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New York Times Bestsellers for the week of 2014-09-28, linked to Canton Public Library's Catalog.
  1. 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 nearby C.I.A. station called the “annex” in Benghazi, Libya, in 2012.
  2. 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
  3. What if? by Randall Munroe
    Scientific (but often humorous) answers to hypothetical questions, based in part on the author’s website, xkcd.com.
  4. 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.
  5. Waking up by Sam Harris
    This exploration of consciousness by the author of “The End of Faith” proposes that spirituality can and should be divorced from religion.
  6. World order by Henry Kissinger
    The elder statesman offers a view of how to build an international order in today’s world.
  7. Diary of a mad diva by Joan Rivers
    Humorous reflections about life, pop culture and celebrities.
  8. Between heaven and ground zero by Leslie Haskin
    One woman's harrowing escape from the World Trade Center on 9/11.
  9. 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.
  10. Unphiltered by Phil Robertson with Mark Schlabach
    What the Duck Commander (from the A&E show “Duck Dynasty”) really thinks about various topics.
  11. Orange is the new black by Piper Kerman
    A Brooklyn woman’s prison memoir. The basis for the Netflix series, originally published in 2010.
  12. 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.
  13. In the kingdom of ice by Hampton Sides
    An 1879 polar voyage gone terribly wrong.
  14. Dataclysm by Christian Rudder
    What data from social media reveal about human nature.
  15. The idiot girl and the flaming tantrum of death by Laurie Notaro
    Humorous essays on germs, laser hair removal and airplane etiquette.
  16. Jesus on trial by David Limbaugh
    A lawyer uses his expertise to make an argument that the Bible is factual.
  17. Quiet by Susan Cain
    Introverts — one-third of the population — are undervalued in American society.
  18. Outliers by Malcolm Gladwell
    Why some people succeed — it has to do with luck and opportunities as well as talent.
    Book Review | First Chapter | Sunday Review
  19. I'll drink to that by Betty Halbreich with Rebecca Paley
    A memoir of life unsophisticated New York by Bergdorf Goodman's legendary personal shopper.
  20. Off the sidelines by Kirsten Gillibrand
    The New York senator tells her personal story and urges women to become more involved in politics.