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Freedom: il nuovo romanzo di Jonathan Franzen

7 settembre 2010

Negli Stati Uniti è stato pubblicato il 31 agosto Freedom , il nuovo romanzo di Jonathan Franzen, che Time ha definito l’ ultimo grande romanziere degli States. Il Presidente Obama, che l’ha avuto in anteprima, l’ha scelto come lettura per le vacanze.

Freedom uscirà in Italia edito da Einaudi nel 2011.

La recensione del Sundey Book Review

UK: top ten bestsellers (11-17 aprile 2010)

27 aprile 2010

Top 10 paperbacks – fiction

1. The Girl Who Kicked the Hornets’ Nestby Stieg Larsson (Quercus)

2. “The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo” by Stieg Larsson (Quercus)

3. “Hard Girls” by Martina Cole (Headline)

4. “The Girl Who Played with Fire” by Stieg Larsson (Quercus)

5. “Roadside Crosses” by Jeffery Deaver (Hodder)

6. “The White Queen” by Philippa Gregory (Simon & Schuster)

7.”8th Confession” by James Patterson and Maxine Paetro (Arrow)

8. “The Best of Times” by Penny Vincenzi (Headline)

9. “Genesis” by Karin Slaughter (Arrow)

10. “Wolf Hall” by Hilary Mantel (HarperCollins)

Top 10 paperbacks – non fiction

1. “Look Back In Hunger” by Jo Brand (Headline)

2. “The Time of My Life” by Patrick Swayze and Lisa Niemi (Simon & Schuster)

3. “Phoenix Squadron” by Rowland White

4. “Cheryl” by Sean Smith (Simon & Schuster)

5. “Nurse on Call” by Edith Cotterill (Ebury)

6. “Twelve Babies on a Bike” by Dot May Dunn (Orion)

7. “Never Tell” by Catherine McCall (Ebury)

8. “Gypsy Boy” by Mikey Walsh (Hodder)

9. “How Could She?” Dana Fowley (Arrow)

10. “Misadventures of a Big Mouth Brit” by Piers Morgan (Ebury)

Fonte: The Sunday Times Bestseller List, April 25, 2010

La lista è redatta da “The Bookseller”, i dati sono forniti da Nielsen BookScan e si riferiscono alla settimana  11-17 aprile 2010.

UK: top ten bestsellers (21 -27 marzo 2010)

13 aprile 2010

Top 10 paperbacks – fiction

1. “The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo” by Stieg Larsson (Quercus)

2. “Wolf Hall” by Hilary Mantel (HarperCollins)

3. “One Day at a Time” by Danielle Steel (Transworld)

4. “The Lovely Bones” Alice Sebold (Macmillan)

5. Gone Tomorrowby Lee Child (Transworld)

6. “The Girl Who Played with Fire” by Stieg Larsson (Quercus)

7. “The Best of Times” by Penny Vincenzi (Headline)

8. “Love Letters”  by Katie Fforde (Arrow)

9. “The Fever of the Bone” by Val McDermid (Little, Brown)

9. “Foursome” by Jane Fallon (Penguin)

Top 10 paperbacks – non fiction

1. “How Could She?” Dana Fowley (Arrow)

2. “Gypsy Boy” by Mikey Walsh (Hodder)

3. “Wedlock” by Wendy Moore (Phoenix)

4. “Bad Science” by Ben Goldacre (Harper)

5. “An Angel Healed Me” by Theresa Cheung (Simon & Schuster)

6. “The Time Traveller’s Guide to Medieval England” by Ian Mortimer (Vintage)

7. “13 Things That Don’t Make Sense” by Michael Brooks (Profile Books)

8. “Susan Boyle : Dreams Can Come True” by Alice Montgomery (Penguin)

9. “Ground Truth” by Patrick Bishop (Harper)

10. “Where Angels Fear” by Shy Keenan and Sara Payne (Hodder)

Fonte: The Sunday Times Bestseller List, April 11, 2010

La lista è redatta da “The Bookseller”, i dati sono forniti da Nielsen BookScan e si riferiscono alla settimana  21-27 marzo 2010.

