All-TIME 500 Best Non-Fiction Books


Lists of books that Goodreads members voted on

1. The Devil in the White City: Murder, Magic, and Madness at the Fair That Changed America by Erik Larson


2. Freakonomics: A Rogue Economist Explores the Hidden Side of Everything (Freakonomics, #1)by Steven D. Levitt


3. A Short History of Nearly Everything by Bill Bryson


4. Guns, Germs, and Steel: The Fates of Human Societies by Jared Diamond


5. Outliers: The Story of Success by Malcolm Gladwell


6. Into Thin Air: A Personal Account of the Mount Everest Disaster by Jon Krakauer


7. The Omnivore’s Dilemma: A Natural History of Four Meals by Michael Pollan


8. The Tipping Point: How Little Things Can Make a Big Difference by Malcolm Gladwell


9. Stiff: The Curious Lives of Human Cadavers by Mary Roach


10. Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil by John Berendt


11. Night (The Night Trilogy #1) by Elie Wiesel


12. Blink: The Power of Thinking Without Thinking by Malcolm Gladwell


13. Fast Food Nation: The Dark Side of the All-American Meal by Eric Schlosser


14. The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks by Rebecca Skloot


15. Under the Banner of Heaven: A Story of Violent Faith by Jon Krakauer


16. The God Delusion by Richard Dawkins


17. Nickel and Dimed: On (Not) Getting By in America by Barbara Ehrenreich


18. A Brief History of Time by Stephen Hawking


19. On Writing: A Memoir of the Craft by Stephen King


20. Man’s Search for Meaning by Viktor E. Frankl


21. A People’s History of the United States by Howard Zinn


22. The Man Who Mistook His Wife for a Hat and Other Clinical Tales by Oliver Sacks


23. Helter Skelter: The True Story of the Manson Murders by Vincent Bugliosi


24. Columbine by Dave Cullen


25. Kitchen Confidential: Adventures in the Culinary Underbelly by Anthony Bourdain


26. The Professor and the Madman: A Tale of Murder, Insanity and the Making of the Oxford English Dictionary by Simon Winchester


27. Animal, Vegetable, Miracle: A Year of Food Life by Barbara Kingsolver


28. The Origin of Species by Charles Darwin


29. Born to Run: A Hidden Tribe, Superathletes, and the Greatest Race the World Has Never Seen by Christopher McDougall


30. Collapse: How Societies Choose to Fail or Succeed by Jared Diamond


31. Eats, Shoots & Leaves: The Zero Tolerance Approach to Punctuation by Lynne Truss


32. Cosmos by Carl Sagan


33. Mere Christianity by C.S. Lewis


34. In the Heart of the Sea: The Tragedy of the Whaleship Essex by Nathaniel Philbrick


35. The Selfish Gene by Richard Dawkins


36. Endurance: Shackleton’s Incredible Voyage by Alfred Lansing


37. Silent Spring by Rachel Carson


38. The Hot Zone: The Terrifying True Story of the Origins of the Ebola Virus by Richard Preston


39. Walden by Henry David Thoreau


40. Lies My Teacher Told Me by James W. Loewen


41. In Defense of Food: An Eater’s Manifesto by Michael Pollan


42. 1776 by David McCullough


43. How to Win Friends and Influence People by Dale Carnegie


44. The Worst Hard Time: The Untold Story of Those Who Survived the Great American Dust Bowl by Timothy Egan


45. Salt: A World History by Mark Kurlansky


46. Predictably Irrational: The Hidden Forces That Shape Our Decisions by Dan Ariely


47. The Perfect Storm: A True Story of Men Against the Sea by Sebastian Junger


48. We Wish to Inform You That Tomorrow We Will Be Killed with Our Families by Philip Gourevitch


49. The Shock Doctrine: The Rise of Disaster Capitalism by Naomi Klein


50. The World Without Us by Alan Weisman


51. The Spirit Catches You and You Fall Down: A Hmong Child, Her American Doctors, and the Collision of Two Cultures by Anne Fadiman


52. Nothing to Envy: Ordinary Lives in North Korea by Barbara Demick


53. The Rise and Fall of the Third Reich: A History of Nazi Germany by William L. Shirer


54. 1491: New Revelations of the Americas Before Columbus by Charles C. Mann


55. The Black Swan: The Impact of the Highly Improbable by Nassim Nicholas Taleb


56. All the President’s Men by Carl Bernstein


57. And the Band Played On: Politics, People, and the AIDS Epidemic by Randy Shilts


58. In a Sunburned Country by Bill Bryson


59. The Ghost Map: The Story of London’s Most Terrifying Epidemic — and How It Changed Science, Cities, and the Modern World by Steven Johnson


