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PUBLISHERS WEEKLY BEST-SELLERS

Aug. 6, 2020 3:46 PM EDT

HARDCOVER FICTION 1. “1st Case” by Patterson/Tebbetts (Little, Brown) 2. “The Vanishing Half” by Brit Bennett (Riverhead) 3. “The Order” by Daniel Silva (Harper) 4. “Near Dark” by Brad Thor (Atria) 5. “28 Summers” by Elin Hilderbrand...

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Jul. 30, 2020 2:45 PM EDT

HARDCOVER FICTION 1. "Near Dark″ by Brad Thor (Atria) 2. "The Order″ by Daniel Silva (Harpe)r 3. "The Vanishing Half″ by Brit Bennett (Riverhead) 4. ″28 Summers″ by Elin Hilderbrand (Little, Brown) 5. ″The Guest List″ by Lucy Foley (Morrow) 6....

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Jul. 23, 2020 3:37 PM EDT

HARD COVER FICTION 1. “The Order” by Daniel Silva (Harper) 2. “Peace Talks” by Jim Butcher (Ace) 3. “The Vanishing Half” by Brit Bennett (Riverhead) 4. “28 Summers” by Elin Hilderbrand (Little, Brown) 5. “A Walk Along the Beach” by Debbie...

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Jul. 16, 2020 5:59 PM EDT

HARD COVER FICTION 1. “28 Summers” by Elin Hilderbrand (Little, Brown) 2. “The Vanishing Half” by Brit Bennett (Riverhead) 3. “Camino Winds” by John Grisham (Doubleday) 4. “A Beautifully Foolish Endeavor” by Hank Green (Dutton) 5. “Sex and...

This image released by Doubleday shows Colson Whitehead, author of the Pulitzer Prize winning novel

Library of Congress to honor author Colson Whitehead

Jul. 13, 2020 7:37 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Colson Whitehead keeps winning awards. Already this year's recipient of the Pulitzer Prize for fiction and the Orwell Prize for political fiction, Whitehead is now being honored by the Library of Congress. On Monday, it announced that he had won the Library of Congress Prize for American...

PUBLISHERS WEEKLY BEST-SELLERS

Jul. 9, 2020 1:16 PM EDT

HARD COVER FICTION 1. “28 Summers” by Elin Hilderbrand (Little, Brown) 2. “The Vanishing Half” by Brit Bennett (Riverhead) 3. “Sex and Vanity” by Kevin Kwan (Doubleday) 4. “Camino Winds” by John Grisham (Doubleday) 5. “The Summer House” by...

This combination photo shows the cover of the Pulitzer Prize winning novel

An eventful year for Pulitzer Prize winner Colson Whitehead

Jun. 30, 2020 8:49 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Even sheltering in place, Colson Whitehead has had an eventful year. Whitehead became the first fiction writer to win Pulitzers for back to back novels, “Underground Railroad” and “The Nickel Boys,” which won the Pulitzer in May and comes out in paperback this...

In this Thursday, June 25, 2020, photo, novelist Ann Patchett, right, and her business partner, Karen Hayes, left, pose in their independent bookstore, Parnassus Books, in Nashville, Tenn. Their bookstore that opened and thrived while others were closing their doors is once again defying the odds during the coronavirus pandemic. (AP Photo/Mark Humphrey)

Novelist Patchett has Nashville bookstore customers swooning

Jun. 26, 2020 12:04 PM EDT

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The Nashville bookstore that opened and thrived while others were closing their doors is once again defying the odds, thanks, in part, to its famous novelist co-owner. Throughout the pandemic, Ann Patchett has appeared on the Parnassus Books Instagram account, often in a ball gown...