1.DOWN THE RABBIT HOLE
by Holly Madison. (Dey Street.) Life inside the Playboy Mansion, by a former bunny and girlfriend of Hugh Hefner.
2.THE WRIGHT BROTHERS
by David McCullough. (Simon & Schuster.) The story of the bicycle mechanics from Ohio who ushered in the age of flight; by the author of “1776” and “The Greater Journey.”
3.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.
by Aziz Ansari with Eric Klinenberg. (Penguin Press.) The comedian enlists a sociologist to help him understand today’s dating scene.
by 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.”