Best books of the 2014

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Some of our best living writers produced new works this year, which is always cause for crazed celebration; indie publishers turned out NYT Bestsellers like it was no big deal whatsoever; first-time novelists kept splashing onto the scene , already glittering with awards and New Yorker profiles like they'd just won the lottery. And female writers were particularly on their game this year , whether they were writing about girlhood or dead-end jobs or post-apocalyptic hijinx. Ladies, what was in the water? Those who bemoan the taste of the reading public should be happy to hear that quality short story collections are still selling like hotcakes Bark, The UnAmericans , and so on and that readers aren't afraid of experimental prose A Girl is a Half-Formed Thing, Dept. Books with sensitive, nuanced treatments of gender, race, and death were also prominent, both on this list and in our best nonfiction list. One of the things I find most fascinating about this list is how similar many of the titles are.
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Best books of 2014

Buy Can't and Won't here. But as his star rises his body falls, deaf and suicidal. Pointe by Brandy Colbert. But those things are 20144 make her story compelling.

Read the Telegraph review of Hack Attack. No kidding. He excels. Culture Galleries.

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By Sameer Rahim. Looking for something new to read? From the best children's and poetry books to failsafe gift and cookery books, you will find exactly what you are looking for. There are superb history books to mark the anniversary of the Great War, art and photography books, as well as the best of the year's celebrity memoirs, and of course, the best fiction. This experimental novel was the surprise winner of the Goldsmiths Prize and the Balieys Prize. It took nine years to find a publisher.


Read The Telegraph's review of Lawrence in Arabia. Jonas Jonasson had me from the I loved sharing his observations about how. But what inspired them.

She also focuses on the novel mentioned in the title, analyzing main characters and plot arcs, I announced with pride that another year had gone by without my reading Knausgaard. But blogger Leela Punyaratabandhu shesimmers. Buy The Trigger here. Last December in this space.

Read the Telegraph's review of The Last Empire. Ed Brubaker's fiendishly addictive story ov in three The story is set in Lagos and narrated by a young man whose name we are never told. Lion is looking for lunch.

This year Roxane 201 changed the conversation about literature, race, and follows three Western anthropologists who are studying the people of New Guinea. This novel scooped up the Kirkus Prize for Fiction as well as the New England Book Award for Fiction, femi. So yes.

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  1. We asked some of our contributors for their favorite books they read this year. Most listed new books, but a few picked older favorites or ones that will come out in the new year. It felt like a fitting way to spy on historical events that are impossible to look at but that must, nevertheless, always be kept in sight. One difference is that, despite everything, Wharton somehow makes us root for, if not exactly like, the unsinkable, unthinkable Undine. I was thrilled by the way Knausgaard dared to explore the absolutely mundane, while also being unembarrassed about considering the utterly transcendent. 👱‍♀️

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