Nonfiction Bestsellers — Week of 5/4

The following are titles new to the  NYT lists dated 5/24 (sales through 5/9) and the USA Today general list dated  5/14 (sales through 5/10).

#27 USA Today, general
#10 NYT Nonfiction

You can expect to see Resilience rise much higher next week; these lists only reflect the first days of sale.

Resilience: Reflections on the Burdens and Gifts of Facing Life’s Adversities
Elizabeth Edwards
Price: $22.95
Hardcover: 224 pages
Publisher: Broadway – (2009-05-08)
ISBN-10: 076793136X
ISBN-13: 9780767931366

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#37 USA Today, general
#2 NYT Hardcover Advice

The G-Free Diet: A Gluten-Free Survival Guide
Elisabeth Hasselbeck
Price: $24.99
Hardcover: 256 pages
Publisher: Center Street – (2009-05-04)
ISBN-10: 1599951886
ISBN-13: 9781599951881

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#49 USA Today, general
#1 NYT Paperback Advice

Cook Yourself Thin: Skinny Meals You Can Make in Minutes
Lifetime Television
Price: $19.99
Paperback: 240 pages
Publisher: Voice – (2009-04-28)
ISBN-10: 1401341136
ISBN-13: 9781401341138

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#77 USA Today, general
#8 NYT Nonfiction

Pretty in Plaid: A Life, a Witch, and a Wardrobe, or, the Wonder Years Before the Condescending, Egomaniacal, Self-Centered Smart Ass Phase
Jen Lancaster
Price: $24.95
Hardcover: 384 pages
Publisher: NAL Hardcover – (2009-05-05)
ISBN-10: 0451226801
ISBN-13: 9780451226808

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#87 USA Today, general

Paula Deen’s The Deen Family Cookbook
Paula Deen
Price: $26.00
Hardcover: 288 pages
Publisher: Simon & Schuster – (2009-04-07)
ISBN-10: 0743278135
ISBN-13: 9780743278133

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 #93 USA Today, general

#9 (tied with #8) NYT Nonfiction

A-Rod: The Many Lives of Alex Rodriguez
Selena Roberts
Price: $26.99
Hardcover: 272 pages
Publisher: Harper – (2009-05-04)
ISBN-10: 0061791644
ISBN-13: 9780061791642

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#114 USA Today, general

The End of Overeating: Taking Control of the Insatiable American Appetite
David Kessler MD
Price: $25.95
Hardcover: 336 pages
Publisher: Rodale Books – (2009-04-28)
ISBN-10: 1605297852
ISBN-13: 9781605297859

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#8 NYT Paperback Advice

Emeril at the Grill: A Cookbook for All Seasons
Emeril Lagasse
Price: $24.99
Paperback: 272 pages
Publisher: HarperStudio – (2009-05-01)
ISBN-10: 0061742740
ISBN-13: 9780061742743

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#13 NYT Nonfiction

Paul Newman: A Life
Shawn Levy
Price: $29.99
Hardcover: 496 pages
Publisher: Harmony – (2009-05-05)
ISBN-10: 0307353753
ISBN-13: 9780307353757

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#15 NYT Nonfiction

Red and Me: My Coach, My Lifelong Friend
Bill Russell, Alan Steinberg
Price: $24.99
Hardcover: 208 pages
Publisher: Harper – (2009-05-01)
ISBN-10: 0061766143
ISBN-13: 9780061766145

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#16 NYT Nonfiction, Extended

Bad Mother: A Chronicle of Maternal Crimes, Minor Calamities, and Occasional Moments of Grace
Ayelet Waldman
Price: $24.95
Hardcover: 224 pages
Publisher: Doubleday – (2009-05-05)
ISBN-10: 0385527934
ISBN-13: 9780385527934

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#18 NYT Nonfiction, Extended

Featured  as the cover review for the NYT Book Review this week (5/17).

Horse Soldiers: The Extraordinary Story of a Band of US Soldiers Who Rode to Victory in Afghanistan
Doug Stanton
Price: $28.00
Hardcover: 416 pages
Publisher: Scribner – (2009-05-05)
ISBN-10: 1416580514
ISBN-13: 9781416580515

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#27 NYT Nonfiction, Extended

Eye of My Heart: 27 Writers Reveal the Hidden Pleasures and Perils of Being a Grandmother
Barbara Graham
Price: $24.99
Hardcover: 320 pages
Publisher: Harper – (2009-04-01)
ISBN-10: 0061474150
ISBN-13: 9780061474156

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#28 NYT Nonfiction, Extended

Rapt: Attention and the Focused Life
Winifred Gallagher
Price: $25.95
Hardcover: 256 pages
Publisher: Penguin Press HC, The – (2009-04-16)
ISBN-10: 1594202109
ISBN-13: 9781594202100

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#31 NYT Nonfiction, Extended

Born to Run: A Hidden Tribe, Superathletes, and the Greatest Race the World Has Never Seen
Christopher McDougall
Price: $24.95
Hardcover: 304 pages
Publisher: Knopf – (2009-05-05)
ISBN-10: 0307266303
ISBN-13: 9780307266309

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#32 NYT Nonfiction, Extended

The Talent Code: Greatness Isn’t Born. It’s Grown. Here’s How.
Daniel Coyle
Price: $25.00
Hardcover: 256 pages
Publisher: Bantam – (2009-04-28)
ISBN-10: 055380684X
ISBN-13: 9780553806847

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#35 NYT Nonfiction, Extended

Perfectly Imperfect: A Life in Progress
Lee Woodruff
Price: $25.00
Hardcover: 256 pages
Publisher: Random House – (2009-04-21)
ISBN-10: 1400067316
ISBN-13: 9781400067312

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