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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Weeks on List
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.
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.
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.
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.
Bill O'Reilly, Bruce Feirstein, Holt, $27.00, 9781250135797
The latest by the bestselling author of Killing the Rising Sun.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.