Sunday, November 27, 2016

New York Times 100 Notable Books 2016


Fiction & Poetry

ALL THAT MAN IS. By David Szalay.
ANOTHER BROOKLYN. By Jacqueline Woodson.
THE ASSOCIATION OF SMALL BOMBS. By Karan Mahajan.
BARKSKINS. By Annie Proulx.
BEFORE THE FALL. By Noah Hawley.
BEHOLD THE DREAMERS. By Imbolo Mbue.
BLACK WATER. By Louise Doughty.
CHILDREN OF THE NEW WORLD. By Alexander Weinstein.
COLLECTED POEMS 1950-2012. By Adrienne Rich.
COMMONWEALTH. By Ann Patchett.
DO NOT SAY WE HAVE NOTHING. By Madeleine Thien.
DON’T LET MY BABY DO RODEO. By Boris Fishman.
END OF WATCH. By Stephen King.
EVERYBODY’S FOOL. By Richard Russo.
THE FORTUNES. By Peter Ho Davies.
A GAMBLER’S ANATOMY. By Jonathan Lethem.
THE GLOAMING. By Melanie Finn.
GRIEF IS THE THING WITH FEATHERS. By Max Porter.
HERE COMES THE SUN. By Nicole Dennis-Benn.
HERE I AM. By Jonathan Safran Foer.
HOMEGOING. By Yaa Gyasi.
HOT MILK. By Deborah Levy.
HOUSE OF LORDS AND COMMONS. By Ishion Hutchinson.
I MUST BE LIVING TWICE: New and Selected Poems, 1975-2014. By Eileen Myles.
IZA’S BALLAD. By Magda Szabo. Translated by George Szirtes.
LAROSE. By Louise Erdrich..
THE LIFE-WRITER. By David Constantine.
*THE LITTLE RED CHAIRS. By Edna O’Brien.
LOOK: Poems. By Solmaz Sharif.
THE MIRROR THIEF. By Martin Seay.
MISCHLING. By Affinity Konar.
MISTER MONKEY. By Francine Prose.
*MOONGLOW. By Michael Chabon.
THE MORTIFICATIONS. By Derek Palacio.
MY NAME IS LUCY BARTON. By Elizabeth Strout.
NINETY-NINE STORIES OF GOD. By Joy Williams.
THE NIX. By Nathan Hill.
THE NORTH WATER. By Ian McGuire.
NUTSHELL. By Ian McEwan.
REPUTATIONS. By Juan Gabriel Vásquez. Translated by Anne McLean.
*THE SPORT OF KINGS. By C. E. Morgan.
STILL HERE. By Lara Vapnyar.
SWING TIME. By Zadie Smith.
*TODAY WILL BE DIFFERENT. By Maria Semple.
THE UNDERGROUND RAILROAD. By Colson Whitehead.
VALIANT GENTLEMEN. By Sabina Murray.
THE VEGETARIAN. By Han Kang. Translated by Deborah Smith.
WAR AND TURPENTINE. By Stefan Hertmans. Translated by David McKay.
WEATHERING. By Lucy Wood.
ZERO K. By Don DeLillo.


