Notable Books List2004

Given by CODES: Notable Books Council

Other Names: ALA Notable Books for Adults, RUSA Notable Books List
28 Works 151,105 Books 3,878 Reviews ½ 4.0
"Since 1944, the goal of the Notable Books Council has been to make available to the nation’s readers a list of 25 very good, very readable, and at times very important fiction, nonfiction, and show more poetry books for the adult reader." show less
Categories:
All, Fiction (222), Nonfiction (206), Poetry (41), No Category (2,365)
Years:
All, 2024 (26), 2023 (26), 2022 (25), 2021 (25), 2020 (26), 2019 (26), 2018 (26), 2017 (26), 2016 (26), 2015 (26), 2014 (26), 2013 (26), 2012 (26), 2011 (26), 2010 (26), 2009 (25), 2008 (25), 2007 (26), 2006 (25), 2005 (25), 2004 (28), 2003 (26), 2002 (26), 2001 (25), 2000 (26), 1999 (24), 1998 (26), 1997) (Book of the Year (1), 1997 (2), 1996 (3), 1995 (26), 1994 (26), 1993 (27), 1992 (26), 1991 (24), Fiction 1991 (1), 1990 (29), 1988 (27), 1987 (27), 1986 (37), 1985 (34), 1984 (43), 1983 (44), 1982 (42), 1981 (42), 1980 (33), 1979 (47), 1978 (49), 1977 (44), 1976 (50), 1975 (49), 1974 (30), 1973 (51), 1972 (44), 1971 (45), 1970 (29), 1969 (36), 1968 (44), 1967 (65), 1966 (59), 1965 (51), 1964 (53), 1963 (49), 1962 (56), 1961 (50), 1960 (45), 1959 (48), 1958 (47), 1957 (39), 1956 (43), 1955 (46), 1954 (34), 1953 (50), 1952 (52), 1951 (53), 1950 (41), 1949 (50), 1948 (50), 1947 (46), 1946 (50), 1945 (50)
Announced:
January 20: 2024 Recent
WorkCategoryYear
The Kite Runner [and] A Thousand Splendid Suns {boxed set} by Khaled Hosseini
Fiction2004
Brick Lane by Monica Ali
2004
The Inquisitors' Manual by António Lobo Antunes
2004
Wrapped in Rainbows: The Life of Zora Neale Hurston by Valerie Boyd
2004
Any Human Heart by William Boyd
2004
Alva & Irva: The Twins Who Saved a City by Edward Carey
2004
Brownsville: Stories by Oscar Cásares
2004
Triangle: The Fire that Changed America by David Von Drehle
2004
Alabanza: New and Selected Poems 1982-2002 by Martín Espada
2004
Naked in the Promised Land: A Memoir by Lillian Faderman
2004
The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time by Mark Haddon
2004
Beyond the River: The Untold Story of the Heroes of the Underground Railroad by Ann Hagedorn
2004
Flat Broke with Children: Women in the Age of Welfare Reform by Sharon Hays
2004
The Kite Runner by Khaled Hosseini
2004
The Known World by Edward P. Jones
2004
Mountains Beyond Mountains: The Quest of Dr. Paul Farmer, a Man Who Would Cure the World by Tracy Kidder
2004
Michelangelo and the Pope's Ceiling by Ross King
2004
Under the Banner of Heaven: A Story of Violent Faith by Jon Krakauer
2004
Random Family: Love, Drugs, Trouble, and Coming of Age in the Bronx by Adrian Nicole LeBlanc
2004
The Fortress of Solitude by Jonathan Lethem
2004
Love by Toni Morrison
2004
Runaway by Alice Munro
2004
Star of the Sea by Joseph O'Connor
2004
Drinking Coffee Elsewhere by ZZ Packer
2004
Food, Inc.: Mendel to Monsanto--The Promises and Perils of the Biotech Harvest by Peter Pringle
2004
Monster of God: The Man-Eating Predator in the Jungles of History and the Mind by David Quammen
2004
The Cave by José Saramago
2004
Khrushchev: The Man and His Era by William Taubman
2004

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