60. Reading Lolita in Tehran by Azar Nafisi


61. Isaac’s Storm: A Man, a Time, and the Deadliest Hurricane in History by Erik Larson


62. Bird by Bird: Some Instructions on Writing and Life by Anne Lamott


63. King Leopold’s Ghost by Adam Hochschild


64. The Mother Tongue: English and How It Got That Way by Bill Bryson

65. The Demon-Haunted World: Science as a Candle in the Dark by Carl Sagan


66. Confederates in the Attic: Dispatches from the Unfinished Civil War by Tony Horwitz


67. The Elements of Style by William Strunk Jr.


68. Moneyball: The Art of Winning an Unfair Game by Michael Lewis


69. Bonk: The Curious Coupling of Science and Sex by Mary Roach


70. The Botany of Desire: A Plant’s-Eye View of the World by Michael Pollan


71. Bury My Heart at Wounded Knee: An Indian History of the American West by Dee Brown


72. The Prince by Niccolò Machiavelli


73. SuperFreakonomics: Global Cooling, Patriotic Prostitutes And Why Suicide Bombers Should Buy Life Insurance by Steven D. Levitt


74. Homicide: A Year on the Killing Streets by David Simon


75. Longitude: The True Story of a Lone Genius Who Solved the Greatest Scientific Problem of His Time by Dava Sobel


76. Gödel, Escher, Bach: An Eternal Golden Braid by Douglas R. Hofstadter


77. A Distant Mirror: The Calamitous 14th Century by Barbara W. Tuchman


78. The Emperor of All Maladies: A Biography of Cancer by Siddhartha Mukherjee


79. The Communist Manifesto by Karl Marx


80. Team of Rivals: The Political Genius of Abraham Lincoln by Doris Kearns Goodwin


81. The Guns of August by Barbara W. Tuchman


82. The Know-It-All: One Man’s Humble Quest to Become the Smartest Person in the World by A.J. Jacobs


83. The Right Stuff by Tom Wolfe


84. The World Is Flat: A Brief History of the Twenty-first Century by Thomas L. Friedman


85. Quiet: The Power of Introverts in a World That Can’t Stop Talking by Susan Cain


86. In the Garden of Beasts: Love, Terror, and an American Family in Hitler’s Berlin by Erik Larson


87. There are No Children Here: The Story of Two Boys Growing Up in the Other America by Alex Kotlowitz


88. The Rape of Nanking by Iris Chang


89. Mayflower: A Story of Courage, Community, and War by Nathaniel Philbrick


90. The Making of the Atomic Bomb by Richard Rhodes


91. The Last Lecture by Randy Pausch


92. Shadow Divers by Robert Kurson


93. The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People: Powerful Lessons in Personal Change by Stephen R. Covey


94. The Lost City of Z: A Tale of Deadly Obsession in the Amazon by David Grann


95. The Six Wives of Henry VIII by Alison Weir


96. The Diary of a Young Girl by Anne Frank


97. The Invention of Religion by Alexander Drake


98. He’s Just Not That Into You: The No-Excuses Truth to Understanding Guys by Greg Behrendt


99. Spook: Science Tackles the Afterlife by Mary Roach


100. The Invisible Game: Mindset of a Winning Team by Zoltan Andrejkovics


101. Sliding on the Snow Stone by Andy Szpuk

102. Me Talk Pretty One Day by David Sedaris

103. Sapiens: A Brief History of Humankind by Yuval Noah Harari

104. god is Not Great: How Religion Poisons Everything by Christopher Hitchens

105. Amusing Ourselves to Death: Public Discourse in the Age of Show Business by Neil Postman

106. The Language Instinct: How the Mind Creates Language by Steven Pinker

107. The Hiding Place: The Triumphant True Story of Corrie Ten Boom by Corrie ten Boom

108. At Home: A Short History of Private Life by Bill Bryson

109. Band of Brothers: E Company, 506th Regiment, 101st Airborne from Normandy to Hitler’s Eagle’s Nest by Stephen E. Ambrose

110. The Psychopath Test: A Journey Through the Madness Industry by Jon Ronson

111. Crossing the Seas: A Diary of My Thoughts by Yuehai Xiao

112. Half the Sky: Turning Oppression into Opportunity for Women Worldwide by Nicholas D. Kristof

113. The Audacity of Hope: Thoughts on Reclaiming the American Dream by Barack Obama

114. Genome: the Autobiography of a Species in 23 Chapters by Matt Ridley

115. The Great Influenza: The Story of the Deadliest Pandemic in History by John M. Barry

116. Assassination Vacation by Sarah Vowell

117. Bad Science by Ben Goldacre

118. The Big Short: Inside the Doomsday Machine by Michael Lewis

119. A Supposedly Fun Thing I’ll Never Do Again: Essays and Arguments by David Foster Wallace

120. Homage to Catalonia by George Orwell

121. How the Irish Saved Civilization by Thomas Cahill

122. The Art of War by Sun Tzu

123. No Logo by Naomi Klein

124. Good to Great: Why Some Companies Make the Leap… and Others Don’t by James C. Collins

125. The Bookseller of Kabul by Åsne Seierstad

126. The Monster of Florence by Douglas Preston

127. What’s the Matter with Kansas? How Conservatives Won the Heart of America by Thomas Frank

128. Hiroshima by John Hersey

129. Krakatoa: The Day the World Exploded by Simon Winchester

130. Flyboys: A True Story of Courage by James D. Bradley

131. The Complete Maus (Maus, #1–2) by Art Spiegelman

132. Battle Cry of Freedom by James M. McPherson

133. Eating Animals by Jonathan Safran Foer

134. A Room of One’s Own by Virginia Woolf

135. 84, Charing Cross Road by Helene Hanff

136. The Ecological Rift by John Bellamy Foster

137. The Boys in the Boat: Nine Americans and Their Epic Quest for Gold at the 1936 Berlin Olympics by Daniel James Brown

