Bestsellers — Combined Print Nonfiction
New York Times Bestsellers for the week of 2013-05-12, linked to Canton Public Library's Catalog.
- Let's explore diabetes with owls by David Sedaris
Essays from the humorist on subjects like French dentistry and a North Carolina Costco.
- Lean in by Sheryl Sandberg with Nell Scovell
The chief operating officer of Facebook urges women to pursue their careers without ambivalence.
- Proof of heaven by Eben Alexander
A neurosurgeon recounts his near death experience during a coma.
- Cooked by Michael Pollan
The writer masters recipes and argues that regaining control of cooking will make Americans healthier.
- 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.
- Trident k9 warriors by Michael Ritland with Gary Brozek
A former member of the Navy SEALs describes his subsequent career finding, training and supplying working dogs to the U.S. military.
- Waking up in heaven by Crystal McVea and Alex Tresniowski
What happened during nine minutes of unconsciousness.
- America the beautiful by Ben Carson with Candy Carson
A vision of the nation's future that is informed by a view of its past.
- Dirty wars by Jeremy Scahill
America’s new covert wars, fought by secret commandos.
- Carrie and me by Carol Burnett
The comedian recalls her oldest daughter, who died in 2002.
- American sniper by Chris Kyle
A memoir about battlefield experiences in Iraq by the Navy SEALs sniper.
- My next step by Dave Liniger with Laura Morton
The founder of Re/Max recounts his ordeal with a staph infection that left him paralyzed.
- Quiet by Susan Cain
Introverts — one-third of the population — are undervalued in American society.
- The new digital age by Eric Schmidt and Jared Cohen
The promise and peril of the continuing information and technology revolution for people, nations and business.
- Way of the knife by Mark Mazzetti
The Times’s national security correspondent describes how the lines between the C.I.A. and the American military have been blurred.
- Gulp by Mary Roach
A science writer’s pilgrimage down the digestive tract; by the author of “Stiff,” “Spook,” “Bonk” and “Packing for Mars.”
- Duck commanders by Willie and Korie Robertson with Mark Schlabach
Behind the scenes at the A&E show “Duck Dynasty.”
- Thinking, fast and slow by Daniel Kahneman
The winner of the Nobel in economic science discusses how we make choices in business and personal life and when we can and cannot trust our intuitions.
- I'll see you again by Jackie Hance with Janice Kaplan
The experience of a mother whose three daughters were killed when her sister-in-law drove the wrong way down the Taconic Parkway.
- 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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