Monday, November 29, 2010

New York Times Most Notable Books

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NYT Critics' Picks
The New York Times lists of top ten books from their book critics and reviewers, and the Times' Book Review's List of 2010 Notable Books.

A special congratulations to Lee Child and Tana French, Crime Fiction Writers who made the list this year.  You do us all proud. 

From Michiko Kakutani:
Nonfiction
LIFE by Keith Richards with James Fox
CLEOPATRA: A LIFE by Stacy Schiff
LETTERS by Saul Bellow. Edited by Benjamin Taylor
FRANK: THE VOICE by James Kaplan
CRISIS ECONOMICS: A CRASH COURSE IN THE FUTURE OF FINANCE by Nouriel Roubini and Stephen Mihm
YOU ARE NOT A GADGET: A MANIFESTO by Jaron Lanier

Fiction
SUPER SAD TRUE LOVE STORY by Gary Shteyngart
FREEDOM by Jonathan Franzen
THE LOST BOOKS OF THE ODYSSEY by Zachary Mason
THE THOUSAND AUTUMNS OF JACOB DE ZOET by David Mitchell

From Janet Maslin:
Nonfiction
JUST KIDS by Patti Smith
A GREAT UNRECORDED HISTORY: A NEW LIFE OF E. M. FORSTER by Wendy Moffat
FIFTH AVENUE, 5. A.M.: AUDREY HEPBURN, BREAKFAST AT TIFFANY'S, AND THE DAWN OF THE MODERN WOMAN by Sam Wasson
THE WARMTH OF OTHER SUNS: THE EPIC STORY OF AMERICA'S GREAT MIGRATION by Isabel Wilkerson
THE DEATH OF AMERICAN VIRTUE: CLINTON VS. STARR by Ken Gormley

Fiction
THE IMPERFECTIONISTS by Tom Rachman
SAVAGES by Don Winslow
FAITHFUL PLACE by Tana French
61 HOURS by Lee Child
MAJOR PETTIGREW'S LAST STAND by Helen Simonson

From Dwight Garner:
Poetry
THE BEST OF IT: NEW AND SELECTED POEMS by Kay Ryan

Nonfiction
HITCH-22: A MEMOIR by Christopher Hitchens
THE IMMORTAL LIFE OF HENRIETTA LACKS by Rebecca Skloot
SIMON WIESENTHAL: THE LIFE AND LEGENDS by Tom Segev
MOURNING DIARY by Roland Barthes
THE LAST HERO: A LIFE OF HENRY AARON by Howard Bryant
I.O.U.: WHY EVERYONE OWES EVERYONE AND NO ONE CAN PAY by John Lanchester
THE POSSESSED: ADVENTURES WITH RUSSIAN BOOKS AND THE PEOPLE WHO READ THEM by Elif Batuman
OPERATION MINCEMEAT: HOW A DEAD MAN AND A BIZARRE PLAN FOOLED THE NAZIS AND ASSURED AN ALLIED VICTORY by Ben Macintyre
PARISIANS: AN ADVENTURE HISTORY OF PARIS by Graham Robb.

Dwight Garner's Books

Most Notable Books  

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