It’s always interesting to see which books the Book Review editors choose for their “Best of…” lists for the year. The titles are sometimes bestsellers, sometimes from debut or international writers, but more importantly, the NYT Book Review editors have fallen in love with the story (or the writing) and ta-da! the book makes the list.
Check out their Best of Fiction and Nonfiction choices from 2019. Listed in alphabetical order by author, click on the book titles to read their reviews.
“Night Boat to Tangier” by Kevin Barry
“Exhalation” by Ted Chiang
“The Topeka School” by Ben Lerner
“Lost Children Archive” by Valeria Luiselli
“Disappearing Earth” by Julia Phillips
“The Yellow House” by Sarah M. Broom
“The Club” by Leo Damrosch
“Midnight in Chernobyl” by Adam Higginbotham
“Say Nothing” by Patrick Radden Keefe
“No Visible Bruises” by Rachel Louise Snyder
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