Hardcover Non-Fiction

Hardcover Non-Fiction

Bestsellers

Last Updated: October 18, 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. NOT THAT KIND OF GIRL

by Lena Dunham

A collection of revealing and often humorous personal essays from the creator and star of “Girls.”


3. 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.


4. THE INNOVATORS

by Walter Isaacson

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


5. STOP THE COMING CIVIL WAR

by Michael Savage

The radio host urges true patriots to save the country from the machinations of the left.


6. WORTHY FIGHTS

by Leon Panetta

The writer's experience in the Obama administration as director of the C.I.A. and secretary of defense.


7. WHAT IF?

by Randall Munroe

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


8. ROCKS

by Joe Perry with David Ritz

A memoir by the Aerosmith guitarist and songwriter.


9. JESUS ON TRIAL

by David Limbaugh

The lawyer and political commentator uses his legal training to evaluate, and affirm, the truthfulness of the Bible.  


10. 13 HOURS

by Mitchell Zuckoff with members of the Annex Security Team

Six C.I.A. contract employees discuss their experience during the attack on the State Department compound in Benghazi, Libya, in 2012.


11. WAKING UP

by Sam Harris

The author of “The End of Faith” proposes that spirituality can and should be divorced from religion.


12. REBEL YELL

by S C Gwynne

The life and career of the Confederate general Stonewall Jackson.


13. DANCING WITH MYSELF

by Billy Idol

The punk pioneer's autobiography.


14. HOW WE GOT TO NOW

by Steven Johnson

A history of innovation focused on the development of six key technologies of modern life; the companion volume to a PBS series.


15. WORLD ORDER

by Henry Kissinger

The elder statesman offers a view of how to build an international order in today’s world. 


16. THIS CHANGES EVERYTHING

by Naomi Klein

The author of “The Shock Doctrine” argues that the free market created and is worsening the climate crisis.


17. THE SENSE OF STYLE

by Steven Pinker

The Harvard psychologist and linguist updates the rules of writing with a more relaxed approach to grammar.


18. NOT MY FATHER'S SON

by Alan Cumming


19. 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.


20. HUMANS OF NEW YORK

by Brandon Stanton

Four hundred color photos of New Yorkers.