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《纽约时报》TOP10书籍推荐 附谷歌最受欢迎书单

2017年08月11日17:50 来源:小站整理作者:小站留学编辑
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摘要:美国一项新研究表明,全球亿万富翁中三分之一的人没有本科学历,但他们最大的共同点就是爱读书。《纽约时报》评选出了10大最佳书籍,小伙伴们可以趁暑假读一些外文书籍来增加自己的知识储备。

大部分人会认为像硕士和博士这种高学历人员赚钱会更多,美国人史蒂夫•西博尔德花费近30年的时间对全球最富有的1200个人进行研究得出一个结论,积累了较多的知识往往能够通过出售自己的知识储备来换取更多的报酬,自学能力其实更重要。“股神”沃伦•巴菲特一天工作时间的80%是用来读书的,比尔•盖茨每年要读50本书,在我们看来他们都是成功的亿万富翁,大量的阅读是知识的来源也是学习成功之道的最佳来源。

《纽约时报》TOP10书籍推荐 附谷歌最受欢迎书单图1

美国EA/ED申请的放榜时间已经来临,部分院校也都已发出放榜通知,还有一部分同学在紧张的申请中。寒假时间就要到了,同学们可以腾出一些时间来看看书,增加自己的知识储备,同时外文书籍也能够提高英语阅读的水平,让我们更好的了解海外生活和文化差异性。近日《纽约时报》书评版面对书籍进行评选,从虚构和非虚构两个方面,涉及多类题材,推选出了2016年度10大最佳书籍,下面随小站君去看看都有哪些书籍榜上有名吧。

虚构类:

《小炸弹联盟》The Association of Small Bombs

作者:卡兰·马哈詹(Karan Mahajan)

这部小说入围了美国国家图书奖,小说以一名克什米尔恐怖分子在新德里一家宠爱时发动的恐怖袭击拉开序幕,进而深入描述了哪些受此影响的人们的生活,从故事中可以看出咋还弹袭击后的改变:包括人性、政治,甚至是最忠实的信仰都将不复存在。

《北方海域》The North Water

作者:伊恩·麦圭尔(Ian McGuire)

作者讲述了19世纪一位吸食鸦片成瘾的爱尔兰外科医生的故事,以严肃冷峻而错落有致的抒情手法展示了暴力的面目,同时指出了一条通往历史小说的道路。

《地下铁路》The Underground Railroad

作者:科尔森·怀特海德(Colson Whitehead)

《地下铁路》获得了2016年美国国家图书奖,讲述的是19世纪中期黑奴科拉经由“地下铁路”逃离南方的故事。国家图书奖评委詹姆斯·英格里斯称,这部小说出色地描绘了美国充满问题的历史,并和当下的现状联系起来。

《素食者》The Vegetarian

作者:韩江(Han Kang)

在这部小说中,韩江描述了一位看似平常的家庭主妇,在做了一个可怕的梦之后成为了素食主义者,通过以演故事的形式对顺从和垫付进行了探讨。

《战争与松脂》War And Turpentine

作者:斯特凡·赫特曼斯(Stefan Hertmans)

作者收到其嘱咐笔记和回忆录的启发,将老人的故事穿插在走访叙事之中,这是一部关于回忆、艺术、爱与战争的杰作。

非虚构

《在存在主义咖啡馆里:自由、存在与杏子鸡尾酒》At The Existentialist Café: Freedom, Being, and Apricot Cocktails

作者:萨拉·贝克维尔(Sarah Bakewell)

作者对存在主义和现象学大师们做了详细的描述,这本书中最吸引人的章节就是阐述的复杂哲学思想,甚至是一些无法掌控的思想。

《暗钱:激进右翼崛起背后的亿万富翁隐秘史》Dark Money: The Hidden History of the Billionaires Behind the Rise of the Radical Right

作者:简·梅耶尔(Jane Mayer)

梅耶尔花了5年的时间调查查尔斯和戴维·科克兄弟的活动,写出了这部调查彻底、证据充分的著作,梅耶尔尽可能接近事实真相的揭露出隐秘的暗中运作之事。

《被驱逐者:美国城市中的贫穷与利益》Evicted: Poverty and Profit in the American City

作者:马修·德斯蒙德(Matthew Desmond)

