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PUBLISHERS WEEKLY BEST-SELLERS

Jan. 3, 2020 2:33 PM EST

Best-Selling Books Week Ended December 28th HARDCOVER FICTION 1. ‘’The Boy, the Mole, the Fox and the Horse,'' Charlie Mackesy (Harperone) 2. ‘’The Guardians,'' John Grisham (Doubleday) 3. ‘’Strange Planet, "'Nathan W. Pyle (Morrow Gift) 4. ‘’Criss...

PUBLISHERS WEEKLY BEST-SELLERS

Dec. 30, 2019 5:52 PM EST

HARDCOVER FICTION 1. ‘’The Guardians,'' John Grisham (Doubleday) 2. ‘’The Boy, the Mole, the Fox and the Horse,'' Charlie Mackesy (Harperone) 3. ‘’The Institute,'' Stephen King (Scribner) 4. ‘’Criss Cross,'' James Patterson (Little, Brown) 5....

PUBLISHERS WEEKLY BEST-SELLERS

Dec. 23, 2019 4:45 PM EST

Best-selling Books Week Ending 12/14/19 HARDCOVER FICTION 1. “The Boy, the Mole, the Fox and the Horse" by Charlie Mackesy (HarperOne) 2. “The Guardians” by John Grisham (Doubleday) 3. “Strange Planet” by Nathan W. Pyle (Morrow Gift) 4. “Chris Cross" by James Patterson...

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Don Draper, Eleven, Selina Meyer lead AP roles of the decade

Dec. 12, 2019 2:08 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Critics say we’re in an era called Peak TV, with hundreds of original scripted streaming, cable, and broadcast series competing for eyeballs. But even in a peak era some peak characters emerge. These are some of the fictional folk that we’ll look back respectfully when we...

PUBLISHERS WEEKLY BEST-SELLERS

Dec. 12, 2019 1:56 PM EST

Best-selling Books Week Ending 12/7/19 HARDCOVER FICTION 1. "The Guardians" by John Grisham (Doubleday) 2. “The Boy, the Mole, the Fox and the Horse" by Charlie Mackesy (HarperOne) 3. “Chris Cross" by James Patterson (Little, Brown) 4. "The Night Fire" by Michael Connelly (Little, Brown) 5....

Atwood, Nesbit among those honored by Center for Fiction

Dec. 10, 2019 11:30 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — The art of invention itself was a special guest as the Center for Fiction honored Margaret Atwood and Hulu, literary agent Lynn Nesbit and debut author De'Shawn Charles Winslow. At a gala ceremony in Manhattan on Tuesday night, the center presented a lifetime achievement award to Nesbit and...

American avant-garde artist, composer, musician and film director Laurie Anderson, left, and Canadian author Margaret Atwood pose for photographs before speaking together at an event sponsored by the MacDowell Colony, Monday, Dec. 9, 2019, in New York. (AP Photo/Hillel Italie)

Margaret Atwood and Laurie Anderson talk art, age and more

Dec. 9, 2019 11:26 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Margaret Atwood and Laurie Anderson, strangers until now, covered a wide range of topics in their first public conversation. Starting with their ages. “How old are you?" the 80-year-old Atwood, best known for the novel “The Handmaid's Tale,” asked Anderson, the...

Tai Shani, Lawrence Abu Hamdan, Helen Cammock and Oscar Murillo, after being announced as the winners for the 2019 Turner Prize at Dreamland Margate Tuesday December 3, 2019. All four of the artists chosen as finalists won this year’s award after they wrote to the jury and asked to be treated as a collective, prize organizers said Tuesday. (Gareth Fuller/PA via AP)

In first, Turner Prize for art goes to all 4 finalists

Dec. 3, 2019 5:55 PM EST

LONDON (AP) — The prestigious Turner Prize for art has been awarded to — everyone. All four of the artists chosen as finalists won this year’s award after they wrote to the jury and asked to be treated as a collective, prize organizers said Tuesday during a ceremony at the Turner Contemporary...