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For the first time in history, the president of the United States is facing a second impeachment. Following the riots on the Capitol, the House passed a charge of "incitement of insurrection." A look at this unprecedented event and some surprising support from Republicans. 

Here are the bestsellers for the week that ended Saturday, Jan. 9, compiled from data from independent and chain bookstores, book wholesalers and independent distributors nationwide, powered by NPD BookScan © 2020 NPD Group. (Reprinted from Publishers Weekly, published by PWxyz LLC. © 2020, PWxyz LLC.) HARDCOVER FICTION 1. Star Wars: The High Republic: Light of the Jedi. Charles Soule. Del Rey ...

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In the 1978 novel "The Turner Diaries," an underground revolutionary group of self-proclaimed patriots known as "the Organization" attacks the U.S. Capitol. A car bombing of FBI headquarters kills hundreds. In "The Day of the Rope," members of "the Organization" publicly hang members of Congress, journalists and others they deem traitors. The goal, of course: to overthrow a federal government ...

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"A Stranger at the Door" by Jason Pinter; Thomas & Mercer (392 pages, $15.95) ——— Jason Pinter confidently delivers a solid police procedural and an emotional domestic thriller in the outstanding “A Stranger at the Door,” his second novel about Rachel Marin, a single mother of two who works as a forensic consultant to the police in Ashby, Illinois. “A Stranger at the Door” strikes an ...

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It's a new year, and time for hope and self-examination and ... maybe some new books? Visit your local bookstore and wish them well for 2021 — and don't miss that new-in-paperback table, which might hold these recommended titles and many more. "A Beautiful Crime" by Christopher Bollen (HarperCollins, $16.99). "What makes the crime in Bollen's stylish new novel so beautiful is that the perps' ...

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For more than 25 years, millions of people have awakened and grabbed not their phones, but paper, filling stream-of-consciousness "Morning Pages" — a creativity-boosting ritual first prescribed in author Julia Cameron's breakthrough book, "The Artist's Way." (The book has sold more than 5 million copies.) Now, Cameron has published "The Listening Path," which lays out a six-week method of ...

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Robert Jones Jr. liked to jump double Dutch outside the Brooklyn home he grew up in. But his grandfather, a staunch follower of the Nation of Islam, forbade it. He wasn't even allowed to be afraid. Men don't fear, his grandfather believed. "He presented a very particular and stringent type of masculinity that did not have a lot of room for me," Jones, now 49, said. And the Christians in his ...

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If you’re still searching for a sliver of good news to take away from 2020 — good news that bridges partisan divisions, cultural chasms and pandemic procedures — consider this tidbit: We are all probably reading way more books these days. In fact, according to NPD BookScan, sales of print books climbed nearly 10 percent in the past 12 months. Sure, a majority of those sales went to ...

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"The Rib King" by Ladee Hubbard; Amistad (384 pages, $27.99) ——— Until recently — so recently it’s shameful to think about it — the smiling faces of Black servants like Uncle Ben and Aunt Jemima were a long-accepted way to market food and other domestic products. Few consumers wondered what the stories behind those faces might be. In her terrific new novel, "The Rib King," Ladee Hubbard looks ...

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“Black Firsts: 500 Years of Trailblazing Achievements and Ground-Breaking Events” by Jessie Carney Smith; Visible Ink Press (704 pages; $29.95) ––– It’s painful being a pioneer. “Black Firsts: 500 Years of Trailblazing Achievements and Ground-Breaking Events” is a proud celebration of Black success. But its thousands of entries – groundbreakers in every field – often come with nagging ...