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Best Books of 2011

Year-End Honors by Book
Best Books of 2011 Honors by Book - Fiction Ranking (updated mar 1 2012)
Best Books of 2011 Honors by Book - Nonfiction Ranking (updated nov 30 2011)

04/16/2012: 2012 Pulitzer Prize Finalists for Fiction
03/01/2012: ALA Notable Books for Fiction 2012
02/21/2012: 2012 PEN/Faulkner Award Finalists
01/21/2012: 2011 National Book Critics Circle Award Finalists for Fiction
12/18/2011: New Yorker Favorite Books From 2011
12/07/2011: Economist Books of the Year
12/07/2011: TIME Magazine Top 10 Fiction Books of 2011
11/30/2011: New York Times 10 Best Books of 2011 Fiction | Nonfiction
11/21/2011: New York Times 100 Notable Books of 2011
11/17/2011: Library Journal Best Books 2011: The Top Ten
11/08/2011: Amazon Top 10 Literature & Fiction of 2011 | Best Books of 2011
11/07/2011: Publisher's Weekly BestBooks of 2011
10/18/2011: The Sense of an Ending by Julian Barnes wins the 2011 Man Booker Prize
10/12/2011: 2011 National Book Award Finalists for Fiction | Nonfiction
09/06/2011: 2011 Man Booker Prize Shortlist


Top 5 Fiction


The Tiger's Wife by Téa Obreht
Available March 8, 2011
963 reviews (352p)
(Amazon Top100 finalist) (PW Fiction finalist) (Amazon Top10Lit finalist) (LJ Top10 finalist) (MK Top finalist) (NYT100 finalist) (B&N Fiction finalist) (Hudson Fiction finalist) (NYT Top10 finalist) (Econ finalist) (NBA finalist) (NYTimes Best of 2010) (Amazon Best of 2010) (ALA Best of 2010)
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Billy Lynn's Long Halftime Walk by Ben Fountain
Available May 1, 2012
962 reviews (320p)
(Amazon Top100 finalist) (WP Top10 finalist) (NYT100 finalist) (Time Top10 finalist) (Kirkus Top25 finalist) (LJ Top10 finalist) (Amazon Top10Lit finalist) (NBCCA winner) (NBA finalist) (LATimes winner) (TIME Best of 2010) (Amazon Best of 2010) (ALA Best of 2010)
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The Goldfinch by Donna Tartt
Available October 22, 2013
31594 reviews (784p)
(Amazon Top10Lit finalist) (Amazon Top100 finalist) (NYT100 finalist) (NYT Top10 finalist) (Econ finalist) (MK Top finalist) (PP winner) (NBCCA finalist) (NYTimes Best of 2010) (Amazon Best of 2010) (ALA Best of 2010)
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Top Fiction


A Brief History of Seven Killings by Marlon James
Available October 2, 2014
598 reviews (704p)
(Amazon Top100 finalist) (NYT100 finalist) (PW Top10 finalist) (WP Top10 finalist) (LJ Top10 finalist) (Time Top10 finalist) (Econ finalist) (MK Top finalist) (NBCCA finalist) (Booker winner) (TIME Best of 2010)
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A Little Life by Hanya Yanagihara
Available March 10, 2015
3577 reviews (736p)
(PW Fiction finalist) (Hudson Fiction finalist) (Amazon Top100 finalist) (Amazon Top10Lit finalist) (WP Top10 finalist) ( finalist) (NYT100 finalist) (Econ finalist) (NBA finalist) (Booker finalist) (Amazon Best of 2010) (ALA Best of 2010) (Booklist finalist)
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The Underground Railroad by Colson Whitehead
Available August 2, 2016
4738 reviews (320p)
(PW Top10 finalist) (PW Fiction finalist) ( finalist) (Amazon Top10Lit finalist) (WP Top10 finalist) (NYT100 finalist) (NYT Top10 finalist) (Time Top10 finalist) (LJ Top10 finalist) (MK Top finalist) (PP winner) (PW ANMCT finalist) (NBA winner) ( finalist) ( finalist) ( finalist) (NYTimes Best of 2010) (TIME Best of 2010) (Amazon Best of 2010) (ALA Best of 2010)
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Sing, Unburied, Sing by Jesmyn Ward
Available September 5, 2017
841 reviews (304p)
(NYT Top10 finalist) (Amazon Top10Lit finalist) (PW Top10 finalist) (WP Top10 finalist) (Time Top10 finalist) (NBCCA finalist) (NBA winner) (PF finalist) (NYTimes Best of 2010) (LATimes finalist) (TIME Best of 2010) (Amazon Best of 2010) (ALA Best of 2010)
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Top 5 Fiction


There There by Tommy Orange
Available June 5, 2018
953 reviews (304p)
(NYT Top10 finalist) (Time Top10 finalist) (Amazon Top10Lit finalist) (WP Top10 finalist) (LJ Top10 finalist) (PP finalist) (NYTimes Best of 2010) (TIME Best of 2010) (Amazon Best of 2010) (ALA Best of 2010)
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Lost Children Archive by Valeria Luiselli
Available February 12, 2019
157 reviews (400p)
( finalist) (NYT Top10 finalist) (Time Top10 finalist) (NBCCA finalist) (NYTimes Best of 2010) (TIME Best of 2010) (ALA Best of 2010)
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The Marriage Plot by Jeffrey Eugenides
Available October 11, 2011
755 reviews (496p)
(Amazon Top100 finalist) (PW Top10 finalist) (Amazon Top10Lit finalist) (LJ More Best finalist) (NYT100 finalist) (Kirkus Top25 finalist) (B&N Fiction finalist) (Econ finalist) (NPR finalist) (NBCCA finalist) (Amazon Best of 2010)
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Bring Up the Bodies by Hilary Mantel
Available May 8, 2012
1639 reviews (432p)
(Amazon Top10Lit finalist) (Amazon Top100 finalist) (PW Top10 finalist) (B&N Fiction finalist) (WP Top10 finalist) (NYT100 finalist) (NYT Top10 finalist) (Time Top10 finalist) (Econ finalist) (Booker winner) (NYTimes Best of 2010) (TIME Best of 2010) (Amazon Best of 2010)
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Life After Life by Kate Atkinson
Available April 2, 2013
3820 reviews (544p)
(Amazon Top10Lit finalist) (Amazon Top100 finalist) (PW Fiction finalist) (NYT100 finalist) (Time Top10 finalist) (LJ More Best finalist) (Econ finalist) (Hudson Fiction finalist) (NYT Top10 finalist) (NYTimes Best of 2010) (TIME Best of 2010) (Amazon Best of 2010) (ALA Best of 2010)
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Top Fiction