138. Holy Bible: King James Version by Anonymous

139. The Looming Tower: Al-Qaeda and the Road to 9/11 by Lawrence Wright

140. The Mismeasure of Man by Stephen Jay Gould

141. Random Family: Love, Drugs, Trouble, and Coming of Age in the Bronx by Adrian Nicole LeBlanc

142. The Johnstown Flood by David McCullough

143. Zen and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance: An Inquiry Into Values by Robert M. Pirsig

144. The Electric Kool-Aid Acid Test by Tom Wolfe

145. Democracy in America by Alexis de Tocqueville

146. How the Mind Works by Steven Pinker

147. Over the Edge of the World: Magellan’s Terrifying Circumnavigation of the Globe by Laurence Bergreen

148. Nine Parts of Desire: The Hidden World of Islamic Women by Geraldine Brooks

149. Influence: The Psychology of Persuasion by Robert B. Cialdini

150. Fooled by Randomness: The Hidden Role of Chance in Life and in the Markets by Nassim Nicholas Taleb

151. A Natural History of the Senses by Diane Ackerman

152. This Changes Everything: Capitalism vs. The Climate by Naomi Klein

153. Candyfreak: A Journey through the Chocolate Underbelly of America by Steve Almond

154. The Motorcycle Diaries: Notes on a Latin American Journey by Ernesto Che Guevara

155. Dragons of Eden: Speculations on the Evolution of Human Intelligence by Carl Sagan

156. The Corner: A Year in the Life of an Inner-City Neighborhood by David Simon

157. The Demon in the Freezer by Richard Preston

158. Savage Inequalities: Children in America’s Schools by Jonathan Kozol

159. Last Chance to See by Douglas Adams

160. The Blind Side: Evolution of a Game by Michael Lewis

161. The Blind Watchmaker: Why the Evidence of Evolution Reveals a Universe Without Designby Richard Dawkins

162. Word Freak: Heartbreak, Triumph, Genius, and Obsession in the World of Competitive Scrabble Players by Stefan Fatsis

163. Black Hawk Down by Mark Bowden

164. Mountains Beyond Mountains: The Quest of Dr. Paul Farmer, A Man Who Would Cure the World by Tracy Kidder

165. Ghost Soldiers: The Epic Account of World War II’s Greatest Rescue Mission by Hampton Sides

166. Never Cry Wolf by Farley Mowat

167. The Warmth of Other Suns: The Epic Story of America’s Great Migration by Isabel Wilkerson

168. The Federalist Papers by Alexander Hamilton

169. Notes from a Small Island by Bill Bryson

170. Liar’s Poker by Michael Lewis

171. Black Boy by Richard Wright

172. Made to Stick: Why Some Ideas Survive and Others Die by Chip Heath

173. The Dangerous Book for Boys by Conn Iggulden

174. Gang Leader for a Day: A Rogue Sociologist Takes to the Streets by Sudhir Venkatesh

175. Discipline and Punish: The Birth of the Prison by Michel Foucault

176. Galileo’s Daughter: A Historical Memoir of Science, Faith and Love by Dava Sobel

177. The Color of Water: A Black Man’s Tribute to His White Mother by James McBride

178. The Elegant Universe: Superstrings, Hidden Dimensions, and the Quest for the Ultimate Theory by Brian Greene

179. The Endurance: Shackleton’s Legendary Antarctic Expedition by Caroline Alexander

180. The Red Queen: Sex and the Evolution of Human Nature by Matt Ridley

181. The Structure of Scientific Revolutions by Thomas S. Kuhn

182. This Is Your Brain on Music: The Science of a Human Obsession by Daniel J. Levitin

183. Orientalism by Edward Said

184. Thinking, Fast and Slow by Daniel Kahneman

185. Undaunted Courage: The Pioneering First Mission to Explore America’s Wild Frontier by Stephen E. Ambrose

186. Angela’s Ashes (Frank McCourt, #1) by Frank McCourt

187. The Diving Bell and the Butterfly by Jean-Dominique Bauby

188. The China Study: The Most Comprehensive Study of Nutrition Ever Conducted and the Startling Implications for Diet, Weight Loss, and Long-term Health by T. Colin Campbell

189. The Executioner’s Song by Norman Mailer

190. A Walk in the Woods by Bill Bryson

191. The Poisoner’s Handbook: Murder and the Birth of Forensic Medicine in Jazz Age New Yorkby Deborah Blum

192. Empire of the Summer Moon: Quanah Parker and the Rise and Fall of the Comanches, the Most Powerful Indian Tribe in American History by S.C. Gwynne

