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Catch and Kill: Lies, Spies, and a Conspiracy to Protect Predators by Ronan Farrow
Educated: A Memoir by Tara WestoverNonfiction
John Adams by David McCullough1
Far From the Tree: Parents, Children and the Search for Identity by Andrew Solomon [2012] ∙ Non-fiction ∙ 3
Fates and Furies by Lauren Groff 3
Lost Children Archive by Valeria Luiselli 3
The Road by Cormac McCarthy Best Book, 3
Heat: An Amateur's Adventures as Kitchen Slave, Line Cook, Pasta-Maker, and Apprentice to a Dante-Quoting Butcher in Tuscany by Bill Buford4
The God of Small Things by Arundhati Roy 5
NW by Zadie Smith [2012] ∙ Fiction ∙ 8
My Name Is Lucy Barton by Elizabeth Strout 9
Where'd You Go, Bernadette by Maria Semple 9
Eisenhower at War, 1943-1945 by David Eisenhower1986
The Paper: The Life and Death of the New York Herald Tribune by Richard Kluger1986
A Perfect Spy by John le Carré1986
Roger's Version by John Updike1986
The Sportswriter by Richard Ford1986
A Summons to Memphis by Peter Taylor1986
My Own Country: A Doctor's Story by Abraham VergheseNonfiction, 5, 1994
My Dark Places by James EllroyNon-fiction (5), 1996
A Life of Picasso, Volume 2: 1907-1917 by John RichardsonNon-fiction (4), 1996
Red China Blues: My Long March From Mao to Now by Jan WongNon-fiction (3), 1996
Hitler's Willing Executioners: Ordinary Germans and the Holocaust by Daniel GoldhagenNon-fiction (2), 1996
Angela's Ashes by Frank McCourtNon-fiction (1), 1996
The Odyssey by Homernot in English Common Knowledge[trans.Robert Fagles] Fiction (5), 1996
Ants on the Melon: A Collection of Poems by Virginia Hamilton AdairFiction (4), 1996
The Tailor of Panama by John le CarréFiction (3), 1996
Infinite Jest by David Foster WallaceFiction (2), 1996
The Moor's Last Sigh by Salman Rushdie 1
Citizen Soldiers : The U.S. Army from the Normandy Beaches to the Bulge to the Surrender of Germany by Stephen E. AmbroseNon-fiction (5), 1997
Whittaker Chambers: A Biography by Sam TanenhausNon-fiction (4), 1997
Legends of the American Desert: Sojourns in the Greater Southwest by Alex ShoumatoffNon-fiction (3), 1997
A People's Tragedy: The Russian Revolution 1891-1924 by Orlando FigesNon-fiction (2), 1997
Into Thin Air: A Personal Account of the Mt. Everest Disaster by Jon Krakauer 1
American Pastoral by Philip Roth 4
Cold Mountain by Charles Frazier 3
Underworld by Don DeLillo 2
Mason & Dixon by Thomas Pynchon Fiction, 1, 1997
Slaves in the Family by Edward BallNon-fiction (5), 1998
Titan: The Life of John D. Rockefeller, Sr. by Ron Chernow Non-fiction, 4, 1998
Lindbergh by A. Scott BergNon-fiction (3), 1998
Pillar of Fire : America in the King Years, 1963-65 by Taylor BranchNonfiction, 2, 1998
King of the World: Muhammad Ali and the Rise of an American Hero by David RemnickNon-fiction (1), 1998
Cloudsplitter by Russell BanksFiction (5), 1998
I Married a Communist by Philip RothFiction (4), 1998
Charming Billy by Alice McDermottFiction (3), 1998
Paradise by Toni Morrison 2
A Man in Full by Tom Wolfe 1
The Big Test: The Secret History of the American Meritocracy by Nicholas LemannNon-fiction (5), 1999
The Trust: The Private and Powerful Family Behind the New York Times by Susan E. TifftNon-fiction (4), 1999
Faster: The Acceleration of Just About Everything by James GleickNon-fiction (3), 1999
Morgan: American Financier by Jean StrouseNon-fiction (2), 1999
Home Town by Tracy KidderNon-fiction (1), 1999
Ahab's Wife by Sena Jeter Naslund 5
Waiting by Ha Jin 4
Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban by J. K. Rowling 3
A Dangerous Friend by Ward Just 2
