Library Journal: Ten Best Books of 2011

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Library Journal: 10 Best Books of 2011

  1. Alexander McQueen: Savage Beauty – Andrew Bolton & others (text), Sølve Sundsbø (photographs)
  2. Midnight Rising: John Brown and the Raid that Sparked the Civil War – Tony Horwitz
  3. Silver Sparrow – Tayari Jones
  4. 1Q84 – Haruki Murakami
  5. The Tiger’s Wife – Téa Obreht
  6. The Buddha in the Attic – Julie Otsuka
  7. The Tragedy of Arthur – Arthur Phillips
  8. The Better Angels of Our Nature: Why Violence Has Declined – Steven Pinker
  9. Tides of War – Stella Tillyard
  10. The Empty Family: Stories – Colm Tóibín