193. Destiny of the Republic: A Tale of Madness, Medicine and the Murder of a President by Candice Millard

194. Tao Te Ching by Lao Tzu

195. Garlic and Sapphires: The Secret Life of a Critic in Disguise by Ruth Reichl

196. Desert Solitaire by Edward Abbey

197. The Uses of Enchantment: The Meaning and Importance of Fairy Tales by Bruno Bettelheim

198. Nicholas and Alexandra by Robert K. Massie

199. Mind Maps: Quicker Notes, Better Memory, and Improved Learning 2.0 by Michael Taylor

200. Packing for Mars: The Curious Science of Life in the Void by Mary Roach

201. Who Moved My Cheese? by Spencer Johnson

202. One Summer: America, 1927 by Bill Bryson

203. The Way Things Work by David Macaulay

204. The Disappearing Spoon: And Other True Tales of Madness, Love, and the History of the World from the Periodic Table of the Elements by Sam Kean

205. The Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire by Edward Gibbon

206. If I Should Die Before My Dog — by Joe Connolly

207. The Lost: A Search for Six of Six Million by Daniel Mendelsohn

208. Reclaim: The Septemist Manifesto by Carl Grip

209. What If?: Serious Scientific Answers to Absurd Hypothetical Questions by Randall Munroe

210. In the Wake of the Plague: The Black Death and the World It Made by Norman F. Cantor

211. The Dark Side: The Inside Story of How the War on Terror Turned Into a War on American Ideals by Jane Mayer

212. The Code Book: The Science of Secrecy from Ancient Egypt to Quantum Cryptography by Simon Singh

213. Behind the Beautiful Forevers: Life, Death, and Hope in a Mumbai Undercity by Katherine Boo

214. Sex with Kings: 500 Years of Adultery, Power, Rivalry, and Revenge by Eleanor Herman

215. Against Our Will: Men, Women and Rape by Susan Brownmiller

216. Hot, Flat, and Crowded: Why We Need a Green Revolution — and How It Can Renew America by Thomas L. Friedman

217. The Tao of Pooh by Benjamin Hoff

218. 1421: The Year China Discovered America by Gavin Menzies

219. Game Change: Obama and the Clintons, McCain and Palin, and the Race of a Lifetime by John Heilemann

220. Just Kids by Patti Smith

221. The Assault on Reason by Al Gore

222. An Incomplete Education: 3,684 Things You Should Have Learned but Probably Didn’t by Judy Jones

223. Musicophilia: Tales of Music and the Brain by Oliver Sacks

224. Working: People Talk About What They Do All Day and How They Feel About What They Do by Studs Terkel

225. The Third Chimpanzee: The Evolution and Future of the Human Animal by Jared Diamond

226. What the Dog Saw and Other Adventures by Malcolm Gladwell

227. The Innocents Abroad by Mark Twain

228. The Constitution of the United States of America by Founding Fathers

229. The First World War by John Keegan

230. Consider the Lobster and Other Essays by David Foster Wallace

231. How Proust Can Change Your Life by Alain de Botton

232. The Womanly Art of Breastfeeding by La Leche League International

233. The Ancestor’s Tale: A Pilgrimage to the Dawn of Evolution by Richard Dawkins

234. Lone Survivor: The Eyewitness Account of Operation Redwing and the Lost Heroes of SEAL Team 10 by Marcus Luttrell

235. Animal Liberation by Peter Singer

236. The Big Burn: Teddy Roosevelt and the Fire that Saved America by Timothy Egan

237. A Night to Remember by Walter Lord

238. A Civil Action by Jonathan Harr

239. The Sixth Extinction: An Unnatural History by Elizabeth Kolbert

240. The Happiness Project: Or Why I Spent a Year Trying to Sing in the Morning, Clean My Closets, Fight Right, Read Aristotle, and Generally Have More Fun by Gretchen Rubin

241. Ghost Wars: The Secret History of the CIA, Afghanistan, and bin Laden from the Soviet Invasion to September 10, 2001 by Steve Coll

242. The Closing of the American Mind by Allan Bloom

243. Animals in Translation: Using the Mysteries of Autism to Decode Animal Behavior by Temple Grandin

244. Dumbing Us Down: The Hidden Curriculum of Compulsory Education by John Taylor Gatto

245. The Coming Plague: Newly Emerging Diseases in a World Out of Balance by Laurie Garrett

246. The Dance Of Anger: A Woman’s Guide to Changing the Patterns of Intimate Relationshipsby Harriet Lerner

247. Pilgrim at Tinker Creek by Annie Dillard

248. The River of Doubt: Theodore Roosevelt’s Darkest Journey by Candice Millard

249. The Feminine Mystique by Betty Friedan

250. The Island at the Center of the World: The Epic Story of Dutch Manhattan and the Forgotten Colony That Shaped America by Russell Shorto

251. Letter to a Christian Nation by Sam Harris

252. The Discoverers: A History of Man’s Search to Know His World and Himself by Daniel J. Boorstin

253. How We Decide by Jonah Lehrer

254. Will in the World: How Shakespeare Became Shakespeare by Stephen Greenblatt

255. Star Struck: Interviews with Dirty Harry and other Hollywood Icons by Betty Dravis

256. 102 Minutes: The Untold Story of the Fight to Survive Inside the Twin Towers by Jim Dwyer

