BestsellersLast Updated: December 20, 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 woman’s account of the life-changing 1,100-mile solo hike she took along the Pacific Crest Trail in 1995.
A group of American rowers pursued gold at the 1936 Berlin Olympic Games.
A memoir about battlefield experiences in Iraq by the Navy SEALs sniper.
The British cosmologist reviews efforts to create a unified theory of the universe.
Introverts — approximately one-third of the population — are undervalued in American society.
The comedian and actress offers essays about her life.
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 memoir from the creator of “30 Rock.”
A father recounts his 3-year-old son’s encounter with Jesus and the angels during an emergency appendectomy; the basis of the movie.
The winner of a Nobel in economic science discusses how we make choices in business and personal life and when we can and cannot trust our intuitions.
A physicist explains the science behind the movie.
14. LYING IN WAIT
A collection of true crime stories.
The “Parks and Recreation” actor combines autobiographical anecdotes and life advice.
16. THE NEW JIM CROW
A law professor takes aim at the “war on drugs” and its impact on black men.
The presiding mathetmatician and decoding force at Bletchley Park, the center that cracked the German Enigma code.
A biography of the influential Sioux leader Red Cloud examines his military prowess and the Plains Indians’ changing way of life.
The story of the Culper spy ring, which aided the American cause during the Revolution.
A humorist returns with more wry takes on contemporary life.