Washington bestsellers: Paperback nonfiction

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August 11, 2019
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The Post compiles its bestsellers lists by combining hard cover, paperback and ebook sales data from NPD Book 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.
Born a Crime
By Trevor Noah
The Daily Show host recounts his upbringing in South Africa during apartheid. (Spiegel & Grau, $18)
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Just Mercy
By Bryan Stevenson
Bryan Stevenson recounts his experience establishing the Equal Justice Initiative and defending those most in need. (Spiegel & Grau, $16)
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When Harry Became Sally
By Ryan T. Anderson
An in-depth look at our approach to gender identity. (Encounter, $16.99)
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How To Raise An Amazing Child the Montessori Way
By Tim Seldin
A guide to incorporating Montessori learning techniques at home. (DK, $19.95)
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A Long Way Gone
By Ishmael Beah
An account of fighting, by a child soldier from Sierra Leone. (Sarah Crichton, $13)
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By Yuval Noah Harari
An examination of the creation and evolution of humanity. (Harper Perennial, $22.99)
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Our Women on the Ground
By Zahra Hankir
A collection of essays by Arab women journalists about their experience as reporters. (Penguin, $17)
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The 5 Love Languages
By Gary Chapman
A guide to improving communication in romantic relationships. (Northfield, $15.99)
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The Mueller Report
By The Washington Post
The findings of the Special Counsel’s investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 election with analysis from Washington Post reporters. (Scribner, $15)
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Thinking, Fast and Slow
By Daniel Kahneman
The Nobel Prize winner in the economic sciences examines our modes of thought. (Farrar, Straus and Giroux, $16)
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The Odd 1s Out
By James Rallison
Stories and advice from a YouTube star about growing up. (TarcherPerigee, $16)
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You Are a Badass
By Jen Sincero
Advice, inspiring stories and exercises to lift self-confidence. (Running, $16)
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Four Agreements
By Don Miguel Ruiz
The self-help classic reveals four principles to follow for a happier life. (Amber-Allen, $12.95)
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By Carol Dweck
A Stanford University psychologist discusses the link between attitude and success. (Ballantine , $17)
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What if I Say the Wrong Thing
By Verna A. Myers
A tip book with appropriate ways to approach diversity situations. (American Bar Association, $14.95)
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Rankings reflect sales for week ended August 11, 2019.
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