Monday, September 29, 2008

New York Times Best Seller Lists











Published: September 28, 2008


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FICTION HARDCOVER


THE STORY OF EDGAR SAWTELLE, by David Wroblewski. (Ecco, $25.95.) A mute takes refuge with three dogs in the Wisconsin woods after his father’s death.
Call #: F WRO

THE OTHER QUEEN, by Philippa Gregory. (, $25.95.) The story of Mary, Queen of Scots, in captivity under Queen Elizabeth.
Call #: F GRE

FAEFEVER, by Karen Marie Moning. (Delacorte, $25.95.) MacKayla is caught in the middle as the faes battle it out in Dublin; the third part of the Fever series.

THE GIRL WITH THE DRAGON TATTOO, by Stieg Larsson. (Knopf, $24.95.) A hacker and a journalist help a wealthy octogenarian investigate his niece’s disappearance 40 years ago; the first part of a trilogy by the late Swedish journalist.
Call #: F LAR

THE GUERNSEY LITERARY AND POTATO PEEL PIE SOCIETY, by Mary Ann Shaffer and Annie Barrows. (Dial, $22.) A journalist meets with residents of the island of Guernsey who resisted the Nazi occupation.
Call #: F SHA

THE BOOK OF LIES, by Brad Meltzer. (Grand Central, $25.99.) The murder of the father of Superman’s creator, Jerry Siegel, is linked to the biblical story of Cain and Abel. Call #: F MEL

THE HOST, by Stephenie Meyer. (Little, Brown, $25.99.) Aliens have taken control of the minds and bodies of most humans, but one woman won’t surrender.
Call #: F MEY

ANATHEM, by Neal Stephenson. (William Morrow, $29.95.) An order of cloistered mathematicians and scientists must save their Earth-like planet when catastrophe threatens.
Call #: F STE

AMERICAN WIFE, by Curtis Sittenfeld. (Random House, $26.) A pretty librarian marries the alcoholic son of a wealthy political family who somehow becomes president.
Call #: F SIT

INDIGNATION, by Philip Roth. (Houghton Mifflin, $26.) A Newark, N.J., college student in the Korean War era breaks with his parents and goes to a school in the Midwest. Call #: F ROT

PAUL OF DUNE, by Brian Herbert and Kevin J. Anderson. (Doherty, $27.95.) The story of Paul Muad’Dib and his jihad that took place between Frank Herbert’s novels “Dune” and “Dune Messiah.”

ORDER 66, by Karen Traviss. (Del Rey, $27.) The Republic’s clone forces fight against treacherous odds; a “Star Wars” novel.

DARK CURSE, by Christine Feehan. (Berkley, $24.95.) A Carpathian novel

DEVIL BONES, by Kathy Reichs. (Scribner, $25.95.) Temperance Brennan, the forensic anthropologist, must identify two victims of voodoo and devil worship.
Call #: F REI

THE KEEPSAKE, by Tess Gerritsen. (Ballantine,, $26.) A killer who mummifies his victims is on the loose in Boston.
Call #: F GER


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NONFICTION HARDCOVER


HOT, FLAT, AND CROWDED, by Thomas L. Friedman. (Farrar, Straus & Giroux, $27.95.) How a green revolution can renew America, by the New York Times columnist. Call #: 363.7 FRI

THE WAR WITHIN, by Bob Woodward. (Simon & Schuster, $32.) White House debates over the Iraq war, 2006-8.

THE LIMITS OF POWER, by Andrew Bacevich. (Metropolitan/Holt, $24.) A retired Army colonel argues that Americans themselves are responsible for the country’s woes.
Call #: 320.973 BAC

ANGLER, by Barton Gellman. (Penguin, $27.95.) Dick Cheney’s actions as vice president are explored by the Washington Post reporter.

THROUGH THE STORM, by Lynne Spears with Lorilee Craker. (Nelson, 24.99.) Britney Spears’s mother gives her perspective on her family’s perils.
Call #: 920 SPE

STORI TELLING, by Tori Spelling with Hilary Liftin. (Simon Spotlight Entertainment, $24.95.) The actress’s memoir.
Call #: BIO SPE

BOYS WILL BE BOYS, by Jeff Pearlman. (Harper, $25.95.) A chronicle of the Super Bowl-winning Dallas Cowboys of the 1990s.
Call #: 796.332 PEA

ARE YOU THERE, VODKA? IT’S ME, CHELSEA, by Chelsea Handler. (Simon Spotlight Entertainment, $24.95.) Humorous personal essays from the stand-up comedian.
Call #: 306.709 HAN

THE FOREVER WAR, by Dexter Filkins. (Knopf, $25.) A distillation of his work in Iraq and Afghanistan by the New York Times correspondent.

FLEECED, by Dick Morris and Eileen McGann. (Harper, $26.95.) Americans are fleeced by government, business, labor unions and lobbyists.
Call #: 320.973 MOR

WHEN YOU ARE ENGULFED IN FLAMES, by David Sedaris. (Little, Brown, $25.99.) The humorist’s latest essays.
Call #: 814.54 SED

THE CASE AGAINST BARACK OBAMA, by David Freddoso. (Regnery, $27.95.) The Democratic candidate as a calculating extreme leftist.

DEWEY, by Vicki Myron with Bret Witter. (Grand Central, $19.99.) The kitten left freezing in the returned-book slot of an Iowa public library, and his rise to fame.

