National Indie Bestsellers - Hardcover Nonfiction

Bestseller List for April 11, 2018
Based on sales for the week ending April 8, 2018
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  Hardcover Nonfiction Last Week/
Weeks on List
1. 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.
2/53
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.
1/49
3. Russian Roulette
Michael Isikoff, David Corn, Twelve, $30.00, 9781538728758
Isikoff and Corn's harrowing account of how American democracy was hacked by Moscow as part of a covert operation to influence the U.S. presidential election in 2016.
4/4
4. 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.
3/7
5. I've Been Thinking...
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.
7/6
6. Fire and Fury
Michael Wolff, Holt, $30.00, 9781250158062
Wolff tells the inside story of the most controversial presidency of our time.
6/14
7. The Recovering: Intoxication and Its Aftermath- Debut
Leslie Jamison, Little Brown, $30.00, 9780316259613
Jamison has given us nothing less than the story of addiction and recovery in America writ large, a definitive and revelatory account that will resonate for years to come. An April 2018 Indie Next List Great Read.
/1
8. I'll Be Gone in the Dark
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.
12/6
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.
8/8
10. Make Trouble: Standing Up, Speaking Out, and Finding the Courage to Lead--My Life Story- Debut
Cecile Richards, Touchstone, $27.00, 9781501187599
Richards tells her story about learning to lead and make change, based on a lifetime of fighting for women's rights and social justice.
/1
11. The Last Black Unicorn
Tiffany Haddish, Gallery, $26.00, 9781501181825
An unflinching collection of personal essays by the popular stand-up comedian and actress.
9/15
12. Emotional Intelligence 2.0
Travis Bradberry, Jean Greaves, Talentsmart, $24.99, 9780974320625
Bradberry and Greaves' revolutionary program to help people identify their "EQ" skills, build these skills into strengths, and enjoy consistent performance in the pursuit of important life objectives.
/44
13. 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.
13/8
14. 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.
15/16
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.
/62
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17. Rocket Men
Robert Kurson, Random House, $28.00, 9780812988703
The riveting inside story of three heroic astronauts who took on the challenge of mankind's historic first mission to the Moon.
 

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