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Bestsellers — Hardcover Nonfiction

Data Provided by the New York Times
New York Times Bestsellers for the week of 2014-08-03, 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. The mockingbird next door by Marja Mills
    The author’s experience as Harper Lee’s neighbor.
  5. Hard choices by Hillary Rodham Clinton
    Clinton’s memoir focuses on her years as secretary of state.
  6. 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.
  7. 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.
  8. Think like a freak by Steven D Levitt and Stephen J Dubner
    How to solve problems creatively, from the authors of “Freakonomics.”
  9. David and goliath by Malcolm Gladwell
    How disadvantages can work in our favor.
  10. Factory man by Beth Macy
    The story of a Virginia factory owner’s resistance to offshoring illustrates the effects of globalization on American workers. 
  11. I am malala by Malala Yousafzai with Christina Lamb
    The experience of the young Pakistani advocate for women’s education shot by the Taliban.
  12. Lean in by Sheryl Sandberg with Nell Scovell
    The chief operating officer of Facebook urges women to pursue their careers without ambivalence.
  13. Flash boys by Michael Lewis
    The world of high-frequency computer-driven trading.
  14. Diary of a mad diva by Joan Rivers
    Humorous reflections about life, pop culture and celebrities. 
  15. Elephant company by Vicki Constantine Croke
    A portrait of an Englishman known as Elephant Bill who supervised, and came to protect, the elephants employed by a teak company in Burma, and trained them to provide assistance during World War II.
  16. Finding me by Michelle Knight with Michelle Burford
    The story of a woman kidnapped in Cleveland in 2002, then tortured, who escaped in 2013.
  17. Killing jesus by Bill O'Reilly and Martin Dugard
    The host of "The O'Reilly Factor" recounts the events leading up to Jesus’ execution.
  18. Things that matter by Charles Krauthammer
    Three decades’ worth of essays from the conservative columnist.
  19. How not to be wrong by Jordan Ellenberg
    A mathematician shows how his discipline helps us think about problems of politics, medicine and commerce.
  20. The romanov sisters by Helen Rappaport
    The story of the daughters of the last czar, who were executed in 1918.