The Indie Travel Literature Bestseller List

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    Based on sales at independent bookstores nationwide for the eight-week period ending June 25, 2017.

    1. The Lost City of Z
    David Grann, Vintage, $16.95, 9780525434658

    2. Atlas Obscura
    Joshua Foer, et al., Workman, $35, 9780761169086

    3. The Road to Little Dribbling
    Bill Bryson, Anchor, $16.95, 9780804172714

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

    5. Ruthless River: Love and Survival by Raft on the Amazon’s Relentless Madre de Dios
    Holly Fitzgerald, Vintage, $16, 9780525432777

    6. The Oregon Trail
    Rinker Buck, S&S, $16.99, 9781451659177

    7. The New York Times: Footsteps: From Ferrante’s Naples to Hammett’s San Francisco, Literary Pilgrimages Around the World
    New York Times (Ed.), Three Rivers Press, $16, 9780804189842

    8. Wild
    Cheryl Strayed, Vintage, $15.95, 9781101873441

    9. Lion
    Saroo Brierley, NAL, $16, 9780399584695

    10. Zen and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance
    Robert M. Pirsig, Harper Perennial, $16.99, 9780060839871

    11. In Other Words
    Jhumpa Lahiri, Vintage, $16, 9781101911464

    12. Love, Africa: A Memoir of Romance, War, and Survival
    Jeffrey Gettleman, Harper, $27.99, 9780062284099

    13. In a Sunburned Country
    Bill Bryson, Broadway, $16.99, 9780767903868

    14. Walking to Listen: 4,000 Miles Across America, One Story at a Time
    Andrew Forsthoefel, Bloomsbury USA, $28, 9781632867001

    15. The Abundance: Narrative Essays Old and New
    Annie Dillard, Ecco, $15.99, 9780062432964

    16. The Wayfarer’s Handbook: A Field Guide for the Independent Traveler
    Evan S. Rice, Black Dog & Leventhal, $17.99, 9780316271349

    17. Havana: A Subtropical Delirium
    Mark Kurlansky, Bloomsbury USA, $26, 9781632863911

    18. A Walk in the Woods
    Bill Bryson, Broadway, $15.99, 9781101905494

    19. A Field Guide to Getting Lost
    Rebecca Solnit, Penguin, $17, 9780143037248

    20. The Outer Beach: A Thousand-Mile Walk on Cape Cod’s Atlantic Shore
    Robert Finch, Norton, $26.95, 9780393081305

    21. 1,000 Places to See in the United States and Canada Before You Die
    Patricia Schultz, Workman, $24.95, 9780761189435

    22. The Bucket List: 1000 Adventures Big & Small
    Kath Stathers (Ed.), Universe Publishing, $35, 9780789332691

    23. Deep South: Four Seasons on Back Roads
    Paul Theroux, Eamon Dolan/Mariner Books, $15.95, 9780544705173

    24. The Hour of Land: A Personal Topography of America’s National Parks
    Terry Tempest Williams, Sarah Crichton Books, $27, 9780374280093

    25. Travels with Charley: In Search of America
    John Steinbeck, Penguin, $12, 9780140053203