The Best Books I Read in 2015

Here’s my annual round-up of the 12 best books I read over the past year, one for every month. They are presented here alphabetically by title, with my favorite of all of them, which I saw on virtually no other list, saved until last. Happy reading!

after birth        ball

After Birth, by Elisa Albert (2015)

 

Ball: Stories, by Tara Ison (2015)

 

 

cult of the presidencycartel

 

                             The Cartel, by Don Winslow (2015)

 

The Cult of the Presidency, by Gene Healy (2008)

 

 

first bad mani am pilgrim

 

The First Bad Man, by Miranda July (2015)

 

I Am Pilgrim, by Terry Hayes (2014)

 

 

mr_bridge_connelllittle life

               A Little Life, by Hanya Yanagihara (2015)

 

                      Mr. Bridge, by Evan S. Connell (1969)

 

 

 

purity macfarquhar-strangers_drowning-201x300

Purity, by Jonathan Franzen (2015)

 

Strangers Drowning, by Larissa McFarquhar (2015)

 

 

terms of service

 

                                                          Terms of Service, by Jacob Silverman (2015)

 

 

 

 

And my selection for Favorite Book of the Year is…

[Read more…]

Advertisements