Hardcover Nonfiction Bestsellers For June 9

Compiled from weekly surveys of close to 500 independent bookstores nationwide in collaboration with the American Booksellers Association. This list reflects sales ending June 5.


1. In the Garden of Beasts

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

By Erik Larson

4 weeks on list

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


2. The Greater Journey

Americans in Paris

By David McCullough

2 weeks on list

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


3. Bossypants

By Tina Fey

9 weeks on list

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


4. Unbroken

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

By Laura Hillenbrand

29 weeks on list

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


5. Lies that Chelsea Handler Told Me

By Chelsea Handler; Other Victims Friends Chelsea's Family

4 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

13 weeks on list

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


7. Incognito

The Secret Lives of the Brain

By David Eagleman

1 week on list

Hardcover, 304pp, $26.95
Pantheon
Pub Date: May. 31, 2011


8. SEAL Team Six

Memoirs of an Elite Navy SEAL Sniper

By Howard E. Wasdin; Stephen Templin

4 weeks on list

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


9. Does the Noise in My Head Bother You?

A Rock 'n' Roll Memoir

By Steven Tyler

5 weeks on list

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


10. Area 51

An Uncensored History of America's Top Secret Military Base

By Annie Jacobsen

3 weeks on list

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


11. On China

By Henry Kissinger

2 weeks on list

Hardcover, 608pp, $36.00
Penguin Press HC, The
Pub Date: May. 17, 2011


12. Blood, Bones & Butter

The Inadvertent Education of a Reluctant Chef

By Gabrielle Hamilton

14 weeks on list

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


13. Go the F**k to Sleep

By Adam Mansbach; Ricardo Cortes

1 week on list

Hardcover, 32pp, $14.95
Akashic Books
Pub Date: Oct. 1, 2011


14. The Dukan Diet

2 Steps to Lose the Weight, 2 Steps to Keep It Off Forever

By Pierre Dukan

6 weeks on list

Hardcover, 304pp, $26.00
Crown Archetype
Pub Date: Apr. 19, 2011


15. Those Guys Have All the Fun

Inside the World of ESPN

By James Andrew Miller; Tom Shales

2 weeks on list

Hardcover, 784pp, $27.99
Little, Brown and Company
Pub Date: May. 24, 2011

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