Personal Injuries by Scott TurowFiction (1), 1999
In the Heart of the Sea: The Tragedy of the Whaleship Essex by Nathaniel Philbrick 5
Experience by Martin AmisNon-fiction (4), 2000
A Heartbreaking Work of Staggering Genius by Dave EggersNon-fiction (3), 2000
Robert Kennedy: His Life by Evan ThomasNon-fiction (2), 2000
Nothing Like It In the World: The Men Who Built the Transcontinental Railroad 1863-1869 by Stephen E. AmbroseNon-fiction (1), 2000
White Teeth by Zadie Smith 5
Beowulf by Beowulf poet 4
Ravelstein by Saul BellowFiction (3), 2000
The Amazing Adventures of Kavalier and Clay by Michael Chabon 2
The Blind Assassin by Margaret AtwoodFiction (1), 2000
Empire Falls by Richard RussoFiction, 2001
True History of the Kelly Gang by Peter CareyFiction, 2001
President Nixon: Alone in the White House by Richard ReevesNon-fiction (5), 2001
Seabiscuit: An American Legend by Laura HillenbrandNon-fiction (4), 2001
Carry Me Home: Birmingham, Alabama, the Climactic Battle of the Civil Rights Revolution by Diane McWhorterNon-fiction (3), 2001
How I Came Into My Inheritance: And Other True Stories by Dorothy GallagherNon-fiction (2), 2001
The Corrections by Jonathan FranzenFiction (5), 2001
Peace Like a River by Leif EngerFiction (4), 2001
Hateship, Friendship, Courtship, Loveship, Marriage: Stories by Alice Munro 3
Atonement by Ian McEwanFiction, 2002
Ninety Degrees North: The Quest for the North Pole by Fergus FlemingNonfiction, 2002
Complications: A Surgeon's Notes on an Imperfect Science by Atul GawandeNon-fiction (5), 2002
One! Hundred! Demons! by Lynda BarryNon-fiction (3), 2002
The Pirate Hunter: The True Story of Captain Kidd by Richard ZacksNon-fiction (2), 2002
Heart of a Soldier by James B. StewartNon-fiction (1), 2002
Unless by Carol ShieldsFiction (5), 2002
The Lovely Bones by Alice SeboldFiction (4), 2002
You Are Not a Stranger Here: Stories by Adam HaslettFiction (3), 2002
The Crimson Petal and the White by Michel FaberFiction (2), 2002
Reds: McCarthyism in Twentieth-Century America by Ted MorganNonfiction, 2003
Krakatoa: The Day the World Exploded: August 27, 1883 by Simon WinchesterNon-fiction (5), 2003
They Marched Into Sunlight: War and Peace Vietnam and America October 1967 by David MaranissNon-fiction (4), 2003
Absolutely American: Four Years at West Point by David LipskyNon-fiction (2), 2003
Game Time: A Baseball Companion by Roger AngellNon-fiction (1), 2003
A Box of Matches by Nicholson BakerFiction (5), 2003
The Namesake by Jhumpa Lahiri 4
Quicksilver by Neal StephensonFiction (3), 2003
The Fortress of Solitude by Jonathan LethemFiction (2), 2003
Any Human Heart by William BoydFiction (1), 2003
Gilead by Marilynne RobinsonFiction, 2004
Persepolis II: The Story of a Return by Marjane SatrapiNon-fiction (5), 2004
Dress Your Family in Corduroy and Denim by David SedarisNon-fiction (4), 2004
The Gourmet Cookbook Volumes I and II by Ruth ReichlNon-fiction (3), 2004
Blue Blood by Edward ConlonNon-fiction (2), 2004
Will in the World: How Shakespeare Became Shakespeare by Stephen GreenblattNon-fiction (1), 2004
The Hamilton Case by Michelle de KretserFiction (5), 2004
The Master by Colm TóibínFiction (4), 2004
Runaway by Alice MunroFiction (3), 2004
Jonathan Strange & Mr. Norrell by Susanna ClarkeFiction (1), 2004
American Prometheus: the Triumph and Tragedy of J. Robert Oppenheimer by Kai BirdNonfiction, 2005
The March by E. L. DoctorowFiction, 2005
Never Let Me Go by Kazuo IshiguroFiction, 2005
Postwar: A History of Europe Since 1945 by Tony JudtNonfiction, 2005
1491: New Revelations of the Americas Before Columbus by Charles C. MannNon-fiction (5), 2005
