Bestsellers — E-Book Nonfiction
New York Times Bestsellers for the week of 2014-11-02, linked to Canton Public Library's Catalog.
- 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.
- Not that kind of girl by Lena Dunham
A collection of revealing and often humorous personal essays from the creator and star of “Girls.”
- The hot zone by Richard Preston
The discovery of the Ebola virus, and the efforts to keep it from spreading; first published in 1994.
- 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 innovators by Walter Isaacson
Studies of the people who created computers and the Internet, beginning in the 1840s.
- 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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- 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.
- As you wish by Cary Elwes with Joe Layden
The making of the movie “The Princess Bride,” 25 years ago.
- Neil patrick harris: choose your own autobiography by Neil Patrick Harris with David Javerbaum
The actor’s life story is structured as a Choose Your Own Adventure book.
- Not my father's son by Alan Cumming
The actor’s memoir describes his abusive father and his family’s secrets as well as his professional experiences.
- How we got to now by Steven Johnson
A history of innovation focused on the development of six key technologies of modern life; the companion volume to a PBS series.
- 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.
- American sniper by Chris Kyle with Scott McEwen and Jim DeFelice
A memoir about battlefield experiences in Iraq by the Navy SEALs sniper.
- Worthy fights by Leon Panetta
The writer’s experience in the Obama administration as director of the C.I.A. and secretary of defense.
- Pay any price by James Risen
- Quiet by Susan Cain
Introverts — approximately one-third of the population — are undervalued in American society.
- A heartbreaking work of staggering genius by Dave Eggers
- 740 park by Michael Gross
- Stop the coming civil war by Michael Savage
The radio host urges true patriots to save the country from the machinations of the left.
- I am malala by Malala Yousafzai with Christina Lamb
The experience of the young Pakistani advocate for women’s education shot by the Taliban.