Bestsellers — Combined Print and E-Book Nonfiction
New York Times Bestsellers for the week of 2014-04-27, linked to Canton Public Library's Catalog.
- Flash boys by Michael Lewis
The world of high-frequency computer-driven trading, from the author of “Liar’s Poker.”
- Heaven is for real by Todd Burpo with Lynn Vincent
A father recounts his 3-year-old son’s encounter with Jesus during an appendectomy.
- Face the music by Paul Stanley
A memoir by the Kiss rhythm guitarist.
- Love life by Rob Lowe
The actor’s second book of stories and observations.
- 10% happier by Dan Harris
A co-anchor of "Nightline" reports on the science and spiritual dimensions of meditation and how it has improved his life.
- Thrive by Arianna Huffington
Personal well-being as the indispensable third measure — with money and power — of success.
- Killing jesus by Bill O'Reilly and Martin Dugard
The host of "The O'Reilly Factor" recounts the events leading up to Jesus' execution.
- Upstairs at the white house by J B West with Mary Lynn Kotz
Reminiscences of five presidents and their families by a former White House major-domo. First published in 1974.
- Creativity, inc by Ed Catmull with Amy Wallace
How managers can develop an environment that promotes creativity, by the co-founder and president of Pixar Animation.
- The divide by Matt Taibbi
A journalist contends that economic inequality has created separate systems of justice for the rich and poor.
- 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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- Twelve years a slave by Solomon Northup
The narrative, first published in 1853, of a freeman who was kidnapped and sold into slavery, and spent 12 years in bondage before escaping; the basis of the movie.
- The opposite of loneliness by Marina Keegan
Essays and stories by a promising young writer who died in a car crash in 2012.
- The nazi officer's wife by Edith H Beer with Susan Dworkin
The story of a Jewish woman in 1930s Vienna who, with the help of friends, moved to Munich, hid her identity and married a Nazi Party member, thus saving her life.
- Big tent by edited Mallory Factor and Elizabeth Factor
Essays by well-known conservatives explain how the movement developed.
- Living with a wild god by Barbara Ehrenreich
The author of “Nickel and Dimed” recalls an adolescent mystical experience and reflects on science, religion and life’s meaning.
- Lean in by Sheryl Sandberg with Nell Scovell
The chief operating officer of Facebook urges women to pursue their careers without ambivalence.
- Uganda be kidding me by Chelsea Handler
Humorous travel stories.
- 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.
- The death of money by James Rickards
A portfolio manager warns of the coming collapse of the dollar and the international monetary system and urges small investors to convert money into land and gold.