Hardcover Non-Fiction

Hardcover Non-Fiction

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Last Updated: May 21, 2015

1. THE WRIGHT BROTHERS

by David McCullough

The story of the bicycle mechanics from Ohio who ushered in the age of flight.


2. AND THE GOOD NEWS IS . . .

by Dana Perino

The Fox News contributor and former press secretary under President George W. Bush reviews her life and career.


3. CLINTON CASH

by Peter Schweizer

An examination of donations made to the Clinton Foundation by foreign entities.


4. A LUCKY LIFE INTERRUPTED

by Tom Brokaw

The journalist describes year following his diagnosis with multiple myeloma.


5. THE ROAD TO CHARACTER

by David Brooks

The Times columnist extols personal virtues like kindness and honesty in a materialistic age.


6. BILL O'REILLY'S LEGENDS AND LIES

by David Fisher

Stories of the American West; a companion volume to the Fox News series.


7. THE BOOK OF JOAN

by Melissa Rivers

A memoir of life, often uproarious, with the comedian Joan Rivers, written by her daughter.


8. IT'S A LONG STORY

by Willie Nelson with David Ritz

The country music star discusses his life’s journey, from selling encyclopedias to professional fame.


9. HOLD STILL

by Sally Mann

The photographer’s thoughts on art, photography, family and the South.


10. AMERICAN WIFE

by Taya Kyle with Jim DeFelice

The widow of Chris Kyle, of “American Sniper” fame, describes her life after his death.


11. DEAD WAKE

by Erik Larson

The last voyage of the Lusitania, the passenger liner sunk by a German torpedo in 1915.


12. HOPE

by Amanda Berry and Gina DeJesus with Mary Jordan and Kevin Sullivan

Two of the women abducted and abused by a Cleveland school bus driver until they escaped after 10 years tell their story.


13. BEING MORTAL

by Atul Gawande

The surgeon and New Yorker writer considers how doctors fail patients at the end of life and how they can do better.


14. THE QUARTET

by Joseph J Ellis

How Washington, Hamilton, Jay and Madison created the Constitution.


15. MISSOULA

by Jon Krakauer

The author of “Into the Wild” discusses cases of acquaintance rape in Missoula, Mont., home of the University of Montana.


16. THE GREAT WAR OF OUR TIME

by Michael Morell

A high-level C.I.A. officer assesses the agency’s counterterrorism successes and failures.


17. REAGAN

by H W Brands


18. ON THE MOVE

by Oliver Sacks

A memoir by the neurologist and writer, the author of “Awakenings” and many other books.


19. WHEN TO ROB A BANK

by Steven D Levitt and Stephen J Dubner


20. THE RESIDENCE

by Kate Andersen Brower

Fifty years of White House lore, based on interviews with butlers, maids, chefs and other staff members.