Paperback Nonfiction Bestsellers For March 10

Compiled from weekly surveys of close to 500 independent bookstores nationwide in collaboration with the American Booksellers Association. This list reflects sales ending March 6.


1. Just Kids

By Patti Smith

18 weeks on list

Paperback, 320pp, $16.00
Ecco
Pub Date: Nov. 1, 2010


2. The King's Speech

How One Man Saved the British Monarchy

By Mark Logue; Peter Conradi

7 weeks on list

Paperback, 256pp, $14.95
Sterling
Pub Date: Nov. 1, 2010


3. The Big Short

Inside the Doomsday Machine

By Michael Lewis

5 weeks on list

Paperback, 291pp, $15.95
W. W. Norton & Company
Pub Date: Feb. 1, 2011


4. Inside of a Dog

What Dogs See, Smell, and Know

By Alexandra Horowitz

23 weeks on list

Paperback, 384pp, $16.00
Scribner
Pub Date: Oct. 5, 2010


5. Heaven Is for Real

A Little Boy's Astounding Story of His Trip to Heaven and Back

By Todd Burpo; Lynn Vincent; Colton Burpo

8 weeks on list

Paperback, 163pp, $16.99
Thomas Nelson Publishers
Pub Date: Nov. 1, 2010


6. The Happiness Project

Or, Why I Spent a Year Trying to Sing in the Morning, Clean My Closets, Fight Right, Read Aristotle, and

By Gretchen Rubin

1 week on list

Paperback, 336pp, $14.99
Harper Paperbacks
Pub Date: Mar. 1, 2011


7. Zeitoun

By Dave Eggers

38 weeks on list

Paperback, 368pp, $15.95
Vintage
Pub Date: Jun. 15, 2010


8. Committed

A Love Story

By Elizabeth Gilbert

5 weeks on list

Paperback, 304pp, $16.00
Penguin (Non-Classics)
Pub Date: Feb. 1, 2011


9. The Glass Castle

A Memoir

By Jeannette Walls

Paperback, 304pp, $15.00
Scribner
Pub Date: Jan. 9, 2006


10. What the Dog Saw

And Other Adventures

By Malcolm Gladwell

12 weeks on list

Paperback, 448pp, $16.99
Back Bay Books
Pub Date: Dec. 14, 2010


11. Three Cups of Tea

One Man's Mission to Promote Peace . . . One School at a Time

By Greg Mortenson; David Oliver Relin

Paperback, 368pp, $16.00
Penguin (Non-Classics)
Pub Date: Feb. 1, 2007


12. The Sweet Life in Paris

Delicious Adventures in the World's Most Glorious - and Perplexing - City

By David Lebovitz

1 week on list

Paperback, 304pp, $14.00
Broadway
Pub Date: Mar. 1, 2011


13. NurtureShock

New Thinking About Children

By Po Bronson; Ashley Merryman

8 weeks on list

Paperback, 352pp, $14.99
Twelve
Pub Date: Jan. 1, 2011


14. Lunch in Paris

A Love Story, with Recipes

By Elizabeth Bard

4 weeks on list

Paperback, 352pp, $13.99
Back Bay Books
Pub Date: Feb. 1, 2011


15. Taking the Leap

Freeing Ourselves from Old Habits and Fears

By Pema Chodron

9 weeks on list

Paperback, 128pp, $14.00
Shambhala
Pub Date: Dec. 21, 2010

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