NY TIMES – Combined Print & E-Book Nonfiction

1 HEAVEN IS FOR REAL, by Todd Burpo with Lynn Vincent. (Thomas Nelson.) A father recounts his 3-year-old son’s encounter with Jesus and the angels during an appendectomy. 

 2  STEVE JOBS, by Walter Isaacson. (Simon & Schuster.) A biography of the recently deceased entrepreneur, based on 40 interviews with Jobs conducted over two years.  
    
3 AMERICAN SNIPER, by Chris Kyle with Scott McEwen and Jim DeFelice. (HarperCollins Publishers.) 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.  
    
4  AMERITOPIA, by Mark R. Levin. (Threshold Editions.) A talk-show host and president of Landmark Legal Foundation surveys the history of utopias and warns that Americans must choose between utopianism and liberty.  
    
5  QUIET, by Susan Cain. (Crown Publishing.) Introverts — one-third of the population — are undervalued in American society.  
    
6  THE DIGITAL HIT MAN, by Frank M. Ahearn. (Lying.FR.) The author of How to Disappear combats digital intrusion with online deception. 

7  UNBROKEN, by Laura Hillenbrand. (Random House Publishing.) An Olympic runner’s story of survival as a prisoner of the Japanese in World War II.  

8  BOSSYPANTS, by Tina Fey. (Little, Brown & Company.) A memoir from the former “Saturday Night Live” star and creator of “30 Rock.”  

9  COMING APART, by Charles Murray. (Crown Publishing Group.) The author of “The Bell Curve” explores the state of white America, 1960-2010.  
    
10 FAIRY TALE INTERRUPTED, by RoseMarie Terenzio. (Simon & Schuster.) Recollections of John F. Kennedy Jr. from his former personal assistant and confidante.   
    
11  THE IMMORTAL LIFE OF HENRIETTA LACKS, by Rebecca Skloot. (Crown Publishing.) The story of a woman whose cancer cells were cultured without her permission in 1951.  
    
12  THINKING, FAST AND SLOW, by Daniel Kahneman. (Farrar, Straus & Giroux.) 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. 

13 THROUGH MY EYES, by Tim Tebow with Nathan Whitaker. (HarperCollins Publishers.) The Broncos quarterback chronicles his personal and professional course.   
    
14  IN THE GARDEN OF BEASTS, by Erik Larson. (Crown Publishing.) William E. Dodd, the U.S. ambassador to Germany, and his daughter, Martha, in 1930s Berlin.  

15  CATHERINE THE GREAT, by Robert K. Massie. (Random House Publishing.) The life of the minor 18th-century German princess who became Empress of All the Russias.

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