Bestsellers: National nonfiction

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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.
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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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3
New
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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New
Pimp
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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9
New
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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New
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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11
New
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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New
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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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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