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7. KEEP IT PITHY, by Bill O’Reilly. (Crown Archetype.) A “highlight reel” of previous writings, updated, from the host of “The O’Reilly Factor.”
8. THE UNWINDING, by George Packer. (Farrar, Straus & Giroux.) The collapse of American institutions, politics and culture and their replacement by organized money, told through the stories of ordinary people and significant figures.
9. DAD IS FAT, by Jim Gaffigan. (Crown Archetype.) Life with five kids in a two-bedroom New York City apartment.
10. THE OUTSIDER, by Jimmy Connors. (Harper.) A memoir by the bad boy of 1970s tennis, who was for a time the world’s top-ranked, and probably most obnoxious, player.
advice, miscellaneous and how-to
1 THE 100, by Jorge Cruise. (Morrow/HarperCollins.) A four-week, low-sugar weight-loss plan.
2 WHEAT BELLY, by William Davis. (Rodale.) An examination of wheat in modern diets and an argument for its elimination.
3 LIFE CODE, by Phil McGraw. (Bird Street.) How to “win in the real world,” regardless of people who try to exploit you.
4 SMARTTRIBES, by Christine Comaford. (Portfolio/Penguin.) Neuroscience techniques for building teams that perform better.
5 EAT TO LIVE, by Joel Fuhrman. (Little, Brown & Company.) A plan for achieving fast and sustained weight loss.
Rankings reflect sales at venues nationwide for the week ending May 25. An (x) indicates that a book’s sales are barely distinguishable from those of the book above. A (b) indicates that some sellers report receiving bulk orders.