Hardcover Non-Fiction

Hardcover Non-Fiction

Bestsellers

Last Updated: July 19, 2014

1. UNBROKEN

by Laura Hillenbrand

An Olympic runner’s story of survival as a prisoner of the Japanese in World War II.


2. AMERICA

by Dinesh D'Souza

A defense of America against the view that its power in the world should be diminished; also a documentary film. 


3. BLOOD FEUD

by Edward Klein

A journalist describes animosity behind the alliance between the Clinton and Obama families.


4. HARD CHOICES

by Hillary Rodham Clinton

Clinton’s memoir focuses on her years as secretary of state and her views about the American role in the world.


5. ONE NATION

by Ben Carson with Candy Carson

Carson, a retired pediatric neurosurgeon, now a Fox News contributor, offers solutions to problems in health and education based on capitalism, not government.


6. CAPITAL IN THE TWENTY-FIRST CENTURY

by Thomas Piketty

A French economist’s analysis of centuries of economic history predicts worsening inequality and proposes solutions.


7. DAVID AND GOLIATH

by Malcolm Gladwell

How disadvantages can work in our favor.


8. THINK LIKE A FREAK

by Steven D Levitt and Stephen J Dubner

How to solve problems creatively, from the authors of “Freakonomics.”


9. I AM MALALA

by Malala Yousafzai with Christina Lamb

The experience of the Pakistani girl who advocated for women’s education and was shot by the Taliban.


10. DIARY OF A MAD DIVA

by Joan Rivers

Humorous reflections about life, pop culture and celebrities. 


11. FLASH BOYS

by Michael Lewis

The world of high-frequency computer-driven trading; from the author of "Liar's Poker."


12. LEAN IN

by Sheryl Sandberg with Nell Scovell

The chief operating officer of Facebook urges women to pursue their careers without ambivalence.


13. KILLING JESUS

by Bill O'Reilly and Martin Dugard

The host of "The O'Reilly Factor" recounts the events leading up to Jesus’ execution.


14. THRIVE

by Arianna Huffington

Personal well-being as the indispensable third measure — with money and power — of success. 


15. THE OPPOSITE OF LONELINESS

by Marina Keegan

Essays and stories by a promising young writer who died in a car crash in 2012.


16. HOW NOT TO BE WRONG

by Jordan Ellenberg

A mathematician shows how his discipline helps us think about problems of politics, medicine and commerce.


17. THINGS THAT MATTER

by Charles Krauthammer

Three decades’ worth of essays from the conservative columnist.


18. THE ROMANOV SISTERS

by Helen Rappaport

The story of the daughters of the last czar, who were executed in 1918.


19. THE CLOSER

by Mariano Rivera with Wayne Coffey

A memoir by the great Yankees pitcher. 


20. HUMANS OF NEW YORK

by Brandon Stanton

Four hundred color photos of New Yorkers.