Nonfiction

ALL THE SINGLE LADIES:Unmarried Women and the Rise of an Independent Nation. By Rebecca Traister.
AMERICAN HEIRESS: The Wild Saga of the Kidnapping, Crimes and Trial of Patty Hearst. By Jeffrey Toobin.
AT THE EXISTENTIALIST CAFÉ: Freedom, Being, and Apricot Cocktails. By Sarah Bakewell.
BLOOD AT THE ROOT: A Racial Cleansing in America.By Patrick Phillips.
BLOOD IN THE WATER: The Attica Prison Uprising of 1971 and Its Legacy. By Heather Ann Thompson.
BORN TO RUN. By Bruce Springsteen.
CITY OF DREAMS: The 400-Year Epic History of Immigrant New York. By Tyler Anbinder.
DARK MONEY: The Hidden History of the Billionaires Behind the Rise of the Radical Right. By Jane Mayer.
THE DEFENDER: How the Legendary Black Newspaper Changed America From the Age of the Pullman Porters to the Age of Obama. By Ethan Michaeli.
ELEANOR ROOSEVELT: The War Years and After. Volume Three: 1939-1962. By Blanche Wiesen Cook.
THE ENGLISH AND THEIR HISTORY. By Robert Tombs.
EVICTED: Poverty and Profit in the American City. By Matthew Desmond.
THE FACE OF BRITAIN: A History of the Nation Through Its Portraits. By Simon Schama.
FAR AND AWAY. REPORTING FROM THE BRINK OF CHANGE: Seven Continents, Twenty-Five Years. By Andrew Solomon.
FROM THE WAR ON POVERTY TO THE WAR ON CRIME: The Making of Mass Incarceration in America.By Elizabeth Hinton.
*THE GENE: An Intimate History. By Siddhartha Mukherjee.
GHETTO: The Invention of a Place, the History of an Idea. By Mitchell Duneier.
HERO OF THE EMPIRE: The Boer War, a Daring Escape and the Making of Winston Churchill. By Candice Millard.
HIS FINAL BATTLE: The Last Months of Franklin Roosevelt. By Joseph Lelyveld.
HITLER: Ascent 1889-1939. By Volker Ullrich. Translated by Jefferson Chase.
HOW EVERYTHING BECAME WAR AND THE MILITARY BECAME EVERYTHING: Tales From the Pentagon. By Rosa Brooks.
HOW TO SURVIVE A PLAGUE: The Inside Story of How Citizens and Science Tamed AIDS. By David France.
*I CONTAIN MULTITUDES: The Microbes Within Us and a Grander View of Life. By Ed Yong.
IN THE DARKROOM. By Susan Faludi.
IN GRATITUDE. By Jenny Diski.
AN IRON WIND: Europe Under Hitler. By Peter Fritzsche.
LAB GIRL. By Hope Jahren.
THE LIMOUSINE LIBERAL: How an Incendiary Image United the Right and Fractured America. By Steve Fraser.
THE MAN WHO KNEW: The Life and Times of Alan Greenspan. By Sebastian Mallaby.
NEW ENGLAND BOUND: Slavery and Colonization in Early America. By Wendy Warren.
ORSON WELLES. Volume 3: One-Man Band. By Simon Callow.
THE PEOPLE AND THE BOOKS: 18 Classics of Jewish Literature. By Adam Kirsch.
PLAYING TO THE EDGE: American Intelligence in the Age of Terror. By Michael V. Hayden.
PRETENTIOUSNESS: Why It Matters. By Dan Fox.
PUMPKINFLOWERS: A Soldier’s Story. By Matti Friedman.
A RAGE FOR ORDER: The Middle East in Turmoil, From Tahrir Square to ISIS. By Robert F. Worth.
THE RETURN: Fathers, Sons and the Land in Between.By Hisham Matar.
THE RISE AND FALL OF AMERICAN GROWTH: The U.S. Standard of Living Since the Civil War. By Robert J. Gordon.
SECONDHAND TIME: The Last of the Soviets. By Svetlana Alexievich. Translated by Bela Shayevich.
SHIRLEY JACKSON: A Rather Haunted Life. By Ruth Franklin.
SING FOR YOUR LIFE: A Story of Race, Music, and Family. By Daniel Bergner.
STRANGERS IN THEIR OWN LAND: Anger and Mourning on the American Right. By Arlie Russell Hochschild.
TRUEVINE. Two Brothers, a Kidnapping, and a Mother’s Quest: A True Story of the Jim Crow South. By Beth Macy.
UNFORBIDDEN PLEASURES. By Adam Phillips.
WEAPONS OF MATH DESTRUCTION: How Big Data Increases Inequality and Threatens Democracy. By Cathy O’Neil.
WHEN BREATH BECOMES AIR. By Paul Kalanithi.
WHEN IN FRENCH: Love in a Second Language. By Lauren Collins.
WHITE RAGE: The Unspoken Truth of Our Racial Divide. By Carol Anderson.
WHITE TRASH: The 400-Year Untold History of Class in America. By Nancy Isenberg.
YOU’LL GROW OUT OF IT. By Jessi Klein.