BestsellersLast Updated: August 30, 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 young boy's encounter with Jesus and the angels.
The author recalls a bizarre childhood during which she was constantly on the move.
A memoir about a year in a women’s prison. The basis for the Netflix series.
A former child soldier's killing spree and return to humanity.
The science behind how we form, and break, habits.
A life-changing hike along the Pacific Crest Trail.
10. THE HOT ZONE
The discovery of the Ebola virus, and the efforts to keep it from spreading; first published in 1994.
A woman's cancer cells were cultured without her permission in 1951.
Introverts — one-third of the population — are undervalued in American society.
13. AMERICAN SNIPER
A memoir about battlefield experiences in Iraq by the Navy SEALs sniper.
A humorist returns with more wry takes on contemporary life.
A tale of two Wes Moores: the author, a Rhodes scholar; the other, a man in prison.
16. THE NEW JIM CROW
Taking aim at the "war on drugs" and its impact on black men.
How we make choices in business and personal life.
18. BRAIN ON FIRE
A young reporter suddenly experiences seizures, hallucinations and near catatonia.
19. PROOF OF HEAVEN
A neurosurgeon recounts his near death experience during a coma.
How to apply economic theory to almost everything.