Bestsellers — E-Book Nonfiction
New York Times Bestsellers for the week of 2014-07-27, 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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- 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.
- Orange is the new black by Piper Kerman
A memoir by a Brooklyn woman whose relationship with a drug runner gets her sentenced to a year in prison. The basis for the Netflix series, originally published in 2010.
- Blood feud by Edward Klein
A journalist describes animosity behind the alliance between the Clinton and Obama families.
- A three dog life by Abigail Thomas
How Thomas rebuilt her life after her husband suffered a devastating brain injury in a car accident. Originally published in 2006.
- A world on fire by Amanda Foreman
A study of Britain’s crucial role in the American Civil War; first published in 2011.
- 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.
- Business adventures by John Brooks
Accounts of 12 Wall Street episodes that illuminate corporate and financial life in America.
- 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.
- Becoming queen victoria by Kate Williams
The unexpected rise of one of Britain’s most influential monarchs.
- 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.
- David and goliath by Malcolm Gladwell
How disadvantages can work in our favor; from the author of “The Tipping Point” and “Outliers.”
- Devil in the grove by Gilbert King
The Pulitzer Prize-winning account of four black men who were falsely accused of raping a 17-year-old white woman in Groveland, Fla., in 1949.
- Lost in shangri-la by Mitchell Zuckoff
After a jungle plane crash in the wilds of New Guinea in 1945, three survivors were caught between headhunters and enemy Japanese.
- Freedom's forge by Arthur Herman
How American business produced victory in World War II.
- Funny in farsi by Firoozeh Dumas
A memoir of growing up Iranian in America; first published in 2007.
- 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.
- I know why the caged bird sings by Maya Angelou
A memoir of childhood and adolescence by the poet, who died in May.
- The art of betrayal by Gordon Corera
A history of MI6, the British secret service.
- Franklin and winston by Jon Meacham
An account of the friendship between Franklin D. Roosevelt and Winston Churchill; first published in 2003.