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  1. Best-sellers

    01.22 / 11:05 miamiherald.com MiamiHerald-Books
    Rankings for hard-cover books sold in Southern California, as reported by selected book stores: Nonfiction 1."Hillbilly Elegy," by J.D. Vance (Harper: $27.99) The investment banker's account of growing up poor … Click to Continue…
  2. Book helps seniors navigate Facebook with '12 Easy Lessons'

    01.18 / 17:00 miamiherald.com MiamiHerald-Books
    NAME: "Facebook for Seniors: Connect With Friends and Family in 12 Easy Lessons," by Carrie, Chris and Cheryl Ewin (No Starch Press, 332 pp., $24.95) WHAT: An easy-to-follow guide for … Click to Continue…
  3. Korean novelist evokes horrors of Gwangju massacre

    01.18 / 10:17 miamiherald.com MiamiHerald-Books
    "Human Acts: A Novel" by Han Kang; Hogarth (224 pages, $22) In May of 1980, the South Korean government turned its guns on its own people, murdering hundreds in the … Click to Continue…
  4. Small-town secrets and murders highlight Jane Harper's debut

    01.18 / 10:16 miamiherald.com MiamiHerald-Books
    "The Dry" by Jane Harper; Flatiron Books (336 pages, $25.99) --- Journalist Jane Harper's debut novel, "The Dry," is already a best-seller in her native Australia and was released Jan. … Click to Continue…
  5. Book reveals drama surrounding 1942 Rose Bowl at Duke, World War II

    01.15 / 21:23 miamiherald.com MiamiHerald-Books
    "Fields of Battle: Pearl Harbor, The Rose Bowl, and the Boys Who Went to War" by Brian Curtis; Flatiron Press (320 pages, $29.99) --- When United States military officials said … Click to Continue…
  6. 'They All Saw a Cat' leads children's book roundup

    01.15 / 21:21 miamiherald.com MiamiHerald-Books
    'THEY ALL SAW A CAT' BY BRENDAN WENZEL Chronicle, $16.99, ages 3 to 5 There's a little bit of Henri Rousseau's dreamy primitivism, a little bit of Eric Carle's bracing … Click to Continue…
  7. This week's best-sellers from Publishers Weekly

    01.15 / 21:19 miamiherald.com MiamiHerald-Books
    Here are the best-sellers for the week that ended Sunday, Jan. 8, compiled from data from independent and chain bookstores, book wholesalers and independent distributors nationwide, powered by Nielsen BookScan … Click to Continue…
  8. Best-sellers

    01.15 / 21:17 miamiherald.com MiamiHerald-Books
    Rankings for hard-cover books sold in Southern California, as reported by selected book stores: Nonfiction 1."The Princess Diarist," by Carrie Fisher (Blue Rider Press: $26) The actress revisits her "Star … Click to Continue…
  9. Best-sellers

    01.15 / 21:15 miamiherald.com MiamiHerald-Books
    Rankings for hard-cover books sold in Southern California, as reported by selected book stores: Fiction 1."The Underground Railroad," by Colson Whitehead (Doubleday: $26.95) A slave escapes via the Underground Railroad. … Click to Continue…
  10. 9 ways to read more books in 2017

    01.12 / 16:36 miamiherald.com MiamiHerald-Books
    So you’re still sorting through your resolutions for the new year, one of which is to read more. Easier said than done, right? Wrong. Here are a few tips to … Click to Continue »…
  11. Earl Wells, founder of Miami’s first black bookstore, dies at 91

    01.10 / 23:35 miamiherald.com MiamiHerald-Books
    Retirement means different things to people. For Earl Wells, who died Dec. 24 at 91, retirement meant embarking on a mission that changed the cultural landscape of Miami. In 1978, … Click to Continue…
  12. Annalee walks and has sex in her sleep — now she’s dead

    01.06 / 19:36 miamiherald.com MiamiHerald-Books
    Sex, secrets and the mysteries of sleep: These are the provocative ingredients in Chris Bohjalian’s spooky thriller, “The Sleepwalker.” It’s a dark, Hitchcockian novel featuring two beautiful icy blondes reminiscent … Click to Continue »…
  13. Joyce's 'Portrait' helps us read ourselves

    01.04 / 19:00 miamiherald.com MiamiHerald-Books
    Ezra Pound assessed it as "the nearest thing to Flaubertian prose that we have now in English." W.B. Yeats designated its author as "the most remarkable new talent in Ireland … Click to Continue…
  14. Hitler’s ‘Mein Kampf’ a bestseller in Germany

    01.03 / 17:32 miamiherald.com MiamiHerald-Books
    From the those-who-don’t-remember-history-are-doomed-to-repeat-it department: Adolf Hitler’s “Mein Kampf” is a hit in Germany again. About 85,000 copies of an annotated edition of “Mein Kampf” have been sold since it was … Click to Continue »…
  15. 2016 was a great year for fiction. Here are the year’s best books

    12.30 / 15:49 miamiherald.com MiamiHerald-Books
    Plenty of people are complaining about what a terrible year 2016 was, but in one area, we were lucky: It was a great year for fiction. While none of us … Click to Continue…
  16. 'Wolf Boys': How two Texas teens became deadly drug cartel assassins

    12.28 / 17:03 miamiherald.com MiamiHerald-Books
    Dan Slater was in New York, freshly laid off from The Wall Street Journal and wondering what was next for him. On a June morning in 2009 a headline in … Click to Continue…
  17. Author's book on Mary J. Blige was more than 20 years in the making

    12.28 / 09:46 miamiherald.com MiamiHerald-Books
    Danny Alexander has been writing about music for decades for various print and online media. He spent three years exploring the music of one of his favorite artists, Mary J. … Click to Continue…
  18. Clive Cussler channels Dirk Pitt for second book of classic cars

    12.28 / 09:46 miamiherald.com MiamiHerald-Books
    "Built to Thrill: More Classic Automobiles from Clive Cussler and Dirk Pitt" by Clive Cussler, photographs by Dayna Cussler and Jason Toft; G.P. Putnam's Sons (208 pages, $60) --- Life … Click to Continue…
  19. There was a lot more to Beatrix Potter than Peter Rabbit, as author's book shows

    12.21 / 15:11 miamiherald.com MiamiHerald-Books
    Generations of readers have loved Beatrix Potter's books without giving much thought to the woman who wrote and illustrated them. Who was Beatrix Potter? Perhaps a proper young Victorian who … Click to Continue…
  20. In 'Cooking for Jeffrey,' Ina Garten shares food, love, loyalty

    12.20 / 16:44 miamiherald.com MiamiHerald-Books
    Every author would like to channel Ina Garten's success. On the strength of pre-sales alone, her latest cookbook, "Cooking for Jeffrey," was the No. 2 seller in Amazon's cookbook category … Click to Continue…