The Indie Politics & Current Events Bestseller List

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    Based on sales at independent bookstores nationwide for the eight-week period ending July 17, 2016.

    1. Dark Money: The Hidden History of the Billionaires Behind the Rise of the Radical Right
    Jane Mayer, Doubleday, $29.95, 9780385535595

    2. Crisis of Character: A White House Secret Service Officer Discloses His Firsthand Experience With Hillary, Bill, and How They Operate
    Gary J. Byrne, Center Street, $27, 9781455568871

    3. 13 Hours: The Inside Account of What Really Happened in Benghazi
    Mitchell Zuckoff, Twelve, $16.99, 9781455538447

    4. Saving Capitalism: For the Many, Not the Few
    Robert B. Reich, Vintage, $15, 9780345806222

    5. Who Rules the World?
    Noam Chomsky, Metropolitan, $28, 9781627793810

    6. Assholes: A Theory of Donald Trump
    Aaron James, Doubleday, $15.95, 9780385542036

    7. Evicted: Poverty and Profit in the American City
    Matthew Desmond, Crown, $28, 9780553447439

    8. The Residence: Inside the Private World of the White House
    Kate Andersen Brower, Harper, $15.99, 9780062305206

    9. First Women: The Grace and Power of America’s Modern First Ladies
    Kate Andersen Brower, Harper, $28.99, 9780062439659

    10. Listen, Liberal: Or, What Ever Happened to the Party of the People?
    Thomas Frank, Metropolitan, $27, 9781627795395

    11. Black Man, White House: An Oral History of the Obama Years
    D.L. Hughley, Morrow, $27.99, 9780062399793

    12. Killing Reagan
    Bill O’Reilly, Martin Dugard, Holt, $30, 9781627792417

    13. Wake Up America: The Nine Virtues That Made Our Nation Great — and Why We Need Them More Than Ever
    Eric Bolling, St. Martin’s, $25.99, 9781250112507

    14. Ratf**ked: The True Story Behind the Secret Plan to Steal America’s Democracy
    David Daley, Liveright, $26.95, 9781631491627

    15. The Rise and Fall of Nations: Forces of Change in the Post-Crisis World
    Ruchir Sharma, Norton, $27.95, 9780393248890

    16. If You Can Keep It: The Forgotten Promise of American Liberty
    Eric Metaxas, Viking, $26, 9781101979983

    17. Bernie
    Ted Rall, Seven Stories Press, $16.95, 9781609806989

    18. This Changes Everything: Capitalism vs. the Climate
    Naomi Klein, S&S, $16.99, 9781451697391

    19. The Politicians and the Egalitarians: The Hidden History of American Politics
    Sean Wilentz, Norton, $28.95, 9780393285024

    20. Far and Away: Reporting From the Brink of Change
    Andrew Solomon, Scribner, $30, 9781476795041

    21. Black Flags: The Rise of Isis
    Joby Warrick, Doubleday, $28.95, 9780385538213

    22. And Then All Hell Broke Loose: Two Decades in the Middle East
    Richard Engel, S&S, $27, 9781451635119

    23. The Great Divide: Unequal Societies and What We Can Do About Them
    Joseph E. Stiglitz, Norton, $17.95, 9780393352184

    24. Dealing With China: An Insider Unmasks the New Economic Superpower
    Henry M. Paulson, Jr., Twelve, $17.99, 9781455504206

    25. Crippled America: How to Make America Great Again
    Donald J. Trump, Threshold Editions, $25, 9781501137969