Archive for 6 novembre 2009

1989-2009: vent’anni dalla caduta del Muro di Berlino

6 novembre 2009

Dal sito del Guardian i 10 libri da leggere:

The Berlin Wall 13 August 1961 – 9 November 1989″  Frederick Taylor
“The File”  Timothy Garton Ash
“Berlin Game”  Len Deighton
“Pleasured
” Philip Hensher
“The Wall Jumper”
Peter Schneider
“Stasiland
Stories from Behind the Berlin Wall” Anna Funder
“The Floating Book
A Novel of Venice” Michelle Lovric
“Russian Disco”
Wladimir Kaminer
“Twelve Years
” An American Boyhood in East Germany” Joel Agee
“A Little Stranger
” Candia McWilliam

Fonte: The Guardian, (25 August 2009)

USA Best-sellers Books: 18-24 ottobre 2009

6 novembre 2009

La lista dei libri più venduti in U.S.A.  Settimana dal 18 al 24 ottobre 2009.

FICTION

1. “Push” Sapphire (Vintage)

2. “The Shack” William P. Young (Windblown)

3. “Olive Kitteridge” by Elizabeth Strout. (Random House)

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

5. “ Say You’re One of Them” Uwem Akpan (Little, Brown)

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

7. “The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society” by Mary Ann Shaffer and Annie Barrows (Bloomsbury)

8. “The Art of Racing in the Rain” Garth Stein (HarperCollins)

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

10. “Run for Your Life” James Patterson, Michael Ledwidge (Grand Central)

NONFICTION

1. “I Hope They Serve Beer in Hell” by Tucker Max (Citadel/Kensington)

2. “Superfreakonomics” Steven D. Levitt, Stephen J. Dubner (Harper)

3. “Three Cups of Tea” by Greg Mortenson and David Oliver Relin (Puffin Books)

4. “The Glass Castle” Jeannette Walls (Scribner)

5. “The Zombie Survival Guide” Max Brooks (Three Rivers)

6. “The Tipping Point” by Malcolm Gladwell (Back Bay/Little, Brown)

7. “Glenn Beck’s Common Sense” by Glenn Beck (Mercury Radio Arts/Threshold Editions)

8. “Blink” Malcolm Gladwell (Penguin)

9. “When You are Engulfed in Flames” by David Sedaris (Little Brown)

10. “ My Horizontal Life” Chelsea Handler (Bloomsbury)

Fonte: New York Times  October 30, 2009

Le classifiche riflettono la vendite nazionali della settimana 18 -24 ottobre 2009 e includono i rivenditori indipendenti e le catene.