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2019年度最佳图书

2019年度最佳图书

又到了年末,又是各种年度书单满天飞的季节。从前,我贴过好些年的《经济学家》年度最佳图书( 因为那时候,部分地出于教书的原因,部分地出于个人兴趣,对该刊几乎每期必读 。有兴趣瞥一眼老黄历的朋友,可以看:2011;2012;2013;2014;2015;2016;2017;2018)。后来,由于年龄增长,一度辗转于某大洋两岸,并且离开了讲台和学校等诸多原因,个人阅读品类也有变化,杂志看得不多了。 尽管各种年末书单的实际用途颇为可疑(除了图书促销等商业目的),喜欢读书或至少喜欢浏览报刊杂志书评版面的人还是不免要浏览一下,看看有没有什么重要的书、可能感兴趣的书被自己错过。以下是《经济学家》和《纽约客》选出的2019年度最佳图书(图书标题链接到 Amazon),希望至少对受阻于付费墙的朋友有点用处。——这两本杂志是我个人最熟悉的英文刊物。至于大西洋两岸最有影响的书评刊物《纽约书评》和《伦敦书评》,反倒没有年度书单,大概是曾经沧海难为水吧。 在人人低头,屏幕主导一切“阅读”的时代,让我们尽量找机会,捧一本纸书,享受一点不受干扰的阅读时光吧。

Time Magazine: The 100 Best Young-Adult Books of All Time [Full List]

Time Magazine: The 100 Best Young-Adult Books of All Time [Full List]

Time Magazine’s 100 Best Young-Adult Books of All Time [Click book’s cover image or title to go to its Amazon web-page. Disclosure: As an Amazon Associate this website would earn from qualifying purchases through links to Amazon.]       Alcott, Louisa May. Little Women Alexie, Sherman. The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian Allende, Isabel. City of the Beasts Alexander, Lloyd. The Chronicles of Prydain (series) Anderson, Jodi Lynn. Tiger Lily Anderson, Laurie Halse. Speak Anderson, M.T. Feed Baum, L. Frank. The Wonderful Wizard of Oz * Block, Francesca Lia. Dangerous Angels (the Weetzie Bat Books) Blume, Judy….

Time Magazine: The 100 Best Children’s Books of All Time [Full List]

Time Magazine: The 100 Best Children’s Books of All Time [Full List]

Time Magazine’s 100 Best Children’s Books of All Time [Click book’s cover image or title to go to its Amazon web-page. Disclosure: As an Amazon Associate this website would earn from qualifying purchases through links to Amazon.] Allard, Harry. Miss Nelson is Missing Anno, Mitsumasa. Anno’s Journey Atwater, Richard and Florence. Mr. Popper’s Penguins Averill, Esther. Jenny and the Cat Club Barnett, Mac. Extra Yarn Base, Graeme. Animalia Becker, Aaron. Journey Bemelmans, Ludwig. Madeline (series) Berenstain, Stan and Jan. The Berenstain Bears (series) Bond, Michael. A Bear Called Paddington Brown, Margaret Wise. The Color Kittens Brown, Margaret Wise. Goodnight Moon…

《经济学家》2013年最佳图书

《经济学家》2013年最佳图书

参考:《经济学家》年度最佳图书:2011;2012;2014;2015;2016;2017;2018。 分为政治、传记、历史、经济、科技、文化、小说七类: Politics and current affairs My Promised Land: The Triumph and Tragedy of Israel. By Ari Shavit. Spiegel & Grau; 464 pages; $28. To be published in Britain by Scribe in February; £20. Drawing on interviews, historical documents, diaries and letters, as well as his own family story, Ari Shavit, a Tel Aviv newspaper columnist mines four generations of history to tease out the conflicts and contradictions in his controversial homeland. A passionate elegy.

《经济学家》2012年最佳图书

《经济学家》2012年最佳图书

参考:《经济学家》年度最佳图书:2011;2013;2014;2015;2016;2017;2018。 分为政治、传记、历史、经济、科技、文化、文学七类: The best books of 2012 were about Richard Burton, Titian, Rin Tin Tin, the revolution in Iran, the great famine in China, secret houses in London, good oil companies, bad pharma and management in ten words Politics and current affairs The New New Deal: The Hidden Story of Change in the Obama Era. By Michael Grunwald. Simon & Schuster; 528 pages. The most interesting book so far about the first Obama administration and what the president’s $787 billion stimulus package was actually spent on, by an award-winning author and journalist. Even Republicans should read it. The Immigrant Exodus:…

《经济学家》2011年最佳图书

《经济学家》2011年最佳图书

参考:《经济学家》年度最佳图书:2012;2013;2014;2015;2016;2017;2018。 分为政治、传记、经济、历史、科技、文化、小说、诗歌八类(封面图片链接至 Amazon): The best books of 2011 were about China, Congo, Afghanistan, Charles Dickens, Vincent van Gogh, the “Flora Delanica”, Jerusalem, Mumbai’s dance bars, quantum physics, sugar, orgasms, blue nights, two moons and other people’s money Politics and current affairs Exceptional People: How Migration Shaped Our World and Will Define Our Future. By Ian Goldin, Geoffrey Cameron and Meera Balarajan. Princeton University Press; 352 pages; $35 and £24.95 Few things will affect our future more than migration. By calculating the how, where and why of future labour shortages, the authors analyse the costs and benefits of human migration.