Bestsellers — Hardcover 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.
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- 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.
- Blood feud by Edward Klein
A journalist describes animosity behind the alliance between the Clinton and Obama families.
- The mockingbird next door by Marja Mills
The author’s experience as Harper Lee’s neighbor.
- Hard choices by Hillary Rodham Clinton
Clinton’s memoir focuses on her years as secretary of state.
- One nation by Ben Carson with Candy Carson
Carson, a retired pediatric neurosurgeon, now a Fox News contributor, offers solutions to problems in health and education based on capitalism, not government.
- 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.
- Think like a freak by Steven D Levitt and Stephen J Dubner
How to solve problems creatively, from the authors of “Freakonomics.”
- David and goliath by Malcolm Gladwell
How disadvantages can work in our favor.
- Factory man by Beth Macy
The story of a Virginia factory owner’s resistance to offshoring illustrates the effects of globalization on American workers.
- I am malala by Malala Yousafzai with Christina Lamb
The experience of the young Pakistani advocate for women’s education shot by the Taliban.
- Lean in by Sheryl Sandberg with Nell Scovell
The chief operating officer of Facebook urges women to pursue their careers without ambivalence.
- Flash boys by Michael Lewis
The world of high-frequency computer-driven trading.
- Diary of a mad diva by Joan Rivers
Humorous reflections about life, pop culture and celebrities.
- Elephant company by Vicki Constantine Croke
A portrait of an Englishman known as Elephant Bill who supervised, and came to protect, the elephants employed by a teak company in Burma, and trained them to provide assistance during World War II.
- Finding me by Michelle Knight with Michelle Burford
The story of a woman kidnapped in Cleveland in 2002, then tortured, who escaped in 2013.
- Killing jesus by Bill O'Reilly and Martin Dugard
The host of "The O'Reilly Factor" recounts the events leading up to Jesus’ execution.
- Things that matter by Charles Krauthammer
Three decades’ worth of essays from the conservative columnist.
- How not to be wrong by Jordan Ellenberg
A mathematician shows how his discipline helps us think about problems of politics, medicine and commerce.
- The romanov sisters by Helen Rappaport
The story of the daughters of the last czar, who were executed in 1918.