Viewpoint Bestsellers – September 17

* Asterisk denotes a local author or Indiana connection

Adult Non-Fiction (H for hard cover, P for paperback)

1. * “Exhibit Columbus Field Guide,” Exhibit Columbus (P)

2. “The Book of Joy: Lasting Happiness in a Changing World,” Dalai Lama (H)

3. * “Temporary Preserves,” David Zinn (P)

4. * “Wicked Columbus, Indiana,” Paul J. Hoffman (P)

5. * “The Cathedral Builder: A Biography of J. Irwin Miller,” Charles E. Mitchell Rentschler (H & P)

6. * “Move Your Chair,” Rick Weinheimer (P)

7. “365 Reasons for Smiling: In Thoughts and Pictures,” White Star Publishers (H)

8. * “Columbus, Indiana: A Look at Modern Architecture and Art,” Edited by S. Risting, L. Lucas & T. Vujovich (P)

9. “Hillbilly Elegy,” J.D. Vance (H)

10. “American Legends: The Three Stooges,” Charles River Editors (P)

11. “The Glass Castle: A Memoir,” Jeannette Walls (P)

12. “Home: Where Everyone is Welcome — Poems and Songs Inspired by American Immigrants,” Deepak Chopra (H)

13. “All the Gallant Men: An American Sailor’s Firsthand Account of Pearl Harbor,” Donald Stratton (H)

14. “The Defining Decade: Why Your Twenties Matter and How to Make the Most of Them Now,” Meg Jay (P)

15. “Invisible Influence: The Hidden Forces That Shape Behavior,” Jonah Berger (P)

Adult Fiction (H for hard cover, P for paperback)

1. * “Gradle Bird,” J.C. Sasser (P)

2. “Love Poems,” Pablo Neruda (P)

3. “Old Heart,” Peter Ferry (P)

4. “A Man Called Ove,” Fredrik Backman (P)

5. “Grapes of Wrath,” John Steinbeck (P)

6. “The Lilac Girls,” Martha Hall Kelly (P)

7. “Ready Player One,” Ernest Cline (P)

8. “The Woman in Cabin 10,” Ruth Ware (P)

9. “News of the World,” Paulette Jiles (P)

10. * “2084,” Mason Engel (P)

11. “Norse Mythology,” Neil Gaiman (H)

12. “Everything I Never Told You,” Celeste Ng (P)

13. “Siddhartha,” Herman Hesse (P)

14. “American Gods: Author’s Preferred Text,” Neil Gaiman (P)

15. “Milk and Honey,” Rupi Kaur (P)

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Brian Blair is a reporter for The Republic. He can be reached at or 812-379-5672.