Erik Larson's true crime book, The Devil in the White City, is on the list for a 208th week.
July 22, 2011 When Colton, the 4-year-old son of a Nebraska pastor, loses consciousness during surgery, he sees a vision of heaven and meets Jesus' special horse. Todd Burpo retells his son's story in Heaven Is for Real, which enjoys its 27th week on the list.
July 15, 2011 Syrian-born Abdulrahman Zeitoun stays in New Orleans after Katrina and helps rescue neighbors with a small canoe. Dave Eggers tells a story of selflessness in the face of racial injustice in Zeitoun, which enjoys a 53rd week on the list.
July 8, 2011 After growing up in a poor and dysfunctional West Virginia home, four young siblings learn to fend for themselves. Jeannette Walls' memoir, The Glass Castle, returns to the list for its 211th week.
July 1, 2011 An architect plans for 1893's Chicago World's Fair, while a serial killer wreaks havoc at his nearby "hotel." The Devil in the White City enjoys its 195th week on the list.
June 24, 2011 A lioness nurses a baby oryx; an elephant befriends a sheep. National Geographic writer Jennifer Holland narrates some of nature's strangest pairings in Unlikely Friendships. It debuts at No. 10.
June 17, 2011 Susan Casey collects stories from wave-chasing surfers and scientists — and experiences some massive swells firsthand — in The Wave. It debuts at No. 15.
June 10, 2011 Four Fish is Paul Greenberg's wide-ranging exploration of humankind's relationship with fish — the flesh that even many vegetarians eat. It debuts at No. 14.
June 3, 2011 Expanding on a segment from his late-night show, Jimmy Fallon expresses gratitude for everything from the light bulb he's too lazy to replace to the F12 button on his computer keyboard. Thank You Notes debuts at No. 10.
May 27, 2011 In a graphic account of the brutality of war, journalist Sebastian Junger chronicles the 15-month tour of duty of a U.S. army platoon in Afghanistan. Embedded with the troops, Junger offers on-the-ground insight into the camaraderie and bravery of soldiers. War debuts at No. 12.
May 20, 2011 In 1836, a 9-year-old pioneer girl was kidnapped during a Comanche raid in North Texas. She became the ward of the Comanche chief and later gave birth to Chief Quanah Parker, the last great Comanche leader. S.C. Gwynne's Empire of the Summer Moon debuts at No. 9.