Thursday, March 29, 2012

2011 Friends in Deed~

Mr. Bassett Roland
Mr.  Berberich Michael
Ms. Burke Lynn
Mr.  Burns Fred
Ms.  Case Mary
Mrs. Coggeshall Janice
Dr. Curley Stephen
Ms.  DeKeyser Beth
Mr. Doherty Michael
Ms. Donohoe Diane
Ms. Doran Margaret
Ms.  Ferris Mary
Ms. Frantz Margie
Mrs. Froeschner Pamela
Dr. Gorman John
Mr.  Griffin Alan
Ms. Hester Rebecca
Ms. Hodges Carol
Ms.  Hogan Dale
Mr. Hornstein Eugene
Mrs. Hoskins Billie
Ms. Hyatt Joan
Mr. Jackson Michael
Ms.  Jakobi Pat
Ms. Jenkines Cheryl
Ms. Joel-Reich Kathlynn
Dr. LeBlanc Al 
Ms. Logan B. J.
Ms. Marines Jennifer
Ms. Marshall Ellen
Mr.  Matthews Allan
Ms. McDaniel Trish
Mrs. Morrison Emmy
Ms.  Otin Gracie
Ms.  Pagan Sharon
Ms Perdue Alex
Mr. Randall Paul
Mrs. Randall Jill
Mr. Raschke Fred
Ms. Rassin Glennda
Ms. Reeg Paula
Ms.  Richard Saralyn
Mr. Salyer David
Mr. Seinsheimer, III J.
Mr.  Sheaffer Jack
Ms. Shuffler Mary Lou
Ms.  Silva Kayleigh
Ms.  Smith Lynn
Ms.  Spears Elizabeth
Ms. Sullivan Sandra
Mrs. Torregrossa Bernice
Ms. Turner Elizabeth
Ms. Ward Jimmie
Ms.  Ware Dancie
Ms. Williamson Betty
Ms. Woodson Anne
Ms.  Zwick Sharan

Friends Book Titles 2011

Broken Irish
Comfort and joy
Contradance / John Peck
Cool, Calm and Contetious / Merrill Markoe
Cutting for stone / Abraham Verghese
Dark men
Evolution and the emergent self / Raymond Neubauer
Forensic Science in Court / Donald Shelton
Four to Score / Janet Evanovich
Heroes of Olympus #2: The Son of Neptune / Rick Riordan
I Dare to Say: African Women Share Their Stories of Hope and Survival/ Hilda Twongyere
Imagine No Religion / Blasé Bonpane
Into the silence : the Great War, Mallory, and the Conquest of Everest / Wade Davis
Island of vice / Richard Zacks
Jerusalem: the biography / Simon Montefiore
Like Being Killed / Ellen Miller
Lincoln Inc. : selling the sixteenth
Lonely: A Memoir / Emily White
Making the world better
Malcolm X
Micro : a novel
Old Path White Clouds / Thich Nhat Hanh
Photojournalism : 150 years
Rudder, from leader to legend / Thomas Hatfield
Sabine's Notebook / Nick Bantock
Seeing is believing : observations on
State of wonder / Anne Patchett
Texas 1860 Aricultural Census/ Linda L. Green (vol. 1)
Texas 1860 Aricultural Census/ Linda L. Green (vol. 3)
The baker's wife
The barbarian nurseries
The beautiful and the damned
The Big Thirst / Charles Fishman
The cat's table
The convert : a tale of exile
The D. L. Moody Collection / James S. Bell, Jr.
The Dovekeepers / Alice Hoffman
The Giver / Lois Lowry
The Letters of T. S. Eliot: 1898-1922 / T. S. Eliot
The Life of Hon. William F. Cody, Known as Buffalo Bill / Frank Christianson
The nine lives of Christmas
The politics of protection / Elizabeth G. Ferris
The Saddest Music Ever Written: The Story of Samuel Barber's Adagio for Strings / Thomas Larson
The Strange Case of the Origami Yoda / Tom Angleberger
When Bat was a Bird and other Animal Tales from Africa / Elizabeth Greaves

