NYT Combined Print Nonfiction

Bestseller List for May 12, 2013

LET'S EXPLORE DIABETES WITH OWLS
David Sedaris
Little, Brown
9780316154697
0-316-15469-5
A humorist returns with more wry takes on contemporary life.
LEAN IN
Sheryl Sandberg with Nell Scovell
Knopf
9780385349949
0-385-34994-7
The chief operating officer of Facebook urges women to pursue their careers without ambivalence.
PROOF OF HEAVEN
Eben Alexander
Simon & Schuster
9781451695199
1-4516-9519-5
A neurosurgeon recounts his near death experience during a coma from bacterial meningitis.
COOKED
Michael Pollan
Penguin Press
9781594204210
1-59420-421-7
A celebration of braising, baking, grilling and fermenting.
WILD
Cheryl Strayed
Vintage
9780307476074
0-307-47607-3
An account of the life-changing 1,100-mile solo hike along the Pacific Crest Trail in 1995. Originally published in 2012 and a 2014 movie.
TRIDENT K9 WARRIORS
Michael Ritland with Gary Brozek
St. Martin's
9781250024978
1-250-02497-8
A former member of the Navy SEALs describes his subsequent career finding, training and supplying working dogs to the U.S. military.
WAKING UP IN HEAVEN
Crystal McVea
Howard
9781476711874
1-4767-1187-9
What happened to a teacher from Oklahoma during nine minutes of unconsciousness.
AMERICA THE BEAUTIFUL
Ben C Carson and Candy Carson
Zondervan
9780310330912
0-310-33091-2
A doctor explores what makes America great.
DIRTY WARS
Jeremy Scahill
Nation
9781568586717
1-56858-671-X
America’s new covert wars, fought by secret commandos.
CARRIE AND ME
Carol Burnett
Simon & Schuster
9781476706412
1-4767-0641-7
The comedian recalls her oldest daughter, who died in 2002. 
AMERICAN SNIPER
Chris Kyle with Scott McEwen and Jim DeFelice
Harper
9780062238863
0-06-223886-8
A member of the Navy Seals who has the most career sniper kills in United States military history discusses his childhood, his marriage and his battlefield experiences during the Iraq war.
MY NEXT STEP
Dave Liniger with Laura Morton
Hay House
9781401943417
1-4019-4341-1
The founder of Re/Max recounts his ordeal with a staph infection that left him paralyzed.
QUIET
Susan Cain
Broadway
9780307352156
0-307-35215-3
Introverts — approximately one-third of the population — are undervalued in American society.
THE NEW DIGITAL AGE
Eric Schmidt and Jared Cohen
Knopf
9780307957139
0-307-95713-6
The promise and peril of the continuing information and technology revolution for people, nations and business.
WAY OF THE KNIFE
Mark Mazzetti
Penguin Press
9781594204807
1-59420-480-2
The Times’s national security correspondent describes how the lines between the C.I.A. and the American military have been blurred.
GULP
Mary Roach
Norton
9780393081572
0-393-08157-5
A science writer’s pilgrimage down the digestive tract; by the author of “Stiff,” “Spook,” “Bonk” and “Packing for Mars.”
DUCK COMMANDERS
Willie and Korie Robertson with Mark Schlabach
Howard
9781476703541
1-4767-0354-X
Behind the scenes at the A&E show “Duck Dynasty.”
THINKING, FAST AND SLOW
Daniel Kahneman
Farrar, Straus & Giroux
9780374533557
0-374-53355-5
The winner of the Nobel in economic science discusses how we make choices.
I'LL SEE YOU AGAIN
Jackie Hance with Janice Kaplan
Gallery
9781451674774
1-4516-7477-5
The experience of a mother whose three daughters were killed when her sister-in-law drove the wrong way down the Taconic Parkway.
UNBROKEN
Laura Hillenbrand
Random House
9781400064168
1-4000-6416-3
An Olympic runner’s story of survival as a prisoner of the Japanese during World War II. Read by Edward Herrmann. 13 hours, 56 minutes unabridged.