Best Books of 2016

Monday, November 21, 2016

Our cover author this year is Colson Whitehead, whose stunning novel, The Underground Railroad, depicts one of America’s darkest moments in a new light. In our top 10, you’ll find Nobel winner Svetlana Alexievich’s Secondhand Time, Garth Greenwell’s brilliant and intense debut novel, What Belongs to You, and Matthew Desmond’s Evicted, a gripping study of the impact of eviction on poverty-stricken families. Beyond our top 10, there are 100 exceptional adult titles across all categories from poetry to comics, and 50 extraordinary children’s titles. Read on for the best of 2016.