257. The Female Eunuch by Germaine Greer

258. Infidel by Ayaan Hirsi Ali

259. Death’s Acre: Inside the Legendary Forensic Lab the Body Farm Where the Dead Do Tell Tales by William M. Bass

260. Sex at Dawn: The Prehistoric Origins of Modern Sexuality by Christopher Ryan

261. The Teenage Liberation Handbook: How to Quit School and Get a Real Life and Educationby Grace Llewellyn

262. The Lost Continent: Travels in Small Town America by Bill Bryson

263. Meditations by Marcus Aurelius

264. Ballad of the Whiskey Robber: A True Story of Bank Heists, Ice Hockey, Transylvanian Pelt Smuggling, Moonlighting Detectives, and Broken Hearts by Julian Rubinstein

265. Coming into the Country by John McPhee

266. Manhunt: The 12-Day Chase for Lincoln’s Killer by James L. Swanson

267. The Glass Castle by Jeannette Walls

268. Complications: A Surgeon’s Notes on an Imperfect Science by Atul Gawande

269. Dispatches by Michael Herr

270. The Worst Journey in the World by Apsley Cherry-Garrard

271. The Coyote’s Bicycle: The Untold Story of 7,000 Bicycles and the Rise of a Borderland Empire by Kimball Taylor

272. Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas by Hunter S. Thompson

273. Spiritual Midwifery by Ina May Gaskin

274. A History of God: The 4,000-Year Quest of Judaism, Christianity, and Islam by Karen Armstrong

275. The Death and Life of Great American Cities by Jane Jacobs

276. Your Money or Your Life by Vicki Robin

277. The Lost Painting by Jonathan Harr

278. From Beirut to Jerusalem by Thomas L. Friedman

279. Made in America: An Informal History of the English Language in the United States by Bill Bryson

280. How Doctors Think by Jerome Groopman

281. The Road Less Traveled: A New Psychology of Love, Traditional Values, and Spiritual Growth by M. Scott Peck

282. A Sand County Almanac and Sketches Here and There by Aldo Leopold

283. Bobos in Paradise: The New Upper Class and How They Got There by David Brooks

284. The Geography of Bliss: One Grump’s Search for the Happiest Places in the World by Eric Weiner

285. The Brain That Changes Itself: Stories of Personal Triumph from the Frontiers of Brain Science by Norman Doidge

286. The Diversity of Life by Edward O. Wilson

287. Being Mortal: Medicine and What Matters in the End by Atul Gawande

288. Rubicon: The Last Years of the Roman Republic by Tom Holland

289. The Fatal Shore: The Epic of Australia’s Founding by Robert Hughes

290. Flu: The Story Of The Great Influenza Pandemic of 1918 and the Search for the Virus that Caused It by Gina Kolata

291. Under the Black Flag: The Romance and the Reality of Life Among the Pirates by David Cordingly

292. Why People Believe Weird Things: Pseudoscience, Superstition, and Other Confusions of Our Time by Michael Shermer

293. Eat, Pray, Love by Elizabeth Gilbert

294. Founding Brothers: The Revolutionary Generation by Joseph J. Ellis

295. The End of Faith: Religion, Terror, and the Future of Reason by Sam Harris

296. Instruction Manual for the 21st Century Samurai by Alexei Maxim Russell

297. Portrait of a Killer: Jack the Ripper — Case Closed by Patricia Cornwell

298. Plagues and Peoples by William Hardy McNeill

299. The Origin of Consciousness in the Breakdown of the Bicameral Mind by Julian Jaynes

300. Common Sense by Thomas Paine

301. The Greatest Show on Earth: The Evidence for Evolution by Richard Dawkins

302. The Power of Myth by Joseph Campbell

303. Persian Fire: The First World Empire and the Battle for the West by Tom Holland

304. Economics in One Lesson: The Shortest & Surest Way to Understand Basic Economics by Henry Hazlitt

305. Tuesdays with Morrie by Mitch Albom

306. The Righteous Mind: Why Good People are Divided by Politics and Religion by Jonathan Haidt

307. The Big Year: A Tale of Man, Nature, and Fowl Obsession by Mark Obmascik

308. Rich Dad, Poor Dad by Robert T. Kiyosaki

309. The Abolition of Man by C.S. Lewis

310. Where Men Win Glory: The Odyssey of Pat Tillman by Jon Krakauer

311. 1493: Uncovering the New World Columbus Created by Charles C. Mann

312. The Long Walk: The True Story of a Trek to Freedom by Slavomir Rawicz

313. My Stroke of Insight: A Brain Scientist’s Personal Journey by Jill Bolte Taylor

314. Bringing Down the House: The Inside Story of Six M.I.T. Students Who Took Vegas for Millions by Ben Mezrich

315. Voices from Chernobyl: The Oral History of a Nuclear Disaster by Svetlana Alexievich

316. The Art of Loving by Erich Fromm

317. Taking Charge of Your Fertility: The Definitive Guide to Natural Birth Control, Pregnancy Achievement, and Reproductive Health by Toni Weschler

