New York Times Best Sellers at ACLS for June 12, 2016

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FICTION (Combined Print & E-Book)

ME BEFORE YOU, by Jojo Moyes. (Penguin.) A young woman who has barely been farther afield than her English village finds herself while caring for a wealthy, embittered quadriplegic. Originally published in 2012.

THE EMPEROR’S REVENGE by Clive Cussler and Boyd Morrison Juan Cabrillo teams up with a former C.I.A. colleague to thwart a plan involving the death of millions and international economic meltdown.

MARRYING WINTERBORNE by Lisa Kleypas A commoner rises above his station and seeks a wife reflective of his standing.

BEFORE THE FALL by Noah Hawley. After a private jet crashes, a firestorm of media madness ensues.

ALL SUMMER LONG by Dorothea Benton Frank. An interior decorator with a billionaire client list balks at retiring with her husband to a South Carolina island.

AFTER YOU, by Jojo Moyes.  (Pamela Dorman/Viking). After the death of Will Traynor, Louisa Clark joins a grief support group that may lead her to new love.

15TH AFFAIRby James Patterson and Maxine Paetro. (Little, Brown.) When a brutal murder threatens the domestic happiness of the San Francisco police detective Lindsay Boxer, she turns for help to the Women’s Murder Club.

A HERO OF FRANCE  by Alan Furst.  A Resistance leader aids the wartime effort without losing sight of the simple and essential pleasures of life.

THE LAST MILEby David Baldacci. (Grand Central.) In a sequel to “Memory Man,” Amos Decker, a detective with an extraordinary memory, investigates the case of a convicted killer who wins a last-minute reprieve.

THE WEEKENDERS by Mary Kay Andrews. On the North Carolina island of Belle Isle, a woman investigates her husband’s shady financial affairs after his mysterious death.

NONFICTION (Combined Print & E-Book)

BILL O’REILLY’S LEGENDS AND LIES: THE PATRIOTS by David Fisher (Holt) Stories of the American Revolution; a companion volume to the Fox News series.

ALEXANDER HAMILTON, by Ron Chernow. (Penguin.) A biography of the first Treasury secretary, a major author of the Federalist Papers and an advocate of strong central government. Originally published in 2004 and the basis of the Broadway play.

WHEN BREATH BECOMES AIR, by Paul Kalanithi. (Random House.) A memoir by a physician who received a diagnosis of Stage IV lung cancer at the age of 36.

GRIT, by Angela Duckworth. (Scribner.) A psychologist argues that passion and perseverance are the keys to success.

THE GENE by Siddhartha Mukherjee (Scribner)  This overview of the history and science of genetics also considers moral questions and prospects for future advances in treating disease. By the Pulitzer Prize-winning author of “The Emperor of All Maladies.”

HAMILTON: THE REVOLUTION, by Lin-Manuel Miranda and Jeremy McCarter. (Grand Central /Melcher Media.) The libretto of the Grammy- and Pulitzer Prize-winning musical, annotated by its creator, along with backstage photos, a production history and interviews with the cast.

TRIBE by Sebastian Junger (Twelve) How modern society’s loss of the sense of belonging — now achieved mostly in the military and in disasters — has led to income inequality, incivility and mental disorders like PTSD.

THE RAINBOW COMES AND GOES, by Anderson Cooper and Gloria Vanderbilt. (Harper.) Mother and son discuss their relationship and difficult family history.

THE BOYS IN THE BOAT  by Daniel James Brown.  The University of Washington’s eight-oar crew and their quest for gold at the 1936 Berlin Olympics.

SHOE DOG, by Phil Knight. (Scribner.) A memoir by the founder of Nike.

New York Times Best Sellers at ACLS for June 5, 2016

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FICTION (Combined Print & E-Book)

ME BEFORE YOU, by Jojo Moyes. (Penguin.) A young woman who has barely been farther afield than her English village finds herself while caring for a wealthy, embittered quadriplegic. Originally published in 2012.

THE CITY OF MIRRORS by Justin Cronin.  In the conclusion to the trilogy that included “The Passage” and “The Twelve,” the virals bent on destroying humanity seem to have been vanquished, only to rise again.

15TH AFFAIR, by James Patterson and Maxine Paetro. (Little, Brown.) When a brutal murder threatens the domestic happiness of the San Francisco police detective Lindsay Boxer, she turns for help to the Women’s Murder Club.