THE OBAMA NATION, by Jerome R. Corsi. (Threshold, $28.) The Democratic candidate as an extreme leftist, from a co-author of “Unfit for Command: Swift Boat Veterans Speak Out Against John Kerry.”
Call #: BIO OBA

ACEDIA AND ME, by Kathleen Norris. (Riverhead, $25.95.) Personal experience with a malady related to depression.


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ADVICE, HOW-TO, AND
MICELLANEOUS HARDCOVER


THE LAST LECTURE, by Randy Pausch with Jeffrey Zaslow. (Hyperion, $21.95.) Thoughts on “seizing every moment” from Pausch, a Carnegie Mellon professor who died of pancreatic cancer at age 47.
Call #: 004.092 PAU

BREAKTHROUGH, by Suzanne Somers. (Crown, $25.95.) Eight steps to wellness: advice on hormone therapy from Somers and a group of doctors.

THE SECRET, by Rhonda Byrne. (Atria/Beyond Words, $23.95.) The law of attraction as the key to getting what you want.
Call #: 158.01 BYR

GUINNESS WORLD RECORDS 2009, edited by Craig Glenday. (Guinness, $28.95.) Tallest, fastest, youngest, most.

REAL LIFE, by Phil McGraw. (Free Press, $26.99.) Preparing yourself for seven different kinds of life crisis, from bereavement to existential angst.
Call #: 158 MCG



Published: September 12, 2008
__________
BUSINESS HARDCOVER


THE 4-HOUR WORKWEEK, by Timothy Ferriss. (Crown, $19.95.) Because life isn’t all about work.
Call #: 650.1 FER

THE TOTAL MONEY MAKEOVER, by Dave Ramsey (Thomas Nelson, $24.99.) Debt reduction and fiscal fitness for families, by the radio talk-show host.
Call #: 332.024 RAM

NOW DISCOVER YOUR STRENGTHS, by Marcus
Buckingham and Donald O. Clifton. (Free Press, $27). How to identify and develop your talents and those of your employees.
Call #: 650.14 BUC

DEBT CURES "THEY" DON'T WANT YOU TO KNOW ABOUT, by Kevin Trudeau. (Equity, $25.95.) How the credit industry is rigged against you, and how to fight back by changing habits.
Call #: 332.024 TRU

FREAKONOMICS, by Steven D. Levitt and Stephen J. Dubner. (Morrow, $27.95.) Explores the incentives that drive groups, including school teachers, campaign fund-raisers and real estate agents.
Call #: 330 LEV

WHEN MARKETS COLLIDE, by Mohamed A. El-Erian. (McGraw-Hill, $27.95.) Investing advice for a time of global economic change.
Call #: 381.101 EL-

YES!, by Noah J. Goldstein, Steve J. Martin and Robert B. Cialdini. (Free Press, $25.) The one word that can get people to say “yes” and 49 other ways to improve your powers of persuasion.

SIX DISCIPLINES EXECUTION REVOLUTION, by Gary Harpst. (Six Disciplines Publishing, $12.95.) Strategies for small and midsize businesses.

KILLING SACRED COWS, by Garrett B. Gunderson with Stephen Palmer. (Greenleaf, $21.95 .) Debunking myths about money and saving for retirement.

WOMEN AND MONEY, by Suze Orman. (Spiegel & Grau, $24.95.) Advice for overcoming one’s dysfunctional relationship with money, including a plan for getting finances on track.
Call #: 332.024 ORM

OUR ICEBERG IS MELTING, by John Kotter and Holger Rathgeber. (St. Martin's, $19.95.) A fable about how to bring about change in a group, through the eyes of a penguin bearing bad news.
Call #: 658.406 KOT

AHEAD OF THE CURVE, by Philip Delves Broughton. (Penguin Press, $25.95.) An account of the author’s two years at Har­vard Business School.

THE TEN COMMANDMENTS FOR BUSINESS FAILURE, by Donald R. Keough. (Portfolio, $24.95.) A former president of the Coca-Cola Company uses reverse psychology to dispense busi­ness advice.

THE BLACK SWAN, by Nassim Nicholas Taleb. (Random House, $26.95.) A financial trader with an expertise in probability theory and statistics, debunks much about economic forecasting.
Call #: 003.54 TAL

THE LITTLE BOOK THAT SAVES YOUR ASSETS, by David M. Darst. (Wiley, $19.95.) Learn what the rich have always known “correct asset allocation”.

Monday, September 22, 2008

New York Times Best Seller Lists
















Published: September 28, 2008

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FICTION HARDCOVER

ANATHEM, by Neal Stephenson. (William Morrow, $29.95.) An order of cloistered mathematicians and scientists must save their Earth-like planet when catastrophe threatens.

THE BOOK OF LIES, by Brad Meltzer. (Grand Central, $25.99.) The murder of the father of Superman’s creator, Jerry Siegel, is linked to the biblical story of Cain and Abel. Call #: F MEL

THE GUERNSEY LITERARY AND POTATO PEEL PIE SOCIETY, by Mary Ann Shaffer and Annie Barrows. (Dial, $22.) After World War II, a journalist travels to the island of Guernsey to meet residents who resisted the Nazi occupation.

AMERICAN WIFE, by Curtis Sittenfeld. (Random House, $26.) A pretty librarian marries the alcoholic son of a wealthy political family who somehow becomes president.
Call #: F SIT

DARK CURSE, by Christine Feehan. (Berkley, $24.95.) Lara Callandine, an expert in the field of ice-cave study, joins with Nicholas De La Cruz to search for the truth about their pasts; a Carpathian novel.

