Here are the best-sellers for the week that ended Sunday, Nov. 16, compiled from data from independent and chain bookstores, book wholesalers and independent distributors nationwide, powered by Nielsen BookScan (c) 2014, The Nielsen Co.
In what could be a precedent-setting victory for the modestly paid service-industry workers who help keep the Silicon Valley economy humming, shuttle bus drivers who take Facebook employees to and from work will vote Wednesday on whether to unionize, hoping success at the poll will lead to others joining what they say is a campaign for better pay and working conditions.
AUSTIN - Not long ago,Emily St. John Mandel was known as the author of three well-regarded literary noir novels that not a lot of people read. Call them "critically acclaimed, but terrible-selling," she says.
Peter Mehlman will likely always be best known for penning such standards as "Yada-yada-yada," "double-dipping" and "sponge-worthy" during his eight-year writer-producer run on "Seinfeld." But he has uncommon range, having been on staff at the Washington Post and "SportsBeat with Howard Cosell," as well as writing for GQ, Esquire, the Los Angeles Times and The New York Times.
Facebook wants to help you organize your social circles and keep up with technology news - but not necessarily at the same time. The social media giant on Tuesday announced the launch of two separate products: Groups, a feature it has broken off from its website into a standalone app, and FB Techwire, a page that aggregates tech news.
The four novellas by Mary Gordon would appear at first glance to have few similarities. Each story features an introspective protagonist who is initially timid and insecure, confronted with persons or situations seemingly beyond their abilities to handle.
Here are the best-sellers for the week that ended Sunday, Nov. 9, compiled from data from independent and chain bookstores, book wholesalers and independent distributors nationwide, powered by Nielsen BookScan (c) 2014, The Nielsen Co.