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Best Books of 2018

Year-End Honors by Book
Best Books of 2018 Honors by Book - Fiction Ranking (updated apr 15 2019)

04/15/2019: 2019 Pulitzer Prize for Fiction Finalists
02/11/2019: ALA Notable Books - Fiction
01/23/2019: 2018 National Book Critics Circle Award Finalists for Fiction
12/04/2018: TIME Magazine Top 10 Fiction Books of 2018
12/04/2018: New York Times 10 Best Books of 2018
11/10/2018: Amazon Top 10 Literature & Fiction of 2018
10/06/2018: 2018 National Book Award Finalists for Fiction
09/09/2018: 2018 Man Booker Prize Shortlist


Top 5 Fiction


There There by Tommy Orange
907 reviews (304p) June 5, 2018
Amazon Best Books of 2018: Top 10 Literature & Fiction #2
New York Times 10 Best Books of 2018
Library Journal Best Books 2018: The Top Ten
TIME Magazine Top 10 Fiction Books #7
Pulitzer Prize for Fiction Finalist
ALA Notable Books - Fiction
Washington Post Top 10 Books of 2018
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Washington Black by Esi Edugyan
474 reviews (352p) September 18, 2018
Amazon Best Books of 2018: Top 10 Literature & Fiction #1
New York Times 10 Best Books of 2018
Man Booker Prize Finalist
TIME Magazine Top 10 Fiction Books #6
ALA Notable Books - Fiction
Washington Post Top 10 Books of 2018
Economist Books of the Year: Fiction
LA Times Book Prize for Fiction Finalist
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The Great Believers by Rebecca Makkai
461 reviews (432p) June 19, 2018
New York Times 10 Best Books of 2018
National Book Award Finalist
Library Journal Best Books 2018: The Top Ten
Pulitzer Prize for Fiction Finalist
ALA Notable Books - Fiction
LA Times Book Prize for Fiction Winner
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The Overstory by Richard Powers
1354 reviews (p) April 3, 2018
Library Journal Best Books 2018: The Top Ten
Man Booker Prize Finalist
TIME Magazine Top 10 Fiction Books #10
Pulitzer Prize for Fiction Winner
ALA Notable Books - Fiction
Washington Post Top 10 Books of 2018
PEN/Faulkner Award Finalist
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The Mars Room by Rachel Kushner
301 reviews (p) April 3, 2018
Man Booker Prize Finalist
TIME Magazine Top 10 Fiction Books #1
National Book Critics Circle Award for Fiction Finalist
ALA Notable Books - Fiction
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Milkman by Anna Burns
336 reviews (p)
Man Booker Prize Winner
National Book Critics Circle Award for Fiction Winner
Economist Books of the Year: Fiction
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Notable Fiction


The Largesse of the Sea Maiden by Denis Johnson
108 reviews (p)
National Book Critics Circle Award for Fiction Finalist
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A Lucky Man by Jamel Brinkley
25 reviews (p)
National Book Award Finalist
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Everything Under by Daisy Johnson
28 reviews (p)
Man Booker Prize Finalist
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The Perfect Nanny by Leila Slimani
546 reviews (238p) January 9, 2018
New York Times 10 Best Books of 2018
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The Friend by Sigrid Nunez
308 reviews (224p) February 6, 2018
National Book Award Winner
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Asymmetry by Lisa Halliday
307 reviews (288p) February 6, 2018
New York Times 10 Best Books of 2018
TIME Magazine Top 10 Fiction Books #2
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An American Marriage by Tayari Jones
2984 reviews (320p) February 6, 2018
TIME Magazine Top 10 Fiction Books #3
ALA Notable Books - Fiction
LA Times Book Prize for Fiction Finalist
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Don't Skip out on Me by Willy Vlautin
51 reviews (304p) February 13, 2018
ALA Notable Books - Fiction
PEN/Faulkner Award Finalist
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Where the Dead Sit Talking by Brandon Hobson
52 reviews (288p) February 20, 2018
National Book Award Finalist
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Circe by Madeline Miller
2081 reviews (400p) April 10, 2018
TIME Magazine Top 10 Fiction Books #5
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Slave Old Man by Patrick Chamoiseau
34 reviews (171p) May 1, 2018
National Book Critics Circle Award for Fiction Finalist
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Warlight by Michael Ondaatje
653 reviews (304p) May 8, 2018
ALA Notable Books - Fiction
LA Times Book Prize for Fiction Finalist
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Florida by Lauren Groff
204 reviews (288p) June 5, 2018
National Book Award Finalist
TIME Magazine Top 10 Fiction Books #9
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My Year of Rest and Relaxation by Ottessa Moshfegh
390 reviews (304p) July 10, 2018
Amazon Best Books of 2018: Top 10 Literature & Fiction #3
TIME Magazine Top 10 Fiction Books #4
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Waiting for Eden by Elliot Ackerman
69 reviews (192p) September 25, 2018
ALA Notable Books - Fiction
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The House of Broken Angels by Luis Alberto Urrea
280 reviews (336p) March 5, 2019
National Book Critics Circle Award for Fiction Finalist
ALA Notable Books - Fiction
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Friday Black by Nana Kwame Adjei-Brenyah
91 reviews (156p) April 10, 2019
ALA Notable Books - Fiction
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