Bestselling books the week of 1/19/17, according to IndieBound

What's selling best at independent bookstores across America.


1. Hillbilly Elegy, by J.D. Vance, Harper
2. The Undoing Project, by Michael Lewis, Norton
3. The Hidden Life of Trees, by Peter Wohlleben, Greystone Books
4. The Book of Joy, by The Dalai Lama, Archbishop Desmond Tutu, Avery
5. Born a Crime, by Trevor Noah, Spiegel & Grau
6. The Princess Diarist, by Carrie Fisher, Blue Rider
7. The Lost City of the Monkey God: A True Story, by Douglas Preston, Grand Central – Debut
8. Thank You for Being Late, by Thomas L. Friedman, FSG
9. When Breath Becomes Air, by Paul Kalanithi, Random House
10. Killing the Rising Sun, by Bill O'Reilly, Martin Dugard, Holt
11. Three Days in January: Dwight Eisenhower's Final Mission - Debut, by Bret Baier, Morrow
12. Between the World and Me, by Ta-Nehisi Coates, Spiegel & Grau
13. Tools of Titans, by Timothy Ferriss, Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
14. Upstream, by Mary Oliver, Penguin Press
15. Born to Run, by Bruce Springsteen, S&S

Published Wednesday, January 18, 2017 (for the sales week ended Sunday, January 15, 2017). Based on reporting from many hundreds of independent bookstores across the United States. For information on more titles, please visit

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