Here are the best-sellers for the week that ended Sunday, May 17, compiled from data from independent and chain bookstores, book wholesalers and independent distributors nationwide, powered by Nielsen BookScan (c) 2015, The Nielsen Co.
Written and spoken language can exist separately in the brain, a new study from Johns Hopkins shows. The study looked at stroke victims with aphasia that impaired their communication capabilities in one way but not the other.
Monday is Memorial Day. Many will participate in the annual custom of decorating the graves of war dead with flowers, a tradition that began in 1868. Others will attend special commemoration events, or spend time with family remembering loved ones who were lost.
The natural order of the universe was disrupted recently when BuzzFeed, NBC News, The New York Times and a number of other media companies ceded to Facebook the marketing and monetization of portions of their valuable content.