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1bookjones
Redigeret: dec 10, 2008, 4:39pm

At the wonderful suggestion of fellow LT member sqdancer, I am re-posting a thread I started in
the Book Talk Group. If you guys want book lists then boy do I have some list for you!

With 2008 winding down lots of "Best Books of 2008" lists have been rolling out of late and I have been keeping a bookmarks folder of the urls and thought I would share what I have so far. If anyone stumbles across a new one please share!

The New York Times

NYT: 10 Best Books of 2008

NYT: 100 Notable Books of 2008

The Los Angeles Times

LAT Favorite Books 2008: Fiction and Poetry

LAT Favorite Books 2008: Nonfiction

LAT Favorite Books 2008: All Other Categories

The Sunday Times

The Sunday Times: Fiction Books of 2008

The Sunday Times: Books of 2008 - All Other Categories

New York Magazine

New York Magazine: The Top Ten Books, 1-5

New York Magazine: The Top Ten Books, 6-10

Salon.com

Salon Book Awards 2008: Fiction

Salon Book Awards 2008: Nonfiction

The Washington Post Book World

WaPo: 10 Best Books of the Year

WaPo: Best Books of the Year: Fiction and Nonfiction

The Boston Globe

Boston Globe: Best Fiction Books of 2008

Boston Globe: Best Nonfiction Books of 2008

Publisher's Weekly

PW's Best Books of the Year

PW's Person of the Year: Amazon's Jeff Bezos

Amazon.com

Amazon Best Books of 2008 Editor's Picks: Top 100 Books

The Guardian (UK)

The Guardian Season's Readings: Best Books of the Year (various authors asked to choose their favorite books of the year)

Time Magazine

Time Magazine: Top 10 Ficiton Books

Time Magazine: Top 10 Non-ficiton Books

The Economist

The Economist: Books of the Year

NPR

NPR: Best Books of 2008 (so far---NPR posting throughout holidays)

The National Book Awards

2008 National Book Award Winners and Finalists

The Mann Booker Prize for Fiction

Man Booker 2008 Winner

Man Booker 2008 Shortlist

Man Booker 2008 Longlist

The Orange Prize for Fiction

Orange Prize for Fiction 2008 Winner

Orange Prize for Fiction 2008 Shortlist

Orange Prize for Fiction 2008 Longlist

The PEN/Faulkner Award for Fiction

2008 PEN/Faulkner Award for Fiction

Library Journal

Library Journal: Best Books 2008

The Atlantic

The Atlantic: Books of the Year

The Spectator (UK)

The Spectator: Books of the Year

The Christian Science Monitor

The CSM: Best Novels of 2008

3ellevee
dec 10, 2008, 2:59pm

Thanks so much for posting this *runs off to amazon to update her wishlist... again*

5bookjones
dec 12, 2008, 11:03am

6scaifea
dec 12, 2008, 11:48am

Ahhh! Thanks so much for this, even though you're only enabling my obsession with lists.

7bookjones
dec 12, 2008, 2:25pm

9bookjones
dec 14, 2008, 5:40pm

10bookjones
Redigeret: dec 15, 2008, 5:54pm

12bookjones
Redigeret: dec 20, 2008, 12:00am

*ADDITION*

Time Out New York Magazine

Time Out NY: Books - The Best (and Worst) of 2008

The Detroit News

The Detroit News: Cookbooks 2008

The Atlanta Journal-Constitution

AJC: Best Design Inspiration Coffee Table Books

Oxford University Press USA

OUP Blog: Books of 2008 from OUP-UK

14bookjones
dec 19, 2008, 11:43pm

*ADDITION*

The San Francisco Chronicle

SFC: The 50 Best Fiction, Poetry Books of 2008

15bookjones
dec 19, 2008, 11:59pm

*ADDITION*

Time Out London Magazine

Time Out London: Best Books of 2008

Time Out Sydney Magazine

Time Out Sydney: The 10 Best Books of 2008

17bookjones
dec 21, 2008, 8:23pm

*ADDITION*

The Saudi Gazette

Saudi Gazette: The 10 Best Books of 2008

The South Florida Sun-Sentinel

Sun-Sentinel: The Best Mysteries of 2008

19bookjones
dec 23, 2008, 2:09pm