Hardcover Nonfiction Bestsellers For June 16

Compiled from weekly surveys of close to 500 independent bookstores nationwide in collaboration with the American Booksellers Association. This list reflects sales ending June 12.


1. The Greater Journey

Americans in Paris

By David McCullough

3 weeks on list

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


2. In the Garden of Beasts

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

By Erik Larson

5 weeks on list

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


3. Bossypants

By Tina Fey

10 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

30 weeks on list

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


5. Go the F**k to Sleep

By Adam Mansbach; Ricardo Cortes

2 weeks on list

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


6. Area 51

An Uncensored History of America's Top Secret Military Base

By Annie Jacobsen

4 weeks on list

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


7. SEAL Team Six

Memoirs of an Elite Navy SEAL Sniper

By Howard E. Wasdin; Stephen Templin

5 weeks on list

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


8. The Social Animal

The Hidden Sources of Love, Character, and Achievement

By David Brooks

14 weeks on list

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


9. The Psychopath Test

A Journey Through the Madness Industry

By Jon Ronson

3 weeks on list

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


10. Lies that Chelsea Handler Told Me

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

5 weeks on list

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


11. Demonic

How the Liberal Mob Is Endangering America

By Ann Coulter

1 week on list

Hardcover, 368pp, $28.99
Crown Forum
Pub Date: Jun. 7, 2011


12. Incognito

The Secret Lives of the Brain

By David Eagleman

2 weeks on list

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


13. Does the Noise in My Head Bother You?

A Rock 'n' Roll Memoir

By Steven Tyler

6 weeks on list

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


14. Those Guys Have All the Fun

Inside the World of ESPN

By James Andrew Miller; Tom Shales

3 weeks on list

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


15. Reckless Endangerment

How Outsized Ambition, Greed, and Corruption Led to Economic Armageddon

By Gretchen Morgenson; Joshua Rosner

1 week on list

Hardcover, 352pp, $30.00
Times Books
Pub Date: May. 24, 2011

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