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Trade Paperback Nonfiction list for April 20, 2017, for sales ending April 16, 2017. Based on sales in independent bookstores nationwide. For an independent bookstore store near you, call 1-888-266-5736, or visit IndieBound.org. Online syndication provided by Objective Consulting, Inc. http://www.spiders.com/

04/25/2017
1. The Zookeeper's Wife
by Diane Ackerman (Norton, ISBN: 9780393354256); Last week: 1; Weeks on List: 10 "The true story of zookeepers Jan and Antonina Zabinski, who hid hundreds of Polish Jews during WWII, based on Antonina's diaries. Soon to be a major motion picture."


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04/25/2017
2. White Trash
by Nancy Isenberg (Penguin, ISBN: 9780143129677); Last week: 5; Weeks on List: 2 "We acknowledge racial injustice as an ugly stain on our nation's history. With Isenberg's book, we will have to face the truth about the enduring, malevolent nature of class as well."


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04/25/2017
3. Hidden Figures
by Margot Lee Shetterly (Morrow, ISBN: 9780062363602); Last week: 2; Weeks on List: 19 "The phenomenal true story of the black female mathematicians at NASA whose calculations helped fuel some of America's greatest achievements in space. Now a major motion picture."


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04/25/2017
4. You Are a Badass
by Jen Sincero (Running Press, ISBN: 9780762447695); Last week: 4; Weeks on List: * "Sincero helps you understand why you are how you are, how to love what you can't change, how to change what you don't love, and how to start living the kind of life you used to be jealous of."


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04/25/2017
5. On Tyranny: Twenty Lessons from the Twentieth Century
by Timothy Snyder (Tim Duggan Books, ISBN: 9780804190114); Last week: 3; Weeks on List: 5 "Today, our political order faces new threats, not unlike the totalitarianism of the 20th century. We are no wiser than the Europeans who saw democracy yield to fascism, Nazism, or communism. Our one advantage is that we might learn from their experience."


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04/25/2017
6. Originals
by Adam Grant (Penguin, ISBN: 9780143128854); Last week: 6; Weeks on List: 10 "Grant examines how people can champion new ideas--and how leaders can encourage originality in their organizations."


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04/25/2017
7. Evicted
by Matthew Desmond (Broadway, ISBN: 9780553447453); Last week: 15; Weeks on List: 7 "Desmond transforms our understanding of extreme poverty and economic exploitation while providing fresh ideas for solving a devastating, uniquely American problem."


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04/25/2017
8. Furiously Happy
by Jenny Lawson (Flatiron, ISBN: 9781250077028); Last week: 8; Weeks on List: 10 "A hysterical, ridiculous book about crippling depression and anxiety? That sounds like a terrible idea. But terrible ideas are what Lawson does best."


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04/25/2017
9. How Google Works
by Eric Schmidt, Jonathan Rosenberg (Grand Central, ISBN: 9781455582327); Last week: 12; Weeks on List: 3 "An entertaining, page-turning primer containing lessons that Schmidt and Rosenberg learned as they helped build the company."


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04/25/2017
10. We Should All Be Feminists
by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie (Anchor, ISBN: 9781101911761); Last week: 9; Weeks on List: * "The award-winning author of Americanah offers readers a unique definition of feminism for the 21st century, one rooted in inclusion and awareness."


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