BestsellersLast Updated: March 25, 2015
1. DEAD WAKE
The last voyage of the Lusitania, by the author of "The Devil in the White City."
2. BEING MORTAL
The surgeon and New Yorker writer considers how doctors fail patients at the end of life and how they can do better.
A memoir by the ESPN anchor and commentator, who died of cancer in January 2015.
The host of “The O’Reilly Factor” recounts the death of Gen. George S. Patton in December 1945.
5. YES PLEASE
A humorous miscellany from the comedian and actress.
A grief-stricken British woman decides to raise a goshawk, a fierce bird that is notoriously difficult to tame.
7. WHAT IF?
Scientific (but often humorous) answers to hypothetical questions, based in part on the author’s website, xkcd.com.
A memoir by a founding member of Sonic Youth.
A New York editor returns to his Missouri hometown to care for his aging mother.
10. OUR KIDS
A social scientist argues that income inequality is creating an “opportunity gap” for poor children that is destroying the American dream.
11. DATA AND GOLIATH
A security expert offers tips for protecting your privacy and proposes an alternative to mass surveillance by government and corporations.
12. 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.
Essays from the creator and star of “Girls.”
A memoir by the political consultant who became Barack Obama’s campaign strategist and White House adviser.
15. 17 CARNATIONS
The Duke of Windsor; his wife, Wallis Simpson; and their relations with the Nazis.
Humorous essays on topics ranging from the World Cup in Brazil to home improvement.
How Homo sapiens became Earth’s dominant species.
19. KILLING JESUS
The host of "The O'Reilly Factor" recounts the events leading up to Jesus’ execution.
20. RED NOTICE
A successful American hedge fund manager in Russia was expelled by kleptocrats who then seized his property.