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Given by CODES: Notable Books Council

Andre Navne: ALA Notable Books for Adults (Engelsk), RUSA Notable Books List (Engelsk)
195 Works 320,657 Books 12,838 Reviews 4.1
"Since 1944, the goal of the Notable Books Council has been to make available to the nation’s readers a list of 25 very good, very readable, and at times very important fiction, nonfiction, and vis mere poetry books for the adult reader." vis mindre
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Alle, Fiction (211), Nonfiction (195), Poetry (39), No Category (2,389)
Years:
Alle, 2024 (12), 2023 (11), 2022 (11), 2021 (11), 2020 (11), 2019 (12), 2018 (12), 2017 (12), 2016 (12), 2015 (1), 2014 (1), 2013 (12), 2012 (12), 2011 (12), 2010 (12), 2009 (12), 2008 (10), 2007 (11), 1997 (1), 1996 (2), 1995 (1), 1994 (1), 1993 (1), 1990 (2)
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The Talk af Darrin Bell
2024
The Great Displacement: Climate Change and the Next American Migration af Jake Bittle
2024
Mott Street: A Chinese American Family's Story of Exclusion and Homecoming af Ava Chin
2024
Poverty, by America af Matthew Desmond
2024
A Fever in the Heartland: The Ku Klux Klan's Plot to Take Over America, and the Woman Who Stopped Them af Timothy Egan
2024
King: A Life af Jonathan Eig
2024
Dyscalculia: A Love Story of Epic Miscalculation af Camonghne Felix
2024
The Wager: A Tale of Shipwreck, Mutiny, and Murder af David Grann
2024
How to Say Babylon: A Memoir af Safiya Sinclair
2024
Our Migrant Souls: A Meditation on Race and the Meanings and Myths of “Latino” af Héctor Tobar
2024
Master Slave Husband Wife: An Epic Journey from Slavery to Freedom af Ilyon Woo
2024
The Exceptions: Nancy Hopkins, MIT, and the Fight for Women in Science af Kate Zernike
2024
Also a Poet: Frank O'Hara, My Father, and Me af Ada Calhoun
2023
The Vortex: A True Story of History's Deadliest Storm, an Unspeakable War, and Liberation af Scott Carney
2023
Bitch: A Revolutionary Guide to Sex, Evolution, and the Female Animal af Lucy Cooke
2023
Easy Beauty: A Memoir af Chloé Cooper Jones
2023
The Escape Artist: The Man Who Broke Out of Auschwitz to Warn the World af Jonathan Freedland
2023
This Body I Wore: A Memoir af Diana Goetsch
2023
We Are the Middle of Forever: Indigenous Voices from Turtle Island on the Changing Earth af Dahr Jamail
2023
The Song of the Cell: An Exploration of Medicine and the New Human af Siddhartha Mukherjee
2023
His Name Is George Floyd: One Man's Life and the Struggle for Racial Justice af Robert Samuels
2023
Under the Skin: The Hidden Toll of Racism on American Lives and on the Health of Our Nation af Linda Villarosa
2023
An Immense World: How Animal Senses Reveal the Hidden Realms Around Us af Ed Yong
2023
A Little Devil in America: Notes in Praise of Black Performance af Hanif Abdurraqib
2022
The Hospital: Life, Death, and Dollars in a Small American Town af Brian Alexander
2022
Poet Warrior: A Memoir af Joy Harjo
2022
People Love Dead Jews: Reports from a Haunted Present af Dara Horn
2022
Empire of Pain: The Secret History of the Sackler Dynasty af Patrick Radden Keefe
2022
Four Hundred Souls: A Community History of African America, 1619-2019 af Ibram X. Kendi
2022
English Pastoral: An Inheritance af James Rebanks
2022
Chasing Me to My Grave: An Artist's Memoir of the Jim Crow South af Winfred Rembert
2022
How the Word Is Passed: A Reckoning with the History of Slavery across America af Clint Smith
2022
Beyond: The Astonishing Story of the First Human to Leave Our Planet and Journey into Space af Stephen Walker
2022
A World on the Wing: The Global Odyssey of Migratory Birds af Scott Weidensaul
2022
A Knock at Midnight: A Story of Hope, Justice, and Freedom af Brittany K. Barnett
2021
Carville's Cure: Leprosy, Stigma, and the Fight for Justice af Pam Fessler
2021
Children of the Land af Marcelo Hernandez Castillo
2021
Hidden Valley Road: Inside the Mind of an American Family af Robert Kolker
2021
Just Us: An American Conversation af Claudia Rankine
2021
Oak Flat: A Fight for Sacred Land in the American West af Lauren Redniss