Euphoria by Lily King
Available June 3, 2014
1512 reviews (256p)
(Amazon Top100 finalist) (NYT100 finalist) (Amazon Top10Lit finalist) (PW Fiction finalist) (NYT Top10 finalist) (Time Top10 finalist) (NBCCA finalist) (NYTimes Best of 2010) (TIME Best of 2010) (Amazon Best of 2010)
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The Sympathizer by Viet Thanh Nguyen
Available April 7, 2015
2155 reviews (384p)
(Amazon Top10Lit finalist) (LJ Top10 finalist) (NYT100 finalist) (PW Fiction finalist) (Amazon Top100 finalist) (PP winner) (PF finalist) (Amazon Best of 2010) (ALA Best of 2010) (Booklist finalist)
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Swing Time by Zadie Smith
Available November 15, 2016
374 reviews (416p)
(Amazon Top10Lit finalist) (WP Top10 finalist) (NYT100 finalist) (Time Top10 finalist) (Econ finalist) ( finalist) (NBCCA finalist) (PW ANMCT finalist) ( finalist) ( finalist) ( finalist) (LATimes finalist) (TIME Best of 2010) (Amazon Best of 2010) (Econ finalist)
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Exit West by Mohsin Hamid
Available March 7, 2017
948 reviews (240p)
(NYT Top10 finalist) (Amazon Top10Lit finalist) (Econ finalist) (Time Top10 finalist) (NBCCA finalist) (Booker finalist) (NYTimes Best of 2010) (LATimes winner) (TIME Best of 2010) (Amazon Best of 2010) (ALA Best of 2010)
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Top 5 Fiction


Washington Black by Esi Edugyan
Available September 18, 2018
474 reviews (352p)
(NYT Top10 finalist) (Time Top10 finalist) (Amazon Top10Lit finalist) (Econ finalist) (WP Top10 finalist) (Booker finalist) (NYTimes Best of 2010) (TIME Best of 2010) (LATimes finalist) (Amazon Best of 2010) (ALA Best of 2010)
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The Nickel Boys by Colson Whitehead
Available July 16, 2019
1579 reviews (224p)
(PW Top10 finalist) (Amazon Top100 finalist) (Amazon Top10Lit finalist) ( finalist) (LJ Top10 finalist) (Time Top10 finalist) (PP winner) (NBCCA finalist) ( winner) (LATimes finalist) (TIME Best of 2010) (Amazon Best of 2010) (ALA Best of 2010)
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1Q84 by Haruki Murakami
Available October 25, 2011
1703 reviews (928p)
(Amazon Top100 finalist) (Amazon Top10Lit finalist) (LJ Top10 finalist) (NYT100 finalist) (Kirkus Top25 finalist) (B&N Fiction finalist) (WP Top10 finalist) (Econ finalist) (Amazon Best of 2010)
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NW by Zadie Smith
Available September 4, 2012
246 reviews (400p)
(Amazon Top100 finalist) (NYT100 finalist) (NYT Top10 finalist) (Time Top10 finalist) (LJ Top10 finalist) (NBCCA finalist) (NYTimes Best of 2010) (TIME Best of 2010)
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Tenth of December by George Saunders
Available January 8, 2013
1118 reviews (272p)
(Amazon Top10Lit finalist) (Amazon Top100 finalist) (PW Fiction finalist) (NYT100 finalist) (NYT Top10 finalist) (Time Top10 finalist) (MK Top finalist) (NBA finalist) (NYTimes Best of 2010) (TIME Best of 2010) (Amazon Best of 2010)
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Top Fiction


All the Light We Cannot See by Anthony Doerr
Available May 6, 2014
28875 reviews (544p)
(Amazon Top100 finalist) (NYT100 finalist) (Amazon Top10Lit finalist) (NYT Top10 finalist) (Hudson Fiction finalist) (PP winner) (NBA finalist) (NYTimes Best of 2010) (Amazon Best of 2010) (ALA Best of 2010)
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City on Fire by Garth Risk Hallberg
Available October 13, 2015
501 reviews (944p)
(Amazon Top10Lit finalist) (LJ More Best finalist) (NYT100 finalist) (MK Top finalist) (Amazon Top100 finalist) (Amazon Best of 2010) (Booklist finalist)
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Moonglow by Michael Chabon
Available November 22, 2016
659 reviews (448p)
(Amazon Top10Lit finalist) (NYT100 finalist) (MK Top finalist) ( finalist) (AmzSpotlight finalist) (NBCCA finalist) (PW ANMCT finalist) ( finalist) ( finalist) (Amazon Best of 2010)
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Lincoln in the Bardo by George Saunders
Available February 14, 2017
2022 reviews (368p)
(Amazon Top10Lit finalist) (Econ finalist) (WP Top10 finalist) (Time Top10 finalist) (LJ Top10 finalist) (Booker winner) (TIME Best of 2010) (Amazon Best of 2010) (ALA Best of 2010)
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Top 5 Fiction


