Books

Best-sellers

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

Nonfiction

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

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

4."Trailblazer," by Marc Benioff and Monica Langley (Currency: $28) The secret to business growth and innovation from the founder and co-CEO of Salesforce.

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

6."Home Work," by Julie Andrews (Hatchette: $30) The singer-dancer-actress reflects on her early years in Hollywood.

7."Educated," by Tara Westover (Random House: $21) A young woman raised without schooling by survivalists describes her path to Cambridge University.

8."Trick Mirror," by Jia Tolentino (Random House: $27) Essays on self-deception, surging beneath the surface of our lives from scammer culture to reality television.

9."Dear Girls," by Ali Wong (Random House: $27) The comedian's letters to her daughters covering everything they need to know including the unpleasant details of dating.

10."Know My Name," by Chanel Miller (Viking: $28) The account of a young woman's struggle to hold a sexual predator accountable.

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