The Indie Politics & Current Events Bestseller List

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Indie bestseller logoBased on sales at independent bookstores nationwide for the eight-week period ending October 29, 2017.                                          

1. What Happened        
Hillary Rodham Clinton (S&S, $30, 9781501175565)

2. We Were Eight Years in Power           
Ta-Nehisi Coates (One World, $28, 9780399590566)

3. Hillbilly Elegy
J.D. Vance (Harper, $27.99, 9780062300546)

4. Al Franken, Giant of the Senate
Al Franken (Twelve, $28, 9781455540419)

5. Unbelievable
Katy Tur (Dey Street, $26.99, 9780062684929)

6. On Tyranny
Timothy Snyder (Tim Duggan Books, $7.99, 9780804190114)

7. No Is Not Enough
Naomi Klein (Haymarket Books, $16.95, 9781608468904)

8. The American Spirit
David McCullough (S&S, 9781501174216, $25)

9. Weapons of Math Destruction: How Big Data Increases Inequality and Threatens Democracy
Cathy O’Neil (Broadway, $16, 9780553418835)

10. Devil’s Bargain
Joshua Green (Penguin Press, $27, 9780735225022)       

11. Dark Money
Jane Mayer (Anchor, $17, 9780307947901)

12. Our Revolution: A Future to Believe In
Bernie Sanders (A Thomas Dunne Book for St. Martin’s Griffin, $17.99, 9781250145000)

13. Antifa: The Anti-Fascist Handbook
Mark Bray (Melville House Publishing, $16.99, 9781612197036)

14. The Dangerous Case of Donald Trump: 27 Psychiatrists and Mental Health Experts Assess a President
Bandy X. Lee (Thomas Dunne Books, $27.99, 9781250179456)

15. One Nation After Trump: A Guide for the Perplexed, the Disillusioned, the Desperate, and the Not-Yet Deported
E.J. Dionne, et al. (St. Martin’s, $25.99, 9781250164056)

16. Thanks, Obama: My Hopey, Changey White House Years
David Litt (Ecco, $27.99, 9780062568458)           

17. Scalia Speaks: Reflections on Law, Faith, and Life Well Lived
Antonin Scalia (Crown Forum, $30, 9780525573326)       

18. Drawdown: The Most Comprehensive Plan Ever Proposed to Reverse Global Warming
Paul Hawken (Ed.) (Penguin, $22, 9780143130444)

19. Conscience of a Conservative
Jeff Flake (Random House, $27, 9780399592911)

20. Beyond the Messy Truth: How We Came Apart, How We Come Together
Van Jones (Ballantine, $27, 9780399180026)

21. The Future Is History: How Totalitarianism Reclaimed Russia
Masha Gessen (Riverhead, $28, 9781594634536 )

22. Democracy in Chains: The Deep History of the Radical Right’s Stealth Plan for America
Nancy MacLean (Viking, $28, 9781101980965)

23. The Color of Law: A Forgotten History of How Our Government Segregated America
Richard Rothstein (Liveright, $27.95, 9781631492853)

24. Dear Ijeawele, or a Feminist Manifesto in Fifteen Suggestions
Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie (Knopf, $15, 9781524733131)

25. Notes on a Foreign Country: An American Abroad in a Post-American World
Suzy Hansen (FSG, $26, 9780374280048)