2021
Becoming Wild: How Animal Cultures Raise Families, Create Beauty, and Achieve Peace af Carl Safina
2021
We Have Been Harmonised: Life in China's Surveillance State af Kai Strittmatter
2021
Memorial Drive: A Daughter's Memoir af Natasha Trethewey
2021
Caste: The Origins of Our Discontents af Isabel Wilkerson
2021
Wilmington's Lie: The Murderous Coup of 1898 and the Rise of White Supremacy af David Zucchino
2021
Elderhood: Redefining Aging, Transforming Medicine, Reimagining Life af Louise Aronson
2020
The Yellow House: A Memoir af Sarah M. Broom
2020
Thick: And Other Essays af Tressie McMillan Cottom
2020
A Good Provider Is One Who Leaves: One Family and Migration in the 21st Century af Jason DeParle
2020
Midnight in Chernobyl: The Untold Story of the World's Greatest Nuclear Disaster af Adam Higginbotham
2020
Say Nothing: A True Story of Murder and Memory in Northern Ireland af Patrick Radden Keefe
2020
Underland: A Deep Time Journey af Robert Macfarlane
2020
Late Migrations: A Natural History of Love and Loss af Margaret Renkl
2020
Mama's Last Hug: Animal Emotions and What They Tell Us about Ourselves af Frans de Waal
2020
The Uninhabitable Earth: Life After Warming af David Wallace-Wells
2020
The Impeachers: The Trial of Andrew Johnson and the Dream of a Just Nation af Brenda Wineapple
2020
High-Risers: Cabrini-Green and the Fate of American Public Housing af Ben Austen
2019
American Prison: A Reporter's Undercover Journey into the Business of Punishment af Shane Bauer
2019
Frederick Douglass: Prophet of Freedom af David W. Blight
2019
Rush: Revolution, Madness, and Benjamin Rush, the Visionary Doctor Who Became a Founding Father af Stephen Fried
2019
Call Me American: A Memoir af Abdi Nor Iftin
2019
The Feather Thief: Beauty, Obsession, and the Natural History Heist of the Century af Kirk Wallace Johnson
2019
Beneath a Ruthless Sun: A True Story of Violence, Race, and Justice Lost and Found af Gilbert King
2019
Heavy: An American Memoir af Kiese Laymon
2019
Dopesick: Dealers, Doctors, and the Drug Company that Addicted America af Beth Macy
2019
The Tangled Tree: A Radical New History of Life af David Quammen
2019
Rising: Dispatches from the New American Shore af Elizabeth Rush
2019
Educated: A Memoir af Tara Westover
2019
You Don't Have to Say You Love Me: A Memoir af Sherman Alexie
2018
Hue 1968: A Turning Point of the American War in Vietnam af Mark Bowden
2018
The Best We Could Do: An Illustrated Memoir af Thi Bui
2018
Grant af Ron Chernow
2018
The Woman Who Smashed Codes: A True Story of Love, Spies, and the Unlikely Heroine Who Outwitted America's Enemies af Jason Fagone
2018
The Butchering Art: Joseph Lister's Quest to Transform the Grisly World of Victorian Medicine af Lindsey Fitzharris
2018
Hunger: A Memoir of (My) Body af Roxane Gay
2018
Killers of the Flower Moon: The Osage Murders and the Birth of the FBI af David Grann
2018
Robert Lowell, Setting the River on Fire: A Study of Genius, Mania, and Character af Kay Redfield Jamison
2018
The Radium Girls: The Dark Story of America's Shining Women af Kate Moore
2018
Bellevue: Three Centuries of Medicine and Mayhem at America's Most Storied Hospital af David Oshinsky
2018
The Blood of Emmett Till af Timothy B. Tyson
2018
At the Existentialist Café: Freedom, Being, and Apricot Cocktails with Jean-Paul Sartre, Simone de Beauvoir, Albert Camus, Martin Heidegger, Maurice Merleau-Ponty and Others af Sarah Bakewell
2017
The Boys in the Bunkhouse: Servitude and Salvation in the Heartland af Dan Barry
2017
The Firebrand and the First Lady: Portrait of a Friendship: Pauli Murray, Eleanor Roosevelt, and the Struggle for Social Justice af Patricia Bell-Scott
2017
Evicted: Poverty and Profit in the American City af Matthew Desmond
2017
In the Darkroom af Susan Faludi
2017
Shirley Jackson: A Rather Haunted Life af Ruth Franklin
2017
The Gene: An Intimate History af Siddhartha Mukherjee
2017
Valiant Ambition: George Washington, Benedict Arnold, and the Fate of the American Revolution af Nathaniel Philbrick
2017
Blood at the Root: A Racial Cleansing in America af Patrick Phillips
