Nonfiction Bestsellers — Week of 5/11

Resilience moves up to #1 on the NYT Hardcover Nonfiction list, from #10 last week, reflecting sales from the book’s first full week on sale and Elizabeth Edwards’s amazing publicity tour (she finished up by appearing on the Daily Show with Jon Stewart. Mercifully, Stewart avoided mentioning what everyone else focused on; her husband’s affair).

The following titles are new to the NYT lists dated 5/31 (sales through 5/16) and the USA Today general list dated  5/21 (sales through 5/17):

#77 USA Today, general
#10 NYT Hardcover Advice

No Matter What!: 9 Steps to Living the Life You Love
Lisa Nichols
Price: $24.99
Hardcover: 288 pages
Publisher: Wellness Central – (2009-04-13)
ISBN-10: 0446538469
ISBN-13: 9780446538466

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#140 USA Today, general
#8 NYT Hardcover Advice

Down Home with the Neelys: A Southern Family Cookbook
Patrick Neely, Gina Neely, Paula Disbrowe
Price: $27.95
Hardcover: 288 pages
Publisher: Knopf – (2009-05-12)
ISBN-10: 0307269949
ISBN-13: 9780307269942

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#5 NYT Hardcover Advice 

When Everything Changes, Change Everything: In a Time of Turmoil, a Pathway to Peace
Neale Donald Walsch
Price: $19.95
Hardcover: 304 pages
Publisher: Hampton Roads Publishing – (2009-05-08)
ISBN-10: 1571746064
ISBN-13: 9781571746061

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#6 NYT Hardcover Advice

The Noticer: Sometimes, all a person needs is a little perspective.
Andy Andrews
Price: $17.99
Hardcover: 176 pages
Publisher: Thomas Nelson – (2009-04-28)
ISBN-10: 0785229213
ISBN-13: 9780785229216

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#9 NYT Hardcover Advice

Start Where You AreLife Lessons in Getting from Where You Are to Where You Want to Be
Chris Gardner, Mim E. Rivas
Price: $26.99
Hardcover: 320 pages
Publisher: Amistad – (2009-05-01)
ISBN-10: 006153711X
ISBN-13: 9780061537110

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#10 NYT Nonfiction

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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#12 NYT Nonfiction

Street Fighters: The Last 72 Hours of Bear Stearns, the Toughest Firm on Wall Street
Kate Kelly
Price: $25.95
Hardcover: 256 pages
Publisher: Portfolio Hardcover – (2009-05-12)
ISBN-10: 1591842735
ISBN-13: 9781591842736

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#11 NYT Hardcover Advice, extended

Thank God It’s Monday!: How to Create a Workplace You and Your Customers Love
Roxanne Emmerich
Price: $19.99
Hardcover: 192 pages
Publisher: FT Press – (2009-04-18)
ISBN-10: 0138158053
ISBN-13: 9780138158057

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#16 NYT Nonfiction, extended

Fool’s Gold: How the Bold Dream of a Small Tribe at J.P. Morgan Was Corrupted by Wall Street Greed and Unleashed a Catastrophe
Gillian Tett
Price: $26.00
Hardcover: 304 pages
Publisher: Free Press – (2009-05-12)
ISBN-10: 141659857X
ISBN-13: 9781416598572

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#17 NYT Nonfiction, extended

Unfinished Business: What the Dead Can Teach Us About Life
James Van Praagh
Price: $24.99
Hardcover: 256 pages
Publisher: HarperOne – (2009-05-01)
ISBN-10: 0061778141
ISBN-13: 9780061778148

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#25 NYT Nonfiction, extended

The Housing Boom and Bust
Thomas Sowell
Price: $24.95
Hardcover: 192 pages
Publisher: Basic Books – (2009-04-24)
ISBN-10: 0465018807
ISBN-13: 9780465018802

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#26 NYT Nonfiction, extended

American Icon: The Fall of Roger Clemens and the Rise of Steroids in America’s Pastime
Teri Thompson, Nathaniel Vinton, Michael O’Keeffe, Christian Red
Price: $26.95
Hardcover: 464 pages
Publisher: Knopf – (2009-05-12)
ISBN-10: 0307271803
ISBN-13: 9780307271808

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#35 NYT Nonfiction, extended

The Food of a Younger Land: A Portrait of American Food–Before the National Highway System, Before Chain Restaurants, and Before Frozen Food, When the Nation’s Food Was Seasonal
Mark Kurlansky
Price: $27.95
Hardcover: 416 pages
Publisher: Riverhead Hardcover – (2009-05-14)
ISBN-10: 1594488657
ISBN-13: 9781594488658

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