BestsellersLast Updated: August 28, 2014
1. ONE NATION
Carson, a retired pediatric neurosurgeon, now a Fox News contributor, offers solutions to problems.
A professor draws on research in neuroscience to explain how organization can help us manage the overwhelming flood of information in our lives.
A defense of America against the view that its power in the world should be diminished; also a documentary film.
An 1879 polar voyage gone terribly wrong.
The Wisconsin representative and 2012 Republican vice-presidential nominee analyzes the election, tells his personal story and describes plans to make government “simpler, smaller, smarter.”
6. HARD CHOICES
Clinton’s memoir focuses on her years as secretary of state.
A former professor argues that college should be a time for self-discovery and denounces anxious, hoop-jumping students on a track from elite universities to Wall Street.
A reporter divulges details from Secret Service agents about the lives of presidents, ex-presidents and candidates, as well as about the service’s failings.
An Olympic runner’s story of survival as a prisoner of the Japanese in World War II.
An account of the British Cold War spy Kim Philby focuses on the two close friends whose trust he betrayed.
11. FLASH BOYS
The world of high-frequency computer-driven trading, from the author of “Liar’s Poker.”
12. I AM MALALA
The experience of the young Pakistani advocate for women’s education shot by the Taliban.
How disadvantages can work in our favor.
14. BLOOD FEUD
A journalist describes animosity behind the alliance between the Clinton and Obama families.
A French economist’s analysis of centuries of economic history predicts worsening inequality and proposes solutions.
How to solve problems creatively, from the authors of “Freakonomics.”
17. LEAN IN
The chief operating officer of Facebook urges women to pursue their careers without ambivalence.
The author’s experience as Harper Lee’s neighbor.
Four hundred color photos of New Yorkers.