10 - The Revenge of Geography - Robert D. Kaplan
Predicting the next cycle of conflict on the basis of temperature and topography.
9 - How Children Succeed - Paul Tough (2nd week on list)
The author argues that the qualities that matter most have to do with character, not intelligence.
8 - Wild - Cheryl Strayed (22 weeks on list)
A Woman's account of a life changing 1,100 mile hike along the Pacific Crest Trail.
7 - Mortality - Christopher Hitchens (3 weeks on list)
Reports and reflections on his illness and impending death by the writer, who died in December 2011.
6 - Unbroken - Laura Hillenbrand (96 weeks on list)
An Olympic runner's story of survival as a prisoner of the Japanese in World War II after his bomber went down over the Pacific.
5 - The Amateur - Edward Klein (18 weeks on list)
A journalist argues that President Obama is unable to lead.
4 - Obama's America - Dinesh D'Souza (5 weeks on list)
An arguement that President Obama is the architect of American decline.
3 - Killing Lincoln - Bill O'Reilly and Martin Dugard (51 weeks on list)
The host of the O'Reilly Factor recounts the events surrounding the assassination of President Abraham Lincoln.
2 - The Price of Politics - Bob Woodward
Inside the debt-ceiling negotations of 2011 with the Washington Post journalist.
1 - No Easy Day - Mark Owen with Kevin Maurer
(2nd consecutive week at #1 and on the list)
An account by a former member of the Navy SEALs team, written pseudonymously of the mission that killed Osama bin Laden.