NPR Bestsellers: Hardcover Nonfiction, Week Of June 26, 2014At No. 6, Laura Hillenbrand's Unbroken tells the true story of a World War II airman who survives his bomber crashing into the sea only to become a prisoner of the Japanese.
The former Secretary of State, senator, and First Lady shares candid reflections about the key moments of her service in the Obama Administration as well as her thoughts about how to navigate the challenges of the 21st century.
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.
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."
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.
The visual artist behind such cult films as Hairspray traces his haphazard cross-country hitchhiking journey at the sides of a motley group of unsuspecting drivers, including a gentle farmer, an indie band and the author's unexpected hero.
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.
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.
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