The Great Believers by Rebecca Makkai
Available June 19, 2018
461 reviews (432p)
(NYT Top10 finalist) (LJ Top10 finalist) (PP finalist) (NBA finalist) (NYTimes Best of 2010) (LATimes winner) (ALA Best of 2010)
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The Topeka School by Ben Lerner
Available October 1, 2019
229 reviews (304p)
(WP Top10 finalist) (NYT Top10 finalist) (Time Top10 finalist) (PP finalist) (NBCCA finalist) ( winner) (NYTimes Best of 2010) (TIME Best of 2010) (LATimes winner) (ALA Best of 2010)
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The Art of Fielding by Chad Harbach
Available September 7, 2011
1414 reviews (528p)
(Amazon Top100 finalist) (Amazon Top10Lit finalist) (MK Top finalist) (NYT100 finalist) (B&N Fiction finalist) (NYT Top10 finalist) (New Yorker finalist) (NPR finalist) (NYTimes Best of 2010) (Amazon Best of 2010) (ALA Best of 2010)
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The Orphan Master's Son by Adam Johnson
Available January 10, 2012
3136 reviews (464p)
(Amazon Top10Lit finalist) (Amazon Top100 finalist) (B&N Fiction finalist) (PP winner) (NBCCA finalist) (Amazon Best of 2010) (ALA Best of 2010)
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A Constellation of Vital Phenomena by Anthony Marra
Available May 7, 2013
1137 reviews (400p)
(Amazon Top100 finalist) (PW Top10 finalist) (NYT100 finalist) (LJ Top10 finalist) (WP Top10 finalist) (ALA Best of 2010)
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Top Fiction


Redeployment by Phil Klay
Available March 4, 2014
1034 reviews (304p)
(Amazon Top100 finalist) (NYT100 finalist) (Amazon Top10Lit finalist) (NYT Top10 finalist) (Time Top10 finalist) (MK Top finalist) (NBA winner) (NYTimes Best of 2010) (TIME Best of 2010) (Amazon Best of 2010)
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The Story of the Lost Child by Elena Ferrante
Available September 1, 2015
1008 reviews (480p)
(Amazon Top10Lit finalist) (NYT100 finalist) (Econ finalist) (Time Top10 finalist) (NYT Top10 finalist) (MK Top finalist) (PW Top10 finalist) (Amazon Top100 finalist) (NYTimes Best of 2010) (TIME Best of 2010) (Amazon Best of 2010) (Booklist finalist)
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LaRose by Louise Erdrich
Available May 10, 2016
644 reviews (384p)
(PW Fiction finalist) (Amazon Top100 finalist) (NYT100 finalist) ( finalist) (Amz BoYSF finalist) (NBCCA winner) (PW ANMCT finalist) (PF finalist) ( finalist) ( finalist) (WashPost finalist)
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Pachinko by Min Jin Lee
Available February 7, 2017
2891 reviews (496p)
(NYT Top10 finalist) (Amazon Top10Lit finalist) (NBA finalist) (NYTimes Best of 2010) (Amazon Best of 2010) (ALA Best of 2010)
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Top 5 Fiction


The Overstory by Richard Powers
Available April 3, 2018
1354 reviews (p)
(Time Top10 finalist) (WP Top10 finalist) (LJ Top10 finalist) (PP winner) (PF finalist) (Booker finalist) (TIME Best of 2010) (ALA Best of 2010)
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Trust Exercise by Susan Choi
Available April 9, 2019
214 reviews (272p)
(PW Top10 finalist) (Time Top10 finalist) (Econ finalist) (NBA winner) (TIME Best of 2010) (ALA Best of 2010)
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OPEN CITY by Teju Cole
Available February 8, 2011
208 reviews (p)
(NYT100 finalist) (Kirkus Top25 finalist) (Time Top10 finalist) (Econ finalist) (New Yorker finalist) (NPR finalist) (NBCCA finalist) (TIME Best of 2010)
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A Hologram for the King by Dave Eggers
Available June 19, 2012
326 reviews (328p)
(Amazon Top10Lit finalist) (Amazon Top100 finalist) (PW Fiction finalist) (NYT100 finalist) (NYT Top10 finalist) (Kirkus Top25 finalist) (MK Top finalist) (NBA finalist) (NYTimes Best of 2010) (Amazon Best of 2010) (ALA Best of 2010)
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The Son by Philipp Meyer
Available May 28, 2013
2560 reviews (576p)
(Amazon Top10Lit finalist) (Amazon Top100 finalist) (NYT100 finalist) (LJ More Best finalist) (WP Top10 finalist) (Hudson Fiction finalist) (PP finalist) (Amazon Best of 2010)
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Top Fiction


The Bone Clocks by David Mitchell
Available September 2, 2014
1679 reviews (640p)
(Amazon Top100 finalist) (NYT100 finalist) (Amazon Top10Lit finalist) (LJ Top10 finalist) (Hudson Fiction finalist) (Time Top10 finalist) (TIME Best of 2010) (Amazon Best of 2010) (ALA Best of 2010)
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Fates and Furies by Lauren Groff
Available September 15, 2015
1998 reviews (400p)
(Amazon Top10Lit finalist) (LJ Top10 finalist) (WP Top10 finalist) ( finalist) (NYT100 finalist) (Amazon Top100 finalist) (Time Top10 finalist) (NBCCA finalist) (NBA finalist) (TIME Best of 2010) (Amazon Best of 2010) (Booklist finalist)
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Imagine Me Gone by Adam Haslett
Available May 3, 2016
378 reviews (368p)
( finalist) (Time Top10 finalist) (PP finalist) (NBCCA finalist) ( finalist) (TIME1 finalist) (TIME Best of 2010) (LATimes winner) (NBALong finalist)
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White Tears by Hari Kunzru
Available March 14, 2017
87 reviews (288p)
(PW Top10 finalist) (Econ finalist) (Time Top10 finalist) (TIME Best of 2010)
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Top 5 Fiction


The Mars Room by Rachel Kushner
Available April 3, 2018
301 reviews (p)
(Time Top10 finalist) (NBCCA finalist) (Booker finalist) (TIME Best of 2010) (ALA Best of 2010)
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On Earth We're Briefly Gorgeous by Ocean Vuong
Available June 4, 2019
758 reviews (256p)
( finalist) (WP Top10 finalist) (LJ Top10 finalist) (Amazon Top100 finalist) (Amazon Top10Lit finalist) (Time Top10 finalist) (PF finalist) (TIME Best of 2010) (Amazon Best of 2010) (ALA Best of 2010)
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Top Fiction


