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Bestselling nonfiction titles.
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Title: Being Mortal: Medicine and What Matters in the End
Author: Gawande, Atul
Publisher: Metropolitan/Holt (2014)
ISBN: 9780805095159
Call Number: MCN
Notes: #3 NYT 04/05/2015. The surgeon and New Yorker writer considers how doctors fail patients at the end of life, and how they can do better.

 
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Title: Girl in a Band
Author: Gordon, Kim
Publisher: Dey Street/HarperCollins (2015)
ISBN: 9780062295897
Call Number: MCN
Notes: #9 NYT 04/05/2015. A memoir by the founding member of Sonic Youth.

 
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Title: Bettyville
Author: Hodgman, George
Publisher: Viking (2015)
ISBN: 9780525427209
Call Number: MCN
Notes: #10 NYT 04/05/2015. A gay New York editor returns to his Missouri hometown to care for his aging mother.

 
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Title: Dead Wake: The Last Crossing of the Lusitania
Author: Larson, Erik
Publisher: Crown (2015)
ISBN: 9780307408860
Call Number: MCN
Notes: #1 NYT 04/05/2015. An account of the last voyage of the Lusitania, a luxury ocean liner sunk by a German U-Boat off the southern coast of Ireland and inside the German- declared "zone of war."

 
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Title: H Is for Hawk
Author: Macdonald, Helen
Publisher: Grove (2015)
ISBN: 9780802123411
Call Number: MCN
Notes: #4 NYT 04/05/2015. Overwhelmed by her father's death, a British woman decides to raise a a fierce and difficult to tame goshawk.

 
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Title: What If? Serious Scientific Answers to Absurd Hypothetical Questions
Author: Munroe, Randall
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt (2014)
ISBN: 9780544272996
Call Number: MCN
Notes: #7 NYT 04/05/2015. From the creator of the wildly popular webcomic xkcd, answers to important questions you probably never thought to ask.

 
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Title: Killing Patton
Author: O'Reilly, Bill and Martin Dugard
Publisher: Holt (2014)
ISBN: 9780805096682
Call Number: MCN
Notes: #8 NYT 04/05/2015. The host of "The O'Reilly Factor" recounts the death of General George S. Patton in December 1945.

 
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Title: Yes Please
Author: Poehler, Amy
Publisher: Dey St./Morrow (2014)
ISBN: 9780062268341
Call Number: MCN
Notes: #6 NYT 04/05/2015. An inspirational read by the comedian and actress.

 
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Title: Every Day I Fight
Author: Scott, Stuart and Larry Platt
Publisher: Blue Rider (2015)
ISBN: 9780399174063
Call Number: MCN
Notes: #5 NYT 04/05/2015. A memoir by the ESPN anchor and commentator, who died of cancer in January 2015.

 
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Title: Pioneer Girl: The Annotated Autobiography
Author: Wilder, Laura Ingalls
Publisher: South Dakota Historical Society (2015)
ISBN: 9780984504176
Call Number: MCN
Notes: #2 NYT 04/05/2015. A biographer annotates the writer's autobiography that was completed in 1930, never published, and served as the source for the author's Little House on the Prairie books.