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New York Times Notable Books 2011

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New York Times Notable Books of 2011

At this time each year, the New York Times releases its choices for most notable books.  All of the following are available at the Manchester Public Library.



FICTION

The Angel Esmeralda…Don DeLillo

The Art of Fielding…Chad Harbach

The Barbarian Nurseries…Hector Tobar

Big Questions…Anders Nilsen

The Budda in the Attic…Julie Otsuka

The Cat’s Table…Michael Ondaatje

Chango’s Beads and the Two-toned Shoes…William Kennedy

11/22/63…Stephen King

The Free World…David Bezmozgis

Ghost Lights…Lydia Millet

The Grief of Others…Leah Cohen

Gryphon…Charles Baxter

The Last Werewolf…Glen Duncan

The Leftovers…Tom Perrotta

Lost Memory of Skin…Russell Banks

The Marriage Plot…Jeffrey Eugenides

Mr. Fox…Helen Oyeyemi

My New American Life…Francine Prose

1Q84…Haruki Murakami

The Pale King…David Wallace

Scenes from Village Life…Amos Oz

The Sense of an Ending…Julian Barnes

Seven Years…Peter Stamm

Stone Arabia…Dana Spiotta

The Stranger’s Child…Alan Hollinghurst

The Submission…Amy Waldman

Swamplandia!...Karen Russell

This Beautiful Life…Helen Schulman

The Tiger’s Wife…Tea Obreht

Train Dreams…Denis Johnson

NONFICTION

And So It Goes (B Vonnegut)…Charles Shields

Arguably (814.54)…Christopher Hitchens

The Beginning of Infinity (501)…David Deutsch

The Better Angels of Our Nature (303.609)…Steven Pinker

Blood, Bones and Butter (B)…Gabrielle Hamilton

Blue Nights (B)…Joan Didion

Caravaggio (B)…Andrew Graham-Dixon

Catherine the Great (BCatherine II, Empress of Russia)…Robert Massie

Cocktail Hour Under the Tree of Forgetfulness (B)…Alexandra Fuller

Destiny of the Republic (B Garfield)...Candice Millard

1861 (973.7)…Adam Goodheart

1493 (909)…Charles Mann

Great Soul (B Gandhi)…Joseph Lelyveld

Holy War (909.4)…Nigel Cliff

In the Garden of Beasts(B Dodd)…Erik Larson

The Information (020.9)…James Gleick

Inside Scientology (299.936)…Janet Reitman

Jerusalem (956.9442) …Simon Montefiore

Knocking On Heaven’s Door (500)…Lisa Randall

Malcolm X (B)…Manning Marable

The Memory Chalet (824.92)…Tony Judt

Midnight Rising (973.7)…Tony Horwitz

Moby-Duck (551.46)…Donovan Hohn

My Song (B)…Harry Belafonte

The Origins of Political Order (320.9)…Francis Fukuyama

The Quest (333.79)…Daniel Yergin

Rin Tin Tin (636.7376)…Susan Orlean

The Storm of War (940.54)…Andrew Roberts

The Swerve (940.21)…Stephen Greenblatt

Thinking, Fast and Slow (153.42)…Daniel Kahneman

To End All Wars (940.3)…Adam Hochschild

A Train in Winter (940.5308)…Caroline Moorehead

Van Gogh (B)…Steven Naifeh

Why the West Rules-For Now(909) ...Ian Morris

A World on Fire (973.7)…Amanda Foreman