New York Times Nonfiction Best Sellers 2014 Complete List Page 2

There are 244 books in the New York Times Nonfiction Best Sellers 2014 list. Here are the 30 books ranked from 31 to 60.

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31. America

Weeks on the list: 9

by: Dinesh D’Souza
Release date: Jun 02, 2014
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A defense of America against the view that its power in the world should be diminished; also a documentary film.

32. The Hot Zone

Weeks on the list: 9

by: Richard Preston
Release date: Mar 14, 2012
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The discovery of the Ebola virus, and the efforts to keep it from spreading; first published in 1994.

33. The Innovators

Weeks on the list: 8

by: Walter Isaacson
Release date: Oct 07, 2014
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Studies of the people who created computers and the Internet, beginning in the 1840s.

34. As You Wish

Weeks on the list: 8

by: Cary Elwes Joe Layden
Release date: Oct 14, 2014
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The making of the movie “The Princess Bride,” 25 years ago.

35. Uganda Be Kidding Me

Weeks on the list: 8

by: Chelsea H ler
Release date: Mar 04, 2014
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Humorous travel stories.

36. Thrive

Weeks on the list: 8

by: Arianna Huffington
Release date: Jan 01, 2014
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Personal well-being as the indispensable third measure — after money and power — of success.

37. Yes Please

Weeks on the list: 7

by: Amy Poehler
Release date: Oct 28, 2014
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A humorous miscellany from the comedian and actress, the “S.N.L.” alumna and star of “Parks and Recreation.”

38. I Am Malala

Weeks on the list: 7

by: Malala Yousafzai Christina Lamb
Release date: Oct 08, 2013
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The experience of the Pakistani girl who advocated for women’s education and was shot by the Taliban.

39. The Closer

Weeks on the list: 7

by: Mariano Rivera Wayne Coffey
Release date: May 06, 2014
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A memoir of life and baseball by the great Yankees pitcher.

40. Blood Feud

Weeks on the list: 7

by: Edward Klein
Release date: Jun 23, 2014
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A journalist describes animosity behind the alliance between the Clinton and Obama families.

41. Is Everyone Hanging Out Without Me?

Weeks on the list: 7

by: Mindy Kaling
Release date: Nov 01, 2011
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Observations from the comedy writer and actress.

42. American Sniper

Weeks on the list: 7

by: Chris Kyle Scott McEwen Jim DeFelice
Release date: Jan 03, 2012
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A member of the Navy Seals with the most career sniper kills in United States military history discusses his childhood, his marriage and his battlefield experiences during the Iraq war.

43. A Fighting Chance

Weeks on the list: 6

by: Elizabeth Warren
Release date: Apr 22, 2014
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The Massachusetts senator describes her life, her academic work and her battle for a consumer protection agency.

44. I Know Why The Caged Bird Sings

Weeks on the list: 6

by: Maya Angelou
Release date: Apr 21, 2009
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A memoir of childhood and adolescence by the poet, who died in May.

45. A Spy Among Friends

Weeks on the list: 6

by: Ben Macintyre
Release date: Jul 29, 2014
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An account of the British Cold War spy Kim Philby focuses on the two close friends whose trust he betrayed.

46. In The Kingdom Of Ice

Weeks on the list: 6

by: Hampton Sides
Release date: Aug 05, 2014
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An 1879 polar voyage gone terribly wrong.

47. 13 Hours

Weeks on the list: 6

by: Mitchell Zuckoff members of the Annex Security Team
Release date: Sep 09, 2014
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Six C.I.A. contract employees discuss their experience during the attack on the State Department compound and the nearby C.I.A. station called the “annex” in Benghazi, Libya, in 2012.

48. Dreamers And Deceivers

Weeks on the list: 5

by: Glenn Beck Kevin Balfe
Release date: Oct 28, 2014
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More little-known stories from America’s past; a follow-up to “Miracles and Massacres.”

49. 41

Weeks on the list: 5

by: George W Bush
Release date: Jan 01, 2014
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The 43rd president’s portrait of his father, George H. W. Bush, the 41st.

50. The Andy Cohen Diaries

Weeks on the list: 5

by: Andy Cohen
Release date: Nov 11, 2014
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One year in the (social) life of the TV producer and host of “Watch What Happens Live.”

51. Upstairs At The White House

Weeks on the list: 5

by: J B West Mary Lynn Kotz
Release date: Oct 01, 2013
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Reminiscences of five presidents and their families by a former White House major-domo. First published in 1974.

52. Everybody’s Got Something

Weeks on the list: 5

by: Robin Roberts Veronica Chambers
Release date: Apr 22, 2014
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A memoir by the “Good Morning America” anchor discusses her struggle with breast cancer and a rare blood disorder.

53. Finding Me

Weeks on the list: 5

by: Michelle Knight Michelle Burford Weinstein
Release date: May 06, 2014
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The story of a woman kidnapped in Cleveland in 2002, then tortured, who escaped in 2013.

54. Thinking, Fast And Slow

Weeks on the list: 5

by: Daniel Kahneman
Release date: Oct 25, 2011
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The winner of the Nobel in economic science discusses how we make choices in business and personal life and when we can and cannot trust our intuitions.

55. The Path Between The Seas

Weeks on the list: 5

by: David McCullough
Release date: Oct 27, 2001
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A history of the creation of the Panama Canal; first published in 1977.

56. Waking Up

Weeks on the list: 5

by: Sam Harris
Release date: Sep 09, 2014
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This exploration of consciousness by the author of “The End of Faith” proposes that spirituality can and should be divorced from religion.

57. Jesus On Trial

Weeks on the list: 5

by: David Limbaugh
Release date: Sep 08, 2014
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The lawyer and political commentator uses his legal training to evaluate, and affirm, the truthfulness of the Bible.

58. Stop The Coming Civil War

Weeks on the list: 4

by: Michael Savage
Release date: Oct 07, 2014
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The radio host urges true patriots to save the country from the machinations of the left.

59. Neil Patrick Harris: Choose Your Own Autobiography

Weeks on the list: 4

by: Neil Patrick Harris David Javerbaum
Release date: Sep 15, 2015
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The actor’s life story is structured as a Choose Your Own Adventure book.

60. Jeter Unfiltered

Weeks on the list: 4

by: Derek Jeter Anthony Bozza
Release date: Oct 28, 2014
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The Yankee shortstop and team captain looks back over his career, with photographs from his recently concluded final season, as well as older ones.

Last updated on December 18, 2021