Hardcover Non-Fiction

Hardcover Non-Fiction

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Last Updated: November 22, 2014

1. 41

by George W Bush

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


2. 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.


3. YES PLEASE

by Amy Poehler

A humorous miscellany from the comedian and actress, an “S.N.L.” alumna and the star of “Parks and Recreation.”


4. THE ANDY COHEN DIARIES

by Andy Cohen

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


5. SMALL VICTORIES

by Anne Lamott

Essays about forgiveness, transformation and grace.


6. 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.


7. THE ART OF ASKING

by Amanda Palmer

An expansion of a popular TED talk by the singer and blogger about the value of art and of pursuing dreams.


8. THE COLDER WAR

by Marin Katusa

A hedge fund manager argues that Vladimir Putin’s ambition is to consolidate Russian power by taking control of the world’s energy resources.


9. NOT THAT KIND OF GIRL

by Lena Dunham

Essays from the creator and star of “Girls.”


10. WHAT IF?

by Randall Munroe

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


11. NO HERO

by Mark Owen with Kevin Maurer

In a follow-up to “No Easy Day,” the Navy SEAL team member Matt Bissonnette, writing pseudonymously, describes the challenges of SEAL training and other missions in which he participated.


12. STONEWALLED

by Sharyl Attkisson

An investigative reporter complains of harassment and intimidation by the Obama administration.


13. UNDENIABLE

by Bill Nye

The “Science Guy” explains how evolution shapes our lives.


14. TRUE LOVE

by Jennifer Lopez

The entertainer describes what she learned in the two-year period following her divorce.


15. DREAMERS AND DECEIVERS

by Glenn Beck with Kevin Balfe

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


16. SO, ANYWAY...

by John Cleese

A memoir by the comedian, actor and writer, a former Python.


17. FOR LOVE OF COUNTRY

by Howard Schultz and Rajiv Chandrasekaran


18. AS YOU WISH

by Cary Elwes with Joe Layden

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


19. THE INNOVATORS

by Walter Isaacson

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


20. JETER UNFILTERED

by Derek Jeter with Anthony Bozza

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