The Indie Politics & Current Events Bestseller List

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Based on sales at hundreds of independent bookstores nationwide for the eight-week period ending November 3, 2013.

1. Lawrence in Arabia
Scott Anderson, Doubleday, $28.95, 9780385532921

2. This Town
Mark Leibovich, Blue Rider, $27.95, 9780399161308

3. The Liberty Amendments
Mark R. Levin, Threshold Editions, $26.99, 9781451606270

4. Things That Matter
Charles Krauthammer, Crown Forum, $28, 9780385349178

5. The Revenge of Geography: What the Map Tells Us about Coming Conflicts and the Battle Against Fate
Robert D. Kaplan, Random House, $16, 9780812982220

6. Breach of Trust: How Americans Failed Their Soldiers and Their Country
Andrew J. Bacevich, Metropolitan, $26, 9780805082968

7. America the Beautiful
Ben Carson, Zondervan, $14.99, 9780310330912

8. Aftershock
Robert B. Reich, Vintage, $14.95, 9780345807229

9. Iron Curtain: The Crushing of Eastern Europe, 1944-1956
Anne Applebaum, Anchor Books, $17.95, 9781400095933

10. The Brothers: John Foster Dulles, Allen Dulles, and Their Secret World War
Stephen Kinzer, Times Books, $30, 9780805094978

11. Thank You for Your Service
David Finkel, Sarah Crichton Books, $26, 9780374180669

12. Why Nations Fail: The Origins of Power, Prosperity, and Poverty
Daron Acemoglu, James A. Robinson, Crown Business, $17, 9780307719225

13. Drift
Rachel Maddow, Broadway, $15, 9780307460998

14. Amsterdam: A History of the World’s Most Liberal City
Russell Shorto, Doubleday, $28.95, 9780385534574

15. Days of Fire: Bush and Cheney in the White House
Peter Baker, Doubleday, $35, 9780385525183

16. Half the Sky: Turning Oppression Into Opportunity for Women Worldwide
Nicholas D. Kristof, Sheryl WuDunn, Vintage, $15.95, 9780307387097

17. Who Stole the American Dream?
Hedrick Smith, Random House, $18, 9780812982053

18. It’s Even Worse Than It Looks: How the American Constitutional System Collided With the New Politics of Extremism
Thomas E. Mann, Norman J. Ornstein, Basic Books, $16.99, 9780465074730

19. The Map and the Territory: Risk, Human Nature, and the Future of Forecasting
Alan Greenspan, Penguin Press, $36, 9781594204814

20. Dirty Wars: The World Is a Battlefield
Jeremy Scahill, Nation Books, $29.99, 9781568586717

21. Dallas 1963
Bill Minutaglio, Steven L. Davis, Twelve, $28, 9781455522095

22. The Future: Six Drivers of Global Change
Al Gore, Random House, $18, 9780812982893

23. JFK’s Last Hundred Days: The Transformation of a Man and the Emergence of a Great President
Thurston Clarke, Penguin Press, $29.95, 9781594204258

24. Those Angry Days: Roosevelt, Lindbergh, and America’s Fight Over World War II, 1939-1941
Lynne Olson, Random House, $30, 9781400069743

25. ObamaCare Survival Guide
Nick J. Tate, Humanix, $19.95, 9780893348625