2012 Winter

2012 Winter

Book critic Mark Athitakis, BookDragon blogger Terry Hong and Library Journal editor Barbara Hoffert pick the best books to keep you warm this winter.

Book critic Mark Athitakis, BookDragon blogger Terry Hong and Library Journal editor Barbara Hoffert pick the best books to keep you warm this winter.

Mark Athitakis, Book Critic

Fiction Books

Image of What Happened to Sophie Wilder
by Christopher R. Beha
Tin House Books

Image of Beautiful Ruins: A Novel
by Jess Walter
Harper

Image of Battleborn
by Claire Vaye Watkins
Riverhead Hardcover

Image of The Other Side of the World
by Jay Neugeboren
Two Dollar Radio

Image of NW: A Novel
by Zadie Smith
Penguin Press HC, The

Nonfiction Books

Image of Good Prose: The Art of Nonfiction
by Tracy Kidder, Richard Todd
Random House

Image of Mortality
by Christopher Hitchens
Twelve

Image of Winter Journal
by Paul Auster
Henry Holt and Co.

Image of Elsewhere: A memoir
by Richard Russo
Knopf

Image of Both Flesh and Not: Essays
by David Foster Wallace
Little, Brown and Company

Terry Hong, BookDragon blogger at the Smithsonian Asian Pacific American Center

Fiction Books

Image of Requiem
by Frances Itani
Atlantic Monthly Press

Image of The Garden of Evening Mists
by Tan Twan Eng
Weinstein Books

Image of Lenin's Kisses
by Yan Lianke
Grove Press

Image of Ru: A Novel
by Kim Thúy
Bloomsbury USA

Image of Prophecy
by Ellen Oh
HarperTeen

Nonfiction Books

Children/Young Adult Books

Image of Unspoken: A Story From the Underground Railroad
by Henry Cole
Scholastic Press

Image of My Name Is Parvana
by Deborah Ellis
Groundwood Books

Graphic Novels

Image of Jerusalem: Chronicles from the Holy City
by Guy Delisle
Drawn and Quarterly

Barbara Hoffert, Editor of the Book Review at Library Journal

Image of The Marlowe Papers: A Novel
by Ros Barber
St. Martin's Press

Image of Frances and Bernard
by Carlene Bauer
Houghton Mifflin Harcourt

Image of Telegraph Avenue: A Novel
by Michael Chabon
Harper

Image of Harvest: A Novel
by Jim Crace
Nan A. Talese

Image of Poems 1962-2012 (Los Angeles Times Book Award: Poetry)
by Louise Glück
Farrar, Straus and Giroux

Image of The Suitors
by Cecile David-Weill
Other Press

Image of London: A History in Verse
by
Belknap Press

Image of Schroder: A Novel
by Amity Gaige
Twelve

Image of The River Swimmer: Novellas
by Jim Harrison
Grove Press

Image of Hold It 'Til It Hurts
by T. Geronimo Johnson
Coffee House Press

Image of John Saturnall's Feast
by Lawrence Norfolk
Grove Press

Image of The Forgiven: A Novel
by Lawrence Osborne
Hogarth

Image of Freud's Sister: A Novel
by Goce Smilevski
Penguin Books

Image of NW: A Novel
by Zadie Smith
Penguin Press HC, The

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