Washington bestsellers: Paperback nonfiction

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October 14, 2018
October 14
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How are these calculated?
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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17 weeks on list
Start with Why
By Simon Sinek
What sets leaders apart and inspires their teams. (Portfolio, $16)
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2
295 weeks on list
The 5 Love Languages
By Gary Chapman
A guide to improving communication in romantic relationships. (Northfield, $15.99)
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3
New
The Long View
By Brian Fetherstonhaugh
The chairman and CEO of OgilvyOne Worldwide outlines how to have a long, successful career. (Diversion, $16)
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4
133 weeks on list
You Are a Badass
By Jen Sincero
Advice, inspiring stories and exercises to lift self-confidence. (Running, $16)
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5
20 weeks on list
Sapiens
By Yuval Noah Harari
An examination of the creation of humanity and evolution. (Harper Perennial, $22.99)
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6
New
Just Jessie
By Jessie James Decker
Country singer Jessie James Decker's lifestyle book about her career, family, faith and food. (Dey Street, $25.99)
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7
New
The Fresh and Healthy Instant Pot Cookbook
By Megan Gilmore
A collection of recipes for the instant pot. (Ten Speed, $19.99)
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8
New
Leonardo da Vinci
By Walter Isaacson
A study of Leonardo’s passions — curiosity, observation and imagination — and how they played into his works of art and science. (Simon & Schuster, $22)
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9
New
Grant
By Ron Chernow
A biography of the Civil War general and president. (Penguin, $22)
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10
New
Instant Loss Cookbook
By Brittany Williams
A cookbook with Instant Pot recipes with the aim of losing weight. (Harmony, $19.99)
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11
New
Back in Control
By David Hanscom
A spine surgeon discusses how calming your nervous system can help alleviate chronic pain. (Vertus, $24.99)
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12
New
The Rule of St. Benedict in English
By Timothy Fry, Timothy Horner, Imogene Baker
A pocket-sized edition of the book of precepts. (Liturgical, $2.95)
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13
41 weeks on list
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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14
New
Catholic High School Entrance Exams
By Kaplan Test Prep
A study guide to help gain succeed on the Catholic High School entrance exams. (Kaplan, $18.99)
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15
45 weeks on list
On Tyranny
By Timothy Snyder
A historian examines how dictatorships rise and how to fight them. (Tim Duggan , $7.99)
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Rankings reflect sales for week ended October 14, 2018.
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