Rankings for hard-cover books sold in Southern California, as reported by selected book stores:



1."The Ride of a Lifetime," by Robert Iger (Random House: $28) The CEO of Disney shares his ideas and values learned while running the happiest place on Earth.

2."Year of the Monkey," by Patti Smith (Knopf: $24.99) A memoir of a troubled year in the life of a the bohemian punk poet.

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

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

5."Permanent Record," by Edward Snowden (Metropolitan: $30) The story of the whistleblower who exposed the U.S. government's system of mass surveillance.

6."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.

7."Bitcoin Billionaires," by Ben Mezrich (Flatiron: $27.99) The story of how Tyler and Cameron Winklevoss, the twins who sued Mark Zuckerberg, bet big on crypto-currency and how it all paid off.

8."Inside Out," by Demi Moore (Harper: $27.99) The actress writes of her rocky relationships and public perceptions affecting her attempts to balance family and fame.

9."She Said," by Jodi Kantor and Megan Twohey (Penguin Press: $28) The investigation into Harvey Weinstein's alleged serial sexual abuses and disclosure of women's stories recounted by The New York Times reporters.

10."Everything You Need," by David Jerimiah (Thomas Nelson: $26.99) Eight steps to a life of confidence in God.

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