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Seth's 2023 Notable Books

The best books I read in 2023!

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Patrick deWitt
Current price: $30.00
NATIONAL BESTSELLER From bestselling and award-winning author Patrick deWitt comes the story of Bob Comet, a man who has lived his life through and for literature, unaware that his own experience is a poignant and affecting narrative in itself.  Bob Comet is a retired librarian passing his solitary ... Read More about
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Daniel Mason
Current price: $28.00
A NEW YORK TIMES BOOK REVIEW TOP TEN BOOK OF THE YEAR A WASHINGTON POST TOP TEN BOOK OF THE YEAR • FINALIST FOR THE NATIONAL BOOK CRITICS CIRCLE AWARD A sweeping novel about a single house in the woods of New England, told through the lives of those who inhabit it across the centuries—“a time-spanni ... Read More about
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Emma Cline
Current price: $28.00
NATIONAL BESTSELLER • A young woman pretends to be someone she isn’t in this “spellbinding” (Vogue), “smoldering” (The Washington Post) novel by the New York Times bestselling author of The Girls.  “Under Cline’s command, every sentence as sharp as a scalpel, a woman toeing the line between welcome ... Read More about
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Nina Maclaughlin
Current price: $14.95
BOSTON GLOBE BESTSELLER - LOS ANGELES TIMES BESTSELLER - BOSTON.COM BOOKCLUB SELECTION A celebration and meditation on the season for drinking hot chocolate, spotting a wreath on a neighbor's door, experiencing the change in light of shorter days. All aspects of Winter, from the meteorological to t ... Read More about
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Dann McDorman
Current price: $28.00
LOOKING FOR AN ANYTHING-BUT-ORDINARY WHODUNIT? • Welcome to the West Heart Club. Where the drinks are neat but behind closed doors . . . things can get messy. Where upright citizens are deemed downright boring. Where the only missing piece of the puzzle is you, dear reader. A unique and irresistible ... Read More about
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Margaret Renkl
Current price: $32.00
I’ve thought long & hard about how to succinctly recommend this perfect book to you & the best I can come up with is, open it, take a look, slowly read some passages (I suggest “Flower of Dreams” in the Fall section while you’re standing in the shop) then bring it home with you. I thought Ma ... Read More about
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Lauren Groff
Current price: $28.00
AN INSTANT NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER ONE OF BARACK OBAMA'S FAVORITE BOOKS OF 2023 NAMED A BEST BOOK OF THE YEAR BY NPR, TIME, ESQUIRE, VOGUE, LA TIMES, SLATE, HARPER'S BAZAAR and others “Part historical, part horror, part breathless thriller, part wilderness survival tale, The Vaster Wilds is a sto ... Read More about
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Nana Kwame Adjei-Brenyah
Current price: $27.00
A NEW YORK TIMES TOP TEN BOOK OF THE YEAR • FINALIST FOR THE NATIONAL BOOK AWARD IN FICTION • A READ WITH JENNA BOOK CLUB PICK • NATIONAL BESTSELLER • Two top women gladiators fight for their freedom within a depraved private prison system not so far-removed from America’s own in this explosive, hot ... Read More about
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Maylis De Kerangal
Current price: $18.00
** SELECTED BY THE NEW YORK TIMES AS 1 OF THE 10 BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR ** ** INCLUDED ON THE NEW YORKER'S BEST BOOKS OF 2023 ** “At The New York Times Book Review, I think it's fair to say we were dazzled by the way the author creates . . . a miniature masterpiece of narrative tension and compressi ... Read More about
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New York Times Book Review Editors’ Choice • A wild, sweeping novel that imagines an alternate secret history of Korea and the traces it leaves on the present—loaded with assassins and mad poets, RPGs and slasher films, pop bands and the perils of social media “Your view of twentieth-century history ... Read More about
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