Tuesday, December 8, 2009
Best Books of 2009
Publisher's Weekly recently published their list of best books of 2009. We have put together a display of some of their top 100 nonfiction books.
Among the top 10 books (fiction and nonfiction) are:
Cheever: A Life by Blake Bailey, A Fiery Peace in a Cold War by Neil Sheehan, In Other Rooms, Other Wonders by Daniyal Mueenuddin, The Age of Wonder: How the Romantic Generation Discovered the Beauty and Terror of Science by Richard Holmes, Stitches by David Small, Shop Class as Soulcraft by Matthew B. Crawford, Lost City of Z: A Tale of Deadly Obsession in the Amazon by David Grann.
Here is the selection of 10 best books of 2009 from the New York Times Book Review: Both Ways is the only Way I Want it by Maile Meloy, Chronic City by Jonathan Lethem, A Gate At The Stairs by Lorrie Moore, Half Broke Horses by Jeannette Walls, A Short History of Women by Kate Walbert, The Age of Wonder: How the Romantic Generation Discovered the Beauty and Terror of Science by Richard Holmes, The Good Soldiers by David Finkel, Lit: a memoir by Mary Karr, Lords of Finance: The Bankers Who Broke the World by Liaquat Ahamed, Raymond Carver: A writer's life by Carol Sklericka. The New York Times also has a list of 100 most notable books of 2009. Click here to access.