This week's best-sellers from Publishers Weekly

Here are the best-sellers for the week that ended Sunday, July 24, compiled from data from independent and chain bookstores, book wholesalers and independent distributors nationwide, powered by Nielsen BookScan (c) 2016, The Nielsen Co.

Reading Matters

John Amen to read tonight at Waterbean

One of the liveliest poetry nights I’ve ever experienced was on a fourth Wednesday night back in January at Waterbean Coffee at NorthCross Shopping Center in Huntersville. The place was popping with warmth, good energy and the smell of dark, rich coffee.


This Florida man makes Florida even weirder

Floridians get used to it - that look they get when they tell someone where they live. At some point most residents of the land of Disney, oranges and humidity have found themselves on trial for the weird sins of their home state.