Sunday, December 13, 2009

Best Books of the Year

Publisher's Weekly Top 10 and Top 100

The New York Times Top 10 - Best So Far - Best Books of 2009 Chosen by Writers, Journalists, etc.
My List of the Ten Best Books of Fiction/Nonfiction Read (not necesssarily published) in 2009--in no particular order

1. Dalton Conley, Honky
2. Joseph O-Neill, Netherland
3. Fareed Zacharia, The Post-American World
4. Dexter Filkins, The Forever War
5. Toni Morrison, A Mercy
6. Susan Cheever, American Bloomsbury
7. Ethan Canin, America, America
8. Valerie Martin, The Confessions of Edward Day
9. Richard Russo, That Old Cape Magic
10. David Sedaris, When You Are Engulfed in Flames

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