Lila by Marilynne Robinson
Available October 7, 2014
1177 reviews (272p)
(Amazon Top100 finalist) (NYT100 finalist) (PW Fiction finalist) (Econ finalist) (MK Top finalist) (NBCCA winner) (NBA finalist)
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The Meursault Investigation by Kamel Daoud
Available June 2, 2015
190 reviews (160p)
(PW Fiction finalist) (Amazon Top100 finalist) (LJ More Best finalist) (NYT100 finalist) (Time Top10 finalist) (MK Top finalist) (TIME Best of 2010)
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The Ministry of Utmost Happiness by Arundhati Roy
Available June 6, 2017
424 reviews (464p)
(Amazon Top10Lit finalist) (NBCCA finalist) (Amazon Best of 2010)
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Notable Fiction


Honeydew by Edith Pearlman
Available January 6, 2015
121 reviews (288p)
(NYT100 finalist) (Booklist finalist)
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Black River by S. M. Hulse
Available January 20, 2015
172 reviews (240p)
(ALA Best of 2010)
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Get in Trouble: Stories by Kelly Link
Available February 3, 2015
160 reviews (352p)
(Time Top10 finalist) (PP finalist) (TIME Best of 2010)
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A Spool of Blue Thread by Anne Tyler
Available February 10, 2015
4066 reviews (368p)
(Amazon Top100 finalist) (LJ More Best finalist) (Booker finalist) (Booklist finalist)
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The Whites by Richard Price
Available February 17, 2015
672 reviews (352p)
(NYT100 finalist) (MK Top finalist)
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Satin Island by Tom McCarthy
Available February 17, 2015
81 reviews (208p)
(PW Fiction finalist) (Booker finalist)
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The Buried Giant by Kazuo Ishiguro
Available March 3, 2015
1061 reviews (317p)
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Crow Fair: Stories by Thomas McGuane
Available March 3, 2015
77 reviews (288p)
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The Sellout by Paul Beatty
Available March 3, 2015
968 reviews (304p)
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Delicious Foods by James Hannaham
Available March 17, 2015
121 reviews (384p)
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The Harder They Come by T. C. Boyle
Available March 31, 2015
294 reviews (400p)
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The Turner House by Angela Flournoy
Available April 14, 2015
496 reviews (352p)
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The Fishermen by Chigozie Obioma
Available April 14, 2015
190 reviews (304p)
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God Help the Child by Toni Morrison
Available April 21, 2015
880 reviews (192p)
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A God in Ruins by Kate Atkinson
Available May 5, 2015
952 reviews (480p)
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The Making of Zombie Wars by Aleksandar Hemon
Available May 5, 2015
27 reviews (320p)
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A Hand Reached Down To Guide Me by David Gates
Available May 19, 2015
37 reviews (336p)
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Our Souls at Night by Kent Haruf
Available May 26, 2015
2565 reviews (192p)
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In the Country: Stories by Mia Alvar
Available June 16, 2015
92 reviews (368p)
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A Hanging At Cinder Bottom by Glenn Taylor
Available July 13, 2015
33 reviews (400p)
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Fortune Smiles: Stories by Adam Johnson
Available August 18, 2015
238 reviews (320p)
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A Manual For Cleaning Women: Selected Stories by Lucia Berlin
Available August 18, 2015
355 reviews (432p)
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Did You Ever Have a Family by Bill Clegg
Available September 1, 2015
536 reviews (304p)
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Purity by Jonathan Franzen
Available September 1, 2015
1015 reviews (576p)
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Beauty Is a Wound by Eka Kurniawan
Available September 8, 2015
46 reviews (384p)
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Undermajordomo Minor by Patrick deWitt
Available September 15, 2015
179 reviews (336p)
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The Story of My Teeth by Valeria Luiselli
Available September 15, 2015
83 reviews (184p)
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The Heart Goes Last by Margaret Atwood
Available September 29, 2015
647 reviews (320p)
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The Tsar of Love and Techno by Anthony Marra
Available October 6, 2015
252 reviews (352p)
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The Secret Chord by Geraldine Brooks
Available October 6, 2015
715 reviews (320p)
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Thirteen Ways of Looking by Colum McCann
Available October 13, 2015
177 reviews (256p)
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Submission by Michel Houellebecq
Available October 20, 2015
361 reviews (256p)
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Slade House by David Mitchell
Available October 27, 2015
617 reviews (256p)
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The Mare by Mary Gaitskill
Available November 3, 2015
180 reviews (464p)
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The Green Road by Anne Enright
Available November 9, 2015
254 reviews (385p)
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A Wild Swan: And Other Tales by Michael Cunningham
Available November 10, 2015
60 reviews (144p)
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My Name Is Lucy Barton by Elizabeth Strout
Available January 12, 2016
2494 reviews (208p)
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The Vegetarian by Han Kang
Available February 2, 2016
597 reviews (192p)
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A Doubter's Almanac by Ethan Canin
Available February 16, 2016
232 reviews (576p)
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The North Water by Ian McGuire
Available March 15, 2016
1042 reviews (272p)
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Zero K by Don DeLillo
Available May 3, 2016
238 reviews (288p)
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The Sport of Kings by C. E. Morgan
Available May 3, 2016
220 reviews (560p)
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Homegoing by Yaa Gyasi
Available June 7, 2016
2012 reviews (320p)
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The Girls by Emma Cline
Available June 14, 2016
1871 reviews (368p)
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Barkskins by Annie Proulx
Available June 14, 2016
897 reviews (736p)
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The Mandibles: A Family, 2029-2047 by Lionel Shriver
Available June 21, 2016
341 reviews (416p)
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Christodora by Tim Murphy
Available August 2, 2016
173 reviews (496p)
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Another Brooklyn by Jacqueline Woodson
Available August 9, 2016
343 reviews (192p)
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The Nix by Nathan Hill
Available August 30, 2016
1145 reviews (640p)
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A Gentleman in Moscow by Amor Towles
Available September 6, 2016
11521 reviews (480p)
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Commonwealth by Ann Patchett
Available September 13, 2016
2489 reviews (336p)
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News of the World by Paulette Jiles
Available October 4, 2016
2390 reviews (224p)
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The Perfect Nanny by Leila Slimani
Available January 9, 2018
546 reviews (238p)
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An American Marriage by Tayari Jones
Available February 6, 2018
2984 reviews (320p)
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The Friend by Sigrid Nunez
Available February 6, 2018
