New York Times: Ten Best Books of 2011

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The New York Times: Ten Best Books of 2011 [see also: 100 Notable Books of 2011]

Fiction (alphabetical)

  • The Art of Fielding — Chad Harbach
  • 11/22/63 — Stephen King
  • Swamplandia! — Karen Russell
  • Ten Thousand Saints — Eleanor Henderson
  • The Tiger’s Wife — Téa Obreht

Nonfiction (alphabetical)

  • Arguably: Essays — Christopher Hitchens
  • The Boy in the Moon: A Father’s Journey to Understand His Extraordinary Son — Ian Brown
  • Malcolm X: A Life of Reinvention — Manning Marable
  • Thinking, Fast and Slow — Daniel Kahneman
  • A World on Fire: Britain’s Crucial Role in the American Civil War — Amanda Foreman