Tuesday, December 30, 2014

Best Books of 2014

Celebrate the New Year with one of the "Best Books of 2014!"

New York Times' 10 Best Books of 2014:


  • All the Light We Cannot See by Anthony Doerr
  • Dept. of Speculation by Jenny Offill
  • Euphoria by Lily King
  • Family Life by Akhil Sharma
  • Redeployment by Phil Klay
  • Can’t We Talk about Something More Pleasant? by Roz Chast
  • On Immunity: An Inoculation by Eula Biss
  • Penelope Fitzgerald: A Life by Hermione Lee
  • The Sixth Extinction: An Unnatural History by Elizabeth Kolbert
  • Thirteen Days in September: Carter, Begin, and Sadat at Camp David by Lawrence Wright
 Washington Post's 10 Best Books of 2014:

  • A Brief History of Seven Killings by Marlon James
  • Fourth of July Creek by Smith Henderson
  • The Narrow Road to the Deep North by Richard Flanagan
  • The Paying Guests by Sarah Waters
  • Station Eleven by Emily St. John Mandel
  • Being Mortal: Medicine and What Matters in the End by Atul Gawande
  • Berlin: Portrait of a City Through the Centuries by Rory MacLean
  • Empire of Sin: A Story of Sex, Jazz, Murder, and the Battle for Modern New Orleans by Gary Krist
  • The Sixth Extinction: An Unnatural History by Elizabeth Kolbert
  • Tennessee Williams: Mad Pilgrimage of the Flesh by John Lahr 
See also Goodreads Choice Awards (selected by readers), Publishers Weekly, and Slate for other "top" lists.

You can search the Library's catalog to check availability and place holds.

Happy New Year!

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