Sunday, November 26, 2017

NYT NOTABLE BOOKS 2017


Fiction & Poetry

AMERICAN WAR. By Omar El Akkad.
ANYTHING IS POSSIBLE. By Elizabeth Strout.
AUTUMN. By Ali Smith.
BAD DREAMS AND OTHER STORIES. By Tessa Hadley. 
BEAUTIFUL ANIMALS. By Lawrence Osborne.
THE BOOK OF JOAN. By Lidia Yuknavitch.
A BOY IN WINTER. By Rachel Seiffert.
THE CHANGELING. By Victor LaValle.
CHRISTMAS DAYS: 12 Stories and 12 Feasts for 12 Days. By Jeanette Winterson.
DANCE OF THE JAKARANDA. By Peter Kimani.
THE DARK FLOOD RISES. By Margaret Drabble.
*THE DINNER PARTY: And Other Stories. By Joshua Ferris.
*THE ESSEX SERPENT. By Sarah Perry.
*EXIT WEST. By Mohsin Hamid.
FAST. By Jorie Graham.
FIVE-CARAT SOUL. By James McBride.
FOREST DARK. By Nicole Krauss.
4 3 2 1. By Paul Auster.
FRESH COMPLAINT: Stories. By Jeffrey Eugenides.
FUTURE HOME OF THE LIVING GOD. By Louise Erdrich.
GIVING GODHEAD. By Dylan Krieger.
HISTORY OF WOLVES. By Emily Fridlund.
HOME FIRE. By Kamila Shamsie.
HOMESICK FOR ANOTHER WORLD. By Ottessa Moshfegh.
A HORSE WALKS INTO A BAR. By David Grossman. Translated by Jessica Cohen.
THE IDIOT. By Elif Batuman.
ILL WILL. By Dan Chaon.
A KIND OF FREEDOM. By Margaret Wilkerson Sexton.
LESS. By Andrew Sean Greer.
LINCOLN IN THE BARDO. By George Saunders.
*MANHATTAN BEACH. By Jennifer Egan.
MRS. OSMOND. By John Banville.
MY ABSOLUTE DARLING. By Gabriel Tallent.
NEW PEOPLE. By Danzy Senna.
THE NINTH HOUR. By Alice McDermott.
PACHINKO. By Min Jin Lee.
THE POWER. By Naomi Alderman.
THE REFUGEES. By Viet Thanh Nguyen.
SELECTION DAY. By Aravind Adiga.
A SEPARATION. By Katie Kitamura.
SING, UNBURIED, SING. By Jesmyn Ward.
SIX FOUR. By Hideo Yokoyama. Translated by Jonathan Lloyd-Davies.
*STAY WITH ME. By Ayobami Adebayo.
THE STONE SKY: The Broken Earth: Book Three. By N.K. Jemisin.
TIES. By Domenico Starnone. Translated by Jhumpa Lahiri.
TRANSIT. By Rachel Cusk.
WAKING LIONS. By Ayelet Gundar-Goshen. Translated by Sondra Silverston.
WHEREAS. By Layli Long Soldier.
WHITE TEARS. By Hari Kunzru.
WHO IS RICH? By Matthew Klam. Illustrated by John Cuneo. 

