Bestsellers — E-Book Nonfiction
New York Times Bestsellers for the week of 2014-08-03, 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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- Business adventures by John Brooks
Accounts of 12 Wall Street episodes that illuminate corporate and financial life in America.
- 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.
- 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.
- The mockingbird next door by Marja Mills
The author’s experience as Harper Lee’s neighbor.
- 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.
- Blood feud by Edward Klein
A journalist describes animosity behind the alliance between the Clinton and Obama families.
- 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.
- Crazy by Rob Dobrenski
The founder of ShrinkTalk.net explains how he deals with his own personal problems and those of the people he treats.
- 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.
- 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.
- 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.
- 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.
- 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.
- Etched in sand by Regina Calcaterra
Five siblings survive childhood abuse, foster care and homelessness on Long Island.
- I know why the caged bird sings by Maya Angelou
A memoir of childhood and adolescence by the poet, who died in May.
- Wild swans by Jung Chang
The story of three generations of women in 20th-century China.
- Quiet by Susan Cain
Introverts — one-third of the population — are undervalued in American society.
- 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.
- 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.