The Indie Biography & Memoir Bestseller List

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Based on sales at independent bookstores nationwide for the eight-week period ending July 16, 2017.

1. Theft by Finding
David Sedaris, Little Brown, $28, 9780316154727

2. Al Franken, Giant of the Senate
Al Franken, Twelve, $28, 9781455540419

3. Option B
Sheryl Sandberg, Adam Grant, Knopf, $25.95, 9781524732684

4. The Genius of Birds
Jennifer Ackerman, Penguin, $17, 9780399563126

5. You Don’t Have to Say You Love Me
Sherman Alexie, Little Brown, $28, 9780316270755

6. Hunger
Roxane Gay, Harper, $25.99, 9780062362599

7. Hero of the Empire
Candice Millard, Anchor, $17, 9780307948786

8. Lab Girl
Hope Jahren, Vintage, $16, 9781101873724

9. Shattered
Jonathan Allen, Amie Parnes, Crown, $28, 9780553447088

10. Churchill and Orwell
Thomas E. Ricks, Penguin Press, $28, 9781594206139

11. Born a Crime
Trevor Noah, Spiegel & Grau, $28, 9780399588174

12. Alexander Hamilton
Ron Chernow, Penguin, $20, 9780143034759

13. When Breath Becomes Air
Paul Kalanithi, Random House, $25, 9780812988406

14. The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks
Rebecca Skloot, Broadway, $16, 9780804190107

15. I Can’t Make This Up
Kevin Hart, Atria, $26.99, 9781501155567

16. The Boys in the Boat
Daniel James Brown, Penguin, $17, 9780143125471

17. Furiously Happy
Jenny Lawson, Flatiron, $15.99, 9781250077028

18. Valiant Ambition
Nathaniel Philbrick, Penguin, $18, 9780143110194

19. Between the World and Me
Ta-Nehisi Coates, Spiegel & Grau, $25, 9780812993547

20. Papi
David Ortiz, Michael Holley, Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, $28, 9780544814615

21. Bossypants
Tina Fey, Reagan Arthur/Little Brown, $9, 9780316056892

22. Just Mercy
Bryan Stevenson, Spiegel & Grau, $16, 9780812984965

23. The Stranger in the Woods
Michael Finkel, Knopf, $25.95, 9781101875681

24. The Moth Presents All These Wonders
Catherine Burns (Ed.), Crown Archetype, $25, 9781101904404

25. The Glass Castle
Jeannette Walls, Scribner, $17, 9780743247542

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