Nytimes com best books 2017
The New York Times Non-Fiction Best Sellers of - WikipediaThis was a year when books — like the rest of us — tried to keep up with the news, and did a pretty good job of it. Novels about global interconnectedness, political violence and migration; deeply reported nonfiction accounts of racial and economic strife in the United States; stories both imagined and real about gender, desire and the role of beauty in the natural world. There were several worthy works of escapism, of course, but the literary world mostly reflected the gravity and tumult of the larger world. Janet Maslin, a former staff critic who remains a frequent contributor to The Times, also lists her favorites. The year in books included a historic change at The Times. Michiko Kakutani stepped down as our chief book critic in July.
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