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1. Leonardo da Vinci

Walter Isaacson · Simon & Schuster
Pages: 624
Format: Hardcover

"Majestic...Isaacson takes on another complex, giant figure and transforms him into someone we can recognize...Enthralling, masterful, and passionate." - Kirkus Reviews (starred review) "A monumental tribute to a titanic figure." - Publishers Weekly (starred review)...
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2. Grant

Ron Chernow · Penguin Audio
Format: Audiobook

Pulitzer Prize winner Ron Chernow returns with a sweeping and dramatic portrait of one of our most compelling generals and presidents, Ulysses S. Grant. Ulysses S. Grant's life has typically been misunderstood. All too often he is caricatured as a chronic loser and an inept businessman,...
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3. Bobby Kennedy: A Raging Spirit

Chris Matthews · Simon & Schuster
Pages: 352
Format: Hardcover

A revealing new portrait of Robert F. Kennedy that gets closer to the man than any book before, by bestselling author Chris Matthews, an esteemed Kennedy expert and anchor of MSNBC's Hardball.With his bestselling biography Jack Kennedy, Chris Matthews shared a new look of one of America's...
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4. We Were Eight Years in Power: Essays on the Obama Era

Ta-Nehisi Coates · Penguin Random House Audio Publishing Group
Format: Audiobook

An annotated collection of new and previously published essays on the Obama era by the National Book Award-winning author of Between the World and Me, including an interview with the President himself
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5. Astrophysics for People in a Hurry

Neil deGrasse Tyson · Thorndike Press Large Print
Pages: 365
Format: Hardcover

What is the nature of space and time? How do we fit within the universe? How does the universe fit within us? There's no better guide through these mind-expanding questions than acclaimed astrophysicist and best-selling author Neil deGrasse Tyson.But today, few of us have time to contemplate...
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6. What happened

Hillary Rodham Clinton · Simon & Schuster Audio
Format: Audiobook

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7. The Wisdom of Sundays: Life-Changing Insights from Super Soul Conversations

OPRAH WINFREY · Flatiron Books
Pages: 240
Format: Hardcover

Oprah Winfrey says Super Soul Sunday is the television show she was born to do. "I see it as an offering," she explains. "If you want to be more fully present and live your life with a wide-open heart, this is the place to come to."Now, for the first time, the aha moments...
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9. The Subtle Art of Not Giving a F*ck: A Counterintuitive Approach to Living a Good Life

Mark Manson · HarperOne
Pages: 212
Format: Hardcover

New York Times BestsellerIn this generation-defining self-help guide, a superstar blogger cuts through the crap to show us how to stop trying to be "positive" all the time so that we can truly become better, happier people.For decades, we've been told that positive thinking is the key to a happy,...
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10. Hitler in Los Angeles: How Jews Foiled Nazi Plots Against Hollywood and America

Steven Joseph Ross · Bloomsbury USA
Pages: 432
Format: Hardcover

The chilling, little-known story of the rise of Nazism in Los Angeles, and the Jewish leaders and spies they recruited who stopped it.No American city was more important to the Nazis than Los Angeles, home to Hollywood, the greatest propaganda machine in the world. The Nazis plotted to kill...
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11. Where the Past Begins

Amy Tan · Harper Collins Publishers
Format: Audiobook

From New York Times best selling author Amy Tan, a memoir on her life as a writer, her childhood, and the symbiotic relationship between fiction and emotional memory.
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12. Killing England

Bill O'Reilly · Findaway World
Format: Audiobook

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14. Braving the Wilderness: The Quest for True Belonging and the Courage to Stand Alone

Brené Brown · Random House Audio
Format: Audiobook

A timely and important new book that challenges everything we think we know about cultivating true belonging in our communities, organizations, and culture, from the #1 bestselling author of Rising Strong, Daring Greatly, and The Gifts of Imperfection "True belonging doesn't require...
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15. Sticky Fingers: The Life and Times of Jann Wenner and Rolling Stone Magazine

Joe Hagan · Random House Audio
Format: Audiobook

The first and only biography of Jann Wenner, the iconic founder of Rolling Stone magazine, and a romp through the hothouses of rock and roll, politics, media, and Hollywood, from the Summer of Love to the Internet age.Lennon. Dylan. Jagger. Belushi. Leibovitz. The story of Jann Wenner,...
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16. Sapiens: A Brief History of Humankind

Yuval Noah Harari · Harpercollins
Pages: 443
Format: Book

New York Times BestsellerA Summer Reading Pick for President Barack Obama, Bill Gates, and Mark Zuckerberg From a renowned historian comes a groundbreaking narrative of humanity's creation and evolution - a #1 international bestseller - that explores the ways in which biology and history...
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17. Devotions

Bruce Smith · University Of Chicago Press; 1ST edition
Format: Paperback

In the hands of Bruce Smith, devotions are momentary stops to listen to the motor of history. They are meditations and provocations. They are messages received from the chatter of the street and from transmissions as distant as Memphis and al-Mansur. Bulletins and interruptions come from...
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18. Autumn

Karl Ove Knausgaard · Penguin Press
Pages: 240
Format: Hardcover

From the author of the monumental My Struggle series, Karl Ove Knausgaard, one of the masters of contemporary literature and a genius of observation and introspection, comes the first in a new autobiographical quartet based on the four seasons28 August. Now, as I write this, you know nothing...
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19. From Here to Eternity: Traveling the World to Find the Good Death

Caitlin Doughty · W. W. Norton & Company
Pages: 248
Format: Hardcover

The best-selling author of Smoke Gets in Your Eyes expands our sense of what it means to treat the dead with "dignity."Fascinated by our pervasive fear of dead bodies, mortician Caitlin Doughty set out to discover how other cultures care for the dead. From Here to Eternity is an immersive...
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