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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: April 20, 2015
 
1. Book Jacket for: Bill O'Reilly's Legends and lies : the real West

BILL O'REILLY'S LEGENDS AND LIES
By Fisher, David
Stories of the American West; a companion volume to the Fox News series.

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2. Book Jacket for: Dead wake : the last crossing of the Lusitania

DEAD WAKE
By Larson, Erik
The last voyage of the Lusitania, by the author of "The Devil in the White City."

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3.  

THE RESIDENCE
By Brower, Kate Andersen
Fifty years of White House lore, based on interviews with butlers, maids, chefs and other staff members.

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Book Jacket for: Being mortal : medicine and what matters in the end

BEING MORTAL
B
y Gawande, Atul
The surgeon and New Yorker writer considers how doctors fail patients at the end of life, and how they can do better.

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5. Book Jacket for: A fine romance

A FINE ROMANCE
By Bergen, Candice
The actress's memoir discusses her marriage to Louis Malle, her work on "Murphy Brown" and the birth of her daughter at 39.

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6. Book Jacket for: Between you and me : confessions of a Comma Queen

BETWEEN YOU AND ME
By Norris, Mary
A memoir of a career in the New Yorker's storied copy department, along with grammar advice.

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7. Book Jacket for: A curious mind : the secret to a bigger life

A CURIOUS MIND
By Grazer, Brian and Fishman, Charles
The Oscar-winning producer describes the importance of curiosity in his life, and how others can harness its power.

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8. Book Jacket for: H is for Hawk

H IS FOR HAWK
By Macdonald, Helen
Overwhelmed by her father’s death, a British woman decides to raise a goshawk, a bird that is fierce and notoriously difficult to tame.

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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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10. Book Jacket for: Yes please

YES PLEASE
By Poehler, Amy
A humorous miscellany from the comedian and actress, an “S.N.L.” alumna and the star of “Parks and Recreation.”

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11. Book Jacket for: Becoming Steve Jobs : the evolution of a reckless upstart into a visionary leader

BECOMING STEVE JOBS
By Schlender, Brent and Tetzeli, Rick
How Jobs, who started out as a brash young genius, developed a more mature management style.

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IN DEFENSE OF A LIBERAL EDUCATION
By Zakaria, Fareed
A case for the centrality of the curriculum in the sciences and humanities.

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Book Jacket for: Killing Patton : the strange death of World War II's most audacious general

KILLING PATTON
B
y O'Reilly, Bill and Dugard, Martin
The host of “The O’Reilly Factor” recounts the death of Gen. George S. Patton in December 1945.

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14. Book Jacket for: Heretic : why Islam needs a reformation now

HERETIC
By Ali, Ayaan Hirsi
The author of “Infidel” and “Nomad” argues that fundamental doctrines of Islam must change for it to be compatible with democracy.

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15. Book Jacket for: Words without music : a memoir

WORDS WITHOUT MUSIC
By Glass, Philip
The composer's memoir recalls family, teachers and friends and offers insights about his music.

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16.* Book Jacket for: Where you go is not who you'll be : an antidote to the college admissions mania

WHERE YOU GO IS NOT WHO YOU'LL BE
By Bruni, Frank
The New York Times columnist urges students and their parents to give up the high-stakes competition for Ivy League admission and consider other types of schools and other measures of success.

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

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