Books of 2018

Always a challenge to compose end-of-the-year best & worst reads list, but here I go.

 

Best Fiction

  1. Lincoln in the Bardo by George Saunders 
  2. Their Eyes Were Watching God by Zora Neale Hurston
  3. In the Country of Last Things by Paul Auster
  4. The October Country by Ray Bradbury
  5. Perfume: The Story of a Murderer by Patrick Süskind
  6. The Dinner by Herman Koch

 

 

Best Nonfiction

  1. Wanderlust: A History of Walking by Rebecca Solnit
  2. Ten Arguments for Deleting Your Social Media Accounts Right Now by Jaron Lanier
  3. Bad Blood: Secrets and Lies in a Silicon Valley Startup by John Carreyrou

 

 

 

Favourite Children’s Literature

  1. The Wind in the Willows by Kenneth Grahame
  2. Holes by Louis Sachar
  3. When You Reach Me by Rebecca Stead

 

 

 

 

 

Most Disappointing Reads

  1. Good Omens by Terry Pratchett & Neil Gaiman
  2. The Bookshop by Penelope Fitzgerald
  3. Sapiens: A Brief History of Humankind by Yuval Noah Harari

 

 

 

 

Special Mentions

  1. Some of the Best From Tor.com: 2016 Edition
  2. Tenth of December by George Saunders
  3. Himalaya by Michael Palin
  4. An Ember in the Ashes by Sabaa Tahir
  5. The Word for World is Forest by Ursula K. Le Guin
  6. A Choice of Gods by Clifford D. Simak

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