308 reviews (224p)
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Asymmetry by Lisa Halliday
Available February 6, 2018
307 reviews (288p)
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Don't Skip out on Me by Willy Vlautin
Available February 13, 2018
51 reviews (304p)
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Where the Dead Sit Talking by Brandon Hobson
Available February 20, 2018
52 reviews (288p)
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Circe by Madeline Miller
Available April 10, 2018
2081 reviews (400p)
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Slave Old Man by Patrick Chamoiseau
Available May 1, 2018
34 reviews (171p)
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Warlight by Michael Ondaatje
Available May 8, 2018
653 reviews (304p)
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Florida by Lauren Groff
Available June 5, 2018
204 reviews (288p)
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My Year of Rest and Relaxation by Ottessa Moshfegh
Available July 10, 2018
390 reviews (304p)
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Waiting for Eden by Elliot Ackerman
Available September 25, 2018
69 reviews (192p)
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An Orchestra of Minorities by Chigozie Obioma
Available January 8, 2019
135 reviews (464p)
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Late in the Day by Tessa Hadley
Available January 15, 2019
122 reviews (288p)
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Bowlaway by Elizabeth McCracken
Available February 5, 2019
121 reviews (384p)
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Where Reasons End by Yiyun Li
Available February 5, 2019
36 reviews (192p)
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The House of Broken Angels by Luis Alberto Urrea
Available March 5, 2019
280 reviews (336p)
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Gingerbread by Helen Oyeyemi
Available March 5, 2019
108 reviews (272p)
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The Other Americans by Laila Lalami
Available March 26, 2019
135 reviews (300p)
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Friday Black by Nana Kwame Adjei-Brenyah
Available April 10, 2019
91 reviews (156p)
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The Flight Portfolio by Julie Orringer
Available May 7, 2019
135 reviews (576p)
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Orange World by Karen Russell
Available May 14, 2019
68 reviews (288p)
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Disappearing Earth by Julia Phillips
Available May 14, 2019
405 reviews (272p)
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Underland by Robert Macfarlane
Available June 4, 2019
272 reviews (496p)
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City of Girls by Elizabeth Gilbert
Available June 4, 2019
2814 reviews (480p)
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Fleishman Is in Trouble by Taffy Brodesser-Akner
Available June 18, 2019
760 reviews (376p)
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The Need by Helen Phillips
Available July 9, 2019
186 reviews (272p)
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Chances Are by Richard Russo
Available July 30, 2019
472 reviews (320p)
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Hunter's Moon by Philip Caputo
Available August 6, 2019
37 reviews (288p)
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Everything Inside by Edwidge Danticat
Available August 27, 2019
28 reviews (240p)
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The Grammarians by Cathleen Schine
Available September 3, 2019
149 reviews (272p)
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The Testaments by Margaret Atwood
Available September 10, 2019
6313 reviews (432p)
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Red At the Bone by Jacqueline Woodson
Available September 17, 2019
308 reviews (208p)
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The Water Dancer by Ta-Nehisi Coates
Available September 24, 2019
2616 reviews (416p)
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The Shadow King by Maaza Mengiste
Available September 24, 2019
78 reviews (448p)
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Grand Union by Zadie Smith
Available October 8, 2019
58 reviews (256p)
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Nothing to See Here by Kevin Wilson
Available October 29, 2019
742 reviews (272p)
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Cleanness by Garth Greenwell
Available January 14, 2020
161 reviews (p)
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Interior Chinatown by Charles Yu
Available January 28, 2020
174 reviews (p)
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Djinn Patrol on the Purple Line by Deepa Anappara
Available February 4, 2020
244 reviews (p)
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Weather by Jenny Offill
Available February 11, 2020
383 reviews (p)
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Shuggie Bain by Douglas Stuart
Available February 11, 2020
876 reviews (p)
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Eden Mine by S. M. Hulse
Available February 11, 2020
43 reviews (p)
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Apeirogon by Colum McCann
Available February 25, 2020
733 reviews (p)
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Writers & Lovers by Lily King
Available March 3, 2020
1836 reviews (p)
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Deacon King Kong by James McBride
Available March 3, 2020
3016 reviews (p)
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The Night Watchman by Louise Erdrich
Available March 3, 2020
1129 reviews (p)
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My Dark Vanessa by Kate Elizabeth Russell
Available March 10, 2020
3170 reviews (p)
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The Glass Hotel by Emily St. John Mandel
Available March 24, 2020
2016 reviews (p)
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How Much of These Hills Is Gold by C Pam Zhang
Available April 7, 2020
400 reviews (p)
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The Mirror and The Light by Hilary Mantel
Available April 15, 2020
4929 reviews (p)
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A Children's Bible by Lydia Millet
Available May 12, 2020
150 reviews (p)
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A Burning by Megha Majumdar
Available June 2, 2020
986 reviews (p)
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Utopia Avenue by David Mitchell
Available July 14, 2020
1263 reviews (p)
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Hamnet by Maggie O'Farrell
Available July 21, 2020
2622 reviews (p)
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Must I Go by Yiyun Li
Available July 28, 2020
30 reviews (p)
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Daddy by Emma Cline
Available September 1, 2020
106 reviews (p)
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Transcendent Kingdom by Yaa Gyasi
Available September 1, 2020
1544 reviews (p)
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The Lying Life of Adults by Elena Ferrante
Available September 1, 2020
2820 reviews (p)
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Monogamy by Sue Miller
Available September 8, 2020
981 reviews (p)
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Jack by Marilynne Robinson
Available September 29, 2020
148 reviews (p)
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Leave the World Behind by Rumaan Alam
Available October 6, 2020
1293 reviews (p)
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Missionaries by Phil Klay
Available October 6, 2020
44 reviews (p)
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Top 5 Nonfiction


1
Malcolm X by Manning Marable
Available April 4, 2011
206 reviews (608p)
(Amazon Top100 finalist) (PW Nonfiction finalist) (NYT100 finalist) (B&N Nonfiction finalist) (NYT Top10 finalist) (PP Bio finalist) (PP His winner) (NBCCA Bio finalist) (NBA Non finalist) (NYTimes Non finalist) (ALA Non finalist)
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Under the Radar


