National Indie Bestsellers - Hardcover Nonfiction

Bestseller List for January 10, 2018
Based on sales for the week ending January 7, 2018
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  Hardcover Nonfiction Last Week/
Weeks on List
1. Fire and Fury: Inside the Trump White House- Debut
Michael Wolff, Holt, $30.00, 9781250158062
Wolff tells the inside story of the most controversial presidency of our time.
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. 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.
4. 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.
5. Women & Power: A Manifesto
Mary Beard, Liveright, $15.95, 9781631494758
Beard traces the origins of this misogyny to its ancient roots, examining the pitfalls of gender and the ways that history has mistreated strong women since time immemorial.
6. The Last Black Unicorn
Tiffany Haddish, Gallery, $26.00, 9781501181825
An unflinching collection of personal essays by the popular stand-up comedian and actress.
7. 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.
8. Principles
Ray Dalio, S&S, $30.00, 9781501124020
Dalio, one of the world's most successful investors and entrepreneurs, shares the principles that he's developed and used over the past 40 years to create unique results in both life and business.
9. Promise Me, Dad
Joe Biden, Flatiron, $27.00, 9781250171672
Biden's poignant memoir is a story of how family and friendships sustain us and how hope, purpose, and action can guide us through the pain of personal loss into the light of a new future.
10. 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.
11. Killers of the Flower Moon
David Grann, Doubleday, $28.95, 9780385534246
Grann's twisting and haunting true-life murder mystery about one of the most monstrous crimes in American history is a May 2017 Indie Next List Great Read.
12. 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.
13. The Book of Joy
The Dalai Lama, Archbishop Desmond Tutu, Avery, $26.00, 9780399185045
In this unique collaboration, the Dalai Lama and Archbishop Desmond Tutu offer a reflection on lives filled with pain and turmoil, in the midst of which they discovered a level of peace, courage, and joy that we can all aspire to.
14. The Gentle Art of Swedish Death Cleaning: How to Free Yourself and Your Family from a Lifetime of Clutter- Debut
Margareta Magnusson, Scribner, $18.99, 9781501173240
A charming, practical, and unsentimental approach to putting a home in order while reflecting on the tiny joys that make up a long life.
15. The Hidden Life of Trees
Peter Wohlleben, Greystone Books, $24.95, 9781771642484
After reading Wohlleben's fascinating book about the complex life of trees, a walk in the woods will never be the same. A September 2016 Indie Next List Great Read.

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