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Top 12 Nonfiction Books – 2018

In Books, World on திசெம்பர் 24, 2018 at 5:51 பிப

Collected via:

  1. “Feel Free” by Zadie Smith (Penguin, 464 pages, $28)
  2. “This Land: America, Lost and Found” by Dan Barry (Black Dog & Leventhal, 400 pages, $29.95)
  3. Just the Funny Parts … And a Few Hard Truths About Sneaking into the Hollywood Boys’ Club by Nell Scovell
  4. Winners Take All: The Elite Charade of Changing the World,” by Anand Giridharadas
  5. Essayism,” by Brian Dillon
  6. Small Fry,” by Lisa Brennan-Jobs
  7. Why Art? by Eleanor Davis
  8. Darwin Comes To Town: How The Urban Jungle Drives Evolution by Menno Schilthuizen
  9. Enlightenment Now: The Case For Reason, Science, Humanism, And Progress by Steven Pinker
  10. Impossible Owls: Essays by Brian Phillips
  11. She Has Her Mother’s Laugh: The Powers, Perversions, and Potential of Heredity by Carl Zimmer
  12. Be Like the Fox: Machiavelli’s Lifelong Quest for Freedom, by Erica Benner

Top 12 Fiction Books – 2018

In Books, Literature, World on திசெம்பர் 22, 2018 at 3:52 பிப

  • Asymmetry,” by Lisa Halliday
  • “Heads of the Colored People” by Nafissa Thompson-Spires (37 INK/Atria, 224 pages, $23)
  • Severance,” by Ling Ma
  • Kudos,” by Rachel Cusk
  • Immigrant, Montana,” by Amitava Kumar
  • A Place for Us: by Fatima Farheen Mirza
Best Fiction reads of 2018 - Top Novels and Short Story Collections to be read
  • If You See Me, Don’t Say Hi: Stories By Neel Patel
  • The Writer’s Map: An Atlas Of Imaginary Lands by Huw Lewis-Jones
  • Freshwater by Akwaeke Emezi
  • Insurrecto by Gina Apostol
  • The Day the Sun Died by Yan Lianke, trans. from the Chinese by Carlos Rojas
  • Ummath by Sharmila Seyyid; translated from Tamil by Gita Subramanian

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Most Read Books: Facebook 2012 Trends

In Books on திசெம்பர் 17, 2012 at 2:48 முப

Thanks: Facebook Stories – People using Facebook in extraordinary ways

  1. The Hunger Games (The Hunger Games, #1) – Suzanne Collins
  2. Catching Fire (The Hunger Games, #2) – Suzanne Collins
  3. Mockingjay (The Hunger Games, #3) – Suzanne Collins
  4. Fifty Shades of Grey (Fifty Shades, #1) -E.L. James
  5. Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone (Harry Potter, #1) – J.K. Rowling
  6. The Help – Kathryn Stockett
  7. Twilight (Twilight, #1) – Stephenie Meyer
  8. To Kill a Mockingbird – Harper Lee
  9. The Great Gatsby – F. Scott Fitzgerald
  10. Water for Elephants – Sara Gruen

The 10 Best Books of 2012: NYT Picks

In Books, USA on திசெம்பர் 7, 2012 at 8:58 பிப

Thanks: NY Times

FICTION

BRING UP THE BODIES
By Hilary Mantel.
A John Macrae Book/ Henry Holt & Company, $28.

BUILDING STORIES
By Chris Ware.
Pantheon Books, $50.

A HOLOGRAM FOR THE KING
By Dave Eggers.
McSweeney’s Books, $25.

NW
By Zadie Smith.
The Penguin Press, $26.95.

THE YELLOW BIRDS
By Kevin Powers.
Little, Brown & Company, $24.99.

NONFICTION

BEHIND THE BEAUTIFUL FOREVERS
Life, Death, and Hope in a Mumbai Undercity.
By Katherine Boo.
Random House, $27.

FAR FROM THE TREE
Parents, Children, and the Search for Identity.
By Andrew Solomon.
Scribner, $37.50.

THE PASSAGE OF POWER
The Years of Lyndon Johnson.
By Robert A. Caro.
Alfred A. Knopf, $35.

THE PATRIARCH
The Remarkable Life and Turbulent Times of Joseph P. Kennedy.
By David Nasaw.
The Penguin Press, $40.

WHY DOES THE WORLD EXIST?
An Existential Detective Story.
By Jim Holt.
Liveright Publishing/W. W. Norton & Company, $27.95.

Reading the Red Carpet: The books behind this Year’s Oscar Nominated Films

In Books, Movies on பிப்ரவரி 26, 2012 at 5:20 பிப

  1. The Descendants | Kaui Hart Hemmings
  2. Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close | Jonathan Safran Foer
  3. Moneyball by Michael Lewis
  4. War Horse by Michael Morpurgo and Nick Stafford
  5. Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy: A George Smiley Novel by John Le Carré
  6. Stieg Larsson’s Millennium Trilogy Bundle: The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo, The Girl Who Played with Fire, The Girl Who Kicked the Hornet’s Nest by Stieg Larsson
  7. The Iron Lady: Margaret Thatcher, from Grocer’s Daughter to Prime Minister by John Campbell
  8. My Week with Marilyn by Colin Clark
  9. The Adventures of Tintin: A Novel by Alexander Irvine
  10. We Need to Talk About Kevin tie-in: A Novel by Lionel Shriver
  11. Jane Eyre by Charlotte Bronte
  12.  The Help by Kathryn Stockett

     

Amazon’s Best Books of 2011 List

In Books on நவம்பர் 15, 2011 at 2:55 முப

1. “The Art of Fielding” by Chad Harbach

2. “1Q84” by Haruki Murakami

3. “What It Is Like to Go to War” by Karl Marlantes

4. “In the Garden of Beasts” by Erik Larsen

5. “The Marriage Plot” by Jeffrey Eugenides

6. “Daughter of Smoke and Bone” by Laini Taylor

7. “Before I Go to Sleep” by S.J. Watson

8. “Steve Jobs” by Walter Isaacson

9. “Lost in Shangri-La” by Michael Zuckoff

10. “The Tiger’s Wife” by Tea Obreht

11. The Night Circus by Erin Morgenstern

12. Bossypants by Tina Fey

13. Blood, Bones & Butter: The Inadvertent Education of a Reluctant Chef by Gabrielle Hamilton

14. We the Animals: A novel by Justin Torres

15. Moonwalking with Einstein: The Art and Science of Remembering Everything by Joshua Foer

16. The Lover’s Dictionary: A Novel by David Levithan

17. The Greater Journey by David G. McCullough

18. Lost Memory of Skin by Russell Banks

19. Maphead by Ken Jennings

20. The Sisters Brothers by Patrick deWitt