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Seth's 2022 Notable Books

The 10 best books I read in 2022.

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Susan Straight
Current price: $28.00
One of The Washington Post's Ten Best Books of 2022. Finalist for the 2022 Kirkus Prize and the 2023 Dayton Literary Peace Prize. One of the New York Times' 10 Best California Books of 2022 and one of NPR's Best Books of 2022. A New York Times Book Review Editors' Choice."A wide and deep view of a d ... Read More about
Louise Kennedy
Current price: $27.00
NAMED A BEST BOOK OF THE YEAR BY THE WASHINGTON POST SHORTLISTED FOR THE WOMEN'S PRIZE FOR FICTION “Brilliant, beautiful, heartbreaking.”—J.Courtney Sullivan, New York Times Book Review  “TRESPASSES vaults Kennedy into the ranks of such contemporary masters as McCann, Claire Keegan, Colin Barrett, a ... Read More about
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Jonathan Escoffery
Current price: $27.00
FINALIST FOR THE 2023 BOOKER PRIZE. LONGLISTED FOR THE 2022 NATIONAL BOOK AWARD FOR FICTION. Finalist for the 2023 Pen/Faulkner Award, the DUBLIN Literary Award, the Southern Book Award, and the Gordon Burns Award. Nominated for the 2022 National Book Critics Circle John Leonard Prize, the 2023 Pen/ ... Read More about
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Lydia Millet
Current price: $26.95
One of NPR's Books We Love for 2022 • A New Yorker Best Books of 2022 So Far • A Publishers Weekly Best Novel of 2022 • A Chicago Public Library Best Book of 2022 • One of Time's 100 Must-Read Books of 2022 • An Oprah Daily and Literary Hub Favorite Book of 2022 • A BookBrowse Top 20 Best Books of 2 ... Read More about
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John Mack Faragher
Current price: $28.50
A concise and lively history of California, the most multicultural state in the nation  “A masterful history.”—Kirkus Reviews (starred review)  “Faragher takes the reader on a captivating journey through myriad twists and turns of California’s multicultural history, enlivened by stories of people wh ... Read More about
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Andrew O'Hagan
Current price: $17.00
An unforgettable coming-of-age novel that becomes a profound mediation on life, death, and lifelong friendship. Everyone has a Tully Dawson: the friend who defines your life. In the summer of 1986, in a small Scottish town, James and Tully ignite a brilliant friendship based on music, films and the ... Read More about
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Gianfranco Calligarich
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Leo. Oh, Leo. Che sfiga.    The first novel from award-winning author Gianfranco Calligarich to be published in English, Last Summer in the City is a witty and despairing classic of Italian literature. Biting, tragic, and endlessly quotable, this translated edition features an introductory appreciat ... Read More about
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George Saunders
Current price: $28.00
NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • “One of our most inventive purveyors of the form returns with pitch-perfect, genre-bending stories that stare into the abyss of our national character. . . . An exquisite work from a writer whose reach is galactic.”—Oprah Daily  Booker Prize winner George Saunders returns ... Read More about
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Emily St. John Mandel
Current price: $25.00
NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • The award-winning, best-selling author of Station Eleven and The Glass Hotel returns with a novel of art, time travel, love, and plague that takes the reader from Vancouver Island in 1912 to a dark colony on the moon five hundred years later, unfurling a story of humanity ... Read More about
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"With this book, you feel you can stop time and savor the rituals of life." --Maira Kalman An immersive journey through the culture and cuisine of one Japanese town, its forest, and its watershed--where ducks are hunted by net, saké is brewed from the purest mountain water, and charcoal is fired in ... Read More about
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