Best books of The best nonfiction - Los Angeles TimesHence the lists that follow. The New York Times has three daily book critics. Because they review different titles, there can be no getting them into a room to vote on a single, unanimous Top 10 list. But for each there were favorites, and books that stood out from the crowd. In the lists below, we are happy to share them. Michiko Kakutani and Janet Maslin present their books roughly in order of preference. Janet Maslin stepped down from full-time reviewing this year, but she remains a contributor of reviews to The Times.
The 10 Best Books of 2014, According to Everyone
Your use of the site and services is subject to these policies and terms. Neapolitanische Saga. Guardian First Book Award. National Book Award for Translation.The Raj Quartet. Stati Uniti d'America. Image: Writers of Faith. Irish Book Award Nominee!
Dick Award Nominee. A subtle depiction of a relationship between two families, their communities and a horse touches on tricky questions of class and race. Hyt surgeon and New Yorker writer considers how doctors fail patients at the end of life and how they can do better. Watership Down by Richard Adams.
Books for a Better Life Award. Hawkins makes fine use of an unreliable narrator - a hard-drinking woman who delivers observations from a moving train - and knows how to rattle readers. Patrick of Clonmacnois. Locus Award Finalist.
Algerian War. He analyzes the different values embodied by Mr. Aymaro iz Aleksandrije. Heinemann Award.
2. "When Breath Becomes Air"
These Were The Best Selling Books On Amazon In 2015
Join us in celebrating the best nonfiction of , in alphabetical order by author, below. More than just a memoir about college basketball — although it is that, from one of the greatest players of all time — Abdul-Jabbar recounts his lifelong friendship with UCLA coach John Wooden, and the ways he learned only later that Wooden guided and tried to protect him as he broke through racial barriers. Grand Central. Growing up on the Spokane Indian Reservation, Alexie had a troubled relationship with his difficult mother; after she died, the National Book Award winner was compelled to write about it. In this alternately funny and painful book, Alexie grapples with their relationship and shares his deepening understand of her. Douglas, marshaling his intellectual forces and actively building the fortitude that would enable him to soon lead the nation. An unprecedented immediate look back at a failed presidential effort by its candidate.
The Blitz. Waldo of Hereford. Paris Peace Conference. By Alex Mar.
By Lillian Faderman. Impeachment del presidente Clinton. Gordon Burn Prize Longlist. Loon Lake by E.