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Nonfiction Bestsellers

What’s hot? What’s new in fiction? Where are the latest titles by your favorite authors? The Bestseller Collection, located front and center on the First Floor of the Main Library, has all of the above and more. Multiple copies available. Check it!

In alphabetical order by the author's last name:




Allen, Jonathan
HRC: State Secrets and the Rebirth of Hillary Clinton
E887.C55 A49 2014x
Thwarted in 2008, Hillary Clinton is now one of the favorites for the 2016 Democratic presidential nomination.


Bastianich, Lidia
Lidia's Commonsense Italian Cooking: 150 Delicious and Simple Recipes Everyone Can Master
TX723.B317 2013
Lidia's personal hit parade of easy Italian recipes.
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.
Brosh, Allie
Hyperbole and a Half: Unfortunate Situations, Flawed Coping Mechanisms, Mayhem, and Other Things That Happened
PN6727.B7567 Z46 2013
Widening of the author's humorous blog geared toward the complexities of modern life.
Bryson, Bill
One Summer: America, 1927
E791.B79 2013
The astonishing American summer of 1927 seemed like it would last forever—or at least until 1929.


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.
Clinton, Hillary
Hard Choices
E887.C55 A3 2014y
HRC recalls her tenure as Secretary of State..
Collins, Billy
Aimless Love: New and Selected Poems
PS3553.047478 A73 2013x
Rhyme, rhythm, meter, measure, alliteration; Holy Smoke! Poetry!
Corcos, Gabriele
Extra Virgin: Recipes & Love from Our Tuscan Kitchen
TX723.2 T86 C67 2014x
Tuscan genius from the heart of Italy.


Davis, Wendy
Forgetting to Be Afraid: A Memoir
F391.4 D48 A3 2014
From a trailer park and two low-paying jobs, to Harvard Law School and the Democratic Nomination for Governor of Texas.
Diaz, Cameron
The Body Book: The Law of Hunger, the Science of Strength, and Other Ways to Love Your Amazing Body
RA 776.9 D545 2013
It seems to be a diet, exercise and care combination.


Ellenberg, Jordan
How Not to Be Wrong: The Power of Mathematical Thinking
QA99.E45 2014
The numbers don't lie unless you let them.



Gay, Roxane
Bad Feminist
HQ 1421 G39 2014x
Humorous take on feminism in the 21st century.
Gladwell, Malcolm
David and Goliath: Underdogs, Misfits, and the Art of Battling Giants
BF503.G53 2013
How some people are able to flip disadvantage into advantage.


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.
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.
Higashida, Naoki
The Reason I Jump: The Inner Voice of a Thirteen-Year-Old Boy with Autism
RC553.A88 H5313 2013
Extraordinary interview with an autistic child.



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.
Johnson, Sue
Love Sense: The Revolutionary New Science of Romantic Relationships
BF575.L8 J6 2013
Why do I love thee? Let's take a look at the scientific evidence.


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.
Keller, Timothy
Encounters with Jesus: Unexpected Answers to Life's Biggest Questions
BS 2415.K38 2013
Jesus still has the ability to change lives for the better.
Klein, Edward
Blood Feud: The Clintons vs. the Obamas
E 907.K554 2014
Apparently, It's On!!


Leon, Donna
My Venice and Other Essays
JK1726.L45 2013
An inside look at the Venice tourists miss.
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.


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.




Perlmutter, David
Grain Brain: The Surprising Truth about Wheat, Carbs, and Sugar—˜Your Brain's Silent Killers
RC386.2 P46 2013y
Ways not to toast your brain.
Piketty, Thomas
Capital in the Twenty-First Century
HB501.P43613 2014
Greed, inequality and the end of democracy—from an economic point of view.
Pomerantz, Gary M.
Their Life's Work: The Brotherhood of the 1970's Pittsburgh Steelers, Then and Now
GV956.P57P66 2013
Grandest era of the Pittsburgh sporting life.



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.
Roberts, Robin
Everybody's Got Something
RC280.B8 R586 2014
Two bouts with serious illness have only made the Good Morning America star stronger.
Rule, Ann
Practice to Deceive
HV6533.W2 R854 2013
Man is found murdered in his own private getaway by the sea.


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.
Sherman, Gabriel
The Loudest Voice in the Room: How the Brilliant, Bombastic Roger Ailes Built Fox News—and Divided a Country
PN 4888.T4 S545 2014x
As far as big shots go—he's a really big one.
Stanton, Brandon
Humans of New York
F128.37 S733 2013
Extraordinarily frank photos of the residents of the Big Apple.
Stossel, Scott
My Age of Anxiety: Fear, Hope, Dread, and the Search for Peace of Mind
RC 531.S758 2013
Intimate history of the mental anguish caused by anxiety.





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.
Weir, Alison
Elizabeth of York: A Tudor Queen and Her World
DA330.8 E44 W45
Biography of the little-known mother of Henry VIII and Elizabeth I.



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.