THE LAST MILEby David Baldacci. (Grand Central.) In a sequel to “Memory Man,” Amos Decker, a detective with an extraordinary memory, investigates the case of a convicted killer who wins a last-minute reprieve.

THE GIRL ON THE TRAIN, by Paula Hawkins. (Riverhead.) A psychological thriller set in the environs of London is full of complications and betrayals.

AFTER YOU, by Jojo Moyes.  (Pamela Dorman/Viking). After the death of Will Traynor, Louisa Clark joins a grief support group that may lead her to new love.

THE WEEKENDERS by Mary Kay Andrews. On the North Carolina island of Belle Isle, a woman investigates her husband’s shady financial affairs after his mysterious death.

THE NEST by Cynthia D’Aprix Sweeney. (Ecco/HarperCollins) Siblings in a dysfunctional New York family must grapple with a reduced inheritance.

HAUNTED DESTINY by Heather Graham (Mira) The head of the F.B.I.’s special paranormal division books passage on a cruise ship with a killer on board.

A MAN CALLED OVE by Fredrik Backman (Washington Square) A curmudgeon’s gruff exterior masks a generosity of spirit. Originally published in Sweden in 2014.

NONFICTION (Combined Print & E-Book)

WHEN BREATH BECOMES AIR, by Paul Kalanithi. (Random House.) A memoir by a physician who received a diagnosis of Stage IV lung cancer at the age of 36.

THE GENE by Siddhartha Mukherjee (Scribner)  This overview of the history and science of genetics also considers moral questions and prospects for future advances in treating disease. By the Pulitzer Prize-winning author of “The Emperor of All Maladies.”

GRIT, by Angela Duckworth. (Scribner.) A psychologist argues that passion and perseverance are the keys to success.

ALEXANDER HAMILTON, by Ron Chernow. (Penguin.) A biography of the first Treasury secretary, a major author of the Federalist Papers and an advocate of strong central government. Originally published in 2004 and the basis of the Broadway play.

TRIBE by Sebastian Junger (Twelve) How modern society’s loss of the sense of belonging — now achieved mostly in the military and in disasters — has led to income inequality, incivility and mental disorders like PTSD.

BILL O’REILLY’S LEGENDS AND LIES: THE PATRIOTS by David Fisher (Holt) Stories of the American Revolution; a companion volume to the Fox News series.

HAMILTON: THE REVOLUTION, by Lin-Manuel Miranda and Jeremy McCarter. (Grand Central /Melcher Media.) The libretto of the Grammy- and Pulitzer Prize-winning musical, annotated by its creator, along with backstage photos, a production history and interviews with the cast.

SHOE DOG, by Phil Knight. (Scribner.) A memoir by the founder of Nike.

VALIANT AMBITION, by Nathaniel Philbrick. (Viking.) The relationship between George Washington and Benedict Arnold.

THE RAINBOW COMES AND GOES, by Anderson Cooper and Gloria Vanderbilt. (Harper.) Mother and son discuss their relationship and difficult family history.

New York Times Best Sellers at ACLS for May 29, 2016

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FICTION (Combined Print & E-Book)

ME BEFORE YOU, by Jojo Moyes. (Penguin.) A young woman who has barely been farther afield than her English village finds herself while caring for a wealthy, embittered quadriplegic. Originally published in 2012.

15TH AFFAIR, by James Patterson and Maxine Paetro. (Little, Brown.) When a brutal murder threatens the domestic happiness of the San Francisco police detective Lindsay Boxer, she turns for help to the Women’s Murder Club.

THE WEEKENDERS by Mary Kay Andrews. On the North Carolina island of Belle Isle, a woman investigates her husband’s shady financial affairs after his mysterious death.

THE LAST MILEby David Baldacci. (Grand Central.) In a sequel to “Memory Man,” Amos Decker, a detective with an extraordinary memory, investigates the case of a convicted killer who wins a last-minute reprieve.

THE FIREMAN by Joe Hill Morrow( HarperCollins) During an epidemic that causes people to spontaneously combust, an infected New Hampshire nurse fights to stay alive, aided by a mysterious figure known as the Fireman.

BEYOND THE ICE LIMIT by Douglas Preston and Lincoln Child (Grand Central) In a sequel to “The Ice Limit” (2000), Gideon Crew pursues a meteorite that has sunk to the ocean floor. Or is it only a meteorite?

