Amazon's Best Books of the Year

Given by Amazon.com, Inc.

122 Works 336,731 Books 16,461 Reviews ½ 4.0
Categories:
Years:
All, 2023 (21), 2015 (1), 2012 (3), 2009 (94), 2008 (1), 2026 (2)
WorkCategoryOrder LabelYear
Let the Great World Spin by Colum McCann
#12009
The Interrogative Mood: A Novel? by Padgett Powell
#1002009
The Gamble: General David Petraeus and the American Military Adventure in Iraq, 2006–2008 by Thomas E. Ricks
#112009
A Gate at the Stairs by Lorrie Moore
#122009
Fordlandia: The Rise and Fall of Henry Ford's Forgotten Jungle City by Greg Grandin
#132009
This Is Where I Leave You by Jonathan Tropper
#142009
Cutting for Stone by Abraham Verghese
#162009
The Big Burn: Teddy Roosevelt and the Fire that Saved America by Timothy Egan
#172009
Cheever: A Life by Blake Bailey
#182009
The Help by Kathryn Stockett
#192009
Strength in What Remains by Tracy Kidder
#22009
The Sweetness at the Bottom of the Pie by Alan Bradley
#202009
When You Reach Me by Rebecca Stead
#212009
The Unit by Ninni Holmqvist
#222009
How I Became a Famous Novelist by Steve Hely
#232009
Both Ways Is the Only Way I Want It by Maile Meloy
#242009
Everything Ravaged, Everything Burned by Wells Tower
#252009
The Age of Wonder: How the Romantic Generation Discovered the Beauty and Terror of Science by Richard Holmes
#262009
Border Songs by Jim Lynch
#272009
Born Round: The Secret History of a Full-time Eater by Frank Bruni
#282009
Wolf Hall by Hilary Mantel
#32009
Too Much Happiness by Alice Munro
#302009
Momofuku by David Chang
#312009
Open: An Autobiography by André Agassi
#322009
Pops: A Life of Louis Armstrong by Terry Teachout
#332009
Spooner by Pete Dexter
#342009
The Book of Basketball by Bill Simmons
#352009
The Good Soldiers by David Finkel
#362009
Chronic City by Jonathan Lethem
#372009
The Year of the Flood by Margaret Atwood
#382009
The Defector by Daniel Silva
#392009
Brooklyn by Colm Tóibín
#42009
The Informers by Juan Gabriel Vásquez
#402009
The Angel's Game by Carlos Ruiz Zafón
#412009
Catching Fire by Suzanne Collins
#422009
Lords of Finance: The Bankers Who Broke the World by Liaquat Ahamed
#432009
Tinkers by Paul Harding
#442009
A Short History of Women by Kate Walbert
#452009
The Scarecrow by Michael Connelly
#462009
Blood's a Rover by James Ellroy
#472009
Undress Me in the Temple of Heaven by Susan Jane Gilman
#482009
Genesis by Bernard Beckett
#492009
Beautiful Creatures by Kami Garcia
#52009
Last Night in Twisted River by John Irving
#502009
Wicked Plants: The Weed That Killed Lincoln's Mother and Other Botanical Atrocities by Amy Stewart
#512009
The Magicians by Lev Grossman
#522009
The Vagrants by Yiyun Li
#532009
Zeitoun by Dave Eggers
#542009
Cowboys Full: The Story of Poker by James McManus
#552009
The Collected Stories of Lydia Davis by Lydia Davis
#562009
How Rome Fell: Death of a Superpower by Adrian Goldsworthy
#572009
The Lost City of Z: A Tale of Deadly Obsession in the Amazon by David Grann
#582009
The Kids Are All Right: A Memoir by Diana Welch
#592009
Crazy for the Storm: A Memoir of Survival by Norman Ollestad
#62009
The Forgotten Garden by Kate Morton
#602009
Ratio: The Simple Codes Behind the Craft of Everyday Cooking by Michael Ruhlman
#612009
Shiver by Maggie Stiefvater
#622009
Everything Matters! by Jr. Ron Currie
#632009
Lowboy by John Wray
#642009
The Wilderness Warrior: Theodore Roosevelt and the Crusade for America by Douglas Brinkley
#652009
Asterios Polyp by David Mazzucchelli
#672009
A New Literary History of America by Greil Marcus
#682009
Columbine by Dave Cullen
#692009
The Girl Who Played with Fire by Stieg Larsson
#72009
Mannahatta: A Natural History of New York City by Eric W. Sanderson
#702009
