Bestsellers — Hardcover Nonfiction
New York Times Bestsellers for the week of 2014-11-30, linked to Canton Public Library's Catalog.
- 41 by George W Bush
The former president’s portrait of his father, George H. W. Bush.
- 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.
- Yes please by Amy Poehler
A humorous miscellany from the comedian and actress, an “S.N.L.” alumna and the star of “Parks and Recreation.”
- The andy cohen diaries by Andy Cohen
One year in the (social) life of the TV producer and host of “Watch What Happens Live.”
- Small victories by Anne Lamott
Essays about forgiveness, transformation and grace.
- Being mortal by Atul Gawande
The surgeon and New Yorker writer considers how doctors fail patients at the end of life, and how they can do better.
- The art of asking by Amanda Palmer
An expansion of a popular TED talk by the singer and blogger about the value of art and of pursuing dreams.
- The colder war by Marin Katusa
A hedge fund manager argues that Vladimir Putin’s ambition is to consolidate Russian power by taking control of the world’s energy resources.
- Not that kind of girl by Lena Dunham
Essays from the creator and star of “Girls.”
- What if? by Randall Munroe
Scientific (but often humorous) answers to hypothetical questions, based in part on the author’s website, xkcd.com.
- No hero by Mark Owen with Kevin Maurer
In a follow-up to “No Easy Day,” the Navy SEAL team member Matt Bissonnette, writing pseudonymously, describes the challenges of SEAL training and other missions in which he participated.
- Stonewalled by Sharyl Attkisson
An investigative reporter complains of harassment and intimidation by the Obama administration.
- Undeniable by Bill Nye
The “Science Guy” explains how evolution shapes our lives.
- True love by Jennifer Lopez
The entertainer describes what she learned in the two-year period following her divorce.
- Dreamers and deceivers by Glenn Beck with Kevin Balfe
More little-known stories from America’s past; a follow-up to “Miracles and Massacres.”
- So, anyway... by John Cleese
A memoir by the comedian, actor and writer, a former Python.
- For love of country by Howard Schultz and Rajiv Chandrasekaran
- As you wish by Cary Elwes with Joe Layden
The making of the movie “The Princess Bride,” 25 years ago.
- The innovators by Walter Isaacson
Studies of the people who created computers and the Internet, beginning in the 1840s.
- Jeter unfiltered by Derek Jeter with Anthony Bozza
The Yankee shortstop and team captain looks back over his career.