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New York Times Bestsellers for the week of 2014-07-27, 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. Orange is the new black by Piper Kerman
    A Brooklyn woman’s prison memoir. The basis for the Netflix series, originally published in 2010.
  5. 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.
  6. 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.
  7. 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
  8. David and goliath by Malcolm Gladwell
    How disadvantages can work in our favor; from the author of "The Tipping Point" and "Outliers."
  9. 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.
  10. A three dog life by Abigail Thomas
    How Thomas rebuilt her life after her husband sustained a devastating brain injury in a car accident. Originally published in 2006.
  11. A world on fire by Amanda Foreman
    A study of Britain’s crucial role in the American Civil War.
  12. Outliers by Malcolm Gladwell
    Why some people succeed; from the author of "Blink" and "The Tipping Point."
    Book Review | First Chapter | Sunday Review
  13. 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.
  14. Business adventures by John Brooks
    Accounts of 12 Wall Street episodes that illuminate corporate and financial life in America.
  15. Ship of ghosts by James D Hornfischer
    The story of the U.S.S. Houston, a cruiser doomed in the aftermath of Pearl Harbor, and the ordeal of its crew; first published in 2006.
  16. The glass castle by Jeannette Walls
    The author recalls a bizarre childhood during which she was constantly on the move.
    First Chapter | Sunday Review
  17. Capital in the twenty-first century by Thomas Piketty
    A French economist’s analysis of centuries of economic history predicts worsening inequality and proposes solutions.
  18. Becoming queen victoria by Kate Williams
    The unexpected rise of one of Britain’s most influential monarchs.
  19. Think like a freak by Steven D Levitt and Stephen J Dubner
    How to solve problems creatively, from the authors of “Freakonomics.”
  20. 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.