BestsellersLast Updated: January 24, 2015
A memoir about battlefield experiences in Iraq by the Navy SEALs sniper; now a movie.
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; now a movie.
A woman’s account of the life-changing 1,100-mile solo hike she took along the Pacific Crest Trail in 1995; now a movie.
A group of American rowers pursued gold at the 1936 Berlin Olympic Games.
The presiding mathetmatician and decoding force at Bletchley Park, the center that cracked the German Enigma code; inspiration for the film "The Imitation Game."
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.
The British cosmologist reviews efforts to create a unified theory of the universe.
9. 10% HAPPIER
A co-anchor of "Nightline" reports on the science and spiritual basis of meditation and how it has improved his life.
10. THE NEW JIM CROW
A law professor takes aim at the “war on drugs” and its impact on black men.
How we make choices in business and personal life.
The story of a woman whose cancer cells were cultured without her permission in 1951.
Introverts -- one-third of the population -- are undervalued in American society.
The New Yorker writer examines the role of human influences in the planet’s current spasm of plant and animal loss.
A memoir from the former “Saturday Night Live” star and creator of “30 Rock.”
16. LONE SURVIVOR
The only survivor of a Navy SEALs operation in Afghanistan describes the battle and his escape.
The comedian and actress offers essays about her life.
Prose poems examine the experience of race and racism in our fractured society.
A biography of the influential Sioux leader Red Cloud.
20. THE GLASS CASTLE
The author recalls a bizarre childhood during which she was constantly moved from place to place. †