Bestsellers — E-Book Nonfiction
New York Times Bestsellers for the week of 2014-12-28, linked to Canton Public Library's Catalog.
- 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.
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- 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.
- 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.
- 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.
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- 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.
- Deep down dark by Héctor Tobar
An account, based on interviews, of the experience of the 33 Chilean miners who were trapped underground for 69 days in 2010 and, incredibly, rescued.
- Yes please by Amy Poehler
A humorous miscellany from the comedian and actress, the “S.N.L.” alumna and star of “Parks and Recreation.”
- Blush by Shirley Hershey Showalter
A former college president’s memoir of a sheltered Mennonite upbringing.
- Doc by Jack Olsen
How a group of mostly Mormon women brought an abusive physician to justice.
- Doctor who by Alan Kistler
A 50-year history of the television series.
- American sniper by Chris Kyle with Scott McEwen and Jim DeFelice
A former member of the Navy SEALs discusses his battlefield experiences during the Iraq war. Kyle was shot to death in Texas in 2013.
- The 13th gift by Joanne Huist Smith
- Last train to paradise by Les Standiford
- Without you, there is no us by Suki Kim
- The andy cohen diaries by Andy Cohen
One year in the (social) life of the TV producer and host of “Watch What Happens Live.”
- 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.
- 41 by George W Bush
The 43rd president’s portrait of his father, George H. W. Bush, the 41st.
- There was a little girl by Brooke Shields
A memoir of the actress’s life and her complicated relationship with her ambitious, difficult mother.
- Not that kind of girl by Lena Dunham
A collection of revealing and often humorous personal essays from the creator and star of “Girls.”
- Flight to heaven by Dale Black with Ken Gire
Black journeyed to heaven and back in the aftermath of a plane crash in the 1980s of which he was the sole survivor. Originally published in 2010.