National Indie Bestsellers - Extended Hardcover Nonfiction

Based on sales for the week ending October 10, 2021

16. Your Guide to Not Getting Murdered in a Quaint English Village
Maureen Johnson, Jay Cooper, Ten Speed Press, $16.99, 9781984859624

17. I'll Take Your Questions Now: What I Saw at the Trump White House
Stephanie Grisham, Harper, $28.99, 9780063142930

18. This Is Your Mind on Plants
Michael Pollan, Penguin Press, $28.00, 9780593296905

19. Rationality: What It Is, Why It Seems Scarce, Why It Matters
Steven Pinker, Viking, $32.00, 9780525561996

20. Travels with George: In Search of Washington and His Legacy
Nathaniel Philbrick, Viking, $30.00, 9780525562177

21. Guinness World Records 2022
Guinness World Records, $28.95, 9781913484101

22. Please Don't Sit on My Bed in Your Outside Clothes: Essays
Phoebe Robinson, Tiny Reparations Books, $27.00, 9780593184905

23. In the Weeds: Around the World and Behind the Scenes with Anthony Bourdain
Tom Vitale, Hachette Books, $30.00, 9780306924095

24. Breath: The New Science of a Lost Art
James Nestor, Riverhead Books, $28.00, 9780735213616

25. Becoming Abolitionists: Police, Protests, and the Pursuit of Freedom
Derecka Purnell, Astra House, $28.00, 9781662600517

26. Where Do We Go from Here?: How Tomorrow's Prophecies Foreshadow Today's Problems
David Jeremiah, Thomas Nelson, $26.99, 9780785224198

27. World Travel: An Irreverent Guide
Anthony Bourdain, Laurie Woolever, Ecco, $35.00, 9780062802798

28. Poet Warrior: A Memoir
Joy Harjo, Norton, $25.00, 9780393248524

29. The Speckled Beauty: A Dog and His People
Rick Bragg, Knopf, $26.00, 9780525658818

30. Hero of Two Worlds: The Marquis de Lafayette in the Age of Revolution
Mike Duncan, PublicAffairs, $30.00, 9781541730335

31. Unbound: My Story of Liberation and the Birth of the Me Too Movement
Tarana Burke, Flatiron Books: An Oprah Book, $28.99, 9781250621733

32. On Freedom: Four Songs of Care and Constraint
Maggie Nelson, Graywolf Press, $27.00, 9781644450628

33. The Baseball 100
Joe Posnanski, Avid Reader Press/S&S, $40.00, 9781982180584

34. Zen and the Art of Saving the Planet
Thich Nhat Hanh, HarperOne, $27.99, 9780062954794

35. Modern Comfort Food
Ina Garten, Clarkson Potter, $35.00, 9780804187060

36. Unrequited Infatuations: A Memoir
Stevie Van Zandt, Hachette Books, $31.00, 9780306925429

37. Major Labels: A History of Popular Music in Seven Genres
Kelefa Sanneh, Penguin Press, $28.00, 9780525559597

38. The Cause: The American Revolution and its Discontents, 1773-1783
Joseph J. Ellis, Liveright, $30.00, 9781631498985

39. The Hidden Life of Trees
Peter Wohlleben, Greystone Books, $24.95, 9781771642484

40. The Anthropocene Reviewed: Essays on a Human-Centered Planet
John Green, Dutton, $28.00, 9780525555216

41. American Marxism
Mark R. Levin, Threshold Editions, $28.00, 9781501135972

42. Invisible Child: Poverty, Survival & Hope in an American City
Andrea Elliott, Random House, $30.00, 9780812986945

43. How to Be an Antiracist
Ibram X. Kendi, One World, $27.00, 9780525509288

44. The Premonition: A Pandemic Story
Michael Lewis, Norton, $30.00, 9780393881554

45. Cultish: The Language of Fanaticism
Amanda Montell, Harper Wave, $27.99, 9780062993151

46. The Comfort Book
Matt Haig, Penguin Life, $22.00, 9780143136668

47. The Splendid and the Vile: A Saga of Churchill, Family, and Defiance During the Blitz
Erik Larson, Crown, $32.00, 9780385348713

48. The Right to Sex: Feminism in the Twenty-First Century
Amia Srinivasan, FSG, $28.00, 9780374248529

49. Greenlights
Matthew McConaughey, Crown, $30.00, 9780593139134

50. Beautiful Country: A Memoir
Qian Julie Wang, Doubleday, $28.95, 9780385547215

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