The latest top selling hardcover nonfiction books from Indie Bound
May 22nd, 2024

by Erik Larson (Crown, ISBN: 9780385348744); Last week: 1; Weeks on List: 3 "Larson brings to life the pivotal five months between the election of Abraham Lincoln and the start of the Civil War--a slow-burning crisis that finally tore a deeply divided nation in two. A May 2024 Indie Next Pick."
Author: Erik Larson
by Doris Kearns Goodwin (Simon & Schuster, ISBN: 9781982108663); Last week: 2; Weeks on List: 5 "Doris Kearns Goodwin, one of America's most beloved historians, artfully weaves together biography, memoir, and history. She takes you along on the emotional journey she and her husband, Richard (Dick) Goodwin embarked upon in the last years of his life."
Author: Doris Kearns Goodwin
by Jonathan Haidt (Penguin Press, ISBN: 9780593655030); Last week: 4; Weeks on List: 8 "From New York Times bestselling coauthor of The Coddling of the American Mind, an essential investigation into the collapse of youth mental health—and a plan for a healthier, freer childhood."
Author: Jonathan Haidt
by Kathleen Hanna (Ecco, ISBN: 9780062825230); Weeks on List: 1 "An electric, searing memoir by the original rebel girl and legendary front woman of Bikini Kill and Le Tigre."
Author: Kathleen Hanna
by Anne Lamott (Riverhead Books, ISBN: 9780593714416); Last week: 3; Weeks on List: 6 "Lamott explores the transformative power that love has in our lives: how it surprises us, forces us to confront uncomfortable truths, reminds us of our humanity, and guides us forward."
Author: Anne Lamott
by George Stephanopoulos, Lisa Dickey (Grand Central, ISBN: 9781538740767); Weeks on List: 1 "George Stephanopoulos, the legendary political news host and former advisor to President Clinton, recounts the history-making crises from the place where twelve presidents made their highest-pressure decisions: the White House Situation Room."
Author: George Stephanopoulos, Lisa Dickey
by Rick Rubin (Penguin Press, ISBN: 9780593652886); Last week: 7; Weeks on List: * "From the legendary music producer, a master at helping people connect with the wellsprings of their creativity, comes a beautifully crafted book many years in the making that offers that same deep wisdom to all of us."
Author: Rick Rubin
by David Grann (Doubleday, ISBN: 9780385534260); Last week: 11; Weeks on List: * "The Wager is a grand tale of human behavior at the extremes told by David Grann, one of our greatest nonfiction writers. A May 2023 Indie Next Pick."
Author: David Grann
by Salman Rushdie (Random House, ISBN: 9780593730249); Last week: 5; Weeks on List: 5 "From internationally renowned writer and Booker Prize winner Salman Rushdie, a searing, deeply personal account of enduring—and surviving—an attempt on his life thirty years after the fatwa that was ordered against him."
Author: Salman Rushdie
by Hampton Sides (Doubleday, ISBN: 9780385544764); Last week: 9; Weeks on List: 6 "From New York Times bestselling author Hampton Sides, an epic account of the most momentous voyage of the Age of Exploration, which culminated in Captain James Cook's death in Hawaii, and left a complex and controversial legacy still debated to this day."
Author: Hampton Sides