The latest top selling hardcover nonfiction books from Indie Bound
December 8th, 2023

by David Grann (Doubleday, ISBN: 9780385534260); Last week: 1; Weeks on List: 33 "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 Rachel Maddow (Crown, ISBN: 9780593444511); Last week: 4; Weeks on List: 7 "Rachel Maddow traces the fight to preserve American democracy back to World War II, when a handful of committed public servants and brave private citizens thwarted far-right plotters trying to steer our nation toward an alliance with the Nazis."
Author: Rachel Maddow
by Heather Cox Richardson (Viking, ISBN: 9780593652961); Last week: 5; Weeks on List: 10 "Many books tell us what has happened over the last five years. Democracy Awakening explains how we got to this perilous point, what our history really tells us about ourselves, and what the future of democracy can be."
Author: Heather Cox Richardson
by Rick Rubin (Penguin Press, ISBN: 9780593652886); Last week: 3; Weeks on List: 46 "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 Brooks (Random House, ISBN: 9780593230060); Last week: 7; Weeks on List: 6 "A practical, heartfelt guide to the art of truly knowing another person in order to foster deeper connections at home, at work, and throughout our lives."
Author: David Brooks
by Barbra Streisand (Viking, ISBN: 9780525429524); Last week: 6; Weeks on List: 4 "No entertainer's memoir has been more anticipated than Barbra Streisand's, and this engrossing and delightful book will be eagerly welcomed by her millions of fans."
Author: Barbra Streisand
by Britney Spears (Gallery Books, ISBN: 9781668009048); Last week: 2; Weeks on List: 6 "Written with remarkable candor and humor, Spears's groundbreaking book illuminates the enduring power of music and love--and the importance of a woman telling her own story, on her own terms, at last."
Author: Britney Spears
by Matthew Perry (Flatiron Books, ISBN: 9781250866448); Last week: 8; Weeks on List: 8 "Matthew Perry's memoir is is both intimate and eye-opening--as well as a hand extended to anyone struggling with sobriety. Unflinchingly honest, moving, and uproariously funny, this is the book fans have been waiting for."
Author: Matthew Perry
by Margaret Renkl (Spiegel & Grau, ISBN: 9781954118461); Last week: 9; Weeks on List: 6 "From the bestselling author of Late Migrations comes a luminous book that traces the passing of seasons, personal and natural. A November 2023 Indie Next Pick."
Author: Margaret Renkl
by Adam Grant (Viking, ISBN: 9780593653142); Last week: 10; Weeks on List: 6 "This book reveals how anyone can rise to achieve greater things. The true measure of your potential is not the height of the peak you've reached, but how far you've climbed to get there."
Author: Adam Grant