Bestsellers — Hardcover Nonfiction
New York Times Bestsellers for the week of 2014-07-27, 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.
- Hard choices by Hillary Rodham Clinton
Clinton’s memoir focuses on her years as secretary of state and her views about the American role in the world.
- 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.
- David and goliath by Malcolm Gladwell
How disadvantages can work in our favor.
- Think like a freak by Steven D Levitt and Stephen J Dubner
How to solve problems creatively, from the authors of “Freakonomics.”
- I am malala by Malala Yousafzai with Christina Lamb
The experience of the Pakistani girl who advocated for women’s education and was shot by the Taliban.
- Diary of a mad diva by Joan Rivers
Humorous reflections about life, pop culture and celebrities.
- Flash boys by Michael Lewis
The world of high-frequency computer-driven trading; from the author of "Liar's Poker."
- Lean in by Sheryl Sandberg with Nell Scovell
The chief operating officer of Facebook urges women to pursue their careers without ambivalence.
- Killing jesus by Bill O'Reilly and Martin Dugard
The host of "The O'Reilly Factor" recounts the events leading up to Jesus’ execution.
- Thrive by Arianna Huffington
Personal well-being as the indispensable third measure — with money and power — of success.
- The opposite of loneliness by Marina Keegan
Essays and stories by a promising young writer who died in a car crash in 2012.
- How not to be wrong by Jordan Ellenberg
A mathematician shows how his discipline helps us think about problems of politics, medicine and commerce.
- Things that matter by Charles Krauthammer
Three decades’ worth of essays from the conservative columnist.
- The romanov sisters by Helen Rappaport
The story of the daughters of the last czar, who were executed in 1918.
- The closer by Mariano Rivera with Wayne Coffey
A memoir by the great Yankees pitcher.
- Humans of new york by Brandon Stanton
Four hundred color photos of New Yorkers.