National Indie Bestsellers

Bestseller List for January 10, 2018
Based on sales for the week ending January 7, 2018
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  Trade Paperback Nonfiction Last Week/
Weeks on List
1. 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.
2. The Silk Roads
Peter Frankopan, Vintage, $20.00, 9781101912379
The epic history of the crossroads of the world--the meeting place of East and West and the birthplace of civilization.
3. 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.
4. 12 Strong
Doug Stanton, Scribner, $18.00, 9781501178511
The true-life account of a U.S. Special Forces team deployed to war-ridden Afghanistan in the weeks following 9/11.
5. 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.
6. 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.
7. 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.
8. Evicted
Matthew Desmond, Broadway, $17.00, 9780553447453
Desmond transforms our understanding of extreme poverty and economic exploitation while providing fresh ideas for solving a devastating, uniquely American problem.
9. 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.
10. 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.
11. 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.
12. 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.
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. Collusion
Luke Harding, Vintage, $16.95, 9780525562511
Drawing on new material and his expert understanding of Moscow and its players, Harding takes readers through the bizarre and disquieting details of the most shocking election in American history.
15. We Should All Be Feminists
Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie, Anchor, $7.95, 9781101911761
The award-winning author of Americanah offers readers a unique definition of feminism for the 21st century, one rooted in inclusion and awareness.

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