Tuesday, November 20, 2012

Washington Post's Top 10

The Washington Post published their "best of 2012" lists, with their Top 10 list mixing consensus favorites with a few new contenders 


Behind The Beautiful Forevers, Katherine Boo
House of Stone, Anthony Shadid
Iron Curtain, Anne Applebaum
Marigold: The Lost Chance for Peace in Vietnam, James G. Hershberg
Why Nations Fail, Daron Acemoglu and James A. Robinson


Arcadia, Lauren Groff
Billy Lynn's Long Halftime Walk, Ben Fountain
Bring Up the Bodies, Hilary Mantel
Broken Harbor, Tana French
Canada, Richard Ford

As usual, the paper also recommends 50 notable works of fiction and another 50 nonfiction titles, both listed alphabetically.

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