It's that time of year again when lists of the year's best books start coming out, just in time to find titles to fill in your holiday shopping! The New York Times recently put out its list of The 10 Best Books of 2011, listed below.
The Art of Fielding, by Chad Harbach
11/22/63, by Stephen King
Swamplandia!, by Karen Russell
Ten Thousand Saints, by Eleanor Henderson
The Tiger's Wife, by Tea Obreht
Arguably, by Christopher Hitchens
The Boy in the Moon, by Ian Brown
Malcolm X, by Manning Marable
Thinking, Fast and Slow, Daniel Kahneman
A World on Fire, by Amanda Foreman
For more information about these titles, or to place them "On Hold," visit the library catalog here.
And for even more great book suggestions, browse a few of the following lists:
Best Sellers and Award Winners for all ages: Atlanta-Fulton Public Library System
100 Most Notable Books of 2011: The New York Times
Amazon's Top 100: Amazon.com (This list is even conveniently separated by various genres, age groups, and includes lists for both print and Kindle versions of titles!)
Top 100 Best Sellers of 2011 for all ages: Barnes and Nobel
We hope you enjoy hunting for the perfect books to give to all your friends and family this holiday season!