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Bestsellers — Hardcover Nonfiction

Data Provided by the New York Times
New York Times Bestsellers for the week of 2015-05-31, linked to Canton Public Library's Catalog.
  1. The wright brothers by David McCullough
    The story of the bicycle mechanics from Ohio who ushered in the age of flight.
    Book Review | Sunday Review
  2. And the good news is . . . by Dana Perino
    The Fox News contributor and former press secretary under President George W. Bush reviews her life and career.
  3. Clinton cash by Peter Schweizer
    An examination of donations made to the Clinton Foundation by foreign entities.
  4. A lucky life interrupted by Tom Brokaw
    The journalist describes year following his diagnosis with multiple myeloma.
  5. The road to character by David Brooks
    The Times columnist extols personal virtues like kindness and honesty in a materialistic age.
    Sunday Review
  6. Bill o'reilly's legends and lies by David Fisher
    Stories of the American West; a companion volume to the Fox News series.
  7. The book of joan by Melissa Rivers
    A memoir of life, often uproarious, with the comedian Joan Rivers, written by her daughter.
  8. It's a long story by Willie Nelson with David Ritz
    The country music star discusses his life’s journey, from selling encyclopedias to professional fame.
  9. Hold still by Sally Mann
    The photographer’s thoughts on art, photography, family and the South.
    Sunday Review
  10. American wife by Taya Kyle with Jim DeFelice
    The widow of Chris Kyle, of “American Sniper” fame, describes her life after his death.
  11. Dead wake by Erik Larson
    The last voyage of the Lusitania, the passenger liner sunk by a German torpedo in 1915.
    Sunday Review
  12. Hope by Amanda Berry and Gina DeJesus with Mary Jordan and Kevin Sullivan
    Two of the women abducted and abused by a Cleveland school bus driver until they escaped after 10 years tell their story.
  13. 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.
    Book Review | Sunday Review
  14. The quartet by Joseph J Ellis
    How Washington, Hamilton, Jay and Madison created the Constitution.
    Sunday Review
  15. Missoula by Jon Krakauer
    The author of “Into the Wild” discusses cases of acquaintance rape in Missoula, Mont., home of the University of Montana.
    Sunday Review
  16. The great war of our time by Michael Morell
    A high-level C.I.A. officer assesses the agency’s counterterrorism successes and failures.
  17. Reagan by H W Brands
  18. On the move by Oliver Sacks
    A memoir by the neurologist and writer, the author of “Awakenings” and many other books.
    Sunday Review
  19. When to rob a bank by Steven D Levitt and Stephen J Dubner
  20. The residence by Kate Andersen Brower
    Fifty years of White House lore, based on interviews with butlers, maids, chefs and other staff members.