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Howard Johnson’s offered food, rest

By Don Himsel
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Editor's Note: Imagine Nashua: Then & Now is a weekly photo column by Don Himsel. Each week, he will feature an old photo within a … Full story    

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Best seller list

Hardcover Fiction

1. "The Nest", Cynthia D'Aprix Sweeney

2. "All the Light We Cannot See", Anthony Doerr

3. "The Girl on the Train", Paula Hawkins

4. "The Last Mile", David Baldacci

5. "Miller's Valley", Anna Quindlen

Hardcover Nonfiction

1. "When Breath Becomes Air", Paul Kalanithi

2. "The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up", Marie Kondo

3. "Lab Girl", Hope Jahren

4. "Between the World and Me", Ta-Nehisi Coates

5. "The Rainbow Comes and Goes", Anderson Cooper, Gloria Vanderbilt

Trade Paperback Fiction

1. "The Little Paris Bookshop", Nina George

2. "My Brilliant Friend", Elena Ferrante

3. "Me Before You", Jojo Moyes

4. "The Sympathizer", Viet Thanh Nguyen

5. "A Man Called Ove", Fredrik Backman

Trade Paperback Nonfiction

1. "H Is for Hawk", Helen Macdonald

2. "Dead Wake", Erik Larson

3. "Alexander Hamilton", Ron Chernow

4. "The Boys in the Boat", Daniel James Brown

5. "You Are a Badass", Jen Sincero

The Indie Best-seller List is based on reporting from hundreds of independent bookstores across the United States. For an independent bookstore near you, visit www.IndieBound.org.