Indie Bestsellers
April 13, 2017

Hardcover Nonfiction


1

Hillbilly Elegy by J.D. Vance
By a former Marine and Yale Law School graduate, a powerful account of growing up in a poor Rust Belt town that offers a broader, probing look at the struggles of America's white working class.

2

Hallelujah Anyway by Anne Lamott
A powerful exploration of mercy, its limitless (if sometimes hidden) presence, why we ignore it, and how we can embrace it. An April 2017 Indie Next List Great Read.

3

The Book of Joy by The Dalai Lama, Archbishop Desmond Tutu
In this unique collaboration, the Dalai Lama and Archbishop Desmond Tutu offer a reflection on lives filled with pain and turmoil, in the midst of which they discovered a level of peace, courage, and joy that we can all aspire to.

4

The Hidden Life of Trees by Peter Wohlleben
After reading Wohlleben's fascinating book about the complex life of trees, a walk in the woods will never be the same. A September 2016 Indie Next List Great Read.

5

The Stranger in the Woods by Michael Finkel
Finkel tells the remarkable true story of a man who lived alone in the woods of Maine for 27 years. A March 2017 Indie Next List Great Read.

6

South and West by Joan Didion
Two extended excerpts from Didion's never-before-seen notebooks--writings that offer an illuminating glimpse into the mind and process of a legendary writer.

7

Old School by Bill O'Reilly, Bruce Feirstein
The latest by the bestselling author of Killing the Rising Sun.

8

When Breath Becomes Air by Paul Kalanithi
This profoundly moving and exquisitely observed memoir by a young neurosurgeon faced with a terminal cancer diagnosis is a January 2016 Indie Next List Great Read.

9

The Subtle Art of Not Giving A F*ck by Mark Manson
Superstar blogger Manson shows us how to stop trying to be "positive" all the time so that we can truly become better, happier people.

10

Unshakeable by Tony Robbins
Robbins provides a step-by-step playbook to transform your financial life and accelerate your path to financial freedom.

11

Homo Deus by Yuval Noah Harari
The bestselling author of Sapiens turns his focus toward humanity's future.

12

Born a Crime by Trevor Noah
Noah's compelling, inspiring, and comically sublime coming-of-age memoir--set during the twilight of apartheid and the tumultuous days of freedom that followed--is a December 2016 Indie Next List Great Read.

13

Killing the Rising Sun by Bill O'Reilly, Martin Dugard
Killing the Rising Sun details the final moments of World War II like never before.

14

The Kim Kardashian Principle by Jeetendr Sehdev
Sehdev's book is a fresh and eye-opening guide to understanding why only the boldest and baddest ideas will survive--and how to make sure yours is one of them.

15

A Colony in a Nation by Chris Hayes
A searing and insightful book that will reframe our thinking about law and order in the United States in the years to come.