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New York Times Bestsellers for the week of 2015-02-01, linked to Canton Public Library's Catalog.
  1. American sniper by Chris Kyle with Scott McEwen and Jim DeFelice
    A member of the Navy SEALs who had the most career sniper kills in United States military history discusses his experiences during the Iraq war. Kyle was shot to death in Texas in 2013.
  2. Unbroken by Laura Hillenbrand
    An Olympic runner’s story of survival as a prisoner of the Japanese in World War II after his plane went down over the Pacific.
    Book Review | Sunday Review
  3. Wild by Cheryl Strayed
    A woman’s account of the life-changing 1,100-mile solo hike she took along the Pacific Crest Trail in 1995.
  4. Ghost boy by Martin Pistorius with Megan Lloyd Davies
    The story of a South African man, now living in England, who learned how to communicate and live a full life despite a mysterious disease that left him mute and in a wheelchair; originally published in 2011.
  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. The heart of everything that is by Bob Drury and Tom Clavin
    A biography of the influential Sioux leader Red Cloud examines his military prowess and the Plains Indians’ changing way of life.
  7. Yes please by Amy Poehler
    A humorous miscellany from the comedian and actress, the “S.N.L.” alumna and star of “Parks and Recreation.”
  8. Killing patton by Bill O'Reilly and Martin Dugard
    The host of “The O’Reilly Factor” recounts the strange death of Gen. George S. Patton in December 1945.
  9. Pilgrim's wilderness by Tom Kizzia
    The scion of a wealthy Texas family, now claiming to be the Christian patriarch of a family with 13 children, moves to a remote Alaska town and begins fighting with the government; a journalist's account.
  10. The immortal life of henrietta lacks by Rebecca Skloot
    The story of an African-American woman whose cancerous cells were extensively cultured without her permission in 1951.
    Book Review | First Chapter | Sunday Review | Article Chapter
  11. It was me all along by Andie Mitchell
    A memoir about the author’s long struggle with, and eventual victory over, obesity.
  12. Being mortal by Atul Gawande
    The surgeon and New Yorker writer considers how doctors fail patients at the end of life, and how they can do better.
  13. America's bitter pill by Steven Brill
    The issues in American health care and health care reform, including recent developments.
  14. Finding me by Michelle Knight with Michelle Burford
    The story of a woman kidnapped in Cleveland in 2002, then tortured, who escaped in 2013.
  15. Paris in love by Eloisa James
    An account of a family’s year in Paris.
  16. Oprah by Kitty Kelley
    The biography, from the author of "Nancy Reagan" and "His Way."
  17. 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.
  18. The promise by Rachelle Friedman
    An accident at a bachelorette party inspires the permanently paralyzed bride and her four friends to conceal the identity of the one who caused it.
  19. The life and legend of chris kyle by Michael J Mooney
  20. Alan turing: the enigma by Andrew Hodges
    The life of the British mathematician who broke the Nazis’ wartime codes; the inspiration for the film "The Imitation Game."