BestsellersLast Updated: September 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 group of American rowers pursued gold at the 1936 Berlin Olympic Games.
Why some people succeed — it has to do with luck and opportunities as well as talent.
A life-changing hike along the Pacific Crest Trail.
A young boy's encounter with Jesus and the angels.
An examination of the science behind habits, how we form them and break them.
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.
A life of Jesus of Nazareth presents him in the context of his times as the leader of a revolutionary movement.
10. THE BULLY PULPIT
An analysis of the relationships between Theodore Roosevelt, William Howard Taft and the muckraking press.
Introverts — one-third of the population — are undervalued in American society.
The winner of the Nobel in economic science discusses how we make choices.
13. BAD FEMINIST
A collection of essays on race, gender, politics and "Sweet Valley High."
A woman's cancer cells were cultured without her permission in 1951.
15. THE NEW JIM CROW
A law professor takes aim at the “war on drugs” and its impact on black men.
Essays from the humorist on subjects like French dentistry and a North Carolina Costco.
17. THE GLASS CASTLE
The author recalls a bizarre childhood during which she was constantly moved from place to place. †
18. WOMEN IN CLOTHES
19. A LONG WAY GONE
A former child soldier's killing spree and return to humanity.
A memoir from the creator of “30 Rock.”