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BookNet bestsellers: Canadian non-fiction

When Neil Young suffered from a rare bout of songwriter’s block he didn’t abandon writing altogether, instead reflecting on his legendary life and career in his memoir, Waging Heavy Peace. Young’s debut into autobiography has earned him the top spot on this week’s Canadian non-fiction bestsellers list.

For the two weeks ending Oct. 14:

1. Waging Heavy Peace, Neil Young
(Blue Rider Press/Penguin, $31.50 cl, 9780399159466)

2. Quinoa Revolution: Over 150 Healthy, Great-Tasting Recipes Under 500 Calories, Patricia Green and Carolyn Hemming
(Penguin Canada, $32 pa, 9780143183785)

3. The Looneyspoons Collection, Janet and Greta Podleski
(Granet Publishing, $34.95 pa, 9780968063156)

4. A Nation Worth Ranting About, Rick Mercer
(Doubleday Canada, $29.95 cl, 9780385676809)

5. Fast Flavours: 110 Simple, Speedy Recipes, Michael Smith
(Penguin Canada, $32 pa, 9780143177647)

6. The Soup Sisters Cookbook: 100 Simple Recipes to Warm Hearts . . . One Bowl at a Time, Sharon Hapton and Pierre A. Lamielle (Appetite by Random House, $22.95 pa, 9780449015599)

7. 1982, Jian Ghomeshi
(Penguin Canada, $30 cl, 9780670066483)

8. The Power of Why, Amanda Lang
(HarperCollins Canada, $29.99 cl, 9781443413183)

9. The Wealthy Barber Returns, David Chilton
(Financial Awareness, $19.95 pa, 9780968394748)

10. The Vegetarian’s Complete Quinoa Cookbook, Mairlyn Smith
(Whitecap Books, $30.07 pa, 9781770500976)

11. The Universe Within: From Quantum to Cosmos, Neil Turok
(House of Anansi Press, $19.95 pa, 9781770890152)

12. The Goal of My Life: A Memoir, Paul Henderson
(Fenn/McClelland & Stewart, $32.99 cl, 9780771046506)

13. Running to Extremes: Ray Zahab’s Amazing Ultramarathon Journey, Steve Pitt and Ray Zahab
(Penguin Canada, $12.99 pa, 9780143179672)

14. Best of Bridge Slow Cooker Cookbook: 200 Delicious Recipes, Sally Vaughan-Johnston
(Robert Rose, $29.95 spiral bound, 9780778804130)

15. Team Canada 1972: The Official 40th Anniversary Celebration of the Summit Series, Andrew Podnieks
(Fenn/M&S, $45 cl, 9780771071195)

16. 100 Grey Cups: This Is Our Game, Stephen Brunt
(M&S, $45 cl, 45 9780771017445)

17. The Book of Kale: The Easy-to-Grow Superfood, Sharon Hanna
(Harbour Publishing, $26.95 pa, 9781550175769)

18. The Book of Awesome, Neil Pasricha
(Berkley/Penguin, $17.50 pa, 9780425238905)

19. Persuasion, Arlene Dickinson
(HarperCollins Canada, $19.99 pa, 9781443405973)

20. Canadian Living: 150 Essential Whole Grain Recipes
(Transcontinental Books $29.95 pa , 9780987747426)