Bestsellers — Hardcover Nonfiction
New York Times Bestsellers for the week of 2014-03-16, linked to Canton Public Library's Catalog.
- The future of the mind by Michio Kaku
A theoretical physicist examines research at the intersection of neuroscience and physics that points to the day when science has a complete map of the brain, making telepathy, mind-controlled robots and uploading memories possible.
- Unbroken by Laura Hillenbrand
An Olympic runner’s story of survival as a prisoner of the Japanese in World War II when his plane goes down over the Pacific.
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- David and goliath by Malcolm Gladwell
How disadvantages can work in our favor; from the author of “The Tipping Point” and “Outliers.”
- Killing jesus by Bill O'Reilly and Martin Dugard
The host of "The O'Reilly Factor" recounts the events leading up to Jesus’ execution.
- The sixth extinction by Elizabeth Kolbert
The New Yorker writer examines the role of man-made influences in causing the planet’s current spasm of plant and animal loss.
- Duty by Robert M Gates
The former defense secretary recounts his experience serving Presidents George W. Bush and Barack Obama during the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan.
- Things that matter by Charles Krauthammer
Three decades’ worth of essays from the conservative columnist.
- Lean in by Sheryl Sandberg with Nell Scovell
The chief operating officer of Facebook urges women to pursue their careers without ambivalence.
- Glitter and glue by Kelly Corrigan
A memoir explores the relationships between mothers and daughters.
- George washington's secret six by Brian Kilmeade and Don Yaeger
The story of the Culper spy ring, which aided the American cause during the Revolution.
- 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.
- Humans of new york by Brandon Stanton
Four hundred color photos of New Yorkers.
- Young money by Kevin Roose
A profile of eight entry-level bankers at leading investment firms in the aftermath of the financial collapse.
- Hrc by Jonathan Allen and Amie Parnes
An account of Hillary Clinton’s years in the State Department.
- All joy and no fun by Jennifer Senior
A journalist examines how parenting has changed over the past half-century.
- The boys in the boat by Daniel James Brown
The University of Washington’s eight-oar crew and their quest for gold at the 1936 Berlin Olympics.
- My promised land by Ari Shavit
An Israeli journalist expresses both solidarity with and criticism of his countrymen in this memoir and history.
- One way out by Alan Paul
An oral history of the Allman Brothers Band.
- Where nobody knows your name by John Feinstein
- The bully pulpit by Doris Kearns Goodwin
The author of “Team of Rivals,” the basis of the film “Lincoln,” turns her attention to the 20th century and explores the relationships between Theodore Roosevelt, William Howard Taft and the muckraking press.