The latest top selling hardcover nonfiction books from Indie Bound
September 18th, 2019
by Jim Mattis, Bing West (Random House, ISBN: 9780812996838); Weeks on List: 1 "The account of Mattis's storied career, from wide-ranging leadership roles in three wars to ultimately commanding a quarter of a million troops across the Middle East."
by Tara Westover (Random House, ISBN: 9780399590504); Last week: 1; Weeks on List: * "Westover's unforgettable memoir about growing up, being kept out of school, leaving her survivalist family, and going on to earn a PhD from Cambridge University. A Winter/Spring 2018 Indies Introduce title and the #1 Indie Next List Great Read for March 2018."
by Randall Munroe (Riverhead Books, ISBN: 9780525537090); Weeks on List: 1 "The world's most entertaining and useless self-help guide, by the brilliant mind behind the wildly popular webcomic xkcd and bestselling author of What If?."
by Mark Manson (Harper, ISBN: 9780062457714); Last week: 2; Weeks on List: * "Superstar blogger Manson shows us how to stop trying to be "positive" all the time so that we can truly become better, happier people."
by David McCullough (S&S, ISBN: 9781501168680); Last week: 6; Weeks on List: 18 "Pulitzer Prize-winner McCullough tells of the settling of the Northwest Territory by dauntless pioneers who overcame incredible hardships to build a community based on ideals that would come to define our country."
by Ibram X. Kendi (One World, ISBN: 9780525509288); Last week: 5; Weeks on List: 4 "Kendi's book is an essential work for anyone who wants to go beyond the awareness of racism to the next step: contributing to the formation of a just and equitable society."
by Michelle Obama (Crown, ISBN: 9781524763138); Last week: 3; Weeks on List: 43 "Warm, wise, and revelatory, Becoming is the deeply personal reckoning of a woman of soul and substance who has steadily defied expectations--and whose story inspires us to do the same."
by Lisa Taddeo (Avid Reader Press/S&S, ISBN: 9781451642292); Last week: 4; Weeks on List: 9 "A groundbreaking portrait of erotic longing in today's America, exposing the fragility, complexity, and inequality of female desire with unprecedented depth and emotional power. The #1 Indie Next List Great Read for July 2019."
by Jia Tolentino (Random House, ISBN: 9780525510543); Last week: 7; Weeks on List: 5 "Tolentino's dazzling collection of nine original essays, written with sharpness, wit, and fearlessness, delves into the forces that warp our vision, demonstrating an unparalleled stylistic potency and critical dexterity."
by Mike Isaac (Norton, ISBN: 9780393652246); Weeks on List: 1 "Isaac presents the dramatic story of Uber, the Silicon Valley startup at the center of one of the great venture capital power struggles of our time."