10 Books to read in 2016 list by BBC™

  10 Books to read in 2016 list by BBC™

Books in list (10)


Title: Innocents and Others

"From the strikingly original National Book Award nominee, a riveting novel set in Los Angeles and New York that focuses on three women--how they define themselves, how they create meaningful work, how they love"--
Author(s): Dana Spiotta
ISBN 13: 9781501122729
Pages: 288
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Title: Zero K

The wisest, richest, funniest, and most moving novel in years from Don DeLillo, one of the great American novelists of our timean ode to language, at the heart of our humanity, a meditation on death, and an embrace of life.
Author(s): Don DeLillo
ISBN 13: 9781501135392
Pages: 288
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Title: My Name Is Lucy Barton

"[S]hows how a simple hospital visit becomes a portal to the most tender relationship of all--the one between mother and daughter.
Author(s): Elizabeth Strout
ISBN 13: 9781400067695
Pages: 208
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Title: A Doubters Almanac

With magnificent prose and enormous storytelling magic, Ethan Canin gives us a suspenseful, original novel about the nature of genius, and a son's quest to understand the mystery of his father's life, and its legacy in his own"--
Author(s): Ethan Canin
ISBN 13: 9781400068265
Pages: 576
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Title: At the Existentialist Cafe

"First published in Great Britain by Chatto & Windus, 2016."
Author(s): Sarah Bakewell
ISBN 13: 9781590514887
Pages: 304
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Title: The Queen of the Night

"A story that dazzles and surprises right up until the final page.
Author(s): Alexander Chee
ISBN 13: 9780618663026
Pages: 576
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Title: The Yid: A Novel

Moscow, February 1953. A week before Stalin's death, his final pogrom, "one that would forever rid the Motherland of the vermin," is in full swing. Three government goons arrive in the middle of the night to arrest Solomon Shimonovich Levinson, an actor from the defunct State Jewish Theater. But Levinson, though an old man, is a veteran of past wars, and his shocking response to the intruders sets in motion a series of events both zany and deadly as he proceeds to assemble a ragtag group to help him enact a mad-brilliant plot: the assassination of a tyrant.
Author(s): Paul Goldberg
ISBN 13: 9781250079039
Pages: 320
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Title: Most Blessed of the Patriarchs

A groundbreaking work of history that explicates Thomas Jefferson s vision of himself, the American Revolution, Christianity, slavery, and race."
Author(s): Annette Gordon-Reed;Peter S. Onuf
ISBN 13: 9780871404428
Pages: 320
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Title: Spain in Our Hearts: Americans in the Spanish Civil War, 1936-1939

From the acclaimed, best-selling author Adam Hochschild, a sweeping history of the Spanish Civil War, told through a dozen characters, including Ernest Hemingway and George Orwell: a tale of idealism, heartbreaking suffering, and a noble cause that failed.
Author(s): Adam Hochschild
ISBN 13: 9780547973180
Pages: 464
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Title: Ladivine

From the hugely acclaimed author of Three Strong Women--"a masterpiece of narrative ingenuity and emotional extremes" (The New York Times)--here is a harrowing and subtly crafted novel of a woman captive to a secret shame.
Author(s): Marie NDiaye;Jordan Stump
ISBN 13: 9780385351881
Pages: 288
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