The Year of Magical Thinking by Joan Didion 4
The Assassins' Gate: America in Iraq by George Packer 2
Saturday by Ian McEwan 4
Magic for Beginners by Kelly LinkFiction (3), 2005
Shalimar the Clown by Salman RushdieFiction (2), 2005
Absurdistan by Gary ShteyngartFiction, 2006
What Is the What by Dave EggersBest Book (10), 2006
Black Swan Green by David MitchellBest Book (9), 2006
Blood and Thunder: The Epic Story of Kit Carson and the Conquest of the American West by Hampton SidesBest Book (8), 2006
The Lay of the Land by Richard FordBest Book (6), 2006
Fiasco: The American Military Adventure in Iraq by Thomas E. RicksBest Book (5), 2006
The Looming Tower: Al-Qaeda and the Road to 9/11 by Lawrence WrightBest Book (2), 2006
Fun Home: A Family Tragicomic by Alison BechdelBest Book (1), 2006
Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows by J. K. RowlingFiction, 2007
The Nine: Inside the Secret World of the Supreme Court by Jeffrey ToobinNonfiction, 2007
Here If You Need Me: A True Story by Kate BraestrupNon-fiction (10), 2007
The Center Cannot Hold: My Journey through Madness by Elyn R. SaksNon-fiction (9), 2007
Animal, Vegetable, Miracle: A Year of Food Life by Barbara KingsolverNon-fiction (7), 2007
Born Standing Up: A Comic's Life by Steve MartinNon-fiction (6), 2007
The Rest Is Noise: Listening to the Twentieth Century by Alex RossNon-fiction (5), 2007
Legacy of Ashes: The History of the CIA by Tim WeinerNon-fiction (4), 2007
A Long Way Gone: Memoirs of a Boy Soldier by Ishmael BeahNon-fiction (3), 2007
A Life of Picasso, Volume 3: 1917-1932 by John RichardsonNon-fiction (2), 2007
The World Without Us by Alan Weisman Non-fiction (1), 2007
The Post-Birthday World by Lionel ShriverFiction (10), 2007
Like You'd Understand, Anyway: Stories by Jim ShepardFiction (9), 2007
No One Belongs Here More Than You: Stories by Miranda July 7
House of Meetings by Martin AmisFiction (6), 2007
Tree of Smoke by Denis JohnsonFiction (5), 2007
Out Stealing Horses by Per PettersonFiction (4), 2007
A Thousand Splendid Suns by Khaled HosseiniFiction (3), 2007
Then We Came to the End by Joshua FerrisFiction (2), 2007
The Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao by Junot Díaznot in English Common KnowledgeFiction (1), 2007
Anathem by Neal StephensonFiction, 2008
The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society by Mary Ann ShafferFiction, 2008
Personal Days by Ed ParkFiction, 2008
The Suspicions of Mr. Whicher: A Shocking Murder and the Undoing of a Great Victorian Detective by Kate SummerscaleNonfiction, 2008
The Umbrella Queen by Shirin Yim BridgesChildren's (10), 2008
Help Me, Mr. Mutt!: Expert Answers for Dogs with People Problems by Janet StevensChildren's (9), 2008
Alphabet by Matthew Van FleetChildren's (8), 2008
The Pout-Pout Fish by Deborah DiesenChildren's (7), 2008
Too Many Toys by David ShannonChildren's (6), 2008
Oodles of Animals by Lois EhlertChildren's (5), 2008
Splat the Cat by Rob ScottonChildren's (4), 2008
Bats at the Library by Brian LiesChildren's (3), 2008
Big Words for Little People by Jamie Lee CurtisChildren's (2), 2008
The Pencil by Allan AhlbergChildren's (1), 2008
Outliers: The Story of Success by Malcolm Gladwell 10
The Magician's Book: A Skeptic's Adventures in Narnia by Laura MillerNon-fiction (9), 2008
John Lennon: The Life by Philip NormanNon-fiction (8), 2008
Factory Girls: From Village to City in a Changing China by Leslie T. ChangNon-fiction (7), 2008
Hurry Down Sunshine by Michael GreenbergNon-fiction (6), 2008
The World Is What It Is: The Authorized Biography of V. S. Naipaul by Patrick FrenchNon-fiction (4), 2008
