Rankings for hardcover books sold in Southern California, as reported by selected bookstores:



1."Catch and Kill," by Ronan Farrow (Little, Brown and Company: $30) The Pulitzer Prize-winning reporter shares his account of how a network of powerful men conspired to silence women.

2."Blowout," by Rachel Maddow (Crown: $30) The MSNBC news host offers her take on the oil-and-gas industry.

3."Talking to Strangers," by Malcolm Gladwell (Little, Brown and Company: $30) Examples of miscommunication explain potential conflicts and misunderstandings.

4."The Beautiful Ones," by Prince (Spiegel & Grau: $30) The musician's memoir, started before his death, includes previously unseen photos and lyrics.

5."Me," by Elton John (Henry Holt: $30) The musician's memoir reveals the ups and downs of his roller coaster life.

6."Salt in My Soul," by Mallory Smith (Spiegel & Grau: $26) The diary of a young woman's determination to live a meaningful life.

7."Trailblazer," by Marc Benioff and Monica Langley (Currency: $28) The founder of Salesforce shares a vision for business growth.

8."The Body," by Bill Bryson (Doubleday: $30) A guide through the human body.

9."Obama: An Intimate Portrait," by Pete Souza (Little, Brown: $50) White House photographer shares behind-the-scenes portraits.

10."The Pioneers," by David McCullough (Simon & Schuster: $30) Historian rediscovers the settling of the Northwest Territories.

Visit the Los Angeles Times at www.latimes.com

Be the first to know

* I understand and agree that registration on or use of this site constitutes agreement to its user agreement and privacy policy.
You must be logged in to react.
Click any reaction to login.