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Jane Austen: ‘I drank too much wine’

Jane Austen not only wrote novels – anonymously – she was also a prolific and entertaining letter writer. Most of those letters were burned by her sister and closest friend Cassandra before Austen’s death in 1845. Only 200 survive. The one mentioned below was mailed to Cassandra in 1800 when Jane was but 24 years old.

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This week's best-sellers from Publishers Weekly

Here are the best-sellers for the week that ended Sunday, Nov. 27, compiled from data from independent and chain bookstores, book wholesalers and independent distributors nationwide, powered by Nielsen BookScan (c) 2016, The Nielsen Co.

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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: