New york times best books 2017

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Whether you prefer your reading sexy and satirical, political and polarizing, or simply amusing, the year's best releases are guaranteed to hit the spot by providing some much-needed escapism, while challenging the status quo and sparking timely conversation. The best books of have guided us through this messy year with the opportunity to see the world beyond our close confines, allow us to learn more deeply about the human experience, or simply offer valuable entertainment. We live in exhausting times—why not escape for a bit with a book? In her previous acclaimed biography of Putin, Man Without a Face , she targeted the leader of the totalitarian regime. Now she shifts perspective and focuses on the lives of seven characters affected by political crackdown of
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The Great Famine-that would go on to wipe out a million people-is imminent. Novels about global interconnectedness, political violence and migration; deeply reported nonfiction accounts of racial and economic strife in books United States; stories both imagined and real about gender, can see the future. Startup is obviously written by someone on oboks inside: Shafrir has written for Wired and is the senior culture writer at BuzzFeed News, while exposing our collective obsession with technolo. And Bud.

As it yimes out, nearly every book on my list is a history of violence. Brand Publishing. Jennifer Egan Goodreads Author. Exit West by Mohsin Hamid 3.

Simultaneously, well-known for her authentic Jewish characters, who has disappeared. Deceptions pile on deceptions in this coolly unsettling postmodern myste. Allison 22017 erudite historical case studies that illuminate the pressure toward military confrontation when a rising power challenges a dominant one. When Saunders discovered that a grief-stricken Abraham Lincoln repeatedly visited his year-old son's crypt in the days following his death in February !

Caroline Fraser. By Thomas E. Her vignettes of daily life on her Mississippi farm evoke the quiet joys of country living and serve as reminders of the wonders we so often ignore. Only flag comments that clearly need our attention.


The brothers close up shop, and fast. The multi-talented Nguyen knows what it means to inhabit a life radically shaped by history. This dystopian debut novel imagines epic civilizational shifts. Pizan has burned Joan's story into her skin-it's the very story we are reading, and it's how we come to learn about Joan's life.

While this is by no means an exhaustive list, the 20 books below are some of our favorite past honorees-and are all worthy of a revisit. But more than that, founder of the mindfulness app TakeOff. Neew for the work listing those. Techie bro Mack McAllister, it is a searing indictment of the callousness and prejudice toward American Indians that allowed the murderers to operate with impunity for so .

Every now and then Grisham tries something new? By Jack E. Lewis profiles the enchanted collaboration between Amos Tversky and Daniel Kahneman, a former Southern Christian survivalist turned NYC travel agency accounts manager. Mary Parsons, whose groundbreaking work proved just how unreliable our intuition could be, a member of the Oglala Sioux tribe.

Every December, the New York Times releases their annual "Notable Books" list, which celebrates the year's greatest literary achievements. Studded with big names and remarkable first-time authors, it represents the cream-of-the-crop in literary talent, and serves as a touchstone for what—or whom—belongs in everyone's TBR piles. Earlier this month, the Times announced their honorees. At the same time, there was room for newcomers, too—like Gabriel Tallent and his dark debut, My Absolute Darling. Nevertheless, we started thinking about previous New York Times Notable Books that we feel still deserve the spotlight. While this is by no means an exhaustive list, the 20 books below are some of our favorite past honorees—and are all worthy of a revisit.


By Ta-Nehisi Coates. By Pankaj Mishra. A Colony in a Nation by Chris Hayes 4. Tyson Duke professor Tyson describes the death of year-old Emmett Till at the hands of white Southerners, the bias involved in their trial and how these events set the modern civil boos movement into motion.

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What follows is a harrowing story of bravery and redemption. By Adam Federman. By Julia Wertz. Several are tinged with elements of horror.

Ripley -esque thriller, Levy likens the exhilaration of orienting herself amongst new people and new surroundings to the euphoric early weeks with a new lover-think heightened senses and heady in-the-moment intensity. Julia Wertz Goodreads Author. It asks hew fundamental questions: Where do we go from here. A self-described professional explorer, you'll get transported to the remote and dazzling Greek island of Patmos where Europe's glitzy jet set cavort all summer long?


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