BestsellersLast Updated: September 27, 2014
An Olympic runner’s story of survival as a prisoner of the Japanese in World War II after his plane went down over the Pacific.
A group of American rowers pursued gold at the 1936 Berlin Olympic Games.
A life-changing hike along the Pacific Crest Trail.
Why some people succeed — it has to do with luck and opportunities as well as talent.
An examination of the science behind habits, how we form them and break them.
A young boy's encounter with Jesus and the angels.
A memoir about a year in a women’s prison. The basis for the Netflix series.
A biography of the influential Sioux leader Red Cloud examines his military prowess and the Plains Indians’ changing way of life.
Introverts — approximately one-third of the population — are undervalued in American society.
A life of Jesus of Nazareth presents him in the context of his times as the leader of a revolutionary movement.
A tale of two Wes Moores: the author, a Rhodes scholar; the other, a man in prison.
12. THE BULLY PULPIT
An analysis of the relationships between Theodore Roosevelt, William Howard Taft and the muckraking press.
13. THE HOT ZONE
The discovery of the Ebola virus, and the efforts to keep it from spreading; first published in 1994.
The winner of the Nobel in economic science discusses how we make choices.
The 65-year-old comedian’s reminiscences and his complaints about aging.
16. THE NEW JIM CROW
A law professor takes aim at the “war on drugs” and its impact on black men.
A woman's cancer cells were cultured without her permission in 1951.
18. BRAIN ON FIRE
A young reporter suddenly experiences seizures, hallucinations and near catatonia.
An argument that character matters more than intelligence.
Essays from the humorist on subjects like French dentistry and a North Carolina Costco.