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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)


La lista dei migliori libri illustrati per bambini 2009

25 novembre 2009

La lista dei migliori libri illustrati per bambini compilata ogni anno, dal 1952, dal New York Time Book Review

Best Illustrated Children’s Books 2009

Only a Witch Can Fly
By Alison McGhee. Illustrated by Taeeun Yoo.
Feiwel & Friends. (Ages 4 to 8)

Moonshot : The Flight of Apollo 11 Written and illustrated by Brian Floca.
Richard Jackson/Atheneum. (Ages 4 to 7)

The Odd Egg Written and illustrated by Emily Gravett.
Simon & Schuster.  (Ages 4 to 8)

A Penguin Story Written and illustrated by Antoinette Portis.
HarperCollins. (Ages 4 to 8)

The Lion & the Mouse Illustrated by Jerry Pinkney.
Little, Brown.  (Ages 3 to 6)

The Snow Day Written and illustrated by Komako Sakai.
Arthur A. Levine/Scholastic.  (Ages 3 to 5)

Tales from Outer Suburbia Written and illustrated by Shaun Tan.
Arthur A. Levine/Scholastic. (Ages 12 and up)

Yummy : Eight Favorite Fairy Tales Written and illustrated by Lucy Cousins.
Candlewick.  (Ages 3 and up)

White Noise By David A. Carter.
Little Simon/Simon & Schuster.  (Ages 3 and up)

All the World By Liz Garton Scanlon. Illustrated by Marla Frazee.
Beach Lane/Simon & Schuster.  (Ages 4 to 7)

Fonte: THE NEW YORK TIMES BOOK REVIEW

USA: novità novembre, dicembre 2009

24 novembre 2009

Dal sito del New York Times le principali novità in libreria a partire dai prossimi giorni:

Family Album” Penelope Lively
A Good Fall Stories”  Ha  Jin (Pantheon)
A Friend of the Family”  Lauren Grodstein (Algonquin)

Typhoon” Charles Cumming (St. Martin’s Press)

Invisible” Paul Auster (Faber)

The Pursuit of Other Interests” Jim Kokoris (St. Martin’s Press)

Fonte: The New York Times (November 18, 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.

Halloween Books

19 ottobre 2009

halloween Dal Sunday Book Review tre nuovi libri per bambini dedicati ad Halloween:

And Then Comes Halloween” By Tom Brenner Illustrated by Holly Meade, Candlewick. (Ages 4 to 7)
Spells” Written and illustrated by Emily Gravett. Pan Macmillan. (Ages 4 to 8)
Only a Witch Can Fly” By Alison McGhee Illustrated by Taeeun Yoo  Feiwel & Friends. (Ages 4 to 8)
Fonte: The New York Times – Sunday Book Review (October 8, 2009)

USA: novità ottobre, novembre 2009

15 ottobre 2009

Dal sito del New York Times le novità in libreria

Look at the Birdie” By Kurt Vonnegut (Delacorte Press, 2009)

Crossers” By Philip Caputo (Alfred A. Knopf, 2009)

The Broken Teaglass” By Emily Arsenault (Delacorte Press, 2009)

The Suicide Run” By William Styron (Vintage, 2009)

Rizzo’s War” By Lou Manfredo (Minotaur Books, 2009)

Hummingbirds” By Joshua Gaylord (Harper, 2009)

Fonte: The New York Times (October 14, 2009)

Scelti dal Sunday Book Review

1 ottobre 2009

Alcune delle novità in libreria scelte dal Sunday Book Review:

The Year of the Flood“, by Margaret Atwood (Nan A. Talese/Doubleday)

“The Pattern in the Carpet: A Personal History With Jigsaws”, by Margaret Drabble (Houghton Mifflin Harcourt)

Love and Summer“, by William Trevor (Viking)

Half the Sky: Turning Oppression Into Opportunity for Women Worldwide”, by Nicholas D. Kristof and Sheryl WuDunn (Knopf)

Deliver Us from Evil: The Slavery Question in the Old South”, by Lacy K. Ford (Oxford University)

I Shudder: And Other Reactions to Life, Death, and New Jersey”, by Paul Rudnick (Harper/HarperCollins)

Little Bird of Heaven“, by Joyce Carol Oates (Ecco/HarperCollins)

Wheeling Motel: Poems”, by Franz Wright (Knopf)

The Double Life Is Twice as Good“, by Jonathan Ames (Scribner)

Fonte: The New York Times, Sunday Book Review (September 25, 2009)

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USA Best-sellers Books: 16-22 agosto 2009

2 settembre 2009

La lista dei libri più venduti in U.S.A.  Settimana dal 5 all’11 luglio 2009.

FICTION

1. “The Time Traveler’s WifeAudrey Niffenegger (Vintage)

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

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

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

5.”The Weight of Silence” Heather Gudenkauf (Mira)

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

7. “The Lucky One”  Nicholas Sparks (Grand Central)

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

9. “Pride and Prejudice and Zombies” Jane Austen and Seth Grahame-Smith (Quirk)

10. “The Lovely Bones” Alice Sebold (Little Brown)

NONFICTION

1. “My Life in FranceJulia Child (Anchor Books)

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

3. “Julie and Julia” by Julie Powell (Little Brown)

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

5. “The FamilyJeff Sharlet (Harper Perennial)

6. “I Hope They Serve Beer in Hellby Tucker Max (Citadel/Kensington)

7. “BlinkMalcolm Gladwell (Penguin)

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

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

10. “Eat, Pray, LoveElizabeth Gilbert (Large Print Distribution)

Fonte: New York Times  August 28, 2009

Le classifiche riflettono la vendite nazionali della settimana 16-22 agosto 2009 e includono rivenditori indipendenti e le catene.

USA Best-sellers Books 7-13 giugno 2009

25 giugno 2009

La lista dei libri più venduti in U.S.A.  Settimana dal 7 al 13 giugno 2009.

FICTION

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

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

3. “My Sister’s Keeper” Jodi Picoult (Atria Books)

4. “Pride and Prejudice and Zombies” Jane Austen and Seth Grahame-Smith (Quirk)

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

6. “Vision in White” by Nora Roberts (Piatkus)

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

8. “The Alchemist” by Paulo Coelho. (HarperOne)

9. “Sarah’s Key” by Tatiana de Rosnay (John Murray)

10. ” Summer Affair” by Elin Hilderbrand (Back Bay Books)

NONFICTION

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

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

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

4. “Blink” Malcolm Gladwell (Penguin)

5. “In Defence of Food” by Michael Pollan (Penguin)

6. “Liberal Fascism” by Jonah Goldberg (Broadway)

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

8. “American Lion” by Jon Meacham (Random House)

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

10 “Too Fat to Fish” by Artie Lange with Anthony Bozza (Spiegel & Grau)

Fonte: New York Times  June 19, 2009

Le classifiche riflettono la vendite nazionali della settimana 7-13 giugno 2009 e includono rivenditori indipendenti e le catene.

Honeymoon in Tehran: Two Years of Love and Danger in Iran

23 aprile 2009

Honeymoon in Tehran, il romanzo autobriografico della giornalista Azadeh Moaveni (già autrice di Lipstick Jihad): la vita quotidiana delle donne iraniane, delle coppie e delle giovani generazioni sotto il governo islamico di Ahmadinejad.

La recensione del New York Times (April 13, 2009)

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