Thursday, October 27, 2011

Combined Print & E-Book Nonfiction New York Times Book Review

KILLING LINCOLN, by Bill O'Reilly and Martin Dugard. (Holt.) The anchor of “The O’Reilly Factor” recounts the assassination of Abraham Lincoln.
BOOMERANG, by Michael Lewis. (W. W. Norton & Company.) A look at some of the places — Greece, Ireland, Iceland — hardest hit by the financial collapse of 2008, and at how it happened.
HEAVEN IS FOR REAL, by Todd Burpo with Lynn Vincent. (Thomas Nelson.) A father recounts his 3-year-old son’s encounter with Jesus and the angels during an appendectomy.
UNBROKEN, by Laura Hillenbrand. (Random House Publishing.) An Olympic runner’s story of survival as a prisoner of the Japanese in World War II.
SERIOUSLY ... I'M KIDDING, by Ellen DeGeneres. (Grand Central Publishing.) A collection of humor pieces from the stand-up comedian and talk-show host.
KITCHEN CONFIDENTIAL, by Anthony Bourdain. (Bloomsbury Publishing.) A memoir-exposé of the restaurant world.
THE IMMORTAL LIFE OF HENRIETTA LACKS, by Rebecca Skloot. (Crown.) The story of a woman whose cancer cells were extensively cultured without her permission in 1951.
MONEYBALL, by Michael Lewis. (W. W. Norton & Company.) How Billy Beane, the general manager of the Oakland Athletics, has produced successful teams despite having one of the smallest payrolls in baseball.
JACQUELINE KENNEDY: HISTORIC CONVERSATIONS ON LIFE WITH JOHN F. KENNEDY, . (Hyperion.) Recordings and transcripts of a seven-part interview with Arthur M. Schlesinger Jr. in 1964.
IN THE GARDEN OF BEASTS, by Erik Larson. (Crown.) This portrait of Berlin during the rise of the Nazis centers on the family of William E. Dodd, the U.S. ambassador there.
A STOLEN LIFE, by Jaycee Dugard. (Simon & Schuster.) A woman tells of being kidnapped at the age of 11 and held prisoner for 18 years by a convicted rapist and his wife.
THIS IS HERMAN CAIN!, by Herman Cain. (Threshold Editions.) The life and views of the Republican presidential candidate and former C.E.O. of Godfather’s Pizza.
THAT USED TO BE US, by Thomas L. Friedman and Michael Mandelbaum. (Farrar, Straus & Giroux.) How America fell behind in the world it invented, and how it can come back.
DESTINY OF THE REPUBLIC, by Candice Millard. (Knopf Doubleday.) The life and death by assassination (and medical malpractice) of President James A. Garfield.
BOSSYPANTS, by Tina Fey. (Little, Brown.) A memoir from the former "Saturday Night Live" star and creator of "30 Rock."

Also Selling

16.   OUTLIERS, by Malcolm Gladwell (Little, Brown)

17.   CONFIDENCE MEN, by Ron Suskind (HarperCollins)

18.   CLEOPATRA, by Stacy Schiff (Little, Brown)

19.   THE BETTER ANGELS OF OUR NATURE, by Steven Pinker (Penguin Group)

20.   THE GLASS CASTLE, by Jeannette Walls (Simon & Schuster)

21.   IT'S SO EASY, by Duff McKagan (Touchstone)

22.   THE SWERVE, by Stephen Greenblatt (Norton)

23.   THE QUEST, by Daniel Yergin (Penguin Group)

24.   IN MY TIME, by Dick Cheney with Liz Cheney (Threshold Editions)

25.   RIN TIN TIN, by Susan Orlean (Simon & Schuster)

26.   MEMOIR OF A MILK CARTON KID, by Tanya Nicole Kach with Lawrence Fisher (Tate Publishing)

27.   THE BIG SHORT, by Michael Lewis (Norton)

28.   AUSCHWITZ, by Miklos Nyiszli (Skyhorse)

29.   THE PRICE OF CIVILIZATION, by Jeffrey D. Sachs (Random House)

30.   THE DEVIL IN THE WHITE CITY, by Erik Larson (Knopf Doubleday)

31.   WHY ME?, by Sarah Burleton (Sarah Burleton)

32.   EMPIRE OF THE SUMMER MOON, by S. C. Gwynne (Simon & Schuster)

33.   THE BOY WHO CAME BACK FROM HEAVEN, by Kevin Malarkey and Alex Malarkey (Tyndale)

34.   SWEETNESS, by Jeff Pearlman (Penguin Group)

35.   BORN TO RUN, by Christopher McDougall (Knopf Doubleday)

About the Best Sellers

A version of this list appears in the October 30, 2011 issue of The New York Times Book Review. Rankings reflect sales for the week ending October 15, 2011.

An asterisk (*) indicates that a book's sales are barely distinguishable from those of the book above it. A dagger (†) indicates that some retailers report receiving bulk orders.