Saturday, December 24, 2011

Kester's Best of 2011

These are books published in the U.S. in 2011 that were read by me in 2011. If your pick didn't make the list it a) wasn't published in the U.S. in 2011, b) wasn't read by me in 2011, or c) wasn't one of my ten favorite books. Now, in order:
  1. Pulphead by John Jeremiah Sullivan
  2. 1Q84 by Haruki Murakami
  3. Galore by Michael Crummey
  4. The Sense of An Ending by Julian Barnes
  5. Crimes In Southern Indiana by Frank Bill
  6. Ready Player One by Ernest Cline
  7. The Night Circus by Erin Morgenstern
  8. The Tiger's Wife by Tea Obreht
  9. Townie by Andre Dubus III
  10. Zombie Spaceship Wasteland by Patton Oswalt
Honorable mention goes to The End of Everything by Megan Abbott,  The Visible Man by Chuck Klosterman, The Geeks Shall Inherit The Earth by Alexandra Robbins, The Wise Man's Fear by Patrick Rothfuss, Reamde by Neal Stephenson, and Zone One by Colson Whitehead

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