The Snowball: Warren Buffett and the Business of Life by Alice SchroederNon-fiction (3), 2008
The Thief at the End of the World: Rubber, Power, and the Seeds of Empire by Joe JacksonNon-fiction (2), 2008
The Forever War by Dexter FilkinsNon-fiction (1), 2008
The Widows of Eastwick by John UpdikeFiction (10), 2008
The Graveyard Book by Neil Gaiman 9
When Will There Be Good News? by Kate AtkinsonFiction (8), 2008
Unaccustomed Earth by Jhumpa LahiriFiction (5), 2008
American Wife by Curtis SittenfeldFiction (3), 2008
Lush Life by Richard PriceFiction (2), 2008
2666 by Roberto BolañoFiction (1), 2008
The Kindly Ones by Jonathan LittellFiction, 2009
Lit: A Memoir by Mary KarrNonfiction, 2009
The Windup Girl by Paolo BacigalupiFiction, 2009
The Snow Day by Komako SakaiChildren's (10), 2009
The Composer Is Dead by Lemony SnicketChildren's (9), 2009
Pick a Pumpkin, Mrs. Millie by Judy CoxChildren's (8), 2009
How Do Dinosaurs Say I Love You? by Jane YolenChildren's (7), 2009
Creature ABC by Andrew ZuckermanChildren's (6), 2009
Elephants Cannot Dance! by Mo WillemsChildren's (5), 2009
Crow Call by Lois LowryChildren's (4), 2009
Dogs Don't Brush Their Teeth! by Diane de GroatChildren's (3), 2009
Guess Again! by Mac BarnettChildren's (2), 2009
Duck! Rabbit! by Amy Krouse RosenthalChildren's (1), 2009
Cheever: A Life by Blake Bailey 10
Cooking Dirty: A Story of Life, Sex, Love and Death in the Kitchen by Jason SheehanNon-fiction (9), 2009
Strength in What Remains by Tracy KidderNon-fiction (8), 2009
Manhood for Amateurs: The Pleasures and Regrets of a Husband, Father, and Son by Michael ChabonNon-fiction (7), 2009
Logicomix: An Epic Search for Truth by Apostolos Doxiadis 6
Lords of Finance: The Bankers Who Broke the World by Liaquat AhamedNon-fiction (5), 2009
Changing My Mind: Occasional Essays by Zadie SmithNon-fiction (4), 2009
D-Day: The Battle for Normandy by Antony BeevorNon-fiction (2), 2009
The Age of Wonder: How the Romantic Generation Discovered the Beauty and Terror of Science by Richard HolmesNon-fiction (1), 2009
Beat the Reaper by Josh BazellFiction (8), 2009
In Other Rooms, Other Wonders by Daniyal MueenuddinFiction (7), 2009
Jeff in Venice, Death in Varanasi by Geoff DyerFiction (6), 2009
Everything Ravaged, Everything Burned by Wells TowerFiction (5), 2009
Catching Fire by Suzanne CollinsFiction (4), 2009
Swimming by Nicola KeeganFiction (3), 2009
The Financial Lives of the Poets by Jess WalterFiction (2), 2009
Wolf Hall by Hilary Mantel 1
Brilliant by Jane BroxNonfiction, 2010
Cleopatra: A Life by Stacy SchiffNonfiction, 2010
How to Live Safely in a Science Fictional Universe by Charles YuFiction, 2010
The Passage by Justin CroninFiction, 2010
You are not a gadget : a manifesto by Jaron Lanier 10
Hellhound on His Trail: The Stalking of Martin Luther King, Jr., and the International Hunt for His Assassin by Hampton SidesNon-fiction (8), 2010
Life by Keith Richards 7
War by Sebastian Junger 6
The Last Boy: Mickey Mantle and the End of America's Childhood by Jane LeavyNon-fiction (4), 2010
Let's Take the Long Way Home: A Memoir of Friendship by Gail CaldwellNon-fiction (3), 2010
The Emperor of All Maladies: A Biography of Cancer by Siddhartha Mukherjee 2
Unbroken: A World War II Story of Survival, Resilience, and Redemption by Laura HillenbrandNon-fiction (1), 2010
Faithful Place by Tana FrenchFiction (10), 2010
Matterhorn by Karl Marlantes 7
Wilson by Daniel ClowesFiction (6), 2010
Lord of Misrule by Jaimy GordonFiction (5), 2010
The Thousand Autumns of Jacob de Zoet by David Mitchell 4
Skippy Dies by Paul MurrayFiction (3), 2010
