Archive for aprile 2009

Best-sellers Books (WSJ) 29 marzo – 4 aprile 2009

10 aprile 2009

La lista dei libri più venduti in U.S.A. Settimana dal 29 marzo al 4 aprile 2009.


1. “Eclipse” Stephenie Meyer (Little Brown)

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

3. “Long LostHarlan Coben (Dutton Books)

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

5. “MaxJames Patterson (Little Brown)

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

7. “New MoonStephenie Meyer (Little Brown)

8. “The HostStephenie Meyer (Little Brown)

9. “City of GlassCassandra Clare (Margaret K. McElderry Books)

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


1. “Liberty and TyrannyMark R Levin (Threshold Editions)

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

3. “Always Looking UpMichael J Fox (Hyperion)

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

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

6. “Strengthsfinder 2.0Tom Rath (Gallup Press)

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

8. “Martha Stewart’s Easy DinnersMartha Stewart (Potter Publishers)

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

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

Fonte: Wall Street April 9, 2009

La lista pubblicata dal Wall Street Journal rappresenta le vendite nazionali di libri durante la settimana dal 29 marzo al 4 aprile 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

UK: top ten bestsellers (22-28 marzo 2009)

10 aprile 2009

Top 10 paperbacks – fiction

1. “Fractured” by Karin Slaughter (Arrow)

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

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

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

5. “The Cellist of Sarajevo” by Steven Galloway (Atlantic)

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

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

8. “The Navigator” by Clive Cussler (Penguin)

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

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

Top 10 paperbacks – non fiction

1. Jadeby Jade Goody (John Blake)

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

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

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

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

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

7. “Helpless” by Marianna Marsh and Toni Maguire (HarperCollins)

8. “Joint Force Harrier” by Adrian Orchard and James Barrington (Penguin)

9. “Jordan” by Katie Price (Arrow)

10. “Mummy, Make it Stop” by Louise Fox (Headline)

Fonte: The Sunday Times Bestseller List, April 5, 2009

La lista è pubblicata da “The Bookseller”, i dati sono forniti da Nielsen BookScan e si riferiscono alla settimana 22-28 marzo 2009.

Nuovi autori 2009

2 aprile 2009

Dal sito del Times la lista di Waterston dei 12 autori da tenere d’occhio nel 2009:

Black Rock” by Amanda Smyth
The Vagrants by Yiyun Li
A Kind of Intimacy” by Jenn Ashworth
The Earth Hums in B-flat” by Mari Strachan
Ten Storey Love Song by Richard Milward
Ablutions: Notes for a Novel” by Patrick de Witt
The Street Philosopher” by Matthew Plampin
Guernica” by Dave Boling
The Piano Teacher” by Y.K. Lee
An Equal Stillness by Francesca Kay
The Rescue Man” by Anthony Quinn
Days of Grace” by Catherine Hall

Fonte: The Times, February 19, 2009

Roland Barthes: Journal de deuil

1 aprile 2009

È appena stato pubblicato da Seuil l’inedito  Journal de deuil che Roland Barthes scrisse tra il 1977 e il 1979, in seguito alla morte della madre.

Leggi le opere di Roland Barthes in lingua originale:
Oeuvres complètes
L’ empire des signes
Écrits sur le théâtre
Critique et vérité
Fragments d’UN Discours Amoureux