National Indie Bestsellers - Hardcover Nonfiction

Bestseller List for March 7, 2018
Based on sales for the week ending March 4, 2018
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  Hardcover Nonfiction Last Week/
Weeks on List
1. Fire and Fury
Michael Wolff, Holt, $30.00, 9781250158062
Wolff tells the inside story of the most controversial presidency of our time.
2. Educated (An Indies Introduce Title)
Tara Westover, Random House, $28.00, 9780399590504
Westover's unforgettable memoir about growing up, being kept out of school, leaving her survivalist family, and going on to earn a PhD from Cambridge University. A Winter/Spring 2018 Indies Introduce title and the #1 Indie Next List Great Read for March 2018.
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. 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.
5. I've Been Thinking . . .: Reflections, Prayers, and Meditations for a Meaningful Life- Debut
Maria Shriver, Pamela Dorman Books, $20.00, 9780525522607
A book of reflections for those seeking wisdom, guidance, encouragement, and inspiration on the road to a meaningful life.
6. Enlightenment Now
Steven Pinker, Viking, $35.00, 9780525427575
Pinker's new book makes the case for reason, science, and humanism: the ideals we need to confront our problems and continue our progress.
7. Obama: An Intimate Portrait
Pete Souza, Little Brown, $50.00, 9780316512589
White House photographer Souza's behind-the-scenes images and stories of the presidency of Barack Obama, some published here for the first time.
8. 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.
9. 12 Rules for Life
Jordan B. Peterson, Random House, $25.95, 9780345816023
What does everyone in the modern world need to know? Renowned psychologist Peterson's answer to this most difficult of questions uniquely combines the hard-won truths of ancient tradition with the stunning revelations of cutting-edge scientific research.
10. The Last Black Unicorn
Tiffany Haddish, Gallery, $26.00, 9781501181825
An unflinching collection of personal essays by the popular stand-up comedian and actress.
11. 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.
12. 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.
13. The Future of Humanity: Terraforming Mars, Interstellar Travel, Immortality, and Our Destiny Beyond Earth- Debut
Michio Kaku, Doubleday, $29.95, 9780385542760
Kaku traverses the frontiers of astrophysics, artificial intelligence, and technology to offer a stunning vision of man's future in space.
14. I'll Be Gone in the Dark: One Woman's Obsessive Search for the Golden State Killer- Debut
Michelle McNamara, Harper, $27.99, 9780062319784
A masterful true crime account of the Golden State Killer--the elusive serial rapist turned murderer who terrorized California for over a decade--from Michelle McNamara, the gifted journalist who died tragically while investigating the case.
15. 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.

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