National Indie Bestsellers - Hardcover Nonfiction

    Bestseller List for April 19, 2017
    Based on sales for the week ending April 16, 2017
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      Hardcover Nonfiction Last Week/
    Weeks on List
    1. Hillbilly Elegy
    J.D. Vance, Harper, $27.99, 9780062300546
    By a former Marine and Yale Law School graduate, a powerful account of growing up in a poor Rust Belt town that offers a broader, probing look at the struggles of America's white working class.
    1/36
    2. Hallelujah Anyway
    Anne Lamott, Riverhead, $20.00, 9780735213586
    A powerful exploration of mercy, its limitless (if sometimes hidden) presence, why we ignore it, and how we can embrace it. An April 2017 Indie Next List Great Read.
    2/2
    3. The Subtle Art of Not Giving A F*ck
    Mark Manson, HarperOne, $24.99, 9780062457714
    Superstar blogger Manson shows us how to stop trying to be "positive" all the time so that we can truly become better, happier people.
    9/2
    4. The Book of Joy
    The Dalai Lama, Archbishop Desmond Tutu, Avery, $26.00, 9780399185045
    In this unique collaboration, the Dalai Lama and Archbishop Desmond Tutu offer a reflection on lives filled with pain and turmoil, in the midst of which they discovered a level of peace, courage, and joy that we can all aspire to.
    3/19
    5. Old School
    Bill O'Reilly, Bruce Feirstein, Holt, $27.00, 9781250135797
    The latest by the bestselling author of Killing the Rising Sun.
    7/3
    6. The Hidden Life of Trees
    Peter Wohlleben, Greystone Books, $24.95, 9781771642484
    After reading Wohlleben's fascinating book about the complex life of trees, a walk in the woods will never be the same. A September 2016 Indie Next List Great Read.
    4/31
    7. The Stranger in the Woods
    Michael Finkel, Knopf, $25.95, 9781101875681
    Finkel tells the remarkable true story of a man who lived alone in the woods of Maine for 27 years. A March 2017 Indie Next List Great Read.
    5/6
    8. South and West
    Joan Didion, Knopf, $21.00, 9781524732790
    Two extended excerpts from Didion's never-before-seen notebooks--writings that offer an illuminating glimpse into the mind and process of a legendary writer.
    6/6
    9. When Breath Becomes Air
    Paul Kalanithi, Random House, $25.00, 9780812988406
    This profoundly moving and exquisitely observed memoir by a young neurosurgeon faced with a terminal cancer diagnosis is a January 2016 Indie Next List Great Read.
    8/61
    10. Killing the Rising Sun
    Bill O'Reilly, Martin Dugard, Holt, $30.00, 9781627790628
    Killing the Rising Sun details the final moments of World War II like never before.
    13/30
    11. Get Your Sh*t Together- Debut
    Sarah Knight, Little Brown, $18.99, 9780316505079
    Knight's no-holds-barred guide to cutting through the cycle of self-sabotage to get happy and stay that way.
    /1
    12. Wealth Can't Wait- Debut
    David Osborn, Paul Morris, Greenleaf, $22.95, 9781626344198
    Osborn and Morris' five-part strategy outlines what is required to build wealth and enjoy more financial freedom throughout your life.
    /1
    13. Unshakeable
    Tony Robbins, S&S, $26.00, 9781501164583
    Robbins provides a step-by-step playbook to transform your financial life and accelerate your path to financial freedom.
    10/7
    14. Dear Ijeawele, or a Feminist Manifesto in Fifteen Suggestions
    Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie, Knopf, $15.00, 9781524733131
    From the bestselling author of Americanah and We Should All Be Feminists comes a powerful new statement about feminism today--written as a letter to a friend.
    /5
    15. Born a Crime
    Trevor Noah, Spiegel & Grau, $28.00, 9780399588174
    Noah's compelling, inspiring, and comically sublime coming-of-age memoir--set during the twilight of apartheid and the tumultuous days of freedom that followed--is a December 2016 Indie Next List Great Read.
    12/22

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