National Indie Bestsellers

    Bestseller List for August 9, 2017
    Based on sales for the week ending August 6, 2017
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      Trade Paperback Nonfiction Last Week/
    Weeks on List
    1. The Glass Castle
    Jeannette Walls, Scribner, $17.00, 9781501171581
    A lovely telling of a most bizarre upbringing. Now a major motion picture.
    1/3
    2. You Are a Badass
    Jen Sincero, Running Press, $16.00, 9780762447695
    Sincero helps you understand why you are how you are, how to love what you can't change, how to change what you don't love, and how to start living the kind of life you used to be jealous of.
    2/107
    3. On Trails: An Exploration
    Robert Moor, S&S, $16.00, 9781476739236
    A wondrous exploration of how trails help us understand the world--from invisible ant trails to hiking paths that span continents, from interstate highways to the Internet.
    3/5
    4. On Tyranny
    Timothy Snyder, Tim Duggan Books, $7.99, 9780804190114
    Today, our political order faces new threats, not unlike the totalitarianism of the 20th century. We are no wiser than the Europeans who saw democracy yield to fascism, Nazism, or communism. Our one advantage is that we might learn from their experience.
    4/21
    5. Dunkirk
    Joshua Levine, Morrow, $16.99, 9780062740304
    The epic true story of the Battle of Dunkirk. Now a major motion picture.
    8/3
    6. Invisible Influence
    Jonah Berger, S&S, $16.00, 9781476759739
    The bestselling author of Contagious explores the subtle, secret influences that affect the decisions we make.
    6/7
    7. Originals
    Adam Grant, Penguin, $17.00, 9780143128854
    Grant examines how people can champion new ideas--and how leaders can encourage originality in their organizations.
    12/26
    8. The Zookeeper's Wife
    Diane Ackerman, Norton, $15.95, 9780393354256
    The true story of zookeepers Jan and Antonina Zabinski, who hid hundreds of Polish Jews during WWII, based on Antonina's diaries.
    5/26
    9. The Genius of Birds
    Jennifer Ackerman, Penguin, $17.00, 9780399563126
    Ackerman delivers an extraordinary story that will give readers a new appreciation for the exceptional talents of birds and let them discover what birds can reveal about our changing world.
    11/17
    10. Evicted
    Matthew Desmond, Broadway, $17.00, 9780553447453
    Desmond transforms our understanding of extreme poverty and economic exploitation while providing fresh ideas for solving a devastating, uniquely American problem.
    9/23
    11. No Is Not Enough
    Naomi Klein, Haymarket Books, $16.95, 9781608468904
    Klein provides a road map to reclaiming the populist ground from those who would divide us--one that sets a bold course for winning the fair and caring world we want and need.
    7/8
    12. Hero of the Empire
    Candice Millard, Anchor, $17.00, 9780307948786
    Millard's thrilling narrative of Winston Churchill's extraordinary and little-known exploits during the Boer War.
    14/10
    13. White Trash
    Nancy Isenberg, Penguin, $17.00, 9780143129677
    We acknowledge racial injustice as an ugly stain on our nation's history. With Isenberg's book, we will have to face the truth about the enduring, malevolent nature of class as well.
    10/18
    14. We Are Never Meeting in Real Life
    Samantha Irby, Vintage, $15.95, 9781101912195
    With We Are Never Meeting in Real Life, blogger and comedian Irby turns the serio-comic essay into an art form.
    13/10
    15. HBR's 10 Must Reads on Managing Yourself
    Harvard Business School Press, $24.95, 9781422157992
    A collection of Harvard Business Review articles to help you maximize yourself.
    15/31

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