THE GIRL ON THE TRAIN, by Paula Hawkins. (Riverhead.) A psychological thriller set in the environs of London is full of complications and betrayals.

EXTREME PREY, by John Sandford. (Putnam.) Lucas Davenport, who has left the Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Apprehension, is in Iowa trying to foil a plot to assassinate a Hillary Clinton-like candidate. The 26th Lucas Davenport thriller.

THIRTY-SIX AND A HALF MOTIVES by Denise Grover Swank (Denise Grover Swank) A nemesis is arrested, but his extensive network threatens revenge in the ninth book in the Rose Gardner mystery series.

THE BEACH HOUSE by Jane Green (Berkley) When a widow on Nantucket learns she may lose her house, she turns it into a bed-and-breakfast. Originally published in 2008.

NONFICTION (Combined Print & E-Book)

THE GENE by Siddhartha Mukherjee (Scribner)  This overview of the history and science of genetics also considers moral questions and prospects for future advances in treating disease. By the Pulitzer Prize-winning author of “The Emperor of All Maladies.”

WHEN BREATH BECOMES AIR, by Paul Kalanithi. (Random House.) A memoir by a physician who received a diagnosis of Stage IV lung cancer at the age of 36.

HAMILTON: THE REVOLUTION, by Lin-Manuel Miranda and Jeremy McCarter. (Grand Central /Melcher Media.) The libretto of the Grammy- and Pulitzer Prize-winning musical, annotated by its creator, along with backstage photos, a production history and interviews with the cast.

GRIT, by Angela Duckworth. (Scribner.) A psychologist argues that passion and perseverance are the keys to success.

ALEXANDER HAMILTON, by Ron Chernow. (Penguin.) A biography of the first Treasury secretary, a major author of the Federalist Papers and an advocate of strong central government. Originally published in 2004 and the basis of the Broadway play.

BARE BONES by Bobby Bones (Dey Street) A memoir by the host of “The Bobby Bones Show,” originating in Nashville, Tenn.

THE RAINBOW COMES AND GOES, by Anderson Cooper and Gloria Vanderbilt. (Harper.) Mother and son discuss their relationship and difficult family history.

VALIANT AMBITION, by Nathaniel Philbrick. (Viking.) The relationship between George Washington and Benedict Arnold.

THE BOYS IN THE BOATby Daniel James Brown. (Penguin.) The University of Washington’s eight-oar crew and their quest for gold at the 1936 Berlin Olympics.

SHOE DOG, by Phil Knight. (Scribner.) A memoir by the founder of Nike.

 

New York Times Best Sellers at ACLS for May 22, 2016

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FICTION (Combined Print & E-Book)

ME BEFORE YOU, by Jojo Moyes. (Penguin.) A young woman who has barely been farther afield than her English village finds herself while caring for a wealthy, embittered quadriplegic. Originally published in 2012.

15TH AFFAIR, by James Patterson and Maxine Paetro. (Little, Brown.) When a brutal murder threatens the domestic happiness of the San Francisco police detective Lindsay Boxer, she turns for help to the Women’s Murder Club.

THE LAST MILEby David Baldacci. (Grand Central.) In a sequel to “Memory Man,” Amos Decker, a detective with an extraordinary memory, investigates the case of a convicted killer who wins a last-minute reprieve.

EXTREME PREY, by John Sandford. (Putnam.) Lucas Davenport, who has left the Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Apprehension, is in Iowa trying to foil a plot to assassinate a Hillary Clinton-like candidate. The 26th Lucas Davenport thriller.

THE GIRL ON THE TRAIN, by Paula Hawkins. (Riverhead.) A psychological thriller set in the environs of London is full of complications and betrayals.

THE OBSESSIONby Nora Roberts. (Berkley.) A woman is haunted by her father’s crimes as she tries to pursue love and her work as a photographer.

TROUBLEMAKER, by Linda Howard. (Morrow.) After an ambush, an operative hiding out in a West Virginia town finds comfort in his housemate, the part-time police chief.

THE NEST, by Cynthia D’Aprix Sweeney. (Ecco/HarperCollins.) Siblings in a dysfunctional New York family must grapple with a reduced inheritance.

THE APARTMENTby Danielle Steel. (Delacorte.) Four young women share a Hell’s Kitchen loft.

