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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."
Author: Jim Mattis, Bing West
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."
Author: Tara Westover
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?."
Author: Randall Munroe
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."
Author: Mark Manson
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."
Author: David McCullough
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."
Author: Ibram X. Kendi
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."
Author: Michelle Obama
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."
Author: Lisa Taddeo
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."
Author: Jia Tolentino
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."
Author: Mike Isaac