Washington bestsellers: Hardcover nonfiction

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January 7, 2018
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The Post compiles its bestsellers lists by combining hard cover, paperback and ebook sales data from Nielsen Bookscan and Amazon.com — including qualified borrows of books read through Amazon's digital subscription program. The Post excludes non-narrative books at its sole discretion. Amazon founder and chief executive Jeffrey P. Bezos owns The Post.
1
New
Fire and Fury
By Michael Wolff
The story of intrigue and chaos during President Trump's first year in office. (Henry Holt, $30)
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2
40 weeks on list
#5 last week
The Subtle Art of Not Giving a F*ck
By Mark Manson
A blogger counters the positive attitude of self-help books. (HarperOne, $24.99)
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3
12 weeks on list
#2 last week
Leonardo da Vinci
By Walter Isaacson
The life and mind of the great Italian Renaissance artist and scientist. (Simon & Schuster, $35)
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4
New
The Gentle Art of Swedish Death Cleaning
By Margareta Magnusson
Advice on how to put your home in order and live a happier life. (Scribner, $18.99)
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5
13 weeks on list
#3 last week
Grant
By Ron Chernow
A biography of the Civil War Union general and president Ulysses S. Grant. (Penguin , $40)
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6
11 weeks on list
#4 last week
The Wisdom of Sundays
By Oprah Winfrey
The celebrated talk-show host speaks with thought leaders about finding purpose and inspiration. (Flatiron , $27.99)
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7
5 weeks on list
#6 last week
Let Trump Be Trump
By Corey R. Lewandowski
Two of Trump's campaign advisors offer an eyewitness account of the presidential election. (Center Street, $27)
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8
New
Clean Meat
By Paul Shapiro
(Gallery, $26)
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9
31 weeks on list
#11 last week
Astrophysics for People in a Hurry
By Neil deGrasse Tyson
An astrophysicist offers an introductory lesson on the cosmos. (Norton, $18.95)
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10
11 weeks on list
#10 last week
Principles
By Ray Dalio
Entrepreneur Ray Dalio recounts his adventures and successes in life and business. (Simon & Schuster, $30)
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11
New
American Pravda
By James O'Keefe
(St. Martin's, $26.99)
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12
8 weeks on list
#7 last week
Promise Me, Dad
By Joe Biden
The former vice president recalls his family's struggles with cancer and the demands of political life. (Flatiron , $27)
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13
4 weeks on list
#18 last week
The Last Black Unicorn
By Tiffany Haddish
A memoir by actress and comic Tiffany Haddish. (Gallery, $26)
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14
67 weeks on list
Hillbilly Elegy
By J. D. Vance
A venture capitalist examines why the white working-class feels left behind. (Harper, $27.99)
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15
7 weeks on list
#12 last week
Tribe of Mentors
By Tim Ferriss
(Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, $30)
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Rankings reflect sales for week ended January 7, 2018.
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Amazon Most Read lists rank titles by the average number of daily Kindle readers and Audible listeners each week. Categories not ranked on Most Read charts include dictionaries, encyclopedias, religious texts, daily devotionals and calendars. All data is supplied by Amazon Charts and not edited by The Washington Post. The Post has no editorial influence on these lists.
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