UK: top ten bestsellers (28 febbraio – 6 marzo 2010)

17 marzo 2010

Top 10 paperbacks – fiction

1. “Wolf Hall” by Hilary Mantel (HarperCollins)

2. “The Lovely Bones” Alice Sebold (Macmillan)

3. Gone Tomorrowby Lee Child (Transworld)

4. “The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo” by Stieg Larsson (Quercus)

5. “The Fever of the Bone” by Val McDermid (Little, Brown)

6. “One Day at a Time” by Danielle Steel (Transworld)

7.Twenties Girl” Sophie Kinsella (Transworld)

8. “One Day” by David Nicholls (Hodder)

9. “The Girl Who Played with Fire” by Stieg Larsson (Quercus)

10. “We are All Made of Glue” Marina Lewycka (Penguin)

Top 10 paperbacks – non fiction

1. “How Could She?” Dana Fowley (Arrow)

2. “Gypsy Boy” by Mikey Walsh (Hodder)

3. “Wedlock” by Wendy Moore (Phoenix)

4.”Bad Science” by Ben Goldacre (Harper)

5. “The Horse Boy” by Rupert Isaacson (Penguin)

6. “Where Angels Fear” by Shy Keenan and Sara Payne (Hodder)

7. “Ground Truth : 3 Para Return to Afghanistan” by Patrick Bishop (Harper)

8. “The Time Traveller’s Guide to Medieval England”  by Ian Mortimer (Vintage)

9. “Susan Boyle : Dreams Can Come True” by Alice Montgomery (Penguin)

10. “13 Things That Don’t Make Sense”  by Michael Brooks (Profile Books)

Fonte: The Sunday Times Bestseller List, March 14, 2010

La lista è redatta da “The Bookseller”, i dati sono forniti da Nielsen BookScan e si riferiscono alla settimana 28 febbraio – 6 marzo 2010.

Scienza: i migliori libri del 2009

16 dicembre 2009

I migliori libri di scienza scelti dal Sunday Times

Darwin’s Sacred Cause,  Adrian Desmond and James Moore (Penguin)

Darwin’s Island, Steve Jones (Little, Brown)

The Greatest Show on Earth, Richard Dawkins (Transworld)

Why Evolution Is True, Jerry Coyne (OUP)

The Vanishing Face of Gaia, James Lovelock (Penguin)

He Knew He Was Right: The Irrepressible Life of James Lovelock and Gaia, John and Mary Gribbin (Penguin)

The Strangest Man : The Hidden Life of Paul Dirac, Quantum Genius, Paul Dirac (Faber)

Fonte: Sunday Times, December 6, 2009

UK: top ten bestsellers (25-31 ottobre 2009)

12 novembre 2009

Top 10 paperbacks – fiction

1. “The Associate” by John Grisham (Arrow)

2. “Born Bad” by Josephine Cox (Harper)

3. “Cross Country” by James Patterson (Arrow)

4. “A Good Woman” by Danielle Steel (Transworld)

5. “The Gift” by Cecelia Ahern (Harper)

6.”The Prophecy” by Chris Kuzneski (Penguin)

7. “The Bodies Left Behind” by Jeffery Deaver (Hodder)

8. “You Can’t Hide” by Karen Rose (Headline)

9. “The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo” Stieg Larsson (Penguin)

10. “Found Wanting” by Robert Goddard (Transworld)

Top 10 paperbacks – non fiction

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

2. “Farewell to the East End” by Jennifer Worth (Orion)

3. “Mummy Knew” Lisa James (HarperCollins)

4. “The Saddest Girl in the World” by Cathy Glass (Harper)

5. “Dewey” by Vicki Myron (Hodder)

6. “Upfront and Personal” by Coleen Nolan (Pan)

7. “I Did Tell, I Did” by Cassie Harte (Harper)

8. “Dear Fatty” Dawn French (Arrow)

9.”That’s Another Story” Julie Walters (Orion)

10. “Bad Science” Ben Goldacre (Harper)

Fonte: The Sunday Times Bestseller List, November 8, 2009

La lista è redatta da “The Bookseller”, i dati sono forniti da Nielsen BookScan e si riferiscono alla settimana 25-31 ottobre 2009.

UK: top ten bestsellers (4-10 ottobre 2009)

30 ottobre 2009

Top 10 paperbacks – fiction

1. “Cross Country” by James Patterson (Arrow)

2. “The Gift” by Cecelia Ahern (Harper)

3. “The Private Patient” by PD James (Penguin)

4. “Once In a Lifetime” by Cathy Kelly (Harper)

5. “Arctic Drift” by Clive and Dirk Cussler (Penguin)

6. “Found Wanting” by Robert Goddard (Transworld)

7. “Paths of Glory” Jeffrey Archer (Pan Macmillan)

8. “The Girl Next Door” by Elizabeth Noble (Penguin)

9. “The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo” Stieg Larsson (Penguin)

10. “The Time Traveler’s Wife” Audrey Niffenegger (Vintage)

Top 10 paperbacks – non fiction

1. “Upfront and Personal” by Coleen Nolan (Pan)

2. “Mummy Knew” Lisa James (HarperCollins)

3. “Dewey” by Vicki Myron (Hodder)

4. “Dear Fatty” Dawn French (Arrow)

5.”That’s Another Story” Julie Walters (Orion)

6. “Bad Science” Ben Goldacre (Harper)

7. “Katie and Peter – Too Much in Love” Emily Herbert (John Blake)

8 “For Crying Out Loud” Jeremy Clarkson (Penguin)

6. “Loose Women Girls’ Night in”  (Hodder)

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

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

Fonte: The Sunday Times Bestseller List, October 18, 2009

La lista è redatta da “The Bookseller”, i dati sono forniti da Nielsen BookScan e si riferiscono alla settimana 4-10 ottobre 2009.

