NPR Bestsellers: Hardcover Nonfiction, Week Of July 31, 2014At No. 8, Marja Mills' The Mockingbird Next Doordescribes the author's experience living next door Harper Lee, the reclusive author of To Kill a Mockingbird.
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."
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.
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.
Describes the story of a journalist who befriended the notoriously quiet and private author of To Kill a Mockingbird, eventually moving in next door to the writer and her sister and becoming part of their life in Alabama.
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.
Vicki Constantine Croke tells the story of James Howard "Billy" Williams, whose uncanny rapport with elephants transformed him from a carefree young man into the charismatic war hero known as Elephant Bill.
The Alliance argues that today's business environments have irrevocably transformed the employer-employee relationship. This guide for managers outlines win-win strategies that aim to promote trust between workers and management.
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