John Freeman: 15 Best Fiction Books of 2016

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John Freeman: 15 Best Fiction Books of 2016 (as published by The Boston Globe)

  • The Underground Railroad – Colson Whitehead
  • Ema the Captive – César Aira
  • LaRose – Louise Erdrich
  • In the Café of Lost Youth – Patrick Modiano
  • Barkskins – Annie Proulx
  • The Queen of the Night – Alexander Chee
  • The Fox Was Ever the Hunter – Herta Müller
  • The Year of the Runaways – Sunjeev Sahota
  • My Name Is Lucy Barton – Elizabeth Strout
  • The Good Lieutenant – Whitney Terrell
  • Thus Bad Begins – Javier Marias
  • Zero K – Don DeLillo
  • Our Young Man – Edmund White
  • The Story of a Brief Marriage – Anuk Arudpragasam
  • Secondhand Time: The Last of the Soviets – Svetlana Alexievich