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Bestsellers — Hardcover Nonfiction

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New York Times Bestsellers for the week of 2014-07-27, linked to Canton Public Library's Catalog.
  1. 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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  2. 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. 
  3. Blood feud by Edward Klein
    A journalist describes animosity behind the alliance between the Clinton and Obama families.
  4. 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.
  5. 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.
  6. 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.
  7. David and goliath by Malcolm Gladwell
    How disadvantages can work in our favor.
  8. Think like a freak by Steven D Levitt and Stephen J Dubner
    How to solve problems creatively, from the authors of “Freakonomics.”
  9. 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.
  10. Diary of a mad diva by Joan Rivers
    Humorous reflections about life, pop culture and celebrities. 
  11. Flash boys by Michael Lewis
    The world of high-frequency computer-driven trading; from the author of "Liar's Poker."
  12. Lean in by Sheryl Sandberg with Nell Scovell
    The chief operating officer of Facebook urges women to pursue their careers without ambivalence.
  13. Killing jesus by Bill O'Reilly and Martin Dugard
    The host of "The O'Reilly Factor" recounts the events leading up to Jesus’ execution.
  14. Thrive by Arianna Huffington
    Personal well-being as the indispensable third measure — with money and power — of success. 
  15. The opposite of loneliness by Marina Keegan
    Essays and stories by a promising young writer who died in a car crash in 2012.
  16. How not to be wrong by Jordan Ellenberg
    A mathematician shows how his discipline helps us think about problems of politics, medicine and commerce.
  17. Things that matter by Charles Krauthammer
    Three decades’ worth of essays from the conservative columnist.
  18. The romanov sisters by Helen Rappaport
    The story of the daughters of the last czar, who were executed in 1918.
  19. The closer by Mariano Rivera with Wayne Coffey
    A memoir by the great Yankees pitcher. 
  20. Humans of new york by Brandon Stanton
    Four hundred color photos of New Yorkers.