The Indie Biography and Memoir Bestseller List

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The American Booksellers Association’s specialty bestseller lists provide a current snapshot of what’s selling in indie bookstores nationwide.

Here is the Indie Biography and Memoir Bestseller List, based on sales at independent bookstores nationwide for the eight-week period ending March 12, 2023.

Spare by Prince Harry, The Duke of Sussex1. Spare
Prince Harry, The Duke of Sussex, Random House, $36, 9780593593806

2. I'm Glad My Mom Died
Jennette McCurdy, Simon & Schuster, $27.99, 9781982185824

3. The Light We Carry: Overcoming in Uncertain Times
Michelle Obama, Crown, $32.50, 9780593237465

4. Crying in H Mart: A Memoir
Michelle Zauner, Knopf, $26.95, 9780525657743

5. These Precious Days: Essays
Ann Patchett, Harper Perennial, $18, 9780063092792

6. And There Was Light: Abraham Lincoln and the American Struggle
Jon Meacham, Random House, $40, 9780553393965

7. Enchantment: Awakening Wonder in an Anxious Age
Katherine May, Riverhead Books, $26, 9780593329993

8. Rough Sleepers: Dr. Jim O'Connell's Urgent Mission to Bring Healing to Homeless People
Tracy Kidder, Random House, $30, 9781984801432

9. The Nazi Conspiracy: The Secret Plot to Kill Roosevelt, Stalin, and Churchill
Brad Meltzer, Josh Mensch, Flatiron Books, $29.99, 9781250777263

10. Finding the Mother Tree: Discovering the Wisdom of the Forest
Suzanne Simard, Vintage, $17, 9780525565994

11. We Don't Know Ourselves: A Personal History of Modern Ireland
Fintan O'Toole, Liveright, $20, 9781324092872

12. Inciting Joy: Essays
Ross Gay, Algonquin Books, $27, 9781643753041

13. The Revolutionary: Samuel Adams
Stacy Schiff, Little, Brown, $35, 9780316441117

14. The Book of Delights: Essays
Ross Gay, Algonquin Books, $17.99, 9781643753287

15. A Book of Days
Patti Smith, Random House, $28.99, 9780593448540

16. Dinners with Ruth: A Memoir on the Power of Friendships
Nina Totenberg, Simon & Schuster, $27.99, 9781982188085

17. Solito: A Memoir
Javier Zamora, Hogarth, $28, 9780593498064

18. Good for a Girl: A Woman Running in a Man's World
Lauren Fleshman, Penguin Press, $28, 9780593296783

19. Gender Queer: A Memoir
Maia Kobabe, Oni Press, $19.99, 9781549304002

20. Master Slave Husband Wife: An Epic Journey from Slavery to Freedom
Ilyon Woo, Simon & Schuster, $29.99, 9781501191053

21. Surrender: 40 Songs, One Story
Bono, Knopf, $34, 9780525521044

22. Wintering: The Power of Rest and Retreat in Difficult Times
Katherine May, Riverhead Books, $25, 9780593189481

23. Stay True: A Memoir
Hua Hsu, Doubleday, $26, 9780385547772

24. Educated: A Memoir
Tara Westover, Random House, $18.99, 9780399590528

25. Maus I: A Survivor's Tale: My Father Bleeds History
Art Spiegelman, Pantheon, $16.95, 9780394747231