New york times best books 2017
50 Best Books of - Best New Books ofWhether 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
The 10 Best Books of 2017
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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 .
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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.
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