NPR: Books We Love2013

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Other Names: NPR Book Concierge (2013-2020)
205 Works 234,707 Books 14,610 Reviews ½ 3.9

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Americanah by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie
2013
At Night We Walk in Circles by Daniel Alarcón
2013
Lawrence in Arabia: War, Deceit, Imperial Folly and the Making of the Modern Middle East by Scott Anderson
2013
Bolivar: American Liberator by Marie Arana
2013
Life After Life by Kate Atkinson
2013
MaddAddam by Margaret Atwood
2013
At Last by Edward St. Aubyn
2013
Five Star Billionaire by Tash Aw
2013
Stay Up With Me by Tom Barbash
2013
Levels of Life by Julian Barnes
2013
Count the Monkeys by Mac Barnett
2013
Love Is Power, or Something Like That: Stories by A. Igoni Barrett
2013
Lexicon by Max Barry
2013
To the End of June: The Intimate Life of American Foster Care by Cris Beam
2013
Journey by Aaron Becker
2013
Wilson by A. Scott Berg
2013
On a Beam of Light: A Story of Albert Einstein by Jennifer Berne
2013
The Shining Girls by Lauren Beukes
2013
Metaphysical Dog: Poems by Frank Bidart
2013
The Coldest Girl in Coldtown by Holly Black
2013
This House is Haunted by John Boyne
2013
Speaking From Among the Bones by Alan Bradley
2013
Cat Sense: How the New Feline Science Can Make You a Better Friend to Your Pet by John Bradshaw
2013
Keepers: Two Home Cooks Share Their Tried-and-True Weeknight Recipes and the Secrets to Happiness in the Kitchen by Kathy Brennan
2013
A Natural History of Dragons by Marie Brennan
2013
Hyperbole and a Half: Unfortunate Situations, Flawed Coping Mechanisms, Mayhem, and Other Things That Happened by Allie Brosh
2013
Cinnamon and Gunpowder: A Novel by Eli Brown
2013
The Painted Girls by Cathy Marie Buchanan
2013
We Need New Names by NoViolet Bulawayo
2013
Have You Seen My New Blue Socks? by Eve Bunting
2013
Belmont: Poems by Stephen Burt
2013
Return to Oakpine by Ron Carlson
2013
Eleven Days by Lea Carpenter
2013
My Education by Susan Choi
2013
Mo's Mustache by Ben Clanton
2013
The House Girl by Tara Conklin
2013
The Boy on the Porch by Sharon Creech
2013
Kansas City Lightning: The Rise and Times of Charlie Parker by Stanley Crouch
2013
Mrs. Poe by Lynn Cullen
2013
Daily Rituals: How Great Minds Make Time, Find Inspiration, and Get to Work: How Artists Work by Mason Currey
2013
Going Under by Lauren Dane
2013
Claire of the Sea Light by Edwidge Danticat
2013
Captain Marvel Volume 1: In Pursuit of Flight by Kelly Sue DeConnick
2013
The Art of Youth: Crane, Carrington, Gershwin, and the Nature of First Acts by Nicholas Delbanco
2013
Flora & Ulysses: The Illuminated Adventures by Kate DiCamillo
2013
Every Grain of Rice: Simple Chinese Home Cooking by Fuchsia Dunlop
2013
The Circle by Dave Eggers
2013
Diary of Edward the Hamster 1990-1990 by Miriam Elia
2013
The Most of Nora Ephron by Nora Ephron
2013
The Panopticon by Jenni Fagan
2013
Toms River: A Story of Science and Salvation by Dan Fagin
2013
League of Denial: The NFL, Concussions and the Battle for Truth by Mark Fainaru-Wada
2013
Thank You for Your Service by David Finkel
2013
Five Days at Memorial: Life and Death in a Storm-Ravaged Hospital by Sheri Fink
2013
The Hired Man by Aminatta Forna
2013
We Are All Completely Beside Ourselves by Karen Joy Fowler
2013
The Ocean at the End of the Lane by Neil Gaiman
2013
The Cuckoo's Calling by Robert Galbraith
2013
Too Bright to Hear Too Loud to See by Juliann Garey
2013
You're All Just Jealous of My Jetpack: Cartoons by Tom Gauld
2013
Chasing Utopia: A Hybrid by Nikki Giovanni
2013
The Autumn Bride by Anne Gracie
2013
Claire DeWitt and the Bohemian Highway by Sara Gran
2013
A Duke Never Yields by Juliana Gray
2013
The Encyclopedia of Early Earth: A Graphic Novel by Isabel Greenberg
