Archive for marzo 2009

Best-sellers Books (WSJ) 15-21 marzo 2009

29 marzo 2009

La lista dei libri più venduti in U.S.A. Settimana dal 15 al 21 marzo 2009.

FICTION

1. “MaxJames Patterson (Little Brown)

2. “Eclipse” Stephenie Meyer (Little Brown)

3. “Breaking Dawn” by Stephenie Meyer (Little Brown)

4. “Diary of a Wimpy Kid The Last StrawJeff Kinney (Amulet)

5. “HuntedP.C. Cast, Kristin Cast (Little Brown)

6. “Handle with CareJodi Picoult ( Hodder)

7. “CorsairClive Cussler, Jack B. Du Brul (Penguin)

8. “The Associate”  John Grisham (Random House)

9. “The HostStephenie Meyer, (Little Brown)

10. “Diary of a Wimpy Rodrick RulesJeff Kinney (Penguin)

NONFICTION

1. “ACT Like a Lady, Think Like a ManSteve Harvey (Amistad)

2. “Twilight: Director’s NotebookCatherine Hardwicke (Little Brown)

3. “Outliers The Story of Success” Malcolm Gladwell (Little Brown)

4. “Players Handbook” (Wizards of the Coast)

5. “House of CardsWilliam D. Cohan (Penguin)

6. “Strengthsfinder 2.0Tom Rath (Gallup Press)

7. “A Lion Called ChristianAnthony Bourke, John Rendall (Transworld Publishers)

8. “The Yankee Years” Joe Torre, Tom Verducci (Random House)

9. “Last Lecture” by Randy Pausch, Jeffrey Zaslow (Hyperion)

10. “The Lost City of ZDavid Grann (Simon & Schuster)

Fonte: Wall Street Journal, March 29, 2009

La lista pubblicata dal Wall Street Journal rappresenta le vendite nazionali di libri durante la settimana dal 14 al 21 marzo 2009 nelle oltre 2.500 librerie Barnes & Noble, B. Dalton, Bookland, Books-a-Million, Books & Co, Bookstar, Bookstop, Borders, Brentano’s, Coles, Coopersmith, Doubleday, Scribners e Waldenbooks oltre alle vendite online di Amazon.com e barnesandnoble.com

UK: top ten bestsellers (15-21 marzo 2009)

29 marzo 2009

Top 10 paperbacks – fiction

1. “This Charming Man” by Marian Keyes (Penguin)

2. “Honour Thyself” by Danielle Steel (Transworld Publishers)

3. “Wedding Season” by Katie Fforde (Arrow)

4. “Fractured” by Karin Slaughter (Arrow)

5. “When Will There be Good News?” by Kate Atkinson (Transworld Publishers)

6. “December” by Elizabeth H Winthrop (Hodder)

7. “The Secret Scripture” by Sebastian Barry (Faber)

8. “The White Tiger” by Aravind Adiga (Atlantic)

9. “The Other Hand” by Chris Cleave (Hodder)

10. “In the Dark” by Mark Billingham (Little Brown)

Top 10 paperbacks – non fiction

1. “The Suspicions of Mr. Whicher” by Kate Summerscale (Bloomsbury)

2. “Marley and Me” by John Grogan (Hodder)

3. “Dreams from My Father” by Barack Obama (Canongate)

4. “Jordan” by Katie Price (Arrow)

5. “Shadows of the Workhouse” by Jennifer Worth (Orion)

6. “The Bolter” by Frances Osborne (Little, Brown)

7. “I Just Wanted to be Loved” by Stuart Howarth (HarperCollins)

8. “The Audacity of Hope” by Barack Obama (Canongate)

9. “Endal” by Allen and Sandra Parton (Harper)

10. “Adventure on the High Teas” by Stuart Maconie (Ebury)

Fonte: The Sunday Times Bestseller List, March 29, 2009

La lista è pubblicata da “The Bookseller”, i dati sono forniti da Nielsen BookScan e si riferiscono alla settimana 15-21 marzo 2009.

A Biography of Donald Barthelme

23 marzo 2009

E’ appena stata pubblicata la biografia di Donald Barthelme (1931-1989) considerato uno dei maggiori scrittori americani della letteratura   postmoderna.

Hiding Man A Biography of Donald Barthelme”  By Tracy Daugherty ( Saint Martin’s Press Inc. , 2009 )

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Leggi i rimanzi di Barthelme in lingua originale:

“Flying to America 45 More Stories”
The Teachings of Don B. Satires, Parodies, Fables, Illustrated Stories and Plays of Donald Barthelme”
The King
Paradise
Sixty Stories
The Dead Father
Being Happy in an Unhappy World
The Catalogue of Fantastic Inventions
Sadness
Great Days
Come Back, Doctor Caligari

The Cult of the Amateur

23 marzo 2009

keen Sta per uscire da De Agostini con il titolo Dilettanti.com la traduzione italiana del saggio di Andrew Keen “The Cult of the Amateur- How Blogs, MySpace, YouTube and the Rest of Today’s User Generated Media are Killing Our Culture and Economy”.

