Cult ditches alternative facts for alternative history

(Screenshot: American Horror Story: Cult) American Horror StorySeason 7 Shows have been accused, rightly so, of increasingly creating “fan service” episodes, appearing to pick storylines (or at the very least, sexual tension) right from the pages of a Tumblr blog. This week’s AHS—at least the very extended flashback to the ’60s and ’70s—definitely seems like …

Indie Bestsellers for the week of Oct. 15

HARDCOVER FICTION 1. Origin: Dan Brown, Doubleday 2. A Legacy of Spies: John le Carré, Viking 3. Manhattan Beach: Jennifer Egan, Scribner 4. Little Fires Everywhere: Celeste Ng, Penguin Press 5. Fresh Complaint: Jeffrey Eugenides, FSG 6. A Gentleman in Moscow: Amor Towles, Viking 7. The Golden House: Salman Rushdie, Random House 8. A Column …

Sailing Daily, Crowley Will Have Transported More Than 9,500 Cargo Loads to Puerto Rico Since Hurricane Maria by Week’s End; Cargo Volumes 40 Percent Above Normal

Crowley vessel arrives in San Juan for offloading supplies after Hurricane Maria. (Photo by Xavier Garcia). Given all that the island needs, we view all cargo – government and commercial – as vital to our recovery. We are encouraged to see commercial customers slowly begin to get back up and running. San Juan, Puerto …