Archive for 17 dicembre 2008

UK: top ten bestsellers (7 – 13 dicembre 2008)

17 dicembre 2008

Top 10 paperbacks – fiction

1. “Remember Me? by Sophie Kinsella (Transworld Publishers)

2. “The Appeal” by John Grisham (Arrow)

3. “Dead Man’s Footsteps” by Peter James (Pan Macmillan)

4. “This Year it Will be Different” by Maeve Binchy (Orion)

5. “A Thousand Splendid Suns” by Khaled Hosseini (Bloomsbury)

6. “Thanks for the Memories” by Cecelia Ahern (Harper)

7. “You’ve Been Warned” by James Patterson and Howard Roughan (Headline)

8. “The Sunflower Forest” by Torey Hayden (Harper)

9. “Engleby” by Sebastian Faulks (Vintage)

10. “Ritual” by Mo Hayder (Atlantic Monthly Press)

Top 10 paperbacks – non fiction

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

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

3. “Do Polar Bears Get Lonely?” (Profile Books)

4. “Shakespeare The World as Stage” by Bill Bryson (HarperPerennial)

5. “The Pub Landlord’s Book of British Common Sense” by Al Murray (Hodder)

6. “Who Runs Britain?” by Robert Peston (Hodder)

7. “My Booky Wook” by Russell Brand (Hodder)

8. “Monster” by Allan Hall (Penguin)

9. “Last Fighting Tommy” by Harry Patch and Richard Van Emden (Bloomsbury)

10. “The Duchess” by Amanda Foreman (HarperPerennial)

Fonte: The Sunday Times Bestseller List, December 14, 2008

Richard Avedon. Portraits of Power

17 dicembre 2008

avedon Richard Avedon Portraits of Power” Paul Roth, Renata Adler (Steidl Publishers)

Il catalogo della mostra “Portraits of Power” che si terrà fino al 25 febbraio 2009 alla Corcoran Gallery of Art di Washington. Un magnifico album che racconta l’opera di un grandissimo fotografo.

The Hemingses of Monticello. An American Family

17 dicembre 2008

Annette Gordon-Reed ha vinto il National Book Award con il libro The Hemingses of Monticello. An American Family” che ripercorre la storia della famiglia afroamericana Hemings e dei suoi stretti legami di sangue con il terzo presidente d’America Thomas Jefferson.

Compralo su!

The Hemingses of Monticello. An American Family” Annette Gordon-Reed, (W W Norton & Co).

Fonte: Il Sole 24 ORE – DOMENICA – 14 Dicembre  2008