MISTER O, by Lauren Blakely. (Lauren Blakely.) The sister of an accomplished seducer’s best friend asks him to teach her everything he knows about how to attract a man.

 

NONFICTION (Combined Print & E-Book)

HAMILTON: THE REVOLUTION, by Lin-Manuel Miranda and Jeremy McCarter. (Grand Central /Melcher Media.) The libretto of the Grammy- and Pulitzer Prize-winning musical, annotated by its creator, along with backstage photos, a production history and interviews with the cast.

THE RAINBOW COMES AND GOES, by Anderson Cooper and Gloria Vanderbilt. (Harper.) Mother and son discuss their relationship and difficult family history.

WHEN BREATH BECOMES AIR, by Paul Kalanithi. (Random House.) A memoir by a physician who received a diagnosis of Stage IV lung cancer at the age of 36.

VALIANT AMBITION, by Nathaniel Philbrick. (Viking.) The relationship between George Washington and Benedict Arnold.

GRIT, by Angela Duckworth. (Scribner.) A psychologist argues that passion and perseverance are the keys to success.

ALEXANDER HAMILTON, by Ron Chernow. (Penguin.) A biography of the first Treasury secretary, a major author of the Federalist Papers and an advocate of strong central government. Originally published in 2004 and the basis of the Broadway play.

SHOE DOG, by Phil Knight. (Scribner.) A memoir by the founder of Nike.

FIVE PRESIDENTS, by Clint Hill with Lisa McCubbin. (Gallery Books.) A retired Secret Service agent discusses his experience with presidents from Eisenhower to Ford.

RED PLATOON, by Clinton Romesha. (Dutton.) The deadly 13-hour battle for a remote combat outpost in Afghanistan in 2009, by a soldier who received the Medal of Honor for his role.

THE BOYS IN THE BOAT, by Daniel James Brown. (Penguin.) The University of Washington’s eight-oar crew and their quest for gold at the 1936 Berlin Olympics.

New York Times Best Sellers at ACLS for May 15, 2016

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FICTION (Combined Print & E-Book)

15TH AFFAIR, by James Patterson and Maxine Paetro. (Little, Brown.) When a brutal murder threatens the domestic happiness of the San Francisco police detective Lindsay Boxer, she turns for help to the Women’s Murder Club.

ME BEFORE YOU, by Jojo Moyes. (Penguin.) A young woman who has barely been farther afield than her English village finds herself while caring for a wealthy, embittered quadriplegic. Originally published in 2012.

THE LAST MILEby David Baldacci. (Grand Central.) In a sequel to “Memory Man,” Amos Decker, a detective with an extraordinary memory, investigates the case of a convicted killer who wins a last-minute reprieve.

THE APARTMENT, by Danielle Steel. (Delacorte.) Four young women share a Hell’s Kitchen loft.

EXTREME PREY, by John Sandford. (Putnam.) Lucas Davenport, who has left the Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Apprehension, is in Iowa trying to foil a plot to assassinate a Hillary Clinton-like candidate. The 26th Lucas Davenport thriller.

THE OBSESSIONby Nora Roberts. (Berkley.) A woman is haunted by her father’s crimes as she tries to pursue love and her work as a photographer.

STAR WARS: BLOODLINE, by Claudia Gray. (Del Rey.) Leia Organa is urged to become First Senator of the New Republic.

ONLY BELOVED, by Mary Balogh. (Signet.) A widower duke considers couplehood again when he meets a beguiling music teacher.

THE NEST, by Cynthia D’Aprix Sweeney. (Ecco/HarperCollins.) Siblings in a dysfunctional New York family must grapple with a reduced inheritance.

THE GIRL ON THE TRAIN, by Paula Hawkins. (Riverhead.) A psychological thriller set in the environs of London is full of complications and betrayals.

 

NONFICTION (Combined Print & E-Book)

THE RAINBOW COMES AND GOES, by Anderson Cooper and Gloria Vanderbilt. (Harper.) Mother and son discuss their relationship and difficult family history.

GRIT, by Angela Duckworth. (Scribner.) A psychologist argues that passion and perseverance are the keys to success.

WHEN BREATH BECOMES AIR, by Paul Kalanithi. (Random House.) A memoir by a physician who received a diagnosis of Stage IV lung cancer at the age of 36.

