New York Times Hardcover Nonfiction Bestsellers
March 9, 2014
David and Goliath: Underdogs, Misfits, and the Art of Battling Giants
How disadvantages can work in our favor; from the author of
The Tipping Point
Duty: Memoirs of a Secretary at War
Robert M. Gates
The former defense secretary recounts his experience serving Presidents Bush and Obama during the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan.
Unbroken: A World War II Story of Survival, Resilience, and Redemption
An Olympic runner's story of survival as a prisoner of the Japanese in World War II.
The Sixth Extinction: An Unnatural History
writer examines the role of man-made influences in causing the planet's current spasm of plant and animal loss.
Killing Jesus: A History
Bill O'Reilly and Martin Dugard
The host of
The O'Reilly Factor
recounts the events leading up to Jesus' execution.
Things That Matter: Three Decades of Passions, Pastimes and Politics
Three decades' worth of essays from the conservative columnist.
Glitter and Glue
A memoir explores the relationships between mothers and daughters.
Lean In: Women, Work, and the Will to Lead
Sheryl Sandberg with Nell Scovell
The chief operating officer of Facebook urges women to pursue their careers without ambivalence.
. George Washington's Secret Six: The Spy Ring that Saved the American Revolution
Brian Kilmeade and Don Yaeger
The story of the Culper spy ring, which aided the American cause during the Revolution.
One Way Out: The Inside History of the Allman Brothers Band
An oral history of the Allman Brother Band.
I Am Malala: The Story of the Girl Who Stood Up for Education and Was Shot by the Taliban
Malala Yousafzai with Christina Lamb
The Pakistani girl who advocated for women's education and was shot by the Taliban.
HRC: State Secrets and the Rebirth of Hillary Clinton
Jonathan Allen and Amie Parnes
An account of Hillary Clinton's years in the State Department.
Humans of New York
Four hundred color photos of New Yorkers.
Young Money: Inside the Hidden World of Wall Street's Post-Crash Recruits
A profile of eight entry-level bankers at leading investment firms in the aftermath of the financial collapse.
The Boys in the Boat: Nine Americans and Their Epic Quest for Gold at the 1936 Olympics
The University of Washington's eight-oar crew and their quest for gold at the 1936 Berlin Olympics.
All Joy and No Fun: The Paradox of Modern Parenthood
A journalist examines how parenting has changed over the past half-century.
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A version of this list appears in the March 9, 2014 issue of The New York Times Book Review. Rankings reflect sales for the week ending February 22, 2014.
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