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New York Times Hardcover Nonfiction Bestsellers October 28, 2012
1. Killing Kennedy: The End of Camelot - by Bill O'Reilly and Martin Dugard
Publisher: Henry Holt and Company
Check Library Catalog Pub Date: 10/02/2012
Share <span class=number>1. </span>Killing Kennedy%3a The End of Camelot ISBN-13: 9780805096668
ISBN-10: 0805096663
The host of The O'Reilly Factor recounts the events surrounding the assassination of John F. Kennedy.
2. No Easy Day: The Firsthand Account of the Mission that Killed Osama Bin Laden: The Autobiography of a Navy SEAL - by Mark Owen with Kevin Maurer
Publisher: Dutton
Check Library Catalog Pub Date: 10/16/2012
Share <span class=number>2. </span>No Easy Day%3a The Firsthand Account of the Mission that Killed Osama Bin Laden%3a The Autobiography of a Navy SEAL ISBN-13: 9780525953722
ISBN-10: 0525953728
An account by a former member of the Navy SEALs, written pseudonymously, of the mission that killed bin Laden.
3. Who I Am: A Memoir - by Pete Townshend
Publisher: Harper
Check Library Catalog Pub Date: 10/08/2012
Share <span class=number>3. </span>Who I Am%3a  A Memoir ISBN-13: 9780062127242
ISBN-10: 0062127241
The rocker's memoir.
4. America Again: Re-becoming the Greatness We Never Weren't - by Stephen Colbert, Richard Dahm, Paul Dinello, Barry Julien, Tom Purcell et al.
Publisher: Grand Central
Check Library Catalog Pub Date: 10/02/2012
Share <span class=number>4. </span>America Again%3a Re-becoming the Greatness We Never Weren ISBN-13: 9780446583978
ISBN-10: 0446583979
The mock pundit of Comedy Central's Colbert Report tells how to bring America back from the brink.
5. Killing Lincoln: The Shocking Assassination that Changed America Forever - by Bill O'Reilly and Martin Dugard
Publisher: Henry Holt
Check Library Catalog Pub Date: 09/27/2011
Share <span class=number>5. </span> Killing Lincoln%3a The Shocking Assassination that Changed America Forever ISBN-13: 9780805093070
ISBN-10: 0805093079
The host of The O'Reilly Factor recounts the events surrounding the assassination of Abraham Lincoln.
6. Waging Heavy Peace: A Hippie Dream - by Neil Young
Publisher: Blue Rider Press
Check Library Catalog Pub Date: 09/25/2012
Share <span class=number>6. </span>Waging Heavy Peace%3a A Hippie Dream ISBN-13: 9780399159466
ISBN-10: 0399159460
The rocker's memoir ranges over his personal life and his music, including his days with Buffalo Springfield and Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young.
7. How Children Succeed: Grit, Curiosity, and the Hidden Power of Character - by Paul Tough
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Check Library Catalog Pub Date: 09/04/2012
Share <span class=number>7. </span>How Children Succeed%3a Grit, Curiosity, and the Hidden Power of Character ISBN-13: 9780547564654
ISBN-10: 0547564651
The author argues that the qualities that matter most have to do with character, not intelligence.
8. Into the Fire: A Firsthand Account of the Most Extraordinary Battle in the Afghan War - by Dakota Meyer and Bing West
Publisher: Random House
Check Library Catalog Pub Date: 09/25/2012
Share <span class=number>8. </span>Into the Fire%3a A Firsthand Account of the Most Extraordinary Battle in the Afghan War ISBN-13: 9780812993400
ISBN-10: 0812993403
A Medal of Honor winner's firsthand account of a crucial battle in the Afghan War.
9. Total Recall: My Unbelievably True Life Story - by Arnold Schwarzenegger with Peter Petre
Publisher: Simon & Schuster
Check Library Catalog Pub Date: 10/01/2012
Share <span class=number>9. </span>Total Recall%3a My Unbelievably True Life Story ISBN-13: 9781451662436
ISBN-10: 1451662432
A memoir by the actor, a former body builder and California governor.
10. Mugged: Racial Demagoguery from the Seventies to Obama - by Ann Coulter
Publisher: Sentinel
Check Library Catalog Pub Date: 09/25/2012
Share <span class=number>10. </span>Mugged%3a Racial Demagoguery from the Seventies to Obama ISBN-13: 9781595230997
ISBN-10: 1595230998
The political commentator traces racial demagoguery from the 1970s to the present.
11. Wild: From Lost to Found on the Pacific Crest Trail - by Cheryl Strayed
Publisher: Alfred A. Knopf
Check Library Catalog Pub Date: 03/20/2012
Share <span class=number>11. </span>Wild%3a From Lost to Found on the Pacific Crest Trail ISBN-13: 9780307592736
ISBN-10: 0307592731
A woman's account of a life-changing 1,100-mile hike along the Pacific Crest Trail.
12. Here Come the Black Helicopters! UN Global Governance and the Loss of Freedom - by Dick Morris and Eileen McGann
Publisher: Broadside Books
Check Library Catalog Pub Date: 10/09/2012
Share <span class=number>12. </span>Here Come the Black Helicopters! UN Global Governance and the Loss of Freedom ISBN-13: 9780062240590
ISBN-10: 0062240595
The movement afoot to "transfer American autonomy to the United Nations."
13. The Signal and the Noise: Why Most Predictions Fail -- but Some Don't - by Nate Silver
Publisher: Penguin Press
Check Library Catalog Pub Date: 09/27/2012
Share <span class=number>13. </span>The Signal and the Noise%3a Why Most Predictions Fail -- but Some Don ISBN-13: 9781594204111
ISBN-10: 159420411X
An examination of predictions, the ones that come true and the ones that don't.
14. The End of Your Life Book Club - by Will Schwalbe
Publisher: Alfred A. Knopf
Check Library Catalog Pub Date: 10/02/2012
Share <span class=number>14. </span>The End of Your Life Book Club ISBN-13: 9780307594037
ISBN-10: 0307594033
Conversations between the author and his mother as she was dying of cancer often focused on books.
15. Unbroken: A World War II Story of Survival, Resilience, and Redemption - by Laura Hillenbrand
Publisher: Random House
Check Library Catalog Pub Date: 11/16/2010
Share <span class=number>15.</span> Unbroken%3a A World War II Story of Survival, Resilience, and Redemption ISBN-13: 9781400064168
ISBN-10: 1400064163
An Olympic runner's story of survival as a prisoner of the Japanese in World War II after his bomber went down over the Pacific.
16. The Price of Politics - by Bob Woodward
Publisher: Simon & Schuster
Check Library Catalog Pub Date: 09/11/2012
Share <span class=number>16. </span>The Price of Politics ISBN-13: 9781451651102
ISBN-10: 1451651104
Inside the debt-ceiling negotiations of 2011 with the Washington Post journalist.

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A version of this list appears in the October 28, 2012 issue of The New York Times Book Review. Rankings reflect sales for the week ending October 13, 2012.

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