Best Books of 1993

The New York Times Book Review

Here are the New York Times Book Review’s top books of 1993:

Fiction Selections:

TitleAuthor
Across the Bridge: StoriesMavis Gallant
The Collected StoriesWilliam Trevor
The Island: Three TalesGustaw Herling
Jesus’ Son: StoriesDenis Johnson
Judge on TrialIvan Klima
Mazurka For Two Dead MenCamila Jose Cela

Nonfiction Selections:

TitleAuthor
Balkan Ghosts: A Journey Through HistoryRobert D. Kaplan
Before Night FallsReinaldo Arenas
The Fate of the ElephantDouglas H. Chadwick
The Last PandaGeorge B. Schaller
Lenin’s Tomb: The Last Days of the Soviet EmpireDavid Remnick
A Moment of War: A Memoir of Spanish Civil WarLaurie Lee
Shylock: A Legend and Its LegacyJohn Gross
Travels with Lizbeth: Three Years on the Road and on the StreetsLars Eighner

Pulitzer Prize Winning Books of 1993

Here are the Pulitzer Prize for Fiction books of 1993:

TitleAuthor
Winner: A Good Scent from a Strange MountainRobert Olen Butler
Finalist: At Weddings and WakesAlice McDermott
Finalist: Black WaterJoyce Carol Oates

Here are the Pulitzer Prize for General Nonfiction books of 1993:

TitleAuthor
Winner: Lincoln at Gettysburg: The Words That Remade AmericaGarry Wills
Finalist: A Chorus of Stones: The Private Life of WarSusan Griffin
Finalist: Days of Obligation: An Argument with My Mexican FatherRichard Rodrigues
Finalist: Where the Buffalo Roam: Restoring America’s Great PlainAnne Matthews