BestsellersLast Updated: October 25, 2014
The host of “The O’Reilly Factor” recounts the death of Gen. George S. Patton in December 1945.
A collection of revealing and often humorous personal essays from the creator and star of “Girls.”
3. AS YOU WISH
The making of the movie “The Princess Bride,” 25 years ago.
4. BEING MORTAL
The surgeon and New Yorker writer considers how doctors fail patients at the end of life, and how they can do better.
Studies of the people who created computers and the Internet, beginning in the 1840s.
The actor’s life story is structured as a Choose Your Own Adventure book.
The writer's experience in the Obama administration as director of the C.I.A. and secretary of defense.
8. WHAT IF?
Scientific (but often humorous) answers to hypothetical questions, based in part on the author’s website, xkcd.com.
The radio host urges true patriots to save the country from the machinations of the left.
A memoir by the Aerosmith guitarist and songwriter.
11. I AM MALALA
The experience of the young Pakistani advocate for women’s education shot by the Taliban.
12. JESUS ON TRIAL
The lawyer and political commentator uses his legal training to evaluate, and affirm, the truthfulness of the Bible.
13. 13 HOURS
Six C.I.A. contract employees discuss their experience during the attack on the State Department compound in Benghazi, Libya, in 2012.
A history of innovation focused on the development of six key technologies of modern life; the companion volume to a PBS series.
The actor’s memoir describes his abusive father and his family’s secrets as well as his experiences in theater, movies and television.
16. REBEL YELL
The life and career of the Confederate general Stonewall Jackson.
17. WAKING UP
This exploration of consciousness proposes that spirituality can and should be divorced from religion.