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Bestsellers — Hardcover Nonfiction

Data Provided by the New York Times
New York Times Bestsellers for the week of 2014-08-24, linked to Canton Public Library's Catalog.
  1. 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. 
  2. One nation by Ben Carson with Candy Carson
    Carson, a retired pediatric neurosurgeon, now a Fox News contributor, offers solutions to problems.
  3. In the kingdom of ice by Hampton Sides
    An 1879 polar voyage gone terribly wrong. 
  4. The first family detail by Ronald Kessler
    A reporter divulges details from Secret Service agents about the lives of presidents, ex-presidents and candidates, as well as about the service’s failings. 
  5. Hard choices by Hillary Rodham Clinton
    Clinton’s memoir focuses on her years as secretary of state.
  6. 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. 
  7. The invisible bridge by Rick Perlstein
    Society and politics in America from 1973 to 1976, the years between Nixon’s resignation and the beginning of Ronald Reagan’s ascent.
  8. Blood feud by Edward Klein
    A journalist describes animosity behind the alliance between the Clinton and Obama families.
  9. David and goliath by Malcolm Gladwell
    How disadvantages can work in our favor.
  10. Unbroken by Laura Hillenbrand
    An Olympic runner’s story of survival as a prisoner of the Japanese in World War II.
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  11. Taking the lead by Derek Hough
    A memoir and advice from the dancer, a “Dancing With the Stars” regular.
  12. The mockingbird next door by Marja Mills
    The author’s experience as Harper Lee’s neighbor.
  13. Capital in the twenty-first century by Thomas Piketty
    A French economist’s analysis of centuries of economic history predicts worsening inequality and proposes solutions.
  14. Think like a freak by Steven D Levitt and Stephen J Dubner
    How to solve problems creatively, from the authors of “Freakonomics.”
  15. The nixon defense by John W Dean
    The onetime White House lawyer discusses what Nixon knew and when he knew it, based on the Oval Office tapes. 
  16. I am malala by Malala Yousafzai with Christina Lamb
    The experience of the young Pakistani advocate for women’s education shot by the Taliban.
  17. Lean in by Sheryl Sandberg with Nell Scovell
    The chief operating officer of Facebook urges women to pursue their careers without ambivalence.
  18. Killing jesus by Bill O'Reilly and Martin Dugard
    The host of "The O'Reilly Factor" recounts the events leading up to Jesus’ execution.
  19. Building a better teacher by Elizabeth Green
  20. Flash boys by Michael Lewis
    The world of high-frequency computer-driven trading, from the author of “Liar’s Poker.”