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New York Times Bestsellers - Non-Fiction

Description: Bookshare is pleased to offer the top 10 non-fiction books from the New York Times bestseller list on a monthly basis. Books are added in as they become available. The month corresponds to the first time they appeared on the list.


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Heart Matters

by Kathy Magliato

An inspiring, surprising, sometimes shocking, and ultimately deeply informative memoir of the high-stakes, high-pressured life of a female heart surgeon Dr. Kathy Magliato is one of the few female heart surgeons practicing in the world today.

Date Added: 05/25/2017


Year: 2016

Month: April

Book of Ages

by Jill Lepore

From one of our most accomplished and widely admired historians, a revelatory portrait of Benjamin Franklin's youngest sister and a history of history itself.

Date Added: 05/25/2017


Year: 2016

Month: April

The Legends Club

by John Feinstein

The riveting inside story of college basketball's fiercest rivalry among three coaching legends--University of North Carolina's Dean Smith, Duke's Mike Krzyzewski, and North Carolina State's Jim Valvano--by the king of college basketball writers, #1

Date Added: 05/25/2017


Year: 2016

Month: April

The Rainbow Comes and Goes

by Anderson Cooper and Gloria Vanderbilt

A touching and intimate correspondence between Anderson Cooper and his mother, Gloria Vanderbilt, offering timeless wisdom and a revealing glimpse into their livesThough Anderson Cooper has always considered himself close to his mother, his

Date Added: 05/25/2017


Year: 2016

Month: April

Smarter Faster Better

by Charles Duhigg

From the author of the New York Times bestselling phenomenon The Power of Habit comes a fascinating new book that explores the science of productivity, and why, in today's world, managing how you think--rather than what you think--can transform your

Date Added: 05/25/2017


Year: 2016

Month: March

The Man Who Broke Napoleon's Codes

by Mark Urban

History books report--and rightly so--that it was the strategic and intelligence-gathering brilliance of the Duke of Wellington (who began his military career as Arthur Wellesley) that culminated in Britain's defeat of Napoleon Bonaparte at

Date Added: 05/25/2017


Year: 2016

Month: March

Seven Brief Lessons on Physics

by Carlo Rovelli

"A startling and illustrative distillation of centuries of science."--The Economist "Lean, lucid and enchanting.

Date Added: 05/25/2017


Year: 2016

Month: March

Conviction

by Juan Martinez

Juan Martinez, the fiery prosecutor who convicted notorious murderess Jodi Arias for the disturbing killing of Travis Alexander, speaks for the first time about the shocking investigation and sensational trial that captivated the nation.

Date Added: 05/25/2017


Year: 2016

Month: March

Manning

by Peyton Manning and Archie Manning and John Underwood

The inspiring personal story of a family, an athletic tradition, and fifty years of a great all-American game.

Date Added: 05/25/2017


Year: 2016

Month: March

Evicted

by Matthew Desmond

From Harvard sociologist and MacArthur "Genius" Matthew Desmond, a landmark work of scholarship and reportage that will forever change the way we look at poverty in America In this brilliant, heartbreaking book, Matthew Desmond takes us into the

Date Added: 05/25/2017


Year: 2016

Month: March

Notes from a Small Island

by Bill Bryson

A combination travel guide and loving crack at the mannered manners of Britain written by journalist and long-time resident Bryson whose whirlwind trip around the island before his return to America yielded a number of witty essays.

Date Added: 05/25/2017


Year: 2016

Month: March

American Girls

by Nancy Jo Sales

Instagram. Whisper. Yik Yak. Vine. YouTube. Kik. Ask.fm. Tinder. The dominant force in the lives of girls coming of age in America today is social media.

Date Added: 05/25/2017


Year: 2016

Month: March

Island of Vice

by Richard Zacks

When young Theodore Roosevelt was appointed police commissioner of New York City, he had the astounding gall to try to shut down the brothels, gambling joints, and after-hours saloons. This is the story of how TR took on Manhattan vice . . .

Date Added: 05/25/2017


Year: 2016

Month: March

The Immortal Irishman

by Timothy Egan

From the National Book Award-winning and best-selling author Timothy Egan comes the epic story of one of the most fascinating and colorful Irishman in nineteenth-century America.

Date Added: 05/25/2017


Year: 2016

Month: March

Fall of the Dynasties

by Edmond Taylor

On June 28, 1914, in the dusty Balkan town of Sarajevo, an assassin fired two shots. In the next five minutes, as the stout middle-aged Archduke Franz Ferdinand of Habsburg, heir to the Austro-Hungarian throne, and his wife bled to death, a dynasty--and with it, a whole way of life--began to topple.

Date Added: 05/25/2017


Year: 2016

Month: March

With Malice Toward None

by Stephen B. Oates

The definitive life of Abraham Lincoln, With Malice Toward None is historian Stephen B. Oates's acclaimed and enthralling portrait of America's greatest leader.

Date Added: 05/25/2017


Year: 2016

Month: March

White Dresses

by Mary Pflum Peterson

A poignant memoir of three generations of women and the white dresses that adorned them As a successful journalist at Good Morning America, Mary Pflum Peterson's persona is at odds with her complicated childhood, where she watched her brilliant

Date Added: 05/25/2017


Year: 2016

Month: March

The Autobiography of Malcolm X

by Malcolm X

With its first great victory in the landmark Supreme Court decision Brown v. Board of Education in 1954, the civil rights movement gained the powerful momentum it needed to sweep forward into its crucial decade, the 1960s.

Date Added: 05/25/2017


Year: 2016

Month: March

Conspiracies of the Ruling Class

by Lawrence B. Lindsey

An audacious and desperately needed primer on how America's Ruling Class have upended the Constitution and taken over our country--and how we must unite to regain control of our liberty.

Date Added: 05/25/2017


Year: 2016

Month: March

A Mother's Reckoning

by Sue Klebold

Date Added: 05/25/2017


Year: 2016

Month: March

Love, Ellen

by Betty Degeneres

"Mom, I'm gay. " With three little words, gay sons and daughters can change their parents' lives forever. Twenty years ago, during a walk on a Mississippi beach, Ellen DeGeneres spoke those simple, powerful words to her mother.

Date Added: 05/25/2017


Year: 2016

Month: March

The Universe

by John Brockman

Explore the universe with today's greatest physicists.

Date Added: 05/25/2017


Year: 2016

Month: March

Little Prisoners

by Casey Watson

From the Sunday Times bestselling author comes a harrowing and moving memoir about two innocent and frightened unfosterable children who do not know what it means to be loved. This is the third book in the series.

Date Added: 05/25/2017


Year: 2016

Month: March

The Informant

by Kurt Eichenwald

From an award-winning New York Times investigative reporter comes an outrageous story of greed, corruption, and conspiracy--which left the FBI and Justice Department counting on the cooperation of one man . . .

Date Added: 05/25/2017


Year: 2016

Month: March

Smarter Faster Better

by Charles Duhigg

From the bestselling author of The Power of Habit comes a fascinating new book exploring the science of productivity, and why, in today's world, managing how you think--rather than what you think about--can transform your life.

Date Added: 05/25/2017


Year: 2016

Month: March


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