National Indie Bestsellers

    Bestseller List for December 6, 2017
    Based on sales for the week ending December 3, 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.
    1/13
    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.
    3/124
    3. Being a Dog
    Alexandra Horowitz, Scribner, $17.00, 9781476796024
    The bestselling author of Inside of a Dog explains how dogs experience the world through their most spectacular organ: the nose.
    4/7
    4. 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.
    5/12
    5. The Undoing Project
    Michael Lewis, Norton, $16.95, 9780393354775
    Lewis tells the incredible true story about how a Nobel Prize-winning theory of the mind altered our perception of reality.
    2/5
    6. Thank You for Being Late
    Thomas L. Friedman, Picador USA, $18.00, 9781250141224
    With his trademark vitality, wit, and optimism, Friedman shows that we can overcome the multiple stresses of an age of accelerations--if we slow down, if we dare to be late and use the time to re-imagine work, politics, and community.
    6/6
    7. 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.
    7/24
    8. 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.
    11/38
    9. 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.
    8/14
    10. The Silk Roads: A New History of the World- Debut
    Peter Frankopan, Vintage, $20.00, 9781101912379
    The epic history of the crossroads of the world--the meeting place of East and West and the birthplace of civilization.
    /1
    11. 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.
    9/22
    12. The Old Farmer's Almanac 2018- Debut
    Old Farmer's Almanac, $7.95, 9781571987358
    The annual almanac of weather, astrology, calendars, gardening tips, home remedies, and more all in the inimitably useful and humorous way it has done since 1792.
    /1
    13. 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.
    12/68
    14. 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.
    13/48
    15. 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.
    /28

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