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This week's best-sellers from Publishers Weekly

Here are the best-sellers for the week that ended Sunday, June 18, compiled from data from independent and chain bookstores, book wholesalers and independent distributors nationwide, powered by NPD BookScan (c) 2017 NPD Group.

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Best-sellers

Rankings for hard-cover books sold in Southern California, as reported by selected book stores:

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Best-sellers

Rankings for hard-cover books sold in Southern California, as reported by selected book stores:

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The Cultural Revolution: A People’s History, 1962-1976 by Frank Dikötter. This volume spans a period from Mao’s reassertion of political control to the Cultural Revolution’s shift from cities to the countryside. As New York Times reviewer Judith Shapiro put it, “The book paints such a damning portrait of Mao and Communist Party governance that if it were widely circulated in China, it could undermine the legitimacy of the current regime.”

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