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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

Page-turner vividly evokes Cold War era

At the height of the Cold War, a seemingly unassuming Soviet engineer reached out to several Americans he encountered in Moscow and offered his services. While he was initially ignored, the engineer, Adolf Tolkachev, was eventually accepted by the CIA’s Moscow station as a volunteer spy for the United States.

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Woodstock in hell: What was ‘Altamont’

If you go to a Rolling Stones concert these days, the last thing you'll probably worry about is whether you’re going to make it out alive. You will get gouged by the beer vendor, but there’s little if any danger.

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This week's best-sellers from Publishers Weekly

Here are the best-sellers for the week that ended Sunday, Aug. 21, compiled from data from independent and chain bookstores, book wholesalers and independent distributors nationwide, powered by Nielsen BookScan (c) 2016, The Nielsen Co.

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‘The Underground Railroad’ lives up to the hype

The calendar year hasn’t even slipped into September, and Colson Whitehead’s “The Underground Railroad” is already being talked about as the book of the year (and that’s with a slew of big books heading our way in the fall, including works from Ann Patchett, Zadie Smith and Jonathan Safran Foer).

Books

Best-sellers

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

Videos

Health care panel debates options for Idaho's working poor

The panel of Idaho lawmakers reviewing options for improving health care for the state's working poor heard from an expert on state Medicaid options and from an Idaho Falls family doctor who only takes cash and often gets tips from patients.
Bill Dentzer bdentzer@idahostatesman.com
Health care panel debates options for Idaho's working poor 2:24

Health care panel debates options for Idaho's working poor

Boise mayor grants boy's wish for 'Gamer's Day' 2:04

Boise mayor grants boy's wish for 'Gamer's Day'

208 Ensemble 1:40

208 Ensemble

Boise State Athletic Director Curt Apsey 9:37

Boise State Athletic Director Curt Apsey