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Bestsellers — Paperback 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. The glass castle by Jeannette Walls
    The author recalls a bizarre childhood. Originally published in 2005 and the basis of a forthcoming movie.
    First Chapter | Sunday Review
  2. 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
  3. Dunkirk by Joshua Levine
    The history behind the current movie.
  4. 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
  5. On tyranny by Timothy Snyder
    Twenty lessons from the 20th century about the course of tyranny.
  6. The immortal life of henrietta lacks by Rebecca Skloot
    The story of a woman whose cancer cells were cultured without her permission in 1951. Originally published in 2010 and the basis of the HBO movie.
    Book Review | First Chapter | Sunday Review | Article Chapter
  7. The girl with the lower back tattoo by Amy Schumer
    Humorous personal essays by the comedian, actor and writer.
  8. 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.
  9. Evicted by Matthew Desmond
    How poor people repeatedly lose their homes while landlords profit.
    Book Review
  10. Thinking, fast and slow by Daniel Kahneman
    The winner of the Nobel in economic science discusses how we make choices.
    Book Review | Sunday Review