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Bestsellers: New York Times Hardcover Nonfiction
Bestselling nonfiction titles.
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Title: 41: a Portrait of My Father
Author: Bush, George W.
Publisher: Crown (2014)
ISBN: 9780553447781
Call Number: MCN
Notes: #2 NYT 12/28/2014. The 43rd U. S. President's portrait of his father, George H. W. Bush, the 41st U. S. President.

 
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Title: The Andy Cohen Diaries
Author: Cohen, Andy (2014)
ISBN: 9781627792288
Call Number: MCN
Notes: #8 NYT 12/28/2014. A year in the life of the TV producer and host of "Watch What Happens Live."

 
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Title: Not That Kind of Girl
Author: Dunham, Lena
Publisher: Random House (2014)
ISBN: 9780812994995
Call Number: MCN
Notes: #10 NYT 12/28/2014. From the creator and star of "Girls," a collection of revealing and oftentimes humorous personal essays.

 
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Title: As You Wish: Inconceivable Tales From the Making of the Princess Bride
Author: Elwes, Cary and Joe Layden
Publisher: Touchstone/Simon & Schuster (2014)
ISBN: 9781476764023
Call Number: MCN
Notes: #9 NYT 12/28/2014. An account of the making of the movie "The Princess Bride," 25 years ago.

 
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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: #7 NYT 12/28/2014. 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: You Can't Make This Up
Author: Michaels, Al and L. Jon Wertheim
Publisher: Morrow/HarperCollins (2014)
ISBN: 9780062314963
Call Number: MCN
Notes: #6 NYT 12/28/2014. The veteran sportscaster recalls football players and games he has observed.

 
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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: #4 NYT 12/28/2014. 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: #1 NYT 12/28/2014. 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: #3 NYT 12/28/2014. An inspirational read by the comedian and actress.

 
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Title: Humans of New York
Author: Stanton, Brandon
Publisher: St. Martin's (2013)
ISBN: 9781250038821
Call Number: MCN
Notes: #5 NYT 12/28/2014. Four hundred color photographs of New Yorkers.