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Best Books of 2010 - Fiction Compilation


 

A Visit from the Goon Squad by Jennifer Egan

Amazon Editor Top 100 #33

Publisher’s Weekly Top 10 Books of 2010

New York Times 10 Best Books of 2010

New York Times 100 Notable Books of 2010

Library Journal Best Fiction of 2010 (8)

TIME Magazine Top 10 Fiction Books of 2010 #2

Booklist Top of the List 2010

National Book Critics Circle Award for Fiction Winner

Pulitzer Prize Winner

Hudson Booksellers Best Fiction of 2010

Washington Post Top 10 Books of 2010

Boston Globe Best Fiction Books of 2010

Kirkus Reviews 2010 Best Fiction Books Top 25

Booklist Editors’ Choice 2010

ALA Notable Books - Fiction

LA Times Book Prize Winner

PEN/Faulkner Award Finalist

 

Freedom by Jonathan Franzen

Amazon Editor Fiction & Literature #2

Amazon Editor Top 100 #6

Amazon Customer Top 100 #8

Publisher’s Weekly Top 10 Books of 2010

New York Times 10 Best Books of 2010

Michiko Kakutani’s Top 10 Books of 2010

New York Times 100 Notable Books of 2010

Library Journal Ten Best Books of 2010

TIME Magazine Top 10 Fiction Books of 2010 #1

National Book Critics Circle Award for Fiction Finalist

Hudson Booksellers Best Fiction of 2010

Ecomonist Books of the Year

Barnes & Noble Best Books of 2010

Booklist Editors’ Choice 2010

ALA Notable Books - Fiction

LA Times Book Prize Finalist

 

To The End of the Land by David Grossman

Amazon Editor Fiction & Literature #3

Amazon Editor Top 100 #8

Publisher’s Weekly Best Fiction of 2010 (21)

New York Times 100 Notable Books of 2010

Library Journal Best Fiction of 2010 (8)

National Book Critics Circle Award for Fiction Finalist

Ecomonist Books of the Year

Barnes & Noble Best Books of 2010

New Yorker Reviewers’ Favorites of 2010

Washington Post Top 10 Books of 2010

Booklist Editors’ Choice 2010

 

The Thousand Autumns of Jacob de Zoet by David Mitchell

Amazon Editor Top 100 #69

Amazon Customer Top 100 #84

Publisher’s Weekly Best Fiction of 2010 (21)

Michiko Kakutani’s Top 10 Books of 2010

New York Times 100 Notable Books of 2010

TIME Magazine Top 10 Fiction Books of 2010 #4

Barnes & Noble Best Books of 2010

New Yorker Reviewers’ Favorites of 2010

Kirkus Reviews 2010 Best Fiction Books Top 25

Booklist Editors’ Choice 2010

ALA Notable Books - Fiction

 

Skippy Dies by Paul Murray

Amazon Editor Fiction & Literature #7

Amazon Editor Top 100 #21

TIME Magazine Top 10 Fiction Books of 2010 #3

National Book Critics Circle Award for Fiction Finalist

Barnes & Noble Best Books of 2010

New Yorker Reviewers’ Favorites of 2010

Kirkus Reviews 2010 Best Fiction Books Top 25

Booklist Editors’ Choice 2010

ALA Notable Books - Fiction

 

Room by Emma Donoghue

Amazon Editor Top 100 #35

Amazon Customer Top 100 #90

New York Times 10 Best Books of 2010

New York Times 100 Notable Books of 2010

Booker Finalist

Library Journal Ten Best Books of 2010

Hudson Booksellers Best Fiction of 2010

Barnes & Noble Best Books of 2010

New Yorker Reviewers’ Favorites of 2010

Washington Post Top 10 Books of 2010

ALA Notable Books - Fiction

 

The Imperfectionists by Tom Rachman

Amazon Editor Fiction & Literature #4

Amazon Editor Top 100 #11

Amazon Customer Top 100 #71

Publisher’s Weekly Best Fiction of 2010 (21)

Janet Maslin’s Top 10 Books of 2010

New York Times 100 Notable Books of 2010

Ecomonist Books of the Year

Barnes & Noble Best Books of 2010

 

Parrot and Olivier in America by Peter Carey

Amazon Editor Top 100 #71

Publisher’s Weekly Best Fiction of 2010 (21)

