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The New York Times Book Review's
10 Best Books of 2012

submitted in December 2012 by BookMan

Another year of great reads! The libraries have most of these -- I thought other readers might be interested again in seeing what the venerable New York Times thought were the Top Ten books of 2012!

FICTION

Bring Up the Bodies Bring Up the Bodies
by Hilary Mantel

TITLE Building Stories
by Chris Ware

A Hologram for the King A Hologram for the King
by Dave Eggers

NW NW
by Zadie Smith

The Yellow Birds The Yellow Birds
by Kevin Powers

NON-FICTION

Behind the Beautiful Forevers Behind the Beautiful Forevers: Life, Death and Hope in a Mumbai Undercity
by Katherine Boo [954.053 Boo]

Far From the Tree Far From the Tree: Parents, Children, and the Search for Identity
by Andrew Solomon [On Order]

The Passage of Power The Passage of Power: The Years of Lyndon Johnson
by Robert A. Caro [Biography Johnson]

The Patriarch The Patriarch: The Remarkable Life and Turbulent Times of Joseph K. Kennedy
by David Nasaw [Biography Kennedy]

Why Does the World Exist Why Does the World Exist? An Existential Detective Story
by Jim Holt [113 Hol]


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