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Highlights of Best Books 2010

Let’s take a look at other best books of the year lists. I only highlight fiction and literature titles.

NPR personalities pick one book from the past year that stood out as a favorite.

  • Freedom: A Novel Jonathan Franzen
  • A Visit from the Goon Squad Jennifer Egan
  • Innocent Scott Turow

‘People Are Talking…About These Books’

  • Freedom Jonathan Franzen
  • So Much For That Lionel Shriver
  • Room Emma Donoghue

‘Book Club Picks: Give ‘Em Something To Talk About’

  • Parrot And Olivier In America Peter Carey
  • Wench Dolen Perkins-Valdez
  • Faithful Place Tana French
  • The Imperfectionists Tom Rachman
  • Sunset Park Paul Auster

4 Responses

  1. Freedom and Room are two books that I will be reading in 2011.

  2. I am in the middle of listening to Freedom right now for book club. I haven’t arrived at a conclusion yet, except that so far I don’t like any of the people. Still it is compelling to listen. Like stopping to look at an accident…

    • Even in The Corrections, all the characters were more than flawed and far from likable. I think that’s a signature of his novels. Anxiously waiting to hear your verdict.

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