National Indie Bestsellers - Hardcover Nonfiction

Bestseller List for November 12, 2015
Based on sales for the week ending November 8, 2015
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  Hardcover Nonfiction Last Week/
Weeks on List
1. M Train
Patti Smith, Knopf, $25.00, 9781101875100
A powerful and deeply moving new book by the National Book Award-winning author of Just Kids.
1/5
2. The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up
Marie Kondo, Ten Speed Press, $16.99, 9781607747307
Kondo takes readers step-by-step through her revolutionary KonMari Method for simplifying, organizing, and storing.
2/52
3. The Witches
Stacy Schiff, Little Brown, $32.00, 9780316200608
One of America's great mysteries is unveiled fully for the first time by one of our most acclaimed historians.
3/2
4. Between the World and Me
Ta-Nehisi Coates, Spiegel & Grau, $24.00, 9780812993547
Coates offers a powerful new framework for understanding our nation's history and current crisis in this bold and personal literary exploration of America's racial history. A September 2015 Indie Next List Great Read.
4/17
5. Killing Reagan
Bill O'Reilly, Martin Dugard, Holt, $30.00, 9781627792417
From the bestselling duo Bill O'Reilly and Martin Dugard comes Killing Reagan, an epic, page-turning account of the career of President Ronald Reagan that tells the vivid story of his rise to power and the forces of evil that conspired to bring him down.
5/7
6. My Life on the Road
Gloria Steinem, Random House, $28.00, 9780679456209
Steinem's candid account of her life as a traveler, a listener, and a catalyst for change.
8/2
7. Big Magic
Elizabeth Gilbert, Riverhead, $24.95, 9781594634710
Elizabeth Gilbert digs deep into her own generative process to share her wisdom and unique perspective about creativity.
6/7
8. Notorious RBG
Irin Carmon, Shana Knizhnik, Dey Street, $19.99, 9780062415837
A visually rich, intimate, and unprecedented look at the life of Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg.
7/2
9. Being Mortal
Atul Gawande, Metropolitan, $26.00, 9780805095159
Practicing surgeon Gawande tackles the hardest challenge of his profession: how medicine can not only improve life but also the process of its ending.
9/56
10. Brave Enough
Cheryl Strayed, Knopf, $16.95, 9781101946909
A collection of quotes--drawn from the wide range of Strayed's writings--that capture her wisdom, courage, and outspoken humor.
14/2
11. Why Not Me?
Mindy Kaling, Crown Archetype, $25.00, 9780804138147
The essays in Kaling's new collection are as hilarious and insightful as they are deeply personal.
11/8
12. Hunger Makes Me a Modern Girl
Carrie Brownstein, Riverhead, $27.95, 9781594486630
A candid, funny, and deeply personal memoir by the the guitarist of the pioneering band Sleater-Kinney.
12/2
13. Furiously Happy
Jenny Lawson, Flatiron, $26.99, 9781250077004
Bestselling author Jenny Lawson explores her lifelong battle with mental illness. A hysterical, ridiculous book about crippling depression and anxiety? That sounds like a terrible idea. But terrible ideas are what Jenny does best.
10/7
14. Lights Out: A Cyberattack, a Nation Unprepared, Surviving the Aftermath- Debut
Ted Koppel, Crown, $26.00, 9780553419962
Koppel reveals that a major cyberattack on America's power grid is not only possible but likely.
/1
15. Unfaithful Music & Disappearing Ink
Elvis Costello, Blue Rider, $30.00, 9780399167256
This memoir, written entirely by Costello, offers his unique view of his unlikely and sometimes comical rise to international success.
15/4
ON THE RISE
17. Thomas Jefferson and the Tripoli Pirates
Brian Kilmeade, Don Yaeger, Sentinel, $27.95, 9781591848066
Recaptures the forgotten war that changed American history with a real-life drama of intrigue, bravery, and battle on the high seas.
 

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