‘Tis the season for the various and sundry lists of the year’s Best Books to begin appearing.
– It’s been a rich year for memoir/biography: “big” memoirs by Roland Barthes, Christopher Hitchens, Keith Richards, Patti Smith; new biographies of Henry Aaron, Cleopatra, Frank Sinatra, Simon Wiesenthal.
If you run across any other Best Books lists, please post a link in the comments.
- Note the very useful link in the comments to the Large Hearted Boy website that aggregates all of the 2010 best book lists in the entire universe, apparently
- And here’s the New York Times list of 100 Notable Books for 2010
- Here’s the Guardian (U.K.) list of Books of the Year
- Anji Reyner’s Best Poetry Books of 2010
- Times Literary Supplement Books of the Year
- A Year in Reading at The Millions
- Slate’s best books of the year
- Time magazine’s top 10 fiction and nonfiction books (page down)
- The New Yorker’s Year in Reading