NPR Bestsellers: Hardcover Nonfiction, Week Of May 22, 2014In Stress Test, Former Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner gives his take on the events leading up to the financial crisis. It debuts at No. 5.
French economist Thomas Piketty analyzes a unique collection of data from 20 countries, ranging as far back as the 18th century, to uncover key economic and social patterns about wealth and inequality.
Michael Lewis argues that post-crisis Wall Street continues to be controlled by large banks and explains how a small, diverse group of Wall Street men have banded together to reform the financial markets.
A "guide to life" for grown fans of classic Little Golden Books combines lighthearted advice with illustrations from 60 favorites that convey such nuggets of wisdom as "don't forget to enjoy your wedding," "be a hugger" and "sweatpants are bad for morale."
Timothy Geithner describes his role in the financial crisis, first as President of the New York Federal Reserve and then as President Obama's Treasury Secretary. He provides his perspective on the events leading up to the financial crisis and how regulators responded.
A graphic memoir by a long-time New Yorker cartoonist celebrates the final years of her aging parents' lives through cartoons, family photos and documents that reflect the artist's struggles with caregiver challenges.
The 19-year veteran pitcher for the New York Yankees describes his life, discussing the difficulties in being a Latino baseball player in the U.S., how he keeps his Christian values in professional sports, and his championships and rivalries.
Daniel James Brown traces the story of an American rowing team from the University of Washington that defeated elite rivals at Hitler's 1936 Berlin Olympics, sharing the experiences of their enigmatic coach, a visionary boat builder and a homeless teen rower.
The talk show host presents a collection of humorous essays about her life, her loves and the state of the world.
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