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Best Books of 2001

Best Fiction of 2001

1.
The Corrections by Jonathan Franzen
1415 reviews (2001) (592p) (PP) (NBCCA) (NBA) (PF) (NYTimes) (LATimes) (TIME) (Amazon) (ALA)
Author: TotNom=5 UnqBooks=2 PPNom=1 PPWin=0 NBCCANom=2 NBCCAWin=0 NBANom=1
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2.
Empire Falls by Richard Russo
689 reviews (2001) (496p) (PP) (TIME) (Amazon)
Author: TotNom=1 UnqBooks=1 PPNom=1 PPWin=1 NBCCANom=0 NBCCAWin=0 NBANom=0
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3.
John Henry Days by Colson Whitehead
47 reviews (2001) (400p) (PP) (NBCCA) (NYTimes) (LATimes) (Amazon)
Author: TotNom=4 UnqBooks=3 PPNom=1 PPWin=0 NBCCANom=1 NBCCAWin=0 NBANom=1
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4.
True History of the Kelly Gang by Peter Carey
162 reviews (2001) (384p) (Booker) (NYTimes) (TIME) (ALA)
Author: TotNom=5 UnqBooks=4 PPNom=0 PPWin=0 NBCCANom=0 NBCCAWin=0 NBANom=1
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5.
Bel Canto by Ann Patchett
1269 reviews (2001) (336p) (NBCCA) (PF) (Amazon)
Author: TotNom=3 UnqBooks=2 PPNom=0 PPWin=0 NBCCANom=2 NBCCAWin=0 NBANom=0
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Best Nonfiction of 2001

1.
John Adams by David McCullough
1508 reviews (2001) (736p) (PP Bio) (NYTimes Non) (TIME Non) (Amazon Dec EBio) (ALA Non) (Amazon Dec CBio) (Amazon Dec C50) (Amazon 01 C50) (Amazon 01 E50)
Author: TotNom=0 UnqBooks=0 PPNom=0 PPWin=0 NBCCANom=0 NBCCAWin=0 NBANom=0
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2.
The Metaphysical Club: A Story of Ideas in America by Louis Menand
128 reviews (2001) (568p) (PP His) (NYTimes Non)
Author: TotNom=0 UnqBooks=0 PPNom=0 PPWin=0 NBCCANom=0 NBCCAWin=0 NBANom=0
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3.
Seabiscuit: An American Legend by Laura Hillenbrand
87 reviews (2001) (480p) (TIME Non) (ALA Non)
Author: TotNom=0 UnqBooks=0 PPNom=0 PPWin=0 NBCCANom=0 NBCCAWin=0 NBANom=0
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4.
Carry Me Home: Birmingham, Alabama, the Climactic Battle of the Civil Rights Revolution by Diane McWhorter
87 reviews (2001) (700p) (PP Non) (TIME Non)
Author: TotNom=0 UnqBooks=0 PPNom=0 PPWin=0 NBCCANom=0 NBCCAWin=0 NBANom=0
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5.
The Noonday Demon: An Atlas of Depression by Andrew Solomon
316 reviews (2001) (576p) (PP Non) (NBA Non) (ALA Non)
Author: TotNom=0 UnqBooks=0 PPNom=0 PPWin=0 NBCCANom=0 NBCCAWin=0 NBANom=0
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