318. The Art of Racing in the Rain by Garth Stein

319. Kids We Were by Bernie Morris

320. The Art of Startup Fundraising by Alejandro Cremades

321. The Age of American Unreason by Susan Jacoby

322. April 1865: The Month That Saved America by Jay Winik

323. Sex with the Queen: 900 Years of Vile Kings, Virile Lovers, and Passionate Politics by Eleanor Herman

324. The Innocent Man: Murder and Injustice in a Small Town by John Grisham

325. The Devils of Loudun by Aldous Huxley

326. Inside the Victorian Home: A Portrait of Domestic Life in Victorian England by Judith Flanders

327. Why Do Men Have Nipples?: Hundreds of Questions You’d Only Ask a Doctor After Your Third Martini by Mark Leyner

328. Seeing Voices by Oliver Sacks

329. The Billionaire’s Vinegar: The Mystery of the World’s Most Expensive Bottle of Wine by Benjamin Wallace

330. Women Who Run With the Wolves: Myths and Stories of the Wild Woman Archetype by Clarissa Pinkola Estés

331. The Beak of the Finch: A Story of Evolution in Our Time by Jonathan Weiner

332. The Histories by Herodotus

333. Sex, Drugs, and Cocoa Puffs: A Low Culture Manifesto by Chuck Klosterman

334. Thunderstruck by Erik Larson

335. The New Our Bodies, Ourselves: A Book by and for Women by Boston Women’s Health Book Collective

336. How Mumbo-Jumbo Conquered The World by Francis Wheen

337. The Day the Universe Changed: How Galileo’s Telescope Changed the Truth by James Burke

338. Green Illusions by Ozzie Zehner

339. James Herriot: All Creatures Great and Small/All Things Bright and Beautiful/All Things Wise and Wonderful/The Lord God Made Them All/Boxed Set by James Herriot

340. A Problem from Hell: America and the Age of Genocide by Samantha Power

341. Dead Wake: The Last Crossing of the Lusitania by Erik Larson

342. Death from the Skies!: These Are the Ways the World Will End… by Philip Plait

343. The Suspicions of Mr. Whicher: or the Murder at Road Hill House by Kate Summerscale

344. Miracle in the Andes by Nando Parrado

345. Holy Blood, Holy Grail by Michael Baigent

346. Unbroken: A World War II Story of Survival, Resilience, and Redemption by Laura Hillenbrand

347. Better: A Surgeon’s Notes on Performance by Atul Gawande

348. How to Lie with Statistics by Darrell Huff

349. Chaos: Making a New Science by James Gleick

350. The Encyclopedia of Country Living by Carla Emery

351. Hammer of the Gods by Stephen Davis

352. Steve Jobs by Walter Isaacson

353. The Path Between the Seas: The Creation of the Panama Canal, 1870–1914 by David McCullough

354. A Crack in the Edge of the World by Simon Winchester

355. A Guide to the Present Moment by Noah Elkrief

356. Pregnancy and Men by Pratik Patil

357. Alexei Maxim Russell’s Field Guide to Assholes by Alexei Maxim Russell

358. Relativity: The Special and the General Theory by Albert Einstein

359. Dead Man Walking: The Eyewitness Account Of The Death Penalty That Sparked a National Debate by Helen Prejean

360. The New Homeowner’s Guide to House Spirits by Alexei Maxim Russell

361. The Sociopath Next Door by Martha Stout

362. The Swerve: How the World Became Modern by Stephen Greenblatt

363. The Great Mortality: An Intimate History of the Black Death, the Most Devastating Plague of All Time by John Kelly

364. The Highly Sensitive Person: How to Thrive When the World Overwhelms You by Elaine N. Aron

365. The Grand Design by Stephen Hawking

366. The Virtue of Selfishness: A New Concept of Egoism by Ayn Rand

367. Reviving Ophelia: Saving the Selves of Adolescent Girls by Mary Pipher

368. A Little History of the World by E.H. Gombrich

369. Food Rules: An Eater’s Manual by Michael Pollan

370. How the Pro-Choice Movement Saved America: Freedom, Politics, and the War on Sex by Cristina Page

371. Full Catastrophe Living: Using the Wisdom of Your Body and Mind to Face Stress, Pain, and Illness by Jon Kabat-Zinn

372. Antifragile: Things That Gain from Disorder by Nassim Nicholas Taleb

373. Crazy: A Father’s Search Through America’s Mental Health Madness by Pete Earley

374. Mein Kampf by Adolf Hitler

375. How to Stop Worrying and Start Living by Dale Carnegie

376. Men Are from Mars, Women Are from Venus by John Gray

377. Shake Hands with the Devil: The Failure of Humanity in Rwanda by Roméo Dallaire

378. Hyperspace by Michio Kaku

379. Touching the Void: The True Story of One Man’s Miraculous Survival by Joe Simpson

380. Delusions of Gender: How Our Minds, Society, and Neurosexism Create Difference by Cordelia Fine

381. The Gulag Archipelago, 1918–1956: An Experiment in Literary Investigation, Books I-II by Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn

