The Indie Biography & Memoir Bestseller List

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    Based on sales at independent bookstores nationwide for the eight-week period ending October 30, 2016.

    1. Born to Run
    Bruce Springsteen, S&S, $32.50, 9781501141515

    2. The Girl With the Lower Back Tattoo
    Amy Schumer, Gallery, $28, 9781501139888

    3. When Breath Becomes Air
    Paul Kalanithi, Random House, $25, 9780812988406

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

    5. Alexander Hamilton
    Ron Chernow, Penguin, $20, 9780143034759

    6. Between the World and Me
    Ta-Nehisi Coates, Spiegel & Grau, $25, 9780812993547

    7. M Train
    Patti Smith, Vintage, $16, 9781101910160

    8. Love Warrior
    Glennon Doyle Melton, Flatiron, $25.99, 9781250075727

    9. Barbarian Days
    William Finnegan, Penguin, $17, 9780143109396

    10. Hero of the Empire
    Candice Millard, Doubleday, $30, 9780385535731

    11. The Wright Brothers
    David McCullough, S&S, $17, 9781476728759

    12. Sully
    Chesley B. Sullenberger III, Jeffrey Zaslow, Morrow, $15.99, 9780062561206

    13. My Life on the Road
    Gloria Steinem, Random House, $18, 9780345408167

    14. Just Mercy
    Bryan Stevenson, Spiegel & Grau, $16, 9780812984965

    15. Shoe Dog
    Phil Knight, Scribner, $29, 9781501135910

    16. Year of Yes
    Shonda Rhimes, S&S, $16, 9781476777122

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

    18. Why Not Me?
    Mindy Kaling, Three Rivers Press, $16, 9780804138161

    19. My Own Words
    Ruth Bader Ginsburg, S&S, $30, 9781501145247

    20. I Am Malala
    Malala Yousafzai, Back Bay, $16, 9780316322423

    21. The Pigeon Tunnel
    John le Carré, Viking, $28, 9780735220775

    22. Primates of Park Avenue
    Wednesday Martin, S&S, $16, 9781476762715

    23. Heads in Beds: A Reckless Memoir of Hotels, Hustles, and So-Called Hospitality
    Jacob Tomsky, Anchor, $8.99, 9781101973745

    24. Night
    Elie Wiesel, FSG, $9.95, 9780374500016

    25. American Heiress
    Jeffrey Toobin, Doubleday, $28.95, 9780385536714