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Lady Banks Pick of the Week


The Southern Indie Bestseller List, as brought to you by IndieBound and SIBA, for the week ending Sunday, September 6, 2020. Based on reporting from the independent booksellers of the Southern Independent Booksellers Alliance and IndieBound. For an independent bookstore near you, visit IndieBound.org.

HARDCOVER FICTION

1. The Lying Life of Adults
Elena Ferrante, Europa Editions, $26, 9781609455910
2. All the Devils Are Here
Louise Penny, Minotaur, $28.99, 9781250145239
3. Squeeze Me
Carl Hiaasen, Knopf, $28.95, 9781524733452
4. Transcendent Kingdom
Yaa Gyasi, Knopf, $27.95, 9780525658184
5. The Guest List
Lucy Foley, Morrow, $27.99, 9780062868930
6. The Vanishing Half
Brit Bennett, Riverhead Books, $27, 9780525536291
7. Where the Crawdads Sing
Delia Owens, Putnam, $26, 9780735219090
8. American Dirt
Jeanine Cummins, Flatiron Books, $27.99, 9781250209764
9. A Private Cathedral
James Lee Burke, S&S, $28, 9781982151683
10. The Exiles
Christina Baker Kline, Custom House, $27.99, 9780062356345
11. 28 Summers
Elin Hilderbrand, Little, Brown, $28, 9780316420044
12. Camino Winds
John Grisham, Doubleday, $28.95, 9780385545938
13. Hamnet
Maggie O'Farrell, Knopf, $26.95, 9780525657606
14. Mexican Gothic
Silvia Moreno-Garcia, Del Rey, $27, 9780525620785
15. The Dutch House
Ann Patchett, Harper, $27.99, 9780062963673

HARDCOVER NONFICTION

1. Caste
Isabel Wilkerson, Random House, $32, 9780593230251
2. His Truth Is Marching On
Jon Meacham, Random House, $30, 9781984855022
3. Untamed
Glennon Doyle, The Dial Press, $28, 9781984801258
4. Twilight of the Gods: War in the Western Pacific, 1944-1945
Ian W. Toll, Norton, $40, 9780393080650
5. Between the World and Me
Ta-Nehisi Coates, One World, $26, 9780812993547
6. How to Be an Antiracist
Ibram X. Kendi, One World, $27, 9780525509288
7. The Splendid and the Vile
Erik Larson, Crown, $32, 9780385348713
8. Memorial Drive
Natasha Trethewey, Ecco, $27.99, 9780062248572
9. Donald Trump v. The United States: Inside the Struggle to Stop a President
Michael S. Schmidt, Random House, $30, 9781984854667
10. Vesper Flights
Helen MacDonald, Grove Press, $27, 9780802128812
11. The Deepest South of All: True Stories from Natchez, Mississippi
Richard Grant, S&S, $26, 9781501177828
12. Melania and Me: The Rise and Fall of My Friendship with the First Lady
Stephanie Winston Wolkoff, Gallery Books, $28, 9781982151249
13. Educated
Tara Westover, Random House, $28, 9780399590504
14. I Have Something to Tell You: A Memoir
Chasten Buttigieg, Atria Books, $27, 9781982138127
15. Too Much and Never Enough
Mary L. Trump, Ph.D., S&S, $28, 9781982141462

TRADE PAPERBACK FICTION

1. This Tender Land
William Kent Krueger, Atria, $17, 9781476749303
2. Normal People
Sally Rooney, Hogarth, $17, 9781984822185
3. The Nickel Boys
Colson Whitehead, Anchor, $15.95, 9780345804341
4. The Overstory
Richard Powers, Norton, $18.95, 9780393356687
5. The World That We Knew
Alice Hoffman, S&S, $17, 9781501137587
6. Nothing to See Here
Kevin Wilson, Ecco, $16.99, 9780062913494
7. Drive Your Plow Over the Bones of the Dead
Olga Tokarczuk, Riverhead Books, $17, 9780525541349
8. All the Light We Cannot See
Anthony Doerr, Scribner, $18, 9781501173219
9. Circe
Madeline Miller, Back Bay, $16.99, 9780316556323
10. Homegoing
Yaa Gyasi, Vintage, $16.95, 9781101971062
11. Red at the Bone
Jacqueline Woodson, Riverhead Books, $16, 9780525535287
12. To Kill a Mockingbird
Harper Lee, Perennial, $15.99, 9780060935467
13. The Memory Police
Yoko Ogawa, Vintage, $16, 9781101911815
14. The Woman in the Window
A.J. Finn, Morrow, $17.99, 9780062905086
15. Still Life
Louise Penny, St. Martin's, $17.99, 9780312541538

TRADE PAPERBACK NONFICTION

1. White Fragility
Robin DiAngelo, Beacon Press, $16, 9780807047415
2. The Color of Law
Richard Rothstein, Liveright, $17.95, 9781631494536
3. The Warmth of Other Suns
Isabel Wilkerson, Vintage, $17.95, 9780679763888
4. The Yellow House
Sarah M. Broom, Grove Press, $17, 9780802149039
5. March: Book One
John Lewis, Andrew Aydin, Nate Powell (Illus.), Top Shelf Productions, $14.95, 9781603093002
6. Born a Crime
Trevor Noah, One World, $18, 9780399588198
7. How to Change Your Mind
Michael Pollan, Penguin, $18, 9780735224155
8. The Lost Colony and Hatteras Island
Scott Dawson, History Press, $21.99, 9781467144339
9. Braiding Sweetgrass
Robin Wall Kimmerer, Milkweed Editions, $18, 9781571313560
10. Why Are All the Black Kids Sitting Together in the Cafeteria?
Beverly Daniel Tatum, Basic Books, $18.99, 9780465060689
11. Intimations
Zadie Smith, Penguin, $10.95, 9780593297612
12. Stamped from the Beginning
Ibram X. Kendi, Bold Type Books, $19.99, 9781568585987
13. So You Want to Talk About Race
Ijeoma Oluo, Seal Press, $16.99, 9781580058827
14. My Grandmother's Hands
Resmaa Menakem, Central Recovery Press, $17.95, 9781942094470
15. Pacific Crucible: War at Sea in the Pacific, 1941-1942
Ian W. Toll, Norton, $19.95, 9780393343410

