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January 27, 2013

New York Times Best Sellers

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2. MY SHARE OF THE TASK, by Stanley McChrystal. (Portfolio/Penguin, $29.95.) The former commander of U.S. forces in Afghanistan, now retired, reviews his career.

3. NO EASY DAY, by Mark Owen with Kevin Maurer. (Dutton, $26.95.) An account by a former member of the Navy SEALs, written pseudonymously, of the mission that killed bin Laden.

4. THOMAS JEFFERSON, by Jon Meacham. (Random House, $35.) The Pulitzer Prize-winning biographer celebrates Jefferson’s skills as a practical politician.

5. THE WORLD UNTIL YESTERDAY, by Jared Diamond. (Viking, $36.) The author of “Guns, Germs, and Steel” examines what we can learn from traditional societies.

6. KILLING LINCOLN, by Bill O’Reilly and Martin Dugard. (Holt, $28.) The host of “The O’Reilly Factor” recounts the events surrounding the assassination of Abraham Lincoln.

7. THE DUDE AND THE ZEN MASTER, by Jeff Bridges and Bernie Glassman. (Blue Rider, $26.95.) The actor and the Zen master, longtime friends, examine the wisdom of Bridges’s character the Dude from the 1998 cult classic “The Big Lebowski.”

8. UNBROKEN, by Laura Hillenbrand. (Random House, $27.) An Olympic runner’s story of survival as a prisoner of the Japanese in World War II.

9. BEHIND THE BEAUTIFUL FOREVERS, by Katherine Boo. (Random House, $27.) A journalist reports on families striving for better lives in a Mumbai slum.

10. THE POWER OF HABIT, by Charles Duhigg. (Random House, $28.) A Times reporter’s account of the science behind how we form, and break, habits.

 

 

 

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