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Here are the bestsellers for the week that ended Saturday, Sept. 18, compiled from data from independent and chain bookstores, book wholesalers and independent distributors nationwide, powered by NPD BookScan © 2021 NPD Group. (Reprinted from Publishers Weekly, published by PWxyz LLC. © 2021, PWxyz LLC.) HARDCOVER FICTION 1. Apples Never Fall. Liane Moriarty. Holt 2. Harlem Shuffle. Colson ...

Poet Amanda Gorman had her sights set on the White House long before it tapped her to help inaugurate President Joe Biden. Her own presidential aspirations started when she was just a hair into her second decade. “I remember being around 11 years old, and I was in class talking very passionately as I do about things I wanted to change in the world,” the nation’s first youth poet laureate, 23, ...

Believe it or not, there’s a lot more “Real Housewives” drama that is seen on television. And now there’s a book about it. On Wednesday, Andy Cohen Books, an imprint of Henry Holt, announced it will publish “Not All Diamonds and Rose: The Inside Story of The Real Housewives From the People Who Lived It,” written by entertainment journalist Dave Quinn. The 496-page hardcover is set for release ...

"Inside Comedy: The Soul, Wit, and Bite of Comedy and Comedians of the Last Five Decades" by David Steinberg; Knopf (352 pages, $30) ——— Think of your favorite comic and your mind will likely not conjure the image of David Steinberg. There are many lists that exist ranking the “greatest” comedians of all time. Many of these have Richard Pryor as their No. 1. He was a close friend of Steinberg, ...

Here are the bestsellers for the week that ended Saturday, Sept. 11, compiled from data from independent and chain bookstores, book wholesalers and independent distributors nationwide, powered by NPD BookScan © 2021 NPD Group. (Reprinted from Publishers Weekly, published by PWxyz LLC. © 2021, PWxyz LLC.) HARDCOVER FICTION 1. Beautiful World, Where Are You. Sally Rooney. FSG 2. Forgotten in ...

In April 1985, Dublin-born Niall Williams ("This Is Happiness") and his American wife, Christine Breen, left New York City and moved to Breen's ancestral village in the far west of Ireland to write, paint and farm. They were dubious upon arriving at their remote stone cottage — "It was raining, of course," they write — but despite the dreary beginning, they grew to love it, "so much so that it ...

FICTION: Colson Whitehead's enthralling, evocative new novel transforms a petty heist into a resonant exploration of race and class. "Harlem Shuffle" by Colson Whitehead; Doubleday (336 pages, $28.95) ——— Colson Whitehead is perhaps our most protean novelist, shape-shifting with each book, a jack of all trades and master of all. His enthralling, cinematic new work, "Harlem Shuffle," capers ...

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Here are the bestsellers for the week that ended Saturday, Sept. 4, compiled from data from independent and chain bookstores, book wholesalers and independent distributors nationwide, powered by NPD BookScan © 2021 NPD Group. (Reprinted from Publishers Weekly, published by PWxyz LLC. © 2021, PWxyz LLC.) HARDCOVER FICTION 1. A Slow Fire Burning. Paula Hawkins. Riverhead 2. Billy Summers. ...

LOS ANGELES — When author María Amparo Escandón moved to New York from Los Angeles in 2014, she'd often hear New Yorkers claim L.A. has no weather. "What do you mean there's no weather in L.A.?!" she'd exclaim, before countering with the Santa Ana winds, fires, drought and — yes — rain. "It's not always 72 and sunny." Contemplating L.A. from 2,800 miles away, Escandón had a revelation. "This ...

FICTION: A Pulitzer Prize winner returns with a robust if uneven novel that encapsulates the American Century. "Late City" by Robert Olen Butler; Atlantic Monthly Press (290 pages, $27) ——— We know this man: From George Bailey in "It's a Wonderful Life" to the ailing documentarian in Russell Banks' "Foregone," he flashes back over the arc of his life when staring down the barrel of mortality. ...

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ELIZABETH, N.J. (AP) — Police went door to door in search of more possible victims and drew up lists of the missing as the death toll rose to 49 on Friday in the catastrophic flooding set off across the Northeast by the remnants of Hurricane Ida.

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Here are the bestsellers for the week that ended Saturday, Aug. 28, compiled from data from independent and chain bookstores, book wholesalers and independent distributors nationwide, powered by NPD BookScan © 2021 NPD Group. (Reprinted from Publishers Weekly, published by PWxyz LLC. © 2021, PWxyz LLC.) HARDCOVER FICTION 1. The Madness of Crowds. Louise Penny. Minotaur 2. Billy Summers. ...

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Here are the bestsellers for the week that ended Saturday, Aug. 21, compiled from data from independent and chain bookstores, book wholesalers and independent distributors nationwide, powered by NPD BookScan © 2021 NPD Group. (Reprinted from Publishers Weekly, published by PWxyz LLC. © 2021, PWxyz LLC.) HARDCOVER FICTION 1. Bloodless. Preston/Child. Grand Central 2. Billy Summers. Stephen ...

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Here are the bestsellers for the week that ended Saturday, Aug. 21, compiled from data from independent and chain bookstores, book wholesalers and independent distributors nationwide, powered by NPD BookScan © 2021 NPD Group. (Reprinted from Publishers Weekly, published by PWxyz LLC. © 2021, PWxyz LLC.) HARDCOVER FICTION 1. Bloodless. Preston/Child. Grand Central 2. Billy Summers. Stephen ...

Resigning in disgrace, New York's Gov. Andrew Cuomo has left a power vacuum at the heart of New York State. After Kathy Hochul finishes out Cuomo’s term, who will replace the long-serving governor and could it be a Republican? Susan Estrich, veteran political commentator and lawyer for ousted Fox Chairman Roger Ailes, and Matt Klink, GOP strategist, weigh in.

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