Monday, December 19, 2011

Best Novels of 2011 from Publisher's Lunch

Publisher's Lunch has compiled the year's best novels from various sources.  Here is their list to date.  Some excellent reads here.  Load up  your Kindle or e-reading device or hie yourself to a bookstore and enjoy being snowbound, or just at home with a good book.  We're looking ahead to the  long New England winter, and a good read makes it bearable.

Publisher's Lunch
Top 10 Fiction
1. The Tiger's Wife, Tea Obreht (16)
1Q84, Haruki Murakami (11)
3.The Marriage Plot, Jeffrey Eugenides
State of Wonder, Ann Patchett (10)
5. The Art of Fielding, Chad Harbach
6. The Sisters Brothers, Patrick DeWitt (8)
7.The Tragedy of Arthur, Arthur Phillips
The Sense of an Ending, Julian Barnes (7)
9.Open City, Teju Cole
10.The Stranger's Child, Alan Hollinghurst

The Next Contenders
The Cat's Table, Michael Ondaatje
The Submission, Amy Waldman
The Pale King, David Foster Wallace
The Night Circus, Erin Morgenstern

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