Tuesday, March 03, 2009

New York Times Best Seller Lists




Published: February 27, 2009


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FICTION HARDCOVER

THE ASSOCIATE, by John Grisham. (Doubleday, $27.95.) An idealistic law-school graduate is forced to take a job at a large, brutalizing law firm.
Call #: F GRI

RUN FOR YOUR LIFE, by James Patterson and Michael Ledwidge. (Little, Brown, $27.99.) A detective raising 10 children alone must stop a killer who has targeted New York’s rich and powerful.
Call #: F PAT

HEART AND SOUL, by Maeve Binchy. (Knopf, $26.95.) A doctor establishes a heart clinic in a Dublin neighborhood.
Call #: F BIN

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

FOOL, by Christopher Moore. (Morrow, $26.99.) King Lear’s fool tries to set things right in this comic, bawdy version.

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

DOG ON IT, by Spencer Quinn. (Atria, $25.) An all-too-human private investigator has a canine sidekick.

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

AMONG THE MAD, by Jacqueline Winspear. (Holt, $25.) Maisie Dobbs is involved in a hunt for a man who promises to wreak destruction on London.

TRUE COLORS, by Kristin Hannah. (St. Martin’s, $25.95.) Rivalries, betrayal and forgiveness among three sisters.
Call #: F HAN

THE WOMEN, by T. C. Boyle. (Viking, $27.95.) The loves of Frank Lloyd Wright.
BONE CROSSED, by Patricia Briggs. (Ace, $24.95.) A shapeshifter who works as an auto mechanic in Washington State is menaced by a vampire.

VERY VALENTINE, by Adriana Trigiani. (Harper, $25.99.) An Italian-American shoemaker and her grandmother return to Italy to learn techniques to save their Greenwich Village company; the first book in a trilogy.
Call #: F TRI

WHILE MY SISTER SLEEPS, by Barbara Delinsky. (Doubleday, $25.95.) A woman makes discoveries about her sister and herself when the sister becomes gravely ill.
Call #: F DEL

LETHAL LEGACY, by Linda Fairstein. (Doubleday, $26.) Alexandra Cooper, a Manhattan assistant district attorney, tracks items stolen from the New York Public Library.
Call #: F FAI



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NONFICTION HARDCOVER

THE YANKEE YEARS, by Joe Torre and Tom Verducci. (Doubleday, $26.95.) The former Yankee manager (1996-2007) on his years with the team.

OUTLIERS, by Malcolm Gladwell. (Little, Brown, $27.99.) Why some people succeed — it has to do with luck and opportunities as well as talent.
Call#: 302 GLA

OBAMA, with an introduction by Bill Keller and biographical text by Jill Abramson. (Callaway, $40.) The journey to the White House, with commentary, photographs and graphics from members of the New York Times staff.

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.
Call #: 636.809 MYR

THE GAMBLE, by Thomas E. Ricks. (Penguin Press, $27.95.) The Iraq war from 2006 to 2008, based on interviews with top officers, from the author of “Fiasco.”

INAUGURAL ADDRESS 2009, by Barack Obama. (Penguin, $12.) Obama’s Inaugural Address as well as two by Lincoln, the Gettysburg Address and an Emerson essay.

MULTIPLE BLESSINGS, by Jon Gosselin, Kate Gosselin and Beth Carson. (Zondervan, $19.) A couple has sextuplets.
Call #: 306.874 GOS

THE NEXT 100 YEARS, by George Friedman. (Doubleday, $25.95.) A forecast of future wars and changes in nations’ economic and political power.

A SLOBBERING LOVE AFFAIR, by Bernard Goldberg. (Regnery, $25.95.) The mainstream media’s partisan support for Obama, from a Fox News media analyst.

NO ANGEL, by Jay Dobyns and Nils Johnson-Shelton. (Crown, $25.95.) An A.T.F. agent goes undercover with the Hells Angels.

MELTDOWN, by Thomas E. Woods Jr. (Regnery, $27.95.) A free-market look at the stock-market collapse and an argument against the bailout.

HOW WE DECIDE, by Jonah Lehrer. (Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, $25.) Neuroscience reveals that the best decisions are a blend of feeling and reason, and learning more about how we think can help us make better decisions.

WHY WE SUCK, by Denis Leary. (Viking, $26.95.) Sardonic essays from the actor and comedian, currently the co-creator and star of the TV series “Rescue Me.”
Call #: 814.54 LEA

A. LINCOLN, by Ronald C. White Jr. (Random House, $35.) A new biography.

LORDS OF FINANCE, by Liaquat Ahamed. (Penguin Press, $32.95.) How the four central bankers who dominated the post-World War I era pushed the global economy into the Great Depression by clinging to economic orthodoxy.



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ADVICE, HOW-TO, AND
MICELLANEOUS HARDCOVER


ACT LIKE A LADY, THINK LIKE A MAN, by Steve Harvey. (Amistad/HarperCollins, $23.99.) Relationship tips from the comedian and host of “The Steve Harvey Morning Show.”

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

UNCOMMON, by Tony Dungy with Nathan Whitaker. (Tyndale, $24.99.) The former coach of the Indianapolis Colts discourses on living “a life of significance.”

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

FLAT BELLY DIET!, by Liz Vaccariello and Cynthia Sass. (Rodale, $25.95.) Nutrition advice and workout tips from the editors of Prevention magazine.
Call #: 613.25 FLA



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BUSINESS HARDCOVER

OUTLIERS, by Malcolm Gladwell. (Little, Brown, $27.99.) Why some people succeed — it has to do with luck and opportunities as well as talent — from the author of “Blink” and “The Tipping Point.”
Call #: 302 GLA

THE GREAT DEPRESSION AHEAD, by Harry S. Dent Jr. (Free Press, $27.) A financial prognosticator anticipates further market crashes and an extended downturn, but sees a way for savvy investors to prosper.

THE BIG RICH, by Bryan Burrough. (Penguin Press, $29.95.) The four wealthiest Texas oil families across several generations.

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

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 ASCENT OF MONEY, by Niall Ferguson. (Penguin Press, $29.95.) A financial history of the world, stressing the link between politics and economics.
Call #: 332.042 FER

THE RETURN OF DEPRESSION ECONOMICS AND THE CRISIS OF 2008, by Paul Krugman. (Norton, $24.95.) The recipient of the 2008 Nobel Memorial Prize in Economics revises his earlier work from 1999 to reflect current economic crisis.

MELTDOWN, by Thomas E. Woods Jr. (Regnery, $27.95.) A free-market look at the stock-market collapse and an argument against the bailout.

HOW WE DECIDE, by Jonah Lehrer. (Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, $25.) Neuroscience reveals that the best decisions are a blend of feeling and reason, and learning more about how we think can help us make better decisions.

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

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

STRENGTHS BASED LEADERSHIP, by Tom Rath and Barry Conchie. (Gallup, $24.95.) Three keys to being a more effective leader.

NOW, DISCOVER YOUR STRENGTHS, by Marcus Buckingham and Donald O. Clifton. (Free Press, $30.) How to identify and develop your talents and those of your employees.
Call #: 650.14 BUC

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 SNOWBALL, by Alice Schroeder. (Bantam, $35.) The life of Warren Buffett.
Call #: BIO BUF

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