Archive for 16 dicembre 2009

Scienza: i migliori libri del 2009

16 dicembre 2009

I migliori libri di scienza scelti dal Sunday Times

Darwin’s Sacred Cause,  Adrian Desmond and James Moore (Penguin)

Darwin’s Island, Steve Jones (Little, Brown)

The Greatest Show on Earth, Richard Dawkins (Transworld)

Why Evolution Is True, Jerry Coyne (OUP)

The Vanishing Face of Gaia, James Lovelock (Penguin)

He Knew He Was Right: The Irrepressible Life of James Lovelock and Gaia, John and Mary Gribbin (Penguin)

The Strangest Man : The Hidden Life of Paul Dirac, Quantum Genius, Paul Dirac (Faber)

Fonte: Sunday Times, December 6, 2009

I migliori libri del 2009 scelti dal New York Times

16 dicembre 2009

The 10 Best Books of 2009

Fiction

“Both Ways Is the Only Way I Want ItBy Maile Meloy, Riverhead Books

Chronic CityBy Jonathan Lethem, Doubleday

A Gate at the StairsBy Lorrie Moore, Alfred A. Knopf

Half Broke HorsesBy Jeannette Walls, Scribner

A Short History of WomenBy Kate Walbert, Scribner

Non fiction

The Age of Wonder: How the Romantic Generation Discovered the Beauty and Terror of ScienceBy Richard Holmes, Pantheon Books

The Good SoldiersBy David Finkel, Sarah Crichton Books/Farrar, Straus & Giroux

Lit : A MemoirBy Mary Karr, Harper/HarperCollins Publisher

Lords of Finance : The Bankers Who Broke the WorldBy Liaquat Ahamed,
The Penguin Press

Raymond Carver : A Writer’s LifeBy Carol Sklenicka, Scribner

Fonte: THE NEW YORK TIMES BOOK REVIEW (Wednesday, December 9, 2009)