BestsellersLast Updated: November 15, 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 woman’s account of the life-changing 1,100-mile solo hike she took along the Pacific Crest Trail in 1995.
The story of the Culper spy ring, which aided the American cause during the Revolution.
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.
7. NO EASY DAY
A former member of the Navy SEALs recounts the mission that killed Osama bin Laden.
8. THE HOT ZONE
The discovery of the Ebola virus, and the efforts to keep it from spreading; first published in 1994.
A memoir about battlefield experiences in Iraq by the Navy SEALs sniper.
Introverts — approximately one-third of the population — are undervalued in American society.
11. PROOF OF HEAVEN
A neurosurgeon recounts his near death experience during a coma from bacterial meningitis.
An exploration of spirituality and the afterlife, from the author of "Proof of Heaven."
A young boy's encounter with Jesus and the angels.
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.
The comedian and actress offers essays about her life.
16. RISE OF ISIS
An examination of the jihadist group and a warning about its dangers.
A biography of the influential Sioux leader Red Cloud examines his military prowess and the Plains Indians’ changing way of life.
A collection of personal essays, by the author of “Bel Canto” and “State of Wonder.”
19. BRAIN ON FIRE
A young reporter suddenly experiences seizures, hallucinations and near catatonia.
A humorist returns with more wry takes on contemporary life.