Wednesday, October 18, 2017

NY Times Bestseller List (Non-Fiction) October 15th 2017

New York Times Bestseller List
Hardback Non-Fiction
Top 10
Week Ending October 15th 2017


10 - Al Franken, Giant of the Senate - Al Franken
(18 weeks on list)

9  -  The Vietnam War - Geoffrey Ward
(9 weeks on list)

8  -  Hillbilly Elegy - J.D. Vance
(62 weeks on list)

7  -  The Paradigm - Jonathan Cahn
(2 weeks on list)
Ancient figures from the Middle East are used to explain the rise and fall of contemporary leaders and events.

6  -  Autobiography of Gucci Mane - Gucci Mane with Neil Martinez-Belkin
(2 weeks on list)
A memoir by the East Atlanta hip-hop artist, who made a comeback.

5  -  Hit Refresh - Satya Nadella 
(Debut)
Microsoft's chief executive discusses changes at the company, advancements in technology and the importance of empathy.

4  -  Astrophysics For People In A Hurry - Neil deGrasse Tyson 
(22 weeks on list)

3  -  Unbelievable - Katy Tur
(3 weeks on list)

2  -  What Happened - Hillary Clinton
(3 weeks on list)

1  -  Killing England - Bill O'Reilly and Martin Dugard
(2 weeks on list)  (#2 last week)
Major events and battles during the Revolutionary War are told from the perspectives of George Washington, Benjamin Franklin and others.


NY Times Bestseller List (Fiction) October 15th 2017

New York Times Bestseller List
Hardback Fiction
Top  10
Week Ending October 15th 2017



10 - Little Fires Everywhere - Celeste Ng
(3 weeks on list)

9  -  Enemy of the State - Kyle Mills 
(4 weeks on list)

8  -  A Legacy of Spies - John le Carre
(4 weeks on list)

7  -  To Be Where You Are - Jan Karon
(2 weeks on list)

6  -  The Girl Who Takes An Eye For An Eye - David Lagercrantz
(3 weeks on list)

5  -  Haunted - James Patterson and James O. Born 
(2 weeks on list)

4  -  The Cuban Affair - Nelson DeMille
(2 weeks on list) (#1 last week)


3  -  A Column of Fire - Ken Follett
(3 weeks on list)

2  -  Don't Let Go - Harlan Coben 
(Debut)
Detective Napoleon Dumas investigates a murder and uncovers clues about the disappearance of his high school love and the death of his twin brother 15 years ago.

1  -  Sleeping Beauties - Stephen King and Owen King
(Debut)
In a small Appalachian town, women who fall asleep don't wake up and become shrouded in a mysterious cocoons while the men battle one another.


Calvin and Hobbes of the Day (October 18th 2017)


Monday, October 16, 2017

Wednesday, October 11, 2017

Bonanza : The Trouble With Trouble

"The Trouble with Trouble" 
Season 12 episode 7
Aired October 25th 1970
In one of the best episodes played for comedy in the series, Hoss volunteers to be named sheriff of an aptly named town called Trouble

(a personal favorite of mine)

Top 10 Classic British Sitcoms


Monday, October 9, 2017

NY Times Bestseller List (Fiction) October 8th 2017

New York Times Bestseller List
Hardback Fiction
Top 10
Week Ending October 8th 2017


10 - "Y" Is For Yesterday - Sue Grafton
(5 weeks on list)

9  -  The Romanov Ransom - Clive Cussler and Robin Burcell
(2 weeks on list)

8  -  Little Fires Everywhere - Celeste Ng
(2 weeks on list)

7  -  Enemy of the State - Kyle Mills
(3 weeks on list)

6  -  A Legacy of Spies - John le Carre
(3 weeks on list)

5  -  The Girl Who Takes An Eye For An Eye - David Lagercrantz
(3 weeks on list)

4  -  Haunted - James Patterson and James O. Born
(Debut)
A detective from New York takes his family on a vacation in Maine and is enlisted by local cops to help solve a crime in the woods.

3  -  A Column of Fire - Ken Follett
(2 weeks on list) (#1 last week)

2  -  To Be Where You Are - Jan Karon 
(Debut)
The 14th novel in the Mitford series. Three generations of Kavanaghs face changes in their lives.

1  -  The Cuban Affair - Nelson DeMille
(Debut)
A Miami lawyer solicits an Army veteran to go on a secret mission to recover $60 million stashed away in Cuba.


Sports Illustrated Cover of the Week

July 22nd 1985
Howie Long 
Los Angeles Raiders
1985 NFL/AP Defensive Player of the Year