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Best Books of 2009

Year-End Honors by Book
* Compilation of 2009 Best Books Lists - Fiction
* Compilation of 2009 Best Books Lists - Nonfiction

04/12/2010: 2010 Pulitzer Prize for Fiction Winner and Finalists
02/23/2010: 2010 Pen/Faulkner Award Winner Finalists
02/22/2010: 2009 LA Times Book Prize Finalists
01/23/2010: 2009 National Book Critics Circle Award Finalists for Fiction | Nonfiction | Biography
01/17/2010: ALA Notable Books Fiction 2010 | Nonfiction
12/12/2009: Barnes & Noble Best Fiction of 2009 (10)
12/08/2009: TIME Magazine Best Fiction of 2009 | Nonfiction
12/06/2009: New Yorker Favorite Books of 2009 (22)
12/03/2009: Economist Best Books of 2009 (10)
12/02/2009: The New York Times 10 Best Books of 2009 Fiction | Nonfiction
11/02/2009: Amazon.com Best Books of 2009
11/02/2009: Publisher's Weekly Best Books of 2009
10/15/2009: 2009 National Book Award for Fiction Finalists | Nonfiction Finalists
09/08/2009: 2009 Man Booker Prize Shortlist

Best Fiction of 2009

1.
Wolf Hall by Hilary Mantel
2222 reviews (2009) (560p) (NBCCA) (Booker) (TIME) (Amazon)
Author: TotNom=3 UnqBooks=2 PPNom=0 PPWin=0 NBCCANom=1 NBCCAWin=1 NBANom=0
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2.
Lark and Termite by Jayne Anne Phillips
183 reviews (2009) (304p) (NBCCA) (NBA)
Author: TotNom=3 UnqBooks=2 PPNom=0 PPWin=0 NBCCANom=2 NBCCAWin=0 NBANom=1
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3.
A Gate at the Stairs by Lorrie Moore
296 reviews (2009) (336p) (PF) (NYTimes) (Amazon)
Author: TotNom=2 UnqBooks=2 PPNom=0 PPWin=0 NBCCANom=1 NBCCAWin=0 NBANom=0
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4.
In Other Rooms, Other Wonders by Daniyal Mueenuddin
149 reviews (2009) (256p) (PP) (NBA) (TIME)
Author: TotNom=2 UnqBooks=1 PPNom=1 PPWin=0 NBCCANom=0 NBCCAWin=0 NBANom=1
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5.
Let the Great World Spin by Colum McCann
809 reviews (2009) (368p) (NBA) (Amazon) (ALA)
Author: TotNom=1 UnqBooks=1 PPNom=0 PPWin=0 NBCCANom=0 NBCCAWin=0 NBANom=1
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Best Nonfiction of 2009

1.
The Age of Wonder: How the Romantic Generation Discovered the Beauty and Terror of Science by Richard Holmes
132 reviews (2009) (576p) (NBCCA Non) (NYTimes Non) (TIME Non) (ALA Non)
Author: TotNom=0 UnqBooks=0 PPNom=0 PPWin=0 NBCCANom=0 NBCCAWin=0 NBANom=0
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2.
John Cheever: A Life by Blake Bailey
43 reviews (2009) (784p) (PP Bio) (NBCCA Bio) (TIME Non)
Author: TotNom=0 UnqBooks=0 PPNom=0 PPWin=0 NBCCANom=0 NBCCAWin=0 NBANom=0
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3.
Fordlandia: The Rise and Fall of Henry Ford's Forgotten Jungle City by Greg Grandin
114 reviews (2009) (432p) (PP His) (NBCCA Non) (NBA Non)
Author: TotNom=0 UnqBooks=0 PPNom=0 PPWin=0 NBCCANom=0 NBCCAWin=0 NBANom=0
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4.
Lords of Finance: The Bankers Who Broke the World by Liaquat Ahamed
293 reviews (2009) (576p) (PP His) (NYTimes Non) (TIME Non)
Author: TotNom=0 UnqBooks=0 PPNom=0 PPWin=0 NBCCANom=0 NBCCAWin=0 NBANom=0
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5.
Strength in What Remains by Tracy Kidder
240 reviews (2009) (304p) (NBCCA Non) (TIME Non)
Author: TotNom=0 UnqBooks=0 PPNom=0 PPWin=0 NBCCANom=0 NBCCAWin=0 NBANom=0
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