Green Metropolis: Why Living Smaller, Living Closer, and Driving Less are the Keys to Sustainability by David Owen
#712009
The Letters of Samuel Beckett: Volume 1, 1929-1940 by Samuel Beckett
#722009
Tears in the Darkness: The Story of the Bataan Death March and Its Aftermath by Michael Norman
#732009
Juliet, Naked by Nick Hornby
#742009
George Sprott: (1894-1975) by Seth
#752009
Her Fearful Symmetry by Audrey Niffenegger
#772009
Robert Altman: The Oral Biography by Mitchell Zuckoff
#782009
Toby Alone by Timothée de Fombelle
#792009
Ad Hoc at Home by Thomas Keller
#802009
The Jazz Loft Project: Photographs and Tapes of W. Eugene Smith from 821 Sixth Avenue, 1957-1965 by Sam Stephenson
#812009
Never Smile at a Monkey: And 17 Other Important Things to Remember by Steve Jenkins
#822009
American Rust by Philipp Meyer
#832009
The Evolution of Calpurnia Tate by Jacqueline Kelly
#842009
Born to Run: A Hidden Tribe, Superathletes, and the Greatest Race the World Has Never Seen by Christopher McDougall
#852009
Rapt: Attention and the Focused Life by Winifred Gallagher
#862009
Half Broke Horses by Jeannette Walls
#872009
The Children's Book by A.S. Byatt
#882009
The Complete Stories of J. G. Ballard by J. G. Ballard
#892009
Stitches: A Memoir by David Small
#92009
D-Day: The Battle for Normandy by Antony Beevor
#902009
American on Purpose by Craig Ferguson
#912009
The BLDGBLOG Book by Geoff Manaugh
#922009
Nobody Move by Denis Johnson
#932009
Inherent Vice by Thomas Pynchon
#942009
The American Painter Emma Dial: A Novel by Samantha Peale
#952009
Asylum: Inside the Closed World of State Mental Hospitals by Christopher Payne
#962009
Imperial by William T. Vollmann
#972009
The Anthologist by Nicholson Baker
#982009
The First Family: Terror, Extortion, Revenge, Murder and The Birth of the American Mafia by Mike Dash
#992009
The Underworld: Journeys to the Depths of the Ocean by Susan Casey
Nonfiction2026
Generations: The Real Differences Between Gen Z, Millennials, Gen X, Boomers, and Silents―and What They Mean for America's Future by Jean M. Twenge
Nonfiction2026
Bellies by Nicola Dinan
Debut2023
The Wager: A Tale of Shipwreck, Mutiny, and Murder by David Grann
History2023
Birnam Wood by Eleanor Catton
Literature & Fiction2023
Weyward by Emilia Hart
Literature & Fiction2023
The River We Remember by William Kent Krueger
Literature & Fiction2023
Biography of X by Catherine Lacey
Literature & Fiction2023
North Woods by Daniel Mason
Literature & Fiction2023
The Bee Sting by Paul Murray
Literature & Fiction2023
Pet by Catherine Chidgey
Mystery, Thriller & Suspense2023
The Golden Gate by Amy Chua
Mystery, Thriller & Suspense2023
All the Sinners Bleed by S.A. Cosby
Mystery, Thriller & Suspense2023
A House With Good Bones by T. Kingfisher
Mystery, Thriller & Suspense2023
Bright Young Women by Jessica Knoll
Mystery, Thriller & Suspense2023
Drowning: The Rescue of Flight 1421 by T. J. Newman
Mystery, Thriller & Suspense2023
Strange Sally Diamond by Liz Nugent
Mystery, Thriller & Suspense2023
The Only One Left by Riley Sager
Mystery, Thriller & Suspense2023
Collision of Power: Trump, Bezos, and THE WASHINGTON POST by Martin Baron
Nonfiction2023
Poverty, by America by Matthew Desmond
Nonfiction2023
Doppelganger: A Trip into the Mirror World by Naomi Klein
Nonfiction2023
Fancy Bear Goes Phishing: The Dark History of the Information Age, in Five Extraordinary Hacks by Scott J. Shapiro
Nonfiction2023
Fire Weather: A True Story from a Hotter World by John Vaillant
Nonfiction2023
Fates and Furies by Lauren Groff
2015
The Academie by Amy Joy
Children's Sci Fi2012
Bared to You by Sylvia Day
2012
Husk by Corey Redekop
2012
Beautiful Boy: A Father's Journey Through His Son's Addiction by David Sheff
2008

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