BestsellersLast Updated: October 30, 2014
The host of “The O’Reilly Factor” recounts the death of Gen. George S. Patton in December 1945.
Essays from the creator and star of “Girls.”
The comedian, author of “Dad Is Fat,” describes his relationship with food.
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.
5. AS YOU WISH
The making of the movie “The Princess Bride,” 25 years ago.
The actor’s life story is structured as a Choose Your Own Adventure book.
Studies of the people who created computers and the Internet, beginning in the 1840s.
The radio host urges true patriots to save the country from the machinations of the left.
9. WHAT IF?
Scientific (but often humorous) answers to hypothetical questions, based in part on the author’s website, xkcd.com.
10. JUST MERCY
The executive director of the Equal Justice Initiative in Alabama describes his work in defense of poor people and the unjustly accused.
11. WORTHY FIGHTS
The writer's experience in the Obama administration as director of the C.I.A. and secretary of defense.
A history of innovation focused on the development of six key technologies of modern life; the companion volume to a PBS series.
13. REBEL YELL
The life and career of the Confederate general Stonewall Jackson.
14. I AM MALALA
The experience of the young Pakistani advocate for women’s education shot by the Taliban.
15. YOU ARE HERE
Photographs from the International Space Station by a former astronaut.
The actor’s memoir describes growing up with his abusive father and his exploration of family mysteries.
17. 13 HOURS
Six C.I.A. contract employees discuss their experience during the attack on the State Department compound and the nearby C.I.A. station called the “annex” in Benghazi, Libya, in 2012.
18. PAY ANY PRICE
The Harvard psychologist and linguist updates the rules of writing with a more relaxed approach to grammar.
A satirical handbook for a world in perpetual political disillusionment.