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Nonfiction Bestsellers

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In alphabetical order by the author's last name:




Attkisson, Sharyl
Stonewalled: My Fight for Truth Against the Forces of Obstruction, Intimidation, and Harassment in Obama's Washington
PN4888.P6 A88 2014y
Author holds forth that investigative journalists are being monitored and coerced by the Federal Government.


Bittman, Mark
How to Cook Everything Fast: A Better Way to Cook Great Food
TX833.5 B553 2014
Making wonderful meals in no time.
Bittman, Mark
The VB6 Cookbook: More than 350 Recipes for Healthy Vegan Meals
TX837.B52843 2014
Recipes to support the author's vegan diet plan.
Bush, George W.
41: A Portrait of My Father
E882.B86 2014y
43's loving account of his father, 41.


Caputo, Theresa
You Can't Make This Stuff Up
BF1261.2 C37 2014
The Long Island Medium-—she's witty, she's wise, she speaks with the dead.
Carson, Ben
One Nation: What We Can All Do to Save America's Future
HM90.M6 C36 2014
What's wrong with America and how we can fix it.
Cleese, John
So, Anyway...
PN2598.C47 A3 2014bx
The actor/comedian goes on a silly walk back to the beginning.
Clinton, Hillary
Hard Choices
E887.C55 A3 2014y
HRC recalls her tenure as Secretary of State..
Corcos, Gabriele
Extra Virgin: Recipes & Love from Our Tuscan Kitchen
TX723.2 T86 C67 2014x
Tuscan genius from the heart of Italy.


Davis, William
Wheat Belly Total Health: The Ultimate Grain-Free Health and Weight-Loss Life Plan
RM237.87 D393 2014x
Continuation of the author's war on wheat.
Deresiewicz, William
Excellent Sheep: The Miseducation of the American Elite and the Way to a Meaningful Life
LA227.4 D473 2014x
Ivy League schools have become practical rather than creative and so have their students.
Dunham, Lena
Not That Kind of Girl
PN1992.4 D86 A3 2014
A painfully frank yet humorous account of a young woman coming into her own.


Ellenberg, Jordan
How Not to Be Wrong: The Power of Mathematical Thinking
QA99.E45 2014
The numbers don't lie unless you let them.
Elwes, Cary
As You Wish: Inconceivable Tales from the Making of The Princess Bride
PN1997.P74534 E69 2014
Behind-the-scenes look at the classic film.



Gaffigan, Jim
Food: A Love Story
PN6231.F66 G34 2014
Loving food means never having to say you're sorry.
Garten, Ina
Make It Ahead
PN6231.F66 G34 2014
How to prepare meals not on-time but ahead of time.
Gay, Roxane
Bad Feminist
HQ 1421 G39 2014x
Humorous take on feminism in the 21st century.
Gawande, Atul
Being Mortal: Medicine and What Matters in the End
R726.8 G39 2014y
Dr. Gawande argues that medical science should be more concerned with improving the quality of life of the sick and elderly rather than prolonging it.
Gwynne, S.C.
Rebel Yell: The Violence, Passion, and Redemption of Stonewall Jackson
E467.1 J15 G85 2014
Biography of perhaps the most skilled and celebrated General of the Civil War.


Handler, Chelsea
Uganda Be Kidding Me
PN1992.4 H325 A3 2014
Chelsea packs her grip and splits for a humorous trip around the world.
Harris, Dan
10% Happier
BF161.H29 2014
After suffering a televised panic attack, news anchor Dan Harris looks to learn how to chill.
Hart, Hannah
My Drunk Kitchen: A Guide to Eating, Drinking and Going With Your Gut
TX714.H3687 2014x
Based on the satirical cooking show aimed at keeping viewers awake.
Harvey, Steve
Act Like a Success, Think Like a Success: Discovering Your Gift and the Way to Life's Riches
BF637.S8 H334 2014x
How not to waste that particular talent you were born with.
Homolka, Gina
The Skinnytaste Cookbook: Light on Calories, Big on Flavor
RM222.2 H5865 2014
Even the Double Chocolate Chip Walnut Cookies are (relatively) low in sugar and calories.


Isaacson, Walter
The Innovators: How a Group of Hackers, Geniuses, an Geeks Created the Digital Revolution
QA76.2 A2 I87 2014
Concerns all the pioneers in computer technology—Some billionaires, Some forgotten.


Jakes, T.D.
Instinct: The Power to Unleash Your Inborn Drive
BV4509.5 J345 2014
Everyone has God-given instincts—you just have to find them.


Kaku, Michio
The Future of the Mind: The Scientific Quest to Understand, Enhance, and Empower the Mind
QP360 K325 2014
Science now has the ability to improve the human mind—and not a moment too soon.
Keaton, Diane
Let's Just Say It Wasn't Pretty
PN2287.K44 A3 2014
Throughout her career various Hollywood types have tried (unsuccessfully) to try and tell Diane Keaton how she should look and what she should wear.
Klein, Edward
Blood Feud: The Clintons vs. the Obamas
E 907.K554 2014
Apparently, It's On!!
Klein, Naomi
This Changes Everything: Capitalism vs. The Climate
HC79.E5 K56 2014
Author's brilliant, cogent analysis on how to save the planet Earth for future generations.


