Los Angeles Times Best Books of the Year

Given by Los Angeles Times

89 Works 162,901 Books 5,583 Reviews ½ 3.9
Categories:
Years:
All, 2009 (73), 2008 (1), 2002 (1), 2001 (3), 2000 (2), 1999 (1)
WorkCategoryYear
The Thing Around Your Neck by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie
Fiction2009
The Anthologist by Nicholson Baker
Fiction2009
The Signal by Ron Carlson
Fiction2009
The Book of Genesis Illustrated by R. Crumb by R. Crumb
Fiction2009
Everything Matters! by Jr. Ron Currie
Fiction2009
The Collected Stories of Lydia Davis by Lydia Davis
Fiction2009
The Sky Below by Stacey D'Erasmo
Fiction2009
Usher: Poems by B. H. Fairchild
Fiction2009
A Village Life by Louise Glück
Fiction2009
Sunnyside by Glen David Gold
Fiction2009
It's Beginning to Hurt: Stories by James Lasdun
Fiction2009
Asterios Polyp by David Mazzucchelli
Fiction2009
Both Ways Is the Only Way I Want It by Maile Meloy
Fiction2009
Love in Infant Monkeys: Stories by Lydia Millet
Fiction2009
The City & The City by China Miéville
Fiction2009
Too Much Happiness by Alice Munro
Fiction2009
The Museum of Innocence by Orhan Pamuk
Fiction2009
Lark and Termite by Jayne Anne Phillips
Fiction2009
Chronic: Poems by D.A. Powell
Fiction2009
Inherent Vice by Thomas Pynchon
Fiction2009
The Angel's Game by Carlos Ruiz Zafón
Fiction2009
Love and Summer by William Trevor
Fiction2009
This Is Where I Leave You by Jonathan Tropper
Fiction2009
The Financial Lives of the Poets by Jess Walter
Fiction2009
Once the Shore by Paul Yoon
Fiction2009
The True Deceiver by Tove Jansson
Flashbacks2009
The Castle by Franz Kafka
Flashbacks2009
The Metamorphosis and Other Stories by Franz Kafka
Flashbacks2009
The Trial by Franz Kafka
Flashbacks2009
First as Tragedy, Then as Farce by Slavoj Žižek
Flashbacks2009
In Defense of Lost Causes by Slavoj Žižek
Flashbacks2009
Bury Me Deep by Megan Abbott
Mystery2009
Britten and Brülightly by Hannah Berry
Mystery2009
Ravens by George Dawes Green
Mystery2009
A Quiet Flame by Philip Kerr
Mystery2009
The Girl Who Played with Fire by Stieg Larsson
Mystery2009
Black Water Rising by Attica Locke
Mystery2009
The Twelve by Stuart Neville
Mystery2009
Bone by Bone by Carol O'Connell
Mystery2009
The Rite: The Making of a Modern Exorcist by Matt Baglio
Myths & Legends2009
Bigfoot: The Life and Times of a Legend by Joshua Blu Buhs
Myths & Legends2009
The Third Man Factor: Surviving the Impossible by John Geiger
Myths & Legends2009
Anatomy of a Beast: Obsession and Myth on the Trail of Bigfoot by Michael McLeod
Myths & Legends2009
Dawn Light: Dancing with Cranes and Other Ways to Start the Day by Diane Ackerman
Nonfiction2009
West Of The West by Mark Arax
Nonfiction2009
Cheever: A Life by Blake Bailey
Nonfiction2009
The Battle for America 2008: The Story of an Extraordinary Election by Dan Baltz
Nonfiction2009
The Clinton Tapes: Wrestling History with the President by Taylor Branch
Nonfiction2009
L.A. Noir: The Struggle for the Soul of America's Most Seductive City by John Buntin
Nonfiction2009
Tiepolo Pink by Roberto Calasso
Nonfiction2009
Columbine by Dave Cullen
Nonfiction2009
The Lost Origins of the Essay by John D'Agata
Nonfiction2009
Dancing in the Dark: A Cultural History of the Great Depression by Morris Dickstein
Nonfiction2009
The Big Burn: Teddy Roosevelt and the Fire that Saved America by Timothy Egan
Nonfiction2009
Eating Animals by Jonathan Safran Foer
Nonfiction2009
Crow Planet: Essential Wisdom from the Urban Wilderness by Lyanda Lynn Haupt
Nonfiction2009
Conquest of the Useless: Reflections from the Making of Fitzcarraldo by Werner Herzog
Nonfiction2009
Strength in What Remains by Tracy Kidder
Nonfiction2009
Why This World: A Biography of Clarice Lispector by Benjamin Moser
Nonfiction2009
The Union of Their Dreams: Power, Hope, and Struggle in Cesar Chavez's Farm Worker Movement by Miriam Pawel
Nonfiction2009
A Bright and Guilty Place: Murder, Corruption, and L.A.'s Scandalous Coming of Age by Richard Rayner
Nonfiction2009
Methland by Nick Reding
Nonfiction2009
Save the Deli: In Search of Perfect Pastrami, Crusty Rye, and the Heart of Jewish Delicatessen by David Sax
Nonfiction2009
Not Now, Voyager: A Memoir by Lynne Sharon Schwartz
Nonfiction2009
Stitches: A Memoir by David Small
Nonfiction2009
Changing My Mind: Occasional Essays by Zadie Smith
Nonfiction2009
A Paradise Built in Hell: The Extraordinary Communities That Arise in Disaster by Rebecca Solnit
Nonfiction2009
Imperial by William T. Vollmann
Nonfiction2009
The Serial Garden: The Complete Armitage Family Stories by Joan Aiken
Science Fiction2009
The Complete Stories of J. G. Ballard by J. G. Ballard
Science Fiction2009
The Magicians by Lev Grossman
Science Fiction2009
Big Machine: A Novel by Victor LaValle
Science Fiction2009
American Fantastic Tales: Boxed Set by Peter Straub
Science Fiction2009
The Ayatollah Begs to Differ: The Paradox of Modern Iran by Hooman Majd
2008
Leviathan: The History of Whaling in America by Eric Jay Dolin
2007
The Crazed by Ha Jin
2002
Man Walks Into a Room by Nicole Krauss
2002
Can't You Hear Me Callin': The Life of Bill Monroe, Father of Bluegrass by Richard D. Smith
2001
Prayers for the Dead by Faye Kellerman
crime novel2001
What You Owe Me by Bebe Moore Campbell
2001
Seabiscuit: An American Legend by Laura Hillenbrand
2001
Burt Lancaster by Kate Buford
2000
More than You Know by Beth Gutcheon
2000
Toy Medium: Materialism and Modern Lyric by Daniel Tiffany
Nonfiction2000
Marcel Proust: A Life by William C. Carter
2000
Every Dead Thing by John Connolly
1999
The Pianist: The Extraordinary True Story of One Man's Survival in Warsaw, 1939-1945 by Władysław Szpilman
1946
The Metamorphosis by Franz Kafka
1915
Loverboy by Victoria Redel
1696
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