HAMILTON: THE REVOLUTION, by Lin-Manuel Miranda and Jeremy McCarter. (Grand Central /Melcher Media.) The libretto of the Grammy- and Pulitzer Prize-winning musical, annotated by its creator, along with backstage photos, a production history and interviews with the cast.

ALEXANDER HAMILTON, by Ron Chernow. (Penguin.) A biography of the first Treasury secretary, a major author of the Federalist Papers and an advocate of strong central government. Originally published in 2004 and the basis of the Broadway play.

RED PLATOON, by Clinton Romesha. (Dutton.) The deadly 13-hour battle for a remote combat outpost in Afghanistan in 2009, by a soldier who received the Medal of Honor for his role.

RUTHLESS, by Ron Miscavige with Dan Koon. (St. Martin’s.) The father of Scientology’s leader criticizes his management of the organization.

SHOE DOG, by Phil Knight. (Scribner.) A memoir by the founder of Nike.

BECOMING GRANDMA, by Lesley Stahl. (Blue Rider.) he reporter investigates how “grandmothering” transforms a woman’s life.

FIVE PRESIDENTS, by Clint Hill with Lisa McCubbin. (Gallery Books.) A retired Secret Service agent discusses his experience with presidents from Eisenhower to Ford.

 

New York Times Best Sellers at ACLS for May 8, 2016

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FICTION (Combined Print & E-Book)

EXTREME PREY, by John Sandford. (Putnam.) Lucas Davenport, who has left the Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Apprehension, is in Iowa trying to foil a plot to assassinate a Hillary Clinton-like candidate. The 26th Lucas Davenport thriller.

THE LAST MILE, by David Baldacci. (Grand Central.) In a sequel to “Memory Man,” Amos Decker, a detective with an extraordinary memory, investigates the case of a convicted killer who wins a last-minute reprieve.

ME BEFORE YOU, by Jojo Moyes. (Penguin.) A young woman who has barely been farther afield than her English village finds herself while caring for a wealthy, embittered quadriplegic. Originally published in 2012.

FIRE BOUND, by Christine Feehan. (Jove.) A glassblower travels to Italy, where her bodyguard catches her eye.

THE OBSESSION, by Nora Roberts. (Berkley.) A woman is haunted by her father’s crimes as she tries to pursue love and her work as a photographer.

BEST OF MY LOVE, by Susan Mallery. (HQN.) A baker and an adventure-travel agent navigate the claustrophobia of love in a small town.

THE NEST, by Cynthia D’Aprix Sweeney. (Ecco/HarperCollins.) Siblings in a dysfunctional New York family must grapple with a reduced inheritance.

THE GIRL ON THE TRAIN, by Paula Hawkins. (Riverhead.) A psychological thriller set in the environs of London is full of complications and betrayals.

HIDE AWAY, by Iris Johansen. (St. Martin’s Press.) A forensic sculptor heads to the Scottish Highlands in search of treasure.

STUCK-UP SUIT, by Vi Keeland and Penelope Ward. (EverAfter Romance.) An arrogant businessman’s phone, lost on a commuter train, leads to an unexpected affair.

 

NONFICTION (Combined Print & E-Book)

THE RAINBOW COMES AND GOES, by Anderson Cooper and Gloria Vanderbilt. (Harper.) Mother and son discuss their relationship and difficult family history.

THE SLEEP REVOLUTION, by Arianna Huffington. (Harmony.) What scientific research reveals about the dangers of sleep deprivation, and tips for achieving better sleep habits. By the founder of The Huffington Post.

WHEN BREATH BECOMES AIR, by Paul Kalanithi. (Random House.) A memoir by a physician who received a diagnosis of Stage IV lung cancer at the age of 36.

SHOE DOG, by Phil Knight. (Scribner.) A memoir by the founder of Nike.

ALEXANDER HAMILTON, by Ron Chernow. (Penguin.) A biography of the first Treasury secretary, a major author of the Federalist Papers and an advocate of strong central government. Originally published in 2004 and the basis of the Broadway play.

THE BOYS IN THE BOAT, by Daniel James Brown. (Penguin.) The University of Washington’s eight-oar crew and their quest for gold at the 1936 Berlin Olympics.

DEAD WAKEby Erik Larson. (Crown.) The last voyage of the Lusitania, the passenger liner sunk by a German torpedo in 1915; by the author of “The Devil in the White City.”

