The latest top selling hardcover nonfiction books from Indie Bound
January 24th, 2020
by Malcolm Gladwell (Little Brown, ISBN: 9780316478526); Last week: 1; Weeks on List: 19 "Gladwell offers a powerful examination of our interactions with strangers--and why they often go wrong."
by Tara Westover (Random House, ISBN: 9780399590504); Last week: 5; 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 Bill Bryson (Doubleday, ISBN: 9780385539302); Last week: 3; Weeks on List: 14 "Bryson takes us on a head-to-toe tour of the marvel that is the human body. As addictive as it is comprehensive, this is Bryson at his very best, a must-read owner's manual for everybody."
by Daniel J. Levitin (Dutton, ISBN: 9781524744182); Last week: 10; Weeks on List: 2 "Levitin looks at the science behind what we all can learn from those who age joyously, as well as how to adapt our culture to take full advantage of older people's wisdom and experience."
by Charlie Mackesy (HarperOne, ISBN: 9780062976581); Last week: 2; Weeks on List: 3 "Radiant with Mackesy's warmth and gentle wit, The Boy, the Mole, the Fox, and the Horse blends hand-written narrative with dozens of drawings."
by Dan Buettner (National Geographic, ISBN: 9781426220135); Last week: 4; Weeks on List: 4 "Buettner's debut cookbook is filled with 100 longevity recipes inspired by the Blue Zones locations around the world, where people live the longest."
by Nicholas D. Kristof, Sheryl WuDunn (Knopf, ISBN: 9780525655084); Weeks on List: 1 "The Pulitzer Prize-winning authors of Half the Sky address the crisis in working-class America, while focusing on solutions to mend a half century of governmental failure."
by Anna Wiener (MCD, ISBN: 9780374278014); Weeks on List: 1 "A prescient, page-turning account of a journey in Silicon Valley. A January 2020 Indie Next List Great Read."
by Michelle Obama (Crown, ISBN: 9781524763138); Last week: 6; Weeks on List: * "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 Patrick Radden Keefe (Doubleday, ISBN: 9780385521314); Last week: 7; Weeks on List: 16 "Award-winning New Yorker staff writer Keefe presents a stunning and intricate narrative about a notorious killing in Northern Ireland and its devastating repercussions."