The Invisible: il nuovo romanzo di Paul Auster

28 ottobre 2009

E’ uscito l’ultimo romanzo di Paul Auster:

“The Invisible” Paul Auster (Faber and Faber, 2009)

Adam Walker ha vent’anni e studia letteratura a New York, la sua aspirazione è diventare poeta. Durante una festa conosce l’enigmatico professore francese Rudolf Born e la sua seducente fidanzata, Margot. Tra Adam, Rudolf e Margot si instaura uno strano legame…
Tre narratori diversi raccontano la storia che si svolge tra il 1967 e il 2007, tra New York, Parigi e una remota isola dei Caraibi.

La recensione del Sunday Times (October 25, 2009)

UK: top ten bestsellers (27 settembre – 3 ottobre 2009)

15 ottobre 2009

Top 10 paperbacks – fiction

1. “Cross Country” by James Patterson (Arrow)

2. “Doors Open” Ian Rankin (Orion Publishing)

3. “The Private Patient” by PD James (Penguin)

4. “Paths of Glory” Jeffrey Archer (Pan Macmillan)

5. “Once In a Lifetime” by Cathy Kelly (Harper)

6. “Brute Force” by Andy McNab (Transworld)

7. “The Girl Next Door” by Elizabeth Noble (Penguin)

8. “The Time Traveler’s Wife” Audrey Niffenegger (Vintage)

9. “The Gift” by Cecelia Ahern (Harper)

10. “ Arctic Drift” by Clive and Dirk Cussler (Penguin)

Top 10 paperbacks – non fiction

1. “Mummy Knew” Lisa James (HarperCollins)

2. “Upfront and Personal” by Coleen Nolan (Pan)

3. “Dear Fatty” Dawn French (Arrow)

4.”That’s Another Story” Julie Walters (Orion)

5. “Dewey” by Vicki Myron (Hodder)

6. “Loose Women Girls’ Night in”  (Hodder)

7. “Bad Science” Ben Goldacre (Harper)

8. “Katie and Peter – Too Much in Love” Emily Herbert (John Blake)

9. “Daddy’s Prisoner” Alice Lawrence (Simon & Schuster)

10 “For Crying Out Loud” Jeremy Clarkson (Penguin)

Fonte: The Sunday Times Bestseller List, October 11, 2009

La lista è redatta da “The Bookseller”, i dati sono forniti da Nielsen BookScan e si riferiscono alla settimana 27 settembre – 3 ottobre 2009.

UK: top ten bestsellers (13-19 settembre 2009)

2 ottobre 2009

Top 10 paperbacks – fiction

1. “Once In a Lifetime” by Cathy Kelly (Harper)

2. “The Time Traveler’s Wife” Audrey Niffenegger (Vintage)

3. “Paths of Glory” Jeffrey Archer (Pan Macmillan)

4. “Songs of the Humpback Whale” Jodi Picoult ( Hodder & Stoughton)

5. “Keeping the Dead“ Tess Gerritsen (Transworld Publishers)

6. “Doors Open” Ian Rankin (Orion Publishing)

7. “The Other Half Lives” by Sophie Hannah (Hodder & Stoughton)

8.  “Small Island” Andrea Levy  (Headline)

9. “Just After Sunset” by Stephen King ( Hodder & Stoughton)

10. “Angels And Demons” Dan Brown (Transworld)

Top 10 paperbacks – non fiction

1.”That’s Another Story” Julie Walters (Orion)

2. “Dear Fatty” Dawn French (Arrow)

3. “Mummy Knew” Lisa James (HarperCollins)

4. “Torn Apart” James Patterson,  Hal Friedman (Arrow)

5. “Daddy’s Prisoner” Alice Lawrence (Simon & Schuster)

6. “Katie and Peter – Too Much in Love” Emily Herbert (John Blake)

7. “For Crying Out Loud” Jeremy Clarkson (Penguin)

8. “Bad Science” Ben Goldacre (Harper)

9. “Loose Women Girls’ Night in”  (Hodder)

10. “Healing Spirits”  Sally Morgan (Penguin)

Fonte: The Sunday Times Bestseller List, September 27, 2009

La lista è redatta da “The Bookseller”, i dati sono forniti da Nielsen BookScan e si riferiscono alla settimana 13-19 settembre 2009.