The New York Times 100 Notable Books of 2009

New York Times®: 100 Notable Books of 2009
Holiday 2009

 

Fiction & Poetry

1) Amateur Barbarians

(Hardcover, Scribner)

2) American Rust

(Hardcover, Spiegel & Grau)

3) The Anthologist

(Hardcover, Simon & Schuster)

4) The Art Student's War

(Hardcover, Knopf)

5) Asterios Polyp

(Hardcover, Pantheon Books)

6) Await Your Reply

(Hardcover, Ballantine Books)

7) Both Ways Is the Only Way I Want It

(Hardcover, Riverhead Books)

8) The Casebook of Victor Frankenstein

(Hardcover, Nan A. Talese)

9) Chronic City

(Hardcover, Doubleday)

10) The Confessions of Edward Day

(Hardcover, Nan A. Talese)

11) Dearest Creature

(Paperback, Penguin Books)

12) Do Not Deny Me

(Paperback, Simon & Schuster)

13) Don't Cry

(Hardcover, Pantheon)

14) Every Man Dies Alone

(Hardcover, Melville House)

15) Everything Ravaged, Everything Burned

(Hardcover, Farrar, Straus and Giroux)

16) Family Album

(Hardcover, Viking Adult)

17) Follow Me

(Hardcover, Little, Brown and Company)

18) A Gate at the Stairs

(Hardcover, Knopf Publishing Group)

19) Generosity

(Hardcover, Farrar Straus Giroux)

20) Half Broke Horses

(Hardcover, Scribner Book Company)

21) How It Ended

(Hardcover, Knopf)

22) In Other Rooms, Other Wonders

(Hardcover, W. W. Norton & Company)

23) Invisible

(Hardcover, Henry Holt and Co.)

24) Jeff in Venice, Death in Varanasi

(Hardcover, Pantheon)

25) The Lacuna

(Hardcover, HarperTorch)

26) Lark and Termite

(Hardcover, Knopf)

27) Let the Great World Spin

(Hardcover, Random House (NY))

28) The Little Stranger

(Hardcover, Riverhead Books)

29) Love and Obstacles

(Hardcover, Riverhead Hardcover)

30) Love and Summer

(Hardcover, Viking Adult)

31) The Museum of Innocence

(Hardcover, Knopf)

32) My Father's Tears and Other Stories

(Hardcover, Knopf Publishing Group)

33) Nocturnes

(Hardcover, Knopf)

34) Nothing Right

(Hardcover, Bloomsbury Publishing PLC)

35) Once the Shore

(Paperback, Sarabande Books)

36) One D.O.A., One on the Way

(Hardcover, Counterpoint LLC)

37) Sag Harbor

(Hardcover, Doubleday)

38) A Short History of Women

(Hardcover, Scribner)

39) The Sky Below

(Hardcover, Houghton Mifflin Harcourt)

40) The Song Is You

(Hardcover, Random House)

41) Too Much Happiness

(Hardcover, Alfred A. Knopf)

42) Typhoon

(Hardcover, St. Martin's Press)

43) A Village Life

(Hardcover, Farrar, Straus and Giroux)

44) Wolf Hall

(Hardcover, Henry Holt & Company)

45) The Year of the Flood

(Hardcover, Nan A. Talese)

  
 

Nonfiction

46) The Age of Entanglement

(Paperback, Vintage Books USA)

47) The Age of Wonder

(Hardcover, Pantheon Books)

48) Ayn Rand and the World She Made

(Hardcover, Nan A. Talese)

49) Born Round

(Hardcover, Penguin Press HC, The)

50) The Case for God

(Hardcover, Knopf)

51) Cheever

(Hardcover, Knopf)

52) City Boy

(Hardcover, Bloomsbury Publishing PLC)

53) Closing Time

(Hardcover, Viking Adult)

54) Cold

(Hardcover, Little, Brown and Company)

55) Columbine

(Hardcover, Twelve)

56) A Country of Vast Designs

(Hardcover, Simon & Schuster)

57) Cowboys Full

(Hardcover, Macmillan Audio)

58) Dancing in the Dark

(Hardcover, W. W. Norton & Company)

59) Dorothea Lange

(Hardcover, W. W. Norton & Company)

60) Empire of Liberty

(Hardcover, Oxford University Press, USA)

61) The Evolution of God

(Hardcover, Little Brown and Company)

62) A Fiery Peace in a Cold War

(Hardcover, Random House)

63) The Fires of Vesuvius

(Hardcover, Belknap Press)

64) The First Tycoon

(Hardcover, Knopf Publishing Group)

65) Flannery

(Hardcover, Little, Brown and Company)

66) Fordlandia

(Hardcover, Metropolitan Books)

67) The Good Soldiers

(Hardcover, Sarah Crichton Books)

68) The Ground Truth

(Hardcover, Riverhead Hardcover)

69) Hiding Man

(Hardcover, St. Martin's Press)

70) Horse Soldiers

(Hardcover, Scribner Book Company)

71) In FED We Trust

(Hardcover, Crown Business)

72) The Invention of Air

(Paperback, Riverhead Books)

73) The Last Empress

(Hardcover, Simon & Schuster)

74) Lit

(Hardcover, Harper)

75) Lords of Finance

(Paperback, Penguin Books)

76) Losing Mum and Pup

(Hardcover, Twelve)

77) The Lost Child

(Hardcover, Bloomsbury USA)

78) The Lost City of Z

(Hardcover, Doubleday Books)

79) Lost in the Meritocracy

(Hardcover, Doubleday)

80) Louis D. Brandeis

(Hardcover, Pantheon)

81) The Mercy Papers

(Hardcover, Scribner)

82) Methland

(Hardcover, Bloomsbury Publishing PLC)

83) My Paper Chase

(Hardcover, Little, Brown and Company)

84) The Myth of the Rational Market

(Hardcover, HarperBusiness)

85) Open

(Hardcover, Knopf Publishing Group)

86) A Paradise Built in Hell

(Hardcover, Viking Adult)

87) Raymond Carver

(Hardcover, Scribner)

88) Satchel

(Hardcover, Random House)

89) Securing the City

(Hardcover, Simon & Schuster)

90) Shop Class as Soulcraft

(Hardcover, Penguin Press)

91) The Strangest Man

(Hardcover, Basic Books)

92) Thelonious Monk

(Hardcover, Free Press)

93) The Third Reich at War

(Hardcover, Penguin Press HC, The)

94) The Weight of a Mustard Seed

(Hardcover, Harper)

95) When Everything Changed

(Hardcover, Little Brown and Company)

96) Why This World

(Hardcover, Oxford University Press, USA)

97) The Wilderness Warrior

(Hardcover, Harper)

98) Worse Than War

(Hardcover, PublicAffairs)

99) Yours Ever

(Hardcover, Pantheon)

100) Zeitoun

(Hardcover, McSweeney's Books)