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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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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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