Ever since I learned that the Broadway musical "Hamilton" was inspired by a prizewinning biography, my mind has been roaming over other books about the Founding Fathers that are feats of great storytelling.
Here are the best-sellers for the week that ended Sunday, Aug. 14, compiled from data from independent and chain bookstores, book wholesalers and independent distributors nationwide, powered by Nielsen BookScan (c) 2016, The Nielsen Co.
They came not to bury punk but to praise it. Twenty years ago, Legs McNeil and Gillian McCain published "Please Kill Me: The Uncensored Oral History of Punk" with Grove Press. The format was ingenious - no single person could lay claim to know the whole of the sprawling, anarchically creative, drug-riddled scene.
The artificial playing surface at Turlock (Calif.) High School's Joe Debely has been deemed unplayable, forcing Turlock and Pitman to find other venues for their upcoming football games. Pitman was slated to open the 2016 season on Friday, Aug. 26, 2016, against Modesto's Downey High School. (email@example.com)
Turlock's Joe Debely Stadium closed until further notice