Top Ten Best Books of 2010 According to Library Journal
A few book review editors involved in the process of selecting this list chronicled their deliberations on Twitter under the hash tag #bestbooks10. A more in-depth list, including bests in genre fiction and other popular subject areas such as poetry, graphic novels and biographies is scheduled to be published in the December issue of Library Journal.
The Top Ten Books of 2010 According to Library Journal:
- American Terroir: Savoring the Flavors of Our Woods, Waters, and Fields 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: A True Story of Vengeance and Survival by John Vaillant
- The Warmth of Other Suns: The Epic Story of America's Great Migration by Isabel Wilkerson
- Walker Evans: Decade by Decade by James Crump
* = Available via Prospector
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