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Data Provided by the New York Times
New York Times Bestsellers for the week of 2014-08-03, linked to Canton Public Library's Catalog.
  1. 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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  2. Business adventures by John Brooks
    Accounts of 12 Wall Street episodes that illuminate corporate and financial life in America.
  3. 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.
  4. 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.
  5. The mockingbird next door by Marja Mills
    The author’s experience as Harper Lee’s neighbor.
  6. 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.
  7. Blood feud by Edward Klein
    A journalist describes animosity behind the alliance between the Clinton and Obama families.
  8. It doesn't take a hero by Norman Schwarzkopf with Peter Petre
    The autobiography of the general who commanded the allied forces in the Persian Gulf war of 1991; first published in 1992.
  9. Crazy by Rob Dobrenski
    The founder of explains how he deals with his own personal problems and those of the people he treats.
  10. 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.
  11. 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.
  12. Heaven is for real by Todd Burpo with Lynn Vincent
    A father recounts his 3-year-old son’s encounter with Jesus and the angels during an emergency appendectomy.
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  13. Opium fiend by Steven Martin
    A memoir of a ruinous obsession with one of the world’s oldest and most seductive drugs; first published in 2012.
  14. 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.
  15. Etched in sand by Regina Calcaterra
    Five siblings survive childhood abuse, foster care and homelessness on Long Island.
  16. I know why the caged bird sings by Maya Angelou
    A memoir of childhood and adolescence by the poet, who died in May.
  17. Wild swans by Jung Chang
    The story of three generations of women in 20th-century China.
  18. Quiet by Susan Cain
    Introverts — one-third of the population — are undervalued in American society.
  19. 366 days in abraham lincoln's presidency by Stephen A Wynalda
    A day-by-day breakdown of Lincoln’s private, political and military decisions in office.
  20. A message from god by Retha and Aldo McPherson
    The revelatory near-death experiences of a 12-year-old who fell into a coma after a car accident. First published in 2008.