Hardcover Non-Fiction

Hardcover Non-Fiction

Bestsellers

Last Updated: July 26, 2014

1. UNBROKEN

by Laura Hillenbrand

An Olympic runner’s story of survival as a prisoner of the Japanese in World War II.


2. AMERICA

by Dinesh D'Souza

A defense of America against the view that its power in the world should be diminished; also a documentary film. 


3. BLOOD FEUD

by Edward Klein

A journalist describes animosity behind the alliance between the Clinton and Obama families.


4. THE MOCKINGBIRD NEXT DOOR

by Marja Mills

The author’s experience as Harper Lee’s neighbor.


5. HARD CHOICES

by Hillary Rodham Clinton

Clinton’s memoir focuses on her years as secretary of state.


6. ONE NATION

by Ben Carson with Candy Carson

Carson, a retired pediatric neurosurgeon, now a Fox News contributor, offers solutions to problems in health and education based on capitalism, not government.


7. CAPITAL IN THE TWENTY-FIRST CENTURY

by Thomas Piketty

A French economist’s analysis of centuries of economic history predicts worsening inequality and proposes solutions.


8. THINK LIKE A FREAK

by Steven D Levitt and Stephen J Dubner

How to solve problems creatively, from the authors of “Freakonomics.”


9. DAVID AND GOLIATH

by Malcolm Gladwell

How disadvantages can work in our favor.


10. FACTORY MAN

by Beth Macy

The story of a Virginia factory owner’s resistance to offshoring illustrates the effects of globalization on American workers. 


11. I AM MALALA

by Malala Yousafzai with Christina Lamb

The experience of the young Pakistani advocate for women’s education shot by the Taliban.


12. LEAN IN

by Sheryl Sandberg with Nell Scovell

The chief operating officer of Facebook urges women to pursue their careers without ambivalence.


13. FLASH BOYS

by Michael Lewis

The world of high-frequency computer-driven trading.


14. DIARY OF A MAD DIVA

by Joan Rivers

Humorous reflections about life, pop culture and celebrities. 


15. ELEPHANT COMPANY

by Vicki Constantine Croke

A portrait of an Englishman known as Elephant Bill who supervised, and came to protect, the elephants employed by a teak company in Burma, and trained them to provide assistance during World War II.


16. FINDING ME

by Michelle Knight with Michelle Burford

The story of a woman kidnapped in Cleveland in 2002, then tortured, who escaped in 2013.


17. KILLING JESUS

by Bill O'Reilly and Martin Dugard

The host of "The O'Reilly Factor" recounts the events leading up to Jesus’ execution.


18. THINGS THAT MATTER

by Charles Krauthammer

Three decades’ worth of essays from the conservative columnist.


19. HOW NOT TO BE WRONG

by Jordan Ellenberg

A mathematician shows how his discipline helps us think about problems of politics, medicine and commerce.


20. THE ROMANOV SISTERS

by Helen Rappaport

The story of the daughters of the last czar, who were executed in 1918.