Archive for 11 novembre 2008

Assegnato a Atiq Rahimi il Prix Goncourt

11 novembre 2008

10 novembre: il Prix Goncourt è stato assegnato allo scrittore afgano che vive in Francia Atiq Rahimi per il libro “Syngué Sabour : La pierre de patience” (POL).

Leggi le altre opere di Rahimi:

Le retour imaginaire;

Les mille maisons du rêve et de la terreur;

La sagesse afghane du malicieux Nasroddine;

Terre et cendres


U.S.A. Best-sellers Books (WSJ) 26 ottobre – 1 novembre

11 novembre 2008

La lista dei libri più venduti in U.S.A. Settimana dal 26 ottobre al 1 novembre.


1. “The Gate House” Nelson DeMille (Grand Central Publishing)

2. “Eclipse” by Stephenie Meyer (Little Brown)

3. “Extreme Measures” by Vince Flynn (Atria)

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

5. “Brisingr” by Christopher Paolini (Knopf Books for Young Readers)

6. “The Brass Verdict” by Michael Connelly (Little, Brown)

7. “The Lucky One” by Nicholas Sparks (Grand Central Publishing)

8. “A Good Woman” Danielle Steel (Delacorte Press)

9. “The Story of Edgar Sawtelle” by David Wroblewski (HarperCollins)

10. “Bones” by Jonathan Kellerman (Ballantine)


1. “Barefoot Contessa Back to Basics” Ina Garten (Clarkson Potter Publishers)

2. “The Flat Belly Diet!” Liz Vaccariello (Rodale Press)

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

4. “Dewey: The Small-Town Library Cat Who Touched the World” by Vicki Myron, Brett Witter (Grand Central)

5. “Against Medical Advice: One Family’s Struggle with an Agonizing Medical Mystery” by James Patterson, Hal Friedman, Cory Friedman (Little, Brown)

6. “A Bold Fresh Piece of Humanity” by Bill O’Reilly (Broadway)

7. “The Snowball: Warren Buffett and the Business of Life” by Alice Schroeder (Bantam)

8. “My Stroke of Insight: A Brain Scientist’s Personal Journey” by Jill Bolte Taylor (Viking)

9. “Hot, Flat, and Crowded” by Thomas Friedman (Farrar, Straus and Giroux)

10. “StrengthsFinder 2.0: A New and Upgraded Edition of the Online Test from Gallup’s Now, Discover Your Strengths” by Tom Rath (Gallup Press).

Fonte: Wall Street Journal, November 7, 2008

La lista pubblicata dal Wall Street Journal rappresenta le vendite nazionali di libri durante la settimana dal 26 ottobre al 1 novembre 2008 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 e