The Woman Who Lost Her Soul by Bob Shacochis
Available September 3, 2013
201 reviews (640p)
(Amazon Top10Lit finalist) (Amazon Top100 finalist) (LJ Top10 finalist) ( finalist) (PP finalist) (Amazon Best of 2010)
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Top 5 Nonfiction


2
The Swerve by Stephen Greenblatt
Available September 26, 2011
640 reviews (356p)
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Submergence by J. M. Ledgard
Available August 22, 2013
92 reviews (208p)
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Top 5 Nonfiction


3
Catherine the Great: Portrait of a Woman by Robert K. Massie
Available November 8, 2011
1122 reviews (p)
(Amazon Top100 finalist) (PW Top10 finalist) (NYT100 finalist) (B&N Nonfiction finalist)
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Schroder by Amity Gaige
Available February 5, 2013
170 reviews (272p)
(Amazon Top100 finalist) (PW Fiction finalist) (NYT100 finalist)
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Top 5 Nonfiction


4
Bossypants by Tina Fey
Available April 5, 2011
3833 reviews (p)
(Amazon Top100 finalist) (PW Top10 finalist) (LJ More Best finalist) (Hudson Non finalist)
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We Need New Names by NoViolet Bulawayo
Available May 21, 2013
305 reviews (304p)
(Amazon Top100 finalist) (NYT100 finalist) (Booker finalist)
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Notable Fiction


Ducks, Newburyport by Lucy Ellmann
Available September 10, 2019
147 reviews (1040p)
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Top 5 Nonfiction


5
In the Garden of Beasts: Love, Terror, and an American Family in Hitler's Berlin by Erik Larson
Available May 10, 2011
2967 reviews (p)
(Amazon Top100 finalist) (PW Nonfiction finalist) (NYT100 finalist) (B&N Nonfiction finalist) (Hudson Non finalist)
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Local Souls by Allan Gurganus
Available September 23, 2013
62 reviews (352p)
(Amazon Top100 finalist) (NYT100 finalist)
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Notable Fiction


Lost and Wanted by Nell Freudenberger
Available April 2, 2019
125 reviews (336p)
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Black Leopard, Red Wolf by Marlon James
Available February 5, 2019
417 reviews (720p)
(WP Top10 finalist) (Time Top10 finalist) (NBA finalist) ( winner) (TIME Best of 2010)
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The Old Drift by Namwali Serpell
Available March 26, 2019
73 reviews (576p)
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Inland by Téa Obreht
Available August 13, 2019
227 reviews (384p)
(LJ Top10 finalist) ( winner)
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The Dutch House by Ann Patchett
Available September 24, 2019
3152 reviews (352p)
(Amazon Top100 finalist) (Amazon Top10Lit finalist) (PP finalist) ( winner) (Amazon Best of 2010)
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Other Notable Fiction


