Bestsellers: National nonfiction

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February 4, 2018
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The Post compiles its bestsellers lists by combining hard cover, paperback and ebook sales data from NPD Book and — 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.
5 weeks on list
#1 last week
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 weeks on list
#2 last week
12 Rules for Life
By Jordan B. Peterson
A psychologist shares tips on how to transform your life. (Random House Canada, $25.95)
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Crushing It
By Gary Vaynerchuk
How to successfully cultivate a personal brand and use it to achieve success. (HarperBusiness, $29.99)
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2 weeks on list
#3 last week
All-American Murder
By James Patterson
An in-depth look at the career, life and death of NFL player Aaron Hernandez. (Little, Brown, $28)
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6 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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6 weeks on list
#4 last week
You Are a Badass
By Jen Sincero
Advice, inspiring stories and exercises to help you live with more self-confidence. (Running, $16)
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5 weeks on list
#7 last week
The 5 Love Languages
By Gary Chapman
A guide to improving communication in romantic relationships. (Northfield, $15.99)
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By Iceberg Slim
An account of working in the Chicago sex trade from the 1940s to 1960s. (Cash Money Content, $15.99)
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Dirty Genes
By Ben Lynch
How everyday holistic and natural life choices can help overcome various health issues. (HarperOne, $27.99)
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Killers of the Flower Moon
By David Grann
In the 1920s, the FBI struggles to solve murders of members of the Osage Indian nation in Oklahoma. (Doubleday, $28.95)
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Secrets of Mental Math
By Arthur Benjamin
Tricks and tips to hone your math skills.
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3 weeks on list
#8 last week
12 Strong
By Doug Stanton
The story of a US Special Forces team deployed to Afghanistan in the weeks following 9/11. (Scribner, $18)
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6 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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6 weeks on list
#10 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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Rise and Kill First
By Ronen Bergman
The history of the Mossad, Shin Bet and the Israel Defense Forces’ targeted killing programs. (Random House, $35)
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Rankings reflect sales for week ended February 4, 2018.
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