Monday, October 4, 2010

New York Times Hardcover Non-Fiction Bestsellers Oct. 1 2010

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1EARTH (THE BOOK), by Jon Stewart and others. (Grand Central, $27.99.) A visitor’s guide to the human race, presented by "The Daily Show."1
2THE GRAND DESIGN, by Stephen Hawking and Leonard Mlodinow. (Bantam, $28.) Central questions of philosophy and science, from the author of “A Brief History of Time.”13
3PINHEADS AND PATRIOTS, by Bill O'Reilly. (Morrow/HarperCollins, $27.99.) The Fox News commentator scrutinizes the meaning of change in the era of Obama.22
4_____ MY DAD SAYS, by Justin Halpern. (It Books/HarperCollins, $15.99.) A coming-of-age memoir organized around the musings, purveyed on Twitter, of the author’s father.321
5WHITE HOUSE DIARY, by Jimmy Carter. (Farrar, Straus & Giroux, $30.) The diary Carter kept during his presidency, with annotations.1
6*EVEN SILENCE HAS AN END, by Ingrid Betancourt. (Penguin Press, $29.95.) Betancourt, a Colombian presidential candidate at the time, was kidnapped by leftist guerrillas in 2002 and held for six years. Excerpt1
7CRIMES AGAINST LIBERTY, by David Limbaugh. (Regnery, $29.95.) A political indictment of the Obama presidency. (†)45
8THE WAVE, by Susan Casey. (Doubleday, $27.95.) A look at giant oceanic waves and the scientists and surfers who love them.72
9A JOURNEY, by Tony Blair. (Knopf, $35.) A memoir by the former British prime minister.54
10THE LOST DOGS, by Jim Gorant. (Gotham, $26.) The story of the animals rescued from the dogfighting ring that involved the football player Michael Vick.

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