National Book Award Finalist

Booker Finalist

Ecomonist Books of the Year

Barnes & Noble Best Books of 2010

New Yorker Reviewers’ Favorites of 2010

Boston Globe Best Fiction Books of 2010

 

Super Sad True Love Story by Gary Shteyngart

Amazon Editor Top 100 #54

Michiko Kakutani’s Top 10 Books of 2010

New York Times 100 Notable Books of 2010

Hudson Booksellers Best Fiction of 2010

Barnes & Noble Best Books of 2010

Washington Post Top 10 Books of 2010

Boston Globe Best Fiction Books of 2010

Kirkus Reviews 2010 Best Fiction Books Top 25

 

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How to Read the Air by Dinaw Mengestu

Publisher’s Weekly Best Fiction of 2010 (21)

New York Times 100 Notable Books of 2010

Library Journal Best Fiction of 2010 (8)

Barnes & Noble Best Books of 2010

Boston Globe Best Fiction Books of 2010

 

Great House by Nicole Krauss

Amazon Editor Top 100 #53

New York Times 100 Notable Books of 2010

National Book Award Finalist

Barnes & Noble Best Books of 2010

Booklist Editors’ Choice 2010

 

Matterhorn by Karl Marlantes

Amazon Editor Fiction & Literature #1

Amazon Editor Top 100 #3

Amazon Customer Top 100 #42

New York Times 100 Notable Books of 2010

TIME Magazine Top 10 Fiction Books of 2010 #7

Hudson Booksellers Best Fiction of 2010

Barnes & Noble Best Books of 2010

ALA Notable Books - Fiction

 

The Passage by Justin Cronin

Amazon Editor Top 100 #16

Amazon Customer Top 100 #33

Library Journal Ten Best Books of 2010

TIME Magazine Top 10 Fiction Books of 2010 #9

Hudson Booksellers Best Fiction of 2010

Barnes & Noble Best Books of 2010

 

Faithful Place by Tana French

Amazon Editor Top 100 #2

Publisher’s Weekly Best Fiction of 2010 (21)

TIME Magazine Top 10 Fiction Books of 2010 #10

Janet Maslin’s Top 10 Books of 2010

Barnes & Noble Best Books of 2010

Washington Post Top 10 Books of 2010

 

How to Live Safely in a Science Fictional Universe by Charles Yu

Amazon Editor Top 100 #22

New York Times 100 Notable Books of 2010

TIME Magazine Top 10 Fiction Books of 2010 #8

 

One Day by David Nicholls

Amazon Editor Fiction & Literature #8

Amazon Editor Top 100 #23

Amazon Customer Top 100 #63

New York Times 100 Notable Books of 2010

Barnes & Noble Best Books of 2010

Booklist Editors’ Choice 2010

 

The Surrendered by Chang-rae Lee

Publisher’s Weekly Top 10 Books of 2010

New York Times 100 Notable Books of 2010

Pulitzer Prize Finalist

Barnes & Noble Best Books of 2010

Kirkus Reviews 2010 Best Fiction Books Top 25

ALA Notable Books - Fiction

 

The Lonely Polygamist by Brady Udall

Amazon Editor Fiction & Literature #10

Amazon Editor Top 100 #32

Publisher’s Weekly Top 10 Books of 2010

Hudson Booksellers Best Fiction of 2010

Kirkus Reviews 2010 Best Fiction Books Top 25

ALA Notable Books - Fiction

 

THE INVISIBLE BRIDGE By Julie Orringer

Amazon Editor Top 100 #64

New York Times 100 Notable Books of 2010

Barnes & Noble Best Books of 2010

New Yorker Reviewers’ Favorites of 2010

Boston Globe Best Fiction Books of 2010

Booklist Editors’ Choice 2010

 

The Privileges by Jonathan Dee

Publisher’s Weekly Best Fiction of 2010 (21)

New York Times 100 Notable Books of 2010

Pulitzer Prize Finalist

New Yorker Reviewers’ Favorites of 2010

Kirkus Reviews 2010 Best Fiction Books Top 25

 

THE LOST BOOKS OF THE ODYSSEY By Zachary Mason

Amazon Editor Debut Fiction #10

Michiko Kakutani’s Top 10 Books of 2010

New York Times 100 Notable Books of 2010

Barnes & Noble Review Year's Best Reading 2010: Editor's Picks

Slate Best Books of 2010

 