A Visit from the Goon Squad by Jennifer Egan 2
Freedom by Jonathan FranzenFiction (1), 2010
The Pale King by David Foster WallaceFiction, 2011
A Book of Secrets: Illegitimate Daughters, Absent Fathers by Michael HolroydNon-fiction (10), 2011
Blue Nights by Joan Didion 9
Boomerang: Travels in the New Third World by Michael LewisNon-fiction (8), 2011
A Singular Woman: The Untold Story of Barack Obama's Mother by Janny ScottNon-fiction (7), 2011
Pulphead: Essays by John Jeremiah SullivanNon-fiction (6), 2011
The Information: A History, a Theory, a Flood by James GleickNon-fiction (5), 2011
Everybody Loves Our Town: An Oral History of Grunge by Mark YarmNon-fiction (4), 2011
All Hell Let Loose: The World at War 1939-1945 by Max HastingsNon-fiction (3), 2011
Steve Jobs by Walter Isaacson 2
1493: Uncovering the New World Columbus Created by Charles C. MannNon-fiction (1), 2011
The Death-Ray by Daniel ClowesFiction (10), 2011
Maine by J. Courtney SullivanFiction (9), 2011
The Hypnotist by Lars KeplerFiction (8), 2011
Hark! A Vagrant by Kate BeatonFiction (7), 2011
The Family Fang by Kevin WilsonFiction (6), 2011
Started Early, Took My Dog by Kate AtkinsonFiction (5), 2011
Open City by Teju ColeFiction (4), 2011
State of Wonder by Ann Patchett 3
A Dance With Dragons by George R. R. MartinFiction (1), 2011
Iron Curtain: The Crushing of Eastern Europe, 1944-1956 by Anne ApplebaumNonfiction, 2012
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 ParryNonfiction, 2012
The Black Count: Napoleon's Rival and the Real Count of Monte Cristo, Alexandre Dumas by Tom ReissNon-fiction (10), 2012
The First Four Notes: Beethoven's Fifth and the Human Imagination by Matthew GuerrieriNon-fiction (9), 2012
Dearie: The Remarkable Life of Julia Child by Bob SpitzNon-fiction (7), 2012
Wild: From Lost to Found on the Pacific Crest Trail by Cheryl StrayedNon-fiction (6), 2012
Are You My Mother? A Comic Drama by Alison Bechdel 5
My Friend Dahmer by Derf BackderfNon-fiction (4), 2012
The Passage of Power by Robert A. Caro Non-fiction, 2, 2012
This Is How You Lose Her by Junot DíazFiction (10), 2012
Building Stories by Chris Ware Fiction, 7
The Casual Vacancy by J. K. Rowling Fiction, 6
The Girl Who Fell Beneath Fairyland and Led the Revels There by Catherynne M. ValenteFiction (5), 2012
At Last by Edward St. AubynFiction (4), 2012
Billy Lynn's Long Halftime Walk by Ben Fountain 3
Bring Up the Bodies by Hilary Mantel Fiction, 2
The Fault in Our Stars by John Green 1
Book of Ages: The Life and Opinions of Jane Franklin by Jill LeporeNonfiction, 2013
Command and Control: Nuclear Weapons, the Damascus Accident, and the Illusion of Safety by Eric SchlosserNonfiction, 2013
Five Days at Memorial: Life and Death in a Storm-Ravaged Hospital by Sheri FinkNonfiction, 2013
The Interestings by Meg WolitzerFiction, 2013
Lexicon by Max BarryFiction, 2013)
Life After Life by Kate AtkinsonFiction, 2013
NOS4A2 by Joe HillFiction, 2013
The Ocean at the End of the Lane by Neil GaimanFiction,2013
The Selected Letters of Willa Cather by Willa CatherNon-fiction (10), 2013
Falling Upwards: How We Took to the Air by Richard HolmesNon-fiction (9), 2013
Men We Reaped by Jesmyn Ward 8
Going Clear: Scientology, Hollywood, and the Prison of Belief by Lawrence Wright 7
The Book of My Lives {original edition} by Aleksandar HemonNon-fiction (5), 2013
Forty-one False Starts: Essays on Artists and Writers by Janet MalcolmNon-fiction (4), 2013
The Bully Pulpit: Theodore Roosevelt, William Howard Taft, and the Golden Age of Journalism by Doris Kearns GoodwinNon-fiction (3), 2013
