National Indie Bestsellers

Bestseller List for April 11, 2018
Based on sales for the week ending April 8, 2018
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  Trade Paperback Nonfiction Last Week/
Weeks on List
1. Killers of the Flower Moon: The Osage Murders and the Birth of the FBI- Debut
David Grann, Vintage, $16.95, 9780307742483
Grann's twisting and haunting true-life murder mystery about one of the most monstrous crimes in American history.
2. 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.
3. You Are a Badass at Making Money: Master the Mindset of Wealth- Debut
Jen Sincero, Penguin, $16.00, 9780735223134
Sincero combines hilarious personal essays with bite-size concepts that unlock earning potential and get real results.
4. 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.
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. 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.
7. The Stranger in the Woods
Michael Finkel, Vintage, $16.00, 9781101911532
Finkel tells the remarkable true story of a man who lived alone in the woods of Maine for 27 years.
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. 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. A Brief History of Time
Stephen Hawking, Bantam, $18.00, 9780553380163
A landmark volume in science writing by one of the great minds of our time, told in language we all can understand.
11. 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.
12. HBR's 10 Must Reads on Mental Toughness
Harvard Business School Press, $24.95, 9781633694361
Ten articles from the Harvard Business Review to help you build your emotional strength and resilience--and to achieve high performance.
13. Hue 1968: A Turning Point of the American War in Vietnam- Debut
Mark Bowden, Grove Press, $20.00, 9780802127907
Bowden's book is the story of the centerpiece of the Tet Offensive and a turning point in the American war in Vietnam.
14. The Operator: Firing the Shots That Killed Osama Bin Laden and My Years as a SEAL Team Warrior- Debut
Robert O'Neill, Scribner, $16.99, 9781501145049
O'Neill recounts his incredible 400-mission career as a SEAL Team Operator.
15. Who Thought This Was a Good Idea?
Alyssa Mastromonaco, Twelve, $15.99, 9781455588237
A funny and insightful political memoir by the former deputy chief of staff to President Obama.

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