Here are the best-sellers for the week that ended Sunday, July 16, compiled from data from independent and chain bookstores, book wholesalers and independent distributors nationwide, powered by NPD BookScan (c) 2017 NPD Group.
What caused Colonial settlers to run away to join up with Native American tribes, and what does that have to do with recent combat veterans returning home to find themselves missing life in the war zone? Best-selling author Sebastian Junger explores the human need for the kind of strong, intimate bonds that can be found in tribal societies in his 2016 book "Tribe: On Homecoming and Belonging."
We're halfway through the year already – yikes, more than halfway. How did this happen? And are you worried? Forget that nonsense about how the days are getting shorter – you won't notice that until sometime in late August, when the slant of the sun is suddenly a buttery gold and the shadows grow long. The real issue is this: Where are you with your reading goals?
"There are no facts in Jamaica," the folk saying goes, "only versions." That's the fitting epigraph to Roger Steffens' "So Much Things to Say: The Oral History of Bob Marley," published by W.W. Norton.
Street artist Diana "Didi" Contreras recalls the making of the official Miami Book Fair mural in Wynwood. The task took more than two weeks while Contreras worked long hours under the hot and sometimes rainy weather.
Video: Artist paints mural for Miami Book Fair
Parents of teen in live-streamed Los Banos crash in disbelief
Whale shark captured on video off coast of Marco Island
Police major who lost legs in crash takes swing on softball field