THE HOST, by Stephenie Meyer. (Little, Brown, $25.99.) Aliens have taken control of the minds and bodies of most humans, but one woman won’t surrender.
Call #: F MEY

THE KEEPSAKE, by Tess Gerritsen. (Ballantine,, $26.) A killer who mummifies his victims is on the loose in Boston.
Call #: F GER

DEVIL BONES, by Kathy Reichs. (Scribner, $25.95.) In the 11th Temperance Brennan mystery, the forensic anthropologist must identify two victims of voodoo and devil worship.
Call #: F REI

THE STORY OF EDGAR SAWTELLE, by David Wroblewski. (Ecco, $25.95.) A young mute who can communicate with them takes refuge with three dogs in the woods after his father is murdered.
Call #: F WRO

THE GYPSY MORPH, by Terry Brooks. (Del Rey/ Ballantine, $27.) In the third volume of the Genesis of Shannara series, champions of the Word and the Void clash.
Call #: F BRO

SILKS, by Dick Francis and Felix Francis. (Putnam, $25.95.) A British defense lawyer and amateur jockey reluctantly represents another jockey who seems to be guilty of murder.
Call #: F FRA

THE BOURNE SANCTION, by Eric Van Lustbader. (Grand Central, $25.99.) Robert Ludlum’s character Jason Bourne pursues the leader of a Muslim terrorist group.
Call #: F LUS

HOME, by Marilynne Robinson. (Farrar, Straus & Giroux, $25.) The events of the Pulitzer Prize-winning novel “Gilead” are revisited from another perspective.
Call #: F ROB

THE FORCE UNLEASHED, by Sean Williams. (Del Rey, $26.) An apprentice to Darth Vader is dispatched to kill the last of his master’s enemies; a “Star Wars” novel.
* on order *

SMOKE SCREEN, by Sandra Brown. (Simon & Schuster, $26.95.) Scandalous deaths thwart the investigation of a fatal fire at police headquarters in Charleston, S.C.
Call #: F BRO


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NONFICTION HARDCOVER

HOT, FLAT, AND CROWDED, by Thomas L. Friedman. (Farrar, Straus & Giroux, $27.95.) How a green revolution can renew America, by the New York Times columnist. Call #: 363.7 FRI

THE WAR WITHIN, by Bob Woodward. (Simon & Schuster, $32.) White House debates over the Iraq war, 2006-8.

STORI TELLING, by Tori Spelling with Hilary Liftin. (Simon Spotlight, $24.95.) The actress’s memoir, from her Hollywood childhood through “Beverly Hills, 90210,” to her son’s birth.
Call #: BIO SPE

ARE YOU THERE, VODKA? IT’S ME, CHELSEA, by Chelsea Handler. (Simon Spotlight Entertainment, $24.95.) Humorous personal essays from the stand-up comedian.
Call #: 306.709 HAN

THE FIRST BILLION IS THE HARDEST, by T. Boone Pickens. (Crown Business, $26.95.) An account of Pickens’s career and his views about energy policy.

THE LIMITS OF POWER, by Andrew Bacevich. (Metropolitan/Holt, $24.) A retired Army colonel argues that American citizens are ultimately responsible for the country’s military and economic woes.
Call #: 320.973 BAC

THE OBAMA NATION, by Jerome R. Corsi. (Threshold, $28.) The Democratic candidate as an extreme leftist, from the co-author of “Unfit for Command: Swift Boat Veterans Speak Out Against John Kerry.”
Call #: BIO OBA

FLEECED, by Dick Morris and Eileen McGann. (Harper, $26.95.) Americans are fleeced by government, business, labor unions and lobbyists.
Call #: 320.973 MOR

WHEN YOU ARE ENGULFED IN FLAMES, by David Sedaris. (Little, Brown, $25.99.) The humorist’s latest essays.
Call #: 814.54 SED

THE CASE AGAINST BARACK OBAMA, by David Freddoso. (Regnery, $27.95.) The Democratic candidate as a calculating extreme leftist.

THE HOUSE AT SUGAR BEACH, by Helene Cooper. (Simon & Schuster, $25.) A New York Times reporter’s memoir of growing up in, and fleeing from, Liberia.

THE STRONGEST TRIBE, by Bing West. (Random House, $28.) How the war in Iraq has turned around.
Call #: 956.704 WES

WESLEY THE OWL, by Stacey O’Brien. (Free Press, $23.) A biologist adopts, and comes to love, a barn owl.

BLACK BELT PATRIOTISM, by Chuck Norris. (Regnery, $26.95.) How to apply the founding fathers’ wisdom to today’s problems like immigration and global terrorism.

THE TROUBLE WITH BOYS, by Peg Tyre. (Crown, $24.95.) The national debate about why boys are falling behind girls’ achievement in school.


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ADVICE, HOW-TO, AND
MICELLANEOUS HARDCOVER


THE LAST LECTURE, by Randy Pausch with Jeffrey Zaslow. (Hyperion, $21.95.) After learning he has terminal cancer, a Carnegie Mellon professor shares his thoughts on the importance of “seizing every moment.”
Call #: 004.092 PAU

BREAKTHROUGH, by Suzanne Somers. (Crown, $25.95.) Eight steps to wellness: advice on hormone therapy from Somers and a group of doctors.

