Books

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Best-sellers

Rankings for hard-cover books sold in Southern California, as reported by selected book stores:

Books

Best-sellers

Rankings for hard-cover books sold in Southern California, as reported by selected book stores:

Books

This week's best-sellers from Publishers Weekly

Here are the best-sellers for the week that ended Sunday, Feb. 19, compiled from data from independent and chain bookstores, book wholesalers and independent distributors nationwide, powered by NPD BookScan (c) 2017 NPD Group.

Books

'True South' is a fresh look at 'Eyes on the Prize' � and a reminder of the ongoing civil rights struggle

I first encountered "Eyes on the Prize" in high school, as many children of the '80s did. The stories and images of the civil rights movement made their mark on me: The savage murder of Emmett Till, the courage of marchers who faced down beatings and police dogs, and the dogged persistence (and occasional failing) of Martin Luther King Jr. came to vivid life before my eyes. At the time I assumed this six-hour documentary series was merely the latest look at this recent history. I had no conception of the mountains that were moved to bring all of it to the screen.

Videos

Les Bois Film Festival trailer highlights nature films

Here's a preview of the Les Bois Film Festival, which is March 4 at the Egyptian Theatre in Boise.
Courtesy of the Les Bois Film Festival ccripe@idahostatesman.com
Les Bois Film Festival trailer highlights nature films 1:46

Les Bois Film Festival trailer highlights nature films

Finding ways to learn about climate change 0:59

Finding ways to learn about climate change

4,000 elk, 15 tons of hay per day in one cool, time-lapse video 2:10

4,000 elk, 15 tons of hay per day in one cool, time-lapse video

Here's how Tamarack prevents avalanches 0:50

Here's how Tamarack prevents avalanches