Here are the best-sellers for the week that ended Sunday, July 17, compiled from data from independent and chain bookstores, book wholesalers and independent distributors nationwide, powered by Nielsen BookScan (c) 2016, The Nielsen Co.
I am not one to wish away the summer, but between the release of the beach blockbusters and the fall literary season, there's a bit of a drought in the fresh-reads category. I'm going to fast-forward the calendar and tell you about 11 fall books I'm looking forward to. Between Bruce Springsteen's new memoir and Maria Semple's latest Seattle sendup, it's going to be hard to wait:
When Marcella Hazan died in 2013, the legendary cookbook author left us with a short stack of books, most notably her "Essentials of Classic Italian Cooking" (also legendary), and a legacy. Born in Emilia-Romagna in 1924, Hazan pretty much introduced America to traditional Italian home cooking. She also left her husband (of nearly six decades) and collaborator Victor a collection of notebooks, filled with handwritten pages, in Italian, about the ingredients she'd used over her long career. Artichokes and onions, tomatoes and zucchini, lard and pancetta and salt. Victor translated those notes and made them into a final book, called "Ingredienti" - a kind of posthumous grocery list.
Here are the best-sellers for the week that ended Sunday, July 10, compiled from data from independent and chain bookstores, book wholesalers and independent distributors nationwide, powered by Nielsen BookScan (c) 2016, The Nielsen Co.
Mega MooseCon, a tabletop gaming convention in Richburg, attracted hundreds of gaming hobbyists and designers Saturday. Gamers played from a library of games and sampled "unpublished" prototypes designers brought to the convention to get feedback, along with new games that are not yet offered in stores. The convention, which was previously held at the Moose Lodge in Rock Hill, continues Sunday from 8 a.m. to 10 p.m. at the Gateway Conference Center in Richburg.
Board gamers, designers converge at Mega MooseCon in Richburg
Police and sheriff's officers surprise campers in Clover
Rock Hill boy talks about why he wants to help children in need