The Indie Politics & Current Events Bestseller List

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    Indie bestseller logoBased on sales at independent bookstores nationwide for the eight-week period ending October 29, 2017.                                          

    1. What Happened        
    Hillary Rodham Clinton (S&S, $30, 9781501175565)

    2. We Were Eight Years in Power           
    Ta-Nehisi Coates (One World, $28, 9780399590566)

    3. Hillbilly Elegy
    J.D. Vance (Harper, $27.99, 9780062300546)

    4. Al Franken, Giant of the Senate
    Al Franken (Twelve, $28, 9781455540419)

    5. Unbelievable
    Katy Tur (Dey Street, $26.99, 9780062684929)

    6. On Tyranny
    Timothy Snyder (Tim Duggan Books, $7.99, 9780804190114)

    7. No Is Not Enough
    Naomi Klein (Haymarket Books, $16.95, 9781608468904)

    8. The American Spirit
    David McCullough (S&S, 9781501174216, $25)

    9. Weapons of Math Destruction: How Big Data Increases Inequality and Threatens Democracy
    Cathy O’Neil (Broadway, $16, 9780553418835)

    10. Devil’s Bargain
    Joshua Green (Penguin Press, $27, 9780735225022)       

    11. Dark Money
    Jane Mayer (Anchor, $17, 9780307947901)

    12. Our Revolution: A Future to Believe In
    Bernie Sanders (A Thomas Dunne Book for St. Martin’s Griffin, $17.99, 9781250145000)

    13. Antifa: The Anti-Fascist Handbook
    Mark Bray (Melville House Publishing, $16.99, 9781612197036)

    14. The Dangerous Case of Donald Trump: 27 Psychiatrists and Mental Health Experts Assess a President
    Bandy X. Lee (Thomas Dunne Books, $27.99, 9781250179456)

    15. One Nation After Trump: A Guide for the Perplexed, the Disillusioned, the Desperate, and the Not-Yet Deported
    E.J. Dionne, et al. (St. Martin’s, $25.99, 9781250164056)

    16. Thanks, Obama: My Hopey, Changey White House Years
    David Litt (Ecco, $27.99, 9780062568458)           

    17. Scalia Speaks: Reflections on Law, Faith, and Life Well Lived
    Antonin Scalia (Crown Forum, $30, 9780525573326)       

    18. Drawdown: The Most Comprehensive Plan Ever Proposed to Reverse Global Warming
    Paul Hawken (Ed.) (Penguin, $22, 9780143130444)

    19. Conscience of a Conservative
    Jeff Flake (Random House, $27, 9780399592911)

    20. Beyond the Messy Truth: How We Came Apart, How We Come Together
    Van Jones (Ballantine, $27, 9780399180026)

    21. The Future Is History: How Totalitarianism Reclaimed Russia
    Masha Gessen (Riverhead, $28, 9781594634536 )

    22. Democracy in Chains: The Deep History of the Radical Right’s Stealth Plan for America
    Nancy MacLean (Viking, $28, 9781101980965)

    23. The Color of Law: A Forgotten History of How Our Government Segregated America
    Richard Rothstein (Liveright, $27.95, 9781631492853)

    24. Dear Ijeawele, or a Feminist Manifesto in Fifteen Suggestions
    Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie (Knopf, $15, 9781524733131)

    25. Notes on a Foreign Country: An American Abroad in a Post-American World
    Suzy Hansen (FSG, $26, 9780374280048)