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Bestsellers — Paperback Nonfiction

Data Provided by the New York Times
New York Times Bestsellers for the week of 2017-07-02, linked to Canton Public Library's Catalog.
  1. On tyranny by Timothy Snyder
    Twenty lessons from the 20th century about the course of tyranny.
  2. No is not enough by Naomi Klein
    Klein describes Trump's "corporate coup" and offers suggestions for how to oppose him.
  3. 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.
  4. The zookeeper’s wife by Diane Ackerman
    How a Warsaw couple sheltered Jews and members of the Resistance during World War II. Originally published in 2007; now the basis of a movie.
    Sunday Review
  5. The glass castle by Jeannette Walls
    The author recalls a bizarre childhood. Originally published in 2005.
    First Chapter | Sunday Review
  6. The devil in the white city by Erik Larson
    A story of how an architect and a serial killer were linked by the World's Fair of 1893.
    Book Review | First Chapter | Sunday Review
  7. 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
  8. The perfect horse by Elizabeth Letts
    The attempt in the closing days of World War II to rescue purebred horses raised for Hitler.
  9. Alexander hamilton by Ron Chernow
    A biography of the first Treasury secretary. Originally published in 2004 and the basis of the Broadway musical.
    Book Review | Sunday Review
  10. 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