Binocular Vision by Edith Pearlman
Available January 1, 2011
123 reviews (392p)
(NBCCA winner) (NBA finalist) (LATimes finalist)
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The Empty Family: Stories by Colm Tóibín
Available January 4, 2011
48 reviews (288p)
(Amazon Top100 finalist) (LJ Top10 finalist)
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Swamplandia! by Karen Russell
Available February 1, 2011
718 reviews (336p)
(Amazon Top100 finalist) (NYT100 finalist) (NYT Top10 finalist) (NPR finalist) (PP finalist) (NYTimes Best of 2010) (ALA Best of 2010)
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West of Here by Jonathan Evison
Available February 15, 2011
122 reviews (496p)
(Amazon Top100 finalist) (Hudson Fiction finalist)
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The Pale King by David Foster Wallace
Available April 15, 2011
159 reviews (560p)
(LJ More Best finalist) (MK Top finalist) (NYT100 finalist) (Time Top10 finalist) (NPR finalist) (PP finalist) (TIME Best of 2010)
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The Tragedy of Arthur by Arthur Phillips
Available April 19, 2011
95 reviews (384p)
(LJ Top10 finalist) (NYT100 finalist) (Kirkus Top25 finalist) (B&N Fiction finalist) (Hudson Fiction finalist) (Amazon Top100 finalist) (New Yorker finalist) (ALA Best of 2010)
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The Sisters Brothers by Patrick deWitt
Available April 26, 2011
983 reviews (336p)
(Amazon Top100 finalist) (PW Fiction finalist) (Amazon Top10Lit finalist) (Hudson Fiction finalist) (Booker finalist) (Amazon Best of 2010) (ALA Best of 2010)
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State of Wonder by Ann Patchett
Available June 7, 2011
1869 reviews (368p)
(Amazon Top100 finalist) (PW Top10 finalist) (Kirkus Top25 finalist) (B&N Fiction finalist) (Time Top10 finalist) (WP Top10 finalist) (NPR finalist) (TIME Best of 2010)
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Ten Thousand Saints: A Novel by Eleanor Henderson
Available June 7, 2011
110 reviews (p)
(Amazon Top100 finalist) (NYT100 finalist) (NYT Top10 finalist) (New Yorker finalist) (NYTimes Best of 2010)
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The Devil All the Time by Donald Ray Pollock
Available July 12, 2011
362 reviews (272p)
(Amazon Top100 finalist) (PW Top10 finalist)
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The Sense of an Ending by Julian Barnes
Available August 2, 2011
1454 reviews (160p)
(Amazon Top100 finalist) (NYT100 finalist) (Kirkus Top25 finalist) (New Yorker finalist) (Booker winner) (ALA Best of 2010)
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The Family Fang by Kevin Wilson
Available August 9, 2011
264 reviews (320p)
(Amazon Top100 finalist) (B&N Fiction finalist) (Time Top10 finalist) (TIME Best of 2010)
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The Submission: A Novel by Amy Waldman
Available August 16, 2011
316 reviews (p)
(Amazon Top100 finalist) (NYT100 finalist) (Kirkus Top25 finalist) (B&N Fiction finalist) (NPR finalist)
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The Buddha in the Attic by Julie Otsuka
Available August 23, 2011
948 reviews (144p)
(Amazon Top100 finalist) (LJ Top10 finalist) (NYT100 finalist) (B&N Fiction finalist) (NBA finalist) (PF winner) (LATimes finalist)
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The Leftovers by Tom Perrotta
Available August 30, 2011
868 reviews (p)
(Amazon Top100 finalist) (NYT100 finalist) (Kirkus Top25 finalist) (NPR finalist)
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Train Dreams by Denis Johnson
Available August 30, 2011
211 reviews (128p)
(PW Fiction finalist) (NYT100 finalist) (Econ finalist) (New Yorker finalist) (NPR finalist) (PP finalist)
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The Night Circus by Erin Morgenstern
Available September 13, 2011
6820 reviews (400p)
(Amazon Top100 finalist) (PW Fiction finalist) (Amazon Top10Lit finalist) (LJ More Best finalist) (B&N Fiction finalist) (Amazon Best of 2010)
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Lost Memory of Skin by Russell Banks
Available September 27, 2011
191 reviews (432p)
(Amazon Top100 finalist) (Amazon Top10Lit finalist) (NYT100 finalist) (New Yorker finalist) (PF finalist) (Amazon Best of 2010) (ALA Best of 2010)
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Chango's Beads and Two-Tone Shoes by William Kennedy
Available September 29, 2011
31 reviews (304p)
(PW Fiction finalist) (NYT100 finalist)
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The Cat's Table by Michael Ondaatje
Available October 4, 2011
412 reviews (288p)
(Amazon Top100 finalist) (Amazon Top10Lit finalist) (NYT100 finalist) (B&N Fiction finalist) (Econ finalist) (LATimes finalist) (Amazon Best of 2010) (ALA Best of 2010)
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Cain by Jose Saramago
Available October 4, 2011
92 reviews (176p)
(Amazon Top100 finalist) (PW Fiction finalist) (B&N Fiction finalist)
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The Stranger's Child by Alan Hollinghurst
Available October 11, 2011
166 reviews (448p)
(PW Fiction finalist) (NYT100 finalist) (New Yorker finalist) (NBCCA finalist)
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Zone One by Colson Whitehead
Available October 18, 2011
469 reviews (240p)
(LJ More Best finalist) (B&N Fiction finalist)
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11/22/63: A Novel by Stephen King
Available November 8, 2011
11994 reviews (p)
(Amazon Top100 finalist) (NYT100 finalist) (Kirkus Top25 finalist) (B&N Fiction finalist) (NYT Top10 finalist) (NYTimes Best of 2010)
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The Angel Esmeralda by Don DeLillo
Available November 15, 2011
39 reviews (224p)
(MK Top finalist) (NYT100 finalist) (New Yorker finalist) (PF finalist)
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The Song of Achilles by Madeline Miller
Available March 6, 2012
2750 reviews (384p)
(Amazon Top100 finalist) (LJ Top10 finalist)
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Arcadia by Lauren Groff
Available March 13, 2012
374 reviews (304p)
(WP Top10 finalist) (NYT100 finalist) (Kirkus Top25 finalist) (LATimes finalist)
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The Cove by Ron Rash
Available April 10, 2012
337 reviews (272p)
(PW Fiction finalist) (Kirkus Top25 finalist)
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A Land More Kind Than Home by Wiley Cash
Available April 17, 2012
972 reviews (320p)
(NYT100 finalist) (LJ Top10 finalist)
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Home by Toni Morrison
Available May 8, 2012
353 reviews (160p)
(NYT100 finalist)
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In One Person by John Irving
Available May 8, 2012
598 reviews (448p)
(NYT100 finalist)
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Canada by Richard Ford
Available May 22, 2012
839 reviews (432p)
(B&N Fiction finalist) (WP Top10 finalist) (NYT100 finalist) (Kirkus Top25 finalist) (ALA Best of 2010)
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Gone Girl by Gillian Flynn
Available June 5, 2012
43973 reviews (432p)
(Amazon Top100 finalist) (Hudson Fiction finalist) (B&N Fiction finalist) (Kirkus Top25 finalist) (LJ More Best finalist) (Amazon Top10Lit finalist) (Amazon Best of 2010)
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Beautiful Ruins by Jess Walter
Available June 12, 2012
2918 reviews (352p)
(Amazon Top100 finalist) (PW Fiction finalist) (Hudson Fiction finalist) (B&N Fiction finalist) (NYT100 finalist) (Kirkus Top25 finalist) (LJ More Best finalist)
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The Dog Stars by Peter Heller
Available August 7, 2012
1746 reviews (336p)
(Amazon Top100 finalist) (PW Fiction finalist) (Hudson Fiction finalist) (B&N Fiction finalist) (ALA Best of 2010)
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The Devil in Silver by Victor LaValle
Available August 21, 2012
131 reviews (432p)
(PW Top10 finalist) (NYT100 finalist)
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The Orchardist by Amanda Coplin
Available August 21, 2012
1868 reviews (448p)
(Amazon Top100 finalist) (PW Fiction finalist)
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Telegraph Avenue by Michael Chabon
Available September 11, 2012
459 reviews (480p)
(Amazon Top100 finalist) (B&N Fiction finalist) (NYT100 finalist) (Kirkus Top25 finalist) (MK Top finalist) (LJ More Best finalist) (LATimes finalist)
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This Is How You Lose Her by Junot Díaz
Available September 11, 2012
917 reviews (224p)
(Amazon Top100 finalist) (PW Fiction finalist) (B&N Fiction finalist) (NYT100 finalist) (Time Top10 finalist) (NBA finalist) (TIME Best of 2010) (ALA Best of 2010)
