National Indie Bestsellers - Hardcover Nonfiction

Bestseller List for November 8, 2017
Based on sales for the week ending November 5, 2017
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  Hardcover Nonfiction Last Week/
Weeks on List
1. Leonardo da Vinci
Walter Isaacson, S&S, $35.00, 9781501139154
The bestselling author of Benjamin Franklin brings Leonardo da Vinci to life in this exciting new biography.
2. Astrophysics for People in a Hurry
Neil deGrasse Tyson, Norton, $18.95, 9780393609394
What is the nature of space and time? How do we fit within the universe? How does the universe fit within us? There's no better guide through these mind-expanding questions than acclaimed astrophysicist and bestselling author Neil deGrasse Tyson.
3. What Happened
Hillary Rodham Clinton, S&S, $30.00, 9781501175565
Clinton describes what it was like to run against Donald Trump, the mistakes she made, how she has coped with the loss, and how she found the strength to pick herself back up afterward.
4. The Subtle Art of Not Giving A F*ck
Mark Manson, HarperOne, $24.99, 9780062457714
Superstar blogger Manson shows us how to stop trying to be "positive" all the time so that we can truly become better, happier people.
5. Grant
Ron Chernow, Penguin Press, $40.00, 9781594204876
Pulitzer Prize-winner Chernow's sweeping and dramatic portrait of one of our most compelling generals and presidents, Ulysses S. Grant.
6. We Were Eight Years in Power
Ta-Nehisi Coates, One World, $28.00, 9780399590566
A vital account of modern America by the National Book Award-winning author of Between the World and Me.
7. Bobby Kennedy: A Raging Spirit- Debut
Chris Matthews, S&S, $28.00, 9781501111860
Drawing on extensive research and interviews, Matthews pulls back the curtain on the public and private worlds of Robert Kennedy.
8. Andrew Jackson and the Miracle of New Orleans
Brian Kilmeade, Don Yaeger, Sentinel, $28.00, 9780735213234
A riveting new history page-turner by the bestselling authors of Thomas Jefferson and the Tripoli Pirates.
9. Hillbilly Elegy
J.D. Vance, Harper, $27.99, 9780062300546
By a former Marine and Yale Law School graduate, a powerful account of growing up in a poor Rust Belt town that offers a broader, probing look at the struggles of America's white working class.
10. From Here to Eternity
Caitlin Doughty, Norton, $24.95, 9780393249897
The bestselling author of Smoke Gets in Your Eyes looks at the many fascinating ways people everywhere have confronted the very human challenge of mortality.
11. Braving the Wilderness
Brene Brown, Random House, $28.00, 9780812995848
Brown's timely new book challenges everything we think we know about cultivating true belonging in our communities, organizations, and culture.
12. Endurance
Scott Kelly, Knopf, $29.95, 9781524731595
A stunning memoir from the astronaut and modern-day hero who spent a record-breaking year aboard the International Space Station.
13. Killing England
Bill O'Reilly, Martin Dugard, Holt, $30.00, 9781627790642
O'Reilly and Dugard transport readers to the most important era in our nation's history, the Revolutionary War.
14. The River of Consciousness- Debut
Oliver Sacks, Knopf, $27.95, 9780385352567
A collection of essays that displays Oliver Sacks' passionate engagement with the most compelling and seminal ideas of human endeavor.
15. Smitten Kitchen Every Day
Deb Perelman, Knopf, $35.00, 9781101874813
Perelman presents real recipes for real people--people with busy lives who don't want to sacrifice flavor or quality to eat meals they're really excited about.

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