Friday, December 07, 2012

Books: NY Times Chooses Top 10 in '12


FICTION

BRING UP THE BODIES
By Hilary Mantel

BUILDING STORIES
By Chris Ware.

A HOLOGRAM FOR THE KING
By Dave Eggers

NW
By Zadie Smith

THE YELLOW BIRDS
By Kevin Powers


NONFICTION

BEHIND THE BEAUTIFUL FOREVERS: Life, Death, and Hope in a Mumbai Undercity.
By Katherine Boo
[National Book Award winner]

FAR FROM THE TREE: Parents, Children, and the Search for Identity.
By Andrew Solomon.

THE PASSAGE OF POWER: The Years of Lyndon Johnson.
By Robert A. Caro

THE PATRIARCH
The Remarkable Life and Turbulent Times of Joseph P. Kennedy.
By David Nasaw

WHY DOES THE WORLD EXIST? An Existential Detective Story.
By Jim Holt

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