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The New York Times Best Sellers - Hardcover Nonfiction
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as published by The New York Times. Updated weekly: September 15, 2014
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Book Jacket for: What if? : serious scientific answers to absurd hypothetical questions

WHAT IF?
B
y Munroe, Randall
Scientific (but often humorous) answers to hypothetical questions, based in part on the author’s website, xkcd.com.

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Book Jacket for: UnPHILtered : the way I see it

UNPHILTERED
B
y Robertson, Phil with Schlabach, Mark
What the Duck Commander (from the A&E show “Duck Dynasty”) really thinks about various topics.

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Book Jacket for: One nation : what we can all do to save America's future

ONE NATION
B
y Carson, Ben with Carson, Candy
Carson, a retired pediatric neurosurgeon, now a Fox News contributor, offers solutions to problems in health and education based on capitalism, not government.

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Book Jacket for: Diary of a mad diva

DIARY OF A MAD DIVA
B
y Rivers, Joan
Humorous reflections about life, pop culture and celebrities.

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Book Jacket for: In the kingdom of ice : the grand and terrible polar voyage of the USS Jeannette

IN THE KINGDOM OF ICE
B
y Sides, Hampton
An 1879 polar voyage gone terribly wrong.

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Book Jacket for: America : imagine a world without her

AMERICA
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y D'Souza, Dinesh
A defense of America against the view that its power in the world should be diminished; also a documentary film.

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Book Jacket for: The organized mind : thinking straight in the age of information overload

THE ORGANIZED MIND
B
y Levitin, Daniel J.
A professor draws on research in neuroscience to explain how organization can help us manage the overwhelming flood of information in our lives.

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Book Jacket for: The teacher wars : a history of America's most embattled profession

THE TEACHER WARS
B
y Goldstein, Dana
A journalist surveys the history of public school teaching and finds that it sheds light on current controversies.

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Book Jacket for: Unbroken : a World War II story of survival, resilience, and redemption

UNBROKEN
B
y Hillenbrand, Laura
An Olympic runner’s story of survival as a prisoner of the Japanese in World War II.

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Book Jacket for: Think like a freak

THINK LIKE A FREAK
B
y Levitt, Steven D. and Dubner, Stephen J.
How to solve problems creatively, from the authors of “Freakonomics.”

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Book Jacket for: The way forward : renewing the American idea

THE WAY FORWARD
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y Ryan, Paul
The Wisconsin representative and 2012 Republican vice-presidential nominee analyzes the election, tells his personal story and describes plans to make government “simpler, smaller, smarter.”

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Book Jacket for: David and Goliath : underdogs, misfits, and the art of battling giants

DAVID AND GOLIATH
B
y Gladwell, Malcolm
How disadvantages can work in our favor.

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Book Jacket for: Capital in the twenty-first century

CAPITAL IN THE TWENTY-FIRST CENTURY
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y Piketty, Thomas
A French economist’s analysis of centuries of economic history predicts worsening inequality and proposes solutions.

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Book Jacket for: The first family detail : Secret Service agents reveal the hidden lives of the presidents

THE FIRST FAMILY DETAIL
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y Kessler, Ronald
A reporter divulges details from Secret Service agents about the lives of presidents, ex-presidents and candidates, as well as about the service’s failings.

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Book Jacket for: Excellent sheep : the miseducation of the American elite and the way to a meaningful life

EXCELLENT SHEEP
By Deresiewicz, William
A former professor argues that college should be a time for self-discovery and denounces anxious, hoop-jumping students on a track from elite universities to Wall Street.

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Book Jacket for: A spy among friends : Kim Philby's great betrayal

A SPY AMONG FRIENDS
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y Macintyre, Ben
An account of the British Cold War spy Kim Philby focuses on the two close friends whose trust he betrayed.

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Book Jacket for: Hard choices

HARD CHOICES
B
y Clinton, Hillary Rodham
Clinton’s memoir focuses on her years as secretary of state and her views about the American role in the world.

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Other list: The New York Times Best Sellers List - Hardcover Fiction

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