Hardcover Nonfiction Bestsellers For June 2

Compiled from weekly surveys of close to 500 independent bookstores nationwide in collaboration with the American Booksellers Association. This list reflects sales ending May 29.


1. In the Garden of Beasts

Love, Terror, and an American Family in Hitler's Berlin

By Erik Larson

3 weeks on list

Hardcover, 464pp, $26.00
Crown
Pub Date: May. 10, 2011


2. Bossypants

By Tina Fey

8 weeks on list

Hardcover, 288pp, $26.99
Reagan Arthur Books
Pub Date: Apr. 5, 2011


3. Unbroken

A World War II Story of Survival, Resilience, and Redemption

By Laura Hillenbrand

28 weeks on list

Hardcover, 496pp, $27.00
Random House
Pub Date: Nov. 16, 2010


4. The Greater Journey

Americans in Paris

By David McCullough

1 week on list

Hardcover, 576pp, $37.50
Simon & Schuster
Pub Date: May. 24, 2011


5. Lies that Chelsea Handler Told Me

By Chelsea Handler and Chelsea's Family, Friends and Other Victims

3 weeks on list

Hardcover, 304pp, $24.99
Grand Central Publishing
Pub Date: May. 10, 2011


6. The Social Animal

The Hidden Sources of Love, Character, and Achievement

By David Brooks

12 weeks on list

Hardcover, 448pp, $27.00
Random House
Pub Date: Mar. 8, 2011


7. SEAL Team Six

Memoirs of an Elite Navy SEAL Sniper

By Howard E. Wasdin; Stephen Templin

3 weeks on list

Hardcover, 352pp, $26.99
St. Martin's Press
Pub Date: May. 10, 2011


8. Those Guys Have All the Fun

Inside the World of ESPN

By James Andrew Miller; Tom Shales

1 week on list

Hardcover, 763pp, $27.99
Little Brown and Company
Pub Date: May. 24, 2011


9. Area 51

An Uncensored History of America's Top Secret Military Base

By Annie Jacobsen

2 weeks on list

Hardcover, 544pp, $27.99
Little, Brown and Company
Pub Date: May. 17, 2011


10. A Singular Woman

The Untold Story of Barack Obama's Mother

By Janny Scott

4 weeks on list

Hardcover, 384pp, $26.95
Riverhead Hardcover
Pub Date: May. 3, 2011


11. Does the Noise in My Head Bother You?

A Rock 'n' Roll Memoir

By Steven Tyler

4 weeks on list

Hardcover, 400pp, $27.99
Ecco
Pub Date: May. 3, 2011


12. Dog Sense

How the New Science of Dog Behavior Can Make You A Better Friend to Your Pet

By John Bradshaw

1 week on list

Hardcover, 352pp, $25.99
Basic Books
Pub Date: May. 1, 2011


13. The Psychopath Test

A Journey Through the Madness Industry

By Jon Ronson

2 weeks on list

Hardcover, 288pp, $25.95
Riverhead Hardcover
Pub Date: May. 12, 2011


14. Blood, Bones & Butter

The Inadvertent Education of a Reluctant Chef

By Gabrielle Hamilton

13 weeks on list

Hardcover, 304pp, $26.00
Random House
Pub Date: Mar. 1, 2011


15. To End All Wars

A Story of Loyalty and Rebellion, 1914-1918

By Adam Hochschild

2 weeks on list

Hardcover, 480pp, $28.00
Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Pub Date: May. 1, 2011

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