Friday, December 7, 2007

Christian Science Monitor - Best Books of 2007

The Christian Science Monitor has chosen their best books of 2007 - gleaned from those books which they reviewed over the year.

  1. Paula Spencer, by Roddy Doyle
  2. Zoli, by Colum McCann
  3. In The Country of Men, by Hisham Matar
  4. Lost City Radio, by Daniel Alarcon
  5. Finn, by Jon Clinch
  6. Then We Came to the End, by Joshua Ferris
  7. HeyDay, by Kurt Andersen
  8. Boomsday, by Christopher Buckley
  9. Petropolis, by Anya Ulinich
  10. The Yiddish Policemen's Union, by Michael Chabon
  11. After Dark, by Haruki Murakami
  12. Maytrees, by Annie Dillard
  13. The Shadow Catcher, by Marianne Wiggins
  14. The Septembers of Shiraz, by Dalia Sofer
  15. Loving Frank, by Nancy Horan
  16. The Brief Wonderous Life of Oscar Wao, by Junot Diaz
  17. Tree of Smoke, by Denis Johnson
  18. Bridge of Sighs, by Richard Russo
  19. Run, by Ann Patchett


Anonymous said...

I think you have forgotten "Letters from Home, Our Father's Message of Love". In my opinion this is by far the best book of 2007!

God bless,
PS - you can find a description here:

Wendy said...

Tim, It is not on the list because The Christian Science Monitor did not name it one of its best for 2007. I'm sure it is a wonderful book - but it won't be on *this* particular list.