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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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.
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.
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. 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.
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. 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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.

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