Bestsellers — Hardcover Nonfiction
New York Times Bestsellers for the week of 2015-01-04, linked to Canton Public Library's Catalog.
- Killing patton by Bill O'Reilly and Martin Dugard
The host of “The O’Reilly Factor” recounts the death of Gen. George S. Patton in December 1945.
- 41 by George W Bush
The former president’s portrait of his father, George H. W. Bush.
- What if? by Randall Munroe
Scientific (but often humorous) answers to hypothetical questions, based in part on the author’s website, xkcd.com.
- Yes please by Amy Poehler
A humorous miscellany from the comedian and actress, a “Saturday Night Live” alumna and the star of “Parks and Recreation.”
- Humans of new york by Brandon Stanton
Four hundred color photos of New Yorkers.
- Unbroken by Laura Hillenbrand
An Olympic runner’s story of survival as a prisoner of the Japanese in World War II; the basis for the movie.
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- As you wish by Cary Elwes with Joe Layden
The making of the movie “The Princess Bride,” 25 years ago.
- The andy cohen diaries by Andy Cohen
One year in the (social) life of the TV producer and host of “Watch What Happens Live.”
- Being mortal by Atul Gawande
The surgeon and New Yorker writer considers how doctors fail patients at the end of life, and offers suggestions for how they can do better.
- You can't make this up by Al Michaels with L Jon Wertheim
The veteran sportscaster, the voice of “Sunday Night Football,” recalls players and games he has observed.
- The innovators by Walter Isaacson
Studies of the people who created computers and the Internet, beginning in the 1840s.
- Not that kind of girl by Lena Dunham
Essays from the creator and star of “Girls.”
- Jeter unfiltered by Derek Jeter with Anthony Bozza
The Yankee shortstop and team captain looks back over his career.
- So anyway . . . by John Cleese
A memoir by the comedian, actor and writer, a former member of the Monty Python troupe.
- Small victories by Anne Lamott
Essays about forgiveness, transformation and grace.
- I am malala by Malala Yousafzai with Christina Lamb
The experience of the young Pakistani advocate for women’s education who was shot by the Taliban and won the Nobel Peace Prize.
- Things that matter by Charles Krauthammer
Three decades’ worth of essays from the conservative columnist.
- Dreamers and deceivers by Glenn Beck with Kevin Balfe
More little-known stories from America’s past; a follow-up to “Miracles and Massacres.”
- In the kingdom of ice by Hampton Sides
An 1879 polar voyage gone terribly wrong.
- Food by Jim Gaffigan
The comedian, author of “Dad Is Fat,” describes his relationship with food.