Monday, December 8, 2008

Christian Science Monitor Best Books of 2008

Each year, the Christian Science Monitor posts it best novels of the year. Here are the picks for 2008:

A Golden Age, by Tahmima Anam

The Konkans, by Tony D’Souza

The Blue Star, by Tony Earley

All Shall Be Well; And All Shall Be Well; And All Manner of Things Shall Be Well, by Tod Wodicka

So Brave, Young, and Handsome, by Leif Enger

The Plague of Doves, by Louise Erdrich

The Story of Edgar Sawtelle, by David Wroblewski

America, America, by Ethan Canin

Netherland, by Joseph O’Neill

Telex from Cuba, by Rachel Kushner

The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society, by Mary Ann Shaffer and Annie Barrows

The Likeness, by Tana French

The Black Tower, by Louis Bayard

City of Refuge, by Tom Piazza

When Will There Be Good News? by Kate Atkinson

Home, by Marilynne Robinson

The Given Day, by Dennis Lehane

A Most Wanted Man, by John Le Carré

Exit Music, by Ian Rankin

Driftless, by David Rhodes

The Elegance of the Hedgehog, by Muriel Barbery

Sea of Poppies, by Amitav Ghosh

A Mercy, by Toni Morrison

Serena, by Ron Rash

I See You Everywhere, by Julia Glass

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