Best of the Best: Nonfiction

As promised, below are Publishers Weekly's top picks for non-fiction in 2014! For more information or to place a hold, click on the book cover.
Burning Down the House by Nell Bernstein

Fire Shut Up in My Bones by Charles M. Blow

Jerry Lee Lewis: His Own Story by Rick Bragg

Boy on Ice: The Life and Death of Derek Boogaard by John Branch

The Problem of Slavery in the Age of Emancipation by David Brion Davis

John Wayne: the Life and Legend by Scott Eyman

The True American: Murder and Mercy in Texas by Anand Giridharadas

On the Run: Fugitive Life in an American City by Alice Goffman

The Short and Tragic Life of Robert Peace by Jeff Hobbs

Lives in Ruins: Archaeologists and the Seductive Lure of Human Rubble by Marilyn Johnson

Garden of Marvels by Ruth Kassinger

The Sixth Extinction: An Unnatural History by Elizabeth Kolbert

Tennessee Williams: A Mad Pilgrimage of the Flesh by John Lahr

Penelope Fitzgerald: A Life by Hermione Lee

Man Alive: A True Story of Violence, Forgiveness and Becoming a Man by Thomas Page McBee

Factory Man: How One Furniture Maker Battled Offshoring, Stayed Local-and Helped Save an American Town by Beth Macy

The Underground Girls of Kabul: In Search of a Hidden Resistance in Afghanistan by Jenny Nordberg

Age of Ambition: Chasing Fortune, Truth and Faith in the New China by Evan Osnos

The Invisible Bridge: The Fall of Nixon and the Rise of Regan by Rick Perlstein

Capital in the 21st Century by Thomas Piketty

The Sense of Style: The Thinking Person's Guide to Writing in the 21st Century by Steven Pinker

Pro: Reclaiming Abortion Rights by Katha Pollitt

Little Failure: A Memoir by Gary Shteyngart

Soldier Girls: The Battles of Three Women at Home and at War by Helen Thorpe

A Fighting Chance by Elizabeth Warren

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