Rankings for hard-cover books sold in Southern California, as reported by selected book stores:
1."The Pioneers," by David McCullough (Simon & Schuster: $30) The Pulitzer Prize-winning historian rediscovers the settling of the Northwest Territory through five pioneers.
2."Siege: Trump Under Fire," by Michael Wolff (Holt: $30) The author's follow-up book on Trump's second year.
3."Howard Stern Comes Again," by Howard Stern (Simon & Schuster: $35) The radio interviewer shares his most memorable on-air conversations from the past four decades.
4."Happy Money," by Ken Honda (Gallery Press: $19.99) How to achieve peace of mind when it comes to money.
5."Educated," by Tara Westover (Random House: $28) A young woman raised without schooling by survivalists describes her path to Cambridge University.
6."Becoming," by Michelle Obama (Crown: $32.35) The former first lady recounts her childhood in Chicago, meeting Barack and their years in the White House.
7."Unfreedom of the Press," by Mark R. Levin (Threshold: $28) The radio host takes a critical look at the role of the media and its political ideology.
8."The Library Book," by Susan Orlean (Simon & Schuster: $28) The story of the 1986 fire at the Los Angeles Public Library.
9."Sea Stories," by William H. McRaven (Grand Central: $30) A memoir from the Navy admiral includes the raid that killed Osama bin Laden and capture of Saddam Hussein.
10."Naturally Tan," by Tan France (St. Martin's Press: $27.99) The star of Queer Eye shares what it was like growing up gay in a traditional Muslim family in England.
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