Amazon.com Best Books2012

Given by Amazon.com, Inc.

74 Works 186,497 Books 9,434 Reviews ½ 4.0
The 25-50 most popular titles with Amazon.com for each year - a mix of editor and customer picks.
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All, 2023 (20), 2022 (10), 2021 (20), 2020 (21), 2019 (20), 2018 (20), June 2017 (1), 2017 (26), 2016 (134), 2015 (134), 2014 (120), 2013 (132), 2012 (74), 2011 (59), 2010 (9), 2009 (17), 2008 (18), 2007 (3), 2006 (1), 2005 (26), 2004 (50), 2003 (50), 2002 (49), 2001 (30), 2000 (46), May 1997 (1)
WorkCategoryYear
Winter Journal by Paul Auster
Biographies & Memoirs2012
The Passage of Power by Robert A. Caro
Biographies & Memoirs2012
The Long Walk: A Story of War and the Life That Follows by Brian Castner
Biographies & Memoirs2012
Short Nights of the Shadow Catcher: The Epic Life and Immortal Photographs of Edward Curtis by Timothy Egan
Biographies & Memoirs2012
Mortality by Christopher Hitchens
Biographies & Memoirs2012
The Black Count: Napoleon's Rival and the Real Count of Monte Cristo, Alexandre Dumas by Tom Reiss
Biographies & Memoirs2012
Joseph Anton by Salman Rushdie
Biographies & Memoirs2012
The End of Your Life Book Club by Will Schwalbe
Biographies & Memoirs2012
To the Last Breath: A Memoir of Going to Extremes by Dr. Francis Slakey
Biographies & Memoirs2012
Wild: From Lost to Found on the Pacific Crest Trail by Cheryl Strayed
Biographies & Memoirs2012
Iron Curtain: The Crushing of Eastern Europe, 1944-1956 by Anne Applebaum
History2012
Detroit City Is the Place to Be: The Afterlife of an American Metropolis by Mark Binelli
History2012
The Finish: The Killing of Osama Bin Laden by Mark Bowden
History2012
Fraternity: In 1968, a visionary priest recruited 20 black men to the College of the Holy Cross and changed their lives and the course of history. by Diane Brady
History2012
Private Empire: ExxonMobil and American Power by Steve Coll
History2012
500 Days: Secrets and Lies in the Terror Wars by Kurt Eichenwald
History2012
The Presidents Club: Inside the World's Most Exclusive Fraternity by Nancy Gibbs
History2012
Bitter Brew: The Rise and Fall of Anheuser-Busch and America's Kings of Beer by William Knoedelseder
History2012
Double Cross : The True Story of the D-Day Spies by Ben Macintyre
History2012
Island of Vice: Theodore Roosevelt's Doomed Quest to Clean Up Sin-Loving New York by Richard Zacks
History2012
The Middlesteins by Jami Attenberg
Literature & Fiction2012
A Hologram for the King by Dave Eggers
Literature & Fiction2012
The Round House by Louise Erdrich
Literature & Fiction2012
Gone Girl by Gillian Flynn
Literature & Fiction2012
Billy Lynn's Long Halftime Walk by Ben Fountain
Literature & Fiction2012
The Fault in Our Stars by John Green
Literature & Fiction2012
Bring Up the Bodies by Hilary Mantel
Literature & Fiction2012
The Yellow Birds by Kevin Powers
Literature & Fiction2012
Creole Belle by James Lee Burke
Mystery, Thriller & Suspense2012
Broken Harbour by Tana French
Mystery, Thriller & Suspense2012
May We Be Forgiven by A. M. Homes
Mystery, Thriller & Suspense2012
Defending Jacob by William Landay
Mystery, Thriller & Suspense2012
Live by Night by Dennis Lehane
Mystery, Thriller & Suspense2012
Afterwards by Rosamund Lupton
Mystery, Thriller & Suspense2012
The Thief by Fuminori Nakamura
Mystery, Thriller & Suspense2012
Phantom by Jo Nesbø
Mystery, Thriller & Suspense2012
Behind the Beautiful Forevers by Katherine Boo
