Hardcover Non-Fiction

Hardcover Non-Fiction

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Last Updated: December 20, 2014

1. KILLING PATTON

by Bill O'Reilly and Martin Dugard

The host of “The O’Reilly Factor” recounts the death of Gen. George S. Patton in December 1945.


2. 41

by George W Bush

The former president’s portrait of his father, George H. W. Bush.


3. YES PLEASE

by Amy Poehler

A humorous miscellany from the comedian and actress, a “Saturday Night Live” alumna and the star of “Parks and Recreation.”


4. WHAT IF?

by Randall Munroe

Scientific (but often humorous) answers to hypothetical questions, based in part on the author’s website, xkcd.com.


5. HUMANS OF NEW YORK

by Brandon Stanton

Four hundred color photos of New Yorkers.


6. YOU CAN'T MAKE THIS UP

by Al Michaels with L Jon Wertheim

The veteran sportscaster, the voice of “Sunday Night Football,” recalls players and games he has observed.


7. BEING MORTAL

by Atul Gawande

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


8. THE ANDY COHEN DIARIES

by Andy Cohen

One year in the (social) life of the TV producer and host of “Watch What Happens Live.”


9. AS YOU WISH

by Cary Elwes with Joe Layden

The making of the movie “The Princess Bride,” 25 years ago.


10. NOT THAT KIND OF GIRL

by Lena Dunham

Essays from the creator and star of “Girls.”


11. THE INNOVATORS

by Walter Isaacson

Studies of the people who created computers and the Internet, beginning in the 1840s.


12. UNBROKEN

by Laura Hillenbrand

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


13. SMALL VICTORIES

by Anne Lamott

Essays about forgiveness, transformation and grace.


14. JETER UNFILTERED

by Derek Jeter with Anthony Bozza

The Yankee shortstop and team captain looks back over his career.


15. DEEP DOWN DARK

by Héctor Tobar

An account, based on interviews, of the experience of the 33 Chilean miners who were trapped underground for 69 days in 2010 and, incredibly, rescued.


16. THE KEEPER

by Tim Howard with Ali Benjamin

The goalie for the United States men’s national soccer team considers his life and career.


17. KILLING JESUS

by Bill O'Reilly and Martin Dugard

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


18. FOOD

by Jim Gaffigan

The comedian, author of “Dad Is Fat,” describes his relationship with food.


19. DREAMERS AND DECEIVERS

by Glenn Beck with Kevin Balfe

More little-known stories from America’s past; a follow-up to “Miracles and Massacres.”


20. SO, ANYWAY...

by John Cleese

A memoir by the comedian, actor and writer, a former member of the Monty Python troupe.