THE SECRET, by Rhonda Byrne. (Atria/Beyond Words, $23.95.) The law of attraction as a key to getting what you want.
Call #: 158.1 BYR

MYSTICAL TRAVELER, by Sylvia Browne. (Hay House, $22.95.) The self-professed psychic explains how to advance to a higher level of spirituality.

THE GONE FISHIN’ PORTFOLIO, by Alexander Green. (Wiley, $27.95.) A guide to hands-off investing for the long term.



Published: September 12, 2008
______
BUSINESS HARDCOVER

THE 4-HOUR WORKWEEK, by Timothy Ferriss. (Crown, $19.95.) Because life isn’t all about work.
Call #: 650.1 FER

THE TOTAL MONEY MAKEOVER, by Dave Ramsey (Thomas Nelson, $24.99.) Debt reduction and fiscal fitness for families, by the radio talk-show host.
Call #: 332.024 RAM

NOW DISCOVER YOUR STRENGTHS, by Marcus
Buckingham and Donald O. Clifton. (Free Press, $27). How to identify and develop your talents and those of your employees.
Call #: 650.14 BUC

DEBT CURES "THEY" DON'T WANT YOU TO KNOW ABOUT, by Kevin Trudeau. (Equity, $25.95.) How the credit industry is rigged against you, and how to fight back by changing habits.
Call #: 332.024 TRU

FREAKONOMICS, by Steven D. Levitt and Stephen J. Dubner. (Morrow, $27.95.) Explores the incentives that drive groups, including school teachers, campaign fund-raisers and real estate agents.
Call #: 330 LEV

WHEN MARKETS COLLIDE, by Mohamed A. El-Erian. (McGraw-Hill, $27.95.) Investing advice for a time of global economic change.
Call #: 381.101 EL-

YES!, by Noah J. Goldstein, Steve J. Martin and Robert B. Cialdini. (Free Press, $25.) The one word that can get people to say “yes” and 49 other ways to improve your powers of persuasion.

SIX DISCIPLINES EXECUTION REVOLUTION, by Gary Harpst. (Six Disciplines Publishing, $12.95.) Strategies for small and midsize businesses.

KILLING SACRED COWS, by Garrett B. Gunderson with Stephen Palmer. (Greenleaf, $21.95 .) Debunking myths about money and saving for retirement.

WOMEN AND MONEY, by Suze Orman. (Spiegel & Grau, $24.95.) Advice for overcoming one’s dysfunctional relationship with money, including a plan for getting finances on track.
Call #: 332.024 ORM

OUR ICEBERG IS MELTING, by John Kotter and Holger Rathgeber. (St. Martin's, $19.95.) A fable about how to bring about change in a group, through the eyes of a penguin bearing bad news.
Call #: 658.406 KOT

AHEAD OF THE CURVE, by Philip Delves Broughton. (Penguin Press, $25.95.) An account of the author’s two years at Har­vard Business School.

THE TEN COMMANDMENTS FOR BUSINESS FAILURE, by Donald R. Keough. (Portfolio, $24.95.) A former president of the Coca-Cola Company uses reverse psychology to dispense busi­ness advice.

THE BLACK SWAN, by Nassim Nicholas Taleb. (Random House, $26.95.) A financial trader with an expertise in probability theory and statistics, debunks much about economic forecasting.
Call #: 003.54 TAL

THE LITTLE BOOK THAT SAVES YOUR ASSETS, by David M. Darst. (Wiley, $19.95.) Learn what the rich have always known “correct asset allocation”.

Monday, September 15, 2008

New York Times Best Seller Lists













Published: September 21, 2008




FICTION HARDCOVER

DARK CURSE, by Christine Feehan. (Berkley, $24.95.) Lara Callandine, an expert in the field of ice-cave study, joins with Nicholas De La Cruz to search for the truth about their pasts; a Carpathian novel.

THE BOOK OF LIES, by Brad Meltzer. (Grand Central, $25.99.) The murder of the father of Superman’s creator, Jerry Siegel, is linked to the biblical story of Cain and Abel. Call #: F MEL

AMERICAN WIFE, by Curtis Sittenfeld. (Random House, $26.) A pretty librarian marries the alcoholic son of a wealthy political family who somehow becomes president.
Call #: F SIT

DEVIL BONES, by Kathy Reichs. (Scribner, $25.95.) In the 11th Temperance Brennan mystery, the forensic anthropologist must identify two victims of voodoo and devil worship.
Call #: F REI

THE GUERNSEY LITERARY AND POTATO PEEL PIE SOCIETY, by Mary Ann Shaffer and Annie Barrows. (Dial, $22.) After World War II, a journalist travels to the island of Guernsey to meet residents who resisted the Nazi occupation.

THE HOST, by Stephenie Meyer. (Little, Brown, $25.99.) Aliens have taken control of the minds and bodies of most humans, but one woman won’t surrender.
Call #: F MEY

THE GYPSY MORPH, by Terry Brooks. (Del Rey/ Ballantine, $27.) In the third volume of the Genesis of Shannara series, champions of the Word and the Void clash.
Call #: F BRO

SILKS, by Dick Francis and Felix Francis. (Putnam, $25.95.) A British defense lawyer and amateur jockey reluctantly represents another jockey who seems to be guilty of murder.
Call #: F FRA

THE STORY OF EDGAR SAWTELLE, by David Wroblewski. (Ecco, $25.95.) A young mute who can communicate with dogs his family raises takes refuge with three of them in the Wisconsin woods after his uncle murders his father.
Call #: F WRO

SMOKE SCREEN, by Sandra Brown. (Simon & Schuster, $26.95.) Scandalous deaths thwart the investigation of a fatal fire at police headquarters in Charleston, S.C.
Call #: F BRO

THE BOURNE SANCTION, by Eric Van Lustbader. (Grand Central, $25.99.) Robert Ludlum’s character Jason Bourne pursues the leader of a Muslim terrorist group.
Call #: F LUS

THE FORCE UNLEASHED, by Sean Williams. (Del Rey, $26.) An apprentice to Darth Vader is dispatched to kill the last of his master’s enemies; a “Star Wars” novel.