The Encyclopedia of Early Earth: A Graphic Novel by Isabel GreenbergFiction (10), 2013
The Signature of All Things by Elizabeth GilbertFiction (5), 2013
The Lowland by Jhumpa LahiriFiction (4), 2013
The Flamethrowers by Rachel Kushner 3
Tenth of December: Stories by George SaundersFiction (2), 2013
The Bone Clocks by David MitchellFiction, 2014
In the Kingdom of Ice: The Grand and Terrible Polar Voyage of the USS Jeannette by Hampton SidesNonfiction, 2014
Station Eleven by Emily St. John MandelFiction, 2014
What If?: Serious Scientific Answers to Absurd Hypothetical Questions by Randall MunroeNonfiction, 2014
The Trip to Echo Spring: On Writers and Drinking by Olivia Laing 10
Sous Chef: 24 Hours on the Line by Michael GibneyNon-fiction (9), 2014
The Dogs Are Eating Them Now: Our War in Afghanistan by Graeme SmithNon-fiction (8), 2014
Just Mercy: A Story of Justice and Redemption by Bryan Stevenson 7
Little Failure: A Memoir by Gary ShteyngartNon-fiction (6), 2014
The Sixth Extinction: An Unnatural History by Elizabeth Kolbert 5
Thrown by Kerry HowleyNon-fiction (2), 2014
Soldier Girls: The Battles of Three Women at Home and at War by Helen ThorpeNon-fiction (1), 2014
The Laughing Monsters by Denis JohnsonFiction (10), 2014
A Brief History of Seven Killings by Marlon JamesFiction (9), 2014
Euphoria by Lily King 8
Whiskey Tango Foxtrot by David ShaferFiction (6), 2014
Wonderland by Stacey D'ErasmoFiction (5), 2014
Redeployment by Phil KlayFiction (4), 2014
The Zone of Interest by Martin AmisFiction (3), 2014
The Secret Place by Tana FrenchFiction (1), 2014
Negroland: A Memoir by Margo JeffersonNonfiction, 2015
Seveneves by Neal StephensonFiction, 2015
Welcome to Braggsville by T. Geronimo JohnsonFiction, 2015
The Witches: Salem, 1692 by Stacy SchiffNonfiction, 2015
Between the World and Me by Ta-Nehisi Coates 9
The Givenness of Things: Essays by Marilynne Robinson 8
Destiny and Power The American Odyssey of George Herbert Walker Bush by Jon MeachamNon-fiction (7), 2015
Black Man in a White Coat: A Doctor's Reflections on Race and Medicine by Damon TweedyNon-fiction (6), 2015
Being Nixon: A Man Divided by Evan ThomasNon-fiction (5), 2015
The Brothers: The Road to an American Tragedy by Masha GessenNon-fiction (4), 2015
Barbarian Days: A Surfing Life by William FinneganNon-fiction (2), 2015
H Is for Hawk by Helen Macdonald 1
The Dust That Falls from Dreams by Louis De BernièresFiction (10), 2015
The Mark and the Void by Paul MurrayFiction (9), 2015
Undermajordomo Minor by Patrick deWitt 8
The Meursault Investigation by Kamel DaoudFiction (6), 2015
Get in Trouble: Stories by Kelly LinkFiction (4), 2015
A God in Ruins by Kate AtkinsonFiction (2), 2015
The Story of the Lost Child by Elena Ferrante 1
All the Birds in the Sky by Charlie Jane AndersFiction, 2016
Another Brooklyn by Jacqueline WoodsonFiction. 2016
Shirley Jackson: A Rather Haunted Life by Ruth FranklinNonfiction, 2016
The Underground Railroad by Colson WhiteheadFiction, 2016
Girls & Sex: Navigating the Complicated New Landscape by Peggy OrensteinNon-fiction (10), 2016
The Constitution Today: Timeless Lessons for the Issues of Our Era by Akhil Reed AmarNon-fiction (9), 2016
Kill 'Em and Leave: Searching for James Brown and the American Soul by James McBride 8
Lab Girl by Hope JahrenNon-fiction (7), 2016
Hidden Figures: The American Dream and the Untold Story of the Black Women Mathematicians Who Helped Win the Space Race by Margot Lee ShetterlyNon-fiction (5), 2016
Known and Strange Things: Essays by Teju ColeNon-fiction (4), 2016
You'll Grow Out of It by Jessi KleinNon-fiction (3), 2016
Hillbilly Elegy: A Memoir of a Family and Culture in Crisis by J. D. Vance Non-fiction, 2
