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The Weekly Top 10 Non-Fiction Bestseller List

This week autobiographies continue to dominate the bestseller’s non-fiction list.

Topping the charts still this week is When All is Said & Done by Neale Daniher. A memoir by the AFL legend, who was diagnosed with Motor Neurone Disease in 2013 and chose to fight the disease by raising money for research and health care.

488 Rules for Life is Kitty Flanagan’s way of making the world a more pleasant place to live. It must be working because the book is still at number two!

Your Own Kind of Girlby Clare Bowditch is the latest autobiography to hit the shelves. Sitting at number three, a moving memoir about Bowditch’s struggles growing up.

The official autobiography of Elton John: Me, is at number four this week.

The Barefoot Investor by Scott Pape is now at number five. With over 1.5 million copies sold, hundreds of thousands of Aussies have already followed this roadmap to turn their financial lives around.

James Cookby Peter Fitzsimmons is at number six. A look at Captain Cook’s escapades, from the bestselling non-fiction writer.

At number seven is the combined edition of The Subtle Art of Not Giving a F*** by Mark Manson, a no-nonsense guide on how to focus on the things that really matter.

Bruce Pascoe’s Dark Emu is a deep investigation into the history of Indigenous Australians which questions their long-held hunter-gatherer tag. The book sits at number six this week.

Veg by Jamie Oliver is at number seven. Whether it’s embracing a meat-free day or two each week, living a vegetarian lifestyle, or just wanting to try some brilliant new flavour combinations, this book ticks all the boxes.

The Body by Bill Bryson is sitting at number ten, after a brief break from the list. It is the eagerly awaited, must-read new science book from the UK’s bestselling non-fiction writer.

Check out our Top Ten Fiction List and Top Ten Children’s List for more great reads. That’s it from us this week at Better Reading. Happy reading!

  1. When All is Said & Doneby Neale Daniher (Macmillan)
  2. Kitty Flanagan’s 488 Rules for Life by Kitty Flanagan (William Heinemann)
  3. Your Own Kind of Girl by Clare Bowditch (Allen & Unwin)
  4. Meby Elton John (Pan Macmillan)
  5. The Barefoot Investor by Scott Pape (John Wiley & Sons)
  6. James Cook by Peter FitzSimons (Hachette)
  7. The Subtle Art of Not Giving a F*** by Mark Manson (Macmillan)
  8. Dark Emu by Bruce Pascoe (Magabala Books)
  9. Veg by Jamie Oliver (Michael Joseph)
  10. The Body by Bill Bryson (Doubleday)

© Nielsen BookScan 2019 Week Ending 02/11/19


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