Hardcover Nonfiction Bestsellers http://www.spiders.com/bestsellers/ Hardcover Nonfiction list for December 23, 2020, for sales ending December 20, 2020. Based on sales in independent bookstores nationwide. For an independent bookstore store near you, call 1-888-266-5736, or visit <a href="http://indiebound.org/?affiliateId=objective">IndieBound.org</a>. Online syndication provided by Objective Consulting, Inc. <a href="http://www.spiders.com/">http://www.spiders.com/</a> en-us 1. A Promised Land http://www.booksense.com/product/info.jsp?affiliateId=objective&isbn=9781524763169&assignStoreNear=00000 by Barack Obama (Crown, ISBN: 9781524763169); Last week: 1; Weeks on List: 5 "Barack Obama's insightful first volume of his presidential memoirs." 360 A Promised Land 1 Barack Obama Crown 9781524763169 Barack Obama's insightful first volume of his presidential memoirs. 45 2. Caste http://www.booksense.com/product/info.jsp?affiliateId=objective&isbn=9780593230251&assignStoreNear=00000 by Isabel Wilkerson (Random House, ISBN: 9780593230251); Last week: 2; Weeks on List: 20 "Beautifully written, original, and revealing, Caste is an eye-opening story of people and history, and a reexamination of what lies under the surface of ordinary lives and of American life today." 360 Caste 2 Isabel Wilkerson Random House 9780593230251 Beautifully written, original, and revealing, Caste is an eye-opening story of people and history, and a reexamination of what lies under the surface of ordinary lives and of American life today. 32 3. The Boy, the Mole, the Fox and the Horse http://www.booksense.com/product/info.jsp?affiliateId=objective&isbn=9780062976581&assignStoreNear=00000 by Charlie Mackesy (HarperOne, ISBN: 9780062976581); Last week: 4; Weeks on List: 42 "Radiant with Mackesy's warmth and gentle wit, The Boy, the Mole, the Fox, and the Horse blends hand-written narrative with dozens of drawings." 360 The Boy, the Mole, the Fox and the Horse 3 Charlie Mackesy HarperOne 9780062976581 Radiant with Mackesy's warmth and gentle wit, The Boy, the Mole, the Fox, and the Horse blends hand-written narrative with dozens of drawings. 22.99 4. Bag Man http://www.booksense.com/product/info.jsp?affiliateId=objective&isbn=9780593136683&assignStoreNear=00000 by Rachel Maddow, Michael Yarvitz (Crown, ISBN: 9780593136683); Last week: 6; Weeks on List: 2 "Based on the hit podcast, Bag Man expands and deepens the story of Spiro Agnew's scandal and its lasting influence on our politics." 360 Bag Man 4 Rachel Maddow, Michael Yarvitz Crown 9780593136683 Based on the hit podcast, Bag Man expands and deepens the story of Spiro Agnew's scandal and its lasting influence on our politics. 28 5. The Best of Me http://www.booksense.com/product/info.jsp?affiliateId=objective&isbn=9780316628242&assignStoreNear=00000 by David Sedaris (Little, Brown, ISBN: 9780316628242); Last week: 8; Weeks on List: 7 "The Best of Me spans a career spent watching and learning and laughing--quite often at himself--and invites readers deep into the world of one of the most brilliant and original writers of our time." 360 The Best of Me 5 David Sedaris Little, Brown 9780316628242 The Best of Me spans a career spent watching and learning and laughing--quite often at himself--and invites readers deep into the world of one of the most brilliant and original writers of our time. 30 6. Untamed http://www.booksense.com/product/info.jsp?affiliateId=objective&isbn=9781984801258&assignStoreNear=00000 by Glennon Doyle (The Dial Press, ISBN: 9781984801258); Last week: 3; Weeks on List: 41 "In Doyle's most revealing and powerful memoir yet, she explores the joy and peace we discover when we stop striving to meet the expectations of the world, and start trusting the voice deep within us." 360 Untamed 6 Glennon Doyle The Dial Press 9781984801258 In Doyle's most revealing and powerful memoir yet, she explores the joy and peace we discover when we stop striving to meet the expectations of the world, and start trusting the voice deep within us. 28 7. The Splendid and the Vile http://www.booksense.com/product/info.jsp?affiliateId=objective&isbn=9780385348713&assignStoreNear=00000 by Erik Larson (Crown, ISBN: 9780385348713); Last week: 5; Weeks on List: 43 "Larson's fresh and compelling portrait of Winston Churchill and London during the Blitz is a March 2020 Indie Next List Great Read." 360 The Splendid and the Vile 7 Erik Larson Crown 9780385348713 Larson's fresh and compelling portrait of Winston Churchill and London during the Blitz is a March 2020 Indie Next List Great Read. 32 8. Modern Comfort Food http://www.booksense.com/product/info.jsp?affiliateId=objective&isbn=9780804187060&assignStoreNear=00000 by Ina Garten (Clarkson Potter, ISBN: 9780804187060); Last week: 7; Weeks on List: 11 "From cocktails to dessert, from special weekend breakfasts to quick weeknight dinners, you'll find yourself making these cozy and delicious recipes over and over again." 