Bestsellers — Hardcover Nonfiction
New York Times Bestsellers for the week of 2014-08-24, linked to Canton Public Library's Catalog.
- 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.
- One nation by Ben Carson with Candy Carson
Carson, a retired pediatric neurosurgeon, now a Fox News contributor, offers solutions to problems.
- In the kingdom of ice by Hampton Sides
An 1879 polar voyage gone terribly wrong.
- The first family detail by Ronald Kessler
A reporter divulges details from Secret Service agents about the lives of presidents, ex-presidents and candidates, as well as about the service’s failings.
- Hard choices by Hillary Rodham Clinton
Clinton’s memoir focuses on her years as secretary of state.
- A spy among friends by Ben Macintyre
An account of the British Cold War spy Kim Philby focuses on the two close friends whose trust he betrayed.
- The invisible bridge by Rick Perlstein
Society and politics in America from 1973 to 1976, the years between Nixon’s resignation and the beginning of Ronald Reagan’s ascent.
- Blood feud by Edward Klein
A journalist describes animosity behind the alliance between the Clinton and Obama families.
- David and goliath by Malcolm Gladwell
How disadvantages can work in our favor.
- 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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- Taking the lead by Derek Hough
A memoir and advice from the dancer, a “Dancing With the Stars” regular.
- The mockingbird next door by Marja Mills
The author’s experience as Harper Lee’s neighbor.
- 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.
- Think like a freak by Steven D Levitt and Stephen J Dubner
How to solve problems creatively, from the authors of “Freakonomics.”
- The nixon defense by John W Dean
The onetime White House lawyer discusses what Nixon knew and when he knew it, based on the Oval Office tapes.
- I am malala by Malala Yousafzai with Christina Lamb
The experience of the young Pakistani advocate for women’s education shot by the Taliban.
- Lean in by Sheryl Sandberg with Nell Scovell
The chief operating officer of Facebook urges women to pursue their careers without ambivalence.
- Killing jesus by Bill O'Reilly and Martin Dugard
The host of "The O'Reilly Factor" recounts the events leading up to Jesus’ execution.
- Building a better teacher by Elizabeth Green
- Flash boys by Michael Lewis
The world of high-frequency computer-driven trading, from the author of “Liar’s Poker.”