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What's the best book you've read this year?

Sep 02, 2013
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What’s the best book you’ve read this year?

I need some recommendations. (My favorite: The Sisters Brothers.)

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  1. bestkid answered: I’ve heard nothing but good things about Celine Dion’s Let’s Talk About Love: A Journey to the End of Taste by Carl Wilson
  2. elaine4queen answered: Music for Torching by A. M. Homes. It’s like a mixture between Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf and The Revolutionary Road
  3. ethan22crane answered: Accelerando by Charles Stross. Restored by faith in sci-fi. Reviewed on my tumblr..
  4. jodonenglish answered: Another Bullshit Night in Suck City (now published as “Being Flynn”) by Nick Flynn - Best I’ve read in several years, actually.
  5. iammarried answered: Alif the Unseen by G Willow Wilson
  6. jcpspace answered: Eleven Rings by Phil Jackson. A book about basketball and spirituality.
  7. lilyhotchkisstroup answered: The Cuckoo’s Calling by Robert Galbraith (JK Rowling)
  8. kreastiv answered: Naive.Super or Doppler by Erlend Loe
  9. blancpetale answered: A new Earth by Eckhart Tollw
  10. marcoromano answered: Memento Mori ~ Muriel Spark
  11. johnthemonkey answered: I liked Matt Hill’s “The Folded Man” (although it lost me slightly in the last quarter or so).
  12. bradmcentire answered: The Last Girlfriend on Earth by Simon Rich
  13. angieapplecore answered: Beauty, By Sheri S. Tepper
  14. vennsquidink answered: 'Picture
  15. anunidentifiedgalpal answered: The Hitman’s Guide to Housecleaning by Hallgrímur Helgason
  16. melindakumi answered: A Wrinkle In Time
  17. kentonblogs answered: "Pattern Recognition" by William Gibson or "Oryx and Crake" by Margaret Atwood.
  18. abigailgard answered: The Little Prince by Antoine de Saint-Exupery and How to Be Interesting by Jessica Hagy.
  19. kyranpittman answered: Anna Karenina.
  20. saintbrent answered: Absolutely anything by Kelly Link.
  21. mrdaviscfhs answered: Billy Lynn’s Long Halftime Walk by Ben Fountain. Bonus: It’s set in Texas.
  22. mcchris answered: Captive Audiences by Susan Crawford
  23. mywildandpreciouslife13 said: Tenth of December, George Saunders. Ready Player One, Ernest Cline. NW, Zadie Smith. That is just so far.
  24. obsessivecompulsive answered: 'frankenstein' by mary shelley
  25. iamvictoriaanne answered: The Tempest Tales -Walter Mosley
  26. vastandgrand answered: "History of Bombing"
  27. beneaththeleaf answered: the amazing adventures of kavalier and clay!
  28. thoughtsinanutshell answered: Indian Horse by Richard Wagamese
  29. supersteady answered: I really enjoyed In Pharaoh’s Army—thanks for the Tobias Wolff introduction!
  30. mb answered: Sex at Dawn.
  31. gabbehnarf answered: The best book I’ve read this year is The Analyst by John Katzenbach! I recommend it a 100%!
  32. achesley answered: Einstein’s Dreams was lovely, The Orphan Master’s Son quite epic, Cloud Atlas gorgeous, Pattern Recognition very intriguing.
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