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Best Books of 2004

Best Fiction of 2004

1.
Gilead by Marilynne Robinson
975 reviews (2004) (256p) (PP) (NBCCA) (PF) (NYTimes) (LATimes) (TIME) (Amazon) (ALA)
Author: TotNom=9 UnqBooks=4 PPNom=2 PPWin=1 NBCCANom=3 NBCCAWin=2 NBANom=2
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2.
The Master by Colm Tóibín
152 reviews (2004) (352p) (Booker) (NYTimes) (LATimes) (TIME)
Author: TotNom=2 UnqBooks=2 PPNom=0 PPWin=0 NBCCANom=0 NBCCAWin=0 NBANom=0
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3.
The Plot Against America by Philip Roth
534 reviews (2004) (400p) (NBCCA) (NYTimes) (Amazon) (ALA)
Author: TotNom=19 UnqBooks=12 PPNom=4 PPWin=1 NBCCANom=6 NBCCAWin=1 NBANom=6
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4.
War Trash by Ha Jin
78 reviews (2004) (368p) (PP) (PF) (NYTimes)
Author: TotNom=5 UnqBooks=2 PPNom=2 PPWin=0 NBCCANom=0 NBCCAWin=0 NBANom=1
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5.
Cloud Atlas by David Mitchell
1979 reviews (2004) (528p) (NBCCA) (Booker) (ALA)
Author: TotNom=3 UnqBooks=2 PPNom=0 PPWin=0 NBCCANom=1 NBCCAWin=0 NBANom=0
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Best Nonfiction of 2004

1.
Will in the World: How Shakespeare Became Shakespeare by Stephen Greenblatt
225 reviews (2004) (384p) (PP Bio) (NBCCA Bio) (NBA Non) (NYTimes Non) (TIME Non) (Amazon Dec EBio) (Amazon 04 E50)
Author: TotNom=0 UnqBooks=0 PPNom=0 PPWin=0 NBCCANom=0 NBCCAWin=0 NBANom=0
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2.
De Kooning: An American Master by Mark Stevens
56 reviews (2004) (752p) (PP Bio) (NBCCA Bio) (NYTimes Non) (Amazon Dec EBio)
Author: TotNom=0 UnqBooks=0 PPNom=0 PPWin=0 NBCCANom=0 NBCCAWin=0 NBANom=0
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3.
Arc of Justice: A Saga of Race, Civil Rights, and Murder in the Jazz Age by Kevin Boyle
93 reviews (2004) (448p) (PP His) (NBCCA Non) (NBA Non) (Amazon Dec EHis)
Author: TotNom=0 UnqBooks=0 PPNom=0 PPWin=0 NBCCANom=0 NBCCAWin=0 NBANom=0
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4.
Alexander Hamilton by Ron Chernow
711 reviews (2004) (832p) (NBCCA Bio) (NYTimes Non) (Amazon Dec EBio) (ALA Non) (Amazon Dec CBio) (Amazon 04 C50) (Amazon 04 E50)
Author: TotNom=0 UnqBooks=0 PPNom=0 PPWin=0 NBCCANom=0 NBCCAWin=0 NBANom=0
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5.
Washington’s Crossing by David Hackett Fischer
299 reviews (2004) (384p) (PP His) (NBA Non) (NYTimes Non) (ALA Non)
Author: TotNom=0 UnqBooks=0 PPNom=0 PPWin=0 NBCCANom=0 NBCCAWin=0 NBANom=0
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