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 Refugee hotel / photographs by Gabriele Stabile ; text by Juliet Linderman.
Book. 319 p.
San Francisco : McSweeney's Books, ©2012.
319 p. : ill. (some color), maps ; 14 x 21 cm.
"Refugee Hotel is a groundbreaking collection of photography and oral histories that documents the experiences of refugees in t...able stories and images are a testament to the complexity and magnitude of the refugee experience."--Label on p.  of cover.
#2 The middle of everywhere : helping refugees enter the American community / Mary Pipher.
Book. xix, 386 p.
Orlando, FL : Harcourt, 2003, ©2002.
xix, 386 p. ; 21 cm.
Over the past decade, Mary Pipher has been a great source of wisdom, helping us to better understand our family members. Now sh...ker, teacher, and therapist, Mary Pipher has once again opened our eyes-and our hearts-to those with whom we share the future.
#3 Saved by her enemy : an Iraqi woman's journey from the heart of war to the heartland of Ameri...
Book. x, 321 p.,  pages of plates
New York : Howard Books, ©2010.
x, 321 p.,  pages of plates : ill. ; 24 cm.
For her entire life, Rafraf had been told that Americans were the enemy. Her understanding of the world, of her place in it, an...ting to kidnap and kill her, she found herself on the receiving end of life-saving help from those she considered her enemies.
#4 God grew tired of us / John Bul Dau with Michael S. Sweeney.
Book. 287 p.
Enfield : Publishers Group UK distributor, 2008.
287 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.
#5 Strength in what remains : [a journey of remembrance and forgiveness] / Tracy Kidder.
Book. 277 p.
New York : Random House, ©2009.
Presents the story of Burundi civil war survivor Deo, who endures homelessness before pursuing an education at Columbia and eventually returning to his native land to help people in both countries.
#6 The wisdom of Sundays : life-changing insights from Super Soul conversations / Oprah Winfrey.
Book. 240 p.
240 p. : ill.(col.) ; 22 cm.
Moments of inspiration from the three-time Emmy Award-winning Super Soul Sunday. Each chapter represents a powerful step in Opr...tiful photographs, including many from Oprah's private property in California, where episodes of Super Soul Sunday are filmed.
#7 An American marriage : a novel / by Tayari Jones.
Book. 308 p.
308 p. ; 24 cm.
Newlyweds Celestial and Roy are the embodiment of both the American Dream and the New South. He is a young executive and she is...ter. After five years, Roy's conviction is suddenly overturned, and he returns to Atlanta ready to resume their life together.
#8 The Dogist : photographic encounters with 1,000 dogs / Elias Weiss Friedman.
Book. 303 p.
303 p. : ill.(col.) ; 21 cm.
When Friedman moved to New York City, he missed the dogs that had surrounded him growing up. He began photographing dogs on the...s its owner has dressed it in, every portrait in this book tells a story and explores the dog's distinct character and spirit.
#9 The woman in the window / A.J. Finn.
Book. 427 p.
427 p. ; 24 cm.
"It isn't paranoia if it's really happening ... Anna Fox lives alone -- a recluse in her New York City home, drinking too much ...agined? Who is in danger? Who is in control? In this gripping Hitchcockian thriller, no one and nothing are what they seem."--
#10 The sparsholt affair / Alan Hollinghurst.
Book. 417 pages
417 pages ; 25 cm.
"From the internationally acclaimed winner of the Man Booker Prize, a masterly new novel that spans seven transformative decade... Affair becomes a meditation on human transience, even as it poignantly expresses the longing for permanence and continuity"--