Leggilo in lingua originale

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Germania: i più venduti della settimana (9-14 marzo 2009)

22 marzo 2009

I libri più venduti i Germania: settimana dal 9 al 14 febbraio 2009.

FICTION:

1. “Bis (Biss) zur MittagsstundeStephenie Meyer (Carlsen Verlag)

2. “Der VorleserBernhard Schlink (Diogenes)

3. “Biss zum MorgengrauenStephenie Meyer (Piper Verlag)

4. “Das Echo der SchuldCharlotte Link (Blanvalet Verlag)

5. “Mörderische TageAndreas Franz (Droemer Knaur)

6. Die Chemie des TodesSimon Beckett (Rowohlt)

7. “Gut gegen NordwindDaniel Glattauer (Goldmann)

8. “Mieses KarmaDavid Safier (Rowohlt)

9. “Die Vermessung der Welt” Daniel Kehlmanns (Rowohlt)

10. “VerblendungStieg Larsson (Heyne Verlag)

NON FICTION:

1. “Die Leber wächst mit ihren AufgabenEckart von Hirschhausen (Rowohlt)

2. “Ich weiß, was du denkst” Havener Thorsten (Rowohlt)

3. “Gomorrha” Roberto Saviano (Hanser, Carl)

4. “Denken Sie selbst! Sonst tun es andere für Sie” Vince Ebert (Rowohlt)

5. “Schmitz’ KatzeRalf Schmitz (Fischer)

6. “Generation DoofAnne Weiss, Stefan Bonner (Luebbe)
7. “Fish and FritzWolfgang Koydl (Ullstein)

8. “Der MathematikverführerChristoph Drösser (Rowohlt)

9. “Alles über Bella und Edward” Lois H. Gresh, (Piper)
10. “Fucking BerlinSonia Rossi (Ullstein)

Fonte: SPIEGEL ONLINE, 20.03.2009

I dati relativi ai libri più venduti in Germania ogni settimana forniti da SPIEGEL ONLINE sono ricavati da una rete di 350 librerie sul territorio tedesco.

UK: top ten bestsellers (8-14 marzo 2009)

22 marzo 2009

Top 10 paperbacks – fiction

1. “This Charming Man” by Marian Keyes (Penguin)

2. “Honour Thyself” by Danielle Steel (Transworld Publishers)

3. “Wedding Season” by Katie Fforde (Arrow)

4. “When Will There be Good News?” by Kate Atkinson (Transworld Publishers)

5.  “The White Tiger” by Aravind Adiga (Atlantic)

6. “The Secret Scripture” by Sebastian Barry (Faber)

7. “The Reader” by Bernhard Schlink (Orion)

8. “Watchmen” by Alan Moore and Dave Gibbons (Titan)

9. “Until it’s Over” by Nicci French (Penguin)

10. “Confessions of a Shopaholic” by Sophie Kinsella (Dell)

Top 10 paperbacks – non fiction

1. “Dreams from My Father” by Barack Obama (Canongate)

2. “The Suspicions of Mr. Whicher” by Kate Summerscale (Bloomsbury)

3. “Marley and Me” by John Grogan (Hodder)

4. “Jordan” by Katie Price (Arrow)

5. “Shadows of the Workhouse” by Jennifer Worth (Orion)

6. “The Bolter” by Frances Osborne (Little, Brown)

7. “Apache Dawn” by Damien Lewis (Little Brown)

8. “The Audacity of Hope” by Barack Obama (Canongate)

9. “I Just Wanted to be Loved” by Stuart Howarth (HarperCollins)

10. “Adventure on the High Teas” by Stuart Maconie (Ebury)

Fonte: The Sunday Times Bestseller List, March 22, 2009

La lista è pubblicata da “The Bookseller”, i dati sono forniti da Nielsen BookScan e si riferiscono alla settimana 8-14 marzo 2009.

Love stories

18 marzo 2009

Love Stories” Diana Secker Tesdell (Everyman’s Library, 2009)

Una raccolta di 19 racconti, tra i quali “The Horse Dealer’s Daughter” di Lawrence, “That in Aleppo Once…”  di Nabokov e “Winter Dreams” di Scott Fitzgerald, che hanno come tema l’amore raccontato nelle sue molteplici faccie: il primo amore, l’adulterio, l’amore non corrisposto, il matrimonio, l’infatuazione, la gelosia, l’ossessione, la passione etc.

