Rankings for hardcover books sold in Southern California, as reported by selected bookstores:
1."Catch and Kill," by Ronan Farrow (Little, Brown: $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: $30) Examples of miscommunication explain potential conflicts and misunderstandings.
4."Educated," by Tara Westover (Random House: $28) A young woman raised without schooling by survivalists describes her path to Cambridge University.
5."Me:" by Elton John (Henry Holt: $30) The musician's memoir reveals the ups and downs of his roller coaster life.
6."Home Work," by Julie Andrews (Hachette: $30) The Oscar-winning performer reflects on her early years in Hollywood.
7."Trailblazer," by Marc Benioff and Monica Langley (Currency: $28) The founder of Salesforce shares a vision for business growth and innovation.
8."No Place to Hide," by Glenn Greenwald (Metropolitan Books: $27) The back story leading up to NSA contractor Edward Snowden's leaking of secret documents.
9."Dumpty: The Age of Trump in Verse," by John Lithgow (Chronicle Prism: $19.95) The award-winning actor takes readers through the history of Donald Trump's presidency.
10."Dear Girls," by Ali Wong (Random House: $27) The comedian's letters to her daughters offers advice including the unpleasant details of dating.
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