The Indie Biography & Memoir Bestseller List

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    Based on sales at independent bookstores nationwide for the eight-week period ending July 20, 2014.

    1. The Boys in the Boat
    Daniel James Brown, Penguin, $17, 9780143125471

    2. Hard Choices
    Hillary Rodham Clinton, S&S, $35, 9781476751443

    3. Unbroken
    Laura Hillenbrand, Random House, $28, 9781400064168

    4. Wild
    Cheryl Strayed, Vintage, $15.95, 9780307476074

    5. Orange Is the New Black
    Piper Kerman, Spiegel & Grau, $16, 9780812986181

    6. I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings
    Maya Angelou, Ballantine, $6.99, 9780345514400

    7. Tibetan Peach Pie
    Tom Robbins, Ecco, $27.99, 9780062267405

    8. Brain on Fire
    Susannah Cahalan, S&S, $16, 9781451621389

    9. A Fighting Chance
    Elizabeth Warren, Metropolitan, $28, 9781627790529

    10. Proof of Heaven
    Eben Alexander, M.D., S&S, $15.99, 9781451695199

    11. Can’t We Talk About Something More Pleasant?
    Roz Chast, Bloomsbury, $28, 9781608198061

    12. The Girls of Atomic City
    Denise Kiernan, Touchstone, $16, 9781451617535

    13. Stress Test
    Timothy F. Geithner, Crown, $35, 9780804138598

    14. The Closer
    Mariano Rivera, Little Brown, $28, 9780316400732

    15. No Easy Day
    Mark Owen, NAL, $16, 9780451468741

    16. I Am Malala
    Malala Yousafzai, Little Brown, $26, 9780316322409

    17. Bossypants
    Tina Fey, Reagan Arthur/Little Brown, $9, 9780316056892

    18. The Glass Castle
    Jeannette Walls, Scribner, $16, 9780743247542

    19. Lone Survivor
    Marcus Luttrell, Little Brown, $9, 9780316324069

    20. A House in the Sky
    Amanda Lindhout, Sara Corbett, Scribner, $16, 9781451645613

    21. Service
    Marcus Luttrell, Back Bay, $8, 9780316185370

    22. Empty Mansions
    Bill Dedman, Paul Clark Newell, Jr., Ballantine, $17, 9780345534538

    23. My Beloved World
    Sonia Sotomayor, Vintage, $15.95, 9780345804839

    24. Empire of the Summer Moon
    S.C. Gwynne, Scribner, $17, 9781416591061

    25. 10% Happier
    Dan Harris, It Books, $25.99, 9780062265425