Bestsellers — Combined Print and E-Book Nonfiction
New York Times Bestsellers for the week of 2014-10-05, linked to Canton Public Library's Catalog.
- 13 hours by Mitchell Zuckoff with members of the Annex Security Team
Six C.I.A. contract employees discuss their experience during the attack on the State Department compound and the C.I.A. station called the “annex” in Benghazi in 2012.
- Unbroken by Laura Hillenbrand
An Olympic runner’s story of survival as a prisoner of the Japanese in World War II.
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- 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.
- An invisible thread by Laura Schroff and Alex Tresniowski
The long friendship between a sales executive and a destitute boy.
- What if? by Randall Munroe
Scientific (but often humorous) answers to hypothetical questions, based in part on the author’s website, xkcd.com.
- Jesus on trial by David Limbaugh
The lawyer and political commentator uses his legal training to evaluate, and affirm, the truthfulness of the Bible.
- World order by Henry Kissinger
The elder statesman offers a view of how to build an international order in today’s world.
- Rise of isis by Jay Sekulow with Jordan Sekulow and others
An examination of the jihadist group and a warning about its dangers.
- 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.
- This changes everything by Naomi Klein
The journalist, author of “The Shock Doctrine,” makes the case for the existence of climate change and argues that the market cannot solve the crisis.
- Tales of a female nomad by Rita Golden Gelman
A memoir by a woman who sold her possessions and embraced the world.
- Napoleon's hemorrhoids by Phil Mason
A historical study of small events that had great impacts.
- Still foolin' 'em by Billy Crystal
The 65-year-old comedian’s reminiscences and his complaints about aging.
- Orange is the new black by Piper Kerman
A Brooklyn woman’s prison memoir. The basis for the Netflix series, originally published in 2010.
- The roosevelts by Geoffrey C Ward and Ken Burns
A companion volume to the PBS series examines the lives of Theodore, Eleanor and Franklin.
- Waking up by Sam Harris
The author of “The End of Faith” proposes that spirituality can and should be divorced from religion.
- Diary of a mad diva by Joan Rivers
Humorous reflections about life, pop culture and celebrities.
- Quiet by Susan Cain
Introverts — approximately one-third of the population — are undervalued in American society.
- One nation by Ben Carson with Candy Carson
Carson, a retired pediatric neurosurgeon, now a Fox News contributor, offers solutions to problems.
- Smoke gets in your eyes by Caitlin Doughty
A young woman takes a job at a crematory.