Nonfiction

AGE OF ANGER: A History of the Present. By Pankaj Mishra.
AMERICAN FIRE: Love, Arson, and Life in a Vanishing Land. By Monica Hesse.
ANIMALS STRIKE CURIOUS POSES: Essays. By Elena Passarello.
THE BLOOD OF EMMETT TILL. By Timothy B. Tyson.
*BORN A CRIME: Stories From a South African Childhood. By Trevor Noah.
BUNK: The Rise of Hoaxes, Humbug, Plagiarists, Phonies, Post-Facts, and Fake News. By Kevin Young.
CHURCHILL AND ORWELL: The Fight for Freedom. By Thomas E. Ricks.
THE COLLECTED ESSAYS OF ELIZABETH HARDWICK. Selected and with an introduction by Darryl Pinckney.
A COLONY IN A NATION. By Chris Hayes.
THE COLOR OF LAW: A Forgotten History of How Our Government Segregated America. By Richard Rothstein.
THE CRISIS OF THE MIDDLE-CLASS CONSTITUTION: Why Economic Inequality Threatens Our Republic. By Ganesh Sitaraman.
THE DAWN WATCH: Joseph Conrad in a Global World. By Maya Jasanoff.
THE DEATH AND LIFE OF THE GREAT LAKES. By Dan Egan.
DESTINED FOR WAR: Can America and China Escape Thucydides’s Trap? By Graham Allison.
DEVIL’S BARGAIN: Steve Bannon, Donald Trump, and the Storming of the Presidency. By Joshua Green.
THE EVANGELICALS: The Struggle to Shape America. By Frances FitzGerald.
THE EVOLUTION OF BEAUTY: How Darwin’s Forgotten Theory of Mate Choice Shapes the Animal World — and Us. By Richard O. Prum.
FASTING AND FEASTING: The Life of Visionary Food Writer Patience Gray. By Adam Federman.
FLÂNEUSE: Women Walk the City in Paris, New York, Tokyo, Venice, and London. By Lauren Elkin.
FRIENDS DIVIDED: John Adams and Thomas Jefferson. By Gordon S. Wood. THE FUTURE IS HISTORY: How Totalitarianism Reclaimed Russia. By Masha Gessen.
GENERATION REVOLUTION: On the Front Line Between Tradition and Change in the Middle East. By Rachel Aspden.
*THE GLASS UNIVERSE: How the Ladies of the Harvard Observatory Took the Measure of the Stars. By Dava Sobel.
GRANT. By Ron Chernow.
GREATER GOTHAM: A History of New York City From 1898 to 1919. By Mike Wallace.
THE GULF: The Making of an American Sea. By Jack E. Davis.
HAMLET GLOBE TO GLOBE: Two Years, 190,000 Miles, 197 Countries, One Play. By Dominic Dromgoole.
HENRY DAVID THOREAU: A Life. By Laura Dassow Walls.
THE HOUSE OF GOVERNMENT: A Saga of the Russian Revolution. By Yuri Slezkine.
THE INVENTION OF ANGELA CARTER: A Biography. By Edmund Gordon.
JANESVILLE: An American Story. By Amy Goldstein.
KILLERS OF THE FLOWER MOON: The Osage Murders and the Birth of the FBI. By David Grann.
KRAZY: George Herriman, a Life in Black and White. By Michael Tisserand.
LENIN: The Man, the Dictator, and the Master of Terror. By Victor Sebestyen.
LETTERMAN: The Last Giant of Late Night. By Jason Zinoman.
LOCKING UP OUR OWN: Crime and Punishment in Black America. By James Forman Jr.
LOOKING FOR “THE STRANGER”: Albert Camus and the Life of a Literary Classic. By Alice Kaplan.
*THE LOST CITY OF THE MONKEY GOD: A True Story. By Douglas Preston.
NOMADLAND: Surviving America in the Twenty-First Century. By Jessica Bruder.
NOTES ON A FOREIGN COUNTRY: An American Abroad in a Post-American World. By Suzy Hansen.
*PRAIRIE FIRES: The American Dreams of Laura Ingalls Wilder.By Caroline Fraser.
PRIESTDADDY: A Memoir. By Patricia Lockwood.
THE SONGS WE KNOW BEST: John Ashbery’s Early Life. By Karin Roffman.
TENEMENTS, TOWERS & TRASH: An Unconventional Illustrated History of New York City. By Julia Wertz.
TO SIRI WITH LOVE: A Mother, Her Autistic Son, and the Kindness of Machines. By Judith Newman. THE UNDOING PROJECT: A Friendship That Changed Our Minds. By Michael Lewis.
WE WERE EIGHT YEARS IN POWER: An American Tragedy. By Ta-Nehisi Coates.
WHAT HAPPENED. By Hillary Rodham Clinton.
WORLD WITHOUT MIND: The Existential Threat of Big Tech. By Franklin Foer.
YOU SAY TO BRICK: The Life of Louis Kahn. By Wendy Lesser.


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