Best Books of 2010

It’s that time of year again – when everyone starts releasing their “best of the year” lists; there’s a new entrant in 2010. For the first time ever, the Library Journal has chosen its top ten books of the year. It’s a mix of fiction and non-fiction.

* American Terroir by Rowan Jacobsen

* By Nightfall by Michael Cunningham

* Freedom by Jonathan Franzen

* How To Live, Or, a Life of Montaigne in One Question and Twenty Attempts at an Answer by Sarah Bakewell

* Room by Emma Donoghue

* The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks by Rebecca Skloot

* The Passage by Justin Cronin

* The Tiger by John Vaillant

* The Warmth of Other Suns: The Epic Story of America’s Great Migration by Isabel Wilkerson

* Walker Evans Decade by Decade

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