Bestseller List for January 15, 2017
Joshua Foer, Dylan Thuras and Ella Morton
A richly documented ultimate explorer's guide to more than 700 hidden marvels, events and curiosities around the world.
HUMANS OF NEW YORK: STORIES
More photographs, this time accompanied by interviews, from the creator of the blog and the book “Humans of New York.”
THE ROAD TO LITTLE DRIBBLING
An American expatriate travels around his adopted country, Britain.
HUMANS OF NEW YORK
Four hundred color photos of New Yorkers, with brief commentary. Originally published in 2013.
Chesley B Sullenberger III with Jeffrey Zaslow
A memoir by the pilot who made an emergency landing on the Hudson River in 2009. Originally published as “Highest Duty” in 2009. The basis for the 2016 movie.
DESTINATIONS OF A LIFETIME
the staff of National Geographic
National Geographic Society
A photographic tour of 225 global destinations.
Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
The creator of the New York Times dialect quiz provides a guide to how words are pronounced in different parts of the country.
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.
The author was lost on a train in India at age 5, then adopted by a couple in Australia; he searched for and found his birth family as an adult. Originally published in 2014 as “A Long Way Home” and the basis for the 2016 movie.
Rebecca Solnit and Joshua Jelly-Schapiro
University of California
Essays and 26 imaginative maps celebrate New York City.