San Francisco Chronicle: Top 10 Books of 2015

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San Francisco Chronicle: Top 10 Books of 2015

Fiction

  • Fortune Smiles: Stories – Adam Johnson
  • A Manual for Cleaning Women: Selected Stories – Lucia Berlin
  • The Sellout – Paul Beatty
  • The Story of the Lost Child: Book 4, The Neapolitan Novels: “Maturity, Old Age” – Elena Ferrante
  • The Tsar of Love and Techno: Stories – Anthony Marra

Nonfiction

  • Barbarian Days: A Surfing Life – William Finnegan
  • Between the World and Me – Ta-Nehisi Coates
  • Ghettoside: A True Story of Murder in America – Jill Leovy
  • H Is for Hawk – Helen Macdonald
  • Spectacle: The Astonishing Life of Ota Benga – Pamela Newkirk