March: Book Three by John LewisNon-fiction (1), 2016
Here I Am by Jonathan Safran FoerFiction (10), 2016
The Trespasser by Tana FrenchFiction (8), 2016
Swing Time by Zadie SmithFiction (7), 2016
Imagine Me Gone by Adam HaslettFiction (6), 2016
Homegoing by Yaa GyasiFiction (4), 2016
Commonwealth by Ann PatchettFiction (3), 2016
The Changeling by Victor LaValleFiction, 2017
The Evangelicals: The Struggle to Shape America by Frances FitzGeraldNonfiction, 2017
Exit West by Mohsin HamidFiction, 2017
Killers of the Flower Moon: The Osage Murders and the Birth of the FBI by David GrannNonfiction, 2017
Lincoln in the Bardo by George SaundersFiction, 2017
The Ninth Hour by Alice McDermottFiction, 2017
Sing, Unburied, Sing by Jesmyn WardFiction, 2017
Transit by Rachel CuskFiction, 2017
We Were Eight Years in Power: An American Tragedy by Ta-Nehisi CoatesNonfiction, 2017
What Happened by Hillary Rodham ClintonNonfiction, 2017
White Tears by Hari KunzruFiction, 2017
The Vanity Fair Diaries: 1983 - 1992 by Tina BrownNon-fiction (10), 2017
The Meaning of Michelle: 16 Writers on the Iconic First Lady and How Her Journey Inspires Our Own by Veronica ChambersNon-fiction (8), 2017
Blind Spot by Teju ColeNon-fiction (7), 2017
Hunger: A Memoir of (My) Body by Roxane Gay 6
The Rules Do Not Apply: A Memoir by Ariel LevyNon-fiction (5), 2017
Homo Deus: A Brief History of Tomorrow by Yuval Noah HarariNon-fiction (4), 2017
New People by Danzy SennaFiction (10), 2017
Days without End by Sebastian BarryFiction (9), 2017
Manhattan Beach by Jennifer EganFiction (4), 2017
Bad Blood: Secrets and Lies in a Silicon Valley Startup by John CarreyrouNonfiction, 2018
Circe by Madeline MillerFiction, 2018
How Democracies Die by Steven LevitskyNonfiction, 2018
The Mars Room by Rachel KushnerFiction, 2018
The Order of Time by Carlo RovelliNonfiction, 2018
There There by Tommy OrangeFiction, 2018
These Truths: A History of the United States by Jill LeporeNonfiction, 2018
Ninth Street Women: Lee Krasner, Elaine de Kooning, Grace Hartigan, Joan Mitchell, and Helen Frankenthaler: Five Painters and the Movement That Changed Modern Art by Mary GabrielNon-fiction (9), 2018
All You Can Ever Know: A Memoir by Nicole ChungNon-fiction (8), 2018
Frederick Douglass: Prophet of Freedom by David W. Blight 7
How to Write an Autobiographical Novel: Essays by Alexander Chee 5
Barracoon: The Story of the Last "Black Cargo" by Zora Neale HurstonNon-fiction (2), 2018
The Overstory by Richard Powers 10
Florida by Lauren GroffFiction (9), 2018
Gun Love by Jennifer ClementFiction (8), 2018
Washington Black by Esi EdugyanFiction (6), 2018
My Year of Rest and Relaxation by Ottessa Moshfegh 4
An American Marriage by Tayari JonesFiction (3), 2018
Asymmetry by Lisa HallidayFiction (2), 2018
Drive Your Plow Over the Bones of the Dead by Olga TokarczukFiction, 2019
Furious Hours: Murder, Fraud, and the Last Trial of Harper Lee by Casey Cep2019
The Heartbeat of Wounded Knee: Native America from 1890 to the Present by David TreuerNonfiction, 2019
In the Dream House: A Memoir by Carmen Maria MachadoNonfiction, 2019
Midnight in Chernobyl: The Untold Story of the World's Greatest Nuclear Disaster by Adam HigginbothamNonfiction, 2019
The Need by Helen PhillipsFiction, 2019
The Nickel Boys by Colson WhiteheadFiction, 2019
On Earth We're Briefly Gorgeous by Ocean Vuong Fiction, 7
Say Nothing: A True Story of Murder and Memory in Northern Ireland by Patrick Radden KeefeNonfiction, 2019
The Topeka School by Ben LernerFiction, 2019
Where Reasons End by Yiyun LiFiction, 2019