382. The Nurture Assumption: Why Children Turn Out the Way They Do by Judith Rich Harris

383. An Inconvenient Truth: The Planetary Emergency of Global Warming and What We Can Do About It by Al Gore

384. The Purpose Driven Life: What on Earth Am I Here for? by Rick Warren

385. The Nine: Inside the Secret World of the Supreme Court by Jeffrey Toobin

386. Connections by James Burke

387. Stumbling on Happiness by Daniel Todd Gilbert

388. Garbage Land: On the Secret Trail of Trash by Elizabeth Royte

389. Cod: A Biography of the Fish that Changed the World by Mark Kurlansky

390. The Periodic Table by Primo Levi

391. Generation Kill: Devil Dogs, Iceman, Captain America, and the New Face of American Warby Evan Wright

392. 1066: The Year of the Conquest by David Howarth

393. America (The Book): A Citizen’s Guide to Democracy Inaction by Jon Stewart

394. The Wave: In Pursuit of the Rogues, Freaks, and Giants of the Ocean by Susan Casey

395. Stuff: Compulsive Hoarding and the Meaning of Things by Randy O. Frost

396. The STREAM TONE: The Future of Personal Computing? by T. Gilling

397. The Hero With a Thousand Faces by Joseph Campbell

398. Your Leadership Edge by Ravinder Tulsiani

399. Power, Sex, Suicide: Mitochondria and the Meaning of Life by Nick Lane

400. The Age of Wonder: How the Romantic Generation Discovered the Beauty and Terror of Science by Richard Holmes

401. Chain of Command: The Road from 9/11 to Abu Ghraib by Seymour M. Hersh

402. For Her Own Good: Two Centuries of the Experts’ Advice to Women by Barbara Ehrenreich

403. Storm of Steel by Ernst Jünger

404. Evicted: Poverty and Profit in the American City by Matthew Desmond

405. Hellhound on His Trail: The Stalking of Martin Luther King, Jr. and the International Hunt for His Assassin by Hampton Sides

406. The Power of Habit: Why We Do What We Do in Life and Business by Charles Duhigg

407. The Great Upheaval: America and the Birth of the Modern World, 1788–1800 by Jay Winik

408. Albion’s Seed: Four British Folkways in America (America: A Cultural History, Vol. I) by David Hackett Fischer

409. The Face of Battle: A Study of Agincourt, Waterloo, and the Somme by John Keegan

410. Beyond Good and Evil by Friedrich Nietzsche

411. The Fabric of the Cosmos: Space, Time, and the Texture of Reality by Brian Greene

412. The Cuckoo’s Egg: Tracking a Spy Through the Maze of Computer Espionage by Clifford Stoll

413. Five Days at Memorial: Life and Death in a Storm-Ravaged Hospital by Sheri Fink

414. The End of Poverty by Jeffrey D. Sachs

415. Up in the Old Hotel by Joseph Mitchell

416. The New Jim Crow: Mass Incarceration in the Age of Colorblindness by Michelle Alexander

417. Fermat’s Enigma: The Epic Quest to Solve the World’s Greatest Mathematical Problem by Simon Singh

418. Conspiracy of Fools: A True Story by Kurt Eichenwald

419. Slouching Towards Bethlehem by Joan Didion

420. Theodore Rex by Edmund Morris

421. Wild Swans: Three Daughters of China by Jung Chang

422. A Child Called It (Dave Pelzer #1) by Dave Pelzer

423. A Random Walk Down Wall Street by Burton G. Malkiel

424. The Lemon Tree: An Arab, a Jew, and the Heart of the Middle East by Sandy Tolan

425. The Book of Mormon: Another Testament of Jesus Christ by Anonymous

426. The Monuments Men: Allied Heroes, Nazi Thieves, and the Greatest Treasure Hunt in History by Robert M. Edsel

427. Lost in Shangri-La: A True Story of Survival, Adventure, and the Most Incredible Rescue Mission of World War II by Mitchell Zuckoff

428. Denying the Holocaust: The Growing Assault on Truth and Memory by Deborah E. Lipstadt

429. The Book of Awesome by Neil Pasricha

430. The Devil’s Teeth: A True Story of Obsession and Survival Among America’s Great White Sharks by Susan Casey

431. The Scottish Enlightenment: The Scots’ Invention of the Modern World by Arthur Herman

432. To Sleep with the Angels: The Story of a Fire by David Cowan

433. The Family That Couldn’t Sleep: A Medical Mystery by D.T. Max

434. The Signal and the Noise: Why So Many Predictions Fail — But Some Don’t by Nate Silver

435. The Second Sex by Simone de Beauvoir

436. The Control of Nature by John McPhee

437. Citizens: A Chronicle of the French Revolution by Simon Schama

438. Incognito: The Secret Lives of the Brain by David Eagleman

439. Letters to a Young Poet by Rainer Maria Rilke

440. Washington’s Crossing by David Hackett Fischer

441. The Scramble for Africa: The White Man’s Conquest of the Dark Continent from 1876 to 1912 by Thomas Pakenham

442. The Greater Journey: Americans in Paris by David McCullough

443. Pale Blue Dot: A Vision of the Human Future in Space by Carl Sagan

444. The Great Bridge: The Epic Story of the Building of the Brooklyn Bridge by David McCullough

445. Summer of ’49 by David Halberstam

446. Stuff White People Like: A Definitive Guide to the Unique Taste of Millions by Christian Lander

447. Wild: From Lost to Found on the Pacific Crest Trail by Cheryl Strayed

448. Hyperbole and a Half: Unfortunate Situations, Flawed Coping Mechanisms, Mayhem, and Other Things That Happened by Allie Brosh

