Washington bestsellers: Hardcover nonfiction

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July 28, 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.
1
Educated
By Tara Westover
A memoir by a woman from a survivalist family who earned a PhD at Cambridge. (Random House, $28)
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2
American Carnage
By Tim Alberta
An examination of the Republican party, from the departure of former president George W. Bush to the 2016 presidential elections. (Harper, $29.99)
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3
Becoming
By Michelle Obama
The former first lady's memoir recounts her life from her Chicago childhood to her time in the White House. (Crown, $32.5)
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4
Beyond Charlottesville
By Terry McAuliffe
The former governor of Virginia recounts the violent “Unite the Right” rally in Charlottesville -- and its aftermath. (Thomas Dunne, $24.99)
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5
Unfreedom of the Press
By Mark R. Levin
A Fox News and radio host ruminates on the history of the free press. (Threshold Editions, $28)
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6
The Pioneers
By David McCullough
A look at the prominent figures who helped settle the American West. (Simon & Schuster, $30)
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7
Unmasked
By L. Brent Bozell III, Tim Graham
A conservative activist looks at how the media treats President Trump. (Humanix, $24.99)
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8
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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9
A Beginner's Guide to the End
By Dr. BJ Miller, Shoshana Berger
A practical guide on how to prepare for the inevitable end of life. (Simon & Schuster, $28)
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10
You'll See This Message When It Is Too Late
By Josephine Wolff
A look at various cybersecurity incidents from 2005 to 2015 and how we can protect online data. (The MIT Press, $29.95)
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11
Three Women
By Lisa Taddeo
A frank account of female desire. (Simon & Schuster, $27)
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12
The Man Who Sold America
By Joy-Ann Reid
An extensive look at Trump's presidency and what it means for the future of American politics and society. (William Morrow, $27.99)
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13
No Crumbs Left
By Teri Turner
Whole30 recipes from a popular food blogger. (Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, $30)
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14
Comfort Food Shortcuts
By David Venable
Recipes from the host of QVC’s "In the Kitchen with David." (Ballantine, $30)
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15
Justice on Trial
By Mollie Hemingway, Carrie Severino
A deep dive into Brett Kavanaugh's Supreme Court confirmation hearing. (Regnery, $28.99)
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Rankings reflect sales for week ended July 28, 2019.
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