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This Week’s Best-Sellers From Publishers Weekly

This Week’s Best-Sellers From Publishers Weekly

May 5, 2015


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Tribune News Service (TNS) Here are the best-sellers for the week that ended Sunday, April 19, compiled from data from independent and chain bookstores, book wholesalers and independent distributors nationwide, powered by Nielsen BookScan © 2015, The Nielsen Co. (Reprinted from Publishers Weekly, publ...

This Week’s Best-Sellers From Publishers Weekly

This Week’s Best-Sellers From Publishers Weekly

May 5, 2015


Filed under Books

Tribune News Service (TNS) Here are the best-sellers for the week that ended Sunday, April 26, compiled from data from independent and chain bookstores, book wholesalers and independent distributors nationwide, powered by Nielsen BookScan © 2015, The Nielsen Co. (Reprinted from Publishers Weekly, publ...

Stephen Church Explores The Story Of ‘King John’

Stephen Church Explores The Story Of ‘King John’

April 23, 2015


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By Tish Wells McClatchy Washington Bureau (TNS) “King John: And the Road to Magna Carta” by Stephen Church; Basic Books, (328 pages, $29.99) ——— England’s King John was a loser even to his contemporaries back in the 13th century. However, he’s a very memorable loser who has been ...

‘The Phantom of Menace’ Is A Delightful Parody Of ‘Star Wars,’ Shakespeare

‘The Phantom of Menace’ Is A Delightful Parody Of ‘Star Wars,’ Shakespeare

April 23, 2015


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By Tish Wells McClatchy Washington Bureau (TNS) “William Shakespeare’s The Phantom of Menace: Star Wars Part the First (William Shakespeare’s Star Wars)” by Ian Doescher; Quirk Books (176 pages, $14.95) ——— Here we go again into the world where William Shakespeare and “Star Wars...

Cookbook Serves As An Introduction To Mystery Writers, ‘Murderous’ Recipes

Cookbook Serves As An Introduction To Mystery Writers, ‘Murderous’ Recipes

April 23, 2015


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By Tish Wells McClatchy Washington Bureau (TNS) “The Mystery Writers of America Cookbook,” edited by Kate White; Quirk Books ($24.95, 175 pages) ——— Mystery writers like to eat. So do their characters. Here’s an opportunity to meet and greet both without having any calories heading towa...

This Week’s Best-Sellers From Publishers Weekly

This Week’s Best-Sellers From Publishers Weekly

February 19, 2015


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Tribune News Service (TNS) Here are the best-sellers for the week that ended Sunday, Feb. 15, compiled from data from independent and chain bookstores, book wholesalers and independent distributors nationwide, powered by Nielsen BookScan © 2015, The Nielsen Co. (Reprinted from Publishers Weekly, publ...

‘Shoes’ Unveils Mystery, History Of Footwear

‘Shoes’ Unveils Mystery, History Of Footwear

February 12, 2015


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By Tish Wells McClatchy Washington Bureau (TNS) “Shoes: An Illustrated History” by Rebecca Shawcross; Bloomsbury (256 pages, $40) ——— “Shoes: An Illustrated History” by Rebecca Shawcross shows the human fascination with footwear over millennia. It starts in primitive times, when all h...

Harper Lee Sequel To ‘To Kill a Mockingbird’ Coming In July

Harper Lee Sequel To ‘To Kill a Mockingbird’ Coming In July

February 5, 2015


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By Brittny Mejia Los Angeles Times (TNS) A recently discovered novel by Harper Lee will be published in July, her first since her acclaimed “To Kill a Mockingbird” was published in 1960. Publisher Harper announced on Tuesday that it had acquired the rights to Lee’s novel, titled “Go Set a Wa...

This Week’s Best-Sellers From Publishers Weekly

This Week’s Best-Sellers From Publishers Weekly

January 22, 2015


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Tribune News Service (TNS) Here are the best-sellers for the week that ended Sunday, Jan. 11, compiled from data from independent and chain bookstores, book wholesalers and independent distributors nationwide, powered by Nielsen BookScan © 2015, The Nielsen Co. (Reprinted from Publishers Weekly, publ...

Christmas Books That Are Off The Beaten Track

Christmas Books That Are Off The Beaten Track

January 13, 2015


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By Tish Wells McClatchy Washington Bureau (TNS) Do you have people on your holiday lists that are hard to buy for because their interests are off the beaten track? Think “Star Wars,” Steampunk, fairies. You’re lucky — there are presents for everyone out there this year. While fans await n...

The Life Of Neil Gaiman (So Far)

The Life Of Neil Gaiman (So Far)

October 9, 2014


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By Tish Wells McClatchy Washington Bureau (MCT) “The Art of Neil Gaiman” by Hayley Campbell; Harper Design, NY (320 pages, $39.99) ——— If you haven’t heard of Neil Gaiman, you’ve missed a major force in creative fiction in the last 20 years. His offbeat writing runs from comics to films...

‘The Price of Silence’: The Duke Lacrosse Scandal And The Games People Play

‘The Price of Silence’: The Duke Lacrosse Scandal And The Games People Play

May 1, 2014


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By Mark Dent Pittsburgh Post-Gazette (MCT) “The Price of Silence: The Duke Lacrosse Scandal, the Power of the Elite and the Corruption of Our Great Universities” by William D. Cohan; Scribner ($35) ——— The details you may recall of the March 2006 Duke lacrosse scandal are likely scant. If...

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