50 Books You’ll Want to Read in 2010 – The Full List

You may also want to check out 50 Books You May Want to Read in 2011

  1. The Lonely Polygamist by Brady Udall
  2. The Stars in the Bright Sky by Alan Warner
  3. Even the Dogs by Jon MacGregor
  4. The Good Man Jesus and the Scoundrel Christ by Philip Pullman
  5. Naming the Bones by Louise Welsh
  6. Known to Evil by Walter Mosley
  7. Monster 1959 by David Maine
  8. Manhood for Amateurs by Michael Chabon
  9. It Feels So Good When I Stop by Joe Pernice
  10. Chronic City by Jonathan Lethem
  11. Freedom by Jonathan Franzen
  12. Nemesis by Philip Roth
  13. Wild Child by TC Boyle 
  14. Three Days Before the Shooting by Ralph Ellison
  15. Solar by Ian McEwan
  16. The Thousand Autumns of Jacob De Zoet by David Mitchell
  17. Point Omega by Don DeLillo
  18. The Pale King by David Foster Wallace
  19. The Pregnant Widow by Martin Amis
  20. Parrot and Olivier in America by Peter Carey
  21. IQ84 by Haruki Murakami
  22. The Man From Beijing by Henning Mankell
  23. This Party’s Got to Stop by Rupert Thomson
  24. Beatrice & Virgil by Yann Martel
  25. All That Follows by Jim Crace
  26. The Dead Republic by Roddy Doyle
  27. Little Hands Clapping by Dan Rhodes
  28. Lean On Pete by Willy Vlautin
  29. The Ask by Sam Lipsyte
  30. Zeitoun by Dave Eggers
  31. Castle J Robert Lennon
  32. Imperial Bedrooms by Bret Easton Ellis
  33. The Canal by Lee Rourke
  34. Canada by Richard Ford
  35. The Leaping by Tom Fletcher
  36. Eating Animals by Jonathan Safran Foer
  37. King Death by Toby Litt
  38. Light Boxes by Shane Jones
  39. The Unnamed by Joshua Ferris
  40. The Terrible Privacy of Maxwell Simm by Jonathan Coe
  41. The News Where You Are by Catherine O’Flynn
  42. The Greek Affair by Simon Van Booy
  43. Nazi Literature in the Americas – Roberto Bolano
  44. Rupture by Simon Lelic
  45. The Art of Pho by Julian Hanshaw
  46. George Sprott by Seth
  47. Taurus by Joseph Smith (author of The Wolf)
  48. The Widow’s Tale by Mick Jackson
  49. The Life and Opinions of Maf the Dog, and of his Friend Marilyn Monroe by Andrew O’Hagan
  50. In a Strange Room by Damon Galgut

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