New york times 10 best books of 2014
New York Times Book ListsYear-end "best of" lists are great for things like pop culture moments , celebrity snafus, or provocative photographs. But when it comes to a best-of list for books, you're not looking for cheap entertainment or nostalgia as you click through. You want to know what you should have been reading during those commutes you spent scrolling through Instagram or playing Candy Crush. A book is an investment, both of time and money. And while everyone—from blogging bibliophiles to The New York Times —is entitled to their opinion, the number of best-of lists out there and the variance among them has left us wondering just what books are worth bringing with us into the new year.
Gallery: The New York Times 10 Best Illustrated Children’s Books of 2014
The email you entered already exists. Independent Booksellers' Book Prize Shortlist. The Executioner's Song by Norman Mailer. The Easter Parade by Richard Yates.
December 19, at am. Mark's additional best English language novels of the XX century. By Boris Fishman. Ondaatje Prize.
Outline Trilogy. Falling in Place by Ann Beattie. Roy Niles says:. CBC Bookies Nominee. Alaska, USA.
Graphic Novels. Patrick Lewis. Written by Beverly Donofrio. It never fails that there are some unexpected titles on the list. In my predictions, I included a couple obscure picks, but it turns out my less obscure picks ended up being spot on.
Brittany, France. Sideshow by William Shawcross! Prix Goncourt. Zuckerman gebonden.
Cocteau: A Biography by Francis Steegmuller. From working as a medical actor hired to quiz med students on symptoms, Jamison has gone to extremes for these essays. He tries to destroy our hero until rimes discovers that Joe is a key to his quest for immortality. Wyoming Stories.Books for a Better Life Award. Laurie Lee's Autobiographies. NCR Book Award.
One has the sense that Mantel is working with some complex private material in these suavely stylish, vastly entertaining contemporary fables. Bancroft Prize. Get the best cultural and educational resources on the web curated for you in a daily email. Classics of Science Fiction!