Monday, January 20, 2014

TC Tidbit: Publishers Lunch Top Titles From 2013--This Is Sort of The Ultimate List of the Lists

The annual year-end “best of” list compiles a wide range of “best of” lists (58 this year!) into a two ranked lists–fiction and nonfiction.

1. Tenth of December, George Saunders, Random House
2. The Goldfinch, Donna Tartt, Little Brown
3. Life After Life, Kate Atkinson, Little Brown
4. The Lowland, Jhumpa Lahiri, Knopf
5. The Son, Philipp Meyer, Ecco
6. The Flamethrowers, Rachel Kushner, Scribner
7. The Luminaries, Eleanor Catton, Little Brown
8. The Good Lord Bird, James McBride, Riverhead
9. A Constellation of Vital Phenomena, Anthony, Hogarth
10. The Signature of All Things, Elizabeth Gilbert, Viking

1. Five Days at Memorial, Sheri Fink, Crown
2. The Unwinding, George Packer, Farrar, Straus
3. Going Clear, Lawrence Wright, Knopf
4. Book of Ages, Jill Lepore, Knopf
5. Men We Reaped, Jesmyn Ward, Bloomsbury
6. Thank You For Your Service, David Finkel, Sarah Crichton Books/FSG
7. Wave, Sonali Deraniyagala, Knopf
8. Lawrence in Arabia, Scott Anderson, Doubleday
9. Lean In, Sheryl Sandberg, Knopf
10. Country Girl, Edna O’Brien, Little, Brown

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