Salon: Top 10 Books of 2012

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Salon: Top 10 Books of 2012 (a poll of nearly 20 critics)

  1. Behind the Beautiful Forevers: Behind the Beautiful Forevers: Life, Death, and Hope in a Mumbai Undercity – Katherine Boo
  2. Bring Up the Bodies – Hilary Mantel
  3. Billy Lynn’s Long Halftime Walk – Ben Fountain
  4. Far From the Tree – Andrew Solomon
  5. [tie] NW – Zadie Smith
  6. How Should a Person Be? – Sheila Heti
  7. Gone Girl – Gillian Flynn
  8. Arcadia – Lauren Groff
  9. Beautiful Ruins – Jess Walter
  10. The Guardians – Sarah Manguso