explores the present. How can we protect ourselves from nuclear war, ecological cataclysms and technological disruptions? What can we do about the epidemic of fake news or the threat of terrorism? What should we teach our children? Yuval Noah Har...
  5. Scandinavian Design
    Fiell CharlotteSidottu 2013, englanti
    'Scandinavian Design' is a visually stunning survey from c.1900 to the present day that illustrates virtually all areas of design: furniture, glass, ceramics, textiles, jewellery, lighting, industrial and product design.