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Bestsellers — Hardcover Nonfiction

Data Provided by the New York Times
New York Times Bestsellers for the week of 2015-01-04, linked to Canton Public Library's Catalog.
  1. 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.
  2. 41 by George W Bush
    The former president’s portrait of his father, George H. W. Bush.
  3. What if? by Randall Munroe
    Scientific (but often humorous) answers to hypothetical questions, based in part on the author’s website, xkcd.com.
  4. Yes please by Amy Poehler
    A humorous miscellany from the comedian and actress, a “Saturday Night Live” alumna and the star of “Parks and Recreation.”
  5. Humans of new york by Brandon Stanton
    Four hundred color photos of New Yorkers.
  6. Unbroken by Laura Hillenbrand
    An Olympic runner’s story of survival as a prisoner of the Japanese in World War II; the basis for the movie.
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  7. As you wish by Cary Elwes with Joe Layden
    The making of the movie “The Princess Bride,” 25 years ago.
  8. The andy cohen diaries by Andy Cohen
    One year in the (social) life of the TV producer and host of “Watch What Happens Live.”
  9. Being mortal by Atul Gawande
    The surgeon and New Yorker writer considers how doctors fail patients at the end of life, and offers suggestions for how they can do better.
  10. You can't make this up by Al Michaels with L Jon Wertheim
    The veteran sportscaster, the voice of “Sunday Night Football,” recalls players and games he has observed.
  11. The innovators by Walter Isaacson
    Studies of the people who created computers and the Internet, beginning in the 1840s.
  12. Not that kind of girl by Lena Dunham
    Essays from the creator and star of “Girls.”
  13. Jeter unfiltered by Derek Jeter with Anthony Bozza
    The Yankee shortstop and team captain looks back over his career.
  14. So anyway . . . by John Cleese
    A memoir by the comedian, actor and writer, a former member of the Monty Python troupe.
  15. Small victories by Anne Lamott
    Essays about forgiveness, transformation and grace.
  16. I am malala by Malala Yousafzai with Christina Lamb
    The experience of the young Pakistani advocate for women’s education who was shot by the Taliban and won the Nobel Peace Prize.
  17. Things that matter by Charles Krauthammer
    Three decades’ worth of essays from the conservative columnist.
  18. Dreamers and deceivers by Glenn Beck with Kevin Balfe
    More little-known stories from America’s past; a follow-up to “Miracles and Massacres.”
  19. In the kingdom of ice by Hampton Sides
    An 1879 polar voyage gone terribly wrong.
  20. Food by Jim Gaffigan
    The comedian, author of “Dad Is Fat,” describes his relationship with food.