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Data Provided by the New York Times
New York Times Bestsellers for the week of 2017-10-22, linked to Canton Public Library's Catalog.
  1. The glass castle by Jeannette Walls
    The author recalls a bizarre childhood. Originally published in 2005 and the basis of the movie.
    First Chapter | Sunday Review
  2. On tyranny by Timothy Snyder
    Twenty lessons from the 20th century about the course of tyranny.
  3. Being mortal by Atul Gawande
    The surgeon and New Yorker writer considers how doctors fail patients at the end of life, and how they can do better.
    Book Review | Sunday Review
  4. The lost city of the monkey god by Douglas Preston
    A frightening search for a lost civilization in the Honduran rain forest.
  5. Hidden figures by Margot Lee Shetterly
    The story of the black women mathematicians at then-segregated NASA and its precursor. The basis of the movie.
  6. The new jim crow by Michelle Alexander
    A law professor takes aim at the “war on drugs,” mass incarceration and their impact on black men.
  7. Drawdown by Paul Hawken
  8. Thinking, fast and slow by Daniel Kahneman
    The winner of the Nobel in economic science discusses how we make choices.
    Book Review | Sunday Review
  9. Just mercy by Bryan Stevenson
    A law professor and MacArthur grant recipient’s memoir of his decades of work to free innocent people condemned to death.
    Sunday Review
  10. Rogue heroes by Ben Macintyre
    The history of the SAS, Britain's secret special forces unit that sabotaged the Nazis and changed the nature of war.
    Book Review