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Data Provided by the New York Times
New York Times Bestsellers for the week of 2014-09-21, linked to Canton Public Library's Catalog.
  1. 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.
  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; the basis of a movie to be released later this year.
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  3. What if? by Randall Munroe
    Scientific (but often humorous) answers to hypothetical questions, based in part on the author’s website, xkcd.com.
  4. 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; the basis of the movie.
  5. Diary of a mad diva by Joan Rivers
    Humorous reflections about life, pop culture and celebrities.
  6. Unphiltered by Phil Robertson with Mark Schlabach
    What the Duck Commander (from the A&E show “Duck Dynasty”) really thinks about various topics.
  7. 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.
  8. 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.
  9. Elvis and ginger by Ginger Alden
    Elvis Presley’s last love describes their relationship.
  10. The path between the seas by David McCullough
    A history of the creation of the Panama Canal; first published in 1977.
  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. In the kingdom of ice by Hampton Sides
    An 1879 polar voyage gone terribly wrong.
  13. Combat and other shenanigans by Piers Platt
  14. Quiet by Susan Cain
    Introverts — one-third of the population — are undervalued in American society.
  15. The hands of war by Marione Ingram
  16. I hate everyone . . . starting with me by Joan Rivers
    The comedian’s humorous reflections.
  17. Level zero heroes by Michael Golembesky and John R Bruning
  18. All joy and no fun by Jennifer Senior
    A journalist examines how parenting has changed over the past half-century.
  19. A spy among friends by Ben Macintyre
    An account of the British Cold War spy Kim Philby focuses on the two close friends whose trust he betrayed.
  20. Thinking, fast and slow by Daniel Kahneman
    The winner of the Nobel in economic science discusses how we make choices.