Books

Books

Best-sellers

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

Books

Best-sellers

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

Books

Revisiting Jonathan Daniels’ tour of the 1930s South

Jonathan Daniels, a former editor of The N&O, took a road trip through 10 southern states after World War II and when he was done wrote a best-seller. His journey is the subject of a fascinating and well-researched book by Jennifer Ritterhouse, a professor at George Mason University in Virginia.

Local

Independent bookstores find an unlikely boost: the internet

The Triangle area is rife with independent bookstores, including Quail Ridge Books, The Regulator Bookshop and Flyleaf Books, that have survived dramatic changes in the industry, including the introduction of e-books and e-readers and the rise of online retail sources such as Amazon.

Books

This week's best-sellers from Publishers Weekly

Here are the best-sellers for the week that ended Sunday, April 16, compiled from data from independent and chain bookstores, book wholesalers and independent distributors nationwide, powered by NPD BookScan (c) 2017 NPD Group.

Videos

Banning books: Top 10 most challenged books

Fifty Shades of Grey and the Bible rank in the top 10 of the latest list of books most objected to at public schools and libraries. Here are the books on the American Library Association’s “State of Libraries Report.”
American Library Association
Banning books: Top 10 most challenged books 2:00

Banning books: Top 10 most challenged books

The Bachelorette star's love life is now an open book 3:54

The Bachelorette star's love life is now an open book

Lawrence Schoen and his Klingon lullaby 0:53

Lawrence Schoen and his Klingon lullaby

Wake County Libraries annual book sale 1:38

Wake County Libraries annual book sale