2017
Hidden Figures: The American Dream and the Untold Story of the Black Women Mathematicians Who Helped Win the Space Race af Margot Lee Shetterly
2017
Louisa: The Extraordinary Life of Mrs. Adams af Louisa Thomas
2017
Are We Smart Enough to Know How Smart Animals Are? af Frans de Waal
2017
The Interstellar Age: Inside the Forty-Year Voyager Mission af Jim Bell
2016
Give Us the Ballot: The Modern Struggle for Voting Rights in America af Ari Berman
2016
Between the World and Me af Ta-Nehisi Coates
2016
The Gay Revolution: The Story of the Struggle af Lillian Faderman
2016
Romantic Outlaws: The Extraordinary Lives of Mary Wollstonecraft and Her Daughter Mary Shelley af Charlotte Gordon
2016
The End of Plenty: The Race to Feed a Crowded World af Joel K. Bourne Jr
2016
Dead Wake: The Last Crossing of the Lusitania af Erik Larson
2016
The Wright Brothers af David McCullough
2016
The Soul of an Octopus: A Surprising Exploration into the Wonder of Consciousness af Sy Montgomery
2016
M Train af Patti Smith
2016
Nagasaki: Life After Nuclear War af Susan Southard
2016
Stalins datter : Svetlana Allilujevas utrolige og turbulente liv af Rosemary Sullivan
2016
In the Kingdom of Ice: The Grand and Terrible Polar Voyage of the USS Jeannette af Hampton Sides
2015
Five Days at Memorial: Life and Death in a Storm-Ravaged Hospital af Sheri Fink
2014
Bag det evigt smukke af Katherine Boo
2013
Quiet: The Power of Introverts in a World That Can't Stop Talking af Susan Cain
2013
Some of My Best Friends Are Black: The Strange Story of Integration in America af Tanner Colby
2013
Turing's Cathedral: The Origins of the Digital Universe af George Dyson
2013
Short Nights of the Shadow Catcher: The Epic Life and Immortal Photographs of Edward Curtis af Timothy Egan
2013
Why Does the World Exist?: An Existential Detective Story af Jim Holt
2013
Engines of Change: A History of the American Dream in Fifteen Cars af Paul Ingrassia
2013
Full Body Burden: Growing Up in the Nuclear Shadow of Rocky Flats af Kristen Iversen
2013
Leonardo and the Last Supper af Ross King
2013
Shooting Victoria: Madness, Mayhem, and the Rebirth of the British Monarchy af Paul Thomas Murphy
2013
The Ocean of Life: The Fate of Man and the Sea af Callum Roberts
2013
Why Be Happy When You Could Be Normal? af Jeanette Winterson
2013
Turn Right at Machu Picchu: Rediscovering the Lost City One Step at a Time af Mark Adams
2012
The Memory Palace af Mira Bartók
2012
The Information: A History, a Theory, a Flood af James Gleick
2012
The Swerve: How the World Became Modern af Stephen Greenblatt
2012
Unbroken: A World War II Story of Survival, Resilience, and Redemption af Laura Hillenbrand
2012
Arguably: Essays by Christopher Hitchens af Christopher Hitchens
2012
Apollo's Angels : A History of Ballet af Jennifer Homans
2012
At tænke - hurtigt og langsomt af Daniel Kahneman
2012
Malcolm X: A Life of Reinvention af Manning Marable
2012
Destiny of the Republic: A Tale of Madness, Medicine, and the Murder of a President af Candice Millard
2012
The Emperor of All Maladies: A Biography of Cancer af Siddhartha Mukherjee
2012
Inside Scientology: The Story of America's Most Secretive Religion af Janet Reitman
2012
Washington: A Life af Ron Chernow
2011
I ly af mørket : nordkoreanske skæbner af Barbara Demick
2011
Haren med de ravgule øjne af Edmund De Waal
2011
Travels in Siberia af Ian Frazier
2011
The Price of Altruism: George Price and the Search for the Origins of Kindness af Oren Harman
2011
Last Call: The Rise and Fall of Prohibition af Daniel Okrent
2011
Citizens of London : the Americans who stood with Britain in its darkest, finest hour af Lynne Olson
2011
The Last Stand : Custer, Sitting Bull, and the Battle of the Little Bighorn af Nathaniel Philbrick
2011
Henrietta Lacks' udødelige liv af Rebecca Skloot
2011
Just kids af Patti Smith
2011
The Tiger: A True Story of Vengeance and Survival af John Vaillant
2011
The Warmth of Other Suns: The Epic Story of America's Great Migration af Isabel Wilkerson
2011
Columbine af Dave Cullen
2010
Zeitoun af Dave Eggers
2010
The Good Soldiers af David Finkel