HOME, by Marilynne Robinson. (Farrar, Straus & Giroux, $25.) The events of the Pulitzer Prize-winning novel “Gilead” are revisited from another perspective.
Call #: F ROB

OFF SEASON, by Anne Rivers Siddons. (Grand Central, $24.95.) A widow returns to her hometown in Maine to regather the strands of her life.
Call #: F SID

SWEETHEART, by Chelsea Cain. (St. Martin’s, $24.95.) A pill-popping detective is obsessed with the beautiful serial killer who tortured him and who has escaped from prison.


NONFICTION HARDCOVER

STORI TELLING, by Tori Spelling with Hilary Liftin. (Simon Spotlight, $24.95.) The actress’s memoir, from her Hollywood childhood through “Beverly Hills, 90210,” to her son’s birth.
Call #: BIO SPE

THE OBAMA NATION, by Jerome R. Corsi. (Threshold, $28.) The Democratic candidate as an extreme leftist, from the co-author of “Unfit for Command: Swift Boat Veterans Speak Out Against John Kerry.”
Call #: BIO OBA

ARE YOU THERE, VODKA? IT’S ME, CHELSEA, by Chelsea Handler. (Simon Spotlight Entertainment, $24.95.) Humorous personal essays from the stand-up comedian.
Call #: 306.709 HAN

WHEN YOU ARE ENGULFED IN FLAMES, by David Sedaris. (Little, Brown, $25.99.) The humorist’s latest essays.
Call #: 814.54 SED

THE CASE AGAINST BARACK OBAMA, by David Freddoso. (Regnery, $27.95.) The Democratic candidate as a calculating extreme leftist.

THE LIMITS OF POWER, by Andrew Bacevich. (Metropolitan/Holt, $24.) A retired Army colonel argues that American citizens are ultimately responsible for the country’s military and economic woes.
Call #: 320.973 BAC

FLEECED, by Dick Morris and Eileen McGann. (Harper, $26.95.) Americans are fleeced by government, business, labor unions and lobbyists.
Call #: 320.973 MOR

THE FIRST BILLION IS THE HARDEST, by T. Boone Pickens. (Crown Business, $26.95.) An account of Pickens’s career and his views about energy policy.

FAITH OF MY FATHERS, by John McCain with Mark Salter. (Random House) A family memoir by the Arizona senator and Republican presidential candidate.
Call #: 920 MCC

THE REVOLUTION, by Ron Paul. (Grand Central, $21.) A libertarian manifesto from the Texas congressman.
Call #: 973.931 PAU

THE WAY OF THE WORLD, by Ron Suskind. (Harper, 27.95.) How the Bush administration ignored evidence about Iraq in its rush to war.

THE POST-AMERICAN WORLD, by Fareed Zakaria. (Norton, $25.95.) The rise of China and India and the global distribution of power.
Call #: 303.49 ZAK

SARAH, by Kaylene Johnson. (Epicenter, $19.95.) The career of Sarah Palin, the Alaska governor and Republican vice presidential nominee.

TRAFFIC, by Tom Vanderbilt. (Knopf, $24.95.) Why we drive the way we do.

THE HOUSE AT SUGAR BEACH, by Helene Cooper. (Simon & Schuster, $25.) A New York Times reporter’s memoir of growing up in, and fleeing from, Liberia.


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ADVICE, HOW-TO, AND
MICELLANEOUS HARDCOVER

THE LAST LECTURE, by Randy Pausch with Jeffrey Zaslow. (Hyperion, $21.95.) After learning he has terminal cancer, a Carnegie Mellon professor shares his thoughts on the importance of “seizing every moment.”
Call #: 004.092 PAU

THE SECRET, by Rhonda Byrne. (Atria/Beyond Words, $23.95.) The law of attraction as a key to getting what you want.
Call #: 158.1 BYR

THE 4-HOUR WORKWEEK, by Timothy Ferriss. (Crown, $19.95.) Because life isn’t all about work.
Call #: 650.1 FER

YOU: STAYING YOUNG, by Michael F. Roizen and Mehmet C. Oz et al. (Free Press, $26.) The principles of longevity and how to combat aging’s effects.
Call #: 613.2 OZ

THE SOUTH BEACH DIET SUPERCHARGED, by Arthur Agatston with Joseph Signorile. (Rodale, $25.95.) A guide to faster weight loss.
Call #: 613.25 AGA


Published: September 12, 2008
______
BUSINESS HARDCOVER

THE 4-HOUR WORKWEEK, by Timothy Ferriss. (Crown, $19.95.) Because life isn’t all about work.
Call #: 650.1 FER

THE TOTAL MONEY MAKEOVER, by Dave Ramsey (Thomas Nelson, $24.99.) Debt reduction and fiscal fitness for families, by the radio talk-show host.
Call #: 332.024 RAM

