Maclean’s Books: We’ve got your weekend covered

This week’s reviews + the bestseller list

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Our latest book reviews:

Operation Paperclip: The Secret Intelligence Program That Brought Nazi Scientists to America, by Annie Jacobsen, Reviewed by Brian Bethune

The Bear, by Claire Cameron, Reviewed by Anne Kingston

I’ll Take You There: Mavis Staples, the Staple Singers and the March Up Freedom’s Highway, by Greg Kot, Reviewed by Michael Barclay

Romance is My Day Job, by Patience Bloom, Reviewed by Sarah Weinman

Collision Low Crossers: A Year Inside the Turbulent World of NFL Football, by Nicholas Dawidoff, Reviewed by Adrian Lee

Bestsellers

FICTION Last week (Weeks on list)
1. THE GOLDFINCH Donna Tartt 1(13)
2. THE INVENTION OF WINGS Sue Monk Kidd 2(4)
3. STILL LIFE WITH BREAD CRUMBS Anna Quindlen (1)
4. THE ORENDA Joseph Boyden 3(21)
5. THE DEAD IN THEIR VAULTED ARCHES Alan Bradley 5(4)
6. SYCAMORE ROW John Grisham 4(14)
7. AN OFFICER AND A SPY Robert Harris (1)
8. UNDER THE WIDE AND STARRY SKY Nancy Horan 6(2)
9. THE GODS OF GUILT Michael Connelly 7(7)
10. DOCTOR SLEEP Stephen King 9(19)

NON-FICTION
1. AN ASTRONAUT’S GUIDE TO LIFE ON EARTH Chris Had?eld 1(14)
2. DAVID AND GOLIATH Malcolm Gladwell 4(18)
3. UNSINKABLE Silken Laumann 2(3)
4. CRAZY TOWN Robyn Doolittle (1)
5. I AM MALALA Malala Yousafzai and Christina Lamb 6(17)
6. DUTY Robert M. Gates 5(3)
7. LITTLE FAILURE Gary Shteyngart 3(2)
8. THE WAR THAT ENDED PEACE Margaret MacMillan 8(14)
9. ORR Bobby Orr 7(15)
10. MY AGE OF ANXIETY Scott Stossel 10(2)

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