Top 10 Books of the 2000s by Time Inc.™

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Title: Never Let Me Go

A reunion with two childhood friends draws Kathy and her companions on a nostalgic odyssey into their lives at Hailsham, an isolated private school in the English countryside, and a confrontation with the truth about their childhoods.
Author(s): Kazuo Ishiguro
ISBN 13: 9781400078776
Pages: 288
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Title: The Corrections

Jonathan Franzen's The Corrections has taken the literary scene by storm, from its hilarious portrayal of a dysfunctional American family to its insightful jabs at the rat race of contemporary American life. This Barnes & Noble Reader's Companion gives you the full story behind The Corrections:
  • What is Franzen's take on life in America today?
  • What are the "corrections" Franzen refers to in the title?
  • Why did Franzen balk at being picked for Oprah's Book Club?

Winner of the 2001 National Book Award

Author(s): Jonathan Franzen
ISBN 13: 9780312421274
Pages: 576
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Title: Jonathan Strange and Mr Norrell

Time #1 Book of the Year Book Sense Book of the Year People Top Ten Books of the Year Winner of the Hugo Award New York Times Notable Book of the Year Salon.com Top Ten of 2004 Winner of the World Fantasy Award Nancy Pearl’s Top 12 Books ...
Author(s): Susanna Clarke
ISBN 13: 9781620409909
Pages: 1024
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Title: The Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao

A first novel by the author of the collection, Drown. Reprint.
Author(s): Junot Díaz
ISBN 13: 9781594483295
Pages: 339
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Title: Atonement

In 1935 England, thirteen-year-old Briony Tallis witnesses an event involving her sister Cecilia and her childhood friend Robbie Turner, and she becomes the victim of her own imagination, which leads her on a lifelong search for truth and ...
Author(s): Ian McEwan
ISBN 13: 9780385721790
Pages: 351
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Title: The Known World

Beyond the Townsend estate, the known world also unravels: low-paid white patrollers stand watch as slave "speculators" sell free black people into slavery, and rumors of slave rebellions set white families against slaves who have served ...
Author(s): Edward P. Jones
ISBN 13: 9780060557546
Pages: 400
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Title: Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix (Harry Potter #5)

In his fifth year at Hogwart's, Harry faces challenges at every turn, from the dark threat of He-Who-Must-Not-Be-Named and the unreliability of the government of the magical world to the rise of Ron Weasley as the keeper of the Gryffindor Quidditch Team. Along the way he learns about the strength of his friends, the fierceness of his enemies, and the meaning of sacrifice.
Author(s): J. K. Rowling
ISBN 13: 9780439358071
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Title: Lush Life

Still living on the Lower East Side and waiting tables, thirty-five-year-old Eric Cash has every reason to be jealous of Ike Marcus, an ambitious young man on the way to the top, until he is supposedly gunned down by street thugs while ...
Author(s): Richard Price
ISBN 13: 9780312428228
Pages: 455
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Title: Then We Came to the End

With a demon's eye for the details that make life worth noticing, Joshua Ferris tells a true and funny story about survival in life's strangest environment--the one we pretend is normal five days a week.
Author(s): Joshua Ferris
ISBN 13: 9780316016391
Pages: 416
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Title: American Gods

A master of inventive fiction, Neil Gaiman delves into the murky depths where reality and imagination meet. Now in <i>American Gods</i>, he works his literary magic to extraordinary results. <p>Shadow dreamed of nothing but leaving prison and starting a new life. But the day before his release, his wife and best friend are killed in an accident. On the plane home to the funeral, he meets Mr. Wednesdaya beguiling stranger who seems to know everything about him. A trickster and rogue, Mr. Wednesday offers Shadow a job as his bodyguard. With nowhere left to go, Shadow accepts, and soon learns that his role in Mr. Wednesday's schemes will be far more dangerous and dark than he could have ever imagined. For beneath the placid surface of everyday life a war is being foughtand the prize is the very soul of America.</p> <p><b>Winner of the 2002 Hugo Award for Best Novel<br> Winner of the 2002 Nebula Award for Best Novel<br> Winner of the 2002 Bram Stoker Award for Best Novel</b> </p>
Author(s): Neil Gaiman
ISBN 13: 9780380789030
Pages: 624
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