Best Books of 2002

The New York Times Book Review

Here are the New York Times Book Review’s top books of 2002:

Fiction Selections:

AtonementIan McEwan
MiddlesexJeffrey Eugenides
RoscoeWilliam Kennedy

Nonfiction Selections:

Anthony Blunt: His LivesMiranda Carter
Bad BloodLorna Sage
Paris 1919: Six Months That Changed the WorldMargaret MacMillan
Seeing in the Dark: How Backyard Stargazers Are Probing Deep Space and Guarding Earth From Interplanetary PerilTimothy Ferris

Pulitzer Prize Winning Books of 2002

Here are the Pulitzer Prize for Fiction books of 2002:

Winner: Empire FallsRichard Russo
Finalist: John Henry DaysColson Whitehead
Finalist: The CorrectionsJonathan Franzen

Here are the Pulitzer Prize for General Nonfiction books of 2002:

Winner: Carry Me Home: Birmingham, Alabama, the Climactic Battle of the Civil Rights RevolutionDiane McWhorter
Finalist: The Noonday Demon: An Atlas of DepressionAndrew Solomon
Finalist: War in a Time of Peace: Bush, Clinton, and the GeneralsDavid Halberstam