Saturday, July 30, 2011

Los Angeles Times Bestseller List for Non-Fiction: July 31, 2011

1. In the Garden of Beasts by Erik Larson
Complex ties between the U.S. ambassador's family and the Nazi elite in 1930s Berlin.

2. Go .... to Sleep by Adam Mansbach
A comical not-for-kids picture book on the perils of bedtime.

3. Unbroken by Laura Hillenbrand
The story of Louie Zamperini, a World War II bombardier, POW and Olympian.

4. A Stolen Life by Jaycee Dugard
A kidnap victim at 11, Jaycee Dugard describes her 18-year imprisonment.

5. Bossypants by Tina Fey
How the self-deprecating actress, mom and writer rocked the world of comedy.

6. The Greater Journey by David G. McCullough
How Americans in 19th century Paris shaped U.S. ideals.

7. SEAL Team Six by Howard Wasdin and Stephen Templin
A former member of the elite Navy SEALS recounts his military training and deadly missions.

8. Diary of a Wimpy Kid Do-it-Yourself Book by Jeff Kinney
A revised and expanded interactive journal based on the bestselling books and hit movies.

9. Inside Scientology by Janet Reitman
A modern history of L. Ron Hubbard and his controversial religion-without-a-deity.

10. Area 51 by Annie Jacobsen
A history of the top secret Nevada base includes familiar conspiracies and unexpected ties to Stalin.

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