The 10 Best Books of 2017 by The New York Times

  The year’s best books, selected by the editors of The New York Times Book Review.

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Title: Autumn

The novel is a stripped-branches take on popular culture and a meditation--in a world growing ever more bordered and exclusive--on what richness and worth are, what harvest means"--
Author(s): Ali Smith
ISBN 13: 9781101870730
Pages: 208
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Title: Exit West

Exit West is an epic compressed into a slender page-turner--both completely of our time and for all time, Mohsin Hamid's most ambitious and electrifying novel yet"--
Author(s): Mohsin Hamid
ISBN 13: 9780735212176
Pages: 240
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Title: The Power

One of the New York Times's Ten Best Books of 2017A Los Angeles Times Best Book of 2017One of the Washington Post's Ten Best Books of 2017An NPR Best Book of 2017One of Entertainment Weekly's Ten Best Books of 2017A Bustle Best Book of ...
Author(s): Naomi Alderman
ISBN 13: 9780316547611
Pages: 400
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Title: Sing, Unburied, Sing

"A searing and profound Southern odyssey through Mississippi's past and present"--
Author(s): Jesmyn Ward
ISBN 13: 9781501126062
Pages: 304
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Title: The Evolution of Beauty

Richard O. Prum, an award-winning ornithologist, discusses Charles Darwin's second and long-neglected theory--aesthetic mate choice--and what it means for our understanding of evolution.
Author(s): Richard O. Prum
ISBN 13: 9780385537216
Pages: 448
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Title: Grant

"Ulysses S. Grant's life has typically been misunderstood.
Author(s): Ron Chernow
ISBN 13: 9781594204876
Pages: 1104
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Title: Locking Up Our Own

"Recounts the tragic role that some African Americans--as judges, prosecutors, politicians, police officers, and voters--played in escalating the war on crime"--
Author(s): James Forman Jr.
ISBN 13: 9780374189976
Pages: 320
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Title: Prairie Fires

"This book, written by the editor of the Library of America edition of the Little House books, is a thoroughly researched biography of not only Laura Ingalls Wilder, but of her daughter, Rose.
Author(s): Caroline Fraser
ISBN 13: 9781627792769
Pages: 640
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Title: Priestdaddy

"From a writer acclaimed for her wildly original voice, a vivid, heartbreakingly funny memoir about having a married Catholic priest for a father." --book jacket.
Author(s): Patricia Lockwood
ISBN 13: 9781594633737
Pages: 352
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