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The Yellow Birds by Kevin Powers
Available September 11, 2012
887 reviews (240p)
(Amazon Top100 finalist) (PW Fiction finalist) (Hudson Fiction finalist) (NYT100 finalist) (Amazon Top10Lit finalist) (NYT Top10 finalist) (MK Top finalist) (NBA finalist) (NYTimes Best of 2010) (Amazon Best of 2010)
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Building Stories by Chris Ware
Available October 2, 2012
182 reviews (p)
(PW Top10 finalist) (NYT100 finalist) (NYT Top10 finalist) (Time Top10 finalist) (Kirkus Top25 finalist) (NYTimes Best of 2010) (TIME Best of 2010)
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The Round House by Louise Erdrich
Available October 2, 2012
3149 reviews (336p)
(Amazon Top10Lit finalist) (Amazon Top100 finalist) (PW Top10 finalist) (NYT100 finalist) (NBA winner) (Amazon Best of 2010) (ALA Best of 2010)
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The Garden of Evening Mists by Tan Twan Eng
Available November 1, 2012
820 reviews (448p)
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Dear Life by Alice Munro
Available November 13, 2012
746 reviews (336p)
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Sweet Tooth by Ian McEwan
Available November 13, 2012
1112 reviews (320p)
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Vampires in the Lemon Grove by Karen Russell
Available February 12, 2013
280 reviews (256p)
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How to Get Filthy Rich in Rising Asia by Mohsin Hamid
Available March 5, 2013
400 reviews (240p)
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A Tale for the Time Being by Ruth Ozeki
Available March 12, 2013
1369 reviews (432p)
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The Burgess Boys by Elizabeth Strout
Available March 26, 2013
1692 reviews (336p)
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All That Is by James Salter
Available April 2, 2013
322 reviews (304p)
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The Woman Upstairs by Claire Messud
Available April 30, 2013
788 reviews (272p)
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Southern Cross the Dog by Bill Cheng
Available May 7, 2013
70 reviews (336p)
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Americanah by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie
Available May 14, 2013
4190 reviews (496p)
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We Are All Completely Beside Ourselves by Karen Joy Fowler
Available May 30, 2013
1969 reviews (320p)
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TransAtlantic by Colum McCann
Available June 4, 2013
729 reviews (320p)
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The Sound of Things Falling by Juan Gabriel Vásquez
Available August 1, 2013
315 reviews (288p)
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Snow Hunters by Paul Yoon
Available August 6, 2013
153 reviews (208p)
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The People in the Trees by Hanya Yanagihara
Available August 13, 2013
264 reviews (384p)
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Night Film by Marisha Pessl
Available August 20, 2013
1109 reviews (624p)
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Claire of the Sea Light by Edwidge Danticat
Available August 27, 2013
258 reviews (256p)
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MaddAddam by Margaret Atwood
Available September 3, 2013
728 reviews (416p)
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Someone by Alice McDermott
Available September 10, 2013
589 reviews (240p)
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Enon by Paul Harding
Available September 10, 2013
128 reviews (256p)
(ALA Best of 2010)
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Dissident Gardens by Jonathan Lethem
Available September 10, 2013
143 reviews (384p)
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Bleeding Edge by Thomas Pynchon
Available September 17, 2013
283 reviews (496p)
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Doctor Sleep by Stephen King
Available September 24, 2013
9870 reviews (544p)
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Dirty Love by Andre Dubus III
Available October 7, 2013
142 reviews (304p)
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The Circle by Dave Eggers
Available October 8, 2013
3852 reviews (504p)
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Quiet Dell by Jayne Anne Phillips
Available October 15, 2013
149 reviews (464p)
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The Luminaries by Eleanor Catton
Available October 15, 2013
1876 reviews (848p)
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On Such a Full Sea by Chang-Rae Lee
Available January 7, 2014
246 reviews (368p)
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An Unnecessary Woman by Rabih Alameddine
Available February 4, 2014
422 reviews (320p)
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Bark: Stories by Lorrie Moore
Available February 25, 2014
157 reviews (208p)
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All Our Names by Dinaw Mengestu
Available March 4, 2014
163 reviews (272p)
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Boy, Snow, Bird by Helen Oyeyemi
Available March 6, 2014
385 reviews (320p)
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Family Life by Akhil Sharma
Available April 7, 2014
241 reviews (224p)
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Fourth Of July Creek by Smith Henderson
Available May 27, 2014
534 reviews (480p)
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The Narrow Road to the Deep North by Richard Flanagan
Available August 12, 2014
1823 reviews (352p)
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Colorless Tsukuru Tazaki and His Years of Pilgrimage by Haruki Murakami
Available August 12, 2014
1085 reviews (400p)
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We Are Not Ourselves by Matthew Thomas
Available August 19, 2014
1319 reviews (640p)
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A Girl Is A Half-Formed Thing by Eimear McBride
Available September 9, 2014
110 reviews (227p)
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Station Eleven by Emily St. John Mandel
Available September 9, 2014
4160 reviews (352p)
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The Paying Guests by Sarah Waters
Available September 16, 2014
2024 reviews (576p)
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Stone Mattress: Nine Tales by Margaret Atwood
Available September 16, 2014
316 reviews (288p)
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Nora Webster by Colm Tóibín
Available October 7, 2014
578 reviews (384p)
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The Book Of Strange New Things by Michel Faber
Available October 28, 2014
713 reviews (512p)
(NYT100 finalist)
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Let Me Be Frank With You: A Frank Bascombe Book by Richard Ford
Available November 4, 2014
322 reviews (256p)
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The Laughing Monsters by Denis Johnson
Available November 4, 2014
116 reviews (240p)
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4321 by Paul Auster
Available January 1, 2017
336 reviews (960p)
(Amazon Top10Lit finalist) (Booker finalist) (Amazon Best of 2010)
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Autumn by Ali Smith
Available February 7, 2017
158 reviews (272p)
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Ill Will by Dan Chaon
Available March 7, 2017
358 reviews (496p)
(PW Top10 finalist)
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The Changeling by Victor LaValle
Available June 13, 2017
216 reviews (448p)
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The Ninth Hour by Alice McDermott
Available September 19, 2017
314 reviews (256p)
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Manhattan Beach by Jennifer Egan
Available October 3, 2017
1265 reviews (448p)
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The Power by Naomi Alderman
Available October 10, 2017
895 reviews (400p)
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The Lowland by Jhumpa Lahiri
Available September 24, 2013
1644 reviews (352p)
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The Good Lord Bird by James McBride
Available August 20, 2013
943 reviews (432p)
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The Flamethrowers by Rachel Kushner
Available April 2, 2013
372 reviews (400p)
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The Signature of All Things by Elizabeth Gilbert
Available October 1, 2013
3574 reviews (512p)
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The Interestings by Meg Wolitzer
Available April 9, 2013
1963 reviews (480p)
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