NOW DISCOVER YOUR STRENGTHS, by Marcus
Buckingham and Donald O. Clifton. (Free Press, $27). How to identify and develop your talents and those of your employees.
Call #: 650.14 BUC

DEBT CURES "THEY" DON'T WANT YOU TO KNOW ABOUT, by Kevin Trudeau. (Equity, $25.95.) How the credit industry is rigged against you, and how to fight back by changing habits.
Call #: 332.024 TRU

FREAKONOMICS, by Steven D. Levitt and Stephen J. Dubner. (Morrow, $27.95.) Explores the incentives that drive groups, including school teachers, campaign fund-raisers and real estate agents.
Call #: 330 LEV

WHEN MARKETS COLLIDE, by Mohamed A. El-Erian. (McGraw-Hill, $27.95.) Investing advice for a time of global economic change.
Call #: 381.101 EL-

YES!, by Noah J. Goldstein, Steve J. Martin and Robert B. Cialdini. (Free Press, $25.) The one word that can get people to say “yes” and 49 other ways to improve your powers of persuasion.

SIX DISCIPLINES EXECUTION REVOLUTION, by Gary Harpst. (Six Disciplines Publishing, $12.95.) Strategies for small and midsize businesses.

KILLING SACRED COWS, by Garrett B. Gunderson with Stephen Palmer. (Greenleaf, $21.95 .) Debunking myths about money and saving for retirement.

WOMEN AND MONEY, by Suze Orman. (Spiegel & Grau, $24.95.) Advice for overcoming one’s dysfunctional relationship with money, including a plan for getting finances on track.
Call #: 332.024 ORM

OUR ICEBERG IS MELTING, by John Kotter and Holger Rathgeber. (St. Martin's, $19.95.) A fable about how to bring about change in a group, through the eyes of a penguin bearing bad news.
Call #: 658.406 KOT

AHEAD OF THE CURVE, by Philip Delves Broughton. (Penguin Press, $25.95.) An account of the author’s two years at Har­vard Business School.

THE TEN COMMANDMENTS FOR BUSINESS FAILURE, by Donald R. Keough. (Portfolio, $24.95.) A former president of the Coca-Cola Company uses reverse psychology to dispense busi­ness advice.

THE BLACK SWAN, by Nassim Nicholas Taleb. (Random House, $26.95.) A financial trader with an expertise in probability theory and statistics, debunks much about economic forecasting.
Call #: 003.54 TAL

THE LITTLE BOOK THAT SAVES YOUR ASSETS, by David M. Darst. (Wiley, $19.95.) Learn what the rich have always known “correct asset allocation”.

Monday, September 08, 2008

New York Times Best Seller Lists








Published: September [14], 2008
_
FICTION HARDCOVER

DEVIL BONES, by Kathy Reichs. (Scribner, $25.95.) In the 11th Temperance Brennan mystery, the forensic anthropologist must identify two victims of voodoo and devil worship.
Call #: F REI

THE GYPSY MORPH, by Terry Brooks. (Del Rey/ Ballantine, $27.) In the third volume of the Genesis of Shannara series, champions of the Word and the Void clash.

THE GUERNSEY LITERARY AND POTATO PEEL PIE SOCIETY, by Mary Ann Shaffer and Annie Barrows. (Dial, $22.) After World War II, a journalist travels to the island of Guernsey to meet residents who resisted the Nazi occupation.

SILKS, by Dick Francis and Felix Francis. (Putnam, $25.95.) A British defense lawyer and amateur jockey reluctantly represents another jockey who seems to be guilty of murder.

THE HOST, by Stephenie Meyer. (Little, Brown, $25.99.) Aliens have taken control of the minds and bodies of most humans, but one woman won’t surrender.
Call #: F MEY

THE STORY OF EDGAR SAWTELLE, by David Wroblewski. (Ecco, $25.95.) A young mute who can communicate with dogs his family raises takes refuge with three of them in the Wisconsin woods after his uncle murders his father.
Call #: F WRO

THE BOURNE SANCTION, by Eric Van Lustbader. (Grand Central, $25.99.) Robert Ludlum’s character Jason Bourne pursues the leader of a Muslim terrorist group.
Call #: F LUS

SMOKE SCREEN, by Sandra Brown. (Simon & Schuster, $26.95.) Scandalous deaths thwart the investigation of a fatal fire at police headquarters in Charleston, S.C.
Call #: F BRO

THE FORCE UNLEASHED, by Sean Williams. (Del Rey, $26.) An apprentice to Darth Vader is dispatched to kill the last of his master’s enemies; a “Star Wars” novel.

MOSCOW RULES, by Daniel Silva. (Putnam, $26.95.) Gabriel Allon, an art restorer and an occasional spy for the Israeli secret service, uncovers a Russian arms sales plot. Call #: F SIL

ACHERON, by Sherrilyn Kenyon. (St. Martin’s, $24.95.) Book 12 of the Dark-Hunter paranormal series.
Call #: F KEN

OFF SEASON, by Anne Rivers Siddons. (Grand Central, $24.95.) A widow returns to her hometown in Maine to regather the strands of her life.
Call #: F SID

THE LACE READER, by Brunonia Barry. (Morrow, $24.95.) Secrets of a family of Salem women who foresee the future.

ROUGH JUSTICE, by Jack Higgins. (Putnam, $25.95.) Violence and intrigue await an American agent in Kosovo.

