Bestsellers — Paperback Nonfiction
New York Times Bestsellers for the week of 2014-03-16, linked to Canton Public Library's Catalog.
- The monuments men by Robert M Edsel with Bret Witter
Following an Allied group who recovered stolen artworks from the Nazis.
- Lone survivor by Marcus Luttrell and Patrick Robinson
A harrowing Navy SEALs operation.
- Proof of heaven by Eben Alexander
A neurosurgeon recounts his near death experience during a coma.
- Heaven is for real by Todd Burpo with Lynn Vincent
A boy's encounter with Jesus and the angels.
- Wild by Cheryl Strayed
A life-changing hike along the Pacific Crest Trail.
- Outliers by Malcolm Gladwell
Why some people succeed.
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- The power of habit by Charles Duhigg
A reporter for The New York Times presents the science behind how we form, and break, habits.
- Orange is the new black by Piper Kerman
A memoir about a year in a women's prison. The basis for the Netflix series.
- The wolf of wall street by Jordan Belfort
The rise and fall of a financial insider; the basis for the recent film.
- Quiet by Susan Cain
Introverts — one-third of the population — are undervalued in American society.
- Brain on fire by Susannah Cahalan
A young reporter suddenly experiences seizures, hallucinations and near catatonia.
- Is everyone hanging out without me? by Mindy Kaling
The comedian and actress offers essays about her life.
- How children succeed by Paul Tough
An argument that character matters more than intelligence.
- The new jim crow by Michelle Alexander
Taking aim at the "war on drugs" and its impact on black men.
- Thinking, fast and slow by Daniel Kahneman
How we make choices in business and personal life.
- The glass castle by Jeannette Walls
The author recalls her bizarre childhood during which she was constantly on the move.
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- The immortal life of henrietta lacks by Rebecca Skloot
A woman's cancer cells were cultured without permission in 1951.
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- Philomena by Martin Sixsmith
A biography about a single Irish woman and the son she was forced to give up for adoption in the 1950s; now a movie.
- American sniper by Chris Kyle
A memoir about battlefield experiences in Iraq by the Navy SEALs sniper.
- Bossypants by Tina Fey
A memoir from the creator of “30 Rock.”