Saturday, October 25, 2014

NY Times Bestseller List (Fiction) 10/26/2014

New York Times Bestseller List
Hardback Fiction
Week Ending October 25th 2014

10 - The Children Act - Ian McEwan
(5 weeks on list)

9  -  Paris Match - Stuart Woods
(Debut)
In the 31st Stone Barrington novel, the New York lawyer encounters an old enemy in Paris.

8  -  Some Luck - Jane Smiley
(Debut)
The lives of an Iowa farm family between 1920 and 1953; the first volume of a trilogy.

7  -  All The Light We Cannot See - Anthony Doerr
(23 weeks on list)

6  -  Personal - Lee Child
(6 weeks on list)

5  -  Somewhere Safe With Somebody Good - Jan Karon
(6 weeks on list)

4  -  Lila - Marilynne Robinson 
(Debut)
The difficult early life of the woman who becomes the wife of widower and minister John Ames: a back story to "Gilmead". 

3  -  Edge of Eternity - Ken Follett
(4 weeks on list)

2  -  Burn - James Patterson and Michael Ledwidge
(2 weeks on list) (last week's #1)

1 -  Deadline - John Sanford
(DEBUT)
Dognappers and a murdered reporter draw the attention of the Minnesota investigator Virgil Flowers.


NY Times Bestseller List (NonFiction) 10/26/2014

New York Times Bestseller List
Hardback Non Fiction
Week Ending October 26th 2014

10 - 13 Hours - Mitchell Zuckoff 
(5 weeks on list)

9  -  Jesus On Trial - David Limbaugh
(4 weeks on list)

8  -  Rocks - Joe Perry with David Ritz
(Debut)
A memoir by the Aerosmith guitarist and songwriter.

7 -  What If? - Randall Munroe
(6 weeks on list)

6  -  Worthy Fights - Leon Panetta
(Debut)
The writer's experience in the Obama administration as director of the C.I.A. and secretary of defense.

5  -  Stop The Coming Civil War - Michael Savage
(Debut)
The radio host urges true patriots to save the country from the machinations of the left.

4  -  The Innovators - Walter Isaacson 
(Debut)
Studies of the people who created computers and the Internet, beginning in the 1840s

3  -  Being Mortal - Atul Gawande
(Debut)
The surgeon and New Yorker writer considers how doctors fail patients at the end of life,  and how they can do better.

2  - Not That Kind of Girl - Lena Dunham
(2 weeks on list)

1  -  Killing Patton - Bill O'Reilly and Martin Dugard
(3 weeks on list) (3rd week at #1)
The host of "The O'Reilly Factor" recounts the death of Gen. George S. Patton in December 1945.



1987 World Series

October 25th 1987


The Minnesota Twins hosted the St Louis Cardinals in the Metro Dome to decide the champions of the baseball world.



Classic Movie Poster of the Week

RAIDERS OF THE LOST ARK

The #1 film of 1981
released June 12th 
$212.2  million


Sunday, October 19, 2014

NY Time Bestseller List (Non Fiction) 10/19/2014

New York Times Bestseller List
Hardback Non Fiction
Week Ending October 19th 2014

10 - Rebel Yell - S.C. Gwynee
(Debut)
The life and career of Confederate general Stonewall Jackson.

9  -  This Changes Everything - Naomi Klein
(3 weeks on list)

8  -  World Order - Henry Kissinger
(4 weeks on list)

7  -  Jesus On Trial - David Limbaugh
(3 weeks on list)

6  -  13 Hours - Mitchell Zuckoff with Members of Annex Security Team
(4 weeks on list)

5  -  The Sense of Style - Steven Pinker
(Debut)
The Harvard psychologist and linguist updates the rules of writing with a more relaxed approach to grammar.


4  -  How We Got To Now - Steven Johnson
(Debut)
A history of innovation focused on the development of six key technologies of modern life.

3  -  What If? - Randall Munroe
(5 weeks on list)

2  -  Not That Kind of Girl - Lena Dunham
(Debut)
A collection of revealing and often humorous personal essays from the creator and star of "Girls".

1  -  Killing Patton - Bill O'Reilly and Martin Dugard
(2nd week on list) (2nd consecutive week at #1)
The host of "The O'Reilly Factor" recounts the death of General George S. Patton in December 1945.

NY Times Bestseller List (Fiction) 10/19/2014

New York Times Bestseller List
Hardback Fiction
Week Ending October 19th 2014

10 - Big Little Lies - Liane Moriarty
(9 weeks on list)

9  -  The Paying Guests - Sarah Waters
(3 weeks on list)

8  -  The Lost Key - Catherine Coulter
(Debut)
Nicholas Drummond of Scotland Yard, now an FBI agent, investigates a Wall Street stabbing that involves secrets reaching back to World War I.

7  -  The Bone Clocks - David Mitchell
(5 weeks on list)

6  -  The Children Act - Ian McEwan
(4 weeks on list)

5  -  All the Light We Cannot See - Anthony Doerr
(22 weeks on list)

4  -  Personal - Lee Child
(5 weeks on list)

3  -  Somewhere Safe With Somebody Good - Jan Karon
(5 weeks on list)

2  -  Edge of Eternity - Ken Follett
(3 weeks on list) (2 consecutive weeks at #1)

1  -  Burn - James Patterson and Michael Ledwidge
(DEBUT)

Detective Michael Bennett, back in New York City, investigates a peculiar crime in Harlem.

Thursday, October 16, 2014

Friday, October 10, 2014

Gunsmoke on Radio and Television


Claustrophobia


Radio
Season 2 episode 42
aired June 26th 1954



Television
Season 3 episode 20
aired January 25th 1958