Archive for 19 dicembre 2008

Music books

19 dicembre 2008

Da regalare a Natale:

The Complete Quincy Jones : My Journey, My Passions : Photos and Mementos from Q’s Personal Collection” Quincy Jones (Insight Editions);

The Encyclopedia of PunkBrian Cogan (Sterling Publishing);

The Way I am” Eminem (Orion Publishing);

The Jazz Ear Conversations Over MusicBen Ratliff (Times Books).

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The best science books of 2008

19 dicembre 2008

Dal New Scientist i migliori libri di scienze del 2008:

Snoop What Your Stuff Says About You” Sam Gosling (Profile Books);

Human : The Science Behind What Makes Us UniqueMichael S. Gazzaniga (HarperCollins);

Black Hole War My Battle with Stephen Hawking”  Leonard Susskind (Little, Brown);

Only a Theory” Kenneth Miller (Viking);

The Hot Topic : How to Tackle Global Warming and Still Keep the Lights on” Gabrielle Walker and David King (Bloomsbury)

The Oxford Book of Modern Science Writing” Richard Dawkins (Oxford University Press).

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Fonte: New Scientist, 10 December 2008

U.S.A. Best-sellers Books (WSJ) 7 – 13 dicembre 2008

19 dicembre 2008

La lista dei libri più venduti in U.S.A. Settimana dal 7 al 13 dicembre 2008.


1. “The Tales of Beedle the BardJ.K Rowling (Bloomsbury Publishing)

2. “Eclipse” Stephenie Meyer (Little Brown)

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

4. “ScarpettaPatricia D. Cornwell (Putnam Adult)

5. “Christmas SweaterGlenn Beck (Threshold Editions)

6. “New Moon” Stephenie Meyer, (Little Brown)

7. “TwilightStephenie Meyer (Little Brown)

8. “Cross CountryJames Patterson (Arrow Books)

9. “BrisingrChristopher Paolini (Random House)

10. “The Story of Edgar SawtelleDavid Wroblewski (Ecco)


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

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

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

4. “American LionJon Meacham (Random House)

5. “The Purpose of ChristmasRick Warren (Simon & Schuster)

6. ” Multiple BlessingsKate Gosselin, Beth Carson (Zondervan Publishing)

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

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

9. “Too Fat to FishArtie Lange, Anthony Bozza (Spiegel & Grau)

10. “2009 Guiness Book of World Records” Guiness (Guiness World Records)

Fonte: Wall Street Journal, December 19, 2008

La lista pubblicata dal Wall Street Journal rappresenta le vendite nazionali di libri durante la settimana dal 7 al 13 dicembre 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