THE MERCEDES COFFIN, by Faye Kellerman. (Morrow, $25.95.) Decker and Lazarus investigate cases of murder victims found in Mercedes-Benz trunks.
Call #: F KEL

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NONFICTION HARDCOVER


STORI TELLING, by Tori Spelling with Hilary Liftin. (Simon Spotlight, $24.95.) The actress’s memoir, from her Hollywood childhood through “Beverly Hills, 90210,” to her son’s birth.
Call #: BIO SPE

THE OBAMA NATION, by Jerome R. Corsi. (Threshold, $28.) The Democratic candidate as an extreme leftist, from the co-author of “Unfit for Command: Swift Boat Veterans Speak Out Against John Kerry.”
Call #: BIO OBA

ARE YOU THERE, VODKA? IT’S ME, CHELSEA, by Chelsea Handler. (Simon Spotlight Entertainment, $24.95.) Humorous personal essays from the stand-up comedian.
Call #: 306.709 HAN

WHEN YOU ARE ENGULFED IN FLAMES, by David Sedaris. (Little, Brown, $25.99.) The humorist’s latest essays deal with middle age, mortality and giving up smoking.
Call #: 814.54 SED

THE CASE AGAINST BARACK OBAMA, by David Freddoso. (Regnery, $27.95.) The Democratic candidate as a calculating extreme leftist.

THE WAY OF THE WORLD, by Ron Suskind. (Harper, 27.95.) How the Bush administration ignored evidence about Iraq in its rush to war.

FLEECED, by Dick Morris and Eileen McGann. (Harper, $26.95.) Americans are fleeced by government, business, labor unions and lobbyists.
Call #: 320.973 MOR

THE LIMITS OF POWER, by Andrew Bacevich. (Metropolitan/Holt, $24.) A retired Army colonel argues that American citizens are ultimately responsible for the country’s military and economic woes.

THE POST-AMERICAN WORLD, by Fareed Zakaria. (Norton, $25.95.) The rise of China and India and the global distribution of power.
Call #: 303.49 ZAK

THE WRECKING CREW, by Thomas Frank. (Metropolitan/­Holt, $25.) The deliberate mismanagement of Republican rule.

TRAFFIC, by Tom Vanderbilt. (Knopf, $24.95.) Why we drive the way we do.

IN DEFENSE OF FOOD, by Michael Pollan. (Penguin Press, $21.95.) A manifesto urges us to “Eat food. Not too much. Mostly plants.”
Call #: 613 POL

WAITER RANT, by the Waiter. (Ecco, $24.95.) An anonymous New York waiter on customers’ outrageous behavior.

THE NIGHT OF THE GUN, by David Carr. (Simon & Schuster, $26.) A New York Times media columnist and culture reporter recounts his former life as a crack addict, cokehead and alcoholic, and how he got back on track.

AFTER THE FIRE, by Robin Gaby Fisher. (Little, Brown, $24.99.) The search for the arsonists who set the Seton Hall dormitory fire in 2000 and the struggles of the survivors.

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ADVICE, HOW-TO, AND
MICELLANEOUS HARDCOVER


THE LAST LECTURE, by Randy Pausch with Jeffrey Zaslow. (Hyperion, $21.95.) After learning he has terminal cancer, a Carnegie Mellon professor shares his thoughts on the importance of “seizing every moment.”
Call #: 004.092 PAU

THE SECRET, by Rhonda Byrne. (Atria/Beyond Words, $23.95.) The law of attraction as a key to getting what you want. Call #: 158.1 BYR

YOU: STAYING YOUNG, by Michael F. Roizen and Mehmet C. Oz et al. (Free Press, $26.) The principles of longevity and how to combat aging’s effects.
Call #: 613.2 OZ

THE 4-HOUR WORKWEEK, by Timothy Ferriss. (Crown, $19.95.) Because life isn’t all about work.
Call #: 650.1 FER

THE ONE HUNDRED, by Nina Garcia. (Collins Living, $21.95.) A judge from the TV show “Project Runway” names the 100 fashion items she believes will never go out of style.

Tuesday, September 02, 2008

New York Times Best Seller Lists











Published: September 7, 2008
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FICTION HARDCOVER

THE FORCE UNLEASHED, by Sean Williams. (Del Rey, $26.) An apprentice to Darth Vader is dispatched to kill the last of his master’s enemies; a “Star Wars” novel.

SMOKE SCREEN, by Sandra Brown. (Simon & Schuster, $26.95.) Scandalous deaths thwart the investigation of a fatal fire at police headquarters in Charleston, S.C.
Call #: F BRO

THE GUERNSEY LITERARY AND POTATO PEEL PIE SOCIETY, by Mary Ann Shaffer and Annie Barrows. (Dial, $22.) After World War II, a journalist travels to the island of Guernsey to meet residents who resisted the Nazi occupation.

