Best Books of 1991

The New York Times Book Review

Here are the New York Times Book Review’s top books of 1991:

Fiction Selections:

Complete Collected StoriesV.S. Pritchett
The Journals of John CheeverJohn Cheever
MatingNorman Rush
Maus: A Survivor’s Tale II: And Here My Troubles BeganArt Spiegelman
Two LivesWilliam Trevor
Wartime LiesLouis Begley

Nonfiction Selections:

Consciousness ExplainedDaniel C. Dennett
Holocaust Testimonies: The Ruins of MemoryLawrence L. Langer
A Life of Picasso: Volume One, 1881-1906John Richardson
The Truth About ChernobylGrigory Medvedev

Pulitzer Prize Winning Books of 1991

Here are the Pulitzer Prize for Fiction books of 1991:

Winner: Rabbit At RestJohn Updike
Finalist: Mean SpiritLinda Hogan
Finalist: The Things They CarriedTim O’Brien

Here are the Pulitzer Prize for General Nonfiction books of 1991:

Winner: The AntsBert Holldobler and Edward O. Wilson
Finalist: Looking for a ShipJohn McPhee
Finalist: River of Traps: A Village LifeWilliam duBuys and Alex Harris