BestsellersLast Updated: March 2, 2015
1. BEING MORTAL
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; the subject of a PBS documentary.
A memoir by the political consultant who became Barack Obama’s campaign strategist and White House adviser.
The host of “The O’Reilly Factor” recounts the death of Gen. George S. Patton in December 1945.
4. YES PLEASE
A humorous miscellany from the comedian and actress. . .
5. WHAT IF?
Scientific (but often humorous) answers to hypothetical questions, based in part on the author’s website, xkcd.com.
6. RED NOTICE
A successful American hedge fund manager in Russia was expelled by kleptocrats who then seized his property.
A memoir of a marriage’s collapse, by the author of “Don’t Let’s Go to the Dogs Tonight” and "Cocktail Hour Under the Tree of Forgetfulness."
Overwhelmed by her father’s death, a British woman decides to raise a goshawk, a bird that is fierce and notoriously difficult to tame.
9. I AM MALALA
The experience of the young Pakistani advocate for women’s education who was shot by the Taliban and later won the Nobel Peace Prize.
The investigation of a young black man’s murder in 2007 raises questions about race and the criminal justice system.
11. IT'S WHAT I DO
A photojournalist describes her experience covering wars.
Essays, mostly humorous, from the creator and star of “Girls.”
13. KILLING JESUS
The host of "The O'Reilly Factor" recounts the events leading up to Jesus’ execution.
14. SMALL VICTORIES
Essays about forgiveness, transformation and grace.
How Homo sapiens became Earth’s dominant species.
16. AS YOU WISH
The making of the movie “The Princess Bride,” 25 years ago.
Four hundred color photos of New Yorkers.
18. THE REAPER
A memoir by a deadly special operations sniper deployed to Afghanistan.
Doctors and patients who make use of neuroplasticity, the brain’s ability to heal.
The causes and consequences of America's century old war on drugs.