By Nightfall by Michael Cunningham

Amazon Editor Top 100 #36

Library Journal Ten Best Books of 2010

New Yorker Reviewers’ Favorites of 2010

Booklist Editors’ Choice 2010

 

The Wake of Forgiveness by Bruce Machart

Amazon Editor Top 100 #88

Library Journal Best Fiction of 2010 (8)

Barnes & Noble Best Books of 2010

        

Memory Wall by Anthony Doerr

Amazon Editor Fiction & Literature #9

Amazon Editor Top 100 #30

New York Times 100 Notable Books of 2010

Boston Globe Best Fiction Books of 2010

 

THE ASK By Sam Lipsyte

Amazon Editor Top 100 #83

New York Times 100 Notable Books of 2010

New Yorker Reviewers’ Favorites of 2010

Kirkus Reviews 2010 Best Fiction Books Top 25

Booklist Editors’ Choice 2010

 

MR. PEANUT By Adam Ross

New York Times 100 Notable Books of 2010

Ecomonist Books of the Year

New Yorker Reviewers’ Favorites of 2010

 

THE GIRL WHO KICKED THE HORNET’S NEST By Stieg Larsson

Amazon Editor Top 100 #7

New York Times 100 Notable Books of 2010

Barnes & Noble Best Books of 2010

Kirkus Reviews 2010 Best Fiction Books Top 25

 

Sourland by Joyce Carol Oates

Publisher’s Weekly Best Fiction of 2010 (21)

New York Times 100 Notable Books of 2010

                 

Innocent by Scott Turow

Amazon Editor Fiction & Literature #95

Publisher’s Weekly Best Fiction of 2010 (21)

 

Agaat by Marlene Van Niekerk

Amazon Editor Top 100 #78

Publisher’s Weekly Best Fiction of 2010 (21)

Booklist Editors’ Choice 2010

 

The Unnamed by Joshua Ferris

Amazon Editor Top 100 #79

Ecomonist Books of the Year

New Yorker Reviewers’ Favorites of 2010

Booklist Editors’ Choice 2010

 

The Irresistible Henry House by Lisa Grunwald

Amazon Editor Top 100 #68

Library Journal Best Fiction of 2010 (8)

 

Lord of Misrule by Jaimy Gordon

National Book Award Winner

TIME Magazine Top 10 Fiction Books of 2010 #5

Booklist Editors’ Choice 2010

PEN/Faulkner Award Finalist

 

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Major Pettigrew's Last Stand by Helen Simonson

Amazon Editor Fiction & Literature #5

Amazon Editor Top 100 #13

Janet Maslin’s Top 10 Books of 2010

        

The Hand That First Held Mine by Maggie O'Farrell

Amazon Editor Fiction & Literature #6

Amazon Editor Top 100 #17

 

Our Kind of Traitor by John le Carré

Publisher’s Weekly Best Fiction of 2010 (21)

Barnes & Noble Best Books of 2010

 

Crooked Letter, Crooked Letter by Tom Franlin

Barnes & Noble Best Books of 2010

ALA Notable Books - Fiction

 

Nashville Chrome by Rick Bass

ALA Notable Books - Fiction

LA Times Book Prize Finalist

 

Selected Stories by William Trevor

New York Times Ten Best Books of 2010

Ecomonist Books of the Year

Booklist Editors’ Choice 2010

 

THE LONG SONG By Andrea Levy

New York Times 100 Notable Books of 2010

New Yorker Reviewers’ Favorites of 2010

 

FOREIGN BODIES By Cynthia Ozick

New York Times 100 Notable Books of 2010

New Yorker Reviewers’ Favorites of 2010

 

BOUND By Antonya Nelson

New York Times 100 Notable Books of 2010

Kirkus Reviews 2010 Best Fiction Books Top 25

 

FUN WITH PROBLEMS By Robert Stone

New York Times 100 Notable Books of 2010

Kirkus Reviews 2010 Best Fiction Books Top 25

 

I CURSE THE RIVER OF TIME By Per Petterson

New York Times 100 Notable Books of 2010

 

SHADOW TAG By Louise Erdrich

New York Times 100 Notable Books of 2010

 

SOLAR By Ian McEwan

New York Times 100 Notable Books of 2010

 

THE SPOT By David Means

New York Times 100 Notable Books of 2010

 

WHAT BECOMES By A.  L. Kennedy

New York Times 100 Notable Books of 2010

 

WILD CHILD By T. C. Boyle.