THE BOURNE SANCTION, by Eric Van Lustbader. (Grand Central, $25.99.) Robert Ludlum’s character Jason Bourne pursues the leader of a Muslim terrorist group.
Call #: F LUS

THE HOST, by Stephenie Meyer. (Little, Brown, $25.99.) Aliens have taken control of the minds and bodies of most humans, but one woman won’t surrender.
Call #: F MEY

ACHERON, by Sherrilyn Kenyon. (St. Martin’s, $24.95.) Book 12 of the Dark-Hunter paranormal series.
Call #: F KEN

MOSCOW RULES, by Daniel Silva. (Putnam, $26.95.) Gabriel Allon, an art restorer and an occasional spy for the Israeli secret service, uncovers a Russian arms sales plot.
Call #: F SIL

THE STORY OF EDGAR SAWTELLE, by David Wroblewski. (Ecco, $25.95.) A young mute who can communicate with dogs his family raises takes refuge with three of them in the Wisconsin woods after his uncle murders his father.
Call #: F WRO

OFF SEASON, by Anne Rivers Siddons. (Grand Central, $24.95.) A widow returns to her hometown in Maine to regather the strands of her life.
Call #: F SID

THE LACE READER, by Brunonia Barry. (Morrow, $24.95.) Secrets of a family of Salem women who foresee the future.

THE MERCEDES COFFIN, by Faye Kellerman. (Morrow, $25.95.) Decker and Lazarus investigate cases of murder victims found in Mercedes-Benz trunks.
Call #: F KEL

BEING ELIZABETH, by Barbara Taylor Bradford. (St. Martin’s, $27.95.) A 25-year-old newly in control of her family’s corporate empire faces tough choices in business and in love.
Call #: F BRA

THE GARGOYLE, by Andrew Davidson. (Doubleday, $25.95.) A hideously burned man is cared for by a sculptress who claims they were lovers seven centuries ago.

FOREIGN BODY, by Robin Cook. (Putnam, $25.95.) A medical student investigates a rising number of deaths among medical tourists at foreign hospitals.
Call #: F COO

ROUGH JUSTICE, by Jack Higgins. (Putnam, $25.95.) Violence and intrigue await an American agent in Kosovo.

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NONFICTION HARDCOVER

THE OBAMA NATION, by Jerome R. Corsi. (Threshold, $28.) The Democratic candidate as an extreme leftist, from the co-author of “Unfit for Command: Swift Boat Veterans Speak Out Against John Kerry.”

STORI TELLING, by Tori Spelling with Hilary Liftin. (Simon Spotlight, $24.95.) The actress’s memoir, from her Hollywood childhood through “Beverly Hills, 90210,” to her son’s birth.
Call #: BIO SPE

ARE YOU THERE, VODKA? IT’S ME, CHELSEA, by Chelsea Handler. (Simon Spotlight Entertainment, $24.95.) Humorous personal essays from the stand-up comedian.
Call #: 306.709 HAN

THE LIMITS OF POWER, by Andrew Bacevich. (Metropolitan/Holt, $24.) A retired Army colonel argues that American citizens are ultimately responsible for the country’s military and economic woes.

WHEN YOU ARE ENGULFED IN FLAMES, by David Sedaris. (Little, Brown, $25.99.) The humorist’s latest essays deal with middle age, mortality and giving up smoking.
Call #: 814.54 SED

THE CASE AGAINST BARACK OBAMA, by David Freddoso. (Regnery, $27.95.) The Democratic candidate as a calculating extreme leftist.

THE WAY OF THE WORLD, by Ron Suskind. (Harper, 27.95.) How the Bush administration ignored evidence about Iraq in its rush to war.

THE POST-AMERICAN WORLD, by Fareed Zakaria. (Norton, $25.95.) The rise of China and India and the global distribution of power.
Call #: 303.49 ZAK

FLEECED, by Dick Morris and Eileen McGann. (Harper, $26.95.) Americans are fleeced by government, business, labor unions and lobbyists.
Call #: 320.973 MOR

TRAFFIC, by Tom Vanderbilt. (Knopf, $24.95.) Why we drive the way we do.

THE NIGHT OF THE GUN, by David Carr. (Simon & Schuster, $26.) A New York Times media columnist and culture reporter recounts his former life as a crack addict, cokehead and alcoholic, and how he got back on track.

THE DARK SIDE, by Jane Mayer. (Doubleday, $27.50.) How the Bush administration embraced the practice of torture.

THE WRECKING CREW, by Thomas Frank. (Metropolitan/­Holt, $25.) The deliberate mismanagement of Republican rule.

HAVANA NOCTURNE, by T. J. English. (Morrow, $27.95.) Tales of the pre-Castro days when American gangsters, led by Meyer Lansky, controlled Cuba’s casinos, hotels and nightclubs, creating an exuberant night life.

WAITER RANT, by the Waiter. (Ecco, $24.95.) An anonymous New York waiter on customers’ outrageous behavior.

______
ADVICE, HOW-TO, AND
MICELLANEOUS HARDCOVER

THE LAST LECTURE, by Randy Pausch with Jeffrey Zaslow. (Hyperion, $21.95.) After learning he has terminal cancer, a Carnegie Mellon professor shares his thoughts on the importance of “seizing every moment.”
Call #: 004.092 PAU

THE SECRET, by Rhonda Byrne. (Atria/Beyond Words, $23.95.) The law of attraction as a key to getting what you want.
Call #: 158.1 BYR

YOU: STAYING YOUNG, by Michael F. Roizen and Mehmet C. Oz et al. (Free Press, $26.) The principles of longevity and how to combat aging’s effects.
Call #: 613.2 OZ

THE 4-HOUR WORKWEEK, by Timothy Ferriss. (Crown, $19.95.) Because life isn’t all about work.
Call #: 650.1 FER

SIX DISCIPLINES EXECUTION REVOLUTION, by Gary Harpst. (Six Disciplines Publishing, $12.95.) Strategies for small and midsize businesses.