The Yellow House: A Memoir by Sarah M. BroomNonfiction, 2019
This Land Is Our Land: An Immigrant's Manifesto by Suketu MehtaNon-fiction (10), 2019
The Collected Schizophrenias: Essays by Esmé Weijun WangNon-fiction (8), 2019
Underland: A Deep Time Journey by Robert MacfarlaneNon-fiction (4), 2019
Know My Name: A Memoir by Chanel MillerNonfiction, 2019.19
Trust Exercise by Susan ChoiFiction (6), 2019
Black Leopard, Red Wolf by Marlon James 5
The Testaments by Margaret Atwood 2
Caste: The Origins of Our Discontents by Isabel WilkersonNonfiction, 2020
A Children's Bible by Lydia MilletFiction, 2020
Deacon King Kong by James McBrideFiction, 2020
Having and Being Had by Eula BissNonfiction, 2020
Hitler: Downfall: 1939-1945 by Volker UllrichNonfiction, 2020
I Hold a Wolf by the Ears: Stories by Laura Van den BergFiction, 2020
Shuggie Bain by Douglas StuartFiction, 2020
The Vanishing Half by Brit BennettFiction, 2020
Just Us: An American Conversation by Claudia RankineNon-fiction (10), 2020
The Undocumented Americans by Karla Cornejo Villavicencio 7
Vesper Flights by Helen MacdonaldNon-fiction (6), 2020
The Dead Are Arising: The Life of Malcolm X by Les Payne Nonfiction, 5, 2020
Memorial Drive: A Daughter's Memoir by Natasha Trethewey 4
The Dragons, the Giant, the Women: A Memoir by Wayétu Moore 3
Minor Feelings: An Asian American Reckoning by Cathy Park Hong Non-fiction, 2, 2020
Breasts and Eggs by Mieko KawakamiFiction (10), 2020
Where the Wild Ladies Are by Aoko Matsuda 9
A Burning by Megha Majumdar 7
Homeland Elegies by Ayad AkhtarFiction, 5, 2020
The Mirror and the Light by Hilary Mantel Fiction, 3, 2020
Afterparties: Stories by Anthony Veasna SoFiction, 8, 2021
Aftershocks: A Memoir by Nadia OwusuNonfiction, 5, 2021
Cloud Cuckoo Land by Anthony DoerrFiction, 2021
The Copenhagen Trilogy: Childhood, Youth, Dependency by Tove DitlevsenNonfiction, 8, 2021
Crying in H Mart: A Memoir by Michelle ZaunerNonfiction, 2, 2021
Detransition, Baby by Torrey PetersFiction, 4, 2021
Empire of Pain: The Secret History of the Sackler Dynasty by Patrick Radden KeefeNonfiction, 2021
Finding the Mother Tree: Discovering the Wisdom of the Forest by Suzanne SimardNonfiction, 9, 2021
Great Circle by Maggie ShipsteadFiction, 2021
How the Word Is Passed: A Reckoning with the History of Slavery across America by Clint SmithNonfiction, 4, 2021
Invisible Child: Poverty, Survival & Hope in an American City by Andrea ElliottNonfiction, 2021
The Kissing Bug: A True Story of a Family, an Insect, and a Nation's Neglect of a Deadly Disease by Daisy HernandezNonfiction, 10, 2021
Klara and the Sun by Kazuo IshiguroFiction, 2021
The Life of the Mind by Christine SmallwoodFiction, 6, 2021
A Little Devil in America: Notes in Praise of Black Performance by Hanif AbdurraqibNonfiction, 1, 2021
The Love Songs of W.E.B. Du Bois by Honorée Fanonne JeffersFiction, 5, 2021
Malibu Rising by Taylor Jenkins Reid2021
My Monticello: Fiction by Jocelyn Nicole JohnsonFiction, 2, 2021
One Last Stop by Casey McQuiston2021
Open Water by Caleb Azumah NelsonFiction, 9, 2021
The Prophets by Robert Jones Jr.Fiction, 2, 2021
A Swim in a Pond in the Rain: In Which Four Russians Give a Master Class on Writing, Reading, and Life by George SaundersNonfiction, 2021
All This Could Be Different by Sarah Thankam MathewsFiction, 2022
The Book of Goose by Yiyun LiFiction, 2022
Constructing a Nervous System by Margo JeffersonNonfiction, 2022
The Furrows by Namwali Serpell2022
The Hero of This Book by Elizabeth McCrackenFiction, 2022
South to America: A Journey Below the Mason-Dixon to Understand the Soul of a Nation by Imani PerryNonfiction, 2022