Lamott, Anne
Small victories: Spotting Improbable Moments of Grace
BL624.L352 2014
Christian virtue, when applied sincerely, goes a long, long way.
Leaming, Barbara
Jacqueline Bouvier Kennedy Onassis: The Untold Story
CT275.O552 L43 2014
Examines the former First Lady and her battle with post-traumatic stress disorder.
Lear, Norman
Even This I Get To Experience
PN1992.4 L365 A3 2014
Memoir of the creator of some of television's greatest programs.
Levitin, Daniel J.
The Organized Mind: Thinking Straight in the Age of Information Overload
BF323.D5 L49
Organize your mind grasshopper.
Levitt, Steven D.
Think Like a Freak: The Authors of Freakonomics Offer to Retrain Your Brain
BF449.L485 2014x
Think of it as a new recipe for the mind.
Loren, Sophia
Yesterday, Today, Tomorrow: My Life
PN2688.L65 A3 2014
One of Hollywood's most luminous stars began her life homeless, in an Italy ravaged by the Second World War.


Macintyre, Ben
A Spy Among Friends: Kim Philby and the Great Betrayal
UB271.R92 P435 2014
In the time of the cold war, Great Britain's counterintelligence agency was led by the charming, highly educated, upper crust, friends in all the right places, British to the bloody bone, Kim Philby. He was also the Soviet Union's #1 secret agent.
Mollen, Jenny
I Like You Just the Way I Am
PN2287.M655 A3 2014
Jenny expands her humorous tweets into book form.


Nye, Bill
Undeniable: Evolution and the Science of Creation
QH45.5 N94 2014
Science is the key to understanding the general nature of things.


O'Reilly, Bill
Killing Patton: The Strange Death of World War II's Most Audacious General
E745.P3 O74 2014
Explores whether or not General Patton was assassinated by his own comrades.
Osteen, Joel
You Can, You Will: 8 Undeniable Qualities of a Winner
BV4598.3 O88 2014
Quality #1. Have a disarming smile.


Piketty, Thomas
Capital in the Twenty-First Century
HB501.P43613 2014
Greed, inequality and the end of democracy—from an economic point of view.
Poehler, Amy
Yes Please
PN2287.P5675 A3 2014x
Actor now author hits all the right comedic notes, and a few personal ones as well.
Pollan, Corky
The Pollan Family Table: The Best Recipes and Kitchen Wisdom for Delicious, Healthy Family Meals
TX741.P65 2014x
The family that cooks together stays together.



Rappaport, Thomas
The Romanov Sisters: The Lost Lives of the Daughters of Nicholas and Alexandra
DK258.6 R374 2014
A more subtle up close and personal look at the daughters of the last tsar.
Robbins, Tony
MONEY: Master the Game: 7 Simple Steps to Financial Freedom
HG179.R5455 2014x
Financial freedom: seven tiny little giant steps and you are there.
Roberts, Robin
Everybody's Got Something
RC280.B8 R586 2014
Two bouts with serious illness have only made the Good Morning America star stronger.


Shields, Brooke
There Was a Little Girl: The Real Story of My Mother and Me
PN2287. S37195 A3 2014x
Mother-Daughter and their joined-at-the-hip Hollywood career.
Shulman, Martha Rose
The Simple Art of Vegetarian Cooking: Templates and Lessons for Making Delicious Meatless Meals Every Day
TX837.S3223 2014
Ultimate guide to vegetarian template cooking.
Senior, Jennifer
All Joy and No Fun: The Paradox of Modern Parenthood
HQ755.8 S453 2014x
How parents are reconditioned by their children and what they can do about it.
Siegel, Daniel J.
No-Drama Discipline: The Whole-Brain Way to Calm the Chaos and Nurture Your Child's Developing Mind
HQ 755.8 S5327 2014
How to apply compassionate discipline.
Stanton, Brandon
Humans of New York
F128.37 S733 2013
Extraordinarily frank photos of the residents of the Big Apple.


Todd, Chuck
The Stranger: Barack Obama in the White House
E907.T63 2014bx
Author feels that political inexperience doomed the Obama presidency from the outset.




Warren, Elizabeth
A Fighting Chance
E901.1 W37 A3 2014
How Professor Warren came to Washington D.C. to talk about bankruptcy and ended up a United States Senator.
Waters, John
Carsick: John Waters Hitchhikes Across America
PN1998.3 W38 A3
John Waters sticks out his thumb.



Yousafzai, Malala
I Am Malala: The Girl Who Stood Up for Education and Was Shot by the Taliban
LC2330.Y687 2013y
One young woman's heroic battle against the injustice of it all.