National Indie Bestsellers - Hardcover Nonfiction

Bestseller List for October 10, 2018
Based on sales for the week ending October 7, 2018
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  Hardcover Nonfiction Last Week/
Weeks on List
1. Fear: Trump in the White House
Bob Woodward, S&S, $30.00, 9781501175510
With authoritative reporting honed through eight presidencies from Nixon to Obama, Woodward reveals life inside President Donald Trump's White House in unprecedented detail.
1/4
2. The Fifth Risk- Debut
Michael Lewis, Norton, $26.95, 9781324002642
In his new book Lewis examines what the consequences are if the people given control over our government have no idea how it works.
/1
3. In Pieces
Sally Field, Grand Central, $29.00, 9781538763025
In this intimate and haunting literary memoir, Sally Fields tells her story for the first time. A September 2018 Indie Next List Great Read.
4/3
4. Leadership: In Turbulent Times
Doris Kearns Goodwin, S&S, $30.00, 9781476795928
In this culmination of five decades of acclaimed studies in presidential history, Pulitzer Prize-winning author Doris Kearns Goodwin offers an illuminating exploration of the early development, growth, and exercise of leadership.
3/3
5. The Subtle Art of Not Giving A F*ck
Mark Manson, Harper, $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.
6/79
6. 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.
5/33
7. These Truths: A History of the United States
Jill Lepore, Norton, $39.95, 9780393635249
Lepore offers a magisterial account of the origins and rise of a divided nation, an urgently needed reckoning with the beauty and tragedy of American history.
2/3
8. Good and Mad: The Revolutionary Power of Women's Anger- Debut
Rebecca Traister, S&S, $27.00, 9781501181795
A vital and incisive exploration of the transformative power of female anger and its ability to transcend into a political movement.
/1
9. 21 Lessons for the 21st Century
Yuval Noah Harari, Spiegel & Grau, $28.00, 9780525512172
The bestselling author of Sapiens turns to the present to make sense of today's most pressing issues.
7/5
10. 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.
8/75
11. Calypso
David Sedaris, Little Brown, $28.00, 9780316392389
Calypso is simultaneously Sedaris's darkest and warmest book yet--and it just might be his very best.
9/19
12. Ship of Fools: How a Selfish Ruling Class Is Bringing America to the Brink of Revolution- Debut
Tucker Carlson, Free Press, $28.00, 9781501183669
New political commentary by the popular Fox News host.
/1
13. How to Be a Good Creature: A Memoir in Thirteen Animals- Debut
Sy Montgomery, Rebecca Green (Illus.), Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, $20.00, 9780544938328
National Book Award finalist Montgomery reflects on the personalities and quirks of 13 animals--her friends--who have profoundly affected her life.
/1
14. Unfu*k Yourself
Gary John Bishop, HarperOne, $19.99, 9780062803832
Bishop offers an honest, no-nonsense, tough-love approach to help you move past self-imposed limitations.
10/19
15. Overcomer: 8 Ways to Live a Life of Unstoppable Strength, Unmovable Faith, and Unbelievable Power- Debut
David Jeremiah, Thomas Nelson, $24.99, 9780718079857
Dr. Jeremiah explores the powerful relevance of spiritual armor as a critical tool each day as we confront the specific challenges in our lives and of our time.
/1

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