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This week’s reviews, plus the bestsellers list

‘I Forgot to Remember’: Su Meck relies on the accounts of family to create a portrait of her life before suffering ‘complete retrograde amnesia’

‘I Forgot to Remember’: Su Meck relies on the accounts of family to create a portrait of her life before suffering ‘complete retrograde amnesia’

Our latest book reviews:

The Wind is not a River, by Brian Payton, Reviewed by Dafna Izenberg

I forgot to remember: A Memoir of Amnesia, by Su Meck with Daniel de Visé, Reviewed by Cathy Gulli

Mindless: Why Smarter Machines are making Dumber Humans, by Simon Head, Reviewed by Brian Bethune

e.e. cummings: A Life, by Susan Cheever, Reviewed by Mike Doherty

The Burglary: The Discovery of J. Edgar Hoover’s Secret FBI, by Betty Medsger, Reviewed by Colby Cosh

 

Bestsellers, Compiled by Brian Bethune:

FICTION Last week (Weeks on list)
1. THE GOLDFINCH Donna Tartt 1(14)
2. THE INVENTION OF WINGS Sue Monk Kidd 2(5)
3. THE ORENDA Joseph Boyden 4(22)
4. STILL LIFE WITH BREAD CRUMBS Anna Quindlen 3(2)
5. ONE MORE THING B.J. Novak (1)
6. THE DEAD IN THEIR VAULTED ARCHES Alan Bradley 5(5)
7. SYCAMORE ROW John Grisham 6(15)
8. DOCTOR SLEEP Stephen King 10(20)
9. AN OFFICER AND A SPY Robert Harris 7(2)
10.UNDER THE WIDE AND STARRY SKY Nancy Horan 8(3)

NON- FICTION
1. DAVID AND GOLIATH Malcolm Gladwell 2(19)
2. AN ASTRONAUT’S GUIDE TO LIFE ON EARTH Chris Hadfield 1(15)
3. DUTY Robert M. Gates 6(4)
4. CRAZY TOWN Robyn Doolittle 4(2)
5. THE WAR THAT ENDED PEACE Margaret MacMillan 8(15)
6. MY AGE OF ANXIETY Scott Stossel 10(3)
7. UNSINKABLE Silken Laumann 3(4)
8. I AM MALALA Malala Yousafzai and Christina Lamb 5(18)
9. ORR Bobby Orr 9(16)
10. THE TRIPLE PACKAGE Amy Chua and Jed Rubenfeld (1)

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