Rankings for hard-cover books sold in Southern California, as reported by selected book stores:
1."Fire and Fury," by Michael Wolff (Holt: $30) A journalists' inside account of the dysfunctional first year of the Trump White House.
2."Leonardo da Vinci," by Walter Isaacson (Simon & Schuster: $35) The award-winning biographer, known for profiling geniuses, turns his attention to da Vinci.
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3."Astrophysics for People in a Hurry," by Neil Degrasse Tyson (Norton: $18.95) An easy-to-understand introduction to the universe and the forces that govern it.
4."Hillbilly Elegy," by J.D. Vance (Harper: $27.99) The former Marine and Yale Law School graduate's account of growing up poor in a white working-class neighborhood.
5."The Wisdom of Sundays," by Oprah Winfrey (Flatiron: $27.99) Selections from the talk-show host's "Super Soul Sunday" television interviews.
6."The Subtle Art of Not Giving a F(ASTERISK)ck," by Mark Manson (HarperOne: $24.99) How stopping to try to be positive all the time will make us become better, happier people.
7."Devotion," by Patti Smith (Yale University Press: $18) The rocker-writer's exploration of the nature of creative invention.
8."The Book of Joy," by Archbishop Desmond Tutu and The Dalai Lama (Avery: $26) The Nobel Prize-winning spiritual leaders share their wisdom.
9."Born a Crime," by Trevor Noah (Spiegel & Grau: $28) The comedian and host of "The Daily Show" recounts the challenges of growing up mixed-race under apartheid in South Africa.
10."Meditation for Fidgety Skeptics," by Dan Harris (Spiegel & Grau: $26) ABC News anchor Dan Harris' advice on how to reduce anxiety and stress.