449. Endgame, Vol. 1: The Problem of Civilization by Derrick Jensen

450. A Voyage Long and Strange: On the Trail of Vikings, Conquistadors, Lost Colonists, and Other Adventurers in Early America by Tony Horwitz

451. Moonwalking with Einstein: The Art and Science of Remembering Everything by Joshua Foer

452. The Time Traveller’s Guide to Medieval England: A Handbook for Visitors to the Fourteenth Century by Ian Mortimer

453. American Afterlife: Encounters in the Customs of Mourning by Kate Sweeney

454. Gently Awakened: The Influence of Faith on Your Artistic Journey by Sara Joseph

455. The Truth of All that Is: The Angel book to Enlightenment and Personal Transformation by Amelia Bert

456. The Ascent of Money: A Financial History of the World by Niall Ferguson

457. Sociobiology: The New Synthesis by Edward O. Wilson

458. Nothing Like It in the World: The Men Who Built the Transcontinental Railroad 1863–69 by Stephen E. Ambrose

459. The Systems View of Life: A Unifying Vision by Fritjof Capra

460. The Stories of English by David Crystal

461. The Life of Samuel Johnson by James Boswell

462. Coming of Age in the Milky Way by Timothy Ferris

463. Terrorists or Freedom Fighters?: Reflections on the Liberation of Animals by Steven Best

464. A Grief Observed by C.S. Lewis

465. The Birth of Britain (A History of the English Speaking Peoples, #1) by Winston S. Churchill

466. Conscious Parenting: Mindful Living Course for Parents (Alchemy of Love Mindfulness Training, #5) by Nataša Nuit Pantović

467. The Iliad by Homer

468. A People’s Tragedy: The Russian Revolution: 1891–1924 by Orlando Figes

469. The Honest Book of International Dating / Smart Dating Strategies for Men (Win the Heart of a Woman of Your Dreams, #1) by Sahara Sanders

470. The Art of Seduction: Keys to Mastery / A Pocket Book for a Real Man (Win the Heart of a Woman of Your Dreams, #3) by Sahara Sanders

471. The Ascent of Man by Jacob Bronowski

472. Mindful Being (Alchemy of Love Mindfulness Training, #4) by Nataša Nuit Pantović

473. McMafia: A Journey Through the Global Criminal Underworld by Misha Glenny

474. Teach Your Own: The John Holt Book Of Homeschooling by John Holt

475. Confessions of an Economic Hit Man by John Perkins

476. Pigeons: The Fascinating Saga of the World’s Most Revered and Reviled by Andrew D. Blechman

477. Eat Move Sleep: How Small Choices Lead to Big Changes by Tom Rath

478. Deep Economy: The Wealth of Communities and the Durable Future by Bill McKibben

479. 1914 Days Of Hope by Lyn Macdonald

480. Shockwave: Countdown to Hiroshima by Stephen Walker

481. The Checklist Manifesto: How to Get Things Right by Atul Gawande

482. In Praise of Slowness: Challenging the Cult of Speed by Carl Honoré

483. Standing for Something: 10 Neglected Virtues That Will Heal Our Hearts and Homes by Gordon B. Hinckley

484. The Healing of America: A Global Quest for Better, Cheaper, and Fairer Health Care by T.R. Reid

485. Going Clear: Scientology, Hollywood, and the Prison of Belief by Lawrence Wright

486. Fingerprints of the Gods: The Evidence of Earth’s Lost Civilization by Graham Hancock

487. Bright-Sided: How the Relentless Promotion of Positive Thinking Has Undermined Americaby Barbara Ehrenreich

488. Hell’s Angels: A Strange and Terrible Saga by Hunter S. Thompson

489. The Evolution of Cooperation by Robert Axelrod

490. Ever Since Darwin: Reflections in Natural History by Stephen Jay Gould

491. Borderlands/La Frontera by Gloria E. Anzaldúa

492. How to Grow More Vegetables: And Fruits, Nuts, Berries, Grains, and Other Crops Than You Ever Thought Possible on Less Land Than You Can Imagine by John Jeavons

493. What Hath God Wrought: The Transformation of America, 1815–1848 by Daniel Walker Howe

494. Please Understand Me : Character and Temperament Types by David Keirsey

495. The Universe in a Single Atom: The Convergence of Science and Spirituality by Dalai Lama XIV

496. Don’t Sweat the Small Stuff … and it’s all small stuff: Simple Ways to Keep the Little Things from Taking Over Your Life by Richard Carlson

497. Don’t Know Much about History: Everything You Need to Know about American History But Never Learned by Kenneth C. Davis

498. The Theory of the Leisure Class by Thorstein Veblen

499. The Bell Curve: Intelligence and Class Structure in American Life by Richard J. Herrnstein

500. Eminent Victorians by Lytton Strachey


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