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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

Ron Rash: Our ‘Appalachian Shakespeare’

A year or so ago, Ron Rash was giving a reading not far from Boiling Springs, where he grew up. He noticed on the back row three girls he’d gone to high school with – Janie Patterson, Melissa Jolley and Billie Jo Jones – girls he’d had sort of a crush on.

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Eudora Welty describes ideal day

Twenty-eight years ago this week, I drove down to Jackson, Miss., to interview Eudora Welty, who had sent me a handwritten note, in response to my note asking for an interview, indicating that it would be fine for me to come to her home for our chat.

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This week's best-sellers from Publishers Weekly

Here are the best-sellers for the week that ended Sunday, Aug. 21, compiled from data from independent and chain bookstores, book wholesalers and independent distributors nationwide, powered by Nielsen BookScan (c) 2016, The Nielsen Co.