2008年5月德斯蒙德搬到了一个拖车公园,后又住进了芝加哥贫困地区的出租屋内,身为社会学研究生的他记录了濒临驱逐的人们的生活,经过了严谨认真的研究之后,他写出了这本书。

《在暗室中》In The Darkroom

作者:苏珊·福卢迪(Susan Faludi)

这本回忆录内容丰富、情节动人,体现了人类的仁慈与宽厚。

《归去:父亲、儿子和他们的土地》The Return: Fathers, Sons and the Land in Between

作者:希沙姆·马塔尔(Hisham Matar)

马塔尔的父亲贾巴拉·马塔尔曾是穆阿迈尔·卡扎菲上校独裁统治的著名批评者。这本精彩的回忆录面熟了其父亲遭到绑架后在鉴于大屠杀中遭遇不幸的情景,表达了对艺术带来的慰藉的反思、对威权主义的分析和无比深切的哀悼。

最后为了让同学们能有更多的书籍选择,小站君还整理了谷歌评选出的年度最受欢迎的100本书清单,需要的小伙伴们快快拿去吧。

书名

作者

1. Harry Potter and the Cursed Child Parts One and Two

Author: J.K Rowling, John Tiffany, Jack Thorne

2. The Girl on the Train

Author: Paula Hawkins

3. Me Before You

Author: Jojo Moyes

4. Deadpool Kills the Marvel Universe

Authors: Cullen Bunn, Dalibor Talajic

5. Grey: Fifty Shades of Grey as Told by Christian

Author: E L James

6. Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children

Author: Ransom Riggs

7. One with You: A Crossfire Novel

Author: Sylvia Day

8. The Martian

Author: Andy Weir

9. 10-Day Green Smoothie Cleanse

Author: JJ Smith

10. A Game of Thrones: A Song of Ice and Fire - Book One

Author: George R.R. Martin

11. Milk and Honey

Author: Rupi Kaur

12. Harry Potter: The Complete Collection

Author: J.K. Rowling

13. Ready Player One

Author: Ernest Cline

14. Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone

Author: J.K. Rowling

15. After You

Author: Jojo Moyes

16. The Novice: Summoner - Book One

Author: Taran Matharu

17. The Inquisition: Summoner - Book Two

Author: Taran Matharu

18. Batman: The Killing Joke

Author: Alan Moore, Brian Bolland

19. Fifty Shades Darker

Author: E L James

20. The 5th Wave

Author: Rick Yancey

21. Fifty Shades of Grey

Author: E L James

22. The Trials of Apollo, Book One: The Hidden Oracle

Author: Rick Riordan

23. The Alchemist

Author: Paulo Coelho

24. See Me

Author: Nicholas Sparks

25. Fifty Shades Freed

Author: E L James

26. The Bands of Mourning

Author: Brandon Sanderson

27. Civil War

Author: Mark Millar

28. How To Win Friends and Influence People

Author: Dale Carnegie

29. Morning Star

Author: Pierce Brown

30. The Walking Dead: Compendium 3

Author: Robert Kirkman

31. The Obsession

Author: Nora Roberts

32. The 48 Laws of Power

Author: Robert Greene

33. Calamity

Author: Brandon Sanderson

34. How to Talk to Anyone: 92 Little Tricks for Big Success in Relationships

Author: Leil Lowndes

35. 13 Hours: The Inside Account of What Really Happened In Benghazi

Author: Mitchell Zuckoff

36. Calendar Girl: Volume One

Author: Audrey Carlan

37. Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets

Author: J.K. Rowling

38. 15th Affair

Author: James Patterson, Maxine Paetro

39. Library of Souls: The Third Novel of Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children

Author: Ransom Riggs

40. Hollow City: The Second Novel of Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children

Author: Ransom Riggs

41. A Good Marriage

Author: Stephen King

42. The Choice

Author: Nicholas Sparks

43. Behind Closed Doors

Author: B. A. Paris

44. Rogue Lawyer

Author: John Grisham

45. Between the World and Me

Author: Ta-Nehisi Coates

46. Craving

Author: Helen Hardt

47. The Infinite Sea

Author: Rick Yancey

48. The Good Girl

Author: Mary Kubica

49. A Knight of the Seven Kingdoms

Author: George R.R. Martin

50. The Last Mile

Author: David Baldacci

51. Suicide Squad Volume 1: Kicked in the Teeth

Author: Adam Glass

52. Act Like a Lady, Think Like a Man, Expanded Edition: What Men Really Think About Love, Relationships, Intimacy, and Commitment

Author: Steve Harvey

53. The Silent Girls

Author: Eric Rickstad

54. 100 Deadly Skills: The SEAL Operative's Guide to Eluding Pursuers, Evading Capture, and Surviving Any Dangerous Situation

Author: Clint Emerson

55. You Are a Bad---: How to Stop Doubting Your Greatness and Start Living an Awesome Life

Author: Jen Sincero

56. The Force Awakens

Author: Alan Dean Foster

57. End of Watch

Author: Stephen King

58. The Wait: A Powerful Practice for Finding the Love of Your Life and the Life You Love

Authors: DeVon Franklin and Meagan Good

59. The Walking Dead: Compendium 1

Author: Robert Kirkman

60. After Anna

Author: Alex Lake

61. The Sword of Shannara Trilogy

Author: Terry Brooks

62. The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up: The Japanese Art of Decluttering and Organizing

Author: Maria Kondo

63. Lady Midnight

Author: Cassandra Clare

64. Rich Dad Poor Dad: What The Rich Teach Their Kids About Money That the Poor and Middle Class Do Not!

Author: Robert Kiyosaki

65. A Stolen Life

Author: Jaycee Dugard

66. The Murder House

Authors: James Patterson and David Ellis

67. The Revenant: A Novel of Revenge

Author: Michael Punke

68. Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban

Author: J.K. Rowling

69. The Ultimate Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy

Author: Douglas Adams

70. Diary of a Wimpy Kid: Old School

Author: Jeff Kinney

71. The Last Star

Author: Rick Yancey

72. The 5 Love Languages: The Secret to Love that Lasts

Author: Gary Chapman

73. All the Light We Cannot See

Author: Anthony Doerr

74. Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire

Author: J.K. Rowling

75. The Crown

Author: Kiera Cass

76. The Nightingale

Author: Kristin Hannah

77. The Inheritance Cycle Complete Collection: Eragon, Eldest, Brisingr, Inheritance

Author: Christopher Paolini

78. One Second After

Author: William R. Forstchen

79. The Secret

Author: Rhonda Byrne

80. Room

Author: Emma Donoghue

81. One Small Step Can Change Your Life: The Kaizen Way

Author: Robert Maurer

82. When Breath Becomes Air

Author: Paul Kalanithi

84. The Walking Dead: Compendium 2

Author: Robert Kirkman

86. 11/22/63

Author: Stephen King

87. Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix

Author: J.K. Rowling

88. Pretty Girls

Author: Karin Slaughter

89. Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows

Author: J.K. Rowling

90. Tricky Twenty-Two: A Stephanie Plum Novel

Author: Janet Evanovitch

91. The Four Agreements: A Practical Guide to Personal Freedom

Authors: Don Miguel Ruiz and Janet Mills

92. Shadows of Self

Author: Brandon Sanderson

93. Magnus Chase and the Gods of Asgard, Book 2: The Hammer of Thor

Author: Rick Riordan

94. Miracles from Heaven: A Little Girl and Her Amazing Story of Healing

Author: Christy Wilson Beam

95. The Cartel 6: The Demise

Author: Ashley & JaQuavis

96. The Light Between Oceans

Author: M.L. Stedman

97. Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince

Author: J.K. Rowling

98. The Bazaar of Bad Dreams

Author: Stephen King

99. Find Her

Author: Lisa Gardner

100. Batman vs. Superman: The Greatest Battles

Authors: Geoff Johns, Frank Miller, Scott Snyder, Jeph Loeb, Joe Kelly, and Mark Verheiden

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