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Bestsellers — Paperback 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 boys in the boat by Daniel James Brown
    A group of American rowers pursued gold at the 1936 Berlin Olympic Games.
  2. American sniper by Chris Kyle with Scott McEwen and Jim DeFelice
    A memoir recounts the battlefield experiences in Iraq by the Navy SEALs sniper; now a movie.
  3. Things that matter by Charles Krauthammer
    Essays and reflections from a Pulitzer Prize-winning columnist.
  4. David and goliath by Malcolm Gladwell
    How disadvantages can work in our favor; by the author of "The Tipping Point" and "Blink."
    Book Review | Sunday Review
  5. Wild by Cheryl Strayed
    A woman’s account of the life-changing 1,100-mile solo hike she took along the Pacific Crest Trail in 1995; now a movie.
    Book Review | Sunday Review
  6. Unbroken by Laura Hillenbrand
    An Olympic runner’s story of survival as a prisoner of the Japanese during World War II after his plane went down over the Pacific.
    Book Review | Sunday Review
  7. Thinking, fast and slow by Daniel Kahneman
    How we make choices in business and personal life.
    Book Review | Sunday Review
  8. Finding me by Michelle Knight with Michelle Burford
    A young woman tells the story of her decade-long captivity in Cleveland.
  9. Quiet by Susan Cain
    Introverts — approximately one-third of the population — are undervalued in American society.
    Sunday Review
  10. A work in progress by Connor Franta
    A young man charts his course from small-town kid to Internet sensation.
  11. The power of habit by Charles Duhigg
    A Times reporter’s account of the science behind how we form, and break, habits.
    Sunday Review
  12. The new jim crow by Michelle Alexander
    A law professor takes aim at the “war on drugs” and its impact on black men.
  13. Outliers by Malcolm Gladwell
    Why some people succeed — it has to do with luck and opportunities as well as talent.
    Book Review | First Chapter | Sunday Review
  14. Bossypants by Tina Fey
    A memoir from the former “Saturday Night Live” star and creator of “30 Rock.”
    Book Review
  15. Is everyone hanging out without me? by Mindy Kaling
    Observations from the comedy writer and actress.
  16. The immortal life of henrietta lacks by Rebecca Skloot
    A woman's cancer cells were cultured without her permission in 1951.
    Book Review | First Chapter | Sunday Review | Article Chapter
  17. The devil in the white city by Erik Larson
    A story of how an architect and a serial killer were linked by the World's Fair of 1893.
    Book Review | First Chapter | Sunday Review
  18. What the dog knows by Cat Warren
    Canine powers of scent detection and the hidden things dogs can sniff out with their noses: truffles, bedbugs, bombs, drugs, disease and death.
    Sunday Review
  19. Proof of heaven by Eben Alexander
    A neurosurgeon recounts his near death experience during a coma from bacterial meningitis.
  20. How children succeed by Paul Tough
    The author argues that the qualities that matter most have to do with character, not intelligence.
    Sunday Review