Bestsellers — E-Book Nonfiction
New York Times Bestsellers for the week of 2014-04-20, linked to Canton Public Library's Catalog.
- Flash boys by Michael Lewis
The world of high-frequency computer-driven trading, from the author of “Liar’s Poker.”
- Upstairs at the white house by J B West with Mary Lynn Kotz
Reminiscences of five presidents and their families by a former White House major-domo. First published in 1974.
- Heaven is for real by Todd Burpo with Lynn Vincent
A father recounts his 3-year-old son’s encounter with Jesus and the angels during an emergency appendectomy.
- Twelve years a slave by Solomon Northup
The narrative, first published in 1853, of a freeman who was sold into slavery and spent 12 years in bondage before escaping. The basis of the movie.
- Letters from berlin by Margarete Dos and Kerstin Lieff
A daughter traces her German mother’s harrowing experiences in World War II and after.
- The nazi officer's wife by Edith H Beer with Susan Dworkin
The story of a Jewish woman in 1930s Vienna who, with the help of friends, moved to Munich, hid her identity and married a Nazi Party member, thus saving her life.
- 10% happier by Dan Harris
A co-anchor of "Nightline" reports on the science and spiritual dimensions of meditation, and describes how it has improved his life.
- The women of duck commander by Kay Robertson and others with Beth Clark
The “Duck Dynasty” wives discuss their marriages, families and faith.
- Unbroken by Laura Hillenbrand
An Olympic runner’s story of survival as a prisoner of the Japanese in World War II after his plane went down over the Pacific.
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- Killing jesus by Bill O'Reilly and Martin Dugard
Jesus’ life and times, and the events leading up to his execution.
- Thinking, fast and slow by Daniel Kahneman
The winner of the Nobel in economic science discusses how we make choices in business and personal life and when we can and cannot trust our intuitions.
- Uganda be kidding me by Chelsea Handler
Humorous travel stories.
- Quiet by Susan Cain
Introverts — one-third of the population — are undervalued in American society.
- Two old fools on a camel by Victoria Twead
A couple leave their Spanish mountain village to work for a year in the Middle East on the eve of the Arab revolution.
- Yesterday, today, and forever by Maria von Trapp
A presentation of the works of the woman immortalized in "The Sound of Music"; first published in 1975.
- Thrive by Arianna Huffington
Personal well-being as the indispensable third measure — with money and power — of success.
- Swimming with maya by Eleanor Vincent
A mother makes the difficult decision to donate her daughter's organs when she falls into an irreversible coma after an accident. Originally published in 2004.
- Lone survivor by Marcus Luttrell and Patrick Robinson
The only survivor of a Navy SEALs operation in northern Afghanistan describes the battle, his comrades and his courageous escape. The basis of the movie.
- Shocking true story by Gregg Olsen
A true-crime author finds that his own story eclipses the one he is chronicling.
- 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.