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Bestsellers — Hardcover Nonfiction

Data Provided by the New York Times
New York Times Bestsellers for the week of 2017-08-27, linked to Canton Public Library's Catalog.
  1. Astrophysics for people in a hurry by Neil deGrasse Tyson
    A straightforward, easy-to-understand introduction to the universe.
  2. Al franken, giant of the senate by Al Franken
    A memoir by the Democratic senator from Minnesota and former “Saturday Night Live” writer.
    Book Review
  3. Hillbilly elegy by JD Vance
    A Yale Law School graduate looks at the struggles of America’s white working class through his own childhood.
  4. Why buddhism is true by Robert Wright
    Neuroscience and psychology findings are used to support Buddhist practice and meditation.
  5. Killers of the flower moon by David Grann
    The story of a murder spree in 1920s Oklahoma that targeted Osage Indians, whose lands contained oil.
    Book Review
  6. Option b by Sheryl Sandberg and Adam Grant
    Insight on facing adversity and building resilience.
  7. Devil's bargain by Joshua Green
    A deeply reported account of the relationship between Donald Trump and his strategist, Steve Bannon.
  8. The big lie by Dinesh D'Souza
    The conservative commentator argues that the American left is a fascist threat.
  9. Conscience of a conservative by Jeff Flake
    The Arizona senator defends traditional conservative values and calls for a return to principle.
  10. Grit by Angela Duckworth
    A psychologist says passion and perseverance are the keys to success.
    Book Review
  11. I can't make this up by Kevin Hart with Neil Strauss
    The comedian’s personal and professional life.
  12. Between the world and me by Ta-Nehisi Coates
    A meditation on race in America.
    Book Review
  13. Rediscovering americanism by Mark R Levin
    The radio host argues that the founding fathers would be shocked by the expansion of modern government.
  14. When breath becomes air by Paul Kalanithi
    A memoir by a physician who received a diagnosis of Stage IV lung cancer at the age of 36.
  15. The book of joy by Dalai Lama and Desmond Tutu
    Two spiritual leaders discuss how to find joy in the face of suffering.