National Indie Bestsellers

Bestseller List for December 4, 2019
Based on sales for the week ending December 1, 2019
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  Trade Paperback Nonfiction Last Week/
Weeks on List
1. No One Is Too Small to Make a Difference
Greta Thunberg, Penguin, $10.00, 9780143133568
The groundbreaking speeches of Greta Thunberg, the young climate activist who has become the voice of a generation, including her historic address to the United Nations.
1/3
2. Sapiens
Yuval Noah Harari, Harper Perennial, $22.99, 9780062316110
A groundbreaking narrative of humanity's creation and evolution that explores the ways in which biology and history have defined us and enhanced our understanding of what it means to be human.
2/80
3. Calypso
David Sedaris, Back Bay, $17.99, 9780316392426
Calypso is simultaneously Sedaris's darkest and warmest book yet--and it just might be his very best.
3/25
4. The Library Book
Susan Orlean, S&S, $16.99, 9781476740195
Orlean's book is a dazzling love letter to a beloved institution--and an investigation into one of its greatest mysteries.
4/9
5. Born a Crime
Trevor Noah, Spiegel & Grau, $18.00, 9780399588198
Noah's compelling, inspiring, and comically sublime coming-of-age memoir is set during the twilight of apartheid and the tumultuous days of freedom that followed.
11/39
6. Classic Krakauer: Essays on Wilderness and Risk
Jon Krakauer, Anchor, $15.00, 9781984897695
Spanning an extraordinary range of subjects and locations, these 10 gripping essays show why Jon Krakauer is considered a standard-bearer of modern journalism.
7/4
7. On Desperate Ground
Hampton Sides, Anchor, $17.00, 9781101971215
A chronicle of the extraordinary feats of heroism by Marines called on to do the impossible during the greatest battle of the Korean War.
5/5
8. Upstream: Selected Essays
Mary Oliver, Penguin, $17.00, 9780143130086
Upstream is a collection of essays in which Mary Oliver reflects on her willingness, as a young child and as an adult, to lose herself within the beauty and mysteries of both the natural world and the world of literature.
9/5
9. 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.
6/136
10. 21 Lessons for the 21st Century
Yuval Noah Harari, Spiegel & Grau, $18.00, 9780525512196
The bestselling author of Sapiens turns to the present to make sense of today's most pressing issues.
8/15
11. HBR's 10 Must Reads on Mental Toughness
Harvard Business Review 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.
10/87
12. In Pieces
Sally Field, Grand Central, $17.99, 9781538763032
In this intimate and haunting literary memoir, Sally Field tells her story for the first time.
12/7
13. You Don't Have to Say You Love Me: A Memoir
Sherman Alexie, Back Bay, $16.99, 9780316270748
Alexie's moving memoir about family, love, loss, and forgiveness.
13/2
14. Leadership: In Turbulent Times
Doris Kearns Goodwin, S&S, $18.00, 9781476795935
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.
14/9
15. Impeach: The Case Against Donald Trump- Debut
Neal Katyal, Sam Koppelman, Mariner, $14.99, 9780358391173
Supreme Court lawyer and former Acting Solicitor General Neal Katyal explains why President Trump has left us with no choice but to remove him from office.
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