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Data Provided by the New York Times
New York Times Bestsellers for the week of 2014-07-27, 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.
    Book Review | Sunday Review
  2. 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.
  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. Blood feud by Edward Klein
    A journalist describes animosity behind the alliance between the Clinton and Obama families.
  5. 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.
  6. A world on fire by Amanda Foreman
    A study of Britain’s crucial role in the American Civil War; first published in 2011.
  7. 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.
  8. Business adventures by John Brooks
    Accounts of 12 Wall Street episodes that illuminate corporate and financial life in America.
  9. 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.
  10. Becoming queen victoria by Kate Williams
    The unexpected rise of one of Britain’s most influential monarchs.
  11. 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.
  12. David and goliath by Malcolm Gladwell
    How disadvantages can work in our favor; from the author of “The Tipping Point” and “Outliers.” 
  13. 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.
  14. 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.
    Book Review
  15. Freedom's forge by Arthur Herman
    How American business produced victory in World War II.
  16. Funny in farsi by Firoozeh Dumas
    A memoir of growing up Iranian in America; first published in 2007.
  17. 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.
  18. I know why the caged bird sings by Maya Angelou
    A memoir of childhood and adolescence by the poet, who died in May.
  19. The art of betrayal by Gordon Corera
    A history of MI6, the British secret service.
  20. Franklin and winston by Jon Meacham
    An account of the friendship between Franklin D. Roosevelt and Winston Churchill; first published in 2003.