New York Times 100 Notable Books of 2010

 

THE NEW YORKER STORIES by Ann Beattie

New York Times Ten Best Books of 2010

 

The Cookbook Collector by Allegra Goodman

New Yorker Reviewers’ Favorites of 2010

 

Nemesis by Philip Roth

New Yorker Reviewers’ Favorites of 2010

Booklist Editors’ Choice 2010

 

Bitter in the Mouth by Monique Truong

Barnes & Noble Best Books of 2010

Hudson Booksellers Best Fiction Books of 2010

 

Fall of Giants by Ken Follett

Amazon Editor Top 100 #45

Amazon Customer Top 100 #34

 

Moonlight Mile by Dennis Lehane

Amazon Editor Top 100 #48

 

Bloodroot by Amy Greene

Amazon Editor Top 100 #49

Booklist Editors’ Choice 2010

 

Private Life by Jane Smiley

Atlantic Best Books of 2010

New Yorker Reviewers’ Favorites of 2010

 

The Golden Age by Michal Ajvaz

Amazon Editor Fiction & Literature #37

 

Our Tragic Universe by Scarlett Thomas

Amazon Editor Fiction & Literature #46

 

So Cold the River by Michael Koryta

Amazon Editor Fiction & Literature #51

 

The Wrong Blood by Manuel de Lope

Amazon Editor Fiction & Literature #59

 

Rock Paper Tiger by Lisa Brackmann

Amazon Editor Fiction & Literature #72

 

Where the God of Love Hangs Out by Amy Bloom

Amazon Editor Fiction & Literature #75

 

Man in the Woods by Scott Spencer

Publisher’s Weekly Top 10 Books of 2010

 

The Pregnant Widow by Martin Amis

Publisher’s Weekly Best Fiction of 2010 (21)

 

Tutankhamun by Nick Drake

Publisher’s Weekly Best Fiction of 2010 (21)

 

Extraordinary Renditions by Andrew Ervin

Publisher’s Weekly Best Fiction of 2010 (21)

 

The Four Stages of Cruelty by Keith Hollihan

Publisher’s Weekly Best Fiction of 2010 (21)

 

Father of the Rain by Lily King

Publisher’s Weekly Best Fiction of 2010 (21)

 

Beneath the Lion's Gaze by Maaza Mengiste

Publisher’s Weekly Best Fiction of 2010 (21)

Barnes & Noble Best Books of 2010

Boston Globe Best Fiction Books of 2010

 

Years of Red Dust by Qiu Xiaolong

Publisher’s Weekly Best Fiction of 2010 (21)

 

Invisible Boy by Cornelia Read

Publisher’s Weekly Best Fiction of 2010 (21)

 

Vestments by John Reimringer

Publisher’s Weekly Best Fiction of 2010 (21)

 

Self-Portraits by Frederic Tuten

Publisher’s Weekly Best Fiction of 2010 (21)

 

AMERICAN SUBVERSIVE By David Goodwillie

New York Times 100 Notable Books of 2010

 

ANGELOLOGY By Danielle Trussoni

New York Times 100 Notable Books of 2010

 

COMEDY IN A MINOR KEY By Hans Keilson

New York Times 100 Notable Books of 2010

 

DOUBLE HAPPINESS By Mary-Beth Hughes

New York Times 100 Notable Books of 2010

 

GIRL BY THE ROAD AT NIGHT By David Rabe

New York Times 100 Notable Books of 2010

 

ILUSTRADO By Miguel Syjuco

New York Times 100 Notable Books of 2010

Booklist Editors’ Choice 2010

 

LISA ROBERTSON’S MAGENTA SOUL WHIP By Lisa Robertson

New York Times 100 Notable Books of 2010

 

THE LOTUS EATERS By Tatjana Soli

New York Times 100 Notable Books of 2010

ALA Notable Books - Fiction

 

THE NEAREST EXIT By Olen Steinhauer

New York Times 100 Notable Books of 2010

 

THE SAME RIVER TWICE By Ted Mooney

New York Times 100 Notable Books of 2010

 

SOMETHING RED By Jennifer Gilmore

New York Times 100 Notable Books of 2010

 

THE THREE WEISSMANNS OF WESTPORT By Cathleen Schine

New York Times 100 Notable Books of 2010

 

VIDA By Patricia Engel

New York Times 100 Notable Books of 2010

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 








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