Nevertheless, Alec Baldwin
This celebrity bio by Alec Baldwin marched smartly onto the bestseller lists as soon as it was released last month. He tells us right at the start that what makes Alec run is a desire to please his schoolteacher dad, make money and achieve a “certain kind of immortality.” Baldwin is clever, charming and candid about his flaws and bad times.
Option B, Sheryl Sandberg and Adam Grant
After her husband died two years ago, Sheryl Sandberg, COO of Facebook, felt she would never recover. A friend, Adam Grant, a psychologist, told her that after suffering a period of acute grief, people can move through the void. The secret, he told her, is resilience, which is the subject of this timely book.