2013
Bough Down by Karen Green
2013
Breakfast with Lucian by Geordie Greig
2013
The Last Banquet by Jonathan Grimwood
2013
You by Austin Grossman
2013
Frog Song by Brenda Z. Guiberson
2013
After Visiting Friends: A Son's Story by Michael Hainey
2013
Little Elvises by Timothy Hallinan
2013
How To Get Filthy Rich In Rising Asia by Mohsin Hamid
2013
The World's Strongest Librarian: A Memoir of Tourette's, Faith, Strength, and the Power of Family by Josh Hanagarne
2013
This Little Piggy by Tim Harrington
2013
Zen Confidential: Confessions of a Wayward Monk by Shozan Jack Haubner
2013
I'll Be Seeing You by Suzanne Hayes
2013
The Year of Billy Miller by Kevin Henkes
2013
Julio's Day by Gilbert Hernandez
2013
The Reason I Jump by Naoki Higashida
2013
The Best Man by Kristan Higgins
2013
Johnny Cash: The Life by Robert Hilburn
2013
Seasonal Works with Letters on Fire by Brenda Hillman
2013
Unknown Pleasures: Inside Joy Division by Peter Hook
2013
Animal Opposites by Petr Horáček
2013
And the Mountains Echoed by Khaled Hosseini
2013
Flora and the Flamingo by Molly Idle
2013
The Alchemists: Three Central Bankers and a World on Fire by Neil Irwin
2013
Indian Cooking Unfolded: A Master Class in Indian Cooking, with 100 Easy Recipes Using 10 Ingredients or Less by Raghavan Iyer
2013
The Animal Book: A Collection of the Fastest, Fiercest, Toughest, Cleverest, Shyest--and Most Surprising--Animals on Earth by Steve Jenkins
2013
The Summer Prince by Alaya Dawn Johnson
2013
The Madness Underneath by Maureen Johnson
2013
Fear of Flying by Erica Jong
2013
How Big Were Dinosaurs? by Lita Judge
2013
This Close: Stories by Jessica Francis Kane
2013
Miss Anne in Harlem: The White Women of the Black Renaissance by Carla Kaplan
2013
Hand-Drying in America: And Other Stories by Ben Katchor
2013
Thieves I've Known (Flannery O'Connor Award for Short Fiction) by Tom Kealey
2013
Fever by Mary Beth Keane
2013
The World Is Waiting For You (Barbara Kerley Photo Inspirations) by Barbara Kerley
2013
Snapper by Brian Kimberling
2013
Doctor Sleep by Stephen King
2013
Relish: My Life in the Kitchen by Lucy Knisley
2013
Dream Eyes by Jayne Ann Krentz
2013
The Lowland by Jhumpa Lahiri
2013
Ancillary Justice by Ann Leckie
2013
Submergence by J. M. Ledgard
2013
Bobcat and Other Stories by Rebecca Lee
2013
Super Graphic: A Visual Guide to the Comic Book Universe by Tim Leong
2013
Book of Ages: The Life and Opinions of Jane Franklin by Jill Lepore
2013
Hitler's Furies: German Women in the Nazi Killing Fields by Wendy Lower
2013
One Good Earl Deserves a Lover by Sarah MacLean
2013
The Infatuations by Javier Marías
2013
Hiding Out at the Pancake Palace by Nan Marino
2013
A Constellation of Vital Phenomena by Anthony Marra
2013
How We Do It: The Evolution and Future of Human Reproduction by Robert D. Martin
2013
The Beast: Riding the Rails and Dodging Narcos on the Migrant Trail by Oscar Martínez
2013
The Big Smoke (Penguin Poets) by Adrian Matejka
2013
Tap the magic tree by Christie Matheson
2013
The Twelve Tribes of Hattie by Ayana Mathis
2013
Black Aperture: Poems by Matt Rassmussen
2013
The Good Lord Bird by James McBride
2013
Someone by Alice McDermott
2013
Love Minus Eighty by Will McIntosh
2013
The Apprentices by Maile Meloy
2013
Take Me Out to the Yakyu by Aaron Meshon
2013
Scarlet by Marissa Meyer
2013
The Cooked Seed: A Memoir by Anchee Min
2013
A Corner of White by Jaclyn Moriarty
2013
Nexus by Ramez Naam
2013
A Reader's Book of Days by Tom Nissley
2013
I Hate to Leave This Beautiful Place by Howard Norman
2013
Do You Believe in Magic?: The Sense and Nonsense of Alternative Medicine by Paul A. Offit
2013
Revenge: Eleven Dark Tales by Yoko Ogawa
2013
Crazy Thing Called Love by Molly O'Keefe
2013
River Inside the River: Poems by Gregory Orr
