Indie Bestsellers
March 16, 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

South and West: From a Notebook 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.

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

Dear Ijeawele, or a Feminist Manifesto in Fifteen Suggestions by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie
From the bestselling author of Americanah and We Should All Be Feminists comes a powerful new statement about feminism today--written as a letter to a friend.

5

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.

6

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

7

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

8

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.

9

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.

10

The Undoing Project by Michael Lewis
Lewis tells the incredible true story about how a Nobel Prize-winning theory of the mind altered our perception of reality.

11

The Stranger in the Woods: The Extraordinary Story of the Last True Hermit 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.

12

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.

13

Emotional Intelligence 2.0 by Travis Bradberry, Jean Greaves
Bradberry and Greaves' revolutionary program to help people identify their "EQ" skills, build these skills into strengths, and enjoy consistent performance in the pursuit of important life objectives.

14

The Little Book of Hygge by Meik Wiking
Meik Wiking, the CEO of the Happiness Research Institute in Copenhagen, provides a definitive guide to the Danish philosophy of comfort, togetherness, and well-being.

15

Portraits of Courage by George W. Bush
A vibrant collection of oil paintings and stories by President George W. Bush honoring the sacrifice and courage of America's military veterans.