Bestsellers Collection

The bestsellers collection contains works of fiction, non-fiction, graphic novels, and titles from bestselling authors. The collection is located on the first floor and is available to the whole Upstate community with a loan time of 3-weeks.


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#1 The boy on the wooden box : how the impossible became possible ... on Schindler's list / Leon...
Leyson, Leon, 1929-2013, author.
Book. 231 p.
231 p. : ill., map ; 20 cm.
The biography of Leon Leyson, the only memoir published by a former Schindler's List child.

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#2 Cooked : an inner city nursing memoir / Carol Karels.
Karels, Carol.
Book. 212 p.
Englewood Cliffs, NJ : Full Court Press, ©2005.
212 p. : ill. ; 22 cm.

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#3 Unfu*k yourself : get out of your head and into your life / Gary John Bishop.
Bishop, Gary John, author.
Book. 209 p.
209 p. ; 21 cm.
"What's standing int he way of you living your best life? Most people would reference things like relationships with other peop...he handbook for the resigned and defeated, a manifesto for real life change and unleashing your own greatness." -- Back cover.

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#4 A gentleman in Moscow / Amor Towles.
Towles, Amor, author.
Book. 462 p.
462 p. : map ; 24 cm.
""In all ways a great novel, a nonstop pleasure brimming with charm, personal wisdom, and philosophic insight.this book more th...vel casts a spell as it relates the count's endeavor to gain a deeper understanding of what it means to be a man of purpose"--

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#5 Grant / Ron Chernow.
Chernow, Ron, author.
Book. xxiii, 1074 p., 16 unnumbered pages of plates
xxiii, 1074 p., 16 unnumbered pages of plates : ill., maps ; 25 cm.
Ulysses S. Grant's life has typically been misunderstood. He is often caricatured as a chronic loser and an inept businessman, ... stories together, shedding new light on the man whom Walt Whitman described as "nothing heroic... and yet the greatest hero."

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#6 On fire : the 7 choices to ignite a radically inspired life / John O'Leary.
O'Leary, John, 1977- author.
Book. 272 p.
272 p. ; 24 cm.
"If you could go back in time, would you do it all again? When John O'Leary was just nine years old, he barely survived a devas...ys choose the manner in which you walk it.' Once expected to die, John O'Leary now teaches others how to truly live."--Jacket.

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#7 Janesville : an American story / Amy Goldstein.
Goldstein, Amy, 1957- author.
Book. xiii, 351 p.
xiii, 351 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
"A Washington Post reporter's intimate account of the fallout from the closing of a General Motors' assembly plant in Janesvill... a healthy, prosperous working class. For this is not just a Janesville story or a Midwestern story. It's an American story"--

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#8 Coach Wooden and me : our 50-year friendship on and off the court / Kareem Abdul-Jabbar.
Abdul-Jabbar, Kareem, 1947- author.
Book. 290 p., 16 unnumbered pages of plates
290 p., 16 unnumbered pages of plates : ill. ; 24 cm.
When future NBA legend Kareem Abdul-Jabbar was still an 18-year-old high school basketball prospect from New York City named not only paved the way for his unmatched professional success but also made possible a lifetime of personal fulfillment.

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#9 Sing, unburied, sing : a novel / Jesmyn Ward.
Ward, Jesmyn, author.
Book. 289 p.
289 p. ; 22 cm.
Jojo and his toddler sister, Kayla, live with their grandparents, Mam and Pop, and the occasional presence of their drug-addict...nd sets out across the state for Parchman farm, the Mississippi State Penitentiary, on a journey rife with danger and promise.

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#10 Exit west : a novel / Mohsin Hamid.
Hamid, Mohsin, 1971- author.
Book. 231 p.
231 p. ; 22 cm.
"From the internationally bestselling author of The Reluctant Fundamentalist and How to Get Filthy Rich in Rising Asia, a love ...slender page-turner--both completely of our time and for all time, Mohsin Hamid's most ambitious and electrifying novel yet"--