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. 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. 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. 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.
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.
6. Fire and Fury
Michael Wolff, Holt, $30.00, 9781250158062
Wolff tells the inside story of the most controversial presidency of our time.
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.
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.
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. 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.
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.
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.
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.
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. 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.
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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