National Indie Bestsellers

Bestseller List for December 4, 2019
Based on sales for the week ending December 1, 2019
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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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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. 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.
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. 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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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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