Thursday, November 29, 2007

THE TEN BEST BOOKS OF 2007

According to The New York Times





Fiction




MAN GONE DOWN By Michael Thomas. Black Cat/Grove/Atlantic, paper, $14.







OUT STEALING HORSESBy Per Petterson. Translated by Anne Born. Graywolf Press, $22.


THE SAVAGE DETECTIVESBy Roberto BolaƱo. Translated by Natasha Wimmer. Farrar, Straus & Giroux, $27.


THEN WE CAME TO THE ENDBy Joshua Ferris. Little, Brown & Company, $23.99.

TREE OF SMOKEBy Denis Johnson. Farrar, Straus & Giroux, $27.

Nonfiction

IMPERIAL LIFE IN THE EMERALD CITY: Inside Iraq's Green Zone.By Rajiv Chandrasekaran. Alfred A. Knopf, $25.95; Vintage, paper, $14.95.



LITTLE HEATHENS: Hard Times and High Spirits on an Iowa Farm During the Great Depression.By Mildred Armstrong Kalish. Bantam Books, $22.

THE NINE: Inside the Secret World of the Supreme Court.By Jeffrey Toobin. Doubleday, $27.95.

THE ORDEAL OF ELIZABETH MARSH: A Woman in World History.By Linda Colley. Pantheon Books, $27.50.

THE REST IS NOISE: Listening to the Twentieth Century.By Alex Ross. Farrar, Straus & Giroux, $30.

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