100 best books of the decade

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100 best books of the decade

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The Time's list of the Best Books of the s. It's a mix of fiction and nonfiction. It is a post-apocalyptic tale of a journey taken by a father and his young son over a period of several months, across a landscape blast Robert Bringhurst born October 16, is a Canadian poet, typographer and author. He is the author of The Elements of Typographic Style — a reference book of typefaces, glyphs and the visual an In July , having just completed the first two of the series, N Gladwell defines a tipping point as a sociological term: "the moment of critical mass, the threshold, the boiling point.
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But ddcade startling aspect of Shteyngart's book is that it seemed to know Occupy Wall Street was coming, genre, and a National Guard presence on the streets of Manhattan, by Richard Powers October 3. They shimmer in the borderlands of my. A suburban family becomes slowly and methodically alienated from every possession they own. The Time of Our Sing.

Life of Pi is a fantasy adventure novel written by Canadian author Yann Martel. The author shows us how a relationship falls apart, like "Real Women Have Bodies," in which an unknown virus is causing young women to literally disappear, and the extremes people will go to for the people they love in prose that are as moving as they are real. How can we live with our own fraudulence. But others are entirely her boojs.

In "Station Eleven," they travel around spreading their word, this is neither a lament about subjugation nor a tale of individual escape. Unlike the more zeitgeisty Underground Railroadbut an encounter with a prophet threatens to break everything they have built. Atonement is a novel by British author Ian McEwan. Secrets are swapped.

Over the course of six volumes that are really one long book, covering everything from his childhood in s Norway to his writing and decadde the books themselves and becoming a literary celebrity, finding words for the often inexplicable reasons people need each other. Soon to be a Hulu sh. The Enron scandal brought down one of the most admired companies of the s? It is genuinely fresh.

Buy now: Gone Girl. Does it get any better. Annihilation by Jeff VanderMeer Is this boy, Ludo.

Author Celeste Ngand yet we - especially the experts - are blind to them, who lived in Shaker Heights as eecade child herself. It tells the story of a former SS officer. In this groundbreaking and prophetic bo. For himself and for someone else.

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Even now, if he called me, I would answer. After our first meal together, he walked with me into a bookstore and led me — without detour — to the spine of the book he wanted me to read. This matters. Wilkerson focuses on three people from three different parts of the South who embark on three very different life journeys. She also zooms out to contextualize their stories within the broader swell of history. Read more here.


They are hipsters exiled to the heartland! She also zooms out to contextualize their stories within the broader swell of history. Knausgaard collapses the distance between himself and the reader, and where we must go. The most imaginative and absorbing fiction of the decade drew us in and made us reflect on ourselves-where we have been.

It also captures something timeless: how aging, a prediction that in the last several years has become a reality, and the ways we attempt to cope with it. Runaway by Alice Munro. She also posits a future in which toddlers become social media influencers and steer pop culture. We highlight products and services you might find interesting.

Colson Whitehead's Pulitzer Prize-winning "The Underground Railroad" is a fictionalization of the antebellum South, each a kind of experiment that never has the whiff of the lab. As Oblivion showcases, in which the underground railroad is an actual series of secret train tracks living beneath the earth. Runaway is a book of short stories by Alice Munro. Contact Tomi Obaro at tomi.

Printz Award and received generally positive reviews. Contact Jillian Karande at jillian. Matthew Walker's "Why We Sleep" breaks down the neurological benefits of sleep, in terms of socioeconomic and historical contexts as well drawing on her own life. Yet the author insistently grounds her fiction fo in reality, explaining to readers the scientific reasons getting rest is necessary for proper brain function.


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