Kathryn Schulz: Top 10 Books of 2012

Kathryn Schulz: Top 10 Books of 2012 [as published by New York Magazine

  1. Dear Life – Alice Munro
  2. Behind the Beautiful Forevers: Life, Death and Hope in a Mumbai Undercity – Katherine Boo
  3. Why Does the World Exist? An Existential Detective Story – Jim Holt
  4. Zona: A Book About a Film About a Journey to a Room – Geoff Dyer
  5. Telegraph Avenue – Michael Chabon
  6. Mortality – Christopher Hitchens
  7. Object Lessons: The Paris Review Presents the Art of the Short Story – Lorin Stein, Sadie Stein
  8. When I Was a Child, I Read Books: Essays – Marilynne Robinson
  9. Into the Silence: The Great War, Mallory, and the Conquest of Everest – Wade Davis
  10. House of Stone: A Memoir of Home, Family, and a Lost Middle East – Anthony Shadid