2013
Ottolenghi: The Cookbook by Yotam Ottolenghi
2013
A Tale for the Time Being by Ruth Ozeki
2013
The Unwinding: An Inner History of the New America by George Packer
2013
The Telling Room: A Tale of Love, Betrayal, Revenge, and the World's Greatest Piece of Cheese by Michael Paterniti
2013
How the Light Gets In by Louise Penny
2013
Red Moon by Benjamin Percy
2013
Aces Wild by Erica S. Perl
2013
Night Film by Marisha Pessl
2013
Singing School: Learning to Write (and Read) Poetry by Studying with the Masters by Robert Pinsky
2013
Battling Boy by Paul Pope
2013
Suitable Accommodations: An Autobiographical Story of Family Life: The Letters of J. F. Powers, 1942-1963 by J. F. Powers
2013
I Want To Show You More by Jamie Quatro
2013
You Don't Know Me but You Don't Like Me: Phish, Insane Clown Posse, and My Misadventures with Two of Music's Most Maligned Tribes by Nathan Rabin
2013
Love, Dishonor, Marry, Die, Cherish, Perish: A Novel by David Rakoff
2013
Odds against Tomorrow by Nathaniel Rich
2013
Shaman by Kim Stanley Robinson
2013
Transfer of Qualities by Martha Ronk
2013
Dogtripping: 25 Rescues, 11 Volunteers, and 3 RVs on Our Canine Cross-Country Adventure by David Rosenfelt
2013
Eleanor and Park by Rainbow Rowell
2013
Gorgeous by Paul Rudnick
2013
Vampires in the Lemon Grove by Karen Russell
2013
Brilliance by Marcus Sakey
2013
From Scratch: Inside the Food Network by Allen Salkin
2013
Sweet Delights from a Thousand and One Nights: The Story of Traditional Arab Sweets by Habeeb Salloum
2013
All That Is by James Salter
2013
Tenth of December: Stories by George Saunders
2013
Drinking with Men: A Memoir by Rosie Schaap
2013
Battle Bunny by Jon Scieszka
2013
The Woman Who Lost Her Soul by Bob Shacochis
2013
The New Persian Kitchen by Louisa Shafia
2013
New School by Dash Shaw
2013
Unicorn Thinks He's Pretty Great by Bob Shea
2013
Gris Grimly's Frankenstein by Mary Shelley
2013
Mary Coin by Marisa Silver
2013
New and Selected Poems: 1962-2012 by Charles Simic
2013
Counting by 7s by Holly Goldberg Sloan
2013
Appetite (Pitt Poetry Series) by Aaron Smith
2013
Queen Anne: The Politics of Passion by Anne Somerset
2013
Who Says Women Can't Be Doctors?: The Story of Elizabeth Blackwell (Christy Ottaviano Books) by Tanya Lee Stone
2013
Neptune's Brood by Charles Stross
2013
The Screaming Staircase by Jonathan Stroud
2013
The Burgess Boys by Elizabeth Strout
2013
Incarnadine: Poems by Mary Szybist
2013
One Good Dish by David Tanis
2013
The Pomegranate Lady and Her Sons: Selected Stories by Goli Taraghi
2013
The Goldfinch by Donna Tartt
2013
The New Midwestern Table: 200 Heartland Recipes by Amy Thielen
2013
The Luckiest Lady in London by Sherry Thomas
2013
One Came Home by Amy Timberlake
2013
Advice to Little Girls by Mark Twain
2013
The Isle of Youth: Stories by Laura Van den Berg
2013
Shocked: My Mother, Schiaparelli, and Me by Patricia Volk
2013
The Sound of Things Falling by Juan Gabriel Vásquez
2013
The Love Affairs of Nathaniel P by Adelle Waldman
2013
Men We Reaped by Jesmyn Ward
2013
The Blood of Heaven by Kent Wascom
2013
Fosse by Sam Wasson
2013
Rose Under Fire by Elizabeth Wein
2013
The Book of Goodbyes (American Poets Continuum) by Jillian Weise
2013
Mr. Wuffles! by David Wiesner
2013
The Apple Orchard by Susan Wiggs
2013
Amy Falls Down by Jincy Willett
2013
Countdown City by Ben H. Winters
2013
The Daylight Gate by Jeanette Winterson
2013
Masterminds and Wingmen: Helping Our Boys Cope with Schoolyard Power, Locker-Room Tests, Girlfriends, and the New Rules of Boy World by Rosalind Wiseman
2013
The Interestings by Meg Wolitzer
2013
The Maid's Version by Daniel Woodrell
2013
Boxers and Saints by Gene Luen Yang
2013
Paper Valentine by Brenna Yovanoff
2013

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