National Indie Bestsellers

Bestseller List for November 15, 2017
Based on sales for the week ending November 12, 2017
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  Trade Paperback Nonfiction Last Week/
Weeks on List
1. Being Mortal
Atul Gawande, Picador USA, $16.00, 9781250076229
Practicing surgeon Gawande tackles the hardest challenge of his profession: how medicine can not only improve life but also the process of its ending.
2. Thank You for Being Late
Thomas L. Friedman, Picador USA, $18.00, 9781250141224
With his trademark vitality, wit, and optimism, Friedman shows that we can overcome the multiple stresses of an age of accelerations--if we slow down, if we dare to be late and use the time to re-imagine work, politics, and community.
3. The Undoing Project
Michael Lewis, Norton, $16.95, 9780393354775
Lewis tells the incredible true story about how a Nobel Prize-winning theory of the mind altered our perception of reality.
4. You Are a Badass
Jen Sincero, Running Press, $16.00, 9780762447695
Sincero helps you understand why you are how you are, how to love what you can't change, how to change what you don't love, and how to start living the kind of life you used to be jealous of.
5. Being a Dog
Alexandra Horowitz, Scribner, $17.00, 9781476796024
The bestselling author of Inside of a Dog explains how dogs experience the world through their most spectacular organ: the nose.
6. Rogue Heroes
Ben Macintyre, Broadway, $16.00, 9781101904183
By the bestselling author of A Spy Among Friends--the untold story of one of WWII's most important secret military units.
7. Invisible Influence
Jonah Berger, S&S, $16.00, 9781476759739
The bestselling author of Contagious explores the subtle, secret influences that affect the decisions we make.
8. HBR's 10 Must Reads on Emotional Intelligence
Harvard Business School Press, $24.95, 9781633690196
Ten articles from the Harvard Business Review archive selected to help you boost your emotional skills--and your professional success.
9. The Glass Castle
Jeannette Walls, Scribner, $17.00, 9781501171581
A lovely telling of a most bizarre upbringing. Now a major motion picture.
10. HBR's 10 Must Reads on Managing Yourself
Harvard Business School Press, $24.95, 9781422157992
A collection of Harvard Business Review articles to help you maximize yourself.
11. On Tyranny
Timothy Snyder, Tim Duggan Books, $7.99, 9780804190114
Today, our political order faces new threats, not unlike the totalitarianism of the 20th century. We are no wiser than the Europeans who saw democracy yield to fascism, Nazism, or communism. Our one advantage is that we might learn from their experience.
12. The Lost City of the Monkey God
Douglas Preston, Grand Central, $15.99, 9781455540013
Preston's book is an eyewitness account of one of the great discoveries of the 21st century.
13. On Trails
Robert Moor, S&S, $16.00, 9781476739236
A wondrous exploration of how trails help us understand the world--from invisible ant trails to hiking paths that span continents, from interstate highways to the Internet.
14. How to Fight
Thich Nhat Hanh, Jason DeAntonis (Illus.), Parallax Press, $9.95, 9781941529867
Learn how to relax the bonds of anger, attachment, and delusion through mindfulness and kindness toward ourselves and others.
15. Harvard Business Review Everyday Emotional Intelligence: Big Ideas and Practical Advice on How to Be Human at Work- Debut
Harvard Business School Press, $29.99, 9781633694118
Fundamental frameworks for emotional intelligence and how to apply them every day.

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