THE THIRD WAVE, by Steve Case. (Simon & Schuster.) In the current era, entrepreneurs will use technology to revolutionize various sectors of the economy.

ELON MUSK, by Ashlee Vance. (Ecco/HarperCollins.) A technology writer follows Musk’s life from his difficult South African childhood to his involvement in Internet start-ups like the rocket company SpaceX and the electric-car company Tesla.

OLD AGE, by Michael Kinsley. (Tim Duggan.) Essays, both serious and humorous, about aging and death, based in part on Kinsley’s experience with Parkinson’s disease and aimed at his fellow baby boomers.

New York Times Best Sellers at ACLS for May 1, 2016

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FICTION (Combined Print & E-Book)

THE LAST MILE, by David Baldacci. (Grand Central.) In a sequel to “Memory Man,” Amos Decker, a detective with an extraordinary memory, investigates the case of a convicted killer who wins a last-minute reprieve.

THE OBSESSION, by Nora Roberts. (Berkley.) A woman is haunted by her father’s crimes as she tries to pursue love and her work as a photographer.

STUCK-UP SUIT, by Vi Keeland and Penelope Ward. (EverAfter Romance.) An arrogant businessman’s phone, lost on a commuter train, leads to an unexpected affair.

BOUNTY, by Kristen Ashley. (Kristen Ashley.) A grieving woman heads to Colorado, where a biker fatuously attempts to resist her.

THE GIRL ON THE TRAIN, by Paula Hawkins. (Riverhead.) A psychological thriller set in the environs of London is full of complications and betrayals.

ONE WITH YOU, by Sylvia Day. (St. Martin’s Griffin.) The chronicle of a tempestuous marriage comes to a close.

THE NEST, by Cynthia D’Aprix Sweeney. (Ecco/HarperCollins.) Siblings in a dysfunctional New York family must grapple with a reduced inheritance.

ME BEFORE YOU, by Jojo Moyes. (Penguin.) A young woman who has barely been farther afield than her English village finds herself while caring for a wealthy, embittered quadriplegic. Originally published in 2012.

ELIGIBLE, by Curtis Sittenfeld. (Random House.) The author of “Prep” and “American Wife” retells “Pride and Prejudice,” set in the Cincinnati suburbs in the present.

FOOL ME ONCE, by Harlan Coben. (Dutton.) A retired Army helicopter pilot faces combat-related nightmares and mysteries concerning the deaths of her husband and sister.

 

NONFICTION (Combined Print & E-Book)

THE RAINBOW COMES AND GOES, by Anderson Cooper and Gloria Vanderbilt. (Harper.) Mother and son discuss their relationship and difficult family history.

THE SLEEP REVOLUTION, by Arianna Huffington. (Harmony.) What scientific research reveals about the dangers of sleep deprivation, and tips for achieving better sleep habits. By the founder of The Huffington Post.

WHEN BREATH BECOMES AIR, by Paul Kalanithi. (Random House.) A memoir by a physician who received a diagnosis of Stage IV lung cancer at the age of 36.

THOMAS JEFFERSON AND THE TRIPOLI PIRATES, by Brian Kilmeade and Don Yaeger. (Sentinel.) The war against the Barbary pirates in 1801.

ALEXANDER HAMILTON, by Ron Chernow. (Penguin.) A biography of the first Treasury secretary, a major author of the Federalist Papers and an advocate of strong central government. Originally published in 2004 and the basis of the Broadway play.

DEAD WAKEby Erik Larson. (Crown.) The last voyage of the Lusitania, the passenger liner sunk by a German torpedo in 1915; by the author of “The Devil in the White City.”

THE THIRD WAVE, by Steve Case. (Simon & Schuster.) In the current era, entrepreneurs will use technology to revolutionize various sectors of the economy.

HAMILTON: THE REVOLUTION, by Lin-Manuel Miranda and Jeremy McCarter. (Grand Central /Melcher Media.) The libretto of the Grammy- and Pulitzer Prize-winning musical, annotated by its creator, along with backstage photos, a production history and interviews with the cast.

THE BOYS IN THE BOAT, by Daniel James Brown. (Penguin.) The University of Washington’s eight-oar crew and their quest for gold at the 1936 Berlin Olympics.

LAB GIRL, by Hope Jahren. (Knopf.) A geobiologist shares her fascination with plants and describes how she found her vocation.