MASS MARKET

1. Dune
Frank Herbert, Ace, $10.99, 9780441172719
2. Animal Farm
George Orwell, Signet, $9.99, 9780451526342
3. The Catcher in the Rye
J.D. Salinger, Little, Brown, $9.99, 9780316769488
4. 1984
George Orwell, Signet, $9.99, 9780451524935
5. Dune Messiah
Frank Herbert, Ace, $9.99, 9780593098233
6. Lord of the Flies
William Golding, Perigee, $11, 9780399501487
7. The Guardians
John Grisham, Dell, $9.99, 9780525620945
8. The Autobiography of Malcolm X
Malcom X, Ballantine, $7.99, 9780345350688
9. One Good Deed
David Baldacci, Grand Central, $9.99, 9781538750544
10. All Quiet on the Western Front
Erich Maria Remarque, Ballantine, $6.99, 9780449213940

CHILDREN'S ILLUSTRATED

1. I Promise
LeBron James, Nina Mata (Illus.), Harper, $19.99, 9780062971067
2. Antiracist Baby
Ibram X. Kendi, Ashley Lukashevsky (Illus.), Kokila, $8.99, 9780593110508
3. I Am Every Good Thing
Derrick Barnes, Gordon C. James (Illus.), Nancy Paulsen Books, $17.99, 9780525518778
4. Wild Symphony
Dan Brown, Susan Batori (Illus.), Rodale Kids, $18.99, 9780593123843
5. Goodnight Moon
Margaret Wise Brown, Clement Hurd (Illus.), Harper, $8.99, 9780694003617
6. The Barnabus Project
Terry Fan, Eric Fan, Devin Fan, Tundra Books, $18.99, 9780735263260
7. The Runaway Bunny
Margaret Wise Brown, Clement Hurd (Illus.), Harper, $8.99, 9780061074295
8. The Little Ghost Who Was a Quilt
Riel Nason, Byron Eggenschwiler (Illus.), Tundra Books, $17.99, 9780735264472
9. Good Night, Gorilla
Peggy Rathmann, Putnam, $7.99, 9780399230035
10. The Giving Tree
Shel Silverstein, Harper, $17.99, 9780060256654

CHILDREN'S INTEREST

1. Rowley Jefferson's Awesome Friendly Adventure
Jeff Kinney, Amulet, $14.99, 9781419749094
2. The Hate U Give
Angie Thomas, Balzer + Bray, $18.99, 9780062871350
3. The One and Only Bob
Katherine Applegate, Patricia Castelao (Illus.), Harper, $18.99, 9780062991317
4. Stamped: Racism, Antiracism, and You
Jason Reynolds, Ibram X. Kendi, Little, Brown Books for Young Readers, $18.99, 9780316453691
5. Guts
Raina Telgemeier, Graphix, $12.99, 9780545852500
6. Cemetery Boys
Aiden Thomas, Swoon Reads, $17.99, 9781250250469
7. The One and Only Ivan
Katherine Applegate, Patricia Castelao (Illus.), Harper, $8.99, 9780061992278
8. A Peculiar Peril
Jeff VanderMeer, Farrar, Straus and Giroux, $19.99, 9780374308865
9. Sisters
Raina Telgemeier, Graphix, $10.99, 9780545540605
10. New Kid
Jerry Craft, Harper, $12.99, 9780062691194

CHILDREN'S SERIES TITLES

1. Dog Man: Grime and Punishment
Dav Pilkey, Graphix, $12.99, 9781338535624
2. Midnight Sun (Twilight)
Stephenie Meyer, Little, Brown Books for Young Readers, $27.99, 9780316707046
3. Logan Likes Mary Anne! (The Baby-Sitters Club Graphic Novel, #8)
Ann M. Martin, Gale Galligan (Illus.), Graphix, $12.99, 9781338304541
4. American Royals II: Majesty
Katharine McGee, Random House Books for Young Readers, $18.99, 9781984830210
5. Blood & Honey (Serpent & Dove, #2)
Shelby Mahurin, HarperTeen, $18.99, 9780062878052
6. Big Nate: The Gerbil Ate My Homework
Lincoln Peirce, Andrews McMeel, $11.99, 9781524860653
7. The Princess in Black
Shannon Hale, Dean Hale, LeUyen Pham (Illus.), Candlewick, $6.99, 9780763678883
8. I Survived The California Wildfires, 2018 (I Survived, #20)
Lauren Tarshis, Scholastic, $5.99, 9781338317442
9. Captain Underpants and the Revolting Revenge of the Radioactive Robo-Boxers: Color Edition
Dav Pilkey, Scholastic, $12.99, 9781338347234
10. The Lost Book of the White (The Eldest Curses, #2)
Cassandra Clare, Wesley Chu, Margaret K. McElderry Books, $24.99, 9781481495127