Nonfiction2012
How Music Works by David Byrne
Nonfiction2012
Quiet: The Power of Introverts in a World That Can't Stop Talking by Susan Cain
Nonfiction2012
The Power of Habit: Why We Do What We Do in Life and Business by Charles Duhigg
Nonfiction2012
Days of Destruction, Days of Revolt by Chris Hedges
Nonfiction2012
Bunch of Amateurs: A Search for the American Character by Jack Hitt
Nonfiction2012
People Who Eat Darkness: The True Story of a Young Woman Who Vanished from the Streets of Tokyo and the Evil That Swallowed Her Up by Richard Lloyd Parry
Nonfiction2012
The Signal and the Noise: Why So Many Predictions Fail — but Some Don't by Nate Silver
Nonfiction2012
Far From the Tree: Parents, Children and the Search for Identity by Andrew Solomon
Nonfiction2012
Fooling Houdini: Magicians, Mentalists, Math Geeks, and the Hidden Powers of the Mind by Alex Stone
Nonfiction2012
Why Nations Fail: The Origins of Power, Prosperity and Poverty by Daron Acemoglu
Politics & Social Sciences2012
The Righteous Mind: Why Good People Are Divided by Politics and Religion by Jonathan Haidt
Politics & Social Sciences2012
The Revenge of Geography: What the Map Tells Us About Coming Conflicts and the Battle Against Fate by Robert D. Kaplan
Politics & Social Sciences2012
Thomas Jefferson: The Art of Power by Jon Meacham
Politics & Social Sciences2012
It Worked for Me: In Life and Leadership by Colin Powell
Politics & Social Sciences2012
Seward: Lincoln's Indispensable Man by Walter Stahr
Politics & Social Sciences2012
The Oath: The Obama White House and The Supreme Court by Jeffrey Toobin
Politics & Social Sciences2012
How Children Succeed: Grit, Curiosity, and the Hidden Power of Character by Paul Tough
Politics & Social Sciences2012
The Price of Politics by Bob Woodward
Politics & Social Sciences2012
What a Plant Knows: A Field Guide to the Senses by Daniel Chamovitz
Science & Math2012
The Storytelling Animal: How Stories Make Us Human by Jonathan Gottschall
Science & Math2012
The Violinist's Thumb: And Other Lost Tales of Love, War, and Genius, as Written by Our Genetic Code by Sam Kean
Science & Math2012
Gifts of the Crow: How Perception, Emotion, and Thought Allow Smart Birds to Behave Like Humans by John Marzluff
Science & Math2012
Prehistoric Life: The Definitive Visual History of Life on Earth by DK
Science & Math2012
Spillover: Animal Infections and the Next Human Pandemic by David Quammen
Science & Math2012
Connectome: How the Brain's Wiring Makes Us Who We Are by Sebastian Seung
Science & Math2012
Love, Life, and Elephants: An African Love Story by Daphne Sheldrick
Science & Math2012
The Joy of x: A Guided Tour of Math, from One to Infinity by Steven Strogatz
Science & Math2012
Seed by Ania Ahlborn
Science Fiction & Fantasy2012
The Twelve by Justin Cronin
Science Fiction & Fantasy2012
Shadow of Night by Deborah Harkness
Science Fiction & Fantasy2012
The Wind Through the Keyhole by Stephen King
Science Fiction & Fantasy2012
Railsea by China Miéville
Science Fiction & Fantasy2012
The Long Earth by Terry Pratchett
Science Fiction & Fantasy2012
Year Zero by Rob Reid
Science Fiction & Fantasy2012
The Mongoliad: Book One by Neal Stephenson
Science Fiction & Fantasy2012
The Weird: A Compendium of Strange and Dark Stories by Ann VanderMeer
Science Fiction & Fantasy2012
Throne of Glass by Sarah J. Maas
2012

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