Former leading New Zealand publisher and bookseller, and widely experienced judge of both the Commonwealth Writers Prize and the Montana New Zealand Book Awards, talks about what he is currently reading, what impresses him and what doesn't, along with chat about the international English language book scene, and links to sites of interest to booklovers.
Saturday, December 18, 2010
The Best of the Best Books 2010
The Daily Beast reveals its choices:
In between the gingerbread binges and family time, what books should you read to catch up on the year? With so many top 10 lists floating around, we decided to cut through the noise and pick the cream of the crop. The Daily Beast went through the top 10 lists of the best books of the year and tallied up the results to come up with the ultimate ranking for the year’s best fiction and nonfiction. There’s Freedom of course, but Room snuck ahead and was most critics’ favorite. Read our entire list here.