RACEHOSS: Big Emma's Boy, a memoir (Scribner), by Albert Race Sample

THE FEW OR THE MANY: Monopoly Power and the Hidden History of American Politics (S&S), by Matt Stoller

BELOW THE EDGE OF DARKNESS: Notes from an Underwater Life (Spiegel & Grau), by Edie Widder, Ph.D.

THE BIG ONES: The History of Natural Disasters and the Future of Human Catastrophe (Doubleday), by Lucy Jones, Ph.D.

WHEN THE EARTH HAD TWO MOONS: Planet Formation and the Meaning of Life (Custom House), by Erik Asphaug, Ph.D.

THE PERFORMANCE OF MIRACLES: Alexander Graham Bell, the Invention of the Telephone, and the Quest to Cure Deafness (S&S), by Katie Booth

THE BUTTERFLY EFFECT:Insects and the Making of the Modern World (Knopf), by Edward Melillo

THE GHOSTSHIPS OF ARCHANGEL: An Abandoned Convoy, Hitler's Navy, and the Race to Arctic Russia (Viking), by William Geroux

AMERICAN CIPHER, by Matt Farwell and Michael Ames (Penguin Press) - represented in tandem with Chris Parris-Lamb at The Gernert Company

GORILLA AND THE BIRD: a memoir, by Zach McDermott (Little, Brown)

CADDYSHACK: The Making of a Hollywood Cinderella Story and the Remaking of American Comedy, by Chris Nashawaty (Flatiron)

BENEATH A RUTHLESS SUN, by Gilbert King (Riverhead)

A MOST REMARKABLE CREATURE: In Search of the Caracaras, by Jonathan Meiburg (Knopf)

THE BONANZA KING: John W. Mackay, Virginia City, and the Fight for the Mighty Comstock Lode, 1859-1883 by Gregory Crouch (Scribner)

UNTITLED COOKBOOK (Clarkson Potter) by Nathalie Coughlin

DID YOU JUST EAT THAT? Double-Dipping, the Five-Second Rule, and Other Creative Inquiries into Food and Bacteria (Norton), by Paul Dawson and Brian Sheldon

TAKING POINT: A Navy SEAL'S Principles for Leading Organizational Change (North Star Way), by Brent Gleeson

RUN FOREVER: How to Start Smart, Get Fast, and Run Healthy for the Rest of Your Life (Center St.), by Amby Burfoot