The best books of 2018

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Each story is its own imaginative microcosm, making for a dazzling collection of wildly different yet equally brilliant tales, full of the glaring obviousness of mortality in a dark and disorganized world. In , a huge number of Americans revealed themselves as racists and bigots. This story of an MP accused of sexual assault by one of his employees is deftly told from the points of view of his wife and of the barrister prosecuting him. She navigates her new reality and ambivalence deftly and terrifyingly unvarnished. Her clear-eyed perspective was only enhanced by a narrative that is appealing to those with or contemplating children and those who want nothing to do with them. This book broke my heart.
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The New York Times Announces the 10 Best Books of 2018.

2018 Rules & Eligibility

The Goodreads Choice Awards have three rounds of voting open to all registered Goodreads members. Winners will be announced December 04, Voting opens to 15 official nominees, and write-in votes can be placed for any eligible book see eligibility below. Write-in votes can not be placed in this category. The top five write-in votes in each of the categories become official nominees. Additional write-ins no longer accepted.

The Great Believers

By Katy Waldman. I am criminally behind on the books I want to read, and my job consists of reading books, so I can only imagine how most readers feel. Meanwhile, in , our politics further devolved into a baying theatre of horror. How do you read when the world is burning? To me, each of the titles below represents an energizing alternative to the ripped-apart illogic of our contemporary reality. Even the most disorienting novel is a reminder that you are more than a frayed nerve ending flailing across the Internet—that you, a somewhat coherent person, exist. A slim valedictory coda binds the two sections together.

It narrates the relationship between Alice, a book editor and aspiring writer in her mids, and Ezra Blazer, a brilliant, geriatric novelist who is partly modeled on Philip Roth. Read the review Read our profile of Lisa Halliday. Empathetic without being sentimental, her novel amply earned its place among the contenders for the Booker Prize and the National Book Award. Fiction Viking. Read the review. Slimani writes devastating character studies, and she also raises painful themes: the forbidden desires parents project onto their nannies, racial and class tensions. In this mesmerizingly twisted novel, only one thing is clear: Loneliness can drive you crazy.

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  1. The editors of The Times Book Review choose the best fiction and nonfiction titles this year.

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