360 Modern Comfort Food 8 Ina Garten Clarkson Potter 9780804187060 From cocktails to dessert, from special weekend breakfasts to quick weeknight dinners, you'll find yourself making these cozy and delicious recipes over and over again. 35 9. Greenlights http://www.booksense.com/product/info.jsp?affiliateId=objective&isbn=9780593139134&assignStoreNear=00000 by Matthew McConaughey (Crown, ISBN: 9780593139134); Last week: 9; Weeks on List: 9 "McConaughey's unconventional memoir is filled with raucous stories, outlaw wisdom, and lessons learned the hard way about living with greater satisfaction." 360 Greenlights 9 Matthew McConaughey Crown 9780593139134 McConaughey's unconventional memoir is filled with raucous stories, outlaw wisdom, and lessons learned the hard way about living with greater satisfaction. 30 10. Is This Anything? http://www.booksense.com/product/info.jsp?affiliateId=objective&isbn=9781982112691&assignStoreNear=00000 by Jerry Seinfeld (S&S, ISBN: 9781982112691); Last week: 10; Weeks on List: 11 "The first book in 25 years from Jerry Seinfeld features his best work across five decades in comedy." 360 Is This Anything? 10 Jerry Seinfeld S&S 9781982112691 The first book in 25 years from Jerry Seinfeld features his best work across five decades in comedy. 35 11. What It's Like to Be a Bird http://www.booksense.com/product/info.jsp?affiliateId=objective&isbn=9780307957894&assignStoreNear=00000 by David Allen Sibley (Knopf, ISBN: 9780307957894); Last week: 12; Weeks on List: 18 "A bird book for birders and non-birders alike that will excite and inspire by providing a new and deeper understanding of what common, mostly backyard, birds are doing--and why." 360 What It's Like to Be a Bird 11 David Allen Sibley Knopf 9780307957894 A bird book for birders and non-birders alike that will excite and inspire by providing a new and deeper understanding of what common, mostly backyard, birds are doing--and why. 35 12. Wintering http://www.booksense.com/product/info.jsp?affiliateId=objective&isbn=9780593189481&assignStoreNear=00000 by Katherine May (Riverhead Books, ISBN: 9780593189481); Last week: 11; Weeks on List: 3 "An intimate, revelatory book exploring the ways we can care for and repair ourselves when life knocks us down. The #1 Indie Next List Great Read for December 2020." 360 Wintering 12 Katherine May Riverhead Books 9780593189481 An intimate, revelatory book exploring the ways we can care for and repair ourselves when life knocks us down. The #1 Indie Next List Great Read for December 2020. 24 13. Becoming http://www.booksense.com/product/info.jsp?affiliateId=objective&isbn=9781524763138&assignStoreNear=00000 by Michelle Obama (Crown, ISBN: 9781524763138); Last week: 14; Weeks on List: * "Warm, wise, and revelatory, Becoming is the deeply personal reckoning of a woman of soul and substance who has steadily defied expectations--and whose story inspires us to do the same." 360 Becoming 13 Michelle Obama Crown 9781524763138 Warm, wise, and revelatory, Becoming is the deeply personal reckoning of a woman of soul and substance who has steadily defied expectations--and whose story inspires us to do the same. 32.50 14. The 99% Invisible City http://www.booksense.com/product/info.jsp?affiliateId=objective&isbn=9780358126607&assignStoreNear=00000 by Roman Mars, Kurt Kohlstedt (Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, ISBN: 9780358126607); Last week: 15; Weeks on List: 7 "A beautifully designed guidebook to the unnoticed yet essential elements of our cities, from the creators of the wildly popular 99% Invisible podcast." 360 The 99% Invisible City 14 Roman Mars, Kurt Kohlstedt Houghton Mifflin Harcourt 9780358126607 A beautifully designed guidebook to the unnoticed yet essential elements of our cities, from the creators of the wildly popular 99% Invisible podcast. 30 15. Ottolenghi Flavor http://www.booksense.com/product/info.jsp?affiliateId=objective&isbn=9780399581755&assignStoreNear=00000 by Yotam Ottolenghi, et al. (Ten Speed Press, ISBN: 9780399581755); Weeks on List: 6 "Ottolenghi teams up with Ottolenghi Test Kitchen's Ixta Belfrage to reveal how flavor is created and amplified through 100+ super-delicious, plant-based recipes." 360 Ottolenghi Flavor 15 Yotam Ottolenghi, et al. Ten Speed Press 9780399581755 Ottolenghi teams up with Ottolenghi Test Kitchen's Ixta Belfrage to reveal how flavor is created and amplified through 100+ super-delicious, plant-based recipes. 35