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New York Times Bestsellers for the week of 2014-08-03, linked to Canton Public Library's Catalog.
  1. Unbroken by Laura Hillenbrand
    An Olympic runner’s story of survival as a prisoner of the Japanese in World War II.
    Book Review | Sunday Review
  2. America by Dinesh D'Souza
    A defense of America against the view that its power in the world should be diminished; also a documentary film.
  3. Blood feud by Edward Klein
    A journalist describes animosity behind the alliance between the Clinton and Obama families.
  4. The mockingbird next door by Marja Mills
    The author’s experience as Harper Lee’s neighbor.
  5. Orange is the new black by Piper Kerman
    A memoir by a Brooklyn woman whose relationship with a drug runner gets her sentenced to a year in prison. The basis for the Netflix series, originally published in 2010.
  6. 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.
  7. Business adventures by John Brooks
    Accounts of 12 Wall Street episodes that illuminate corporate and financial life in America.
  8. One nation by Ben Carson with Candy Carson
    Carson, a retired pediatric neurosurgeon, now a Fox News contributor, offers solutions to problems in health and education based on capitalism, not government.
  9. Hard choices by Hillary Rodham Clinton
    Clinton’s memoir focuses on her years as secretary of state and her views on America’s role in the world.
  10. Heaven is for real by Todd Burpo with Lynn Vincent
    A 3-year-old’s encounter with Jesus during an appendectomy; the basis of the movie.
    Article Chapter
  11. Outliers by Malcolm Gladwell
    Why some people succeed; from the author of "Blink" and "The Tipping Point."
    Book Review | First Chapter | Sunday Review
  12. Wild by Cheryl Strayed
    A woman’s account of a life-changing 1,100-mile hike along the Pacific Crest Trail during the summer of 1995.
  13. Quiet by Susan Cain
    Introverts — one-third of the population — are undervalued in American society.
  14. The glass castle by Jeannette Walls
    The author recalls a bizarre childhood during which she and her siblings were constantly moved from one bleak place to another.
    First Chapter | Sunday Review
  15. David and goliath by Malcolm Gladwell
    How disadvantages can work in our favor; from the author of "The Tipping Point" and "Outliers."
  16. Think like a freak by Steven D Levitt and Stephen J Dubner
    How to solve problems creatively, from the authors of “Freakonomics.”
  17. Lone survivor by Marcus Luttrell and Patrick Robinson
    The only survivor of a Navy SEALs operation in northern Afghanistan describes the battle, his comrades and his courageous escape. The basis of the movie.
  18. It doesn't take a hero by Norman Schwarzkopf with Peter Petre
    The autobiography of the general who commanded the allied forces in the Persian Gulf war of 1991; first published in 1992.
  19. Is everyone hanging out without me? by Mindy Kaling
    The comedian and actress offers essays about her life.
  20. Crazy by Rob Dobrenski
    The founder of explains how he deals with his own personal problems and those of the people he treats.