National Indie Bestsellers - Hardcover Nonfiction

Bestseller List for November 7, 2018
Based on sales for the week ending November 4, 2018
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Weeks on List
1. Almost Everything
Anne Lamott, Riverhead, $20.00, 9780525537441
From Anne Lamott, the bestselling author of Help, Thanks, Wow, comes the book we need from her now: How to bring hope back into our lives.
2. The Fifth Risk
Michael Lewis, Norton, $26.95, 9781324002642
In his brilliant new book Lewis examines what the consequences are if the people given control over our government have no idea how it works.
3. Brief Answers to the Big Questions
Stephen Hawking, Bantam, $25.00, 9781984819192
The world-famous cosmologist and bestselling author of A Brief History of Time leaves us with his final thoughts on the biggest questions facing humankind.
4. 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.
5. 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.
6. Dare to Lead
Brené Brown, Random House, $28.00, 9780399592522
Whether you've read Daring Greatly and Rising Strong or you're new to Brown's work, this book is for anyone who wants to step up and into brave leadership.
7. The Library Book
Susan Orlean, S&S, $28.00, 9781476740188
Orlean's new book is dazzling love letter to a beloved institution--and an investigation into one of its greatest mysteries. A November 2018 Indie Next List Great Read.
8. 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.
9. Cook Like a Pro: Recipes and Tips for Home Cooks
Ina Garten, Clarkson Potter, $35.00, 9780804187046
Garten shares a brand-new collection of recipes, tips, and techniques so readers can cook with confidence no matter how much experience they have in the kitchen.
10. 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.
11. Killing the SS
Bill O'Reilly, Martin Dugard, Holt, $30.00, 9781250165541
Confronting Nazi evil is the subject of the latest installment in the bestselling Killing series.
12. Gmorning, Gnight!
Lin-Manuel Miranda, Jonny Sun (Illus.), Random House, $22.00, 9781984854278
From the creator and star of Hamilton, with beautiful illustrations by Jonny Sun, comes a book of affirmations to inspire readers at the beginning and end of each day.
13. Shade: A Tale of Two Presidents
Pete Souza, Little Brown, $30.00, 9780316421829
From bestselling author of Obama: An Intimate Portrait, comes a potent commentary on the Presidency--and our country.
14. Girl, Wash Your Face
Rachel Hollis, Thomas Nelson, $22.99, 9781400201655
In her challenging and inspiring new book, Hollis exposes the 20 lies and misconceptions that too often hold us back from living joyfully and productively.
15. 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.

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