Hardcover Non-Fiction

Hardcover Non-Fiction

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Last Updated: October 25, 2014

1. KILLING PATTON

by Bill O'Reilly and Martin Dugard

The host of “The O’Reilly Factor” recounts the death of Gen. George S. Patton in December 1945.


2. NOT THAT KIND OF GIRL

by Lena Dunham

A collection of revealing and often humorous personal essays from the creator and star of “Girls.”


3. AS YOU WISH

by Cary Elwes with Joe Layden

The making of the movie “The Princess Bride,” 25 years ago.


4. BEING MORTAL

by Atul Gawande

The surgeon and New Yorker writer considers how doctors fail patients at the end of life, and how they can do better.


5. THE INNOVATORS

by Walter Isaacson

Studies of the people who created computers and the Internet, beginning in the 1840s.


6. NEIL PATRICK HARRIS: CHOOSE YOUR OWN AUTOBIOGRAPHY

by Neil Patrick Harris with David Javerbaum

The actor’s life story is structured as a Choose Your Own Adventure book.


7. WORTHY FIGHTS

by Leon Panetta

The writer's experience in the Obama administration as director of the C.I.A. and secretary of defense.


8. WHAT IF?

by Randall Munroe

Scientific (but often humorous) answers to hypothetical questions, based in part on the author’s website, xkcd.com.


9. STOP THE COMING CIVIL WAR

by Michael Savage

The radio host urges true patriots to save the country from the machinations of the left.


10. ROCKS

by Joe Perry with David Ritz

A memoir by the Aerosmith guitarist and songwriter.


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. JESUS ON TRIAL

by David Limbaugh

The lawyer and political commentator uses his legal training to evaluate, and affirm, the truthfulness of the Bible.  


13. 13 HOURS

by Mitchell Zuckoff with members of the Annex Security Team

Six C.I.A. contract employees discuss their experience during the attack on the State Department compound in Benghazi, Libya, in 2012.


14. HOW WE GOT TO NOW

by Steven Johnson

A history of innovation focused on the development of six key technologies of modern life; the companion volume to a PBS series.


15. NOT MY FATHER'S SON

by Alan Cumming

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

by S C Gwynne

The life and career of the Confederate general Stonewall Jackson.


17. WAKING UP

by Sam Harris

This exploration of consciousness proposes that spirituality can and should be divorced from religion.


18. THE MEANING OF HUMAN EXISTENCE

by Edward O Wilson


19. SPECIAL DELUXE

by Neil Young


20. PAY ANY PRICE

by James Risen