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The Letters of Samuel Beckett

18 marzo 2009

Da Cambridge University Press: The Letters of Samuel Beckett -Volume 1, 1929–1940.

beckettIl volume raccoglie le lettere scritte da Samuel Beckett tra il 1929 e il 1940.
Selezionate per l’importanza che ebbero sull’opera di Beckett le lettere pubblicate in questa edizione, in quattro volumi, coprono un periodo di sessant’anni (1929-1989) e includono lettere ad  amici, pittori, musicisti, studenti, editori, traduttori e colleghi.

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UK: top ten bestsellers (1-7 marzo 2009)

16 marzo 2009

Top 10 paperbacks – fiction

1. “This Charming Man” by Marian Keyes (Penguin)

2.  “The White Tiger” by Aravind Adiga (Atlantic)

3. “When Will There be Good News?” by Kate Atkinson (Transworld Publishers)

4. “The Reader” by Bernhard Schlink (Orion)

5. “Confessions of a Shopaholic” by Sophie Kinsella (Dell)

6. “Honour Thyself” by Danielle Steel (Transworld Publishers)

7. “The Secret Scripture” by Sebastian Barry (Faber)

8. “Scream for Me” by Karen Rose (Headline Publishing)

9. “Careless in Red” by Elizabeth George (Hodder)

10. “Wedding Season” by Katie Fforde (Arrow)

Top 10 paperbacks – non fiction

1. “Dreams from My Father” by Barack Obama (Canongate)

2. “The Suspicions of Mr. Whicher” by Kate Summerscale (Bloomsbury)

3. “The Bolter” by Frances Osborne (Little, Brown)

4. “Marley and Me” by John Grogan (Hodder)

5. “Jordan” by Katie Price (Arrow)

6. “Shadows of the Workhouse” by Jennifer Worth (Orion)

7. “Apache Dawn” by Damien Lewis (Little Brown)

8. “The Audacity of Hope” by Barack Obama (Canongate)

9. “I Just Wanted to be Loved” by Stuart Howarth (HarperCollins)

10. “Cut” by Cathy Glass (HarperCollins)

Fonte: The Sunday Times Bestseller List, March 15, 2009

La lista è pubblicata da “The Bookseller”, i dati sono forniti da Nielsen BookScan e si riferiscono alla settimana 1-7 marzo 2009.

Best-sellers Books (WSJ) 1-7 marzo 2009

16 marzo 2009

La lista dei libri più venduti in U.S.A. Settimana dall’1 all’7 marzo 2009.

FICTION

1. “Handle with Care” M.J. Rose (Atria)

2. “Eclipse” Stephenie Meyer (Little Brown)

3. “Diary of a Wimpy Kid The Last StrawJeff Kinney (Amulet)

4. “Breaking Dawn” by Stephenie Meyer (Little Brown)

5. “The Sword ThiefPeter Lerangis ( Scholastic)

6. “The Associate”  John Grisham (Random House)

7. “Promises in DeathJ.D. Robb (Piatkus Books)

8. “Diary of a Wimpy Rodrick RulesJeff Kinney (Penguin)

9. “Run for Your LifeJames Patterson (Little Brown)

10. “The HostStephenie Meyer, (Little Brown)

NONFICTION

1. “ACT Like a Lady, Think Like a ManSteve Harvey (Amistad)

2. “Outliers The Story of Success” Malcolm Gladwell (Little Brown)

3. “The Yankee Years” Joe Torre, Tom Verducci (Random House)

4. “The Power of SoulZhi Gang Sha (Simon & Schuster)

5. “The Sandler RulesDavid Mattson (Pegasus)

6. “Strengthsfinder 2.0Tom Rath (Gallup Press)

7. “Last Lecture” by Randy Pausch, Jeffrey Zaslow (Hyperion)

8. “Out of CaptivityMarc Gonsalves, Tom Howes, Marc Gonsalves, Gary Brozek ( HarperCollins)

9.”The SecretRhonda Byrne (Atria)

10. “Miles to GoMiley Cyrus (Hyperion)

Fonte: Wall Street Journal, March 13, 2009

La lista pubblicata dal Wall Street Journal rappresenta le vendite nazionali di libri durante la settimana dall’1 al 7 marzo 2009 nelle oltre 2.500 librerie Barnes & Noble, B. Dalton, Bookland, Books-a-Million, Books & Co, Bookstar, Bookstop, Borders, Brentano’s, Coles, Coopersmith, Doubleday, Scribners e Waldenbooks oltre alle vendite online di Amazon.com e barnesandnoble.com