Amuse Cerveau?

January 13, 2011 at 11:16 pm (Random Thoughts) ()

Like amuse bouche, but for the brain?  Anyway, via The Frisky (www.thefrisky.com) I came across this fun thing: The New York Times Best Sellers for the week of your birth, on BibliOZ.com. www.BibliOZ.com Let’s see what was popular the week of my birth, shall we?

Fiction 1 PORTNOY’S COMPLAINT Philip Roth

Fiction 2 THE GODFATHER Mario Puzo

Fiction 3 THE SALZBURG CONNECTION Helen MacInnes

Fiction 4 SLAUGHTERHOUSE FIVE Kurt Vonnegut

Fiction 5 EXCEPT FOR ME AND THEE Jessamyn West

Fiction 6 AIRPORT Arthur Hailey

Fiction 7 ADA OR ARDOR: A FAMILY CHRONICLE, Vladimir Nabokov

Fiction 8 THE LOVE MACHINE Jacqueline Susann

Fiction 9 THE VINES OF YARRABEE Dorothy Eden

Fiction 10 BULLET PARK John Cheever

Non-Fiction 1 JENNIE Ralph G. Martin

Non-Fiction 2 ERNEST HEMINGWAY Carlos Baker

Non-Fiction 3 THE 900 DAYS Harrison E. Sailsbury

Non-Fiction 4 MISS CRAIG’S 21-DAY SHAPE-UP PROGRAM FOR MEN AND WOMEN 4 MISS CRAIG’S 21-DAY SHAPE-UP PROGRAM FOR MEN AND WOMEN, Marjorie Craig

Non-Fiction 5 THE MONEY GAME “Adam Smith”

Non-Fiction 6 THE TROUBLE WITH LAWYERS Murray Teigh Bloom

Non-Fiction 7 THE PETER PRINCIPLE Dr. Laurence J. Peter and Raymond Hull

Non-Fiction 8 THE ARMS OF KRUPP William Manchester

Non-Fiction 9 BETWEEN PARENT & TEENAGER Haim G. Ginott

Non-Fiction 10 THE JOYS OF YIDDISH Leo Rosten

What’s interesting here is that the only book on this list that I’ve read is Jennie, which is a biography of Winston Churchill’s mother.  Check this out…it could be very interesting!

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1 Comment

  1. Augustine Gullung said,

    There are times that i dont read more than two lines but i think you have a unique blog. Bravo !

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