2010
Jagten på den forsvundne by : en beretning fra Amazonas om Percy Fawcett og en skæbnesvanger besættelse af David Grann
2010
Fotografen af Emmanuel Guibert
2010
The Age of Wonder: How the Romantic Generation Discovered the Beauty and Terror of Science af Richard Holmes
2010
The Snakehead: An Epic Tale of the Chinatown Underworld and the American Dream af Patrick Radden Keefe
2010
Born to Run: A Hidden Tribe, Superathletes, and the Greatest Race the World Has Never Seen af Christopher McDougall
2010
Tears in the Darkness: The Story of the Bataan Death March and Its Aftermath af Michael Norman
2010
Provenance: how a con man and a forger rewrote the history of modern art af Laney Salisbury
2010
Stitches: A Memoir af David Small
2010
The Hawk and the Dove: Paul Nitze, George Kennan, and the History of the Cold War af Nicholas Thompson
2010
Familien bin Laden : en arabisk familie i det amerikanske århundrede af Steve Coll
2009
This Republic of Suffering: Death and the American Civil War (Vintage Civil War Library) af Drew Gilpin Faust
2009
The Forever War af Dexter Filkins
2009
Defying Dixie: The Radical Roots of Civil Rights, 1919-1950 af Glenda Elizabeth Gilmore
2009
The Hemingses of Monticello: An American Family af Annette Gordon-Reed
2009
Pictures at a Revolution: Five Movies and the Birth of the New Hollywood af Mark Harris
2009
A Voyage Long and Strange: Rediscovering the New World af Tony Horwitz
2009
The Dark Side: The Inside Story of How The War on Terror Turned into a War on American Ideals af Jane Mayer
2009
In Defense of Food: An Eater's Manifesto af Michael Pollan
2009
American-Made: The Enduring Legacy of the WPA: When FDR Put the Nation to Work af Nick Taylor
2009
Traffic: Why We Drive the Way We Do (and What It Says About Us) af Tom Vanderbilt
2009
The Suicide Index: Putting My Father's Death in Order af Joan Wickersham
2009
Zoobestyrerens kone - en krigsfortælling af Diane Ackermann
2008
The Canon: A Whirligig Tour of the Beautiful Basics of Science af Natalie Angier
2008
Super Crunchers: Why Thinking-by-Numbers Is the New Way to Be Smart af Ian Ayres
2008
When a Crocodile Eats the Sun af Peter Godwin
2008
How Doctors Think af Jerome Groopman
2008
Gertrude Bell: Queen of the Desert, Shaper of Nations af Georgina Howell
2008
Einstein : hans liv og univers af Walter Isaacson
2008
Animal, Vegetable, Miracle: A Year of Food Life af Barbara Kingsolver
2008
Oil on the Brain: Adventures from the Pump to the Pipeline af Lisa Margonelli
2008
Verden uden os af Alan Weisman
2008
Bedemandens datter : en tragikomisk familiehistorie af Alison Bechdel
2007
The Worst Hard Time: The Untold Story of Those Who Survived the Great American Dust Bowl af Timothy Egan
2007
The Weather Makers : How Man Is Changing the Climate and What It Means for Life on Earth af Tim Flannery
2007
There Is No Me Without You: One Woman's Odyssey to Rescue Her Country's Children af Melissa Fay Greene
2007
Oracle Bones: A Journey Through Time in China af Peter Hessler
2007
Breach of Faith: Hurricane Katrina and the Near Death of a Great American City af Jed Horne
2007
The Judgment of Paris: The Revolutionary Decade That Gave the World Impressionism af Ross King
2007
Field Notes from a Catastrophe: Man, Nature, and Climate Change af Elizabeth Kolbert
2007
Mayflower: A Story of Courage, Community, and War af Nathaniel Philbrick
2007
James Tiptree Jr: The Double Life of Alice B. Sheldon af Julie Phillips
2007
The Heartless Stone: A Journey through the World of Diamonds, Deceit, and Desire af Tom Zoellner
2007
Like Judgment Day: The Ruin and Redemption of a Town Called Rosewood af Michael D'Orso
1997
Terrible Honesty: Mongrel Manhattan in the 1920s af Ann Douglas
1996
The End of Education: Redefining the Value of School af Neil Postman
1996
9 Highland Road: Sane Living for the Mentally Ill af Michael Winerip
1995
United States: Essays 1952-1992 af Gore Vidal
1994
Young Men and Fire af Norman Maclean
1993
From Beirut to Jerusalem af Thomas L. Friedman
1990
Songs from the Alley af Kathleen Hirsch
1990

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