National Indie Bestsellers

    Bestseller List for October 11, 2017
    Based on sales for the week ending October 8, 2017
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      Trade Paperback Nonfiction Last Week/
    Weeks on List
    1. Being Mortal
    Atul Gawande, Picador USA, $16.00, 9781250076229
    Practicing surgeon Gawande tackles the hardest challenge of his profession: how medicine can not only improve life but also the process of its ending.
    1/5
    2. The Glass Castle
    Jeannette Walls, Scribner, $17.00, 9781501171581
    A lovely telling of a most bizarre upbringing. Now a major motion picture.
    2/12
    3. 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.
    3/116
    4. Rogue Heroes
    Ben Macintyre, Broadway, $16.00, 9781101904183
    By the bestselling author of A Spy Among Friends--the untold story of one of WWII's most important secret military units.
    4/6
    5. 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.
    5/30
    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.
    7/16
    7. HBR's 10 Must Reads on Emotional Intelligence
    Harvard Business School Press, $24.95, 9781633690196
    Ten articles from the Harvard Business Review archive selected to help you boost your emotional skills--and your professional success.
    6/60
    8. On Trails
    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.
    9/14
    9. 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.
    11/40
    10. Born to Run
    Bruce Springsteen, S&S, $19.99, 9781501141522
    In his insightful memoir Springsteen demonstrates the same honesty, humor, and originality found in his songs.
    8/4
    11. The Girl With the Lower Back Tattoo
    Amy Schumer, Gallery, $16.00, 9781501139895
    Emmy Award-winner Schumer's refreshingly candid and uproariously funny collection of extremely personal and observational essays.
    10/9
    12. The Lost City of the Monkey God
    Douglas Preston, Grand Central, $15.99, 9781455540013
    Preston's book is an eyewitness account of one of the great discoveries of the 21st century.
    12/4
    13. 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.
    15/26
    14. 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.
    13/31
    15. How to Fight- Debut
    Thich Nhat Hanh, Jason DeAntonis (Illus.), Parallax Press, $9.95, 9781941529867
    Learn how to relax the bonds of anger, attachment, and delusion through mindfulness and kindness toward ourselves and others.
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