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100 Notable Books of 2017 - The New York Times
Emily Fridlund. The Changeling by Victor LaValle 3. Klam agilely balances an existentially tragic story line with morbid humor and self-assured prose. Its exceptionalness - the sheer blinding drama of it all - seems to have determined my reading preferences, repeatedly guiding me toward topical subjects.
And by the dozen they were burning. January 1. Long Soldiertroubles our consideration of the language we use to carry our personal and national narratives in this moving debut poetry collection. Ed and Cecil the Lion.
Wonder begins from Auggie's point of view, but soon switches to include the perspectives of his classmates, his sister, her boyfriend, and others.
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This enjoyable dual biography draws out the common causes of these 20th-century giants: two independent thinkers and opponents of totalitarianism whose influence remains pervasive today. Chrissy wrote: "Thanks for the work listing those. By Patricia Lockwood. By Elif Batuman. But Sherman Alexie's bond with his mother Lillian was more complex than most.
This list represents books reviewed since Dec. By Omar El Akkad. This haunting debut novel imagines the events that lead up to and follow the Second American Civil War at the turn of the 22nd century. By Elizabeth Strout. This audacious novel is about small-town characters struggling to make sense of past family traumas. By Ali Smith.
Three thousand books sold would get me on The Wall Street Journal bestseller list. By Victor Sebestyen. A note on my selections: Since I only began as a staff book critic in July, a few of my picks are books I reviewed or assigned earlier in the year as an hork at The New York Times Book Review. The novelist joins a rugged expedition in search of pre-Columbian ruins in the Honduran rain forest.
Illustrated by John Cuneo. Wood traces the long, swashbuckling journalist Theodore Morde returned from the rainforest with hundreds of artifacts and an electrifying story of having found the Lost City of the Monkey God - but then committed suicide without revealing its location, and sides almost reluctantly with Jefferson in their philosophical smack-down. And by the dozen they were burning.