BestsellersLast Updated: November 22, 2014
The former president’s portrait of his father, George H. W. Bush.
The host of “The O’Reilly Factor” recounts the death of Gen. George S. Patton in December 1945.
3. YES PLEASE
A humorous miscellany from the comedian and actress, an “S.N.L.” alumna and the star of “Parks and Recreation.”
One year in the (social) life of the TV producer and host of “Watch What Happens Live.”
Essays about forgiveness, transformation and grace.
6. BEING MORTAL
The surgeon and New Yorker writer considers how doctors fail patients at the end of life, and how they can do better.
An expansion of a popular TED talk by the singer and blogger about the value of art and of pursuing dreams.
A hedge fund manager argues that Vladimir Putin’s ambition is to consolidate Russian power by taking control of the world’s energy resources.
Essays from the creator and star of “Girls.”
10. WHAT IF?
Scientific (but often humorous) answers to hypothetical questions, based in part on the author’s website, xkcd.com.
11. NO HERO
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.
An investigative reporter complains of harassment and intimidation by the Obama administration.
The “Science Guy” explains how evolution shapes our lives.
14. TRUE LOVE
The entertainer describes what she learned in the two-year period following her divorce.
More little-known stories from America’s past; a follow-up to “Miracles and Massacres.”
16. SO, ANYWAY...
A memoir by the comedian, actor and writer, a former Python.
18. AS YOU WISH
The making of the movie “The Princess Bride,” 25 years ago.
19. THE INNOVATORS
Studies of the people who created computers and the Internet, beginning in the 1840s.
20. JETER UNFILTERED
The Yankee shortstop and team captain looks back over his career.